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Published on: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 15:47:49

Apply Now: Admission to Postgraduate Programmes (M.Sc., M.A. and Ph.D.) 2018/2019 Academic Session

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into Full-Time/Part-Time Postgraduate programmes leading to the award of either Master degree or Ph.D degree in the various Faculties and in the areas specified under each Department of the Federal University Lokoja:

S/N

Faculty/Department

Programme

A.

Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

1. 

Department of Political Science

M.Sc. Political Science

Master in Public Administration (MPA)

Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) in Political Science

Master of Legislative Studies

Ph.D Political Science

2. 

Department of Economics

M.Sc Economics

Ph.D Economics

3.

Department of Geography

M.Sc. Geography

Ph.D Geography

4.

Department of English & Literary Studies

M.A. English Language

M.A. Literature-in-English

Ph.D. English Language

Ph.D. Literature-in-English

5.

Department of History & International Studies

M.A. History & Int. Studies

Master in Peace & Conflict Studies (MPCS)

Master in Development Studies (MDS)

Ph.D. History & Int. Studies

B.

Faculty of Science

1.

Department of Mathematical Sciences

M.Sc. Mathematics

Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Pure & Applied Mathematics

Ph.D. in Pure & Applied Mathematics

2. 

Department of Computer Science

M.Sc. Computer Science

Ph.D. Computer Science

3.

Department of Geology

M.Sc Geology

Ph.D. Geology

4.

Department of Chemistry

M.Sc. Chemistry

Ph.D Chemistry

5.

Department of Physics

M.Sc Physics

Ph.D. Physics

6.

Department of Biological Sciences

M.Sc Applied Parasitology

M.Sc. Environmental Biology

M.Sc. Conservation Biology

Ph.D. Parasitology

 

1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Masters Degree (Academic and Professional)

The Master degree programme runs for a minimum period of 4 semesters and a maximum period of 6 semesters for full-time candidates; a minimum period of 6 semesters and a maximum period of 8 semesters for part-time candidates. All Master Degree Programmes are by coursework. The following may qualify for the Master Degree admission:

  • Graduates of Federal University Lokoja or other recognized institutions who have obtained the approved degree of Bachelor with at least second-class division or its equivalent or candidates with University degree and appropriate Postgraduate Diploma of Federal University Lokoja or other recognized institutions with at least a credit level pass.

(ii) Candidates with only Bachelor’s degree in Third Class division and a relevant Postgraduate

      Diploma

(iii) Candidates whose degrees are unclassified with average of “C” or 50% or above. Such candidates may be subjected to qualifying tests.

(iv) Candidates must possess five (5) relevant O’Level credits including English and Mathematics.

(v). NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate

 (vi). Candidates may be required to pass examination set by departments to which they are seeking admission to determine their suitability for postgraduate work.

(vii). Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University.

 

  • Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)

The Master of Philosophy degree programme is available only to full-time candidates. It runs for a minimum period of two (2) semesters and a maximum period of four (4) semesters. Candidates in this category are eligible for conversion to Ph.D. To be eligible for conversion for the Ph.D. programme, candidates are expected to score not less than 4.00 CGPA at the end of the first session. The following may qualify for Master of Philosophy admission:

  • Graduates of Federal University Lokoja or other recognized institutions who have obtained a Master degree (Academic) with a CGPA of less than 3.0 on a 4-point scale or less than 4.0 on 5-point scale.

(ii) Holders of a Master degree (Academic) in a cognate discipline with a CGPA of 4 and above.

(iii) Candidates must possess five (5) relevant O’Level credits including English and Mathematics.

(iv) NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate

(v) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University.

 

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

The Ph.D. degree programme runs for a minimum period of sis (6) semesters and a maximum period of ten (10) semesters. Relevant courses will be taken for the Ph.D. full-time studies where prescribed and a Thesis is required at the end of the Ph.D. programme. The following may qualify for the Doctor of Philosophy admission:

  • Graduates of Federal University Lokoja and other recognized institutions who have obtained good Master degree (Academic) with a CGPA of not less than 4.0 on a 5-point scale or 3.0 on a 4-point scale appropriate to the proposed area of study.

(ii) Graduates of Federal University Lokoja and other recognized institutions who have obtained Master of Philosophy degree appropriate to the proposed area of study.

(iii) In addition to (i) and (ii) above, candidates must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Second Class lower division.

(iv) Candidates must possess five (5) relevant O’Level credits including English and Mathematics.

  • NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate

(vi) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University.

Click here to apply for Masters | Click here to apply for Ph.D

For further information, please call 08074776750

Signed
Shamaki Nuhu, FCIA
Deputy Registrar & Secretary, SPGS
For Registrar