Postgraduate Diploma in Diplomatic Studies

Differences from 2019/20 to 2023/24

  • 1. Candidates must follow a course of instruction over three terms in the subject of diplomatic studies.

  • 2.  Candidates will be required to keep statutory residence for three terms and to satisfy the examiners in four written papers, each of three hours’ duration, one on each of the topics below:

    • a) Diplomatic Practice

      b) International Politics

      c)  International Trade and Finance

      d)  Public International Law

  • 3. Candidates may be required to attend a viva voce examination at the end of the course of studies at the discretion of the examiners.

  • 4. The examiners may award a distinction to candidates for the Diploma.

  • 5.  Candidates who fail to satisfy the examiners in each of the written papers may be permitted to resit the part or parts of the examination which they have failed on one further occasion only not later than one year after the initial attempt.