BA in Community Development & Leadership

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Department of Social Work, Faculty of Humanities​​
Department: Department of Social Work
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: BA in Community Development & Leadership
Programme Code: B7015Q
Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 376
SAQA: 111933

Application Start Date: 
Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022


This is a first formative qualification. A successful student will have acquired the
intellectual competencies and practical skills to discuss, problematise and investigate 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. Furthermore,
students will be able to facilitate the establishment and management of community-based
organisations within the context of community economic development.

Career Opportunities

Municipalities, Government Departments
(e.g. Department of Social Development) and
Non-Government Organisations (focusing on
development work)


Admission Requirements


Selection Process

A minimum APS of 27 & 5(60%+) in English

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