AIM & OBJECTIVE
The main objectives of a degree in political Science are:
(i) To provide training in the principles of political science and their application to the various areas of specialization concerned political economy, government, political theory, public administration or international relations;
(ii) Stimulate the students intellectually through the programme, in such a way that they appreciate social problems;
(iii) To provide a solid foundation of knowledge about the workings of society and its institutions and develop the skills for the constructive use of such knowledge;
(iv) To develop in students, the ability to apply the knowledge to the resolution of societal problems and conflicts;
(v) To develop in students, such skills and competency that would allow them to be self-reliant and entrepreneurial;
(vi) Provide the students with necessary skills for studying and analysing society;
(vii) Provide the students with the skill-base from which they can proceed to higher studies in political science;
(viii) Produce students who can carry out fieldwork, collect data and analyse these in a coherent manner, as well as engage in comparative analysis of one political system with others.
(ix) to imbue in the students a deep appreciation of the political dynamics of society and the impact of this on wider socio-economic development and societal well-being.