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 Political Science and International Relations


    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. GBS550 Management Theory and Practice
    2. MPIR510 Political Science and Strategic Studies
    3. MPIR520 International Relations Theory
    4. MPIR530 Introduction to Peace and Security
    Stage 2
    1. MPIR610 International Political Economy
    2. MPIR620 International Organizations
    3. MPIR630 Foreign Policy Analysis
    4. MPIR640 Diplomacy
    Stage 3
    ELECTIVES (Select three):
    Stage 4