Requirements for Research Degrees

Requirements for Research Degrees2020-06-29T12:37:25+03:00

Requirements for Research Degrees Admissions 



  • a Master’s Degree earned from a tertiary institution recognized by the Graduate Studies Committee (GSC) of the University of Southern Somalia;  
  •  a copy of your Master’s thesis/dissertation.
  • the GSC’s endorsement of the credentials and other documents submitted by the applicant.

In exceptional cases, the GSC may consider:

  • a UK undergraduate (Bachelors) degree with a First Class Honors or Upper Second Class Honors and a work experience of 5 years in a higher learning academic institution recognized by the USS..
  • alternatively, and in addition to a UK first class or upper second class honors degree, the candidate must have acquired relevant professional/working experience related to the area of both first degree and degree being applied for.
  • an equivalent qualification from a recognized overseas tertiary institution endorsed by the GSC, the credentials of which the issuing institution has validated and confirmed.
  • proof of a good command of the English language by exam.