The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree is a research degree by thesis under the supervision of an experienced member of academic staff or a supervisory panel.A panel is made up of graduate staff and experts from either within or outside the University. The minimum duration of studies is 3 - 6 years full-time and 4 - 8 years part-time.

The academic progress of a research student is evaluated twice a year through the 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.



  • A Master Degree with good pass from an approved university in an area relevant to the candidate's proposed area of research.
  • Other equivalent qualifications approved by the Senate

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


Duration of Study

For a PhD, the normal duration is (3 - 6) years full-time and (4 - 8) years part-time.


Enrol now for December 2015 intake of our Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). 


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Closing Date for Online Application

01 December 2015

04 December 2015

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08 December 2015

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(Research) : 15 – 21 December 2015

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