Master of Arts in Peace and Security Studies

Course Overview

This program is geared towards producing competent graduates imparted with knowledge, skills and experiences for application in policy marking and decision making in managerial level in the ring of Peace and Security. Graduates will also be able to operate at tactical and strategic levels as well as lead and manage Peace and Security systems of the organization within the business environment, at both local and international context both in public and private sector.


What you'll study

Semester I

    • Peace Building and Conflict Resolution
    • International Law and Law of Armed conflict
    • Research Methods in Peace and Security Studies
    • International Relations and Diplomacy
    • Intelligence and Security

Semester II

    • Peace and Sustainable Development
    • Armed Conflict, Demobilization and Disarmament
    • Gender and Peace and Security
    • Human Security In Post-Conflict Interventions
    • MA Dissertation
Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree with at least a Second Class from an approved Institution of Higher Learning OR
  • A second Class Advanced Diploma from a recognized Institute or equivalent qualifications OR
  • A professional qualification recognized by Professional bodies (e.g. CSP, CPA) OR
  • Candidates with a PASS degree will be considered upon producing evidence of having obtained an examined
    Postgraduate Diploma

Teaching methods

The programme is delivered through a physical class session and blended mode which allowing you to fit your studies around other commitments. A wide variety of resources is made available via the online study platforms, including: lecture notes, videos,specialist resources from the IAA library and discussion forums.

Module lectures will be available to address your questions and offer guidance relating your studies. 


How you're assessed

This program will be assessed by written coursework and a dissertation


  • Fee 4,400,000/=
  • Duration 1 year
  • Language English
  • Mode of Study Face to Face and Blended mode
  • Intakes September & March intake