Doctor of Philosophy
The goal of the programme is to produce graduates and educational leaders with broad-based knowledge, competencies, skills and attitude in educational leadership to meet the challenges of twenty-first-century education to assume educational leadership roles.
The specific objectives for the PhD programme are to:
Applicants for direct entry into the PhD programme:
The target group for the programme includes the following:
A successful applicant will be offered probationary admission as Postgraduate Research Student for the first year. Students may progress to the second year (thesis phase) as MPhil/PhD students after having satisfied the following conditions:
The PhD is a Post-MPhil programme by research and normally done in 3 academic years of six semesters.
All PhD students shall take at least two additional courses (minimum of 6 credits) in Year 1 (any semester as suitable). The courses will include Advanced Research Methods and an elective in the content area of Educational Leadership or Academic Writing if they have not already taken them.