ADMISSIONS INTO FULL-TIME POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES FOR THE 2018/2019 ACADEMIC SESSION

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admissions into Postgraduate Programmes of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina for the 2018/2019 academic session. Interested applicants can apply online via the University website www.umyu.edu.ng.

Duly completed application forms and supporting documents must be forwarded to the SECRETARY, POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL, UMARU MUSA YAR’ADUA UNIVERSITY, KATSINA. P.M.B. 2218, KATSINA not later than Tuesday, 18th December, 2018.

Prospective students are to apply for admissions into the following full-time Postgraduate programmes of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina for the 2018/2019 academic session:-

FACULTY OF EDUCATION

Department of Education

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
  • M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction
  • M.Ed. Educational Psychology
  • M.Ed. Educational Management
  • M.Sc. (Ed) Physics
  • M.Sc. (Ed) Mathematics
  • M.Sc. (Ed) Geography
  • M.Sc. (Ed) Chemistry
  • M.Sc. (Ed) Biology

Department of Library and Information Science

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Information and Record Management (PGDIRM)
  • Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

Department of Arabic

  • M.A Arabic
  • PhD Arabic

Department of Nigerian Languages (Hausa)

  • M.A Hausa    
  • PhD Hausa

Department of History and Security Studies

  • M.A History  
  • PhD History

Department of Islamic Studies

  • M.A Islamic Studies
  • PhD Islamic Studies

Department of English and French

  • M.A English

FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

Department of Economics

  • M.Sc. Economics
  • PhD Economics

FACULTY OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES

Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry

  • M.Sc. Chemistry
  • PhD Chemistry

Department of Geography

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Resource Development (PGDRD)
  • Masters in Resource Development (MRD)
  • M.Sc. Geography      
  • PhD Geography

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science   

  • M.Sc. Mathematics
  • M.Sc. Computer Science  
  • PhD Mathematics
  • PhD Computer Science  

Department of Biology

  • M.Sc. Biology  

Department of Physics

  • M.Sc. Physics   

Department of Microbiology

  • M.Sc. Microbiology

DURATION

  • Postgraduate Diploma (PGDE/PGDRD)               -            2        Semesters
  • Masters in Resource Development (MRD)                        2       Semesters
  • M.A/M.Ed./M.Sc./M.Sc.(Ed)                                 -         4 to 6 Semesters
  • PhD                                                                             6 to 10 Semesters

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

A. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA    

The following shall qualify for the Postgraduate Diploma admission:

  1. Graduates of recognized Universities;
  2. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of Lower Credit pass or its equivalent in relevant areas;
  3. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) without Education obtained at Credit level with a three years relevant postgraduate experience;
  4. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above, which are acceptable to the Board of Postgraduate and Senate of the University.
  5. Candidates with Third Class degree in areas other than Education can be considered after three years relevant postgraduate experience. Those in the Education may be considered in their area of specialization;
  6. All candidates shall be subjected to a selection process.

 

B. MASTER’S DEGREE

The following shall qualify for the Master’s Degree Programmes: -

  1. Graduates of recognized Universities who have obtained the approved Bachelors Degree with at least Second-Class Honors or its equivalent. Candidates with Second-Class Lower and additional qualification of a Postgraduate Diploma at Credit pass level from a recognized Institution will have more advantage.
  2. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Senate of the University. 

     The following shall qualify for Professional Masters’ degree admission:

  1. Candidates with any Bachelor’s degree in Third Class division who have at least five years relevant working experience.
  2. Candidates who possess Higher National Diploma (HND) with at least a Credit pass and at least a Credit pass at Postgraduate Diploma of a recognized Institution;
  3. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Senate of the University.

C. MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY (M.Phil)

The following shall qualify for Master of Philosophy admission: -

  1. Graduates of Universities who have obtained a good Masters Degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 on a 5 point scale shall be required to register for M.Phil/PhD and must score a minimum CGPA of 3.50 on a 5 point scale to proceed for PhD in the proposed area.

D. DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD)

The following shall qualify for the Doctor of Philosophy admission:

  1. Graduates of recognized Universities who have obtained a good Masters Degree with CGPA of 3.50 and above appropriate to the proposed areas of study;
  2. Graduates of recognized Universities who have obtained Masters of Philosophy degree with CGPA of 3.50 on a 5 point scale to proceed for PhD in the appropriate to the proposed areas of study;
  3. In addition to (i) – (ii) above, a candidate must possess at least a Bachelors degree in Second Class lower division;
  4. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above, which are acceptable to the Board of Postgraduate School and Senate of the University;
  5. Candidate must state the proposed area of research and submit a synopsis of not less than 500 words of the proposed topic of research.

Matriculation Requirement:

In addition to A, B, C and D above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s matriculation requirements i.e five Credit Passes at the O’level to include English and Mathematics.

Selection Process:

All candidates shall be subjected to a selection process.

Method of Application

Interested candidates for all the Postgraduate Programmes can apply online via the University website (UMYU PostGraduate Application Form) from Thursday, 8th November, 2018 to Tuesday, 18th December, 2018.

 

The procedures of payment of application fees N10,800(Inclusive of N300 Transaction Fee) are available at UMYU PostGraduate Application Form.

All candidates are required to request their previous Institutions to forward copies of their academic transcripts accompanied by Form B, to the Secretary Postgraduate School, Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina.

Signed

Secretary Postgraduate School

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