|Postgraduate Degree (or higher)
Candidates seeking admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree Programme of
Covenant University shall possess the Bachelor and Master’s Degrees of Covenant University
or any other University recognized by the Senate of Covenant University in the relevant
disciplines. To qualify for direct entry into the Ph.D degree programme, a candidate shall
have a minimum CGPA of 4.00 on a 5.00 scale or equivalent (60%) in the Master’s
(M.A/M.Sc/M.Eng/M.Tech) degree result. Candidates who graduated with CGPA of
3.50–3.99 on a 5.00 point scale or equivalent (55–59%) in the Master’s degree may be
considered for M.Phil/Ph.D programme. Covenant University shall award M.Phil degree to
M.Phil/Ph.D candidate who fails to meet up with a minimum CGPA of 4.00 upon the
completion of coursework examination. Such candidate shall proceed to write a Dissertation and
upon successful defence of the Dissertation, The candidate shall be awarded an M.Phil degree in
the respective discipline. The M.Phil/Ph.D programme is intended to prepare candidates for the
Ph.D degree. Candidates with professional Master’s degrees are not eligible for the Ph.D
programme except they obtained M.Sc/M.A/M.Eng degrees in the relevant fields. The
minimum duration of study for the award of Ph.D degree is three academic sessions.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.