BA in Community Development and Leadership

General

Program Description

The primary purpose of this qualification is to develop students to become community development leaders in the facilitation of processes, techniques and principles in the initiation, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and sustainment of developmental projects and programmes, based on people-centred, asset-based participatory theoretical approaches to address inequality, poverty and injustice. Further students will be able to facilitate the establishment and management of community based organisations within the context of community economic development.

The curriculum for BA (Community Development and Leadership) consists of 22 semester modules compiled as follows:

First Year Second Year Third Year Semester modules
Community Development and Leadership 1A&1B Community Development and Leadership 2A&2B Community Development and Leadership 3A&3B 6
Public Management and Governance 1A&1B Public Management and Governance 2A&2B Public Management and Governance 3A&3B 6
Development Studies 1A&1B Development Studies 2A&2B Internship 3000 6
English 1C&1D Politics 1A&1B 4
8 semester modules 8 semester modules 6 semester modules 22

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Last updated Aug 2019

About the School

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university i ... Read More

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development. Read less