Development studies is a multidisciplinary subject that focuses on the evolution of nations from political, cultural, geographical, and socio-economic perspectives.
Development studies graduates have a wide range of career options.
Admission Entry Requirements
1. Applicants with the National Senior Certificate: The minimum requirements for admission to a Bachelor’s Degree must be met.
In addition, students will have the following:
Minimum Admission Point Score (APS): – 31 With Mathematics – 32 With Mathematical Literacy
English (Home or First Additional Language): Level 4
Mathematics: Level 2
What can you do with a development studies degree?
Mathematical Literacy: Level 3.
Development Projects/Programmes Officers/Managers
Development Planning Officers/Managers
Socio-economic and Marketing Researchers
Social and Environmental Impact Analysts
Monitoring and Evaluation Specialists
Corporate Responsibility or Social Investment Officers/Managers
Community Engagement Advisors
Social Sector Managers
Gender and Development Experts
Community Development Experts.
What are the subjects in development studies?
SDS111–Introduction to Development Studies.
SSF111 –Fundaments of Social Science I.
SSE121 –Introduction to Microeconomics.
BCS151 –Communication and Study Skills.
BMG101 –Ethics and Sustainable Behavior in Society.
What is the benefit of Development Studies?
The main objective of the Development Studies courses is to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed for a career in the field of development, give them a good understanding of the development experiences of different countries and empower them with the analytical and conceptual skills needed to understand.
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