Diploma In Social Work And Social Administration

Course Overview

The course is housed in the School of Social Sciences, in the department of Development and Community Studies. The programme of Diploma of Arts degree in Social Work and Social Administration offers training to undergraduate students. It is a 2 years programme leading to the award of a Diploma in SWASA.

The programme has been carefully developed to equip participants with appropriate skills, knowledge and understanding of social issues, programmes, challenges and opportunities related to our communities. The course therefore exposes students to both theoretical and practical experiences in relation to social problems. The theoretical component presents the relevant theoretical orientations on the nature of social development needs, interventions and challenges.

Students in their second year are required to undertake internship trainings during the vacation following the second semester. The practical component of the course programme provides students with the opportunity to transform the knowledge and skills acquired in class into practical abilities. The student will attain integral development, including the capacity to build and use relationships, knowledge, imagination, opportunities, influence, time and ability to work under challenging circumstances in transforming society as change agents.

 

Course Duration: 2 Years

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Year One - Semester One


DGC31114 FUNCTIONAL COMMUNICATIONAL SKILLS DSWASA
DGC31115 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY DSWASA


Year One - Semester Two


DBA21201 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS DSWASA
DSA21202 SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY DSWASA
DSA21203 THEORY AND PRACTICE OF SOCIAL WORK II DSWASA
DSA21204 ELEMENTS OF SOCIAL WORK INTERVENTIONS DSWASA


Year Two- Semester One


BSA32102 ORGANISATIONAL THEORY DSWASA
DSA22102 COMMUNITY HEALTH DSWASA
DSA22104 BASIC STATISTICS DSWASA
DSA22106 COMMUNITY BASED INTERVENTION STRATEGIES DSWASA
DSA22107 FIELD WORK I DSWASA


Year Two - Semester Two


BSA32106 COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION DSWASA
DSA2203 ECONOMICS DSWASA
DSA22107B FIELD WORK II DSWASA
DSA22201 ETHICS VALUES AND SOCIAL WORK DSWASA
DSA22202 RESEARCH METHODS DSWASA
DSA22204 FAMILY SERVICES AND LAW DSWASA
DSA22205 INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT II DSWASA
DSA22208 SOCIAL SECURITY AND PROTECTION DSWASA