UTech, Ja - Summary Of Graduate Courses of Study 2023/2024

School of Building and Land Management HIGHER DEGREES BY RESEARCH The University offers the opportunity for individuals to pursue higher degrees by research based on specific interests. Research degrees are designed to foster explicit links between research and professional practice and development. A framework is provided where specific taught elements appropriate to graduate study are combined with a substantial piece of original research. Research students will be given the opportunity to work with individuals who are at the forefront in research in their field of interest. For further information or an informal discussion of research opportunities available in a particular subject area please contact the: School of Graduate Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship (SGSRE) University of Technology, Jamaica 237 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6, Jamaica Tel: (876) 927-1680-8 exts: 3139 / 3209 Fax: (876) 970-3149 during the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday Email: sgsre@utech.edu.jm 18 mths JA$1,562,200 or US$10,702 A Bachelor’s degree with GPA of at least 2.7 OR Prior Learning Assessment for candidates with significant work experience (five years or more); at a management level in a rural sector, Local and central Government and private sector. Rural Development Specialist, Rural Project Managers, GIS Specialist, Rural Infrastructure Development Planner, Agro-Processing and Standardization Specialist, Rural Settlement Planning and Development Officer, Rural Entrepreneur, Lecturer, Policy Analyst, Climate Change Specialist, Disaster Risk Manager, Sustainable Development Planner GRADUATE DEGREE: Master of Science (MSc) in Integrated Rural Development Course of Study and Code Prescribed Duration (Years) Cost per Course of Study 2022/23 Graduate Entry Requirements 2023/2024 Career Opportunities (This list is not exhaustive) 12

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