List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In CRUTECH

The management of Cross Rivers State University of Technology 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 CRUTECH 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 CRUTECH.

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

  1. The CRUTECHPG 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 CRUTECH or not.

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In CRUTECH 1

 

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

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

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

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In CRUTECH

The following are the list of Postgraduate programmes offered in CRUTECH leading to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees are available in the following Departments as indicated below:

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY

(i) Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension

(a) Agricultural Economics – PGD, M. Sc.
(b) Agricultural Extension – PGD, M. Sc.

(ii) Department of Agronomy

(a) Agronomy – PGD, M. Sc.

(iii) Department of Animal Science
(a) Animal Science – PGD, M. Sc.
(b) Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry – PGD, M. Sc., Ph. D

(iv) Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

(a) Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences – PGD, M. Sc., Ph. D

(v) Department of Forestry and Wildlife Resources

(a) Forestry and Wildlife Resources Management – PGD, M. Sc.

  1. FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

Courses of study leading to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas and Master of Science degrees are available in the Department of Mass Communication.

(i) Department of Mass Communication

(a) Mass Communication – PGD, M. Sc.

  1. FACULTY OF EDUCATION

Courses of study leading to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas (PGDE), and Master of Education (M. Ed.) degrees are available as indicated in the following Departments:

(i) Department of Educational Foundations and Administration

(a) Education – PGDE
(b) Education Management – M. Ed.
(c) Guidance and Counseling – M. Ed
(d) Educational Psychology – M. Ed
(e) Educational Measurement and Evaluation – M. Ed

(ii) Department of Curriculum and Instructional Technology

(a) Science Education – M. Ed
(b) Technical Education – M. Ed

  1. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

Courses of study leading to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas, Master of Science and Master of Engineering degrees are available in the Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering.

(i) DEPARTMENTOF ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING

(a) Power Systems and Machines – PGD, M. Sc., M. Eng
(b) Electronic Communication Engineering – PGD, M. Sc., M. Eng.
(c) Control Systems Engineering – PGD, M. Sc. M. Eng.

  1. FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Courses of study leading to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees are available as in indicated in the following Departments:
(i) Department of Architecture
(a) Architecture – PGD, M. Tech.
(ii) Department of Estate Management
(a) Estate Management – PGD
(iii) Department of Urban and Regional Planning
(a) Landscape Planning – PGD
(b) Urban and Regional Planning – PGD

(iv) Department of Visual Arts and Technology

(a) Visual Arts and Technology – PGD, MA (Arts Education) and MFA

  1. FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

Courses of study leading to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas, Master of Science, Master
of Business Administration (MBA) degrees are available as in indicated in the following Departments:

(i) Department of Accountancy

(a) Accountancy – PGD, M. Sc.
(b) Finance – PGD, M. Sc.

(ii) Department of Business Administration

(a) Business Administration – PGD, M. Sc., MBA

  1. FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Courses of study leading to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees are available as in indicated in the following departments:

(i) Department of Biological Sciences

(a) Biology – PGD
(b) Plant Breeding and Genetics – M. Sc. , Ph. D
(c) Parasitology – M. Sc. , Ph. D
(d) Microbiology – M. Sc. , Ph. D

(ii) Department of Mathematics/Statistics

(a) Mathematics – PGD, M. Sc.
(b) Statistics – PGD, M. Sc. , Ph. D

(iii) Department of Physics

(a) Pure Physics – PGD, M. Sc.
(b) Solid State Physics – PGD, M. Sc.
(c) Geo-Physics/Environmental Physics – PGD, M. Sc.

CRUTECH PG ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants must in the first instance, meet the relevant “O” Level requirements for award of Bachelor’s degree of the Cross Rivers State University of Technology:
  • A credit in English Language is required for all courses;
  • A credit pass in Mathematics is required for all Sciences, Social Sciences as well as courses in Management Sciences, Environmental Sciences and Educational Management;
  • A Pass in Mathematics is required for all non-Science Education Courses;
  • “O” Level credit Pass in Economics is required for all Management Science courses and Economics;
  • A credit pass in “O” Level Literature in English is required for programmes in the Departments of English, Languages & Linguistics, Theatre Arts and Law, while a Pass in Literature in English is required for Language Education programme;
  • IJMB “O” Level credit Pass in Mathematics and English Language are acceptable in lieu of credit pass at SSC or GCE “O” Level;
  • NCE English major is acceptable in lieu of “O” Level Literature in English;
  • NCE Use of English is acceptable in lieu of “O” Level credit pass in SSC or GCE “O” Level English.
  • Psychology requires at least a Pass in Biology or Health Science;
  • In all cases, “A” Level passes supercede “O” Level passes.

MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMMES (M.SC., M.A. AND M.ED)

In addition to (i) above, candidates must possess a relevant Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division from Cross Rivers State University of Technology or any University recognized by the Senate of Cross Rivers State University of Technology.

For M.Sc. Physiology and Anatomy, candidates must posses B.Sc. First Class or Second Class Upper Division or Second Class Lower Division in Physiology of the University or from any other University recognized by the Senate of Cross Rivers State University of Technology.

Medical graduates of this University or any other University recognized by the Senate of Cross Rivers State University of Technology, who are fully registered with Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria as Doctors.

For M.Sc. Mathematics and Computer Science, candidates must posses B.Sc. Mathematics or Computer Science respectively of the University or from any other University recognized by the Senate of Cross Rivers State University of Technology with a minimum CGPA of

3.00. Candidates with Bachelor’s degree in related fields such as Mathematics Education, Statistics, Mathematics/Statistics, Statistics/Computer Science or PGD in Mathematics or related field at a minimum CGPA level of 3.00 may be considered for M.Sc. Mathematics while candidates with Bachelor’s degree in related fields like Mathematics, Physics, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, B.Sc. (Ed) Computer and Information Management or PGD in Computer Science with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 may be considered for M. Sc. Computer Science. Such candidates may be required to make up for any deficiencies by attending appropriate module(s) from the University’s undergraduate programme.

MSC. MANAGEMENT AND MASTER IN PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTING

  • Minimum of Second Class Lower Division (CGPA of 3.00) with Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Management, Accounting, Banking and Finance, Marketing, Management, Economics from recognized Universities.
  • Candidates must have attained a satisfactory level of performance in the University’s Admission Test and Interview.
  • Candidates with PGDM from recognized Universities and who have passed with a minimum of Upper Credit (CGPA of 3.50) may also be considered for admission provided the University’s matriculation requirements are satisfied.
  • In addition, candidates must possess (i) above.

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD) PROGRAMMES

  • In addition to (i and ii) above, candidates must have a good Master’s degree with a CGPA of not less than 3.50 or ‘B’ grade from Cross Rivers State University of Technologyor any University recognized by the Senate of Cross Rivers State University of Technology.
  • For PhD History, candidates with Master of Philosophy degree may be admitted for the programme, or candidates who do not hold an M.A. in History will be required to take a number of 800 level courses for one academic session.
  • For PhD programmes in Faculty of Education and in the Department of Business Management in the Faculty of Management Sciences, candidates shall also be required to take written and oral examinations.
  • Furthermore, candidates for PhD programmes in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching and Department of Business Management are required to consult the Head of Department as to the availability of supervisors in the areas they wish to specialize before applying.
  • For PhD Law, applications should be accompanied by a research proposal.
  • For PhD Physiology and Anatomy, candidates must be fully registered with Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.

MASTER OF HEALTH MANAGEMENT (MHM)

  • Any degree in Medicine (MBBS and BDS), degree in Pharmacy, and Honours degree in Nursing and other Medical professional degrees.
  • Advanced Diploma in Health Management of Cross Rivers State University of Technologywith a minimum of Credit pass average and any other relevant postgraduate diploma/qualifications.
  • In addition, candidates must possess as in (i) above.
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Minimum of Second Class Lower Division with Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Management, Accounting, Banking and Finance, Marketing, Management and Economics from recognized Universities.
  • Candidates must have attained a satisfactory level of performance in the University’s Admission Test and Interview.
  • Candidates with PGDM from recognized Universities and who have passed with a minimum of Upper Credit (CGPA of 3.50) may also be considered for admission provided the University’s matriculation requirements are satisfied.

In addition, candidates must possess as in (i) above.

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN PLANNING STUDIES

  • The Department provides a 12-month programme leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma in Planning Studies. Intending applicants are expected to:
  • Possess the University Entry (WASSC or NECOSSC at not more than 2 sittings) requirement of at least 5 credits, which must include English Language and Mathematics and any three subjects from the following: Geography, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science,
  • Economics, Technical Drawing, OR possess a General Certificate of Education (GCE “O” Level) passes in 5 subjects at credit level and at least a credit in Mathematics and any 2 subjects from the following: Geography, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science, Economics, Technical Drawing, NABTEB NTC and
  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of Geography, Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Estate Management, Building, Architecture, Civil Engineering or Urban and Regional Planning with at least a 3rd Class honours or an HND in Urban and Regional Planning, Architecture or Estate Management with at least credit pass.

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

  • The Department provides that a candidate must pursue their studies for not less than 3 semesters and not more than 4 semesters from the date of registration.
  • Candidates must posses basic entry qualification into the undergraduate programme (5 credits which must include English Language and Mathematics).
  • A minimum of Third Class Degree in Computer Science or CGPA 2.00 for Computer Science graduates or Lower Credit for HND graduates.
  • Candidates who do not possess degrees or HND in Computer Science but who possess minimum of Second Class Lower degree in Engineering, Architecture, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Economics and Geography may be admitted into PGD in Computer Science or any other relevant discipline.

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 CRUTECH 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.

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

Please note that the CRUTECH 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.