Graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma 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 February 2018 is 30 October 2017. Complete Application Packages must be received by this time in order to be considered.
Please note: Applicants wishing to write the Master's dissertation must have already successfully completed the Postgraduate Diploma Programme.
Renouncing the Postgraduate Diploma
In order to obtain the Masters degree applicants are required by the University of Malta to renounce the Postgraduate Diploma. Applicants will be asked to sign a declaration to this effect upon acceptance into the programme, and to return the diploma to the University once the dissertation has passed. Candidates who for any reason do not complete or pass the Masters programme will keep the Postgraduate Diploma.
The fee for the Master's dissertation (after completion of the PGD) is 2600 Euros.
A non-refundable application fee of 100 euros must be submitted with the application package. On commencement of the programme, the amount of the application fee will be deducted from your tuition.
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Please mail complete application packages to the following address:
DiploFoundation (attn Tanja Nikolic)
Anutruf, Ground Floor
Msida, MSD 1675, Malta
Tel: +356 21 333323; Fax: +356 21 315574