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The
University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) hereby, advertises to the general
public, her Postgraduate Programmes for the 2017/2018 academic year.
Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for
admission into full-time, part-time and sandwich postgraduate programmes
in various Faculties, Institutes and Centres for the 2017/2018 academic
year. Candidates on full-time employment are not eligible to apply for
full-time studies.

UNN Postgraduate Admission General Entry Entry Requirements.

  1. Candidates
    for admission into any postgraduate programme of the University must
    have obtained 5 credits in WASC or GCE or NECO including English
    Language. Candidates shall also possess the minimum entry requirements
    for admission into the first degree and Postgraduate programmes in their
    areas of interest for postgraduate studies. For the PGD in Civil
    Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Architecture, only candidates
    with University degrees in relevant areas need apply.
  2. Graduates
    of the University of Nigeria or other recognized Universities who
    possess the above qualifications are eligible to apply.

UNN Admission General Entry Qualifications for Postgraduate Diploma Programmes.

  1. Holders
    of Credit (Upper credit) level passes at HND or its equivalent in
    relevant areas (for programmes in the Faculties of Agriculture and
    Business Administration; the Departments of Political Science, Public
    Administration & Local Government; and Vocational Teacher
    Education); and for Postgraduate Diploma in Electoral Administration
    Programme.). Qualifications such as AIB, ACCA, ACMA, ICAN, BEEC, CPA,
    etc may also be considered for admission.
  2. Candidates with
    professional qualifications including HND must have obtained 5 credits
    in WASC or GCE O/L including English and Mathematics for admission into
    degree courses in Business Administration.
  3. For Postgraduate
    Diploma in Geoinformatics & Surveying in particular, candidates with
    third class honours degrees in Geography, Geology and other Physical
    Sciences, HND Upper Credit level passes in related fields, are also
    eligible.
  4. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the
    above which are acceptable to the Board of the School of Postgraduate
    Studies and Senate of the University, may also be considered for
    admission.

UNN Admission General Entry Qualifications for Master’s Degree Programmes.

The following shall qualify for Master’s Degree admission:

  1. Graduates
    of the University of Nigeria or of other recognized universities who
    have obtained the Bachelor’s degree in relevant disciplines with at
    least a second class honours with not less than 2.50 GPA;
  2. Candidates
    with relevant Postgraduate Diplomas from the University of Nigeria or
    any other recognized university with at least credit level passes with a
    minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 5-point scale or 3.0 on 4-point scale;
  3. Candidates whose first degrees are unclassified but have scores of 50% or above;
  4. For
    M.Ed. degree programmes, candidates with at least a good second class
    single honours degree in teaching subjects plus at least a merit level
    pass at Postgraduate Diploma in Education, or those who hold a third
    class honours degree in teaching subjects plus Postgraduate Diploma in
    Education passed at credit level or above;
  5. For MPA degree
    programme, candidates should, in addition to (i) and (ii) above, be
    serving administrative/managerial staff in the Public or Private sector
    with a at least two years post-qualification cognate experience;
  6. Holders
    of professional Fellowship qualifications such a FIMLT, FNILT, NIPR, or
    their equivalents obtained through examination. However, candidates
    with the professional certificates listed above must have worked as
    Senior Technologist(s) or in equivalent position(s) for at least three
    years;
  7. For MPH degree programme, candidates should in addition
    to (i) above, have at least three years relevant post qualification
    experience or at least a Second Class Honours degree in Nursing
    Sciences, Sociology and Social Work, Psychology, Medical Mircobiology,
    Medical Biochemistry, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Health Education,
    Pharmacy, DVM, MBBS and BDS. For MPH Degree Programe, the Department
    will screen the candidates further and base their recommendation on such
    screening result.
  8. Candidates who hold qualifications other than
    those listed above, which are acceptable to the Senate of the
    University of Nigeria.

UNN Admission General Entry Qualifications for Doctorate Degree (Ph.D.) Programmes.

The following shall qualify for the Doctorate Degree admission:
(a)
Candidates of the University of Nigeria or of other recognized
Universities who have obtained the Master’s degree appropriate for the
proposed areas of study with a minimum of 3.50 grade point average on a
5-point scale, 3.00 point on a 4-point scale or ‘B’ 60% average provided
that satisfactory research work formed part of the Master’s degree
programme.
(b) Demonstrated evidence of completed academic research will be an advantage.

UNN Admission General Entry Qualifications for Master’s/Ph.D. Programmes.

(a)
A candidate with first class honours Bachelor’s degree from a
recognized University may be admitted into a Master’s/Ph.D. degree
programme.
(b) A candidate with Master’s degree from the
University of Nigeria or other recognized University with a grade point
average of 3.50 on 5-point scale or 3.00 on 4-point scale shall qualify
for the Master’s/Ph.D. or Ph.D., i.e. 60% score. Any candidate who is
not qualified for Ph.D. programme on account of low GPA would not qulify
for Masters/Ph.D. programme.

UNN Entry Requirements for Other Postgraduate Programmes.

CEMAC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
The following may qualify for admission:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma Programme
    • Graduates
      of the University of Nigeria or other recognized Universities who have
      obtained a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3rd Class
      degree. Such candidates should have a minimum of five credits in WASC or
      GCE or NECO including English Language, Mathematics and a science
      subject.
    • Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) from
      recognized institutions, with a minimum of upper level credit or its
      equivalent in relevant areas. Candidates with HND should have obtained a
      minimum of 5 credits in WASC or GCE O/L or NECO, including English
      Language, Mathematics and at least one science subject.
  2. Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programme in Environmental Management and Control
    • Graduates
      of the University of Nigeria or other recognized universities who have
      obtained the approved degree, with a minimum of second class honours
      division or its equivalent in any of the relevant disciplines.
    • Candidates
      with university honours degree who also hold the PGD in Environmental
      Management and Control of the University of Nigeria or other recognized
      universities with a minimum GPA of 3.50 on a 5-point scale or 3.00 on a
      4-point scale is required.
  3. Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) programme in Environmental Management and Control.
    • Graduates
      of the University of Nigeria or other recognized universities who have
      obtained the degree of M.Sc. in Environmental Management and Control or
      its equivalent.
  4. M.Sc./Ph.D. Programme in Environmental Management & Control
    • See the General Entry Requirement for Masters/Ph.D programme in D (i) and (ii) above.
  5. MDRM (Master in Disaster Risk Management)
    • See the General Entry Requirement for Masters degree programme in B (i) to B (viii) above.
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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES IN INSTITUTE OF MARITIME STUDIES (IMS)

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Studies
    1. Holders of HND with at least upper credit level pass;
    2. Minimum of Second Class Honours degree with at least 2.5 GPA from UNN or any other recognized Universities.
  2. Masters Degree in Maritime Studies
    1. M.Sc Maritime Management
      1. Minimum
        of a Second Class Honours degree with at least 2.5 G.P.A in Economics;
        Accountancy, Banking and Finance, Insurance, Management and Marketing;
      2. Postgraduate
        Diploma in Maritime Management with a minimum of Upper Credit level
        pass from UNN or any other recognized University;
    2. M.Sc in Maritime Business & International Logistics
      1. A
        minimum of Second Class Honours degree with at least 2.5 GPA in
        Economics, Accountancy, Banking & Finance, Insurance, Management and
        Marketing, from UNN or any other recognized University.
      2. PGD in Maritime Business & International Logistics with a minimum of Upper Credit level pass.
    3. M.Sc Maritime Telecommunication
      1. A
        minimum of a Second Class Honours degree with at least 2.5 GPA in
        Electrical/Electronics Engineering or related disciplines from UNN or
        other recognized University.
      2. Candidates with PGD in Maritime
        Telecommunications of UNN or any other recognized institution with at
        least Upper Credit level pass.
    4. M.Sc Maritime Law and Policy
      1.  A good honours degree in Law (LLB) from UNN or any other recognized University.

Duration of Programme:
Master’s degree programme in Maritime Studies has a minimum of 18
months (3 Semesters) while PGD programme has a minimum of 12 months (2
Semesters).
ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES IN CLIMATE CHANGE ECONOMICS, POLICY AND INNOVATION (CCEPI)

  1. Postgraduate Diploma Programme
    1. The following shall qualify for postgraduate diploma admission:
    2. Graduates of the University of Nigeria or any other recognized Universities;
    3. Holders of Credit (Upper credit) level passes at HND;
    4. Candidates with the Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of third class honours;
    5. See also the general entry requirements for postgraduate diploma programmes.
  2. MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMME
    1. The following shall qualify for Master’s Degree admission:
    2. Graduates
      of the University of Nigeria or of any other recognized universities
      who have obtained the Bachelor’s degree in relevant disciplines with at
      least a good second class honours in the following
      faculties/disciplines: Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Health Sciences
      & Technology, Physical Sciences, The Social Sciences and Veterinary
      Medicine, Business Administration, Environmental Studies, faculties in
      Humanities and Law.
    3. Candidates with Postgraduate Diploma in
      Climate Change Economics, Policy and Innovation of the University of
      Nigeria or awarded by any other recognized institution with at least
      upper credit level passes;
    4. Candidates whose first degrees are unclassified but have scores of 50% or above;
    5. Candidates
      who hold qualifications other than those listed above, which are
      acceptable to the Senate of the University of Nigeria.
  3. Doctorate Degree (Ph.D) Programme
    1. The following shall qualify for Doctorate Degree admission:
    2. Graduates
      of the University of Nigeria or of any other recognized Universities
      who have obtained the Master’s degree in Climate Change Economics,
      Policy and Innovation with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 on a 5-point scale,
      3.00 point on a 4-point scale or ‘B’ 60% average provided that
      satisfactory research work formed part of the Master’s degree programme;

SANDWICH POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

  1. M.Ed.
    Sandwich programmes of the Faculty of Education are run in the
    following Departments: Adult Education; Arts Education; Science
    Education; Health & Physical Education (Health Education and
    Physical Education & Recreation options); Social Science Education;
    and Vocational Teacher Education.
  2. MLS degree programme is
    offered in the Department of Library & Information Science. Please
    note that Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE), Postgraduate Diploma
    in Vocational Teacher Education (PGDTE) and Postgraduate Diploma in
    Library & Information Science (PGDL) are based in the Institute of
    Education under Sandwich Programme.

Note: That the University do not have Sandwich doctorate degree programmes.
DURATION OF COURSES
(a) Postgraduate Diploma (Regular) – Two semesters
(a) Postgraduate Diploma (Sandwich) – Three Long Vacations
(b) Master’s degree (Regular):

  • A
    minimum of 3 semesters for full-time and 5 Semesters for part-time in
    all Departments/Faculties except for the Departments/Faculties listed in
    c (ii) below.
  • A minimum of 4 semesters for Full-time and 6
    semesters for part-time for the following Departments/Faculties:
    Sociology, Psychology, Public Administration and Local Government
    (PALG), Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine, Education and Business
    Administration.
  • M.Ed. (Sandwich) – three long vacations.
  • Ph.D.
    degree Programme – A minimum of six semester for full time and eight
    semesters for part time in all Faculties except Agriculture which is
    four semesters for full time and six semesters for part time. (Ph.D. is
    not run as a Sandwich programme).
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Candidates are expected to
complete their programmes at the minimum duration but not to exceed the
maximum. (See Postgraduate Regulations).

UNN Postgraduate Admission – Method of Application.

REGISTRATION
Postgraduate
Diploma, Master’s and Doctorate degree programme, candidates are
considered for admission once in a session. Regular students to are
register their postgraduate courses within four weeks from the
commencement of the session. Candidates admitted for sandwich programmes
are required to register not later than two weeks from the commencement
of the sandwich session.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application
Forms can be obtained ONLINE on payment of a non-refundable fee of
N25,000.00 (Twenty five thousand naira only) made payable to “The
University of Nigeria Postgraduate Application Fees Account at any bank
within the country using the Remita platform.
Applicants should log on to www.unn.edu.ng and follow the procedures stated below:

  • Click on UNN Portal or through this link unnportal.unn.edu.ng.
  • Click on PG Application form to generate invoice for payment.
  • Use
    your phone number to generate the invoice. You are advised to use a
    functional number to enable us reach you for the admission screening
    test.
  • Proceed to any Bank with Remita platform for payment.
  • Return to the UNN Portal with your payment confirmation pin from the Bank and follow the procedure for completing the form.

REFEREE REPORTS
Candidates
should download 3 copies of the referee report (Di) forms after
completing preliminary and personal details online. Some details on the
form would be inserted automatically with the information provided by
the candidate online while the remaining information should be completed
by the referee manually and returned to the candidate who will enclose
it in sealed envelope for submission to the Secretary, School of
Postgraduate Studies or to the Principal Assistant Registrar, School of
Postgraduate Studies Unit, Enugu Campus for all Enugu Campus based
postgraduate programmes. Please note that applications will not be
processed unless the referees reports are available.
TRANSCRIPTS
Candidates should download transcript request form (D2)
also provided online, and submit same to their former
Universities/Institutions to forward, with a copy of their Academic
transcript(s), to “The Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies,
University of Nigeria, Nsukka” to reach him/her not later than September
05. 2016. Candidates whose transcripts are not received on or before
the deadline by the School will not have their application forms
processed.
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORMS
Most
information required would be completed online. However, a copy of the
online completed application form should be downloaded and printed. The
printed application form with the relevant documents as listed below
should be posted or delivered to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate
Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, for Nsukka based faculties.
Candidates for Enugu based faculties are to submit their application
forms by post or deliver them to: The PAR, School of Postgraduate Unit,
University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. For ease of reference, Enugu based
faculties are: Business Administration; Environmental Studies; Law;
Health Sciences & Technology; Medical Sciences; Institute for
Development Studies (IDS), Centre for Environmental Management &
Control (CEMAC) and Institute of Public Health . Candidates are advised
to ensure that the following documents are enclosed in the file:

  • NYSC Certificates (Discharge or Exemption or exclusion Certificate). Note that to whom it may concern shall not be accepted.
  • Two copies of the Application Summary Form (D3) available online should be downloaded & printed:
  • One copy of the printed Summary Form (D3) should be glued very neatly (NOT STAPLED) on a brown 10” X 15” envelope;
  • The second copy of the printed Summary Form (D3) should be glued very neady (NOT STAPLED) on a white 9” X 13” fde Jacket;
  • All
    accompanying documents should be placed in the file Jacket, specified
    in (b.ii) and the File Jacket should be placed in brown envelope
    specified in (b.i) above.

All documents must fit into the
10” X 15” envelope to be addressed and delivered to or sent by courier
to “Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria,
Nsukka”, or to the Principal Assistant Registrar, School of Postgraduate
Studies Unit, Enugu Campus for Enugu Campus-based postgraduate
programme.
CLOSING DATE
Application starts from the date of this publication and closes on a date to be announced soon.
** IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS**

  1. All applicants will undergo computer based postgraduate admission screening test.
  2. Dates for the Screening Test will be communicated to candidates at least one week before the test.
  3. Note;
    For Ph.D degree programme, a candidate must obtain at least an
    acceptance letter from a journal certified by the University of Nigeria,
    Nsukka as a condition for graduation.

 

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