List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In UMYU

The management of Umaru Musa Yar’adua 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 Umaru Musa Yar’adua 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 UMYU.

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

  1. The UMYUPG 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 UMYU or not.

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In UMYU 1

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

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

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

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In UMYU

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES:

FACULTY OF EDUCATION

Department of Education

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

Curriculum and Instructions

Educational Psychology

Educational Management

Physics Education

Mathematics Education

Geography Education

Chemistry Education

Biology Education

Department of Library and Information Science

Postgraduate Diploma in Information and Record Management (PGDIRM)

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

Department of Arabic

  • A. Arabic
  • D Arabic

Department of Nigerian Languages (Hausa)

  • A. Hausa
  • D. Hausa

Department of History and Sociology

  • A History
  • D. History

Department of Islamic Studies

  • A. Islamic Studies
  • D. Islamic Studies

Department of English and French

  • A. English

FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

Department of Economics

  • Sc. Economics

FACULTY OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES

Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry

  • Sc. Chemistry

Department of Geography

  • Masters in Resource Development (MRD)
  • Sc. Geography
  • D. Geography

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

  • Sc. Computer Science
  • Sc. Mathematics

Department of Biology

  • Sc. Biology

Department of Physics

  • Sc. Physics

UMYU PG ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The following shall qualify for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma   Programmes:-

(i) Graduates of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University (UMYU) or other recognized Universities.

(ii) Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of lower credit pass or its equivalent in relevant areas.

(iii) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above, which are acceptable to the Senate of the University.

(iv) Candidates must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation i.e. five credit passes at the O’level to include English Language and Mathematics.

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for any of the PGD courses offered in UMYU 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 UMYU 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 Umaru Musa Yar’adua University(UMYU) 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 UMYU 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 UMYUis, Candidate is expected to have obtained a First Degree from UMYUor 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 Umaru Musa Yar’adua 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 UMYU 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 Umaru Musa Yar’adua 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 UMYU 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 UMYU 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.

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

Please note that the UMYU 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.