Members of the CODESRIA team, comprising of the participants and trainers during the opening ceremony of the CODESRIA College of Academic Mentors Institute training graced by the Registrar RIO, Professor Vincent Onywera, accompanied by key note speaker Dr. Godwin Murunga
Participants at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences during presentation session at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC).
Participants at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences during presentation session at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC).
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Participants comparing notes in their groups during the Group Discussion Session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography referring to her notes on Research Integrity and Ethics during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the KUCC
The gracious Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography, explaining ethical concepts in research to members of the CODESRIA team during the 10 day workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Lead trainer, Professor Bangura of Howard University responding to participants’ queries during question and answer session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Abdul Karim Bangura explaining to the participants about the Ideal Dissertation Structure during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor Chris Shisanya giving his presentation on Epistemological Paradigms in Social Research during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School at KUCC
Professor Ishmael Munene presenting a certificate of participation to Lydia Amoah from University of Ghana during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Florence Shingirayi Chamisa from University of FortHare during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Sylvester Kohol Shima from University of Ibadan during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitators Professors Chris Shisanya being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitators Professors Joy Obando being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
Dr. Godwin Murunga, the Incoming Executive Secretary of CODESRIA giving his closing remarks during the workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.

Master Of Arts (Gender And Development Studies)

Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent in related field from any disciplines from Kenyatta University or any other recognized university.
  • Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade “C” and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization.

Mode of Study
The programmes are offered in various modes of study which include; Full-time, Institution based, Part-time and Open learning. Full-Time Programmes: Students who join this mode of study undertake full-time studies in the various campuses which include; Kenyatta University (Main Campus) and satellite campuses. Institution Based Programmes: Institution based programmes are offered in the months of April, August and December Part Time Programmes: The classes are usually conducted in the evenings and on weekends.

Course Duration
The Master of Arts degree in Gender and Development studies extends over a period of not less than 18 months from the date of registration.
Programme Structure
The course is offered by either:Course work, examination and thesis.Course work, examination and project A Thesis shall be equivalent to 8 units A project shall be equivalent to 4 units A unit shall cover 35 contact-hours.

1st Year
All students will take 8 units as follows: Semester I- Four (4) Core Units One (1) Elective Unit
Semester II- Four (4) Core Units One (1) Elective Unit.

2nd Year                                                       -
Students who undertake their studies through course work, examination and thesis will spend their 2nd year writing a thesis under the supervision of the department Students taking studies by course work, examination and project will take 4 elective courses during   the first semester and do research and write their project in the 2nd semester guided by the supervisor(s).

Examination Regulations

  • The common university regulations shall apply. Each unit shall be marked out of 100. Continuous Assessment shall be 40% while the Final Examination shall be 60%. The pass mark for the Masters degree shall be 50%.Grading shall be as follows: 70% and above (A); 60-69% (B); 50-59% (C);0-49% (D); 0-39% (Fail).

Level 800
AMC 800: Research Methods in Social Sciences
AGD 800: Fundamentals of Gender and Development AGD 802: Advanced Theories in Gender & Development. AGD 803: Gender and Family in African Development AGD 804: Gender, Law & Governance
AGD 805: Gender, Policy Planning & Development
AGD 806: Gender and Project Development
AGD 808: Images of Women & Men in Media and the Arts AGD 809: Gender, Conflict Management and Peace Building AGD 810: Gender and County Development

Electives
AGD 807: Gender, Organizational Development and Management
AMC 801: Statistics in Social Sciences
UCU 801: Qualitative Research Methods
AGD 812: Transnational Gender, Activism and Research AGD 816: Gender & Development Challenges in Africa. AGD 817: Project (Equivalent to 4 units
AGD 818: Thesis (Equivalent to 8 units)

Notes: IBP students will register for all the 14 units spread across the 6 holiday sessions as guided by the
Department.

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