UNN Supplementary Postgraduate Admission Form 2016/17. The management of University of Nigeria Nsukka has announced supplementary admission into its postgraduates programmes for 2016/2017 academic session. The details of this information below.
SUPPLEMENTARY ADVERTISEMENT FOR ADMISSION INTO POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES FOR 2016/2017 SESSION
The University of Nigeria, Nsukka offers full-time/part-time programmes leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma, Masters and Doctorate degrees in various Faculties and in the areas specified under each Department/Institute/Centre as follows:
- FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE PGD, M.Sc and Ph.D programmes
- A. 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- FACULTY OF ARTS
PGD, M.A and Ph.D degree programmes
- A. Department of Archaeology and Tourism (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)
- MA in African Literature in French
- MA in German Literature
- MA in Caribbean Literature
- MA in Translation (FLEENING – FRE)
- Ph.D in African Literature in French
- Ph.D in Caribbean Literature in French
- Ph.D in German Literature.
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 (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
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) Postgraduate Diploma (PGDM)
(a) African Music Industry.
(b) Ensemble/Theatre Directing and Management. (c) Music Education.
(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.
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 PD)
History of Drama and Theatre; Dramatic Theory and Criticism; African Drama and Theatre;
Acting and Directing and Playwriting.
- FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes
- A. Department of Biochemistry
- M.Sc (Environmental Biochemistry)
- M.Sc (Enzymology)
- M.Sc (Industrial Biochemistry)
- M.Sc (Medical Biochemistry)
- M.Sc (Nutritional Biochemistry
- M.Sc (Molecular Biology)
- M.Sc (Pharmacological Biochemistry).
Doctor of Philosopbhy (Ph.D)
- Ph.D (Environmental Biochemistry)
- Ph.D (Enzymology)
- Ph.D (Industrial Biochemistry)
- Ph.D (Medical Biochemistry)
- Ph.D (Nutritional Biochemistry
- Ph.D (Molecular Biology)
- Ph.D (Pharmacological Biochemistry)
- Ph.D (Lipd 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 & Ph.D)
(a) Animal and Environmental Physiology
(b) Parasitology and Public Health
(c) Entomology and Forensic Biology (d) Fishery Science and Aquaculture (e) Hydrobiology/Aquatic Sciences
(f) Ecology and Environmental Biology
(g) Animal Genetics, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.
- 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.
A minimum Master’s degree GPA of 4.00 and above on 5 point scale is required for admission into the Ph.D or Master’s/Ph.D programmes of the Departments in the Faculty of Business Administration.
- 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
- 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; etc. and Measurement & Evaluation.
- F. Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education
(a) PGD in:
(i) Health Education (PGDHE)
(ii) Human Kinetics and Sports Studies (PGDHKS).
(b) Master of Science3 (M.Sc) in:
(i) Public Health Education. (ii) School Health Education.
(iii) Mental and Emotional Health Education.
(iv) Occupational and Industrial Health Education..
(v) Administration and Management of Physical Education and Sport.
(vi) Curriculum and Physical Education Teacher Education. (vii) Psychology of Sports.
(viii) Sociology of Sports.
(ix) Recreation and Tourism. (x) Exercise Physiology.
(xi) Adopted Physical Education
(c) Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in the areas of specialty in “2” above
(d) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in the areas of specialty in “2” above
- 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.
- 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.
- FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES PGD, M.Sc., M.Arch and Ph.D. Programmes
- A. 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.
- 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)
Geodesy; Photogrametry and Remote Sensing; Language Surveying; Hydrography;
Geographic Information System (GIS); Cartography; Land Surveying, Land Information
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics
M.Sc and DMSC degree programmes.
Department of Medicine
M.D. and M.S. degree programmes.
- 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.
- Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Autonomic Pharmacology; Neunopharmacology; Biochemical Pharmacology; Chemotherapy; Clinical Pharmacology; Toxicology; Cardiovasular Pharmacology; Natural Product Pharmacology.
- Department of Pharmagnosy and Environmental Medicines
M.Pharm, M.Sc and Ph.D Degrees
(a) Pharmaceutical Separation Techniques. (b) Drug Evaluation.
(e) Clinical Pharmacognosy.
(f) Environmental Toxicology.
- 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
(i) Economic Geology and Geochemistry
(ii) Engineering Geology (iii) Environmental Geology (iv) Applied Geophysics
(vi) Mineralogy and Petrology
(vii) Palaeontology and Stratigraphy
(viii) Petroleum Geoscience
(x) Structural Geology.
(xi) Stratigraphy and Sedimentology.
- 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
(i) 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.
(ii) Department of Geography
(a) PGD in Environmental Management
(b) Master of Science and Ph.D
(i) Agricultural Geography
(ii) Biogeography. (iii) Cartography.
(iv) Climatology/Physical Oceanography. (v) Environmental Management.
(vii) Hydrology and Water Resources. (viii) Industrial Geography.
(ix) Political Geography.
(x) Population Geography. (xi) Remote Sensing.
(xii) Rural Geography.
(xiii) Transportation Geography. (xiv) Urban Geography.
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. degree programmes)
(i) Political Theory
(ii) Public Administration
(iii) Comparative Politics, Development and Social Change
(iv) Electoral Studies
(v) International Relations and Diplomacy
(vi) Political Economy
(vii) Conflict, Peace and Strategic Studies
(viii) 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
(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
(PGD, M.Sc and Ph.D degree programmes)
(ii) Gender and Women Studies. (iii) Industrial and labour Relations. (iv) Social Development Studies.
- i. Anthropology.
- ii. Anthropology and Developmen iii. Climate Change and Society.
- iv. Comparative Ethnography.
- v. Criminology and Sociology of Deviance. vi. Culture and Communicati
vii. Demography and Population Studies. viii. Environmental Sociology.
- i Family Studies.
- Gender and Women Studies.
- xi. Industrial and Labour Relations xii. Industrial Sociology.
xiii. Medical Anthropology. xiv. Medical Sociology.
- 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.
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 (Emtryology); Microscopic Anatomy (Histology); Gross and Comparative Anatomy; Immunachemistry; 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
- 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.
(ii) Veterinary Microbiology: Bacteriology; Virology; Mycology; Micoplasmology and
- 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.
- 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 and Communication; Robotics Education, Accounting Education, Marketing Education, Management Education.
- C. Computer Education
(PGDTE, M.Tech., M.Ed and Ph.D)
(i) Software Development and application. (ii) Hardware Maintenance.
(iii) Networking and Communication. (iv) 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
- 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).
- 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).
- INSTITUTE OF MOLECULAR AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES
- Masters/Ph.D in Tropical Paediatrics (M.Sc Tropical Paerdiatrics/Ph.D)
- Masters in Human reproduction/Ph.D (M.Sc Human Reproduction/Ph.D.
- Masters in Adolescent and Child Health/Ph.D (M.Sc Adolescent and Child Heath/Ph.D)
- Masters in Women’s Health and Reproductive Science/Ph.D (M.Sc Women & Reprouctive Health/Ph.D)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Maternal and Child Health (PGD Maternal & child Health).
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC HEALTH
(M.Sc and Doctoral Programme (Ph.D and DrPH)
- Public Health (Health Systems, Policy and Management Stream).
- Public Health (Epidemiology Streem).
- Public Health (Health Promotion and Commuication Stream).
- Public Health (Environmental and Occuational Healthy Stream).
- Public Health (Clinical Epidemiology Stream).
- Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Degree.
- Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) Degree.
- GENERAL ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
- i) Candidates for admission into any postgraduate programme of the University must
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.
- ii) Graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized Universities who possess the above qualifications are eligible to apply.
- A. 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.
- 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 Administrati
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.
- 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
programmes 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, Health Sciences & Technology and Faculty of Business Administration.
(iii) 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.
- D. MASTER’S/Ph. 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 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.
- E. CEMAC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
The following may qualify for admission:
- 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.
- Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programme in Environmental Management and
(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.
- Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) programme in Environmental Management and
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.
- 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.
- MDRM (Master in Disaster Risk Management)
See the General Entry Requirement for Masters degree programme in B (i) to B (viii) above.
- F. 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
- 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;
- SANDWICH POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
- M. E Sandwich programmes of the Faculty of Education are run in the following Departments: Adult Education; Arts Education; Science Education; Health & Physical Education (Health Education and Physical Education & Recreation options); Social Science Education; and
Vocational Teacher Education.
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.
Note: That the University do not have Sandwich doctorate degree programmes.
- I. 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).
Postgraduate Diploma, Master’s and Doctorate degree programme, candidates are considered
for admission once in a session. Regular students to are register their postgraduate courses within four weeks from the commencement of the session. Candidates admitted for sandwich programmes are required 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.
Applicants should log on to www.unn.edu.ng and follow the procedures stated below:
Click on UNN Portal or through this link unnportal.unn.edu.ng.
Click on PG Application form to generate 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.
- L. 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 to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies or to the Principal Assistant Registrar, School of Postgraduate Studies Unit, Enugu Campus for all Enugu Campus based postgraduate programmes. Please note that applications will not be processed unless the referees reports are available.
- M. TRANSCRIPTS
Candidates should download transcript request form (D2) also provided online, and submit same to their former Universities/Institutions to forward, with a copy of their Academic
transcript(s), to “The Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka” to reach him/her not later than September 05, 2016. Candidates whose transcripts are not received on or before the deadline by the School will not have their application forms processed.
- N. 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 deliver them to: The PAR, School of Postgraduate Unit, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. For ease of reference, Enugu based faculties are: Business Administration; Environmental Studies; Law; Health Sciences & Technology; Medical Sciences; Institute for Development Studies (IDS), Centre for Environmental Management & Control (CEMAC) and Institute of Public Health . 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 &
(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 (b.ii) and the File
Jacket should be placed in brown envelope specified in (b.i) above.
All documents must fit into the 10” X 15” envelope to be addressed and delivered to or sent by courier to “Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka”, or to the Principal Assistant Registrar, School of Postgraduate Studies Unit, Enugu Campus for Enugu Campus-based postgraduate programme.
- CLOSING DATE
Application starts from the date of this publication and closes on September 08, 2016.
** IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS**
- All applicants will undergo computer based postgraduate admission screening test.
- Check out for information on screening processes via the UNN Website www.unn.edu.ng from Monday, August 15, June, 2016, for further necessary action.
- Dates for the Screening Test will be communicated to candidates at least one week before the test.
- Note: 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.
- T. Ugwueze,
Deputy Registrar/Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies
University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Date: 08 August, 2016
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