The Institute of Postgraduate Studies was established on 16th November 1991 as a main vehicle to strategise, manage and monitor all matters pertaining to the graduate study programmes of the University, with specific focus on:
(i) increasing the number of postgraduates, and
(ii) ensuring qualitative postgraduate education.
Specifically, the functions of the Institute are to:
- Implement the visions, missions and policies of the University determined by the University Management and Senate
- Function as a secretariat to the Board of Graduate Studies
- Administer all facets of postgraduate activities from the intake of students, monitoring their progress and also the evaluation of theses and examinations
- Coordinate, organize and ensure uniformity in the implementation of various postgraduate courses and programmes