The programme leading to the Bachelor of Art (Sarjana Ilmu Politik, S.IP) degree from International Relations Diponegoro University comprises 146 SKS (Academic Unit) comprises
- 125 SKS core courses
- 21 SKS elective courses
Students who are on the seventh semester are required to complete a thesis of 15,000 words. Thesis topics will be selected in consultation with IRDU Faculty. Writing a thesis provides students with opportunities to further apply the theoretical knowledge and analytical skills developed in the courses taken as part of the S.IP programme.
Successful completion of each S.IP programme requires a student to have obtained a total of 147 SKS/academic units . Each course/elective is equivalent to two or three SKS. The thesis is equivalent to six SKS