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FUL School of Postgraduate Studies Announces Sales of Forms PGD, Master, Ph.D (Full/Part-Time) for 2022/2023 Academic Session

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SCHOOL OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES, FEDERAL UNIVERSITY LOKOJA

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into 2022/2023 Academic Session Full-Time/Part-Time Postgraduate Programmes leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), Master degree or Ph.D. degree in the various Faculties and in the areas specified under each Department of the Federal University Lokoja: 

S/N

Faculty/Department

Programme

1.

Faculty of Arts

a.

 

Department of English & Literary Studies

 

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in  Print Journalism

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in  Broadcasting

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Public Relations 

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in  Advertising

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in  Corporate Communication

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in  Peace Linguistics

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in  Translation

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in  Home Video Production

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in  Public Speaking and Rhetoric

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in  Speech Writing/Speech Making

M.A. English Language

M.A. Literature-in-English

Ph.D. English Language

Ph.D. Literature-in-English

b.

Department of History & International Studies

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Peace and Conflict Studies (PGDPCS)

Master in Peace & Conflict Studies (MPCS)

M.A. History & International Studies

Ph.D. History & International Studies

2.

Faculty of Social Sciences

a.

Department of Geography

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in  GIS and Remote Sensing

M.Sc. Geography

Ph.D. Geography

b.     

Department of Political Science

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Political Science

M.Sc. Political Science

M.  Sc. International Relations and Strategic Studies

Master in International Relations and Strategic Studies

Master in Public Policy and Administrative Studies (MPPAS)

Ph.D. Political Science

c.     

Department of Economics

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Economics with specialization options:

a. Development and Planning

b. Taxation

M.Sc. Economics

Ph.D. Economics

3.

Faculty of Science

a.

Department of Mathematics

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Mathematics

M.Sc. Mathematics

Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in  Mathematics

Ph.D.  Mathematics

b.

Department of Computer Science

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Computer Science

M.Sc. Computer Science

Ph.D. Computer Science

c.

Department of Geology

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Geology

M.  Sc. Geology With specialization options:

a. Hydrogeology

b. Applied Geophysics

c. Mineral Exploration

Sedimentology  and Petroleum Geology

M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. Geology With specialization options in:

a. Hydrogeology

b. Applied Geophysics

c. Mineral Exploration

d. Sedimentology and Petroleum Geology

d.

 

Department of Chemistry

 

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Chemistry

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Industrial Chemistry

M.  Sc. Analytical Chemistry

M.Sc. Environmental Chemistry

M.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry

M.Sc. Organic Chemistry

M.Sc. Physical Chemistry
M.Sc. Industrial Chemistry

Ph.D.  Analytical Chemistry

Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry

Ph.D. Organic Chemistry

Ph.D.  Physical Chemistry

Ph.D. Environmental Chemistry

Ph.D. Industrial Chemistry

e.

Department of Physics

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Physics with specialization options:

a. Industrial Physics

b. Radiation &Health Physics

M.Sc. Physics with specialization with options:

a. Solid-State Physics/Material Science

b. Nuclear Physics

c. Theoretical Physics

d. Communication Physics

e. Space Physics

Ph.D. Physics with specialization options:

a. Solid State Physics/Material Physics

b. Nuclear Physics

c. Theoretical Physics

d. Communication Physics

e. Space Physics

f.

Department of Biology

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Fisheries & Aquaculture

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Environmental and Conservation Biology

M.Sc. Biology (with specialization options: Environmental Biology, Conservation Biology and Applied Parasitology)

Ph.D. Biology (with specialization options: Environmental Biology, Conservation Biology and Applied Parasitology)

g.

 Department of Statistics

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Statistics


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

 (a) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

The Postgraduate Diploma programme runs for a minimum period of two (2) semesters and a maximum period of four (4) semesters. Interested candidates must possess a first degree, not below third class or HND not below lower credit in related disciplines from recognized institutions with   NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate. In addition, candidates must possess credits in English Language and Mathematics at O’level, including any other three (3) relevant subjects.

(b) Master Degree (Academic and Professional)

The Master degree programme runs 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. The following may qualify for the Master Degree admission:

  1. Graduates of Federal University Lokoja or other recognized institutions who have obtained the approved degree of Bachelor with at least second-class division or its equivalent or candidates with University degree and appropriate Postgraduate Diploma of Federal University Lokoja or other recognized institutions with at least a credit level pass;
  2. Candidates with only Bachelor’s degree in Third Class division and a relevant Postgraduate Diploma;
  3. Candidates whose degrees are unclassified with average of “C” or 50% or above. Such candidates may be subjected to qualifying tests;
  4. Candidates must possess five (5) relevant O’Level credits including English and Mathematics;
  5. NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate;
  6. Candidates may be required to pass examination set by   departments to which they are seeking admission to determine their suitability for postgraduate work;
  7. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University.

 (c) Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)

The Master of Philosophy 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 to the Ph.D. programme, candidates are expected to score not less than 4.00 CGPA at the end of the first session. The following may qualify for Master of Philosophy admission:

  1. Graduates of Federal University Lokoja or other recognized institutions who have obtained a Master degree (Academic) with a CGPA of less than 2.5 on a 4-point scale or less than 3.5 on a 5-point scale;
  2. Holders of a Master degree (Academic) in a cognate discipline with a CGPA of less than 2.5 on a 4-point scale or less than 3.5 on a 5-point     scale in a proposed area of study;
  3. Candidates must possess five (5) relevant O’Level credits including English Language and Mathematics;
  4. NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate;
  5. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University.

(d) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

The Ph.D. degree programme runs for a minimum period of six (6) semesters and a maximum period of ten (10) semesters. Relevant courses will be taken for the Ph.D. full-time studies where prescribed and a Thesis is required at the end of the Ph.D. programme. The following may qualify for the Doctor of Philosophy admission:

  1. Graduates of Federal University Lokoja and other recognized institutions who have obtained a good Master degree (Academic) with a CGPA of not less than 4.0 on a 5-point scale or 3.0 on a 4-point scale appropriate to the proposed area of study.
  2. Graduates of Federal University Lokoja and other recognized Institutions who have obtained Master of Philosophy degrees appropriate to the proposed area of study.
  3. In addition to (i) and (ii) above, candidates must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Second Class lower division.
  4. Candidates must possess five (5) relevant O’Level credits including English and Mathematics.
  5. NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate
  6. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University.

Closing Date: 20th December, 2022

For further information, please visit the University’s website at www.fulokoja.edu.ng and follow the link or call 08035062989/ 08036267983

Signed
Dr (Mrs) Rebecca Okojie
Registrar

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