Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into regular postgraduate programmes of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka for the 2020/2021 academic session, leading to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas, Master’s and Doctorate degrees in the following Departments and Institutes/Centre:
1. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes
Farm Management and Production Economics; Agricultural Marketing and Agri-business; Agricultural Finance and Project Analysis; Agricultural Cooperative and Resources; Environmental Economics.
The Department of Agricultural Economics also offers PGD programme in Co-operative Studies; Farm Management and Production Economics; Agribusiness and Marketing.
Departments of Food Science and Technology, Crop Science, Animal Science, Agricultural Extension and Soil Science, offer Postgraduate Diploma Programmes.
Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry; Animal Production; Animal Physiology; Animal Breeding and Genetics.
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D.
Crop Physiology Economic Entomology; Crop Production; Forage Crops; Hematology; Ornamental Horticulture; Plant Breeding and Genetics; Plant Pathology; Tropical Fruits and Plantation Crops; Vegetable Crops; Weed Science.
Agricultural Administration; Agricultural Communication; Agricultural Extension Education; Agricultural Planning and Evaluation or Rural Sociology.
Food Chemistry and Analysis; Animal Production Technology; Fruits and Vegetable Processing Technology; Quality Control and Assurance; Cereals, Pulses, Legumes and Tuber Processing Technology; Food Biotechnology; Food Engineering and Processing.
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes
Family and Child Studies; Home Management (Family Resource Management); Hospitality and Institutional Management; Interior Decoration and Design; Food and Nutrition; Textile, Clothing and Fashion Design.
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D programmes
Dietetics; Community and Public Health Nutrition; Human and Experimental Nutrition
Soil Genesis; Survey and Classification; Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy; Soil Fertility and Management; Soil Physics and Conservation; Soil Biology and Biochemistry; Environmental Impact Assessment and Land Evaluation.
2. FACULTY OF ARTS
PGD, M.A. and Ph.D. degree programmes
Paleolithic Studies; Iron Age Archaeology; Origins of Food Production and Urbanization; and Cultural Resource Management (Museum or Tourism Option).
English as a second Language (ESL); English Language; Literature; and Comparative Studies and Literature.
Ph.D. Art History; Ph.D. Art Education; Ph.D. Art Administration and Management; Ph.D. Fine Arts and Design (with specialization in Painting, Print Making; Sculpture-Visual Communication Design; Textile Design; Fashion Design; Ceramics).
M.F.A. with specialization in Painting; Print Making; Sculpture; Textile Design; Fashion Design; Ceramics; Communication Art and Design (Options: Graphic Design and Advertizing; Product Design; Web Design and New Media); Film Making and Photography.
M.A. Art History: Traditional African Art; Modern African Art; Asian Oriental Art; African-American Art.
M.A. Art Education; M.A. Art Administration and Management
PGD in Fine and Applied Arts.
African Literature in French; Caribbean Literature in French; Translation (FEENG – FRE).
The Department also offers Ph.D programmes in the following areas of specialization:
African Literature in French; Caribbean Literature in French; German Literature.
Political History; Economic and Social History; and Religious History.
Linguistics; African Languages; Literature in African Languages; and Translation and Interpretation).
The Department also offers Ph.D. in the following areas of specialization:
Linguistics; African Languages and Literature.
PGD, M.A and Ph.D.
Electronic Media Sequence; the Print and Media Sequence; Advertising and Public Relations; Communication Theories and Research.
Postgraduate Diploma in Music (PGDM):
African Music Industry; Ensemble/Theatre Directing and Management; Music Education; Research; Composition and Musical Instrument Technology.
MA Degree Programme:
Ensemble/Theatre Directing and Management; Music Education; Research; Composition and Musical Instrument Technology.
Ph.D, Degree Programme in the following areas:
African Music; Music Education; Composition; Musicology; Music Performance and Musical Instrument Technology; Ensemble/Theatre Directing and Management; Research and Musical Instrument Technology.
(M.A and Ph.D.)
Acting and Directing; Dramatic Theory and Criticism; Applied Theatre; Playwriting; African and Caribbean Drama and Theatre; Film and Media Arts Studies; Performance Studies; Scenography; Theatre and Cultural Administration.
3. FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES
M.Sc and Ph.D degree programmes in following Departments:
Gross Anatomy; Neuroanatomy; Histology; Embryology; Reproductive Technologies; Anatomical Science Education; Forensic Biology; Cell Biology; Biological Anthropology.
Blood; Cardiovascular System; Renal Physiology; Endocrinology; Reproduction; Developmental Programming; Neurophysiology.
Biochemical and Molecular parasitology; Enzymology; Micronutrients and Molecular Toxicology; Molecular Nutrition and Food Research; and Food research; and Clinical Biochemistry.
4. FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in the following Departments:
Environmental Biochemistry; Enzymology; Industrial Biochemistry; Medical Biochemistry; Nutritional Biochemistry; Molecular Biology; and Pharmacological Biochemistry.
The Department also offers Ph.D programme in Lipid Biochemistry.
Brewing Science and Technology (PGD); Medical Microbiology (M.Sc. and Ph.D.); Environmental Microbiology (M.Sc. and Ph.D.); Food/Industrial Microbiology (M.Sc. and Ph.D.); and Brewing Science and Technology (M.Sc).
Biosystematic/Taxonomy; Palynology/Palaeoecology; Plant Anatomy; Plant Physiology; Ecophysiology; Plant Pathology; Mycology; Genetics and Plant Breeding; Plant Ecology; Environmental Botany/Economic Botany; Plant Biotechnology; Bagel Biotechnology; Aquatic Botany; Phycology/Limnology (Aquatic Ecology); and Ethnomedicine/ Phytomedicine.
(M.Sc. and (Ph.D.)
Animal and Environment; Parasitology and Public Health; Entomology and Forensic Sciences; Fishery Science and Aquaculture; Hydrobiology/Aquatic Sciences; Ecology and Environmental Biology; Animal Genetics, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.
5. FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
PGD, MBA, M.Sc and Ph.D. programmes
Financial Accounting; Management Accounting, Auditing and Investigation; Taxation Laws and Accounts; Public Sector Accounting; Management Information System.
Banking; Financial Theory and Management; Investment; Financial Institutions; International Finance and Public Finance.
Administrative Theory and Practice; Human Resources Management; Production and Operations Management; Analytical Techniques; Corporate Strategy and Business Policy; Project Management and Feasibility Analysis; and Comparative Management Systems.
Marketing Communications; Physical Distribution and Channel Management; Industrial Marketing; Consumer-Buyer Behaviour; and International Marketing, Strategic Marketing. The Department of Marketing also offers executive M.Sc. degree programme in Public Relations.
6. FACULTY OF EDUCATION
PGDE, PGDL, M.Ed. and Ph.D. degree programmes in the following Departments:
Adult Education Administration; Community Development; Extension & Distance Education.
Curriculum Studies; Language Education; Educational Technology; Comparative & International Education; Music Education; Fine & Applied Arts Education.
Childhood Education; Educational Psychology; Guidance & Counselling; History of Education; Philosophy of Education; Sociology of Education; Special Education.
Public Health Education; School Health Education; Mental and Emotional Health Education; Occupational and Industrial Health Education; Administration and Management of Physical Education and Sports; Curriculum and Physical Education Teacher Education; Psychology of Sports; Sociology of Sports; Recreation and Tourism; Exercise Physiology; Adapted Physical Education. For PGD: (a) Health Education (PGDHE); (b) Human Kinetics and Sports Studies (PGDHKS).
M.L.S and Ph.D. Degree Programmes
Educational Research Methodology; Mathematics Education; Physics Education; Chemistry Education; Biology Education; Measurement & Evaluation, and Integrated Science Education.
PGD Science Education with following options:
Biology Option; Chemistry Option; Integrated Science Option; Mathematics Option and Physics option.
Postgraduate Diploma programmes in the Faculty of Education are domiciled as follows: (PGDE) in Educational Foundations; PGDL in Library & Information Science; Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Education domiciled in the Department of Social Science Education.
7. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
M.Sc., M.Engr. And Ph.D. degree programmes in the following Departments:
(M.Engr and Ph.D)
Power Systems, Machinery and Mechatronic Engineering; Soil and Water Resources Engineering; Food and Bioprocess Engineering; Structures and Environmental Control Engineering; Biomass and Renewable Energy Engineering; Aqua Cultural Engineering; Forest Engineering; Ecological Engineering
(PGD, M.Sc., M.Engr, Ph.D)
Structural Engineering; Water Resources Engineering; Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering; Materials & Construction; and Highway Engineering.
Power Electronics, Drives and New System; Electrical Machine and Drives; Electromagnetic Fields and Application; Power Systems and High Voltage Engineering; and Automatic Control Systems.
(M.Sc, M.Engr and Ph.D)
Communications; Digital and Computer Electronics. Currently, the Department of Electronics Engineering has no facilities in the area of Control Systems.
(PGD, M.Sc., M.Eng., Ph.D.)
Energy and Power Technology; Materials Technology and Mechanics; Fluid Mechanics and Gas Dynamics; Design and Production Technology; Industrial Engineering and Management.
(PGD, M.Sc, M.Eng, Ph.D)
Chemical/Process Metallurgy (Minerals Processing, Extraction of Metals, Corrosion, Metallurgical Process Development, Modern Coating)
Physical/Mechanical Metallurgy (Welding, Failure Analysis, Heat Treatment of Metals, Metal Working, Fracture Mechanism, Dislocation Mechanism)
Materials Engineering (Nano-Technology, Composites, Polymer, Biomaterials, Nuclear Materials, Ceramics and Refractory, Electronic and Magnetic Materials)
The Departments of Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering offer PGD programmes.
8. FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
PGD, M.Sc., M.Arch.and Ph.D. Programmes in the following Departments:
Architectural Design; Architectural Science and Technology; Housing; Construction Management; Architectural History and Theory; Sustainable Design; Architectural Conservation; Architectural Practice and Management; Industrial Design; Landscape Architecture Design; Urban Design, Computer Aided Design/Technology and Media Architecture and Interior Design.
(PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D. and Master in Real Estate (MRE) Programmes)
Valuation; Feasibility/Viability Appraisals; Taxation, Facility and Property Management; Development and Utilization and Land Resources inclusive of Estate and Interests tread as strongly rooted in Philosophical and Socio-economic foundations of their Relationship to man, society and environment.
(PGD, M.Sc., MGIT and Ph.D.)
Land Surveying; Geodesy; Protogrammetry; Remote Sensing.; Hydrography; Cartography; Geographic Information System (GIS); Land Information Management (LIM).
(M.Sc, MURP and Ph.D)
Information Technoogy in Urban and Regional Planning; Traffic and Transportation Planning; Transportation Planning and Development; Conservation/Preservation; Housing and Community Development; Recreation and Facility Planning; Regional/Rural Analysis and Planning; Development Control; Environmental Management; and Social Science and Planning.
9. FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES & TECHNOLOGY
M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in the following Departments:
Health Economics; Health Management & Policy.
The Department of Health Administration also offers PGD programme.
Clinical Chemistry; Hematology; Histopathology; Microbiology; and Immunology.
Medical Imaging; Radiation/Environmental Protection; Radiological Education; Radiotherapy & Oncology; and Radiology Administration & Management.
Physiotherapy; Path kinesiology; Biomechanics; and Neurology.
Maternal & Child Health Nursing; Medical Surgical Nursing; Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing; Nursing Administration & Management; Community Health Nursing; and Nursing Education.
10. FACULTY OF LAW
LL.M. and Ph.D. Degree programmes in the following Departments:
LL.M and Ph.D degree programmes in the following areas: Law of Business Organization; Banking; Investment and Capital Market; Law of Commercial Transaction; Insurance Law; and Maritime.
LL.M and Ph.D degree progrqmmes in the following areas: Customary Law and Human Rights Regime; Comparative Law; The History of Customary Law; The Institution of Infrastructure of Customary Law; Indigenous Peoples in National and international Law.
LL.M degree programmes in the following areas: Public and International Law; Law of International Institutions; International Environmental Law; International Economic Law; International Human Rights Law; and International Criminal Law.
LL.M and Ph.D degree programmes in the following areas: Jurisprudence and Legal Theory; Comparative Jurisprudence; International Criminal Theory and Development; Justice and Human Rights.
LL.M and Ph.D degree programmes in the following areas: Property and Fiscal Law; Law of International Finance and Commerce; Corporations; Governance and Dispute Settlement.
LL.M and Ph.D degree and programmes in Public Law; Administrative Law; Comparative Constitutional Law; Human Rights Law; Health Law and Policy; Humanitarian Law; Advanced Criminal Law
11. FACULTY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes are offered by the following Departments:
Anatomy; Medical Biochemistry; Pharmacology & Therapeutics; Human Physiology; Medicine and Surgery.
MPH in Public Health
MPH degree programme is offered by the Department of Community Medicine in the following areas of specialization:
Epidemiology of Community Disease; Health Services Management/Health Economics, Occupational and Environmental Health; Social Medicine; Health Education; Maternal and Child Health.
M.Sc and DMSC degree programmes.
M.D. and M.S. degree programmes.
M.Sc. and MD (Doctor of Medicine) are offered by the Department of Medicine in the following areas of specialization:
MD degree in Cardiology; Nephrology; Neurology; Endocrinology; Gastroenterology; Respiratory Medicine (Pulmonology); Rheumatology; Infectious Diseases; Clinical Pharmacology/Therapeutics and Dermatology.
M.Sc. degree in Cardiology; Nephrology; Neurology; Endocrinology; Gastroenterology; Respiratory Medicine (Pulmonology); Rheumatology; Infectious Diseases; Clinical Pharmacology/Therapeutics and Dermatology.
12. FACULTY OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
M.Pharm, M.Sc., (Pharm); and Ph.D. degree programmes
Pharmaceutical Services e.g. drug information services; Pharmacotherapy of various units e.g. oncology, cardiovascular, neurology; Ambulatory Care/Adult Medicine; Clinical Pharmacokinetics/biopharmaceutics; Hospital Pharmacy; Pharmaceutical care; Social Pharmacy/Behavioural Pharmacy; Pediatric Pharmacy; Hematology; Pharmacy Practice Management; Infectious Diseases; Public Health Pharmacy; Pharmacoeconomics/ Pharmacoepidemicology; Social Pharmacy/Behavioural Pharmacy; Pediatric Pharmacy; Hematology; Pharmacy Management; and Infectious Diseases.
Physical Pharmaceutics; Compounding; Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Biotechnology; Dispensing; and Pharmacy practices.
Natural Products Chemistry; Drug Metabolism; and Analytical Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
Powder and Tablet Technology; Semi-Solid Dosage Design; Cosmic Science; Liquid Formulations Technology; Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics.
Autonomic Pharmacology; Neuropharmacology; Biochemical Pharmacology; Chemotherapy; Clinical Pharmacology; Toxicology; Cardiovasular Pharmacology; Natural Product Pharmacology; Advanced General Pharmacology; Advanced Pharmacokinetics and Drug Interactions.
13. FACULTY OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes in the following Departments:
Data Communication; Software Development; Numerical Analysis; Information Management; Software Engineering; Microprocessor Based Systems.
(M.Sc. and Ph.D programmes in the following areas):
Economic Geology and Geochemistry; Engineering Geology; Environmental Geology; Applied Geophysics; Hydrography; Mineralogy and Petrology; Palaeontology and Stratigraphy; Palynology; Petroleum Geoscience; Structural Geology; Stratigraphy and Sedimentology; Applied Geophysics; Economic Geology and Geo-Chemistry; Mineral Exploration; Engineering Geology; Hydrogeology; Menerology and Patrology; Paleobiology and Biostratigraphy; Stratigraphy and Sedimentology; Petroleum Geology; and Structural Geology.
Solid Earth Geophysics; Astrophysics; Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science;
Solar Energy Physics; Atmospheric Physics; Medical Physics.
Inorganic; Physical; Organic; Analytical; Fossil Fuel; Polymer; Industrial Chemistry; Environmental Chemistry
Stochastic Processes: Operations Research; Applied Statistics; Time Series Modeling, Design of Experiments.
14. FACULTY OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D degree programmes in the following Departments:
Economic Theory; Economic Development and Planning; International Economics, Money and Banking; Labor Economics and Industrial Relations; Quantitative Economics; Energy Economics; Public Sector Economics.
Geomorphology; Climatology and Physical Oceanography; Hydrology and Water Resources/Biogeography; Cartography/Remote Sensing; Environmental Management; Rural and Urban Geography; Industrial/Transport Geography; Population/Political Geography
Agricultural Geography, Biogeography, Cartography, Climatology/Physical Oceanography, Environmental Management, Geomorphology, Hydrology and Water Resources, Industrial Geography, Political Geography, Population Geography, Remote Sensing, Rural Geography, Transportation Geography and Urban Geography.
Political and Social Philosophy; Western Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy and African Philosophy.
(M.Sc and Ph.D. programmes in the following areas):
Political Theory; Public Administration; Comparative Politics, Development and Social Change; Electoral Studies; International Relations and Diplomacy; Political Economy; Conflict, Peace and Strategic Studies; Human Security and Counter-Terrorisms Studies.
Experimental Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Industrial/Organizational Psychology; Social Psychology; School Psychology; and Counseling Psychology.
MPA, M.Sc., DPA & Ph.D. degree programmes.
Financial Management; International Administration; and Human Resources Management. M.Sc in Public Policy
PGD, M.A. and Ph.D degree programmes
Old Testament; New Testament; Church History; Traditional Religion; Religion and Society.
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes in the following areas:
Anthropology; Anthropology and Development; Climate Change and Society; Comparative Ethnography; Criminology and Sociology of Deviance; Culture and Communication; Demography and Population Studies; Environmental Sociology; Family Studies; Gender and Women Studies; Industrial and Labour Relations; Industrial Sociology; Medical Anthropology; Medical Sociology; Military Sociology and Diplomacy; Oral Tradition and Sociology; Organizational Sociology; Political Anthropology; Political Sociology; Postcolonial Studies; Rural Sociology; Security Studies; Social Development Studies; Social Institutions; Symbolic Anthropology; Urban Anthropology; Urban Sociology.
The Department of Sociology/Anthropology also offers PGD programme in the following areas:
Criminology; Gender and Women Studies; Industrial and Labour Relations; Social Development Studies.
(PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D degree programmes)
Intervention; Social Work Ethics & Values; and Community Development.
The Department also offers PGD in Political Science and Election Administration.
15. FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes in the following Departments:
Neuroanatomy; Developmental Anatomy Embryology; Microscopic Anatomy (Histology); Gross and Comparative Anatomy; Immunochemistry; Histochemistry; and Applied Anatomy and Biotechnology.
(M.Sc. and Ph.D. Degree Programmes)
Large Ruminant Health and Production; Small Ruminant Health and Management; Dairy Animal Health and Production; Nutrition in Health and Disease; Swine Health and Production; Nutrition and Management; Animal Genetics and Breeding; Animal Health Management and Economics.
(M.Sc., and Ph.D. Degree Programmes)
Avian Medicine; Ruminant Medicine; Small Animal Medicine; Swine Medicine; Equine Medicine; Fish Laboratory and Wildlife Medicine; Ethnoveterinary Medicine.
Veterinary Andrology; Gynaecology; Obstetrics and Reproductive Biotechnology.
(M.Sc., and Ph.D. Degree Programmes)
Parasitic Infections; Parasite Zoonoses; Clinical Aspects; Epizootiology; Diagnosis and Control.
(M.Sc., and Ph.D. Degree Programmes)
(M.Sc and Ph.D programmes)
Veterinary Biochemistry, Veterinary Pharmacology, Veterinary Physiology and Veterinary Toxicology
(M.Sc., MVPH, MPVM and Ph.D. Degree Programmes)
Public Health: Zoonoses; Food Safety; Including Meat, Fish and Milk Hygiene; Environmental Health and Occupational Safety.
Preventive Medicine: Epidemiology; Disease Surveillance; Emergency Prearedness and Information Management; Veterinary Quarantine Services; Livestock Production Economics and Entrepreneurship.
M.Sc., and Ph.D. degree programmes
Veterinary Surgery; Diagnostic Imagining; Anaesthesiology; Orthopedic; Soft Tissue Surgery; and Animal Surgery.
16. FACULTY OF VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
PGDE, PGDTE, M.Tech., M.Ed. and Ph.D. degree programmes in the following Departments:
(PGDTE, M.Tech., M.Ed. and Ph.D.)
Technology Education in Production Agriculture; Agro-Business Education; Soil Education
(PGDTE, M.Tech., M.Ed. and Ph.D.)
Software Development and Application; Hardware Maintenance and Management; Networking Communication; Robotics Education; Accounting Education, Marketing Education and Management Education.
(PGDTE, M.Tech., M.Ed. and Ph.D.)
Software Development and Application; Hardware Maintenance and Management; Networking and Communication; Computer and Robotic Education.
(PGDTE, M.Tech., and Ph.D.)
Child Development and Care Education; Clothing and Textile Technology Education; Food and Nutrition Education; Home Management; and Hospitality Management Education.
(PGDE, PGDTE, M.Tech., and Ph.D.)
Building/Woodwork Technology; Electrical/Electronic Technology; Metal Work/Automobile Technology.
Vocational Education (Masters and Ph.D.); Entrepreneurship Education (Masters and Ph.D.); Agricultural Education (PGDTE); Business Education (PGDTE); Computer Education (PGDTE); Home Economics and Hospitality Management (PGDTE); and Industrial Technical Education (PGDTE).
17. INSTITUTE OF AFRICAN STUDIES
Offers Postgraduate programmes as followings:
African Peace and Conflict Studies (PGD); African Studies (M.A, & Ph.D.); and Peace and Conflict Studies (MA).
18. INSTITUTE FOR DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (IDS)
PGD, M.Sc. & Ph.D. degree programmes
The IDS has the following areas of specialization at Masters (M.Sc.) degree level:
Governance and Social Change; Poverty, Power Relations and Social Change; Knowledge, Technology and Society; and International Development.
At Ph.D. degree level, the Institute has the following areas of specialization: Human and Social Development; Community Development; Conflict Resolution and Peace-Building; and Natural Resources and Sustainable Development.
19. INSTITUTE OF MARITIME STUDIES (IMS)
Offers postgraduate programmes as follows: M.Sc. and PGD in Maritime Business and International Logistics; M.Sc. and PGD in Maritime Law and Policy; M.Sc. in Maritime Telecommunication; PGD in Radio Maritime Telecommunication; and M.Sc in Maritime Management.
20. CENTRE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT & CONTROL
Centre for Environmental Management and Control (CEMAC) offers PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes in Environmental Management & Control; Disaster Risk Management. The Centre also offers Master’s degree programmes in Disaster Risk Management (MDRM).
21. INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC HEALTH
The Institute of Public Health offers M.Sc., DrPH and PhD. programmes in the following areas: Health Systems, Policy and Management; Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Health Promotion and Communication; Environmental and Occupational Health; Clinical Epidemiology; Bioethics.
22. INSTITUTE OF MOLECULAR AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES
M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in the following areas: Tropical Paediatrics; Human Reproduction; Adolescent and Child Health; Women’s Health and Reproductive Science.
The Institute also offers Postgraduate Diploma programme in Maternal and Child Health (PGD Maternal & Child Health).
23. INSTITUTE MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH
Growth & Development; Genetics, Molecular and Cellular Biology; Paediatric Sub-speciality; ICT & Priority Advanced Research Methodology.
24. INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION (SANDWICH PROGRAMMES)
Offers Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) sandwich programmes in the following areas: Citizenship Education; Gender Education; Office Administration and Technology Education; and Women Education.
25. INSTITUTE OF CLIMATE CHANGE
Institute of Climate Change offers postgraduate programmes leading to the award of PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in the following areas: Science of Climate Change; Ground Based Measurement and Indigenous Technology Application to Climate Change; Environmental Literacy and Policy Studies on Climate Change; Sustainability Studies; Studies on Environmental and Climate Change Laws.
GENERAL ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
Candidates for admission into any postgraduate programme of the University must
The following may qualify for Postgraduate Diploma admission:
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
Entry Requirements: Nutrition and Dietetics (PGD)
For PGD programme in Nutrition and Dietetics, candidates must have any of the following qualifications from recognized institutions:
Department of Home Science
HND in Home Science/Economics or relevant fields with a minimum of Upper Credit, or Third class Bachelor’s degree in Home Science/Economics with at least 2.0 GPA on 5-point scale.
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMME
The following shall qualify for Master’s Degree admission:
C. DOCTORATE DEGREE (Ph.D.)PROGRAMME
Candidates from the University of Nigeria or from other recognized Universities who have obtained Master’s degree appropriate for the proposed areas of study shall qualify for Doctorate Degree admission. Specifically:
MASTER’S/Ph.D. DEGREE PROGRAMME
A candidate with first class honours from a recognized University may be admitted into a Master’s/Ph.D. programme in his/her discipline.
A candidate with Master’s degree from a recognized University with at least a GPA of 3.50 on 5-point scale or 3.00 on 4-point scale who wishes to do Ph.D degree in a related area/ department shall qualify for the Master’s/Ph.D. Any candidate who is not qualified for Ph.D admission on account of low GPA is still not qualified for admission into Master’s/Ph.D. programme.
For Faculties and Departments where the possession of Master’s degree with 4.00 points GPA and above is the condition for Ph.D admission, applicants with Master’s degree GPA of 3.50 and above, but not up to 4.00 may apply for Master’s/Ph.D admission. On completion of Master’s degree coursework specified by the Department, the candidate shall be qualified for a firm Ph.D registration if he or she attains the GPA of 4.00 in the Master’s courses.
SANDWICH POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
Note: Candidates are advised to read through the current Postgraduate Regulation of the University of Nigeria for proper guidance on the Entry Requirements and other conditions for Postgraduate admissions in the University.
M.Ed. Sandwich programme – Faculty of Education
MLS degree programme is available in the Department of Library & Information Science.
Sandwich Postgraduate Diploma are run in the Institute of Education (PGDE), Vocational Teacher Education (PGDTE) and Library & Information Science (PGDL).
DURATION OF COURSES
A minimum of 3 semesters for full-time and 5 semesters for part-time in all Departments/Faculties except for the Departments/Faculties listed in c (ii) below.
A minimum of 4 semesters for Full-time and 6 semesters for part-time for the following Departments/Faculties: Sociology, Psychology, Public Administration and Local Government (PALG), Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine, Education and Business Administration.
Candidates are expected to complete their programmesat the minimum duration but not to exceed the maximum.(See Postgraduate Regulations).
For Regular/Sandwich programme, Postgraduate Diploma, Master’s and Doctorate degree programmes, candidates are considered for admission once in a session. Regular students are expected to register their postgraduate courses within four weeks from the commencement of the session. Candidates admitted for sandwich programmes are expected to register not later than two weeks from the commencement of the sandwich session.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application Forms can be obtained ONLINE on payment of a non-refundable fee of N26,700.00 (Twenty six thousand Seven hundred naira only) made payable to “The University of Nigeria Postgraduate Application Fees Account, at any bank within the country using the Remita platform. Below is the process flow for the application:
Please note that with the exception of the transcript, you are not expected to submit hard copies of application materials to the school of Postgraduate studies.
When completing the application form, the candidates shall supply the email addresses of their referees through which a link will be sent to the Referees with request to complete the Report Form in respect of the candidate and submit online. The candidate shall download the three (3) completed Referee Report Forms and enclose them in an envelop for submission to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies along with their online application forms. Please note that applications would not be processed unless the referee reports are available.
Candidate should download transcript request forms (D2) also provided online, and submit to their former Universities/Institutions to forward their academic transcript(s) to “The Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka” to reach him/her not later than 15th April, 2020 Candidates whose transcripts are not received on or before the deadline by the School shall not have their application forms processed.
All information required would be completed online except the transcript. Copies of qualifying certificates/statement of result and NYSC discharge certificate (Exemption or Exclusion Certificate) are to be attached. Note that to Whom it may concerns shall not be accepted in lieu of the certificate specified above.
Application starts from Monday, 9th March, 2020 and closes on Wednesday, 22nd April, 2020
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS
Dr. Chris C. Igbokwe