The Diploma in Social Work programme provides theoretical and practical knowledge in which students can begin to develop an understanding of social welfare and support. It aims at equipping learners with social work practical skills, attitudes and acumen that can enable them serve humanity, especially in service provision to the needy in society. In addition to providing an analysis of social work practice in contemporary society, the programme develops a reputation for empowering graduates with confidence, flexibility, intellectual curiosity and resourcefulness in social work.
a) To offer fundamentals of social work theory and practice
b) To develop practical social work research skills
c) To build upon practical experience of professionals in the field of Social Work and criminal justice and staff of other similar agencies.
d) To equip practising professionals in Social Work with technical skills, knowhow and values appropriate to humanitarian interventions.