Riverton University-Business School Community Development

Riverton University-Business School Community Development


Malawi’s communities are ever-changing and evolving and there is always a demand for qualified professionals to deal with the challenges that arise. The Diploma in Arts (Community Development)will equip you with the skills and strong practical knowledge for a career working with a variety of community groups and institutions.
With this course you will develop skills in communication, critical thinking, social policy and social justice that you can apply to a wealth of career options including the non-profit and government sectors.


This diploma program aims to develop your skills and abilities in communication, critical thinking, ethics and social justice as well as developing more specific knowledge related to Community Development.

  • Graduates of the Diploma in Arts (Community Development) will be suitable candidates for a wide range of careers in community services and welfare groups, government departments, and not-for-profit organisations.
  • broad aim of the programme is to provide an opportunity for people who are active in the community to achieve formal qualifications in the community work field. This course has been developed in partnership with community groups and consists of lectures, workshops, seminars, combined with a substantial practical element, based in the community.