The programme commences each year in early August and is available in both full-time and part-time. Students are required to complete 30 Academic Units (AU) to be awarded the degree within their candidature period.
Students have two option of study:
- Coursework and Dissertation
In this option, students take 2 core courses, at least 4 Group A electives, 2 Group B electives and an individual project on which the student must submit a dissertation. To pursue dissertation, students require a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 4.00 and above. Students may require additional semesters for completion of their project.
- Coursework Only
In this option, students take 2 core courses, at least 4 Group A electives, 3 Group B electives and Critical Inquiry (group project).
Students can take one additional Group 'A' elective in lieu of one Group ‘B’ elective.
Each course carries 3 Academic Units (AU) while Dissertation carries 6 AUs. Students may graduate after completing the programme requirement from either option of study.
Candidates may apply either for full-time or part-time programme. To be awarded the degree, students will need to complete their programme requirement within their candidature period. A minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.50 is required to successfully complete the programme.
For more information on Grade Point Average (GPA), please click here.