6. Master’s Degree by course work and research: 24CHs course work + 24CHs research.
7. Master’s Degree by research only: 48 CHs.
8. Doctorate Degree by course work and research: 36 CHs course work + 36 CHs research.
9. Doctorate Degree by research: 72 CHs research.
10. An Academic Year shall be composed of two semesters designed as Semester I and Semester II, Year 1, punctuated by a Recess Term per year.
11. A semester shall be 17 – 18 weeks, with fourteen (14) weeks for teaching, one (1) for reading and two-three (2-3) weeks for examinations.
12. A programme shall be composed of a set of prescribed courses (load) offered for the award of a particular Degree/ Diploma/ Certificate, some of which are Core (essential) that has to be passed by all students in a given field of specialization and others are Elective (selected to broaden a programme and allow for specialization).
13. Semester Course Load- is the minimum and maximum number of courses or credit units for a particular programme offered in a semester.
14. Contact Hour- shall be equivalent to one (1) hour of lecture/ clinical or two (2) hours of tutorial/practical or four (4) hours of research/ fieldwork. It is abbreviated as follows: LH- lecture hour, TH- tutorial hour, PH- practical hour, CH-clinical hour and CU- Course Units. 1 LH= 2 TH/PH= 4 RH/ FWH.
15. A Credit or Credit Unit- A series of 15 contact hours per semester. 1 CU= 15 Contact hours.
16. Pass Mark for all graduate programmes is 50%.
17. Classification- The Masters and Doctorate Degrees are not classified, but Postgraduate Diplomas (PGD) and Certificates may be classified as follows: