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Postgraduate Studies

The School of Postgraduate Studies at APU is an established school for postgraduate education.

The school has a strong presence in the industry and is an obvious choice among professionals seeking to enhance their career and lifelong learning opportunities from Masters to PHD. The school offers a variety of specialised programmes. Our programmes are very much industry driven and relevant ensuring that our graduates are global citizens and industry ready. Alumni of the school have progressed into a number of significant careers in leading multinational technology based companies.

The aims of the APU Postgraduate Programmes are to:

  • Improve your employability opportunities and career development prospects through employable skills
  • Improve skills and knowledge in the context of your current work environment
  • Develop independent learning and working skills to improve prospects within your current work environment or outside
  • Develop higher cognitive skills such as analysis, synthesis & evaluation
  • Upgrade your communication and technical skills
  • Further develop knowledge and skills within your chosen field of study
  • Identify, review and critically evaluate relevant sources of information, theories and concepts appropriate to your subject area
In line with APU’s vision, the school aims to enhance lifelong learning opportunities by being a leading provider of high quality and innovative postgraduate education in computing, business and technology. The school also aims to be a contributor to research at the national and international level. This is emphasised by our mission to provide high quality and internationally recognised and benchmarked postgraduate education and to be recognised for innovative facilitation of graduate study and educational activities.


Full-time Study Mode

  • Masters Foundation (4 weeks)
  • 12 months over 3 semesters of 12 weeks each
    • Revision week
    • Assessment week
  • Day time delivery over a full semester with few modules on flexi mode.
  • Coursework modules plus Research Methods module
  • Dissertation / project / case study

Part-time Flexi Study Mode

  • 2 to 4 years on modular basis
  • Intensive delivery during weekends and evenings
  • Coursework modules plus Research Methods module
  • Dissertation / project / case study




Why our APU PhD by Research Programme?

  • You will be assigned to a group of highly qualified supervisors.
  • Wide range of latest research areas in the fields of computing and business administration areas.
  • We have our regular research workshops, colloquium and seminars facilitated by local and international academicians and professionals.
  • Comprehensive Student Support Services.
  • Resourceful online databases.

Below are the PhD programmes offered at APU:

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