Colleges and Universities Offering Higher National Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Higher National Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning(Urban and Regional Planning)
  • Major Subject: Urban and Regional Planning
  • Course Category: Higher Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Higher National Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning

  •  The Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ilaro  
    At this level, students are equipped with knowledge which helps them in:

    (i) Identifying and analyzing physical planning problems and other solutions to them.

    (ii) Assisting in the preparation structure/master plans

    (iii) Preparing technical reports of various types and on various planning issues

    (iv) Advising planning policy and decision makers.

    (v) Understanding the nature and purpose of physical planning at the national, regional, state and local levels

    (vi) Understanding the role of physical planning in economic development

    (vii) Understanding the general social, economic, political and legal basis of physical planning.


    Entry requirements

    (i) Applicants must possess National Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning obtained at not less than the Lower Credit level from the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro or from any other Polytechnic accredited for the programme, or its recognized equivalent plus a minimum of one year post qualification relevant industrial work experience.

    (ii) The candidate should also request his or her institution to forward his or her official academic transcript under confidential cover to the Registrar, Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro.


    Class schedule: Day


    Mode of study: Full time


    The course takes four semesters
  •  Osun State College of Technology, Osun  
    Course requirements
    (a) Applicants must possess relevant National Diploma in the proposed course as listed above
    from the Osun State College of Technology, Esa Oke or any recognized Polytechnic of
    equivalent status plus at least one year post-ND Industrial work experience.

    In addition, applicants must satisfy all the requirements for admission into the relevant ND
    programme of choice in the Faculty of Environmental Studies, Osun State College of
    Technology, Esa Oke, which should include four (4) credits passes in GCE ‘O’Level or
    SSCE of WAEC or NECO or NTC of NABTEB obtained at not more than two sittings. At
    least a pass in English language is compulsory.

    (b) Applicants must possess credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics
    or Geography and any one (1) from the following Basic Science: Chemistry, Physics,
    Biology, and Agricultural Science.

    Program duration: Two years
  •  The Federal Polytechnic,Bida, Bida  
    Course requirements:


    (i) The National Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning with minimum of Lower Credit in the field of interest and (5) Relevant Credits at SSCE,NTC, GCE, WAEC, NECO, NBC or NABTEB level.



    (ii) A minimum of one (1) year Post National Diploma cognate working experience (Industrial Training).


    Course duration: Two years

  •  Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi  
    Duration: 2 years
  •  Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ogun  
    Duration: 2 years
  •  Plateau State Polytechnic, Jos  
  •  Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri  




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