Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for full-time or part-time admissions to the postgraduate courses of Nnamdi Azikiwe University for the 2015/2016 academic year.
Postgraduate Degree and Diploma Courses Available
Doctorate and Masters’ Degree and Postgraduate Diploma Programmes are available in the areas listed below:
Agric Economics & Extension: PGD, M.Sc, PhD.
Fisheries and Aquaculture: PGD, M.Sc, PhD.
English Language: (Indicate either LANGUAGE or LITERATURE): MA, Ph.D.
History & International Studies: MA, Ph.D.
Igbo, African & Asian Studies: PGD, MA, Ph.D
Linguistics: PGD, MA, Ph.D
Modem European Languages: PGD, MA, Ph.D
Music: PGD, MA, Ph.D
Religion & Human Relations: MA, Ph.D.
Philosophy: MA, Ph.D.
Theatre Arts: MA, Ph.D.
Basic Medical Sciences
Physiology (only on Full-Time Basis): M.Sc, Ph.D
Applied Biochemistry: M.Sc., Ph.D.
Applied Microbiology & Brewing: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Botany: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Parasitology & Entomology: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Zoology: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Adult Education: M.Ed., Ph.D.
Educational Foundation: PGDE, M.Ed., Ph.D.
Educational Management & Policy: PGD, M.Ed., Ph.D.
Early Childhood and Primary Education: PGD, M.Ed., Ph.D.
Human Kinetics and Health Education: M.Sc., Ph.D.
Guidance & Counseling: M.Sc., Ph.D.
Library & Information Science: PGD, MLIS, PhD.
Science Education: M.Sc., Ph.D.
Vocational Education: M.Sc(Ed.), Ph.D.
Engineering & Technology
Agricultural & Bio-resources Engineering: PGD, M.Eng, Ph.D.
Civil Engineering: PGD, M.Eng, Ph.D.
Chemical Engineering: PGD, M.Eng, Ph.D.
Electrical Engineering: PGD, M.Eng, Ph.D.
Electronic & Computer Engineering: PGD, M.Eng, Ph.D.
Industrial/Production Engineering: PGD, M.Eng, Ph.D.
Mechanical Engineering: PGD, M.Eng, Ph.D.
Metallurgical & Material Engineering: PGD, M.Eng, Ph.D.
Architecture: PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D.
Building: PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D.
Environmental Management: PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D.
Estate Management: PGD, M.Sc,Ph.D.
Fine & Applied Arts: PGD, MFA,Ph.D.
Geography and Meteorology: PGD, M.Sc,Ph.D.
Surveying & Geo-informatics: PGD, M.Sc,Ph.D.
Health Science & Technology
Medical Laboratory Science: PGD,M.Sc., Ph.D.
Nursing Sciences: PGD,M.Sc., Ph.D.
Radiography: PGD,M.Sc., Ph.D.
Medical Rehabilitation: PGD,M.Sc., Ph.D.
Law: LLM, Ph.D.
Accountancy: PGD,M.Sc., Ph.D.
Banking & Finance: PGD,M.Sc., Ph.D.
Business Administration: PGD,M.Sc., Ph.D.
Co-operative Economics & Management: PGD,M.Sc., Ph.D.
Marketing: PGD,M.Sc., Ph.D.
Public Administration: PGD, MPA, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Management Sciences: MBA
Chemical Pathology: M.Sc., Ph.D.
Community Medicine: MPH
Immunology: M.Sc., Ph.D.
Medical Microbiology: M.Sc., Ph.D.
Pharmacology: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Management: M.Pharm, Ph.D.
Pharmacognosy & Traditional Medicine: M.Sc., M.Pharm, Ph.D.
Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Biotechnology: M.Sc., M.Pharm, Ph.D.
Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry: M.Sc., M.Pharm, Ph.D.
Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology: M.Pharm, Ph.D.
Pharmacology and Topology: M.Sc., M.Pharm, Ph.D.
Forensic Sciences: M.Sc.
Applied Statistics: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Computer Science: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Geological Sciences: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Mathematics: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Physics & Industrial Physics: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Pure & Industrial Chemistry: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Economics: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Mass Communication: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Psychology: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Political Science: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Sociology and Anthropology: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
The following may apply for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma programme:
Graduates from approved University who hold that degree classification with a FCGPA of 2.50 and above on a 5point scale.
Candidates from approved Polytechnic, Monotechnics, who hold a Higher National Diploma with a minimum of Upper Credit.
Masters Degree Programmes
The following may apply for admission into Masters Programmes:
Graduates from approved Universities who hold the appropriate degree with minimum FCGPA of 3.00 on a 5 point scale or a minimum of 60% for universities who do not use Final Cumulative Grade Point Average, in the proposed field of study.
Holders of Postgraduate Diploma from recognized institutions with an FCGPA of 3.50 and above (on a 5 point scale).
Doctor of Philosophy Programmes
Graduates from approved universities who hold Masters degree in the proposed field of study with minimum FCGPA of 3.50 on a 5 point scale or a minimum of 60% for universities who do not use the Final Cumulative Grade Point Average.
Minimum General Requirements
Candidates for all Postgraduate programmes must have a minimum of 5 credits including English Language and any four relevant subjects at one or two sittings based on the Departmental/Faculty and General University Requirements.
Duration of the Programmes
Postgraduate Diploma Programme (PGD)
The full time Postgraduate Diploma programme lasts three minimum of two (2) semesters and a maximum of three (3) semesters. Part time programme shall last for a minimum of four (4) semesters and a maximum of Six (6) semesters
Masters Degree Programmes
The Masters Degree programmes last for a minimum of three (3) semesters for full-time and a maximum of six (6) semesters. Part-Time programme shall last for a minimum of four (4) semesters and a maximum of Eight (8) semesters
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programme
Full-The PhD programmes will be last for a minimum of six (6) semesters for full-time and a maximum of Ten (10) semesters. Part- The programme shall last for a minimum of Eight (8) semesters and a maximum of Fourteen (14) semesters.
Application Closing Date
7th September, 2015.
Method of Application
Qualified candidates should Click Here to complete application upon payment of Ten thousand naira (#10,000) only in any of the branches of the following banks:
Applicants are advised to obtain information on Departmental requirements and areas of specialization from: www.unizik.edu.ng/postgraduate
*Fill and submit online the completed Application Form, scanning and attaching the claimed certificates, including O’level certificates, evidence of change of name, birth certificate, teller and confirmation order from the bank of purchase.
*Print the completed Application Form for your personal use. You will require this document in the course of the admission and registration.
*Download and print a copy of the Transcript Request Form. The Transcript Request Form should be sent to your former Institution for your academic transcripts. My change of name should be indicated in the transcript form.
*Applicants should include the names and e-mail addresses of three Referees. At least two of the referees must be Academics not lower than the rank of a Senior Lecturer.
Ph.D. applicants are expected to submit online a proposal of not more than five-type written pages that should include:
Topic (not more than 18 words)
Brief background of the Study
Aims and Objectives/Purpose
*Transcripts should be forwarded to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies not later than 7th September, 2015.
*Qualified Applicants will be invited for screening test on 16th September, 2015.
*PhD Applicants shall also undertake oral defence on their written proposal on 17th September, 2015.
N.B: Any person who will still be on National Service on 1st October, 2015 need not apply.
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