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UNN Postgraduate Admission Registration Form 2016/2017 Released

Applications are invited from suitably qualified
candidates for admission into the following
postgraduate programmes of the University of
Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) for 2016/2017 academic
session.
(A) FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
PGD, M.Sc and Ph.D programmes:
Department of Agricultural Economics; Farm
Management and Production Economics;
Agricultural Marketing and Agribusiness;
Agricultural Finance and Project Analysis;
Agricultural Cooperative and Resources;
Environmental Economics.
The Department of Agricultural Economics also
offer PGD prgoramme 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.
Department of Animal Science; Animal Nutrition
and Biochemistry; Animal Production; Animal
Physiology; Animal Breeding and Genetics.
Department of Crop Science; PGD, M.Sc and
Ph.D – Crop Physiology Economic Entomology;
Crop Production; Forage Crops; Nematology;
Innamental Haticulture; Plant Breeding and
Genetics; Plant Pathology; Tropicaol Fruits and
Plantation Crops; Vegetable Crops; Weed
Science.
Department of Agricultural Extension; Agricultural
Administration; Agricultural Communication;
Agricultural Extension Education; Agricultural
Planning and Evaluation or Rural Sociology.
Department of Food Science and Technology
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.
Department of Home Science, Nutrition and
Dietetics; PGD, M.Sc and Ph.D programmes in
Home Science, Nutrition and Dietetics.
Department of Soil Science; 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.
(B) FACULTY OF ARTS
PGD, M.A and Ph.D degree programmes:
Department of Archaeology and Tourism (M.A
and Ph.D Programmes only); Polaeolithic
Studies; Iron Age Archaeology; Origins of Food
Production and Urbanization; and Cultural
Resource Management (Museum or Tourism
Option).
Department of English and Literary Studies (PGD,
M.A and Ph.D); English as a second Language
(ESL); English Language; Literature; and
Comparative Studies and Literature.
Department of Fine and Applied Arts; 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 Eduction; M.A Art Administration
and Management. PGD in Fine and Applied Arts.
Department of Foreign Languages and Literary
Studies (MA programme); African Literature in
French; German Literature; Caribean Literature in
French; Translation (FEENG – FRE). The
Department also offers Ph.D programmes in the
following areas of specialization: African
Literature in French; Caribean Literature in
French; German Literature.
Department of History and International Studies
(M.A and Ph.D); Political History; Economic and
Social History; and Religious History.
Department of Linguistics, Igbo and Other
Nigerian Languages (M.A)
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.
Department of Mass Communication; PGD, M.A
and Ph.D – Electronic Media Sequence; The
Print and Media Sequence; Advertising and
Public Relations; Communication Theories and
Research.
Department of Music (M.A and Ph.D); African
Music; Conducting and Music Directing; Music
Education; Music and Mass Media; Theory and
Composition; Musical Instrument Technology;
and Performance.
Department of Theatre and Film Studies (M.A
and Ph.D); History of Drama and Theatre;
Dramatic Theory and Criticism; African Drama
and Theatre; Acting and Directing and
Playwriting.
(C) FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes:
Department of Biochemistry; Environmental
Biochemistry; Enzymology; Industrial
Biochemistry; Medical Biochemistry; Nutritional
Biochemistry; Molecular Biology; and
Pharmacological Biochemistry.
The Department also offers Ph.D programme in
Lipid Biochemistry.
Department of Microbiology; 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).
Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology;
Biosystematic / Taxonomy; Palynology /
Palaeoecology; Plant Anatomy; Plant Physiology;
Ecophysiology; Plant Pathology; Mycology;
Genetics and Plant Breeding; Plant Ecology;
Environmental Botany/Economic Botany; Plant
Biotechnology; Blagal Biotechnology; Aquatic
Botany; Phycology / Linnology (Aquatic Ecology);
and Ethnomedicine/ Phytomedicine.
Department of Zoology and Environmental
Biology;
Physiology; Parasitology; Entomology; and
Fishery Biology and Hydrobiology.
(D) FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
PGD, MBA, M.Sc and Ph.D. programmes:
Department of Accountancy; Financial
Accounting; Management Accounting, Auditing
and Investigation; Taxation Laws and Accounts;
Public Sector Accounting; Management
Information System.
Department of Banking and Finance; Banking;
Financial Theory and Management; Investment;
Financial Institutions; International Finance and
Public Finance.
Department of Management; 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.
Department of Marketing; 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.
Faculty of Business Administration offers MBA
degree broad-based professionally oriented
programme in Accounting, Banking and Finance;
Management and Marketing.
(E) FACULTY OF EDUCATION
PGDE, PGDL, M.Ed. and Ph.D. degree
programmes in the following Departments:
Department of Adult Education & Extra Mural
Studies; Adult Education Administration;
Community Development; Extension & Distance
Education.
Department of Arts Education; Curriculum
Studies; Language Education; Educational
Technology; Comparative & International
Education; Music Education; Fine & Applied Arts
Education.
The Department of Educational Foundations;
Childhood Education; Educational Psychology;
Guidance & Counselling; History of Education;
Philosophy of Education; Sociology of Education;
Special Education.
Department of Library & Information Science;
M.L.S and Ph.D degree programmes
Department of Science Education; Educational
Research Methodology; Mathematics Education;
Physics Education; Chemistry Education; Biology
Education; etc. and Measurement & Evaluation.
Department of Social Science Education;
Economics Education; Political Science
Education; Population & Family Life Education;
Geographical & Environmental Education; and
Social Studies Education.
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.
(F) FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
M.Sc, M.Eng. and Ph.D. degree programmes:
Department of Agricultural & Bioresources
Engineering; Farm Power & Machinery; Soil
Water Engineering; Agricultural Products
Processing & Storage; and Farm Structures &
Environmental Control.
Department of Civil Engineering; (PGD, M.Sc,
M.Eng, Ph.D) – Structural Engineering; Water
Resources Engineering; Soil Mechanics &
Foundation Engineering; Materials &
Construction; and Highway Engineering.
Department of Electrical 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.
Department of Electronic Engineering; (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.
Department of Mechanical Engineering; (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.
The Departments of Civil Engineering and
Mechanical Engineering offer PGD programmes.
(G) FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
PGD, M.Sc., M.Arch and Ph.D. Programmes
Departments of Architecture; Environmental
Design; Architectural Science and Technology;
Housing; Construction Management;
Architectural History and Theory; Architectural
Education, Practice and Management; Computer
Bided Design and Urban Design.
Department of Estate Management; (M.Sc and
Ph.D) – 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.
Department of Geoinformatics & Surveying;
Geodesy; Photogrametry and Remote Sensing;
Language Surveying; Hydrography; Geographic
Information System (GIS); and Cartography.
Department of Urban & Regional Planning;
(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.
(H) FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES &
TECHNOLOGY
M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes:
Department of Health Administration &
Management; Health Economics; Health
Management & Policy. The Department of Health
Administration also offers PGD programme.
Department of Medical Laboratory Science;
Clinical Chemistry; Haematology; Histopathology;
Microbiology; and Immunology.
Department of Medical Radiography &
Radiological Sciences; Medical Imaging;
Radiation / Environmental Protection;
Radiological Education; Radiotherapy &
Oncology; and Radiology Administration &
Management.
Department of Medical Rehabilitation;
Physiotherapy; Pathokinesiology; Biomechanics;
and Neurology.
Department of Nursing Sciences; Maternal &
Child Health Nursing; Medical Surgical Nursing;
Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing; Nursing
Administration & Management; and Nursing
Education.
(I) FACULTY OF LAW
LL.M. and Ph.D. degree programmes in the
Departments of Public & Private Law; Property &
Commercial Law; International Law &
Jurisprudence.
Programme areas available in the Faculty are:
Jurisprudence & Legal Theory; Comparative
Constitutional Law; Comparative Company Law;
Comparative Criminal Law; Law of Commercial
Transactions; International Human Rights Law;
Energy & Natural Resources Law; Law of
Commercial Arbitration; Sentencing & Treatment
of Offenders; Law of Marine Insurance; and Law
& Medicine.
(J) 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 degree programme is offered by the
Department of Community Medicine in the
following areas of specialization:
Department of Community Medicine; MPH in
Public Health – Epidemiology of Community
Disease; Health Services Management/Health
Economics, Occupational and Environmental
Health; Social Medicine; Health Education;
Maternal and Child Health.
Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics;
M.Sc and DMSC degree programmes.
Department of Medicine; M.D. and M.S. degree
programmes.
(K) FACULTY OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
M.Pharm, M.Sc., (Pharm); and Ph.D. degree
programmes:
Department of Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacy
Management; 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.
Department of Pharmaceutics; Physical
Pharmaceutics; Compounding; Pharmaceutical
Microbiology & Biotechnology; Dispensing; and
Pharmacy practices.
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry;
Natural Products Chemistry; Drug Metabolism;
and Analytical Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and
Industrial Pharmacy; Powder and Tablet
Technology; Semi-Solid Dosage Design; Cosmic
Science; Liquid Formulations Technology;
Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics.
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology;
Autonomic Pharmacology; Neunopharmacology;
Biochemical Pharmacology; Chemotherapy;
Clinical Pharmacology; Toxicology; Cardiovasular
Pharmacology; Natural Product Pharmacology.
(L) FACULTY OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes:
Department of Computer Science; Data
Communication; Software Development;
Numerical Analysis; Information Management;
Software Engineering; Microprocessor Based
Systems.
Department of Geology; 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.
Department of Physics & Astronomy; Solid Earth
Geophysics; Astrophysics; Condensed Matter
Physics & Materials Science; Solar Energy
Physics; Atmospheric Physics; Medical Physics.
Department of Pure & Industrial Chemistry;
Inorganic; Physical; Organic; Analytical; Fossil
Fuel; Polymer; and Industrial Chemistry.
Department of Statistics; Stochastic Processes:
Operations Research; Applied Statistics; Time
Series Modeling, Design of Experiments.
(M) FACULTY OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D degree programmes:
Department of Economics; Economic Theory;
Economic Development and Planning;
International Economics, Money and Banking;
Labour Economics and Industrial Relations;
Quantitative Economics; Energy Economics;
Public Sector Economics.
Department of Geography; Climate Change
Economics; and Policy & Innovation.
Departments of Philosophy; Political and Social
Philosophy; Western Metaphysics; Moral
Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy and
African Philosophy.
Department of Political Science (M.Sc. and
Ph.D. degree programmes); Political Theory;
Public Administration; Comparative Politics;
International Relations; Political Economy;
Electoral Studies; Conflict; Peace & Strategic
Studies; and Human Security & Counter
Terrorism Studies.
Department of Psychology (M.Sc. & Ph.D degree
programmes); Experimental Psychology;
Developmental Psychology; Clinical Psychology;
Industrial/ Organizational Psychology; Social
Psychology; School Psychology; and Counselling
Psychology.
Department of Public Administration and Local
Government; MPA, M.Sc., DPA & Ph.D. degree
programmes. Financial Management;
International Administration; and Human
Resources Management.
Department of Religion & Cultural Studies; M.A,
and Ph.D degree programmes – Old Testament;
New Testament; Church History; Traditional
Religion; Religion and Society. Departments of
Religion & Cultural Studies and Philosophy do not
offer PGD programmes.
Department of Sociology / Anthropology (M.Sc.
and Ph.D. degree programmes); Industrial
Relations; Industrial Sociology; Medical
Sociology/Anthropology; Social Development
Studies; Criminology; Conflict and Change;
Population Studies; Women Studies; Ethnographic
Studies; Culture and Technology.
Department of Social Work; (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.
(N) FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes:
Department of Veterinary Anatomy;
Neuroanatomy; Developmental Anatomy
(Emtryology); Microscopic Anatomy (Histology);
Gross and Comparative Anatomy;
Immunachemistry; Histochemistry; and Applied
Anatomy and Biotechnology.
Department of Animal Health and Production;
(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.
Department of Veterinary Medicine; (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.
Department of Veterinary Obstetrics &
Reproductive Diseases; Veterinary Andrology;
Gynaecology; Obstetrics and Reproductive
Biotechnology.
Department of Veterinary Parasitology and
Entomology; (M.Sc, and Ph.D Degree
Programmes) – Parasitic Infections; Parasite
Zoonoses; Clinical Aspects; Epizootiology;
Diagnosis and Control.
Department of Veterinary Pathology and
Microbiology; (M.Sc, and Ph.D Degree
Programmes)
(i) Veterinary Pathology: Diagnostic (Anatomic)
Pathology; (Clinical Pathology (Haematology and
Clinical Chemistry); Avian Pathology.
(ii) Veterinary Microbiology: Bacteriology;
Virology; Mycology; Micoplasmology and
Rickettsiology.
Department of Veterinary Physiology and
Pharmacology; (M.Sc and Ph.D programmes)
Department of Veterinary Public Health and
Preventive Medicine; (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
Survellance; Emergency Prearedness and
Information Management; Veterinary Quarantine
Services; Livestock Production Economics and
Entrepreneurship.
Department of Veterinary Surgery & Radiology;
M.Sc, and Ph.D degree programmes – Veterinary
Surgery; Diagnostic Imagining; Anaesthesiology;
Orthopedic; Soft Tissue Surgery; and Animal
Surgery.
(O) FACULTY OF VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL
EDUCATION
PGDE, PGDTE, M.Tech., M.Ed and Ph.D degree
programmes
Agricultural Education; (PGDTE, M.Tech., M.Ed
and Ph.D) – Technology Education in Production
Agriculture; Agro-Business Education; Soil
Education
Business Education; (PGDTE, M.Tech., M.Ed and
Ph.D) – Software Development and Application;
Hardware Maintenance and Management;
Networking and Communication; Robotics
Education.
Home Economics and Hospitality Management;
(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.
Industrial Technical Education; (PGDE, PGDTE,
M.Tech., and Ph.D) – Building / Woodwork
Technology; Electrical / Electronic Technology;
Metal Work / Automobile Technology.
Vocational and Entrepreneurship Education;
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).
(P) INSTITUTE OF AFRICAN STUDIES
Offers PGD, M.A., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree
programmes in African Peace and Conflict
Studies (PGD); African Studies (M.A & Ph.D);
and Peace and Conflict Studies (MA).
(Q) 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.
(R) INSTITUTE OF MARITIME STUDIES (IMS)
Offers PGD and M.Sc degree programmes in
Maritimes Studies in the following areas: 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.
(S) 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).
POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES IN CLIMATE
CHANGE ECONOMICS, POLICY AND INNOVATION
(CCEPI)
The Centre offers PGD, M.Sc AND Ph.D degree
programmes in Climate Change Economics,
Policy and Innovation. Presently, the PGD and
degree programmes in Climate Change are based
in the Department of Geography, Faculty of the
Social Sciences.
GENERAL ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS FOR
POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
Candidates for admission into any postgraduate
programme of the University must have obtained
5 credits in WASC or GCE or NECO including
English Language. Candidates shall also possess
the minimum entry requirements for admission
into the first degree and Postgraduate
programmes in their areas of interest for
postgraduate studies. For the PGD in Civil
Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and
Architecture, only candidates with University
degrees in relevant areas need apply.
Graduates of the University of Nigeria or other
recognized Universities who possess the above
qualifications are eligible to apply.
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME
i) Holders of Credit (Upper credit) level passes
at HND or its equivalent in relevant areas (for
programmes in the Faculties of Agriculture and
Business Administration; the Departments of
Political Science, Public Administration & Local
Government; and Vocational Teacher Education);
and for Postgraduate Diploma in Electoral
Administration Programme.). Qualifications such
as AIB, ACCA, ACMA, ICAN, BEEC, CPA, etc may
also be considered for admission.
Candidates with professional qualifications
including HND must have obtained 5 credits in
WASC or GCE O/L including English and
Mathematics for admission into degree courses
in Business Administration.
For Postgraduate Diploma in Geoinformatics &
Surveying in particular, candidates with third
class honours degrees in Geography, Geology and
other Physical Sciences, HND Upper Credit level
passes in related fields, are also eligible.
Candidates who hold qualifications other than
the above which are acceptable to the Board of
the School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate
of the University, may also be considered for
admission.
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMME
The following shall qualify for Master’s Degree
admission:
Graduates of the University of Nigeria or of other
recognized universities who have obtained the
Bachelor’s degree in relevant disciplines with at
least a second class honours with not less than
2.50 GPA;
Candidates with relevant Postgraduate Diplomas
from the University of Nigeria or any other
recognized university with at least credit level
passes with a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 5-point
scale or 3.0 on 4-point scale;
Candidates whose first degrees are unclassified
but have scores of 50% or above;
For M.Ed. degree programmes, candidates with
at least a good second class single honours
degree in teaching subjects plus at least a merit
level pass at Postgraduate Diploma in Education,
or those who hold a third class honours degree in
teaching subjects plus Postgraduate Diploma in
Education passed at credit level or above;
For MPA degree programme, candidates should,
in addition to (i) and (ii) above, be serving
administrative / managerial staff in the Public or
Private sector with a at least two years post-
qualification cognate experience;
Holders of professional Fellowship qualifications
such a FIMLT, FNILT, NIPR, or their equivalents
obtained through examination. However,
candidates with the professional certificates
listed above must have worked as Senior
Technologist(s) or in equivalent position(s) for at
least three years;
For MPH degree programme, candidates should
in addition to (i) above, have at least three years
relevant post qualification experience or at least
a Second Class Honours degree in Nursing
Sciences, Sociology and Social Work,
Psychology, Medical Mircobiology, Medical
Biochemistry, Medical Laboratory Sciences,
Health Education, Pharmacy, DVM, MBBS and
BDS. For MPH Degree Programe, the Department
will screen the candidates further and base their
recommendation on such screening result.
Candidates who hold qualifications other than
those listed above, which are acceptable to the
Senate of the University of Nigeria.
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:
-A minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 5-point scale is
required for admission into Ph.D programme in
all Departments except those departments listed
in C: (ii) below:
-A minimum GPA of 4.0 on a 5-point scale is
required for admission into Ph.D programme in
the following Departments/Faculties: Music,
Economics, Psychology, Education, Medical
Sciences, and Health Sciences & Technology.
-A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale or a B
(60%) average provided that satisfactory
research work formed part of the Master’s
Degree programme.
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 a GPA of 3.50 on 5-
point scale or 3.00 on 4-point scale shall qualify
for the Master’s/Ph.D in a related area. Any
candidate who is not qualified for Ph.D.
programme on account of low GPA is still not
qualified for admission into Master’s/ Ph.D.
programme.
HOW TO APPLY:
Application Forms can be obtained ONLINE on
payment of a non-refundable fee of N25,000.00
(Twenty five thousand naira only) made payable
to “The University of Nigeria Postgraduate
Application Fees Account”, at any bank within
the country using the Remita platform.
Applicants should log on to unnportal.unn.edu.ng
Click on PG Application form to generate RRR
invoice for payment. Use your phone number to
generate the invoice. You are advised to use a
functional number to enable us reach you for the
admission screening test.
Proceed to any Bank with Remita platform for
payment.
Return to the UNN Portal with your payment
confirmation pin from the Bank and follow the
procedure for completing the form.
REFEREE REPORTS
Candidates should download 3 copies of the
referee report (D1) forms after completing
preliminary and personal details online. Some
details on the form would be inserted
automatically with the information provided by
the candidate online while the remaining
information should be completed by the referee
manually and returned to the candidate who will
enclose it in sealed envelope for submission.
Please note that applications would not be
processed unless the referees reports are
available.
TRANSCRIPTS
Candidate should download transcript request
forms (D2) also provided online, and submit to
their former Universities / Institutions to forward
with a copy of Academic transcript(s) to “The
Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies,
University of Nigeria, Nsukka” to reach him/her
not later than 30th June 2016. Candidates whose
transcripts are not received on or before the
deadline by the School would not have their
application forms processed.
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORMS
Most information required would be completed
online. However, a copy of the online completed
application form should be downloaded and
printed. The printed application form with the
relevant documents as listed below should be
posted or delivered to the Secretary, School of
Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria,
Nsukka, for Nsukka based faculties.
Candidates for Enugu based faculties are to
submit their application forms by post or
delivered to: The PAR, School of Postgraduate
Unit, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus.
For ease of reference, Enugu based faculties are:
Business Administration; Environmental Studies;
Health Sciences & Technology; Medical
Sciences; Institute for Development Studies (IDS)
and Centre for Environmental Management &
Control (CEMAC). Candidates are advised to
ensure that the following documents are
enclosed in the file:
a) NYSC Certificates (Discharge or Exemption or
exclusion Certificate). Note that to whom it may
concern shall not be accepted.
b) Two copies of the Application summary form
(D3) available online should be downloaded &
printed:
(i) One copy of the printed summary form (D3)
should be glued very neatly (NOT STAPLED) on a
brown 10” X 15” envelope;
(ii) The second copy of the printed summary
form (D3) should be glued very neatly (NOT
STAPLED) on a white 9” X 13” file Jacket;
c) All accompanying documents should be placed
in the file Jacket, specified in (ii) and the File
Jacket should be placed in brown envelope as
specified in (i) above.
d) All documents must fit into the 10” X 15”
envelope and delivered or addressed and sent by
courier to “The Secretary, School of
Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria,
Nsukka”.
CLOSING DATE
Application starts from the date of this
publication and closes on 15th June, 2016.
SCREENING DETAILS
i) All applicants will undergo computer based
Postgraduate admission screening test.
ii) Check out for information on screening
processes via the UNN Website unn.edu.ng from
Friday, 17th June, 2016, for your further
necessary action.
iii) Dates for the Screening Test: July 28 – 29,
2016.
iv) For Ph.D degree programme, a candidate
must obtain at least an acceptance letter from a
journal certified by the University of Nigeria,
Nsukka as a condition for graduation.

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