Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for full-time or part-time admissions to the postgraduate courses offered by Nnamdi Azikiwe University (Unizik) for the 2011/2012 academic year.
1.0 POSTGRADUATE DEGREE AND DIPLOMA COURSES AVAILABLE
Doctorate and Masters’ Degree and Postgraduate Diploma Programmes are available in the areas listed below
|Arts||(a) English Language: MA, Ph.D.
(b) History & International Studies: MA, PhD
(c) Igbo, African & Asian Studies: PGD, MA, Ph.D
(d) Linguistics: PGD, MA, Ph.D.
(e) Modern European Language: PGD, MA, Ph.D.
(f) Music: PGD,MA, PhD
(g) Religion & Human Relations: MA, PhD
(h) Philosophy: MA, Ph.D.
(i) Theatre Arts: PGD, MA, Ph.D.
|Basic Medical Sciences||(a) Anatomy M.Sc
(b) Physiology M.Sc, Ph.D.
|Bio. Sciences||(a) Applied Biochemistry: M.Sc., Ph.D.
(b) Applied Microbiology & Brewing: PGD, M.Sc.,Ph.D.
(c) Botany: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(d) Parasitology & Entomology: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(e) Zoology: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
|Education||(a) Adult Education: M.Ed., Ph.D.
(b) Educational Foundation: PGDE, M.Ed., Ph.D.
(c) Educational Management & Policy: PGD, M.Ed., Ph.D.
(d) Health & Physical Education: M.Sc., Ph.D.
(e) Guidance & Counselling: M.Ed., Ph.D.
(f) Library & Information Science: PGD, MLIS, Ph.D.
(g) Science Education: M.Sc., Ph.D.
(h) Vocational Education: M.Sc(Ed.), Ph.D.
|Engineering & Technology||(a) Agricultural & Bio-resources Engineering: PGD, M.Eng, Ph.D.
(b) Civil Engineering: PGD, M.Eng., Ph.D.
(c) Chemical Engineering: PGD, M.Eng, Ph.D.
(d) Electrical Engineering: PGD, M.Eng., Ph.D.
(e) Electronic & Computer Engineering: PGD, M.Eng, Ph.D.
(f) Industrial/Production Engineering: PGD, M.Eng, Ph.D.
(g) Mechanical Engineering: PGD, M.Eng, Ph.D.
(h) Metallurgical & Material Engineering: PGD, M.Eng, Ph.D.
|Environmental Sciences||(a) Architecture: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(b) Building: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(c) Environmental Management: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(d) Estate Management: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(e) Fine & Applied Arts: PGD, MFA., Ph.D.
(f) Geography and Meteorology: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(g) Surveying & Geoinformatics: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
|Health Science & Technology||(a) Medical Laboratory Science: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(b) Nursing Sciences: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(c) Radiography/Radiological Science: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
|Law||Law LL.M, Ph.D.|
|Management Sciences|| (a) Accountancy: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(b) Banking & Finance: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(c) Business Administration: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(d) Co-operative Economics & Management: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(e) Management Sciences MBA
(f) Marketing: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(g) Public Administration: PGD, MPA, M.Sc.,Ph.D.
|Medicine||(a) Chemical Pathology: M.Sc., Ph.D.
(b) Community Medicine: MPH
(c) Immunology M.Sc, Ph.D.
(c) Medical Microbiology: M.Sc., Ph.D.
(d) Pharmacology: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
|Physical Sciences||(a) Applied Statistics: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(b) Computer Science: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(c) Geological Sciences: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(d) Mathematics: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(f) Physics & Industrial Physics: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(g) Pure & Industrial Chemistry: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
|Pharmaceutical Sciences||(a) Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Management: M.Pharm, Ph.D.
(b) Pharmaceutical Biology & Traditional Medicine: M.Sc., M.Pharm, Ph.D.
(c) Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Biotechnology: M.Sc., M.Pharm, Ph.D.
(d) Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry: M.Sc., M.Pharm, Ph.D.
(e) Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology: M.Pharm, Ph.D.
(f) Pharmacology and Toxicology: M.Sc., M.Pharm, Ph.D.
(g) Forensic Sciences M.Sc
|Social Sciences||(a) Economics: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(b) Mass Communication: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(c) Psychology: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(d) Political Science: PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(e) Sociology and Anthropology PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D.
2.0 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
2.1 POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
The following may apply for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma Programmes:
2. 1.1. Graduates from approved University who hold first degree classification with a
minimum of third class honours.
2.1.2. Candidates from approved Polytechnic, Monotechnics, and who hold a Higher National Diploma with a minimum of Upper Credit.
2.2. MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMMES
The following may apply for Masters Admission:
2.2.1. Graduates from approved Universities who have obtained the appropriate degree with minimum FCGPA of 2.50 on a 5 point scale or a minimum of 50% for universities who do not use Final Cumulative Grade Point Average, in the proposed field of study.
2.2.2. Holders of Postgraduate Diploma from recognized institutions with an FCGPA of 3.0 and above (on a 5 point scale). A first degree will be an advantage.
2.3 DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAMMES
2.3.1 Graduates from approved universities who obtained the degree of Masters in the proposed field of study.
2.3.2 A candidate seeking admission into Ph.D. programmes from the Masters programme would be required to have obtained an FCGPA of 3.50 and above and a minimum of 60% for universities who do not use the Final Cumulative Grade Point Average, in the proposed field of study.
3.0 MINIMUM GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Candidates for all Postgraduate programmes must have a minimum of 5 credits including English Language and any four relevant subjects at one or two sittings in addition to other Departmental/Faculty and General University Requirements.
4.0 DURATION OF THE PROGRAMMES
4.1 Postgraduate Diploma Programme (PGD)
The full time Postgraduate Diploma programme lasts for a minimum of 12 continuous calendar months. Part time programme shall last for a minimum of 18 calendar months.
4.2 Masters Degree Programmes
The Masters Degree programme last for a minimum of 12 calendar months for full-time. Part-Time programme shall lasts for a minimum of 18 calendar months
4.3 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programme
Full-Time candidates with Masters’ degree will be required to spend a minimum of 24 calendar months while Part-Time candidates will be required to spend a minimum of 36 calendar months.
5. 0 METHOD OF APPLICATION
5.1 Prospective applicants should log in to www.unizik.edu.ng and browse the
available P.G. courses, options and requirements before making any payments.
5.2 The PIN code for P.G. application forms can be obtained on the payment of the
sum of eight thousand naira (#8000.00) at the branches of any of the following
- Diamond Bank
- Fidelity Bank
- First Bank
- Intercontinental Bank
- Spring Bank
- Zenith Bank
5.3 The Candidates shall thereafter proceed to any Cybercafé of their choice for the
completion and online submission of their application forms.
5.4 Print a copy of the completed application forms.
5.5 Download and print the transcript form. The transcript form should be sent to
the candidate’s institution for his/her transcript
5.6 Copy of the application form, 3 completed referee report forms, and photocopies
of qualifying certificates including O’level certificate should be forwarded to the
Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka not
later than 30th September, 2011.
5.7 Applicants should ensure that their transcripts are received at the school not later
than 30th September, 2011.
For more information on the entry requirements, areas of specialization and other necessary information, log on to www.unizik.edu.ng. Or see Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies.
Chinedu Vincent Eliyahs
Deputy Registrar /Secretary
School of Postgraduate Studies
GSM No. 08102912310