Description of the Program

The program is aimed to prepare individuals to be leaders with governance, peacemaking, security and conflict studies skills, which they can apply to daily life situations, regardless of their academic disciplines or chosen professions.

Units Offered
  • Post-graduate Research Methodology
  • Peace building, Radicalization & De-radicalization
  • Globalization and Sustainable Development
  • Leadership Planning, Admin. and Governance
  • National Cohesion and Ethnic Integration
  • Research Statistics
  • Crime, Law and Order
  • Politics and Democracy in Africa
  • Diplomacy & Foreign Policy
  • Emerging Security Issues
  • Armed Conflict, Demobilization and Disarmament
  • Public Policy and Constitutionalism
  • Creative Thinking in Governance
  • Proposal Writing & Thesis


  • Theories of  Governance
  • The Science of Governance
  • Economic & Urban Planning
  • Institutional Governance & International Co-0p

Peace and Conflict

  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Africa Customary Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Religious Unity and Peacemaking

Security Management

  • Security Management
  • International Security & Intelligence
  • Security Management Systems
  • Homeland and National Security
Admission Requirements

2nd class Honours,Upper Division or GPA of 2.7
2nd class Honours Lower Division or GPA of 2.5 with relevant work experience of at least 2 years.

Duration of the Program
  • 6 Trimesters or 2 Years
Mode of Study

Distance Learning

Part Time

Locations where the program is offered
  • Main Campus
  • Nairobi Campus
Next Intake
  • January
  • May
  • September
Fee Structure

Fee Structure- 2015- Masters

Fee Structure- 2017- DL

School or Department which program is offered under

Governance, Peace and Security