List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In ADSU & Admission Requirements

Adamawa State University comprises of both undergraduate and postgraduate schools. Here we will be focusing on ADSU postgraduate courses, admission requirements, duration for all postgraduate programmes ranging from PGD to M.Sc and down to Ph.D.

The summary of it all is that this post contains all you need to know as regards all available postgraduate programmes and how to go about in making the right selection for your PG programme. This is therefore to inform all PG aspirants that the management of Adamawa State University – ADSU school of postgraduate studies has approved for admission into the current session the list of all available postgraduate (PG) programmed to be offered for this academic session.

However, there are other take home points which must be taken seriously upon applying for any of the postgraduate programmes offered in ADSU – Adamawa State University. Some of which are ADSU postgraduate admission requirements and duration for all the postgraduate programmes offered in the institution as mentioned earlier.

Kindly note that most PG course offered in Adamawa State University have their distinct requirements, however, there are some basic compulsory general entry requirements which all PG aspirants must meet in the process of application and registration for he or she to be eligible for admission.

Upon graduation, prospective PG students with desire to further their Education at ADSU (Adamawa State University) come up with the following questions;

i) What are the list of available Postgraduate courses offered in ADSU (Adamawa State University)?

ii) What are the admission requirements for PGD and Masters degree programmes in ADSU?

They seldom ask for Ph.D programmes admission requirements at ADSU for reasons best known to them. Often times, they make enquiries about the duration for the selected postgraduate course, however we included all requirements and all necessary information in this post in order to give readers a complete guide as regards ADSU postgraduate programme and their admission requirements.

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Based on the Frequently asked questions above, we decided to put up a well detailed post that would give answers to all questions relating to Adamawa State University postgraduate studies for fresh students most especially.

Taking a cursory look at the list of PG courses offered in ADSU as seen below, you would agree with us that all categories of PG courses are offered in the institution ranging from Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programmes to Masters programmes and finally Ph.D programmes, therefore, aspiring students and candidates should be rest assured that any information gotten  from this post as we are confident it would greatly assist graduates seeking admission into ADSU (Adamawa State University) in making an informed decision as regards which of the best postgraduate courses to study.

Duration For Available PG Courses Offered In ADSU (Adamawa State University)

The info here contains details of the duration of all available pg programme offered at ADSU – Adamawa State University under PGD, M.Sc and Ph.D levels, either regular (full time) or weekend (Part time) programmes, the expected duration of your programmes can be seen below, same applies to all postgraduate programmes.

ADSU PG ProgrammesDuration of PG ProgrammesDuration
Ph.D Programmes

Masters Degree Courses (M.Sc)

Minimum of 8 Academic Semesters and Maximum of 12 Semesters

Minimum of four (4) Academic Semesters and Maximum of six (6) Academic Semesters

PGDMinimum of 4 semesters and a maximum of 6 semesters

ADSU Postgraduate Admission Requirements For PGD, M.Sc and Ph.D Programmes

Post-Graduate Diploma Requirements

Candidate must possess a first degree from any recognized university or polytechnic as approved by the senate of Adamawa state university with a minimum of 3rd class for a University applicant or Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of Lower Credit in related field of study, from a Polytechnic or any other recognized tertiary institution.

M.Sc (Academic Masters Degree Programmes) Requirements

Applying candidate must possess a First Degree of Adamawa State University or any recognized University in relevant studies with Second Class Lower (2/2) and above.

Higher National Diploma (HND) at Upper Credit with Postgraduate Diploma at Distinction level
Third Class Degree with Postgraduate Diploma at Credit level and above.

Candidate must possess a First Degree of Adamawa State University or any recognized University in related field of study with at least, a Second Class Lowers division also known as 2.2

Please note that holders of HND at Upper Credit with Professional certifications like ACCA, CIB, ANAN, ICAN shall be considered for admission into the Departments of Accounting and Business Administration.

Finally, any candidate with a Third Class Degree or HND holder with Postgraduate University Diploma at Distinction or Upper Credit Level shall also be considered.

Ph.D Programmes Requirements

For Ph.D applicants;

Candidate will be required to have in possession, an Academic Masters Degree in related field with a minimum CGPA 3.50 and at least, Five (5) O’Level related credits including English and Mathematics.

List of Available Postgraduate Courses Offered In ADSU (Adamawa State University)

1.) Business Administration

Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

MBA Business Administration

M.Sc, Business Administration

Ph.D Management Sciences

2.) Accounting

M.Sc. Accounting and Finance

MBA Accounting

Postgraduate Diploma Accounting

3.) Economics

Postgraduate Diploma Economics

M.Sc. Economics

4.) Political Science & Public Administration

Postgraduate Diploma in Public

Administration (PGDPA)

Masters in Public Administration (MPA)

B.) Faculty of Agriculture

1.) Animal Production

M.Sc. Animal Production and Management

2.) Agriculture Economics & Extension

M.Sc. Agricultural Economics

3.) Crop Science

M,Sc. Crop Physiology and Production

Ph.D Crop Physiology and Production

C.) Faculty of Science and Science Education

1.) Chemistry

M.Sc Physical Chemistry

M.Sc. Organic Chemistry M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry

Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry

Ph.D Medicinal Chemistry

Ph D Physical Chemistry

2.) Computer Science

M.Sc Computer Science

Postgraduate Diploma Computer Science

3.) Mathematics

M.Sc Pure/Applied Mathematics

PHIL/Ph.D Mathematics

4.) Pure and Applied Physics

Postgraduate Diploma in Physics

M.Sc. Physics

M.Sc. Applied Geophysics

Ph.D Electronics

Ph.D Atthospheric Physics

Ph.D Energy

5.) Science Education

Postgraduate Diploma Education

Masters in Education (M.Ed):

Curriculum Studies

Tests and Measurements

Educational Psychology

Ph.D Science Education.

Curriculum Studies

Counseling and Human Development

6.) Geology

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Geographic Information System (GIS)

M.Sc. Remote Sensing/Geographic Information System (GIS)

M.Sc. Environmental Resource management (ERM)

M.Sc. Geography with options (Geomorphology and Biogeography)

The above has been well explained and we hope fresh PG aspirants understands the information provided. However, questions are entertained on the post, kindly phrase your questions towards ADSU postgraduate courses and admission requirements in order to assist other fresh students who might be needing these info during their PG registration exercise.

Thank you.

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