Colleges and Universities Offering Master of Arts in Development Studies in Kenya

  • Course Name: Master of Arts in Development Studies(Development Studies)
  • Major Subject: Development Studies
  • Course Category: Masters Courses

Institutions Offering Master of Arts in Development Studies

  • The Management University of Africa (MUA) The Management University of Africa (MUA), Nairobi  
    Course requirements:

    A minimum of an Upper Second Class Honours or its equivalent from a recognized University or a Lower Second Class Honours with at least (2) years of relevant working experience in Research, Management and Administration in NGOs or the public sector as evidenced by publication of one paper in a peer reviewed journal or patent documents.

    Course content

    (i) Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Development

    (ii) Peace, Conflict and Development

    (iii) Research Methodology

    (iv) Project Management Principles

    (v) Development Management Theory

    (vi) Resource Mobilization for Development

    (vii) Social Policy and Gender Development

    (viii) Sustainable Rural and Urban Development

    (ix) Contemporary Children and Youth Policy

    (x) Development Planning and Policy Formulation in Africa

    (xi) Governance and Development in Africa

    (xii) Networking for Policy Change

    (xiii) Environment and Development in a Global Perspective

    (xiv) Science, Technology and Industrialization

    (xv) Procurement Management

    (xvi) Global Institutions and Development

    (xvii) Development Advocacy

    (xviii) Grant Management Essentials

    (xix) Ethics, Law and Development

    (xx) Organizational Leadership

    (xxi) Disaster Management

    (xxii) Social Statistics

    (xxiii) Thesis

    Intakes: May, September

    Mode of study: Full-time

  • St. Paul's University St. Paul's University, Limuru  
    Areas of Specialization:

    -Organizational Development
    -Community Development
    -Conflict Transformation and peace Building
    -Child/ Youth Development

    Admission Requirements:

    A Bachelor's Degree with at least an upper Second class honors; or
    A Bachelor's degree with a lower Second Class Honors and two years work experience in a related field, or
    A Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on 4.0 scale (B+) or the equivalent, from an accredited University or College.

    Two (2) years (4 Semesters).
  • The Catholic University of Eastern Africa The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Bachelor’s / Baccalaureate Degree 2nd Class Honors Upper Division,
    or 2nd Class Honors, Lower Division with 2 years working experience
    or a Pass with a Postgraduate Diploma in a related field.

    Intakes: January, May and September
  • Mount Kenya University Mount Kenya University, Thika  
  • Kisii University Kisii University, Kisii.  

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