The Directorate of Postgraduate Studies at Karatina University has the responsibility of:-
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The following shall normally be eligible for admission to Postgraduate Diploma:
Holders of a Bachelor’s degree of Karatina University or any other accredited Institutions.
Holders of qualifications considered by the Senate to be equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree.
The Postgraduate Diploma Programme (PGD) shall consist of a minimum of 27 units, and a maximum of 30 units of course work, examination and project distributed over two consecutive semesters as follows:
FIRST SEMESTER: Coursework 15 Units maximum- 5 Courses
Project 2 Units maximum
SECOND SEMESTER: Coursework 6 Units minimum- 2 Courses
Project 4 Units maximum
Students shall choose courses and topics for their projects in consultation with departmental graduate faculty. All students are required to participate in all the seminars arranged by their departments.
The holders of the following qualification shall normally be eligible for admission to Academic Masters degrees:
Relevant Academic Bachelor’s Degree;
The Master’s programme in all departments shall consist of coursework, examination and thesis or project, normally extending over a period of time as prescribed in the curriculum.
The Executive Master Degree programmes shall normally last for one Calendar year of three academic semesters.
The Academic Masters programme shall take a minimum of Two (02) and a Maximum of Four (04) Academic Years
The Academic Master’s programme in any department shall consist of a minimum of Fifty-One (51) units comprising of 11 taught courses (33 units), a proposal (6 units) and Thesis (12 units.
To qualify for admission into a PhD programme, a student shall have;
A PhD programme in any department shall normally consist of course work, examination and thesis.
The entire programme shall have Seventy-Two (72) units comprising of 8 taught courses (24 units), a proposal (18 units) and thesis (30 units); which shall constitute not less than two thirds (⅔) of the entire programme structure.
A PhD programme shall take a minimum of three (03) and a maximum of six (06) academic years.
A PhD student shall register for courses as prescribed in the curriculum.