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Masters Degree Programmes

APU offers 2 types of Master Degree programmes, which are as follows:

OVERALL PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The Masters Degree Programmes are available in Full & Part-time modes.

Structure of the Masters Degree Programme (Full-Time Study Mode)

* Few modules may be delivered in Flexi Study Mode

Flexi Study Mode (Part-Time)

  • All modules follow the intensive delivery pattern with at least a one week break between modules. You may start the research module once you have completed 5 modules. Having completed the research module you may start your dissertation.
 

Intensive Delivery Study Pattern

  • The typical module structure is as follows:
 

Attendance at all sessions and completion of the examination and assignments is compulsory.
 

DUAL MASTER DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Programme Structure

The APU & SU Dual Masters programme offers students a unique opportunity to achieve a Masters degree which will be ideally placed to assist them in their career development or as a stepping stone into further postgraduate research and into academia. 

APU Dual Masters Awards

Masters Foundation Programme
The Masters Foundation Programme aims to enable students to acclimatise to the Masters nature of their studies. This is to ensure that students are equipped with a new set of learning strategies and skills required to better handle the Postgraduate Programme.

The Masters Foundation Programme offers the following modules:

  • Continuing Professional Development
    The objective of this module is to expose the students to the importance of discussing and working in groups, collaboration, managing cultural differences and develop analytical skills (reading, reflecting, critical thinking)

     
  • Study Skills
    The objective of this module is to expose the students to academic writing, referencing, presentation and exam answering techniques

     
  • Research Methods 
    The objective of this module is to guide the students on how to generate research ideas, evaluate and summarise academic references, search for appropriate academic references and distinguish between scholarly and non-scholarly references

The modules on the Masters Foundation Programme is delivered over a period of 4 weeks with a total of 36 hours (each module consisting of 12 hours) as follows:

  • Weeks 1 to 4 
    1 x 1 hour lecture + 1 x 2 hours supervised other activity depending on the module
    (eg laboratory work, presentations, projects case studies, discussions etc)