DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY BY RESEARCH
This programme entails a specific programme of research under appropriate supervision. The coursework component consists of Research Methods and directed readings subjects. There will be a specified amount of contact time which will take the form of seminars and discussion. Assessment for the subjects includes individual assignment work, case-studies and examinations. Candidates may be required to give seminars and write reports on their research. The general objective of this program is to train candidates in research methodology and techniques, and in the critical evaluation of the research work carried out. Candidates are also required to apply and evaluate methodologies and techniques. An original contribution to the body of knowledge in the field undertaken is required for award of the Doctorate degree.