General Admission Requirements
1. Applicants for programs taught in the Colleges of Science, Agricultural & Marine Sciences, Commerce & Economics, Engineering, Medicine & Health Sciences and Education (Curriculum & Method of Teaching English Language) should submit an English proficiency test result or certificate with a score of at least 550 in TOEFL or higher (or equivalent in the new versions), or 6.0 in academic IELTS, with a minimum of 5 in each of its components. Students will not be registered in postgraduate courses before they attain the required level of English Language.
2. Applicants for studies conducted in morning sessions should submit release letters from their employers for the duration of the program. Applicants for studies conducted in evening sessions should submit a “no objection” certificate from their employers.
3. Tuition fees will apply to postgraduate studies. The fees depend on the specialization taken. Those accepted with fees should submit a proof of financial support.
4. Applicants who satisfy the admission requirements will be invited to assessment interviews.
5. Ministry of Education staff should contact their ministry for nomination. No application will be considered without approval of the Ministry.
Doctoral Programs Admission Requirements
1. The applicant should have a Masters or a Medical Doctor degree from a recognized higher education institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 point scale or equivalent in the masters program, or:
2. In the case of an applicant from a system not using a4-point GPA scale, whose cumulative GPA is equivalent to less than 3.00 and above 2.75, work experience and any other academic activity during or beyond the masters degree may be taken into consideration, subject to the approval of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Postgraduate Studies & Research.
3. The applicant should submit a statement on the objectives and goals for enrolment in the doctoral program.
4. The applicant should submit three letters of reference, at least two from academics, to show competence in the discipline of interest and research capability.