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Niger Delta University Sale of Application Forms for Admission to Full-Time and Part – Time Postgraduate Programmes for the 2021/2022 Academic Session
Date Posted: 31/Mar/2021

The Postgraduate School of the Niger Delta University now admits student into the programmes twice in a year - March and September streams. Sale of application forms for admission into the September Stream for the 2021/2022 academic session would commence on 15th April, 2021 and end on 15th July, 2021. The admission portal would be open for applications for the March Stream on October 2nd 2021 and close on January 10th, 2022. Admission is available for full-time and part-time Postgraduate Programmes in the following faculties and institutes:

1. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

a. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:  Fisheries and Aquaculture: Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, and Rural Sociology; Crop Production; Crop Protection; Soil Science; and Animal Science

b. Master of Science (Msc.) in: Fisheries and Aquaculture; Soil Science; Agricultural Economics; Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology; Crop Production; Crop Protection; Soil Science; and Animal Science

c. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in: Fisheries and Aquaculture; Soil Science; Agricultural Economics; Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology; Crop Production; Crop Protection; Soil Science; and Animal Science

Niger Delta University

2. FACULTY OF ARTS

a. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in: Fine and Applied Arts and Theatre Arts

b. Master of Arts (MA) in: English and Literary Studies; History and Diplomacy; Religious Studies and Theatre Arts

c. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in: English and literary Studies; History and Diplomacy, Religious studies and Theatre Arts

3.  FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCE 

a. Postgraduate  Diploma (PGD) in: Medical Laboratory Science (Chemical Pathology; Haematholgy, Histopathology and Blood Transfusion Science, Medical Microbiology); and Biochemistry

b. Master of Science (MSc) in: Medical Laboratory Science (Chemical Pathology; Haematholgy, Histopathology and Blood Transfusion Science, Medical Microbiology); and Biochemistry

c. Doctor of Philosophy in: Medical Laboratory Science (Chemical Pathology; Haematholgy, Histopathology and Blood Transfusion Science, Medical Microbiology); and Biochemistry

4. FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCES

a. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in: Public Health

b. Master of Science (MSc) in: Public Health, Reproductive Health, Cardiology, Epidemiology, Health Management, and Masters in Public Health (MPH)

c. Doctor of Philosophy in: Reproductive Health; Cardiology; Epidemiology; Health Management; and Public Health

5. FACULTY OF EDUCATION

a. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in: Education, (PGDE); Technical Education, (PGDTED); and Health Education, (PGDHED)

b. Master of Education (MEd) in: Adult and Community Education; Educational Management; History of Education; Philosophy of Education; Sociology of Education, Guidance and Counseling; Agricultural Science Education; Business Education; Technology Education (Building only); Science Education; Helath Education; and Human Kinetic Education

c. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in: Adult and Community Education; Educational Management; History of Education; Philosophy of Education; Sociology of Education; Guidance and Counseling; Agricultural Science Education; Business Education; Technology Education (Building only); Science Education; Health Education; and Human Kinetic Education

6. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

a. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in: Electrical/Electronic Engineering

b. Master of Engineering (MEng) in: Agricultural and Environmental Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; and Electrical/Electronic Engineering

c. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in: Agricultural and Environmental Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; and Electrical/Electronic Engineering

7. FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

a. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in: Fine and Applied Arts

b. Master of Arts (MA) in: Fine and Applied Arts

c. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in: Fine and Applied Arts

8. FAULTY OF LAW

a. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in: Petroleum and Environmental Law; Local Government and Practice; Customary Law and Practice; and Commercial Arbitration

b. Master of Law (LLM) in: Public Law; Petroleum and Environmental Law; Property Law; and Business Corporates Law

c. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in: Public Law; Petroleum and Environmental Law; Property Law; and Business and Corporate Law

9. FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE

a. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in: Accounting; Banking and Finance; Management; Marketing; Office and Information Management; and Insurance

b. Master of Science (MSc) in: Accounting; Banking and Finance; Management; Marketing; Office and Information Management; Hansard and Verbatim Reporting; and Insurance

c. Master of Business Administration (MBA) in: Management, Accountancy and Banking and Finance (Part Time only and Thesis is Optional)

d. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in: Accounting; Banking and Finance; Management; Marketing; Office and Information Management; Hansard and Verbatim Reporting; and Insurance

10. FACULTY OF NURSING SCIENCES

a. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in: Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing; Maternal and Child Health Nursing; Community Health Nursing; Medical and Surgical Nursing; Nursing Administration and Management; and Nursing Education

b. Master of Science (MSc) in: Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing; Maternal and Child Health Nursing; Community Health Nursing; Medical and Surgical Nursing; Nursing Administration and Management; and Nursing Education

c. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in: Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing; Maternal and Child Health Nursing; Community Health Nursing; Medical and Surgical Nursing; Nursing Administration and Management; and Nursing Education

11. FACULTY OF PHARMACY

a. Master of Science (MSc) in: Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry; Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice; and Pharmacognosy & Herbal Medicine

b. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in: Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry; Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice; and Pharmacognosy & Herbal Medicine

12. FACULTY OF SCIENCE

a. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in: Chemistry; Mathematics; Geology; Microbiology; and Computer Science

b. Master of Science (MSc) in: Environmental Biology; Analytical/Environmental Chemistry; Inorganic Chemistry; Physical Chemistry; Organic Chemistry; Exploration Geophysics; Industrial  Chemistry; Mathematics; Geology; Organic Chemistry; Exploration Geophysics; Industrial Chemistry; Mathematics Petroleum Microbiology; food Industrial Microbiology; Medical and Public Health Microbiology); and Computer Science

c. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in: Applied Microbiology; Environmental Biology; Analytical/Environmental Chemistry; Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry; Organic Chemistry; Exploration Geophysics; Industrial Chemistry; Mathematics; Geology ; Microbiology; and Computer Science

13. FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE

a. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in: Economics; Geography and Environmental Management; Political Science; and Sociology

b. Master of Science (MSc) in: Economics; Geography and Environmental Management (Environmental Management; Human Geography; Physical Geography); Political Science (Development Studies, Public Administration, International Relations); and Sociology (Industrial Sociology; Sociology of Development; Environmental Sociology; Rural Sociology; Sociology of Health and Illness; Criminology

c.  Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) – Part Time only and Thesis is Optional

d. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in: Economics; Geography and Environmental Management (Environmental Management; Human Geography; Physical Geography); Political Science (Development Studies, Public Administration, International Relations); and Sociology (Industrial Sociology; Sociology of Development; Environmental Sociology; Rural Sociology; Sociology of Health and Illness; Criminology

14. INSTITUTE FOR NIGER DELTA STUDIES

a. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:

i. Conflict, Peace and Strategic Studies

b. Master of Science (MSc)

i. Conflict, Peace and Strategic Studies.

15. INSTITUTE FOR BIODIVERSITY, CLIMATE CHANGE AND WATERSHEDS

a. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in: Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystems Management (with options in Plant Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Management and Animal Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystems management); Climate Change Management; Hydrology and Watersheds Management; Environmental Health and Safety; and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH); and Earth Law.

b. Master of Science (MSc) in: Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystems Management (with options in Plant Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Management and Animal Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystems management); Climate Change Management; Hydrology and Watersheds Management; Environmental Health and Safety; and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

c. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in: Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystems Management (with options in Plant Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Management and Animal Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystems management); Climate Change Management; Hydrology and Watersheds Management; Environmental Health and Safety

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

i. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD):

The criteria for admission into the PGD programs will be as follows:

  1. All candidates MUST meet the matriculation requirements
  2. A candidate with at least third class degree in the relevant field from an approved / recognized university.
  3. HND holders with a minimum of credit level pass from recognized institutions.

ii. Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MSc) and Master of Engineering (M.Eng).

The criteria for admission to the above programmes will be as follows:

  1. All candidates must meet the matriculation requirements
  2. Possess a relevant / appropriate Bachelor’s Degree in candidate’s area of application with at least second class honours (Lower Division) from an approved / recognized university, or CGPA of at least 3.50/4.00 on a 5.000 point scale for appropriate faculties. CGPA requirement for Biochemistry is 3.00 while the requirement for Biological Sciences is 2.75
  3. Candidates with a PGD at credit level pass.

iii. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

All candidates must:

  1. Meet matriculation requirements
  2. Possess a relevant / appropriate Bachelor’s Degree in candidate’s area of application with at least second class honours (Lower Division) from an approved/recognized.
  3. Possess master’s degree with a CGPA of at least 3.60/4.00 on a 5.000 point scale as applicable
  4. PhD in Reproductive Health; in addition to other requirements, holders of Full Fellowship of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN) or the West African College of Surgeons (WACS) and holders of Part 1 Fellowship are eligible for admission on conditions specified in the prospectus/brochure

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Academic transcript of past qualification / B.Sc. PGD, MSc etc. with forwarding letter signed by authorized office of the institution and sent by confidential cover to the Dean, Postgraduate School, Niger Delta University, Candidates are advised to write to the school where they graduated for transcript immediately they purchase and submit the form to avoid late submission of transcripts
  2. Two referees, one of which must be an academic referee (Lecturer who taught candidate in former school, Project/thesis Supervisor, Head of Department, Dean of aculty, Candidates are required to fill in the email contacts of their referees in the course of the application, and required to provide information online.
  3. NYSC Discharge Certificate or Exemption/Exclusion Letter, (Candidates awaiting NYSC Discharge certificate can apply, provided the certificate would be ready at the time of registration)

DURATION:

FULL-TIME

a. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programmes

PGD shall run for a minimum of two semesters and a maximum of four semesters.

b. Masters (MSc) Programmes

Masters programmes shall run for a minimum of four semesters and maximum of six semesters

c. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes

Doctor of philosophy shall be a minimum of six semesters and a maximum of ten semesters.

PART-TIME

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes

PGD programme shall run for a minimum of four semesters and a maximum of six semesters

  1. Masters (MSc) Programmes

Masters programmes shall run for a minimum of six semesters and a maximum of eight semesters

  1. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programmes

Doctor of Philosophy programme shall be a minimum of eight semesters and a maximum of twelve semesters.

DURATION FOR PART TIME MBA/MPA

The duration for the Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and Masters in Public Administration (MPA) is minimum of four semesters

NOTE: Part-time programmes are only available for programmes in faculties of management sciences and social sciences

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Purchase Application Form at www.ndufees.com for the sum of Thirty Thousand Naira (N30,000.00) only, Go to www.postgraduate.nduportal.com and click on admission. Then click on application. Enter mobile number and payment receipt number. Fill the form and upload necessary documents. Print out application form. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE N30,000.00 APPLICATION FEE IS NOT REFUNDABLE.

DURATION OF SALE AND UPLOAD OF DOCUMENTS

Sales and submission of Forms begins on 15th April 2021 and ends on 15th July, 2022. The Portal would close by 12 Mid-Night on 15th July, 2021. For sale of Forms, and 22nd July, 2021 for uploading of documents (Academic credentials, NYSC Discharge, Exclusion or Exemption Certificates as may be Appropriate) for the September Stream. Similarly, the Applications for the Mach Stream would end on midnight of January 10, 2021 while the Portal would close for the Uploading of Documents on January 17th, 2021. Please note that incomplete or improper uploading of Documents, or outright failure or upload documents would render your application invalid.

Signed:

Mr. Benjamin Joffa

Registrar

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