ANU Programs & Majors

Master of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation

Description of the Program

ANU Master of Arts Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation Program seeks to inculcate demand-driven skills into a community of practice, towards the implementation of social-economic development projects. The goal of the program is to promote Made in Africa evaluation practices anchored on sound value systems; through a Pan-African approach.

Objectives of the Program

• Promote a Kenyan culture of integrity, accountability, and responsibility in development projects.
• Scale up learners' qualifications in monitoring and evaluation skills within project-oriented job markets
• Strengthen and streamline institutional managerial and technical capacity to manage performance through automation of M&E systems within an established M&E unit.
• Demonstrate the role Monitoring and evaluation plays pertaining to development goals; SDGs, Kenya Vision 2030, Africa Vision 2063 and towards actualization of County action plans in a devolved context.
• Examine the competitiveness of monitoring and evaluation function in organizations; and contribute towards transforming development projects to effectively change lives by using ethical practices.

Units Offered

1st Semester

  • Research Graduate Statistics
  • Leadership, Ethics and Gocernance
  • Project Management
  • Graduate Research Methods
  • Communications and Advocacy in M&E
  • Gender emerging issues in Monitoring and Evaluation

2nd Semester

  • Systems Evaluation
  • Entrepreneurship and Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Population policies and sustainable development
  • Principles of Conflict Resolution
  • Project Financing in Monitoring and Evaluation

3rd Semester

  • M&E and Globolization
  • Monitoring and Evaluations of Social Programs
  • Public Private Partnerships

Project: Monitoring & Evaluation Project

Admission Requirements

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


School of Business


ANU Online


2 academic years


ANU Main Campus


January, September