UB INTRODUCES SEVEN ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES
The University of Botswana has introduced four revised programmes commencing August 2017 as well as three new postgraduate programmes commencing January 2018.
According to a memorandum from Council, the four programmes, which follow the decision of the 208th UB Council, include one Master of Science Degree in Environmental Science, and three Bachelor’s Degrees in Engineering (Civil), Primary Education, and Educational Leadership and Management.
New postgraduate programmes includes three Master Degrees in Entrepreneurship, Environmental Education and an Arts Degree in Sociology. The Council also agreed to discontinue offering a Bachelor of Engineering (Construction and Management) commencing August 2017.
Books Botswana, now John Smith International (Botswana) will continue to provide bookshop services to the University. The contract has since been extended by nine months commencing October 2017 up to June 30, 2018.
Council also approved the introduction and implementation of the tuition fee payment plan for privately sponsored students. Payments will be made in three installments; the first one being at least 50 per cent of the total fee which is expected to be paid before registration, and subsequently two equal installments of 25 per cent by the end of the first month following the month of registration.