Human Settlement

The main aim of the Bachelor of Social Science in Human Settlement is to offer professional training related to the special needs of a career in the field of human settlement.

The programme purpose is to equip students with

  1. extensive background knowledge of the field of human settlement
  2. competencies to become human settlement practitioners and human settlement policy analysts.
  3. requisite practical skills to respond to the challenges of designing settlements.


The curriculum was developed for the purpose of obtaining the appropriate skills required when working with other professionals in the field of human settlement. For this reason, the final year of study includes an internship.

Students will major in Human Settlement and Sociology of Development, and will also take courses from which they will gain professional and technical skills in the fields of Law, GIS, Public Administration, Statistics