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NSUK Postgraduate Form 2018/2019 Admission Released

Apply NSUK Postgraduate Form 2018/2019 Session Admission Here.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into various Postgraduate programmes of the Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK).

(i) Only Courses available for the session are advertised and as such candidates are advised to select courses available in this advertisement.
(ii) Candidates are advised to PRINT out the advertisement and STUDY thoroughly before COMMENCING the application procedure online.

1. Ph.D. Degree Programmes
These are available to holders of M.A; M.Ed.; M.Sc. and LL.M degrees, with a minimum of 4.00 Cumulative Grade Point Average CGPA or equivalent 60% score in their academic Master degree
programmes. A Ph.D. degree programme runs for a minimum period of six (6) semesters and a maximum period of ten (10) semesters.

Relevant courses will betaken for the Ph.D. full time studies where prescribed and a Thesis is required at the end of the Ph.D. programme.

2. M.Phil /Ph.D. Degree Programmes
Candidates who score less than 4.0 CGPA or equivalent 60% score in M.A., M.Ed., M.Sc., LL.M. can apply for admission in to the Master of Philosophy (M.Phil/Ph.D.) degree programme. The M.Phil/Ph.D. 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.

3. Master Degree Programmes
M.A., M.Ed., M.Sc., LL.M. degrees run 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. This is in addition to a research report in forms of a Dissertation or Research project. HND with PGDs at upper credit may be acceptable.

4. Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
Postgraduate Diploma degrees are available to candidates with a Third class (honours) degree and Higher National Diploma (HND) with minimum of lower credit or its equivalents. The Diplomas run for a minimum period of 2 semesters and a maximum period of 4 semesters for full time candidates or a minimum period of 4 semesters and a maximum period of 6 semesters for part time candidates.

5. General information
The Postgraduate session for Postgraduate programmes is two (2) semesters, commencing in October and ending in September of the following year, starting from the date of first registration.

General Requirements:
i. All Certificates shall be available at the point of purchasing the application form, including the National Youth Service Corp DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE OREXEMPTION CERTIFICATE.
ii. Candidates are expected to submit their application forms online together with the scanned copies of their credentials.
iii. Transcripts of Academic Records should be forwarded to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies. The Postgraduate School will not be held liable for any misdirected transcript, please.
iv. All candidates must have 5 O/L Credit passes, including English Language and Mathematics.
v. Applicants for the Master degree programmes who are graduates of Narasawa State University, Keffi and other recognized Universities must have a minimum of Second Class Honours Degree (Lower Division) and must be applying for programmes in which they have their first degrees. However, applicants with Second Class Honours Degree (Lower Division) and those with higher classes of degrees seeking admissions into programmes outside those in which they have their first degrees may be admitted, provided they
satisfy Senate requirements. All Candidates shall apply early for their official Bachelor’s degree transcript to be sent to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, before the expiration of
the deadline.
vi. Applicants for the Postgraduate programmes will be subjected to written assessment (qualifying examination) irrespective of the class of degree obtained.


1. Faculty of Administration
Department of Accounting
Ph.D, M.Phil./Ph.D., M.Sc, Public Sector Accounting, Master in Accounting and Finance
Department of Banking & Finance
Ph.D, M.Sc, PGD,
Department of Business Administration
Ph.D, M.Phil/Ph.D, M.Sc, MBA (Accounting), MBA (Finance), MBA (Entrepreneurship), MBA (General), MBA (Human Resource Management), MBA (Management), MBA (Marketing), MBA (Management Information System), PGD. Department of Entrepreneurship
Department of Public Administration
Ph.D, M.Phil/Ph.D, M.Sc, MPA (General), MPA (Local Government Administration), MPA (Management), MPA (Personnel Administration), MPA (Public Policy Analysis), PGD.

2. Faculty of Agriculture
Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension
Ph.D Agricultural Economics, M.Sc Agricultural Economics, M.Sc Agricultural Extension, PGD Agric Economics & Extension, PGD Agric Economics & Extension Farm Management.
Department of Agronomy
Ph.D Crop Protection, Ph.D Crop Science, Ph.D Soil Science, M.Phil/Ph.D Crop Science, M.Sc Crop Protection, M.Sc Crop Science, M.Sc Soil Science, PGD Agronomy (Soil Fertility & Management Option), PGD Agronomy (Soil & Water Management Option), PGD Agronomy (Crop Product Option), PGD Agronomy (Crop Science Option).
Department of Animal Science
Ph.D., M.Sc, PGD
Department of Fisheries
Ph.D. Aquaculture & Fisheries Management (Aquaculture), Ph.D. Aquaculture & Fisheries Management (Fish Nutrition), Ph.D. Aquaculture & Fisheries Management (Fisheries Management & Conservation), Ph.D Aquaculture & Fisheries Management (Fish Breeding & Larviculture), Ph.D. Aquaculture & Fisheries Management (Fish Gear Technology), M.Sc. Aquaculture & Fisheries Management, PGD Aquaculture & Fisheries Management.
Department of Home Science & Management
Ph.D. Home Science & Management (Clothing & Textile), Ph.D. Home Science &
Management (Food & Nutrition), Ph.D. Home Science & Management (Consumer Education
& Consumer Behaviour), Ph.D. Home Science & Management (Child Development), M.Sc
Home Science & Management, PGD Home Science & Management (Consumer Education & Consumer Behaviour), PGD Home Science & Management (Clothing & Textile), PGD Home Science & management (Food & Nutrition), PGD Home Science & Management (Child Development).

3. Faculty of Arts
Department of Arabic
Ph.D. Arabic, M.Phil/Ph.D. Arabic, M.A. Arabic.
Department of English
Ph.D. English, Ph.D. Literature in English, M.Phil/Ph.D. English, M.A. English, M.A.
Literature in English, PGD English Language, PGD Literature in English.
Department of French
Ph.D. French (French Language & Linguistics), Ph.D. French (African Literature in French),
Ph.D French (Comparative Literature), M.Phil/Ph.D. French, M.A. French (Literature), M.A.
French (Language), PGD French.
Department of History
Ph.D. History, M.A. History
Department of Islamic Studies
Ph.D. Islamic Studies, M.Phil/Ph.D. Islamic Studies, M.A. Islamic Studies, PGD Islamic
Department of Linguistics
Ph.D. Linguistics, M.A. Linguistics.
Department of Philosophy &Religious Studies
Ph.D. Biblical Studies (New Testament), Ph.D. Church History, Ph.D. Philosophy & Ethics,
Ph.D. Biblical Studies (Old Testament), Ph.D. Religious Studies, M.Phil/Ph.D. Religious
Studies (Biblical Studies), M.A. African Traditional Religion, M.A. Biblical Studies (New Testament), M.A. Church History, M.A. Philosophy & Ethics, M.A. Religious Studies, M.A. Sociology of Religion.
Department of Theatre Arts & Cultural Studies
Ph.D. Theatre Arts, M.Phil/Ph.D. Film & Media Arts, M.Phil/Ph.D. Cultural Policy &
Management, M.Phil/Ph.D. Development Communication, M.A. Film & Media Arts, PGD
Cultural Administration, M.A. Cultural Policy & Management, M.A. Development
Communication, M.A. Theatre Arts, PGD Development Communication, , PGD Theatre Arts.

4. Faculty of Natural & Applied Sciences
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Ph.D. Biochemistry, M.Phil/Ph.D. Biochemistry, M.Sc Biochemistry, PGD Biochemistry.
Department of Microbiology
Ph.D. Microbiology, Ph.D. Food & Industrial Microbiology, Ph.D. Environmental
Microbiology, Ph.D. Medical Microbiology, M.Sc. Food & Industrial Microbiology, M.Sc.
Environmental Microbiology, M.Sc. Medical Microbiology, M.Sc. Microbiology, PGD
Department of Plant Science & Biotechnology
Ph.D. Plant Genetics & Breeding, Ph.D. Plant Science and Breeding, M.Sc. Plant Genetics &
Breeding, PGD Biodiversity & Conservation Management
Department of Zoology
Ph.D. Zoology (Applied Hydrobiology & Fisheries), Ph.D. Zoology (Applied Entomology &
Parasitology), M.Sc. Zoology (Applied Hydrobiology & Fisheries), M.Sc. Zoology (Applied
Entomology & Parasitology).
Department of Chemistry
Ph.D. Industrial Chemistry, Ph.D. Chemistry, M.Sc. Chemistry, M.Sc. Industrial Chemistry,
PGD Chemistry.
Department of Geology & Mining
Ph.D. Geology (Mineral Exploration), Ph.D. Geology, (Sedimentology/Petroleum Geology),
M.Phil/Ph.D. Geology (Sedimentary/Petroleum Geology), M.Phil/Ph.D. Geology
(Engineering/Hydrogeology), M.Phil/Ph.D. Geology (Mineral Exploration), M.Phil/Ph.D.
Geology (Environmental Geology), M.Sc. Environmental Geology, M.Sc. Geology and
Mining (Engineering Geology/Hydrogeology), M.Sc. Mineral Exploration, M.Sc.
Sedimentology/Petroleum Geology, PGD Geology and Mining.
Department of Computer Science
Ph.D. Computer Science, M.Phil/Ph.D. Computer Science, M.Sc. Computer Science
(Networking), M.Sc. Computer Science (Database Management), M.Sc. Computer Science
(Database /Information System), M.Sc. Computer Science (Information Security), M.Sc.
Computer Science (Software Engineering), PGD Computer Science.
Department of Mathematical Science
Ph.D. Mathematics, Ph.D. Mathematics (Pure), M.Phil/Ph.D. Mathematics, M.Sc.
Mathematics (Pure), M.Sc. Mathematics (Applied),
Department of Statistics
Ph.D. Statistics, M.Phil/Ph.D. Statistics, M.Sc. Statistics, PGD Statistics.
Department of Physics
Ph.D. Physics (Plasma), Ph.D. Physics (Theoretical & Solid State), Ph.D. Physics
(Theoretical & Solid State), Ph.D. Physics (Theoretical & Mathematics), Ph.D. Physics
(Radiation & Medical), Ph.D. Physics (Geophysics), Ph.D. Physics (Electronics &
Communication), M.Phil./Ph.D. Physics (Electronics & Communication) M.Sc. Physics
(Geophysics), M.Sc. Physics (Plasma), M.Sc. Physics (Electronics & Communication), M.Sc.
Physics (Theoretical & Mathematics), M.Sc. Physics (Radiation & Medical), M.Sc. Physics
(Theoretical & Solid State), PGD Physics (Geophysics), PGD Physics (Theoretical & Solid
State), PGD Physics (Radiation & Medical), PGD Physics (Electronics & Communication).

5. Faculty of Law
Department of Law
Ph.D. Law, M.Phil/Ph.D. Law, Masters of Law,LLM (Law and Government), LLM (Taxation
Law and Policy), LLM (Energy and Natural Resources Law), LLM (Intellectual Property
Law and Policy), LLM (Entertainment and Sports Law), LLM (Law Enforcement and
Administration), LLM (Communications and Information Technology Law), LLM (Secuirty
Law and Policy), LLM (Law of Alternative Dispute Resolution), LLM (Investment Law and
Policy), LLM (Constitutional and Human Rights Law), LLM (Law of Banking and Finance),
LLM (Corporate Governance and Finance Law), LLM (Islamic Banking and Finance), LLM
(International Maritime Law) LLM (Law), PGD in Refugee & International Humanitarian
Law, PGD in Arbitration.

6. Faculty of Education
Department of Educational Foundation
Ph.D. Curriculum Studies, Ph.D. Measurement & Evaluation, Ph.D. Philosophy & Ethics,
Ph.D. Educational Admin & Planning, Ph.D. Educational Psychology, Ph.D. Philosophy of Education, Ph.D. Sociology of Education, M.Phil/Ph.D. Measurement & Evaluation,
M.Phil./Ph.D. Educational Admin & Planning, M.Phil./Ph.D. Guidance & Counselling, M.Phil./Ph.D. Sociology of Education, M.Phil./Ph.D. Educational Psychology, M.Phil./Ph.D.
Philosophy of Education, M.Phil./Ph.D. Curriculum Studies, M.Ed. Educational Admin & Planning, M.Ed. Curriculum Studies, M.Ed. Philosophy of Education, M.Ed. Guidance & Counselling, M.Ed. Measurement & Evaluation, M.Ed. Educational Psychology, M.Ed. Sociology of Education, Master in Educational Planning and Management (Part Time).
Department of Science & Technology Mathematics Education
Ph.D. Science Education, Ph.D. Mathematics Education, M.Phil/Ph.D. Mathematics
Education, M.Phil/Ph.D. Science Education, M.Ed. Mathematics Education, M.Ed. Science

7. Faculty of Social Sciences
Department of Economics
Ph.D. Economics,M.Phil/Ph.D. Economics, M.Sc. Economics, PGD Economics
Department of Mass Communication
Ph.D. Mass Communication, M.Sc. Mass Communication, PGD Mass Communication.
Department of Political Sciences
Ph.D. Political Science (Political Economy & Development Studies), Ph.D. Political Science
(Public Policy Analysis), Ph.D. Political Science (International Relations), M.Phil./Ph.D.
Political Science, M.Sc. Political Science (International Relations), M.Sc. Political Science
(Political Economy & Development Studies), M.Sc. Political Science (Public Policy Analysis), PGD Political Science (Political Economy & Development Studies), PGD Political Science (Public Policy Analysis), PGD Political Science (International Relations).
Department of Psychology
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Ph.D. Psychology (Forensic/Correctional Psychology), Ph.D. Industrial Organizations Psychology, M.Sc. Forensic/Correctional Psychology, M.Sc. Clinical
Psychology, M.Sc. Psychology (Industrial/Organizational Psychology), PGD Psychology.
Department of Sociology
Ph.D. Sociology, M.Phil/Ph.D. Sociology, M.Sc. Sociology, PGD Sociology.

8. Faculty of Environmental Science
Department of Geography
Ph.D. Geography (Climatology), Ph.D. Geography (Environmental Resource Management),
Ph.D. Geography (Geomorphology), M.Phil./Ph.D. Geography, M.Sc. Geography
(Climatology), M.Sc. Geography (Environmental Resource Management), M.Sc. Geography
(Geomorphology), M.Sc. Geography (Geographic Information System), Master in
Environmental Resource Management, Master in Urban & Regional Planning, M.Sc. Urban
& Regional Planning, PGD Geography (Climatology), PGD Environmental Resource
Management, PGD Land Administration, PGD Disaster Management, PGD Urban &
Regional Planning.

9. Institute of Governance
Security & Strategic Studies
Ph.D. Security & Strategic Studies, M.Phil/Ph.D. Security & Strategic Studies, M.Sc.
Security & Strategic Studies, PGD Security & Strategic Studies.
Peace & Conflict Studies
Ph.D. Peace & Conflict Studies, M.Sc. Peace & Conflict Studies, PGD Peace & Conflict
Studies, Forensic Studies
M.Sc. Forensic Investigation (Forensic Accounting & Auditing), M.Sc. Forensic Investigation (Digital Forensic).
Law & Corporate Governance,
Master in Law & Corporate Governance,
Procurement Studies
Master in Public Procurement

10. Institute of Education
PGD Educational Administration& Planning, PGD Education, PGD Guidance &Counselling.

11. Centre for Cyberspace
Master in Cyber Security.

Method of Application:

Application forms would be purchased at the cost of N15,000 only. This is in addition to the payment of N5,000 only for Screening/ Examination Administration in any of these banks through Remitta platform:
– Diamond Bank, Ecobank, First Bank, UBA, Zenith Bank, GT Bank, Union Bank, Unity Bank, SKYE Bank, FCMB, Keystone Bank etc.
Forms are filled online at NSUK website: www.nsuk.edu.ng (Select “Prospective students” link, select ‘apply online the postgraduate school’) Please, follow all instructions.
Applicant should check the University website for detailed application procedure and further information. Pre-Qualifying examinations will be conducted.

Closing Date: Sales of forms ends 30th July, 2018.

Comments (4)

  • When is the Phd. form for 2018/2019 going to be available?

  • Good day sir,
    Kindly, may I know if I can still apply for admission into Postgraduate Diploma to study PGD in Public Admin (PT) in your Institution, please.
    Thank you.


  • I want to apply for MSc Accounting and Finance in your reputable university. Please, do I have to pay the application fee to the designated banks before proceeding to apply or I should apply and pay the fee later?


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