For proposed projects, successful proposals will demonstrate end user involvement through the life of the project.
You are not expected to have any prior Middle Eastern language competence however the opportunity of taking Arabic, Persian or Turkish is available.
For admission to the programme, the Department normally requires an undergraduate honours degree of UK 2:1 class or better (or its international equivalent) and a short research proposal and indicative bibliography (c. Non-native speakers of English must attain a 7.0 overall in the Degree: Pathway I: You submit two written assignments (each approximately 6.000 words) over the two teaching semesters, and proceed to work on a 15,000 word dissertation in the second half of the year to be submitted in mid August.
The Center seeks innovative research and development (R&D) with a focus on outcomes that support the stakeholders in the homeland security enterprise and maritime domain, as well as DHS component agencies.
Successful projects will relate to transformative, evolving, and/or maturing R&D that demonstrate significant improvement in the safety, security and domain awareness of the Maritime Transportation System (MTS).
Because federal resources are limited, DHS must identify and select the most efficient and effective approaches to reduce risks to maritime environments, including ports, inland waterways, islands, the Arctic, coasts and coastal infrastructure. Addressing uncertainty is a challenge in all facets of maritime risk.
To do this, DHS needs to understand how to deter threats and crime, prepare for both human-caused and natural disasters, and develop effective approaches to increase U. However, some elements of this complex risk and threat environment are less uncertain than others.Overall, a good research proposal takes time to write and must identify what the proposed research will address and why the proposed research is so important. The length of the proposal depends on the length of the paper.Here is a brief explanation of the sections needed to complete a standard research proposal as well as the writing timeline you should strive to follow. A two page paper might just require a paragraph or two for a proposal. In addition you will audit the Research Skills and Methods course during the first semester and Research Problems and Methods in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies course during the second semester.Your supervisor and the Programme Director will discuss your programme with you individually and agree on a programme of study.As a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence, MSC is specifically funding research for the purpose of improving the safety, security, and resilience of the maritime domain with the expressed outcome of improving the Nation’s homeland security.Proposals must document the problem to be addressed, what knowledge gaps exist, and define why having new knowledge will enable us to better secure the maritime domain.Eligibility: Proposals will be accepted from accredited U. colleges and universities, for-profit organizations, and organizations that meet the definition of non-profit in OMB Circular A-122, relocated to 2 CFR Part 230.Please note the following exceptions: Proposal Review / Selection Process: Reviewers from the academic/research community and DHS will evaluate the proposals.He received his Ph D in English Literature and Medieval Studies from the University of Texas at Austin in 2014.The exact format and requirements for a research proposal can vary slightly depending on the type of research being proposed and the specific demands of the institution you plan to submit your proposal to, but there are a few basics that are almost always needed.