bachelor of community development

Course Duration:
4 Years
Mode of Study:
Block release, Full Time
Type:
Undergraduate

The Bachelor of Community Development  is designed to instil knowledge, skills and attitudes and to provide tools, all of which are focused on responding to the social and economic needs of the people  as identified by the people  themselves. Graduates in this degree programme will fit under several  employment  opportunities including in the  government as  community  development workers, social, poverty and community development policy analysts  and planners.  They will also work with the private sector  as coordinators, managers, and programme officers, social and community development workers  in Non-Governmental  Organizations  (NGOs), Community-Based Organizations  (CBOs) and Faith-Based Organizations  (FBOs) involved in poverty  reduction  programmes, natural  resource and environment  management, gender  issues, social services  delivery, HIV/AIDS control, and food security improvement.

Target Group

Preservice applicants and in-service candidates with extensive experience in the areas of community development but seeking to advance their career.

Course Admission Requirements

  • BGCSE holders with Credit in English and Pass in Maths. Holders of Diploma in Community
  • Development  or any related Diploma will start the programme at 3rd Year.
Course Modules

The Bachelor of Community Development  is designed to instil knowledge, skills and attitudes and to provide tools, all of which are focused on responding to the social and economic needs of the people  as identified by the people  themselves. Graduates in this degree programme will fit under several  employment  opportunities including in the  government as  community  development workers, social, poverty and community development policy analysts  and planners.  They will also work with the private sector  as coordinators, managers, and programme officers, social and community development workers  in Non-Governmental  Organizations  (NGOs), Community-Based Organizations  (CBOs) and Faith-Based Organizations  (FBOs) involved in poverty  reduction  programmes, natural  resource and environment  management, gender  issues, social services  delivery, HIV/AIDS control, and food security improvement.

Target Group

Preservice applicants and in-service candidates with extensive experience in the areas of community development but seeking to advance their career.

Course Admission Requirements

  • BGCSE holders with Credit in English and Pass in Maths. Holders of Diploma in Community
  • Development  or any related Diploma will start the programme at 3rd Year.