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    Minimum and Maximum Duration

    Table below summarises a) The minimum period required for the completion of each PG programme on full-time and part-time basis, and b) The maximum duration within which all stipulated course requirements shall be fulfilled, from the date of registration.

    Most PG taught programmes at present offer part-time option only; PG research programmes may be pursued on a full-time or part-time basis.

    Degree/Diploma Minimum Duration Maximum Duration
    Full-time Part-time Full-time Part-time
    PG.Dip 8 months 1 year 2 years 3 years
    M.Sc.Eng/M.Sc. 1 year 1 1/2 years 3 years 4 1/2 years
    M.Phil. 2 years 3 years 4 years 6 years
    Ph.D. 3 years 4 1/2 years 5 years 7 1/2 years