Saturday, October 21, 2017

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) by Research (PA11)

The academic progress of a research student is evaluated twice a year through progress reports. Final assessment is through thesis and a viva voce examination. A student who has satisfied the Examination Committee for Postgraduate Studies in all aspects of their work is eligible for the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

Requirement for PhD

A Master degree of high quality in an area relevant to the student’s proposed area of research from any recognised local/foreign university and approved by the Senate of the University.

Duration of Study for PhD

The normal duration of study for a PhD by research is three (3) years full-time and six (6) years part-time.

English Proficiency

For international students, a minimum IELTS Score of 6.0 or its equivalent (eg.TOEFL-525; TOEFL Computer Test -196; TOEFL Internet Test 69-70) is required.