List of ACU Postgraduate Courses

The management of Ajayi Crowther University has published the list of accredited PG courses offered in the institution for interested candidates who must have selected the school as their preferred choices of institution during their UTME registration.

In this post, aside listing all Ajayi Crowther University PG courses available in the institution, I will also be guiding you through their entry admission requirements as well as all you need to know before selecting a course of study in ACU.

Below is the list of what to look out for before choosing a course in ACU.

  1. The ACUPG Admission Requirements;
  2. The Duration of programmes
  3. The availability of your programme

The above are the 3 most important factors that can determine if you will be admitted to study your chosen course in ACU or not.

List of ACU Postgraduate Courses 1

I will breakdown the above 3 factors before listing the following according to the faculties they are categorized at ACU.

  • List of all PGD programmes offered in ACU.
  • List of all Masters degree programmes offered in ACU.
  • List of all Ph.D programmes available in ACU.

Now I will breakdown the 3 factors that you must take cognizance of when searching for PG courses offered in ACU.

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In ACU

PGD Religious Studies

PGD Accounting

PGD Biochemistry

PGD Christian Religious Studies

PGD Computer Science

PGD Geology

PGD Industrial Chemistry

PGD Mass Communication

PGD Microbiology

PGD Physics

PhD Religious Studies

PGD Business Administration

PGD Computer Science

PGD Accounting

M.A. History

M.A. Christian Religious Studies

M.Sc. Accounting

M.Sc. Business Administration

Masters of Business Administration

M.Sc. Computer Science

M.Sc. Micro biology

M.Sc. Industrial Chemistry

M.Sc. Geology

M.Sc. Biochemistry

M.Sc. Mass Communication

PhD Biochemistry

PhD Business Administration

PhD Christian Religious Studies

PhD Computer Science

PhD English

PhD Geology

PhD History

PhD Mass Communication

ACU PG ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

(a) Five (5) O’Level credit passes which must include English Language and Mathematics

AND

(b) A Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) degree in Business Administration of Ajayi Crowther University or any other recognized University with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division.

OR

(C)Bachelor’s degree in relevant disciplines in Social and Management Sciences eg. Accounting, Banking & Finance, Economics or Marketing with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for any of the PGD courses offered in ACU must meet the following requirements:
i. Applicants must obtain a minimum of 5 (Five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than two sittings.

  1. Candidates must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree from any recognized University or HND from any recognized Polytechnic in Nigeria not lower than Third Class; or its equivalent to be eligible to apply.

iii) In addition to the above, Candidates with Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of Merit in related field of study from a Polytechnic or any recognized institution

  1. iv) Candidates must posses a Bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class (Lower Division) in area not related to the field applying for may be considered

ACADEMIC MASTER DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for Academic Masters Degree courses offered in ACU must meet the following requirements:

  1. Applicants must obtain a minimum of 5 (five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than two sittings.
  2. In addition to the above, Candidates must have obtained a first Degree of Ajayi Crowther University(ACU) or any recognized university in relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division); and

iii. Lastly, Candidates with Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 is also eligible.

PROFESSIONAL MASTER DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for professional Masters Degree courses offered in ACU must meet the following requirements:

  1. Applying Candidates is expected to have a minimum of 5 (five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than 2 sittings and not more than two year apart.
  2. Another PG admission requirement for Professional Masters at ACUis, Candidate is expected to have obtained a First Degree from ACUor any recognized university in relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)

iii. In addition to the above (ii) candidates with Third Class Degree or HND and a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) from Ajayi Crowther University  or any recognized institution with a minimum of 3.50 CGPA are eligible to apply.

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAMMES (ACCOUNTING AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ONLY)

Candidates applying for Ph.D programmes offered in ACU must meet the following requirements:

  1. One of the requirements include a minimum of 5 (five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than 2 sittings and not more than two year apart.
  2. Secondly, Candidates are expected to have obtained a First Degree from Ajayi Crowther Universityor any the recognised universities in Nigeria from any relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)

iii. Lastly, Candidate must have obtained a Masters Degree from ACU or any recognized university in the proposed field of study with minimum CGPA of 3.50.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Please note that candidates with B.Sc, PGD and HND cannot apply for Ph.D directly without going though Masters Degree programme first.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Photocopies of NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificates, photocopies of all qualifying credentials, including O’level must be attached to the completed application forms. Candidates should arrange for their transcripts to be sent directly to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies. Non-receipt of transcripts in time is at the detriment of the applicant.

DURATION OF ACU PG PROGRAMMES

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

  1. Full-Time Diploma:  Minimum of two semesters and a maximum of four semesters.
  2. Part-Time Diploma: Minimum of three semester and a maximum of eight semesters.

Masters Degree Programmes

  1. Full-Time: A minimum of three semesters and a maximum of six semesters.
  2. Part-Time: A minimum of four semesters and a maximum of eight semesters.

M.Phil/Ph.D Programmes

  1. Full-Time: A minimum of six semesters and a maximum of eight semesters.
  2. Part-Time: A Minimum of eight semesters and a maximum of ten semesters

Ph.D Programme

  1. Full-Time: A Minimum of six semesters and a maximum of eight semesters.
  2. Part-Time: A minimum of eight semesters and a maximum of ten semesters.

ACU PG courses are wide in terms of scope of coverage. The University offers PG courses in almost every field that is beneficial to students. The above are the PG courses offered in ACU that are currently accredited by the NTBE (National Board for Technical Education).

Please note that the ACU PG courses listed above are still offered in the institution so you can select any that suites your career path and if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me via the comment section below and I will answer your questions in accordance.