Degrees Offered in Humanities and Social Sciences

Degrees Offered in Humanities and Social Sciences

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African Women's Studies Centre

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
M10 Master of Arts in Women, Leadership and Governance in Africa 2
PH.D
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
AWS 501 PhD Programme on African Women Studies 4

African-studies

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
NDG Master of Arts in Gender and Development 2
NAF Master of Arts in Anthropology 2
DSC
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
NDG Post Graduate Diploma in cultural Studies 1
PGDIP
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
NDG Postgraduate Diploma in Gender and Delopment Studies 1
NMS Post Graduate Diploma in Heritage Management 1
PH.D
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
NAF Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology 3

Arts

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
C50 MASTER OF ARTS 2
C50 MASTER OF ARTS 2
PGDIP
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
C40 POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME 2
PH.D
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
C80 DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D) 3
C80 DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D) 3

Geography and Environmental Studies

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
C50 M.A. (Agricultural Geography) 2
C50 M.A. (Biodiversity and Natural Resources Management) 2
C50 M.A. (Climatology) 2
C50 M.A. (Economic Geography) 2
C50 M.A. (Environmental Planning and Management) 2
C50 M.A. (Geomorphology) 2
C50 M.A. (Transport Geography) 2
C50 M.A. (Urban Geography) 2
C50 M.A. (Water Resources Management) 2

German Studies

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
M. A 2

History and Archaeological Studies

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
C50 - CHS MA History 2
C50 - CAC MA Archaeology 2
C50 MA Islamic Civilizations 2
C50 MA Women in History 2
C50 - CHS MA Armed Conflicts and Peace 2
PH.D
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
None Ph.D. Archaeology 3
none Ph.D. History 3
none Ph.D. Armed Conflict and Peace Studies 3

Kiswahili

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
MA Kiswahili Studies

Library and Information Science

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
C54 Master of Library and Information Science 2

Linguistics & Languages

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
Master of Arts (Linguistics) 2
Master of Arts (Kiswahili Studies) 2
Master of Arts (Arabic) 2
PH.D
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
PhD (Linguistics) 3

Literature

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
C56 MASTER OF ARTS 2
C56 Master of Arts in Literature 2
C56 Master of Arts in Theatre and Film Studies 2
PH.D
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
C97 PH.D.(LITT.) 3

Philosophy and Religious Studies

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
Master of Arts in Philosophy 2
Master of Arts Religious Studies 2

Political Science and Public Administration

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 2
MASTERS OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 2
C/56 MASTER OF ARTS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 2
MASTERS OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 2
MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 2
C56_P MASTERS OF ARTS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 2
PH.D
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
C812 DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN POLITICAL SCIENCE AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 3

Psychology

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
Masters in Psychology 2
Masters in Counselling Psychology 2
TPM Master of Education in Measurement and Evaluation. 2
PH.D
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology) 3
Doctor of Philosophy (Counselling Psychology) 3

Sociology and Social Work

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
C50 MASTER OF ARTS IN SOCIOLOGY 2
C50 MASTER OF ARTS IN SOCIOLOGY (CRIMINOLOGY AND SOCIAL ORDER) 2
C50 MASTER OF ARTS IN SOCIOLOGY (COUNSELLING) 2
C50 MASTER OF ARTS IN SOCIOLOGY (ENTREPRENUERSHIP DEVELOPMENT) 2
C50 MASTER OF ARTS IN SOCIOLOGY (LABOUR RELATIONS MANAGEMENT) 2
C50 MASTER OF ARTS IN SOCIOLOGY (MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY) 2
C50 MASTER OF ARTS IN SOCIOLOGY (RURAL SOCIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT) 2
C50 MASTER OF ARTS IN SOCIOLOGY (ADVANCED DISASTER MANAGEMENT) 2
PGDIP
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN SOCIOLOGY (ADVANCED DISASTER MANAGEMENT) 1
C40 POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN SOCIOLOGY (CRIMINOLOGY AND SOCIAL ORDER) 6 Months
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN SOCIOLOGY (COUNSELLING) 1
C40 POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN SOCIOLOGY (ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT) 6 Months
C40 POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN SOCIOLOGY (LABOUR RELATIONS MANAGEMENT) 6 Months
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN SOCIOLOGY (MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY) 1
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN SOCIOLOGY (RURAL SOCIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT) 1
PH.D
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN SOCIOLOGY 3

Business

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
d61 MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 2
D63 MASTER OF SCIENCE IN FINANCE 2
D64 MASTER OF SCIENCE IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 2
D66 MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATIONS MANAGEMENT 2
D65 MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MARKETING 2
PH.D
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
D80 PhD.(BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION) 3

Business Administration

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
DHR MASTER OF SCIENCE IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 2
DES MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENTREPRENUERSHIP AND INNOVATIONS MANAGEMENT 2
D67 MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MARKETING 2
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATIONSMANAGEMENT
D66 MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATIONSMANAGEMENT
PH.D
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
D80 PH.D.(BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION) 3

Finance & Accounting

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
MBA MBA- FINANCE 2
mba MBA - ACCOUNTING 2
PH.D
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
phD Phd Accounting 4
PhD Ph.d Finance 4

Management Science

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
D61 Master of Business Administration 2
PH.D
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
D80 Ph.D 4

Centre for Advanced Studies in Environmental Law and Policy (CASELAP)

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
Z50 MASTERS OF ARTS IN ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY 2
Z51 MASTER OF ARTS IN ENVIRONMENTAL LAW 2
PH.D
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Law 3

Centre for Translation and Interpretation

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
MAT Master of Arts in Translation 2
MAI Master of Arts in Interpretation 2

Diplomacy and International Studies

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
R50 M.A. INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 2
R51 MASTER OF ARTS IN DIPLOMACY 2
R608 MASTER OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT MANAGEMENT 2
R50 MASTER OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 2
R51 MASTER OF ARTS IN DIPLOMACY 2
R52 MASTER OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT MANAGEMENT 2
PGDIP
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 1
R40 POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 1
PH.D
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
R80 PhD IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
R80 PHD IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 3
R80 DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 3

Economics

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
X50 MASTERS OF ARTS IN ECONOMICS 2
X51 MASTERS OF ARTS IN ECONOMIC POLICY MANAGEMENT 2
X52 Masters of Arts in Economics of Multilateral Trading Systems 2
X53 Master of Science in Health Economics and Policy (MSC. HEP) 2
PH.D
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
X80 Doctor of Philosophy in Economics 4
X80A PHD in Economics by Research 4

Institute For Development Studies

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
T50 M. A. in Development Studies 2
PH.D
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
T80 PhD in Development Studies 3

Journalism

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
K50 MASTER OF ARTS IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES 2
PH.D
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
K90 DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION STUDIES 3

Law

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
G62 LL.M. 2
PH.D
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
G80 Ph.D 3

Population Studies and Research Institute

MASTERS
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
Q50 MASTER OF ARTS IN POPULATION STUDIES 2
Q56 MASTER OF SCIENCE IN POPULATION STUDIES 2
Q51 MASTER OF ARTS IN MONITORING AND EVALUATION OF POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES 2
PH.D
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
Q80 POPULATION STUDIES (PH.D.) 3

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