School of Postgraduate Studies

Masters Programmes

PostGraduate Diploma Programmes

  • Lecturing/Teaching Methodology for Lecturers
  • Quality Assurance in Higher Education
  • Supervision and Examination of Students Research Projects
  • PHD/Doctoral Programmes

    Master of Arts in Peace and Security Studies


    Part-Time: (Evening Programme) Eighteen (18) months to 24 months
    Distance Learning: Eighteen (18) months to 24 months.

    Entry requirements

    As a general rule, applicants for Masters Programmes must hold a good first Degree in the relevant field of their desired studies or acceptable professional qualifications such as ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, ACA, inter alia. However, a tentative separate system of entry requirements may be devised, in the discretion of the Senate, should an exceptionally deserving case of application arise.

    Course Structure

    Stage 1
    1. MBAE720 Educational Leadership and Corporate Governance
    2. MPCS500 Introduction to International Politics: International System and Power
    3. MPCS501 International Conflict:Causes of War, Theories of War and Conflicts of Interest
    4. MPCS502 International Law in War and Peacemaking
    Stage 2
    1. MPCS504 Peace Studies
    2. MPCS505 Humanitarian Assistance and Refugees
    3. MPCS506 Civil Military Relations and Peace-Building
    4. MPCS507 Social Violence in Africa
    Stage 3
    1. GBS700 Research Methods
    2. MPCS509 Trade and Security
    3. MPCS510 Nation-building and Security Policy
    4. MPCS511 The Ethics of War
    Stage 4
    1. GBS800 Dissertation