PG and Part-Time Admission

UNN Postgraduate Courses And Admission Requirements

University of Nigeria Nsukka offers Postgraduate Diploma, Master’s, and Ph.D programmes in many area of studies. And all the Postgraduate courses offered in UNN with admission requirements are listed in this article.

UNN Postgraduate Courses – Faculty of Agriculture

  • Farm Management and Production Economics
  • Agricultural Marketing and Agri-business
  • Agricultural Finance and Project Analysis
  • Agricultural Cooperative and Resources
  • Environmental Economics
  • Co-operative Studies
  • Agribusiness and Marketing
  • Crop Science, Animal Science
  • Agricultural Extension and Soil Science
  • Agricultural Administration
  • Agricultural Communication
  • Agricultural Extension Education
  • Agricultural Planning and Evaluation
  • Rural Sociology
  • Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry
  • Animal Production
  • Animal Physiology
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Crop Physiology Economic Entomology
  • Crop Production
  • Forage Crops
  • Nematology
  • Innamental Horticulture
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Plant Pathology
  • Tropical Fruits and Plantation Crops
  • Vegetable Crops
  • Weed Science
  • Food Chemistry and Analysis
  • Animal Production Technology
  • Fruits and Vegetable Processing Technology
  • Quality Control and Assurance
  • Cereals, Pulses, Legumes and Tuber Processing Technology
  • Food Biotechnology
  • Food Engineering and Processing
  • Family and Child Studies
  • Home Management (Family Resource Management)
  • Hospitality and Institutional Management
  • Interior Decoration and Design
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Textile, Clothing and Fashion Design
  • Dietetics
  • Community and Public Health Nutrition
  • Human and Experimental Nutrition
  • Soil Genesis
  • Survey and Classification
  • Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy
  • Soil Fertility and Management
  • Soil Physics and Conservation
  • Soil Biology and Biochemistry
  • Environmental Impact Assessment and Land Evaluation

Faculty of Art

  • Polaeolithic Studies
  • Iron Age Archaeology
  • Origins of Food Production and Urbanization
  • Cultural Resource Management (Museum or Tourism Option)
  • English as a second Language (ESL)
  • English Language
  • Literature
  • Comparative Studies and Literature
  • Art History
  • Art Education
  • Art Administration and Management
  • Fine Arts and Design (with specialization in Painting, Print Making; Sculpture-Visual Communication Design; Textile Design; Fashion Design; Ceramics).
  • F.A. with specialization in Painting
  • Print Making
  • Sculpture
  • Textile Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Ceramics
  • Communication Art and Design (Options: Graphic Design and Advertizing; Product Design; Web Design and New Media)
  • Film Making and Photography
  • Art History
  • Traditional African Art
  • Modern African Art
  • Asian Oriental Art
  • African-American Art
  • Art Education
  • A Art Administration and Management
  • African Literature in French
  • German Literature
  • Caribbean Literature in French
  • Translation (FEENG – FRE)
  • African Literature in French
  • Caribbean Literature in French
  • German Literature
  • Political History
  • Economic and Social History
  • Religious History
  • Linguistics
  • African Languages
  • Literature in African Languages
  • Translation and Interpretation
  • African Languages and Literature
  • Electronic Media Sequence
  • The Print and Media Sequence
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Communication Theories and Research
  • African Music Industry
  • Ensemble/Theatre Directing and Management
  • Music Education
  • Research
  • Composition and Musical Instrument Technology
  • Acting and Directing
  • Dramatic Theory and Criticism
  • Applied Theatre
  • Playwriting
  • African and Caribbean Drama and Theatre
  • Film and Media Arts Studies
  • Performance Studies
  • Scenography
  • Theatre and Cultural Administration

Faculty of Biological Science

  • Environmental Biochemistry
  • Enzymology
  • Industrial Biochemistry
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Pharmacological Biochemistry
  • Lipid Biochemistry
  • Brewing Science and Technology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Food/Industrial Microbiology
  • Brewing Science and Technology
  • Biosystematic/Taxonomy
  • Palynology/Palaeoecology
  • Plant Anatomy
  • Plant Physiology
  • Ecophysiology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Mycology
  • Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Plant Ecology
  • Environmental Botany/Economic Botany
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Blagal Biotechnology
  • Aquatic Botany
  • Phycology/Linnology (Aquatic Ecology)
  • Ethnomedicine/Phytomedicine
  • Animal and Environmental Physiology
  • Parasitology and Public Health
  • Entomology and Forensic Sciences
  • Fishery Science and Aquaculture
  • Hydrobiology/Aquatic Sciences
  • Ecology and Environmental Biology
  • Animal Genetics
  • Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Faculty of Business Administration

  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Auditing and Investigation
  • Taxation Laws and Accounts
  • Public Sector Accounting
  • Management Information System
  • Banking
  • Financial Theory and Management
  • Investment
  • Financial Institutions
  • International Finance and Public Finance
  • Administrative Theory and Practice
  • Human Resources Management
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Analytical Techniques
  • Corporate Strategy and Business Policy
  • Project Management and Feasibility Analysis
  • Comparative Management Systems
  • Marketing Communications
  • Physical Distribution and Channel Management
  • Industrial Marketing
  • Consumer-Buyer Behaviour
  • International Marketing
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Public Relations

Faculty of Education

  • Adult Education Administration
  • Community Development
  • Extension & Distance Education
  • Curriculum Studies
  • Language Education
  • Educational Technology
  • Comparative & International Education
  • Music Education
  • Fine & Applied Arts Education
  • Childhood Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • Guidance & Counseling
  • History of Education
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Sociology of Education
  • Special Education
  • Public Health Education
  • Health Education
  • Mental and Emotional Health Education
  • Occupational and Industrial Health Education
  • Administration and Management of Physical Education and Sports
  • Curriculum and Physical Education Teacher Education
  • Psychology of Sports; Sociology of Sports
  • Recreation and Tourism
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Adapted Physical Education
  • Human Kinetics and Sports Studies
  • Educational Research Methodology
  • Mathematics Education
  • Physics Education
  • Chemistry Education
  • Biology Education
  • Measurement & Evaluation
  • Integrated Science Education
  • Economics Education
  • Political Science Education
  • Population & Family Life Education
  • Geographical & Environmental Education
  • Social Studies Education
  • Educational Foundations
  • Library & Information Science
  • Environmental Education

Faculty of Engineering

  • Farm Power & Machinery
  • Soil Water Engineering
  • Agricultural Products Processing & Storage
  • Farm Structures & Environmental Control
  • Structural Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering
  • Materials & Construction
  • Highway Engineering
  • Power Electronics
  • Drives and New System
  • Electrical Machine and Drives
  • Electromagnetic Fields and Application
  • Power Systems and High Voltage Engineering
  • Automatic Control Systems
  • Communications
  • Digital and Computer Electronics
  • Energy and Power Technology
  • Materials Technology and Mechanics
  • Fluid Mechanics and Gas Dynamics
  • Design and Production Technology
  • Industrial Engineering and Management

Faculty of Environmental

  • Architectural Design
  • Architectural Science and Technology
  • Housing
  • Construction Management
  • Architectural History and Theory
  • Sustainable Design
  • Architectural Conservation
  • Architectural Practice and Management
  • Industrial Design
  • Landscape Architecture Design
  • Urban Design
  • Computer Aided Design/Technology and Media Architecture and Interior Design.
  • Valuation
  • Feasibility/Viability Appraisals
  • Taxation, Facility and Property Management
  • Development and Utilization and Land Resources inclusive of Estate
  • Land Surveying
  • Geodesy
  • Photogrammetry
  • Remote Sensing
  • Hydrography
  • Cartography
  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Land Information Management (LIM)
  • Information Technology in Urban and Regional Planning
  • Traffic and Transportation Planning
  • Transportation Planning and Development
  • Conservation/Preservation
  • Housing and Community Development
  • Recreation and Facility Planning
  • Regional/Rural Analysis and Planning
  • Development Control
  • Environmental Management
  • Social Science and Planning.

Faculty of Health Science and Technology

  • Health Economics
  • Health Management & Policy
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Hematology
  • Histopathology
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Medical Imaging
  • Radiation/Environmental Protection
  • Radiological Education
  • Radiotherapy& Oncology
  • Radiology Administration & Management
  • Physiotherapy
  • Pathokinesiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Neurology
  • Maternal & Child Health Nursing
  • Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing
  • Nursing Administration & Management
  • Nursing Education

UNN Postgraduate Courses Faculty of Medical Science

  • Anatomy
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Pharmacology & Therapeutics
  • Human Physiology
  • Medicine and Surgery
  • Community Medicine
  • Epidemiology of Community Disease
  • Health Services Management/Health Economics, Occupational and Environmental Health
  • Social Medicine
  • Health Education
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Cardiology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Respiratory Medicine (Pulmonology)
  • Rheumatology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Clinical Pharmacology/Therapeutics and Dermatology

Read: UNN Postgraduate Form for Admission

UNN PG Courses Faculty of Law

  • Law of Business Organization
  • Banking; Investment and Capital Market
  • Law of Commercial Transaction
  • Insurance Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Customary Law and Human Rights Regime
  • Comparative Law
  • The History of Customary Law
  • The Institution of Infrastructure of Customary Law
  • Indigenous Peoples in National and international Law
  • Public and International Law
  • Law of International Institutions
  • International Environmental Law
  • International Economic Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • International Criminal Law
  • Jurisprudence and Legal Theory
  • Comparative Jurisprudence
  • International Criminal Theory and Development
  • Justice and Human Rights
  • Property and Fiscal Law
  • Law of International Finance and Commerce
  • Corporations; Governance and Dispute Settlement
  • Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Human Rights Law
  • Health Law and Policy
  • Humanitarian Law
  • Advanced Criminal Law

UNN PG Courses Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Pharmaceutical Services e.g. drug information services
  • Pharmacotherapy of various units e.g. oncology, cardiovascular, neurology
  • Ambulatory Care/Adult Medicine
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics/biopharmaceutics
  • Hospital Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical care
  • Social Pharmacy/Behavioural Pharmacy
  • Pediatric Pharmacy
  • Hematology
  • Pharmacy Practice Management
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Public Health Pharmacy
  • Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmacoepidemicology
  • Social Pharmacy/Behavioural Pharmacy
  • Pediatric Pharmacy; Hematology
  • Pharmacy Management
  • Physical Pharmaceutics
  • Compounding
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Biotechnology
  • Dispensing
  • Pharmacy practices
  • Natural Products Chemistry
  • Drug Metabolism
  • Analytical Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Powder and Tablet Technology
  • Semi-Solid Dosage Design
  • Cosmic Science
  • Liquid Formulations Technology
  • Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
  • Autonomic Pharmacology
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Biochemical Pharmacology
  • Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Toxicology
  • Cardiovasular Pharmacology
  • Natural Product Pharmacology
  • Advanced General Pharmacology
  • Advanced Pharmacokinetics and Drug Interactions

Faculty oF Physical Sciences PG Courses

  • Data Communication
  • Software Development
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Information Management
  • Software Engineering
  • Microprocessor Based Systems
  • Economic Geology and Geochemistry
  • Engineering Geology
  • Environmental Geology
  • Applied Geophysics
  • Hydrography
  • Mineralogy and Petrology
  • Palaeontology and Stratigraphy
  • Palynology
  • Petroleum Geoscience
  • Structural Geology
  • Stratigraphy and Sedimentology
  • Applied Geophysics
  • Economic Geology and Geo-Chemistry; Mineral Exploration
  • Engineering Geology
  • Hydrogeology
  • Menerology and Patrology
  • Paleobiology and Biostratigraphy
  • Stratigraphy and Sedimentology
  • Petroleum Geology
  • Structural Geology
  • Solid Earth Geophysics
  • Astrophysics
  • Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science
  • Solar Energy Physics
  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Medical Physics
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Fossil Fuel Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Stochastic Processes: Operations Research
  • Applied Statistics
  • Time Series Modeling
  • Design of Experiments

UNN Faculty Social Sciences Postgraduate Courses

  • Economic Theory
  • Economic Development and Planning
  • International Economics, Money and Banking
  • Labour Economics and Industrial Relations
  • Quantitative Economics
  • Energy Economics
  • Public Sector Economics
  • Climate Change Economics
  • Policy &Innovation
  • Political and Social Philosophy
  • Western Metaphysics
  • Moral Philosophy
  • History of Western Philosophy and African Philosophy
  • Political Theory; Public Administration
  • Comparative Politics, Development and Social Change
  • Electoral Studies
  • International Relations and Diplomacy
  • Political Economy
  • Conflict, Peace and Strategic Studies
  • Human Security and Counter-Terrorisms Studies
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • School Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Financial Management
  • International Administration
  • Human Resources Management.
  • Old Testament
  • New Testament
  • Church History
  • Traditional Religion
  • Religion and Society
  • Criminology
  • Gender and Women Studies
  • Industrial and labour Relations
  • Social Development Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Anthropology and Development
  • Climate Change and Society
  • Comparative Ethnography
  • Criminology and Sociology of Deviance
  • Culture and Communication
  • Demography and Population Studies
  • Environmental Sociology
  • Family Studies
  • Gender and Women Studies
  • Industrial and Labour Relations
  • Industrial Sociology
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Medical Sociology
  • Military Sociology and Diplomacy
  • Oral Tradition and Sociology
  • Organizational Sociology
  • Political Anthropology
  • Political Sociology
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Rural Sociology
  • Security Studies
  • Social Development Studies
  • Social Institutions
  • Symbolic Anthropology
  • Urban Anthropology
  • Urban Sociology
  • Intervention
  • Social Work Ethics &Values
  • Community Development
  • Political Science and Election Administration

UNN Postgraduate Courses – Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

  • Neuroanatomy
  • Developmental Anatomy Embryology
  • Microscopic Anatomy (Histology)
  • Gross and Comparative Anatomy
  • Immunochemistry
  • Histochemistry
  • Applied Anatomy and Biotechnology
  • Large Ruminant Health and Production
  • Small Ruminant Health and Management
  • Dairy Animal Health and Production
  • Nutrition in Health and Disease
  • Swine Health and Production
  • Nutrition and Management
  • Animal Genetics and Breeding
  • Animal Health Management and Economics
  • Avian Medicine
  • Ruminant Medicine
  • Small Animal Medicine
  • Swine Medicine
  • Equine Medicine
  • Fish Laboratory and Wildlife Medicine
  • Ethnoveterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Andrology
  • Gynaecology
  • Obstetrics and Reproductive Biotechnology
  • Parasitic Infections
  • Parasite Zoonoses
  • Clinical Aspects
  • Epizootiology
  • Diagnosis and Control
  • Veterinary Pathology: Diagnostic (Anatomic) Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology (Haematology and Clinical Chemistry)
  • Avian Pathology Nutritional Pathology
  • Veterinary Microbiology
  • Bacteriology
  • Virology
  • Mycology
  • Micoplasmology and Rickettsiology
  • Immunology
  • Public Health: Zoonoses
  • Food Safety Including Meat, Fish and Milk Hygiene
  • Environmental Health and Occupational Safety
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Epidemiology
  • Disease Survellance
  • Emergency Prearedness and Information Management
  • Veterinary Quarantine Services
  • Livestock Production Economics and Entrepreneurship
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Diagnostic Imagining
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Orthopedic
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Animal Surgery

UNN Postgraduate Admission Requirements

  1. Candidates for admission into any postgraduate programme of the University must have obtained 5 credits at not more than two sittings in WASC or GCE or NECO or NABTEB including English Language. Candidates shall also possess the minimum entry requirements for admission into the first degree and postgraduate programmes in their areas of interest for postgraduate studies.
  2. Graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized Universities who possess the above qualifications are eligible to apply.
  3. Master’s: Candidates seeking admission into any Master’s programme must among other thing obtained a CGPA of not less than 2.50
  4. PhD: Graduates of the University of Nigeria or of any other recognized Universities who have obtained the Master’s degree 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 programm
  5. For the PGD in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Architecture, only candidates with University degrees in relevant areas need apply.

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

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