List of IUO Postgraduate Courses

The management of Igbinedion 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 Igbinedion 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 IUO.

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

  1. The IUOPG 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 IUO or not.

List of IUO Postgraduate Courses 1

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

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

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

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In IUO

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES PROGRAMMES:

Economics and Developmental Studies – PGD, M.Sc, Ph.DAreas of Specialization

  • Development Economics
  • International Economics
  • Finance and Public Sector Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Monetary Economics Financial Economics

International Relations & Strategic Studies – PGD, M.Sc, Ph.DAreas of Specialization Ph.D International Relations

  • Humanitarian Studies
  • Development Assistance
  • Foreign Policy and Diplomatic Studies Ph.D Strategic Studies
  • Defence and Security Studies
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Trans-border Crime and Terrorism

Mass Communication – PGD, M.Sc Options

  • Print Journalism
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations

Political Science & Public Administration – PGD, M.Sc, Ph.DAreas of Specialization

  • Political Sociology
  • Political theory
  • Comparative Politics and Development Studies
  • Public Policy
  • Management of Public Sector Organization
  • Management of Public Enterprises
  • Comparative and Public Administration

Theatre Arts – PGD, M.Sc, Ph.DAreas of Specialization

  • Directing
  • Playwriting
  • Film and Media Arts
  • Acting/ Presentational Speech
  • Dramatic Theory and Criticism
  • Costume/ Make-up Design
  • Scenography and Set Design
  • Community Theatre/ IfD
  • Theatre Administration and Events Management

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES PROGRAMMES:

  • Accounting (PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D)
  • Business Management (PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D)
  • Banking and Finance (PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D)
  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA) (Academics)

Areas of Specialization:

  • Management Information System
  • Human Resources Management
  • Marketing Management

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING PROGRAMMES:

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING – M.Eng, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization:

  • Reaction Engineering Process Control
  • Analysis Environmental Polymer Process Design
  • Optimization Corrosion Engineering

ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING– M.Eng, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization:

  • Control/ Instrumentation
  • Electronics/ Telecommunication
  • Power/ Machines

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING– M.Eng, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization:

  • Thermal Power Engineering
  • Advanced Fluid Mechanics
  • Applied Energy Engineering
  • Design and Manufacture
  • Industrial/ Maintenance Engineering
  • Engineering Management

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCE PROGRAMMES:

BIOCHEMISTRY (M.Sc, Ph.D)
Areas of Specialization:

  • Toxicology and Environmental Biochemistry
  • Nutrition
  • Food Chemistry and Health
  • Ethno-Biochemistry
  • Medical and Clinical Biochemistry

PHYSIOLOGY – MSc  With Options in:

  • Environmental and Applied Physiology
  • Cardiovascular Physiology and Metabolism
  • Gastrointestinal Physiology
  • Inflammation and Carcinogenesis
  • Endocrine
  • Reproductive Physiology and Embryogenesis
  • Neuroscience

 

CLINICAL SCIENCE PROGRAMMES:

NURSING– M.Sc, PGDN Options:

  • Medical-Surgical Nursing (MSN)
  • Community Health Nursing (CHN)
  • Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Nursing (MN & CHN)

COMPUTER SCIENCE & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY – PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization:

  • Advanced Software Engineering
  • Operating Systems and Systems Programming
  • Artificial Intelligence and Expert System
  • Information System and Security
  • Internet Technology
  • Mobile Computing
  • Cloud Computing

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY PROGRAMMES:

PHARMACEUTICS AND PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY – M.Sc
Options:

  • Liposome Technology
  • Drug Delivery System Optimization
  • Powder and tableting Technology
  • Phytomedicine

COLLEGE OF LAW PROGRAMMES:

LAW (LLM, Ph.D)
Areas of Specialization

    • International Law
    • Public Law
    • Environmental Law
    • Business Law
    • Private and Property Law Jurisprudence

COLLEGE OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES PROGRAMMES:

MICROBIOLOGY (PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D)
Areas of Specialization:

  • Environmental and Public Health Microbiology
  • Food and Industrial Microbiology
  • Brewing Science
  • Plant Pathogenic Microbiology
  • Animal Pathogenic Microbiology (Medical Microbiology)
  • Immunology and Immunochemistry
  • Microbial Physiology and Biochemistry
  • Pollution Studies

IUO PG ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for any of the PGD courses offered in IUO 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. 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 IUO 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 Igbinedion University(IUO) or any recognized university in relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division); and
  3. 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 IUO 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 IUOis, Candidate is expected to have obtained a First Degree from IUOor any recognized university in relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)
  3. In addition to the above (ii) candidates with Third Class Degree or HND and a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) from Igbinedion Universityor 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 IUO 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 Igbinedion Universityor any the recognised universities in Nigeria from any relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)
  3. Lastly, Candidate must have obtained a Masters Degree from IUOor 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 IUO 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.

IUO 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 IUO that are currently accredited by the NTBE (National Board for Technical Education).

Please note that the IUO 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.