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MASTER OF ARTS IN GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT program

University of Nairobi

Masters Program 2 YEARS

Course Details

Course 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 programme 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 programme is to relate different analytical and policy concerns raised in gender and development to specific sectoral plans and policies at all levels and stages of development interventions.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Entry requirements to the University of Nairobi for the above programme are:


1.      Holders of a Bachelorís 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.


2.      Holders of a Bachelorís degree with a Lower Second class honors and a post-graduate diploma from the University of Nairobi or other institutions recognized by the University of Nairobi Senate.


3.      Holders of a pass degree with working experience of three years and a post-graduate diploma from the University of Nairobi or other institutions recognized by the University of Nairobi Senate.

Course Program

Course outline


Concepts in Gender Analysis


Integrating Women and Gender Mainstreaming


Gender, Social Change and Sustainable Human Development


Social Science Research Methods


Theoretical Approaches in Gender Discourse


Electives


Education and Training of Women


Media, Literary works and Gender


Gender Violence and Conflict Resolution


Gender and Employment


Gender Issues in Agrarian Development


Religion and Gender


Gender and Law


Democracy, Political Participation and Gender


Gender, Language and Socialization


Changing Gender Roles & Relations


Gender and Poverty Reduction Strategies


Gender and Reproductive Health


Gender and Technology Transfer


Gender Issues in Cross-cultural Studies


Gender and Urban Development


Gender & Global Communication Network


Gender & Natural Resources Management

Research Project 2

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