MS Training Centre for Development Cooperation Courses Offered

By | June 14, 2023

MS Training Centre for Development Cooperation Courses Offered

Program Objectives:

BA students in Governance and Development studies will be acquainted with practical skills thus be able to:

  • Develop an understanding of governance and development issues at the national and international levels.
  • Apply principles of governance, democracy and development, leadership, and power and voice in governance to execute governance and development policies.
  • Conduct political and development analysis required for sound decision-making for various national and international organizations.
  • Engage in advocating for human rights, women empowerment, decentralization approaches and state-society relations to administer social justice and rule of law in development functions.
  • Communication Skills
  • Basic Principles in Governance
  • State-Society Relations in Development
  • Comparative Decentralization Frameworks
  • Gender Perspectives in Development
  • Principles of Democracy and Development
  • Global Governance and Politics
  • Elements of Development Finance
  • Principles of Social Entrepreneurship
  • Power and Voice in Governance Discourses
  • Sociology of Development
  • Human Rights Theory and Practice
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Discourses in Aid and Development in Africa
  • Transformational Leadership in Governance
  • NGOs and Development
  • Political Economy of Governance and Development
  • Methods in Social Science Research
  • Regional Integration and Citizen Participation
  • Public Policy and Development
  • Politics of Development in Emerging Democracies
  • Field Practical Training
  • Research Project 1 and 2
  • Development Management
  • Corporate Strategic Management
  • Multinational Corporations and Development
  • Methods in Governance Research
  • Natural Resource Governance in Development
  • Taxation for Development
  • Urban Governance in Africa
  • Measurement in Development
  • National Cohesion and Social Integration
  • Statistics for Development
  • Women Leadership in Development

Entry Requirements:

  • Direct Applicants
  • A-Level applicants should have two principal passes with a total of 4.0 G.P.A points from two subjects excluding General studies (GS). The two principal passes should be in any of the following subjects: History, Geography, Kiswahili, English Language, French, Arabic, Fine Art, Economics, Commerce, Accountancy, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Agriculture, Computer Science or Nutrition.
  • Equivalent Applicants
  • Ordinary diploma applicants should have a G.P.A of 3.0 This being a multidisciplinary field, we accept in Community Development, Development Studies,  Sociology, Public Administration, Social Work, Rural Development, Youth Development Work, International Relations, Political Science and Administration, Law, Project Planning and Management or Education with an average of “B’’ or a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Applicants with Foreign Certificates:

All applicants holding foreign qualifications must have their qualifications validated and equated by NECTA  for certificates of secondary education and NACTE for Certificate and Diploma qualifications. To learn more about the validation procedures click on the below links that will direct you to the respective regulatory bodies.