Candidates seeking admission into the PhD in English degree programme are required to possess:

  1. An M.A. Degree in English Language or English literature with not less than 60% or its equivalent from Babcock University or other duly and accredited institutions. Applicants with less than 3.00 CGPA or its equivalent may be considered for the (Master of Philosophy) in English.
  2. Any other M.A. degree which will be evaluated to determine the level of courses to be taken as remedial in order to qualify for the PhD in English programme.
  3. An M.Phil in English Language or English Literature with a pass mark of 50%.  Such candidates will commence with the 2nd year of the PhD programme.


  1. Given the academic nature of this programme, no credit is given for professional expert.
  2. All categories of applicants may however be required to go through a postgraduate selection process.