Master Of Science In History, Masters Program.

At University Of Nairobi

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Course Type: Masters

Duration: 4 YEARS

Study Method: Fulltime

Fee: Kshs on application

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Course Objective

The main objective of the postgraduate programme is to produce high cadre personnel that can effectively contribute to national development using geographical and environmental knowledge.

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Course Programme

Cluster 1: History


Core Course Units


Research Methods


Advanced Historiography of Kenya


Critical Philosophy of History


Specialisation Course Units


Urban origins in Africa up to 1900


History of African Cities and Towns since 1900


Demography and History in Africa


Speculative Philosophy of History


The Nile Civilizations


African Political Processes


Early Civilizations of Sub Saharan Africa


Electives


Hist. & Econ. Theory in Africa and the Third World.


Comparative Historical Studies in Labour


Movements in Africa and Latin America


Meso and South American Civilizations


North Africa


Themes in World Prehistory


Eastern African History I


Eastern African History II


Topics in Gender Studies


Develop. of Trade Unionism in Europe & N. America


Foundation and Evolution of Indian Civilization


 Cultural History in East Africa


Women in Islam


Aspects of the Co-operative Movement in the World


Evolution of Political Ideas


Chinese Civilization


Mediterranean Origins of European Civilization


Project paper


Cluster 2: Women in History


Core Course Units


Research Methods


Critical Philosophy of History


Women, Family and Society in Time Perspective


Specialisation Course Units


The Rise and growth of the Feminist Movement


Case Studies of Women Leaders in Africa


Women and Political Power in World History


Women in Science and Technology


Women in Music, Art, Culture and Religion


Women and Armed Conflict in Africa


Women’s Position in Social, Economic and


Cultural Developments in modern Times


African Women in History


Electives


History and Economic Theory in Africa and the


Third World


Comparative Historical Studies in Labour


Movements in Africa and Latin America


Meso and South American Civilizations


North Africa


Themes in World Prehistory


Eastern African History I


Eastern African History II


Topics in Gender Studies


Dev. of Trade Unionism in Europe and N. America


Foundation and Evolution of Indian Civilization


Cultural History in East Africa


Women in Islam


The Co-operative Movement in the World


Evolution of Political Ideas


Chinese Civilization


Mediterranean Origins of European Civilization


Project paper


Cluster 3: Islamic Civilization


Core Course Units


Research Methods


Critical Philosophy of History


Contemporary Islamic Society & Thought


Specialisation Course Units


Women in Islam


Islam in East Africa


The Fatimids and their contribution to the world civilization.


The Worldwide Diffusion of Islam


The Early Islamic State


Asian Civilizations


The origins and development of the Islamic


Civilization


Electives


History and Economic Theory in Africa and the Third World.


Comparative Historical Studies in Labour


Movements in Africa and Latin America


Meso and South American Civilizations


North Africa


Themes in World Prehistory


Eastern African History I


Eastern African History II


Topics in Gender Studies


Development of Trade Unionism in Europe and


North America


Foundation and Evolution of Indian Civilization


Cultural History in East Africa


Aspects of the Co-operative Movement in the


World


Evolution of Political Ideas


Chinese Civilization


Mediterranean Origins of European Civilization


Project paper


Cluster 4: Armed Conflict and Peace Studies


Core Course Units


Research Methods


Philosophy of Armed Conflict Studies


Revolutions in World History


Specialisation Course Units


History of Political Ideas


Diplomacy, War & Warfare since the 19th Century


International Law and Armed conflict


International Arms Race


Armed Conflict and the Ecosystems


A History of The Cold War Years and After


The Military and Politics


Civilians in Armed Conflict


History of Peace and Reconciliation


Themes in Armed Conflict Resolution


Electives


African Political Processes


Women and Armed Conflict in Africa


Development of Military Technology


History of Human rights and Humanitarian Law


Post cold war politics in Africa


Child Soldiers in Africa


Refugee Concentrations and the Environ.


Emergency Tool-Kit Laboratory


Post-traumatic Stress Disorder


The Military in Africa from the 19th Centuries


Africa in the First and Second World War


Armed Conflict and culture


Armed Conflicts through Time


Non-Military Conflicts in World History


Logistics and Supplies


The Refugee problem in Africa and the World


Conflict areas in Africa and the World


Conflicts in History and Society


State, War and Peace in International Relations


Diplomatic History


Project Paper


Peace Initiatives and Peace keeping process in Africa