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 countries.
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 interests.
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.