MASTERS OF ARTS IN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES PROGRAMME(MDS)

The MDS program offers knowledge in various thematic fields of Human Rights and International Development; Peace, Security and Conflict Management; Gender and Community development; Children and Youth Development; as well as Public Policy Analysis. The management University of Africa has also intrdoduced two more Options in MDS, which are ;

Project Management Option with the following units -Project Planning and Management 3, Project Monitoring and Evaluation 3, Project Appraisal and Analysis 3, Project Risk Management 3, Project Leadership 3

Economic Development Option with the following Units - Public Policy and Development 3, Global Poverty and Social Policy Development 3, Economics of Development 3, Civil Society and Development 3, Environmental Sustainable Development 3.

 MDS Curriculum Courses Offered

         

      Development Management Theory

          Resource Mobilization for Development

           Social Policy and Gender Development

          Sustainable Rural and Urban Development

          Contemporary Children and Youth Policy

          Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Development

          Peace, Conflict and Development

          Research Methodology

          Project Management Principles

          Development Planning & Policy Formulation in Africa

          Governance and Development in Africa

         

      Networking for Policy Change

          Environment & Development in a Global Perspective

           Science, Technology and Industrialization

           Procurement Management

          Global Institutions and Development

          Development Advocacy

          Grant Management Essentials

          Ethics, Law and Development

          Organizational Leadership

Disaster Management

Social Statistics

Thesis

 

 

Admission Requirements

A minimum of an Upper Second Class Honours or its equivalent from a recognized University or a Lower Second Class Honours with at least (2) years of relevant working experience in Research, Management and Administration in NGOs or the public sector as evidenced by publication of one paper in a peer reviewed journal or patent documents.

The Management University of Africa (MUA) announces admission and registration of the second cohort of - Masters of Arts in Development Studies Programme for May - Sep Intake.

 

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Master of Arts in Development Studies (MDS) Programme

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Application Procedure

Download Application Form below , Fill and Submit your completed application form to the contacts at the bottom of the page

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For any further information please contact

The Admissions Office
The Management University of Africa
Physical Address: Popo Road, off Mombasa Road, Belleview, South C.
Postal Address: P.O Box 29677-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
Tel: +254 706 035299
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Masters Of Management And Leadership

Overview

The Management University of Africa's ( MUA), Master of Management and Leadership (MML) program is the first regionally. It is designed to provide an opportunity for learners to combine both knowledge and action. The programme will equip the learners with valuable skills in areas of Transformational leadership, Corporate Governance, and Ethical leadership to produce results aimed at improving organizational performance through excellent business administration practices.

Generally MUA – MML program will focus on industry practitioners through interactions with businesses and their peers, and exemplify passion for innovation as clearly stipulated in the University philosophy. The program emphasizes a high degree learner interaction with businesses and peers in decision making and presentations. The first cohort of the MML programme will have a two weeks exchange program with the Galilee International Management Institute in Israel

Why enroll for the MML ?
The Management University of Africa endeavors to provide innovative leadership and management solutions to Kenya and African as a whole. This will be provided in an environment that develops transformational leadership and excellent management practices in an African context. . The program was developed as a result of a needs assessment survey that showed a gap in leadership and management education in Kenya. The fundamental difference with the Master of Business Administration degree is the blend of management and leadership courses offered in the MML program. The MML program also offers career progression to PhD in Management and Leadership.

Target group for the MML program
The MML program provides key skills and insights to professionals working in corporate, academic, public sector, and not-for-profit environments. Through on-campus group studies in areas such as, organizational change, learning theories, action research and crisis management, graduates will be better equipped to create high performing workplaces by motivating, empowering and inspiring organizations and others to build healthier workplace environments that are critical to success.

Minimum Admission requirements for MUA postgraduate programme

  1. First Class Honours OR Second Class Honours, Upper Division in any Recognized University in any area of option
  2. Second Class Lower Division from any recognized University with at least two (2) years experience in research, administration, management or the public sector, as evidenced by at least one published paper in a refereed journal or Technical reports and patent documents.
  3. Bachelor’s Degree with a pass from any recognized university maybe considered for admission if:
    1. He/she has at least five (5) years of relevant experience in research, administration, management or the public sector, or:
    2. Has a post-graduate diploma in a relevant field from an institution ecignized by senate
    3. At least GPA of 2.99 in the relevant area of option

Duration of Study:
Minimum of Two years and a maximum of 4 years. Each year is divided into 2 semesters of 16 weeks

Course overview
The MBA programme is designed to provide an opportunity for learners to combine both knowledge and action aimed at improving organizational performance through excellent business practices. The MBA programme will be offered in an environment that develops excellent business management practices for transformational leadership.

Completion of the Degree

  • Minimum of 2 years and a maximum of 4 years.
  • Each year has 2 semesters of 16 weeks of study ( 14 weeks tuition and 2 weeks exams)
  • Each course is 3 hours totaling to 42 hours lectures per semester

Course requirements

  • Attend at least 80% of the lectures
  • Any deferment of the course must be approved by the senate.

Mode of Study

  • Part time 5.30 to 8. 30 pm
  • Full time
  • Weekend Sundays and Saturdays

Frequency of Intake

  • January
  • May
  • September

Application Procedure

Download Application Form below , Fill and Submit your completed application form to the contacts at the bottom of the page

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  downloadapplicationform

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For any further information please contact

The Admissions Office
The Management University of Africa
Physical Address: Popo Road, off Mombasa Road, Belleview, South C.
Postal Address: P.O Box 29677-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
Tel: +254 706 035299
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Doctor of Philosophy in Management and Leadership (PhD)

 General information

The University, the School of Management and Leadership and approved centre regulations shall apply. No student shall be registered for the Doctor of Philosophy in Management and Leadership without satisfying the minimum University requirements. The University shall admit students based on a non-discriminatory policy. Students will be admitted without regard to their gender, disability, religion, and race, ethnic or national origin.

Core Programme Learning Outcomes

At the end of this programme a student will be able to: 

  1. Provide relevant effective and efficient management and leadership to the society;
  2. Formulate, implement and evaluate research studies in the field of Management and Leadership that would contribute to national development;
  3. Develop leadership and management policies and developmental plans that are appropriate for specific organisations; and,
  4. Enhance relevant management and leadership skills in order to broaden academic knowledge in management, leadership, administration, research and analytical skills.

Target Groups

The Doctor of Philosophy degree programme in Management and Leadership targets master’s degreeholders or its equivalent and PhD holders in Management, Leadership, Business, Administration or any other relevant business disciplines including:

  1. Academicians and researchers with the relevant qualification who wish to further their career in Management and Leadership.
  2. Management or Leadership consultants with the relevant qualification who wish to further their career in Management and Leadership
  3. Business professionals with the relevant qualification who wish to develop their business skills and talents globally

 

 

Admission Requirements

The applicants to this program must satisfy any of the following minimum admission requirements:

  1. Be a holder of Masters Degree in management and Leadership from MUA or its equivalent from a recognized institution/University.
  2. Possess both bachelors and masters degrees. Masters degrees must be in an area of Management, Leadership or Business Administration.
  3. Holder of any other relevant masters’ degree in any other relevant field provided measures will be taken or have been taken to redress deficiencies in business and/or management and leadership education.
  4. Three letters of recommendation attesting to the applicant’s academic preparedness and ability to successfully undertake doctoral studies. At least two of those letters must be from the applicant’s previous graduate instructors.
  5. The applicant should make arrangements for the official transcripts to be submitted to the University directly from previous academic institution(s).
  6. Appear in person for an oral interview in order to determine their suitability for admission to a rigorous doctoral program.
  7. Pass any other qualifying requirements as determined by the University senate.
    1. The Doctor of Philosophy in Management and Leadership degree programme shall be offered in three (3) academic years. A student must complete the doctorate degree within a minimum of three (3) years or a maximum of seven (7) years. The first academic year will comprise six (6) course units, while the second and third academic years will comprise the independent research study paper and thesis. A student will be deemed to have passed the first academic year after successful completion of all the units offered in that year.  In order to proceed with thesis, a student must have passed all units offered in the first academic year. The period for Thesis shall consist of 36 months (minimum duration) and 48 months (full time students) and 72 months (part time students).
    2. Courses shall be offered in terms of units. One unit is defined as a series of 45 contact hours.  For this purpose a one-hour lecture is equivalent to a two-hour tutorial or a three-hour practical period, or an equivalent amount of other assigned study or practical experience or any combination of these that may be approved by the School of Management and Leadership.
    3. To qualify for the award of the degree, a student must pass all the six (6) course units offered and must have successfully completed the thesis. 
  1. Be a holder of any other qualifications accepted by the University Senate as equivalent to any of the above.

 “Possession of the Minimum requirements does not guarantee automatic admission to the doctorate degree.”

 

 Other Admission Requirements

In addition to the above requirements, applicants are required to submit a clear statement of goals and objectives showing their specific area(s) of intended doctoral-level research work along with the other credentials. Such statement is expected to be sufficiently specific to enable the department and the School of Management and Leadership to make an accurate assessment of the students’ academic capabilities and preparation.

 

International applicants will be required to seek equivalence of their certificates from Commission for University Education (CUE) or other recognized examining bodies. 

 

 

Programme Duration and Structure

A student wishing to temporarily suspend his/her studies must apply for academic leave.  The academic leave becomes official only after endorsement by the University Senate.  The academic leave cannot extend beyond two (2) continuous semesters and the leave duration will be part of the programme duration.  A student on academic leave must renew his/her registration at the beginning of every semester.

Unless exempted, a student shall be required to take all six (6) core course units offered in the first year.

 

Registration

  1. Students shall be required to register within the first three weeks of the semester
  2. No registration of students shall be allowed after the third week of the semester unless approved by the university senate.

 

 

Masters Of Business Administration (MBA)

Overview

  • Banking and Finance option (BFO)
  • Strategic Management option (SMO)
  • Human Capital Development option (HCO)
  • Marketing option (MKT)
  • Logistics and Supplies Chain option (LSO)

Minimum Admission requirements for MUA postgraduate programme

  1. First Class Honours OR Second Class Honours, Upper Division in any Recognized University in any area of option
  2. Second Class Lower Division from any recognized University with at least two (2) years experience in research, administration, management or the public sector, as evidenced by at least one published paper in a refereed journal or Technical reports and patent documents
  3. Bachelor’s Degree with a pass from any recognized university maybe considered for admission if
    1. He/she has at least five (5) years of relevant experience in research, administration, management or the public sector, or:
    2. Has a post-graduate diploma in a relevant field from an institution ecignized by senate
    3. At least GPA of 2.99 in the relevant area of option

Course overview
The MBA programme is designed to provide an opportunity for learners to combine both knowledge and action aimed at improving organizational performance through excellent business practices. The MBA programme will be offered in an environment that develops excellent business management practices for transformational leadership.

Completion of the Degree
Minimum of 2 years and a maximum of 4 years. Each year has 2 semesters of 16 weeks of study ( 14 weeks tuition and 2 weeks exams)
Each course is 3 hours totaling to 42 hours lectures per semester

Course requirements

  • Attend at least 80% of the lectures
  • Any deferment of the course must be approved by the senate.

Mode of Study (MBA)

  • Part time 5.30 to 8. 30 pm
  • Full time
  • Weekend Sundays and Saturdays

Frequency of Intake

  • January
  • May
  • September

Application Procedure

Download Application Form below , Fill and Submit your completed application form to the contacts at the bottom of the page

..........................................................................................

  downloadapplicationform

.................................................................................

For any further information please contact

The Admissions Office
The Management University of Africa
Physical Address: Popo Road, off Mombasa Road, Belleview, South C.
Postal Address: P.O Box 29677-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
Tel: +254 706 035299
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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