MPhil/PhD Degrees in History

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

Programme Structure

The courses are:

HIS 800 Supervised Research and Thesis in History (MPhil)

HIS 900 Supervised Research and Thesis in History (PhD)

Duration

MPhil: 2 years (full-time minimum)

PhD: 3 years (full-time minimum)