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RSUST Postgraduate Courses And Admission Requirements

Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) has published the list of courses they offered at Postgraduate level and their admission requirements.

If you are interested in Postgraduate programme at RSUST, you should go through the available postgraduate courses offered in the university.

RSUST Postgraduate Courses

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

  • Agricultural and Applied Economics

Master of Sciences (M.Sc.)

  • Agricultural Economics (with Specialization in Production Economics and Farm Management, Agricultural Finance and Agricultural Marketing)
  • International Economics and Finance
  • Development Economics and Finance
  • Environmental Economics and Policy

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • Agricultural Economics (with specialization in Production Economics and Farm Management, Agricultural Finance and Agricultural Marketing.
  • International Economics and finance
  • Environmental Economics and Policy
  • Development Economics and Planning

Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

Postgraduates Diploma (PGD)

  • Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

  • Agricultural Extension and Rural Development with options in (Agricultural Extension Administration, Agricultural Extension Communication, Rural Sociology, Community and Rural Development).

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • Agricultural Extension and Rural Development with options in (Agricultural Extension Administration, Agricultural Extension Communication, Rural Sociology, Community and Rural Development).

Department of Animal Science

PGD in Animal Science

M.Sc., PhD in Animal Science with Specialization in:

  • Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry
  • Animal Production and Management
  • Animal Physiology and Reproduction
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics

Department of Crop/Soil Science

PGD in:

  • Crop Science
  • Soil Science

M.Sc., PhD in crop Science, with the following areas of Specialization:

  • Crop Production and Physiology
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Plants Pathology and Entomology
  • Farming System and Environment
  • Soil Physics and Conservation
  • Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy
  • Soil Survey and Pedology
  • Soil Fertility and Microbiology/ Biochemistry

Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Environment

PGD in Fisheries and Aquatic Environment

M.Sc., PhD in Fisheries and Aquatic Environment with specialization in:

  • Aquaculture
  • Fisheries, Biology and Management
  • Fisheries Policy and Management
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Fish Nutrition
  • Fish Processing and Utilization

Department of Food Science and Technology

PGD in Food Science and Technology

M.Sc., PhD in Food Science and Technology with Specialization in:

  • Food Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Food Chemistry/ Biotechnology
  • Food Quality Control and Assurance
  • Food Processing and Storage Technology

Department of Forestry and Environment

PGD in forestry and Environment

M.Sc., PhD in Forestry and Environment, with the following areas of Specialization:

  • Forestry Ecology and Silviculture
  • Forest Pathology and Forest soil microbiology
  • Forest Biometrics and Mensuration
  • Wildlife Management and Ecotouring
  • Wood Science

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering

PGD Programme

  • Agricultural and Environmental Engineering(No Option)

M.Tech. and PhD Programmes(with the following Options)

  • Environmental Engineering (M.Tech., PhD)
  • Farm Power and Machinery Engineering (M.Tech., PhD)
  • Soil and Water Engineering (M.Tech., PhD)
  • Farm Structures and Environmental Control Engineering (M.Tech., PhD)
  • Agricultural Products Processing Storage Engineering (M.Tech., PhD)

Department of Chemical/Petrochemical Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering (PGD. M.Tech., PhD)

Department of Civil Engineering

PGD Programme in Civil Engineering

M.Tech Programme in

  • Structural Engineering
  • Highway Transportation Engineering

PhD Programme in

  • Structural Engineering
  • Highway Transportation Engineering

Department of Electrical Engineering

PGD Programme in;

  • Power Engineering Option
  • Electronics Engineering Option

M.Tech. Programme in;

  • Power Engineering Option
  • Electronics Engineering Option
  • Communications Engineering Option

PhD Programme in;

  • Power Engineering Option

Department of Marine Engineering

PGD Programme in Marine Engineering

M.Tech., PhD programmes in;

  • Marine Engineering (Power Plants) Option
  • Naval Architecture and Ship Building Option
  • Offshore Engineering Option
  • Subsea Engineering Option

Department of Mechanical Engineering

PGD Programme in;

  • Thermo-Fluids Option
  • Production Option

M.Tech., PhD programmes in;

  • Thermo-Fluids Option
  • Production Option

Master of Engineering Management (M.E.M)Programme

Department of Petroleum Engineering

  • Petroleum Engineering (PGD, M.Tech., PhD)

FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Department of Architecture

MSc., Architecture

Department of Estate Management

  • PGD, Estate Management
  • MSc., Real Estate
  • PhD, Estate Management

Department of Urban and Regional Planning

  • PGD/M.UrP, Ph.D Urban and Regional Planning
  • PGD, MSc, in Transport Planning

Department of Surveying and Geomatics

  • PGD, MSc., PhD in Surveying and Geomatics

FACULTY OF LAW PGD in

  • Petroleum and Environmental Law
  • Land Law and Land Administration
  • Labour Law and Industrial Relations
  • Customary Law and Practice
  • Master of Laws (LL.M)
  • MA in Law and Diplomacy

PhD in Law, with the following options:

  • International Law and Human Rights
  • Petroleum and Environmental Law
  • Business and Industrial Law
  • Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence

FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

PGD in;

  • Accountancy
  • Banking and Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Mass Communication
  • Office and Information Management
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Planning
  • Transport Management

Department of Accountancy

MSc in:

  • Accountancy
  • Taxation
  • Public Sector Accounting

Department of Banking and Finance

MSc, PhD in:

  • Banking and Finance
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Markets

Department of Management

MSc, PhD in the following options:

  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial Relations
  • Business Policy
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • MSc, Shipping Management (Part-time, weekends only)
  • MSc, Maritime Transport Studies (Part-time, weekends only)

Department of Marketing

Msc., Ph.D in the following:

  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Planning

Department of Mass Communication

MSc in Mass Communication (Communication and Development Studies)

Department of Office and Information Management

MSc in Office and Information Management

PhD in;

  • Accountancy
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Planning

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Department of Applied and Environmental Biology

PGD, M.Sc., PhD, with the following areas of specialization:

  • Applied Microbiology and Industrial Microbiology
  • Applied Environmental and Industrial Entomology
  • Marine Biology and Marine Pollution Studies
  • Plant Pathology
  • Environmental Biology

Department of Animal and Environmental Biology

PGD in:

  • Microbiology
  • Plant Science and Biotechnology
  • Animal and Environmental Biology

MSc and PhD in the following areas of specialization:

  • Applied Microbiology (Food, Industrial, Environmental, Medical/Public Health Microbiology Options)
  • Applied Environmental and Industrial Entomology
  • Marine Biology and Marine Pollution Studies
  • Environmental Biology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Taxonomy and Biosystematics
  • Plant Ecology

Department of Chemistry

PGD in (Chemistry)

M.Sc. and PhD in Chemistry, with the following options:

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic and Natural Products Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry

Department of Medical Laboratory Science

PGD, M.Sc., PhD, with the following options:

  • Medical Microbiology
  • Chemical Pathology
  • Hematology and Blood Group Serology

Department of Mathematics / Computer Science

PGD in:

  • Applied Statistics
  • Computer Science

M.Sc.

  • Computer Science

M.Sc., PhD in:-

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Statistics

Department of Physics

PGD, M.Sc., PhD, with the following options:

  • Theoretical Physics (Plasma Physics, Fluid Dynamics)
  • Applied Geophysics

FACULTY OF TECHNICAL AND SCIENCE EDUCATION

Department of Business Education

  • Med Business Education

M.Sc. Business Education, with specialization in:-

  • Accountancy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Office Management and Technology
  • Economics Education

PhD Business Education

Department of Educational Foundations

MEd; PhD, with the following areas of specialization:

  • Educational Management and Planning
  • Philosophy of Education
  • History and Policy of Education
  • Sociology of Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Technology
  • Adult Education and Community Studies
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Guidance and Counseling

Department of Science and Technical Education

MSc, PhD in Agricultural Education, with the following options:

  • Administration
  • Community Development
  • Agricultural Resources and Environment

MSc Science Education, with specialization in:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Integrated Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Science Education

MSc, PhD in Technical Education, with the following options:

  • Building Technology
  • Electrical/Electronic Technology
  • Mechanical Technology

INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION

PGDTE/PGDE (Full-time and Sandwich)

Postgraduate Diploma in Technical Education (PGDTE)

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

The following Master’s Degree and PhD degree programmes are available as Sandwich programmes only in the Institute:-

Master’s degree in Educational Foundations:-

  • MEd in Adult Education
  • MEd in Educational Management and Planning
  • MEd in Philosophy of Education
  • MEd in History and Policy of Education
  • MEd in Guidance and Counseling
  • MEd in Measurement and Evaluation
  • MEd in Sociology of Education
  • MEd in Curriculum and Instruction
  • MEd in Educational Technology
  • MEd in Educational Psychology

Doctor of Philosophy: –

  • PhD in Adult Education
  • PhD in Educational Management and Planning
  • PhD in Philosophy of Education
  • PhD in History and Policy of Education
  • PhD in Guidance and Counseling
  • PhD in Measurement and Evaluation
  • PhD in Sociology of Education
  • PhD in Curriculum and Instruction
  • PhD in Educational Technology
  • PhD in Educational Psychology

MSc in Business Education with specialization in:-

  • Accountancy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Office Management and Technology
  • Economics Education

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Business Education

MSc in Science Education with specialization in:-

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Integrated Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Science Education

MSc in Vocational and Technology Education with specialization in:-

  • Electrical and Electronics Technology Option
  • Mechanical Technology
  • Building Technology
  • Agricultural Education

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Technical Education

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Agricultural Education

INSTITUTE OF FOUNDATION STUDIES

Postgraduate Diploma(PGD) in:-

  • Social Work and Gender Studies
  • Local Government Administration
  • Philosophy
  • Public Administration
  • English Language and Communication Studies
  • History and International Studies
  • Peace, Conflict and Security Studies

Masters degrees:

  • Social Work and Gender Studies(MSc)
  • Local Government Administration(MSc)
  • Philosophy (MA)
  • Public Administration(MPA)
  • Public Administration (MSc)
  • English Language and Communication Studies (MA)
  • History and International Relations(MA)
  • Peace, Conflict and Security Studies (MA)

PhD in:-

  • Social Work and Gender Studies
  • Local Government Administration
  • Philosophy
  • Public Administration
  • English Language
  • History and International Studies
  • Peace, Conflict and Security Studies

INSTITUTE OF GEOSCIENCES AND SPACE TECHNOLOGY

  • PGD Environmental Management and Control
  • MEMC (Professional Masters) Environmental Management and Control
  • Environmental Management and Control
  • Environmental Management and Control

The RSUST Postgraduate admission requirements is available on the Rivers State University of Science and Technology Postgraduate form page.

Bolarinwa Olajire

A lecturer, Educationist, PhD student at FUNAAB, and a Blogger.

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