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Gregory University – GUU Postgraduate Courses, Duration and Entry Requirements

Gregory University, Uturu is a private university that offers postgraduate programmes under PGD, Masters and Doctorate levels in Nigeria. The management of the school of postgraduate studies, Gregory University has official published the list of postgraduate courses offered in Gregory 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 GUU and their admission requirements based the postgraduate department 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 Gregory University.

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GUU postgraduate courses are well designed in a way you are able to specialize in 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 Gregory University as seen below, you would confirm that PG courses are offered in the institution are PGD, Master’s degree and Ph.D. programmes.

The authenticity of this source of information is 100% because it was gotten from Gregory 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 GUU 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.

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Oftentimes we are faced with the following questions from candidates, most of which are fresh applicants;

What are the masters courses offered in Gregory University?

Can I be admitted without my NYSC certificate?

Are Ph.D programmes offered in GUU?

What is the duration for Masters Programmes at GUU?

Is my transcript needed as a requirement for admission?

What is the admission requirement for Masters degree programme?

Admission Requirements

Ph.D. Degree Programmes:

These are available to holders of M.A; M.Ed.; M.Sc. and LL.M degrees, with a minimum of 4.00 Cumulative Grade Point Average CGPA or equivalent 60% score in their academic Master degree programmes. Relevant courses will be taken for the Ph.D. full time studies where prescribed and a Thesis is required at the end of the Ph.D. programme.

Master Degree Programmes:

All Master Degree Programmes are Gregory University coursework. This is in addition to a research report in form of a Dissertation or Research project. HND with PGDs at upper credit may be acceptable.

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes:

Postgraduate Diploma degrees are available to candidates with a Third class (honours) degree and Higher National Diploma (HND) with minimum of lower credit or its equivalents.

Duration of Programmes

a) PGD – The Diplomas run for a minimum period of 2 semesters and a maximum period of 4 semesters for full time candidates or a minimum period of 4 semesters and a maximum period of 6 semesters for part time candidates.

b) Masters – M.A., M.Sc. degrees run for a minimum period of 4 semesters and a maximum period of 6 semesters for full-time candidates; a minimum period of 6 semesters and a maximum period of 8 semesters for part-time candidates.

c) Ph.D – Ph.D. degree programmes will run for a minimum period of six (6) semesters and a maximum period of ten (10) semesters.

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General Information

The Postgraduate session for Postgraduate programmes is two (2) semesters, commencing in October and ending in September of the following year, starting from the date of first registration.

Additional Requirement

  • All Certificates shall be available at the point of purchasing the application form, including the National Youth Service Corp DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE OR EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE.
  • Candidates are expected to submit their application forms online together with the scanned copies of their credentials.
  • Transcripts of Academic Records should be forwarded to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies. The Postgraduate School will not be held liable for any misdirected transcript, please.
  • All candidates must have 5 O/L Credit passes, including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Applicants for the Master degree programmes who are graduates of GUU and other recognized Universities must have a minimum of Second Class Honours Degree (Lower Division) and must be applying for programmes in which they have their first degrees. However, applicants with Second Class Honours Degree (Lower Division) and those with higher classes of degrees seeking admissions into programmes outside those in which they have their first degrees may be admitted, provided they satisfy Senate. All Candidates shall apply early for their official Bachelor’s degree transcript to be sent to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, before the expiration of the deadline.
  • Applicants for the Postgraduate programmes will be subjected to written assessment (qualifying examination) irrespective of the class of degree obtained

Gregory University Uturu – GUU Postgraduate Courses (Full List)


Department of Civil Engineering

Ph.D. Civil Engr, M.Sc. Civil Engr PGD. Civil Engr

(All sub-disciplines inclusive)

Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering

PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D Electrical/Electronic Engineering

(All sub-disciplines inclusive)


Department of Environmental Sciences

PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D Geology

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(All sub-disciplines inclusive)


Department of History and International Studies

PGD, M.A, Ph.D History and International Studies

(All sub-disciplines inclusive)

Department of Language and Literary Studies

PGD, M.A, Ph.D. Language and Literary Studies

PGD, M.A, Ph.D. French and International Studies

(All sub-disciplines inclusive)

Department of Theatre and Media Studies

PGD, M.A, Ph.D. Theatre and Media Studies

(All sub-disciplines inclusive)


Department of Anatomy

PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D Anatomy

(All sub-disciplines inclusive)

Department of Physiology

PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D Physiology

(All sub-disciplines inclusive)


Department of Biology

PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D Biology

(All sub-disciplines inclusive)

Department of Biochemistry

PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D Biochemistry

(All sub-disciplines inclusive)

Department of Microbiology

PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D Microbiology

(All sub-disciplines inclusive)

Department of Computer Science

PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D Computer Science

(All sub-disciplines inclusive)


Department of Accounting

PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D Accounting

(All sub-disciplines inclusive)

Department of Business Administration

PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D Business Administration

(All sub-disciplines inclusive)

Department of Insurance

PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D Insurance

(All sub-disciplines inclusive)

Department of Economics

PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D Economics

(All sub-disciplines inclusive)

Department of Sociology

PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D Sociology

(All sub-disciplines inclusive)

Department of Political Science

PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D Political Science

(All sub-disciplines inclusive)

Department of International Relations

PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D International Relations

(All sub-disciplines inclusive)

Department of Mass Communications

PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D Mass Communications

(All sub-disciplines inclusive)

I hope the information helps and you are clear as regards the list of available postgraduate programmes available at Gregory university. However, 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.

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