PhD in Education

Entry Requirements

Doctor of Philosophy degree programme

In addition to the normal requirements for a higher degree, the following persons are eligible to apply for admission to the PhD:
  • holders of approved higher degrees;
  • persons possessing such other qualifications and experience as Senate may approve; or
  • persons registered in Master’s degree programmes of the UWI who have met the requirements for upgrading of their registration, as stipulated by the Board for Graduate Studies.
Course of Study
  • A PhD candidate may be required to attend courses as may be identified. He/she may be required to write examinations. Such requirements must be approved by the Faculty Sub-Committee at the time of registration of the student.
  • A candidate registered for full-time studies will be required to present a thesis on an approved subject in not less than 6 semesters, and not more than six calendar years after full registration.
  • An oral examination is required.
  • Students will be required to present three (3) seminars.


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