Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Arts in Community Development in South Africa

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Arts in Community Development(Community Development)
  • Major Subject: Community Development
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Arts in Community Development

  •  Cornerstone Institute, Cape Town  
    Admission Requirements:
    -A three year Bachelor of Arts degree (or equivalent) with social science as a major subject
    -Minimum of 60% average in third year key modules in social science.

    Time Commitment:
    -Minimum one year, maximum three years

    Course Outline:

    Subjects

    Compulsory:
    -Social Theory for Community Development
    -Research Methods for Community Development
    -Policy and Legislative / Regulatory Framework for Community Development
    -Organisational Management in Community Development Practice
    -Independent Research Project (linked to Work Integrated Learning)

    Electives (select one of four – only two electives will be available each calendar year)
    -Sustainable Community Development
    -Local Economic Development
    -Community Development in the Rural-Urban Continuum
    -Youth Development
  •  University of South Africa UNISA, Pretoria  
    Course entry requirements
    -A National Senior Certificate (NSC) (Degree endorsement) with at least 50% in the language of teaching and learning,
    or
    -A Senior Certificate (SC) with matriculation exemption or qualify for the exemption from the Matriculation Board with at least a D symbol on HG or a C symbol on SG in the language of teaching and learning.

    Maximum time to complete this qualification: 8 years
  •  University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg  
    Bachelor of Arts Honours in Community Development

    Admission requirements: A bachelor’s degree in community development or a related major (e.g. development studies, education, public health, public management, sociology, psychology) and an average third-year mark of at least 65%.

    Duration of programme: 1 year full time




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