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General

All Location

Mogadishu-Somalia

Duration

1 year

Earliest Start Date

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Application Deadline

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Languages

English

Study Type

Campus / DL Online

Pace

Full Time / Part Time / DL Online

Tuition Fees

$

diploma level degrees in development studies are generally one year in length, and provide a good foundation on the subject. They will often be a pathway to a master’s degree or research program in the field.

Employment options

diploma will get your foot in the door with many development sector employers, but a master’s degree is more commonly a prerequisite. Since undergraduate courses aren’t especially common, employers prefer a more rigorous postgraduate degree.

The programme aims to produce skilled people who can apply basic to middle level skills in development.

The objectives of the programme are:

  • To guide students through basic research methods in development studies in order to explore and understand the various development challenges faced by communities.
  • To equip students with knowledge and skills that equips them to be agents of positive change in society.
  • To expose students to various theories, topical issues and practical examples of transformative development processes so that they can inform social change processes in communities.

Career Opportunities

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

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop skills which are responsive and relevant to the society’s 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

Diploma in development studies

Duration: 4 Semesters

Course Units: 22

Department: BM

Course Structure

Course Code

Course Title

Semester

1.      

Study and Communication Skills    

1

2.      

Theories of Social and Political Change    

1

3.      

Foundation of Development Studies I       

1

4.      

English I

1

5.      

Introduction to computers

1

6.      

Political Economy of Development  

2

7.      

The Role of NGOs in Development 

2

8.      

Rural and Agricultural Development         

2

9.      

English II

2

10.                         

Family in Historical & Theoretical perspective

2

11.                         

Foundation of Development Studies II      

3

12.                         

Technology and Development

3

13.                         

Environment and Development in Developing Countries   

3

14.                         

Introduction to theatre for Development   

3

15.                         

Globalization, Environment and Sustainable Development       

3

16.                         

Introduction to Social Research       

3

17.                         

Democracy, Governance and Development         

4

18.                         

Human Resources Management and Development       

4

19.                         

Social Dimensions of Health  

4

20.                         

Organizational Behavior        

4

21.                         

Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Projects   

4

22.                         

Economic Policy Growth and Development         

4

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