UNIABUJA Postgraduate Courses and UniAbuja Admission Requirements

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This is the general admission requirement for candidates seeking admission into the University of Abuja school of Postgraduate studies.

  1. Candidates seeking admission into the University of Abuja Postgraduate studies must have obtained at least (5) credits including English Language and Mathematics in not more than two sittings in either WAM.Sc/NECO/GCE (Ordinary Level) or their equivalent.
  2. While for candidates who are applying for admission into the M.A., M.EPhD., M. Eng., MVPH, MVPM, and M.M.Sc. degree in any field is required and MUST obtain a Bachelor’s degree with at least second-class lower division in the relevant Discipline.
  3. Candidates seeking admission into the Ph.D. in any Programme of the University of Abuja must have obtained a minimum weighted average M.Score of 60% (4 points) letter grade “B” average performance in the Master’s Degree programme.
  4. The school of postgraduate studies has disclosed that candidates aiming for a Ph.D. with a Master’s Degree from any other University, who, in his/her Master’s study had not previously taken the compulsory courses or their equivalent, similar to the courses in the University of Abuja shall, on admission, be required to offer and pass such courses with a minimum of 60% (4 points) or a letter grade “B” average performance.
  5. Candidates who are interested/seeking admission into any of the Postgraduate Diploma Programmes must possess a University degree with a minimum grade of third class or Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of Lower Credit.
  6. MBBS, BDS is required for MPH Community Medicine while a health-related degree is required for MPH Sexual and Reproductive Health.
  7. IMPORTANT NOTE: It is important to note here that the school admission board required all Ph.D. candidates to attach a maximum of 500 words research proposal.
  8. While for candidates applying for a master’s degree in Economics should have a minimum CGPA of 3.00 before they will be admitted.
  9. Take note that only programs of the Centre for Gender Security Studies and Youth Advancement and the Institute of Education have the Part-Time component.

UNIABUJA Postgraduate Courses.

Here is a list of all the University of Abuja Postgraduate courses, and they are listed under their respective faculties. See the list below, and if anything is confusing, don’t forget to share it with us.


Department of Crop Protection

  1. PGD Crop Protection
  2. M.Sc. Crop Protection
  3. PhPhD. Crop Protection

Department of Crop M.Science

  1. PGD Agronomy
  2. PGD Agro-Forestry.
  3. M.Sc. Agronomy.
  4. M.Sc. Agro-Forestry.
  5. PhPhD. Crop Protection.
  6. PhPhD. Agronomy.
  7. PhPhD. Agro Forestry.

Dept. of Agric. Economics & Extension.

  1. PGD Agric. Economics & Farm Management.
  2. PGD in Agricultural Business Management
  3. M.Sc. Agricultural Economics
  4. M.Sc. Development Economics
  5. M.Sc. Environmental Economics
  6. M.Sc. Agric. Ext. & Rural Sociology
  7. PhPhD. Agricultural Economics
  8. PhPhD. Agricultural Ext. & Rural Sociology

Department of Soil M.Science

  1. PGD Soil M.Science
  2. M.Sc. Soil M.Science
  3. PhPhD. Soil M.Science

Department of Animal M.Science

  1. PGD Animal M.Science
  2. M.Sc. Animal M.Science
  3. Ph.PhD. Animal M.Science


Department of History & Diplomatic Studies

  1. PGD Diplomatic Studies
  2. M.A. Diplomatic Studies
  3. M.A. Nigerian and African History
  4. Phil. in Nigerian and African History
  5. Phil. Diplomatic Studies
  6. PhD. Nigerian and African History
  7. PhD. Diplomatic Studies
  8. Ph.PhD. Nigerian and African History
  9. Ph.PhD. Diplomatic Studies

Department of Theatre Arts

  1. PGD Media Arts
  2. PGD Theatre Arts
  3. M.A. Media Arts
  4. M.A. Theatre Arts
  5. PhPhD. Media Arts
  6. PhPhD. Theatre Arts

Department of English Language

  1. M.A. English Language
  2. M.A. Literature in English
  3. PhPhD. English Language
  4. PhPhD. Literature in English

Department of Islamic Studies

  1. M.A Islamic Studies.
  2. Ph.D Islamic Studies.

Department of Philosophy

  1. M.A Philosophy.
  2. Ph.D Philosophy.Department of Christian Studies and Religious Communication.
    1. PGD Christian Religious Studies
    2. M.A Philosophy and Psychology of Religion
    3. M.A Industrial Christian Theology
    4. M.A Old and New Testament Studies
    5. PhD Industrial Christian Theology
    6. PhD Old and New Testament Studies
    7. PhD Philosophy and Psychology of Religion



Department of Anatomical M.Sciences

  1. M.Sc. Anatomical M.Sciences
  2. PhD. Anatomical M.Sciences

Department of Human Physiology

  1. M.Sc. Human Physiology
  2. PhD. Human Physiology

Department of Medical Biochemistry

  1. M.Sc. Medical Biochemistry
  2. PhD. Medical Biochemistry


Department of Community Medicine

  1. MPH Comm Medicine
  2. MPH Sexual & Repro Health


  1. PGD Education

Department of Educational Management

  • EPhD. Educational Management
  1. PhD. Educational Management

Dept. of Counseling. & Educational Psychology

  1. EPhD. Educational Psychology
  2. PhD. Educational Psychology

Department. of Guidance & Counseling Education

  1. EPhD. Guidance and Counseling
  2. PhD. Guidance and Counseling

Department of Arts & Social M.Science Education

  • EPhD. Counseling Education
  1. EPhD. Curriculum Studies
  2. EPhD. Language Education
  • EPhD. Social Studies Education
  1. PhD. Counseling Education
  2. PhD. Curriculum Studies
  3. PhD. Language Education
  4. Ph.PhD. Social Studies Education

Department. of M.Science & Env. Education

  1. EPhD. M.Science Education
  2. EPhD. Mathematics Education
  3. PhD. M.Science Education
  4. PhD. Mathematics Education


Department of Civil Engineering

  1. Eng. Civil Engineering
  1. Eng. Civil Engineering

Department of Chemical Engineering

  1. Eng. Chemical Engineering
  2. PhD. Chemical Engineering

Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering

  1. PGD Electrical Engineering
  2. Eng. Electrical Engineering
  3. PhD. Electrical Engineering

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

  • Eng. Mechanical Engineering
  • PhD. Mechanical Engineering


  1. Master of Laws (LL.M)
  2. Ph.PhD. in Laws (Ph.PhD. Law)


Department of Accounting

  1. PGD Accounting
  2. M.Sc. in Accounting & Finance

Department of Banking and Finance

  1. PGD Banking and Finance

Department of Business Administration

  1. PGDBA Business Administration
  2. M.M.Sc. Business Administration
  3. Ph.PhD. Business Administration

Department of Public Administration

  1. PGDPA Public Administration
  2. MPA Masters of Public Administration
  3. M.Sc. Public Administration
  4. Ph.D. Public Administration


Department of Biological M.Sciences

  1. M.Sc. Biology (Environmental)
  2. M.Sc. Botany (Biodiversity)
  3. M.Sc. Zoology (Parasitology)
  4. M.Sc. Zoology (Fisheries)
  5. Ph.D. Biology (Environmental)
  6. Ph.D. Botany (Biodiversity)
  7. Ph.D. Zoology (Parasitology)
  8. Ph.D. Zoology (Fisheries)

Department of Microbiology

  1. M.Sc. Environmental Microbiology
  2. Ph.D. Food Microbiology
  3. Ph.D. Industrial Microbiology
  4. Ph.D. Environmental Microbiology

Department of Chemistry.

  1. M.Sc. Physical Chemistry
  2. M.Sc. Organic Chemistry
  3. M.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry
  4. M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry
  5. Ph.D. Physical Chemistry
  6. Ph.D. Organic Chemistry
  7. Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry
  8. Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry

Department of Computer M.Science

  1. M.Sc. Computer M.Science.
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Information System (PGDIS)
  3. Ph.D. Computer M.Science

Department of Physics

  1. M.Sc. Solid State Physics
  2. M.Sc. Solar Energy Physics
  3. M.Sc. Applied Geophysics
  4. Ph.D. Solid State Physics
  5. Ph.D. Solar Energy Physics
  6. Ph.D. Applied Geophysics

Department of Mathematics

  1. PGD Financial Mathematics
  • M.Sc. Financial Mathematics
  • M.Sc. Pure Mathematics
  • M.Sc. Applied Mathematics
  • Ph.D. Pure Mathematics
  • Ph.D. Applied Mathematics

Department of Statistics

  1. PGD Statistics (PGDS)
  2. M.M.Sc. Statistics
  3. Ph.Ph.D. Statistics


Department of Economics

  1. PGD Economics
  2. MFE Masters in Financial Economics
  3. M.Sc. Economics
  4. Ph.D. Economics

Department. Of Political M.Science & International Relations

  1. Postgraduate Diploma Political M.Science
  2. Masters in International Relations & Diplomacy
  3. M.Sc. Political M.Science (International Relations)
  4. M.Sc. Political M.Sci. (Political Economy & Development Studies)
  5. M.Sc. Political M.Science (Policy Analysis)
  6. Ph.D. Political M.Science (International Relations)
  7. Ph.D. Political M.Science (Political Economy & Development Studies)
  8. Ph.D. Political M.Science (Policy Analysis)

Department of Sociology

  1. Inter-culture Conflict & Community Studies
  2. M.Sc. Gender Studies
  3. M.Sc. Development Sociology
  4. M.Sc. Industrial Sociology
  5. M.Sc. Criminology
  6. M.Sc. Demography
  7. M.Sc. Medical Sociology
  8. PhD. Sociology

Dept. of Geography & Environmental Management.

  1. PGD Environmental Planning & Protection
  2. Masters in Environmental Planning & Protection
  3. M.Sc. Geography (Population & Manpower Planning.)
  4. M.Sc. Geography (Geomorphology)
  5. M.Sc. Geography (Biogeography)
  6. M.Sc. Geography (Climatology)
  7. M.Sc. Geography (Environmental Resource Planning)
  8. PhD. in Environmental Resource Planning
  9. PhD. Population & Manpower Planning
  10. PhD. Geomorphology
  11. PhD. Biogeography
  12. PhD. Climatology


Dept. of Veterinary Public Health & Preventive Medicine

  1. PGD Food Hygiene
  2. PGD Epidemiology
  3. M.Sc. Epidemiology
  4. M.Sc. Avian Medicine
  5. M.Sc. Swine Medicine
  6. MVPH Veterinary Public Health
  7. MVPH Veterinary Preventive Medicine
  8. PhD. Avian Medicine
  9. PhD. Swine Medicine
  10. PhD. Epidemiology
  11. PhD. Veterinary Public Health
  12. PhD. Veterinary Preventive Medicine

Department of Veterinary Microbiology

  1. M.Sc. Veterinary Microbiology
  2. M.Sc. Bacteriology
  3. M.Sc. Immunology
  4. M.Sc. Virology
  5. PhD. Veterinary Microbiology
  6. PhD. Bacteriology
  7. PhD. Immunology
  8. PhD. Virology

Department of Vet. Pharm & Toxicology

  1. M.Sc. Pharmacology
  2. M.Sc. Toxicology
  3. PhD. Pharmacology
  4. PhD. Toxicology

Dept. of Parasitology & Entomology

  1. PGD Veterinary Parasitology
  2. M.Sc. Vet Hematology Protozoa & Entomology
  3. PhD. Veterinary Helm Proto & Entomology


  1. PGD in Gender Studies (Part Time)
  2. A. Gender Studies (Part Time)


  1. PGD Peace and Security Studies (Professional)
  2. PGD Leadership and DiM.Scipline Studies (Professional)
  3. PGD Society and Development Studies (Professional)
  4. Masters in Peace and Security Studies (Professional)
  5. Masters in Leadership & DiM.Scipline Studies(Professional)
  6. Masters in Society & Dev. Studies(Professional)


  1. PGD in Education (Part Time)


  1. PGD Anti-Corruption Studies
  1. PGD Criminology & Security Studies
  1. PGD Leadership and DiM.Scipline Studies
  2. PGD NGO and Management Studies
  3. PGD Society and Development Studies
  4. PGD Social Rehabilitation Studies
  5. PGD Peace & Security Studies
  6. Masters in Anti-Corruption Studies
  7. Masters in Criminology & Security Studies
  8. Masters in Leadership and DiM.Scipline Studies
  9. Masters in NGO and Management Studies
  10. Masters in Society & Development Studies
  11. Masters in Social Rehabilitation Studies Masters in Peace & Security Studies


  1. PGD in Legislative Studies (PGDLA)
  2. Masters in Legislative Studies (MLS)
  3. Masters in Legislative Drafting
  4. Masters in Parliamentary Administration.

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