Higher Diploma in Forestry and Range Ecology (Forestry and Range Ecology) Course at Botswana College of Engineering and Technology (BCET)

Higher Diploma in Forestry and Range Ecology (Forestry and Range Ecology) Course at Botswana College of Engineering and Technology (BCET)

What is Forestry and Range Ecology?

Forest ecology is the scientific study of the interrelated patterns, processes, flora, fauna and ecosystems in forests. The management of forests is known as forestry, silviculture, and forest management.

Objectives of the Programme

  • To develop well trained human resources to meet the growing needs of the various sectors of agriculture and allied industries in Botswana.
  • To co-operate with other Departments in the Faculty of Agriculture and outside the Faculty in training and producing high quality human resources in agriculture and related fields.
  • To combine theory and practices in order to inculcate critical thinking in all agricultural courses

Employment Opportunities

There are career opportunities for the graduates of the Higher Diploma in Forestry and Range Ecology in Government, Parastatal organizations, Private, sector and the NGOs. Graduates of Higher Diploma in Forestry and range Ecology can also opt for self-employment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I study Agricultural Engineering in Botswana?

The Botswana College of Agriculture, which is located at Content Farm in Sebele, 12 kilometers north of Gaborone, is an associate institution of the University of Botswana. Both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees are offered.

How much does University of Botswana cost for international students?

The University of Botswana Tuition is relative to the academic program, and category of student ranging from about 37,000 pula to about 80,000 pula.

How much is application fee at University of Botswana for international students?

BWP 500.00 as application fee per applicant.

Is education free in Botswana?

Every child in Botswana is guaranteed a free primary and secondary school education subsidized by the government. Botswana’s diamond industry has made education a top priority in conjunction with the government.

What courses are offered at UB?


  • Bachelor of Accountancy. …
  • Bachelor of Education – Art and Design (BEAD) Programme. …
  • Bachelor of Design (Design and Technology Education) …
  • Bachelor of Nursing Science. …
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in English. …
  • Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences)