This Bachelor of Development Studies programme has been developed with the understanding that there is a widening demand for professionals who can be able to initiate and mobilize communities to participate in the facilitation of their own development. BDS resonates with the needs of the devolved government as stipulated in the new constitution with the need to have the people in the rural areas to be fully involved in the community development activities.
MUA graduates will be well equipped with gender development skills to enable them design and facilitate development events that lead to Gender Equity in all human development endeavors.
BDS has the following options :
- Economic development
- Project management
- Environmental Management
The BDS programme prepares students for careers and opportunities in the following fields; Development finance, Monitoring and Evaluation, Public Administration. With working opportunities in;
- Non-Government Organisations
- Development Institutions
- Development Banks