The 46 students are drawn from six different specialization areas namely Master of Public Health (MPH) in human nutrition, Master of Public Health (MPH) in epidemiology, Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance and Accounting, Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Project Planning and Management, Master of Science (MSC) in Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability and Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Monitoring and Evaluation.
The viva voce started on Monday, January 25th, 2021 ended yesterday, Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 in Main Campus, AUSGSR, Borama City while in the Capital City Campus, AUSPGSR, Hargeisa City, the viva voce is scheduled to start tomorrow, Thursday, January 28th, 2021 and continue until Friday, January 29th, 2021. The viva in Borama Campus for the year 2021 was successfully completed with all 46 students making their oral presentations and successfully defending their research proposals.
This is an open viva voce and all are welcome. Candidates present in turns. Each student makes a 10-minute oral presentation espousing the background of the problem, the research problem, justification of the problem, and the methodology to be used to answer the key research questions.
This is followed by a 20-minute question-answer session where the panelists ask the candidate questions based on both oral and written presentations and the student responds. Each candidate must prepare 10 copies of a six slides summary of the main issues he/she shall focus on during the viva voce'.