NEW CERTIFICATE PROGRAMME

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Vice Chancellor

Prof. Mary K. Walingo, PhD

Welcome to Maasai Mara University. The vision we hold as a University is to be a World Class University committed to academic excellence for development. Our Mission is to provide Quality University education through innovative teaching, research and consultancy services for development. We offer high-quality, branded graduands whose image is recognizable among consumers in the corporate world by creating a sense of confidence among consumers who send the daughters and sons here. Read More

 

 

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The programme shall be known as PhD in Environmental Planning and Management.

Philosophy of the Programme

The philosophy of the PhD environmental planning and management is to generate knowledge and to develop practical skills in environmental planning and management for sustainable development.

Goal of the Programme

In order to achieve its mission, the Programme has set the following objectives;

(1)            To impart students with  necessary knowledge and skills  that will assist them to make a distinct contribution to the knowledge and understanding of Environmental Planning and Management professional techniques and procedures,

(2)            To develop students with  in-depth knowledge and expertise on  methods of environmental planning and management that are  essential in addressing the current and future environmental planning and management problems, 

(3)            To produce students who can transform research into actions and  who are capable of  providing  environmental planning and management programmes that can benefit communities, regions and nations, and,

(4)            To produce competent  environmental planning and management managers and analysists who are able to work in different localities of the world 

Expected Learning Outcomes of the programme

At the end of the programme students should be able to :

  • Demonstrate professional competence on issues pertaining environmental planning and management

  • Apply skills and knowledge learned in tackling environmental planning and management challenges

  • Interrogate issues pertaining to environmental  planning and management

  • Use the methods learnt to solve environmental planning and management  issues

  • Analyze and interpret data on environmental  planning and management

  • To make rationale and independent decisions on matters pertaining to environmental  planning and management

  • Portray professionalism, teamwork and originality in performing their  environmental planning and management tasks

  • Mentor other upcoming professionals in the field and be dependable leaders, environmental planners and managers

Mode of Delivery of the Programme

  1. i) The programme shall be delivered through an independent three (3) year original research.
  2. ii) The PhD programme shall not involve course work.

          iii) Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Planning and Management   should hold a Masters of Environmental Planning and Management, Masters of Urban and Regional Planning, Masters of Science degree in (Environmental Studies, wildlife, Forestry, Agriculture, Land Economics, Law, Sociology, Tourism, Natural Resource Management, Geography) or its equivalent from a University recognized by Maasai Mara University. 

          iv) Other academic regulations as prescribed by the Directorate of Post Graduate Studies shall apply.

Grading System

                 The PhD thesis shall be graded as an either PASS or FAIL.

Classification of Degrees

                 The PhD degree shall not be classified.

Description of Thesis

  1. A student shall, during the degree programme, write a thesis on a specific topic in Environmental Planning and Management.
  2. The thesis shall be written in accordance to the common regulations of the Directorate of Post-Graduate studies that specifies thesis format, length, style, anti plagiarism rules etc.

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  3. Fill and answer questions as per the guidelines provided on the portal.
  4. Submit to confirm registration.
  5. If successful you will receive a confirmation email.
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SOUTH KOREA; WHERE MMU WILL DRAW TECHNOLOGY, AGRICULTURE AND HOUSING SKILLS

As the Vice-Chancellor of Maasai Mara University Prof. Mary K. Walingo prides in the varsity as a World Class University, she does not relent in focusing on more collaborations and benchmarking visits to global institutions that light the world in different fields of knowledge. This spirit is cascaded down the hierarchy of management and the entire Maasai Mara University Community. Read More

5TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

International Conference on “Biodiversity in Drylands and Wetlands: Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century” to be held between 4th – 6th September 2019, Narok, Maasai Mara University Main Campus, Kenya. Read More

GLOBAL ASSESSMENT REPORT 2019 ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

In Geneva, the latest Global Assessment Report 2019 on Disaster Risk Reduction was launched. Professor Jacqueline McGlade, Director of the Sekenani Research Centre at the Maasai Mara University, as a Lead Author of the Report was invited to present key findings to governments, civil society and business. Read More

LORNA WAWERU WANJIRU TOPS UNIVERSITY CAPITAL MARKETS CHALLENGE

Maasai Mara University’s flag has been maintained flying high by Lorna Waweru Wanjiru, a student who stood tests to clinch the First-Runners Up position in this year’s National Capital Markets University Challenge.

Lorna won a trophy and bagged a cash prize of Ksh. 100,000. The finals took place on Friday, 17th May 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya. Late February this year, Lorna Waweru Wanjiru and Robin Juma qualified for the semi-finals after outsmarting their colleagues during a challenge that took place at Maasai Mara University. The students have been working under the guidance and mentoring by Mr Elkanah Kimeli who is a lecturer in the School of Business and Economics and doubles as an acting Internal Auditor at Maasai Mara University.

National Capital Markets University Challenge is an inter-university competition that primarily focuses on testing the participants’ knowledge and understanding of capital markets and financial issues.

 

MMU WITNESS CS PROF. MAGOHA LAUNCH KUCCPS CAREER GUIDE & RELEASE OF PLACEMENT RESULTS

Maasai Mara University has demonstrated support for the Kenya Universities and Colleges placement Service (KUCCPS) as the Education Cabinet Secretary, Prof. George Magoha and the Chief Administrative Secretary Prof. Collete Suda launched KUCCPS Career Guide and released 2019 placement results. Read More

SECURITY FORCES RUSH TO ENDORSE ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY

Maasai Mara University with Professor Mary K. Walingo at the helm as the Vice-Chancellor has
urged Kenyans to support environmental conservation initiatives that Security Professionals
have demonstrated at the Varsity. Read More

PARTNERSHIP AND COLLABORATION PITCHED AT IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY

The relentless efforts and goodwill by the Maasai Mara University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Mary K. Walingo to scale the institution to greatest networks as a world-class university are alive and superb. Read More

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