UNN Supplementary Postgraduate Admission Form 2016/17

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.

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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:


  1. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE PGD, M.Sc and Ph.D programmes
  2. 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.


  1. B. Department of Animal Science

Animal  Nutrition  and  Biochemistry;   Animal  Production;   Animal  Physiology;   Animal

Breeding and Genetics.


  1. 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.


  1. D. Department of Agricultural Extension

Agricultural   Administration;   Agricultural   Communication;   Agricultural   Extension

Education; Agricultural Planning and Evaluation or Rural Sociology.


  1. 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.


  1. F. Department of Home Science, Nutrition and Dietetics

PGD, M.Sc and Ph.D programmes in Home Science, Nutrition and Dietetics.


  1. 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.



PGD, M.A and Ph.D degree programmes


  1. 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).


  1. 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.



  1. 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.


  1. D. Department of Foreign Languages and Literary Studies (MA programme)


  1. MA in African Literature in French
  2. MA in German Literature
  3. MA in Caribbean Literature
  4. MA in Translation (FLEENING – FRE)
  5. Ph.D in African Literature in French
  6. Ph.D in Caribbean Literature in French
  7. 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.


  1. E. Department of History and International Studies (A and Ph.D)

Political History; Economic and Social History; and Religious History.


  1. 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.

  1. 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.


  1. Department of Music (M.A and Ph.D) Postgraduate Diploma (PGDM)


(a) African Music Industry.

(b) Ensemble/Theatre Directing and Management. (c) Music Education.

(d) Research.

(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.


  1. 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.


  1. FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes


  1. A. Department of Biochemistry

Masters Degrees


  1. M.Sc (Environmental Biochemistry)
  2. M.Sc (Enzymology)
  3. M.Sc (Industrial Biochemistry)
  4. M.Sc (Medical Biochemistry)
  5. M.Sc (Nutritional Biochemistry
  6. M.Sc (Molecular Biology)
  7. M.Sc (Pharmacological Biochemistry).


Doctor of Philosopbhy (Ph.D)


  1. Ph.D (Environmental Biochemistry)
  2. Ph.D (Enzymology)
  3. Ph.D (Industrial Biochemistry)
  4. Ph.D (Medical Biochemistry)
  5. Ph.D (Nutritional Biochemistry
  6. Ph.D (Molecular Biology)
  7. Ph.D (Pharmacological Biochemistry)
  8. Ph.D (Lipd Biochemistry).


  1. 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).


  1. 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.


  1. 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.



PGD, MBA, M.Sc and Ph.D. programmes



  1. 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.


  1. 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.


  1. 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.



PGDE, PGDL, M.Ed. and Ph.D. degree programmes in the following Departments:


  1. A. Department of Adult Education & Extra Mural Studies

Adult   Education   Administration;    Community   Development;    Extension   &   Distance



  1. B. Department of Arts Education

Curriculum   Studies;   Language   Education;   Educational   Technology;   Comparative   &

International  Education; Music Education; Fine & Applied Arts Education.


  1. C. The Department of Educational Foundations

Childhood   Education;   Educational   Psychology;   Guidance   &  Counselling;   History   of

Education; Philosophy of Education; Sociology of Education; Special Education.


  1. D. Department of Library & Information Science

M.L.S and Ph.D degree programmes


  1. E. Department of Science Education

Educational Research Methodology; Mathematics Education; Physics Education; Chemistry

Education; Biology Education; etc. and  Measurement & Evaluation.


  1. 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


  1. 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.



M.Sc, M.Eng. and Ph.D. degree programmes

  1. A. Department of Agricultural & Bioresources Engineering

Farm  Power  & Machinery;  Soil  Water  Engineering;  Agricultural  Products  Processing  & Storage; and Farm Structures & Environmental Control.


  1. 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.


  1. 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.


  1. 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.


  1. 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.


  2. 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.


  1. 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.



  1. 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



  1. 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.


  2. A. Department of Health Administration & Management

Health Economics; Health Management & Policy.


The Department of Health Administration also offers PGD programme.


  1. B. Department of Medical Laboratory Science

Clinical Chemistry; Haematology; Histopathology; Microbiology; and Immunology.


  1. C. Department of Medical Radiography & Radiological Sciences

Medical Imaging; Radiation/Environmental Protection; Radiological Education; Radiotherapy & Oncology; and Radiology Administration & Management.


  1. E. Department of Medical Rehabilitation

Physiotherapy; Pathokinesiology; Biomechanics; and Neurology.


  1. F. Department of Nursing Sciences

Maternal & Child Health Nursing; Medical Surgical Nursing; Mental Health & Psychiatric

Nursing; Nursing Administration & Management; and  Nursing Education.



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.



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

Child Health.


Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics

M.Sc and DMSC degree programmes.



Department of Medicine

M.D. and M.S. degree programmes.



M.Pharm, M.Sc., (Pharm); and Ph.D. degree programmes


  1. 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.


  1. B. Department of Pharmaceutics

Physical  Pharmaceutics;  Compounding;  Pharmaceutical  Microbiology  &  Biotechnology;

Dispensing; and Pharmacy practices.


  1. C. Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Natural Products Chemistry; Drug Metabolism; and Analytical Pharmaceutical Chemistry.


  1. F. Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Industrial Pharmacy

Powder  and  Tablet  Technology;  Semi-Solid  Dosage  Design;  Cosmic  Science;  Liquid

Formulations Technology; Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics.


  1. Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Autonomic  Pharmacology;  Neunopharmacology;  Biochemical  Pharmacology; Chemotherapy;  Clinical Pharmacology;  Toxicology;  Cardiovasular  Pharmacology;  Natural Product Pharmacology.


  1. Department of Pharmagnosy and Environmental Medicines


M.Pharm, M.Sc and Ph.D Degrees


(a)  Pharmaceutical Separation Techniques. (b)  Drug Evaluation.

(c)  Ethnobotany.


(d)  Ethnopharmaology


(e)  Clinical Pharmacognosy.


(f)  Environmental Toxicology.


  1. FACULTY OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes


  1. A. Department of Computer Science

Data    Communication;     Software    Development;     Numerical    Analysis;    Information

Management; Software Engineering; Microprocessor Based Systems.


  1. B. Department of Geology


(i)      Economic Geology and Geochemistry

(ii)     Engineering Geology (iii)    Environmental Geology (iv)    Applied Geophysics

(v)      Hydrography

(vi)    Mineralogy and Petrology

(vii)   Palaeontology and Stratigraphy

(viii)  Petroleum Geoscience

(ix)    Palnology

(x)      Structural Geology.



(xi)    Stratigraphy and Sedimentology.


  1. C. Department of Physics & Astronomy

Solid Earth Geophysics; Astrophysics; Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science;

Solar Energy Physics; Atmospheric Physics;  Medical Physics.


  1. D. Department of Pure & Industrial Chemistry

Inorganic; Physical; Organic; Analytical; Fossil Fuel; Polymer; and Industrial Chemistry.


  1. 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.

(vi)     Geomorphology.

(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)




(i)   Criminology.

(ii)  Gender and Women Studies. (iii) Industrial and labour Relations. (iv) Social Development Studies.




  1. i. Anthropology.
  2. ii. Anthropology and Developmen iii.    Climate Change and Society.
  3. iv. Comparative Ethnography.
  4. v. Criminology and Sociology of Deviance. vi.    Culture and Communicati

vii.    Demography and Population Studies. viii.    Environmental Sociology.

  1. i Family Studies.
  2. Gender and Women Studies.
  3. xi. Industrial and Labour Relations xii.    Industrial Sociology.

xiii.     Medical Anthropology. xiv.    Medical Sociology.

  1. Military Sociology and Diplomacy.

xvi.    Oral Tradition and Sociology. xvii.    Organizational Sociology. xviii.    Political Anthropology.

xix.    Political Sociology.

  1. 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

  1. A. Department of Veterinary Anatomy

Neuroanatomy; Developmental Anatomy (Emtryology); Microscopic Anatomy (Histology); Gross and Comparative Anatomy; Immunachemistry; Histochemistry; and Applied Anatomy and Biotechnology.



  1. 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.


  1. 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.


  1. C. Department of Veterinary Obstetrics & Reproductive Diseases

Veterinary Andrology; Gynaecology; Obstetrics and Reproductive Biotechnology.


  1. D. Department of Veterinary Parasitology and Entomology

(M.Sc, and Ph.D Degree Programmes)

Parasitic  Infections;  Parasite  Zoonoses;  Clinical  Aspects;  Epizootiology;  Diagnosis  and



  1. 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



  1. D. Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology

(M.Sc and Ph.D programmes)


  1. 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.


  1. 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.



PGDE, PGDTE, M.Tech., M.Ed and Ph.D degree programmes


  1. A. Agricultural Education

(PGDTE, M.Tech., M.Ed and Ph.D)

Technology Education in Production Agriculture; Agro-Business Education; Soil Education


  1. 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.


  1. 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.


  1. 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.


  1. E. Industrial Technical Education

(PGDE, PGDTE, M.Tech., and Ph.D)

Building/Woodwork         Technology;         Electrical/Electronic         Technology;         Metal

Work/Automobile Technology.


  1. 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).



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).




  1. Masters/Ph.D in Tropical Paediatrics (M.Sc Tropical Paerdiatrics/Ph.D)


  1. Masters in Human reproduction/Ph.D (M.Sc Human Reproduction/Ph.D.


  1. Masters in Adolescent and Child Health/Ph.D (M.Sc Adolescent and Child Heath/Ph.D)


  1. Masters   in   Women’s   Health   and   Reproductive   Science/Ph.D   (M.Sc   Women   & Reprouctive Health/Ph.D)


  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Maternal and Child Health (PGD Maternal & child Health).


  1. 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.



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 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).



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.




(M.Sc and Doctoral Programme (Ph.D and DrPH)


  1. Public Health (Health Systems, Policy and Management Stream).


  1. Public Health (Epidemiology Streem).


  1. Public Health (Health Promotion and Commuication Stream).


  1. Public Health (Environmental and Occuational Healthy Stream).


  1. Public Health (Clinical Epidemiology Stream).


  1. Bioethics.


  1. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Degree.


  1. Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) Degree.


  2. 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.


  1. ii) Graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized Universities who possess the above qualifications are eligible to apply.


  2. 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.


  1. 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.


  1. 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.



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.



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.



(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.



The following may qualify for admission:


  1. 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.


  1. 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.


  1. 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.


  1. 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.


  1. MDRM (Master in Disaster Risk Management)

See the General Entry Requirement for Masters degree programme in B (i) to B (viii) above.



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





Postgraduate Diploma Programme

The following shall qualify for postgraduate diploma admission:


  1. i) Graduates of the University of Nigeria or any other recognized Universities;
  2. ii) Holders of Credit (Upper credit) level passes at HND;

iii) Candidates with the Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of third class honours;

  1. iv) See also the general entry requirements for postgraduate diploma programmes.



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;




  1. 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.




(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.



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.



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.



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.





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.



Application starts from the date of this publication and closes on September 08, 2016.




  1. All applicants will undergo computer based postgraduate admission screening test.


  1. 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.


  1. Dates for the Screening Test will be communicated to candidates at least one week before the test.


  1. 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.





  1. T. Ugwueze,

Deputy Registrar/Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies

University of Nigeria, Nsukka


Date:   08 August, 2016

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