List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In NDU

The management of Niger Delta 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 Niger Delta 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 NDU.

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

  1. The NDUPG 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 NDU or not.

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In NDU 1

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

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

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

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In NDU

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:
Fisheries and Aquaculture

Master of Science (M.Sc) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in:
Fisheries and Aquatic Studies/Animal Science
Soil Science

FACULTY OF ARTS
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:
Fine and Applied Arts

Master of Arts (MA) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in:
English and Literary Studies
Fine and Applied Arts
History
Religious Studies
Theatre Arts

FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:
Medical Laboratory Science

Master of Science (M.Sc) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in:
Medical Laboratory Science

FACULTY OF EDUCATION
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:
Education, (PGDE)
Technical Education, (PGDTED)
Health Education, (PGDHED)

Master of Education (M.Ed) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in:
Adult and Community Education
Educational Management
History of Education
Philosophy of Education
Sociology of Education
Guidance and Counseling
Agricultural Science Education
Business Education
Technology Education(Building only)
Science Education

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
Master of Engineering (M.Eng) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in:
Agricultural Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

FACULTY OF LAW
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:
Petroleum and Environmental Law
Local Government and practice
Customary law and practice
Commercial Arbitration

LLM
Public Law
Petroleum and Environmental Law
Property Law
Business corporate Law

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Public Law
Petroleum and Environment Law
Property Law
Business and corporate Law

FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:
Accounting
Banking and Finance
Management
Marketing

Master of Science (M.Sc) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in:
Accounting
Banking and Finance
Management
Marketing

FACULTY OF PHARMACY
Master of Science (M.Sc) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in:
Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry
Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
Pharmacognosy & Herbal Medicine

FACULTY OF SCIENCE
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:
Chemistry

Master of Science (M.Sc) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)in:
Applied Microbiology
Environment Biology
Analytical/Environmental Chemistry
Exploration Geophysics

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:
Economics
Geography and Environmental Management
Sociology

Master of Science (M.Sc) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in:
Economics
Geography and Environmental Management
Political Science
Sociology

NDU PG ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Postgraduate ProgrammesEntry Requirements
PGD1. A candidate with at least 3rd Class Honours Bachelors Degree in the relevant field from an approved University.

2. Candidates with HND with a minimum of credit level pass from recognized institutions.

M.A/M.Eng./M.Sc1. Candidates with at least 2nd Class Honours (Lower Division) Bachelors’ Degree from a recognised University.

2.      Candidates with a PGD at credit level pass.

Ph.D1.      Candidates with at least a Bachelors (Hons) degree from a recognised University with a minimum of 2nd Class Honours (Lower Division) in the relevant discipline.

2.      Possess Masters degree with a CGPA of at least 3.50 on a 5.00 point scale.

 

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for any of the PGD courses offered in NDU 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 NDU 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 Niger Delta University(NDU) 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 NDU 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 NDUis, Candidate is expected to have obtained a First Degree from NDUor 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 Niger Delta 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 NDU 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 Niger Delta 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 NDU 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 NDU 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.

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

Please note that the NDU 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.