Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSc. HRM) 

Programme Objectives

The objective of the programme is to train and produce human resource managers who are strong in both theory and practice. Essentially, these will be human resource managers who will be able to use human resource management theories, methods, procedures, techniques and tools and human resource professional practices for better management of human resource functions in organisations. The programme will equip graduates with competencies required in proactively developing better human resource management strategies in contemporary organisations. The emphasis is on strategic approach to managing human resources through innovation, creativity, flexibility, nurturing, mentoring and team working systems and practices. This will help the organization to develop and sustain a culture of organizational commitment and excellence.

The applicant must have background knowledge in Public Administration, Political Science, Sociology and management related disciplines


Programme Structure 

SEMESTER I

SEMESTER II

SEMESTER III

PUB 534

Organisational Behaviour

PUB 521

Advanced Human Resource Management

DISSERTATION

PUB 520

Principles and Practices of Human Resource Management

ACC 610

Financial Planning and Budgeting

PUB 570

Strategic Management

PUB 620

Social Science Research Methods

PUB 537

Managerial and Leadership Skills

PUB 625

Management Control and Information Systems

ML 530

Industrial Relations and Labour Laws

Elective

ELECTIVE

PUB 510: Training and Development
PUB 650: Organisational Development
PUB 515: Performance management

Master of Science in Local Government Management 
Programme Objectives
The objective of this programme is to expose students to knowledge on the current developments in local government management and emerging implications on institutional frameworks, service delivery and best practices. The programme will equip students with skills and competencies required to take the role as heads of departments and directors working in local authorities in a manner that reflects strong commitment to service provision to citizens as customers by demonstrating high degree of professionalism. An applicant has to prove proficiency in both oral and written English and should have background studies in Public Administration, Political Science, and Sociology, local government Management, Education and Law will be preferred


Programme Structure 

SEMESTER I

SEMESTER II

SEMESTER III

PUB 540

Local Government Management

ACC 580

Local Government Finance

DISSERTATION

PUB 600

Public Policy Analysis

PUB 620

Social Science Research Methods

ML 505

Local Government and Administrative Laws

PUB 533

Rural and Urban Governance

PUB 520

Principles and Practices of Human Resource Management

PUB 610

Management of Social and Economic Services

PUB 545

Management Control and Information System

ELECTIVE


ELECTIVES:

PUB 650: Organisational Development
PUB 670: Comparative Local Governments
DST 530: Participatory Development Planning

Master of Health Systems Management (MHSM) 
Programme Objectives

The programme is designed to build the capacity of the graduate student to think outside the box in relation to challenges facing health systems in developing countries and beyond. It intends to enable the student avoid “cook book” solutions and put the student in the middle of action, forcing him/her to be analytical, innovative and creative in managing health systems and utilize the knowledge and skills to solve problems facing different health systems. Thus the programme aims at enhancing the graduate student‟s capacity to design and implement strategic , innovative and cost effective learning and development solutions that are responsive to organizational amd personal needs and goals. An applicant should have background knowledge in Public Administration, Sociology, and Health related organizations will be preferred.

Programme Structure 

SEMESTER I

SEMESTER II

SEMESTER III

PUB 762

Human Resource Management for Health Systems

BUS 530

Marketing Strategies for Health Services

DISSERTATION

PUB 763

Strategic Management of Health Systems

PUB 781

Health Systems Research

BUS 530

Marketing Strategy for Health Services

PUB 760

Health Policy and Planning

ECO 750

Health Economics

LAW 620

Legal Aspect of Health Systems Management

PUB 780

Epidemiology & Biostatistics

ELECTIVE

ELECTIVES

PUB 630: Public Sector Governance
PUB 610: Management of Social & Economic Services
PUB 536: Strategic Health Psychology

Master of Public Administration (MPA) 

Programme Objectives

The MPA programme aims at the acquisition and application of scientific knowledge of governance and administration to public sector management. The program purpose is to prepare students to take managerial roles in the public domain. The program further aims at preparing students to be able to relate theoretical issues with practical experiences and use such relationship to analyse critical issues and problems in public administration in developing countries particularly Africa and Tanzania. At the end of the programme students will be equipped with competencies required in proactively developing better strategies in contemporary public management. The main clients for this programme are students from developing countries who will work in public sector – but applicants from other parts of the world are also welcome and encouraged. An applicant should have background knowledge in Public Administration, Political Science, Sociology, Education and Law will be preferred

Programme Structure 

SEMESTER I

SEMESTER II

SEMESTER III

PUB500

Public Administration

PUB 630

Public Sector Governance

DISSERTATION

PUB 600

Public Policy Analysis

PUB 620

Social Science Research Methods

ML 501

Administrative Law

ACC 540

Public Sector Planning and Budgeting

PUB 520

Principles and Practices of Human Resource Management

PUB 610

Management of Social and Economic Services

PUB 545

Management Control & Information System

ELECTIVE

ELECTIVE

PUB 670: Comparative Local Governments
PUB 650: Organisational Developments
PUB 510: Human Resources Development

Master of Science in Health Monitoring and Evaluation (MSc HME) 
Programme Objectives

This is a two years programme, three semesters in in-door class and one semester for Monitoring and Evaluation field project .This programme provides students with graduate level education in the discipline of monitoring and evaluation. The program equips students with knowledge, skills and competences required for effective job performance as M&E officers within health-focused organizations and entities. In addition, it builds their capacity in implementing monitoring and evaluation components and orients them to the application of these components to respond to organizational problems related to information and programmes, with a focus of using M&E to improve the quality of both.

Programme Structure

* Includes Field Project seminar


Master of Research and Public Policy (MRPP) 
Programme Objectives

The programme is run for two years and is designed to equip the students with three competencies, namely, Common Competencies which shall enable them to understand different conceptual and methodological approaches to social science research, and appropriate various theoretical and conceptual approaches to the formation and analysis of public policy issues. Secondly, capacity to design and execute policy oriented research for those in academia and research organization, and third, for those in policy development, management and implementation, competencies to apply policy analysis tools to key public policy issue and utilize evidence based research results.

The MRPP programme identifies the sequence of learning experiences involving courses, field experiences and thesis. It allows students to develop competencies consistent with two career pathways, the research and policy practice for the students primarily interested in research/teaching and those wishing to use research to influence, inform or shape public policy as policy practitioners respectively

The MRPP network is formed by twelve(12) universities from six (6) countries across Africa. Such Universities include University of Botswana (Botswana), University of Ghana (Ghana), Eger ton University (Kenya), Maseno University ( Kenya), University of Ibadan (Nigeria), University of Jos ( Nigeria), University of Lagos ( Nigeria), University of Sierra Leone( Sierra Leone), University of Dar es Salaam ( Tanzania), Mzumbe University (Tanzania), Uganda Christian University ( Uganda) and Uganda Martyrs University ( Uganda).


Programme Structure

Note:
1.Concentration course elective: Students choose 3 of the 6 offered.
o Those in the research pathway must take a minimum of 2 research courses on of which must be C1 or C2
o Those in the policy pathway must take a minimum of 2 policy courses one of which must be C3
2.Thesis proposals will be developed as part of course requirements for C1,C2 or C3 and will be approved by the end of semester 2
3.The long break will be used for field experience and thesis data collection for students so that they can continue their thesis work in semester 3 and get completed in semester 4
4.University specific electives can be offered in semester 3 and 4 in those universities who choose to do so
5.Workshops in specific soft skills areas (eg.IT, presentation Skills, negotiation skills, communication skills) will be offered outside course time


Master of Leadership and Management (MLM) 
Programme Objectives
The MSc in Leadership and Management programme run for 18 months, 17 weeks for each semester. The Programme is designed to prepare participants to serve as professional leaders and managers both in private and public setting. It equips participants with the competencies, knowledge, skills and attitudes required to lead and manage organizations. This includes preparing participants to be able to make appropriate decisions, develop innovative approaches to work, develop practical skills and be able to solve problems with the goal of strengthening organizational performance in terms of delivering services demanded by their clients more responsively and accountably.


Programme Structure

Electives:

PUB 663: Public Private Partnerships 
PUB 570: Strategic Management 
Law 500: Administrative Law

 

 

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