The University of Goroka in PNG offers Doctor of Philosophy in Education. this program is completed by research thesis but three/four prerequisite courses can do as prerequisite to the Doctor of Philosophy Program.
Duration : 4 Years full time/8 Years part time
Minimum Requirements: The candidate must have a GPA of 3.7 or better. In other words, the applicants who have excellent academic results and have developed expertise in a substantive area at the Honours or Masters levels. As per By-law No.13 Section 2 and 3 for admission to Doctoral candidature shall have: 1. Qualified for the award of a Master degree by research at an acceptable level; or 2. An appropriate Bachelor degree with class 1 or class 2(i) Honours from PNG university or an equivalent overseas tertiary institution, taken over a minimum of four years (full-time) Equivalent); or 3. Qualified for entry into the UOG Master degree by research Program and duly enrolled and shown exceptional ability in the conduct of a research project which is clearly capable of being extended to a doctoral level; and 4. Must have some recent publications related to area of interest.
Credit Points : 400 - 430 credit points to graduate with Doctor of Philosophy
The prerequisite for PhD students majoring in in teaching and teacher education are as follows:
The research project topic courses at this level can be under Teaching and Teacher Education; Curriculum studies; and Educational Leadership and Management.
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