The normal duration of study is four semesters (2 years) for full-time study and six semesters (3 years) for part-time study. The maximum duration for full-time study is ten semesters (5 years) and fourteen semesters (7 years) for part-time study.
The programme shall be conducted by course work, examinations and thesis. A student is required to take, and pass, a minimum of 42 credits in order to graduate. These credits are distributed as 30 credits of course work and 12 credits for thesis.
An applicant seeking admission to the programme must have a B.Sc. degree, from UNESWA or any other recognised institution, with at least a second class (second division) pass of either a single major B.Sc. programme or a combined major B.Sc. programme with a minimum average of a C grade (60%) in Chemistry in either case.
The University Calendar provides comprehensive information on the entry requirements and programme structure.