BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
The program is designed to help students develop an understanding of basic theoretical concepts in various disciplines of social sciences in order to equip students with a multidisciplinary understanding of development. It also equips students to participate and handle development projects at community national and regional level competently.

TARGET GROUP
Students interested in the area of development like community based organizations(CBOs), non governmental organizations NGOs, CDF managers.

MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT.
A candidate must be a
•Holder of KCSE certificate with an aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C in mathematics and English or Kiswahili.
•Be a holder of KCE division two with a credit pass in English or Kiswahili
•Be a holder of KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and subsidiary pass in general paper. Or
•Be a holder of diploma in community development / development studies with a minimum of credit pass from JKUAT or from a recognized institution by the university senate.

PROGRAM DURATION
This course is offered in eight academic semesters organized in four academic years. Each semester will have a maximum of nine units and a minimum of seven units each unit having a minimum of 35 contact hours.

8 thoughts on “BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

  1. Hello. i hold a diploma in project planning and management from the university of nairobi. So will i be permitted to take a degree in development studies in your institution?

      • Hello, i hold a diploma in community development from Thika institute of business studies. Do i qualify to pursue a degree in development studies in your institution?if yes do you offer part time classes for this course?

        • Yes you qualify…please come with your particulars for your application…thanks
          sorry for replying late