• The programme is designed to impart advanced theoretical and practical skills in monitoring and evaluation in order to improve the design, implementation and outcomes of social programmes.
  • The main objective of the programme is to produce highly qualified evaluation personnel to spearhead the evaluation of development programmes and public policies.
  • To be admitted to this program prospective students should normally hold an upper second class honours degree in Monitoring and Evaluation or an equivalent from this or another recognised institution, OR
  • Any first degree plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation from a recognised university.

The duration of the Master of Social Science Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation shall be three (3) semesters of full-time study.

Graduates from this programme can work as:

Academics, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Directors, Evaluation Consultants, Non-governmental Organisation Managers, Social Science Researchers, Public Sector Managers and Policy Analysts amongst other responsibilities.

Full Programme Structure

  • HSME 6101 Evaluation Theories and Approaches
  • HSME 6102 Monitoring and Evaluation Practicum
  • HSME 6103 Advanced Evaluation Research Methods
  • HSME 6104 Evaluation Planning and Management
  • HSME 6205 Public Policy and Public Policy Evaluation
  • HSME 6206 Programme Planning and Management
  • HSME 6207 Monitoring and Evaluation in the Public Sector
  • HSME 6208 Advanced Statistics for Evaluators

HSME 6000 Evaluation Project