Ghazali Shafie Graduate School of Government

Master of Law


 applynowMaster of Law is offered by full research. Students have to successfully complete the following:

1. Pass with at least a B grade the following pre-requisite courses during the first two (2) semesters of their enrolment (i.e. before being allowed to defend their thesis proposal):

      a. GMUP5014Legal Research Methodology

      b. SCLE6014Academic Writing

2. Attend at least one (1) Colloquium session;

3. Defend a research proposal to a committee:

    a.Students must submit four (4) copies of their research proposal to the School/Graduate School at least two (2) weeks prior to the proposal defence              session;

    b.The research proposal should cover the following topics:

  • Chapter 1 Background of the Study, Problem Statement, Research Questions, Research Objectives, Scope of the Study, and Significance of the Study.
  • Chapter 2 Literature Review
  • Chapter 3 Research Methodology
  • Research Framework
  • Hypotheses/ Propositions Development

4. Attend a viva voce session to defend the thesis; and

5. Submit a written thesis.


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