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NDA Postgraduate Admission Form 2019 – NDA Requirement/ PG Courses

This is the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA Postgraduate Admission Form 2019. I will be sharing with you, the complete Application Guide and Requirement for Postgraduate Admission.

Take note that the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA Postgraduate Admission Form for 2019/2020 is now on sale.

NDA Postgraduate Admission Form 2019

All persons interested in applying, should take note that Applications are currently been invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into full-time postgraduate programmes into the Postgraduate School, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna for the 2019/2020 academic session.

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Available NDA Postgraduate Degree Programmes

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Department of Accounting:

• MSc in Accounting

Department of Economics:

• PhD Economics
• MSc in Economics

Department of Geography:

  • PhD Geography with specialisation in:
    • In Environmental Management
    • In Military Geography
    • In Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • MSc Environmental Management
  • MSc Military Geography
  • MSc Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • MSc in Climatolgy
  • MSc Urban Geography
  • MSc Population Studies

Departments of History & War Studies:
• PhD in Military History.
• MA Military History
• MA International Studies

Department of Political Science and Defence Studies:

• PhD in Defence and Strategic Studies.
• MPhil in Security and Strategic Studies
• M.Sc Defence and Strategic Studies

Faculty of Engineering

Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering

• PhD in Electronics and Communications Engineering
• M.Eng in Electronics and Communications Engineering
• M.Eng in Power and Machines Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering:

• M.Eng in Structural Engineering.
• M.Eng in Geotechnical Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • PhD Mechanical Engineering with Specialisation in:
    • PhD in Production Engineering.
    • PhD in Thermofluids and Energy Engineering
  • M.Eng in Production Engineering
  • M.Eng in Thermofluids and Energy Engineering

 Faculty of Science

Department of Biological Sciences

  • PhD Biological Sciences with Specialisation in:
    • In Parasitology
    • In Medical & Poisonous Plant Studies
  • MSc in Parasitology
  • MSc in Medical & Poisonous Plant Studies
  • MSc in Biotechnology

Department of Chemistry

  • PhD Chemistry with specialisation:
    • In Analytical Chemistry
    • In Organic Chemistry
  • MSc in Analytical Chemistry
  • MSc in Organic Chemistry
  • MSc in Inorganic Chemistry
  • MSc in Organic Chemistry
  • MSc in Material Science & Explosives

Department of Computer Science

• PhD in Computer Science
• MSc in Computer Science

Department of Mathematics

• PhD in Applied Mathematics
• MSc in Applied Mathematics

Department of Physics

  • PhD Physics with specialisation in:
    • In Nuclear and Radiation Physics
    • In Solid State Physics
  • MSc in Nuclear and Radiation Physics
  • MSc in Solid State Physics

NDA Professional Part-Time Postgraduate Programmes

Degree Programmes

Take note that these degree programmes, including professional Doctorate, part-time Masters Degree and Postgraduate Diploma programmes are available in the faculties and departments which are listed below.

Faculty of Arts and Social sciences

Department of Accounting:

  • Master in Business Administration

Department of Economics

  • Master in Financial Economics
  • Master in Industrial & Labour Relations

Department of History & War Studies

  • Professional Doctorate in Leadership and Strategic Studies (DLSS)
  • Master in Conflict, Security & Development
  • Master in Development Studies
  • Master in Leadership Studies

Department of Political Science and Defence Studies

• Professional Doctorate in Defence and Security Studies (DDSS)
• Master in International Affairs and Strategic Studies
• Master in Public Administration
• Master in Strategy and Security Administration
• Master in International Affairs and Defence Studies

Faculty of Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering:
• Master in Production Engineering

Postgraduate Diploma Courses

The following Postgraduate Diploma programmes are all part-time programmes. These programmes are available in the faculties and departments which are listed below.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Department of Accounting

• Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance
• Postgraduate Diploma in Logistics & Transportation
• Postgraduate Diploma in Management

Department of Geography

• Postgraduate Diploma in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System
• Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management

Department of Political Science and Defence Studies

• Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration

Faculty of Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering
• Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering

Department of Electrical Electronic Engineering
• Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering
• Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.

Faculty of Science

Department of Biological Sciences
• Postgraduate Diploma in Biotechnology

Department of Chemistry

• Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Science Chemistry
• Postgraduate Diploma in Material Science and Explosives

Department of Computer Science
• Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science

Department of Mathematics
• Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics and Data Analysis

NDA Postgraduate Programmes Admission Requirements

This guide is for those who are interested in applying for the NDA postgraduate programmes. Take note that these are the requirements for the various programmes which are listed below:

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Degree: Applicant who are interested in applying for Ph.D degree must possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) at Bachelor Degree and a Master’s Degree in the proposed field of study from a recognized University.

It is also important that such candidate, to ensure that his application is successful, must have scored an average of not less than 60% or 3.50% at the Masters level.

Masters (MA, M.Eng and M.Sc) Degrees:

For Candidates interested in obtaining a Masters Degrees from NDA, is expected to be a graduate of the Nigerian Defence Academy or any other recognised University. Applicants interested in obtaining MA, M.Eng and M.sc must possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in the relevant field of study.

Professional Doctorate Programmes

This is for all persons who are interested in obtaining Academic Masters degree in relevant disciplines within NDA.

Take note that obtaining a Professional Masters degree in cognate discipline with CGPA of not less than 3.50.

Applicants are required to have significant working experience in public service or Private Sector with solid evidence of managing resources, corporate strategy, defence, security and strategic sector governance.

Master’s Degree

This is for all candidates who are interested in applying for the part-time programmes into NDA. The school management has made it mandatory that each applicant must possess a Bachelor degree with a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division).

While for candidates with Third Class degree or Higher National Diploma are expected (MUST) possess a Postgraduate Diploma in a related discipline from any recognised Academic University to be qualified for admission.

While for all Higher National Diploma (HND) holders interested in obtaining a Masters Degree in NDA, they must possess a minimum of Lower Credit to apply.

PGD Programmes

All persons who are interested in applying for the Postgraduate Diploma programme, MUST possess a Bachelor degree from the Nigerian Defence Academy or any other recognised University, or Higher National Diploma.

Duration of NDA Postgraduate Programmes

Anyone who is granted admission into NDA for PhD or Master’s Degree, must Pursue a FULL-TIME course of study and research in the Academy. However, depending on the degree in view, the following conditions are also applicable:

• A student for the Master’s degree shall pursue the programme for 2 years (which is 4 semesters only)
• Admitted student for PhD Degree will pursue the programme for 3 years (which is 6 semesters only).

However, at the expiration of the period of study for any given programme, a student who has not completed his/her programme shall be withdrawn from the Academy with immediate effect.

Although on exceptional circumstances, the academy will offer application extension to complete the programme. However, take note that extension shall not exceed a period of one year (2 semesters) in case of Masters degree and 2years (4 semesters) in case of PhD.

Duration of NDA Professional Part-Time Postgraduate Programmes

These are the duration of professional programmes as listed below:

• A student for professional Doctorate degree will pursue the programme for 3 years.
• A student who is studying Master degree shall pursue the programme for 18 months (2) semesters course work and (1) semester for project except MBA programme which runs for 2 years.
• A student admitted into NDA to study Postgraduate diploma shall pursue the programme for one year (2 semesters). Except Engineering courses which runs for 2 years.

It is very important to note here, that each student who is admitted for professional master degree and postgraduate diploma programme, shall pursue weekend mode of study and research on Fridays and Saturdays for the period of the study.

NDA Postgraduate Programme Admission

Here is the official Method on how to apply for the Nigerian Defence Academy.

• All applying candidates are required to purchase “Access Codes”. You can buy the Access Codes either through the official website, or through REMITA.

• The NDA PG form price is N10,000.00 only.

• Take note that once an applicant purchases the Access Codes, the candidate is expected to log on to official Portal (https://pg.nda.edu.ng/) and complete the Online application Form.

Please do take note that your application for Admission into NDA Postgraduate Programme is not complete until all copies of your  Credentials, including

• Acknowledgement Form,
• Application for Transcripts form,
• Medical Report Form,

have been submitted along with your application to:

The Secretary,
Postgraduate School, Ribadu Campus, Nigerian Defence Academy,
P.M.B. 2109,
Kaduna

NDA PG Contact

Nigerian Defence Academy
Kaduna, Kaduna State
PMB 2109
Nigeria

NDA PG EMAIL CONTACT

If you have any inquires, you can easily message the NDA PG through pgenquiries@nda.edu.ng

You can also reach the general NDA support through this email support: enquiries@nda.edu.ng

NDA PG PHONE NUMBER CONTACT

0905 8093 931. This is the official phone number of NDA, as listed on their official portal.

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Glory Joseph

A graduate of Medicine From Imsu, Current Nurse, Medical book reader, Nigeria tertiary institution news anchor. I virtually know all Varsities in Nigeria!

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