SIT South Africa: Community Health and Social Policy

SIT South Africa Community Health and Social Policy

Study in Durban on South Africa's Indian Ocean coast and learn while traveling to a diversity of location across the country.

Host Institution: The School for International Training (SIT) is an accredited degree-granting institution registered in the Republic of South Africa to administer this program. The SIT South Africa: Community Health and Social Policy program explores community-based health from a South African perspective, examining the roles of national and regional governments, the media, and nongovernment organizations (NGOs) in mobilizing community assets.

Interdisciplinary content courses focusing on the program theme will be taught in English. You will also receive basic training in the Zulu language, one of the dominant indigenous languages in the multilingual country, spoken by nearly one quarter of all South Africans. You will choose between an Independent Study Project or a community-based Internship for the experiential capstone component of the semester.

Majors*: Ideal for students in Humanities, Social Sciences, Public Health and Liberal Arts with an interest in fields like health, community development, and politics.

Housing*: Students reside in homestay accommodation with families representing the diversity of South African society.

Requirements: Minimum 3.0 GPA.

For more information about this SIT South Africa program, please click here.

Students can begin an application here.

*Coursework and housing are subject to change based on availability.

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