Diploma Programmes

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  • Diploma in Spirituality with Specialization in Franciscan Studies
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Programme Description

The programme is specifically designed for those who wish to specialize in Franciscan Studies.

Duration 

This is a 2 year programme.

  • Diploma in Social Entrepreneurship
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Programme Description

Why Diploma in Social Entrepreneurship

The Diploma is designed to equip learners with skills for initiating and upgrading informal or/and stagnant income generating activities into effective small social enterprises and social business.

Key competencies

  • Implementation of business idea
  • Growing and scaling current business
  • Effective business management

Uniqueness:

  • Flexible mode of delivery- blending distance and classroom learning
  • Immediate application of the knowledge to the business
  • Coaching service

Duration

This is a 2-year program offered in a distant learning format. This format allows learners to continue working while studying.

 

  • Diploma Civic and Development Education
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Programme Description

Why the Diploma in Civic Education

To form agents of social transformation and awaken the consciousness of the community towards linking development and civic education.

Key Competences

  • To become professional community educators, dealing with civic and development issues, as they continue with their current occupation.
  • To become development agents employable in NGOs and projects.
  • To start their own development project or community based initiatives.

Duration

18 years

  • Diploma in Business Information Technology (DBIT)
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Programme Description

Admission Requirements

A minimum grade of C in KCSE or equivalent examination ;or

KCSE D+ with Certificate in Business IT

  • Diploma Early Childhood Development Education
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Programme Description

A minimum grade of C in KCSE or equivalent examination ;or

KCSE C-(Minus) with Certificate Early Childhood Development and  Education

  • Diploma in African Studies (Tangaza)
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Programme Description
  • Diploma in Education (Art & Science)
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Programme Description

Admission Requirements

C or C+ Average for  Kenya Certificate of  Secondary Examination (KCSE) or equivalent;

C+ for the specific the teaching subject area(s) of study

  • Diploma in Leadership and Resources Management
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Programme Description

The diploma has been designed in collaboration with the Association of Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC) of the USA for their alumni who have completed the non-credit courses for the certificates in Administration and or Finance.

Duration

3 Semesters

  • Diploma in Leadership and Management
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Programme Description

The program has been designed to meet the contemporary needs of religious personnel, church employees, women and men of good will who want to develop sound principles of leadership and management based on both human and spiritual values.

The program intends to introduce  students to the principles of leadership and management that are shaped by an understanding of the human person based on the Catholic Social Teaching.

Objective

  1. The objectives of the diploma are concerned with three areas:
  2. The understanding of good leadership and management principles and praxis.
  3. The formation of the person as a leader of integrity with the ability to transcend prejudice, fear and cultural assumptions so that justice and compassion prevail in the work place.

Target Group

  • Holders of KACE qualification with a minimum of two subsidiary passes  and a minimum of a credit pass in Mathematics and English at KACE.
  • Certificate holders from post-secondary institution or colleges.
  • Diploma holders who wish to access the DePaul BA program me through this pathway.
  • Adults who have been employed or are currently working in faith-based/professional organization or business.

Admission Requirements

The following are ordinarily required for admission:

  • Anyone who has successfully completed his/her secondary education with a C plain.
  • Completion of Secondary education in one’s country of origin at a minimum standard to be admitted to the university.
  • Completed and signed application  form for both Tangaza College and the Diploma and documentation demonstrating successful completion of secondary education.
  • Active involvement in employment, church ministries or voluntary organizations.

Duration

4 semesters

 

  • Diploma in Counseling Psychology
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Programme Description
  • Diploma in Child and Youth Studies (Tangaza)
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Programme Description

The programme seeks to enhance the competencies of child and youth workers enabling them to deal effectively the issues of welfare, development, entrepreneurship and advocacy. It seeks to offer a practical component in working with children and youth.

Objectives of the Programme

  • Analyse critically the contemporary issues that are vital to the welfare and development of children and youth;
  • Acquire skills and capacities to empower children and youth;
  • Apply entrepreneurial competencies and skills in youth managed enterprises as a way of facilitating employment;
  • Develop child and youth rights and welfare programmes;
  • Develop tools and create advocacy networks for policy recommendations that are child and youth friendly.

Duration

4 Semesters

Admission requirements

For admission to the Diploma Programmes, candidates must have completed secondary education in their country of origin with a minimum grade KCSE C (plain) or its equivalent.

  • Diploma in Youth Ministry/Catechetics
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Programme Description

The programme seeks to enhance the knowledge and skills of educators to faith who can impart the truths of Christian faith making use of well-grounded pedagogical methods and approaches.

Objectives of the Programme

  • Acquire knowledge and competencies for imparting the truths of Christian faith;
  • Accompany children, adolescents and youth to an encounter with Jesus Christ;
  • Acquire principles and methodologies in the area of education to faith;
  • Facilitate experiences that enhance the sense of belonging to the Church;
  • Organise the process of preparation to the Sacraments of Christian Initiation.

Duration

4 Semesters

Admission requirements

For admission to the Diploma Programmes, candidates must have completed secondary education in their country of origin with a minimum grade KCSE C (plain) or its equivalent.

  • Diploma in Social Ministry
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Programme Description

Why the Program

To change the community attitudes from dependency to self-reliance.

To facilitate community projects sustainability and infuse faith perspectives to community development.

Uniqueness:

  • Blending theory and field practice
  • Flexible mode of delivery- blending distance and classroom learning
  • Close follow up of students in the implementation of their development projects

Key Competences

  • To facilitate community participation in development.
  • To upgrade community projects towards sustainability.
  • To tap the resources and capabilities of the community towards social transformation.
  • To develop active pastoral approaches.

Duration

18 months

 

  • Diploma in Sciences of Human Development
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Programme Description
  • Diploma in Social Communication
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Programme Description
  • Diploma in Religious Formation/Spiritual Guidance
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Programme Description

The Diploma in Religious Formation/Spiritual Guidance is designed especially for those who are training to be formators in their religious congregations or to work in adult faith formation in the ministry of spiritual direction ,retreat guidance and many  more.

Duration

This is a 2-year program.

  • Diploma in Spirituality/Spiritual Guidance (Tangaza)
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Programme Description
  • Diploma in Spirituality (Tangaza)
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Programme Description

The Diploma in Spirituality is specifically designed for those preparing for final commitment  in their religious congregations or those seeking to enhance their own human and spiritual growth.

Duration

This is a 2-year program.

  • Diploma in Theology (Seminary Course)
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Programme Description
  • Diploma in Theology (Ordinary Course)
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Programme Description

The course is designed especially for candidates to religious life for those who need theology as part of their training. This programme is also available for all religious/lay students who wish to gain professional competence with a good theological foundation as a basis for more holistic approach to spiritual life.