Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning


Programme Aims/Purpose:

Ardhi Institute Morogoro (ARIMO) purposely designed the Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning (NTA Level 5 – 6) programme to prepare students for a career as Planning technicians, with specialized knowledge and skills in the acquisition, processing, presentation, and management of geospatial data.

The programme provides a systematic and coherent introduction to the main theories, principles, concepts, data, and problem-solving techniques in Urban and Regional Planning. The programme will enable students to acquire knowledge and problem-solving skills that are necessary for addressing pressing challenges in the field of Urban and Regional Planning (Planning and Mapping).

In addition, the Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning will enable students to develop a sense of social responsibility, and an understanding of the role they can play in Town Planning Drawings extension.

Graduates from this programme should have full regard for achieving excellence and maintaining the highest standards of ethical conduct in the practice of their profession. Upon completion of the programme, graduates of this programme will be able to contribute significantly to the attainment of national development objectives in the economy by taking up jobs as Planing technicians both in the public and private sectors.

Qualification Outcomes:

Upon completion of the Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning programme, graduates should be able to:

Assist in preparation of site and house plans.

To prepare preliminary designs, development plans, subdivision plans and recreation lay outs.

Prepare maps, sketches, drawings, model designs and model buildings as required.

Mode of Delivery:

The programme is offered on full-time mode.