Research Programmes: Overview

The research degree provides training in a particular subject area through independent investigation, study and experimental work, culminating in the submission of a thesis on the research undertaken. A supervisor or supervisors will be appointed for each candidate. Students are required to attend appropriate lectures and sit for written examinations.

The following degrees are awarded upon completion of the research programme:

  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) or
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)


Teaching and supervision of graduate research students are undertaken by the following departments:

The faculty also offers a specialised programme in the following area:


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