Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the the University of Abuja postgraduate school for 2017/2018 academic session.
1) FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
Department of Crop Science PGD in Crop Protection, PGD in Agronomy, PGD in Agro Forestry, M.Sc. Crop Protection, M.Sc. Agronomy, M.Sc. Agro Forestry, Ph.D. Crop Protection, Ph.D. Agronomy, Ph.D. Agro Forestry
Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension PGD Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, PGD Agric Business Management, M.Sc. Agricultural Economics, M.Sc. Development Economics, M. Sc. Environmental Economics, M. Sc. Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology, Ph.D. Agricultural Economics, Ph.D. Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology
Department of Soil Science PGD – Soil Science, M.Sc. – Soil Science, M.Phil/Ph.D – Soil Science, Ph.D – Soil Science
Department of Animal Science PGD – Animal Science, M. Sc. – Animal Science ,Ph.D – Animal Science
2) FACULTY OF ARTS
Department of History and Diplomatic Studies Post-Graduate Diploma in Diplomatic Studies (PGDDS), M.A. in Diplomatic Studies, M.A. in Nigerian and African History, M.Phil/Ph.D in Nigerian and African History, M.Phil/Ph.D in Diplomatic Studies, Ph.D in Nigerian and African History, Ph.D in Diplomatic Studies
Department of Theatre Arts Postgraduate Diploma in Media Arts, Postgraduate Diploma in Theatre Arts, M.A in Media Arts, M.A in Theatre Arts, Ph.D in Media Arts, Ph.D in Theatre Arts
Department of English English Literature – M.A, Ph.D, English Language – M.A, Ph.D
3) COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCE
Department of Community Medicine Master of Public Health, Master of Science (M.Sc.) Medical Biochemistry, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Medical Biochemistry
4) FACULTY OF EDUCATION
Postgraduate Diploma Education (PGDE) Department of Educational Management, M. Ed – Educational Administration and Planning, Ph.D – Educational Administration and Planning
Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology Educational Psychlogy Master of Education (M.Ed) – Educational Psychology, Ph.D – Educational Psychology Guidance and Counseling, Master of Education (M. Ed) – Guidance and Counseling. M.Phil./Ph.D – Guidance and Counseling, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) – Guidance and Counseling
Departments of Arts and Social Sciences Education (ASSE) Curriculum Education – M.Ed. & Ph.D, Language Education – M.Ed. & Ph.D, Social Studies Education – M.Ed. & Ph.D
Department of Science and Environmental Education Master of Education (M. Ed) Science Education, Master of Education (M. Ed) Mathematics Education, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Science Education, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Mathematics Education
5) FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
Department of Civil Engineering PGD – Civil Engineering, M. Eng. – Civil Engineering, Ph.D – Civil Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering PGD – Chemical Engineering, M. Eng. – Chemical Engineering, Ph.D – Chemical Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering PGD – Mechanical Engineering, M. Eng. – Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D – Mechanical Engineering
6) FACULTY OF LAW
Master of Law (LL.M), Doctor of Philosophy in Law (Ph.D. Law)
7) FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
Department of Accounting Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting, Master of Science in Accounting & Finance (M.Sc. Accounting & Finance), Business Administration Department, Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDBA), Master of Science in Business Administration (M.Sc. Business Administration), Ph.D. Management
Public Administration Department Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDPA), Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Science in Public Administration (M.Sc. Pub. Admin.), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) – Public Administration
Department of Computer Science 1. Master of Science (M.Sc.) Computer Science with specialization in following areas of Computer Science: Information Security, Software Engineering, Intelligent Systems, Distributed Computing Systems, Computer Networks and Communications, Database Systems 2. Ph.D in Computer Science
Department of physics M.Sc./Ph.D – Solid State Physics, M.Sc./Ph.D – Solar Energy Physics, M.Sc./Ph.D – Applied Geophysics
Department of Mathematics M.Sc. – Pure Mathematics, Ph.D – Pure Mathematics, M.Sc. – Applied Mathematics, Ph.D – Applied Mathematics
Department of Statistics Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (PGDS), Master of Science (M. Sc), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
9) FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE
Department of Economics Postgraduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDB&F), Masters in Financial Economics (MFE), M.Sc. Economics, Ph.D Economics
Department of Political Sciences & International Relations Postgraduate Diploma in Political Sciences (PGDPS), Masters in International Relations and Diplomacy (MIRD), Master of Science (M.Sc. Political Sciences specialization) in International Relations, Political Economy and Development Studies, Policy Analysis, Ph.D in all areas listed in (i) (ii) & (iii), Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D) in Political Science with specialization in: International Relations Political Economy & Development Studies, Policy Analysis
Department of Sociology M.Sc./Ph.D – Gender, M.Sc./Ph.D – Development, M.Sc./Ph.D – Industrial, M.Sc./Ph.D – Criminology, M.Sc./Ph.D – Demography, M.Sc./Ph.D – Medical, Postgraduate Diploma in Intercultural Conflicts & Communications (PEDIC)
Department of Geography and Environmental Management Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Planning & Protection (PGDEPP), Masters in Environmental Planning and Protection (MEPP), Master of Science (M.Sc.) Geography with specialization in: Environmental Resources Planning, Population and Manpower Planning, Geomorphology, Biogeography, Climatology. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), Environmental Resources Planning, Population and Manpower, Geomorphology, Biogeography, Climatology
10) FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
Department of Veterinary Medicine PGD IN Food Hygiene, PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D, Veterinary Epidemiology, MVPH, Ph.D Veterinary Public Health, MVPH. Ph.D Veterinary Preventive Medicine
11) CENTRE FOR GENDER SECURITY STUDIES AND YOUTH ADVANCEMENT
Postgraduate Diploma in Gender Studies (Part-time), M.A. Gender Studies (Part time)
12) INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION
Postgraduate Diploma in Gender Studies (Part-time).
The University of Abuja offers programmes leading to the award of:
a. Postgraduate Diploma certificates in Education (PGDE), Business Administration (PGDBA), Public Administration (PGDPA), Political Science, Banking and (PGDBF), Diplomatic Studies, Statistics, Engineering, Food Hygiene, Veterinary Epidemiology, Crop Production, Agronomy, Agro Forestry, Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, Agric Business Management, Soil, Animal Science, Environmental Planning and Protection (PGDEPP), Postgraduate Diploma in Gender Studies.
b. 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 c. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in various areas of specialization in the listed Faculties and Departments in a and b above.
GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
i. A candidate for Postgraduate studies in the University of Abuja must have obtained at least five (5) credits including English and Mathematics in not more than two sittings in WASC, NECO. GCE (Ordinary Level) or their equivalent.
ii. Candidates 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 Master’s 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 grade of lower credit.
vi. MBBS, BDS is required of MPH Community Medicine while health related degree is required for MPH Sexual and Reporductive Health.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application forms can be obtained online via http://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), 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.
Candidates are to request their former institutions to indicate the Course / Department for /to which they applied, while sending academic transcripts to the University. Completed referees’ forms and academics transcripts should reach the Secretary, Postgraduate school, University of Abuja, P.M.B. 117 Abuja.
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).