Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

Applicants seeking admission to the MPhil degree program should possess:

  1. a bachelor's degree with honors from a recognized university or comparable institution; OR
  2. a qualification deemed to be equivalent; and, if required, shall satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination.

Normally, only first and second class honors graduates will be considered to have met the admissions criterion under paragraph (a). Graduates with third class honors degrees, and with a period of relevant work experience and satisfactory results in the qualifying examination will also be considered.

 

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Applicants seeking admission to the PhD degree program should possess:

  1. a master's degree from a recognized university of comparable institution; OR
  2. a bachelor's degree with first class honors from a recognized university or comparable institution; OR
  3. any other qualification deemed by the Research Committee of the University to be acceptable for this purpose.

Candidates under paragraph (b) should have evidence of research achievement/experience. They may be admitted to the MPhil Program initially, but with a view that they will proceed to the PhD program after satisfactorily performing at the time of candidature confirmation.

Candidates under paragraph (c) may be required to take a qualifying examination. Their progress shall be reported to the Research Committee at the end of their first year of study.