Welcome to the Postgraduate Channel.

Postgraduate study is significantly important when you aim to reposition your career or to begin scientific research.

General Entry Requirements

The following entry requirements serve as a guide to students wishing to apply for various postgraduate programmes:

  • Postgraduate diploma and certificates
    a recognised Bachelor�s degree in any field
  • Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MSc), MIT (Master of Information Technology)
    • a recognised Bachelor�s degree in the relevant field; or
    • other recognised qualifications equivalent to a Bachelor�s degree with relevant experience
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
    a recognised Bachelor�s degree in any field
  • Master of Business Adminstration (MBA)
    • a recognised Bachelor�s degree with lower second or upper honours in any field
    • two to three years of relevant working experience is usually a prerequisite for this type of course
  • Doctorate/Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
    • a recognised Bachelor�s degree AND Master�s degree that are relevant to the area of research; or
    • other recognised qualifications equivalent to a Master�s degree with relevant experience
  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
    • a minimum requirement of MBA or its equivalent plus substantial management experience; or
    • a recognised Master�s degree and sound knowledge in business and managementrelated fields
  • Professional doctorate (Doctor of Medical Science, Doctor of Engineering, Doctor of Manufacturing, etc.)
    The minimum requirement is a Bachelor�s degree PLUS a Master�s degree in the relevant field

(Note: The above is merely a guide to the general entry requirements and actual entry requirements may vary from university to university. Some universities may need part-time students to fulfill a residential requirement)

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