Programme Title: Population Studies
Exit Award: Bachelor’s Degree Honours in Population Studies
Bachelor’s Degree Honours in Population Studies (2 years)
Programme pre-requisite: Diploma of Higher Education
(as per the Rwandan Qualifications Framework or its
Career Opportunities in Population Studies at
completion of the programme:
Population Studies graduates have a range of career opportunities in national
and international agencies, local authorities, academic and research sectors
and business establishments.
They are demographers in economic and statistical offices, in census
and planning departments, in national and state governments as well as
in local health, education and town planning departments.
At the international level, Population Studies graduates work in various
United Nations agencies including UNFPA, UNICEF, UNAIDS, UNDP, WHO, ILO
and FAO as well as World Bank, other international NGOs for example,
Population Council, Ipas, The Gates Foundation.
Demographers are also employed in academic and research sectors including
university departments and national level research agencies such as
medical statistics, epidemiology, public health and social and economic research units.
Other career prospects are in business and market research organizations,
multinational corporations including insurance, banking and media.
Population Studies graduates may also work in multidisciplinary groups
with people from other several disciplines such as social epidemiology,
medical anthropology, population dynamics and other public health related topics.
Modules in year 3 Population Studies
Modules in year 4 Population Studies
ULK UNDERGRADUATE POPULATION STUDIES PROGRAMME SPECIFICATION AND MODULES DESCRIPTIONS:
For More details on the Programme Specification and Modules Descriptions, please
The Head of the Department of Population Studies,
P.O. Box. 2280 Kigali, Rwanda, Africa