UNN Postgraduate Admission, 2018/2019 Is Out
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into postgraduate programmes within the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, resulting in the award of Postgraduate Diplomas and Master’s and Doctorate levels within the areas of specialization indicated underneath every Department/Institute/Centre as follows for the 2018/2019 educational session:
1. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes
A. Department of Agricultural Economics
Farm Management and Production Economics; Agricultural Marketing and Agri-business; Agricultural Finance and Project Analysis; Agricultural Cooperative and Resources; Environmental Economics.
The Department of Agricultural Economics additionally gives PGD programme 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, provide 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; Hematology; Ornamental Horticulture; Plant Breeding and Genetics; Plant Pathology; Tropical 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
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes
Family and Child Studies; Home Management (Family Resource Management); Hospitality and Institutional Management; Interior Decoration and Design; Food and Nutrition; Textile, Clothing and Fashion Design.
G. Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D programmes
Dietetics; Community and Public Health Nutrition; Human and Experimental Nutrition
H. 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. diploma programmes
A. Department of Archaeology and Tourism (PGD, M.A. and Ph.D. Programmes)
Paleolithic 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 Education; 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; Caribbean Literature in French; Translation (FEENG – FRE).
The Department additionally gives Ph.D programmes within the following areas of specialization:
African Literature in French; Caribbean 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 additionally gives Ph.D. within 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
three. DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC
Postgraduate Diploma in Music (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.
(d) Composition and Musical Instrument Technology.
Ph.D, Degree Programme
(a) African Music.
(b) Music Education.
(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.
(e) African and Caribbean Drama and Theatre.
(f) Film and Media Arts Studies.
(g) Performance Studies.
(i) Theatre and Cultural Administration.
Four. FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes within the following Departments:
A. Department of Biochemistry
Environmental Biochemistry; Enzymology; Industrial Biochemistry; Medical Biochemistry; Nutritional Biochemistry; Molecular Biology; and Pharmacological Biochemistry.
The Department additionally gives 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; Bagel Biotechnology; Aquatic Botany; Phycology/Limnology (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 Genetics, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.
5. 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.
B. Department of Banking and Finance
Banking; Financial Theory and Management; Investment; Financial Institutions; International Finance and Public Finance.
C. 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.
D. Department of Marketing
Marketing Communications; Physical Distribution and Channel Management; Industrial Marketing; Consumer-Buyer Behaviour; and International Marketing, Strategic Marketing. The Department of Marketing additionally gives govt M.Sc. diploma programme in Public Relations.
Faculty of Business Administration additionally gives skilled MBA diploma
programmes in Accounting, Banking and Finance; Management and Marketing.
6. FACULTY OF EDUCATION
PGDE, PGDL, M.Ed. and Ph.D. diploma programmes within 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 Human Kinetics and Health Education
Public Health Education; School Health Education; Mental and Emotional Health Education; Occupational and Industrial Health Education; Administration and Management of Physical Education and Sports; Curriculum and Physical Education Teacher Education; Psychology of Sports; Sociology of Sports; Recreation and Tourism; Exercise Physiology; Adapted Physical Education. For PGD: (a) Health Education (PGDHE); (b) Human Kinetics and Sports Studies (PGDHKS).
E. Department of Library & Information Science
M.L.S and Ph.D. Degree Programmes
F. Department of Science Education
Educational Research Methodology; Mathematics Education; Physics Education; Chemistry Education; Biology Education; Measurement & Evaluation, and Integrated Science Education.
G. Department of Social Science Education
Economics Education; Political Science Education; Population & Family Life Education; Geographical & Environmental Education; and Social Studies Education.
Postgraduate Diploma programmes within the Faculty of Education are domiciled as follows: (PGDE) in Educational Foundations; PGDL in Library & Information Science; Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Education domiciled within the Department of Social Science Education.
7. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
M.Sc., M.Engr. And Ph.D. diploma programmes within the following Departments:
A. Department of Agricultural & Bioresources Engineering: gives the next areas of specialization for the Master of Science (M.Sc.), Master of Engineering (M.Engr.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) diploma:
(i) Power Systems, Machinery and Mechatronic Engineering
(ii) Soil and Water Resources Engineering
(iii) Food and Bioprocess Engineering
(iv) Structures and Environmental Control Engineering
(v) Biomass and Renewable Energy Engineering
(vi) Aqua Cultural Engineering
(vii) Forest Engineering
(viii) Ecological Engineering
B. Department of Civil Engineering
(PGD, M.Sc., M.Engr, 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 services within the space 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 provide PGD programmes.
eight. FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
PGD, M.Sc., M.Arch.and Ph.D. Programmes within the following Departments:
A. Departments of Architecture
Architectural Design; Architectural Science and Technology; Housing; Construction Management; Architectural History and Theory; Sustainable Design; Architectural Conservation; Architectural Practice and Management; Industrial Design; Landscape Architecture Design; Urban Design, Computer Aided Design/Technology and Media Architecture and Interior Design.
B. Department of Estate Management
(PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D. and Master in Real Estate (MRE) Programmes)
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 surroundings.
C. Department of Geoinformatics & Surveying
(PGD, M.Sc., MGIT and Ph.D.)
(a) Land Surveying.
(d) Remote Sensing.
(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.
9. FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES & TECHNOLOGY
M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes within the following Departments:
A. Department of Health Administration & Management
Health Economics; Health Management & Policy.
The Department of Health Administration additionally gives PGD programme.
B. Department of Medical Laboratory Science
Clinical Chemistry; Hematology; 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; Path kinesiology; Biomechanics; and Neurology.
F. Department of Nursing Sciences
Maternal & Child Health Nursing; Medical Surgical Nursing; Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing; Nursing Administration & Management; Community Health Nursing; and Nursing Education.
9. FACULTY OF LAW
LL.M. and Ph.D. Degree programmes within the Departments of
Public & Private Law; Property & Commercial Law; International Law & Jurisprudence.
Programme areas accessible within 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. diploma programmes are provided by the next Departments:
Anatomy; Medical Biochemistry; Pharmacology & Therapeutics; Human Physiology; Medicine and Surgery; Community Medicine.
A. Department of Community Medicine
MPH in Public Health with specialization within the following areas:
Epidemiology of Community Disease; Health Services Management/Health Economics, Occupational and Environmental Health; Social Medicine; Health Education; Maternal and Child Health.
B. Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics
M.Sc. and DMSC diploma programmes.
C. Department of Medicine
M.D. and M.S. diploma programmes.
11. FACULTY OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
M.Pharm, M.Sc., (Pharm); and Ph.D. diploma programmes
A. Department of Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacy Management
Pharmaceutical Services e.g. drug data providers; Pharmacotherapy of varied items 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.
D. Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Industrial Pharmacy
Powder and Tablet Technology; Semi-Solid Dosage Design; Cosmic Science; Liquid Formulations Technology; Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics.
E. 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. diploma programmes within the following Departments:
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 within the following areas):
(a) Economic Geology and Geochemistry
(b) Engineering Geology
(c) Environmental Geology
(d) Applied Geophysics
(f) Mineralogy and Petrology
(g) Palaeontology and Stratigraphy
(i) Petroleum Geoscience
(j) Structural Geology
(ok) 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 diploma programmes within the following Departments:
A. Department of Economics
Economic Theory; Economic Development and Planning; International Economics, Money and Banking; Labor Economics and Industrial Relations; Quantitative Economics; Energy Economics; Public Sector Economics.
B. Department of Geography
Geomorphology; Climatology and Physical Oceanography; Hydrology and Water Resources; Biogeography; Cartography; Remote Sensing; Environmental Management; Agricultural Geography; Rural Geography; Urban Geography; Industrial Geography; Transportation Geography; Population Geography; Political 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 within 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. diploma programmes)
Experimental Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Industrial/Organizational Psychology; Social Psychology; School Psychology; and Counseling Psychology.
F. Department of Public Administration and Local Government
MPA, M.Sc., DPA & Ph.D. diploma programmes.
Financial Management; International Administration; and Human Resources Management.
G. Department of Religion & Cultural Studies
M.A. and Ph.D diploma programmes
Old Testament; New Testament; Church History; Traditional Religion; Religion and Society.
Departments of Religion & Cultural Studies and Philosophy don’t provide PGD programmes.
H. Department of Sociology/Anthropology
M.Sc. and Ph.D. diploma programmes within the following areas:
Anthropology; Anthropology and Development; Climate Change and Society; Comparative Ethnography; Criminology and Sociology of Deviance; Culture and Communication; Demography and Population Studies; Environmental Sociology; Family Studies; Gender and Women Studies; Industrial and Labour Relations; Industrial Sociology; Medical Anthropology; Medical Sociology; Military Sociology and Diplomacy; Oral Tradition and Sociology; Organizational Sociology; Political Anthropology; Political Sociology; Postcolonial Studies; Rural Sociology; Security Studies; Social Development Studies; Social Institutions; Symbolic Anthropology; Urban Anthropology; Urban Sociology.
The Department of Sociology/Anthropology additionally gives PGD programme within the following areas:
Criminology; Gender and Women Studies; Industrial and Labour Relations; Social Development Studies.
I. Department of Social Work
(PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D diploma programmes)
Intervention; Social Work Ethics & Values; and Community Development.
The Department additionally gives PGD in Political Science and Election Administration.
14. FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
M.Sc. and Ph.D. diploma programmes within the following Departments:
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.
F. Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology
(M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes)
G. 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 Surveillance; Emergency Prearedness and Information Management; Veterinary Quarantine Services; Livestock Production Economics and Entrepreneurship.
H. Department of Veterinary Surgery & Radiology
M.Sc., and Ph.D. diploma 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. diploma programmes within the following Departments:
A. Department of Agricultural Education
(PGDTE, M.Tech., M.Ed. and Ph.D.)
Technology Education in Production Agriculture; Agro-Business Education; Soil Education
B. Department of 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. Department of Computer Education
(PGDTE, M.Tech., M.Ed. and Ph.D.)
(a) Software Development and Application.
(b) Hardware Maintenance and Management.
(c) Networking and Communication.
(d) Computer and Robotic Education.
D. Department of 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. Department of Industrial Technical Education
(PGDE, PGDTE, M.Tech., and Ph.D.)
Building/Woodwork Technology; Electrical/Electronic Technology; Metal Work/Automobile Technology.
F. Department of 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 Postgraduate programmes as followings:
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. diploma programmes
The IDS has the next areas of specialization at Masters (M.Sc.) diploma stage:
Governance and Social Change; Poverty, Power Relations and Social Change; Knowledge, Technology and Society; and International Development.
At Ph.D. diploma stage, the Institute has the next 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 postgraduate programmes as follows: 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) gives PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. diploma programmes in Environmental Management & Control; Disaster Risk Management. The Centre additionally gives Master’s diploma programmes in Disaster Risk Management (MDRM).
20. POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES IN CLIMATE CHANGE ECONOMICS, POLICY AND INNOVATION (CCEPI)
The Centre gives PGD, M.Sc. AND Ph.D. diploma programmes in Climate Change Economics, Policy and Innovation. Presently, the PGD and diploma programmes in Climate Change are based mostly within the Department of Geography, Faculty of the Social Sciences.
21. INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC HEALTH
The Institute of Public Health gives M.Sc., DrPH and PhD. programmes within the following areas: Health Systems, Policy and Management; Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Health Promotion and Communication; Environmental and Occupational Health; Clinical Epidemiology; Biostatistics.
22. INSTITUTE OF MOLECULAR AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES
M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes within the following areas: Tropical Paediatrics; Human Reproduction; Adolescent and Child Health; Women’s Health and Reproductive Science.
The Institute additionally gives Postgraduate Diploma programme in Maternal and Child Health (PGD Maternal & Child Health).
23. INSTITUTE MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH
Growth & Development; Genetics, Molecular and Cellular Biology; Paediatric Sub-speciality; ICT & Priority Advanced Research Methodology.
24. INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION (SANDWICH PROGRAMMES)
Offers Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) sandwich programmes within the following areas: Citizenship Education; Gender Education; Office Administration and Technology Education; and Women Education.
i. Citizenship Education: A minimal of Bachelors diploma or HND handed at distinction or higher credit score in Education, Social Sciences or associated fields like Arts (Communication, Fine Arts, Drama and Languages).
ii. Gender Education: A candidate is certified to use with Bachelor’s diploma or HND in any space of Education and Social Sciences, Arts and Sciences, handed at distinction or credit score stage.
iii. Office Administration and Technology Education: The entry requirement is Bachelor’s Degree or HND in any space of Education, Social Sciences, ICT or different professionals whose detailed educational information are acceptable to senate of the University of Nigeria could also be admitted.
iv. Women Education: The entry requirement is Bachelor’s Degree or HND in any space of Education, Social Sciences, ICT or different professionals whose detailed educational information are acceptable to senate of the University of Nigeria could also be admitted.
25. INSTITUTE OF CLIMATE CHANGE
Institute of Climate Change gives postgraduate programmes resulting in the award of PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. levels within the following areas: Science of Climate Change; Ground Based Measurement and Indigenous Technology Application to Climate Change; Environmental Literacy and Policy Studies on Climate Change; Sustainability Studies; Studies on Environmental and Climate Change Laws.
GENERAL ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
i) Candidates for admission into any postgraduate programme of the University will need to have obtained 5 credit at no more than two sittings in WASC or GCE or NECO or NABTEB together with English Language. Candidates shall additionally possess the minimal entry necessities for admission into the primary diploma and postgraduate programmes of their areas of curiosity for postgraduate research.
ii) Graduates of the University of Nigeria or different acknowledged Universities who possess the above are eligible to use.
iii) For the PGD in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Architecture, solely candidates with University levels in related areas want apply.
A. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
i) Graduates of the University of Nigeria or different acknowledged universities who’ve obtained a level of bachelor with at the least a 3rd class honours with GPA not lower than 2.00 on 5-point or its equal.
ii) Holders of Credit (Upper credit score) stage passes at HND or its equal in related areas (for programmes within 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 resembling AIB, ACCA, ACMA, ICAN, BEEC, CPA, and many others can also be thought-about for admission.
iii) Candidates with skilled together with HND will need to have obtained 5 credit in WASC or GCE O/L together with English and Mathematics for admission into diploma programs in Business Administration.
iv) For Postgraduate Diploma in Geoinformatics & Surveying particularly, candidates with third class honours levels in Geography, Geology and different Physical Sciences, HND Upper Credit stage passes in associated fields, are additionally eligible.
Candidates, who maintain apart from the above that are acceptable to the Board of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University, can also be thought-about for admission.
For the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
1. PGD Programme
HND in Nutrition and Dietetics, Human Nutrition and Dietetics, or in associated disciplines with a minimal of Upper Credit or Third Class Bachelor’s Degree (with a minimal of two:00 GPA).
2. M.Sc Programme: Candidates in search of admission into M.Sc. in Nutrition and Dietetics will need to have obtained as follows:
a) HND (Upper Credit) in Nutrition and Dietetics, Human Nutrition and Dietetics plus PGD (Credit stage) in Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Nutrition and Dietetics.
b) Bachelor’s diploma with at the least 2nd Class Honours (a minimal of two.5 GPA) in Nutrition and Dietetics, Human Nutrition and Dietetics.
three. Ph.D. or M.Sc/Ph.D Programme: Candidates in search of admission for Ph.D. diploma programme or M.Sc/Ph.D. programme in Human Nutrition and Dietetics will need to have Master’s diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics, Human Nutrition and Dietetics with minimal GPA of three.5 from a acknowledged establishment.
For the Department of Home Science
1. PGD: Candidates in search of admission for PGD in Home Science will need to have any of the next from acknowledged establishment:
a) HND in Home Science, Home Economics or related fields with a minimal of Upper Credit.
b) Third class Bachelor’s diploma (with minimal of two.00 GPA) in Home Science or Home Economics.
2. M.SC: Candidates in search of admission for the Master of Science programme in Home Science will need to have any of the next from acknowledged establishment:
a) Bachelor’s diploma in Home Science or associated self-discipline with a minimal of Second Class honours (Lower Division).
b) Bachelor’s diploma in Home Science or associated self-discipline with third class honours (with minimal of two.00 GPA) plus PGD handed at Upper Credit stage.
c) HND Upper Credit plus PGD at Upper Credit stage along with satisfying University matriculation necessities.
three. Ph.D.: Candidates in search of admission into Ph.D. programme or agency registration in Home Science will need to have Masters Degree in Home Science, Home Economics or associated self-discipline from acknowledged Institution.
a) With minimal GPA of three.5 or 60% with out failed programs.
b) Those with a mean of 50% with excellent course(s) will take them and as properly proceed to their Doctorate programme.
c) Those with a mean of lower than 50% will retake all the programs.
B. MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMME
The following shall qualify for Master’s Degree admission:
(i) Graduates of the University of Nigeria or of different acknowledged universities who’ve obtained the Bachelor’s diploma in related disciplines with at the least a second class honours with not lower than 2.50 GPA;
(ii) Candidates with related Postgraduate Diplomas from the University of Nigeria or some other acknowledged college with at the least credit score stage passes with a minimal GPA of three.5 on a 5-point scale or three.zero on Four-point scale;
(iii) Candidates whose first levels are unclassified however have scores of 50% or above;
(iv) For M.Ed. diploma programmes, candidates with at the least a great second class single honours diploma in educating topics plus at the least a advantage stage cross at Postgraduate Diploma in Education, or those that maintain a 3rd class honours diploma in educating topics plus Postgraduate Diploma in Education handed at credit score stage or above;
(v) For MPA diploma programme, candidates ought to, along with (i) and (ii) above, be serving administrative/managerial employees within the Public or Private sector with a at the least two years post-qualification cognate expertise;
(vi) Holders Fellowship such a FIMLT, FNILT, NIPR, or their equivalents obtained by means of examination. However, candidates with the skilled certificates listed above will need to have labored as Senior Technologist(s) or in equal place(s) for at the least three years;
(vii) For MPH diploma programme, candidates ought to along with (i) above, have at the least three years related put up qualification expertise or at the least a Second Class Honours diploma 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 display screen the candidates additional and base their advice on such screening end result.
(viii) Candidates who maintain apart from these listed above, that are acceptable to the Senate of the University of Nigeria.
C. DOCTORATE DEGREE (Ph.D.) PROGRAMME
Candidate from the University of Nigeria or from different acknowledged Universities who’ve obtained Master’s diploma applicable for the proposed areas of examine shall qualify for Doctorate Degree admission. Specifically,
(i) A minimal Master’s diploma GPA of three.5 on a 5-point scale or three.00 on a Four-point scale is required for admission into Ph.D programme in all Departments besides these departments listed in C: (ii) under:
(ii) A minimal GPA of Four.zero on a 5-point scale is required for admission into Ph.D programme within the following Departments/Faculties: Music, Economics, Psychology, Education, Medical Sciences, Business Administration, Department of Public Administration and Local Government, Faculty of Law.
(iii) A minimal GPA of three.zero on a Four-point scale or a B (60%) at Master’s diploma common supplied that passable analysis work fashioned a part of the Master’s Degree programme.
D. MASTER’S/Ph.D. DEGREE PROGRAMME
(i) A candidate with top notch honours from a acknowledged University could also be admitted right into a Master’s/Ph.D. programme in his/her self-discipline.
(ii) A candidate with Master’s diploma from a acknowledged University with a GPA of three.50 on 5-point scale or three.00 on Four-point scale who needs to do Ph.D. diploma in a associated space shall qualify for the Master’s/Ph.D. Any candidate who will not be certified for Ph.D. admission on account of low GPA remains to be not certified for admission into Master’s/ Ph.D. programme.
(iii) For Faculties and Departments the place the possession of Master’s diploma with Four.00 factors GPA and above is the situation for Ph.D admission, candidates with Master’s diploma GPA of three.50 and above, however lower than Four.00 could apply for Master’s/Ph.D admission. On completion of Master’s diploma coursework specified by the Department, the candidate shall be certified for a agency Ph.D. registration if she or he attains the GPA of Four.00 within the Master’s programme.
SANDWICH POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
1. M.Ed. Sandwich programmes of the Faculty of Education are run within the following Departments: Adult Education; Arts Education; Science Education; Health & Physical Education (Health Education, Physical Education & Recreation choices); Social Science Education; and Vocational Teacher Education.
2. MLS diploma sandwich programme is obtainable within the Department of Library & Information Science.
three, Sandwich Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE), Postgraduate Diploma in Vocational Teacher Education (PGDTE) and Postgraduate Diploma in Library & Information Science (PGDL) are based mostly within the Institute of Education underneath Sandwich Programme.
NOTE: Candidates are suggested to learn by means of the present Postgraduate Regulation of the University for correct information on the situations for Postgraduate admissions within the University.
DURATION OF COURSES
(a) Postgraduate Diploma (Regular) – Two semesters
(a) Postgraduate Diploma (Sandwich) – Three Long Vacations
(b) Master’s diploma (Regular):
(i) A minimal of three semesters for full-time and 5 Semesters for part-time in all Departments/Faculties apart from the Departments/Faculties listed in c(ii) under.
(ii) A minimal of Four semesters for Full-time and 6 semesters for part-time for the next Departments/Faculties: Sociology, Psychology, Public Administration and Local Government (PALG), Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine, Education and Business Administration.
(a) M.Ed. (Sandwich) – three lengthy holidays.
(b) Ph.D. diploma Programme – A minimal of six semester for full time and eight semesters for half time in all Faculties besides Agriculture which is 4 semesters for full time and 6 semesters for half time. (Ph.D. will not be run as a Sandwich programme).
Candidates are anticipated to finish their programmes on the minimal period however to not exceed the utmost. (See: Postgraduate Regulations).
For Regular/Sandwich programme, Postgraduate Diploma, Master’s and Doctorate diploma programmes, candidates are thought-about for admission as soon as in a session. Regular college students are anticipated to register their postgraduate programs inside 4 weeks from the graduation of the session. Candidates admitted for sandwich programmes are anticipated to register not later than two weeks from the graduation of the sandwich session.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application Forms will be obtained ONLINE on cost of a non-refundable charge of N25,00zero.00 (Twenty 5 thousand naira solely) made payable to “The University of Nigeria Postgraduate Application Fees Account, at any financial institution inside the nation utilizing the Remita platform.
Applicants ought to go online to www.unn.edu.ng and comply with the procedures acknowledged under:
Click on UNN Portal or by means of this hyperlink unnportal.unn.edu.ng.
Click on PG Application type to generate bill for cost.
Use your telephone quantity to generate the bill. You are suggested to make use of a practical quantity to allow us attain you for the admission screening check.
Proceed to any Bank with Remita platform for cost.
Return to the UNN Portal together with your cost affirmation pin from the Bank and comply with the process for finishing the shape.
Candidates ought to obtain three (three) copies of the referee report (D1) kinds after finishing preliminary and private particulars on-line. Some particulars on the shape could be inserted routinely with the knowledge supplied by the candidate on-line whereas the remaining data must be accomplished by the referee manually and returned to the candidate who will enclose it in sealed envelope for submission. Please observe that purposes wouldn’t be processed except the referees’ stories can be found.
Candidate ought to obtain transcript request kinds (D2) additionally supplied on-line, and undergo their former Universities/Institutions to ahead with a replica of Academic transcript(s) to “The Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka” to achieve him/her not later than 30thJuly. Candidates whose transcripts aren’t acquired on or earlier than the deadline by the School wouldn’t have their utility kinds processed.
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORMS
Most data required could be accomplished on-line. However, a replica of the net accomplished utility type must be downloaded and printed. The printed utility type with the related paperwork as listed under must be posted or delivered to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, for Nsukka based mostly colleges. Candidates for Enugu based mostly colleges are to submit their utility kinds by put up or delivered to: The PAR, School of Postgraduate Unit, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. For ease of reference, Enugu based mostly colleges are: Business Administration; Environmental Studies; Health Sciences & Technology; Medical Sciences; Institute for Development Studies (IDS) and Centre for Environmental Management & Control (CEMAC). Candidates are suggested to make sure that the next paperwork are enclosed within 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 abstract type (D3) accessible on-line must be downloaded & printed:
(i) One copy of the printed abstract type (D3) must be glued very neatly (NOT STAPLED) on a brown 10” X 15” envelope;
(ii) The second copy of the printed abstract type (D3) must be glued very neatly (NOT STAPLED) on a white 9” X 13” file Jacket;
(c) All accompanying paperwork must be positioned within the file Jacket, laid out in (c.ii) and the File Jacket must be positioned in brown envelope as laid out in (c.i.) above.
All paperwork should match into the 10” X 15” envelope and delivered or addressed and despatched by courier to “The Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka”.
Online sale of Application Forms begins from eighth May, 2018 and ends on 15th June, 2018.
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS
1. All candidates shall endure laptop based mostly Postgraduate Admission Screening Test.
2. Check out for data on screening processes through the UNN Website:www.unn.edu.ng or www.spgs.unn.edu.ng from 15th July, 2018 after submitting the finished utility type.
three. Date of the Screening Test: To be introduced.
NOTE: For Ph.D. diploma programme, a candidate should acquire at the least an acceptance letter for publishing an article from a journal licensed by the University of Nigeria, Nsukka as a situation for commencement.
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