Master of Arts in Gender and Development

Overview

The master of Arts in Gender and Development is for students who are interested in gaining further skills and knowledge  in gender and development issues. The program will enable students to mainstream gender into development planning, programming and policy implementation to achieve gender equality in resource allocation between women and men in society. It deals with critical gender analysis and practical skills as constructive approaches to reforming development practice towards more equitable and sustainable outcomes.

The rationale of the program is to relate different analytical and policy concerns raised in gender and development to specific concerns in sectoral plans and policies at all levels and stages of development interventions.

The following shall be eligible for admission:

i) Holders of a bachelors degree of the university of Nairobi with at least an upper Second Class honors or equivalent qualification from other institutions recognized by the university of Nairobi Senate.

ii)Holders of Bachelors degree with Lower Second class honors and a postgraduate diploma from the University of Nairobi or other institutions recognized by the University ofSenate.

iii) Holders of apass degree with working experience of three years and a post-graduate diploma from the University of Nairobi or other institutions recognised by the University of nairobi Senate.

The Master of Arts in Gender and Development Studies degree comprises the following course units;

NDG 600         Concepts in Gender Analysis

NDG 601         Integrating Women & Gender Mainstreaming

NDG 602         Gender, Social Change and Sustainable Human Development

NDG 603         Social Science Research Methods

NDG 604         Theoretical Approaches in Gender Discourse

NDG 605         Education and Training of Women

NDG 606         Media, Literary works and Gender

NDG 607         Gender Violence and Conflict Resolution

NDG 608         Gender and Employment

NDG 609         Gender Issues in Agrarian Development

NDG 610         Religion and Gender

NDG 611         Gender and Law

NDG 612         Democracy, Political Participation & Gender

NDG 613         Gender, Language and Socialization

NDG 614         Changing Gender Roles and Relations

NDG 615         Gender and Poverty Reduction Strategies

NDG 616         Gender and Reproductive Health

NDG 617         Gender and Technology Transfer

NDG 618         Gender Issues in Cross-cultural Studies

NDG 619         Gender and Urban Development

NDG 620         Gender & Global Communication Network

NDG 621         Gender & Natural Resources Management

NDG 622         Research Project

The fees structure for M.A Gender and Development Studies can be found here:

Fees structure

TOTALS UNITS -  (12units)-N69    
TUITION FEE @ 27000                    27,000.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)                       1,000.00
CAUTION - (ONCE)                       5,000.00
ICT SERVICES - (PER YEAR)                       7,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                       6,500.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                       2,000.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                       1,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                       2,250.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                        5,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                       1,000.00
THESIS EXAMINATION                    30,000.00
     
sem1                 4.00                141,750.00
sem2                 4.00                114,250.00
sem3                 4.00                114,250.00
sem4  project                 166,750.00
Totals       537,000.00