University of Eswatini

Institute of Post-Graduate Studies

Institute of Post-Graduate Studies

The Institute of Post-Graduate Studies offers programmes in various fields. Currently more than 20 Masters programmes and two PhD programmes are offered with more to be added in the near future.

Vision

A world renowned centre of excellence for postgraduate education.

Mission

To provide academic excellence through teaching, research and community service in all the disciplines which offer postgraduate programmes, and continuously meet the high level human resource development needs in the Kingdom of Eswatini, the Region of Southern Africa, and the international community.

Director: Prof. A.M. Dlamini
Coordinator: Dr. P. Horton
Act. Faculty Administrator: T.L. Ngubane

Objectives

The specific objectives of the IPGS include the following:
  1. To coordinate, plan and implement postgraduate studies programmes throughout the University;
  2. To establish postgraduate programmes at an international standard, in areas relevant to the cultural, intellectual and economic development of the Kingdom;
  3. To meet the personal and professional development needs of the graduate output of UNISWA strengthened programmes at the Bachelor level;
  4. To provide professional manpower in areas relevant to national development goals; and,
  5. To provide training in research.

Programmes of study offered by the Institute

Department Programme
Adult Education Master of Education in Adult Education
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Master of Science in Environmental Resources Management (Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering)
Agricultural Economics and Management Master of Science in Agricultural and Applied Economics Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural and Applied Economics
Agricultural Education and Extension Master of Science in Agricultural Education Master of Science in Agricultural Extension Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Education and Extension
Animal Science Master of Science in Animal Science Master of Science in Environment Resources Management (Livestock and Environment)
Biological Sciences Master of Science in Conservation Ecology Master of Science in Environmental Resources Management (Biodiversity Conservation and Management)
Business Administration Master of Business Administration
Chemistry Master of Science in Chemistry Master of Science in Environmental Resources Management (Environmental Chemistry and Management)
Consumer Sciences Education and Community Development Master of Science in Consumer Science Education
Crop Production Master of Science in Crop Protection Master of Science in Crop Science Master of Science in Environment Resources Management (Environmental Crop Production)
Curriculum and Teaching Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching
Educational Foundations and Management Master of Education in Educational Foundations and Management
Food and Nutrition Sciences Master of Science in Food Science and Technology
General Nursing Master of Nursing Science in Family Nurse Practice
Geography, Environmental Science & Planning Master of Science in Environmental Resources Management (Land and Water Resources Management)
History Master of Arts in History
Horticulture Master of Science in Horticulture
Mathematics Master of Science in Mathematics
Midwifery Science Master of Science in Midwifery
Physics Master of Science in Computational Physics
Primary Education Master of Education in Primary Education
Textiles and Apparel Design Master of Science in Textile Science and Technology