BSC in Land Administration - Technical University of Kenya | Educartis

Nairobi
4 years
Bachelor
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

This four year Bachelor of Science is designed to produce graduates who are competent and knowledgeable in land matters so that they can manage the challenges of the land administration system in the 21st century. Taken on-campus at the Technical University of Kenya, and under the guidance of industry experts, the programme focuses on topics such as property marketing, investment, development, and valuation, in the hope of creating graduates who can enhance the land delivery system of the nation. 

Given the importance of land administration systems, many African countries are working hard to modernise and streamline their processes, which is why professionals with the necessary knowledge and skills in this field are highly sought out. If you're looking for a uniquely challenging and exciting career, that will also allow you to have a huge impact on the lives of individuals, as well as the nation as a whole, then this BSc will provide you with the practical experience you need to begin building a successful career within this field. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

 At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Apply their knowledge and skills in administering, managing and developing limited land resources.
  • Competently solve land related problems critically, logically, creatively and analytically based on sound facts, ideas and cultures
  • Possess leadership and professional qualities and contribute towards land administration, management and development of the country and globally
  • Communicate effectively across a range of contexts and audiences within the land related profession
  • Respond and adapt readily to changing situations and  continue learning independently in the acquisition of new knowledge and skills within related disciplines


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Certification obtained

BSc in Land Administration 

What jobs will I qualify for?

 Graduates of this programme can go on to successfully work as: 

  • Land Acquisition Negotiator 
  • Land Researcher 
  • Land Consultant 
  • Land Investment Advisor 

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require either: 

  • A minimum KCSE Mean Grade of C+ (Plus) 
  • Diploma in Technology in Spatial Planning and Design/Architecture/Real Estate/Geospatial Science from TUK or a recognised university 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Fill in an online application form. 
  • Provide their Academic Certificates and ID Document (National ID/Birth Certificate/Passport) 
  • Pay a non-refundable application fee of 2,000 KES 

Payment options

Students can pay their fees through:
  • Bank Transfer
  • Bank Deposit 

Detailed course information

This programme is taken on-campus at the Technical University of Nairobi over the course of four years. The curriculum is as follows:

Year One (Semester One) 
  • Mathematics 1A
  • Information Technology IA
  • Law and Government
  • Philosophy and Ethics 
  • Economics 1A
  • Communication skills
  • Fundamentals of Development
  • Health and Emerging Diseases
Year One (Semester Two)
  • Mathematics IB
  • Information Technology IB
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Science and Technology in Development
  • Economics IB
  • Introduction to Anthropology
  • Introduction to Land Resources 
  • Physical Environment
Year Two (Semester One) 
  • Statistics IA
  • Land Surveying 1A
  • Law of Contract 
  • Environmental Impact Assessments and Audits
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Land information Systems IA
Year Two (Semester Two) 
  • Statistics 1B
  • Land Surveying 1B
  • Cartography and Mapping
  • Law of Tort
  • Rural Planning
  • Land Law
  • Land Information Systems 1B
Year Three (Semester One) 
  • Industrial attachment
Year Three (Semester Two)
  • Land Registration systems
  • Land use analysis
  • Land Policy studies
  • Land Economics IA
  • Housing studies
  • Land Valuation IA
  • Land Law II
  • Environmental Law
Year Three (Semester Three)
  • Local government and administrative Law
  • Labour Law
  • Business Law
  • Land economics IB
  • Research Methods
  • Land Valuation IB
  • Principles of Management
  • Land Information Systems II
Year Four (Semester One) 
  • Industrial attachment
Year Four (Semester Two) 
  • Entrepreneurship Education
  • Property and Facilities Management
  • Project Planning and Management
  • Research Project
  • Business Planning
  • Electives
  • Land Laws
  • Indigenous Land Rights
  • Land Information Technology
  • GIS Data Base Systems
  • Land Economics
  • Urban and Regional Economics
  • Socio – Cultural Issues
  • Land and Politics
Year Four (Semester Three) 
  • Professional Practice
  • Investment Analysis
  • Land Administration and Management
  • Research Project (As BLA 424)
  • Electives
  • Land Laws
  • Conveyancing Law
  • Land Information Technology
  • Cadastral modeling
  • Land Economics
  • Natural Resource Economics
  • Socio – Cultural Issues
  • Disputes and Conflict Resolution
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