Papua New Guinea
Structure of Higher Education System
Higher education is mainly provided by universities, colleges, and specialized institutions, both public and private.
Stages of studies
University level first stage
Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor’s degree
Certificates and Diplomas are awarded after studies lasting between two and three years. The Bachelor’s degrees are awarded after studies lasting between three to five years.
University level second stage
The Master’s degree is conferred after studies lasting between one and two years beyond the Bachelor’s degree.
University level third stage
The Doctor’s degree is conferred after a minimum of three years’ study. Candidates must submit a thesis.
Admission to Higher Education
Admission to university-level studies
Name of Secondary school credential required: Upper Secondary School Certificate
Foreign students admission
Entry regulations: Students must have a visa.
Language Proficiency: Students must have...