The DeKUT School of Graduate Studies and Research is mandated to establish and maintain a seamless administration and coordination systems of postgraduate syllabi and regulations, ensuring that DeKUT’s advanced and/or professional studies are meticulously planned, organized and delivered in accordance to ISO 9001: 2008 quality standards and processes. The DeKUT School of Graduate Studies and Research prides in creating systems that enable graduates, whether in Business Management, Engineering, Food Science, Geothermal or Computer Science, incorporate scientific knowledge and techniques in solving day-today’s socio-economic and environmental issues.
The school promotes scholarly research by identifying both local and international research funding opportunities and providing such information to graduate students. This enables bona fide students to fast track progress hence complete studies on time. Furthermore, the school in collaboration with the RTMCL Division organizes & coordinates DeKUT’s International Scientific and Innovation conference thus creating a robust avenue for graduate students to hone research skills and exchange new innovations with distinguished scholars. Since inception, the school is keen on advancing quality research through interdisciplinary seminar organized on semester basis to supplement colloquia. The Seminar congregates the public and respective graduate students’ supervisors with the aim of disseminating new findings and encouraging scholarly debates. Besides, the University Management and the Senate are consistently and unrelentingly supporting graduate programmes through identification and recruitment of high caliber scholars drawn from across the continents including and not limited to Europe, Africa, North America and Asia to assist in the delivery of programmes the University. In collaboration with DeKUT competent academic staff, recruited adjunct Professors participate assiduously in the teaching and supervision of graduate students.
The School of Graduate Studies and Research has a Board of Postgraduate Studies and Research- chaired by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs- that ensures that the postgraduate students are sufficiently taught supervised and progress as per the approved research schedule. Courtesy of this commitment, DeKUT releases in the competitive and dynamic world graduates, diligently equipped with appropriate experience and skills to gallantly confront today’s turbulent world. With the establishment of the DeKUT’s International Office, the School of Graduate Studies and Research enriches research competencies not only among the students’ fraternity but also among the academic staff through exchange programmes. The outlined endeavors are meant to enhance DeKUT’s position as ‘Premier Technological University Excelling in Quality Education, Research and Technological Transfer for National Development’.