Diploma In International Relations And Diplomacy

Diploma In International Relations And Diplomacy (DIRD) is offered as a DIPLOMA course examined by KNEC. A certificate of completion is issues upon completion of this course. For more information about this course, use the tabs below to navigate.

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Entry Requirement


Duration: 12 Months

Delivery Method: Online

Fee Structure

Full Course Fees
Registration Fee KES 1,000.00 ($ 10.00)
Certification Fee KES 0.00 ($ 0.00)
Administration Fee KES 5,000.00 ($ 50.00)
Internal Exam Fee KES 15,000.00 ($ 150.00)
External Exam Fee KES 0.00 ($ 0.00)
Examining Body Membership Fee * KES 0.00 ($ 0.00)
Tuition Fee KES 96,000.00 ($ 960.00)
Fees Totals KES 117,000.00 ($ 1,170.00)
* Examining Body Membership Fee may be payable through us or directly to the Examining Body

All Fees are payable in lumpusm or in installments, for details see below.
Breakdown per semester,

Trimester Total Per Trimester
Trimester 1KES 39,000.00 ($ 390.00)
Trimester 2KES 39,000.00 ($ 390.00)
Trimester 3KES 39,000.00 ($ 390.00)
TotalKES 117,000.00 ($ 1,170.00)

The trimester fees of KES 39,000.00 ($ 390.00) is payable in 3 instalments of KES 13,000.00 ($ 130.00)


All Fees are payable in installements, for details check FAQs

Course Units/Overview

  • Module I


  • Introduction To International Relations And Diplomacy
  • Communication Skills DIRD
  • Ethics In International Relations
  • International Law
  • Politics And Government In Kenya
  • Kenya's Foreign Policy


  • Module II


  • Politics And Government In Africa
  • Practice Of International Peacekeeping Operations
  • Comparative Foreign Policy
  • Regional Cooperation And Integration
  • International Organizations
  • French 1


  • Module III
  • Issues In International Relations
  • International Integration And Transnational
  • International Environmental Politics
  • World History And Transformation
  • Techniques In International Diplomacy
  • French 2

Unit IDUnit Name
DIRD001Introduction To International Relations And Diplomacy
DIRD002Communication Skills DIRD
DIRD003Ethics In International Relations
DIRD004Politics And Government In Kenya
DIRD005Kenya's Foreign Policy
DIRD006International Law
DIRD007Politics And Government In Africa
DIRD008Practice Of International Peacekeeping Operations
DIRD009Comparative Foreign Policy
DIRD010Regional Cooperation And Integration
DIRD011International Organizations
DIRD012French 1
DIRD013Issues In International Relations
DIRD014International Integration And Transnational
DIRD015International Environmental Politics
DIRD016World History And Transformation
DIRD017Techniques In International Diplomacy
DIRD018French 2

Course Description

Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy

Course Instructor(s)

Elizabeth Wangare Muturi Elizabeth Wangare Muturi
Damaris Gichini Muthoni Damaris Gichini Muthoni
Florence  Tolo Florence Tolo
Raphael Mutuma Kirugi Raphael Mutuma Kirugi

Examining Body



Do you offer partial schlarships?

Answer: Yes. Partial Scholarships are available depending on conditions. Refer to application form.


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