Diploma In Community Disability Studies

Course Overview

The programme is designed to expose students to both theoretical and practical experiences in relation to community challenges. The programme produces people with requisite knowledge, attitudes and skills to play diverse roles, advocacy, sensitization, education and training. It equips policy advisors with skills and knowledge in policy formulation and implementation to promotes creativity among service providers, civic and religious leaders. The programme structure is as below:

Course Duration: 2 Years

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Year One - Semester One


CDS21101 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS DCDS
CDS21102 DISABILITY AND INCLUSION DCDS
CDS21105 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY DCDS
CDS21106 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY DCDS


Year One - Semester Two


CDS21201 EDUCATION AND DISABILITY DCDS
CDS21202 COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION DCDS
CDS21203 HUMAN RIGHTS AND LEGISLATION DCDS
CDS21204 SOCIAL SERVICES DCDS
CDS21205 SOCIOLOGY OF ORGANISATIONS DCDS


Year Two - Semester One


CDS22101 PROJECT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT DCDS
CDS22102 HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT DCDS
CDS22104 SOCIAL POLICY AND PLANNING DCDS
CDS22106 ETHICS AND DISABILITY DCDS
CDS22107 UNDERSTANDING DISABILITY CATEGORIES DCDS


Year Two- Semester Two


CDS22201 PARTICIPATORY RURAL APPRAISAL DCDS
CDS22202 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT DCDS
CDS22203 COMMUNITY BASED HEALTH CARE DCDS
CDS22204 COUNSELLING SPECIAL POPULATIONS DCDS
CDS22206 COMMUNITY BASED ATTACHMENT DCDS