This award is for people who are seeking to work in social development, and wish to examine community-based strategies for enhancing health and wellbeing of a population. This includes local health planners, community health staff, health promoters and community workers addressing health improvement.
The award focuses on analysing the relationship between gender, health and development; identifying the many opportunities and constraints related to the social development of a community; appraisal of the impact of such opportunities and constraints on a planned health project or programme; and the effective planning and implementation of health and social interventions.
Honours degree or diploma, preferably in a health, social science or development related subject.
Those without an Honours degree may be considered if they have other relevant qualifications and/or appropriate work experience.
Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)
School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management
Psychology and Sociology