PG and Part-Time Admission

UDUSOK Postgraduate Admission Form 2019/2020

The management of Usman Danfodio University (UDUSOK)  wishes to inform the public that applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into Full-Time and Part-Time Postgraduate Programmes for the 2019/2020 Academic Session.

The University runs Postgraduate Programmes leading to the award of the following:

  • Postgraduate Diploma
  • Academic Masters
  • Professional Masters
  • M.Phil / Ph.D. for those that could be upgraded to Ph.D.
  • Ph.D.

UDUSOK Postgraduate Courses

Below is the list of Usman Danfodio University Postgraduate Courses. The Postgraduate courses are grouped according to each of the department in the school.

S.No. Faculty /Department Programmes
1. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
a. Department of Soil Science Ph.D Soil Science, M.Phil. Soil Science, MSc. Soil Science
b. Department of Forestry & Environment Ph.D. Forestry, M.Phil. Forestry, MSc. Forest Biology & Silviculture,
Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry
c. Department of Animal Science Ph.D. Animal Science, M.Phil. Animal Science, MSc. Animal Science
Postgraduate Diploma (Livestock Production & Management)
d. Department of Agricultural Economics Ph.D. Agricultural Economics, M.Phil. Agricultural Economics,
MSc. Agricultural Economics, Postgraduate Diploma (Agric. Econs & Extension)
e. Department of Crop Science Ph.D. Crop Science (Agronomy),Ph.D. Crop Science (Plant Breeding),
Ph.D. Crop Science (Entomology),M. Phil Crop Science, MSc. Crop Science
f. Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture Ph.D. Fisheries Management and Aquaculture, M.Phil. Fisheries Management and Aquaculture, MSc. Fisheries Management,
Postgraduate Diploma in Fisheries Management and Aquaculture
g. Department of Agric. Ext. & Rural Development Ph.D. Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, M.Phil. Agricultural Extension and Rural Development,
MSc. Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
2. FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
a. Department of Public Administration Masters Public Administration (MPA),
Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDPA)
b. Department of Business Administration Executive Masters Business Administration (Part-Time)(EMBA),
Postgraduate Diploma Management (PGDM)
c. Department of Accounting Ph.D. Accounting and Finance
3. FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
a. Department of Sociology Ph.D. Sociology, M.Phil./Ph.D. Sociology, MSc. Sociology, Master of Social Policy (MSP)
b. Department of Political Science Ph.D. Political Science, M.Phil. Political Science, MSc. Political Science
Master of International Affairs & Diplomacy (MIAD), Master of Governance and Public Policy (MGPP)
c. Department of Geography Ph.D. Geography, M.Phil. Geography, MSc. Geography,
d. Department of Economics Master of Banking and Finance (MBF)
Postgraduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF)
4. FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
a. Department of Vet. Anatomy Ph.D. Vet. Anatomy, MSc. Vet. Anatomy
b. Department of Vet. Physiology & Biochemistry MSc. Vet. Physiology
c. Department of Vet. Pharmacology & Toxicology Ph.D. Vet. Pharmacology, MSc. Vet. Pharmacology
d. Department of Vet. Medicine Ph.D. Vet. Medicine, MVM Vet. Medicine
e. Department of Vet. Pathology Ph.D. Vet. Pathology, MSc. Vet. Pathology
f. Department of Theriogenology & Animal Production Ph.D. Theriogenology, MSc. Theriogenology, MSc. Animal Production,
M. Phil. Theriogenology, Ph.D. Animal Production, M.Phil. Animal Production,
PGD Animal Health, PGD Animal Health and Production
g. Department of Surgery & Radiology Ph.D. Vet. Surgery, Masters Vet. Surgery
h. Department of Vet. Pub. Health & Preventive Medicine Ph.D. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Ph.D. Veterinary Public Health,
MVPH Veterinary Public Health, MPVM Preventive Veterinary Medicine,
MSc. Veterinary Epidemology
i. Department of Vet. Microbiology Ph.D. Vet. Microbiology, MSc. Vet. Microbiology
j. Department of Vet. Parasitology Ph.D. Veterinary Parasitology, M.Phil. Veterinary Parasitology
MSc. Vet. Parasitology
5. FACULTY OF ARTS & ISLAMIC STUDIES
a. Department of Arabic Ph.D. Arabic, M.A. Arabic
b. Department of Nigerian Languages Ph. D Hausa Language, Ph. D Hausa Literature, Ph. D Hausa Culture,
M.A. Hausa Language, M.A. Hausa Literature, M.A. Hausa Culture
c. Department of Modern European Language & Linguistics. Ph.D. English Language, Ph.D. Literature in English, Ph.D. Linguistics, M.Phil. English Language, M.Phil. Literature in English, M.Phil. Linguistics, M.Phil. French, M.A. English Language, M.A. Literature in English, M.A. Linguistics, M.A. French.
d. Department of History Ph.D. History, M.Phil. History, M.A. History, Masters International Studies, Postgraduate Diploma in Migration & Refugee Studies (PGDMRS)
e. Deaprtment of Islamic Studies Ph.D. Islamic Studies, M.Phil. Islamic Studies, M.A. Islamic Studies
6. FACULTY OF EDUCATION & EXTENSION SERVICES
a. Department of Adult Education & Extension Ph.D. Primary Education, Ph.D. Adult Education, M.Phil. Primary Education, M.Phil. Adult Education, M.Ed. Adult Education, M.Ed. Primary Education
b. Department of Curriculum & Educational Technology. Ph.D. Language Education, M.Phil. Language Education, M.Ed. Language Education, M.Ed. Educational Technology, M.Phil./Ph.D. Educational Technology, Ph.D. Educational Technology, Ph.D. Curriculum Studies, M.Ed. Curriculum Studies
c. Department of Science & Vocational Education Ph.D. Science Education, Ph.D. Maths Education, M.Phil. Science Education
M.Ed. Science Education, M.Ed. Maths Education.
d. Department of Educational Foundation Ph.D. Admin & Planning, Ph.D. Educational Psychology, Ph.D. Sociology of Education, Ph.D. Philosophy of Education, Ph.D. Guidance & Counseling,
M. Phil.  Admin. & Planning, M. Phil  Philosophy of Education, M. Ed Admin. & Planning, M. Ed Educational Psychology, M. Ed  Sociology of Education, M. Ed  Philosophy of Education, M. Ed Guidance & Counseling
7. FACULTY OF SCIENCE
a. Department of Mathemmatics Ph.D. Mathematics, MSc. Mathematics, Ph.D. Statistics, MSc. Statistics,
Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (PGDS), Ph.D. Computer Science, M. Phil / Ph.D. Computer Science, M. Phil. Computer Science.
MSc. Computer Science, Master Information Technology (MIT), Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDS).
b. Department of Biochemistry Ph.D. Biochemistry, M.Phil. Biochemistry, MSc. Biochemistry, PGD Biochemistry.
c. Department of Physics Ph.D. Physics, M.Phil./Ph.D. Physics, MSc. Physics
d. Department of Biological Sciences Ph.D. Botany, M.Phil. Botany, MSc. Botany, Ph.D. Biology, M.Phil. Biology,
MSc. Biology, Ph.D. Zoology, MSc. Zoology, Postgraduate Diploma in Biological Sciences (PGDBS)
e. Department of Microbiology MSc. Microbiology
f. Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry Ph.D. Petroleum Chemistry, Ph.D. renewable Energy, Ph.D. Pure Chemistry,
Ph.D. Applied Chemistry, M.Phil. Petroleum Chemistry, M.Phil. Renewable Energy
MSc. Pure Chemistry, MSc. Applied Chemistry, MSc. Petroleum Chemistry, MSc. Renewable Energy.
8. FACULTY OF MEDICAL LAB SCIENCE MSc. Medical Laboratory Science (Chemical Pathology)
MSc. Medical Laboratory Science (Hispathology)
MSc. Medical Laboratory Science (Immunology)
MSc. Medical Laboratory Science (Medical Microbiology)
MSc. Medical Laboratory Science (Haematology)
9. FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCE
a. Department of Pharmacology & Theriogenology Ph.D. Pharmacology, M.Phil./Ph.D. Pharmacology, MSc. Pharmacology
b. Department of Chemical Pathology & Immunology Ph.D. Chemical Pathology, MSc. Chemical Pathology
c. Department of Physiology Ph.D. Physiology, MSc. Physiology
d. Department of Anatomy Ph.D. Anatomy, MSc. Anatomy
10. FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCES Master of Public Health (MPH)
11. FACULTY OF BASIC CLINICAL SCIENCES
a. Dept. of  Pharm & Thera Ph.D. Pharmacology, M. Phil Pharmacology, M.Sc. Pharmacology
b. Dept. of Chemical Pathology M.Sc. Chem. Pathology
12. FACULTY OF LAW Ph.D. Law, LL.M
Master of Information and Communication Techology Law (MICTEL)

Usman Danfodio University (UDUSOK) Postgraduate Admission Requirements

(a) Postgraduate Diploma

The following may qualify for the Postgraduate Diploma admission:

  1. Graduates of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto or other recognized institutions.
  2. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) (not HD) with a minimum of Upper Credit pass or its equivalent in relevant areas.
  3. In special cases, holders of HND with minimum of Upper Credit pass in non- related areas may be admitted after passing such tests as may be prescribed by the Departments/Faculties.
  4. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above which are acceptable to the Board of Postgraduate School and Senate of the University.
  5. In addition to (1) – (4) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s minimum requirement(s) for matriculation i.e five (5) relevant O/L credits including English Language & Mathematics.

(b) Masters’ Degree (Academic and Professional)

The following may qualify for the Masters Degree admission:

  1. Graduates of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto 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 Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto or other recognized institutions with at least a credit level pass.
  2. Candidates whose degrees are unclassified with average of “C” or 50% or above. Such candidates may be subjected to qualifying tests.
  3. Candidates with only Bachelors degree in Third Class division and a relevant Postgraduate Diploma.
  4. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of Postgraduate School and Senate of the University.
  5. Candidates may be required to pass examination set by departments to which they are seeking admission to determine their suitability for postgraduate work.
  6. In addition to (1) -(5) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation i.e five (5) relevant O/L credits including English Language & Mathematics.

(c) Master of Philosophy (M.Phil./Ph.D)

The following may qualify for the Master of Philosophy admission:

  1. Graduates of Usmanu Danfodiyo University or other recognized institutions who have obtained a Masters degree (Academic) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 on a 4-point scale or 3.50 on a 5-point scale.
  2. Holders of a Masters degree in a cognate discipline with a GPA of 4 and above.
  3. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of Postgraduate School and Senate of the University.
  4. In addition to (1) – (3) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s minimum requirements for matriculation i.e five (5) relevant O/L credits including English Language & Mathematics.

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

The following may qualify for the Doctor of Philosophy admission:

  1. Graduates of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto and other recognized institutions who have obtained good Masters Degree with a GPA of not less than 4.0 on a 5-point scale or 3.0 on a 4-point scale appropriate to the proposed areas of study.
  2. Graduates of Usmanu Danfodiyo University and other recognized institutions who have obtained Masters of Philosophy degree appropriate to the proposed areas 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 who hold qualifications other than the above acceptable to the Board of Postgraduate School and Senate of the University.

In addition to (1) – (4) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation i.e five (5) relevant O/L credits including English Language & Mathematics.

How to apply for UDUSOK Postgraduate Admission

Application forms are available for sale, online, as from Monday, 26th August, 2019 to Sunday, 20th October, 2019 at the cost of Ten Thousand Naira (N10,000.00) only. Appropriate administrative charges will be applied. All Nigerian debit cards are accepted.

Interested applicants are hereby advised to visit the Postgraduate School’s Website: http://pg.udusok.edu.ng for additional information on the available courses and Application Procedures.

Applicants should arrange well in advance for their academic transcripts to be forwarded to the undersigned.

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