Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna (NDA) in collaboration
with Umaru Shinkafi Centre for Africa Extractive Policy
Research (USCAEPR) Professional Master programme in
Energy Security Management admission form for the
2017/2018 academic session is out.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for
admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna in
collaboration with Umaru Shinkafi Centre for Africa Extractive
Policy Research Professional Master programme in Energy
Security Management (MESM) for the 2017/2018 Academic
The MASTER IN ENERGY SECURITY MANAGEMENT (MESM)
programme is robustly structured as a research master’s
degree on the inter-disciplinary concerns on energy security of
African countries and its interaction with national security. It is
also focuses on the drafting and negotiation skills for the
investments, financial, tax, royalty, contracts administration,
project management, supply chain management, trans –
border maritime, legal and arbitration aspects of the oil, gas,
mining, electricity and renewable energy sectors of African
It is pursuant to the above focus that the MESM programme
covers the syllabus and deliveries that are known with the
disciplines of LLM, MBA and MPA with an international
benchmark and from an African perspective. The MESM
programme shall discuss energy security threats from the
producers as well as from the buyers’ perspectives.
The MESM programme shall similarly introduce students to
legacy and contemporary issues pertaining to the ownership of
energy resources in Africa and how these legacy issues have
affected the development of the energy resources in the
continent as well as the continent’s long term strategic
The MESM programme shall use world class peer reviewed
approach and training that are knitted in emerging licensing
regimes for the extractive and electricity sectors.
Programmme Postgraduate Degree Programmes
A professional Master programme in Energy Security
Management (MESM) is available for interested candidates.
Duration of Programme
Each admitted student for the masters degree programme
shall pursue 18 months (3) semester of study for course
work and final year project
A first Degree with minimum of Second Class Lower
Division in Geology, Law, Sciences, Political Science,
Taxation, Economics, Business Administration,
Accountancy, Statistics or International Relations is the
criteria for admission to the MESM programme. Other
criteria are as stipulated by the National University
Commission (NUC) Nigeria.
Application Closing Date
19th September, 2017.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates are required to purchase
Application Form at the:
NDA Old Site
Umaru Shinkafi Centre for Africa Extractive Policy Research,
Km 26, Abuja-Keffi Expressway.
Submission of Application
Completed application form and photocopies of Credentials,
Acknowledgement Form, Referee Form, Application for
Transcripts Form and Medical Report Form, should be
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