Bowen University, Iwo also known as BUI is a privately owned university that offers postgraduate programmes in Nigeria. The management of the school of postgraduate studies, Bowen University, Iwo has official published the list of postgraduate courses offered in Bowen University, therefore, prospective students are advised to go through the list to find the available programmes for their preferred choice.
As usual, I have arranged the list of available PG programmes in BUI and their admission requirements based the faculty they fall under and the certificate awarded by the university. I recently updated this post as there were some inclusion of some PG courses which previously were not included among the list of postgraduate courses that are available at Bowen University, Iwo.
One unique development about BUI postgraduate courses is that you are able to specialize in a sub-courses, as in there are opportunities for candidates to choose an area of specialization. When you carefully go through the list of postgraduate courses offered in BUI as seen below, you would confirm that PG courses are offered in the institution are Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), Masters degree and Ph.D programmes.
The authenticity of this source is 100% because it was culled from Bowen University postgraduate website so please be rest assured that any information gotten in the process of reading this post, I’m confident will be of great help in the area of making a good choice as to which of the postgraduate programme is best tailored for your future career path.
In this post, aside providing you with BUI PG programmes, I will make available other important information such as the PG entry requirements for Masters degree programmes and Postgraduate Diploma Programmes as well as the expected duration for the programme.
Oftentimes we are faced with the following questions from candidates, most of which are fresh applicants;
What are the masters courses offered in BUI?
What are the PGD programmes available at Bowen University?
Can I be admitted without my NYSC certificate?
Are Ph.D programmes offered in BUI?
What is the duration for Masters Programmes at BUI?
What is the duration for PGD Programmes at BUI?
Is my transcript needed as a requirement for admission?
What is the admission requirement for Masters degree programme?
All the above questions have been provided below. Simply take your time and go through properly.
- A graduate of Bowen University or from a recognized University with a qualification adjudged to be equivalent to a first degree but with a grade not lower than second class lower division may be admitted. A holder of Higher National Diploma from a recognized institution with a minimum of upper credit may also be admitted.
- A candidate with a first degree from Bowen University or equivalent from a recognized University with a minimum of a second class lower division may be admitted.
- A candidate with a good Postgraduate Diploma in addition to a first degree or HND from a recognized institution may also be admitted.
Master of Philosophy Degree
- A candidate with a Masters degree from Bowen University or its equivalent from a recognized University whose weighted coursework average at the Masters level is between 3.0 and 3.49 CGPA (on 5-point grade average) or between 50 and 54.99%, which includes coursework and dissertation, from a recognized University, may be admitted to the M.Phil. degree programme.
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree
- Direct admission to Ph.D. programme
A candidate with a good M. Phil. degree or Master’s degree from Bowen University or its equivalent from a recognized University with a grade not less than 4.00 CGPA (on 5-point scale) or cumulative average of 60%, which includes course work and dissertation may be admitted.
- M.Phil./Ph.D. and Conversion to Ph.D.
A candidate whose weighted coursework average at the Masters level is between 55 and 59.99%, which includes coursework and dissertation, from Bowen University or its equivalent from a recognized University may be admitted to the M.Phil./Ph.D. degree programme
List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In BUI
The PG courses available at BUI listed underneath includes PG programmes offered under PGD, Masters and Doctorate level including their admission requirements.
AVAILABLE POSTGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMMES
COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE
Agricultural Economics – PGD | M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D
Animal Science – PGD | M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D
Crop Protection – PGD | M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D
Environmental Management – PGD | M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D
Food Science and Technology – PGD | M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D
Microbiology – PGD | M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. DMathematics – M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D
Chemistry – PGD | M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D
Physics – M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D
Statistics – M. Sc.
COLLEGE OF COMPUTING AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES
Mass Communication – PGD | M. Sc.
COLLEGE OF LIBERAL STUDIES
Religious Studies – PGD | M. A.
COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Accounting – PGD | M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D
Banking and Finance – PGD | M. Sc.
Business Administration – PGD | MBA | M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D
Economics – PGD | M. Sc.
Sociology – PGD | M. Sc.
Human Resource Management – M. Sc.
DURATION OF PROGRAMME
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME
The duration of Postgraduate Diploma programme shall be a minimum of 2 semesters and a maximum of 4 semesters for full-time studies; a minimum of 3 semesters and a maximum of 6 semesters for part-time studies.
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMME
For the M.Sc. programme, the duration shall be a minimum of 3 semesters and a maximum of 6 semesters for full-time students, and for part-time students a minimum of 4 semesters and a maximum of 8 semesters.
For MBA: Full-time shall be a minimum of 4 semesters and maximum of 8 semesters; and for part-time a minimum of 6 semesters and maximum of 10 semesters.
MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREE PROGRAMME
The duration of the M.Phil. programme shall be a minimum of 3 semesters and a maximum of 6 semesters for full time, and a minimum of 4 semesters and maximum of 8 semesters for part-time.
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D.) DEGREE
The minimum period of study for the Ph.D. degree shall be six 6 semesters and a maximum of 8 semesters for full time, and a minimum of 9 semesters and maximum of 12 semesters for part-time study.
For M. Phil/Ph.D, the minimum period of study shall be 8 semesters and a maximum of 10 semesters for full-time, and a minimum of 10 semesters and a maximum of 14 semesters for part-time.
For M.Phil. degree holders, the programme shall be a minimum of 5 semesters and maximum of 7 semesters for full-time, and minimum of 7 semesters and maximum of 9 for part-time.
I hope the information, we hope you are clear as regards the list of available postgraduate courses offered in Bowen University. If you have any question as regards the above, please feel free to reach out to me via the comment section below and I shall respond accordingly.