List of Veritas University Postgraduate Courses

The management of Veritas 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 Veritas University 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 Veritas University.

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

  1. The Veritas UniversityPG 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 Veritas University or not.

List of Veritas University Postgraduate Courses 1

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

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

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

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In Veritas University

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

College of Social Sciences

  • PGD Economics
  • PGD Political Science and Administrative Studies

College of Management Sciences

  • PGD Accounting
  • PGD Marketing

College of Natural and Applied Sciences

  • PGD Chemistry (Pure and Applied)
  • PGD Physics  (Pure and Applied)
  • PGD Microbiology

College of Education

  • PGD Education (PGDE)

MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMMES

College of Humanities

  • A English and Literary Studies
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • A History
  • Historiography
  • Economic History
  • Nigeria and African History
  • International Studies and Diplomatic History
  • Social and Culture History
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

College of Social Sciences

  • Sc. Economics
  • Economic Theory
  • Quantitative Economics
  • Economics Development and Planning
  • The Nigerian Economy/Public SectorEconomics
  • Corporate Finance and Investment
  • Monetary Economics/ International Economics
  • Environmental and Energy Economics
  • Industrial Economics/Labour and Industrial Relations
  • Political Science and Diplomacy
  • Public Administration and Public Policy
  • Political Theory
  • Political Economics

College of Management Sciences

  • Sc. Accounting

College of Natural and Applied Sciences

  • Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Organic/Natural Product Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Electronical/Radiochemical Methods
  • Geophysics
  • Radiation/Health Physics

College of Education

  • Education English
  • Educational Management and Planning

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD) PROGRAMMES

College of Social Sciences

  • PhD Economics
  • PhD Political Science and Diplomacy

Veritas University PG ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Taught courses will be externally moderated. The setting of questions will involve the vetting by external Examiners, and when graded by the internal examiners, the scripts will be forwarded to the external examiners for verification of the marks and grades and the scripts returned to the departments.
  • All results must be approved by the College Board and Senate.
  • ‘Externally examined’ should mean to vet, check the marking scheme and questions before and after written examination and report to the Vice- Chancellor.
  • Candidate should have a minimum of 3.0 CGPA.
  • Supervision will be conducted by a team of supervisors for the Masters degree and above. This is necessary to ensure that all areas of a subject (topic) are effectively considered especially where the students have to deal with an inter-disciplinary subject.
  • Candidate whose research work is considered to be unsatisfactory by his Department will be asked to withdraw on a resolution of the College Board and Senate respectively.
  • Copies of all Dissertations will reach the Post-graduate School at least two months before the Convocation in which the candidate wants to be presented for the award of the degree.
  • A minimum of six copies of the final work of the temporarily bound Dissertation will be submitted to the department. After the Dissertation defence, the candidate will make all necessary corrections and submit four copies of the properly bound Dissertation with certification by the Board of Examiners to the Post-graduate School.
  • For each Post-graduate student, there will be a Board of Examiners for Dissertation defence comprising at least five members, which must include members of the project Supervisory Committee, the External Examiner, who will be the Chairman and must be someone of at least Senior Lecturer grade, and a representative of the Post-graduate School who must be an academic with relevant background.
  • There will be an oral defence of Dissertation, and each student must satisfy the Examiners in this regard in order to qualify for graduation.
  • For a student to be in good academic standing, he/she must obtain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 at the
    end of each Session. This will be so whether it is masters degree or PGD programme.
  • A student who absents him/herself for two consecutive semesters without a valid reason may be asked to withdraw from the University, irrespective of his cumulative grade point average.
  • A student, for good reason and with the approval of Senate and upon recommendation by the Dean, may suspend his programme of study for a maximum of one calendar year.
  • A student who transfers from one programme to another or from another University may be credited with those course credit units earned which are relevant to the curriculum of the new programme.

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Applicants applying for any of the PGD courses offered in Veritas University 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. 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 Veritas University 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 Veritas University(Veritas University) or any recognized university in relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division); and
  3. 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 Veritas University 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 Veritas Universityis, Candidate is expected to have obtained a First Degree from Veritas Universityor any recognized university in relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)
  3. In addition to the above (ii) candidates with Third Class Degree or HND and a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) from Veritas Universityor 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 Veritas University 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 Veritas Universityor any the recognised universities in Nigeria from any relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)
  3. Lastly, Candidate must have obtained a Masters Degree from Veritas Universityor 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 Veritas University 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.

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

Please note that the Veritas University 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.