Research Management and Administration

CREST offers the first Post-graduate Diploma in RMA – a course that was developed in and for Africa through an Erasmus+ programme funded project entitled StoRM. The course will provide a comprehensive introduction to RMA theory, practice and the latest trends via four modules offered over two years. Students will typically be early or mid-career staff members working in Research Offices (or equivalent structures) at research institutions.

Monitoring and Evaluation Methods

CREST offers three M&E programmes – a Postgraduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation, an MPhil in Monitoring and Evaluation and a PhD in Evaluation Studies. Our M&E programme has been developed utilizing a framework of evaluator competencies which ensures that all offerings are cohesive and aligned to both national and international demands.

Science and Technology Studies

CREST offers a postgraduate programme in Science and Technology Studies (STS). STS interrogate and understand science as a social system and as a force that influences and shapes society and life. It looks at science and research in the contexts of people’s lives, and studies the interactions and relationships between science and society. Scholars in this field investigate how social, political and cultural forces and values shape scientific research and innovation and how these, in turn, impact on society, politics and culture.