Admission Into Postgraduate Programmes (Full Time and Part Time for 2020/2021 Academic Session)

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           COLLEGE OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

ADMISSION INTO POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES (FULL TIME AND PART TIME FOR 2021/2022 ACADEMIC SESSION)

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FROM SUITABLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR ADMISSION INTO THE POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA, PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC MASTERS/Ph.D. DEGREE PROGRAMMES FOR THE 2021/2022 ACADEMIC SESSION

  1. WHY ABUAD IS THE FIRST CHOICE FOR CANDIDATES IN SEARCH OF QUALITY AND FUNCTIONAL EDUCATION?

ABUAD was founded by Aare Afe Babalola, OFR, CON, SAN, a holder of eight (8) Honorary Doctorate Degrees from eight (8) Universities and Fellowships from four other Higher Institutions round the world, including LL. D (London), LL. D (UNILAG), LL. D (UI), D. Lit (NDA), a self-made man who obtained two degrees, B. Sc (Economics) and LL. B, from University of London through Private Studies; an acclaimed university Administrator; Former Pro-Chancellor of University of Lagos and Winner of NUC's Best Pro-Chancellor Award (twice) in Nigeria, Former Chairman, Committee of Pro- Chancellors of Nigeria Universities, Winner of African Man of the Year in Education in 2014, the 2016 African Leadership Magazine's Recipient of the Award for Pioneering Excellence & Innovation in Tertiary Education in Africa, Recipient of the 2013 Zik Prize in Leadership and Recipient of the 2018 Chief Obafemi Awolowo Prize for Leadership Award.

 

  1. UNIQUENESS OF ABUAD

(i).   Acknowledged by NUC as "a model, benchmark and a reference point in University

Education".

(ii).  Acknowledged as "the Pride of University Education in Nigeria" by National

Universities Commission (NUC).

(iii).  Acknowledged by Association of Vice Chancellors of Nigeria as the "most successful

private University in Nigeria”.

(iv).  Acknowledged by UNESCO "as a world class institution of Higher Education”.

(v).  Consistent, predictable and assured Academic calendar

(vi).  Full Accreditation by NUC and Professional Bodies in all 47 programmes including

seven (7) programmes in Engineering, Law, Medicine and Health Sciences,

Accounting, Computer Science, Media & Communication, International Relations

and Social Justice.

(vii). ABUAD has the most advanced Computational Platform for Drugs Design &

Research in Nigeria.

 

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Available Programmes:

  1. Department of Electrical and Electronics; and Computer Engineering
  2. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Electrical and

Electronics Engineering

  1. Master of Engineering in Electrical and Electronics

Engineering

  1. Ph.D. Electrical and Electronic Engineering

(with specialization in

  1. Control & Instrumentation
  2. Communications

iii. Power Systems)

(with specialization in

  1. Computer System Architecture
  2. Intelligent Robotics and Automation)

 

  1. Department of Civil Engineering
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering
  3. Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering
  4. Ph.D. Civil Engineering

(with specialization in

  1. Structural Engineering
  2. Geotechnical Engineering

iii. Transportation/ Highway Engineering

  1. Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
  2. Construction Engineering)

 

  1. Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Chemical Engineering
  3. Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering
  4. Ph.D. Chemical Engineering
  5. Postgraduate Diploma in Petroleum Engineering
  6. Master of Engineering in Petroleum Engineering
  7. Ph.D. Petroleum Engineering

(with specialization in

  1. Reservoir Engineering
  2. Production Engineering

iii. Petroleum Economics Gas Engineering

  1. Drilling Engineering)

 

  1. Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics

    Engineering

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  2. Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
  3. Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering

(with specialization in

  1. Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  2. Plant Engineering)
  3. Master of Engineering in Mechatronics Engineering
  4. Ph.D. Mechatronics Engineering

(with specialization in

  1. Industrial Automation
  2. Robotics)

 

COLLEGE OF LAW

Available Programmes:

  1. LL.M Law
  2. MPhil Law
  3. Ph.D. Law

COLLEGE OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Available Programmes:

  1. Department of Human Anatomy
  2. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Anatomy
  3. Ph.D. Human Anatomy
  4. Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics
  5. Master of Science in Human Nutrition
  6. Ph.D. Human Nutrition and Dietetics
  7. Department of Human Physiology
  8. Master of Science in Human Physiology
  9. Ph.D. Human Physiology

 

  1. Department of Nursing Science
  2. PGD in Nursing Science
  3. Master of Science in Nursing
  4. Ph.D. Nursing Science

 

5. Department of Medical Laboratory Science

  1. PGD in Medical Laboratory Science
  2. Sc. in Medical Laboratory Science
  3. D. Medical Laboratory Science

 

COLLEGE OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

Available Programmes:

  1. Department of Economics
    1. Postgraduate Diploma in Economics
    2. Master of Science in Economics
    3. D. Economics (with specialization in
      1. International Economics option
      2. Petroleum & Energy Economics
  • Monetary Economics)

2.  Department  of   Business Administration   & Management

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Management
  2. Master of Science in Management
  1. D. Management (with specialization in
    1. General Management
    2. Human Resources Management
  • Labour & Industrial Relations)
  1. Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  2. Ph. D. Business Administration (with specialization in
  1. Human Resource Management
  2. Marketing
  • International Business
  1. Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management)
    1. Master of Science in Human Resource Management
    2. D. Human Resource Management
    3. Master in Industrial & Labour Relations (MILR)
    4. D. Industrial & Labour Relations)

 

3.Department of Accounting

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
  2. Master of Science in Accounting
  3. D. Accounting (with specialization in
    1. Financial Accounting
    2. Forensic Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems
  1. Auditing
  2. Taxation
  3. Management Accounting
  • Environmental Accounting

viii. International Accounting

  1. Oil & Gas Accounting

 

4.Department of Banking & Finance

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Banking & Finance
  2. Master of Science in Banking & Finance (with specialization in
    1. Banking
    2. Finance
  • Insurance Business
  1. Finance & Accounting
  2. International Finance
  3. Agricultural Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Bank Management
  • Public Sector Finance
  1. Pension Management
  2. Mortgage Finance
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
    1. Master of Science in Finance
    2. D. Finance

 

5.Department of Media & Communication Studies

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Media & Communication Studies
  2. Master of Science in Media & Communication Studies (with specialization in
    1. Print Journalism (Newspaper & Magazine)
    2. Broadcast Journalism (Radio/Television)
  • Public Relations & Advertising (PRAD)
  1. D. Mass Communication (with specialization in
    1. Print Journalism (Newspaper & Magazine)
    2. Broadcast Journalism (Radio/Television)
  • Public Relations & Advertising (PRAD)

 

  1. 6. Department of Conflict, Peace and Strategic Studies
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Conflict, Peace and Strategic Studies
  3. Master of Science in Conflict, Peace and Strategic Studies
  4. Ph.D. Conflict, Peace and Strategic Studies

(with specialization in

  1. International Development Studies (IDS)
  2. Gender and Peace Building (GPB)
  • International Peace Studies (IPS)
  1. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  2. Strategic Studies (SS)
  3. Peace Education/Education for Peace (PE)
  • Media, Peace and Conflict Studies (MPCS))

 

7. Department of Political Science

  1. PGD in Political Science
  2. Master of Science in Political Science
  3. D. Political Science (with specialization in
  1. Comparative Politics (CP)
  2. Public Administration (PA)
  • International Relations, Peace & Strategic Studies (IPS)
  1. Political Theory & Philosophy (PTP)
  2. Political Economy & Development Studies (PEDS)

 

8.Department of Social Justice

  1. PGD in Social Justice
  2. Sc. in Social Justice
  3. D. Social Justice

 

9.Department of International Relations & Diplomacy

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in International Relations & Diplomacy
  2. Master  of   Science in   International   Relations & Diplomacy
  3. D. International Relations & Diplomacy

(with specialization in

  1. International Relations
  2. Foreign Policy
  • Conflict & International Security
  1. Intelligence & Security Studies
  2. Peace & Conflict Studies
  3. International Law
  • Defence Policy
  • Strategic Studies
  1. Gender Studies)
  1. Master of International Relations & Diplomacy (MIRD) Professional

 

10. Department of Intelligence and Security Studies

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Intelligence & Security Studies
  2. Master of Science in Intelligence & Security Studies
  3. D. Intelligence & Security Studies (with specialization in
    1. Agent Handling
    2. Intelligence Organizations
  • Intelligence Analysis & Production
  1. Security Studies)

 

11. Department of Tourism & Events Management Studies

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Tourism & Events Management
  2. Master of Science in Tourism & Events Management
  3. D. Tourism & Events Management

 

COLLEGE OF SCIENCES

Available Programmes:

  1. Department of Chemical Sciences
    1. Postgraduate Diploma in Biochemistry
    2. Master of Science in Biochemistry
    3. D. Biochemistry (with specialization in
      1. Medical Biochemistry & Toxicology
      2. Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
  • Food and Nutritional Biochemistry)
  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial Chemistry
  2. Master of Science in Industrial Chemistry
  3. D. Industrial Chemistry (with specialization in
    1. Organic/Natural Product Chemistry
    2. Analytical Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry & Pollution Control)

 

2.    Department of Biological Sciences

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Microbiology
  2. Master of Science in Microbiology
  3. D. Microbiology (with specialization in
    1. Medical/Pathogenic Microbiology
    2. Environmental Microbiology
  • Food and Industrial Microbiology)
  1. Master of Science in Biology (with specialization in
    1. Ecology & Environmental Science
    2. Parasitology
  • Biotechnology
  1. Phytomedicine)
  1. D. Biology

(with specialization in

  1. Ecology & Environmental Science
  2. Parasitology
  • Biotechnology
  1. Phytomedicine)

 

3.    Department of Mathematical & Physical Sciences

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science
  2. Master of Science in Computer Science
  3. D. Computer Science (with specialization in
    1. Cyber Security
    2. Computer Science Theory/Systems & Foundation of Computer Science
  • Software Engineering
  1. Database Systems/Data Engineering)
  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Physics with Electronics
  2. Master of Science in Physics with Electronics
  3. D. Physics with Electronics (with specialization in
    1. Solid State Physics/Material Science
    2. Electronic Measurements & Instrumentation)

 

4.    Department of Geology

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Geology
  2. Master of Science in Geology
  3. D. Geology

(with specialization in

  1. Sedimentary/Petroleum Geology
  2. Engineering Geology and Geotechnics
  • Petroleum Geophysics
  1. Environmental/Groundwater Geophysics
  2. Mineral Exploration
  3. Petrology/Structural Geology)

 

5.    Department of Agricultural Economics

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Economics
  2. Master of Science in Agricultural Economics
  3. D. Agricultural Economics (with specialization in
    1. Production Economics
    2. Resource Economics
  • Micro & Macro Economics
  1. Industrial Economics
  2. Marketing & Value Addition Economics)

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

(A) Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

The criteria for admission into the PGD Programme are as  follow:

  1. Five Credit Passes including English, Mathematics and three other relevant subjects at 'O'
  2. Bachelor's Degree holders from any NUC approved University with a minimum of Third-Class Degree in a relevant
  • HND in relevant Programmes from approved institutions with a minimum of Lower Credit.

 

(B) Master's Degree Programmes

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

  1. Five Credit Passes including English, Mathematics and three others relevant subjects at 'O' Level.
  2. A minimum of Second-Class Lower Division in a relevant discipline of universities approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
  • University Degree in Third Class or HND plus a university PGD with Credit Level Pass.

 

(C)  Master of Engineering Programmes

The criteria for admission into the Master of Engineering (M. Eng.) Programme are as follow:

  1. A First Degree in a relevant Engineering discipline from a recognized University with minimum of a Second-Class Lower Division, provided the University Matriculation

 

  1. An Upper Credit Pass in the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in a relevant Engineering discipline from a recognized University, provided the University Matriculation requirements are satisfied.

 

(D) Professional Master's Degree Programme

  1. A minimum of Second-Class Lower Division in a relevant discipline of Universities approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
  2. University Degree with Third Class or HND plus a University PGD at Credit Level Pass, for admission into Professional Master's Degree
  • Demonstration of adequate   intellectual capacity, maturity and effective decision-making and problem-solving

 

(E)   Ph.D. Degree Programmes

  1. Relevant Master Degree of Afe Babalola University or any other University recognized by the Senate of Afe Babalola University with Minimum of 60% or Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.50 on a 5.00 Grade
  2. Any candidate with a CGPA from 00 to 3.49, shall be

Admitted into M.Phil./Ph.D. Programme, except Engineering, with the opportunity of converting to Ph.D. Programme later.

 

The criteria for admission into Ph. D. Nursing Programme are as follow:

  1. A Master Degree in Nursing with a Weighted Average not less than 60% or CGPA of 4.00 to 5.00 on a 5.00 Grade
  2. Master of Philosophy Degree (M. ) in Nursing with a Weighted Average of 55 to 59% or CGPA of 3.50 to 3.99 on a 5.00 Grade Point.
  • Satisfying the requirement for conversion at Phil/ Ph.D. Programme

 

The criterion for admission into the M.Phil. Nursing Programme is as follows:

M.Sc. Degree in Nursing with a Weighted Average Score of 50 to 54.9% or CGPA

of 3.00 to 3.49 on a 5.00 Grade Point.

 

DURATION OF PROGRAMMES:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

2 Semesters – Full Time

3 Semesters – Part Time

4 Semesters - All Engineering Programmes

  1. Master of Science & M Programmes

3 Semesters – Full Time

4 Semesters – Part Time

  1. MBA, MIRD, MILR

3 Semesters – Full Time

4 Semesters – Part Time

  1. Master of Engineering Programmes (M. )

3 Semesters – Full Time

4 Semesters – Part Time

  1. D. Programmes

6  Semesters - Full Time

10 Semesters – Part Time

 

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

  • The University Matriculation requirements of individual Department running the programme must be satisfied before a candidate can be considered for admission.
  • 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 follow:

  • Visit the website: (https://admissions.abuad.edu.ng/) to

 

  • Download the Application Form on the University website: abuad.edu.ng, then make payment either online or directly to any of the Designated Bank Accounts, OR
  • Purchase the Form directly after having made payment online or to any of the designated Bank Accounts, OR
  • Contact the College of Postgraduate Studies, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, KM 5, Afe Babalola Way, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, OR
  • Contact Emmanuel Chambers, Block 4, CMD/Jubilee Road, Magodo, GRA, Lagos, OR
  • Contact Emmanuel House, 24, Madeira Street, Imani Estate, Maitama, Abuja, OR
  • Contact Emmanuel Chambers, 7, Aba Road, Leventis Bus Stop, Port-Harcourt, OR
  • Contact Afe Babalola & Co, Emmanuel Chambers, Ibadan, 80, Fajuyi Road, Ekotedo, Ibadan, OR
  • Contact Green Ocean Multibiz, 60 Odogun Avenue, New Layout, Off Jakpa Road, Ekpan,

 

The Designated Banks Accounts are as follow:

  • Afe Babalola University

Name of Account: School of Postgraduate Studies Name of Bank: Wema Bank Plc

Account Number: 0122203662

  • Afe Babalola University

Name of Account: School of Postgraduate Studies Name of Bank: Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN) Account Number: 0050182276

  • Afe Babalola University

Name of Account: School of Postgraduate Studies Name of Bank: Fidelity Bank Plc,

Account Number: 5080133959

  • Afe Babalola University

Name of Account: School of Postgraduate Studies Name of Bank: Sterling Bank Plc

Account Number: 0064790070

Admission form fee:

PGD/ Master /Ph. D. Programmes- N10,500.00

 

NOTE: Send the hardcopy of the filled form and all supporting documents to:

 

The Secretary,

College of Postgraduate Studies, Afe Babalola University,

Km 8.5, Afe Babalola Way,

P.M.B. 5454, Ado – Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.

 

Duration of Application: Sale of Forms runs throughout the year.

ENQUIRIES

For further enquiries, please contact:

Tel: 07010900875, 07032366407, 07062251683, 08062295050, 09047052172

Email: pgcollege@abuad.edu.ng

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

 

(Signed)

Lady Christie Oluborode

Registrar