Application Procedures for Postgraduate

Postgraduate Diploma

Normally a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a recognised University in a subject or subjects relevant to the course applied for.

Duration of Programme: 1 Academic Year

Masters Degree

Normally a Bachelor’s degree of at least second class, lower division or equivalent from a recognised University.  Applicants with lower qualifications must satisfy the relevant department and the Postgraduate Admissions Board that they have acquired academic growth, for instance, by evidence of research and publications or a relevant Postgraduate Diploma of Second class division.  In some departments, a qualifying course followed by examination is given.

Duration of Programme:      Full time - 2 Calendar years

                                        Part time - 3 Calendar years

Doctor Of Philosophy (Ph.D)

Normally a Master’s degree from a recognised University in a field relevant to the area of further studies.  First degree graduates who wish to register for Ph.D. would normally register for a master’s degree first and after a year or two of satisfactory progress may apply for upgrading of their candidature to Ph.D. level.  A research outline (synopsis) of 3-5 pages length should accompany the application.  This will be useful as a guide for PROVISIONAL ADMISSION for one year during which time the applicant will develop a comprehensive research proposal necessary for a FULL ADMISSION as soon as the proposal is approved.

Duration of Programme:    Full time – 3 Calendar Years

                                      Part time – 5 Calendar Years

Please note that applications open in February and Close in March/April each year