Program Structure

Graduate Diploma & Postgraduate Diploma

The degree has total courses 24 credits for minimum




 

Master's Degree

The degree has total courses 36 credits for minimum. It can be divided into two plans:

     Plan A  is a research oriented program, and may be one of two types:

               Type A 1 consist of a thesis course with a minimum credit of 36. The program may assign the study of some courses or non-credits courses but the results should be up to the standard specified by the program.

               Type A 2 consist of a thesis course with a minimum credit of 12, and other coursework with a minimum credit of 12. The total credits for the whole program should be 36 credits for minimum. 

     Plan B  is a non-thesis program but require at least 3 credits and no more than 6 credits for an independent study. The total credits for the whole program should be 36 credits for minimum including the independent study. The program, however, require a Comprehensive Examination.


 

Doctoral Degree

The total number of credits for the whole program should not be less than 72 credits for those who graduated from a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Diploma, whilst those with a Master's Degree or Postgraduate Diploma should attempt a minimum of 48 credits. The degree can be divided into two types: 

     Type 1  is a research oriented program which expands academic knowledge into new areas. The program may assign the study of some courses or non-credits courses but the results should be up to the standard specified by the program.

               Type1.1 For those holding a Master's Degree or equivalent or a Postgraduate Diploma, required to complete a minimum of 48 credits for a thesis.

               Type 1.2 For those holding a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent, required to complete a minimum of 72 credits for a thesis.

*The thesis in both Type 1.1 and 1.2 must contain the same quality and standards.
 

     Type 2  is a research oriented program which requires the students to complete a thesis that is highly academically qualified, and there should be coursework.

               Type 2.1 Those holding a Master's  Degree or equivalent or a Postgraduate Diploma are required to complete a minimum of 36 credits for a thesis, and study other coursework 12 credits for minimum.

               Type 2.2 those holding a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent  are required to complete a minimum of 48 credits for a thesis, and study other course work 24 credits for minimum. 

*The thesis in both Type 2.1 and 2.2 must contain the same quality and standards.

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