BUK Postgraduate Admission Form 2017/2018 is out

BUK Postgraduate Admission
2017/2018 Announced
This is to inform the general public that online sale of the
Bayero University, Kano (BUK) Postgraduate application forms
for the 2017/2018 Academic Session will commence on
Wednesday, 10th May 2017. Applications are invited from
suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following
courses;
1. FACULTY OF ARTS AND ISLAMIC STUDIES:
Department of Islamic Studies
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Islamic Studies
ii. M.A Islamic Studies
Department of Arabic.
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i. Ph.D/M.Phil Arabic (Language)
ii. Ph.D/M.Phil Arabic (Literature)
iii. M.A Arabic (Language)
iv. M.A Arabic (Literature)
v. Postgraduate Diploma in Arabic (PGDA)
Department of English and Literary Studies
i. Ph.D/M.Phil English (Language)
ii. Ph.D/M.Phil English (Literature)
iii. M.A English (Language)
iv. M.A English (Literature)
Department of History
i. Ph.D/M.Phil History
ii. M.A History
iii. Masters in Development Studies (MDS)
iv. Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies (PGDDS).
2. FACULTY OF EDUCATION:
Department of Education
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Education with specialization in;
a. Educational Administration and Planning
b. Curriculum Studies
c. Guidance and Counselling
d. Educational Psychology
e. Tests and Measurement
ii. M.Ed Education with specialization in;
a. Educational Administration and Planning
b. Curriculum Studies
c. Guidance and Counselling
d. Educational Psychology
e. Tests and Measurement
iii. Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
iv. Postgraduate Diploma in Guidance and Counselling
(PGDGC)
Department of Adult Education & Community Services
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Adult Education with specialization in;
a. Gerontology
b. Social Welfare Education
c. Extension Education
d. Community Development
e. Adult and Non-Formal Education
ii. M.Ed Adult Education with specialization in;
a. Gerontology
b. Social Welfare Education
c. Extension Education
d. Community Development
e. Adult and Non-Formal Education
iii. Postgraduate Diploma in Community Development &
Extension
Education (PGDCDEE)
Department of Library and Information Sciences
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Library and Information Science
ii. Masters in Library and Information Science
iii. Masters in Information Management (MIM)
iv. Masters in Records Management (MRM)
v. Postgraduate Diploma in Information Management (PGDIM)
vi. Postgraduate Diploma in Records Management (PGDRM)
Department of Physical and Health Education
i. Ph.D/M.Phil in Physical and Health Education with
specialization in any of
the following Areas:
a. Exercise and Sports Science
b. Sports Management
c. Adapted Physical Education
ii. M.Sc (Ed) Physical and Health Education with specialization
in any of the
following Areas:
a. Health Education
b. Exercise and Sports Science
c. Sport Management
d. Adapted Physical Education
iii M.Sc (Recreation and Sports Tourism Management)
iv. Postgraduate Diploma in Health Education (PGDHE)
v. Postgraduate Diploma in Recreation and Tourism
Management (PGDRTM)
Department of Special Education
i. Ph.D/M.Phil in Special Education with area of specialization
as follows::
a. Learning Disabilities
b. Gifted and Talented
c. Visual Impairment
d. Hearing Impairment
e. Behaviour Disorders
f. Intellectual Disorders
g. Physical and Health Impairment
ii. M.(Ed) in Special Education with areas of specialization as
follows:
a. Learning Disabilities
b. Gifted and Talented
c. Visual Impairment
d. Hearing Impairment
e. Behaviour Disorders
f. Intellectual Disorders
g. Physical and Health Impairment
iii. Postgraduate Diploma in Special Education and
Rehabilitation (PGDSER)
Department of Science and Technology Education
i. M.Sc (Ed) Biology
ii. M.Sc (Ed) Chemistry
iii. M.Sc (Ed) Geography
iv. M.Sc (Ed) Physics
v. M.Sc (Ed) Mathematics
vi. Postgraduate Diploma in Science and Technology
Education (PGDSTE)
3. FACULTY OF SCIENCE:
Department of Mathematical Sciences
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Mathematics
ii. M.Sc Mathematics
iii. M.Sc Computational Mathematics
iv. M.Sc Applied Mathematics
v. Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematics (PGDMaths)
Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Chemistry with specialization in: Inorganic
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Analytical
Chemistry, Colour Chemistry and Polymer Chemistry
ii. M.Sc Chemistry with specialization in: Inorganic Chemistry,
Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry,
Colour Chemistry and Polymer Chemistry.
iii. Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry (PGDC)
Department of Biological Sciences
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Zoology with specialization in: Fisheries and
Aquaculture; Parasitology; Entomology
ii. M.Sc Zoology with specialization in: Fisheries and
Aquaculture; Parasitology; Entomology.
iii. Ph.D/M.Phil Biology with specialization in Ecology and
Environmental Biology, Hydrobiology and Conservation Biology
iv. M.Sc Biology with specialization in Ecology and
Environmental Biology, Hydrobiology and Conservation Biology
v. Postgraduate Diploma in Biological Sciences (PGDBS)
Department of Plant Biology
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Plant Biology with specialization in: Genetics,
Plant Physiology, Plant Ecology, Plant Anatomy,
Biosystematics/Taxonomy, Mycology/Plant Pathology,
Aquatic Botany and Ethnomedicine
ii. M.Sc Plant Biology with specialization in: Genetics, Plant
Physiology, Plant Ecology, Plant Anatomy, Biosystematics/
Taxonomy, Mycology/Plant Pathology, Aquatic Botany and
Ethnomedicine
Department of Microbiology
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Microbiology with specialization in: Medical
Microbiology, Industrial Microbiology, Food Microbiology,
Environmental Microbiology and Pharmaceutical Microbiology.
ii. M.Sc Microbiology with specialization in: Medical
Microbiology,
Industrial Microbiology, Food Microbiology, Environmental
Microbiology and Pharmaceutical.
iii. Postgraduate Diploma in Epidemiology PGDEP)
iv. Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental and Public Health
(PGDEPH)
Department of Physics
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Physics with specialization in: Atomic Physics;
Nuclear Structure Physics; Solid-State Physics; Optics;
Electronics; Geophysics.
ii. M.Sc Physics with specialization in: Atomic Physics;
Nuclear Structure Physics; Solid-State Physics; Optics;
Electronics; Geophysics.
iii. M.Sc Electronics
iv. M.Sc Geophysics
v. M.Sc Nuclear Physics.
vi. Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial Physics (PGDIP)
4. FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES:
Department of Economics
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Economics
ii. M.Sc Economics
iii. Masters in Banking and Finance(MBF) Full-Time/Part Time
iv. Masters in Health Economics (MHE) Full-Time/Part Time
v. Postgraduate Diploma in Health Economics (PGDHE) Full-
Time/Part Time
vi. Postgraduate Diploma in Banking and Finance(PGDBF)
FullTime/Part Time
Department of Political Science
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Political Science with specialization in: Political
Economy, Political Theory, International Relations, Policy and
Administration, Nigerian and African Politics, Islamic and
Middle Eastern Politics, Comparative Politics
ii. M.Sc Political Science with specialization in: Political
Economy, Political Theory, International Relations, Policy and
Administration, Nigerian and African Politics, Islamic and
Middle Eastern Politics, Comparative Politics
iii. Masters in Public Policy and Administration (MPPA)
iv. Postgraduate Diploma in Public Policy and Administration
(PGDPPA)
Department of Sociology
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Sociology with specialization in: Demography,
Criminology, Complex Organizations, Medical Sociology, Social
Policy
ii. M.Sc Sociology with specialization in: Demography,
Criminology, Complex Organizations, Medical Sociology, Social
Policy
iii. Masters in Crime Management Prevention and Control
(MCMPC)
iv. Postgraduate Diploma in Social Policy and Administration
(PGDSPA)
v. Postgraduate Diploma in Crime Management Prevention
and Control (PGDCMPC)
Department of Accounting
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Accounting
ii. M.Sc Accounting
iii. Masters in Treasury Management(MTM) Full-time and Part-
time
iv. Masters in Accounting and Financial Management (MAFM)
v. Masters in Taxation and Revenue Administration (MTRA)
vi. Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance (PGDAF)
Full-Time and Part-Time
Department of Business Administration and Entrepreneurship
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Management
ii. M.Sc Management
5. FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION:
Department of Mass Communications
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Mass Communication
ii. M.Sc Mass Communications
iii. Masters in Public Relations (MPR)
iv. Masters in Communication Studies (MCS)
v. Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication (PGDMC)
6. FACULTY OF EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE:
Department of Geography
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Geography (Physical Geography)
ii. Ph.D/M.Phil Geography (Human Geography)
iii. Ph.D/M.Phil Geography (Population and Development)
iv. M.Sc Geography (Physical Geography)
v. M.Sc Geography (Human Geography)
vi. M.Sc Geography (Population and Development)
vii. M.Sc Land Resources (Land Development)
viii.M.Sc Land Resources (Land Administration)
ix. Postgraduate Diploma in Land Administration (PGDLA)
Department of Environmental Management
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Environmental Management
ii. M.Sc Environmental Management
iii. Masters in Environmental Management (MEM)
iv. Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management
(PGDEM)
7. INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ISLAMIC BANKING AND
FINANCE (IIIBF):
a) M.Sc Islamic Banking and Finance
b) Masters in Islamic Banking and Finance (MIBF)
c) Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Banking and Finance
(PGDIBF)
8. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING:
Department of Agricultural Engineering
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Agricultural Engineering with specialization in:
Farm Power and Machinery Engineering; Soil and Water
Engineering; Processing and Storage Engineering
ii. M.Eng Agricultural Engineering with specialization in: Farm
Power and Machinery Engineering; Soil and Water Engineering;
Processing and Storage Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
i. Ph.D/M.Phil (Energy Engineering)
ii. Ph.D/M.Phil (Production Engineering)
iii. Ph.D/M.Phil Materials and Metallurgical Engineering.
iv. M.Eng (Energy Engineering)
v. M.Eng (Production Engineering)
vi. M.Eng Materials and Metallurgical Engineering.
vii. Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (PGDME)
Department of Electrical Engineering
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Electrical Engineering
ii. M.Eng. Electrical Engineering with specialization in (a)
Communication Engineering, (b) Control & Instrumentation
Engineering (c) Power & Machines Engineering (d) Electronics
Engineering
iii. Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical Engineering (PGDEE)
Department of Civil Engineering
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Civil Engineering (Water Resources and
Environmental Engineering, Structural Engineering,
Geotechnical Engineering and Transportation Highway
Engineering)
ii. M.Eng Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering,
Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Management,
Transportation, Highway Engineering, Water Resources and
Environmental Engineering)
iii. Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering (PGDCE)
9. FACULTY OF LAW:
i. Ph.D Law
ii. LL.M Islamic Law
iii. LL.M Commercial Law
iv. LL.M Public Law
v. LL.M International Law
vi. Masters in Business and Commercial Law (MBCL)
10. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE:
Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Agricultural Economics
ii. M.Sc Agricultural Economics
iii. M.Sc Agricultural Extension
iv. Ph.D/M.Phil Agricultural Economics (Livelihood and Natural
Resources Economics)
v. M.Sc Agricultural Economics (Livelihood and Natural
Resources Economics)
Department of Soil Science
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Soil Science
ii. M.Sc Soil Science
Department of Agronomy
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Agronomy
ii. Ph.D/M.Phil Agronomy with specialization in Crops and
Cropping Systems in the Dry
iii. M.Sc Agronomy
iv. M.Sc Agronomy with specialization in Crops and Cropping
Systems in the Dry Lands
v. Postgraduate Diploma in Horticulture (PGDH)
vi. Postgraduate Diploma in Irrigation Agronomy (PGDIA)
vii. Postgraduate Diploma in Dryland Agriculture (PGDDA)
Department of Crop Protection
i. M.Sc Crop Protection with Specialization in (Agricultural
Entomology), (Phytomycology), (Phytobacteriology),
(Phytovirology) and (Phytonematology).
Department of Animal Science
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Animal Science with Specialization in any of the
following areas: Pasture Production and Range Management;
Ruminant Nutrition; Monogastric Nutrition; Animal
Reproduction and Physiology; Animal Products and
Processing;
ii. M.Sc Animal Science with Specialization in any of the
following areas: Pasture Production and Range Management;
Ruminant Nutrition; Monogastric Nutrition; Animal
Reproduction and Physiology; Animal Products and
Processing;
iii. Postgraduate Diploma in Animal Science (PGDAS)
iv. Ph.D/M.Phil Dryland Agriculture with specialization in
Range and Livestock Management
v. M.Sc Dryland Agriculture with specialization in Range and
Livestock Management
11. FACULTY OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION
TECHNOLOGY:
Department of Computer Science
i. M.Sc Computer Science
ii. Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS)
Department of Information Technology (IT)
i. Masters in Information and Communication Technology
(MICT)
12. FACULTY OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES:
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Pharmacology
ii. M.Sc Pharmacology.
13. FACULTY OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES:
Department of Physiotherapy
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Physiotherapy
ii. M.Sc Physiotherapy
iii. Master of Physiotherapy (MPT)
Department of Medical Laboratory Science
i. Ph.D/M.Phil MLS with areas of specialization
a. Chemical Pathology/Clinical Chemistry
b. Haematology and Blood Transfusion Sciences
c. Histopathology
d. Medical Bacteriology
e. Medical Mycology
f. Medical Parasitology and Entomology
g. Medical Virology
h. Immunology
ii. M.Sc Medical Laboratory Science with areas of
specialization
a. Chemical Pathology/Clinical Chemistry
b. Haematology and Blood Transfusion Sciences
c. Histopathology
d. Medical Bacteriology
e. Medical Mycology
f. Medical Parasitology and Entomology
g. Medical Virology
h. Immunology
iii. Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science
(PGDMLS) with areas of specialization in:
a. Chemical Pathology/Clinical Chemistry
b. Haematology and Blood Transfusion
c. Histopathology
d. Medical Microbiology
14. FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES:
Department of Physiology
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Human Physiology
ii. M.Sc Human Physiology
Department of Biochemistry
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Biochemistry
ii. M.Sc Biotechnology
iii. M.Sc Biochemistry with the specialization in any of the
following areas; Medical; Toxicology; Nutrition; Environmental;
Industrial
Department of Anatomy
i. Ph.D Anatomy
ii. M.Sc Anatomy
15. FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCES:
Department of Microbiology Obstetrics and Gynaecology
i. M.Sc Human Reproduction
ii. Masters in Reproductive Health (MRH)
Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology
i. Ph.D/M.Phil Medical Microbiology with specialization in
Bacteriology, Parasitology, Virology, Immunology and
Mycology
ii. M.Sc Medical Microbiology with specialization in
Bacteriology, Parasitology, Virology, Immunology and
Mycology
Department of Otorhinolaryngology
i. M.Sc Otorhinolaryngology
Department of Community Medicine
i. M.Sc Public Health.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
1. The M.Phil/Ph.D Degree Programme; A candidate who
seeks admission into the degree of the Doctor of Philosophy
Programme must hold an Academic Masters Degree of Bayero
University, Kano or any other recognised University and satisfy
the conditions in (i) (iv) of (2) below. The CGPA of the Masters
Programme should be at least 3.50 on a scale of 0.00 to 5.00.
A Ph.D candidate who satisfies all admission requirements
except the CGPA can be considered for admission into M.Phil/
Ph.D provided the CGPA is at least 3.00.
2. The Academic Masters Degree Programme; A candidate
seeking admission into the Academic Masters Degree
Programme must hold:
i. A minimum of a good Second Class (Lower Division) Degree
with a CGPA not below 2.75 on the scale of 0.00 to 5.00 of
Bayero University, Kano or any other recognised University
(provided the University matriculation requirement is satisfied)
in the relevant area.
ii. A minimum of Third Class Lower Degree plus a good
Postgraduate Diploma at credit level from Bayero University,
Kano or from any other recognised University (provided the
University matriculation requirement is satisfied) in the
relevant area.
iii. A Postgraduate Diploma with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 on
a scale of 0.00 to 5.00 and an HND with Upper Credit from any
recognised institution.
iv. Any other qualifications deemed by the Board of School of
Postgraduate Studies and Senate to be equivalent to (i) and
(ii) above.
3. Candidates for admission into MBF, MHE and MTM, should
have:
a. A minimum of a Good Second Class Degree in Accounting,
Business Administration, Management, Economics, Banking
and Finance from Bayero University, Kano or any other
recognized University.
b. A Degree or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit plus a
Postgraduate Diploma with a minimum of Merit in the relevant
areas from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognized
University.
4. Candidates for admission into MRH should have a degree
in Medicine, Nursing and Biological Science of Bayero
University, Kano or any other recognised University.
5. Candidates for admission into MDS, MPPA, MEM, MCMP
shall have:
a. A Good Honours Degree with at least Second Class Lower
in the relevant areas from Bayero University, Kano or any other
recognized University.
b. A Degree or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit plus a
Postgraduate Diploma with a minimum classification of Merit
in the relevant areas from Bayero University, Kano
6. Candidates for admission into MBCL shall possess:
a. A minimum of a Good Second Class Degree in Law or the
Social Sciences from Bayero University, Kano or any other
recognized University.
b. A Degree in Law or the Social Sciences plus a Postgraduate
Diploma with minimum classification of Merit from Bayero
University, Kano or any other recognized University.
7. Candidates for admission into PGDBF, PGDHE, PGDPPA,
PGDSPA, PGDCMPC, PGDMC, PGDDS, PGDE, PGDGC,
PGDRTM, PGDHE, PGDDA and PGDIM shall possess a Degree
in any discipline from BUK or any other recognized University
or HND with a minimum classification of Lower Credit
obtained from recognized Institutions.
8. Candidates for admission into PGDEM, PGDLA and PGDSE,
shall possess a Degree in Geography, Environmental Sciences,
Agriculture and related disciplines or HND with a minimum of
Lower Credit in the related disciplines.
9. Candidates for admission into PGDAF shall hold a Degree in
Accounting or related disciplines obtained from a recognized
University or HND with a minimum classification of Lower
Credit in Accounting or related disciplines obtained from
recognized Institutions.
10. Candidates for admission into PGDHS should have at least
a 3rd class Degree in Hausa or combined honours or HND
with a minimum of Lower Credit in the relevant areas obtained
from recognized Institutions.
11. Candidates for admission into PGDBS, PGDC and PGDIP
shall have a Degree in the relevant Science subjects or HND
with a minimum of Lower Credit in the relevant areas obtained
from recognized Institutions.
12. Candidates for admission into PGDEE, PGDCE and PGDME
shall have a Degree in the relevant Engineering areas or HND
with a minimum of Lower Credit in the relevant engineering
areas obtained from recognized institutions.
13. Candidates for admission into M.Sc in Public Health must;
a. Have MBBS or BDS degree of Bayero University, Kano or an
equivalent Medical Degree from a recognised University.
b. Be registered with the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council
and posses a current practicing license.
c. Have at least three years post qualification cognate
experience in Medicine or health related area at Federal, State
or Local Government Area levels. Those employed in non-
governmental organisations, engaged in occupational health
services as well as those in the private sector are also eligible.
d. There shall be an entry written examination, short listed
candidates will then be interviewed to determine eligibility of
the candidates.
NB: All candidates for admission into Ph.D, M.Phil, M.A, M.Ed,
M.Sc, M.Eng and LLM Programmes must provide records of
their Academic Transcripts.
METHOD OF APPLICATION:
-Interested candidates are to visit www.buk.edu.ng and under
the PROSPECTIVE STUDENT TAB click Applications at the
home page. Login using FULL NAME OF THE APPLICANT and
select “Applying for a Postgraduate Programme”. A username
and password will be generated for you. Please take careful
note of them, as you need them for subsequent steps of the
application process.
-Login to your account and generate /print your BUK
Personalised Payment Form (BUKPPF). Anon-refundable
application fee ofN10,500:00 (Ten Thousand Five Hundred
Naira Only) is reflected on applicant’s BUKPPF, to be paid
using Remita e-Payments and e-Collection platform
(www.remita.net). Applicants must make sure that they
entered ALL the information of the BUKPPF EXACTLY.
-Applicants must also ensure that;
• Name of MDA
• Name of Service/ Purpose
• Description
• Amount to Pay (₦)
• Application No.
• BUKPPF ID
• Payer’s Full Name
• Payer’s Email
• Payer’s Phone;
are captured exactly as they are written on the BUKPPF. Note
that Payer (Payer’s Full Name, Payer’s Email, Payer’s Phone)
means the applicant, so even if the applicant is not the one
making the payment (payment by proxy) make sure to use the
applicant information.
-Return to www.buk.edu.ng and login with your username and
password to fill in the Application Forms; Programme
Selection Form, Personal Data Form, Qualifications Form.
Transcript Request Form shall also be filled by candidates for
Ph.D, M.Phil and Academic Masters’ Programmes in addition
to the forms listed in Step 3 above.
-Review your forms to ensure accuracy of all information
provided. Click ‘SUBMIT’ to complete the application process.
-An Acknowledgement Slip will be generated for you
immediately. Print the Slip and keep it safe. The slip will be
needed during the collection of admission letter and during
registration.
-If you have any enquiry or are encountering any difficulty,
write an email to application.pg@buk.edu.ng clearly stating
the difficulties or enquiries.
APPLICATION DEADLINE:
The website for completing the Application Forms will close
by 11:59PM on Sunday, 27th August, 2017.

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