Additional Documents Required upon Application





All applicants must submit an official university application form via the University’s electronic application system.  ​​

​Your application will be considered as soon as we receive all your supporting application documents. If we do not receive all your documents by the closing date, your application will, unfortunately, not be considered. Your application documents as well as proof of payment (where applicable) must be uploaded online before the programme’s closing date. ​


  1. Application Form
  2. Referees Report from three referees
  3. O’Level Certificate (s)
  4. Higher Degree Certificates
  5. Academic transcript from Candidate’s former Institution
  6. Proposal (For PhD Applicants)



Some departments across the fifteen faculties may require additional information from you that is not covered by the official University application form. These documents must accompany your application.

These may include, but are not limited to:


​​Confirmation of employment ​Letter from the applicant’s employer confirming employment status and access to a worksite for the practical component of the programme.
Curriculum Vitae (CV) ​A document that outlines your educational level, employment history, description of work experience, especially that is relevant to your application to study, and contact details of three referees.
​​Prospective Supervisor ​Applicants may make contact with a prospective academic supervisor who is active in their field of research interest. Please provide details of a prospective supervisor and evidence, in the form of an email, of contact with this supervisor.

Upload the email evidence (in a .msg format or as a pdf) as part of your formal application to the University.

​Publication of academic work ​Published journal articles from your previous academic works completed during your undergraduate or postgraduate studies.
Letter of motivation ​A one-page document explaining factors motivating you to apply for the programme and describing your suitability.
Proof of English Language proficiency​​ If English is/was not the medium of instruction in your undergraduate and/or postgraduate studies, you may be required to provide evidence of your English Language proficiency such as IELTS, TOEFL, GRE.
Proof of professional registration  with an entity​ ​A recognized professional body grants, professional registration on the grounds of attainment of a recognized standard of competence and education that permits practice of a profession.
Research proposal ​The required length and format of the programme of interest is usually on the advert.

A research proposal is usually a brief summary of the doctoral research proposal (maximum 5 pages in length) which outlines the Title, Aim and Objectives, Methodology, Expected Outcome, and References.