Course Objectives

 

This Programme aims to produce wildlife tourism professionals who are competent in both theoretical knowledge and field practical skills in wildlife tourism. In addition, the Programme aims to equip students with the problem-solving skills that enable Bachelor Degree graduates to work in different environments at the Wildlife Tourism policy level.

Target Students

This programme is designed for higher level wildlife tourism officers, researchers, and planners who will work within tourism industries including, wildlife or natural resource agencies and NGOs, with interests in wildlife tourism.

 Timetable and Duration

This is a three-years programme. It runs from October to July for each academic year.

Training Methodology

Training approaches include lectures, interactive structured lectures, directed and self-directed study, seminars, tutorials, student presentations, field and College-based practical training exercises. Students participate in safari modules, and conduct a Research Project in the final year.

Programme Assessment and Award

Students must gain 360 credits to be eligible for the award of Bachelor Degree in Wildlife Management. These credits are gained through passing all assessed modules. In order to pass Bachelor Degree modules, a student must achieve a final course mark of not less than 40% (continuous assessment and final examination). In addition, a student must pass the final examination by at least 40%. Course work assessment is based on a mixture of practical exercises, written assignments, group and individual exercises, reports and examinations. Course continuous work assessment is 60% and the final examination is 40% of the final module mark, unless stated otherwise.  If a student successfully completes the first two years of the program, but fails to complete the third year, then they will be awarded a National Higher Diploma (NTA 7) in Wildlife Management.

Entry Qualifications

Minimum entry qualification is EITHER an Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination(ACSEE) from National Examinations Council of Tanzania (NECTA) or a certificate equivalent to ACSEE approved by NECTA with at least two principle passes in the following subjects: Biology, Geography, Chemistry, Physics, Agriculture, Nutrition, Economics, History and Mathematics with a minimum aggregate point of 4.0; OR an Ordinary Diploma in Wildlife Management, Wildlife Tourism, Natural Resources Management, Beekeeping, Forestry, Fishery, Livestock Production and Agriculture with minimum GPA of 3.0 from the institutions recognised by NACTE.

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