List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In UNIMAID

The management of University of Maiduguri 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 Maiduguri 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 UNIMAID.

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

  1. The UNIMAIDPG 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 UNIMAID or not.

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In UNIMAID 1

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

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

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

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In UNIMAID

1.) COLLEGE OF MEDICAL SCIENCE

Department of Human Anatomy:

M.Sc, (Human Anatomy)

Ph.D. (Human Anatormy)

Department of Physiotherapy:

M.Sc Physiotherapy:

  • Card pulmonary Physiotherapy
  • Orthopedic Physiotherapy
  • Neurological Physiotherapy
  • Geriatric Physiotherapy

Department of Physiology:

  • (Physiology)
  • D (Physiology)

2.) FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

Department of Agricultural Economics:

  • (Agricultural Economics)
  • PhD (Agricultural Economics)

Department of Agricultural Extension Services:

  • (Agricultural Extension)
  • D (Agricultural Extension)

Department of Animal Science:

  • Sc, (Animal Science)
  • D (Animal Science)

Department of Crop Production:

  • MSc (Crop Production):
    • Crop Production & Physiology
    • Crop Breeding and Genetics
    • Horticulture
    • Weed Science
  • PhD (Crop Production):
    • Crop Production & Physiology
    • Crop Breeding and Genetics
    • Horticulture
    • Weed Science

Department of Crop Protection:

  • Sc (Crop Production)
  • Phd (Crop Protection)

Department of Fisheries:

  • Fisheries and Aquaculture:
    • Fish Genetics and Breeding
    • Fish Disease and Parasites
    • Fish Nutrition
    • Fish Post Harvest Technology
    • Aquatic Pollution
    • Fish Ecology

Department of Soil Science:

  • MSc (Soil Science)
  • PhD (Soil Science)

3.) FACULTY OF ARTS

Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies:

  • MA, Arabic Studies
  • D Arabic Studies
  • A. Islamic Studies
  • D. Islamic Studies

Department of Creative Arts:

  • MA Creative Arts

Department of Language and Linguistics:

  • General Linguistics
  • A. Applied Linguistics
  • A. Kanuri Studies
  • Hausa Studies
  • D. General Linguistics
  • D Kanuri Studies

Department of English:

  • A. English Language and African Literature in English
  • D. English Language and African Literature in English

Department of History:

  • A. History
  • D. History
  • A.S.S.
  • G.D.N.S.S.

4. FACULTY OF EDUCATION

Department of Continuing Education and Extension Service:

  • Ed
  • PhD

Department of Education:

  • Ed
  • PhD
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

Department of Library and Information Science:

  • MLS
  • PhD

Department of Physical and Health Education:

  • Ed
  • PhD

5) FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

Department of Agricultural and Environmental Resources Engineering:

  • Eng:
    • Soil & water Engineering
    • Farm Power and Machinery Engineering.
    • Food Processing and Storage Engineering
  • D

Department of Civil and Water Resources Engineering:

  • Eng:
    • Environmental
    • Geotechnical
    • Structural
    • Water Resources Engineering

Department of Chemical Engineering:

  • in Chemical Engineering

Department of Computer Engineering:

  • Computer Engineering

Department of Food Science and Technology:

  • D.

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering:

  • Sc.:
    • Power System Engineering
    • Electronics Engineering

Department of Food Science and Technology:

  • D.

Department of Mechanical Engineering:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Sc. Mechanical Engineering

6.) FACULTY OF LAW

LLM

7.) FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT

Department of Accountancy:

  • MSc Accountancy
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy

Department of Finance:

  • MSc Finance
  • MBA Finance
  • D. Finance
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Finance

Department of Management:

  • Sc. Management
  • MBA Management
  • D. Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Management

Department of Marketing:

  • Sc Marketing
  • MBA Marketing
  • D. Marketing
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing

Department at Public Administration:

  • Sc. Public Administration
  • D Public Administration
  • MHPM, MPA, PGDPA

8.) FACULTY OF PHARMACY

  • Sc Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Sc Pharmacology

9.) FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Department of Biochemistry:

  • Sc. General Biochemistry
  • Sc. Clinical Biochemistry
  • D Biochemistry

Department of Biological Science:

  • Sc
    • Arid Zone Ecology
    • Plant Physiology
    • Entomology and Paristology
    • Integrated Pest Management
  • PhD
    • Arid Zone Ecology

Department of Chemistry:

  • Sc
    • Analytical Chemistry
    • Organic Chemistry
    • Inorganic Chemistry
  • PhD
    • Analytical Chemistry
    • Organic Chemistry
    • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Postgraduate Diploma Chemistry

Department of Geology:

  • PGD
    • Mining and Mineral Economics
    • Water Resources Development and Management

Department of Mathematics & Statistics:

  • Sc.
  • D.

Department of Physics:

  • Sc
  • D.

10.) FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE

Department of Economics:

  • Sc
  • PhD

Department of Geography:

  • Environmental Management
  • D
  • PGDE Environmental Management

Department of Mass Communication:

  • D

Department of Political Science:

  • Sc.(Peace and Diplomatic Studies)
  • D (Political science)
  • PGDPS

11.) FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

Department of Veterinary Medicine:

  • V.Sc
  • PhD

Department of Veterinary Medicine:

  • V.Sc
    • Ruminant Medicine
    • Equine Medicine
    • Avian Medicine
    • Small Animal Medicine
  • PhD
    • Ruminant Medicine
    • Equine Medicine
    • Avian Medicine
    • Small Animal Medicine

Department of Microbiology and Parasitology:

  • Sc (Microbiology)
  • MVSc (Parasitology)
  • D. (Microbiology)
  • D (Parasitology)

Department of Veterinary Health & Preventive Medicine:

  • MVSc
  • D.

Department of Veterinary Physiology, Pharmacology and Biochemistry:

  • MVSc
    • Physiology
    • Pharmacology
  • PhD
    • Physiology
    • Pharmacology

Department of Veterinary Surgery and Theriogenology:

  • Sc
    • Veterinary Surgery
    • Veterinary Theriogenology

Centre for Arid Zone Studies:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Drought and Disertification Studies (PGDDS)

Centre for Disaster Risk Management:

  • Master in Disaster lest Management (MDM)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Disaster Risk Management (PGDM)

UNIMAID PG ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

For every PG programme or departments, there are specific entry admission requirements candidates must meet in order to be qualified. Here UNIMAID has put down the following admission requirement candidates are to adhere to during their respective applications;

First and foremost, candidates for admission into Ph.D programmes must have MA, MEd, M. Sc., M.Eng. or LL.M Degrees in the relevant areas with CGPA of at least  4.00 on a scale of 0.00 to 5.00 from University of Maiduguri or any other recognized university.

Secondly, candidates for admission into MA, MEd., M. Sc. (Ed), MLS, M.Sc., M.Eng. and L.L.M. programmes must have obtained the following:

  • First Class, Second Class Upper or Second Class Lower Degree from University of Maiduguri or any other recognized University.
  • A Third Class Degree holder must have a good Postgraduate Diploma in the relevant areas from University of Maiduguri or any other recognized University.

Thirdly, Candidate for admission into MBA. MHPM and MASS must have obtained the following;

  • A good Second Class Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Management Sociology and Anthropology, History, Economics from University of Maiduguri or any other recognized University.
  • A Third Class Degree or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit plus a Postgraduate Diploma with a minimum of merit in the relevant areas from University of Maiduguri or any other recognized University.

Fourthly, Candidate for admission into MBA, MHPM and MASS must have obtained prior to applying for UNIMAID PG school the following;

  • A good Second Class Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Management Sociology and Anthropology, History, Economics from University of Maiduguri or any other recognized University in Nigeria.
  • A Third Class Degree or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit plus a Postgraduate Diploma with a minimum of merit in the relevant areas from University of Maiduguri or any other recognized University.

Lastly, prospective candidates for admission into PGDM, PGDE, PGDNSS and PGDA shall possess a Degree in any Discipline from University of Maiduguri or any other recognized University or HND with a minimum certification of Lower Credit obtained from recognized institutions.

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for any of the PGD courses offered in UNIMAID 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 UNIMAID 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 Maiduguri(UNIMAID) 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 UNIMAID 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 UNIMAIDis, Candidate is expected to have obtained a First Degree from UNIMAIDor 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 Maiduguri  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 UNIMAID 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 Maidugurior 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 UNIMAID 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 UNIMAID 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.

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

Please note that the UNIMAID 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.