MPPA

Introduction

The enhancement of new knowledge and skills in public administration and public policy analysis will facilitate the development of home grown solutions to problems of governance, as well as economic and social challenges facing the society.

The  Master of Public Policy and Administration is an interdisciplinary graduate program designed to provide students with skills needed for effective public administration and public policy analysis both locally and internationally

 

1. Entry Regulations

  1. The general regulations for all Master degrees in the University shall apply.
    1. The following shall be eligible for admission into the MPPA degree programme in the Department of Public Policy and Administration in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences:
    2. A holder of at least upper second class honors Bachelor’s degree of Kenyatta University or any other recognized university; OR
    3. A holder of a lower second class degree of Kenyatta University or any other       recognized university with at least two years relevant working and/or research       experience in administration or management.

 7.   Pattern and Duration of the Programme

  1. The MPPA degree programme consists of coursework, examination and research      project.
    1. The programme will be offered in two modes, regular and evening/weekend with students in both modes being required to take a total of twenty (20) units by the end of the programme.
    2. In the first year of study, a student will be required to take five (5) units in the first semester and five (5) units in the second semester.
      1. During the second year of study, a student will be required to take six (6) units in the first semester and undertake a research project in the second semester. The research project shall be equivalent to four units.
      2. The duration of the programme shall be a minimum of two academic years.