Diploma in Development Planning - [DDP]

The Ordinary Diploma Course in Development Planning is intended for persons who will assist in conducting research, coordinating planning activities, designing and preparing development plans, monitoring and evaluation of plan implementation. After completing this course, the graduates are expected to be competent in the application of skills and knowledge in a broad range of development planning activities most of which are non-routine.

Programme Summary

Proramme Name : Diploma in Development Planning

Proramme Code : DDP

Duration : 2

Fees : 1035000

Mode of Study : Full Time

Programme Information
Form Four Entry Qualification:

Holder of Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with at least four (4) passes in any subjects except religious subjects

Direct Entry Qualification:

Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) with One Principle Pass and One Subsidiary Pass in core subjects

Eqivalent Entry Qualification:

Basic Technician Certificate (NTA Level 4) in Development Administration and Management, Development Planning, Rural Development Planning, Business Administration, Community development, Human Resources Management, Records, Archives and Information Management, Procurement and Supply Management, Local Government Administration, Local government Accounting and Finance, Journalism, Education, Community Health, law, Information and Communication Technology,marketing, Economics Development, Logistics Management, International Relation and Diplomacy, Public Relations, Public Service and Management, Social Work, Agriculture, Livestock, Public Administration, Accountancy, Marketing, Local Government Administration, Records Management, Project Planning, with an average of B or Pass or GPA of 2.0

DDP students will attend normal classes for Two semester. After the end of the second semester examinations, DDP students go for field attachment in places of their choice under supervision of academic staff from the Institute. After the end of the field attachment, DDP students will resume classes for third and fouth semester. They will continue with normal class session and writing Special Papers based on data collected during the respective field attachment under the supervision of lecturers.

Payment of fees should be made before or during registration. Failure to pay within the specified period may result in withdraw of registration. Fees for various courses consist of the amount payable directly to the Institute and that payable directly to students. Whereas the amount payable directly to the Institute covers for tuition, field supervision, students’ organization, and registration; and the amount payable directly to the student covers for meals allowance, books and stationery, accommodation, medical allowance, practical training allowance and dissertation production. However, the amount to be paid to students will normally depend on their sponsors’ policies.

After completing this course, the graduates are expected to be competent in the application of skills and knowledge in a broad range of development planning activities most of which are non-routine.

Each academic assessment carries a maximum of 100 per cent, Class assignment and class tests carry a maximum of 50 percent and end of semester examination will carry the maximum of 50 percent