The 66 students are drawn from seven (7) 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, Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Monitoring and Evaluation and Master of Research and Data Analysis.
The viva voce started on Thursday, January 28th, 2021 with 33 students out of the total 66 students successfully defending their research proposals and ended yesterday Friday, January 29th, 2021 in City Campus, AUSGSR, Hargeisa City where another 33 students defended their research proposals. The viva in Hargeisa City Campus for the year 2021 was officially opened by Dr. Mohamed Muse Jibril, Vice President, Academic Affairs, Amoud University.
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'.