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Applications are hereby, invited form suitable qualified candidates for admission into Postgraduate programmes of the University of Abuja, for the 2016/2017 Academics Session.


The University of Abuja offers programmes leading to the award of:
Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE), Business Administration (PGDBA), Public Administration (PGDPA), Political Science, Banking and Finance (PGDBF), Diplomatic Studies, Statistics, Engineering, Food Hygiene, Veterinary Epidemiology, Crop Production, Agronomy, Agro Forestry, Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, Agric Business Management, Soil, Animal Science, Environmental Planning and Protection (PGDEPP), Postgraduate Diploma in Gender Studies.
Master of Arts (M.A), Master of Education (M.Ed), Master of Science (M.Sc), Master of Law (LL.M), Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) and Master of Environmental Planning and Protection (MEPP), Master of Public Health, Master of Engineering, Master of Veterinary Public Health, Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Veterinary Microbiology, Bacteriology, Immunology, Virology and
Doctorate (Ph.D) in various areas of specialization in the listed Faculties and Departments.

A candidate for Postgraduate studies in the University of Abuja must have obtained at least five (5) credits in WASC, NECO, GCE (Ordinary Level) or their equivalents, including English and Mathematics.
Candidates applying for the M.A, M.Ed. M.Eng. MVPH and M.Sc. degree programme in any field must have obtained a Bachelor’s Degree with at least second class lower in the relevant discipline.
A candidate applying for Ph.D in any programme of the University of Abuja must have obtained a weighted average score of 60% (4 points) letter grade ‘B’ average performance in the Master’s degree.
A candidate applying for the Ph.D with a Master’s degree from any other University, who in His/Her Master’s study has not previously taken the compulsory courses or their equivalents, similar to the ones in the University of Abuja shall on admission, be required to offer and pass such courses with a minimum of 60% (4 points) or a letter grade ‘B’.
Candidates seeking for admission into any of the Postgraduate Diploma Programme must possess a University degree with minimum grade of third class or HND with a minimum grade of lower credit in the relevant subject area with three (3) years post qualification experience.

Department of Crop Science
PGD in Crop Protection
PGD in Agronomy
PGD in Agro Forestry
Sc. Crop Protection
Sc. Agronomy
Sc. Agro Forestry
D. Crop Protection
D. Agronomy
D. Agro Forestry
Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension
PGD Agricultural Economics and Farm Management
PGD Agric Business Management
Sc. Agricultural Economics
Sc. Development Economics
Sc. Environmental Economics
Sc. Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology
D. Agricultural Economics
D. Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology
Department of Soil Science
PGD – Soil Science
Sc. – Soil Science
Phil/Ph.D – Soil Science
D – Soil Science
Department of Animal Science
PGD – Animal Science
Sc. – Animal Science
D – Animal Science

Department of History and Diplomatic Studies
Post-Graduate Diploma in Diplomatic Studies (PGDDS)
A. in Diplomatic Studies
A. in Nigerian and African History
Phil/Ph.D in Nigerian and African History
Phil/Ph.D in Diplomatic Studies
D in Nigerian and African History
D in Diplomatic Studies
Department of Theatre Arts
Postgraduate Diploma in Media Arts
Postgraduate Diploma in Theatre Arts
A in Media Arts
A in Theatre Arts
D in Media Arts
D in Theatre Arts
Department of English
English Literature – A, Ph.D
English Language – A, Ph.D

Department of Community Medicine
Master of Public Health
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Medical Biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Medical Biochemistry

Postgraduate Diploma Education (PGDE)
Department of Educational Management
Ed – Educational Administration and Planning
D – Educational Administration and Planning
Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology Educational Psychlogy
Master of Education (M.Ed) – Educational Psychology
D – Educational Psychology
Guidance and Counseling
Master of Education (M. Ed) – Guidance and Counseling
Phil./Ph.D – Guidance and Counseling
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) – Guidance and Counseling
Departments of Arts and Social Sciences Education (ASSE)
Curriculum Education – M.Ed. & Ph.D
Language Education  – M.Ed. & Ph.D
Social Studies Education – M.Ed. & Ph.D
Department of Science and Environmental Education
Master of Education (M. Ed) Science Education
Master of Education (M. Ed) Mathematics Education
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Science Education
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Mathematics Education

Department of Civil Engineering
PGD – Civil Engineering
Eng. – Civil Engineering
D – Civil Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering
PGD – Chemical Engineering
Eng. – Chemical Engineering
D – Chemical Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
PGD – Mechanical Engineering
Eng. – Mechanical Engineering
D – Mechanical Engineering

Master of Law (LL.M)
Doctor of Philosophy in Law (Ph.D. Law)

Department of Accounting

Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
Master of Science in Accounting & Finance (M.Sc. Accounting & Finance)
Business Administration Department
Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDBA)
Master of Science in Business Administration (M.Sc. Business Administration)
D. Management
Public Administration Department
Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDPA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Science in Public Administration (M.Sc. Pub. Admin.)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) – Public Administration

Dept. of Biological sciences
Sc. – Biology (Environmental)
Sc. – Botany (Biodiversity)
Sc. – Zoology (Parasitology)
Sc. – Zoology (Fisheries)
D – Biology (Environmental)
D – Botany (Biodiversity)
D – Zoology (Parasitology)
D – Zoology (Fisheries)
Department of Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
Sc. – Physical Chemistry
D – Physical Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Sc.- Organic Chemistry
D – Physical Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
Sc. Inorganic Chemistry
D Inorganic Chemistry
Analytical Chemistry
Sc Analytical Chemistry
D Analytical Chemistry
Department of Computer Science
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Computer Science with specialization in following areas of Computer Science:
Information Security
Software Engineering
Intelligent Systems
Distributed Computing Systems
Computer Networks and Communications
Database Systems
Ph.D in Computer Science
Department of physics
Sc./Ph.D – Solid State Physics
Sc./Ph.D – Solar Energy Physics
Sc./Ph.D – Applied Geophysics
Department of Mathematics
Sc. –        Pure Mathematics
D – Pure Mathematics
Sc. – Applied Mathematics
D – Applied Mathematics
Department of Microbiology
Sc. – Food Microbiology
Sc. – Industrial Microbiology
Sc. – Environmental Microbiology
D – Food Microbiology
D – Industrial Microbiology
D – Environmental Microbiology

Department of Statistics
Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (PGDS)
Master of Science (M. Sc)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

Department of Economics
Postgraduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDB&F)
Masters in Financial Economics (MFE)
Sc. Economics
D Economics
Department of Political Sciences & International Relations
Postgraduate Diploma in Political Sciences (PGDPS)
Masters in International Relations and Diplomacy (MIRD)
Master of Science (Sc. Political Sciences specialization) in
International Relations
Political Economy and Development Studies
Policy Analysis
D in all areas listed in (i) (ii) & (iii)
Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D) in Political Science with specialization in:
International Relations
Political Economy & Development Studies
Policy Analysis
Department of Sociology
Sc./Ph.D –        Gender
Sc./Ph.D –        Development
Sc./Ph.D –        Industrial
Sc./Ph.D –        Criminology
Sc./Ph.D –        Demography
Sc./Ph.D –        Medical
Postgraduate Diploma in Intercultural Conflicts & Communications (PEDIC)
Department of Geography and Environmental Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Planning & Protection (PGDEPP)
Masters in Environmental Planning and Protection (MEPP)
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Geography with specialization in:
Environmental Resources Planning
Population and Manpower Planning
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
Environmental Resources Planning
Population and Manpower

Department of Veterinary Medicine
PGD IN Food Hygiene
PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D, Veterinary Epidemiology
MVPH, Ph.D Veterinary Public Health
Ph.D Veterinary Preventive Medicine

Department of Veterinary Microbiology
Sc. & Ph.D. Veterinary Microbiology
Sc. & Ph.D Bacteriology
Sc. & Ph.D Immunology
Sc. & Ph.D. Virology

Postgraduate Diploma in Gender Studies (Part-time)
A. Gender Studies (Part time)

Postgraduate Diploma in Gender Studies (Part-time)


Application forms can be obtained online via, click Postgraduate School, print procedure to access sales of forms from the portal, generate Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR), make payment online (Form Fee N20,500), fill form online, save and submit and Print the Following-Receipt, Summary of the Form, Acknowledgement Slip and Referee Form or request your Referees to fill Referee Form online.
Please note that the sale of application forms commences on Wednesday 25th May, 2016.

Candidates are to request their former institutions to indicate the Course/Department for/to which they applied, while sending academic transcripts to the University. Completed referees’ forms and academics transcripts should reach the Secretary, Postgraduate school, University of Abuja, P.M.B. 117 Abuja not later than two (2) weeks after the close of submission of application form.

The online entry application form will close on Tuesday 20th July, 2016 (Eight weeks) at 11:59pm. Completed application forms and other attached relevant documents are to be sent to:
The Secretary,
Postgraduate school,
University of Abuja,
P.M.B. 117 Abuja
not later than two (2) weeks after the close of submission of application form.

Mrs. Rifkatu H. Swanta



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