UNN Postgraduate Admission Form 2017/2018 Is Out – Apply here

UNN Postgraduate Admission
2017/2018 Announced

The University of Nigeria, Nsukka offers programmes leading
to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas, Master’s and
Doctorate degrees in various Faculties and in the areas
specified under each Department/Institute/Centre below:
1. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
PGD, M.Sc and Ph.D programmes
A. Department of Agricultural Economics..

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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.
B. Department of Animal Science
Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry; Animal Production; Animal
Physiology; Animal Breeding and Genetics.
C. 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.
D. Department of Agricultural Extension
Agricultural Administration; Agricultural Communication;
Agricultural Extension Education; Agricultural Planning and
Evaluation or Rural Sociology.
E. 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.
F. Department of Home Science, Nutrition and Dietetics
PGD, M.Sc and Ph.D programmes in Home Science, Nutrition
and Dietetics.
G. 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.
2. FACULTY OF ARTS
PGD, M.A and Ph.D degree programmes
A. 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).
B. 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.
C. 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.
D. 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.
E. Department of History and International Studies (M.A and
Ph.D)
Political History; Economic and Social History; and Religious
History.
F. 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.
G. 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.
H. Department of Music
1. DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC
Postgraduate Diploma (PGDM)
(a) African Music Industry.
(b) Ensemble/Theatre Directing and Management.
(c) Music Education.
(d) Research.
(e) Composition and Musical Instrument Technology.
MA Degree Programme
(a) Ensemble/Theatre Directing and Management
(b) Music Education.
(c) Research.
(d) Composition and Musical Instrument Technology.
(e)
Ph.D Degree Programme
(a) African Music.
(b) Music Education.
(c) Composition.
(d) Musicology.
(e) Music Performance and Musical Instrument Technology.
(f) Ensemble/Theatre Directing and Management.
(g) Research and Musical Instrument Technology.
I. Department of Theatre and Film Studies
(M.A and Ph.D)
(a) Acting and Directing.
(b) Dramatic Theory and Criticism.
(c) Applied Theatre.
(d) Playwriting.
(e) African and Caribbean Drama and Theatre.
(f) Film and Media Arts Studies.
(g) Performance Studies.
(h) Scenography.
(i) Theatre and Cultural Administration.
3. FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes
A. 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.
B. 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).
C. 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.
D. Department of Zoology and Environmental Biology
(M.Sc AND (Ph.D)
(a) Animal and Environmental Physiology.
(b) Parasitology and Public Health.
(c) Entomology and Forensic Sciences.
(d) Fishery Science and Aquaculture.
(e) Hydrobiology/Aquatic Sciences.
(f) Ecology and Environmental Biology.
(g) Animal Gernetics, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.
4. FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
PGD, MBA, M.Sc and Ph.D. programmes
A. 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.
B. 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.
C. 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.
5. FACULTY OF EDUCATION
PGDE, PGDL, M.Ed. and Ph.D. degree programmes in the
following Departments:
A. Department of Adult Education & Extra Mural Studies
Adult Education Administration; Community Development;
Extension & Distance Education.
B. Department of Arts Education
Curriculum Studies; Language Education; Educational
Technology; Comparative & International Education; Music
Education; Fine & Applied Arts Education.
C. The Department of Educational Foundations
Childhood Education; Educational Psychology; Guidance &
Counselling; History of Education; Philosophy of Education;
Sociology of Education; Special Education.
D. Department of Library & Information Science
M.L.S and Ph.D degree programmes
E. Department of Science Education
Educational Research Methodology; Mathematics Education;
Physics Education; Chemistry Education; Biology Education;
Measurement & Evaluation, and Integrated Science Education.
F. 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.
6. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
M.Sc, M.Eng. and Ph.D. degree programmes
A. Department of Agricultural & Bioresources Engineering
Farm Power & Machinery; Soil Water Engineering; Agricultural
Products Processing & Storage; and Farm Structures &
Environmental Control.
B. 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.
C. 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.
D. 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.
E. 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.
7. FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
PGD, M.Sc., M.Arch and Ph.D. Programmes
A. Departments of Architecture
Architectural Design; Architectural Science and Technology;
Housing; Construction Management; Architectural History and
Theory; Sustainable Design; Architectural Conservcation;
Architectural Practice and Management; Indusrial Design;
Landscape Architecture Design; Urban Design, Computer Aided
Design/Technology and Media Architure and Interior Design.
B. 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.
C. Department of Geoinformatics & Surveying
(PGD, M.Sc, MGIT and Ph.D)
(a) Land Surveying.
(b) Geodesy.
(c) Protogrammetry.
(d) Remote Sensing.
(e) Hydrography.
(f) Cartography.
(g) Geographic Information System (GIS).
(h) Land Information Management (LIM).
D. 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.
8. FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES & TECHNOLOGY
M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes
A. Department of Health Administration & Management
Health Economics; Health Management & Policy.
The Department of Health Administration also offers PGD
programme.
B. Department of Medical Laboratory Science
Clinical Chemistry; Haematology; Histopathology;
Microbiology; and Immunology.
C. Department of Medical Radiography & Radiological
Sciences
Medical Imaging; Radiation/Environmental Protection;
Radiological Education;
Radiotherapy & Oncology; and Radiology Administration &
Management.
E. Department of Medical Rehabilitation
Physiotherapy; Pathokinesiology; Biomechanics; and
Neurology.
F. Department of Nursing Sciences
Maternal & Child Health Nursing; Medical Surgical Nursing;
Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing; Nursing Administration &
Management; and Nursing Education.
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. FACULTY OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
M.Pharm, M.Sc., (Pharm); and Ph.D. degree programmes
A. 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.
B. Department of Pharmaceutics
Physical Pharmaceutics; Compounding; Pharmaceutical
Microbiology & Biotechnology; Dispensing; and Pharmacy
practices.
C. Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Natural Products Chemistry; Drug Metabolism; and Analytical
Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
F. Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Industrial
Pharmacy
Powder and Tablet Technology; Semi-Solid Dosage Design;
Cosmic Science; Liquid Formulations Technology;
Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics.
G. Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Autonomic Pharmacology; Neuropharmacology; Biochemical
Pharmacology; Chemotherapy; Clinical Pharmacology;
Toxicology; Cardiovasular Pharmacology; Natural Product
Pharmacology; Advanced General Pharmacology; Advanced
Pharmacokinetics and Drug Interactions.
12. FACULTY OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes
A. Department of Computer Science
Data Communication; Software Development; Numerical
Analysis; Information Management; Software Engineering;
Microprocessor Based Systems.
B. Department of Geology
(M.Sc and Ph.D programmes in the following areas):
(a) Economic Geology and Geochemistry
(b) Engineering Geology
(c) Environmental Geology
(d) Applied Geophysics
(e) Hydrography
(f) Mineralogy and Petrology
(g) Palaeontology and Stratigraphy
(h) Palynology
(i) Petroleum Geoscience
(j) Structural Geology
(k) Stratigraphy and Sedimentology
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.
C. Department of Physics & Astronomy
Solid Earth Geophysics; Astrophysics; Condensed Matter
Physics & Materials Science;
Solar Energy Physics; Atmospheric Physics; Medical Physics.
D. Department of Pure & Industrial Chemistry
Inorganic; Physical; Organic; Analytical; Fossil Fuel; Polymer;
and Industrial Chemistry.
E. Department of Statistics
Stochastic Processes: Operations Research; Applied Statistics;
Time Series Modeling, Design of Experiments.
13 FACULTY OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D degree programmes
A. 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.
B. Department of Geography
Climate Change Economics; and Policy & Innovation.
C. Departments of Philosophy
Political and Social Philosophy; Western Metaphysics; Moral
Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy and African
Philosophy.
D. Department of Political Science
(M.Sc and Ph.D programmes in the following areas):
(a) Political Theory
(b) Public Administration
(c) Comparative Politics, Development and Social Change
(d) Electoral Studies
(e) International Relations and Diplomacy
(f) Political Economy
(g) Conflict, Peace and Strategic Studies
(h) Human Security and Counter-Terrorisms Studies.
E. 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.
F. Department of Public Administration and Local Government
MPA, M.Sc., DPA & Ph.D. degree programmes.
Financial Management; International Administration; and
Human Resources Management.
G. 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.
H. Department of Sociology/Anthropology (M.Sc. and Ph.D.
degree programmes)
PGD
(l) Criminology.
(m) Gender and Women Studies.
(n) Industrial and labour Relations.
(o) Social Development Studies.
Ph.D
i. Anthropology.
ii. Anthropology and Development.
iii. Climate Change and Society.
iv. Comparative Ethnography.
v. Criminology and Sociology of Deviance.
vi. Culture and Communication.
vii. Demography and Population Studies.
viii. Environmental Sociology.
ix. Family Studies.
x. Gender and Women Studies.
xi. Industrial and Labour Relations
xii. Industrial Sociology.
xiii. Medical Anthropology.
xiv. Medical Sociology.
xv. Military Sociology and Diplomacy.
xvi. Oral Tradition and Sociology.
xvii. Organizational Sociology.
xviii. Political Anthropology.
xix. Political Sociology.
xx. Postcolonial Studies.
xxi. Rural Sociology.
xxii. Security Studies.
xxiii. Social Development Studies.
xxiv. Social Institutions.
xxv. Symbolic Anthropology.
xxvi. Urban Anthropology.
xxvii. Urban Sociology.
I. 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.
14 FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes
A. Department of Veterinary Anatomy
Neuroanatomy; Developmental Anatomy Embryology;
Microscopic Anatomy (Histology); Gross and Comparative
Anatomy; Immunochemistry; Histochemistry; and Applied
Anatomy and Biotechnology.
B. 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.
C. 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.
C. Department of Veterinary Obstetrics & Reproductive
Diseases
Veterinary Andrology; Gynaecology; Obstetrics and
Reproductive Biotechnology.
D. Department of Veterinary Parasitology and Entomology
(M.Sc, and Ph.D Degree Programmes)
Parasitic Infections; Parasite Zoonoses; Clinical Aspects;
Epizootiology; Diagnosis and Control.
E. 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 Nutritional Pathology.
(ii) Veterinary Microbiology: Bacteriology; Virology; Mycology;
Micoplasmology and Rickettsiology; and Immunology.
D. Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology
(M.Sc and Ph.D programmes)
F. Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive
Medicine
(M.Sc, MVPH, MPVM and Ph.D Degree Programmes)
(i) Public Health: Zoonoses; Food Safety; Including Meat, Fish
and Milk Hygiene; Environmental Health and Occupational
Safety.
(ii) Preventive Medicine: Epidemiology; Disease Survellance;
Emergency Prearedness and Information Management;
Veterinary Quarantine Services; Livestock Production
Economics and Entrepreneurship.
E. Department of Veterinary Surgery & Radiology
M.Sc, and Ph.D degree programmes
Veterinary Surgery; Diagnostic Imagining; Anaesthesiology;
Orthopedic; Soft Tissue Surgery; and Animal Surgery.
15. FACULTY OF VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
PGDE, PGDTE, M.Tech., M.Ed and Ph.D degree programmes
A. Agricultural Education
(PGDTE, M.Tech., M.Ed and Ph.D)
Technology Education in Production Agriculture; Agro-
Business Education; Soil Education
B. Business Education
(PGDTE, M.Tech., M.Ed and Ph.D)
Software Development and Application; Hardware
Maintenance and Management; Networking Communication;
Robotics Education; Accounting Education, Marketing
Education and Management Education.
C. Computer Education
(PGDTE, M.Tech., M.Ed and Ph.D)
(a) Software Development and Application.
(b) Handware Maintenance and Management.
(c) Networking and Communication;
(d) Computer and Robotic Education.
D. 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.
E. Industrial Technical Education
(PGDE, PGDTE, M.Tech., and Ph.D)
Building/Woodwork Technology; Electrical/Electronic
Technology; Metal Work/Automobile Technology.
F. 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).
16. INSTITUTE OF AFRICAN STUDIES
Offers PGD, M.A., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes
African Peace and Conflict Studies (PGD); African Studies
(M.A & Ph.D); and Peace and Conflict Studies (MA).
17. 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.
18. 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.
19. 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).
20. 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
i) Candidates for admission into any postgraduate programme
of the University must have obtained 5 credits at not more
than two sittings in WASC or GCE or NECO or NABTEB
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.
ii) Graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized
Universities who possess the above qualifications are eligible
to apply.
iii) For the PGD in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering,
and Architecture, only candidates with University degrees in
relevant areas need apply.
A. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
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.
ii) 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.
iii) 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.
iv) 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.
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
Entry Requirements in Nutrition and Dietetics (PGD)
For PGD programme in Nutrition and Dietetics, candidates
must have any of the following qualifications from recognized
institutions:
1. HND in Nutrition and Dietetics with a minimum of Upper
Credit or Third Class Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and
Dietetics.
2. M.Sc in Nutrition and Dietetics: Candidates seeking
admission into M.Sc in Nutrition and Dietectics must have
obtained as follows:
a) HND (Upper Credit) in Nutrition and/or Dietetics with PGD
(Credit level) in Human Nutrition and/or Dietetics.
b) Bachelors degree with at least 2nd Class Honours (Lower
Division) in Nutrition and Dietetics.
c) Bachelor’s degree in related discipline with a minimum of
Second Class Honours (Lower Division) and PGD in Nutrition
and Dietetics at credit level in addition to satisfying the
University matriculation requirements.
3. Ph.D or M.Sc/Ph.D: Candidates seeking admission for Ph.D
degree programme or M.Sc/Ph.D programme in Human
Nutrition and Dietetics must have any of the follow
qualifications from recognized institution:
a) Master’s degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics with GPA
of 3.5.
Department of Home Science
1. PGD: Candidates seeking admission for PGD in Home
Science must have any of the following qualifications from
recognized institution:
a) HND in Home Science/Economics or relevant fields with a
minimum of Upper Credit.
b) Third class Bachelor’s degree in Home Science/Economics.
2. M.SC: Candidates seeking admission for the Master of
Science programme in Home Science must have any of the
following qualifications from recognized institution:
a) Bachelor’s degree in Home Science or related discipline
with a minimum of Second Class honour (Lower Division).
b) Bachelor’s degree in Home Science or related discipline
with 3rd class honours degree plus PGD passed at Upper
Credit level.
c) HND Upper Credit plus PGD at Upper Credit level in addition
to satisfying University matriculation requirements.
3. Ph.D: Candidates seeking admission into Ph.D programme
or firm registration in Home Science must have Masters
Degree in Home Science/Home Economics or related
discipline from recognized Institution.
a) With minimum GPA of 3.5 or 60% without failed courses.
b) Those with an average of 50% with outstanding course(s)
will take them and as well proceed to their Doctorate
programme.
c) Those with an averaged of less than 50% will retake the
entire courses.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS INTO THE FACULTY OF LAW
LL.M: Candidates seeking admission into the LL.M programe
of the Faculty of Law must among other thing obtained a
CGPA of not less than 3.0.
Ph.D: Canidates seeking admission into Ph.D programme of
the Faculty of Law must have obtained a CGPA of not less
than 4.0.
Other entry qualifications are as contained in the General Entry
Requirements for candidates seeking admission into the
University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
B. MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMME
The following shall qualify for Master’s Degree admission:
(i) 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;
(ii) 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;
(iii) Candidates whose first degrees are unclassified but have
scores of 50% or above;
(iv) 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;
(v) 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;
(vi) 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;
(vii) 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.
(viii) Candidates who hold qualifications other than those
listed above, which are acceptable to the Senate of the
University of Nigeria.
C. 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:
(i) 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:
(ii) 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, Business Administration, Department of Public
Administration and Local Government, Faculty of Law.
(iii) A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale or a B (60%) at
Master’s degree average provided that satisfactory research
work formed part of the Master’s Degree programme.
D. MASTER’S/Ph.D. DEGREE PROGRAMME
(i) A candidate with first class honours from a recognized
University may be admitted into a Master’s/Ph.D. programme
in his/her discipline.
(ii) 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 who wishes to do Ph.D degree in a related area
shall qualify for the Master’s/Ph.D. Any candidate who is not
qualified for Ph.D admission on account of low GPA is still not
qualified for admission into Master’s/ Ph.D. programme.
(iii) For Faculties and Departments where the possession of
Master’s degree with 4.00 points GPA and above is the
condition for Ph.D admission, applicants with Master’s degree
GPA of 3.50 and above, but not up to 4.00 may apply for
Master’s/Ph.D admission. On completion of Master’s degree
coursework specified by the Department, the candidate shall
be qualified for a firm Ph.D registration if he or she attains the
GPA of 4.00 in the Master’s programme.
CEMAC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
The following may qualify for admission:
1. Postgraduate Diploma Programme
(i) Graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized
Universities who have obtained a Bachelor’s degree with a
minimum of 3rd Class degree. Such candidates should have a
minimum of five credits in WASC or GCE or NECO including
English Language, Mathematics and a science subject.
(ii) Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) from recognized
institutions, with a minimum of upper level credit or its
equivalent in relevant areas. Candidates with HND should have
obtained a minimum of 5 credits in WASC or GCE O/L or
NECO, including English Language, Mathematics and at least
one science subject.
2. Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programme in Environmental
Management and Control
(i) Graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized
universities who have obtained the approved degree, with a
minimum of second class honours division or its equivalent in
any of the relevant disciplines.
(ii) Candidates with university honours degree who also hold
the PGD in Environmental Management and Control of the
University of Nigeria or other recognized universities with a
minimum GPA of 3.50 on a 5-point scale or 3.00 on a 4-point
scale is required.
3. Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) programme in Environmental
Management and Control.
Graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized
universities who have obtained the degree of M.Sc. in
Environmental Management and Control or its equivalent.
4. M.Sc./Ph.D. Programme in Environmental Management &
Control
See the General Entry Requirement for Masters/Ph.D
programme in D (i) and (ii) above.
5. MDRM (Master in Disaster Risk Management)
See the General Entry Requirement for Masters degree
programme in B (i) to B (viii) above.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
IN INSTITUTE OF MARITIME STUDIES (IMS)
Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Studies
(i) Holders of HND with at least upper credit level pass;
(ii) Minimum of Second Class Honours degree with at least
2.5 GPA from UNN or any other recognized Universities.
Masters Degree in Maritime Studies
(a) M.Sc Maritime Management
(i) Minimum of a Second Class Honours degree with at least
2.5 G.P.A in Economics; Accountancy, Banking and Finance,
Insurance, Management and Marketing;
(ii) Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Management with a
minimum of Upper Credit level pass from UNN or any other
recognized University;
(b) M.Sc in Maritime Business & International Logistics
(i) A minimum of Second Class Honours degree with at least
2.5 GPA in Economics, Accountancy, Banking & Finance,
Insurance, Management and Marketing, from UNN or any other
recognized University.
(ii) PGD in Maritime Business & International Logistics with a
minimum of Upper Credit level pass.
(c) M.Sc Maritime Telecommunication
(i) A minimum of a Second Class Honours degree with at least
2.5 GPA in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or related
disciplines from UNN or other recognized University.
(ii) Candidates with PGD in Maritime Telecommunications of
UNN or any other recognized institution with at least Upper
Credit level pass.
(d) M.Sc Maritime Law and Policy
(i) A good honours degree in Law (LLB) from UNN or any other
recognized University.
Duration of Programme: Master’s degree programme in
Maritime Studies has a minimum of 18 months (3 Semesters)
while PGD programme has a minimum of 12 months (2
Semesters).
Institute of Molecular and Infectious Diseases
(a) Masters/Ph.D in Tropical Paediatrics (M.Sc Tropical
Paerdiatrics/Ph.D)
(b) Masters in Human Reproduction/Ph.D (M.Sc Human
Reproduction/Ph.D)
(c) Masters in Adolescent and Child Health/Ph.D (M.Sc
Adolescent and Child Health/Ph.D)
(d) Masters in Women’s Health and Reproductive Science/
Ph.D (M.Sc Women and Reproductive Health/Ph.D)
(e) Postgraduate Diploma in Maternal and Child Health (PGD
Maternal & Child Health).
ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSTGRADUATE
PROGRAMMES IN CLIMATE CHANGE ECONOMICS, POLICY
AND INNOVATION (CCEPI)
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME
The following shall qualify for postgraduate diploma
admission:
i) Graduates of the University of Nigeria or any other
recognized Universities;
ii) Holders of Credit (Upper credit) level passes at HND;
iii) Candidates with the Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of
third class honours;
iv) See also the general entry requirements for postgraduate
diploma programmes.
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMME
The following shall qualify for Master’s Degree admission:
(i) Graduates of the University of Nigeria or of any other
recognized universities who have obtained the Bachelor’s
degree in relevant disciplines with at least a good second
class honours in the following faculties/disciplines:
Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Health Sciences &
Technology, Physical Sciences, The Social Sciences and
Veterinary Medicine, Business Administration, Environmental
Studies, faculties in Humanities and Law.
(ii) Candidates with Postgraduate Diploma in Climate Change
Economics, Policy and Innovation of the University of Nigeria
or awarded by any other recognized institution with at least
upper credit level passes;
(iii) Candidates whose first degrees are unclassified but have
scores of 50% or above;
(iv) 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
The following shall qualify for Doctorate Degree admission:
Graduates of the University of Nigeria or of any other
recognized Universities who have obtained the Master’s
degree in Climate Change Economics, Policy and Innovation
with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 on a 5-point scale, 3.00 point
on a 4-point scale or ‘B’ 60% average provided that
satisfactory research work formed part of the Master’s degree
programme;
MASTER’S/Ph.D. PROGRAMME
The following shall qualify for Master’s/Ph.D. admission:
(a) A candidate with first class honors from a recognized
University may be admitted into a Master’s/Ph.D. programme;
(b) A candidate with Master’s degree from the University with
a grade point average of 3.50 on 5-point or 3.00 on 4-point
scale. i.e 60%.
SANDWICH POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
1. M. Ed. Sandwich programmes of the Faculty of Education
are run in the following Departments: Adult Education; Arts
Education; Science Education; Health & Physical Education
(Health Education, Physical Education & Recreation options);
Social Science Education; and
Vocational Teacher Education.
Note: Candidates are advised to read through the current
Postgraduate Regulation of the University of Nigeria for proper
guidance on the conditions for Postgraduate admissions of
the University.
MLS degree programme is offered in the Department of
Library & Information Science.
Please note that Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE),
Postgraduate Diploma in Vocational Teacher Education
(PGDTE) and Postgraduate Diploma in Library & Information
Science (PGDL) are based in the Institute of Education under
Sandwich Programme.
DURATION OF COURSES
(a) Postgraduate Diploma (Regular) – Two semesters
(a) Postgraduate Diploma (Sandwich) – Three Long Vacations
(b) Master’s degree (Regular) :
(i) A minimum of 3 semesters for full-time and 5 Semesters
for part-time in all Departments/Faculties except for the
Departments/Faculties listed in c (ii) below.
(ii) A minimum of 4 semesters for Full-time and 6 semesters
for part-time for the following Departments/Faculties:
Sociology, Psychology, Public Administration and Local
Government (PALG), Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine,
Education and Business Administration.
(a) M.Ed. (Sandwich) – three long vacations.
(b) Ph.D. degree Programme – A minimum of six semester for
full time and eight semesters for part time in all Faculties
except Agriculture which is four semesters for full time and six
semesters for part time. (Ph.D. is not run as a Sandwich
programme).
Candidates are expected to complete their programmes at the
minimum duration but not to exceed the maximum. (See
Postgraduate Regulations).
REGISTRATION
For Regular/Sandwich programme, Postgraduate Diploma,
Master’s and Doctorate degree programmes, candidates are
considered for admission once in a session. Regular students
are expected to register their postgraduate courses within four
weeks from the commencement of the session. Candidates
admitted for sandwich programmes are expected to register
not later than two weeks from the commencement of the
sandwich session.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
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.

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