List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In FULokoja

The management of Federal University, Lokoja 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 Federal University, Lokoja 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 FULokoja.

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

  1. The FULokojaPG 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 FULokoja or not.

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In FULokoja 1

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

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

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

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In FULokoja

M.Sc. Political Science

Master in Public Administration (MPA)

Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) in Political Science

Master of Legislative Studies

Ph.D Political Science

M.Sc Economics

Ph.D Economics

M.Sc. Geography

Ph.D Geography

M.A. English Language

M.A. Literature-in-English

Ph.D. English Language

Ph.D. Literature-in-English

M.A. History & Int. Studies

Master in Peace & Conflict Studies (MPCS)

Master in Development Studies (MDS)

Ph.D. History & Int. Studies

M.Sc. Mathematics

Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Pure & Applied Mathematics

Ph.D. in Pure & Applied Mathematics

M.Sc. Computer Science

Ph.D. Computer Science

M.Sc Geology

Ph.D. Geology

M.Sc. Chemistry

Ph.D Chemistry

M.Sc Physics

Ph.D. Physics

M.Sc Applied Parasitology

M.Sc. Environmental Biology

M.Sc. Conservation Biology

Ph.D. Parasitology

FULokoja PG ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The info here contains details of the duration of all available postgraduate programme offered at FULokoja under PGD and M.Sc level. Ph.D level, for Masters students, either full time or part tiime, the expected duration of your programmes can be seen below, same applies to PGD and Ph.D students. This would help a great deal in preparing and planning your schedule of activities within these period.

Masters Degree (Academic and Professional)

At FULOKOJA, Master degree programme runs for a minimum period of four (4) semesters and a maximum period of 6 semesters for full-time candidates; a minimum period of 6 semesters and a maximum period of 8 semesters for part-time candidates. All Master Degree Programmes are by coursework. The following may qualify for the Master Degree admission:

  • Graduates of Federal University Lokoja or other recognized institutions who have obtained the approved degree of Bachelor with at least second-class division or its equivalent or candidates with University degree and appropriate Postgraduate Diploma of Federal University Lokoja or other recognized institutions with at least a credit level pass.

(ii) Candidates with only Bachelor’s degree in Third Class division and a relevant Postgraduate

Diploma

(iii) Candidates whose degrees are unclassified with average of “C” or 50% or above. Such candidates may be subjected to qualifying tests.

(iv) Candidates must possess five (5) relevant O’Level credits including English and Mathematics.

(v). NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate

(vi). Candidates may be required to pass examination set by departments to which they are seeking admission to determine their suitability for postgraduate work.

(vii). Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University.

Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) Course Duration And Admission Requirements

The Master of Philosophy degree programme is available only to full-time candidates. It runs for a minimum period of two (2) semesters and a maximum period of four (4) semesters. Candidates in this category are eligible for conversion to Ph.D. To be eligible for conversion for the Ph.D. programme, candidates are expected to score not less than 4.00 CGPA at the end of the first session. The following may qualify for Master of Philosophy admission:

  • Graduates of Federal University Lokoja or other recognized institutions who have obtained a Master degree (Academic) with a CGPA of less than 3.0 on a 4-point scale or less than 4.0 on 5-point scale.

(ii) Holders of a Master degree (Academic) in a cognate discipline with a CGPA of 4 and above.

(iii) Candidates must possess five (5) relevant O’Level credits including English and Mathematics.

(iv) NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate

(v) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

The Ph.D. degree programme runs for a minimum period of sis (6) semesters and a maximum period of ten (10) semesters. Relevant courses will be taken for the Ph.D. full-time studies where prescribed and a Thesis is required at the end of the Ph.D. programme. The following may qualify for the Doctor of Philosophy admission:

  • Graduates of Federal University Lokoja and other recognized institutions who have obtained good Master degree (Academic) with a CGPA of not less than 4.0 on a 5-point scale or 3.0 on a 4-point scale appropriate to the proposed area of study.

(ii) Graduates of Federal University Lokoja and other recognized institutions who have obtained Master of Philosophy degree appropriate to the proposed area of study.

(iii) In addition to (i) and (ii) above, candidates must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Second Class lower division.

(iv) Candidates must possess five (5) relevant O’Level credits including English and Mathematics.

NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate

(vi) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University.

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for any of the PGD courses offered in FULokoja 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 FULokoja 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 Federal University, Lokoja (FULokoja) 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 FULokoja 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 FULokojais, Candidate is expected to have obtained a First Degree from FULokojaor 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 Federal University, Lokoja  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 FULokoja 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 Federal University, Lokoja or 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 FULokoja 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 FULokoja 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.

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

Please note that the FULokoja 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.