| BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION - University of Nairobi

The objectives of the programme are: i) To understand and appreciate the role of politics in human life.

 Bachelors Degree  4 YEARS  Fulltime Fee: on application
UoN
Public University Starehe - Constituency, Nairobi - County

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION - objectives

The objectives of the programme are:


i) To understand and appreciate the role of politics in human life.


ii) To equip students with skills of understanding and conducting research on politics, political processes and political systems globally.


iii) To acquire appropriate skills that can enable students to effectively participate and contribute to political development in the country.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for admission to the University of Nairobi for the above programme


1.      KCSE with a C+ or equivalent or KCSE with a C plain or equivalent Plus a Diploma (including IB Diploma) or equivalent from a recognized  post- secondary institution.


2.      KCE/EACE Div. III/ Ordinary GCE or equivalent Plus a Diploma (including IB Diploma) or equivalent from a recognized post- secondary institution.


3.      KACE or EAACE./ Advanced GCE Certificate with one principal pass Plus a Diploma (including IB Diploma) or equivalent from a recognized postsecondary institution, KACE or EAACE certificate with two principal passes or equivalent.


4.      International Baccalaureate Diploma or a degree from a recognized University or equivalent.


5.      A Diploma course shall be required to have covered at least 3 course units of 45 contact hours each over a minimum period of 2 semesters of 15 weeks or 270 contact hours.

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION - course content


First Year


Introduction to Political Science


Politics and Government in Africa


Basic Concepts in Political Science


Politics and Government in Kenya


Second year


Administrative Theory II


Introduction to Public Administration


Introduction to Administrative Law


Introduction to Computers


Introduction to Local Government


 Introduction to Political Economy


Introduction Computers


Comparative Administrative Systems


Local Authorities in Service Provision


Principles of Corporate Finance in Pub. Sector


The Constitution o Kenya


Political Economy of African Development


Third Year


Methods of Political Inquiry


Public Policy Analysis


Theory of Political Inquiry


Management of Urban Development


Comparative Public Admin. In East Africa


Environmental Policy & Administration


Human Resource Development


Quantitative Research Methods in Political Sc.


Development Administration


Public Personnel Management


Politics of Agriculture Dev. in Africa


Politics of Industrialization in Africa


Fourth Year


Administrative Law


Public Personnel Management


Administrative of Public Enterprises & Privatisation


Mon. and Evaluation of Dev. Programmes


Public Relations in Government


Disaster and Relief Management in Africa


Democracy and Development


Urban Government and Politics


Administration of Rural Development


Public Financial Administration


Public Administration in Kenya


Public Service and the Private Sector


Politics of Multinational Corporations