List of Postgraduate Programmes Offered In ANSU

The management of Anambra state 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 COOU 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 COOU.

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

  1. The COOUPG 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 COOU or not.

List of Postgraduate Programmes Offered In ANSU 1

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

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

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

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In COOU

1.1: FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

(A) Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Science (M.Sc) degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization in Agricultural Economics:

  1. i) Farm Management and Production Economics
  2. ii) Agricultural – Business and Marketing

iii) Agricultural Cooperatives

  1. iv) Farm Resources and Environmental Economics
  2. v) Resource and Environmental Economics
  3. vi) Agricultural Finance and Project Analysis

Areas of Specialization in Agricultural Extension:

  1. i) Rural Sociology
  2. ii) Agricultural Extension Communication

iii) Extension Education

  1. iv) Agricultural Extension Administration
  2. v) Programme Planning and Evaluation

(B) Department of Animal Science:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Science (M.Sc) degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Animal Nutrition
    ii) Animal Breeding of Genetics

iii) Animal Production and Environmental Management

  1. iv) Animal Physiology
  2. v) Animal Products Technology and Waste Management

(C) Department of Crop Science and Horticulture:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)
  2. Master of Science (M.Sc) degree
  3. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Economic Entomology
  2. ii) Crop Physiology

iii) Plant Breeding and Genetics

  1. iv) Wood Science and Technology
  2. v) Ornamental Horticulture
  3. vi) Forage Crops

vii) Vegetable Crops

viii) Weed Science

  1. ix) Tropical Fruits and Agro Forestry

(D) Department of Soil Science:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Science (M.Sc) degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Soil Biology and Biochemistry
  2. ii) Soil Biotechnology

iii) Soil Chemistry/Soil Fertility Management

  1. iv) Soil Physics and Soil Conservation
  2. v) Soil Survey and Land Use Planning/Mineralogy
  3. vi) Environmental Pollution Management

1.2: FACULTY OF ARTS

(A) Department of English:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Arts (M.A) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) English as a Second Language (ESL)
  2. ii) English Language

iii) Literature

  1. iv) Comparative Literature
  2. v) Oral Literature

(B) Department of Igbo:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Arts (M.A) degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Igbo Language
  2. ii) Culture

iii) Literature

  1. iv) Translation
  2. v) Linguistics

1.3: FACULTY OF EDUCATION

(A) Department of Educational Foundations:

Postgraduate Diploma in Educational (PGDE)

Master of Education (M.ED) degree

Master of Educational Management, and Guidance and Counseling

  1. B) Department of Science Education:

Master of Science in Education M.Sc (Ed) degree

Doctor of Philosophy degree (Ph.D)

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Guidance and Counseling
  2. ii) Educational Psychology

iii) Science Education

1.4: FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

(A) Department of Chemical Engineering:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Engineering (M.Eng) degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Transport Phenomena
  2. ii) Chemical Reaction Engineering

iii) Materials Engineering (with Civil Engineering)

  1. iv) Oil and Gas Property Evaluation
  2. v) Catalysis and Reaction Engineering
  3. vi) Modeling and Simulation of Processes

vii) Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals, Plastics and Polymer Engineering

viii) Biochemical Engineering

  1. ix) Petroleum Reservoir Engineering

(B) Department of Civil Engineering:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Engineering (M.Eng) degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
    ii) Structural Engineering

(C) Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Engineering (M.Eng) degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Electronics/Communication
  2. ii) Solid State Circuits/Power Electronics

iii) Electrical Power

  1. iv) Electrical Machines
    v) Signal Processing and Design

(D) Department of Mechanical Engineering:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Engineering (M.Eng) degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Design and Manufacturing Engineering
  2. ii) Metallurgy and Materials Engineering

iii) Energy and Power Engineering

1.5: FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

(A) Department of Architecture:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Science (M.Sc) degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Urban Design
  2. ii) Building Science and Technology

iii) Building Economics and Management

  1. iv) Landscape and Behavioural Architecture
    v) Architecture

(B) Department of Environmental Management:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Science (M.Sc) degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Transportation and Environment
  2. ii) Population and Environment

iii) Environmental Resources

  1. iv) Urban Environmental Problems
  2. v) Water Resources and Environment
  3. vi) Climate and Environment

vii) Environmental Hazards and Disaster

viii) Technology, Development and Environment

  1. ix) Environment and Health

1.6: FACULTY OF LAW

Master in Law (LL.M)

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Taxation Law
  2. ii) Law of Intellectual Property

iii) Law of Consumer Protection

  1. iv) Law of International Institutions
  2. v) Comparative Constitutional Law
  3. vi) Comparative Company Law

vii) Law of Arbitration

viii) International Human Rights Law

  1. ix) Administrative Law
  2. x) Advanced Humanitarian Law
  3. xi) Election Petition Law and Practice

1.7: FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

(A) Department of Accountancy:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Science (M.Sc) degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Financial Accounting
  2. ii) Management Accounting

iii) Taxation

(B) Department of Banking and Finance:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Science (M.Sc) degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Money and Banking
  2. ii) International Insurance and Finance

iii) Capital Markets and Financial Institutions

  1. iv) Nigerian Financial System
  2. v) Commercial and Development Banking

(C) Department of Business Administration:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)
  2. Master of Science (M.Sc) degree
  3. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Human Resources Management
  2. ii) Organizational Behaviour

iii) Industrial Relations

  1. iv) Production and Operations Management
  2. v) Bargaining, Wages and Salary Administration
  3. vi) Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

(D) Department of Marketing:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Science (M.Sc) degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Marketing Communication
  2. ii) New Products, Development and Sales Promotion

iii) Consumer Behaviour

  1. iv) Relationship Marketing
  2. v) International Marketing

1.8: FACULTY OF NATURAL SCIENCES

(A) Department of Biochemistry:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Science (M.Sc) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Medical/Immunological Biochemistry
  2. ii) Enzymology/Protein Chemistry

iii) Industrial/Environmental Biochemistry

  1. iv) Pharmacological and Toxicological Biochemistry
  2. v) Nutritional Biochemistry

(B) Department of Biological Sciences:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Science (M.Sc) degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Public Health/ Parasitology
  2. ii) Insect Pest Management

iiii) Applied Fisheries and Aquaculture

  1. iv) Biotechnology
  2. v) Botany
  3. vi) Entomology (Applied)

vii) Ecology

(C) Department of Microbiology:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Science (M.Sc) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Food Microbiology
  2. ii) Industrial Microbiology

iii) Medical Microbiology

  1. iv) Environmental Microbiology
  2. v) Immunology
  3. vi) Microbial Genetics

1.9: FACULTY OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES

(A) Department of Computer Science:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)
  2. Master of Science (M.Sc) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Information Technology
  2. ii) Information Project Management

iii) Applied Computer Science

  1. iv) Social Networks and Human-Centered Computing

(B) Department of Geology:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

  • Master of Science (M.Sc) degree
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Economic Geology and Geochemistry
  2. ii) Applied Geophysics

iii) Hydrogeology

  1. iv) Paleobiology and Biostratigraphy
  2. v) Petroleum Geology
  3. vi) Petroleum Geochemistry

vii) Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

viii) Environmental/Engineering Geology

(C) Department of Industrial Physics:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Science (M.Sc) degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Solid State Physics/Solar Energy Physics
  2. ii) Geophysics

iii) Astrophysics

(D) Department of Mathematics

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Science (M.Sc) degree

(E) Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Science (M.Sc) degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Material and Physical Chemistry
  2. ii) Organic Chemistry

iii) Inorganic Chemistry

  1. iv) Environmental Chemistry

(F) Department of Statistics

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Science (M.Sc) degree

1.10: FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

(A) Department of Economics:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Science (M.Sc) degree

(B) Department of Mass Communication:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Science (M.Sc) degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Advertising
  2. ii) Print Journalism

iii) Public Relations

(C) Department of Political Science:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Science (M.Sc) degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Political Theory
  2. ii) Comparative Government and Politics

iii) International Relations

  1. iv) Public Administration
  2. v) Development Studies

(D) Department of Public Administration:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Master of Science (M.Sc) degree

Professional Masters degree (MPA)

Areas of Specialization:

  1. i) Human Resources (Personnel) Management
  2. ii) Public Financial Management

iii) Civil Service Administration

  1. iv) Local Government Administration

COOU PG ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

As for the admission requirements into any of the available PG programmes, candidates or applicants as the case may be are to consult the Postgraduate Handbook, obtainable from the School of Postgraduate Studies

For general entry admission requirements/eligibility, please note that the minimum grade for admission into the Masters Degree Programme is a Second Class Lower Division (22) while that of the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is 3.5 obtained at the Masters Degree level on a 5 point scale.

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 COOU 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.

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

Please note that the COOU 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.