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    Course Requirements

    The requirements for successful completion of respective Diploma/Degree programmes are given in the following.

    Postgraduate Diploma (PG.Dip.):

    In order to be eligible for the award of the PG.Dip., a student shall have satisfied the following requirements.

    Coursework Option: A total of 20 credits earned from prescribed courses with at least 2.75 GPA and successful completion of an advanced study or research.

    Coursework and Research Option: A total of 12 credits earned from prescribed courses with at least 2.75 GPA and successful completion of full-time research study of at least four (4) months' duration or its equivalent (i.e., 6 months) on a part-time basis.

    Research Option: Successful completion of full-time research study of at least eight (8) months' duration or its equivalent (i.e., 12 months) on a part-time basis.

    Degree of Master of the Science of Engineering (M.Sc.Eng.):

    In order to be eligible for the award of the M.Sc.Eng. Degree a student shall have

    EITHER

    (a) total of 12 credits earned from prescribed courses with a grade point average of at least 3.0, and

    (b) successfully completed a full-time research study of at least eight (8) months' duration or its equivalent (i.e., 12 months) on a part-time basis.

    OR

    (a) a total of 24 credits earned from prescribed courses with a grade point average of at least 3.0, and

    (b) successfully completed a full-time research study of at least four (4) months' duration or its equivalent (i.e., 6 months) on a part time-basis.

    Degree of Master of Science (M.Sc.):

    In order to be eligible for the award of the M.Sc. Degree a student shall have

    EITHER

    (a) total of 12 credits earned from prescribed courses with a grade point average of at least 3.0, and

    (b) successfully completed a full-time research study of at least eight (8) months' duration or its equivalent (i.e., 12 months) on a part-time basis.

    OR

    (a) a total of 24 credits earned from prescribed courses with a grade point average of at least 3.0, and

    (b) successfully completed a full-time research study of at least four (4) months' duration or its equivalent (i.e., 6 months) on a part time-basis.

    Degree of Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.):

    In order to be eligible for the award of the M.Phil. Degree, a student shall have successfully completed a research study of at least two years duration on full-time basis or its equivalent (i.e., 3 years) on part-time basis.

    Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.):

    In order to be eligible for the award of the Ph.D. Degree, a student shall have successfully completed a research study of at least three years duration on full-time basis or its equivalent (i.e., 4.5 years) on part-time basis.

    Note: One credit unit is equivalent to 15 hours of lectures or 30 hours of practical work.