Graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Contemporary Diplomacy are eligible to write a master’s dissertation and obtain a master’s degree in Contemporary Diplomacy.
Master’s candidates must write a 25,000 word dissertation on a topic of their choice, approved by the University of Malta, under the guidance of a research supervisor. Applicants may choose between full-time studies (4 months) or part-time studies (8 months).
Applicants may browse the Dissertation Library (a repository of dissertations submitted by graduates of the Master in Contemporary Diplomacy) for ideas on topics, and to see the typical scope and format of a master’s dissertation.
The application deadline for PGD graduates who wish to begin writing their master’s dissertations in October 2021 is 15 June 2021. Complete Application Packages must be received by this time in order to be considered.
Please note: Applicants wishing to write a master’s dissertation must have already successfully completed the Postgraduate Diploma Programme.