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List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In JOSTUM

The management of JOSTUM (Joseph Sarwaun Tarka University Makurdi) has approved the list of all postgraduate (PG) courses that are currently available and offered in the institution. Every PG programme 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 JOSTUM come up with questions like; What are the list of available JOSTUM PG courses? What are the admission requirements for PGD or Masters programmes, 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 JOSTUM postgraduate studies.

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In JOSTUM 1

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 postgraduate courses offered in JOSTUM (Joseph Sarwaun Tarka University Makurdi) 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 for your intended career path.

General Entry Admission Requirements For All PG Courses Offered In JOSTUM

Entry Admission Requirements For Postgraduate Diploma

  1. Graduates of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi or other recognized Universities in relevant areas are eligible to apply for any of the PGD courses offered as listed below.
  2. Graduates with HND (Higher National Diploma) certificate with minimum pass of credit level or equivalent in relevant areas from recognized institutions will also be considered.

Entry Admission Requirements For Masters

  1. Candidates who possess a Bachelor’s Degree in relevant areas from University of Agriculture, Makurdi or other recognized universities with a minimum of Second Class Honours are eligible to apply for any of Masters programmes offered as listed below.
  2. Third Class Honours Degree candidates or HND (in relevant areas) with appropriate Postgraduate Diploma of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi or from other recognized institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.5 (or at least Upper Credit in the Postgraduate Diploma).
  3. In addition to the above, HND, PGD/PGDE holders must satisfy the basic School Certificate or GCE Ordinary Level entry requirements (credit in five relevant subjects) for admission into Bachelors Degrees of the respective departments.
  4. Postgraduate programme like M.Sc. Environmental Science, graduates with good honours degree in any of the following disciplines are also eligible: Natural Sciences, Science Education, Relevant Agricultural Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Science, Health Sciences, and other Relevant disciplines from University of Agriculture, Makurdi or other recognized institutions of higher learning.

Entry Admission Requirements For Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D)

  1. Admission requirements for Ph.D holders Holders of Master’s Degree of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi or other recognized Universities with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 on a 5- point scale provided that satisfactory research work formed part of the degree are eligible to apply too.

Duration For Postgraduate Courses At JOSTUM (Joseph Sarwaun Tarka University Makurdi)

The info here contains details of the duration of all available pg programme offered at Joseph Sarwaun Tarka University Makurdi under PGD and M.Sc level. Ph.D level, for Masters students, either full time or part time, the expected duration of your programmes can be seen below, same applies to PGD and Ph.D students.

Postgraduate Courses at JOSTUMDuration of PG Programmes
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 Postgraduate Courses Offered In JOSTUM (Joseph Sarwaun Tarka University Makurdi)

COLLEGE OF AGRONOMY

Department of Crop Production offers the following programmes;

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:

Crop Production

Agronomy

Horticulture

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in:

Crop Production

Crop Physiology

Farming Systems

Plant Breeding and Genetics

Horticulture (Options: Olericulture, Pomology, Floriculture)

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in:

Crop Physiology

Farming Systems

Plant Breeding and Genetics

Horticulture (Options: Olericulture, Pomology, Floriculture)

Department of Soil Science offers the following programmes

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:

Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition

Soil and Water Management

Pedology

Master of Science (M.Sc.) and Ph.D. in:

Soil Chemistry

Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition

Soil Physics/Soil and Water Management

Soil Management and Conservation

Pedology

Land Use Management

Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Science offers the following programmes

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:

Seed Technology

Master of Science (M.Sc.) and Ph.D. in:

Seed Production and Quality Control

Seed Pathology

Seed Physiology

Seed Processing and Storage

Plant Breeding and Genetics

Seed Enterprise Management

Department of Crop and Environmental Protection offers the following programmes;

Postgraduate Diploma Degree (PGD) in:

Crop and Environmental Protection

Master of Science (M.Sc.) and Ph.D. in:

Economic Entomology

Plant Pathology

Weed Science

Plant Nematology

Vertebrate Pests

Plant Virology          

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL AND SCIENCE EDUCATION

Department of Vocational Agriculture and Technology Education offers the following programmes;

Postgraduate Diploma (PGDE) in:

Agricultural Education

Master of Education (M.Ed.) Degree and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree in:

Agricultural Education

Department of Educational Foundations and General Studies offers the following programmes

Postgraduate Diploma (PGDE) in:

Education

Master (M.Ed.) Degree in:

Guidance and Counseling

Educational Administration and Planning

Measurement and Evaluation

English Education

Master in Library and Information Science (MLIS)

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree in;

Guidance and Counseling

Educational Administration and Planning

Measurement and Evaluation

English Education

Department of Science Education offers the following programmes

Postgraduate Diploma (PGDE) in:

Science Education

Master (M.Ed.) Degree and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree  in:

Science Education

Department of Mathematics Education offers the following programmes

Postgraduate Diploma (PGDE) in:

Mathematics  Education

Master (M.Ed) Degree and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree in:

Mathematics Education

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND EXTENSION

Department of Agricultural Economics offers the following programmes;

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:

Agricultural Economics

Master of Science (M.Sc) and Ph.D. with specialization in:

Farm Management and Production Economics

Agricultural Policy and Development Planning

Agricultural Business and Financial Management

Agricultural Marketing and International Agriculture

Department Agricultural Extension and Communication offers the following programmes;

Postgraduate Diploma in:

Farm Management and Extension

Master of Science (M.Sc) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in:

Agricultural Extension and Communication

COLLEGE OF ANIMAL SCIENCE

Department of Animal Breeding & Physiology (M.Sc. & Ph.D.) in:

Animal Breeding and Genetics

Animal Physiology

Department of Animal Nutrition (M.Sc. & Ph.D.) in:

Monogastric Animal Nutrition

Large Ruminant Animal Nutrition

Feed Processing & Production

Micro-Livestock Nutrition

Department of Animal Production offers the following programmes;

 PGD, Animal Production and Management

Master of Science (M.Sc. & Ph.D.) in:

Animal Production and Management (Non-ruminant Animals)

Animal Production and Management (Small Ruminant Animals)

Animal Production and Management (Large Ruminant Animals)

Animal Production Management (Animal Product and by-Product Processing)

COLLEGE OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Department of Biochemistry offers;

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:

Biochemistry

M. Sc. & Ph.D. in:

Biochemistry

Department of Botany (Plant Science & Biotechnology) offers the following programmes;

PGDPlant Science

M. Sc./Ph.D.Plant Science and Biotechnology

Options in:

Plant Science and Biotechnology (Ecology)

Plant Science and Biotechnology (Virology)

Plant Science and Biotechnology (Nematology)

Plant Science and Biotechnology (Mycology)

Plant Science and Biotechnology (Biosystematics & Natural Resources Management)

Plant Science and Biotechnology (Plant Tissue Culture)

Plant Science and Biotechnology (Biotechnology & Molecular Genetics)

Plant Science and Biotechnology (Cytogenetics)

Plant Science and Biotechnology (Plant Morphology)

Plant Science and Biotechnology (Plant Anatomy)

Plant Science and Biotechnology (Plant Physiology)

Plant Science and Biotechnology (Biodiversity and Utilization)

M.Sc./Ph.D.Environmental Science

Options in:

Biodiversity and Conservation

Climate Change Mitigation

Water Pollution and Control

Soil Pollution and Control

Air Pollution and Control

Environmental Monitoring

Bioremediation

Environmental Management Systems

Department of Microbiology offers;

PGD in:

Microbiology

M. Sc. & Ph.D. in:

Microbiology

Department of Zoology offers;

PGD in Zoology

MSc. & Ph.D. inthe following options;

Environmental Biology

Entomology

Parasitology

Applied Parasitology & Entomology

COLLEGE OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Department of Chemistry offers the following programmes;

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:

Analytical Chemistry and Instrumentation

Environmental Analytical chemistry

Agrochemical Technology

Master of Science (M.Sc.) and Ph.D. in:

Analytical Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry

Natural Products Chemistry

Physical Chemistry

Physical Organic chemistry

Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Polymer Chemistry

Environmental Chemistry

Agrochemical Technology

Department of Physics offers the following programmes;

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:

Environmental Physics

Measurement and Instrumentation

Industrial Physics

Computational Physics

Radio Astronomy and Communication

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in:

Engineering Physics

Environmental Physics

Theoretical Physics

Solid State Physics

Geophysics

Astrophysics and Communication

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in:

Engineering Physics

Environmental Physics

Theoretical Physics

Solid State Physics

Department of Statistics offers the following programmes;

Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics

M.Sc. Statistics

Ph.D. Statistics

Department of Computer Science offers the following programmes;

Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science

Sc. Computer Science

D. Computer Science

Departments of Mathematics offers the following programmes;

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematics and in Industrial Mathematics

Master of Science (M.Sc.) Degree

Sc. Mathematics

Sc. Industrial Mathematics

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree

D. Mathematics

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Department of Mechanical Engineering offers the following programmes;

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:

Mechanical Engineering

Master of Engineering in:

Production and Design

Thermo-Fluids and Energy

Metallurgy and Materials

Applied Mechanics and Mechatronics

Doctor of Philosophy in:

Production and Design

Thermo-Fluids and Energy Studies

Metallurgy and Material

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering offer the following programmes;

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:

Electrical and Electronics

Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) in:

Telecommunication

Digital Electronics and Computers

Power Systems Engineering

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in:

Telecommunication

Digital electronics and Computers

Electrical Machines

Power Systems Engineering

Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering offers the following programmes;

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), Eng. and Ph.D. in;

Soil and Water Engineering

Farm Power and Machinery Engineering

Agricultural Products Processing and Storage Engineering

Farm Structures and Environmental Control Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering offers Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering

COLLEGE OF FORESTRY AND FISHERIES

Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture offer the following programmes;

Postgraduate Diploma in Fisheries

Master of Science Degree in Fisheries and Aquaculture

Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Fisheries and      Aquaculture

Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Aquatic Pollution

Department of Forest Production and Products offer the following programmes;

Postgraduate Diploma in

Forest Production and Products

Master of Forestry (M.For) with specialization in:

Forest Biology and Silviculutre

Agroforestry and Soil

Wood and Fibre Science

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) with specialization in:

Forest Biology and Silviculture

Plantation Forest Development

Forest Ecology and Biodiversity Management

Agroforestry and Soil

Wood and Fibre Science with options in;

Wood Products Utilization

Forest Operations

Department of Social and Environmental Forestry with the following options and specializations

PGD in;

Social and Environmental Forestry

Master of Forestry in;

Environmental Forestry and Management

Forest Economics and Management

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) with specialty options in;

Community and Urban Forestry Management

Environmental Economics and Management

Forest Products Marketing

Forest Resources Economics

Forest Policy, Administration and Law

Forestry Extension, Administration and Management

Department of Wildlife and Range Management offer the following programmes;

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Wildlife and Range Management

Master of Wildlife (M.Wildlife) Management

Wildlife and Range Management

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Wildlife Management Areas of research

Wildlife Ecology

Wildlife Nutrition

Domestication and Game Ranching

Ornithology

Biodiversity Utilization and Management

Park and Protected areas Management

Zoo and Museum Management

9COLLEGE OF FOOD TECHNOLOGY AND HUMAN ECOLOGY

Department of Food Science and Technology offers the following Postgraduate Programmes;

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Food Science and Technology

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Food Science and Technology

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Food Science and Technology

Department of Family and Consumer Science offers the following Postgraduate Programmes;

PGD, Family and Consumer Science

Family and Consumer Science

Family and Consumer Science with specialization in the following:

Family and Child Studies

Food and Nutrition

Clothing and Fashion Design

Textiles

Family and Resource Management

COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

Department of Accounting and Banking/Finance

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in;

Accounting

Banking and Finance

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in;

Accounting

Banking and Finance

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in;

Accounting

Department of Agribusiness offers the following Postgraduate programmes;

Postgraduate Diploma in;

Agribusiness Management

Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives

Master of Science in;

Agribusiness Management

Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in;

Agribusiness Management

Agribusiness Marketing and Cooperatives

Agribusiness Finance and Project Analysis

Agribusiness Risk and Insurance Management

Department of Business Administration offers the following Postgraduate programmes;

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD):

Management

Public Administration

Master of Science (M.Sc.);

Management

Marketing

Public Administration

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.);

Management

Masters in Business Administration(MBA);

Agribusiness

Accounting

Banking and Finance

Management

Marketing

Entrepreneurship

Masters in Public Administration (MPA)

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

Department of Veterinary Surgery and Diagnostic Imaging offers;

Veterinary Surgery (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Veterinary Surgery (Soft Tissue Small Animal Surgery)

Veterinary Surgery (Soft Tissue Large Animal)

Veterinary Surgery (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Veterinary Surgery (Soft Tissue Small Animal Surgery)

Veterinary Surgery (Soft Tissue Large Animal)

Department of Theriogenology offers;

Theriogenology

Department of Veterinary Pathology offers

Veterinary Pathology

Veterinary Pathology

Department of  Veterinary Microbiology offers;

Veterinary Microbiology (Veterinary Bacteriology)

Veterinary Microbiology (Veterinary Virology)

Veterinary Microbiology (Immunology)

Veterinary Microbiology (Mycology)

Veterinary Microbiology (Veterinary Bacteriology)

Veterinary Microbiology (Veterinary Virology)

Veterinary Microbiology (Immunology)

Veterinary Microbiology (Mycology)

Department of Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry offers;

Veterinary Physiology

Veterinary Physiology

Department of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology

Veterinary Pharmacology

Veterinary Pharmacology

Department of Veterinary Public Health, and Preventive Medicine offers;

Veterinary Public Health,

Veterinary Preventive Medicine

Veterinary Public Health

Veterinary Preventive Medicine

and Ph.D. Veterinary Epidemiology

Department of Veterinary Medicine offers;

Sc. Veterinary Medicine (Avian Medicine)

Sc. Veterinary Medicine (Ruminant Medicine)

Sc. Veterinary Medicine (Small Animal Medicine)

Sc. Veterinary Medicine (Swine Medicine)

Sc. Veterinary Medicine (Ethon-Veterinary Medicine)

Sc. Veterinary Medicine (Equine Medicine)

Sc. Veterinary Medicine (Aquatic Medicine)

Sc. Veterinary Medicine (Wild life Medicine)

Veterinary Medicine (Avian Medicine)

Veterinary Medicine (Ruminant Medicine)

Veterinary Medicine (Small Animal Medicine)

Veterinary Medicine (Swine Medicine)

Veterinary Medicine (Ethon-Veterinary Medicine)

Veterinary Medicine (Equine Medicine)

Veterinary Medicine (Aquatic Meicine)

Veterinary Medicine (Wild life Micine) Ph.D.

Department of Veterinary Anatomy offers;

Veterinary Anatomy

Department of Veterinary Parasitology and Entomology offers;

Veterinary Parasitology (Helminthology)

Veterinary Parasitology (Protozoology)

Veterinary Parasitology (Entomology)

Veterinary Parasitology (Helminthology)

Veterinary Parasitology (Protozoology)

Veterinary Parasitology (Entomology)

CENTRE FOR INNOVATION IN PROCUREMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL STANDARDS (CIPESS)

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Procurement

Master of Science (M.Sc) Degree in Procurement

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Environmental Standards

Master of Science (M.Sc) Degree in Environmental Standards

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Social Standards

Master of Science (M.Sc.) Degree in Social Standards

For all PG aspirants of JOSTUM, 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.

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