Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics (Biostatistics Option)
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The minimum requirements for entry into PhD in Biostatistics shall be as laid down in the Moi University common regulations for PhDdegrees and Faculty of Science general regulations.
Candidates must be holders of a relevant Master’s degree of Moi University or those recognized by the Moi University senate in related fields of Biostatistics.
The common regulations of Moi University shall apply. A candidate who has successfully taken the required level 8 courses during the master’s studies shall be credited no more than 9 units towards the PhD course units. All course work shall be done in the first year. The course work, research and thesis work distributed throughout the PhD degree programme shall be as follows
Semester I - 9 units of M.Sc. level credit and/or taught course work in STA 810, STA 828, STA 822 and 6 units of Research proposal.
Semester II - 12 units of course work in STA 916, STA 917, STA 918, STA 919 and 3 units of Research Proposal.
Throughout 15 units of research
Throughout 15 units of research thesis
Examination of Course Work
(i) The common regulations of Moi University shall apply.
(ii) All the course work examinations shall be examined normally by a 3 hour written examination.
Research and Thesis Submission and Examination
All the common regulations of Moi University shall apply.