These programmes are designed to:
? To enable students to research a topic of interest to considerable depth and to write a thesis that is expected to contribute to new knowledge in a specific area
? To produce qualified scholars, researchers or professionals who are able to undertake research projects in relevant areas of specialization.
? Upgrade the knowledge and skills of students in the areas of humanities, education and social science to help them advance further in their careers.
? To enable students to gain academic insight into the subject matter and to be capable of communicating their research findings in peer-reviewed and refereed publications.