Department of Development Studies

Admission Requirements

  • The candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum second class/division or CGPA 2.5 in any discipline from a recognized public or private university
  • Candidates who have CGPA less than 2.50 at any level of education are not eligible to apply

Credit Requirements and Duration of Program
For MDS, a student must complete 45 credits, with 14 courses of 3 credits each plus a dissertation of 3 credits. Of the 14 courses, 4 will be foundation courses, 7 will be core courses and 3 will be elective courses. A student must score a minimum CGPA of 2.5 to be awarded the degree. The duration of the program is one year and four months comprising 4 semesters where each semester will be for 4 (four) months.

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