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The Diploma of Community Development programme at SMMUCo is offered by the Faculty of Social Science under the department of Community Development. The diploma is a full-time, intensive development diploma programme designed to prepare a well-rounded and marketable candidates for a career for successful domestic and international operations and focusing on the global environment within which economic operates. It also instils and develops entrepreneurial capabilities to enable graduates to take advantage of emerging development opportunities.

Community development refers to progress resulting to promoting standard of living. Countries around the world are going through rapid economic changes, resulting from the current fast developments in science and technology. Tanzania is equally affected by such changes since change is inevitable. Change can bring about an improvement to the well-being of the people but it can also be highly disastrous. The process is so dynamic hence important to prepare people to manage the process for positive results. The Diploma in Community Development will enhance imparting knowledge to people who can work particularly in the field.

The programme is a fully integrated one. The student learns practical skills in direct relation to the relevant theory and experiences the impact of change processes as an individual or a small group. The student is required to read, discuss and reflect upon the wide context in which the roles of development administrators are applied practically for human development

The diploma programme consists of the following interrelated strands:

  • Theoretical studies, skills development through peer skills practice,
  • Personal development, Supervision and research report.

Entry Qualification

Category A: Direct Entry

  1. Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with at least three credits
  2. Certificate of Advanced Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) with at least one principal pass and one subsidiary pass.

Category B: Equivalent Entry Qualification

  1. Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with at least two credits or four passes
  2. Certificate in Social sciences or Business Studies from a recognized Institution by NACTE or TCU and must be approved by the SMMUCo

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