Ekiti State University, EKSU Centre for Gender and Development Studies full time postgraduate programme admission form for the 2016/2017 academic session is now on sale.

Authorities
of the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti (EKSU) is inviting suitably
qualified into the following fulltime Postgraduate Programmes of the
Centre for Gender and Development Studies (CGDS) for the 2016/2017
academic session.
EKSU CGDS Postgraduate – Available Programmes.

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Gender and Development Studies
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work
  3. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Gender and Development Studies
  4. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Social Work
  5. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Gender and Development Studies
  6. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Social Work

EKSU CGDS Postgraduate Admission General Requirements.

All
candidates must possess a minimum of five credit passes at GCE/SSCE
Ordinary Level (obtained at not more than two sittings) including
English Language and at least a P7 or   E8 in Mathematics.

EKSU CGDS Postgraduate Admission Requirements – Specific.

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work

Candidates for admission into the programme must be holders of:
(i)         a bachelor’s degree not below third class honors in any discipline from a recognized University;
(ii)       
any approved equivalent professional qualifications (to ‘I’ above)
recognized by the Senate of the Ekiti State University;
(iii)      
relevant professional qualifications such as HND Social Work, not lower
than Upper Credit in other related disciplines and approved equivalent
qualifications.

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Gender and Development Studies

Admission into the Postgraduate Diploma in Gender and Development Studies Programme is open to holders of:
(i)         a bachelor’s degree not below third class honors in any discipline from a recognized University;
(ii)       
any approved equivalent professional qualifications to ( ‘I’ above)
recognized by the Senate of the Ekiti State University;
(iii)      
relevant professional qualifications such as HND in Gender and
Development Studies, other related disciplines and approved equivalent
qualifications.

  1. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Gender and Development Studies
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Candidates
seeking admission into the Master of Science Degree in Gender and
Development Studies must possess a minimum admission requirement of
Second Class (Honors) Lower Division in relevant disciplines from a
reputable University. While candidates with a background in Gender
Studies, Development Studies and the Social Sciences (Sociology,
Psychology, Political Science, Economics, Demography and Population
Studies) qualify for a direct admission, graduates of other fields must
possess a Post Graduate Diploma of at least a credit grade (i.e. a
minimum of 3.5) in Gender and Development Studies to be eligible for
admission. A candidate having a Post Graduate Diploma in Gender and
Development Studies with a minimum grade of Upper Credit (i.e. a minimum
GPA of 3.5) and a Third Class Honors in any discipline from EKSU or a
recognized University may be considered for admission into the M.Sc.
Programme.

  1. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Social Work

An applicant for admission to the Master of Science Degree in Social
must possess a minimum admission requirement of a Second Class (Honors)
Lower Division in relevant disciplines from a reputable University.
Candidates with background in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Social
Studies, Guidance and Counselling, Health Education, Mental Health,
Psychiatry, Public/Community Health, Nursing, Law or any other related
fields shall qualify for a direct admission into the MSW Programme while
graduates of other fields must possess a Post Graduate Diploma of at
least an Upper Credit grade (i.e. a minimum GPA of 3.5) in Social Work
to be eligible for admission. A candidate with Postgraduate Diploma of
at least a credit grade (i.e. a minimum GPA of 3.5) in Social Work and a
Third Class Honors in any discipline from EKSU or a recognized
University may be considered for admission into the MSW Programme.

  1. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Gender and Development Studies
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Admission
into the Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Gender and Development Studies
is open to candidates who must have passed the M.Sc. degree in Gender
and Development Studies with a minimum weighted average score of ‘B’ or
‘60’ (B) either from Ekiti State University, or any other recognized
University.

  1. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Social Work

Admission
into the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programme in Social Work is open
to candidates who possess a Master’s degree with a minimum weighted
average score of ‘B’ or ’60.0’ in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology,
Gender and Development Studies, Public Health, Social Studies, Guidance
and Counselling or any other related fields or disciplines from Ekiti
State University, or any other reputable University.

EKSU CGDS Postgraduate Programmes – Method of Application.

(a)       
An application Fee of Sixteen Thousand Naira only (N16, 000.00) is to
be paid via E-transact into any of the following Banks:
(i)         First Bank PLC, EKSU Branch
(ii)        Wema Bank PLC, EKSU Branch
(iii)       Zenith Bank PLC, EKSU Branch
(iv)       Access Bank PLC, EKSU Branch
(v)        Enterprise Bank PLC, EKSU Branch
(b)        Candidates are required to log in on to, using E-transact receipt to download the application form.
(c
)       Attach photocopies of credentials to the duly completed form
and submit same at the General Office of the School of Postgraduate
Studies, EKSU. Candidates should note that the Secretary, School of
Postgraduate Studies must receive reports and officially dispatched
transcripts of academic records of each applicant before his/her
application could be processed

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EKSU CGDS Postgraduate Programmes – Form Closing Date.

Application forms are obtainable throughout the year. However, only completed APPLICATION FORMS RECEIVED NOT LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, 30TH NOVEMBER, 2016
will be processed for admission for the 2016/2017 Academic Session. All
other forms purchased against the 2017/2018 Academic Session
accordingly.
ENQUIRIES
For further enquiries, please contact:
The Secretary,
School of Postgraduate Studies,
Ekiti State University,
P.M.B. 5363, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria.
Email: spgs@eksu.edu.ng.

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