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Diploma in Events Management

The combination of practical and theoretical learning in the Diploma programme ensures that graduates are well-grounded with knowledge, skills and competencies required in the Event industry for effectively planning and managing events. The course sets a firm foundation for those aspiring to establish careers or become entrepreneurs in the Events industry

What we Offer

Candidates who enroll into this programme can benefit from:

  • A competence-based curriculum that places emphasis on holistic acquisition of essential hands-on operations and management skills.
  • State of the art training labs
  • Qualified and BQA certified lecturers with vast experience
  • Guest lectures by leading Events
    management experts

Diploma in Events Managements is a great fit if you’re:

  • Aspiring to establish careers or become entrepreneurs in the Events industry.
  • Interested in acquiring skills and competencies required in the Event industry for effectively planning and managing events.

Skills acquired

The Events Management diploma will close this gap by offering the following skills and competencies:

    • Coordination
    • Creativity, originality, and initiative
    • Problem solving
    • People management
    • Administration
    • Project management

The learner achieving this qualification in combination with industrial /workplace learning will be able: to plan, stage professional, feasible, innovative, responsible, and successful Events, against stated objectives in compliance with project management principles.

Career Prospects

Entry and operations level jobs in the finance industry, including:

  • Events Coordinators
  • Events Producers
  • Events Project planners
  • Conference Organizer
  • Corporate & meeting Planners
  • Venue and Facilities coordinators
  • Gallery and Exhibition officer
  • Sports Events coordinator
  • Fashion Events Coordinator
  • Special Events consultants
  • Festival and concert planners

 

* Important note: The programmes offered in this website/advert are accredited by BQA and offered at Botho University at the time of publication. Please refer to your offer letter from our admissions department for any changes in programme name or duration that may be effected due to regulatory requirements.

Diploma in Travel Operations

The combination of practical and theoretical learning in the Diploma programme ensures that graduates are well-grounded with knowledge, skills and competencies required in the travel industry characterised by continuous changes in technology and motivations for travel. The course sets a firm foundation for those aspiring to establish careers or become entrepreneurs in the travel industry.

What we Offer

Candidates who enrol into this programme can benefit from:

  • A competency-based curriculum that places emphasis on the holistic acquisition of essential hands-on operations and management skills.
  • State of the art training labs equipped with contemporary reservations systems for the travel industry
  • Qualified and BQA certified lecturers with vast experience
  • Guest lectures by leading Travel and Tourism experts
  • Plan and organize travel itineraries

Diploma in Travel Operations is a great fit if you’re:

  • Aspiring to establish careers or become entrepreneurs in the travel industry
  • Interested in acquiring skills and competencies required in the travel industry characterised by continuous changes in technology and motivations for travel.

Skills you will need

  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Energetic and an intense desire to learn
  • Passion for the Travel and Tourism industry
  • Highly organised and effective decision making
  • Communication and networking expertise
  • Attention to Detail and ability to listen
  • Internet Savvy
  • Enthusiasm and dedication

Career Prospects

  • Travel Agent or Consultant.
  • Airline Service Agent.
  • Tour Operator.
  • Travel Information Agent.
  • Travel Specialist.
  • Visitor Information Counsellor

 

* Important note: The programmes offered in this website/advert are accredited by BQA and offered at Botho University at the time of publication. Please refer to your offer letter from our admissions department for any changes in programme name or duration that may be effected due to regulatory requirements.

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Hospitality Management

The Bachelor of Science with Honors in Hospitality Management is targeted at those who wish to enter the Hospitality and Tourism sector and build a career in Hotel Operations by carefully combining theoretical and practical learning to ensure that graduates have both the knowledge and the skills to succeed in Botswana’s Hospitality industry.

 

What we offer

As a student of BSc (Hons) in Hospitality Management you will:

  • Benefit from the holistic teaching approach that instills not just the knowledge but the practical skills that will be deployed throughout your career.
  • Leverage on opportunities to learn directly from peers and professionals in the industry through exchange programmes, internships and industrial training placements.
  • Graduate with an internationally recognized qualification from Botho University that will see you become a qualified and competitive professional in your respective industry.

 

Who is this course for?

Our BSc (Hons) in Hospitality Management course is a great fit if you’re:

  • Looking to build a career in the hospitality industry
  • In possession of good marketing and presentation skills
  • Curious about facts and figures

 

Career Prospects

  • Restaurant managers
  • Food and Beverage Managers
  • Guest Relations Managers
  • Front Office Managers
  • Executive Housekeepers
  • Rooms divisions Managers
  • Reservations Managers
  • Sales and Marketing Managers
  • Tourism and Hospitality Consultants
  • Researchers and Lecturers

 

* Important note: The programmes offered in this website/advert are accredited by BQA and offered at Botho University at the time of publication. Please refer to your offer letter from our admissions department for any changes in programme name or duration that may be affected due to regulatory requirements.

Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) qualification is intended to produce individuals with competence to identify workplace hazards and implement appropriate mitigation and preventive strategies to achieve a compliant and sustainable OHS system within the context of established codes of practice and relevant legislative framework. The qualification will render the beneficiaries eligible for registration and accreditation with relevant national, regional, and international professional bodies.

What we Offer

Candidates who enroll into this programme can benefit from:

  • A competency-based curriculum that places emphasis on the holistic acquisition of essential hands-on operations and management skills.
  • State of the art training labs equipped with contemporary reservations systems for the travel industry
  • Qualified and BQA certified lecturers with vast experience
  • Qualified and BQA certified lecturers with vast experience

Skills you will need

  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Energetic and an intense desire to learn
  • Passion for OHS
  • Highly organised and effective decision making
  • Communication and networking expertise
  • Attention to Detail and ability to listen
  • Internet skills
  • Language proficiency and cultural sensitivity
  • Enthusiasm and dedication

Career Prospects

  • Risk Control Officer
  • Loss Control Officer
  • Safety Officer
  • Safety Auditor

With time and experience, graduates will have the foundation necessary to work themselves into a manager or junior manager positions within the OHS industry, including:

    • Occupational Health and Safety Management Consultant
    • Safety, Health and Environment Officer

*Graduates can start their own enterprises, such as OHS preventative firms

*They can also work in government or in private in OHS industry Health-related marketing organizations.

 

* Important note: The programmes offered in this website/advert are accredited by BQA and offered at Botho University at the time of publication. Please refer to your offer letter from our admissions department for any changes in programme name or duration that may be affected due to regulatory requirements.

BSc (Hons) in Health Information Management

This course combines Science, Business and Information Technology to ensure that students who undertake it comes out furnished with the necessary skills they will need to work in middle to senior management grades in clinical and hospital settings or physicians’ offices as Health Data & Information Managers, Bio Statisticians, Medical Informaticians, Data Quality Managers, Researchers, and Public Health Information Managers or Officers.

 

What we offer

As a student of BSc (Hons) in Health Information Management you will:

  • Benefit from the holistic teaching approach that instills not just the knowledge but the practical skills that will be deployed throughout your career.
  • Leverage on opportunities to learn directly from peers and professionals in the industry through exchange programmes, internships and industrial training placements.
  • Graduate with an internationally recognized qualification from Botho University that will see you become a qualified and competitive professional in your respective industry.

 

Who is this course for?

Our BSc (Hons) in Health Information Management course is a great fit if you’re:

  • Interested in working in a hospital or clinical setting, or a physician’s office.
  • In possession of good research, data collection and analytical talents.
  • In display of great creative, critical, logical and analytical thinking skills.

 

Career Prospects

  • Health Data & Information Management Officer/Manager
  • Medical Informatician
  • Data Quality Manager & Researcher
  • Public Health Information Manager/Officer
  • Inpatient and Outpatient HIM Coder & Coding Educator
  • Director – Coding Operations Hospital
  • HIM Analyst/Coder
  • HIM Programme Director
  • Medical Coding Manager

 

* Important note: The programmes offered in this website/advert are accredited by BQA and offered at Botho University at the time of publication. Please refer to your offer letter from our admissions department for any changes in programme name or duration that may be affected due to regulatory requirements.

B.Ed. (Hons) in Primary Education

The Bachelor of Education with Honors in Primary Education is designed for those who would like to have a career in Education, specifically at the Primary level as a Teacher, Physical Education Trainer, Education Technology Specialist, Guidance Counsellor or School Administrator.

What we offer

As an online student of B.Ed (Hons) in Primary Education you will:

  • Enjoy the freedom and flexibility of studying whenever and wherever it suits you thanks to an easy-to-use, intuitive online learning platform which you can access from your desktop or mobile device – anytime, anywhere.
  • Access the same student benefits as on-campus Botho University students, such as a student ID card and eligibility to apply for an NUS student discount card.
  • Graduate with an internationally-recognised qualification identical in title and quality to that of an on-campus Botho University student.

Whom this course is for

Our B.Ed (Hons) in Primary Education course is a great fit if you are:

  • Passionate about children with a keenness to mould them into responsible members of society.
  • A good communicator with the relevant traits to thrive in this business such as patience, empathy and adaptability.
  • Have a strong foundation of knowledge and a good moral standing.

Career Prospects

  • Teacher
  • Primary School Administrator
  • Educational Technologist
  • Guidance Counsellor
  • Inspector of Schools
  • Physical Education Trainer

Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education

The Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education facilitates the professional development of teachers, lecturers and trainers of higher learning as reflective practitioners in tertiary education. The programme achieves this by developing their knowledge of higher education as a field of study and enabling them to enhance their ability to facilitate, manage and assess students’ learning.

What we offer

As an online student of Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education you will:

  • Enjoy the freedom and flexibility of studying whenever and wherever it suits you thanks to an easy-to-use, intuitive online learning platform which you can access from your desktop or mobile device – anytime, anywhere.
  • Access the same student benefits as on-campus Botho University students, such as a student ID card and eligibility to apply for an NUS student discount card.
  • Graduate with an internationally-recognised qualification identical in title and quality to that of an on-campus Botho University student.

Whom this course is for

Our Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education course is a great fit if you are:

  • A good communicator with the relevant traits to thrive in this business such as patience, empathy and adaptability.
  • A good orator and skilled at making presentations.
  • Inclined towards mentoring, instilling knowledge or teaching.
  • Flexible, adaptable and can work in a multi-cultural environment.

Career Prospects

  • Teacher
  • Lecturer
  • Educational Technologist
  • Quality Assurance Officer
  • Researcher in Higher Education
  • Curriculum Developer

Master of Education in Curriculum Design and Instruction (MEDCI)

The master of Education in Curriculum Design and Instruction focuses on training learners to become teachers in schools and lecturers at institutions of higher learning, curriculum designers and developers, curriculum reviewers, analysts, evaluators, researchers and curriculum experts in any education-related organisation. The programme is made up of eleven core modules and six elective modules.

What we offer

Graduates of this programme can:

  • Develop appropriate learning and teaching content that resonates with the advocated outcome-based learning and teaching
  • Facilitate learning and teaching in secondary schools and tertiary institutions
  • Develop curricular that address the current needs of society
  • Execute knowledge of educational technology and e-learning to develop and implement activities that promote open, distance and
    mobile learning
  • Apply knowledge of Microsoft Windows to manage electronic files and folders, PowerPoint and other tools for learning and teaching
  • Implement different principles and practices of curriculum and assessment to effective implementation of curriculum and assessment of students’ learning
  • Apply different models of curriculum evaluation in their evaluation of different curricula
  • Analyse curriculum in terms of how it is unpacked into its component parts
  • Apply research processes and procedures applicable to curriculum development and instruction
  • Design processes of assessment and moderation of students’ work
  • Evaluate quality assurance issues in education as well as the contemporary issues in curriculum development

Whom the course is meant for

Skills needed

  • Innovation, creativity and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Computer skills
  • Flexibility in carrying out functions and duties
  • Possession of essential psychosocial competency
  • Adaptability to changing educational environment
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Good planning and analytical skills
  • Good writing and evaluation skills
  • Good research skills

Career Prospects

  • Lecturer at relevant institutions of higher learning
  • Secondary school teacher
  • Curriculum designer
  • Curriculum developer and implementer
  • Curriculum analyst
  • Curriculum evaluator
  • Policy maker in education
  • Educational technologist
  • Researcher in education
  • Quality assurance officer
  • Curriculum expert at the local, regional and national curriculum education offices

Masters of Education in Higher Education

The Master of Education in Higher Education (MEDHE) programme is designed to train learners who aspire to teach in Institutions of Higher Learning and those who are already teaching without a teaching qualification. The programme encompasses the cross-sections of education, educational technology, theory and practice of education, policy and management, human services and research which are generic and can be studied by national, regional and international candidates.

What we offer

The MEDHE programme at Botho University offers the following contemporary modules designed to train the 21st learners and student teachers: Learning, Teaching and Assessment, Professional Academic Practice in Action 1, Educational Technology and E-Learning, Curriculum Design and Development, Research in Higher Education, Quality Frameworks in Higher Education, Professional Academic Practice in Action 2, Contemporary Issues in Higher Education, Governance and Management in Higher Education, Research Proposal, Principles and Techniques of Counseling in Higher Education, Organisational Behaviour, Globalisation in Higher Education, Dissertation.

Whom the course is meant for

This course is for those who possess the following minimum entry requirements;

  • A bachelor’s degree in any field of study for anyone who is interested in acquiring a teaching qualification to teach and work at the tertiary education level
  • A Post-Graduate Diploma (NCQF Level 8) in the same or cognate field of study may also meet the requirements
  • Applicants that do not meet the above requirements but possess relevant industry experience may be considered through recognition of prior learning (RPL) The programme aims at producing graduates who are internationally recognised and capable of operating at the tertiary institution level. The programme is offered in Distance Learning mode which makes it globally accessible to prospective students.

Career Prospects

  • Lecturers
  • Researchers
  • Strategic Managers
  • Administrators
  • Assessors
  • Policy Maker
  • Moderators
  • Education Planners in Educational Institutions, Ministries and related Organisations

BSc in Computer Networking

This qualification is designed to produce graduates with the theoretical and practical skill set to apply the latest technologies and tools in networks. The graduate can be ready with the necessary skills to build small, mid and large enterprise network solutions for the organizations. In addition, it offers new applications which can be effectively used in Computer Networking.

What we offer

Some of the core concepts of BSc in Computer Networking are:

  • Basic networking topics (LANs, WANs, Ethernet, and so on)
  • Troubleshooting and solving network problems
  • Wireless technologies (such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth) and security
  • Security for various network types, including basic computer forensics
  • Authentication types and their respective configurations and management
  • Network design and implementation

Who is this course for?

  • Wishing to build your career in the area of Network Infrastructure.
  • Have a knack for problem solving for network issues.

Career prospects

  • Network Specialist.  
  • Network Technician. 
  • Network Administrator. 
  • Network Analyst.  
  • Network Manager.  
  • Network Engineer.  
  • Network Solutions Architect.

 

* Important note: The programmes offered in this website/advert are accredited by BQA and offered at Botho University at the time of publication. Please refer to your offer letter from our admissions department for any changes in programme name or duration that may be effected due to regulatory requirements.