M.A. (International Relations)
Master of Arts (International Relations) are offered by full research. Students have to successfully complete the following:
i. Pass with at least a B grade the following pre-requisite courses during the first two (2) semesters of their enrolment (i.e. before being allowed to defend their thesis proposal):
a) SZRZ6014 Research Methodology
b) SCLE6014 Academic Writing
ii. Attend at least one (1) colloquium session;
iii. Defend a research proposal to a Committee.
a) Students must submit two (2) copies of their research proposal to the College/Graduate School at least 2 weeks prior to the proposal defense session;
b) The research proposal should cover the following topics:
· Chapter 1 : Background of the study, problem statement, research
questions, research objectives, scope of the study, and
significance of the study.
· Chapter 2 : Literature review
· Chapter 3 : Research methodology
a) Research framework
b) Hypotheses/ propositions development
iv. Attend a viva voce session to defend the thesis; and
v. Submit a written thesis.