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BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

 

The BA Environment & Development Studies is an evolving area of academic discipline which involves a combination of such subjects as geography, economics, law and management studies among others. 

As an interdisciplinary area of study, therefore, the programme is based on the wide definition of the environment” as the totality of the physical and human surroundings, the different methods and levels of human interaction with the physical elements and the respective outcomes. It also deals with the various management practices that have been designed to address the results of the environment-development interactions.

 

Key Objectives

To equip students with the relevant skills required for gainful employment in environment and development related fields upon completion as well as the capacity for undertaking higher degrees.

 

Assessment

Class Tests, Semester Examinations, Projects

 

Careers

Agriculture, Banking and Finance, Education and Higher Academic work, Environment, Forestry & Wildlife Management, Local Government/District Administration, Water Resources Management, Mining & Manufacturing Industry, UN System, ECOWAS, NGOs among others.

 

Entry Requirements

Senior Secondary School Certificate:

Passes in core English, core Mathematics, core Science and three elective subjects, with an aggregate score of 24 or better in the West African Examination Council (WAEC) or with an aggregate score of 36 or better in the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE). All passes must be at grade D (SSSCE) or grade C6 (WASSCE) or better.

 

General Certificate of Education: 

An applicant must have at least credit-level passes in 5 subjects (including English Language and Mathematics) at the GCE Ordinary Level and at least 2 passes at the GCE Advanced Level. One of the advanced level passes must be grade ‘D’ or better. A pass in General Paper must also be obtained.

 

Professional Qualifications

Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) with at least 3 Credits and 2 passes awarded by the Technical Examination Unit of GES. Other qualifications such as Private Secretary and 

Bilingual Secretaryship are eligible.

 

 

Mature Student’s Entry Requirement: 

Applicants without the relevant formal academic qualifications may be considered for admission if they are above 25 years old and have demonstrable relevant professional experience. Applicants will also be required to pass an entrance examination and / or an interview.

 

Contact

Dr. John E. Koku, HOD

Phone: +233 [0]30 331 8580

+233 [0]30 331 8583

 

 

 

 

 


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