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Master of Science in Ecotourism

Programme Type : Full Time

Fees : Fees

Faculty : The Built Environment, Arts and Science

Entry requirements : Bachelor’s Degree of Science (Honors)

Department : Landscape Architecture and Quantity Surveying

Programme Duration : 2 Years

 

Objectives 

The purpose of the Master of Science in Ecotourism is to equip learners with the knowledge, skills and competencies to develop and integrate ecotourism on biodiversity conservation in an environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable manner; to carry out empirical and practical research on tourism, ecology, climate and environmental conservation, thus the generation of scientific knowledge necessary to inform decisions in sustainable ecotourism and conservation; to manage challenges presented by the interaction between humans’ economic livelihood strategies such as tourism and the environment; to evaluate the role that human beings play on environmental biodiversity and tourism’s sustainability; to apply environmental impact assessment on ecological tourism projects; and to develop and apply appropriate intervention strategies for sustainable ecological conservation and tourism. 

Career Opportunities 

  • Tourism Organisation Manager
  • National Parks and Wildlife Manager
  • Environmental Consultancy Officer
  • Academic Researcher
  • Wildlife Management Officer
  • Chief of the Biodiversity Units
  • Conservation Analysis Programme Leader

Entry Requirements 

Applicants will be admitted to this Learning Programme on the basis of one of the following minimum qualifications:

    1. Applicants should have at least a Bachelor’s Degree of Science (Honors) in Environmental Science/Environmental Management/Life Sciences in Early Childhood/ Infant Education (NCQF level 8), from a recognized Education and Training Provider. OR
    2. Applicants who do not meet the requirements above may be considered through RPL and CAT policies for access and inclusion as per BQA/ national policy.

Duration

  • The programme will run over a duration of 2 years on a full-time basis.

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ALUMTALKS: LIVING YOUR BRAND – 04 JULY 2024
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
BA ISAGO Convention Center, 11 Koi Street,Peolwane, Gaborone, Botswana