The PhD in Education is a research-oriented degree designed for educators from schools, teacher training colleges, universities, businesses, industry, government agencies, non-governmental organisations, the military and other educational settings who need a strong research base in their careers.
The intent of the programme is interdisciplinary and designed to meet the needs of educators in various positions. Students are presented with knowledge and skills in solving problems and making decisions about research that will advance their development in the profession.
Opportunity is provided for students to focus on an area of study according to his or her interest, previous background and experience.
Master’s degree in Education / related field; OR
Bachelor’s degree with first class in Education / related field from OUM or other institutions recognized by Senate; AND
* Registration Fee and Matric Card included into 1st semester
|Coursework||Year 1||Year 2||Year 3||Year 4|
Discount for Physically Disabled and Senior Citizens
This discount is applicable to:
This programme comprised three parts:
|Part I: Core Courses|
|Subject Name||Credit Hours|
|Educational Research Methodology||3|
|Doctoral Seminar: Research Area in Education||3|
After completing the required courses (PART I) learners will begin the research and thesis work (PART II) under the guidance of a supervisor. Each learner will meet the assigned supervisor at least 4 times in a semester and achieve satisfactory progress in the research / thesis work before being allowed to register in the subsequent semester.
Areas of specialisations in research / thesis:
When the learner has completed the thesis and is ready for examination, an examining committee consisting of one internal examiner and one external examiner will be appointed to assess the thesis (PART III). The learner will be examined in the Viva Voce session.