The aim of the Bachelor of Arts in Youth and Community Development is to create qualified, innovative, committed professional and community equipped with professional competencies required for effective youth and community development work in Namibia and the world at large

Course Code:(BA:YCD)

Study Mode:Distance

• Introduce the discipline of Youth and Community Development;
• Uptake highly interested individuals to develop their competencies within the vast youth development field;
• Develop effective and reflective youth development practitioners capable of applying theory to practice when working with youth;
• Equip students with knowledge, attitudes, and skills and prepare them for work at management level.

• Practitioners or Professionals working with youth including:
• Civil Servants;
• Community Development practitioners;
• Youth Workers; and
• Interested individuals seeking competency at degree level in youth and community development work.

Grade 12 certificate with 25 points (in five modules)
• E symbol in English
• Anyone who has obtained the Diploma in Youth Development Work (DYD) at NAMCOL or Any other equivalent qualification

• Two assignments per module.
• Assignments will contribute 50% towards the final mark.
• An admission mark of 50% through assignment marks is required to sit for the examination in each module.
• One three-hour examination paper per module.
• End of semester examination.

Three-year programme supported by face-to-face sessions

Registration fee is N$2690.00, which should be paid upon registration, the remaining amount should be settled by May 31. The once-off 690.00 data fee is charged with registation for 10G of data each month for the whole year

Registration fee is N$2000.00, which should be paid upon registration, The
remaining amount should be settled by 30 September.

Type of Fee Amount
Institutional Core Modules x2 1000.00
Modules x9 16380.00
Grand Total 18070.00
Module Code
Core Modules:
English For General Communication 9901B
Introduction to Computer 9902B
Year 1 Semester 1:
3. Learning Processes – Part A 3101
4. Introduction to Theory and Practice of 3102
5. Introduction to Sociology 3103
6. Management and Leadership Skills for Youth Work 3104
Year 1 Semester 2:
7. Working with Youth in Community and Organisational Settings 3105
8. Youth Health Safety and Well-being 3106
9. Contemporary Issues in Youth Development 3107
10. Personal and Professional Development 3108
11. Learning Processes – PART B 3109
Year 2 Semester 1:
12. Youth Governance, Transparency and Participation 3110
13. Sociology of Youth 3111
14. English for Academic Purposes 3112
15. Youth and Sustainable Development 3113
16. Youth Entrepreneurship and Innovation 3114
Year 2 Semester 2:
17. Developmental Psychology 3115
18. Youth Advocacy: Principles and Tools 3116
19. Youth Advocacy: ICTs in Youth Work 3117
20. Youth Development Work: Networks, Partnerships and Resources 3118
21. Introduction to Social Research -PART A 3119
Year 3 Semester 1:
22. Supporting Youth in Grief and Trauma 3120
23. Peace, Conflict Resolution and Mediation 3121
24. Strategic Planning and Programme Management 3122
Year 3 Semester 2:
25. Introduction to Social Reserch – PART B (YEAR MODULE) 3123
26. Work Integrated Learning 3124

Bank Windhoek
Katutura Branch
Acc:114 114 3101
Cheque Account
Reference: Student number

Nahum Namukwambi
+264 613205370