University of Zululand Faculty of Science and Agriculture Postgraduate Requirements
University of Zululand Science Faculty Requirements – See Details Below:
The Honours Degree B.Sc (Hons) or B.Consumer Sci (Hons) follows an acceptable first degree. It is a specialised programme of one-year duration for full time students.
The Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Science follows a M.Sc Degree. It is of at least two years duration and based on a programme of original research. Examination is by thesis. The duration of this qualification is a minimum of two years.
Following the B.Sc Hons Degree one may pursue a Master of Science Degree (M.Sc).This can be done by following either a research programme of at least one-year duration or, in some instances, by course work and research. In the former, examination is by dissertation while in the latter it is by coursework and dissertation, with coursework contributing a maximum of 50% of the total required credits. The duration of this qualification is a minimum of one year.