Postgraduate School

COLLEGE OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

ADMISSION INTO POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES (FULL TIME AND
PART TIME FOR 2019/2020 ACADEMIC SESSION)

APPLICATIONS
ARE INVITED FROM SUITABLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR ADMISSION INTO THE
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA, PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC MASTER’S/Ph.D DEGREE PROGRAMMES
FOR THE 2019/2020 ACADEMIC SESSION

UNIQUENESS

*100% accreditation by NUC and relevant
Professional Bodies in all 47 programmes offered by ABUAD

*ABUAD “a model, reference point and benchmark”
for other universities by NUC whilst UNESCO and other stakeholders have
acknowledged the university as “a world class university.”

*Consistent, predictable and assured Academic
calendar.

*Winner, Socrates Award for Best Enterprise in
Africa by European Business Assembly in Oxford.

*2nd Best Private University out of
68 Private Universities in Nigeria by Webometric in July 2017 ranking.

* Best University out of  68 private Universities in Nigeria in Google
Scholar, July 2017 ranking.

*Graduated 6 sets of students in eight years -
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

*Best University Law Faculty Award – Institute
of Government Research and Leadership Technology, 2012.

*Fullbright Scholarships available

*Freedom of religion

*ABUAD: “A Template for Engineering Education in
Nigeria” by NSE.

*37 well-equipped Laboratories in Engineering –
“40% peculiar to ABUAD” – NSE.

*Best Law College in West Africa – NUC.

*2015 Africa Champion in Microsoft Imagine Cup
in Seattle, USA.

*2016 World Champion in Unilever Competition in
London.

* 2017 Nigerian Champion in Microsoft Imagine
Cup in Lagos, Nigeria

 

 

COLLEGE OF
ENGINEERING

Available
Programmes:

 

1.
Department of Electrical and Electronics; and Computer Engineering

a. Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

b. Master of Engineering in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

c.  PhD, Electrical/Electronics Engineering

(with specialization in

i. Control & Instrumentation

ii. Communications

iii .Power Systems)

d.Master of Engineering in Computer Engineering

e.   PhD, Computer Engineering

(with specialization in

i. Computer System Architecture

ii.Intelligent Robotics and Automation)

2.Department of Civil Engineering

a.Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering

b. Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering

c.  PhD, Civil Engineering

(with specialization in

i.   Structural Engineering

ii. Geotechnical Engineering

iii. Transportation/ Highway Engineering

vi. Water Resources and Environmental Engineering

v. Construction Engineering)

3.Department of Chemical /Petroleum Engineering

a. Postgraduate Diploma in Petroleum Engineering

b. Master of Engineering in Petroleum Engineering

c.   PhD, Petroleum Engineering

(with specialization in

i.  Reservoir Engineering

ii. Production Engineering

iii. Petroleum Economics Gas Engineering

iv. Drilling Engineering)

c. Postgraduate Diploma in Chemical Engineering

d. Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering

e.  Ph.D, Chemical Engineering

4.Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering

a. Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

b. Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

c.   Ph.D, Mechanical Engineering

                (with specialization in

i. Industrial and Manufacturing
Engineering

ii. Plant Engineering

d.Master of
Engineering in Mechatronics Engineering

e.  PhD, Mechatronics Engineering

                (with specialization in

i.  Industrial Automation

ii. Robotics        

 

COLLEGE OF
LAW

Available
Programme:

a. LL.M Law

b.  PhD,
Law

 

COLLEGE OF
MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Available
Programmes:

1.Department of Human
Anatomy

a. Master of Science in Anatomy

b.   PhD,
Human Anatomy

 

2.  Department of   Human Nutrition and Dietetics

a. Master of Science in Human Nutrition

b.   PhD,
Human Nutrition and Dietetics

 

3.   Department of Human Physiology

a. Master of Science in Human Physiology

b.   PhD,
Human Physiology

 

4.
Department of Nursing Science

a.   PGD
in Nursing Science

b.
Master of Science in Nursing (M.Sc Nursing)

c.   PhD
in Nursing Science

 

5.
Department of Medical Laboratory Science

a.   PGD
in Medical Laboratory Science

b.   M.Sc
in Medical Laboratory Science

c.   PhD
in Medical Laboratory Science

 

COLLEGE OF
SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

Available
Programmes:

1.    Department of Economics and Management Studies

a.Postgraduate Diploma in Economics

b. Master of Science in Economics

c.  Ph.D
Economics

Eligibility: Candidates must possess
one of the following qualifications: 

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>A
Master of Science (MSc Degree in Economics of Afe Babalola University or any
other University recognized by the Senate of Afe Babalola University with a
minimum of 60% or a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.50.

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>Any
candidate with a CGPA less than 3.50 with a minimum of 3.00 shall be admitted
to M.Phil/Ph.D programme in the first instance, with the opportunity to convert
to the Ph.D programme later.

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>An M.Phil degree in
Economics of any University recognized by the Senate of Afe Babalola
University, with a minimum of CGPA of 3.50.

      (with
specialization in

i. International Economics option

ii. Petroleum and Energy Economics option

iii. Monetary Economics option)

d.Postgraduate Diploma in Management

e.  Master
of Science in Management

f.   PhD,
Management

      (with specialization in

i.   General
Management

ii. Human Resources Management

iii. Labour and Industrial Relations)

g.Master of Business Administration (MBA)

h.  PhD,
Business Administration

(with specialization in

i.    Human Resource
Management

ii.   Marketing

iii.  International
Business

iv. Entrepreneurship and
Small Business Management)

i.Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting

j.Master of Science in Accounting

k. Ph.D Accounting

Eligibility: Candidates must possess
one of the following qualifications: 

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>A
Master of Science (MSc Degree in Accounting of Afe Babalola University or any
other University recognized by the Senate of Afe Babalola University with a
minimum of 60% or a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.50.

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>Any
candidate with a CGPA less than 3.50 with a minimum of 3.00 shall be admitted
to M.Phil/Ph.D programme in the first instance, with the opportunity to convert
to the Ph.D programme later.

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>An M.Phil degree in
Accounting of any University recognized by the Senate of Afe Babalola
University, with a minimum of CGPA of 3.50.

        (with specialization in

i. Financial Accounting

ii. Forensic Accounting

iii. Accounting Information Systems

iv. Auditing

v. Taxation

vi. Management Accounting

vii. Environmental Accounting

viii. International Accounting

ix. Oil and Gas 

i.Postgraduate Diploma in Banking & Finance

j.Master of Science in Banking & Finance

        (with specialization in

i.   Banking

ii.  Finance

iii.  Insurance
Business

iv.  Finance and
Accounting

v.   International
Finance

vi.  Agricultural
Finance

vii. Corporate Finance

viii. Bank Management

ix.  Public Sector
Finance

x.   Pension
Management

xi. Mortgage Finance

xii. Entrepreneurial Finance)

k.  Master
of Science in Finance

l. Ph.D Finance

Eligibility: Candidates must possess
one of the following qualifications: 

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>A
Master of Science (MSc Degree in Finance of Afe Babalola University or any
other University recognized by the Senate of Afe Babalola University with a
minimum of 60% or a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.50.

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>Any
candidate with a CGPA less than 3.50 with a minimum of 3.00 shall be admitted
to M.Phil/Ph.D programme in the first instance, with the opportunity to convert
to the Ph.D programme later.

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>An
M.Phil degree in Finance of any University recognized by the Senate of Afe
Babalola University, with a minimum of CGPA of 3.50.

l.  Master of Science in Human Resource                 Management

m.  PhD, Human Resource Management

n.    Master in Industrial and Labour Relations
(MILR)

o.    PhD, Industrial Labour Relations

 

2.Department of Media and
Communication Studies

<![if !supportLists]>a.
<![endif]>Postgraduate Diploma in Media and Communication
Studies

<![if !supportLists]>b.
<![endif]>Master of Science in Media and Communication

Studies

(with
specialization in

i.   Print Journalism (Newspaper & Magazine)

ii.   Broadcast
Journalism (Radio/Television)

iii.  Advertising and
Public Relations (PRAD))

c.  Ph.D, Mass
Communication

Eligibility: Candidates must possess
one of the following qualifications: 

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>A
Master of Science (MSc Degree in Media and Communication Studies of Afe
Babalola University or any other University recognized by the Senate of Afe
Babalola University with a minimum of 60% or a cumulative grade point average
(CGPA) of 3.50.

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>Any
candidate with a CGPA less than 3.50 with a minimum of 3.00 shall be admitted
to M.Phil/Ph.D programme in the first instance, with the opportunity to convert
to the Ph.D programme later.

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>An
M.Phil degree in Media and Communications Studies of any University recognized
by the Senate of Afe Babalola University, with a minimum of CGPA of 3.50.

(with
specialization in

i.   Print Journalism (Newspaper & Magazine)

ii.   Broadcast
Journalism (Radio/Television)

iii.  Advertising and
Public Relations (PRAD))

 

3.   Department of Political Science

a.
Postgraduate Diploma in Conflict, Peace and
Strategic Studies

b.
Master of Science in Conflict, Peace and Strategic Studies 

c.   PhD in Conflict, Peace and Strategic Studies

[with specialization in

i.    International
Development Studies (IDS)

ii.   Gender and Peace
Building (GPB)

iii.  International
Peace Studies (IPS)

iv.   Alternative
Dispute Resolution (ADR)

v.    Strategic
Studies (SS)

vi.   Peace
Education/Education for Peace (PE)

vii.  Media, Peace and
Conflict Studies (MPCS)]

d.  PGD in
Political Science

e. Master of Science in Political Science

f.  PhD in
Political Science

[with
specialization in

i.   Comparative Politics (CP)

ii.  Public Administration (PA)

iii. International
Relations, Peace and Strategic Studies
(IPS)

iv. Political Theory and Philosophy (PTP)

v.  Political Economy
and Development Studies (PEDS)]

4.  Department of Social Justice

a.  PGD in
Social Justice

b.  M.Sc
in Social Justice

c.  PhD,
Social Justice

 

5. Department of
International Relations

a. Postgraduate Diploma in
International Relations andDiplomacy

b. Master of Science in
International Relations and Diplomacy

c.  PhD, International Relations and Diplomacy

(with
specialization in

i. International Relations

ii.  Foreign Policy

iii. Conflict and International
Security

iv. Intelligence and Security
Studies

v. Peace and Conflict Studies

vi.  International Law

vii. Defence Policy

viii. Strategic Studies

ix. Gender Studies

c. Master of
International Relations and Diplomacy (MIRD) Professional

d. Postgraduate Diploma in
Intelligence & Security Studies

e. Master of
Science in Intelligence & Security Studies
f.  PhD, Intelligence and Security
Studies

(with
specialization in

i. Agent Handling

ii.  IntelligenceOrganizations

iii.Intelligence Analysis and
Production

iv.Security
Studies)

 

5.    Department of Tourism and Events Management
Studies

a.Postgraduate
Diploma in Tourism and Events Management

b.  Master of Science in Tourism and Events
Management

c.    PhD, Tourism and Events Management

 

COLLEGE OF SCIENCES

Available
Programmes:

1.Department
of Chemical Sciences

a. Postgraduate Diploma
in Biochemistry

b. Master of Science in
Biochemistry

c.  Ph.DBiochemistry

Eligibility: Candidates must possess
one of the following qualifications: 

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>A
Master of Science (MSc Degree in Biochemistry of Afe Babalola University or any
other University recognized by the Senate of Afe Babalola University with a
minimum of 60% or a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.50.

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>Any
candidate with a CGPA less than 3.50 with a minimum of 3.00 shall be admitted
to M.Phil/Ph.D programme in the first instance, with the opportunity to convert
to the Ph.D programme later.

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>An
M.Phil degree in Biochemistry of any University recognized by the Senate of Afe
Babalola University, with a minimum of CGPA of 3.50.

        (with specialization in

                i.     Medical Biochemistry and Toxicology

                ii.   Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

                iii.  Food and Nutritional Biochemistry)

c.  Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial Chemistry

d.  Master of Science in Industrial Chemistry

c.  PhD, Industrial Chemistry

                (with
specialization in

<![if !supportLists]>i.
<![endif]>Organic/Natural
product Chemistry

<![if !supportLists]>ii.
<![endif]>Analytical
Chemistry

<![if !supportLists]>iii.     <![endif]>Environmental Chemistry and Pollution control)

2.    Department of Biological Sciences

a. Postgraduate Diploma
in Microbiology

b. Master of Science in Microbiology

c.  Ph.D
Microbiology

Eligibility: Candidates must possess
one of the following qualifications: 

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>A
Master of Science (MSc Degree in Microbiology of Afe Babalola University or any
other University recognized by the Senate of Afe Babalola University with a
minimum of 60% or a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.50.

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>Any
candidate with a CGPA less than 3.50 with a minimum of 3.00 shall be admitted
to M.Phil/Ph.D programme in the first instance, with the opportunity to convert
to the Ph.D programme later.

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>An M.Phil degree in
Microbiology of any University recognized by the Senate of Afe Babalola
University, with a minimum of CGPA of 3.50.

        (with specialization in

i.    Medical/Pathogenic
Microbiology

ii.   Environmental
Microbiology

iii.  Food and
Industrial Microbiology)

d. Master of Science in Biology

        (with specialization in

i.    Ecology and
Environmental Science

ii.  Parasitology

iii. Biotechnology

iv. Phytomedicine)

e.   Ph.D,
Biology

Eligibility: Candidates must possess
one of the following qualifications: 

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>A
Master of Science (MSc Degree in Biology of Afe Babalola University or any
other University recognized by the Senate of Afe Babalola University with a
minimum of 60% or a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.50.

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>Any
candidate with a CGPA less than 3.50 with a minimum of 3.00 shall be admitted
to M.Phil/Ph.D programme in the first instance, with the opportunity to convert
to the Ph.D programme later.

<![if !supportLists]>Ø  <![endif]>An M.Phil degree in
Biology of any University recognized by the Senate of Afe Babalola University,
with a minimum of CGPA of 3.50.

(with specialization in

i.    Ecology and
Environmental Science

ii.  Parasitology

iii. Biotechnology

iv. Phytomedicine)

 

3. Department of
Mathematical and Physical Sciences  a.
Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science

b. Master of Science in Computer Science

c.  PhD in
Computer Science

                (with specialization in

i.   Cyber security

ii.  Computer Science Theory/Systems and     Foundation of Computer Science

iii.
Software Engineering

iv.  Database Systems/Data Engineering)

d.
Postgraduate Diploma in Physics with Electronics

e.  Master
of Science in Physics with Electronics

f.  PhD,
Physics with Electronics

                (with specialization in

i.  Solid State
Physics/Material Science

ii. Electronic
Measurements and Instrumentation)

 

4.  Department of Geology

a.  Postgraduate Diploma in Geology

b.  Master of Science in Geology

c.  PhD, Geology

                (with specialization in

i.   Sedimentary/Petroleum Geology

ii.  Engineering Geology and Geotechnics

iii. Petroleum
Geophysics

iv.
Environmental/Groundwater Geophysics

v. Mineral Exploration

vi. Petrology/Structural
Geology)

 

5.  Department of Agricultural Economics

a.  Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural
Economics

b.  Master of Science in Agricultural Economics

c.   PhD in Agricultural Economics

                (with specialization in

i.   Production Economics

ii.  Resource Economics

iii. Micro and Macro
Economics

iv. Industrial Economics

v.  Marketing and Value Addition Economics)

               

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

<![if !supportLists]>(A) <![endif]>Postgraduate
Diploma Programmes

 

The criteria for admission into the PGD
programme will be as follow:

<![if !supportLists]>·
<![endif]>All candidates must have five credit
passes including English, Mathematics and three other relevant subjects at ‘O’
Level.

<![if !supportLists]>·
<![endif]>Candidates with Bachelor’s degree
from any NUC approved University must obtain a minimum of 3rd Class degree in
the relevant discipline.

<![if !supportLists]>·
<![endif]>Holders of HND in relevant
programmes from approved Institutions with a minimum of Lower Credit may also
be considered for admission.

 

<![if !supportLists]>(B) <![endif]>Master’s Degree
Programmes

 

The criteria for admission into the
Masters Programme (M.Sc.) will be as follow:

<![if !supportLists]>1.       <![endif]> All candidates must
have five credit passes including English, Mathematics and three other relevant
subjects at ‘O’ Level.

 

<![if !supportLists]>2.
<![endif]>Professional Master’s Degree Programme

<![if !supportLists]>·
<![endif]>Candidates for professional Master’s
degree programme must obtain a minimum of Second Class Lower Division in the
relevant discipline of  universities
approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

<![if !supportLists]>·
<![endif]>Candidates with university degree in
Third Class or HND plus a university PGD at credit level pass,  may be considered for admission into
professional Master’s degree programmes.

<![if !supportLists]>·
<![endif]>All candidates must demonstrate
adequate intellectual capacity, maturity and effective decision making and
problem solving potentials.

 

<![if !supportLists]>3.
<![endif]>Academic Master’s Degree Programme

<![if !supportLists]>·
<![endif]>Candidates with Bachelor’s degrees from
the relevant discipline of other universities approved by the National
Universities Commission (NUC) must obtain a minimum of Second Class Lower Division.

<![if !supportLists]>·
<![endif]>Candidates with at least a Third
Class Degree or HND and university PGD in the relevant discipline of
universities approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC) may be
considered for admission into academic Master’s degree programmes.

 

DURATION
OF PROGRAMMES:

<![if !supportLists]>a.
<![endif]>Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

2 Semesters – Full Time

3 Semesters – Part Time

4 Semesters - All Engineering Programmes

<![if !supportLists]>b.
<![endif]>Master of Science & LL.M Programmes

3 Semesters
– Full Time

4 Semesters – Part Time

<![if !supportLists]>c.
<![endif]>Master of Business Administration (MBA)

3 Semesters – Full Time

4 Semesters – Part Time

<![if !supportLists]>d.
<![endif]>Master of Engineering Programmes (M.Eng.)

3 Semesters – Full Time

4 Semesters – Part Time

<![if !supportLists]>e.
<![endif]>Ph.D programmes

3 Years         -  Full Time

 

IN
ADDITION TO THE STATED ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR INDIVIDUAL PROGRAMMES ABOVE,
ALL APPLICANTS ARE TO NOTE THAT:

<![if !supportLists]>·
<![endif]>The University Matriculation requirements of
individual Departments running the programme must be satisfied before a
candidate can be considered for admission.

<![if !supportLists]>·
<![endif]>For admission into any of the programmes,
possession of NYSC Discharge/Exemption/Exclusion Certificate issued by the
Directorate is compulsory.

 

METHODS OF
APPLICATION
:

The methods of application are as follows:

(i) click on https://admissions.abuad.edu.ng/ to fill the online form
and to make online payment.  

                OR

(ii) Download the application form online on the
University website:
www.abuad.edu.ng, then payment can
either be made online or directly to the designated accounts

OR

 

(iii) Purchase form directly after having made
payment online or to the designated accounts from any of the designated selling
centres.

OR

(i) College of Postgraduate Studies, Afe
Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, KM 8.5, Afe Babalola Way, Ijan Road, Ado-Ekiti,
Ekiti State.

 

(ii) Emmanuel Chambers, Block 4, CMD/Jubilee
Road, Magodo, GRA, Lagos.

 

(iii) Emmanuel
House, 24, Madeira Street, Imani Estate, Maitama, Abuja

 

(iv)
Emmanuel Chambers, 7, Aba Road,Leventis B/Stop, Port-Harcourt

 

(v) Afe
Babalola & Co, Emmanuel Chambers, Ibadan, 80, Fajuyi Road, Ekotedo, Ibadan

 

(vi)
Green Ocean Multibiz, 60 Odogun Avenue, New Layout, Off Jakpa Road, Ekpan, Warri

 

The
Designated Banks are as follows
:

 

1) Afe
Babalola University

Name of
Account: School of Postgraduate Studies

Name of
Bank: Wema Bank Plc

Account
Number: 0122203662

 

2)Afe
Babalola University

Name of
Account:School ofPostgraduate Studies

Name of
Bank: Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN)

Account
Number: 0050182276

 

3) Afe
Babalola University

Name of
Account:School of Postgraduate Studies

Name of
Bank: United Bank of Africa (UBA),

Account
Number: 1020298532

 

4) Afe
Babalola University

Name of
Account:School of Postgraduate Studies

Name of
Bank: Sterling Bank Plc

Account
Number: 0064790070

 

NOTE: Send the Hardcopy of the filled Form and all
supporting documents to:

 

Admission
fee:

PGD/MSc Programmes:              -              N10,500.00

Ph.D Programmes                          -              N10,500.00

 

The
Secretary,

College of
Postgraduate Studies,

Afe
Babalola University,

Km 8.5,
Afe Babalola Way,

P.M.B.
5454, Ado – Ekiti,

Ekiti
State, Nigeria.

 

CLOSING
DATE
:Sale of Formsrun throughout the year.

 

ENQUIRIES

For further enquiries, please contact:

 

Tel:       07032366407,&
08033262920, 08062295050, 08037227596

 

Email: pgcollege@abuad.edu.ng

Skype: abuadng

Website: http://www.abuad.edu.ng

 

(Signed)

Lady
Christie Oluborode

Registrar

 

 

 

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