Colleges and Universities Offering Diploma in Community Development in Kenya

  • Course Name: Diploma in Community Development(Community Development)
  • Major Subject: Community Development
  • Course Category: Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Diploma in Community Development

  • Machakos Institute of Technology Machakos Institute of Technology, Machakos  

    -Minimum qualifications are KCSE C- or KCE Div. 2 or the equivalent
    -Certificate in Community development, Social development, Social work, Community Health, Counseling and Psychology.
    -Course open to Beginners, Development workers, Social workers, Project managers and Fresh students.

    DCD 3101: Introduction to Community Development
    DCD 3102: Life skills
    DCD 3103: Social Work Theory and Practice
    DCD 3104: Development Economics
    DCD 3105: Community Based Organizations
    DCD 3106: Communication Skills
    DCD 3107: Entrepreneurship
    DCD 3108: Community Capacity building and Partnerships
    DCD 3109: Information Communication Technology
    DCD 3110: Resource Mobilization and Fundraising
    DCD 3111: Project Management
    DCD 3112: Advocacy and Lobbying
    DCD 3113: HIV/AIDS and other Pandemics
    DCD 3114: Statistics
    DCD 3115: Legal Aspects in Social Development
    DCD 3116: Resources Management
    DCD 3117: Transformation and Social Marketing
    DCD 3118: Community Development Methodologies
    DCD 3119: Management of Community Concerns
    DCD 3120: Community Leadership
    DCD 3121: Gender and Development
    DCD 3122: Project
    DCD 3123: Field Practicum
  • Kenya Institute of Social Work Kenya Institute of Social Work, Nairobi   
    Admission criteria
    -Minimum qualifications are KCSE C- or KCE Division 2 or the equivalent
    -Certificate in Community development, Social development, Social work, Community Health, Counseling and Psychology.
    -Course open to Beginners, Development workers, Social workers, Project managers and Fresh students

    Course duration: 3 years

    Exam body
    -ABMA UK

    Course content
    -Management Of Community Concerns
    -Community Leadership
    -Gender And Development
    -Transformation And Social Marketing
    -Community Development Methodologies
    -HIV/Aids And Other Pandemics
    -Basic Mathematics
    -Resources Management
    -Legal Aspects In Social Work
    -Project (Total Supervisory Unit)
    -Social Research Methods.
    -Resource Mobilization And Fundraising
    -Project Management
    -Advocacy And Lobbying
    -Social Work Theory And Practice
    -Development Economics
    -Community Based Organizations
    -Community Capacity Building And Partnerships
    -English Language
    -Communication Skills
    -Information Communication Technology
    -Introduction To Community Development
  • Delhi College Delhi College, Nairobi  
    Examination Body: ABMA

    Duration: 108 weeks

    Language: English

    Course outline:
    Level 4 Diploma
    • Community Development Values
    • Community Health and Disease Management
    • Understanding Poverty in Communities
    • Supporting the Vulnerable in Communities
    • Sociological Perspectives on Community
    • Life skills
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Information communication technology
    • Communication skills

    Level 5 Diploma
    • Business Planning and Practice for Community Organizations
    • Conflict Resolution and Community Campaigning
    • Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management
    • Marketing Principles and Methods for Community Organizations
    • Project Finance and Funding

    Level 6 Diploma
    • Community and Inter-Agency Working
    • Social and Community Enterprise
    • Intercultural Dialogue and Community Engagement
    • Reflective Practice in Community Development
    • Comparative Policy and Social Movements in Community Development
  • Africa Nazarene University Africa Nazarene University, Nairobi  
    Duration: 4 Trimesters

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -Minimum KCSE grade of C- (Minus) or
    -3 credits in IGCSE or its equivalent, Or
    -Minimum GPA of 2.3 from ANU Certificate

    Course Content:
    -Professional Writing
    -Concepts of Computer Application
    -Intro to Community Development
    -Principles of management
    -Capacity Building and Sustainable Development
    -Mathematics for Liberal Arts
    -Community Mobilization in Development
    -Human Resource Management
    -Development of Society
    -Peace Building and Post-Conflict Development
    -Research Methods
    -Principles of Social Work
    -Health Education and Community Development
    -Entrepreneurship and Community Development
    -Project Developments and Management
    -Monitoring and Evaluation of community projects
    -Christian Ethics
    -Internship (Field Attachment/ Practicum)
  • Coast Institute of Technology Coast Institute of Technology, Voi  
    Course details:
    -Community capacity building and empowerment and community based organization
    -Social work theory and practice and community development
    -Communication skills and ICT
    -Community capacity building and empowerment, community-based organizations

    -Advocacy, Lobbying and Legal aspects in
    -Social development
    -Recourse mobilization, fundraising and project management
    -Recourse management , HIV and AIDS and other pandemics

    -Transformation and Social marketing
    -Gender and Development and community leadership
    -Community develop methodologies and Management of community concerns
  • Chuka University Chuka University, Chuka  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Mean grade C- in KCSE, or its equivalent, OR Certificate with at least a credit in related course from institutions recognized by the Chuka University Senate.

    Course duration: 4 semesters

    Mode of study: Full-time or Work-based Day, Evening or Weekend

    Admission timelines are: September, January and May each year for full time students; December, April and August of each year for part time/holiday-based/work-based students.
  • PC Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute PC Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute, Nairobi  
    (i) Module I

    Admission criteria
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Program duration: 6 months

    Intake: January/May

    (ii) Module II

    Course entry requirements
    -Pass in Module I/Pass In Craft Module II

    Program duration: 6 months

    Intake: January/May

    (iii) Module III

    Course entry requirements
    -Pass In Module II

    Program duration: 6 months

    Intake: January/May
  • East Africa Institute of Certified Studies East Africa Institute of Certified Studies, Nairobi  
    Course outline

    Introduction to Community Health
    First Aid
    Counseling Basics
    Community Nutrition
    Communication Skills
    Information Communication Technology
    Environmental Health
    Mother Child Health
    Communicable and Non Communicable Diseases
    Life Skills
    Care of Special Groups
    Research Methods

    Course Duration: 9 months

    Exam Body: JP-UK

    Grade: D+ and Below
  • Africa International University Africa International University, Nairobi  
    Duration: 2 years

    Course Overview:
    -Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation
    -Essential s of ICT
    -Systems Theory and Other Theories of Development
    -Principles and Practice of Community Development
    -Lobbying and Advocacy
    -Participatory Community Development
    -Disaster Preparedness and Management
    -Community Development Strategies and Practice
    -Management of Community Based Organizations
  • University of Eldoret University of Eldoret, Eldoret  
    Minimum entry requirements:
    i. KCSE mean grade C plain with C- in Mathematics or Physics; C- in any 2 of the other science subjects and C plain in English or Kiswahili OR
    ii. KCE Division III with a pass in Mathematics or Physics, a pass in any 2 of the other science subjects and a pass in English or Kiswahili OR
    iii. Certificate in Agriculture/Community Development or related field.
  • Karatina University Karatina University, Karatina  
    Admission Requirements:

    Minimum mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE and C- English/Kiswahili OR ‘A’ Level qualification with at least a subsidiary pass and KCE Division III with a pass in either English or Kiswahili. OR Certificate in Community Development or in a related field.
  • Daystar University  Daystar University , Athi River  
    Admission shall be granted to holders of the qualifications below:

    KCSE mean grade of C- (minus) with a certificate course from a recognized institution or a mean grade of C (plain) or Principal Pass in 'A' levels, or 4 credits in GCE or their equivalent.
  • Rifkins College Rifkins College, Mombasa  
    Course entry requirements
    (i) Level 4

    -D (plain) in KCSE or equivalent

    (ii) Level 5

    -Pass in Level 4

    Course duration
    Full time - 6 months
    Part time -9 months

    Exam body: ABMA (UK)
  • Zetech University Zetech University, Thika  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) An aggregate grade of C-(C Minus) and above in K.C.S.E
    (ii) D- in either Mathematics /Business Studies/Geography/History/CRE/Computer Studies/Agriculture either with
    (iii) D- in English or Kiswahili
  • Jusnet Business Institute Jusnet Business Institute, Malindi  
    Minimum requirements: K.C.S.E C-(minus)

    Duration: 2 1/2 years

    Tution fees:
    -Module 1 ksh25,000
    -Module 2 ksh25,000
    -Module 3 ksh25,000
    -Exam fees ksh39,000

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