i. Programme Durations
    a) Master’s degree programme – a minimum period of four semesters or a
    maximum of six semesters.
    b) PhD Programme – a minimum of six semesters or a maximum of ten
    c) Postgraduate Diploma Programmes – All Postgraduate Diploma Programes
    will last for a minimum of two (2) semesters and a maximum of four (4)
    semesters except in the Faculty of Engineering
    d) PGD in Engineering – a minimum of four semesters and a maximum of six
    NOTE: All programmes in the Postgraduate School are full time. Part time programmes
    are domiciled in the School of Continuing Education.
    A. To qualify for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programme, applicants
    should be graduates of the University of Uyo or any other university recognized by
    the Senate of the University of Uyo, or persons who hold qualifications adjudged by
    the Senate of the University of Uyo to be equivalent to first degree or holders of
    recognized Higher National Diploma.

B. To qualify for admission into a master’s degree programme, an applicant should be a
graduate with at least a Second Class Honours degree in the Lower Division
(irrespective of CGPA)
C. Candidates for admission into M.Sc Medical Microbiology should be graduates of one
of the following:
(i) Microbiology
(ii) Virology and a Postgraduate Diploma in Microbiology (PGDM)
(iii) MBBCh/MBBS or its equivalent.
D. Applicants for admission into Doctoral Degree programmes should be graduates of
the University of Uyo or any other university recognised by the Senate of the
University of Uyo, who possess Master’s degrees with dissertation and an overall
average score of at least 60% (B).

    i. All applicants should have credit pass at Ordinary Level in five relevant subjects
    including English Language obtained at not more than two sittings. Candidates
    with ‘O’ Level examination results before 2016 must possess their certificates and not
    statement of results or result slips.
    ii. Applicants for LLM and PhD in Law must have credit pass in English Literature as one
    of the five relevant Ordinary level subjects.
    iii. Applicants for the Faculty of Agriculture must have credit passes in chemistry as one
    of the five relevant Ordinary level subjects.
    iv. All applicants will undergo a screening test which will cover the subject area of
    specialization and oral interaction in the Department.

v. NYSC Completion Certificates (Discharge Certificates), Exemption Certificates or
Exclusion Certificates is required from all applicants. One of these certificates must be
submitted with the application form or before the screening test is taken.
vi. Applicants who obtained their first degrees through Remedial Programmes must show
evidence of having remedied the relevant subjects for their programmes
externally; that is, through WASCE, NECO, NABTEB.
vii. In addition to other qualifications, applicants are expected to meet the departmental
requirements for their programmes.
viii. Applicants must return their completed application forms with two hard copies of their
Project Proposal (for those applying for PGD), Dissertation Proposal (for those
applying for master’s programme) or Thesis Proposal (for those applying for PhD
programmes). The research proposal which must be captured on the prescribed
Postgraduate School Proposal Sheet should be word-processed with Times New
Roman, font size 12, and one and half line spacing using the following heading and
1) TITLE (22 words maximum)
3) ABSTRACT (150 words maximum)
10) REFERENCES (a minimum of 20 references).
ix. Candidates should ensure that their official academic transcript(s) and three letters
of reference are forwarded to:

The Secretary
Postgraduate School
University of Uyo
P.M.B. 1017
Akwa Ibom State.
x. Admissions may not normally be offered without transcript(s) and letters of

    Application Forms can be accessed online on payment of the sum of N15,000.00 (Fifteen
    Thousand Naira) only.
    To make payment, generate Remita Retrieval Reference H (RRRH) via
    and make payment in any commercial bank nationwide. After payment, return to the portal
    to complete your registration by clicking on Login form Link and enter your RRRH.
    All completed Application Forms with
    (i) photocopies of relevant credentials,
    (ii) duplicate copy of receipt of payment for the Application Form,
    (iii) two copies of research proposal, etc
    should be forwarded to reach the Secretary, Postgraduate School, University of Uyo on or
    before Monday, August 31, 2020 .
    The date for screening exercise would be announce later.
    Application is open to qualified candidates for admission into the following Postgraduate
    Programmes (PGD, M.Sc, and Ph.D) of the University of Uyo, for the 2020/2021 academic

a) Department of Agricultural Economics & Extension:
M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics with Specialization in:
i) Production Economics and Farm Management.
ii) Agribusiness Management.
iii) Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives.
iv) Agricultural Policy and Development.
v) Agricultural Finance.
vi) Natural resources and Environmental Economics.
vii) Econometrics/Quantitative Research Methods.
Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics with Specialization in:
i) Production Economics and Farm Management.
ii) Resources and Environmental Economics.
iii) Agribusiness and Financial Management.
iv) Agricultural Trade and Marketing.
v) Agricultural Policy.
vi) Planning and Development.
vii) Agricultural Enterprise Development and Project Management.
viii) Quantitative Research Methods/ Econometrics.
M.Sc. in Agricultural Extension with specialization in:
i) Agricultural Extension Education.
ii) Agricultural Administration.
iii) Agricultural Communication.
iv) Gender Issues in Agricultural Extension/Rural Development.
Ph.D. in Agricultural Extension with specialization in:
i) Agricultural Extension/Rural Development
ii) Agricultural Administration
iii) Agricultural Communication.

b) Department of Animal Science:
M.Sc. & Ph. D in Animal Science with specialization in:
i) Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry.
ii) Animal Breeding and Genetics.
iii) Animal Production Management.
iv) Animal Physiology & Reproduction.
v) Animal Products Technology.

c) Department of Crop Science:
M.Sc. in Crop Science with specialization in:
i) Crop Production and Physiology.
ii) Genetics Crop Breeding and Biotechnology.
iii) Crop Protection.
iv) Weed Science and Pasture Agronomy.
v) Farming Systems and Horticulture.
Ph.D in Crop Science with specialization in:
i) Crop Production.
ii) Crop Physiology.
iii) Farming System.
iv) Horticulture.
v) Weed Science.
vi) Pasture Agronomy.
vii) Entomology.
viii) Crop Breeding.
ix) Genetics & Biotechnology.
x) Pathology.
xi) Nematology.

d) Department of Soil Science:
M.Sc. & Ph. D. in Soil Science with specialization in:
i) Soil Microbiology & Biochemistry.
ii) Soil Survey & Land Use Planning.
iii) Soil Physics & Conservation.
iv) Soil Chemistry & Minerology.
v) Soil Fertility/Fertilizer Technology.
vi) Pedology.
vii) Environmental Soil Science.

e) Department of Food Science & Technology:
M.Sc. & Ph.D in Food Science & Technology with specialization in:
i) Food Microbiology & Biotechnology.
ii) Food Chemistry, Biochemistry & Biotechnology
iii) Food Quality Control & Assurance.
iv) Food Processing & Storage Technology
v) Brewing Science & Technology.

f) Department of Forestry & Natural Resources Management:
M.Sc. Forestry & Wildlife with specialization in:
i) Forest Resources Management and Economics.
ii) Environmental Forestry.
iii) Wood Science.
iv) Agroforestry.
v) Wildlife Management.
Ph.D. in Forestry & Wildlife with specialization in:
i) Forest Resources.
ii) Environmental Forestry.
iii) Wood Science.
iv) Agroforestry.
v) Wildlife Management.

g) Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture:
M.Sc. & Ph.D in:
i) Fisheries & Aquaculture
ii) Aquatic Environmental Management
h) Department of Home Economics, Nutrition & Dietetics:
M.Sc. & Ph.D in Home Economics with specialization in:
i) Textiles.
ii) Clothing & Fashion Design.
iii) Family Resource Management (Home Management).
iv) Human & Family Development.
v) Foods & Nutrition.
i) Centre for Wetlands and Waste Management Studies:
M.Sc. in Environmental Health Management (EHM)

    a) Department of Communication Arts:
    M.A & Ph.D in Mass Communication with specialization in:
    i) Business and Organizational Communication.
    ii) Radio/TV Broadcasting.
    iii) Print Journalism.
    iv) Public Relations and Advertising.
    v) Development Communication and Political Communication

b) Department of English:
M.A and Ph.D English with specialization in:
i) Language
ii) Literature
c) Department of Foreign Languages:
i) M.A. in French.
Ph.D in
ii) French Language.
iii) Literature in French and Translation Studies
d) Department of History & International Studies:
M.A in History & International Studies with specialization in:
i) Archeology of Nigeria
ii) African History
iii) Social & Political History
iv) Economic History
v) Urban History
vi) International History and Diplomacy
vii) Peace and Conflict Studies
viii) Military and Strategic Studies
ix) Gender Studies.
Ph. D in History and International Studies with specialization in:
i) International History and Diplomacy
ii) African Diaspora Studies
iii) Peace and Conflict Studies
iv) Gender Studies
v) Military and Strategic Studies
vi) Archeology and Cultural Heritage Management.

e) Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages:
i) M.A & Ph.D in Linguistics
ii) M.A. in Computational Language Documentation
iii) Ph. D in Computational Language Technology.
f) Department of Religious and Cultural Studies:

M.A. & Ph.D in Religious Studies with specialization in:
i) i) Sociology of Religion
ii) Biblical Studies: (1) Old Testament, (2) New Testament
iii) African Traditional Religion
iv) Church History
v) Philosophy of Religion

g) Department of Philosophy:
M.A & Ph.D in Philosophy with specialization in:
i) Epistemology
ii) Metaphysics
iii) Value Theories
iv) Socio-Political Philosophy
v) African Philosophy
vi) Philosophy of Religion
vii) Philosophy of Science
viii) Philosophy of Education
ix) Philosophy of Law
x) History of Philosophy
xi) Philosophy & Gender Studies
xii) Logic, Philosophy of Language
xiii) Philosophy of Social Science
xiv) Philosophy of Mind
xv) Philosophy & Public Affairs
xvi) Philosophy of Medicine
xvii) Philosophy of Environment.
h) Department of Music:
Postgraduate Diploma in Music
M.A. in Music
PhD in Music with specialization in
i. African music
ii. Music Education
iii. Composition
iv. Musicology
v. Performance (Voice/Instruments)
vi. Musical Instrument Technology
vii. Music Media/Business and Entertainment Industry
i) Department of Theatre Arts:
M.A. in Theatre Arts

    a) Department of Biochemistry:
    M.Sc. & Ph.D in Biochemistry

b) Department of Anatomy:
M.Sc. in Anatomy with specialization in:
i) Histology and Histochemistry
ii) Embryology and Teratology
iii) Physical Anthropology and Comparative Anatomy
iv) Neurobiology
Ph.D in Anatomy with specialization in:
i) Neurobiology
ii) Clinical and Radiological Anatomy
iii) Physical Anthropology
iv) Histochemistry
v) Cellular and Molecular Biology
vi) Developmental Biology and Teratology

c) Department of Physiology:
M.Sc. & Ph.D in Human Physiology with specialization in:
i) Endocrinology
ii) Reproductive Physiology
iii) Neurophysiology
iv) Metabolism
v) Renal Physiology
vi) Environmental Physiology and Toxicology
vii) Gastrointestinal Physiology
viii) Cardiovascular Physiology.

    M.Sc. in:
    i) Accounting
    ii) Banking and Finance
    iii) Business Management
    iv) Marketing
    v) Insurance and Risk Management.
    Ph.D in:
    i) Accounting
    ii) Banking and Finance
    iii) Business Management
    iv) Marketing
    Department of Community Health:
    Masters in Public Health (MPH) Degree
    Department of Medical Microbiology & Parasitology:
    M.Sc. in Medical Microbiology with specialization in:
    i) Medical Microbiology (Medical Bacteriology/Clinical Immunology/Public Health
    ii) Medical Parasitology.
    a) Institute of Education:
    i) Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE),
    ii) Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Technology (PGDET)
    iii) Special Postgraduate Diploma in Education for Higher Education Teachers
    b) Department of Business Education
    M.Ed. & Ph.D in:
    i) Business Education (Accounting Option)
    ii) Business Education (Management Option)
    iii) Business Education (Marketing Option)
    c) Department of Curriculum Studies, Educational Management & Planning:
    M.Ed. & Ph.D in:
    i) Curriculum Studies
    ii) Educational Management & Planning
    d) Department of Educational Foundations, Guidance and Counselling:
    M.Ed. & Ph.D in:
    i) Guidance & Counseling
    ii) Educational Psychology
    iii) Sociology of Education
    iv) Educational Evaluation
    v) Social Studies in Education
    vi) Philosophy of Education.

e) Department of Physical & Health Education:
Physical Education:
M.Sc (Ed.) in:
i) Adapted Physical Education
ii) Exercise Physiology
iii) Organization & Administration of Physical Education & Sports
iv) Sociology & Psychology of Sports
Ph.D in:
i) Organization & Administration of Physical Education and Sport
ii) Exercise Physiology
iii) Adapted Physical Education
iv) Sports Psychology
v) Sociology of Sports
Health Education:
M.Sc(Ed.) in:
i) Community Health
ii) School Health
iii) Environmental and Occupational Health.
Ph. D in:
i) Public Health Education
f) Department of Educational Technology & Library Science:
i) Master in Library and Information Science (MLIS)
ii) M.Sc (Ed) in Educational Technology
Ph.D in Library and Information Science with specialization in:
i) Library Science
ii) Information Science
iii) Archives and Records Management
iv) Publishing and Book Trade
Ph.D in:
i) Educational Technology
g) Department of Early Childhood & Special Education:
M.Ed & Ph.D. in:
i) Early Childhood Education

h) Department of Vocational Education:
i) M.Ed. in Textile Technology Education
M.Sc (Ed.) & Ph.D in:
i) Agricultural Education
ii) Technical Education
iii) Computer Education
iv) Home Economics Education
i) Department of Science Education:
M.Sc.(Ed.) & Ph.D in:
i) Biology Education
ii) Chemistry Education
iii) Integrated Science Education
iv) Mathematics Education
v) Physics Education

    a) Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering:
    i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Petroleum Engineering
    ii) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Chemical Engineering
    M. Eng & Ph.D in Chemical Engineering with specialization in:
    i) Advanced Chemical Engineering
    ii) Environmental Process Engineering
    iii) Chemical Process Design
    iv) Petroleum Processing Engineering
    v) Biochemical Engineering.
    M.Eng. & Ph.D in Petroleum Engineering with specialization in:
    i) Production Engineering
    ii) Drilling Engineering
    iii) Reservoir Engineering
    iv) Gas Engineering
    v) Georesources Engineering
    vi) Geoenvironmental Engineering.
    b) Department of Mechanical Engineering:
    i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Mechanical Engineering

M.Eng. & Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in:
i) Production Engineering
ii) Building Services Engineering
iii) Materials Engineering.
c) Department of Computer/Electrical & Electronics Engineering:
i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Computer Engineering
ii) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Electrical/Electronics Engineering.
M.Eng. & PhD in Computer Engineering with specialization in:
i) Computer (Hardware) Engineering
ii) Software & Systems Engineering.
M.Eng. in Electrical/Electronics Engineering with specialization in:
i) Electric Power Devices (machines)
ii) Electrical Power Engineering
iii) Control Engineering
iv) Electronics & Communications Engineering
PhD in Electrical/Electronic Engineering with specialization in
i) Electrical/Electronic Engineering
ii) Electric Power Devices (machines)
iii) Control Engineering
iv) Electrical Power Engineering
v) Electronics & Communication Engineering
d) Department of Food and Agricultural Engineering:
i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Food and Agricultural Engineering.
M.Eng. & Ph.D in Food Engineering with specialization in:
i) Food Process Engineering
ii) Food Machinery and Equipment Engineering
iii) Food Storage
iv) Distribution and Environmental Engineering.
M.Eng. & Ph.D in Agricultural Engineering with specialization in:
i) Farm Power and Machinery (FPM)
ii) Agricultural Products Processing and Storage
iii) Soil and Water Conservation Engineering (SWE)
iv) Farm Structures and Environment

e) Department of Civil Engineering:
i) PGD in Civil Engineering
Master of Engineering degree (M.Engr.) in the following areas of specialization:
i) Structural Engineering
ii) Water Resources Engineering
iii) Environmental Health Engineering
iv) Geotechnical Engineering.

    a) Department of Architecture: M.Sc. & Ph.D in Architecture
    b) Department of Building:
    M. Sc. & Ph.D in:
    i) Building (Construction Management)
    ii) Building (Construction Technology)
    iii) Building (Structures)
    iv) Building (Maintenances)
    v) Building (Services)
    c) Department of Estate Management: M.Sc. & Ph.D in Estate Management
    d) Department of Fine & Industrial Arts:
    Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in:
    i) Ceramics
    ii) Painting
    iii) Sculpture
    iv) Textiles
    v) Graphics.
    vi) Master of Arts in Art Education (M.A. Art Education).
    Ph.D in Fine & Industrial Arts with specialization in:
    i) Ceramics Design and Technology
    ii) Graphics Design and Technology
    iii) Painting and Painting Technology
    iv) Textiles Design and Technology
    v) Sculpture.
    e) Department of Geoinformatics and Surveying
    M.Sc. & Ph.D in Geoinformatics and Surveying

f) Department of Urban & Regional Planning:
M.Sc. in:
i) Housing Studies
ii) Urban Planning & Management
iii) Transportation Planning & Management
iv) Regional Development Planning
v) Tourism & Recreation Planning
vi) Wetland Planning & Management
Ph.D in:
i. Urban & Regional Planning

    LLM & Ph.D in Law
    a) Department of Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry:
    M.Sc. & Ph. D in Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry with specialization in:
    i) Synthesis and Characterization of Chemotherapeutic Agents Drug
    ii) Pharmacokinetics of Drugs and Effects on Drug Therapy
    iii) Chemistry of Natural Products.
    b) Department of Pharmacognosy and Natural Medicine:
    M.Sc. in Pharmacognosy and Natural Medicine with specialization in:
    i) Phytochemistry
    ii) Biological Evaluation of Natural Products
    iii) Cultivation and Propagation of Medicinal Plants
    iv) Tissue Culture
    Ph.D in Pharmacognosy
    c) Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology:
    M.Sc. & Ph.D in: Pharmacology

d) Department of Pharmaceutical/Pharmaceutical Technology:
i) M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology
ii) M.Sc in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Microbiology
iii) Ph.D in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Technology
iv) Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Microbiology
e) Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Biopharmacy
i) Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) in Clinical Pharmacy
ii) Ph.D in Clinical Pharmacy

    a) Department of Botany & Ecological Studies:
    M.Sc & Ph.D Botany with specialization in:
    i) Cytogenetics & Genetics
    ii) Plant Physiology/Phytochemistry
    iii) Plant Ecology
    iv) Plant Taxonomy/Systematics
    v) Plant Virology/Pathology
    vi) Plant Anatomy.
    b) Department of Chemistry:
    M.Sc & Ph.D in:
    i) Analytical Chemistry
    ii) Environmental Chemistry
    iii) Industrial Chemistry
    iv) Inorganic Chemistry
    v) Organic Chemistry
    vi) Physical Chemistry
    vii) Polymer Chemistry
    c) Department of Computer Science:
    M.Sc. in Computer Science.
    Ph.D Curriculum in Computational Intelligence
    d) Department of Mathematics & Statistics:
    i) M.Sc. in Statistics.
    ii) M.Sc. & Ph. D in: Mathematics

e) Department of Microbiology:
M.Sc. & Ph. D in:
i) Environmental Microbiology
ii) Industrial & Food Microbiology
f) Department of Physics:
M.Sc. & Ph.D in Physics with specialization in:
1) Pure Physics:
i) Atomic/Nuclear Physics
ii) High Energy/Particle Physics
iii) Plasma Physics
iv) Solid State/Condensed Matter Physics
v) Theoretical Computational Physics
2) Applied Physics:
i) Electronics/Communications
ii) Geophysics
iii) Atmospheric Physics
iv) Radiation/Health Physics
v) Renewable Energy.
g) Department of Animal and Environmental Biology:
M.Sc & Ph.D in:
i. Parasitology
ii. Hydrobiology
iii. Entomology
iv. Environmental and Public Health Parasitology

    a) Department of Economics:
    M.Sc & Ph.D in Economics with specialization in:
    i. Development Economics
    ii. Monetary Economics
    iii. Public Finance
    iv. Environmental Economics
    v. International Economics.

b) Department of Geography & Natural Resources Management:
M.Sc. & Ph.D in Geography and Natural Resource Management with Specialization in:
i. Geography & Environmental Management
ii. Biogeography
iii. Agricultural Geography
iv. Climatology and Climate Change Studies
v. Rural Land use Planning
vi. Urban Studies
vii. Regional Development Planning
viii. Environmental/Resource Management
ix. Population Studies and Medical Geography
x. Economic Geography
xi. Transport Planning and Management
xii. Natural Disaster and Risk Management
xiii. Tourism Geography
xiv. Geographic Information System
xv. Water Studies.
M.Sc. & Ph.D in Environment and Development
c) Department of Political Science and Public Administration:
M.Sc. and Ph.D in:
i. Public Administration
ii. International Relations.
Ph.D in Comparative Politics
d) Department of Psychology:
M.Sc. and Ph.D with options in:
i. Clinical Psychology
ii. Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Social Psychology.
e) Department of Sociology/Anthropology:
M.Sc. and Ph.D in:
i. Sociology & Development
ii. Criminology

iii. Industrial Sociology
iv. Medical Sociology
v. Rural and Community Development
vi. Social/Cultural Anthropology
vii. Demography.


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