CRUTECH Postgraduate Programme Application 2015/2016 Announced

Applications are hereby invited from suitably
qualified candidates for admission into
Postgraduate programmes in the 2015/2016
Academic Year leading to the award of
Postgraduate Diplomas (PGD) and Postgraduate
Degrees of Master of Science (M.Sc.) and
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) of The Cross River
University of Technology, (CRUTECH) in the
following Faculties/ Departments.
1.FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY
Courses of study leading to the award of
Postgraduate Diplomas, Master of Science and
Doctor of Philosophy degrees are available in the
following Departments as indicated below:
DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC
SCIENCES
(a) Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences – PGD, M.
Sc., Ph. D
DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY AND WILDLIFE
RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
(a) Forestry and Wildlife Resources Management
– PGD
2.FACULTY OFTECHNOLOGY
Courses of study leading to the award of
Postgraduate Diplomas and Master of Science
degrees are available in the Department of Mass
Communication:
DEPARTMENT OF MASS COMMUNICATION
a) Mass Communication – PDG, M. Sc.
3.FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
Courses of study leading to the award of
Postgraduate Diplomas, degrees are available in
the Department of
Electrical/Electronics Engineering.
DEPARTMENTOF ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS
ENGINEERING
(i) Power Systems and Machines – PGD
(ii) Electronic Communication Engineering – PGD
(iii) Control Systems Engineering – PGD
4.FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
Courses of study leading to the award of
Postgraduate Diplomas, Master of Arts and
Master of Fine Arts degrees are available as in
indicated in the following Departments:
DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE
i) Architecture – PGD
DEPARTMENT OF ESTATE MANAGEMENT
Estate Management – PGD.
DEPARTMENT OF VISUAL ARTS AND
TECHNOLOGY
i) Visual Arts Technology PGD, MA (Arts
Education) and MFA
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
GENERAL
Candidates seeking for admission into all the
programmes of the Cross River University of
Technology must possess a minimum of 5 credits
including English Language and Mathematics and
three other relevant subjects obtained at not
more that two sittings. Candidates with ‘0’ Level
Examination results for 2009 or before must
present original copies of their certificates.
Statements of results and/or Result Slips will not
be accepted.
In all cases, written letters of permission from
employers are necessary requirements for
workers seeking for admission.
In addition to the general requirements,
candidates are expected to fulfill the specific
requirements in their chosen areas of study for
the different programmes as follows:
(A) DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
(i) A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of third
class honours in the relevant field of study from
the Cross River University of Technology
(CRUTECH) or any other University recognized by
the senate of CRUTECH.
(ii) A Higher National diploma (HND) at a
minimum of Lower Credit level in the relevant
field of study obtained from any Institution
accredited by the National Board for Technical
Education (NBTE) and recognized by the Senate
of CRUTECH.
(iii) Additional provisions for admission into some
programmes are as follows:
Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical/Electronics
Engineering (PGD –EE)
A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of second
class, lower division in Physics, Mathematics
and/or Physics/Electronics obtained from
CRUTECH or any other University recognized by
the Senate of CRUTECH may also be accepted.
(B) MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAMMES
(i) A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of Second
class, Lower division Level (with a minimum
cumulative Grade Point average, CGPA of 2.75
on a 4.0 point scale or 3.00 on a 5 – point scale)
in the relevant field or its equivalent obtained
from CRUTECH or any other University
recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH.
(ii) A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of third
class honours plus a Postgraduate Diploma
(PGD) (with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 on a 4.0
point scale or 3.00 on a 5.0 point scale) in the
relevant field obtained from CRUTECH or any
other University recognized by the Senate of
CRUTECH.
(iii) A Higher National Diploma (HND) at a
minimum of Lower Credit level (minimum CGPA
of 2.75 on a 4.0 point scale or 3.00 on a 5.0
point scale) in the relevant field of study
obtained from any Institution accredited by NBTE
and recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH plus
a Postgraduate Diploma (minimum CGPA of 2.75
on a 4.0 point scale or 3.0 on a 5. Point scale) in
the relevant field of study obtained from
CRUTECH or any other University recognized by
the Senate of CRUTECH.
SPECIAL CASE
(i) M. Sc. Degree in Mass Communication
A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of Second
Class, Lower Division (minimum CGPA of 3.00 on
a 5 – point scale) in any field of Communication
(Journalism, Agricultural Journalism, Mass
Communication, Communication Studies,
Communication Arts, etc) from CRUTECH or any
other University recognized by the Senate of
CRUTECH.
(ii) Candidates with a lower CGPA may be
admitted based on outstanding professional
practice, evidence of which must be provided as
part of the admission process.
Available M. Sc. Research Areas include:
•Organizational Communication
•International Communication
•Communication Law and Regulation
•News Media Communication
•Political Communication
•Strategic Communication
•Social and Behaviour Change Communication
(SBCC)**
** A specialized programme jointly run by Cross
River University of Technology (CRUTECH)-and
C-Change Nigeria, in collaboration with the
University of Ohio. C- Change Nigeria is an
Abuja-based International Agency funded by the
United States Agency for International
Development (USAID) through a Washington-
based Organization – Family Health International
(FHI).
DURATION OF PROGRAMMES
Postgraduate Programmes are undertaken either
Full-time or Part-time. All Postgraduate
programmes begin with classroom course work
and end with project work for Postgraduate
Diplomas or thesis/dissertations for Master of
Science (MSc. Or M. Sc.),, Master of Arts (MA.
Or M. A.), Master of Fine Arts( MFA or M. F. A.)
, and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph D. Or Ph. D.)
Degrees.
(A) Full Time Studies
The duration for full-time studies varies
depending on the nature of the programme:
(i) Post Graduate Diplomas: For any of the
Postgraduate Diploma Programmes, a registered
candidate shall spend a minimum of 12 calendar
months (one academic session) and not more
than 24 months within which period he/she will
be expected to satisfy all the requirements for
the award of the Postgraduate Diploma.
(ii) Master of Science, Master of Arts and
Master of Fine Arts of Technology Degrees: For
any of the listed Masters’ Programmes, a
registered candidate shall spend a minimum of
18 calendar months and not more than 24
months within which period he/she will be
expected to satisfy all the requirements for the
award of the Master’s Degree.
(B) PART-TIME STUDIES
The duration for Part time studies takes much
longer time than the full-time programmes. In all
cases, part time studies are expected to run for
at least one and a half times the minimum period
that is stipulated for equivalent full time studies.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Prospective applicants should log in to
www.crutech.edu.ng and browse the available
courses, options and requirements before making
any payments.
Interested candidates are required to obtain the
application forms using the following guidelines:
A.Pay the sum of Ten thousand Naira
( N10,000.00) only at CRUTECH Community
Microfinance Bank, Please note that CRUTECH
will not be liable for any payment made into any
account in any bank other than the designated
bank.
B. Prospective candidates shall be required
thereafter to approach The Postgraduate School,
CRUTECH, where they exchange their Bank
Tellers (indicating payment of the prescribed
non-refundable application fees) for CRUTECH
official receipts that will entitle them to collect
Application Forms, and Transcript Request
Forms.
C. Applicants are advised to dispatch the
Transcript Request Forms to their former
Institutions/Universities and to complete their
Application Forms properly to meet submission
requirements.
D. Applicants are advised to ensure that each
completed Application Form is accompanied with
the following documents:
1.Evidence of payment of the N10,000.00 (non-
refundable application fee) for the purchasethe
application form at the bank (Clean photocopy of
CRUTECH receipt);
2.Three completed referee report forms (at least
one from candidate’s former institution and/or
present Employer), no application forms shall be
considered without the three completed referees’
reports;
3.Photocopies of qualifying certificates, including
0′ Level certificates. Original certificates must be
presented for sighting/screening on admission.
Awaiting Results documents are not admissible;
4.Transcript(s) from the applicant’s former
institutions/Universities. No Application forms
shall be considered
without the Transcripts of the candidate;
5.Applicant’s National Youth Service Corps
(NYSC) Discharge Certificate or Exemption letter;
6.Evidence of Release (EOR) by your Employer,
for Candidates who are workers, but are applying
for full-time studies.
7.Permission to undertake a programme of study
by your employer for candidates who are workers
but are applying for part-time studies.
SUBMISSION
Duly Completed Application Forms with all the
required attachments and/or inclusions are to be
forwarded/submitted in duplicate, in one large
brown envelope addressed to:
The Deputy Registrar/Secretary
The Postgraduate School,
Cross River University of Technology,
Calabar, Cross River State,
P.M.B. 1123,
Ekpo Abasi Street,
Calabar,
Cross River State,
Nigeria.
The deadline for the submission of completed
Application Forms is four (4) weeks from the
date of this publication. Any Application Form(s)
that is received after the above date will not be
considered. For any more information on The
Postgraduate School, CRUTECH, Calabar, log on
to www.crutech.edu.ng

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