Courses Catalogue

Project Report (plan B)

COURSE CODE: IRD 7223
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 6
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: International Relations and Diplomatic Studies, Master
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

A student pursuing the Masters programme through the Plan B route shall be required to write a project report. The project report will involve the writing of a project covering research undertaken. The report shall be in form of a publishable journal article and shall carry six credit units. The report is expected to be written in a clear and coherent prose and the body shall be in the range of twenty to forty pages. The project report may be a report on an internship undertaken by the candidate. It may also be a report arising out of a critical review of literature relating to a particular research topic.

COURSE OBJECTIVE(S)

  • To enable students write and present project reports
  • To enable students appreciate and develop professional practical skills through an internship
  • To develop the students research writing skills

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of the course, the students should be able to:

  • Write a project report basing on the research methodology theories and research writing
  • skills imparted
  • Demonstrate professional practical skills gained from an internship
  • Write to internationally publishable standards