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Entry Requirements 

  • Mean grade of C+ (Plus) or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) in any three of the following subjects: Geography, Mathematics, Technical Drawing, English, Business Studies, Computer Studies, Economics, Fine Art, Agriculture or Biology OR 
  • Two (2) Principals and one (1) Subsidiary at KACE or equivalent in the relevant subjects OR 
  • Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma of at least credit pass in a relevant field of study from a recognized institution OR
  • Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma from recognized/accredited institutions.

Candidates s will be examined through written examinations (CAT/Assignments and sit in examination), practical examinations (i.e. Studio) and research project (individual student).

Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Environmental Planning and Management). Classification is as follows, 1st class honours (70 - 100% marks, mean score), 2nd Class Honours, Upper Division (60 - 69%, mean score), 2nd Class Honours, Lower Division (50 - 59%, mean score), Pass, (40 - 49%, mean score).



Units Codes and Titles

Level 100
UCU 100: Communication skills
UCU 101: Development studies
UCU 103: Introduction to Critical and Creative Thinking
EPM 111: Principles of Environmental Planning and Management
EPM 132: Pen Use & Presentation Techniques-Studio 1
EPM 141: Population Dynamics and Environmental Planning
EPM 144: Planning for Urban Public Utilities
EPM 145: Integrated Environmental Management
ERC 106: Physical Sciences for Natural Resources Management
EED 104: Sociology of Environmental Conservation

Level 200
EPM 222: Environmental Planning and Management Techniques
EPM 232: Geomatic Surveying & Environmental Mapping I - Studio 2
EPM 242: Resource Use Planning
EPM 244: Waste Management Planning
EPM 246: Public Finance Planning
EPM 251: Computer Application in Environmental Planning and Mngt
EPM 254: GIS & Remote Sensing in Environmental Planning & Mngt
EPM 255: Conservation Area Planning & Management EPM 256: Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
ENS 241: Biodiversity Conservation
ERC 213: Introduction to Wildlife and Rangeland Resources
EED 204: Participatory Environmental Management

Level 300
ESU 300: Environmental Impact Assessment and Audit
ESU 301: Environmental Policy and Law
ESU 302: Applied Statistics ESU 304: Research Methods
ESU 305: Environmental Economics
EPM 332: Geomatic Surveying and Environmental Mapping II - Studio 3C
EPM 341: Development Control in Environmental Planning & Mngt
EPM 345: Spatial Organization in Environmental Planning & Management
EPM 371: Site and Neighbourhood Planning- Studio 3B*
EPM 382: Rural Planning - Studio 3A*
ESU 303: Project Mgt, Planning & Evaluation
EPM 381: Field Attachment and Planning Practice

Level 400
EPM 424: Environmental Action Planning
EPM 451: Planning for Recreation and Leisure
EPM 452: Planning and Management of Housing Development
EPM 456: Planning and Management of Urban Slums and Squatter Settlements
EPM 463: Environmental Modelling, Analysis and Systems Monitoring
EPM 464: Disaster Management
EPM 471: Urban Planning - Studio 4A
EPM 472: Regional Planning - Studio 4B
EPM 473: Urban Design - Studio 4C
EPM 492: Research Project*

NB: Rural Studio, Urban Studio, Regional Studio and Site and Neighbourhood Studio = 2 Units Each

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