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UNN Postgraduate Admission 2015/2016 Announced

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The University of Nigeria hereby, advertises to the general public, her Postgraduate Programmes for the 2015/2016 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 2015/2016 academic year. Candidates on full-time employment are not eligible to apply for full-time studies.
The available higher degree and postgraduate diploma programmes are indicated below.
1. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes are offered by the Departments of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, Animal Science,Crop Science, Food Science &
Technology, Soil Science, Home Science, Nutrition & Dietetics. The Department of Animal Science offers M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry; Animal Production; and Physiology of Reproduction, Growth and Lactation. The Department of Food Science & Technology offers the following areas of specialization: Food Chemistry and Analysis; Animal Products Technology; Fruits and Vegetable Processing Technology; Cereals, Pulses, Legumes and Tuber Processing Technology; Quality Control and Assurance; Food Biotechnology, and Food Engineering and Processing. The following areas of specialization are offered in the Department of Soil Science: Soil Genesis; Survey and Classification; Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy; Soil Biology and Biochemistry; Soil Fertility Management; Soil Physics and Conservation; and Environmental Impact Assessment and Land Evaluation. Department of Agricultural Economics offers M.Sc. and Ph.D. with the following options: Farm Management & Production Economics; Agricultural Marketing & Agribusiness; Agricultural Finance & Project Analysis; Agricultural Cooperatives, Resources & Environmental Economics. The Departments of Agricultural Economics also offers PGD programme in Co-operative Studies; Farm Management & Production Economics and Agribusiness & Marketting. Food Science & Technology, Crop Science, Animal Science, Agricultural Extension, and Soil Science Departments also offer postgraduate Diploma Programmes.
2. FACULTY OF ARTS
PGD, M.A. and Ph.D. degree programmes are offered by the Departments of Foreign Languages & Literatures, Mass Communication, and Theatre & Film Studies. Departments of Foreign Languages & Literatures has the following programme areas: M.A. in French literature, African & Carribean Literature in French and Translation French/English/French. The Department also offers M.A. degree programme in German literature. Department of Archeology and Tourism offers M.A. and Ph.D. programmes in Polaeolithic Studies, Iron Age Archeology, Origins of Food Production and Urbanization, Cultural Resource Management (Museum or Tourism Option), while the Department of Fine and Applied Arts offers M.A. and Ph.D. in Art History and Art Education as well as MFA in the areas of Textiles Design, Sculpture, Painting, Ceramics, Visual Communication Design, and Printmaking. Department of English and Literary Studies offers PGD, M.A. and Ph.D. programmes in English as a Second Language (ESL), English Language, Literature, Comparative Studies & Literature. Department of Linguistics, Igbo and other Nigerian Languages offers the following areas of specialization: M.A. in Linguistics, African Languages, Literature in African Languages, Translation and Interpreting and Ph.D. in Linguistics, African Languages and Literature. Department of Theatre and Film Studies offers M.A. and Ph.D. in History of Drama and Theatre; Dramatic Theory and Criticism; African Drama and Theatre; Acting and Directing; Playwriting. Department of Music offers M.Mus, M.A. and Ph.D. in African Music Industry Ensemble/Theatre Directing & Management, Music Education & Research, Composition & Musical Instruments Technology. University of Nigeria,Nsukka, Aba Campus also offers PGD programme in Nigerian Languages Education (Conversion programme). Department of History & International Studies offers M.A. and Ph.D. programmes
3. FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes are offered by the Departments of Biochemistry, Plant Science & Biotechnology, Microbiology, and Zoology & Environmental Biology. The Department of Zoology offers M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in Physiology, Parasitology, Entomology, Fisheries Biology & Hydrobiology. Department of Biochemistry offers the following options: Vertebrate Biochemistry; Plant Biochemistry; Enzymology & Protein Chemistry as related to food production, Biomedicine Proteomics and Biotechnology; Molecular Biology; Pharmacological Industrial Biochemistry; Medical Biochemistry; Lipids and Lipoproteins; Biophysical Chemistry, Industrial Biochemistry and Biotechnology; Nutrition and Food Sciences; Biochemistry of the Soil; Biochemical Aspects of disease and Bases for Chemistry including African Traditional Medicine; and Human Biochemical Genetics (particularly for the West African sub-region). PGD in Brewing Science and Technology is offered by the Department of Micobiology. Department of Plant Science & Biotechnology offers the following stress areas: Plant Anatomy, Taxonomy/Biosystematic, Embryology of Angiosperms, Ecology/Palaecology, Genetics/Cytology, Mycology/Plant Pathology, Physiology/Tissue Culture, Algology/Bryology.
4. FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
PGD, MBA, M.Sc. & Ph.D. degree programmes are offered by the Departments of Accountancy, Banking & Finance, Management and Marketing. Candidates with Higher National Diploma (HND) Upper Credit or its equivalent or those whose first degrees are in fields other than Business Administration, with minimum of good third class honors are eligible for the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration. Candidates may apply for Regular MBA programme as well as for programmes leading to M.Sc. & Ph.D. (Public Relations) in the Department of Marketing.
5. FACULTY OF EDUCATION
M.Ed. and Ph.D. degreeprogrammesare offered by the Departments of Adult Education & Extra Mural Studies, Educational Foundations, Arts Education, Science Education, Health and Physical Education (Health Education and Physical Education & Recreation options), Library and Information Science, Social Science Education and Vocational Teacher Education. Institute of Education offers Sandwich postgraduate Diploma programme. The Department of Educational Foundations offers M.Ed. and Ph.D. in the following areas: Childhood Education, Educational Psychology, Guidance & Counselling, History of Education,Philosophy of Education, Sociology of Education, and Special Education. Department of Library and Information Science offers MLS and Ph.D programmes. Department of Adult Education & Extra Mural Studies offers M.Ed. and Ph.D. with the following options: Administration, Community Development, Extension & Distance Education. Department of Science Education offers M.Ed. & Ph.D. with the following options: Educational Research Methodology; Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology; etc. and Measurement & Evaluation. Department of Arts Education offers M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Curriculum Studies; Language Education; Educational Technology; Comparative & International Education; Music Education; and Fine & Applied Arts Education. Department of Social Science Education offers M.Ed. and Ph.D. programmes in Economics Education, Political Science Education, Population & Family Life Education, Geography & Environmental Education, and Social Studies Education. Department of Vocational Teacher Education offers M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Agricultural Education, Computer Education, Home Economics Education, and Industrial Technical Education.Postgraduate Diploma Programmes in the Faculty o educationare domiciled as follows; (PGDE), in Educational Foundation;PGTL in Library & Information Science;PGDTE in Vocational Teacher Education and Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Educationdomiciled in the Department of Social Science Education.

6. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
M.Eng. and Ph.D. degree programmes are offered by the Departments of Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. Currently, the Department of Electronics Engineering has no facilities in the area of Control Systems. The Department of Civil Engineering offers M.Eng. and Ph.D. degree programmes in the following areas: Structural Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering, Materials & Construction, and Highway Engineering. Department of Agricultural & Bioresources Engineering offers M.Eng. & Ph.D. degree programmes in the following areas: Farm Power and Machinery, Soil Water Engineering, Agricultural Products Processing & Storage, Farm Structures & Environmental Control. The Departments of Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering offer PGD programmes.
7. FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes are offered by the Departments of Architecture, Geoinformatics and Surveying while MURP and Ph.D. are offered in the Department of Urban & Regional Planning. Department of Estate Management offers M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes only.
8. FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES & TECHNOLOGY
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes are offered by the Departments of Health Administration & Management, Medical Rehabilitation, Nursing Science, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Medical Radiography & Radiological Sciences. The Department of Health Administration & Management offers PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in the following areas: Health Economics and Health Management & Policy. The Department of Medical laboratory sciences offers M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in the following areas: Clinical Chemistry; Haematology; histopathology; microbiology and immunology. The Department of Medical laboratory sciences also offers PGD programme. Department of nursing sciences offers M.sc. and Ph.D. programmes in the following areas: Community Health Nursing; Maternal & Child Health Nursing; Medical Surgical Nursing; Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing; Nursing Administration & Management and Nursing Education. The Department of Medical Radiography & Radiological Sciences offers M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in the following areas: Medical Imaging; Radiation/Environmental Protection; Radiological Education; Radiotherapy & Oncology and Health Administration & Management. The Department of Medical Rehabilitation offers M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in the following areas; Phisiotherapy; Pathokinesioliogy; Biomechanics; Neurology.
9. FACULTY OF LAW
LL.M. and Ph.D. degree programmes are offered in the Departments of Public & Private Law, Property and Commercial Law and International Law & Jurisprudence. Programme areas available in the faculty are: Jurisprudence & Legal Theory, Comparative Constitutional Law, Comparative Company Law, Comparative Criminal Law, Law of Commercial Transactions, International Human Rights Law, Energy & Natural Resources Law, Law of Commercial Arbitration, Sentencing & Treatment of Offenders, Law of Marine Insurance, and Law & Medicine.
10. FACULTY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes are offered by the Departments of Anatomy, Medical Biochemistry, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, and Human Physiology; while MPH degree programme is offered by the Department of Community Medicine. Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics offers M.Sc. and DMSC degree programmes. Department of Medicine offers M.D. and M.S. degree programmes.
11. FACULTY OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
M.Pharm./M.Sc., Pharm.D. and Ph.D. degreeprogrammesare offered by the Departments of Pharmaceutical Technology & Industrial Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry,Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology & Toxicology,andPharmaceutics while M.Pharm. & Ph.D. degreeprogrammesare offered by the Department of Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Management with the following areas of specialization: Pharmaceutical Services, Pharmacotherapy, Ambulatory Care/Adult Medicine, Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Hospital Pharmacy, Social Pharmacy/Behavioural Pharmacy,Paediatric Pharmacy,Hematology, Pharmacy Management, and Infectious Diseases.

The Department of Pharmaceutics has the following areas of specialization: Pharmaceutics, Compounding; Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Biotechnology; Dispensing, and Pharmacy practices.
12. FACULTY OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes are offered by the Departments of Pure & Industrial Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, and Physics & Astronomy. The Department of Pure & Industrial Chemistry offers the following options: Inorganic, Physical, Organic, Analytical, Fossil Fuel, Polymer, and Industrial Chemistry. The Department of Statistics offers the following options: Stochastic & Time Series Modeling, Inferential Statistics, Design and Analysis of Experiments, Operations Research, and Sample Survey Theory & Methods/Applied Statistics. Department of Physics & Astronomy offers the following areas: Solid Earth Geophysics, Astrophysics, Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science, Solar Energy Physics, Atmospheric Physics, and Medical Physics.
13 FACULTY OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes are offered by the Departments of Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology/Anthropology, and Social Work & Community Development. Department of Geography also offers PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes in Climate Change Economics, Policy & innovation. Departments of Philosophy, and Religion & Cultural Studies offers M.A. and Ph.D. programmes only. MPA, M.Sc., DPA & Ph.D. degree programmes are offered by the Department of Public Administration & Local Government. Department of Psychology offers M.Sc. & Ph.D. degree programmes in Experimental Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology,
Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Social Psychology, School Psychology, and Counselling Psychology. Department of Sociology/Anthropology offers M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes in Industrial Relations, Industrial Sociology, Medical
Sociology/Anthropology, Social Development Studies, Criminology, Conflict and Change, Population Studies, Women Studies, Ethnographic Studies, and Culture and Technology. Department of Social Work offers M.Sc. degree programmes in Social Work Intervention, Social Work Ethics & Values, and Community Development. Department of Political Science offers M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes in Political Theory, Public Administration, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Political Economy; Electoral Studies; Conflict, Peace & Strategic Studies and Human Security & Counter Terrorism Studies. The Department also offers PGD in Political science and Election Administration. The Departments of Religion & Cultural Studies, and Philosophy do not offer PGD programmes.
14 FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes are offered by the Departments of Veterinary Anatomy, Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Parasitology & Pharmacology, Veterinary Surgery & Radiology, and Veterinary Pathology & Microbiology and Vetrinary Obstetrics & Reproductory Diseases. Department of Vetrinary Obstetrics & Reproductory Diseases offers M.sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes in the following areas: Vetrinary Andrology; gynaecology; obstetrics and Reproductive biotechnology. Department of Veterinary Surgery & Radiology offers the following: M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes in Veterinary Surgery, and Ph.D. degree programmes in Radiology & Anaesthesiology. Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine offers MVPH and MPVM degree programmes. The Faculty offers MVM degree programmes in Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Surgery & Radiology, Veterinary Obstetrics & Reproduction Diseases, and Veterinary Public Health & Zoonosis Diseases. M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes in Veterinary Helminthology, Protozoology and Rickettsiology, Entomology and Acearology, Parasite Immunology & Parasite Zoonesis are offered by the Department of Veterinary Parasitology & Entomology. M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree programmes in Veterinary Biochemistry, Veterinary Physiology, and Veterinary Pharmacology & Toxicology are also offered by the Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology.
NOTE: Where applicable, candidates will be expected to specialize in one of the fields of study within the Department (see also the current UNN PG Prospectus). There are no special areas within some departments such as Architecture, Library & Information Science, and Mass Communication.
INSTITUTE FOR DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
PGD, M.Sc. & Ph.D. degree programmes in Development Studies are offered by the Institute for Development Studies.
INSTITUTE OF AFRICAN STUDIES
PGD, M.A./M.Sc. & Ph.D. degree programmes in African Studies are offered by the Institute of African Studies.
INSTITUTE OF MARITIME STUDIES (IMS)
PGD and M.Sc degree programmes in Maritime studies are offered in the Institute of Maritime Studies
in the following areas:
-M.Sc and PGD in Maritime Business and International Logistics;
-M.Sc and PGD in Maritime Law and Policy;
-M.Sc in Maritime Telecommunication
-M. Sc in Maritime Management.
-PGD in Radio & Maritime Telecommunication;
CENTRE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL
Centre for Environmental Management and Control (CEMAC) offers PGD, M.Sc., and Ph.D. degree programmes in Environmental Management & Control, and Disaster Risk Management. The centre also offers Master’s degree programmes in Disaster Risk Management (MDRM).
POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES IN CLIMATE CHANGE ECONOMICS, POLICY AND INNOVATION (CCEPI)
Available programmes in Climate Change are:
PGD in Cimate Change Economics, Policy and Innovation;
M.Sc. in Cimate Change Economics, Policy and Innovation;
Ph.D. in Cimate Change Economics, Policy and Innovation; and
M.Sc./Ph.D. in Cimate Change Economics, Policy and Innovation
Presently, the PGD and degree programmes in Climate Change are based in the Department of Geography, Faculty of the Social Sciences.
GENERAL ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
i) Candidates for admission into any postgraduate programme of the University must have obtained 5creditsinWASC orGCEorNECO including English. Candidatesshallalsopossesstheminimum entry requirements for admission into the first degree programmes in their areas of interest for postgraduate studies.ForthePGD in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Architecture, only candidates with University degrees in relevant areas need apply.

ii) Graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized Universities.
A: POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME
i) 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.
ii) 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.
iii) For Postgraduate Diploma in Geoinformatics & Surveying in particular, candidates with third class honours degrees in Geography, Geology and other Physical Sciences, as well as HND Upper Credit level passes in related fields, are also eligible.
iv) 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 good second with not less than 2.5 GPA;
(ii) Candidates with relevant Postgraduate Diplomas from the University of Nigeria with at least credit level passes;
(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 Education or a single honours degree in teaching subjects with at least 5 years postgraduate teaching experience, plus Postgraduate Diploma in Education passed at Merit 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 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 (1) above, have at least three years relevant Post Qualification Experience and at least a Second Class Honours Degree in Nursing Sciences, Health Education, Pharmacy, DVM, MBBS abs BDS.
(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
Candidates of the University of Nigeria or of any other recognized Universities who have obtained
the Master’s degree appropriate for the proposed areas of study shall qualify for Doctorate Degree
admission. Specifically:
(i) A minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 5-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 DepartmentsFaculties: Music, Economics, Psychology, Education, Medical Sciences, and Health Sciences & Technology
(iii) A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale or a B (60%) average provided that satisfactory research work formed part of the Masters Degree programme.
D: MASTER’S/Ph.D. DEGREE PROGRAMME
(a) A candidate with first class honours from University of Nigeria or any other recognized
University may be admitted into a Master’s/Ph.D. programme in his/her discipline.
(b) 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 shall qualify for the Master’s/Ph.D in a related area. Any candidate who is not qualified for Ph.D. programme on account of low GPA is still not qualified for admission into Master’s/ Ph.D. programme.
CEMAC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
The following may qualify for admission:
1. Postgraduate Diploma Programme
(a) Graduates of the University of Nigeria or any 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.
(b) 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
(a) Graduates of the University of Nigeria or any 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.
(b) 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 (a) and (b) above.
5. MDRM (Master in Disaster Risk Management)
See the General Entry Requirement for Masters degree programme in B (i) to B (viii) above.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES IN INSTITUTE OF MARITIME STUDIES (IMS)
Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Studies
(i) Holders of HND with at least upper credit level p
ass;
(ii) Minimum of Second Class Honours degree with at least 2.5 GPA from UNN or any other recognized Universities.
Master Degree in Maritime Studies
(a)M.Sc Maritime Management
(i)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;
(ii)Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Management with a minimum of Upper Credit level pass from UNN or any other recognized University;
(b) M.Sc in Maritime Business & International Logistics
(i) 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.
(ii) PGD in Maritime Business & International Logistics with a minimum of Upper Credit
level pass.
(c) M.Sc Maritime Telecommunication
(i) 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.
(ii) Candidates with PGD in Maritime Telecommunications of UNN or any other recognized institution with at least Upper Credit level pass.
(d) M.Sc Maritime Law and Policy
(i) A good honours degree in Law (LLB) fromUNN or any other recognized University.Duration of Programme:

All Master 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) POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME
The following shall qualify for postgraduate diploma admission:
i)Graduates of the University of Nigeria or any other recognized Universities;
ii) Holders of Credit (Upper credit) level passes at HND;
iii)Candidates with the Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of third class honours;
iv)See also the general entry requirements for postgraduate diploma programmes.
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMME
The following shall qualify for Master’s Degree admission:
(i) 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, Pyhsical Sciences, The Social Sciences and veterinary Medicine, Business Administration, Environmental Studies, faculties in Humanities and Law.
(ii) 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;
(iii) Candidates whose first degrees are unclassified but have scores of 50% or above;
(iv) Candidates who hold qualifications other than those listed above, which areacceptableto the Senate of the University of Nigeria.DOCTORATE DEGREE (Ph.D) PROGRAMME
The following shall qualify for Doctorate Degree admission:
Candidates 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 pointon a 4-point scale or ‘B’ 60% average provided that satisfactory research work formed part of the Master’s degree programme;

MASTER’S/Ph.D. PROGRAMME
The following shall qualify for Master’s/Ph.D. admission:
(a) A candidate with first class honors from University of Nigeria or any other recognized University may be admitted into a Master’s/Ph.D. programme;
(b) A candidate with Master’s degree from the University with a grade point average of 3.50 on 5-point or 3.00 on 4-point scale. i.e 60%.

SANDWICH POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
1. M. Ed. Sandwich programmes in the Faculty of Education are in the following departments:
Departments of Adult Education, Arts Education, Science Education, Health & Physical Education (Health Education and Physical Education & Recreation options), Social Science Education and Vocational Teacher Education. 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.

DURATION OF COURSES
(a)Postgraduate Diploma (Regular) – Two semesters
(b)Postgraduate Diploma (Sandwich) – Three Long Vacations
(c)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 Departmentd/Faculties: Sociology, Psychology, Public Administration and Local Government (PALG), Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine, Education and Business Administration.
(d) M.Ed. (Sandwich) – three long vacations.
(e)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.

REGISTRATION
For Regular/Sandwich programme: Postgraduate Diploma, Master’s and Doctorate degree programme,
candidates are considered for admission once in a session. Candidates admitted for sandwich programmes are expected 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 E-tranzact platform.

Applicants should log on to www.unn.edu.ng and follow the procedures stated below:
1. Click on UNN Portal or through this link unnportal.unn.edu.ng
2. Click on PG Application form to generate invoice for payment.
3. Use your phone number to generate the invoice. You are advised to use a functional number to enable us reach you for the screening exercise.
4. Proceed to any Bank with E-Tranzact Plat Form for payment.
5. Return to 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 (D1) 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. Please note that applications would not be processed unless the referees reports are available.

TRANSCRIPTS
Candidate should download transcript request forms (D2) also provided online, and submit to their former Universities/Institutions to forward with a copy of Academic transcript(s) to “The Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka” to reach him/her not later than 30th June 2015. Candidates whose transcripts are not received on or before the deadline by the School would 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 applying into Enugu based faculties are to submit their application forms by post or delivered to: The PAR, School of Postgraduate studies Unit, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. For ease of reference, Enugu based faculties are: Business Administration; Environmental Studies; Health Sciences & Technology; Medical Sciences; Institute for Development Studies (IDS); Institute for Maritime Studies (IMS) and Centre for Environmental Management & Control (CEMAC).

Candidates are advised to read the instructions carefully;
(a) NYSC Certificates (Discharge or Exemption or exclusion Certificate). Note that to whom it may concern shall not be accepted
(b) Two copies of the Applications summary form (D3) available online should be downloaded & printed;
(i) One copy of the printed summary form (D3) should be glued very neatly (NOT STAPLED) on a brown 10” X 15” envelope;
(ii) The second copy of the printed summary form (D3) should be glued very neatly (NOT STAPLED) on a white 9” X 13” file Jacket;
(c) All accompanying documents should be placed in the file Jacket, specified in (c.ii) and the File Jacket
should be placed in brown envelope as specified in (c.i) above.

All documents must fit into the 10” X 15” envelope and delivered or addressed and sent by courier to “The Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka”.

CLOSING DATE
Application starts from the date of this publication and closes on 30th June 2015.

** IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS**
Check out for information on screening processes via the UNN Website www.unn.edu.ng from Friday,
19th June, 2015, for your further necessary action.

T. Ugwueze
Deputy Registrar/Secretary to the School
School of Postgraduate Studies
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