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Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into Postgraduate programmes of the University of Abuja for the 2019/2020 Academic Session.

The University of Abuja offers courses leading to the award of:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma Certificate in Education (PGDE), Business
  2. Administration (PGDBA), Public Administration (PGDPA), Political M.Science, PGD Economics, Banking and Finance (PGDBF), PGD Accounting, PGD Business Administration (PGDBA), Diplomatic Studies, Christian Religion Studies (PGD), Statistics, Financial Mathematics (PGDFM), Engineering, Food Hygiene, Veterinary Epidemiology, Crop Protection, Agronomy, Agro Forestry, Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, Agricultural Business Management, Soil M.Science, Animal M.Science, Environmental Planning and Protection (PGDEPP), Postgraduate Diploma in Gender Studies.

  3. Master of Arts (M.A) Master of Education (M. Ed), Master of
  4. M.Science (M.M.Sc.), Master of Laws (LL.M), Master of Public Administration (MPA), M.M.Sc. Accounting and Finance, M.M.Sc. Business Administration, Ph.PhD. Business Administration, Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) and Master of Environmental Planning and Protection (MEPP), Master of Public Health, Master of Engineering, Master of Veterinary Public Health, Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Veterinary Microbiology, Bacteriology, Immunology, Virology, Avian Medicine, Swine Medicine, Islamic Studies, Philosophy, Philosophy and Psychology of Religion, Industrial Christian Theology, Old and New Testament Studies and

  5. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in various areas of specializations in the listed Faculties and Departments in ‘a’ and ‘b’ above.

For information on :- Available Programmes, Admission Requirements, Guide to Admission, Duration of Programmes, Closing Date for Application, Submission of Completed Application Forms and Application Procedure:

Visit the Official University Portal at ( and click on Postgraduate School to apply online.

Please NOTE the following:- Mix-up in the application by applicant will attract other charges, Multiple applications are to be paid for and forms filled separately, Error in completion and submission of forms during the process of application would lead to loss of application processing for the academic session (e.g. selecting M.Phil. instead of M.M.Sc. or Ph.PhD.). A candidate who is not admitted into the programme applied for cannot transfer the application for consideration into another programme, Statement of Result for (4) years and above will not be accepted for admission (applicants should therefore obtain certificates from the relevant examination bodies). NOTE that Application fee is non-refundable.

Period of Application

The application portal will be open for a period of Six (6) weeks from the date of this advertisement. Applicants are advised to fill in and submit their Application forms within this perioPhD.

Application Fee

A non-refundable Application fee of N20, 500.00 should be paid to University of Abuja Account through REMITA via University of Abuja Portal

NOTE: Applicants are advised to access REMITA through the University of Abuja Portal for record purposes.


  1. Candidate for Postgraduate studies into University of Abuja, must have obtained at least (5) credits including English Language and Mathematics in not more than two sittings in WAM.Sc/NECO/GCE (Ordinary Level) or their equivalent.
  2. Candidate applying for the M.A., M.EPhD., M. Eng., MVPH, MVPM and M.M.Sc. degree in any field must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree with at least second-class lower division in the relevant diM.Scipline.
  3. A Candidate for Ph.PhD. in any Programme of the University of Abuja must have obtained a minimum weighted average M.Score of 60% (4 points) letter grade “B” average performance in the Master’s Degree
  4. A Candidate applying for the Ph.D with a Master’s Degree from any other University, who, in his/her Masters study had not previously taken the compulsory courses or their equivalent, similar to the courses in the University of Abuja shall, on admission, be required to offer and pass such courses with a minimum of 60% (4 points) or a letter grade “B”
  5. Candidates seeking for admission into any of the Postgraduate Diploma Programmes must possess a University degree with minimum grade of third class or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit.
  6. MBBS, BDS is required for MPH Community Medicine while health related degree is required for MPH Sexual and Reproductive Health
  7. NOTE: PhD, candidates should attach a maximum of 500 words research proposal.
  8. Candidates applying for a master’s degree in Economics should have a minimum CGPA of 3.00.
  9. Only the programmes of the Centre for Gender Security Studies and Youth Advancement and the Institute of Education have the Part-Time component.


Department of Crop Protection

  1. PGD Crop Protection
  1. M.Sc. Crop Protection
  1. PhPhD. Crop Protection

Department of Crop M.Science

  1. PGD Agronomy
  1. PGD Agro Forestry
  1. M.Sc. Agronomy
  1. M.Sc. Agro Forestry
  1. PhPhD. Crop Protection
  1. PhPhD. Agronomy
  1. PhPhD. Agro Forestry

Dept. of Agric. Economics & Extension

  1. PGD Agric. Economics & Farm Management.
  1. PGD in Agricultural Business Management
  1. M.Sc. Agricultural Economics
  1. M.Sc. Development Economics
  1. M.Sc. Environmental Economics
  1. M.Sc. Agric. Ext. & Rural Sociology
  2. PhPhD. Agricultural Economics
  1. PhPhD. Agricultural Ext. & Rural Sociology

Department of Soil M.Science

  1. PGD Soil M.Science
  1. M.Sc. Soil M.Science
  1. PhPhD. Soil M.Science

Department of Animal M.Science

  1. PGD Animal M.Science
  1. M.Sc. Animal M.Science
  2. Ph.PhD. Animal M.Science


Department of History & Diplomatic Studies

  1. PGD Diplomatic Studies
  1. M.A. Diplomatic Studies
  2. M.A. Nigerian and African History
  1. Phil. in Nigerian and African History
  1. Phil. Diplomatic Studies
  2. PhD. Nigerian and African History
  1. PhD. Diplomatic Studies
  2. Ph.PhD. Nigerian and African History
  1. Ph.PhD. Diplomatic Studies

Department of Theatre Arts

  1. PGD Media Arts
  1. PGD Theatre Arts
  1. M.A. Media Arts
  1. M.A. Theatre Arts
  1. PhPhD. Media Arts
  1. PhPhD. Theatre Arts

Department of English Language

  1. M.A. English Language
  1. M.A. Literature in English
  2. PhPhD. English Language
  3. PhPhD. Literature in English

Department of Islamic Studies

  1. M.A Islamic Studies.
  2. Ph.D Islamic Studies.

Department of Philosophy

  1. M.A Philosophy.

  2. Ph.D Philosophy.

    Department of Christian Studies and Religious Communication.

    1. PGD Christian Religious Studies
    2. M.A Philosophy and Psychology of Religion
    3. M.A Industrial Christian Theology
    4. M.A Old and New Testament Studies
    5. PhD Industrial Christian Theology
    6. PhD Old and New Testament Studies
    7. PhD Philosophy and Psychology of Religion



Department of Anatomical M.Sciences

  1. M.Sc. Anatomical M.Sciences
  1. PhD. Anatomical M.Sciences

Department of Human Physiology

  1. M.Sc. Human Physiology
  1. PhD. Human Physiology

Department of Medical Biochemistry

  1. M.Sc. Medical Biochemistry
  1. PhD. Medical Biochemistry


Department of Community Medicine

  1. MPH Comm Medicine
  2. MPH Sexual & Repro Health


  1. PGD Education

Department of Educational Management

  • EPhD. Educational Management
  1. PhD. Educational Management

Dept. of Counseling. & Educational Psychology

  1. EPhD. Educational Psychology
  2. PhD. Educational Psychology

Department. of Guidance & Counseling Education

  1. EPhD. Guidance and Counseling
  2. PhD. Guidance and Counseling

Department of Arts & Social M.Science Education

  • EPhD. Counseling Education
  1. EPhD. Curriculum Studies
  1. EPhD. Language Education
  • EPhD. Social Studies Education
  1. PhD. Counseling Education
  2. PhD. Curriculum Studies
  3. PhD. Language Education
  4. Ph.PhD. Social Studies Education

Department. of M.Science & Env. Education

  1. EPhD. M.Science Education
  2. EPhD. Mathematics Education
  1. PhD. M.Science Education
  2. PhD. Mathematics Education

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING Department of Civil Engineering

  1. Eng. Civil Engineering
  1. Eng. Civil Engineering

Department of Chemical Engineering

  1. Eng. Chemical Engineering
  2. PhD. Chemical Engineering

Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering

  1. PGD Electrical Engineering
  2. Eng. Electrical Engineering
  3. PhD. Electrical Engineering

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

  • Eng. Mechanical Engineering
  • PhD. Mechanical Engineering


  1. Master of Laws (LL.M)
  2. Ph.PhD. in Laws (Ph.PhD. Law)


Department of Accounting

  1. PGD Accounting
  1. M.Sc. in Accounting & Finance

Department of Banking and Finance

  1. PGD Banking and Finance

Department of Business Administration

  1. PGDBA Business Administration
  2. M.M.Sc. Business Administration
  1. Ph.PhD. Business Administration

Department of Public Administration

  1. PGDPA Public Administration
  1. MPA Masters of Public Administration
  2. M.Sc. Public Administration
  3. PhD. Public Administration


Department of Biological M.Sciences

  1. M.Sc. Biology (Environmental)
  1. M.Sc. Botany (Biodiversity)
  1. M.Sc. Zoology (Parasitology)
  2. M.Sc. Zoology (Fisheries)
  1. PhD. Biology (Environmental)
  1. PhD. Botany (Biodiversity)
  1. PhD. Zoology (Parasitology)
  1. PhD. Zoology (Fisheries)

Department of Microbiology

  1. M.Sc. Environmental Microbiology
  2. PhD. Food Microbiology
  3. Ph.PhD. Industrial Microbiology
  4. Ph.PhD. Environmental Microbiology

Department of Chemistry.

  1. M.Sc. Physical Chemistry
  1. M.Sc. Organic Chemistry
  1. M.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry
  1. M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry
  1. PhD. Physical Chemistry
  1. PhD. Organic Chemistry
  1. PhD. Inorganic Chemistry
  1. PhD. Analytical Chemistry

Department of Computer M.Science

  1. M.Sc. Computer M.Science.
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Information System (PGDIS)
  1. PhD. Computer M.Science

Department of Physics

  1. M.Sc. Solid State Physics
  1. M.Sc. Solar Energy Physics
  1. M.Sc. Applied Geophysics
  1. PhD. Solid State Physics
  1. PhD. Solar Energy Physics
  1. PhD. Applied Geophysics

Department of Mathematics

  1. PGD Financial Mathematics
  • M.Sc. Financial Mathematics
  • M.Sc. Pure Mathematics
  • M.Sc. Applied Mathematics
  • PhD. Pure Mathematics
  • PhD. Applied Mathematics

Department of Statistics

  1. PGD Statistics (PGDS)
  1. M.M.Sc. Statistics
  1. Ph.PhD. Statistics


Department of Economics

  1. PGD Economics
  1. MFE Masters in Financial Economics
  1. M.Sc. Economics
  1. PhD. Economics

Department. Of Political M.Science & International Relations

  1. Postgraduate Diploma Political M.Science
  1. Masters in international Relations & Diplomacy
  1. M.Sc. Political M.Science (International Relations)
  1. M.Sc. Political M.Sci. (Political Economy & Development Studies)
  2. M.Sc. Political M.Science (Policy Analysis)
  1. PhD. Political M.Science (International Relations)
  1. PhD. Political M.Science (Political Economy & Development Studies)
  1. PhD. Political M.Science (Policy Analysis)

Department of Sociology

  1. Inter-culture Conflict & Community Studies
  1. M.Sc. Gender Studies
  1. M.Sc. Development Sociology
  1. M.Sc. Industrial Sociology
  1. M.Sc. Criminology
  1. M.Sc. Demography
  1. M.Sc. Medical Sociology
  1. PhD. Sociology

Dept. of Geography & Environmental


  1. PGD Environmental Planning & Protection
  1. Masters in Environmental Planning & Protection
  1. M.Sc. Geography (Population & Manpower Planning.)
  1. M.Sc. Geography (Geomorphology)
  1. M.Sc. Geography (Biogeography)
  2. M.Sc. Geography (Climatology)
  3. M.Sc. Geography (Environmental Resource Planning)
  4. PhD. in Environmental Resource Planning
  5. PhD. Population & Manpower Planning
  6. PhD. Geomorphology
  7. PhD. Biogeography
  8. PhD. Climatology


Dept. of Veterinary Public Health &

Preventive Medicine

  1. PGD Food Hygiene
  2. PGD Epidemiology
  3. M.Sc. Epidemiology
  4. M.Sc. Avian Medicine
  5. M.Sc. Swine Medicine
  6. MVPH Veterinary Public Health
  7. MVPH Veterinary Preventive Medicine
  8. PhD. Avian Medicine
  9. PhD. Swine Medicine
  10. PhD. Epidemiology
  11. PhD. Veterinary Public Health
  12. PhD. Veterinary Preventive Medicine

Department of Veterinary Microbiology

  1. M.Sc. Veterinary Microbiology
  2. M.Sc. Bacteriology
  3. M.Sc. Immunology
  4. M.Sc. Virology
  5. PhD. Veterinary Microbiology
  6. PhD. Bacteriology
  7. PhD. Immunology
  8. PhD. Virology

Department of Vet. Pharm & Toxicology

  1. M.Sc. Pharmacology
  1. M.Sc. Toxicology
  1. PhD. Pharmacology
  1. PhD. Toxicology

Dept. of Parasitology & Entomology

  1. PGD Veterinary Parasitology
  1. M.Sc. Vet Hematology Protozoa &


  1. PhD. Veterinary Helm Proto & Entomology


  1. PGD in Gender Studies (Part Time)
  1. A. Gender Studies (Part Time)


  1. PGD Peace and Security Studies (Professional)
  1. PGD Leadership and DiM.Scipline Studies (Professional)
  1. PGD Society and Development Studies (Professional)
  1. Masters in Peace and Security Studies (Professional)
  1. Masters in Leadership & DiM.Scipline Studies(Professional)
  1. Masters in Society & Dev. Studies(Professional)


  1. PGD in Education (Part Time)


  1. PGD Anti-Corruption Studies
  1. PGD Criminology & Security Studies
  1. PGD Leadership and DiM.Scipline Studies
  2. PGD NGO and Management Studies
  3. PGD Society and Development Studies
  4. PGD Social Rehabilitation Studies
  5. PGD Peace & Security Studies
  6. Masters in Anti-Corruption Studies
  7. Masters in Criminology & Security Studies
  8. Masters in Leadership and DiM.Scipline Studies
  9. Masters in NGO and Management Studies
  10. Masters in Society & Development Studies
  11. Masters in Social Rehabilitation Studies Masters in Peace & Security Studies


  1. PGD in Legislative Studies (PGDLA)
  1. Masters in Legislative Studies (MLS)
  2. Masters in Legislative Drafting
  3. Masters in Parliamentary Administration.

Mallam Yahaya Mohammad,