Admission Requirements


A candidate for admission to the Masters degree of SUA shall either hold an honors degree of SUA or a qualification from approved institution of higher learning deemed to an equivalent to an honors degree of SUA. Candidates who hold unclassfied degrees (e.g. B.V.M), should have a credit or a distinction in the subject of intended masters degree.

A candidate with Pass degrees are considered for admission if:

Their undergraduate performance in the proposed subject of study was a B average or above, and
They have satisfied the relevant Faculty/Institute that they have exbited academic potential through extensive field work, subsequent research experience and/or additional training.
A candidate for admission to the PhD degree programme of SUA shall hold a relevant Masters degree of SUA or relevant Masters degree of equivalent standing from another approved university.

Candidates with only the first degree but with First Class or Upper Second honors or holders of a distinction or credit in the relevant subject in the case of unclassified degree, may also be considered for PhD registration after initially registering for the Masters degree and doing atleast one full year's postgraduate training, if they have been authorized by Senate on recommendation of the relevant Faculty/Institute Board to upgrade their registration to PhD candidacy.