List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In UMYU – Umaru Musa Yar’adua University

Umaru Musa Yar’adua University – UMYU school of postgraduate studies has released the list of postgraduate courses offered in UMYU.

This gives candidates who aspire to further their education to postgraduate diploma, Masters and Doctorate level in the institution the ample opportunity to go through the available PG courses that are offered in Umaru Musa Yar’adua University – UMYU.

Please note that upon completion of any of the PG courses offered at UMYU – Umaru Musa Yar’adua University a certificate in any of the PGD programmes, M.Sc, M.Egnr, Ph.D and other postgraduate courses are awarded to deserving students as approved by the senate or governing council of the university.

UMYU postgraduate school boasts as one of the best among other state universities in Nigeria that offers postgraduate programmes.

Candidates must meet the general entry admission postgraduate requirements to be eligible for application into Umaru Musa Yar’adua University postgraduate school.

Kindly see below for duration and admission requirements for PGD Masters degree and Ph.D students

DURATION FOR ALL POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES IN UMYU

  1. Postgraduate Diploma – 2 to 4 Semesters
  2. Masters in Resource Development (MRD) – 2 to 4 Semesters
  3. M.A./M.Sc. – 4 to 6 Semesters
  4. Ph.D –   6 to 10 Semesters

GENERAL ENTRY ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR PGD IN UMYU

The following shall qualify for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma   Programmes:-

(i) Graduates of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University (UMYU) or other recognized Universities.

(ii) Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of lower credit pass or its equivalent in relevant areas.

(iii) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above, which are acceptable to the Senate of the University.

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(iv) Candidates must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation i.e. five credit passes at the O’level to include English Language and Mathematics.

GENERAL ENTRY ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR MASTERS DEGREE IN UMYU

The following shall qualify for the Master’s Degree Programmes: –

(i) Graduates of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University or other recognized Universities who have obtained the approved degree of Bachelor with at least Second-Class Honours (CGPA 3.00) or its equivalent, or candidates with University degree and appropriate Postgraduate Diploma of UMYU or any recognized University with at least a credit level pass.

(ii) Candidates whose degrees are unclassified should score an average of “C” or 50% or above.

(iii) Candidates with only Bachelors degree in third class division who have at least five years relevant working experience. This shall be applicable to MRD only.

(iv) Candidate who possess HND with at least a credit pass from recognized institutions and at least credit pass at Postgraduate Diploma of UMYU or any other recognized institution in the relevant areas. This shall be applicable to MRD only.

(v) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Senate of the University.

(vi)  In addition to (i) – (v) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation i.e. five credit passes at the O’level to include English Language and Mathematics.

(vii)Also candidates seeking admission into the M.A, M.Ed. and M.Sc. programmes shall sit an entrance examination to be conducted by the University.

GENERAL ENTRY ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR Ph.D IN UMYU

(i) Graduates of UMYU and other recognized universities who have obtained a good Masters Degree with a CGPA of 3.50 on a 5 point scale or a CGPA of 3.00 on a 4 point scale appropriate to the proposed areas of study.(ii) Candidates with the Degree of Professional Masters with at least a Bachelor’s Degree may qualify for admission provided that they satisfy the condition in (i) above.

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(iii) Graduates of UMYU or other recognized Universities who have obtained Masters of Philosophy degree appropriate to the proposed areas of study.

(iv) In addition to (i), (ii) and (iii) above candidates must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Second Class Lower division (CGPA 3.00).

(v) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above, which are acceptable to the Senate of the University.

(vi) In addition to (i) – (v) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation i.e. five credit passes at the O’level to include English Language and Mathematics.

(vii) In addition to (i) – (vi) above, a candidate must submit a copy of his/her MA/MSc thesis as part of the requirement for admission.

(viii) A candidate must state the proposed area of Research and submit a synopsis of not less than 500 words for the proposed topic of research.

LIST OF POSTGRADUATE COURSES OFFERED IN UMYU – Umaru Musa Yar’adua University Katsina

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES:

FACULTY OF EDUCATION

Department of Education

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

Curriculum and Instructions

Educational Psychology

Educational Management

Physics Education

Mathematics Education

Geography Education

Chemistry Education

Biology Education

Department of Library and Information Science

Postgraduate Diploma in Information and Record Management (PGDIRM)

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

Department of Arabic

  • M. A. Arabic
  • Ph.D Arabic

Department of Nigerian Languages (Hausa)

  • M.A. Hausa
  • Ph.D. Hausa
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Department of History and Sociology

  • M.A History
  • Ph.D. History

Department of Islamic Studies

  • M. A. Islamic Studies
  • Ph.D. Islamic Studies

Department of English and French

  • M.A. English

FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

Department of Economics

  • M.Sc. Economics

FACULTY OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES

Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry

  • M.Sc. Chemistry

Department of Geography

  • Masters in Resource Development (MRD)
  • M.Sc. Geography
  • Ph.D. Geography

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science        

  • M.Sc. Computer Science
  • M.Sc. Mathematics

Department of Biology

  • M.Sc. Biology

Department of Physics

  • M.Sc. Physics

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