1. For direct admission to the PhD programme, candidates should have successfully completed the MPhil Degree in Human Sciences, Family and Consumer Sciences or Human Nutrition and Dietetics, OR an MSc degree in Human Ecology Family and Consumer Sciences or Human Nutrition and Dietetics or a related discipline from an approved university and which should have included the writing of a substantial thesis, or an M.Sc. degree with distinction in a relevant discipline.
2. All other candidates with degrees in Human Ecology, Family and Consumer Sciences or Human Nutrition and Dietetics will be required to register for the MPhil degree in Human Ecology and seek an upgrade to the PhD degree in accordance with University Regulations.
Applicants who do not qualify for entry as specified in (1) and (2) above may be required to do a qualifying year consisting of supplementary courses in the area of specialisation to a minimum of 18 credits.