Master Of Science In Climate Change And Agroforestry Programme Structure

 

Year 1: Semester I

Code

 

 

Course Title

Lecture

 

 

Practical

Total

EFC

501

 

 

Agroforestry Concepts, Practices & Management

30

15

45

ESM 504

 

 

Advanced Environmental Statistics

45

0

45

ESM 505

 

 

 

Participatory Research Methods and Communication

30

15

45

 

 

ESM 503

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment and Auditing

30

15

45

EFC 502

 

 

Agroforestry Tree Diseases and Pests

30

15

45

EFC 503

 

 

 

Climate Change and Environmental Impacts

30

15

45

 

Semester II

 

EFC 504

 

 

Climate Change Mitigation and Sustainable Development

30

15

45

EFC 505

Industrial Ecology and Clean Development Mechanism

30

15

45

EFC 506

 

 

Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for Adaptation to Climate Change

30

15

45

EFC 507

 

Agroforestry Extension

 

45

0

45

EFC 508

 

 

 

Agroforestry Systems and Technologies

 

30

15

45

EFC 509

Environmental and Climate Change Economics

45

0

45

Total

 

405

135

540

           

 

Year 2: Semester I and II

EFC 600

 

 

 

Thesis

Bachelor of Science in Land Resources Management Programme Structure

Year 1: Semester I

 


Code

Course Title

Lecture

Practical

Total Hours

 

 

ELM 101

ELM  102

*CCS 010

*CCS 001

ENF 102

ESM 101

Introduction to Land Resources Management

Geography and Ecological Zones

HIV and AIDS

Communication Skills

Introduction to Ecology

Introduction to Environmental Management

30

30

30

45

30

30

15

15

15

 0

15

15

45

45

45

 45

45

45

 

 

 

Total

195

75

270

 

 

 

Semester II   

 

 

 

 

 

 

ELM 103

ELM 104

*CCS 009

SCI 112

ENF 105

ESM 108

Politics and Governance of Land in Kenya

Public and Private Land Management

Elements of Economics

Introductions to Computer Systems

Introduction to Forest Soils

Environmental Health and Safety

45

45

45

30

30

30

0

0

0

15

15

15

45

45

45

45

45

45

 

 

 

Total

225

45

270

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2:Semester I

 

 

ELM 201

ELM  202

ELM  203

ELM  204

ELM  205

BCH  200

Community Land Management

Sustainable Urban and Rural Land Use Planning

Planning for Urban Agriculture and Forestry

Land Reclamation, Restoration and Conservation

Principles and Practices of Environmental Management

Statistics I

30

30

30

30

30

45

15

15

15

15

15

0

45

45

45

45

45

45

 

 

 

Total

195

75

270

 

 

 


Semester II

 

ELM  206

 

ELM  207

ELM 208

ELM 209

 

ELM  210

ELM  211

 

Conservation and Sustainable Management of Wildlife

 Resources

Land Surveying I

Urban and Regional Land Use Planning

Conservation and Sustainable Management of Soil and Water  Resources

Natural Disasters Management

Eco-Villages and Resettlements Planning and

 Management

30

 

30

30

 

30

30

30

30

15

 

15

15

 

15

15

15

15

45

 

45

45

 

45

45

45

45

 

 

Total

180

90

270

 

 

 

Year 3:Semester I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ELM 301

ELM  302

ELM  303

ESM 302

 

ELM 304

ELM  305

Arid and Semi-Arid Land Resources Management Coastal Zone Land Management

Rural Land and Human Settlements

Principles of Environmental Project Planning and Management

Land Policy, Law and administration

Land, Gender Issues and Sociology

30

45

45

30

 

45

45

15

0            

0

15

 

0

0

45

45

45

45

 

45

45

 

 

 

Total

240

30

270

 

 


 

Semester II

 

 

 

 

 

 

ELM 306

ELM  307

 

ESM 305

ESM  306

BCH  300

SGL 313

Land Surveying II

Conservation and Sustainable Management of Natural

 Forest Resources

Research Methods

Environmental Impact assessment (EIA)

Statistics II

Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and GIS Applications

30

30

 

0

30

45

30

15

15

 

45

15

0

15

45

45

 

45

45

45

45

 

 

 

Total

165

105

270

 

 

ELM  309

Industrial Attachment/ Internship

-

-

8wks

 

 

 

 

Year 4: Semester

 

 

 

 

 

ELM  401

ELM  402

ELM  403

ELM  404

ELM  405

ELM  406

Land Use and Conflict Management

Land Administration and Management Institutions

Land Valuation and Inventory

Modelling of Agroecosystems

Research Project

Climate Change, Ecosystem Sustainability and Development

30

30

30

30

0

30

  

15

15

15

15

45

15

 

45

45

45

45

45

45

 

 

 

Total

150

120

270

 

 

Semester II

                                                             

 

 

 

 

ELM  407

ELM  408

ELM  409

ELM  410

ELM  405

ESM 405

Land Policy, Law formulation and Implementation

Ecosystem Protection and Management

Land Information Management Systems (LIMS)

Sustainable Resettlements Planning and management

Research Project 

Environmental Auditing and Reporting

45

45

30

30

0

30

0

0

15

15

45

15

45

45

45

45

45

45

 

 

Total

180

90

270

 

                                                   

 

Master of Science in Environmental Management Programme Structure

Year I Semester I

Code

Course Title

Hours

Semester

ESM 501

Advanced Principles and Practices in Environmental Management

45

1

ESM 502

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment and Auditing

45

1

ESM 503

Advanced Environmental Statistics

45

1

ESM 504

Participatory Research Methods and Communication

45

1

ESM 505

Environmental Information Systems

45

2

 

Year I Semester II

ESM 506

Environmental Planning and Management Studio

90

2

ESM 507

Integrated Solid Waste Management

45

2

ESM 508

Environmental Pollution Management

45

2

ESM 509

Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

45

2

ESM 510

Environmental Health and Safety

45

2

 

Year II

ESM 600

Research and Thesis (equivalent to 8 units)

360

1 and 2

Bachelor of Science in Forestry Programme Structure

Year 1: Semester I

 


CODE

Course Title

 

LECTURE

PRACTICAL

Total Hours

 

 

CCS 001

CCS 010

ENF 101

ENF 102

ENF 103

ESM 101

Communication Skills

HIV and AIDS

Introduction to Forestry Science

Introduction to Ecology

Non-timber Forest products

Introduction to Environmental Management

45

30

30

30

30

30

0

15

15

15

15

15

45

45

45

45

45

45

 

 

 

Total

195

75

270

 

 

 

Semester II

 

 

 

 

 

 

CCS 009

SCI 112 ENF 104

ENF 105

ENF 106

ESM 108

Elements of Economics

Introductions to Computer Systems

Agro-Forestry Systems

Introduction to Forest Soils

Rural Sociology and Forestry

Environmental Health and Safety

45

30

30

30

30

30

0

15

15

15

15

15

45

45

45

45

45

45

 

 

 

Total

195

75

270

 

 

 

 

Year 2: semester I

 

 

 

 

 

ENF 201

ENF 202

ENF 203

ENF 204

ENF 205

BCH 200

Forest Genetics, Botany and  Evolution

Wood Science

Principles of Silviculture and Nursery Practice

Silvicultural Practices

Dendrology

Statistics I

30

30

30

30

30

45

15

15

15

15

15

0

45

45

45

45

45

45

 

 

Total

195

75

270

 

 

Semester II

 

 

 

 

 

ENF 206

ENF 207

ENF 208

ENF 209

ENF 210

ENF 211

Forest Climatology, Hydrology & Watershed Mgt

Forest Biochemistry

Forest Entomology

Forest Mensuration and Inventory

Forest Surveying and Photogrammetry

Environmental Resource Economics & Policy

30

30

30

30

30

45

15

15

15

15

15

0

45

45

45

45

45

45

 

 

Total

195

75

270

 

 

Year 3: Semester I

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENF 301

ENF 302

ENF 303

ENF 304

ENF 305

ENF 306

Conflict Resolution in the Natural Resources

Principles of Wild life Management

Plant Nutrition and Fertilization

Forest Engineering and Timber Harvesting

Soil Survey and Land Use Planning

Forest Plantation Establishment

45

30

30

30

30

30

0

15          

15

15

15

15

45

45

45

45

45

45

 

 

Total

195

75

270

 

 

Semester II

 

 

 

 

 

ENF 307

ENF 308

ESM 306

BCH 300

ESM 305

SGL313

Genetics and Tree Breeding

Biome and Conservation Ecology

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

Statistics II

Research Methods

Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing & GIS Applications

30

30

30

45

45

30

 

15

15

15

0

0

15

 

45

45

45

45

45

45

 

 

 

Total

210

60

270

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENF 309

Industrial/field attachment (at the end of year 3)

 

 

8-wks

 

 

Year 4: Semester I

 

 

 

 

ENF 401

ENF 402

ENF 403

ENF 404

ENF 405

ESM 405

Biometrics

Forest Management

Forest Resource Economics and Marketing

Community Forestry and Extension

Research Project

Environmental Auditing and Reporting

45

30

30

30

0

30

0

15

15

15

45

15

45

45

45

45

45

45

 

Total

165

105

270

 

Semester II

 

 

 

 

ENF 406

ENF407

ENF 408

ENF 409

ENF 410

ENF 405

Forest Policy, Law and Administration

Forest Health

Forest Pathology

Forest Fire Ecology and Management

Dryland Forestry

*Research Project

30

30

30

30

30

0

15

15

15

15

15

45

45

45

45

45

45

45

Total

 

150

120

270

                               

* Research project is essentially one unit of 90 hrs. Part of it is done in Year 4 Semester 1 (Research Project I) where students identify their projects and develop proposals (45 hrs). In the second Semester (Research Project II), students collect data, analyze and compile the project reports (45hrs).

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management programme structure

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Year I Semester I

CODE

Course Title

 

LECTURE

PRACTICAL

Total Hours

ESM 101

Introduction to Environmental Management

30

15

45

ESM 102

Ecosystem Structure and Functions

30

15

45

ESM 103

Physics of the Environment

30

15

45

ESM 104

Chemistry of the Environment

30

15

45

CCS 001

Communication Skills

45

0

45

CCS 010

HIV and AIDS

45

0

45

 

Year 1 Semester II

CODE

Course Title

 

LECTURE

PRACTICAL

Total Hours

CCS 009

Elements of Economic

45

0

45

ESM 105

Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources Management

30

15

45

DAS 107

General zoology

30

15

45

ESM 106

Plant Community, Ecology and Conservation

30

15

45

ESM 107

Environmental Health and Safety

30

15

45

SCI 112

Introduction to Computer Systems

30

15

45

Year II Semester I

CODE

Course Title

 

LECTURE

PRACTICAL

Total Hours

ESM 201

Sustainable Settlements Planning and Management

45

0

45

ESM 202

Properties, Ecology and Conservation of Soils

30

15

45

ESM 203

Introduction to Environmental Economics

45

0

45

ESM 204

Fresh Water Ecology and Conservation Technology

30

15

 

45

BCH 200

Statistics I

30

15

45

ESM 205

Culture, Religion and Environmental Conservation

45

 

0

45

 

Year II Semester II

CODE

Course Title

 

LECTURE

PRACTICAL

Total Hours

ESM 206

Sustainable Development and Environment

45

0

45

ESM 207

Wildlife Conservation and Management

30

15

45

ESM 208

Forest Resources Management

30

15

45

ESM 209

Hydrology and Watershed Management

30

15

45

ESC 203

Weather and Climate

30

15

45

ESM 210

Gender, Environment and Development

45

0

45

 

 

 

Year III Semester I

CODE

Course Title

 

LECTURE

PRACTICAL

Total Hours

ESM 301

Natural Resource Economics

30

15

45

ESM 302

Environmental Planning and Management Techniques

45

0

45

ESM 303

Wetlands Ecology and Management

30

15

45

ESC 303

Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

30

15

45

ESM 304

Agro-forestry Systems and Environmental Management

30

15

45

SGL 313

Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing and GIS Applications

30

15

45

Year III Semester II

CODE

Course Title

 

LECTURE

PRACTICAL

Total Hours

ESM 305

Research Methods

30

15

45

ESM 306

Environmental Impact Assessment

30

15

45

ESM 307

Water Quality Monitoring and Pollution Control

30

15

45

ESC 305

Environmental toxicology

30

15

45

BCH 300

Statistics II

30

15

45

 

ESM 315

Industrial Attachment / Internship

-

-

8 Weeks

Year IV Semester I

CODE

Course Title

 

LECTURE

PRACTICAL

Total Hours

ESM 401

Environmental Policy and Law I

45

0

45

ESM 402

Participatory Rural Appraisal Methods

30

15

45

ESM 403

Waste Reduction and Recycling Technology

30

15

45

ESM 404

Environmental Restoration Technology

30

15

45

ESC 403

Industrial Ecology and Cleaner Production

30

15

45

ESM 405

Environmental Auditing and Reporting

30

15

45

ESM 415

Research Project

15

15

30

 
Year IV Semester II

CODE

Course Title

 

LECTURE

PRACTICAL

Total Hours

ESM 406

Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

30

15

45

ESM 407

Environmental Policy and Law II     

45

0

45

ESM 408

Environmental Projects Planning and Management

30

15

45

ESM 409

Environmental Information Systems

30

15

45

ESM 410

Environmental Disaster Management

30

15

45

ESM 415

Research Project

15

45

60

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