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Program Details

Faculty : School of Graduate Studies

Program Name : MPhil and PhD Degrees in History

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Type : Graduate

No. of Semesters : 1

Description :

 MPhil Programme
The following candidates are eligible for admission:
a. Applicants with a Master's Degree in History, Archaeology, or Museum Studies from a recognized university or equipment or equivalent institution of higher learning, or with a First Class Bachelor's or equivalent degree.
b. Applicants with at least a one-year graduate
qualifications from a recognized university of higher learning in any subject which is deemed relevant to a proposed research Dissertation may be admitted subject to the discretion of the Department of History Board.

PhD Programme
The following candidates are eligible for admission:
a. Applicants already registered for the MPhil Programme shall be permitted to transfer to the PhD Programme in accordance with the provisions of General Regulations 50.2;
b. Applicants with an MPhil or equivalent degree in History from a recognized university or institution of higher learning;
c. Applicants with an MPhil or equivalent degree from a recognized university or equivalent institution of higher learning in any subject which is deemed relevant to the proposed research topic by the Department of History; in accordance with the provisions of General Regulation 50.31.2, applicants who do not satisfy the above qualifications shall initially register for the MPhil Programme

Courses involved :

Semester 1

Core Courses

  RESEARCH PROPOSAL FOR DISSERTATION Credits : 3
  Course Description :This course provides a structure in which students prepare their research proposals. Students will meet regularly with assigned staff members, and will be required to make periodic reports. 2 credits/ tutorial hours per week
  DISSERTATION (HISTORY) Credits : 12

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 1.
Contact Details :
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