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BA Course

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN GOVERNANCE AND DEVELOPMENT

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.

 

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.
 

What you will learn

YEAR 1

  • 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.
 

YEAR 2

  • 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.
 

YEAR 3

  • 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.
 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A-Level Applicants

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.

Applicants with Foreign Certificates

Applicants must have their qualifications validated and equated by NECTA  for certificates of secondary education and NACTE for Certificate and Diploma qualifications. 

 

DURATION

3 Years

RESIDENTS FEES (TANZANIANS)

TZS 945,000/= per semister

OVERSEAS FEES

USD 600 per semister

LANGUAGE

English

MODE OF STUDY

Face to Face

 
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