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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