RSU Part-Time Postgraduate Admission Form 2021/2022 is Out

RSU Part-Time Postgraduate Admission Form 2021/2022 is Out

This is to inform all intending candidates that Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSU), has officially released their Part-Time Postgraduate Admission Form for 2021/2022 academic session. See how to obtain RSU Part-Time Postgraduate Admission Form below.

RSU Part-Time Postgraduate Admission Form

The management of the institution broke this news on their portal asking all aspiring students to purchase the form as it is available online in the school portal. However, interested applicants can also check out the available courses and requirements on this site before purchasing the form.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into Part-Time postgraduate programmes in the Rivers State University (RSU), Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt for the 2021/2022 academic session in the following Faculties.

RSU Part-Time Postgraduate Courses

A. FACULTY OF LAW

  1. PGD in the following areas:
    1. Petroleum and Environmental Law
    2. Land Law and Land Administration
    3. Labour Law and Industrial Relations
    4. Customary Law
  2. Master of Laws (LLM)
  3. MA in Law and Diplomacy
  4. PhD in Law, with the following options:
    1. International Law and Human Rights
    2. Petroleum and Environmental Law
    3. Business and Industrial Relations Law
    4. Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence
    5. Property and Compensation Law

B. FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

  1. PGD in the following Areas:
    1. Accountancy
    2. Management
    3. Marketing
    4. Office and Information Management
    5. Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  2. Department of Accountancy
    1. M Sc in the following areas:
      1. Accountancy
      2. Taxation
      3. Public Sector Accounting
    2. M Sc/PhD, Ph D in the following areas
      1. Accountancy
      2. Public Sector Accounting
  3. Department of Banking and Finance
    1. M Sc, M Sc/PhD, Ph D in the following areas:
      1. Banking and Finance
      2. Quantitative Finance
      3. Corporate Finance
      4. Financial Market
  4. Department of Management
    1. M Sc, M Sc/PhD,Ph D in the following areas:
      1. Management
      2. Human Resource Management
      3. Industrial Relations
      4. Business Policy
      5. Organizational Behaviour
  5. Department of Marketing
    1. M Sc, M Sc/PhD, Ph D in the following:
      1. Marketing
      2. Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  6. Department of Office and Information Management
    1. M Sc, M Sc/PhD, Ph D in Office and Information Management

RSU Part-Time Postgraduate Admission Requirements

Applicants with the qualifications in the under listed categories shall be eligible for admission into the postgraduate programmes; however, candidates must also fulfill the matriculation requirements of Rivers State University, Nkpolu- Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt as stated below:-

  • All candidates must possess a minimum of five ordinary level credit passes which must include English Language and Mathematics.

A. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA

Postgraduate Diploma Programme in Management Sciences; A candidate will be admitted into this programme if he/she posses the following:

A candidate for a PhD programme shall posses the following:

  • A Master’s degree with a CGPA of 3.50 or above, on a five-point grade system, in a relevant discipline, obtained from the Rivers State University or any other recognized institution of higher learning of equivalent status.
  • Candidates for the PhD Degree in the Part-Time Programme in Faculty of Management Sciences should possess any of the following:-
    • A Master of Philosophy in the relevant area as indicated above from a recognized University with a CGPA of not less than 3.50.
    • For M Sc/PhD candidate should possess MBA degree with a CGPA of not less than 3.50 on a 5-point scale or 3.00 and a 4-point scale in Management Sciences Disciplines from any recognized institution approved by the senate of RSU.
    • MSc. Degree in Management Sciences Disciplines from any recognized university with a CGPA of not less than 3.50 on a 5-point scale from a recognized University.
  • Candidates for the (PhD) Degree in the Part-Time Programme in the Faculty of Law should possess any of the following:-
    • A Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) Degree in Law from a recognized University.
    • A Master of Laws (LLM) Degree from any approved University with research dissertation and a weighted course work average of not less than 60% or a C.G.P.A of at least 3.50

Note: In addition to the conditions above, a candidate may be required to present himself/herself for a selection test and/or oral interview.

Duration of RSU Part-Time Postgraduate Programmes

  • The Part-Time PhD Programme in the Faculty of Management Sciences shall run for a minimum of four (4) years of eight (8) semesters. Two years of four (4) semesters of course work and two years of four (4) semesters of Seminars and thesis writing. The maximum number of years is six (6) years.
  • The MSc/PhD Programme shall run for a minimum of four (4) years of eight (8) semesters. One year of two (2) Semesters MSc course work, Two years of four (4) Semesters of PhD course work and Seminars; and one year of two (2) semesters of thesis writing. The maximum number of years is six (6) years.
  • The Part-Time MSc Programme shall run for a minimum of three (3) years of six (6) semesters. Two years of four (4) Semesters of course work and one year of two (2) semesters of dissertation writing. The maximum number of years is four (4) years.
  • The Part-Time PGD Programme shall run for a minimum of two (2) years of four (4) semesters. The maximum number of years is three (3) years of six semesters.

FOR THE FACULTY OF LAW PROGRAMMES THE DURATION SHALL BE:

  • The Part-Time PhD Programme with M. Phil shall run for a minimum of four (4) years of Eight (8) Semesters. Two years of four (4) Semesters of course work and two years of four (4) Semesters of Seminars and thesis writing. The maximum number of years is six (6) years for PhD with M.Phil.
  • The Part-Time PhD programme with an LLM shall run for a minimum period of Four (4) years of Eight (8) Semesters and a maximum period of six (6) years of twelve (12) Semesters. Two (2) years shall be for course work and Two (2) years for thesis writing.
  • The LLM Programme shall run for a minimum of Three (3) years consisting of two (2) years course work of Four (4) Semesters and a dissertation in the 3rd year. The Maximum duration of this programme is Four (4) years of Eight (8) Semesters.
  • The MALD programme shall run for a minimum of Three (3) years consisting of two (2) years, of course work and a year of dissertation writing. The maximum shall be 5 years or 10 Semesters.
  • The PGD programme at the Diploma Level will run for Two (2) years of Four (4) Semesters minimum and 4 years (Semesters) maximum.
  • Unless otherwise stated, part-time studies in any Faculty, where it is available, will take twice the duration allowed for the corresponding full-time programmes.

How to Apply for RSU Part-Time Postgraduate Admission Form

Apply Here

Applications for admission to any postgraduate programme shall be made on-line by logging onto www.ust.edu.ng and making an e-payment of Thirty-five Thousand Naira (N35,000.00) only, using interswitch verve – enabled cards. Application forms should be completed on-line, downloaded and hard copies submitted to the Secretary, Postgraduate School along with the following:

  • Photocopies of Certificates.
  • Certified academic transcripts. (It is the responsibility of applicants to ensure that copies of their academic transcripts are forwarded under confidential cover directly to The Secretary, Postgraduate School, Rivers State University, Nkpolu- Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt).
  • Letter of reference from three referees, including one from a previous academic institution, stating that applicant is qualified to undertake advanced studies and research and that the Referee is confident that the applicant will benefit from the training.

For PhD applicants, brief research proposals on their intended areas of study should also accompany the application forms.

All applicants should NOTE that Part-Time programmes are usually run in the evenings.

The deadline for submission of applications online and at the Postgraduate School is April 29, 2022.

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