List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In UNIABUJA

The management of University of Abuja 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 University of Abuja 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 UNIABUJA.

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

  1. The UNIABUJAPG 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 UNIABUJA or not.

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In UNIABUJA 1

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

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

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

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In UNIABUJA

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

Department of Crop Protection

  1. PGD in Crop Protection
  2. Sc. Crop Protection
  3. Crop Protection

Department of Crop Science

  1. PGD in Agronomy
  2. PGD Agro Forestry
  3. Sc. Agronomy
  4. Sc. Agro Forestry
  5. D. Crop Protection
  6. D. Agronomy
  7. D. Agro Forestry

Dept. of Agric. Econs. & Extension

  1. PGD Agric. Econs. & Farm Managt.
  2. PGD in Agric. Business Managt.
  3. Sc. Agricultural Economics
  4. Sc. Development Economics
  5. Sc. Environmental Economics
  6. Sc. Agric. Ext. & Rural Sociology
  7. D. Agricultural Economics
  8. D. Agric. Ext. & Rural Sociology

Department of Soil Science

  1. PGD Soil Science
  2. Sc. Soil Science
  3. D. Soil Science

Department of Animal Science

  1. PGD Animal Science
  2. Sc. Animal Science
  3. D. Animal Science

FACULTY OF ARTS

Department of History & Diplomatic Studies

  1. PGD in Diplomatic Studies
  2. in Diplomatic Studies
  3. in Nigerian and African History
  4. Phil. in Nigerian and African History
  5. Phil. in Diplomatic Studies
  6. D. in Nigerian and African History
  7. D. in Diplomatic Studies
  8. D. in Nigerian and African History
  9. D. in Diplomatic Studies

Department of Theatre Arts

  1. PGD in Media Arts
  2. PGD in Theatre Arts
  3. in Media Arts
  4. A in Theatre Arts
  5. in Media Arts
  6. in Theatre Arts

Department of English Language

  1. English Language
  2. Literature in English
  3. English Language
  4. Literature in English

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCE

Department of Anatomical Sciences

  1. MSc Anatomical Sciences
  2. PhD Anatomical Sciences

Department of Human Physiology

  1. MSc Human Physiology
  2. PhD Human Physiology

Department of Medical Biochemistry

  1. MSc Medical Biochemistry
  2. PhD Medical Biochemistry

FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCES

Department of Community Medicine

  1. MPH Comm Medicine
  2. MPH Sexual & Repro Health

FACULTY OF EDUCATION

  1. PGD In Education

Department of Educational Management

  1. Educational Management
  2. Educational Management

Dept. of Counse. & Edu. Psychology

  1. Educational Psychology
  2. Educational Psychology

 

Dept. of Guidance & Counseling Edu.

  1. Guidance and

Counseling

  1. Guidance and Counseling

Dept. of Arts & Social Science Edu.

  1. Counseling Education
  2. Curriculum Studies
  3. Language Education
  4. Social Studies Education
  5. Counseling Education
  6. D Curriculum Studies
  7. Language Education
  8. Social Studies Education

Dept. of Science & Env. Edu.

  1. Science Education
  2. Mathematics Education
  3. Science Education
  4. Mathematics Education

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

Department of Civil Engineering

  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Civil Engineering

Department of Chemical Engineering

  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Chemical Engineering

Department of Electrical/Electronics Engineering

  1. PGD Electrical Engineering
  2. Electrical Engineering
  3. Electrical Engineering

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Mechanical Engineering

FACULTY OF LAW

  1. Masters of Laws (LL.M)
  2. in Laws (Ph.D. Law)

FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE

Department of Accounting

  1. PGD Accounting
  2. Masters in Accounting & Finance

Department of Banking and Finance

  1. PGD Banking and Finance

Depart. of Business Administration

  1. PGD in Business Administration
  2. PGDBA Business Administration
  3. Business Administration
  4. Business Administration

Depart. of Public Administration

  1. PGDBPA in Public

Administration

  1. MPA Masters of Public

Administration

  1. Public Administration
  2. Public Administration

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Dept. of Biological Sciences

  1. Biology (Environmental)
  2. Botany (Biodiversity)
  3. Zoology (Parasitology)
  4. Zoology (Fisheries)
  5. Biology (Environmental)
  6. Botany (Biodiversity)
  7. Zoology (Parasitology)
  8. Zoology (Fisheries)

Department of Microbiology

  1. Food Microbiology
  2. Industrial Microbiology
  3. Environmental Microbiology
  4. Food Microbiology
  5. Industrial Microbiology

Ph.D. Environmental Microbiology

Dept of Chemistry – Physical Chem.

M.Sc. Physical Chemistry

M.Sc. Organic Chemistry

M.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry

M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry

Ph.D. Physical Chemistry

Ph.D. Organic Chemistry

Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry

Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry

Department of Computer Science

M.Sc. Computer Science (Infor. Security)

M.Sc. Computer Science(Software Engineering)

Postgraduate Diploma in Information System (PGDIS)

M.Sc. Computer Science (Intelligence System)

M.Sc. Comp. Sci. (Distributed Computing Systems)

M.Sc. Comp. Sci. (Networking Communication)

M.Sc. Computer Sci. (Database Systems)

Ph.D. Computer Science

Department of Physics

M.Sc. Solid State Physics

M.Sc. Solar Energy Physics

M.Sc. Applied Geophysics

Ph.D. Solid State Physics

Ph.D. Solar Energy Physics

Ph.D. Applied Geophysics

Department of Mathematics

M.Sc. Financial Mathematics

M.Sc. Pure Mathematics

M.Sc. Applied Mathematics

Ph.D. Pure Mathematics

Ph.D. Applied Mathematics

Department of Statistics

PGD in Statistics (PGDS)

M.Sc. Statistics

Ph.D. Statistics

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE

Department of Economics

MFE Masters in Financial Economics

M.Sc. Economics

Ph.D. Economics

Dept. of Political Sci. & Int. Relations

Postgraduate Dip in Political Science

Masters in int. Relations & Diplomacy

M.Sc. Political Science (Int. Relations)

M.Sc. Political Sci. (Polit. Economy & Dev Studies)

M.Sc. Political Science (Policy Analysis)

Ph.D. Political Science (Int. Relations)

Ph.D. Political Science (Political Economy & Development Studies)

Ph.D. Political Science (Policy Analysis)

Department of Sociology

PGD. in Intercul. Conflict & Comm.

M.Sc. Gender Studies

M.Sc. Development Sociology

M.Sc. Industrial Sociology

M.Sc. Criminology

M.Sc. Demography

M.Sc. Medical Sociology

Ph.D. Sociology

Dept. of Geography & Env. Manag.

Postgraduate Dip. in Env. Plan & Protec.

Masters in Envi. Planning & Protection

M.Sc. Geo. (Popu & Manpower Plan.)

M.Sc. Geography (Geomorphology)

M.Sc. Geography (Biogeography)

M.Sc. Geography (Climatology)

M.Sc. Geography (Environmental Resource Planning)

Ph.D. in Envi. Resources Planning

Ph.D. Population & Manpower Plan.

Ph.D. Geomorphology

Ph.D. Biogeography

Ph.D. Climatology

FACULTY OF VET. MEDICINE

Dept. of Vet. Public Health & Preven. Medicine

PGD Food Hygiene

PGD Epidemiology

M.Sc. Epidemiology

MVPH Veterinary Public Health

MVPH Veterinary Preventive Medicine

Ph.D. Epidemiology

Ph.D. Veterinary Public Health

Ph.D. Veterinary Preventive Medicine

Department of Veterinary Microbiology

M.Sc. Veterinary Microbiology

M.Sc. Bacteriology

M.Sc. Immunology

M.Sc. Virology

Ph.D. Veterinary Microbiology

Ph.D. Bacteriology

Ph.D. Immunology

Ph.D. Virology

Department of Vet. Pharm & Toxicology

M.Sc. Pharmacology

M.Sc. Toxicology

Ph.D. Pharmacology

Ph.D. Toxicology

Dept. of Parasitology & Entomology

PGD Veterinary Parasitology

M.Sc. Vet Hematology Protozoa & Entomology

Ph.D. Vet Helm Proto & Entomology

CENTRE FOR GENDER SECURITY STUDIES AND YOUTH ADVANCEMENT

PGD in Gender Studies (Part Time)

M.A. Gender Studies (Part Time)

SULTAN MACHIDO INSTITUTE FOR PEACE AND LEGISLATIVE STUDIES

PGD Peace and Security (Professional)

PGD Leadership and Discipline (Professional)

PGD Society and Development (Professional)

Masters in Peace and Security (Professional)

Masters in Leadership & Discipline (Professional)

Masters in Society & Dev. (Professional)

INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION

  1. PGD in Education (Part Time)

INSTITUTE FOR PEACE STUDIES & SOCIAL REHABILITATION (APUDI)

  1. PGD in Anti-Corruption Studies
  2. PGD in Criminology & security

Studies

  1. PGD in Leadership and Discipline

Studies

  1. PGD in NGO and Management Studies
  2. PGD in Society and Development Studies
  3. PGD in Social Rehabilitation Studies
  4. PGD in Peace & Security Studies
  5. Masters in Anti-Corruption Studies
  6. Masters in Criminology & security Studies
  7. Masters in Leadership and Discipline Studies
  8. Masters in NGO and Management Studies
  9. Masters in Society & Development Studies
  10. Masters in Social Rehabilitation Studies
  11. Masters in Peace & Security Studies

INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE STUDIES

  1. PGD in Legislative Studies (PGDLA)
  2. Masters in Legislative Studies (MLS)

UNIABUJA PG ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The following under listed below are the requirements for all postgraduate courses offered in UNIABUJA, these requirements must be strictly adhered to during your postgraduate application and registration process and failure to comply with these directives could lead to your application being disqualified. The general entry requirements below are for PGD (Postgraduate Diploma) programmes, al academic and non-academic Masters programmes and Ph.D programmes for fresh candidates.

  1. I) Candidate for Postgraduate studies into University of Abuja must have obtained at least (5) credits including English and Mathematics in not more than two sittings in WASC NECO GCE (Ordinary Level) or their equivalent.
  2. II) Candidate applying for the M.A., M.Ed., M. Eng., MVPH, MVPM and M.Sc. degrees in any field must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree with at least second class lower division in the relevant discipline.

III) A Candidate for Ph.D. in any Programme of the University of Abuja must have obtained a minimum weighted average score of 60% (4 points) letter grade “B” average performance in the Master’s Degree

  1. IV) A Candidate applying for the Ph.D. with a Master’s Degree from any other University, who in his/her Masters study had not previously taken the compulsory courses or their equivalent, similar to the courses in the University of Abuja shall, on admission be required to offer and pass such courses with a minimum of 60% (4 points) or a letter grade “B”
  2. V) Candidates seeking for admission into any of the postgraduate Diploma Programmes must possess a university degree with minimum grade of third class or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit.
  3. VI) MBBS, BDS is required for MPH Community Medicine while health related degree is required for MPH Sexual and Reproductive Health

VII) NOTE: PhD, candidates should attach a maximum of 500 words research proposal

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for any of the PGD courses offered in UNIABUJA 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 UNIABUJA 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 University of Abuja(UNIABUJA) 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 UNIABUJA 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 UNIABUJAis, Candidate is expected to have obtained a First Degree from UNIABUJAor 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 University of Abuja  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 UNIABUJA 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 University of Abujaor 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 UNIABUJA 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 UNIABUJA 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.

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

Please note that the UNIABUJA 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.