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UDUSOK Postgraduate Courses And Requirements

Are you seeking for Postgraduate admission into Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto? If yes, you have to go through the UDUSOK Postgaradute Courses and admission requirements before you apply for the PG admission.

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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 /DepartmentProgrammes
1.FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
a.Department of Soil SciencePh.D Soil Science, M.Phil. Soil Science, MSc. Soil Science
b.Department of Forestry & EnvironmentPh.D. Forestry, M.Phil. Forestry, MSc. Forest Biology & Silviculture,
Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry
c.Department of Animal SciencePh.D. Animal Science, M.Phil. Animal Science, MSc. Animal Science
Postgraduate Diploma (Livestock Production & Management)
d.Department of Agricultural EconomicsPh.D. Agricultural Economics, M.Phil. Agricultural Economics,
MSc. Agricultural Economics, Postgraduate Diploma (Agric. Econs & Extension)
e.Department of Crop SciencePh.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 & AquaculturePh.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 DevelopmentPh.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 AdministrationMasters Public Administration (MPA),
Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDPA)
b.Department of Business AdministrationExecutive Masters Business Administration (Part-Time)(EMBA),
Postgraduate Diploma Management (PGDM)
c.Department of AccountingPh.D. Accounting and Finance
3.FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
a.Department of SociologyPh.D. Sociology, M.Phil./Ph.D. Sociology, MSc. Sociology, Master of Social Policy (MSP)
b.Department of Political SciencePh.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 GeographyPh.D. Geography, M.Phil. Geography, MSc. Geography,
d.Department of EconomicsMaster of Banking and Finance (MBF)
Postgraduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF)
4.FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
a.Department of Vet. AnatomyPh.D. Vet. Anatomy, MSc. Vet. Anatomy
b.Department of Vet. Physiology & BiochemistryMSc. Vet. Physiology
c.Department of Vet. Pharmacology & ToxicologyPh.D. Vet. Pharmacology, MSc. Vet. Pharmacology
d.Department of Vet. MedicinePh.D. Vet. Medicine, MVM Vet. Medicine
e.Department of Vet. PathologyPh.D. Vet. Pathology, MSc. Vet. Pathology
f.Department of Theriogenology & Animal ProductionPh.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 & RadiologyPh.D. Vet. Surgery, Masters Vet. Surgery
h.Department of Vet. Pub. Health & Preventive MedicinePh.D. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Ph.D. Veterinary Public Health,
MVPH Veterinary Public Health, MPVM Preventive Veterinary Medicine,
MSc. Veterinary Epidemology
i.Department of Vet. MicrobiologyPh.D. Vet. Microbiology, MSc. Vet. Microbiology
j.Department of Vet. ParasitologyPh.D. Veterinary Parasitology, M.Phil. Veterinary Parasitology
MSc. Vet. Parasitology
5.FACULTY OF ARTS & ISLAMIC STUDIES
a.Department of ArabicPh.D. Arabic, M.A. Arabic
b.Department of Nigerian LanguagesPh. 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 HistoryPh.D. History, M.Phil. History, M.A. History, Masters International Studies, Postgraduate Diploma in Migration & Refugee Studies (PGDMRS)
e.Deaprtment of Islamic StudiesPh.D. Islamic Studies, M.Phil. Islamic Studies, M.A. Islamic Studies
6.FACULTY OF EDUCATION & EXTENSION SERVICES
a.Department of Adult Education & ExtensionPh.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 EducationPh.D. Science Education, Ph.D. Maths Education, M.Phil. Science Education
M.Ed. Science Education, M.Ed. Maths Education.
d.Department of Educational FoundationPh.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 MathemmaticsPh.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 BiochemistryPh.D. Biochemistry, M.Phil. Biochemistry, MSc. Biochemistry, PGD Biochemistry.
c.Department of PhysicsPh.D. Physics, M.Phil./Ph.D. Physics, MSc. Physics
d.Department of Biological SciencesPh.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 MicrobiologyMSc. Microbiology
f.Department of Pure & Applied ChemistryPh.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 SCIENCEMSc. 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 & TheriogenologyPh.D. Pharmacology, M.Phil./Ph.D. Pharmacology, MSc. Pharmacology
b.Department of Chemical Pathology & ImmunologyPh.D. Chemical Pathology, MSc. Chemical Pathology
c.Department of PhysiologyPh.D. Physiology, MSc. Physiology
d.Department of AnatomyPh.D. Anatomy, MSc. Anatomy
10.FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCESMaster of Public Health (MPH)
11.FACULTY OF BASIC CLINICAL SCIENCES
a.Dept. of  Pharm & TheraPh.D. Pharmacology, M. Phil Pharmacology, M.Sc. Pharmacology
b.Dept. of Chemical PathologyM.Sc. Chem. Pathology
12.FACULTY OF LAWPh.D. Law, LL.M
Master of Information and Communication Techology Law (MICTEL)

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.

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