This is a 2 year programme. The M.Ed. program gives students a strong disciplinary grounding that allows them to approach Peace education questions. The M. Ed program consists of a set of common mandatory courses in the first year and a series of specialized courses in the second year.
Mode of Delivery and Structure
The programme shall be offered through Face-to-Face teaching mode, Open Distance and eLearning (ODeL) mode in a blended manner.
Face to face mode
The programme shall be conducted through lectures, group discussion, seminars, tutorials, case studies, student-lecturer consultations, supervised independent study, group projects, practicals, demonstrations and e-learning services.
Open Distance and e-Learning (ODeL) mode
The programme shall be offered by Open and Distance e-Learning (ODeL) mode. This shall include self-instructional print and electronic study materials and online lectures, seminars and tutorials
Duration and structure
- The degree programme has two options: course work, examination and project as option one and course work, examination and thesis as option two.
- The programme shall run for a minimum period of four semesters and a maximum
12 semesters of 15 weeks each.
- M.Ed. in Master of Education (Distance Education) shall be offered by course work, examination and project/thesis. The programme shall comprise 18 course units.
- A student taking the programme by coursework, examination and project shall
take ten (10) core course units, four elective course units and project.
- A project shall be equivalent to four course units.
- A student taking the programme by course work, examination and thesis shall take
ten core course units and thesis
- A thesis shall be equivalent to eight course units.
- A course unit shall constitute 60 contact hours.
- The common regulations for the Master’s degrees of the University of Nairobi and the Faculty of Education shall apply.
- A holder of the degree of Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) of at least Second Class Honours Upper Division of the University of Nairobi or its equivalent from any other university recognized by the University of Nairobi Senate.
- A holder of the degree of Bachelor of Arts (B.A) or Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) of Second Class Honours Upper Division and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) of the University of Nairobi or equivalent qualifications from any other university recognized by the University of Nairobi Senate.
- A holder of the degree of Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) of Second Class Honours Lower Division of the University of Nairobi or its equivalent from any other university recognized by the of the University of Nairobi Senate and two years working experience.
- A holder of the degree of Bachelor of Arts (B.A) or Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) of Second Class Honours Lower Division and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) of the University of Nairobi or equivalent qualifications from any other university recognized by the University of Nairobi Senate and two years working experience.
- A holder of a pass degree for categories (i - iv) and five years working experience.
- Addressing historical and ongoing harms against indigenous people
- Community-based restorative justice
- National restoration processes (addressing historical structural harm)
- Prison system reform
- International Criminal Court or tribunals
- Justice to address mass atrocity and human rights
- National and local justice processes
- Trauma therapy and counseling/social support
- Victim support and reparations
- Crisis health care and social services
- Human rights protection and monitoring
- Humanitarian advocacy and law
- Humanitarian emergency response
- Information management for relief operations
- Public health work related to structural and physical violence
Government and Multilateral Efforts
- Civil-military relations
- Demobilization and disarmament
- Intergovernmental organizations
- Peace processes
- Policy analysis and implementation
- Post-conflict reconstruction
Nonviolent Social Change
- Active nonviolence
- Community organizing, mobilization or social action/movements
- Issue-based educational campaigns
- Minority and marginalized empowerment and civil rights advocacy
Dialogue / Conflict Resolution Strategies
- Arts-based approaches to social transformation
- Conflict monitoring and early warning
- Cross-cultural contact programs
- Inter-faith, inter-ethnic, and intercultural dialogue
- Language interpreting or teaching
- Local peacebuilding institutes and training
- Mediation or dispute settlement
- Violence prevention or resolution
- Adult and civic education
- Applying gender lenses to peace and conflict
- Building peaceable schools
- Educational reform initiatives
- Investigating cultural and structural violence
- Leadership development and training among historically disadvantaged groups
- Service learning
- University-based peace studies/ peace education/ peace research
- Vocational schools
- Economic development
- Gender equality work
- Housing and urban development/redevelopment
- Human and social development
- Local and international development
- Microfinance and small business development
- Strengthening democratic institutions and participation
- Sustainable development, sustainable agriculture
Dealing with Transnational and Global Threats
- Corruption and organized crime
- Cultural and structural violence
- Economic and social injustice
- Environmental degradation and climate change
- Gender exclusion and gender-based violence
- Genocide and mass violence
- Human rights violations
- Human trafficking
- Imperial domination
- Nuclear and small arms proliferation
- Poverty, hunger and homelessness
Law: Advocacy and Solidarity
- Family law and domestic violence protection
- Human rights law
- Immigration law, immigrant services and education
- Indigenous cultural preservation, solidarity and rights
- International law and policy work
- Labor and employment law/protection
- Land issues
- Migrant justice, migration and human trafficking
- Work with youth: Child protection, rights, services
Fees and Funding
|MASTER OF EDUCATION -E55||YEAR 1||YEAR 2|
|SEMESTER 1 - 5UNITS||SEMESTER 2 - 5UNITS||SEMESTER 1 -4UNITS||SEMESTER 2-PROJECT||TOTALS|
|TUITION @ 25200||126,000.00||126,000.00||100,800.00||100,800.00||453,600.00|
|MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)||6,500.00||-||6,500.00||-||13,000.00|
|ICT SERVICES - (PER YEAR)||7,000.00||-||7,000.00||-||14,000.00|
|EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)||5,000.00||5,000.00||4,000.00||-||14,000.00|
|REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)||2,250.00||2,250.00||2,250.00||2,250.00||9,000.00|
|ID CARD ( PER YEAR)||1,000.00||-||1,000.00||-||2,000.00|
|ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)||2,000.00||-||2,000.00||-||4,000.00|
|CAUTION - (ONCE)||5,000.00||-||-||5,000.00|
|LIBRARY (PER YEAR)||5,000.00||-||5,000.00||-||10,000.00|
|STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)||1,000.00||-||1,000.00||-||2,000.00|