ABOUT THE BACHELOR
The program is designed to equip you with an understanding of governance and development issues both locally and internationally, aiming at solving the challenges experienced in power management of social and economic resources for development.
In this program, the main discussions revolve around public and private sectors that include the state, non-governmental organizations and the local community.
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.
What you will learn
- 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.
- Board decision making frameworks.
- Discourses in Aid and Development in Africa.
- Transformational Leadership in Governance.
- 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.
- Research Project.
- 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.
- Board relations with stakeholders.
- Statistics for Development.
- Statistics for Developmen.
- Women Leadership in Development.
Applicants should have two principal passes with a total of 4.0 G.P.A points from two subjects excluding General studies (GS).
Ordinary Diploma Applicants
Applicants should have a G.P.A of 3.0. This being a multidisciplinary field, we accept all diplomas.