Message from the H.O.D. Prof. S. Mago

Welcome to the Department of Development Studies. By joining the department, you become part of the diverse academic community because of our interdisciplinary approach to learning and teaching. Our dedicated and capable academic staff create an intellectually challenging environment through critical engagement to prepare globally portable graduates. Our students go through a process of personal enrichment, transformation, and development in the field of development studies. Our interdisciplinary approach offers a unique learning experience to students by integrating political, social, economic, and cultural perspectives at local, national, and global levels. The department focuses on sustainable socio-economic development with an overall aim to contribute towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), thus fostering equitable and sustainable societies. We offer a full range of academic programmes from undergraduate through to Doctoral level, with specialised programmes in Development Finance and Maritime Development. We welcome students from across the African continent and the globe. Our staff has committed, young, and energetic international scholars with backgrounds in various disciplines from economics to environmental sciences. Our promise to you is to ensure that you experience a stimulating and life-changing period of study.