UNIUYO postgraduate Courses and Requirements

UNIUYO postgraduate Courses and Requirement.

UNIUYO postgraduate courses. Here we have compiled the complete list of postgraduate courses offered at the University of Uyo [UNIUYO].

UNIUYO postgraduate Courses UNIUYO postgraduate Courses

The management of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO) has advertised the following postgraduate programmes for the 2021/2022 academic session admission exercise. See UNIUYO Postgraduate Courses below.

See also: UNIUYO Basic Studies Admission

 POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

1. DURATION
i. Programme Durations
a) Master’s degree programme – a minimum period of four semesters or a
maximum of six semesters.
b) PhD Programme – a minimum of six semesters or a maximum of ten
semesters.
c) PGD in Education – a minimum of two semesters or a maximum of four
semesters.
d) PGD in Educational Technology – a minimum of two semesters and
maximum of four semesters.

e) PGD in Engineering – a minimum of four semesters and a maximum of six
semesters.
f) PGD in all other courses – a minimum of two semesters and a maximum of
four semesters
ii. All programmes in the Postgraduate School are full time. Part time programmes
are domiciled in the School of Continuing Education.

2.

UNIUYO Postgraduate Courses & ELIGIBILITY

ELIGIBILITY:

A. To qualify for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programme,
applicants should be graduates of the University of Uyo or any other university
recognized by the Senate of the University of Uyo, or persons who hold
qualifications adjudged by the Senate of the University of Uyo to be equivalent to
first degree or holders of recognized Higher National Diploma.
B. To qualify for admission into a master’s degree programme, applicants should be
graduates with a Second Class Honours degrees in the Lower Division with a
(i) CGPA of not less than 2.75 on a five-point scale, or
(ii) CGPA of not less than 2.2 on a four-point scale
C. To qualify for admission into a master’s degree programme in the (i) Faculty of
Agriculture or (ii) Department of Architecture, an applicant should be a graduate with
at least a Second Class Honours degree in the Lower Division (irrespective of
CGPA)
D. Candidates for admission into M.Sc Medical Microbiology should be graduates of
one of the following:
(i) Microbiology
(ii) Virology and a Postgraduate Diploma in Microbiology (PGDM)
(iii) MBBCh/MBBS or its equivalent.

E. Applicants for admission into Doctoral Degree programmes should be graduates of
the University of Uyo or any other university recognised by the Senate of the
University of Uyo, who possess Master’s degrees with dissertation and an overall
average score of at least 60% (B).

3. UNIUYO Postgraduate Courses & Requirements

Requirements:

i. All applicants should have credit pass at Ordinary Level in five relevant subjects
including English Language obtained at not more than two sittings. Candidates
with ‘O’ Level examination results before 2016 must possess their certificates and not
statement of results or result slips.
ii. Applicants for LLM and PhD in Law must have credit passes in English Literature as
one of the five relevant Ordinary level subjects.
iii. Applicants for the Faculty of Agriculture must have credit passes in chemistry as one
of the five relevant Ordinary level subjects.
iv. All applicants will undergo
a) a screening test which will cover the subject area of specialization (but see
CBT Section 6 below for exemption).
b) an oral interview which will focus on the written research proposal earlier
submitted by the candidate (but see CBT Section 6 for exemption).
v. NYSC Completion Certificates (Discharge Certificates), Exemption Certificates or
Exclusion Certificates is required from all applicants. One of these certificates must
be submitted with the application form or before the screening test is taken.
vi. Applicants who obtained their first degrees through Remedial Programmes must
show evidence of having remedied the relevant subjects for their programmes
externally; that is, through WASCE, NECO, NABTEB.
vii. In addition to other qualifications, applicants are expected to meet the departmental
requirements for their programmes.

viii. Applicants must return their completed application forms with three hard copies of
their Project Proposal (for those applying for PGD), Dissertation Proposal (for
those applying for master’s programme) or Thesis Proposal (for those applying for
PhD programmes). The research proposal which must be captured on the prescribed
Postgraduate School Proposal Sheet should be word-processed with Times New
Roman, font size 12, and double line spacing using the following heading and
subheadings:
1) TITLE (22 words maximum)
2) CANDIDATE’S NAME (+ address + phone number + email)
3) ABSTRACT (200 words maximum)
4) INTRODUCTION
5) LITERATURE REVIEW
6) STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
7) OBJECTIVES
8) RELEVANCE OF STUDY
9) METHODOLOGY
10) ETHICAL ISSUES
11) EXPECTED RESULTS
12) INNOVATIONS
13) REFERENCES (in alphabetical order, not more than 2 pages).
14) EXPECTED PUBLICATIONS
a) What is written under Methodology may be more than one page but the text
for all other subheadings should be less than 25 lines or not more than one
page.
b) The objectives of the study should be unbundled into (i) General Objective
and (ii) Specific Objectives.

c) Under Ethical Issues, give a conspectus explanation of relevant ethical issues
that you will consider during the course of conducting your research.
d) Under Innovation, explain the new invention, new knowledge, new approach
or new ways of doing things, etc that your research will produce. Results
obtained by applying extant methodology in a new environment may not be
regarded as an innovation.
e) References. Use surname of authors followed by their initials. Arrange entries
in your reference list using alphabetical order of the surname of the first author.
Do not abbreviate journal names or any other proper name in the reference
entries. Use single line spacing for each entry. Two adjacent entries should be
separated by double line space. Use hanging indentation format for each
entry. Do not use “et al” in the reference list; list the names of all authors.
f) Under Expected Publications, list the complete titles of research articles that
you expect to come out of your research when completed. For each title listed,
give the name of the journal that such article will be published or academic
conference it will be presented.
ix. Candidates should ensure that their official academic transcript(s) and three
letters of reference are forwarded under confidential cover to:
The Secretary
Postgraduate School
University of Uyo
P.M.B. 1017
Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, NIGERIA
x. Admissions will not normally be offered without transcript(s) and letters of
reference.

List of UNIUYO Postgraduate Courses

1) FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
a) Department of Agricultural Economics & Extension:
M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics with Specialization in:
i) Production Economics and Farm Management.
ii) Agribusiness Management.
iii) Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives.
iv) Agricultural Policy and Development.
v) Agricultural Finance.
vi) Natural resources and Environmental Economics.
vii) Econometrics/Quantitative Research Methods.

Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics with Specialization in:
i) Production Economics and Farm Management.
ii) Resources and Environmental Economics.
iii) Agribusiness and Financial Management.
iv) Agricultural Trade and Marketing.
v) Agricultural Policy.
vi) Planning and Development.
vii) Agricultural Enterprise Development and Project Management.
viii) Quantitative Research Methods/ Econometrics.
M.Sc. in Agricultural Extension with specialization in:
i) Agricultural Extension Education.
ii) Agricultural Administration.
iii) Agricultural Communication.
iv) Gender Issues in Agricultural Extension/Rural Development.
Ph.D. in Agricultural Extension with specialization in:
i) Agricultural Extension/Rural Development
ii) Agricultural Administration
iii) Agricultural Communication.
b) Department of Animal Science:
M.Sc. & Ph. D in Animal Science with specialization in:
i) Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry.
ii) Animal Breeding and Genetics.
iii) Animal Production Management.
iv) Animal Physiology & Reproduction.
v) Animal Products Technology.
c) Department of Crop Science:
M.Sc. in Crop Science with specialization in:
i) Crop Production and Physiology.
ii) Genetics Crop Breeding and Biotechnology.
iii) Crop Protection.
iv) Weed Science and Pasture Agronomy.
v) Farming Systems and Horticulture.
Ph.D in Crop Science with specialization in:
i) Crop Production.
ii) Crop Physiology.
iii) Farming System.
iv) Horticulture.
v) Weed Science.
vi) Pasture Agronomy.
vii) Entomology.
viii) Crop Breeding.
ix) Genetics & Biotechnology.
x) Pathology.
xi) Nematology.
d) Department of Soil Science:
M.Sc. & Ph. D. in Soil Science with specialization in:
i) Soil Microbiology & Biochemistry.
ii) Soil Survey & Land Use Planning.
iii) Soil Physics & Conservation.
iv) Soil Chemistry & Minerology.
v) Soil Fertility/Fertilizer Technology.
vi) Pedology.
vii) Environmental Soil Science.
e) Department of Food Science & Technology:
M.Sc. & Ph.D in Food Science & Technology with specialization in:
i) Food Microbiology & Biotechnology.
ii) Food Chemistry, Biochemistry & Biotechnology
iii) Food Quality Control & Assurance.
iv) Food Processing & Storage Technology
v) Brewing Science & Technology.
f) Department of Forestry & Natural Resources Management:
M.Sc. Forestry & Wildlife with specialization in:
i) Forest Resources Management and Economics.
ii) Environmental Forestry.
iii) Wood Science.
iv) Agroforestry.
v) Wildlife Management.
Ph.D. in Forestry & Wildlife with specialization in:
i) Forest Resources.
ii) Environmental Forestry.
iii) Wood Science.
iv) Agroforestry.
v) Wildlife Management.

g) Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture:
M.Sc. & Ph.D in:
i) Fisheries & Aquaculture
ii) Aquatic Environmental Management
h) Department of Home Economics, Nutrition & Dietetics:
M.Sc. & Ph.D in Home Economics with specialization in:
i) Textiles.
ii) Clothing & Fashion Design.
iii) Family Resource Management (Home Management).
iv) Human & Family Development.
v) Foods & Nutrition.
i) Centre for Wetlands and Waste Management Studies:
M.Sc. in Environmental Health Management (EHM)

2. FACULTY OF ARTS