UMYU 2015/2016 Postgraduate Application Form Now On Sale

Applications are invited from suitably qualified
candidates for admission into Postgraduate
Programmes of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University,
Katsina for the 2015/2016 academic session.
POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES:
1. FACULTY OFEDUCATION
a).Department of Education
Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
M.Ed. Curriculum and Instructions
M.Ed. Educational Psychology
b)Department of Library and Information Science
Postgraduate Diploma in Information and Record
Management (PGDIRM)
2. FACULTY OF HUMANITIES
a).Department of Arabic
M. A. Arabic
Ph.D Arabic
b).Department of Nigerian Languages (Hausa)
M.A. Hausa
Ph.D. Hausa
c). Department of History and Security Studies
M.A History
Ph.D. History
d). Department of Islamic Studies
M. A. Islamic Studies
Ph.D. Islamic Studies
e)Department of English and French
M.A. English
3. FACULTY OF NATURAL AND APPLIED
SCIENCES
a).Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry
M.Sc. Chemistry
b). Department of Geography
Postgraduate Diploma in Resource Development
(PGDRD)
Masters in Resource Development (MRD)
M.Sc. Geography
Ph.D. Geography
c).Department of Mathematics and Computer
Science
M.Sc. Computer Science
M.Sc. Mathematics
d) Department of Biology
M.Sc. Biology
DURATION
Postgraduate Diploma – 2 to 4 Semesters
Masters in Resource Development (MRD) – 2 to
4 Semesters
M.A./M.Sc. – 4 to 6 Semesters
Ph.D – 6 to 10 Semesters
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Postgraduate Diploma
The following shall qualify for admission into the
Postgraduate Diploma Programmes:-
(i) Graduates of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University
(UMYU) or other recognized Universities.
(ii) Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND)
with a minimum of lower credit pass or its
equivalent in relevant areas.
(iii) Candidates who hold qualifications other
than the above, which are acceptable to the
Senate of the University.
(iv) Candidates must satisfy the University’s
requirements for matriculation i.e. five credit
passes at the O’level to include English
Language and Mathematics.
Master’s Degree
The following shall qualify for the Master’s
Degree Programmes: –
(i) Graduates of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University
or other recognized Universities who have
obtained the approved degree of Bachelor with at
least Second-Class Honours (CGPA 3.00) or its
equivalent, or candidates with University degree
and appropriate Postgraduate Diploma of UMYU
or any recognized University with at least a
credit level pass.
(ii) Candidates whose degrees are unclassified
should score an average of “C” or 50% or above.
(iii) Candidates with only Bachelors degree in
third class division who have at least five years
relevant working experience. This shall be
applicable to MRD only.
(iv) Candidate who possess HND with at least a
credit pass from recognized institutions and at
least credit pass at Postgraduate Diploma of
UMYU or any other recognized institution in the
relevant areas. This shall be applicable to MRD
only.
(v) Candidates who hold qualifications other than
the ones listed above, which are acceptable to
the Senate of the University.
(vi) In addition to (i) – (v) above, a candidate
must satisfy the University’s requirements for
matriculation i.e. five credit passes at the
O’level to include English Language and
Mathematics.
(vii) Also candidates seeking admission into the
M.A, M.Ed. and M.Sc. programmes shall sit an
entrance examination to be conducted by the
University.
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
The following shall qualify for the Doctor of
Philosophy Programmes: –
(i) Graduates of UMYU and other recognized
universities who have obtained a good Masters
Degree with a CGPA of 3.50 on a 5 point scale or
a CGPA of 3.00 on a 4 point scale appropriate to
the proposed areas of study.(ii) Candidates with
the Degree of Professional Masters with at least
a Bachelor’s Degree may qualify for admission
provided that they satisfy the condition in (i)
above.
(iii) Graduates of UMYU or other recognized
Universities who have obtained Masters of
Philosophy degree appropriate to the proposed
areas of study.
(iv) In addition to (i), (ii) and (iii) above
candidates must possess at least a Bachelor’s
Degree in Second Class Lower division (CGPA
3.00).
(v) Candidates who hold qualifications other than
the above, which are acceptable to the Senate
of the University.
(vi) In addition to (i) – (v) above, a candidate
must satisfy the University’s requirements for
matriculation i.e. five credit passes at the
O’level to include English Language and
Mathematics.
(vii) In addition to (i) – (vi) above, a candidate
must submit a copy of his/her MA/MSc thesis as
part of the requirement for admission.
(viii) A candidate must state the proposed area
of Research and submit a synopsis of not less
than 500 words for the proposed topic of
research.
Method of Application
Interested candidates for all the Postgraduate
Programmes can download the application and
related Forms (PG01, PG02 and PG03) from
www.umyu.edu.ng FREE OF CHARGE.
To Download 2015/2016 Postgraduate
Application form http://umyu.edu.ng/PG_Application_Form_PDF.pdf
Submission of Application Forms
(i) Completed application Forms should be
returned to the Secretary, Postgraduate School,
Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, P.M.B 2218,
Katsina not later than 11th December, 2015.
(ii) Each completed application form should be
accompanied with a bank draft of N10,000:00 or
100 USD for foreign applicants in the name of
the University or teller from Ja’iz Bank( Account
number 0000595829).
(iii) All candidates are advised to check the
University’s website for acknowledgement after
the closing date.
(iv) All candidates are required to request their
previous institutions to forward copies of their
academic transcripts accompanied by Form B, to
the Secretary Postgraduate School, Umaru Musa
Yar’adua University, Katsina.
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