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.


Mr. AniediAbasi UDOFIA




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