Master of Arts Degree Programmes

The following academic programme(s) is offered by the College:

Master of Science in Defence and International Politics (MDIP).


Within the broad framework of the College’s mandate, the programme is aimed at equipping students with basic tools for analytical thinking, good judgment, leadership and other critical managerial skills.

The specific objectives of the programme are to:

  • Achieve the highest professional standards in Defence, Security Management and International Politics.
  • Equip graduates with specialized knowledge and skills to play a meaningful role in management and provide professional leadership in Defence and Security.
  • Meet the demands and aspirations for continuing education of serving military officers and officers of other security agencies in Africa.


The mission of the program is the development of reflective professionals who understand the multiple forces at work in Defence and International Politics situations related to their area of specialization, and who can offer leadership in taking action to anticipate, analyze, prevent, manage and resolve Issues of Defence and Security.