The students are required to identify and conduct an in-depth research on a topic that is related to educational leadership. The thesis must make a significant contribution to knowledge in this particular field of specialization. The thesis must also provide evidence of the student’s ability to carry out a research at the doctoral level. The normal academic year commences in September (Semester I) and February (Semester II). Nevertheless, application for the doctoral programme can be submitted at any time throughout the year.
Based on the candidates academic credentials or working experiences, if necessary, candidates are required to attend the supporting courses which related to help the student to enhance their writing and research skills.