Admission Requirements


        
(i)         Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
Provided the matriculation requirements are satisfied;
a)         Five credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at the ‘O’ level.

    1.       Relevant Bachelor’s Degrees not lower than third Class Division 

from recognized Universities.
c)         Bachelors Degrees with at least second class lower Division in areas not related to Administration may be considered.
d)         Higher National Diploma at upper credit level.
e)         Relevant professional qualifications.

 

ii)         Master’s Degree
Provided the University’s matriculation requirements are satisfied;

  1. Degree in relevant area from a recognized University with minimum of second class lower division may be admitted provided the university matriculation requirements are satisfied.
  2. A postgraduate diploma at upper credit level in relevant area from a recognized university.

iii)        Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree
Provided that the university matriculation requirements are satisfied;
Relevant Master’s degree with at least an average of B grade (60%) which includes coursework and research thesis from a recognized university.

Duration
A common and uniform duration for the programme for all universities, making allowance for minor individual university variation shall be adopted as follows:
i)          Postgraduate Diploma Programmes (PGD)
a)         Full-time Diploma: Minimum of two (2) semesters and a maximum of four (4) semesters.
b)         Part-time Diploma: Minimum of four (4) semesters and a maximum of six (6) semesters

  1. Master’s Degree Programmes
  2. Full-time: A Minimum of four (4) semesters and a maximum of six (6) semesters
  3. Part-time: A minimum of six (6) semesters and a maximum of eight (8) semesters.

 

  1. Ph.D. Programme
  2. Full-time: A Minimum of six (6) semesters, a maximum of ten (10) semesters.
  3. Part-time: A minimum of Ten (10) semesters and a maximum of twelve (12) semesters.
  4. For extension beyond the specified maximum period, a special permission of the Postgraduate Board shall be required.