POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH

Entry Requirement
The common regulations for the postgraduate diplomas in the university and in the school of
education shall apply.The following shall be eligible for registration for Postgraduate diploma in social Science research:
i.    Bachelor of Education Degree in a related field with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or its equivalent from Kenyatta University or any recognized institution
ii.    Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they
have Grade “C” and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization.

Examination
The course shall be through coursework, examinations and project. The course shall extend over a minimum of one academic year. The students are expected to take 16 units. The project work will be equivalent to two units. The final examinations will constitute 70% of the total marks while continuous assessment will constitute 30%. The pass mark for each course shall be 50%

Certification
Upon completion the student will be awarded a Postgraduate diploma in Social Science.
 

Unit Code and Title

Core Units
EFN 700: Research Project
EFN 719: Introduction to Social Research Methodologies
EFN 709: Introduction to Research Methodology
EFN 722: Data Processing, Analysis and Interpretation
EFN 723: Values and Ethical Issues in Social science
EFN 724: Participatory Action Research and Community Mobilization
EFN 725: Proposal Writing and Fund Raising
EFN 726: Interdisciplinary Research
EFN 727: Development of Skills in Project Management
 
School of Education
 

Electives
EFN 728: Participatory Rural Appraisal and Project Evaluation
EFN 729: Participatory project design, Implementation and management
EFN 730: Participatory project Monitoring and Evaluation
EFN 731: Role, Value and Use of Research Statistics
EFN 732: Statistical/Quantitative verses Qualitative/textual Data Analysis
EFN 733: Writing and Presentation

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