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UMYU Postgraduate Admission Form for 2022/2023 Session



UMYU Postgraduate Admission: Umaru Musa Yar’adua University (UMYU) admission form into Postgraduate programmes for the 2022/2023 academic session is on sale. See how to apply below:

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admissions into Postgraduate Programmes of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina for the 2022/2023 academic session. Interested applicants can apply online via the University Postgraduate Application Portal

Duly completed application forms and supporting documents must be forwarded to the SECRETARY, POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL, UMARU MUSA YAR’ADUA UNIVERSITY, KATSINA.  P.M.B. 2218, KATSINA not later than 28th February, 2023

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Prospective students are to apply for admissions into the following full-time Postgraduate programmes of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina for the 2022/2023 academic session.

ADMISSIONS INTO FULL-TIME POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES FOR THE 2022/2023 ACADEMIC SESSION

Prospective students are to apply for admissions into the following full-time Postgraduate Programmes of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina for the 2022/2023 academic session:

UMYU Postgraduate Programmes

FACULTY OF EDUCATION

Department of Education

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
  • M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction
  • M.Ed. Educational Psychology
  • M.Ed. Educational Management
  • Ph.D. Curriculum & Instruction
  • Ph.D. Educational Psychology
  • Ph.D. Educational Management

Department of Science and Vocational Education

  • M.Sc. (Ed) Physics
  • M.Sc. (Ed) Mathematics
  • M.Sc. (Ed) Geography
  • M.Sc. (Ed) Chemistry
  • M.Sc. (Ed) Biology

Department of Library and Information Science

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Information and Record Management (PGDIRM)
  • Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

Department of Arabic

  • M.A Arabic
  • PhD Arabic

Department of Nigerian Languages (Hausa)

  • M.A  Hausa
  • PhD Hausa

Department of History and Security Studies

  • M.A History
  • PhD History

Department of Islamic Studies

  • M.A Islamic Studies
  • PhD Islamic Studies

Department of English and French

  • M.A English

FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

Department of Economics

  • M.Sc. Economics
  • PhD Economics

 Department of Accounting

  • M.Sc Accounting

Department of Political Science

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Political Science (PGDPS)
  • M.Sc. Political Science

Department of Public Administration

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDPA)
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • M.Sc Public Administration
  • Ph.D. Public Administration

Department of Business Administration

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
  • Masters in Business Administration

FACULTY OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES

Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry

  • PGD Chemistry
  • M.Sc. Chemistry
  • Ph.D. Chemistry

Department of Geography

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Resource Management and Development (PGDRD)
  • Masters in Resource Development (MRD)
  • M.Sc. Geography
  • Ph.D. Geography

Department of Mathematics and Statistics         

  • M.Sc. Mathematics
  • Ph.D. Mathematics

Department of Computer Science

  • M.Sc. Computer Science
  • Ph.D. Computer Science

Department of Biology

  • M.Sc. Biology

Ph.D. Biology (with specialization in the following:

  • Plant Ecology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Genetics
  • Plant Physiology
  • Plant Resources
  • Taxonomy/Biosystematics
  • Entomology
  • Public Health Parasitology
  • Hydrobiology and Fisheries

Department of Physics

  • M.Sc. Physics

Department of Microbiology

  • M.Sc. Microbiology

Department of Biochemistry

  • M.Sc. Biochemistry
  • Ph.D. Biochemistry

UMYU Postgraduate Admission Requirements and Duration

Duration:

  • Postgraduate Diploma (PGDE/PGDIRM/ PGDRD)           2 to 4 Semesters
  • Masters in Resource Development (MRD)                       2 to 4 Semesters
  • M.A/M.Ed./M.Sc./M.Sc.(Ed)                                              4 to 6 Semesters
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)                                             6 to 10 Semesters

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

A. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION

The following shall qualify for the Postgraduate Diploma in Education admission:

  1. Graduates of recognized Universities;
  2. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of Lower Credit pass or its equivalent in relevant areas;
  3. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) without Education obtained at Credit level with a three years relevant Postgraduate experience;
  4. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above, which are acceptable to the Senate of the University.
  5. Candidates with Third Class degree in areas other than Education can be considered after three years relevant Postgraduate experience. Those in the Education may be considered in their area of specialization;
  6. All candidates shall be subjected to a selection process.

B. MASTER’S DEGREE

The following shall qualify for the Master’s Degree Programmes: –

  1. Graduates of recognized Universities who have obtained the approved Bachelors Degree in relevant field; with at least Second-Class Honors or its equivalent.
  2. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Senate of the University.

The following shall qualify for Professional Masters’ degree admission:

  1. Graduates of recognized Universities who have obtained the approved Bachelors Degree in relevant field; with at least Second-Class Honors or its equivalent.
  2. Candidates with any Bachelor’s degree in Third Class division who have at least five years relevant working experience.
  3. Candidates who possess Higher National Diploma (HND) with at least a Credit pass at Postgraduate Diploma of a recognized Institution;
  4. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Senate of the University.

C. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD)

The following shall qualify for the Doctor of Philosophy admission:

  1. Graduates of recognized Universities who have obtained a good Masters Degree appropriate to the proposed areas of study;
  2. Graduates of recognized Universities who have obtained Master of Philosophy degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 on five (5) point scale on relevant field of study to proceed for PhD in the appropriate field to the proposed area of study;
  3. In addition to (1) – (2) above, a candidate must possess at least a Bachelors degree in relevant field with Second Class lower division;
  4. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above, which are acceptable to the Senate of the University;
  5. Candidate must state the proposed area of research and submit a synopsis of not less than 500 words of the proposed topic of research.

Matriculation Requirement:

In addition to A, B and C above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s matriculation requirements of the programme i.e five relevant Credit Passes at the O’level to include English and Mathematics.

Selection Process:

All candidates shall be subjected to a selection process.  There may be screening/entrance examination on a date which would be announced on the University Website (www.umyu.edu.ng).  Candidates are therefore advised to check.

How to Apply for UMYU Postgraduate Admission

Interested candidates for any of the Postgraduate Programmes can apply online via the  University Postgraduate Application Portal from 14th November, 2022 to  28th February, 2023.

The procedures of payment of application fees (N10,500) are available at www.umyu.edu.ng.

All candidates are required to request their previous Institutions to forward either soft copy or hard copy of their academic transcripts to the Secretary Postgraduate School, Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina.

Soft copy of academic transcripts should be sent via email to sec.pgs@umyu.edu.ng  All academic transcripts should reach the Secretary of the Postgraduate School not later than the closing date of the application.

Signed

Secretary Postgraduate School


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