The College of African Wildlife Management, MWEKA

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Bachelor Degree in Wildlife Tourism


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.

Entry Requirements

EITHER an Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (or equivalent) with at least two principal passes in Biology, Geography, Chemistry, Physics, Agriculture, Nutrition, Mathematics, Environment, Tourism, Commerce, Economics, History, English and /or other related subjects with a minimum aggregate point of 4.0;
OR an Ordinary Diploma in Wildlife Management, Wildlife Tourism, Fisheries, Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Beekeeping or related fields with a minimum GPA 3.0 from institutions recognized by NACTE.

Duration: Three Years

Mode: Full Time


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.


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.

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.

Fee Structure

Year 1Year 2Year 3
Tuition Fee:2,500,0002,500,0002,500,000
Caution Money:50,000--
Computer Lab:140,000140,000140,000
Field Practical:1,120,0001,120,0001,120,000
Health Insurance:100,000100,000100,000
I.D Card:15,000--
Research/Dissertation supervision:--410,000
Lab Fee:200,000150,000100,000
Faculty Requirements:100,000--
Laundry Requirements:13,00013,00013,000-
NACTE/TCU Exam:20,00020,00020,000
EAC & SADC:$2,549$2,362$2,569

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