Candidates who have between 3.00 - 3.49 on a 5 point scale or 50% -54% cumulative average in their MSc degree may be admitted into the MPhil programme. The MPhil programme shall be for two years (4 Semesters). In the first year, the MPhil candidate will be expected to complete the first year (2 Semesters) of PhD coursework. In the second year, the MPhil candidate will complete the MPhil through research and production of the MPhil dissertation. The MPhil must be completed with a minimum of 60% average score or CGPA of 4.0/5.0 for the candidate to be eligible to regular admission into the PhD in Computer Science programme. After the successful completion of all requirements for the MPhil, the candidate may directly proceed to the second year of the PhD programme.

The MPhil in Computer Science from Babcock University with a minimum proficiency level of 60% or CGPA of 4.0/5.0, will count for the first year of the PhD programme, with the student commencing the activities of the second year of the PhD programme of study.


To complete the MPhil Computer Science program the candidate must take and pass a minimum of 37 credits of PhD first year level courses and a Dissertation as follows:

Coursework:                    = 32 credits

Dissertation                     = 8 credits

Total:                           40 credits