List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In ABUAD

The management of Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti 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 Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti 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 ABUAD.

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

  1. The ABUADPG 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 ABUAD or not.

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In ABUAD 1

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

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

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

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In ABUAD

COLLEGE OF LAW

Master (LL.M)

  1. Master of Law

COLLEGE OF SCIENCES

The College of Science postgraduate programme comprises of the following:

  1. Biochemistry
  2. Microbiology
  3. Biology

Postgraduate Diploma

  1. Biochemistry Programme
  2. Microbiology Programme
  3. Computer Science

Masters Programmes with areas of specialization

(A) Biochemistry

  1. Medical Biochemistry and Toxicology
  2. Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
  • Food and Nutritional Biochemistry

(B) Biology

  1. Ecology & Environmental Science
  2. Parasitology
  3. Biotechnology

(C) Microbiology

  • Medical/Pathogenic Microbiology

Environmental Microbiology

  • Food & Industrial Microbiology

(D) Mathematical and Physical Sciences

  1. Computer Science

ABUAD PG ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The Postgraduate College establishes the minimum admission requirements common to all applicants. The postgraduate program that you are applying to may have additional requirements. All candidates must have five credit passes including English, Mathematics and two other relevant Social Science subjects which must include Economics, Government and Financial Account, Commerce  at ‘O’ Level. Please refer to specific programme for more information.

PGD in Accounting: Candidates with Bachelors degree from an approved university must obtain a minimum of Third Class B.Sc. or B.Tech. Degree in Accounting or any other related course.

Holders of HND in Accounting or any other related course from approved institutions with a minimum of Upper Credit may also be considered for admission.

M.Sc in Accounting: Candidates with Bachelor’s degree from Afe Babalola University must obtain a minimum of second class lower division with a CGPA of 3.0/5.0 or equivalent from any University approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC) in Accounting or any other related course.

Candidates with at least a third class degree or HND in Accounting or any other related course and university PGD with CGPA of 3.0/.5.0 or equivalent from any University approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC) may be considered for admission into academic Master’s degree programmes.

M.Sc. in Banking and Finance: Applicants for this programme should be holders of a first degree with a Minimum Pass of a Second Class Lower Division or PGD in Banking and Finance or any other related course

PGD in Economics: Applicants for this programme should be holders of a B.Sc. or B. Tech. with at least a Third Class or HND (Upper Credit) in Economics or any other related course

M.Sc. in Economics: Applicants for this programme should be holders of a first degree with a Minimum Pass of a Second Class Lower Division or PGD in Economics or any other related course

PGD in Management: Applicants for this programme should be holders of a B.Sc. or B. Tech. with at least a Third Class or HND (Upper Credit) in Business Management or any other related course

M.Sc. in Management: Applicants for this programme should be holders of a first degree with a Minimum Pass of a Second Class Lower Division or PGD in Management or any other related course.

PGD in Human Resources Management: Applicants for this programme should be holders of a B.Sc. or B. Tech. with at least a Third Class or HND (Upper Credit) in Business Management or any other related course

M.Sc. in Human Resources Management: Applicants for this programme should be holders of a first degree with a Minimum Pass of a Second Class Lower Division or PGD in Management or any other related course.

PGD in Media and  Communication: Applicants for this programme should be holders of a B.Sc. or B. Tech. with at least a Third Class or HND (Upper Credit) in Media and Communication or any other related course

M.Sc. in Media and Communication: Applicants for this programme should be holders of a first degree with a Minimum Pass of a Second Class Lower Division or PGD in Media and Communication or any other related course.

COLLEGE OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Master (M.Sc)

  1. Master of Science in Anatomy
  2. Master of Science in Physiology
  3. Master of Science in Human Nutrition

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for any of the PGD courses offered in ABUAD 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 ABUAD 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 Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti(ABUAD) 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 ABUAD 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 ABUADis, Candidate is expected to have obtained a First Degree from ABUADor 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 Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti  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 ABUAD 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 Afe Babalola University Ado Ekitior 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 ABUAD 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 ABUAD 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.

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

Please note that the ABUAD 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.