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Master of Arts (Political Sciences)

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Master of Arts (Political Sciences) 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 four (4) copies of their research proposal to the School/Graduate School at least two (2) weeks prior to the proposal defence 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.

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