Postgraduate Diploma in Social Impact Assessment

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Faculty Website:   Faculty of Humanities
Department: Department of Sociology
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Postgraduate Diploma in Social Impact Assessment
Programme Code: E7001Q

Medium of Facilitation: part-time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 

Application Start Date: 1 April 2024
Application End Date: 28 February 2025

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway

Contacts: CUJ Call Centre 011 559-4555

Duration of Study: 2 Weeks

Programme Fees


The purpose of this module is to enable learners to analyse and contextualise the concepts and practice of participation and institutional development. It critically assesses the meaning of participation and investigates strategies for increasing the quality and quantity of participation in development, especially in relation to disadvantaged communities.

Career Opportunities

The National Environmental Management Act of 1998 requires that the social and economic impact of all new development projects must be assessed. This affects the construction of new roads, factories, shopping centres, etc. This course offers an excellent opportunity for entry to the many job opportunities that are being opened up by the act.

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements as per departmental discretion.

More Information

Please use the following application Specific Token when applying: PGDSOC

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