Entry Requirements
The common regulations for admission into the Masters Degrees in the University shall apply.
The common regulations for admission into the Masters degrees in the School of Environmental Studies and Human Sciences shall apply. The following shall be eligible for admission the Mas-ter of Science (Environmental Education) programme:

  • Bachelor's Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent  from a recognized university in Environmental Education, Education, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Agriculture, Biophysical Sciences and Social Sciences.
  • Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade "C" and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization.

Duration and Degree Pattern
The Master of Science (Environmental Education) degree programme is by course work, examinations and thesis. The programme will take a minimum of 18 months. To graduate in Master of Science (Environmental Education) the student is expected to pass at least ten units (six of which
will be core) in addition to a thesis. In the first year of study, the student is expected to take 10 units. In the second year, the student will be expected to carry out a field research and submit a thesis for examination.

The general university examination regulations shall apply. Students enrolled for the Master of Science (Environmental Education) degree programme will be expected to take written exami- nations on all the taught units. The written examinations will constitute 70% of the total marks while the Course work assessment tests (CATS) will constitute 30%. Pass mark shall be 50%. Every student must do research and submit a thesis for examination.

Thesis Option: 10 taught units plus Thesis (8 units) Total =18
Project Option: 14 taught units plus Research Report (4 units) Total=18

Unit Codes and Titles


Unit Code and Title

Sem 1

Sem 2


ESU 800: Applied Statistics




ESU 801: Research Method




ESU 802: Environmental Impact Assessment and Audit (E)




ESU 803: Project Planning and Management




EED 800: Education for Sustainable Development




EED 801: Environmental Change and Development




EED 802: Advanced Curriculum Development




EED 803: Environmental Decision Making




EED 804: Participatory Environmental Management




EED 805: Environmental Monitoring Evaluation




EED 806: Instructional Methods




EED 807: Environment and Urbanization




EED 808: Indigenous Environmental Knowledge




EED 809: Animal Welfare Education




EED 810: Thesis




EED 811: Project