List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In DELSU – Delta State University

The management of Delta State University (DELSU) has approved the list of all postgraduate (PG) courses that are currently available and offered in the institution. Every PG programme offered in DELSU have their unique admission requirements, however, there are some basic compulsory general entry requirements for fresh candidates which must be adhered to in the process of application and registration.

Upon graduation, prospective PG students who aspire to further their Education at DELSU come up with questions like; What are the list of available DELSU PG courses? What are the admission requirements for PGD or Masters programmes (Academic or Non-academic), they seldom ask about Ph.D admission requirements, however we included all requirements and qualification in this post in order to give complete information on DELSU postgraduate school.


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Based on the above questions, we decided to put up a comprehensive article that would give answers to the above questions to clear further doubts.

Judging from the list of PG courses offered in DELSU (Delta State University, Abraka) 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, Masters and Ph.D programmes therefore, aspiring students and candidates should be rest assured that any information gotten in this article, we are confident will be of great help in making an informed decision as regards which of the postgraduate courses is best tailored to suit your intended career path.

General Entry Admission Requirements For All PG Programmes Offered In DELSU (Delta State University, Abraka)

1) To be eligible for admission into DELSU postgraduate school, candidates must have obtained a degree or its equivalent from a recognized institution. He or she must have obtained at least five (5) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics in WASC, NECO, GCE (Ordinary Level), or NABTEB at not more than two sittings.

Note: Pass in English or Mathematics is not acceptable. Also, ACE and TC II are not acceptable.

2) (No equivalent to WASC, NECO, GCE or NABTEB). Please note that there will be no waiver for anybody seeking admission into any of the programmes.

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3) Candidates applying for any Ph.D. programme must have obtained at least a weighted average score of 60% overall or a CGPA of 3.50 in a scale of 5.00 .

4) Candidates applying for academic Master Degree (M.Sc., M.Ed., M.A. and LL.M.) must be holders of bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline from the Delta State University or any other accredited university with at least “Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree recognized by Senate of the institution.

5) For Professional Master Degree application, he or she must be a holder of Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline from Delta State University, Abraka or any other accredited university with at least a Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree recognized by Senate or a Higher National Diploma with Upper Credit from a Senate-recognized polytechnic.

6) Finally, Candidates for PGD (Postgraduate Diploma) must be holders of a bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline from the Delta State University or any other accredited university with at least a “Third Class Honours” degree or a HND (Lower Credit) recognized by Senate

Duration For Postgraduate Courses At DELSU – Delta State University, Abraka

The info here contains details of the duration of all available pg programme offered at Delta State University under PGD and M.Sc level. Ph.D level, for Masters students, either regular or weekend programmes, the expected duration of your programmes can be seen below, same applies to PGD and Ph.D students.

Postgraduate Courses at DELSUDuration of PG Programmes
Regular degree programme

Weekend Masters Degree Programme

4 – 6 Semester (Minimum)

6 – 8 Semesters (Minimum)

Ph.D Regular Programme


Ph.D Weekend 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)
Regular Diploma Programmes
Minimum of two (2) semesters and a maximum of four semesters.
Regular Postgraduate Diploma Programme (PGD)

Weekend Diploma Programmes

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

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In DELSU (Delta State University, Abraka)



Agricultural Economics & Agricultural Extension – PGD, M.Sc. & Ph.D.

Animal Science – PGD, M.Sc. & Ph.D.

Fisheries – PGD, M.Sc. & Ph.D

Forestry and Wildlife – PGD, M.Sc. & Ph.D

Agronomy (i) Crops Science (ii) Crop Protection (iii) Soil Science) – PGD, Professional Master, M.Sc. & Ph.D


Fine and Applied Arts:

Graphics – MFA

Ceramics – MFA

Sculpture and Textile Design – MFA

Art History – MFA

Studio Art – M.A. & Ph.D.

Ceramics – M.A. & Ph.D

Graphics – M.A. & Ph.D

Sculpture – M.A. & Ph.D.

Painting & Textiles – M.A. & Ph.D.

History – Ph.D

Music – M.A. & Ph.D.

Religious Studies & Philosophy – PGDM; M.A. & Ph.D.

(i) Old Testament – M.A. & Ph.D.

(ii) New Testament – M.A. & Ph.D.

(iii) Church History (iv) ATR (v) Christian Theology

Theatre Arts: Theatre Arts – M.A. & Ph.D

Languages & Linguistics: i) French Languages & Linguistics ii) Lit. in French iii) Translation – M.A.


Physiology – M.Sc. & Ph.D.

Anatomy – M.Sc. & Ph.D.


Education – PGDE

Educational Administration & Policy Studies – M.Ed. & Ph.D.

Guidance & Counseling / Measurement & Evaluation – M.Ed. & Ph.D.

Library & Information Science – PGD, M.Sc. & Ph.D

Science Education (i) Biology (ii) Chemistry (iii) Mathematics – M.Ed.

Social Science Education:

Vocational Education: (i) Agricultural Education (ii) Home Economics – M.Ed. & Ph.D.

Technical & Business Education: (i) Industrial Technology Education – M.Sc. (Ed)

Human Kinetics & Health Education:

(i) Human Kinetics Education – M.Ed. & Ph.D.

  1. ii) Exercise Physiology & Sports Science – M.Ed. & Ph.D.

(ii) Sports Management/Health Education

 Institute of Education      

(i) Education – PGDE

(ii) Basic Education – PGDBE

(iii) Educational Management – PGDBE


Law – MLD, LL.M. & Ph.D


Accounting/Banking & Finance – PGDBF & M.Sc.

Business Administration & Marketing – PGD, M.Sc. & Ph.D

Business Administration – PGD, M.Sc. & Ph.D

Marketing- PGD, M.Sc.


Animal & Environmental Biology: PGD), M.Sc. & Ph.D

Biochemistry; M.Sc. & Ph.D


(i) Analytical/Environmental Chemistry – M.Sc. & Ph.D

(ii) Inorganic Chemistry – M.Sc. & Ph.D

(iii)Organic Chemistry – M.Sc. & Ph.D

(iv) Physical Chemistry – M.Sc. & Ph.D

(v) Industrial Chemistry – M.Sc. & Ph.D  .


(i) Engineering Geology – M.Sc

(ii) Environmental Geology – M.Sc

(iii) Hydrogeology – M.Sc

(iv) Petroleum Geology – M.Sc

(v) Mineral Exploration – M.Sc


(i) Mathematics – M.Sc

(ii) Industrial Mathematics – M.Sc


(i) Geophysics – M.Sc. & Ph.D.

(i) Solid State Physics – M.Sc. & Ph.D.

(iii) Radiation & Health Physics – M.Sc. & Ph.D.

(iv) Theoretical Physics – M.Sc. & Ph.D.


(i) Environmental Microbiology – M.Sc.

(ii) Food and Industrial Microbiology – M.Sc.



Business Administration – M.Sc.

Economics – M.Sc. & Ph.D.

Geography and Regional Planning – M.Sc. & Ph.D.

Mass Communication – M.Sc.

Political Science – M.Sc. & Ph.D   .



Business Administration – PGDBA & MBA

Economics – PGDPE & MEPE

Mass Communication:

(i) Post graduate Diploma in Communication Management – PGDCM

(ii) Professional Master Degree in Communication Management – MCM


Master in Crime Control – MCC

For all PG aspirants of DELSU school of postgraduate studies, kindly be informed that all PG programmes offered in the institution are accredited, however, they could lose their accreditation status if they fail to maintain the standards and requirements.

We hope this Is informative enough? if you have any question as regards the list of available PG courses offered in DELSU postgraduate school, kindly scroll down to the comment section and we shall respond accordingly.

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