The University of Nigeria, Nsukka has commenced the application for 2018/2019 postgraduate studies. The UNN Postgraduate Admission 2018 Application offers programmes leading to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas, Master’s and Doctorate degrees in various Faculties and in the areas specified under each Department/Institute/Centre for the incoming session 2018/2019. By this notice, the general public can now apply to this admission advert.
The UNN Postgraduate Admission 2018 Application is open for all students who intend to study programmes for Postgraduate Diplomas, Master’s and Doctorate degrees. Here, we will outline every step, requirement and process needed. So, ensure you follow the instructions laid out here to apply.
UNN Postgraduate Admission 2018 Application – www.unn.edu.ng
The UNN Postgraduate Admission 2018 Application – www.unn.edu.ng is open for many faculties and programmes of studies. They include.
1. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes
2. FACULTY OF ARTS
PGD, M.A. and Ph.D. degree programmes
3. FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes
4. FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
PGD, MBA, M.Sc and Ph.D. programmes
5. FACULTY OF EDUCATION
PGDE, PGDL, M.Ed. and Ph.D. degree
6. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
M.Sc., M.Engr. And Ph.D. degree
7. FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
PGD, M.Sc., M.Arch.and Ph.D. Programmes
8. FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES & TECHNOLOGY
M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes
9. FACULTY OF LAW
LL.M. and Ph.D. Degree programmes
10. FACULTY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes
11. FACULTY OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
M.Pharm, M.Sc., (Pharm); and Ph.D. degree programmes
12. FACULTY OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes
13. FACULTY OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D degree programmes
14. FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes
15. FACULTY OF VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
PGDE, PGDTE, M.Tech., M.Ed. and Ph.D. degree programmes
16. INSTITUTE OF AFRICAN STUDIES
17. INSTITUTE FOR DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (IDS)
PGD, M.Sc. & Ph.D. degree programmes
18. INSTITUTE OF MARITIME STUDIES (IMS)
19. CENTRE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT & CONTROL
20. POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES IN CLIMATE CHANGE ECONOMICS, POLICY AND INNOVATION (CCEPI)
21. INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC HEALTH
22. INSTITUTE OF MOLECULAR AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES
23. INSTITUTE MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH
24. INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION (SANDWICH PROGRAMMES)
24. INSTITUTE OF CLIMATE CHANGE
GENERAL ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES – UNN Postgraduate Admission 2018
i) Candidates for admission into any postgraduate programme of the University must have obtained 5 credits at not more than two sittings in WASC or GCE or NECO or NABTEB 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.
ii) Graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized Universities who possess the above qualifications are eligible to apply.
iii) For the PGD in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Architecture, only candidates with University degrees in relevant areas need apply.
A. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
i) Graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized universities who have obtained a degree of bachelor with at least a third class honours with GPA not less than 2.00 on 5-point or its equivalent.
ii) 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.
iii) 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.
iv) 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.
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.
B. MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMME
The following shall qualify for Master’s Degree admission:
(i) 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;
(ii) 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;
(iii) Candidates whose first degrees are unclassified but have scores of 50% or above;
(iv) 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;
(v) 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;
(vi) 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;
(vii) 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.
(viii) Candidates who hold qualifications other than those listed above, which are acceptable to the Senate of the University of Nigeria.
C. DOCTORATE DEGREE (Ph.D.) PROGRAMME
Candidate from the University of Nigeria or from other recognized Universities who have obtained Master’s degree appropriate for the proposed areas of study shall qualify for Doctorate Degree admission. Specifically,
(i) A minimum Master’s degree GPA of 3.5 on a 5-point scale or 3.00 on a 4-point scale is required for admission into Ph.D programme in all Departments except those departments listed in C: (ii) below:
(ii) A minimum GPA of 4.0 on a 5-point scale is required for admission into Ph.D programme in the following Departments/Faculties: Music, Economics, Psychology, Education, Medical Sciences, Business Administration, Department of Public Administration and Local Government, Faculty of Law.
(iii) A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale or a B (60%) at Master’s degree average provided that satisfactory research work formed part of the Master’s Degree programme.
D. MASTER’S/Ph.D. DEGREE PROGRAMME
(i) A candidate with first class honours from a recognized University may be admitted into a Master’s/Ph.D. programme in his/her discipline.
(ii) A candidate with Master’s degree from a recognized University with a GPA of 3.50 on 5-point scale or 3.00 on 4-point scale who wishes to do Ph.D. degree in a related area shall qualify for the Master’s/Ph.D. Any candidate who is not qualified for Ph.D. admission on account of low GPA is still not qualified for admission into Master’s/ Ph.D. programme.
(iii) For Faculties and Departments where the possession of Master’s degree with 4.00 points GPA and above is the condition for Ph.D admission, applicants with Master’s degree GPA of 3.50 and above, but not up to 4.00 may apply for Master’s/Ph.D admission. On completion of Master’s degree coursework specified by the Department, the candidate shall be qualified for a firm Ph.D. registration if he or she attains the GPA of 4.00 in the Master’s 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, Physical Education & Recreation options); Social Science Education; and Vocational Teacher Education.
2. MLS degree sandwich programme is offered in the Department of Library & Information Science.
3, Sandwich 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: Candidates are advised to read through the current Postgraduate Regulation of the University for proper guide on the conditions for Postgraduate admissions in the University.
UNN Postgraduate Admission 2018 DURATION OF COURSES
(a) Postgraduate Diploma (Regular) – Two semesters
(a) Postgraduate Diploma (Sandwich) – Three Long Vacations
(b) Master’s degree (Regular):
(i) 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.
(ii) 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.
(a) M.Ed. (Sandwich) – three long vacations.
(b) 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).
Candidates are expected to complete their programmes at the minimum duration but not to exceed the maximum. (See: Postgraduate Regulations).
UNN Postgraduate Admission 2018 – 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.
That’s all on the UNN Postgraduate Admission 2018.