MOUAU Direct Entry Form 2018/2019 is out

UNIUYO Postgraduate Admission form 2018/19 is Out

The University of Uyo, UNIUYO Postgraduate Admission for 2018/2019 session is out. See the courses, admission requirements and application procedure here.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Postgraduate

Programmes of the University of Uyo, for the 2018/2019 academic session as follows:



  1. a) Department of Agricultural Economics & Extension:

M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics with Specialization in:


  1. i) Production Economics and Farm Management. ii)       Agribusiness Management.

iii)      Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives.

  1. iv) Agricultural Policy and Development. v)       Agricultural Finance.
  2. vi) Natural resources and Environmental Economic vii)     Econometrics/Quantitative Research Methods.

Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics with Specialization in:


  1. i) Production Economics and Farm Management. ii)       Resources and Environmental Economic

iii)      Agribusiness and Financial Management. iv)      Agricultural Trade and Marketing.

  1. v) Agricultural Policy.
  2. vi) Planning and Development.

vii)     Agricultural Enterprise Development and Project Management. viii)    Quantitative Research Methods/ Econometrics.

M.Sc. in Agricultural Extension with specialization in:


  1. i) Agricultural Extension Education. ii)       Agricultural Administration.

iii)      Agricultural Communication.

  1. iv) Gender Issues in Agricultural Extension/Rural Development. PD. in Agricultural Extension with specialization in:
  2. i) Agricultural Extension/Rural Development ii)       Agricultural Administration

iii)      Agricultural Communication.


  1. b) Department of Animal Science:


M.Sc. & Ph. D in Animal Science with specialization in:


  1. i) Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry. ii)       Animal Breeding and Genetic

iii)      Animal Production Management.

  1. iv) Animal Physiology & Reproductio v)       Animal Products Technology.


  1. c) Department of Crop Science:


M.Sc. in Crop Science with specialization in:


  1. i) Crop Production and Physiology.
  2. ii) Genetics Crop Breeding and Biotechnology. iii)      Crop Protection.
  3. iv) Weed Science and Pasture Agronomy. v)       Farming Systems and Horticulture.

Ph.D in Crop Science with specialization in:


  1. i) Crop Production. ii)       Crop Physiology. iii)      Farming System. iv)      Horticulture.
  2. v) Weed Science.
  3. vi) Pasture Agronomy. vii)     Entomology.

viii)    Crop Breeding.

  1. ix) Genetics & Biotechnology. x)       Pathology.
  2. xi) Nematology.



  1. d) Department of Soil Science:


M.Sc. & Ph. D. in Soil Science with specialization in:


  1. i) Soil Microbiology & Biochemistry. ii)       Soil Survey & Land Use Planning. iii)      Soil Physics & Conservation.
  2. iv) Soil Chemistry & Minerology.
  3. v) Soil Fertility/Fertilizer Technology. vi)      Pedology.

vii)     Environmental Soil Science.



  1. e) Department of Food Science & Technology:


M.Sc. & Ph.D in Food Science & Technology with specialization in:


  1. i) Food Microbiology & Biotechnology. ii)       Food Chemistry.

iii)      Biochemistry & Biotechnology.

  1. iv) Food Quality Control & Assurance. v)       Food Processing & Storage
  2. vi) Brewing Science & Technology.


  1. f) Department of Forestry & Natural Resources Management:


M.Sc. Forestry & Wildlife with specialization in:


  1. i) Forest Resources Management and Economics. ii)       Environmental Forestry.

iii)      Wood Science.

  1. iv) Agroforestry.
  2. v) Wildlife Management.


Ph.D. in Forestry & Wildlife with specialization in:


  1. i) Forest Resource
  2. ii) Environmental Forestry. iii)      Wood Science.
  3. iv) Agroforestry.
  4. v) Wildlife Management.


  1. g) Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture:


M.Sc. & Ph.D. in:


  1. i) Fisheries & Aquaculture
  2. ii) Aquatic Environmental Management


  1. h) Department of Home Economics, Nutrition & Dietetics:


M.Sc. & Ph.D in Home Economics with specialization in:


  1. i) Textile
  2. ii) Clothing & Fashion Design.

iii)      Family Resource Management (Home Management). iv)      Human & Family Development.

  1. v) Foods & Nutrition.


  1. i) Centre for Wetlands and Waste Management Studies:


M.Sc. in Environmental Health Management (EHM)




  1. a) Department of Communication Arts:


M.A & Ph.D in Mass Communication with specialization in:


  1. i) Business and Organizational Communication. ii)       Radio/TV Broadcasting.

iii)      Print Journalism.

  1. iv) Public Relations and Advertising.
  2. v) Development Communication and Political Communication


  1. b) Department of English:


M.A and Ph.D English with specialization in:


  1. i) Language. ii)       Literature


  1. c) Department of Foreign Languages:


  1. i) M.A. in French. PD in
  2. ii) French Language.

iii)      Literature in French and Translation Studies


  1. d) Department of History & International Studies:


M.A in History & International Studies with specialization in:

  1. i) Archeology of Nigeria ii)       African History

iii)      Social & Political History

  1. iv) Economic History v)       Urban History
  2. vi) International History and Diplomacy

vii)     Peace and Conflict Studies viii)    Military and Strategic Studies ix)      Gender Studies.


Ph. D in History and International Studies with specialization in:


  1. i) International History and Diplomacy ii)       African Diaspora Studies

iii)      Peace and Conflict Studies iv)      Gender Studies

  1. v) Military and Strategic Studies
  2. vi) Archeology and Cultural Heritage Management.


  1. e) Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages:


  1. i) M.A & Ph.D in Linguistics
  2. ii) M.A. in Computational Language Documentation iii)      Ph. D in Computational Language Technology.


  1. f) Department of Religious and Cultural Studies:


M.A. & Ph.D in Religious Studies with specialization in:

  1. i) i)  Sociology of Religion
  2. ii) Biblical Studies: (1) Old Testament, (2) New Testament iii)      African Traditional Religion
  3. iv) Church History
  4. v) Philosophy of Religion


  1. g) Department of Philosophy:


M.A & Ph.D in Philosophy with specialization in:

  1. i) Epistemology ii)       Metaphysics

iii)      Value Theories

  1. iv) Socio-Political Philosophy v)       African Philosophy
  2. vi) Philosophy of Religion vii)     Philosophy of Science viii)    Philosophy of Education ix)      Philosophy of Law
  3. x) History of Philosophy
  4. xi) Philosophy & Gender Studies xii)     Logic, Philosophy of Language xiii)    Philosophy of Social Science xiv)    Philosophy of Mind
  5. xv) Philosophy & Public Affairs

xvi)    Philosophy of Medicine

xvii)   Philosophy of Environment.



  1. h) Department of Music: A. in Music.


  1. i) Department of Theatre Arts: M.A. in Theatre Arts





  1. a) Department of Biochemistry:


M.Sc. & Ph.D in Biochemistry


  1. b) Department of Anatomy:


M.Sc. in Anatomy with specialization in:


  1. i) Histology and Histochemistry ii)       Embryology and Teratology

iii)      Physical Anthropology and Comparative Anatomy

  1. iv) Neurobiology


Ph.D in Anatomy with specialization in:


  1. i) Neurobiology
  2. ii) Clinical and Radiological Anatomy iii)      Physical Anthropology
  3. iv) Histochemistry
  4. v) Cellular and Molecular Biology
  5. vi) Developmental Biology and Teratology


  1. c) Department of Physiology:


M.Sc. & Ph.D in Human Physiology with specialization in:


  1. i) Endocrinology
  2. ii) Reproductive Physiology iii)      Neurophysiology
  3. iv) Metabolism
  4. v) Renal Physiology
  5. vi) Environmental Physiology and Toxicology vii)     Gastrointestinal Physiology

viii)    Cardiovascular Physiology.





M.Sc. in:

  1. i) Accounting
  2. ii) Banking and Finance iii)      Business Management iv)      Marketing
  3. v) Insurance and Risk Management.


Ph.D in:


  1. i) Accounting
  2. ii) Banking and Finance iii)      Business Management iv)      Marketing




Department of Medical Microbiology & Parasitology:


M.Sc. in Medical Microbiology with specialization in:


i) Medical   Microbiology   (Medical   Bacteriology/Clinical Immunology/Public   Health
ii) Medical Parasitology.  




  1. a) Institute of Education:


  1. i) Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE),
  2. ii) Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Technology (PGDET)

iii)     Special Postgraduate Diploma in Education for Higher Education Teachers (SPGDE)


  1. b) Department of Curriculum Studies, Educational Management & Planning:


M.Ed. & Ph.D in:


  1. i) Curriculum Studies
  2. ii) Educational Management & Planning


  1. c) Department of Educational Foundations, Guidance and Counselling:


M.Ed. & Ph.D in:


  1. i) Guidance & Counseling ii)       Educational Psychology iii)      Sociology of Education iv)      Educational Evaluation
  2. v) Social Studies in Education and Philosophy of Education.


  1. d) Department of Physical & Health Education: Physical Education:

M.Sc(Ed.) in:


  1. i) Adapted Physical Education ii)       Exercise Physiology

iii)      Organization & Administration of Physical Education & Sports

  1. iv) Sociology & Psychology of Sports


Ph.D in:


  1. i) Organization & Administration of Physical Education and Sport ii)       Exercise Physiology

iii)      Adapted Physical Education iv)      Sports Psychology

  1. v) Sociology of Sports


Health Education:


M.Sc(Ed.) in:


  1. i) Community Health ii)       School Health

iii)      Environmental and Occupational Health. Ph. D in:

  1. i) Public Health Education


  1. e) Department of Educational Technology & Library Science:


  1. i) Master in Library and Information Science (MLIS)
  2. ii) M.Sc (Ed) in Educational Technology


Ph.D in Library and Information Science with specialization in:


  1. i) Library Science
  2. ii) Information Science

iii)      Archives and Records Management iv)      Publishing and Book Trade


Ph.D in:

  1. i) Educational Technology



  1. f) Department of Early Childhood & Special Education:



M.Ed & Ph.D. in:

  1. i) Early Childhood Education



  1. g) Department of Vocational Education:
  2. i) M.E in Textile Technology Education



M.Sc(Ed.) & Ph.D in:


  1. i) Agricultural Education ii)       Business Education

iii)      Technical Education

  1. iv) Computer Education & Home Economics Education


  1. h) Department of Science Education:


M.Sc.(Ed.) & Ph.D in:

  1. i) Biology Education
  2. ii) Chemistry Education

iii)      Integrated Science Education iv)      Mathematics Education

  1. v) Physics Education





  1. a) Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering:


  1. i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Petroleum Engineering ii)       Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Chemical Engineering


Master & Ph.D in Chemical Engineering with specialization in:


  1. i) Advanced Chemical Engineering
  2. ii) Environmental Process Engineering iii)      Chemical Process Design
  3. iv) Petroleum Processing Engineering v)       Biochemical Engineering.


M.Eng. & Ph.D in Petroleum Engineering with specialization in:


  1. i) Production Engineering ii)       Drilling Engineering

iii)      Reservoir Engineering

  1. iv) Gas Engineering
  2. v) Georesources Engineering
  3. vi) Geoenvironmental Engineerin


  1. b)  Department of Mechanical Engineering:


  1. i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Mechanical Engineering


M.Eng. & Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in:


  1. i) Production Engineering
  2. ii) Building Services Engineering iii)      Materials Engineerin


  1. c) Department of Computer/Electrical & Electronics Engineering:


  1. i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Computer Engineering
  2. ii) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Electrical/Electronics Engineering. Eng. in Computer Engineering with specialization in:
  3. i) Computer (Hardware) Engineering ii)       Software & Systems Engineering.


M.Eng. in Electrical/Electronics Engineering with specialization in:


  1. i) Electric Power Devices (Machines)
  2. ii) Electrical Power Engineering iii)      Control Engineering
  3. iv) Electronics & Communications Engineering


  1. d) Department of Food and Agricultural Engineering:


  1. i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Food and Agricultural Engineering. Eng. & Ph.D in Food Engineering with specialization in:
  2. i) Food Process Engineering
  3. ii) Food Machinery and Equipment Engineering iii)      Food Storage
  4. iv) Distribution and Environmental Engineerin


M.Eng. & Ph.D in Agricultural Engineering with specialization in:


  1. i)  Farm Power and Machinery (FPM)
  2. ii) Agricultural Products Processing and Storage

iii)      Soil and Water Conservation Engineering (SWE)

  1. iv) Farm Structures and Environment


  1. e) Department of Civil Engineering:


  1. i) PGD in Civil Engineering


Master of Engineering degree (M.Engr.) in the following areas of specialization:


  1. i) Structural Engineering
  2. ii) Water Resources Engineering

iii)      Environmental Health Engineering iv)      Geotechnical Engineering.





  1. a) Department of Architecture: M.Sc. in Architecture


  1. b) Department of Building: M. Sc & Ph.D in Construction Management


  1. c) Department of Estate Management: Sc. & Ph.D in Estate Management


  1. d) Department of Fine & Industrial Arts:


Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in:


  1. i) Ceramics ii)       Painting iii)      Sculpture iv)      Textiles
  2. v) Graphics.
  3. vi) Master of Arts in Art Education (A. Art Education). Ph.D in Fine & Industrial Arts with specialization in:
  4. i) Ceramics Design and Technology ii)       Graphics Design and Technology iii)      Painting and Painting Technology iv)      Textiles Design and Technology
  5. v) Sculpture.


  1. e) Department of Geoinformatics and Surveying


M.Sc. & Ph.D in Geoinformatics and Surveying


  1. f) Department of Urban & Regional Planning:


  1. i) Master of Urban & Regional Planning (MURP)
  2. ii) M.Sc. in Environmental Management

iii)     Ph.D in Urban & Regional Planning



  1. FACULTY OF LAW: LLM & Ph.D in Law




  1. a) Department of Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry:


M.Sc. & Ph. D in Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry with specialization in:


  1. i) Synthesis and Characterization of Chemotherapeutic Agents Drug Metabolism ii)       Pharmacokinetics of Drugs and Effects on Drug Therapy

iii)      Chemistry of Natural Products.


  1. b) Department of Pharmacognosy and Natural Medicine:


M.Sc. in Pharmacognosy and Natural Medicine with specialization in:


  1. i) Phytochemistry
  2. ii) Biological Evaluation of Natural Products

iii)      Cultivation and Propagation of Medicinal Plants iv)      Tissue Culture

Ph.D in Pharmacognosy


  1. c) Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology:


M.Sc. & Ph.D in:  Pharmacology


  1. d) Department of Pharmaceutical/Pharmaceutical Technology:


  1. i) M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology ii)       M.Sc in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Microbiology

iii)      Ph.D in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Technology

  1. iv) PD in Pharmaceutical Microbiology



  1. e) Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Biopharmacy


  1. i) Master of Pharmacy (Pharm) in Clinical Pharmacy ii)       Ph.D in Clinical Pharmacy





  1. a) Department of Botany & Ecological Studies:


M.Sc & Ph.D Botany with specialization in:


  1. i) Cytogenetics & Genetics
  2. ii) Plant Physiology/Phytochemistry iii)      Plant Ecology
  3. iv) Plant Taxonomy/ Systematics v)       Plant Virology/Pathology
  4. vi) Plant Anatomy.


  1. b) Department of Chemistry:


M.Sc & Ph.D in:


  1. i) Analytical Chemistry
  2. ii) Environmental Chemistry iii)      Industrial Chemistry
  3. iv) Inorganic Chemistry v)       Organic Chemistry vi)      Physical Chemistry vii)     Polymer Chemistry.


  1. c) Department of Computer Science:


M.Sc. in Computer Science.


Ph.D Curriculum in Computational Intelligence


  1. d) Department of Mathematics & Statistics:


  1. i) M.Sc. in Statistics.
  2. ii) M.Sc. & Ph. D in: Mathematics


  1. e) Department of Microbiology:


M.Sc. & Ph. D in:


  1. i) Environmental Microbiology
  2. ii) Industrial & Food Microbiology


  1. f) Department of Physics:


M.Sc. & Ph.D in Physics with specialization in:


1) Pure Physics:


  1. i) Atomic/Nuclear Physics
  2. ii) High Energy/Particle Physics iii)      Plasma Physics
  3. iv) Solid State/Condensed Matter Physics
  4. v) Theoretical Computational Physics


2) Applied Physics:


  1. i) Electronics/Communications
  2. ii) Geophysics

iii)     Atmospheric Physics

  1. iv) Radiation/Health Physics
  2. v) Renewable Energy.


  1. g) Department of Animal and Environmental Biology:


M.Sc & Ph.D in:

  1. i. Parasitology ii.       Hydrobiology iii.      Entomology.




  1. a) Department of Economics:


M.Sc & Ph.D in Economics with specialization in:


  1. i. Development Economics ii.       Monetary Economics

iii.      Public Finance

  1. iv. Environmental Economics v.       International Economic


  1. b) Department of Geography & Natural Resources Management:


M.Sc. & Ph.D in Geography and Natural Resource Management with Specialization in:


  1. i. Geography & Environmental Management ii.       Biogeography

iii.      Agricultural Geography

  1. iv. Climatology and Climate Change Studies v.       Rural Land use Planning
  2. vi. Urban Studies

vii.     Regional Development Planning

viii.     Environmental/Resource Management

  1. ix. Population Studies and Medical Geography x.       Economic Geography
  2. xi. Transport Planning and Management

xii.     Natural Disaster and Risk Management xiii.     Tourism Geography

xiv.     Geographic Information System

  1. xv. Water Studie


M.Sc. & Ph.D in Environment and Development


  1. c) Department of Political Science and Public Administration:


M.Sc. and Ph.D in:


  1. i. Public Administration
  2. ii. International Relation Ph.D in Comparative Politics


  1. d) Department of Psychology:


M.Sc. and Ph.D with options in:


  1. i. Clinical Psychology
  2. ii. Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Social Psychology.


  1. e) Department of Sociology/Anthropology:


M.Sc. and Ph.D in:


  1. i. Sociology & Development ii.       Criminology

iii.      Industrial Sociology iv.      Medical Sociology

  1. v. Rural and Community Development vi.      Social/Cultural Anthropology

vii.     Demography.




  1. i. All Full-time Master’s degree programmes last for a minimum period of four semesters and a maximum period of six semeste
  2. ii. All Full-time Doctoral Programmes last for a minimum period of six semesters and a maximum period of ten semesters.


iii (a)    PGD in Education last for a minimum of two semesters and a maximum of four semesters for all full time students.


(b)   PGD in Educational Technology last for a minimum of three semesters and a maximum of five semesters for all full time students.


(c)    PGD in Engineering last for a minimum of four semesters and a maximum of six semesters for all full time students.




  1. A. To qualify for admission into  the Postgraduate  Diploma  (PGD) programme,  applicants should be graduates of the University of Uyo or any other University recognized by the Senate of the University of Uyo, or persons who hold qualifications adjudged by the Senate of the University of Uyo to be equivalent to first degree or holders of recognized Higher National Diploma.
  2. To qualify  for  admission  into  a  Master’s  degree  programme,  applicants  should  be graduates with not less than Second Class Honours degrees in the Lower Division with, (a) CGPA of 2.75 on a five-point scale, (b) CGPA of 2.2 points on a four-points scale and (c) Second Class lower division (irrespective of CGPA) for the Master’s degree programme in Architecture and programmes in the Faculty of Agriculture. (d) Candidates for admission into M.Sc Medical Microbiology should be graduates of either of the following: (i) Microbiology   with   2.75   CGPA   (ii)  Virology   and   a   Postgraduate   Diploma   in Microbiology (PGDM) (iii) MBBCh/MBBS or its equivalent.


  1. C. Applicants for admission into Doctoral Degree programmes should be graduates of the University of Uyo or any other University recognised by the Senate of the University of Uyo, who possess Master’s degrees with dissertation and course  work average,  which should not be less than 60% (B).



  1. i. Applicants will be required  to have credit pass at ‘O’ Level in five relevant subjects including English Language obtained at not more than two sittings. Candidates  with  ‘O’  Level  examination  results  before  2015  must  possess  their certificates and not statement of results or result sli


  1. ii. Applicants for LLM & Ph. D in Law must in addition to the above have credit passes in

‘O’ Level English Literature.


iii.     All applicants will be subjected to Screening Tests as indicated. The date of the screening test will be communicated.


  1. iv. NYSC Completion  Certificates  (Discharge  Certificates),  Exemption  Certificates  or Exclusion Certificates is required from all applicants. One of these certificates must be submitted with the application form or before the screening test is taken.


  1. v. Applicants  who obtained  their  degrees  through  Remedial  Programmes  must show evidence  of having  remedied  the relevant  subjects for their programmes externally i.e. through WASCE, NECO, NABTEB.


  1. vi. In addition to other qualifications, applicants are expected to meet the departmental requirements for their programmes.


Applicants  must  return  their  completed  application  forms  with  a  Thesis/Dissertation Proposal captured on the prescribed Postgraduate School proposal sheet. Such proposals should be written under the following headings:


(1) Title (25 words maximum)


(2) Abstract (120 words maximum)


(3) Aims/Objectives (4) Relevance of Study (5) Methodology

(6) Expected Results


(7) Innovation


(8) References (in alphabetical order).


Under Innovation, explain the new invention, new approach or new ways of doing things, new knowledge,  etc. that your research  will produce. Results  obtained  by applying extant methodology in a new environment may not be regarded as an innovation.


Candidates should remember to request at the time of purchase of the forms that their relevant academic transcript and three letters of reference be forwarded to:


The Secretary, Postgraduate School, University of Uyo, P.M.B. 1017,


Akwa Ibom State.


Admissions will not normally be offered without transcripts and letters of reference.



METHOD OF APPLICATION: Application Forms can be accessed ONLINE on payment of the sum of N15,000.00 (Fifteen Thousand Naira) only:

To  make  payment,  generate  Remita  Retrieval  Reference  (RRR)  via and make payment online using ATM Card or in any commercial bank nationwide. After payment return to the portal to complete your registration by clicking on Admission forms Link, then e-Forms, then Register link and enter your RRR.


CLOSING DATE: All completed Application Forms with photocopies of relevant credentials and duplicate copy of receipt of payment for the application form should reach the Office of the Secretary, Postgraduate School not later than 90 days from the date of this publication. Applications received after the above deadline may not be considered.







Mr. Aniediabasi Udofia



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