The following section will outline courses offered in following degree programmes in the Faculty of Social Sciences:

  • Bachelor of Social Science in Development Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Human Rights

Bachelor of Social Science in Development Studies Courses

SEMESTER 1
YEAR 1 DEV  1101 Introduction to Development Studies
DEV  1102 Introduction to Economics
HUR  1103 Introduction to Human Rights
COM 1104 Introduction to Communication Skills
DEV  1105 Culture and Development
CHL  1106 Spiritual Formation
SEMESTER 2
DEV 1201 Economics
HUR 1202 Human Rights Theory and Practice
DEV 1203 Social Science Statistics
HUR 1204 Philosophy of Human Rights
COM 1205 Integrated Academic Writing
CHD 1206 Marriage and Family
SEMESTER 3
YEAR 2 DEV 2301 Introduction to Political Science & Governance
DEV 2302 Social Policy and Development
HUR 2303 Perspectives on Inequalities
COM 2304 Advanced Composition Writing
HUR 2305 Human Rights in Malawi
CHL 2306 Bible and Moral Issues
SEMESTER 4
DEV 2401 Democracy and Development
DEV 2402 Gender and Development
HUR 2403 International Law and Organization
COM 2404 Advanced Critical Writing
DEV 2405 Entrepreneurship Skills Development
CHL 2406 Christian Leadership Development
SEMESTER 5
YEAR 3 DEV 3501 Development Administration and Management
DEV 3502 African Development and Aid
DEV 3503 Globalization and Development
DEV 3504 Social Research Methods
DEV 3505 Business Planning and Management
DEV 3506 NGO Leadership for Human Rights
SEMESTER 6
DEV 3601 Rural and Community Development
DEV 3602 Political Economy of Southern Africa
DEV 3603 African Renaissance in Comparative Perspectives
DEV 3604 Risk Reduction and Disaster Management
DEV 3605 Human Resource and Financial Management
DEV 3606 HIV/AIDS Management & Development
DEV 3607 Practicum (During Summer Recess)
SEMESTER 7
YEAR 4 DEV 4701 Project Management
DEV 4702 Development Economics
DEV 4703 Social Change and Development
DEV 4704 Organization Theory and Management
DEV 4705 Introduction to Economics of Development & Planning
DEV 4706 Comparatives perspectives in Human Rights
SEMESTER 8
DEV 4801 Conflict Resolution, Peace and Justice Studies
DEV 4802 Population and Development
DEV 4803 International Relations
DEV 4804 Agriculture Economics
DEV 4805 Proposal and Grant Writing
DEV 4806 Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

 

Bachelor of Social Science in Human Rights Courses

YEAR 1
Course Code SEMESTER 1
DEV 1101 Introduction to Development Studies
DEV 1102 Introduction to Economics
HUR 1103 Introduction to Human Rights Studies
COM 1104 Introduction to English Communication
DEV 1105 Culture and Development
CHL 1106  Spiritual Formation
SEMESTER 2
DEV 1201 Economics
HUR 1202 Human Rights: Theory and Practice
DEV 1203 Social Science Statistics
HUR 1204 Human Rights in Malawi
COM 1205 Integrated Academic Writing
CHL 1206 Marriage and Family
YEAR 2
SEMESTER 3
DEV 2301 Introduction to Political Science and Governance
DEV 2302 Social Policy and Development
HUR 2303 Perspectives on Inequality
HUR 2304 Philosophy of Human Rights
COM 2305 Advanced Compositional Writing
CHL 2306 Bible and Moral Issues
SEMESTER 4
DEV 2401 Democracy and Development
DEV 2402 Gender and Development
HUR 2403  International Law and Organizations
COM 2404 Advanced Critical Writing
DEV 2405 Entrepreneurship Skills Development
CHL 2406 Christian Leadership and Development
YEAR 3
SEMESTER 5
DEV 3501 Development Administration and Management
DEV 3503 Globalization Social Policy and Development
DEV 3504 Social Research Methods
HUR 3508 Rhetoric of Social Movements
HUR 3509 Crimes against Humanity
HUR 3510 Politics of Human Rights
SEMESTER 6
DEV 3602 Political Economy of Southern Africa
DEV 3603 African Renaissance and Comparative Perspectives
DEV 3605 Human Resource and Financial Management
HUR 3609 Nationalism and Ethnopolitics
HUR 3610 Civil Liberties and Rights
DEV 3607 Attachments for work exposure (during 3 months holiday)
LEVEL  4
SEMESTER 7
DEV 4701 Project Management
DEV 4703 Social Change and Management
DEV 4704 Organization Theory and Management
DEV 4704 ntroduction to Economics of Development and Economic Planning
HUR 4706 Comparative Perspectives in Human Rights
HUR 4708 Sociology of Human Rights
SEMESTER 8
DEV 4801 Conflict Resolution, Peace and Justice Studies
DEV 4803 International Relations
DEV 4804 Agricultural Economics
DEV 4805 Proposal and Grant Writing
HUR 4807 Human Rights in Africa
HUR 4808 Constitutional Law