Bachelor Of Arts In Development Studies

Course Overview

This programme of Development Studies offers training to undergraduate students. It is a three years programme leading to the award of Bachelor of Arts degree in Development Studies. The programme has been developed to expose students to both theoretical and practical experiences in relation to development. The theoretical component provides relevant theoretical orientations to the nature of development issues. That is, development needs interventions and challenges. The theoretical orientation also enables students to develop the skills of critical analysis of development issues.

The practical component of the course programme, presents opportunities for students to acquire development experiences across space and time. Second year students are encouraged to undertake practical projects (internship) in a chosen community or organisation to enable them learn the practice of development work and research. Other Programmes coming on board are in Gender Studies at Diploma, Degree, Post Graduate Diploma and Masters Level.

Course Duration: 3 Years

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Year One - Semester One


DES31101 DEVELOPMENT THEORY BADES
DES31104 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY BADES
DES31105 COMMUNICATION SKILLS BADES
DES31106 HIV/AIDS AND DEVELOPMENT BADES


Year One - Semester Two


DES31103 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY BADES
DES31202 GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT BADES
DES31203 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN DEVELOPMENT BADES
DES31204 SOCIAL SERVICES BADES
DES31205 ECONOMICS BADES
DES31206 THEORY AND MANAGEMENT OF ORGANISATIONS BADES


Year Two - Semester One


DES32103 PROJECT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT BADES
DES32104 POLITICAL ECONOMY BADES
DES32105 CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS BADES
DES32106 PARTICIPATORY RURAL APPRAISAL BADES


Year Two- Semester Two


DES32202 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT BADES
DES32203 HUMAN RIGHTS BADES
DES32206 COMMUNITY HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT BADES
PAM32104 SOCIAL POLICY AND PLANNING BADES


Year Three- Semester One


DES33101 DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS (ECON II) BADES
DES33102 DISASTER MANAGEMENT AND REFUGEE STUDIES BADES
DES33104 MONITORING AND EVALUATION BADES
MGT33106 DEVELOPMENT FINANCE BADES
PAM32107 POPULATION STUDIES BADES


Year Three - Semester Two


DES33201 DEVELOPMENT ETHICS BADES
DES33206 ADMINISTRATIVE LAW BADES
DES33207 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT BADES
DES33208 DEVELOPMENT ADVOCACY BADES
PAM33208 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT BADES