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Diploma in Community Development

Africa International University, Kenya Ranked #569 in Africa


Next enrollment cycle

August 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 1,187

Course Accredited By


  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Diploma
It is a two-year program that requires the completion of 66 credit hours spread out in 4 semesters. This course is intended to equip the students with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable them to facilitate and manage development activities in the community.

One can take full time, evening, blended online learning or holiday studies at our Karen Campus

Enrollment Cycles

  • August 2023
  • September 2023
  • December 2023
  • January 2024
  • April 2024
  • May 2024
  •  Requirement is C- or a Certificate in education or a related program

Semester One
DCD111 Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation 3hrs
DCD112/ DS425 Training and Facilitation Skills for Capacity Building 3hrs
UC113 Essential s of ICT 3hrs
UC111 College English Writing 3hrs
UC112 Library Research and Information Competency 3hrs
Total Contact Hours 15 hrs

Semester Two
DCD121/ DS111 Introduction to Sustainable Development 3hrs
DCD122/ DS122 Systems Theory and Other Theories of Development 3hrs
DCD123/ DS123 Community Development Strategies and Approaches 3hrs
D124/ DS131 Principles and Practice of Community Development 3hrs
UC135 Bible Survey 3hrs
Total Contact Hours 15hrs

Semester One
DCD211 Lobbying and Advocacy 3hrs
GS321 Research Methodology 3hrs
DCD212 Participatory Community Development 3hrs
DCD213 Disaster Preparedness and Management 3hrs
DCD214 Gender and Affirmative Action in Development 3hrs
DCD215 Project 3hrs
Total Contact Hours 18 hrs

Semester Two
UC122 Introduction to Human Behaviour 3hrs
DCD222 Social Statistics 3hrs
DCD224 Community Development Strategies and Practice 3hrs
DCD225 Project Planning and Management 3hrs
DCD226 Management of Community Based Organizations 3hrs
DCD 227 Internship 3hrs
Total Contact Hours 18 hrs

KES 32000 per semester 

Total fees KES 128000

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