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Research Postgraduate

Current Students: Research Postgraduate Programmes

According to the University's regulations,

  • the degree of Master of Philosophy (MPhil) is awarded to a candidate who, on the successful completion of formal coursework requirements, and on the completion of an approved scheme of research, presents a successful thesis representing the result of the research which displays some originality and which demonstrate a sound understanding of the field of study and appropriate research methods;
     
  • the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is awarded to a candidate who satisfactory completes the prescribed coursework (for 4-year PhD only) and presents a successful thesis representing the result of the candidate's research which should be an original contribution to knowledge and worthy of publication.

The Faculty requires all MPhil and PhD candidates to undertake an oral examination in matters relevant to the subject of the thesis as part of the thesis examination.

To ensure the successful completion of your studies, it is important that you observe the University's requirements and deadlines for different stages of your candidature, from registration, course enrolment, confirmation, to thesis examination.

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