Diploma in Wildlife Management (NTA 6)

Programme Objectives                                                                                                            

The programme aims at providing in-depth training in a wide variety of subject areas relating to wildlife management in order to develop a comprehensive understanding of the multi-disciplinary nature of wildlife management. The programme builds upon Technician Certificate level training by developing knowledge and skills in wildlife biology, ecology and management approaches, as well as providing a more detailed focus on ecological monitoring, community conservation, wildlife utilization, planning and administrative functions. In addition, the programme aims to develop analytical and critical skills, independence, self-discipline and professionalism in Diploma graduates.

Target Students

The Diploma in Wildlife Management is designed for those who want to enter NTA Level 7 and 8 or work in middle ranks of wildlife or natural resource management agencies, NGOs and private sector organizations. This programme is taught by the Department of Wildlife Management.

Timetable and Duration

This is a two-year programme.  It runs from August to June for each academic year.

Training Methodology

Training approaches include lectures, interactive structured lectures, directed and self-directed study, seminars, tutorials, student presentations, field and College-based practical training exercises. Students participate in safari modules.

Assessment and Course Award

Students must gain 120 credits to be eligible for the award of Diploma. These Credits are gained through passing all assessed Diploma modules. In order to pass Diploma modules, students must achieve a final module mark of not less than 50% (Continuous Assessments and final Examination) and in addition, pass the final examination by a minimum 50%. Module assessment is based on a mixture of practical exercises, written assignments group and Individual exercises, reports and final examinations. Module continuous assessment is 60% and the final examination is 40% of the final module mark, unless stated otherwise.

Entry Qualifications

Minimum entry qualification is EITHER:

i) Possession of Basic Technician Certificate in Wildlife Management or Tourism Management from the College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka; OR

ii) Possession of Technical Certificate in Wildlife Management and Law Enforcement (BTCWLE) from Pasiansi Wildlife Institute; OR

iii) Possession of Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE) from National Examinations Council of Tanzania (NECTA) with minimum of two principle passes and one subsidiary pass in the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Mathematics, Agriculture, English and Nutrition

Diploma in Wildlife Tourism Management (NTA 6)

Programme Objectives

This qualification is intended for persons who will be informed about hospitality and be able to guide wildlife tourists by interpreting natural, cultural, aesthetic and historical areas. The program also aims at providing knowledge, skills, attributes and attitudes that will enable graduates to administer professional hunting and tour guiding. In addition, the programme aims to develop discipline, communication skills, an ability to understand and follow instructions and professionalism in Diploma graduates. The holder of the qualification will be able to apply skills and knowledge in a range of activities, some of which are non-routine and be able to assume operational responsibilities.

Target Students

The Diploma in Wildlife Tourism Management is designed for those who want to enter NTA Level 7 and 8 or work in middle ranks of wildlife or natural resource management agencies, NGOs and private sector organizations. This programme is taught by the Department of Wildlife Tourism.

Timetable and Duration

This is a two-year programme.  It runs from August to June for each academic year.

Training Methodology

Training approaches include lectures, interactive structured lectures, directed and self-directed study, seminars, tutorials, student presentations, field and College-based practical training exercises. Students participate in safari modules.

Assessment and Course Award

Students must gain 120 credits to be eligible for the award of Diploma. These Credits are gained through passing all assessed Diploma modules. In order to pass Diploma modules, students must achieve a final module mark of not less than 50% (Continuous Assessments and final Examination) and in addition, pass the final examination by a minimum 50%. Module assessment is based on a mixture of practical exercises, written assignments group and Individual exercises, reports and final examinations. Module continuous assessment is 60% and the final examination is 40% of the final module mark, unless stated otherwise.

Entry Qualifications

Minimum entry qualification is EITHER:

i) Possession of Basic Technician Certificate in Wildlife Management or Tourism Management from the College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka; OR

ii) Possession of Technical Certificate in Wildlife Management and Law Enforcement (BTCWLE) from Pasiansi Wildlife Institute; OR

iii) Possession of Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE) from National Examinations Council of Tanzania (NECTA) with minimum of two principle passes and one subsidiary pass in the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Mathematics, Agriculture, History, English and Nutrition

 

 

 

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