- Graduates to Date
In July 2010 the university celebrated the graduation of 50 postgraduate students.
Postgraduate students carried out their studies and research in the following fields;
Current Masters Degree programs:
- Business & Management Sciences 27 postgraduate students
Sociology 13 postgraduate students
- Petroleum Technology 7 postgraduate students
- Politics & International Relation 10 postgraduate students
The university offers the following:
i. MA in International Studies.
A total of 29 students are studying this degree with the Department of Politics and International relations.
ii. MA in Business and Management
A total of 21 students are studying this degree with the Department of Department of Business Management Sciences.
Current PhD Degree programs:
The University currently has two PhD students in the areas of Sociology and Business and Management Sciences
UKH is planning to introduce new PhD programs in the foreseeable future.
Taught Masters Degrees: Structure
Application and Admission Procedures
- The degree requires a minimum enrolment of three semesters (full-time) and six semesters
(part-time), and will consist of a minimum of 180 credit points, 60 of which will be allocated to the research thesis.
- 2. The degree consists of coursework (120 credit points) and a research project (60 credit points).
- All modules must be passed for the award of the degree.
- Students may be permitted to exit with a Postgraduate Certificate in the named specialisation after having successfully completed 60 credit points of study, and with a Postgraduate Diploma in the named specialisation after having successfully completed 120 credit points of study.
- Students who do not successfully complete the Thesis Proposal component of assessment within the Research Methods Module after two attempts will be permitted to undertake an alternative assessment task and graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma in the named specialisation.
- 6. Results of all assessments will be presented to the Board of Postgraduate Studies, Research and Enterprise at the end of each semester.
- The Board of Postgraduate Studies, Research and Enterprise will make recommendations to Academic Board about (i) the final results for each module (ii) whether to permit progress to the next Part of the award (iii) whether to permit exit with the appropriate level of award (Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma), and (iv) award of the degree and the level of result achieved.
- The grades for each module will be expressed as either: Fail (<50) Pass (50 – 69), Pass with Merit (70 – 79), or Distinction (80 – 100).
- The decision about the grade for a given piece of assessment should reflect the standard expected of a student at the Masters level.
- The final grade for the degree will be calculated as the average of the marks obtained in all modules, adjusted for credit point values, and conforming to the same bands as specified in Point 8 above.
- 11. The Rules for assessment procedures and examinations, including external examination, and appeal processes will be identical to those of the University Policy on Assessment and other relevant policies unless otherwise approved by Academic Board.
- Applications for admission to postgraduate study must be sent to the office of the Academic Registrar using an official Application form.
- Completed Application forms shall be referred by the Academic Registrar to the appropriate academic department for a recommendation.
- Admission requirements shall normally be:
- Completion of a recognised university undergraduate degree, normally at least at the Bachelor level with Honours, in a relevant discipline [some degrees may require a more specific pre-requisite requirement].
- Achievement of at least a Second Class Division 1 result (or equivalent) in the most relevant previously completed degree.
- A score of at least 550 on the TOEFL or 6.0 on IELTS, or demonstration of an equivalent level of proficiencyin English to the satisfaction of Board of Postgraduate Studies, Research and Enterprise. The University reserves the right to require an applicant to complete an Admission Test and/or an interview in order to assess English proficiency and discipline knowledge.
- Two references which indicate capacity to undertake postgraduate studies.