Diploma in Development Studies

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This programme will offer skills in initiating and managing community development programme to empower graduates to make notable impact in society. Development Studies provide knowledge that addresses global development challenges from a multidisciplinary, social science perspective and trains learners to become effective problem solvers. The course also equips students with skills and practical training to enable them to effectively participate in development activities and initiate empowering community engagements.

Career Opportunities

  • Social workers
  • Community development specialists
  • Counselors
  • Project Managers
  • Policy Makers
  • Self-employment

Programme Objectives

  • To provide an understanding of the various intervention measures in solving social problems within societies.
  • To understand various methods and approaches used in social and community development
  • To enhance understanding of participatory skills in management of development projects.
  • To sensitize practitioners in development processes on strategies to influence change in the living conditions of communities.
  • To provide sufficient knowledge and skills for those candidates aspiring to advance studies in this field.

Entry Requirements

  • An aggregate grade of C-(C Minus) and above in K.C.S.E
  • D- in either Mathematics /Business Studies/Geography/History/CRE/Computer Studies/Agriculture either with
  • D- in English or Kiswahili

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop skills which are responsive and relevant to the societies needs and aspirations
  • Develop conceptual skills in the analysis of concepts and practices in community development.
  • To impact practical skills which can enable students to enter the job market with confidence

Next intake January 2020

 

 

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