MASTER OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Overview

The M.A. in International Relations Programme seeks to:

a) Expose students to the major issues in International Relations.

b) Increase students’ international consciousness, by making them appreciates the way the international system operates.

c) Provide those already in policy-making and policy-implementation positions in state and non-state agencies with the skills and tools necessary to make sound decisions on issues affecting their countries’ relations with other units in the international system.

d) Prepare students for careers in international organizations, diplomatic offices and national offices that handle international affairs.

e) Equip students with theoretical and applied knowledge of key issues and approaches in international relations as a specialized field of study.

f) Prepare students for further academic and career pursuits in the study and conduct of international relations.

1. The common regulations governing the Masters degree in all Faculties in the University of Nairobi shall apply.

2. Applicant eligible for admission must be:

 a) A holder of a Bachelor degree of at least Lower Second Honours in any relevant field in Humanities and Social Sciences from University of Nairobi or from equivalent institution recognized by the University of Nairobi senate.

b) A holder of a Bachelor degree with a pass or an equivalent qualification plus a post-graduate Diploma in a relevant field, from the University of Nairobi or an equivalent institution recognized by the University of Nairobi senate.

c) A holder of a Bachelor degree with a pass or an equivalent qualification from the University of Nairobi or an equivalent institution recognized by the University of Nairobi senate who have relevant work experience for at least two years.