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 Are you passionate about community upliftment and development?  Do you want to tackle issues of poverty, globalisation or conflict?


 SOCIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

APPLICATION FORM

Download, fill and submit your form by sending it back to us. Another way is completing the online application and hitting the submit button at the end.

Soon after your Application is in, an Admissions Officer will contact you, so make sure that your contact details are correct.

Downloadable 2018 Application Forms:

Postgraduate Certificates (PGCE) and Honours DegreesHigher Certificates and Bachelor Degrees

Online Applications for 2018 No online applications for BPsych Equivalent.

Higher Certificates and Bachelor DegreesPostgraduate Certificates (PGCE) and Honours Degrees

Bachelor of Psychology Honours (BPsych. Equivalent) Application for 2018 – Campus Only

BPsych. Equivalent App Form – must be delivered or posted. No emails accepted.

BPsych Equiv Referee form 2018 – must be emailed or posted by Referee directly to BPsych Administrator at bpsych-app@cornerstone.ac.za

BACHELOR OF ARTS: SOCIOLOGY/COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Registration Certificate No 2001/HE08/006. SAQA ID: 87406 (376 CREDITS) This qualification helps students gain an in-depth understanding of sociological theories. The student would be able to analyse and evaluate these theories with reference to issues such as poverty, globalisation, conflict, the environment and gender, with a special focus on South Africa and the African continent. The qualification also provides the students with practical community, cross-cultural and social research skills. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS • National Senior Certificate with a bachelor’s pass or equivalent; • Matriculation Certificate (with university exemption) or equivalent; • Higher Certificate or an Advanced Certificate or Diploma in a cognate field. ALTERNATIVE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS • National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with a diploma pass (or equivalent) combined with the results of the National Benchmark Test (NBT); • Mature age of 23 and over during the first year of studies and a National Senior Certificate (or equivalent); • The conditions of the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy for access and the results of the NBT are determining factors for admission. Contact the admissions office regarding RPL; • Mature students (45 years or older) can be admitted, determined by the RPL conditions and the results of the NBT


BACHELOR OF THEOLOGY IN COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENTRegistration Certificate No 2001/HE08/006; NQF 7; SAQA ID: 57225. (376 CREDITS)

This programme enables graduates to work in a wide variety of community development projects (e.g. government, NGO, churches). We aim to produce community workers who approach their task from deep Christian convictions and acquire the sociological knowledge, tools, and skills that development studies can provide.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a bachelor’s pass or equivalent;
  • A Matriculation Certificate (with university exemption) or equivalent;
  • A Higher Certificate or an Advanced Certificate or Diploma in a cognate field.

ALTERNATIVE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • A National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with a diploma pass (or equivalent) combined with the results of the NBT;
  • Mature age of 23 and over during the first year of studies and a National Senior Certificate (or equivalent);
  • The conditions of the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Policy for Access and the results of the NBT are determining factors for admission. Contact the admissions office regarding RPL;
  • Mature age of 45 years can be admitted, determined by the RPL conditions and the results of the NBT.

BACHELOR OF ARTS HONOURS IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Registration Certificate No 2001/HE08/006. SAQA ID: 97901 (120 CREDITS) The Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Community Development is designed to provide an opportunity for students to expand their knowledge of theory and practice in the discipline of community development grounded in community-focused research. Students will analyse and apply foundational knowledge of community development theory and practice gaining understanding and skills to facilitate collective actions in the context of communities. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS • Three-year Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Social Science as a major subject; • Minimum of 60% average in third-year key modules in Social Science.  

Claire Kelly

Chewe Sakha Adjasi

Gordon Igbokwe

Des

Jean Paul

R. Gorgens

Leo

Selena

T. Gorgens

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