| THE POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

THE POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS - University of Nairobi

While giving due attention to the academic aspects of the study of international relations, the course also aims at increasing the trainee diplomatsí ability to handle the practical aspects of their job.

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

While giving due attention to the academic aspects of the study of international relations, the course also aims at increasing the trainee diplomatsí ability to handle the practical aspects of their job. Ordinary teaching is complemented by lectures and conferences given by foreign academics, Kenyans and foreign practitioners of diplomacy. Students also do practical exercises like simulations of negotiations and go on study tours in Kenya and abroad.

Entry requirements

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


1 First degree or its equivalent from a recognized university.


2 At least one yearís working experience in a relevant environment.

THE POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS - course content

Course Outline


Semester 1 (Core)


International Relations


Diplomacy


International Political Economy


Research Methods for Social Sciences


Semester 2


Core units


International Law


Introduction to French


Introduction to Spanish


Foreign Language


International Relations of African States


International Conflict Management


Theory and Practice of International Peacekeeping


Diplomatic Methods and Practice


Foreign Policy Analysis


Project Paper


Semester 1: Core Courses


i) International Relations


ii) Theory and Practice of International Peacekeeping


iii) Law of Armed Conflict


iv)  Research Methodology


Semester 2


i) Strategic Planning


ii) Project Paper (Compulsory)


Electives 3


i) African International Relations


ii) International Conflict Management


iii) Diplomacy


iv)  Political Economy of Africa