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Master Of Arts In Planning


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Many African countries have recently adopted policies for decentralized development and governance, which has led to a growing demand for qualified planners. The Master of Arts in Planning Programme aims to train a high caliber of professionally qualified personnel in Urban and Regional Planning. The programme provides planners with the requisite skills and specialized knowledge needed to address numerous challenges associated with rapid urbanization and resource use in Africa. The Department of Urban and Regional Planning has been a leading institution for training professional planners in the entire Eastern and Southern African region. The regulations and syllabus for the degree of Master of Arts in Planning have recently been revised to introduce a new approach in planning and provide flexibility for candidates to pursue the course on a semester basis. The programme incorporates theoretical foundations of planning and a strong practical and professional training, along with multi-disciplinary knowledge in planning areas, methods of research and analysis and computer application skills. The course is intended for graduates and professional with relevant educational background and experience who wish to take up planning roles with public, private, voluntary and international agencies working at local, sub-national, national and international levels.MA in Planning-Year 1 (total of 11 units) Semester I Semester II Yearly Total Tuition Fees @ 9,000 49,500.00 49,500.00 99,000.00 Medical 5,000.00 - 5,000.00 Computer 25,000.00 - 25,000.00 Caution Fees 5,000.00 - 5,000.00 Library 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 Registration 1,000.00 - 1,000.00 Exams @1000 11,000.00 - 11,000.00 Field Excusion 57,500.00 - 57,500.00 Project 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 ID Card 500.00 - 500.00 Activity 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 Total 160,500.00 49,500.00 210,000.00 MA in Planning-Year 2 (total of 10 units) Semester I Semester II Yearly Total Tuition Fees @ 9,000 45,000.00 45,000.00 90,000.00 Medical 5,000.00 - 5,000.00 Computer 25,000.00 - 25,000.00 Library 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 Registration 1,000.00 - 1,000.00 Exams @1000 10,000.00 - 10,000.00 Field Excusion 57,500.00 - 57,500.00 Project 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 ID Card 500.00 - 500.00 Activity 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 Total 150,000.00 45,000.00 195,000.00

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Department of Urban And Regional Planning

Duration:
2 years

Eligibility:
The common regulations for the Masters degrees in all faculties of the University of Nairobi shall be applicable. The following shall be eligible for admission into the degree of Master of Arts in Planning: A holder of a Bachelors degree, of at least upper second class honors in planning, architecture, land economics, building economics, civil engineering, design, surveying, agriculture, law, economics, geography, sociology, government, anthropology, social work or any other relevant discipline from the University of Nairobi or any other institution recognized by Senate as being of comparable academic status. A holder of a Bachelors degree, of lower second class honors in any of the degree categories specified above with a relevant postgraduate diploma or other equivalent qualifications from the University of Nairobi or any other institution recognized by Senate as being of comparable academic status or with at least three (3) years of relevant work experience. A holder of a pass degree in any of the degree categories specified in above with a credit in a relevant postgraduate diploma or other equivalent qualifications from the University of Nairobi or any other institution recognized by Senate as being of comparative academic status, and at least (5) years of relevant work experience. Examinations Regulations View Details Fee structure View Details Introduction View Details Many African countries have recently adopted policies for decentralized development and governance, which has led to a growing demand for qualified planners. The Master of Arts in Planning Programme aims to train a high caliber of professionally qualified personnel in Urban and Regional Planning. The programme provides planners with the requisite skills and specialized knowledge needed to address numerous challenges associated with rapid urbanization and resource use in Africa. The Department of Urban and Regional Planning has been a leading institution for training professional planners in the entire Eastern and Southern African region. The regulations and syllabus for the degree of Master of Arts in Planning have recently been revised to introduce a new approach in planning and provide flexibility for candidates to pursue the course on a semester basis. The programme incorporates theoretical foundations of planning and a strong practical and professional training, along with multi-disciplinary knowledge in planning areas, methods of research and analysis and computer application skills. The course is intended for graduates and professional with relevant educational background and experience who wish to take up planning roles with public, private, voluntary and international agencies working at local, sub-national, national and international levels.

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