UNN Postgraduate Admission 2015: Closing Date, Registration, Screening Exam details
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
(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.
(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.
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.
Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Studies
(i) Holders of HND with at least upper credit level p
(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
(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:
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.
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 minimumCGPA of 3.50 on a 5-point scale, 3.00 pointon a 4-point scale or ‘B’ 60% averageprovided 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).
Candidatesare expected to complete their programmes at theminimum duration but not to exceed themaximum.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.
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.
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”.
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.
Deputy Registrar/Secretary to the School
School of Postgraduate Studies
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