Bachelor of Arts in Community Development

Course Details

In line with Kenyas Vision 2030 and with the promulgation of a new constitution in Kenya, it is paramount that we build better communities that are responsible for their own development. The Bachelor of Science degree in Community Development directly responds to these challenges by endeavouring to equip community development workers with required knowledge and skills that will enable them act as facilitators in community development in all dimensions.

Program Objective

The course is designed to prepare students to respond to the current needs and challenges in both rural and urban communities. The program will add value to development work within the local communities, churches, faith-based organizations, non-governmental organizations, co-operatives as well as relevant government departments.

Admission Requirements

KCSE grade C+ with C- in English or its equivalents with a minimum of a C+ in any three of the following subjects; English, Mathematics, Biology, Geography, Economics or Agriculture, Or
KACE with at least 2 principles and 2 subsidiaries, Or
A Diploma in a related area with at least a Credit Pass.
Modes of study:

Full time (Regular)
Parallel (Evening)

The minimum course duration will be three (3) years for those with a diploma in Community Development from St. Paul's University or other recognized Universities and Colleges, and four (4) years for those who join directly from high school level. Students will therefore be advised to consult with faculty on these different levels of entry.

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  1. Attach photocopies of all academic and professional certificates. If they are not in English send translated and certified
    copies. Non-English speakers must provide proof of competence in English.
  2. Attach a copy of your recent coloured passport size photographs
  3. Please note that you are required to pay a non refundable application fee for your application to be processed.
    • Postgraduate Application Fee- KSh.3,000.00
    • Undergraduate Application Fee- KSh. 1,500.00
    • Diploma & Certificate Application Fee- KSh. 1,000.00 
    • Special Entrance Exam & YCMP Application Fee- KSh. 1,000
    • CPA Application Fee- KSh. 1,000.00 
    • You can deposit the application fee in any of our bank accounts and then scan and attach the bank slip here. Click Here to see our bank details



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Our Vision

A University of academic excellence based on Christian principles producing graduates in various fields for global service.

Our Mission

To develop servant leaders by imparting knowledge, skills and values through creative methods of education, research and Christian spiritual formation.

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