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Bachelor of Natural Resource Management Honours
Modes of Study  Full-time/ Part-time
Duration 1 Year
Level Postgraduate
Course Code 08BNRH


The Bachelor of Natural Resource Management Honours is a postgragudate specialization degree that aims at consolidating and  deepening the knowledge and skills of students in the main cognate area of learning, as well as developing their capacity to conduct  supervised research in the field of Natural Resources Management. The programme is designed to develop student’s capacity to  conduct research of an applied nature to assist with effective management of natural resources. Further, it will equip the students  with the requisite tools, knowledge, methods and a deepened theoretical grounding in Natural Resource Management. Students  will be taught to independently identify, formulate, and solve complex problems in various aspects and their relevant components


Admission Requirements 

Candidates may be admitted to this programme if they have a Bachelor degree in Natural Resource Management, or an equivalent 
qualification at NQF Level 7, from a recognised institution, worth at least 360 credits. All admissions are at the discretion of the 
Department and exceptions may be approved by the Department.

Potential  candidates with a  three‐year National Diploma in Nature  Conservation  or equivalent  course will  only  be  considered 
National Diploma holders who have been working in the industry may be exempted from the course(s) mentioned above, provided 
that they show competence in the field, based on a portfolio of relevant work undertaken, at an acceptable standard.

Applicants may be required to attend a pre‐selection interview and/or test at the discretion of the Department. Applicants from 
other institutions must submit academic records for all courses in their previous qualifications, as well as contact details of three 
referees. The latter also applies to applicants who have been working in the field of Natural Resource Management but have other 
qualifications, which are not equivalent to the NRM qualifications.

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