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    A Program for Master of Science in Environment and Natural Resources (MENR)
    (Kabale University, 2020) Kabale University
    The programme duration is 24 months consisting of four semesters and two field attachment terms. Each semester is 17 weeks of which 15 weeks are for imparting knowledge and skills and 2 weeks for University examinations. The first year consists of two semesters that will cater for class work and fieldwork. During the first two semesters a student will undertake at least three core courses. Two other courses will be taken that include one course relevant to the stream of specialization and another elective course relevant to his field of study making a total of at least five courses. The second-year study will cater for the remaining part of coursework and research. This programme is taught through a blended mode of learning (its taught through both online and face to face classes). The MENR program is a multi-disciplinary program that will admit students with a background in biological science, Agriculture, physical sciences, environment, and natural sciences. For entry into the master‘s programme, applicants should possess: Atleast a second-class degree in Geography, Biology, Agriculture, Land use, Environmental Sciences, Natural Sciences, Environmental Health, Forestry, Engineering, and Architecture, Any other discipline deemed relevant by Kabale University in accordance with NCHE regulations, The goal of this programme is to establish a new training programme of management in the environment and natural resources, that will use an integrated, multidisciplinary and participatory tools and methodologies to produce quality mid-career level training to scientists to enable them lead efforts to increase the productivity of rural resources, biodiversity, reduce poverty and hunger and combat climate change. This will be achieved through a joint effort and interaction of technical expertise in rural resource management and planning, rural farming communities and national and district planning authorities. Collaborative arrangements with various universities, UN agencies, and research institutions will be made in order to increase the exchange of ideas and adaptive techniques and methodologies. Keywords: Master, Science, Environment, Natural Resources, Kabale University