Political science is a recognized academic discipline that combines the best aspects of the liberal arts tradition. It trains students to think critically while arming them with important information about the 21st century; thus, it prepares them for the workforce and for the demands of democratic citizenship today. It draws on contemporary issues such as geopolitics, immigration, changing demographics, cyberspace politics, and terrorism, and provides students with strong analytic skills in order to analyze these. Moreover, with its combined focus on critical thinking and empirical knowledge, political science empowers students to question the values of our society and to orient our democratic ideals to the changing realities of the current century.
The primary aim of the Political Science Department is to provide a sound training leading to a National Diploma (ND) or Higher National Diploma (HND) or Degree (BA) or Masters (M.Sc) in Political Science.
The basic objectives of the course are for the student to:
Any applicant who meets the minimum entry requirements for admission into the Polytechnic or University may be granted admission, the requirements are :