List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In UNIJOS

The management of university of Jos 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 Jos 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 UNIJOS.

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

  1. The UNIJOSPG 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 UNIJOS or not.

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In UNIJOS 1

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

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

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

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In UNIJOS

Departmentof Nigerian Languages and Linguistics

M.Phil/Ph.D. programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D. Linguistics

M.A. programmes:

M.A. Linguistics

Department of English Language

M.A. English Language

M.A. Literature in English

Department of Foreign Languages

M.Phil/Ph.DProgrammes:

M.Phil/Ph.D. French (African Literature in French)

M.Phil/Ph.D. French (Literature in French)

M.Phil/Ph.D. French (Comparative Literature)

M.A. Programmes:

M.A. French (African Literature in French)

M.A. French (Literature in French)

M.A. French (Comparative Literature)

 

Department of History and International Studies

M.Phil/Ph.D. programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D. African History

M.Phil/Ph.D. Economic History

M.Phil/Ph.D. History and International Studies

M.A. Programmes:

M.A. African History

M.A. Economic History

M.A. History and International Studies.

 

Department of Religion and Philosophy

M.Phil/Ph.D. programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D. Ethics and Philosophy

M.Phil/Ph.DAfrican Traditional Religion

M.Phil/Ph.D. Church History

M.Phil/Ph.D. New Testament

M.Phil/Ph.D. Old Testament

M.Phil/Ph.D. Arabic

M.Phil/Ph.D. Interaction of Religion

M.Phil/Ph.D. Sociology of Religions

M.A. Ethics and Philosophy

M.A. African Traditional Religion

M.A. Church History

M.A. New Testament

M.A. Old Testament

M.A. Arabic

M.A. Islamic Studies

M.A. Interaction of Religion

M.A. Sociology of Religions

 

Department of Theater and Film Arts

M.Phil/Ph.D. programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D. Play Directing/Production

M.Phil/Ph.D. Dramatic Literature

M.Phil/Ph.D.Play Creating

M.A. Programmes:

  1. Play Directing/Production
  2. Dramatic Literature
  3. Play Creating

Department of Mass Communication

M.Phil/Ph.D. programmes:

MPhil/Ph.D. Mass Communication

M.A. Programmes:

M.A.  Mass Communication

Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Sciences

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D Hearing Handicap

M.Phil/Ph.D Learning Disabilities

M.Phil/Ph.D Visual Handicaps

Department of Arts Education

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

English Education

Phil/Ph.D. History and International Studies Education

Phil/Ph.D. Religion Education

M.A./M.Ed. Programmes:

Ed. English Education

  1. Ed. History and International Studies Education

 

Department of Educational Foundation

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

Phil/Ph.D. Guidance and Counseling

Phil/Ph.D. Philosophy of Education

Phil/Ph.D. Sociology of Education

Phil/Ph.D. Educational Psychology

Phil/Ph.D. Educational Research, Measurement and Evaluation

Phil/Ph.D. Educational Administration and Planning

M.Ed. Programmes:

Ed. Guidance and Counseling

Ed. Philosophy of Education

Ed. Sociology of Education

Ed. Educational Psychology

Ed. Educational Research, Measurement and Evaluation

Ed. Educational Administration and Planning

Department of Social Science Education

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D. Social Studies Education

M.Ed./M.Sc. Ed. Programmes:

Ed. Social Studies Education

Sc. Ed. Economics Education

Department of Science and Technology Education

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

Phil/Ph.D. Biology Education

Phil/Ph.D. Chemistry Education

Phil/Ph.D. Physics Education

Phil/Ph.D. Educational Technology

Phil/Ph.D. Mathematics Education

Phil/Ph.D. Science Education

Phil/Ph.D. Curriculum Studies

M.Sc.Ed Programmes:

Sc. Ed. Biology Education

Sc. Ed. Chemistry Education

Sc. Ed. Physics Education

Sc. Ed. Educational Technology

Sc. Ed. Mathematics Education

Sc. Ed. Geography Education

Sc. Ed. Science Education

Sc. Ed. Curriculum Studies

 

Department of Architecture

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D Architecture

M.Sc. programmes:

M.Sc. Architecture

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes:

Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture (PGDARCH)

Department of Building

M.Phil./Ph.D. Programmes:

Phil./Ph.D. in Construction Management

Phil./Ph.D. Construction Technology

M.Sc. Programmes:

Sc. Construction Management

Sc. Construction Technology

Postgraduates Diploma Programmes:

Postgraduate Diploma Building (PGD BLDG)

Department of Geography and Planning

M.Phil./Ph.D. Programmes:

Phil./Ph. D Environmental and Resources Planning (ERP)

Phil./Ph. D Population and Man Power Planning (PMP)

M.Sc. Programmes:

Sc. Environmental and Resources Planning (ERP)

Sc. Population and Man Power Planning (PMP)

Department of Urban and Regional Planning

M.Phil./Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil./Ph.D. Urban and Regional Planning

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes

  1. Phil/Ph.D. Law

M.Phil/Ph.D. Law and Diplomacy

Masters’ Programmes:

Masters in Law (LL.M)

M.A. Law and Diplomacy (MALD)

Department of Accounting and Finance

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D Accounting and Finance

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Accounting and Finance

Department of Business Administration

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D Management

Master’s Programmes:

M.Sc. Management

Executive Masters in Business Administration

Department of Human Physiology

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Human Physiology

Department of Human Anatomy

M.Phil/Ph.DHuman Anatomy

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Human Anatomy

Department of Biochemistry

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D Biochemistry

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Biochemistry

Department of Medical Microbiology

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D. Medical Microbiology

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Medical Microbiology

Department of Community Medicine

Master’s Programmes:

Master Public Health (MPH)

M.Sc. Clinical Epidemiology

M.Sc. Field Epidemiology

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programme

M.Phil/Ph.D.  Reproductive Sciences

Doctor of Medicine (MD) Obstetrics and Gynaecology

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Reproductive Sciences

Department of  Medical Laboratory Science

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D. with Areas of Specialization:

  • Chemical Pathology
  • Haematology and Blood Transfusion Science
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Histopathology
  • Immunology and immunochemistry

M.Sc. Programmes

M.Sc. Medical Laboratory Science

Department of Computer Science

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Computer Science

Department of Geology

M.Phil/Ph.Dprogrammes:

M.Phil/Ph.D. Ore Geology

M.Phil/Ph.D. Geochemistry

M.Phil/Ph.D. Environmental Geology

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Mineral Exploration and Mining Geology

M.Sc. Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology

Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Geology (PDEG)

Postgraduate Diploma in Mining Geology (PDMG)

Department of Physics

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D. Atomic and Nuclear Physics

M.Phil/Ph.D. Solid State Physics

M.Phil/Ph.D. Acoustics

M.Phil/Ph.D. Atmospheric Physics

M.Phil/Ph.D. Electronic and Telecommunication

M.Phil/Ph.D. Geophysics

M.Phil/Ph.D. Biophysics and Radiation Physics

M.Phil/Ph.D. Solar Energy Physics

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Pure Physics

M.Sc. Applied Physics

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes:

Postgraduate Diploma in Electronics Electrical Technology and Physics

Department of Chemistry

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D. Applied Analytical Chemistry

M.Phil/Ph.D. Applied Inorganic Chemistry

M.Phil/Ph.D. Applied Organic Chemistry

M.Phil/Ph.D. Applied Physical Chemistry

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Applied Analytical Chemistry

M.Sc. Applied Inorganic Chemistry

M.Sc. Applied Organic Chemistry

M.Sc. Applied Physical Chemistry

Department of Plant Science and Technology

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D Cytogenetics and Plant Breeding

M.Phil/Ph.D Applied Microbiology and Plant Pathology

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Cytogenetics and Plant Breeding

M.Sc. Applied Microbiology and Plant Pathology

Department of Zoology

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D. Entomology (with specialization in Entomology (Medical, Agricultural and General),

M.Phil/Ph.D. Parasitology(Medical, Veterinary and General)

M.Phil/Ph.D. Applied Hydrobiology and Fisheries

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Applied Entomology and Parasitology

M.Sc. Applied Hydrobiology and Fisheries

M.Sc. Conservation Biology

Department of Microbiology

M.Phil/Ph.DProgrammes

M.Phil/Ph.D Microbial Biotechnology

M.Phil/Ph.D Food and Industrial Microbiology

M.Phil/Ph.D Environmental Microbiology

M.Phil/Ph.D Public Health and Sanitary Microbiology

M.Phil/Ph.D Medical Microbiology and Immunology

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Microbial Biotechnology

M.Sc. Food and Industrial Microbiology

M.Sc. Environmental Microbiology

M.Sc. Public Health and Sanitary Microbiology

M.Sc. Medical Microbiology and Immunology

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes:

Postgraduate Diploma in Microbiology

Department of Mathematics

M.Phil/Ph.DProgrammes:

M.Phil/Ph.D. Abstract Algebra

M.Phil/Ph.D. Numerical Analysis

M.Phil/Ph.D. Biomathematics

M.Phil/Ph.D. Control Theory

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Abstract Algebra

M.Sc. Numerical Analysis

M.Sc. Biomathematics

M.Sc. Control Theory

Department of Pharmacology

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D. Pharmacology

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Pharmacology

Department of Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D Pharmaceutical Chemistry

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Chemistry

M.Sc. Bionformatics and Genomics

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes:

Postgraduates Diploma in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D Pharmaceutical Technology

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Technology

Entry Requirements:

For M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Technology, a candidate must possess at least a GPA of 2.40 in B. Pharm. Degree or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

Department of Clinical Pharmacy

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D. Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes:

Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice

Department of Pharmacognosy

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D. Pharmacognosy

M.Sc. programmes:

M.Sc. in Pharmacognosy

Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil./Ph.D. Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

Department of Pharmaceutical Microbiology

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Department of Economics

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Economics

Department of General and Applied Psychology

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D. Clinical Psychology

M.Phil/Ph.D. Organizational Psychology

M.Phil/Ph.D. Social Psychology

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Clinical Psychology

M.Sc. Organizational Psychology

M.Sc.  Social and Terrorism Psychology

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes:

Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology

Department of Political Science

Masters’ Programmes:

M.Sc. Research and Public Policy

M.Sc. International Relations and Strategic Studies

M.Sc. Political  Economy and Development Studies

M.Sc. Public Policy and Administration

Department of Sociology

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D. Sociology

M.Phil/Ph.D. Social Work

M.Sc. Programmes:

  1. Sc. Sociology

M.Sc. Social Work (MSW)

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes:

Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work (PGDSW)

Postgraduate Diploma in HIV/AIDS Studies

M.Phil / Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D Conflict Management and Peace studies

M.Sc. Programmes:

M.Sc. Conflict Management and Peace studies

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes:

Postgraduate Diploma in Conflict Management and Peace Studies

CENTRE FOR GENDER AND WOMEN STUDIES

M.Phil/Ph.D. Programmes:

M.Phil/Ph.D. Women Studies

M.Phil/Ph.D. Gender Studies

Masters’ Programmes:

M.A. Women Studies

M.Sc. Gender Studies

INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes:

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGED)

UNIJOS PG ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

NYSC DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE

To apply for a post graduate programme in UNIJOS, an NYSC discharge certificate is a must have, for those without one, a certificate of exemption from your institution is acceptable by UNIJOS. Candidates or applicants awaiting the completion of their NYSC programmes are not eligible to apply as they would not be considered for admission.

WAEC OR O’LEVEL REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION INTO UNIJOS

Candidates applying for a PG programme at UNIJOS must meet the following basic admission requirements amongst others.

  1. A) Must have 5 O’Level credits including mathematics and English language and 3 other subjects relevant to their course of study.

UNIJOS PG ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR MASTERS AND PGD PROGRAMMES.

  1. A) Candidates seeking admission must possess five credit passes including English and Mathematics and other relevant subjects at O’ Level.
  2. B) Candidates seeking Admission into a Master’s Degree or Postgraduate Diploma of the University of Jos must hold a good (First or second class) Honours Degree of this University or of other Universities recognized by the Senate of University of Jos.

In addition to the above, the first degree must be in a discipline relevant to the programme into which admission is being sought.

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for any of the PGD courses offered in UNIJOS 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 UNIJOS 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 Jos(UNIJOS) 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 UNIJOS 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 UNIJOSis, Candidate is expected to have obtained a First Degree from UNIJOSor 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 Jos  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 UNIJOS 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 Josor 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 UNIJOS 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 UNIJOS 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.

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

Please note that the UNIJOS 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.