List of EKSU Postgraduate Programmes & Their Admission Requirements

The list of EKSU postgraduate programme has been released by the management and school authority of the university. All PG programmes comes with their various admission requirements so it is left to the student to select from the list of postgraduate courses outlined below, the course that suits his or her career path.

You can visit also visit EKSU postgraduate portal to read more about who is eligible, entry requirements for each course and other inportant information, that but for the sake of clarity purpose, we will be focusing strictly on the list of postgraduate programmes, admission requirements for PGD, M.Sc and Ph.D programmes plus duration of various PG programmes that are currently available in Ekiti state university popularly known as EKSU.

List of EKSU Postgraduate Programmes & Their Admission Requirements 1

EKSU Postgraduate Admission Requirements

The following constitute the minimum entry requirements into our postgraduate programmes:
1.) Post – Graduate Diploma Programme

  • A graduate from a recognized university with Pass or 3rd Class at the first degree in relevant programme may be admitted, provided the Matriculation and Departmental requirements of Ekiti State University are satisfied.
  • A holder of a minimum of Upper Credit in the HND from a recognized institution may also be admitted.

2.) Masters Degree Programme

  • A candidate with a first degree from a recognized university having a minimum of a Second Class Lower Division may be admitted, provided the University Matriculation and Departmental requirements are satisfied.
  • A candidate with a minimum of Credit in the Postgraduate Diploma from a recognized university may also be admitted.

3.) M.Phil / PH.D Programme

  • Candidates must possess a Masters degree from a recognized university with weighted average of 55.0 – 59.9

4.) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Programme

  • A candidate with a good Masters degree having a weighted average of not below 60.0 or CGPA of 4.00 on a relative score of 5,00 (NOT Professional Masters) in the relevant or related discipline which includes course work and a defended research dissertation from a recognized university may be admitted provided the University Matriculation and Departments requirements are satisfied.
  • A minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.00 or 60.0 weighted average is required for candidates converting from M.Phil to Ph.D.
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The table below consists of the duration/period for all levels of postgraduate programme offered in Eksu – Ekiti State University. This would assist prospective candidates in proper planning, be it full time or part time postgraduate students.

Postgraduate ProgrammesDuration of Programme
Full-time Master’s degree programme

Part-Time Masters Degree Programme

4 – 6 Semester

6 – 8 Semesters

Ph.D Full-Time Programme


Ph.D Part-Time Programme

A minimum of six (6) semesters and a maximum often (10) semesters

A minimum of eight (8) semesters and a maximum of twelve (12) semesters.

Postgraduate Diploma Programme (PGD)
Full-Time Diploma Programmes
Minimum of two (2) semesters and a maximum of four semesters.
Postgraduate Diploma Programme (PGD)

Part-Time Diploma Programmes

Minimum of four (4) semesters and a maximum of six (6) semesters.

List of Available Postgraduate Courses Offered In EKSU (Ekiti State University)

1) Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
a) Department of Animal Production and Health Sciences

M.Sc and Ph.D. in:

  • Animal Production and Management
  • Agricultural Biochemistry and Nutrition
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics

b) Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences
M.Sc and Ph.D. in:

  • Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Soil Fertility and Testing
  • Soil Classification and Survey

c) Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Services
PGD and M.Sc in:

  • Agricultural Economics

d) Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries Management
PGD, M.Sc and Ph.D. in:

  • Forestry Resources Management
  • Fisheries Management

2. Faculty of Arts
a) Department of English and Literary Studies

MA. and Ph.D. in:

  • Phonology
  • Syntax
  • Stylistics
  • English as a Second Language
  • Poetry
  • Drama
  • Fiction
  • Literary, Theory and Criticism
  • Oral Literature
  • African Literature
  • African-American Literature
  • Caribbean Literature
  • English Literature
  • Comparative Literature

b.) Department of History Studies
MA., M.Phil/Ph.D. and PhD. in:

  • Nigerian History
  • African History
  • Diplomatic History

c.) Department of French M.A and M.Phil/Ph.D. in:

  • Translation and French Studies

d.) Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages
M.A and PhD. in:

  • Yoruba Studies

e.) Department of Philosophy
M.A and Ph.D. in:

  • Aesthetics
  • Epistemology
  • History of Philosophy
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of Psychology
  • Philosophy of Science
  • African Philosophy
  • Ethics
  • Logics
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Social and Political Philosophy

f.) Department of Religious Studies
PGD in:

  • Religious Studies

MA and PhD in:

  • African Traditional Religion
  • Biblical Studies (Old Testament)
  • Biblical Studies (New Testament)
  • Church History
  • Comparative Study of Religion
  • Islamic Studies
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Ethics

3.) Faculty of Education
a.) Department of Curriculum Studies

M.Ed and Ph.D. In:

  • Language Education
  • Science Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Technology

M.Sc (Ed), MEd, M.Phill/Ph.D. in:

  • Mathematics Education

b.) Department of Educational Foundations and Management
MEd and Ph.D. in:

Educational Management with options in:

  • Educational Administration
  • Educational Planning
  • Economics of Education

c.) Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education
MEd and Ph.D. in:

Human Kinetics and Health Education with options in:

  • Administration and Organization of Physical Education
  • Sociology of Sports
  • Psychology of Sports
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Health Education

M.Ed, M.Phil/Ph.D. and Ph.D. in:

  • Philosophy of Education

d.) Department of Guidance and Counseling
M.Ed, M.Phil/Ph.D. and Ph.D. in:

  • Educational Psychology
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Tests and Measurement

e.) Institute of Education

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:

  • Education

MEd and Ph.D. in:

  • Social Studies

4.) Faculty of Engineering

a.) Department of Civil Engineering
PGD in :

  • Civil Engineering

M.Eng and Ph.D. in:

  • Structures
  • Geo technical Engineering

b.) Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

M.Eng in:

  • Electronics and Communication
  • Electrical Power Systems and Machines

c.) Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • M.Eng and Ph.D. in:
  • Thermofluids/Energy Engineering
  • Production/Materials Engineering

5.) Faculty of Law

LLM and M.Phil/Ph.D. in:

  • Law

6.) Faculty of Management Sciences

a.) Department of Banking and Finance
M.Sc and Ph.D. in:

  • Banking and Finance

b.) Department of Business Administration
M.Sc, M.Phil/Ph.D. and Ph.D. in:

  • Business Administration

7.) Faculty of Science

a.) Department of Biochemistry
M.Sc and Ph.D. in:

  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Nutritional and Food Biochemistry
  • Plant Biochemistry and Toxicology

b.) Department of Chemistry
M.Sc and Ph.D. in:

  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical/Theoretical and Computation Chemistry
  • Organic/Natural Products Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry

c.) Department of Geology
M.Sc and Ph.D. in:

  • Petroleum Geology
  • Mineral Exploration
  • Engineering Geology/Hydrology

d.) Department of Mathematical Sciences M .Sc and Ph.D. in:

Mathematics with options in:

  • Numerical Analysis
  • Optimisation


e.) Department of Microbiology
PGD in:

  • Micro-biology

M.Sc and Ph.D. in:

  • Micro Biotechnology
  • Medical/Pathogenic Microbiology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Food and Industrial Microbiology

f.) Department of Plant science

  • Plant Resources Management

M.Sc and Ph.D. in:

  • Lower Green Plants Ecology
  • Plant Resources Management
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Plant Physiology and Biochemistry

g.) Department of Physics
M.Sc and Ph.D. in Physics with options in:

  • Solid State Physics
  • Theoretical Physics
  • Material Science
  • Radiation Physics

h.) Department of Zoology
M.Sc and Ph.D. in

  • Ecology
  • Entomology
  • Cell Biology&Genetics
  • Hydrobiology & Fisheries
  • Parasitology
  • Physiology
  • Nematology
  • Environmental Biology

8.) Faculty of Social Sciences
a.) Department of Economics

M.Sc, M.Phil/Ph.D. and Ph.D. in:

  • Industrial Monetary Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Petroleum Economics
  • Economic Planning
  • International Economics
  • Operations Research
  • Econometrics

b.) Department of Geography and Science
M.Sc, M,Phil/Ph.D. and Ph.D. in:

  • Geomorphology
  • Environmental Management and Planning
  • Land Evaluation
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Management
  • Cartography and Remote Sensing
  • Climatology (Pure/Applied)
  • Rural Development Planning
  • Urban and Regional Development Planning
  • Agricultural Development Planning
  • Industrial Development Planning
  • Transportation
  • Recreation and Tourism Studies
  • Population Studies
  • Medical Geography
  • Remote Sensing
  • Cartography
  • Biogeography

c.) Department of Political Science
M.Sc, M.Phil/Ph.D. and Ph.D. in:

  • Political Science

M.Sc in:

  • International Relations

d.) Department of Psychology
M.Sc, M.Phil/Ph.D. and PhD. in:

  • Physiological Psychology
  • General Experimental Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Personality
  • Development

e.) Department of Sociology
M.Sc, M.Phil/Ph.D. and Ph.D. in:

  • Criminology and Penology
  • Gerontology
  • Medical Sociology
  • Population Studies
  • Industrial Sociology
  • Social Change and Development
  • Rural Sociology and Agricultural Extension

Having listed all the PG programmes currently available at EKSU – Ekiti State University, their admission requirements, programmed duration and all necessary information that would most likely be needed by fresh candidates, we believe this would go a long way in assisting applicants in the application and registration process.

As usual, we entertain questions from our readers as regards the above subject matter therefore if you have any question, kindly send it to us using the comment section below and we shall give our response.


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  4. Fisayo
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  11. yinka
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  13. Omowaye Olufemi babatunde
  14. Ogunbayo
  15. Joseph Ayodele
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  18. Adehin Tolulope
  19. Samuel
  20. Tosin
  21. Isaac
  22. Matthew
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  24. Adeola Adewale
  25. Adekunle Rukayat
  26. Okunlola Taiwo
  27. Balogun Jeremiah
  28. Vicky
  29. Alabi Victor Babatunde
  30. Charles
  31. Ajibade Nafisat Olubukola
  32. Babajide Gabril oladipupo
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  34. Akin
  35. Akintayo
  36. Ayobami Olowoyo-Richards
  39. Samuel
  40. Adeniji A.O
  41. Babatope Olusola James
  42. Omotoye Christiana
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