Ordinary Diploma in Community Development

Ordinary Diploma of Community Development (DCD)

Programme objectives

To equip candidates with knowledge and skills to enable them to become effective change agents who will have the capacity to collaborate with other extension staff to spearhead development at grass root level.

Programme duration

The Ordinary Diploma of Community Development programme is designed to take four semesters (two academic years) each semester consisted of 16 weeks.

In their second year of the study, students are subjected to a practical research work on specific aspects related to community development at the end of which are required to submit a report for partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Ordinary Diploma of Community Development.

Admission requirements

Applicants for Diploma programmes (NTA Level 5&6) must have completed a certificate programme (NTA Level 4) in a relevant field.
They must have a CSEE with at least four passes in relevant subjects.