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GENERAL ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

i)  Candidates  for admission  into  any  postgraduate  programme  of  the  University  must  have obtained  5 credits  in  WASC or  GCE  or NECO  including  English.    Candidates  shall also possess the minimum  entry  requirements for  admission into  the  first  degree  programmes in  their  areas  of  interest  for  postgraduate  studies.  For  the  PGD  in  Civil  Engineering, Mechanical  Engineering,  and  Architecture,  only  candidates  with  University  degrees  in relevant areas need apply.

ii)  Graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized Universities.

A:    POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME
i)  Holders of Credit (Upper credit) level passes at HND or its equivalent in relevant  areas  (for  programmes  in  the  Faculties  of  Agriculture  and  Business Administration;  the  Departments  of  Political  Science,  Public Administration  &  Local Government;  and  Vocational  Teacher  Education);  and  for  Postgraduate  Diploma  in Electoral  Administration  Programme.).  Qualifications  such  as  AIB,  ACCA,  ACMA, ICAN, BEEC, CPA, etc may also be considered for admission.
ii)  Candidates  with professional qualifications  including HND must have  obtained 5  credits in  WASC  or  GCE  O/L  including  English  and  Mathematics  for  admission  into  degree courses in Business Administration.
iii)  For Postgraduate Diploma  in  Geoinformatics  & Surveying in  particular, candidates with third class honours  degrees in  Geography, Geology and  other  Physical Sciences, as  well as HND Upper Credit level passes in related fields, are also  eligible.
iv)  Candidates  who  hold  qualifications  other  than  the  above  which  are  acceptable  to  the Board  of  the School  of  Postgraduate  Studies,  and  Senate  of  the  University  may  also  be considered for Admission.

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B:    MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMME
The following shall qualify for Master’s Degree admission:
(i)  Graduates of the University  of Nigeria or  of an y  other recognized universities  who  have obtained  the  Bachelor’s  degree  in  relevant  disciplines  with  at  least  a  second  class honours with not less than 2.5 GPA;
(ii)  Candidates  with  relevant  Postgraduate  Diploma  from  the  University  of  Nigeria  or  any other reco gnized university with at least credit level  passes  with a minimum GPA of  3.5 on a 5-point scale or 3.0 on 4-point scale;
(iii)  Candidates whose first degrees are unclassified but have scores of 50% or above;
(iv)  For  M.Ed.  degree  programmes,  candidates  with  at  least  a  good  second  class  single honours  degree  in  teaching  subjects  plus  at  least  a  credit  level  pass  at  Postgraduate Diploma  in  Education,  or  those  who  hold  a  third  class  honours  degree  in  teaching subject plus Postgraduate Diploma in Education passed at credit level or above;
(v)  For  MPA  degree  p ro gramme,  candidates  should,  in  addition  to  (i)  and  (ii)  above,  be serving  administrative/managerial staff in  the  Public  or Private sector with  a at least  two years post-qualification cognate experience;
(vi)  Holders of  professional  Fellowship qualifications such a FIMLT, FNILT,  NIPR, or  their equivalents  obtained  through  examination.  However,  candidates  with  th e  professional certificates  listed  above  must  have  worked  as  Senior  Technologist(s)  or  in equivalent position(s) for at least three years;
(vii)  For  MPH  degree  programme,  candidates  should  in  addition  to  (1)  above,   have  at  least three  years  relevant Post  Qualification  Experience  and  at  least  a  Second  Class  Honours Degree  in  Nursing  Sciences,  Sociology  and  Social  Work,  Psycho logy,  Medical Microbiology,  Medical  Biochemistry,  Medical Laboratory  Sciences,  Health  Education, Pharmacy,  DVM,  MBBS  and  BDS.    For  MPH  Degree  Programe,  the  Department  will screen the candidates further and base their recommendation on such screening result.
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(viii)  Candidates  who  hold  qualifications  other  than  those  listed  above,  which  are  acceptable to the Senate of the University of Nigeria.

C:  DOCTORATE DEGREE (Ph.D.) PROGRAMME
Candidates of the University of Nigeria or of any  other recognized Universities  who have obtained the  Master’s degree appropriate for  the proposed areas of  study shall qualify  for Doctorate Degree admission.  Specifically:
(i)   A  minimum  GPA  of  3.5  on  a  5-point  scale  is  required  for  admission  into  Ph.D programme in all Departments except those departments listed in C: (ii) below:
(ii)  A  minimum  GPA  of  4.0  on  a  5-point  scale  is  required  for  admission  into  Ph.D programme  in  the  following  Departments/Faculties:   Music,  Economics,  Psychology, Education, Medical Sciences, and Health Sciences & Technology
(iii)   A  minimum  GPA  of  3.0  on  a  4-point  scale  or  a  B  (60%)  average  provided  that satisfactory research work formed part of the Masters Degree programme.

D:  MASTER’S/Ph.D. DEGREE PROGRAMME
(a)  A  candidate  with  first  class  honours  from University  of  Nigeria  o r  any  other  recognized
University may be admitted into a Master’s/Ph.D. programme in his/her discipline.
(b)  A candidate with Master’s degree from  a recognized University  with a GPA  of 3.50 on 5-point scale  or  3.00  on  4-point  scale  shall  qualify  for  the  Master’s/Ph.D  in  a  related  area. Any candidate  who  is  not  qualified  for  Ph.D.  programme  on  account  of  low  GPA  is  still  not
qualified for admission into Master’s/ Ph.D. programme.

CEMAC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
The following may qualify for admission:
1.  Postgraduate Diploma Programme
(a)  Graduates  of  the  University  of  Nigeria  or  any  other  recognized  Universities  who  have obtained  a Bachelor’s  degree  with  a  minimum  of  3rd Class  degree.  Such  candidates  should have  a  minimum  of  five  credits  in  WASC  or  GCE  or  NECO  including  English  Language, Mathematics and a science subject.
(b)  Holders  of  Higher  National  Diploma  (HND)  from  recognized  institutions,  with  a minimum  of  upper  level  credit  or  its  equivalent  in  relevant  areas.  Candidates  with  HND should  have  obtained  a  minimum  of  5  credits  in  WASC  or  GCE  O/L  or  NECO,  including
English Language, Mathematics and at least one science subject.
2.  Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programme in environmental Management and Control
(a)  Graduates  of  the  University  of  Nigeria  or  any  other  recognized  universities  who  have obtained  the  approved  degree,  with  a  minimum  of  second  class  honours  division  or  its equivalent in any of the relevant disciplines.
(b)  Candidates  with  university  honours  degree  who  also  hold  the  PGD  in  Environmental Management and Control  of the University  of Nigeria  or  other  recognized universities  with a minimum GPA of 3.50 on a 5-point scale or 3.00 on a 4-point scale is required.
3.  Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) programme in Environmental Management and Control.
Graduates  of the  University  of  Nigeria  or  other recognized  universities  who  have  obtained  the
degree of M.Sc. in Environmental Management and Control or its equivalent.
4.  M.Sc./Ph.D. Programme in Environmental Management & Control
See the General Entry Requirement for Masters/Ph.D programme in D  (a) and (b) above.
5.  MDRM (Master in Disaster Risk Management)
See the General Entry Requirement for Masters degree programme in B (i)  to B (viii) above.

ENTRY  REQUIREMENTS  FOR  POSTGRADUATE  PROGRAMMES  IN  INSTITUTE  OF MARITIME STUDIES (IMS)
Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Studies
(i)    Holders of HND with at least upper credit level pass;
(ii)   Minimum  of  Second  Class  Honours  degree  with  at  least  2.5  GPA  from  UNN  or  any  other recognized Universities.
Master  Degree in Marit ime Studies
(a)  M.Sc Maritime Management
(i)   Minimum  of  a  Second  Class  Honours  degree  with  at  least  2.5  G.P.A  in  Economics; Accountancy, Banking and Finance, Insurance, Management  and Marketing;
(ii) Postgraduate  Diploma in  Maritime Management  with  a minimum  of Upper  Credit level pass from UNN or any other recognized University;
(b)  M.Sc in Maritime Business & International Logistics
(i)  A  minimum  of  Second  Class  Honours  degree  with  at  least  2.5  GPA  in  Economics, Accountancy,  Banking & Fin ance,  Insurance, Management  and  Marketing,  from  UNN or any other recognized University.
(ii)  PGD  in  Maritime  Business  &  International  Logistics  with  a  minimum  of  Upper  Credit level pass.
(c)   M.Sc Maritime Telecommunication
(i)  A  minimum  of  a  Second  Class  Honours  degree  with  at  least  2.5  GPA  in Electrical/Electronics  Engineering  or  related  disciplines  from  UNN  or  other  recognized University.
(ii)  Candidates  with  PGD  in Maritime  Telecommunications of  UNN  or  any  other  recognized
institution with at least Upper Credit level pass.
(d)  M.Sc Maritime Law and Policy
(i)   A good honours degree in Law (LLB) from UNN or any other reco gnized  University.

Duration  of  Programme
All  Master  degree  programme  in  Maritime  Studies  has a  minimum  of  18 months (3 Semesters) while PGD programme has a minimum of 12 months (2 Semesters).

ENTRY  QUALIFICATIONS  FOR  POSTGRADUATE  PROGRAMMES  IN  CLIMATE CHANGE ECONOMICS, POLICY AND INNOVATION (CCEPI) POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME
The following shall qualify for postgraduate diploma admission:
i)  Graduates o f the University of Nigeria or any other recognized Universities;
ii)  Holders of Credit (Upp er credit) level passes at HND;
iii) Candidates with the Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of third class honours;
iv)  See also the general entry requirements for postgraduate diploma programmes.

MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMME
The following shall qualify for Master’s Degree admission:
(i)  Graduates of the Univ ersity  of Nigeria or  of any  other recognized universities  who  have obtained  the Bachelor’s  degree   in  relevant  disciplines  with  at least  a  good second class honours  in  the  following faculties/disciplines:  Agriculture,  Biological  Sciences,  Health Sciences  &  Technology,  Pyhsical  Sciences,  The  Social  Sciences  and  veterinary Medicine,  Business  Administration, Environmental Studies, faculties in Humanities and Law.
(ii)  Candidates  with  Postgraduate  Diploma  in  Climate  Change  Economics,  Policy  and Innovation  of   the University  of Nigeria  or  awarded by  any  other recognized  institution with at least upper credit level passes;
(iii)  Candidates whose first degrees are un classified but have scores of 50% or above;
(iv)  Candidates  who  hold  qualifications  other  than those  listed  above,  which  are  acceptable to the Senate of the University of Nigeria.

DOCTORATE DEGREE (Ph.D) PROGRAMME
The following shall qualify for Doctorate  Degree admission:
Candidates  of  the  University  of  Nigeria  or  of  any  other  recognized  Universities  who  have obtained  the  Master’s  degree  in  Climate  Change  Economics,  Policy  and  Innovation  with  a minimum  CGPA  of  3.50  on  a  5-point scale,  3.00  point on  a  4-point scale  or  ‘B’ 60%  average provided that satisfactory research work formed part of the Master’s degree programme;

MASTER’S/Ph.D. PROGRAMME
The following shall qualify for Master’s/Ph.D. admission:
(a)  A  candidate  with  first  class  honors  from  University  of  Nigeria  or  any  other  recognized University may be admitted into a Master’s/Ph.D. programme;
(b)  A candidate  with Master’s degree from  the University with a grade point average of 3.50 on 5-point or 3.00 on 4-point scale. i.e 60%.

SANDWICH POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
1.  M. Ed. Sandwich programmes in the Faculty of Education are in the following departments:
Departments  of  Adult  Education,  Arts  Education,  Science  Education,   Health  &  Physical
Education  (Health  Education  and  Physical  Education  &  Recreation  options),  Social  Science Education  and  Vocational  Teacher  Education. MLS  degree  programme  is  offered  in  the Department of  Library  & Information Science.
Please  note  that  Postgraduate  Diploma  in  Education  (PGDE),  Postgr aduate  Diploma  in Vocational  Teacher  Education  (PGDTE)  and  Postgraduate  Diploma  in  Library  &  Information Science (PGDL)  are based in the Institute of Education under Sandwich Programme.

DURATION OF COURSES
(a)  Postgraduate Diploma (Regular) – Two semesters
(b) Postgraduate Diploma (Sandwich) – Three Long  Vacations
(c)  Master’s degree (Regular) :
(i)  A  minimum  of  3  semesters  for  full-time  and  5  Semesters  for  part-time  in  all Departments/Faculties except for the Departments/Faculties listed in  c (ii) below.
(ii)  A minimum of 4  semesters for Full-time and 6  semesters  for  part-time for  the  following Departmentd/Faculties:  Sociology,  Psychology,  Public  Administration  and  Local Government  (PALG),  Agriculture,  Veterinary  Medicine,  Education  and  Business Administration.
(d) M.Ed. (Sandwich) - three long vacations.
(e)  Ph.D. degree Programme – A minimum of six semester for full time and eight semesters for part time  in  all  Faculties  except  Agriculture  which  is  four  semesters  for  full  time  and  six  six semesters for p art time. (Ph.D. is not run as a Sandwich programme). Candidates  are  expected  to  complete  their  programmes  at  the  minimum  duration  but  not  to exceed the maximum.

REGISTRATION
For Regular/Sandwich programme: Postgraduate Diploma,  Master’s and  Doctorate  degree programme, candidates  are  considered  for  admission  once  in  a  session.    Candidates  admitted  for  sandwich programmes  are  expected  to  register  not  later  than  two  weeks from  the  commencement  of  the sandwich session.

METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application  Forms  can  be  obtained  ONLINE  on  payment  of  a  non -refundable  fee  of  N25,000.00 (Twenty  five  thousand  naira  only)  made  payable  to “The  University  of  Nigeria  Postgraduate Application Fees Account, at any bank within the country using the E-tranzact platform.
Applicants should log on to www.unn.edu.ng and follow the procedures stated below:
Click on UNN Portal or through this link unnportal.unn.edu.ng Click on PG Application form to generate invoice for payment. Use your phone number to generate  the  invoice.   You  are  advised to use  a functional number to enable us reach you for the screening exercise.

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Proceed to any Bank  with E-Tranzact Plat Fo rm for payment. Return  to  UNN  Portal  with  your  payment  confirmation  pin from  the  Bank  and  follow  the procedure for completing the form.

REFEREE REPORTS
Candidates  should download 3  copies o f  the  referee report (D) forms after  completing preliminary and personal details  online. Some details  on the  form would  be  inserted automatically  with  the  information provided by  the  candidate  online  while  the  remaining  information  should  be  completed  by  the  referee manually  and  returned  to  the  candidate  who  will  enclose  it  in  sealed  envelope  for  submission.  Please note that applications would not be processed unless the referees reports  are available.

TRANSCRIPTS
Candidate  should  download transcript  request  forms  (D) also  provided  online,  and  submit  to  their former  Universities/Institutions  to  forward  with  a  copy  of  Academic  transcript(s)  to “The  Secretary, the School of  Postgraduate  Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka”
to  reach   him/her not later than 30 June  2015.
Candidates  whose  transcripts  are  not  received  on  or  before  the  deadline  by  the  School would not have their application forms processed.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORMS
Most  information  required  would  be  completed  online.  However,  a  copy  of  the  online completed application  form  should  be  downloaded  and  printed.  The  printed  application  form  with  the  relevant documents  as  listed  below  should  be  posted  or  delivered  to  the  Secretary,  School  of  Postgraduate Studies,  University  of  Nigeria,  Nsukka,  for  Nsukka  based  faculties.  Candidates  applying  into  Enugu based  faculties  are  to  submit  their  application  forms  by  post  or  delivered  to:  The  PAR,  School  of Postgraduate  studies  Unit,  University  of  Nigeria,  Enugu  Campus.  For  ease  of  reference,  Enugu  based faculties  are:  Business  Administration;  Environmental  Studies;  Health  Sciences  &  Technology; Medical  Sciences;  Institute  for  Development  Studies  (IDS);  Institute  for  Maritime  Studies  (IMS)  and Centre  for  Environmental  Management  &  Control  (CEMAC).    Candidates  are  advised  to  read  the instructions carefully;

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(a)  NYSC  Certificates  (Discharge  or  Exemption  or  exclusion  Certificate).    Note  that  to  whom  it  may conaern shall not be accepted
(b)  Two copies of the Applications summary form (D) available online should be downloaded & printed;
(i)  One copy of the printed  summary  form (D) should be glued  very neatly  (NOT STAPLED)  on a brown 10” X 15” envelope
(ii)  The  second  copy  of  the  printed  summary  form  (D)  should  be  glued  very  neatly  (NOT STAPLED) on a white 9” X 13” file Jacket;
(c)  All  accompanying  documents  should  be  placed in  the  file Jacket,  specified  in  (c.ii) and  the  File  Jacket should be placed in brown envelope as specified in (c.i) above.
All  documents  must  fit into  the  10”  X 15” envelope and delivered  or  addressed  and  sent  by  courier  to “The Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka”.

CLOSING DATE
The Application starts from the date of this publication and closes on 30 June 2015.

**IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS**
Check out for information on screening processes  via the UNN Website www.unn.edu.ng from Friday, 19 June, 2015, for your further necessary action.

SIGNED
T. Ugwueze
Deputy Registrar/Secretary to the School
School of Postgraduate Studies
University of Nigeria,  Nsukka


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