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The East African : July 14th 2014
The EastAfrican JULY 12-18, 2014 SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION Higher Education Courses 39 Where quality and relevance meet The institute’s training prepares students for international life te≥national Studies a≥e highly ma≥ketable in Kenya and beyond. This is acco≥ding to D≥ G Pat≥ick M. Maluki, who ≥eveals that the institute’s alumni compete well in the job ma≥ketplace. Acco≥ding to D≥ Maluki, “Ve≥y few of ou≥ students ta≥mac. Most embassies that want to ≥ec≥uit locals p≥efe≥ ou≥ g≥aduands. Ou≥ t≥aining p≥epa≥es students fo≥ inte≥national life since no count≥y ex- IDIS Milestones 1973: Establishment of the Diplomacy Training Programme (DTP) under the Department of Government. 1990: Official launch of the Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies. 1993: Launch of the MA in International Studies 2000: The PhD in International Studies was launched. 2003: The Institute hosted a seminar on “Evaluating the Terrorism Bill of 2003.” 2004: The Diploma in Strategic Studies and the Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Studies were started. 2006: Start of the Diploma in International Studies 2007: Launch of the MA in International Conflict Management 2009: Start of the MA in Diplomacy 2010: Launch of the BA in International Studies Courses on offer DIPLOMA Degree Code Degree Name R140 R140 Duration (Years) DIPLOMA IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES/STRATEGIC STUDIES DIPLOMA IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES BACHELOR Degree Code Degree Name R67 R67 MASTERS Degree Code Degree Name R50 R51 R608 R50 R51 R52 BACHELOR OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES BACHELOR OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES M.A. INTERNATIONAL STUDIES MASTER OF ARTS IN DIPLOMACY MASTER OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT MANAGEMENT MASTER OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES MASTER OF ARTS IN DIPLOMACY MASTER OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT MANAGEMENT PGDIP Degree Code Degree Name R40 PH.D Degree Code Degree Name R80 R80 R80 1 Duration (Years) 4 4 Duration (Years) 2 2 2 2 2 2 POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 1 PhD IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES PHD IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES Duration (Years) 1 Duration (Years) 3 3 ≥aduands of the Unive≥sity of Nai≥obi’s Institute of Diplomacy and In- ists as an island.” He adds: “IDIS p≥o- g≥ammes a≥e in high demand due to the high quality and ≥elevance of ou≥ p≥og≥ammes. We p≥ovide a use≥ f≥iendly envi≥onment that is sensitive to the needs of ou≥ students. IDIS att≥acts high calib≥e students f≥om all ove≥ Af≥ica; thus p≥oviding its students with a ≥ich multi-cultu≥al expe≥ience.” IDIS co≥e se≥vice a≥eas include postg≥aduate t≥aining, ≥esea≥ch, publication, semina≥s and confe≥ences, a mode≥n language labo≥ato≥y, a lib≥a≥y and documentation se≥vices. IDIS cate≥s fo≥ the needs of Af≥ican count≥ies and inte≥national o≥ganisations, and maintains close links with simila≥ institutions all ove≥ the wo≥ld. The institute’s academic sta≠ includes highly qualified schola≥s, some with the added advantage of having p≥eviously se≥ved in ambassado≥ial and othe≥ high level leade≥ship positions inte≥nationally and the Af≥ica ≥egion. The institute awa≥ds Doc- to≥ate Deg≥ees in Inte≥national Studies, Maste≥’s Deg≥ees in: Inte≥national Studies, Diplomacy, Inte≥national Conflict Management, and St≥ategic Studies. The institute o≠e≥s post-g≥aduate diplomas in Inte≥national Relations and St≥ategic Studies. It also has a ve≥y popula≥ Bachelo≥ of A≥ts Deg≥ee in Inte≥national Studies as well as Diploma in Inte≥national Studies. The institute has also set up Latin Ame≥ica and South East Asia ≥egional study a≥eas.
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