Postgraduate Study for International
Faculty of Social Science and Humanities
Open Distance Learning (ODL)
English Language Requirement
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Postgraduate Study Options
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a research-only qualification designed for students who intend to pursue an academic or research career. The degree is awarded on the basis of the submission of a thesis which should give evidence of the candidate’s ability to carry out research, evidence that the candidate has shown originality and independence, and that the candidate has made a significant contribution to knowledge in a particular field.
RESEARCH MASTERS’ DEGREES
The Master by research is supervised by a graduate faculty (or a panel of graduate faculty members). The directed research work introduces candidates to the processes by which new knowledge is developed and applied accordingly
MIXED MODE MASTERS’ DEGREES
Student must complete a minimum of 21 credits of courses and an equivalent of 21-credit research component, and must obtain a final academic grade of at least 3.0 CGPA.
COURSEWORK MASTERS’ DEGREES
Student must complete a minimum of 40 credits, and must obtain a final academic grade of at least 3.0 out of 4.0 CGPA. Minimum 40-credit consists of several subject modules including faculty compulsory, faculty electives, a university elective module and a Master’s project.
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