National University of Lesotho
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's or specialized degree (4-5 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Upper half of class II, division ii.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year first degree.
Documents required: Official transcript/record; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1975; previously part of the University of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland. Four affiliated institutions. Usual admission requirement: Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (12 years of education). Alternate admission: BA(Ed), one year after three year diploma in primary or secondary education; BEd, two years after two year diploma in primary or secondary education.
|Degree classification||Subject grade|
|70-79%||Class II, division i||B||Very good|
|60-69%||Class II, division ii||C||Good|
Original grade and supplementary examination recorded on transcript. Degree programs usually consist of Part I (first two years) and Part II (last two years) and are normally classified on the basis of performance in years 3 and 4; degrees awarded with honours or pass.
Language of instruction: English.
- LLB: 2-3 years after appropriate degree; usually by coursework and examination.
- Master's: 2-3 years after honours degree; awarded by coursework, thesis or examination or a combination of these. MA and MS degrees can have a mention of distinction.
- Ph.D. (not offered in all faculties): 3 year minimum after bachelor's degree or 2 year minimum after master's degree; by thesis and examination.
Last updated: May 09, 2005