Bachelor Degree in Security and Strategic Studies (BSSS)

  • FeeTZS 1,500,000
  • LevelBachelor Degree
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Duration 3 Years
  • Starting DateOctober, 2023


The Bachelor of science in security and strategic studies programme is developed to provide in depth and unique insights into the changing nature and fundamental challenges of contemporary security issues from a distinctly strategic perspective. Students will be taught by prominent specialists in the field of strategic and security issues, in both theory and practice. The programme is developed on the understanding of the environment in which the security as well as the strategic environments. The security and strategic studies will explore the conceptual, historical issues surrounding security and Strategic studies and how these manifests themselves in the wider context of contemporary national and international security.

What you'll study
Semester I

  • Applied mathematics
  • Environment & sustainable development
  • Strategic communication skills
  • Computer application
  • National security
  • Development perspective
Semester II

  • Statistics approach
  • Intelligence and security
  • Introduction to peace & conflicts studies
  • Geo-informatics
  • IT Strategy in security
  • Patriotism and national interest
Semester I

  • International humanitarian and law of armed conflicts
  • Research methodology
  • International relations and diplomacy
  • Security ethics and leadership
  • Counter insurgency and internal security
  • Cyber security
Semester II

  • Global peace and political science
  • Geo-political Environment
  • International terrorism
  • Operational research
  • Disaster management & emergency planning
  • Practical Training
Semester I

  • Public administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic management
  • Operations planning & project management
  • Gender peace and security
Semester II

  • International relations and diplomacy
  • Conflicts & military media operations
  • Civil military relations
  • Demobilization, Disarmament and Re-integration
  • Emerging security issues
Entry Requirements

Form Six (VI)

  1. Two principal passes in the following subjects: History, Geography, Kiswahili, English Language, French, Arabic, Fine Art, Economics, Commerce, Accountancy, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Agriculture, Computer Science or Nutrition.
  2. The two principal passes MUST make an aggregate of 4.0 points as a minimum or Foundation Programme of the OUT with a minimum GPA of 3.0.


  1. Holder of Ordinary Diploma (NTA Level 6) in Strategic Studies, Diplomacy, Community Development, International Relations, Laws, Computer Science, Cyber Security, Human Rights Studies, Insurance and Risk, Information Technology or Computer Engineering.