Blantyre International University Bachelor of Community Development
Information about the Blantyre International University BIU Bachelor of Community Development for this Academic year. Applicants can find valuable insights regarding the subject on this page. Welcome to Studyinmalawi.com. The above is information will assist you to make an informed decision.
Brief History; Blantyre International University BIU) was established in 2008 to provide high quality university education for this century. This is predicated on its belief that education must be life-long – that education is not a spatial monopoly of something called the school and college; not a time-bound learning experience; there is no such thing as childhood education, adolescent education, youth education, or adult education.
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The Community Development programme is meant to support Government of Malawi and other SADC countries effort in building the capacity of local institutions to manage the environment and natural resources. It is meant to achieve this by integrating socioeconomic development through local community initiatives for sustainable community development.
Aims of the Programme
The programme is meant to equip graduates with relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to become efficient community development workers who are able to facilitate and manage development projects, programmes and small to medium enterprises.
Objectives of the Programme
By the end of this programme the student should be able to:
- Demonstrate necessary skills needed to work effectively in the community.
- Facilitate development projects.
Applicants for admission into the undergraduate programmes will be subject to selective screening based on academic achievement at the secondary level. The table below shows the standards for evaluating secondary school’s credentials for undergraduate admission.
Examination Minimum Requirement
Malawi School Certificate of Education [ MSCE ] or IGSCE/GSCE A full certificate with at least six credits,
including the following subjects:
- Social and Development Studies/Life Skills
A-Level : One ‘A’ level pass
IB : One upper level pass
Mature Entry : Work or Business Experience of three years or more
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