POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL IN BRIEF
The Postgraduate School (PGS) was established in 1983. It is responsible for coordinating all postgraduate programmes in the University. The School is headed by a Dean who is assisted by two Deputy Deans and a Secretary. The School deals with all matters which have to do with admission, registration, records, examination of theses and dissertations, official correspondence of graduate students.
As part of its coordinating role, the PGS’s mandate under the direction of the Board of Postgraduate School includes: Promoting the development and effective delivery of postgraduate programmes to address emerging national and international issues; and to maintain high standards and ensure high quality postgraduate programme output. Additionally, the PGS deals with all matters which have to do with admission, registration and records, examination of theses and dissertations, and official correspondence of postgraduate studies. It also regulates and offers advice on postgraduate programmes being offered in the University’s affiliate institutions.
The programmes that are currently being coordinated by the PGS include: various Postgraduate Diploma Programmes, Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MSc), Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Education (MEd), Master of Laws (LLM), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA), Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Veterinary Medicine (MVM), Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) across nine faculties and the College of Health Sciences.