Department of Community Development Psycho-Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programmes

Certificate in Community Based Work with Children and  Youth (CBWCY)

Program Structure

Year

Semester

Programme Codes

Title of Course

Credits (BQA)

 

 

Year 1

 

Semester 1

PP012

Personal and Professional Development

18

IH012

Introduction to Human Rights-based Approaches & Child Protection

18

 

Total Semester 1 credits

36

Semester 2

CS011

Child and Youth Development

18

CY011

Care and Support of Children at Risk

18

 

 

 

Total Semester 2 credits

36

 

 

YEAR 1 TOTAL CREDITS

72

 

Year 2

 

Semester 1

IC012

Integrated Development in Communities

18

SL012

Service Learning    Project

30

 

 

Total Semester 1 credits

48

 

 

 

 

YEAR 2 TOTAL CREDITS

48

PROGRAMME TOTAL CREDITS

120

Bsc in Youth Development Work (BSc in YDW)

Program Structure

Year

Semester

Programme Codes

Title of Course

Credits (BQA)

 

 

 

 

Year 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester 1

YFL211

Foundations for Learning Success

10

YTP211

 

Youth Development Work: Introduction to theory and practice

15

YPD211

 

Youth Development Work: personal and professional Development

15

YPA211

Introduction to Political Institutions and Analysis

10

 

Total Semester 1 credits

50

Semester 2

 

 

YIS212

Introduction to Sociology

15

YSY212

Sociology of Youth

15

YCI212

Contemporary Issues in Youth Development Work

15

YAI212

Youth advocacy: ICTs in Youth Development

10

 

 

 

 

 

Total Semester 2 credits

55

YEAR 1 TOTAL CREDITS

105

 

 

 

 

Year 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester 1

YEA221

English for Academic Purposes

10

YAT221

Youth Advocacy principles & tools

15

YIE221

Introduction to Economics

10

YPS221

Introduction to Psychology: Social, Development and Abnormal

15

 

 

Total Semester 1 credits

50

 

Semester 2

YDP222

Developmental Psychology -

15

YML222

Management and leadership skills for youth development work

10

YGP222

 

Youth Governance and Participation

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

YGT222

 

Supporting youth grief and trauma

10

 

Total Semester 2 credits

45

YEAR 2 TOTAL CREDITS

95

 

 

Year 3

 

 

 

Semester 1

YNP231

Youth development work: networks, partnerships and resources

15

YSM231

Science, Medicine and Technology in Society

10

YPC231

Peace conflict resolution and mediation

10

ISR231

Introduction to social Research

15

 

 

Semester 2

 

Total semester 1 credits

50

YCO232

Working with youth in community and organisational settings (mini field projects)

20

YHS232

Health, Safety and well-being being in youth development work

15

 

Total Semester 2 credits

35

 

 

YEAR 3 TOTAL CREDITS

85

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 4

 

 

Semester 1

 

ASR241

Applied Social Research (research project)

15 (30)

YSP241

Strategic planning and programme management for youth development

15

 

 

Total Semester 1 credits

45

Semester 2 Electives

YSD242

Youth and sustainable development (elective

15

     

YES242

Youth Entrepreneurship and sustainable livelihoods (elective)

15

 

ASR232

Applied Social Research (research project submission)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Semester 2 credits

15 (30)

YEAR 4 TOTAL CREDITS

75

PROGRAMME TOTAL CREDITS

360

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