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TYPE OF ADMISSION
Full-Time admission can be offered only to candidates who satisfy the School of Postgraduate Studies that they are not in employment, or do not undertake full-time programme elsewhere. Candidates found to have made false declaration in this regard shall be asked to withdraw from the University.
Candidates, if they are working elsewhere and can satisfy th e School of Postgraduate Studies that facilities for their work as par-time students are adequate. Candidates applying for part-time registration may be asked to show evidence of release by their employers.
Admission to Remedial Courses:
Candidates who satisfy the minimum entry requirement but found deficient in the specific areas of study may be required to undergo remedial courses to prepare them for the main programme.
A full-time member of staff of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma may be admitted to a higher degree in accordance with the regulations subject to the following conditions:
- The member of staff must meet the normal requirements for eligibility to pursue a programme of Graduate Studies in the area of his choice.
- The member of staff must pay 50% of the approved fees.
- Where a person who has been a candidate under this Regulation ceases to be a member of staff of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma and he intends to continue with the programme, he would be treated as non-staff; and would therefore be subject to payment of full fees and other charge as may be applicable from time to time.
Where a Candidate was admitted to the Graduate programme before becoming a member of staff of the University, he would be required to pay full fees prior to his assumption of duty. There after he would be required to 50% of the approved fees.
DURATION OF THE PROGRAMME
Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
(a) Full-time Diploma - 2 Semesters
(b) Part-time Diploma - 4 Semesters
(c) Sandwich - 2 Long vacations of 8 weeks each.
In the case of (a) above, there shall be a Six week, period of internship during which students shall undertake supervise detaching practice.
Master’s Degree Programme
(a) FULL-TIME Master’s by course work, thesis/Dissertation and oral examination a minimum of 2 semesters and a maximum of 4 semesters. Extension may be allowed for not more than one semester only.
(b) Part-time master’s by course work, thesis/Dissertation and oral examination a minimum of 4 semesters and a maximum of 8 semesters. Extension may be allowed for not more than two Semesters only.
(a) Full-time - A minimum of 4 semesters beyond the master’s degree and a maximum of 6 semesters.
(b) Part-time - A minimum of 8 Semesters beyond the master’s degree and a maximum of 12 Semesters.