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Master's Degree

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Structure of a Master's degree in Myanmar universities


Under the current system, all Master's degrees in Myanmar:

  • comprise two years of study

  • have an obligatory Bachelor's degree as an entry requirement

  • comprise four semesters

    • the first and second semesters are devoted to course work

      • each semester consists of four courses, all of which follow the national curriculum set by the BOS

      • the first semester of each year runs from June to September; the second semester from December to March

      • each semester comprises 16 weeks of course work

      • one teaching hour equals 60 minutes per week.

    • the third and fourth semesters consists of a research thesis.

A subsequent M.Res. degree, which consists of one year of original research, is available to Master's students that graduate with a GPA >5.

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Official project title: MuEuCAP - 'Supporting the modernization, accessibility and internationalization of environmental protection in Myanmar's higher education sector'

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