Courses Catalogue

Community Development

COURSE CODE: PDS 9121
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Doctor of philosophy of development studies programme
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

This course examines the concepts, theories and practice of community development. The various community development methods are also explored, as well as community participation and social action in various contexts.   

 

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, students should be able to:

  • Understand the various concepts of community development.
  • Comprehend the theories and practices of community development.
  • Appreciate the community development methods and social action processes. 

 

Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, students are expected to understand the key community development concepts, theories and approaches and their practical application in their various fields.