List of Postgraduate Programmes Offered In UNILORIN

The management of University of Ilorin 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 Ilorin 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 UnIlorin.

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

  1. The UnIlorinPG 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 UnIlorin or not.

List of Postgraduate Programmes Offered In UNILORIN 1

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

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

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

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In UnIlorin

  1. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND FARM MANAGEMENT: M.Sc.; M.Phil/Ph.D.; Ph.D.  Agricultural Economics (with specialization in Agricultural Economics)

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT: M.Sc.; Ph.D.  Agricultural Extension

DEPARTMENT OF AGRONOMY

M.Sc.; Agronomy (with specialization in General Agronomy, Horticulture; Plant Breeding Genetics, Weed Science and Crop Physiology).

M.Phil/Ph.D., Ph.D. Agronomy with specialization in General Agronomy, Horticulture and Weed Science.

M.Sc.; Soil Science (with specialization in Soil Microbiology & Biochemical, Soil Fertility and Chemistry, Soil and Water Management, Soil Survey and Land use Evaluations).

M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Soil Science (with specialization in Genetics, Soil Science, Pedology, Soil Survey and Land Use, Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry)

DEPARTMENT OF CROP PROTECTION

M.Sc.; Ph.D. Crop Protection (with specialization in Entomology; Phyto -Pathology).

DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL PRODUCTION

Postgraduate Diploma in Animal Production

M.Sc.; MPhil/Ph.D.; Ph.D. Animal Production (with specialization in Animal Nutrition, Animal Breeding and Genetics, Animal Physiology).

DEPARTMENT OF HOME ECONOMICS AND FOOD SCIENCE

M.Sc. Food Science (with specializations in Food Post- Harvest Technology, Plant and Animal Processing and Preservation, Food Safety and Biotechnology).

M.Sc. Home Economics (with specializations in Home Economics, Family and Child Development, Textiles, Clothing and Fashion Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Home Management).

  1. FACULTY OF ARTS

DEPARTMENT OF ARABIC.

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Arabic Languages.

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Arabic Literature.

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D., Ph.D. English Language

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D., Ph.D. Literature–in–English

DEPARTMENT OF FRENCH

M.A.; (with specialization in Translation Sociolinguistics and Stylistic)

M.A. Literature-in-French (with specialization in African Literature)

Ph.D. French Language (with specialization in Translation)

DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS AND NIGERIAN LANGUAGES

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Linguistics;

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Applied Linguistics;

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Yoruba Language

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Yoruba Literature

DEPARTMENT OF THE PERFORMING ARTS

M.A.; Performing Arts (with specialization in Drama; Music; Dance).

M.Phil./Ph.D. Performing Arts (with specialization in Drama; Music; Dance).

Ph.D. Performing Arts (with specialization in Drama; Music; Dance).

DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIONS

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Christian Studies.

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Comparative Religious Studies

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Islamic Studies

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

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

CENTRE FOR PEACE AND STRATEGIC STUDIES

M.A.; Ph.D. Peace and Development Studies. (with specialization in Conflict Management and Peace Building, Security and Strategic Studies, Peace and Environmental Studies and Peace and Development Journalism)

  1. FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE

M.Sc. Finance

Ph.D. Finance (Internal Only)

DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING

M.Sc. Accounting

Ph.D. (with specialization in Strategic Management Accounting, Environmental Accounting, Taxation, Financial Reporting and Governance, Auditing and Investigation)

DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

M.Sc.; Ph.D. Business Administration (with specialization in General Management, Marketing Management, Human Resources Management, Operation Management).

  1. FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

M.Sc. Political Science (with specialization in Comparative Politics and International Relations).

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY

M.Sc.; Ph.D. Sociology. (with specialization in Industrial Sociology; Criminology; Medical Sociology).

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D. Geography and Environmental Management (with specializations in Climatology, Geo-morphology, Biogeography, Hydrology and Water Resources, Social Geography, Remote Sensing, Regional Development, Population Geography, Urban Geography, Rural Geography, Settlement Geography, Transport Geography, Housing Studies, Agricultural Geography, Medical Geography, Gender Studies, Tourism and Recreation, Resource Management).

  1. FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS).

Sc. Mass Communication (with specialization in Print Journalism, Broadcast Journalism and Public Relation & Advertising)

  1. FACULTY OF EDUCATION

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Technology (PGDET).

M.Ed.; M.Phil. /Ph.D.; Ph.D.;. Educational Technology (with specialization in Assistive Technology, Distance Education, E- Learning and Instructional Technology)

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROMOTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION

M.Ed.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Health Education ( with specialization in Primary Health Care, Reproductive and Family Health, Drug Education, Safety Health Education, Nutritional Education, and Community Health Education).

Master of Public Health Education (M. PHE) (with specialization in Drug Education, Primary Health care, Community Health Education, Reproductive and Family Health, Safety Health Education).

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN KINETIC EDUCATION

M.Sc. (Ed.); M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D.; Human Kinetics (with specialization in Administration and Management of Human Kinetics and Sports Exercise and Sport Science).

M.Sc. (Ed.); Human Kinetics (with specialization in Recreation and Tourism).

DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE EDUCATION

M.Ed.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Curriculum Development in Science Education

M.Ed.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Mathematics Education

M.Ed.; Science Education (with specialization in Physics)

M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. (with specialization in Biology, Chemistry and Physics).

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SCIENCES EDUCATION

M.Ed., M.Phil./Ph.D., Social Studies Education

M.Ed., M.Phil./Ph.D., Ph.D. Curriculum Development

M.Ed., Ph.D. Educational Psychology

M.Ed., M.Phil./Ph.D., Ph.D. Sociology of Education

DEPARTMENT OF ARTS EDUCATION

M.Ed., Ph.D. English Language Education; Arabic Language Education; Mother Tongue Education; Comparative Education, Religion Education, History Education (for M.Ed. only).

M.Phil./Ph.D. English Language Education

  1. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL AND BIOSYSTEMS ENGINEERING

M.Eng.; Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (with specialization in Soil and Water Conservation, Irrigation and Drainage Engineering; Farm Power and Machinery Engineering; Agro-Product Processing Food Engineering, Aqua cultural Engineering; Renewable Energy Engineering)

M.Phil./Ph.D. Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (with specialization in Farm Power and Machinery Engineering, Soil and Water conservation, Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Agro-Product Processing and Food Engineering, Renewable Energy).

Ph.D. Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (Farm Power and Machinery Engineering, Soil and Water Conservation, Irrigation and Drainage, Agro-Production & Food Engineering).

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

M.Eng.; Civil Engineering (with Specialization in Structural and Materials Engineering; Highway and Transportation Engineering, Water, Geotechnical Engineering).

M.Phil./Ph.D. Civil Engineering

Ph.D. Civil Engineering

M.Sc. Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM).

DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING

Ph.D. Electrical Engineering and Electronics (with specialization in Electronics and Communication Engineering; Control Engineering).

M.Eng. Electrical and Electronics (with specialization in Power and Mechanics)

M.Eng. Electrical and Electronics Engineering (with specialization in Computer and Control (for Staff only).

DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

M.Eng.; M.Phil./Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering (with specialization in  Production Engineering, Thermofluids Engineering, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering)

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering (Production Engineering; Thermofluids Engineering, Material and Metallurgical Engineering)

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

M.Eng.; M.Phil./Ph.D. Chemical Engineering (with specialization in Polymer Engineering, Pollution Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Transport Process Engineering).

OTHER COURSES/PROGRAMMES OFFERED IN UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL INCLUDES;

  1. FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY

M.Sc. Anatomy (with specialization in Neuroanatomy; Molecular Endocrinology; Physical Anthropology; Developmental Biology, and Reproductive Biology).

M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Anatomy (with specialization in  Neuroanatomy, Molecular Endocrinology, Developmental Biology, and Reproductive Biology).

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIOLOGY

M.Sc.; M.Phil/Ph.D.; Ph.D. Physiology (with specialization in Cardiovascular Physiology; Endocrinology and Metabolism; Membrane Physiology; Neurophysiology).

DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY AND THERAPEUTICS

M.Sc.; Ph.D. Pharmacology and Therapeutic

DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND PARASITOLOGY

M.Sc.; M.Phil/ Ph.D. Medical Microbiology and Parasitology (with specialization in Bacteriology, Virology, Mycology, Parasitology)

FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH

Master of Community Health (M.Comm.H.); (with specialization in Tropical Public Health, Epidemiology and Community Health, Occupational Health, Environmental Health, Health Management and Health Education).

Master in Public Health (MPH) (with specialization in Tropical Public Health, Epidemiology and Community Health, Occupational Health, Environmental Health, Health Management, Health Education).

Ph.D. Public Health (with specialization in Epidemiology).

  1. FACULTY OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS

M.Sc., M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Mathematics (with specialization in Optimization; Fluid Mechanics; Analytical Dynamics; Numerical Analysis; Algebra; Complex Analysis; Mathematical Modeling; Functional Analysis, Real Analysis, Operator Algebra).

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry.

M.Sc; Chemistry (with specialization in Physical Inorganic; Organic; Analytical; Environmental).

M.Phil/Ph.D. Chemistry (with specialization in Physical; Inorganic, Analytical, Organic).

Ph. D. Chemistry (with specialization in Physical, Inorganic, Analytical , Organic).

DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY

M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. Industrial Chemistry (with specialization in Analytical / Environmental Chemistry, Food and Nutrition Chemistry, Medicinal / Natural Product Chemistry)

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. Physics (with specialization in Radio Propagation and Space/Communication Physics; Ionospheric Physics; Solid State and Materials’ Science; Theoretical and Mathematical Physics; Solar Energy and Solar Radiation Physics; Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics).

DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS

Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (PGDS) (with specialization in Design of Exponent, Sample Survey, Biostatistics, Quality Control, Categorical Data Analysis).

M.sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D;. Ph.D. Statistics ( with specialization in Statistical Quality Control, Biostatistics, Sample Survey and Demography, Multivariate Analysis, Econometrics, Mathematical Statistics).

DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY AND MINERAL SCIENCES

Postgraduate Diploma Geology (with specialization in Petroleum Geology/ Sedimentology, Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology, Solid Minerals, Applied Geophysical).

M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Geology (with specialization in Petroleum Geology, Sedimentology, Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology, Solid Minerals, Applied Geophysics).

  1. FACULTY OF LIFE SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY

M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D.;. Ph.D. Biochemistry.

DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY

M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D.;. Ph.D. Microbiology (with specialization in Industrial Microbiology; Environmental Microbiology; Medical & Veterinary Microbiology).

DEPARTMENT OF PLANT BIOLOGY

M.Sc., M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Plant Biology (with specialization in Plant Anatomy and Taxonomy, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, Lower Plants, Herbal Medicine, Plant Diversity and Environmental Management.

DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY

M.Sc. Zoology (with specialization in Cell Biology and Genetics, Entomology, Fisheries and Hydrobiology , Parasitology).

Ph.D.  Zoology (with specialization in Entomology, Fisheries and Hydrobiolgy and Parasitology).

  1. FACULTY OF LAW

LLM Common Law.

LLM Islamic Law.

UnIlorin PG ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission into Oduduwa University are based on academic merits. Admissions are open to all into her postgraduate programmes. The general admission requirements for postgraduate programmes, subject to fulfilling other specified departmental requirements, are as follows:

  • Candidates must have the basic ordinary level University entry requirement of at least 5 credit passes in WASC, SSCE/GCE, NECO or their equivalent, which must include a credit pass in English and Mathematics.
  • Candidates for a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programme must possess a minimum of a first degree or HND (merit pass)
  • Candidates for a Master’s degree programme must possess a minimum of a second class (lower division) degree from recognized universities with at least a CGPA of 3.00 on a 5 point scale.
  • Requisite academic transcripts must accompany applications for postgraduate programmes, which shall be forwarded directly by the issuing university to the Postgraduate School.

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for any of the PGD courses offered in UnIlorin 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 UnIlorin 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 Ilorin(UnIlorin) 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 UnIlorin 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 UnIlorinis, Candidate is expected to have obtained a First Degree from UnIlorinor 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 Ilorin  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 UnIlorin 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 Ilorinor 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 UnIlorin 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 UnIlorin 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.

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

Please note that the UnIlorin 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.