The dissertation is the capstone project of the programme. It provides students with the opportunity to apply, integrate, and deepen the knowledge, insights, and skills they have learned throughout the programme of study. The focus of this project should be a real-world issue or a research topic. Whilst it is intended that most students will complete a work-based research project, in keeping.
Students take the core module, followed by a selection of elective modules and a final dissertation. Why study MSc Humanitarian Action at SOAS? This online degree has been developed to meet the needs of people working, or hoping to work, in international agencies, humanitarian organisations, and NGOs. The online format enables students to study for a MSc degree alongside work, caring or other.