UNIABUJA 2017/2018 Postgraduate Admission Form is Out

​Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified
candidates for admission into Postgraduate programmes of
the University of Abuja for the 2017/2018 Academic
Session.
Available Programmes
1.COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Department of Community Medicine
1. Master of Public Health
a. MPH Comm Medicine
B. MPH intimate & Repro Health
2. Master of Science (M.Sc.) Medical Biochemistry
3. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Medical Biochemistry
2. FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE
Department of Sociology
1. M.Sc. Medical Sociology
3. FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive
Medicine
1. PGD Food Hygiene
2. PGD Epidemiology
3. M.Sc.Epidemiology
4. MVPH Veterinary Public Health
5. MVPH Veterinary Preventive Medicine
6. Ph.D Epidemiology
7. Ph.D Veterinary Public Health
8. Ph.D Veterinary Preventive Medicine
Department of Veterinary Microbiology
1. M.Sc. & Ph.D. Veterinary Microbiology
2. M.Sc. & Ph.D Bacteriology
3. M.Sc. & Ph.D Immunology
4. M.Sc. & Ph.D. Virology
Department of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology
1. M.Sc Pharmacology
2. M.Sc Toxicology
3. Ph.D. Pharmacology
4. Ph.D. Toxicology
Department of Parasitology and Entomology
1. PGD Veterinary Parasitology
2. M.Sc Vet. Helminthology Protozoology and Entomology.
3. Ph.D. Vet. Helminthology / Protozoology/
Entomology.
The University of Abuja offers Courses leading to the award
of br /> Postgraduate Diploma Certificate in Education
(PGDE), Business Administration (PGDBA), Public
Administration (PGDPA), Political Science, Banking and
Finance (PGDBF), Diplomatic Studies, Statistics,
Engineering, Food Hygiene Veterinary, Epidemiology, Crop
Protection, Agronomy, Agro Forestry, Agricultural
Economics and Farm Management, Agric. Business
Management, Soil science, Animal Science, Environmental
Planning and Protection (PGDEPP), Postgraduate Diploma
in Gender Studies.
Master of Arts (M.A) Master of Education (M. Ed), Master
of Science (M.Sc.), Master of Law (LL.M), Master of Public
Administration (MPA), Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) and
Master of Environmental Planning and Protection (MEPP),
Master of Public Health, Master of Engineering, Master of
Veterinary Public Health, Veterinary Preventive Medicine,
Veterinary Microbiology, Bacteriology, Immunology,
Virology and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in various areas
of specializations in the listed Faculties and Departments
in ‘a’ and ‘b’ above.
For information on :- Available Programmes, Admission
Requirements, Guide to Admission, Duration of
Programmes, Closing Date for Application, Submission of
Completed Application Forms and Application Procedure.
Visit the Official University Portal at
www.pgportal.uniabuja.edu.ng and click on Postgraduate
School to apply on line.
Please note the following br /> • Mix-up in the application
by applicants would attract extra charges
• Multiple applications are to be paid for and fill forms
separately
• Error in completion and submission of forms during the
process of application would lead to loss of application
processing for the academic session (e.g selecting M. Phil.
Instead of M.Sc or Ph.D)
• A Candidate who is not admitted into the programme
applied for cannot transfer the application for
consideration into another programme
• Statement of result of four (4) years and above will not be
accepted for admission (candidate should therefore obtain
certificate from the relevant examination bodies). NOTE
that Application fees are non-refundable.
Period of Application
The application portal will be opened for a period of Six (6)
weeks from the date of this advert. Applicants are advised
to fill in and submit their Application forms within this
period (22nd May – 2nd July 2017).
Application Fee
A non-refundable Application fee of N20,500.00 should be
paid to University of Abuja Account through REMITA via
University of Abuja Portal
www.pgportal.uniabuja.edu.ng
NOTE: Applicants are advised to access REMITA through
University of Abuja Portal above for record purposes.
GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Candidate for Postgraduate studies into University of Abuja
must have obtained at least (5) credits including English
and Mathematics in not more than two sittings in WASC
NECO GCE (Ordinary Level) or their equivalent.
II. Candidate applying for the M.A., M.Ed., M. Eng., MVPH,
MVPM and M.Sc. degrees in any field must have obtained
a Bachelor’s degree with at least second class lower
division in the relevant discipline.
III. A Candidate for Ph.D. in any Programme of the
University of Abuja must have obtained a minimum
weighted average score of 60% (4 points) letter grade “B”
average performance in the Master’s Degree
IV. A Candidate applying for the Ph.D. with a Master’s
Degree from any other University, who in his/her Masters
study had not previously taken the compulsory courses or
their equivalent, similar to the courses in the University of
Abuja shall, on admission be required to offer and pass
such courses with a minimum of 60% (4 points) or a letter
grade “B”
V Candidates seeking for admission into any of the
postgraduate Diploma Programmes must possess a
university degree with minimum grade of third class or
HND with a minimum of Lower Credit.
Vi. MBBS, BDS is required for MPH Community Medicine
while health related degree is required for MPH intimate
and Reproductive Health
Vii. NOTE: PhD, candidates should attach a maximum of
500 words research proposal
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application forms can be obtained online via
www.unibuja.com . Click Postgraduate School, print
procedure to access sales of forms from the Portal,
generate Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR), make payment
online (Form fee N20,500) and print Receipt. Fill form
online, save and submit, Print Summary of the Form,
Acknowledgement Slip, Referee Forms or request your
Referee to fill the Referee Form Online.
CLOSING DATE
The application portal will be opened for a period of Six (6)
weeks from the date of this advert. Applicants are advised
to fill in and Application forms within this period (22nd May
– 2nd July 2017).

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