MA in Community Development (Coursework)

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Department of Social Work, Faculty of Humanities​​
Department: Department of Social Work
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MA in Community Development (Coursework)
Programme Code: M7067Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
SAQA: 73964

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


The aim of this programme is to develop advanced competencies related to the scientific
basis and professional education of social workers, social service professionals and other
community development workers to meet local development needs in a changing global

Career Opportunities


Admission Requirements


Selection Process

A four-year bachelor's degree in Social Work, or its equivalent, or a three-year degree in
Social Work together with an honours degree in Social Work considered by the head of the
department to be appropriate is required. Alternatively, students from related disciplines with
a three-year degree and an honours degree, or a four-year qualification considered by the
head of the department to be appropriate could also qualify. Students from related disciplines
will, however, not be permitted to register as social workers with the South African Council for
Social Service Professions after completion of this programme.

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