Wits School of Public Health Short Courses 2012

The following courses will be organised by the Division of Social and Behaviour Change Communication:

  • Applying Social and Behaviour Change Theory to Practice (Dates: 27 February to 2 March, 2012; Closing date for applications: 27 January, 2012)
  • Research, Monitoring and Evaluation for Social and Behaviour Change Communication (Dates: 26 to 30 March, 2012; Closing date for applications: 24 February, 2012
  • Planning and Implementing Social and Behaviour Change Communication(Dates: 25 to 29 June; Closing date for applications: 25 May, 2012)

For more information on the content of each of the courses download the brochure

General Course Information

All courses are offered in intensive one-week blocks, from 8:30 am to 5:00pm. The courses are designed for adult learning and include a mixture of lectures, interactive discussions, group work and individual assignments. There are also pre-readings and homework assignments during the week. All participants receive course packs with reading materials. Those completing the full week are eligible for a Certificate of Attendance. At no additional cost, participants can opt to complete a takehome written assignment. Those that pass are eligible for a Certificate of Competence. However, please note that no certificate will be awarded if the assignment is failed.

Application Instructions

To apply, the following are required:

  • Recent C.V.
  • Letter of motivation specifying the course name, your background and your specific learning objectives. In the letter you must specify whether you intend to take the course for a certificate of Attendance or Competence (see General Course Information)

Email the above to sara.nieuwoudt@wits.ac.za AND vanashree.moodley@wits.ac.za by the specified closing date. Please note that you will only be contacted about the status of your application following the closing date.

Course Cost

  • R2500 per course – Staff and students at Wits
  • R5000 per course – Outside university

Please note that the course costs do not include travel, accommodation or meals. Tea breaks are provided in the mornings. 

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