Pay for your admission / application form of $100 to Dove Française Account. On offer of admission, pay a non-refundable processing and acceptance fee of $200.
Candidates for the Degree of PhD / DSc. / D.Ed. by Publications must be members or past members of staff/ alumni of a recognized University or research Institution. In order to be eligible for consideration, alumni must be graduates of at least five years’ standing and have already obtained a Master’s Degree. However, in exceptional circumstances, other candidates may also be considered. Applications may be made at any time and such applications should be accompanied by:
Research in the applicant’s field and indicate how his or her work has contributed to the field. It should also comment on the standing of any journals and the reception of the publications as indicated by citations and reviews.
Criteria for the award of the degree: To be awarded a Degree of PhD / D.Sc. / D.Ed. / D.Eng. by Publication run by DFICU Universities or any DFICU member Universities, a candidate must show that his or her work makes a significant contribution to knowledge in a particular field. The publications must also provide evidence of the capacity of the candidate to pursue further research, representing a coherent contribution to research in a given field and demonstrating a depth of scholarship and originality comparable with that required in a PhD thesis. The materials submitted shall be sufficiently extensive as to provide convincing
evidence that the research constitutes a substantial contribution to knowledge or scholarship, and at registration, the candidate shall submit for examination:
This option is available to advanced academic staff in the Universities, Colleges, Industries and research institutions. The basic entry requirements are as follows:
Having met the above conditions, the applicant ONLY needs to write the Thesis/Dissertation on an Approved Topic relevant to his area of specialization to
fulfill the requirements for the award of the Doctoral Degree. Applicants holding Master’s Degrees with average score less than 60% (or GPA of 3.50 out of a 5.00 scale) who wish to enroll for the PhD may be considered for M. Phil./PhD alternative. However, irrespective of the submission by the Applicants, the decision of DFICU universities or member institution is final on admission, which is also dependent on availability of space. NOTE: If a candidate of PhD by Research wishes to specialize in any area of study, he/she should write his thesis in that area.
LIST OF TUITION BY COURSES (DOCTORAL DEGREE)
Six to Eight Semesters (Maximum of 4 Years)
Candidates with ten years working experience, have a master’s degree and pursuing the same course from their master’s level can study within two years depending on the career path.
REGULAR PROGRAMMES ($460 – $800/semester – international)