Courses

Programmes offered.

  • The Bachelor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management Honours will be awarded to candidates who achieve the minimum total of 120 credits, including 30 credits for research or project work as spelt out in the regulations. The programme is designed to span over 2 semesters.

  • The Bachelor of Sport Management is a three - year degree programme that aims at producing graduates who can competently manage and administer sports businesses and sport business - related tasks and duties in private and/or public establishments as well as ma ke effective decisions within the scope of their responsibilities. Similarly, the degree will provide students with a solid foundation and diverse range of skills and competencies in sport - related business fundamentals including general management, marketi ng, governance, legal issues, and event and facility management, etc. Through this programme, students will be able to apply relevant sport management principles, concepts and tools to effectively and efficiently make business decisions in the areas of spo rt sponsorship, events management, outsourcing and insourcing of duties and responsibilities, etc., as well as, managing themselves and others, while providing mentorship and coaching to subordinates. In the same vein, students would be able to appraise an d manage the synergy between sport, marketing, business, management and other functional areas of management in a sporting organisation.

  • The Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management is designed to provide broad high level competencies that build on the learning outcomes of the Bachelor of Logistics Honours. This vocation - focused programme will equip students with critical managerial competencies required by the logistics and supply chain industry in Namibia. The programme aims to prepare students to plan, evaluate, organise, direct, and control the logistics and supply chain management functions and processes of firms/organisations and to engage in rigorous analysis and problem - solving. The programme includes a combination of coursework (both compulsory and elective courses) and a Mini - thesis in order to prepare students for advanced, specialist and managerial roles in logistics and supply chain management and enables them to conduct applied research and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field.

  • The Bachelor of Logistics Honours will be awarded to candidates who achieve a minimum total of 141 credits at NQF Level 8, including 30 credits for research or project work as spelt out in the detailed regulations below:

    • Semester 1: 4 x compulsory courses (57 credits) which includes the Research Methodology course for thesis preparation (15 credits and allowed to take in the second semester as well).
    • Semester 2: 3 x compulsory course (39 credits).
    • Semester 3: 1 x compulsory course (15 credits) with a Research Project (30 credits).

    Note: The Programme is designed to span over 3 semesters, but the flexibility is available for students to complete the programme in one year, with the Research Proposal in the first semester, and the Research Project in the second semester, with all the modules required.

     

  • In order to be admitted to this programme, applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, or an equivalent qualification at NQF Level 7 of at least 360 credits, with a minimum aggregate of 60% in major (marketing) subjects at exit level. Applicants who have completed the current National Diploma in Marketing (phased - in in 2009) can gain admission into the Bachelor of Marketing Honours provided they have an overall average of at least 65% in their third year courses. In addition, applicants should have passed Product Pricing Management or an equivalent course. Applicants may be allowed to register for this course concurrently with Honours degree courses if resources permit. This particular group of applicants will be evaluated on a case - by - case basis for purposes of admission. Applicants with a National Diploma in Marketing awarded by the Polytechnic of Namibia as part of its 2006/07 curriculum will be considered for admission to this programme provided they have an overall average of at least 65% in their third year courses. In addition, applicants should have passed Product Pricing Management, Marketing Research and Market Intelligence as well as Electronic & Web - Based Marketing. This particular group of students will be evaluated on a case - by - case basis for purposes of admission. Applicants who are admitted to the programme may be required to make up for any deficiencies, as deemed necessary by the Head of Department.

  • The Bachelor of Transport Management is a three - year degree programme that is aimed at equipping qualifying students with applied competencies in:

    • understanding and interpretation of transport safety and traffic management,
    • transport economics,
    • management and regulatory principles.

    The aim of this programme is to establish Transport Management qualifications at Bachelor degree level with exit points at Certificate and Diploma level for people in the Transport and Logistics industry that will enable them to perform their respective duties at various levels professionally. The students will be trained for a market dealing with all areas of Transport Management which includes Road Safety & Infrastructure Management, Transport Economics, Legal Framework and Transport Operations Management, as well as preparation for positions in the workplace. The Bachelor of Transport Management degree is designed to be at NQF Level 7 with 400 credits, including credits allocated to the 1st year Certificate and 2nd year Diploma exit levels.

  • The Bachelor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management is worth 388 credits and registered at Level 7 on the NQF.

  • The Bachelor of Marketing aims at producing marketing graduates who can competently manage marketing and management related tasks and duties as well as make marketing related decisions within the scope of their responsibilities. Graduates would be able to appraise and manage the synergy between marketing and other functional areas of management in an organisation.

    The programme aims at equipping students with a diverse range of skills and competencies that are marketing specific and job relate d. Graduates will be able to use relevant marketing information in the process of making effective and efficient marketing decisions, managing themselves and others, and providing mentorship and coaching to subordinates.

    The overall purpose of this programme is to produce graduates who are competent and proficient in performing a wide spectrum of routine, complex and multi - dimensional marketing and marketing - related tasks, duties and responsibilities and achieve reliable results with minimal or no supervision. Students who exit with a Diploma in Marketing and Sales will be able to find employment as: Sales Representatives, Marketing Assistants/Representatives, etc., while Bachelor graduates would typically be employed as; Marketing Executives, Sales Executives, Business Development Executives, etc. Students who exit the programme with a Diploma in Marketing and/or Bachelor graduates can also follow the professional marketing route by registering with Institutions like the Chartered Institute of Marketing - London; and be a Chartered marketer, thus further enhancing his/her Marketing profile.

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