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NSUK Postgraduate Admission Details for 2019/2020 Session (Updated)



NSUK Postgraduate Admission Details:

NSUK postgraduate admission details for the 2019/2020 academic session has been released by the school management. Applications are currently being accepted from suitably qualified candidates for admission into various Postgraduate programmes of the Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK).

NSUK 2015/2016 Postgraduate Admission Form Details

LATEST UPDATE: The deadline for NSUK Postgraduate Application has been extended to July 31st, 2020.

Recommended: NSUK Postgraduate Programmes and Courses

Available Programmes

  1. Faculty of Administration Department of Accounting Ph.D. Accounting, M.Phil./Ph.D. Accounting, M.Sc. Accounting, M.Sc. Public Sector Accounting, Master in Accounting and Finance, PGD. Department of Banking & Finance Ph.D., M.Sc, PGD,

Department of Business Administration Ph.D. Business Administration, M.Phil/Ph.D. Business Administration, M.Sc. Business Administration, MBA (Accounting), MBA (Finance), MBA (Entrepreneurship), MBA (General), MBA (Human Resource Management), MBA (Management), MBA (Marketing), MBA (Management Information System), PGD. Management.

Department of Entrepreneurship M.Sc. Entrepreneurship, PGDEN.

Department of Public Administration Ph.D. Public Administration, M.Phil/Ph.D. Public Administration, M.Sc. Public Administration. MPA (General), MPA (Local Government Administration), MPA (Management), MPA (Personnel Administration), MPA (Public Policy Analysis), PGD. Public Administration.

  1. Faculty of Agriculture Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Ph.D Agricultural Economics, M.Sc Agricultural Economics, M.Sc Agricultural Extension, PGD Agric Economics & Extension, PGD Agric Economics & Extension Farm Management.

Department of Agronomy Ph.D. Crop Protection, Ph.D. Crop Science, Ph.D. Soil Science, M.Phil/Ph.D. Crop Science, M.Sc. Crop Protection, M.Sc. Crop Science, M.Sc. Soil Science, PGD Agronomy (Soil Fertility &Management Option), PGD Agronomy (Soil & Water Management Option), PGD Agronomy (Crop Product Option), PGD Agronomy (Crop Science Option). Department of Animal Science Ph.D. Animal Science, M.Sc. Animal Science, PGD Animal Science.

Department of Fisheries Ph.D. Aquaculture & Fisheries Management (Aquaculture), Ph.D. Aquaculture & Fisheries Management (Fish Nutrition), Ph.D. Aquaculture & Fisheries Management (Fisheries Management & Conservation), Ph.D. Aquaculture & Fisheries Management (Fish Breeding & Larviculture), Ph.D. Aquaculture & Fisheries Management (Fish Gear Technology), M.Sc. Aquaculture & Fisheries Management, PGD Aquaculture & Fisheries Management.

Department of Home Science & Management Ph.D. Home Science & Management (Clothing & Textile), Ph.D. Home Science & Management (Food & Nutrition), Ph.D. Home Science & Management (Consumer Education & Consumer Behaviour), Ph.D. Home Science & Management (Child Development), M.Sc Home Science & Management, PGD Home Science & Management (Consumer Education & Consumer Behaviour), PGD Home Science & Management (Clothing & Textile), PGD Home Science & management (Food & Nutrition), PGD Home Science & Management (Child Development).

  1. Faculty of Arts Department of Arabic Ph.D. Arabic, M.Phil/Ph.D. Arabic, M.A. Arabic.

Department of English Ph.D. English, Ph.D. Literature in English, M.Phil/Ph.D. English, M.A. English, M.A. Literature in English, PGD English Language, PGD Literature in English.

Department of French Ph.D. French (French Language & Linguistics), Ph.D. French (African Literature in French), Ph.D French (Comparative Literature), M.Phil/Ph.D. French, M.A. French (Literature), M.A. French (Language), PGD French.

Department of History Ph.D. History, M.A. History

Department of Islamic Studies Ph.D. Islamic Studies, M.Phil/Ph.D. Islamic Studies, M.A. Islamic Studies, PGD Islamic Studies. Department of Linguistics Ph.D. Linguistics, M.A. Linguistics.

Department of Philosophy &Religious Studies Ph.D. Biblical Studies (New Testament), Ph.D. Church History, Ph.D. Philosophy & Ethics, Ph.D. Biblical Studies (Old Testament), Ph.D. Religious Studies, M.Phil/Ph.D. Religious Studies (Biblical Studies), M.A. African Traditional Religion, M.A. Biblical Studies (New Testament), M.A. Church History, M.A. Philosophy & Ethics, M.A. Religious Studies, M.A. Sociology of Religion.

Department of Theatre Arts & Cultural Studies Ph.D. Theatre Arts, M.Phil/Ph.D. Film & Media Arts, M.Phil/Ph.D. Cultural Policy & Management, M.Phil/Ph.D. Development Communication, M.A. Film & Media Arts, PGD Cultural Administration, M.A. Cultural Policy & Management, M.A. Development Communication, M.A. Theatre Arts, PGD Development Communication, , PGD Theatre Arts.

  1. Faculty of Natural & Applied Sciences Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Ph.D. Biochemistry, M.Phil/Ph.D. Biochemistry, M.Sc Biochemistry, PGD Biochemistry.

Department of Microbiology Ph.D. Microbiology, Ph.D. Food & Industrial Microbiology, Ph.D. Environmental Microbiology, Ph.D. Medical Microbiology, M.Sc. Food & Industrial Microbiology, M.Sc. Environmental Microbiology, M.Sc. Medical Microbiology, M.Sc. Microbiology, PGD Microbiology. Department of Plant Science & Biotechnology Ph.D. Plant Genetics & Breeding, Ph.D. Plant Science and Breeding, M.Sc. Plant Genetics & Breeding, PGD Biodiversity & Conservation Management Department of Zoology Ph.D. Zoology (Applied Hydrobiology & Fisheries), Ph.D. Zoology (Applied Entomology & Parasitology), M.Sc. Zoology (Applied Hydrobiology & Fisheries), M.Sc. Zoology (Applied Entomology & Parasitology).

Department of Chemistry Ph.D. Industrial Chemistry, Ph.D. Chemistry, M.Sc. Chemistry, M.Sc. Industrial Chemistry, PGD Chemistry.

Department of Geology & Mining Ph.D. Geology (Mineral Exploration), Ph.D. Geology, (Sedimentology/Petroleum Geology), M.Phil/Ph.D. Geology (Sedimentary/Petroleum Geology), M.Phil/Ph.D. Geology (Engineering/Hydrogeology), M.Phil/Ph.D. Geology (Mineral Exploration), M.Phil/Ph.D. Geology (Environmental Geology), M.Sc. Environmental Geology, M.Sc. Geology and Mining (Engineering Geology/Hydrogeology), M.Sc. Mineral Exploration, M.Sc. Sedimentology/Petroleum Geology, PGD Geology and Mining. Department of Computer Science Ph.D. Computer Science, M.Phil/Ph.D. Computer Science, M.Sc. Computer Science (Networking), M.Sc. Computer Science (Database Management), M.Sc. Computer Science (Database/Information System), M.Sc. Computer Science (Information Security), M.Sc. Computer Science (Software Engineering), PGD Computer Science.

Department of Mathematical Science Ph.D. Mathematics, Ph.D. Mathematics (Pure), M.Phil/Ph.D. Mathematics, M.Sc. Mathematics (Pure), M.Sc. Mathematics (Applied),

Department of Statistics Ph.D. Statistics, M.Phil/Ph.D. Statistics, M.Sc. Statistics, PGD Statistics.

Department of Physics Ph.D. Physics (Plasma), Ph.D. Physics (Theoretical & Solid State), Ph.D. Physics (Theoretical & Solid State), Ph.D. Physics (Theoretical & Mathematics), Ph.D. Physics (Radiation & Medical), Ph.D. Physics (Geophysics), Ph.D. Physics (Electronics & Communication), M.Phil./Ph.D. Physics (Electronics & Communication) M.Sc. Physics (Geophysics), M.Sc. Physics (Plasma), M.Sc. Physics (Electronics & Communication), M.Sc. Physics (Theoretical & Mathematics), M.Sc. Physics (Radiation & Medical), M.Sc. Physics (Theoretical & Solid State), PGD Physics (Geophysics), PGD Physics (Theoretical & Solid State), PGD Physics (Radiation & Medical), PGD Physics (Electronics & Communication).

  1. Faculty of Law Department of Law Ph.D. Law, M.Phil/Ph.D. Law, Masters of Law,LLM (Law and Government), LLM (Taxation Law and Policy), LLM (Energy and Natural Resources Law), LLM (Intellectual Property Law and Policy), LLM (Entertainment and Sports Law), LLM (Law Enforcement and Administration), LLM (Communications and Information Technology Law), LLM (Secuirty Law and Policy), LLM (Law of Alternative Dispute Resolution), LLM (Investment Law and Policy), LLM (Constitutional and Human Rights Law), LLM (Law of Banking and Finance), LLM (Corporate Governance and Finance Law), LLM (Islamic Banking and Finance), LLM (International Maritime Law) LLM (Law), PGD in Refugee & International Humanitarian Law, PGD in Arbitration.
  2. Faculty of Education Department of Educational Foundation Ph.D. Curriculum Studies, Ph.D. Measurement & Evaluation, Ph.D. Philosophy & Ethics, Ph.D. Educational Admin & Planning, Ph.D. Educational Psychology, Ph.D. Philosophy of Education, Ph.D. Sociology of Education, M.Phil/Ph.D. Measurement & Evaluation, M.Phil./Ph.D. Educational Admin & Planning, M.Phil./Ph.D. Guidance & Counselling, M.Phil./Ph.D. Sociology of Education, M.Phil./Ph.D. Educational Psychology, M.Phil./Ph.D. Philosophy of Education, M.Phil./Ph.D. Curriculum Studies, M.Ed. Educational Admin & Planning, M.Ed. Curriculum Studies, M.Ed. Philosophy of Education, M.Ed. Guidance & Counselling, M.Ed. Measurement & Evaluation, M.Ed. Educational Psychology, M.Ed. Sociology of Education, Master in Educational Planning and Management (Part Time).

Department of Science & Technology Mathematics Education Ph.D. Science Education, Ph.D. Mathematics Education, M.Phil/Ph.D. Mathematics Education, M.Phil/Ph.D. Science Education, M.Ed. Mathematics Education, M.Ed. Science Education.

  1. Faculty of Social Sciences Department of Economics Ph.D. Economics, M.Phil/Ph.D. Economics, M.Sc. Economics, PGD Economics Department of Mass Communication Ph.D. Mass Communication, M.Sc. Mass Communication, PGD Mass Communication.

Department of Political Sciences Ph.D. Political Science (Political Economy & Development Studies), Ph.D. Political Science (Public Policy Analysis), Ph.D. Political Science (International Relations), M.Phil./Ph.D. Political Science, M.Sc. Political Science (International Relations), M.Sc. Political Science (Political Economy & Development Studies), M.Sc. Political Science (Public Policy Analysis), PGD Political Science (Political Economy & Development Studies), PGD Political Science (Public Policy Analysis), PGD Political Science (International Relations). Department of Psychology Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Ph.D. Psychology (Forensic/Correctional Psychology), Ph.D. Industrial Organizations Psychology, M.Sc. Forensic/Correctional Psychology, M.Sc. Clinical Psychology, M.Sc. Psychology (Industrial/Organizational Psychology), PGD Psychology.

Department of Sociology Ph.D. Sociology, M.Phil/Ph.D. Sociology, M.Sc. Sociology, PGD Sociology.

  1. Faculty of Environmental Science Department of Geography Ph.D. Geography (Climatology), Ph.D. Geography (Environmental Resource Management), Ph.D. Geography (Geomorphology), M.Phil./Ph.D. Geography, M.Sc. Geography (Climatology), M.Sc. Geography (Environmental Resource Management), M.Sc. Geography (Geomorphology), M.Sc. Geography (Geographic Information System), Master in Environmental Resource Management, Master in Urban & Regional Planning, M.Sc. Urban & Regional Planning, PGD Geography (Climatology), PGD Environmental Resource Management, PGD Land Administration, PGD Disaster Management, PGD Urban & Regional Planning.
  2. Institute of Governance Security & Strategic Studies Ph.D. Security & Strategic Studies, M.Phil/Ph.D. Security & Strategic Studies, M.Sc. Security & Strategic Studies, PGD Security & Strategic Studies.

Peace & Conflict Studies Ph.D. Peace & Conflict Studies, M.Sc. Peace & Conflict Studies, PGD Peace & Conflict Studies,

Forensic Studies M.Sc. Forensic Investigation (Forensic Accounting & Auditing), M.Sc. Forensic Investigation (Digital Forensic).

Law & Corporate Governance, Master in Law & Corporate Governance,

Procurement Studies Master in Public Procurement

  1. Institute of Education PGD Educational Administration& Planning, PGD Education, PGD Guidance &Counselling.
  2. Centre for Cyberspace Master in Cyber Security
  3. Ph.D. Degree Programmes: These are available to holders of M.A; M.Ed.; M.Sc. and LL.M degrees, with a minimum of 4.00 Cumulative Grade Point Average CGPA or equivalent 60% score in their academic Master degree programmes. A Ph.D. degree programme runs for a minimum period of six (6) semesters and a maximum period of ten (10) semesters. Relevant courses will be taken for the Ph.D. full time studies where prescribed and a Thesis is required at the end of the Ph.D. programme.
  4. M.Phil /Ph.D. Degree Programmes: Candidates who score less than 4.0 CGPA or equivalent 60% score in M.A., M.Ed., M.Sc., LL.M. can apply for admission into the Master of Philosophy (M.Phil/Ph.D.) degree programme. The M.Phil/Ph.D. degree programme is available only to full-time candidates. It runs for a minimum period of two (2) semesters and a maximum period of four (4) semesters. Candidates in this category are eligible for conversion to Ph.D. To be eligible for conversion for the Ph.D. programme, candidates are expected to score not less than 4.00 CGPA at the end of the first session.
  5. Master Degree Programmes: M.A., M.Ed., M.Sc., LL.M. degrees run for a minimum period of 4 semesters and a maximum period of 6 semesters for full-time candidates; a minimum period of 6 semesters and a maximum period of 8 semesters for part-time candidates. All Master Degree Programmes are by coursework. This is in addition to a research report in form of a Dissertation or Research project. HND with PGDs at upper credit may be acceptable.
  6. Postgraduate Diploma Programmes: Postgraduate Diploma degrees are available to candidates with a Third class (honours) degree and Higher National Diploma (HND) with minimum of lower credit or its equivalents. The Diplomas run for a minimum period of 2 semesters and a maximum period of 4 semesters for full time candidates or a minimum period of 4 semesters and a maximum period of 6 semesters for part time candidates.

General information

The Postgraduate session for Postgraduate programmes is two (2) semesters, commencing in October and ending in September of the following year, starting from the date of first registration.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

(i) Only Courses available for the session are advertised and as such candidates are advised to select courses available in this advertisement.

Recommended: NSUK Postgraduate Programmes and Courses

(ii) Candidates are advised to PRINT out the advertisement and STUDY thoroughly before COMMENCING the application procedure online.

General information

The Postgraduate session for Postgraduate programmes is two (2) semesters, commencing in October and ending in September of the following year, starting from the date of first registration.

Also See: NSUK Postgraduate Qualifying Exam and Screening Schedule

NSUK Postgraduate Admission Requirements:

  • All Certificates shall be available at the point of purchasing the application form, including the National Youth Service Corp DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE OR EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE.
  • Candidates are expected to submit their application forms online together with the scanned copies of their credentials.
  • Transcripts of Academic Records should be forwarded to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies. The Postgraduate School will not be held liable for any misdirected transcript, please.
  • All candidates must have 5 O/L Credit passes, including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Applicants for the Master degree programmes who are graduates of NSUK (Narasawa State University, Keffi) and other recognized Universities must have a minimum of Second Class Honours Degree (Lower Division) and must be applying for programmes in which they have their first degrees. However, applicants with Second Class Honours Degree (Lower Division) and those with higher classes of degrees seeking admissions into programmes outside those in which they have their first degrees may be admitted, provided they satisfy Senate All Candidates shall apply early for their official Bachelor’s degree transcript to be sent to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, before the expiration of the deadline.
  • Applicants for the Postgraduate programmes will be subjected to written assessment (qualifying examination) irrespective of the class of degree obtained.

How to Apply:

  • Forms are sold online at our website: nsukpg.nsuk.edu.ng/nsukpg/admission/new-applicant. Please, follow all instructions
  • Application Form cost N15, 000 (Fifteen Thousand Naira Only). This is in addition to the payment of N5,000 only for Screening/ Examination Administration payable using Remita payment platform in any branches of the following banks: Diamond, Eco, First Bank, FCMB, Skye, Keystone, UBA, Unity, Zenith Banks, etc.
  • Applicant should check the University website for detailed application procedure and further information.

Deadline: July 31st, 2020. 30th June, 2020. 14th May, 2020. Thursday, 15th August, 2019.

Dates and Venues of Qualifying Examination

A qualifying examination for all applicants seeking admissions into Postgraduate degree programmes will hold on Saturday 17th August, 2019 at 8:30am prompt for all Academic programmes (Ph.D, M.Sc, M.A, LLM, M.Ed) and Saturday August 24th 2019 at 8:30am prompt for Professional Programmes (MPA, MBA, MPP, MLG, MERM, MAF, MEPM) and all Postgraduate Diplomas in the following venues:

  • Faculties of Administration, Arts, Law, Natural & Applied Sciences, Social Sciences – Faculty Complex.
  • Faculty of Education – Assembly hall
  • Faculty of Environmental Science – 1000 seat auditorium
  • Faculty of Agriculture – 1000 seat auditorium
  • Institute of Education – Assembly hall
  • Institute of Governance & Development Studies – SPGS

Please note: August 17th & 24th 2019 are for qualifying examinations as there will be no formal letters of invitation to candidates for the qualifying examination. This advertisement will serve as an invitation.


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