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Career, Employment and Job Opportunities in Urban and Regional Planning in Nigeria

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 This article would help you get enlightened on the career, employment or job opportunities available for graduates in urban and regional planning in Nigeria.
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urban and regional planning in Nigeria

What Is Urban and Regional Planning

Urban planning is also known as urban and regional planning.
Urban and regional planning is a political and technical profession concerned with the development and design of land use and the built environment, including water, air, and the infrastructure passing into and out of urban areas such as communication, transportation, distribution networks etc.
Urban and regional planners develop and use plans and programs that help create communities, accommodate population growth, and revitalize physical facilities in towns, countries, and metropolitan areas.

Duties of Urban and Regional Planners in Nigeria

·        They administer government plans or policies affecting land use
·        Reviewing site plans submitted by developers
·        Presenting projects to communities, planning officials and planning commissions
·        Conduct field investigations to analyze factors affecting community development, including land use
·        Meet with public officials developers and the public regarding development plans and land use

Skill Requirements to Be Successful In Urban and Regional Planning in Nigeria

·        Communication skill
·        Analytical skill
·        Management skill
·        Decision-making skill
·        Writing skill
·        Organization skill
·        Strategic thinking
·        Creativity
·        Team working skill

Career Opportunities in Urban and Regional Planning in Nigeria

The following are the careers in urban and regional planning in Nigeria
·        Town planner
·        Urban planner
·        Transport planner
·        Planning advisor
·        Planning manager
·        Building surveyor
·        Local government official
·        Facilities manager
·        Estate agent

Employment Opportunities in Urban and Regional Planning in Nigeria

Below are some of the employment opportunities available for graduates in urban and regional planning.
·        Business consultancies
·        Environmental agencies
·        Private developers
·        Academic institution
·        Utility companies
·        Charity and non-governmental organizations sectors

JAMB UTME Subject Combination to Study Urban and Regional Planning in Nigeria

·        English language
·        Mathematics
·        Geography
·        Economics

O’level Subject Requirement to Study Urban and Regional Planning in Nigeria

·        English language
·        Mathematics
·        Geography
·        Government
·        Economics



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