– University of Uyo Postgraduate admission details and requirements 2016/2017
This to inform all interested members of the public that application are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Postgraduate Programmes of the University of Uyo, for the 2016/2017 academic session as
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
Department of Agricultural
Economics & Extension: M. Sc. &
Ph.D. in: Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension
Department of Animal Science: M. Sc. & Ph. D in Animal Science with
specialization in: Animal Biochemistry and Nutrition, Animal Breeding
and Genetics, Animal Production and Management, Animal Physiology,
Meat & Dairy Science i.e Animal Products Technology.
Department of Crop Science: M. Sc. in Crop Science, Ph. D in Crop
Science with specialization in: Crop Production, Crop Physiology,
Farming System, Horticulture, Weed Science, Entomology, Crop
Breeding Genetics & Biotechnology, Pathology.
Department of Soil Science: M. Sc. &Ph. D. in Soil Science
Department of Food Science & Technology: M.Sc. in Brewing Science &
Technology, M.Sc. & Ph. D. in Food Science & Technology
Department of Forestry & Wildlife: M. Sc. & Ph. D. in Forestry & Wildlife
Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture: M. Sc. & Ph.D. in: Fisheries &
Aquaculture, Aquatic Environmental Management
Department of Human Ecology & Dietetics: M. Sc. in Home Economics
Centre for Wetlands and Waste Management Studies: M.Sc. in
Environmental Health Management (EHM)
FACULTY OF ARTS
Department of Communication Arts: M.A & Ph. D in Mass Communication
with specialization in: Business and Organizational Communication,
Radio/TV Broadcasting, Print Journalism, Public Relations and
Advertising, Development Communication and Political Communication
Department of English: M. A. and Ph.D English with specialization in:
Department of Foreign Languages: M. A. in French. Ph.D in French
Language, Literature in French and Translation Studies
Department of History & International Studies: M. A in History &
International Studies with specialization in: Archeology of Nigeria,
African History, Social & Political History, Economic History, Urban
History, International History and Diplomacy, Peace and Conflict
Studies, Military and Strategic Studies, Gender Studies. Ph. D in History
and International Studies with specialization in: International History
and Diplomacy, African Diaspora Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies,
Gender Studies, Military and Strategic Studies, Archeology and Cultural
Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages: M. A. & Ph. D in
Linguistics, M.A. in Computational Language Documentation, Ph. D in
Computational Language Technology.
Department of Religious and Cultural Studies: M. A. & Ph. D in Religious
Studies with specialization in: Sociology of Religion, Biblical Studies: (1)
Old Testament, (2) New Testament, African Traditional Religion, Church
History, Philosophy of Religion.
Department of Philosophy: M. A. & Ph.D in Philosophy with specialization
in: Epistemology, Metaphysics, Value Theories, Socio-Political
Philosophy, African Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of
Science, Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Law, History of
Philosophy, Philosophy & Gender Studies, Logic, Philosophy of Language,
Philosophy of Social Science, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy & Public
Affairs, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Environment.
Department of Music: M.A. in Music.
Department of Theatre Arts: M. A. in Theatre Arts
FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES
Department of Biochemistry: M. Sc. & Ph. D in Biochemistry
Department of Anatomy: M. Sc. & Ph. D in Anatomy
Department of Physiology: M. Sc. & Ph. D. in Human Physiology
FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Master of Science (M.Sc.) in: Accounting, Banking and Finance,
Business Management, Marketing, Insurance and Risk Management.
Collaborative Ph. D in: Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business
FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCES
Department of Medical Microbiology & Parasitology: Master of Science
(M.Sc.) in Medical Microbiology & Parasitology
FACULTY OF EDUCATION
Institute of Education: Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
Department of Curriculum Studies, Educational Management & Planning:
M. Ed. & Ph. D in: Curriculum Studies, Educational Management &
Department of Educational Foundations, Guidance and Counselling: M.
Ed. & Ph. D in: Guidance & Counseling, Educational Psychology ,
Sociology of Education, Educational Evaluation, Social Studies in
Education and Philosophy of Education.
Department of Physical & Health Education: Physical Education: M. Sc
(Ed.) in: Adapted Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Organization
& Administration of Physical Education & Sports, Sociology & Psychology
of Sports. Ph.D in: Organization & Administration of Physical Education
and Sports, Exercise Physiology, Adapted Physical Education, Sports
Psychology, Sociology of Sports Health Education: M. Sc(Ed.) in:
Community Health, School Health, Environmental and Occupational
Health. Ph. D in Public Health Education
Department of Educational Technology & Library Science: Master in
Library and Information Science (MLIS), M.Sc (Ed) in Educational
Technology Ph. D in Library and Information Science with specialization
in: Library Science, Information Science, Archives and Records
Management, Publishing and Book Trade. Ph. D in: Educational
Department of Early Childhood & Special Education: M.Ed & Ph. D. in:
Early Childhood Education
Department of Vocational Education: M.Ed. in: Textile Technology
Education, M. Sc (Ed.) & Ph. D in: Agricultural Education, Business
Education, Technical Education, Computer Education & Home Economics
Department of Science Education: Master of Science Education M.Sc.
(Ed.) & Ph.D in: Biology Education, Chemistry Education, Integrated
Science Education, Mathematics Education, Physics Education
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering: Postgraduate
Diploma (PGD) in Petroleum Engineering, Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in
Chemical Engineering Master & Ph.D in Chemical Engineering with
specialization in: Advanced Chemical Engineering, Environmental Process
Engineering, Chemical Process Design, Petroleum Processing
Engineering, Biochemical Engineering. M. Eng. & Ph. D in Petroleum
Engineering with specialization in: Production Engineering, Drilling
Engineering, Reservoir Engineering, Gas Engineering, Georesources
Engineering, Geoenvironmental Engineering.
Department of Mechanical Engineering: Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in
Mechanical Engineering, M. Eng. & Ph. D in Mechanical Engineering with
specialization in: Production Engineering, Building Services Engineering,
Department of Computer/Electrical & Electronics Engineering:
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Computer Engineering, Postgraduate
Diploma (PGD) in Electrical/Electronics Engineering. M. Eng. in Computer
Engineering with specialization in: Computer (Hardware) Engineering,
Software & Systems Engineering. M. Eng. in Electrical/Electronics
Engineering with specialization in: Electric Power Devices (Machines),
Electrical Power Engineering. Control Engineering, Electronics &
Department of Food and Agricultural Engineering: Postgraduate Diploma
(PGD) in Food and Agricultural Engineering. M. Eng. & Ph. D in Food
Engineering with specialization in: Food Process Engineering, Food
Machinery and Equipment Engineering, Food Storage, Distribution and
M. Eng. & Ph. D in Agricultural Engineering with specialization in: Farm
Power and Machinery (FPM), Agricultural Products Processing and
Storage, Soil and Water Conservation Engineering (SWE), Farm
Structures and Environment
Department of Civil Engineering: Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Civil
Engineering Master of Civil Engineering degree (M. Engr.) in the
following areas of specialization: Structural Engineering, Water
Resources Engineering, Environmental Health Engineering, Geotechnical
FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Department of Architecture: M. Sc. in Architecture
Department of Building: M. Sc & Ph. D in Construction Management
Department of Estate Management: M.Sc. & Ph. D in Estate
Department of Fine & Industrial Arts: Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in:
Ceramics, Painting, Sculpture, Textiles, Graphics. Master of Arts in Art
Education (M.A. Art Education). Ph. D in Fine & Industrial Arts with
specialization in: Ceramics Design and Technology, Graphics Design and
Technology, Painting and Painting Technology, Textiles Design and
Department of Urban & Regional Planning: Master of Urban & Regional
Planning (MURP), M.Sc. in Environmental Management. Ph. D in Urban &
FACULTY OF LAW: LLM & Ph. D in Law
FACULTY OF PHARMACY
Department of Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry: M.Sc. & Ph. D in
Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry with specialization in: Synthesis
and Characterization of Chemotherapeutic Agents Drug Metabolism,
Pharmacokinetics of Drugs and Effects on Drug Therapy, Chemistry of
Department of Pharmacognosy and Natural Medicine: M. Sc. in
Pharmacognosy and Natural Medicine with specialization in:
Phytochemistry, Biological Evaluation of Natural Products, Cultivation
and Propagation of Medicinal Plants, Tissue Culture. Ph.D in
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology: M.Sc. & Ph. D in:
Department of Pharmaceutical/Pharmaceutical Technology: Master of
Pharmacy (M.Pharm) in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology
M.Sc in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Microbiology. Ph.D in
Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Technology. Ph.D in Pharmaceutical
Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Biopharmacy Master of Pharmacy
(M.Pharm) in Clinical Pharmacy. Ph.D in Clinical Pharmacy
FACULTY OF SCIENCE
Department of Botany & Ecological Studies: M. Sc & Ph. D Botany with
specialization in: Cytogenetics & Genetics, Plant Physiology/
Phytochemistry, Plant Ecology, Plant Taxonomy/Systematics, Plant
Virology/Pathology, Plant Anatomy.
Department of Chemistry: M.Sc & Ph. D in: Analytical Chemistry,
Environmental Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry,
Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry.
Department of Computer Science: M.Sc. in Computer Science. Ph.D. in
Department of Mathematics & Statistics: M.Sc. in Statistics. M.Sc. &
Ph. D in: Mathematics
Department of Microbiology: M.Sc. & Ph. D in: Environmental
Microbiology, Industrial & Food Microbiology
Department of Physics: M.Sc. & Ph.D in Physics with specialization in:
Pure Physics: Atomic/Nuclear Physics, High Energy/Particle Physics,
Plasma Physics, Solid State/Condensed Matter Physics, Theoretical
Computational Physics Applied Physics: Electronics/Communications,
Geophysics, Atmospheric Physics, Radiation/Health Physics, Renewable
Department of Zoology: M. Sc & Ph. D in: Parasitology, Hydrobiology,
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
Department of Economics: Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Economics.
M.Sc & Ph.D in Economics with specialization in: Development Economics,
Monetary Economics, Public Finance, Environmental Economics,
Department of Geography & Regional Planning:
1. M.Sc.& Ph. D in Geography and Natural Resource Management with
Specialization in: Geography & Environmental Management,
Biogeography, Agricultural Geography, Climatology and Climate Change
Studies, Rural Land use Planning, Urban Studies, Regional Development
Planning, Environmental/Resource Management, Population Studies and
Medical Geography, Economics Geography, Transport Planning and
Management, Natural Disaster and Risk Management, Tourism
Geography, Geographic Information System, Water Studies.
2. M.Sc. & Ph.D in Environment and Development
3. Master of Geographic Information System (MGIS).
Department of Political Science and Public Administration: M.Sc. and Ph.
D in: Public Administration, International Relations. Ph. D in
Department of Psychology: M.Sc. and Ph.D with options in: Clinical
Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Social Psychology.
Department of Sociology/Anthropology: M. Sc. and Ph. D in: Sociology &
Development, Criminology, Industrial Sociology, Medical Sociology, Rural
and Community Development, Social /Cultural Anthropology,
i. All Full-time Master’s degree programmes last for a minimum period
of four semesters and a maximum period of six semesters.
ii. All Full-time Doctoral Programmes last for a minimum period of six
semesters and a maximum period of ten semesters.
iii (a) PGD in Education last for a minimum of two semesters and a
maximum of four semesters for all full time students.
(b) PGD in Engineering last for a minimum of four semesters and a
maximum of six semesters for all full time students.
(c) PGD in Economics last for a minimum of two semesters and a
maximum of four semesters for all full time students.
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,
applicants should be graduates with not less than Second Class Honours
degrees in the Lower Division with, (a) CGPA of 2.75 on a five-point
scale, (b) CGPA of 2.2 points on a four-points scale and (c) Second Class
lower division (irrespective of CGPA) for the Master’s degree programme
in Architecture. (d) Candidates for admission into M.Sc Medical
Microbiology should be graduates of either of the following: (i)
Microbiology with 2.75 CGPA (ii) Virology and a Postgraduate Diploma in
Microbiology (PGDM) (iii) MBBCh/MBBS or its equivalent.
C. 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 course work average, which should not be less
than 60% (B).
i. Applicants will be required to have credit pass at ‘O’ Level in five
relevant subjects including English Language and Mathematics obtained
at not more than two sittings. Candidates with ‘O’ Level examination
results before 2010 must possess their certificates and not statement
of results or result slips.
ii. Applicants for LLM & Ph. D in Law must in addition to the above have
credit passes in ‘O’ Level English Literature.
iii. All applicants will be subjected to Screening Tests as indicated.
Please print out the date of screening test when you are completing
your application form.
iv. NYSC Discharge or Exemption certificates must be submitted by all
v. Applicants who obtained their degrees through Remedial Programmes
must show evidence of having remedied the relevant subjects for their
programmes externally i.e. through WASCE, NECO, NABTEB.
vi. In addition to other qualifications, applicants are expected to meet
the departmental requirements for their programmes.
Applicants must return their completed forms with a Thesis/Dissertation
Proposal captured on the prescribed Postgraduate School proposal
sheet. Such proposals should capture the following: Title, Aim/
Objectives, Relevance of Study, Methodology, Expected Results among
Candidates should remember to request at the time of purchase of the
forms that their relevant academic transcript and letters of reference
be forwarded to: The Secretary, Postgraduate School, University of
Uyo, P.M.B. 1017, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Admissions will not normally
be offered without transcripts and letters of reference.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
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 http://
eportals.uniuyo.edu.ng 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 photocopies of relevant credentials
and duplicate copy of receipt of payment for the application form should
reach the Office of the Secretary, Postgraduate School not later than
six weeks from the date of this publication. Applications received after
the above deadline will not be considered.