M.A. (Political Sciences)
Master of Arts (Political Sciences) are offered by full research. Students have to successfully complete the following:
i. Pass eight (8) credit hours or 2 courses determined by School (if necessary);
ii. Attend at least two (2) colloquium sessions;
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 session (oral examination) for the thesis defense; and
v. Submit the final thesis.