Name of the Award
Date Started 2003 at Kibungo campus and 2013 at Rulindo campus
Faculty Faculty of Education
Department Department of Arts & Humanities

Entry requirements

The Geography and History + Education program welcomes A-level certificate holders from the following fields:
Humanities, Bio-chemistry, mathematics-Economics-Geography Combination (MEG), History-Economics-Geography Combination (HEG), History-Economics-Literature Combination (HEL), Literature-Economics-Geography Combination (LEG), and History-Geography-Literature Combination (HGL). The minimum requirement is a two principal passes Certificate with at least two-principal passes at A level or a qualification or other evidence of ability to study on the programme which is considered equivalent.

Modules

Level 1: Number of students ( AY 2014-2015): 58(Kibungo); 56(Rulindo)

Module nameHours Credits
Basic communication skills 200 20
Computer skills and scientific research 200 20
Human geography 200 20
Psychology 200 20
History of Africa 100 10
Geography of Africa 100 10
Total 1200 120

Level II:

Number of students ( AY :2014-2015): 143(Kibungo); 84(Rulindo)

Module name Hours Credits
Physical geography I 200 20
Humanities and social sciences 200 20
Teaching methods 200 20
Contemporary history 200 20
Applied pedagogy 200 20
Physical geography II 200 20
Total 1200 120

Level III :
Number of students ( AY 2014-2015): 154(Kibungo); 111(Rulindo)

Module name Hours Credits
Curriculum development 100 10
Regional history 100 10
Regional geography 100 10
Geography of Rwanda 200 20
Scientific research methodology in Geo-History 100 10
Total 600 60

Level IV

Module name Hours Credits
Teaching practice 400 40
Environmental management 200 20
Total 600 60

Level V: Number of students ( AY 2014-2015): 174; 0(Rulindo)

Module nameHours Credits
History of Rwanda 200 20
Methods and techniques in spatial analysis 200 20
Quantitative methods 100 10
Political systems and doctrines 200 20
Specialized topics in history 200 20
Final dissertation 300 30
Total 1200 120