The management of Kaduna State University – KASU has approved the list of all postgraduate (PG) courses that are currently available and offered in the institution. Do you know that every PG course offered in KASU 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 Kaduna State University – KASU come up with questions like; What are the list of available KASU PG courses? What are the admission requirements for PGD or Masters programmes (Academic or Professional Masters), 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 KASU postgraduate school.
Judging from the list of PG courses offered in KASU – Kaduna State University 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 it 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.
KASU Postgraduate Admission Entry Requirements For All PG Courses
Below are the admission requirements for PGD, Masters and Ph.D programmes, in this post we have broken down the admission requirements for all levels of PG programmes respectively. Simply go through them to confirm any of the PG courses offered in KASU that you are eligible to apply for.
Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
Applicants applying for any of the PGD courses offered in KASU must meet the following requirements:
i. Applicants must obtain a minimum of 5 (Five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than two sittings.
ii. Candidates must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree from any recognized University or HND from any recognized Polytechnic in Nigeria not lower than Third Class; or its equivalent to be eligible to apply.
iii) In addition to the above, Candidates with Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of Merit in related field of study from a Polytechnic or any recognized institution
iv) Candidates must posses a Bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class (Lower Division) in area not related to the field applying for may be considered
Academic Master Degree Programmes
Applicants applying for Academic Masters Degree courses offered in KASU must meet the following requirements:
i. Applicants must obtain a minimum of 5 (five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than two sittings.
ii. In addition to the above, Candidates must have obtained a first Degree of Kaduna State University (KASU) or any recognized university in relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division); and
iii. Lastly, Candidates with Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 is also eligible.
Professional Master Degree Programmes
Applicants applying for professional Masters Degree courses offered in KASU must meet the following requirements:
i. Applying Candidates is expected to have a minimum of 5 (five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than 2 sittings and not more than two year apart.
ii. Another PG admission requirement for Professional Masters at KASU is, Candidate is expected to have obtained a First Degree from KASU or any recognized university in relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)
iii. In addition to the above (ii) candidates with Third Class Degree or HND and a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) from Kaduna State University or any recognized institution with a minimum of 3.50 CGPA are eligible to apply.
Doctor of Philosophy Programmes (Accounting and Business Administration only)
Candidates applying for Ph.D programmes offered in KASU must meet the following requirements:
i. One of the requirements include a minimum of 5 (five) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level in not more than 2 sittings and not more than two year apart.
ii. Secondly, Candidates are expected to have obtained a First Degree from Kaduna State University or any the recognised universities in Nigeria from any relevant field with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division)
iii. Lastly, Candidate must have obtained a Masters Degree from KASU or any recognized university in the proposed field of study with minimum CGPA of 3.50.
Please note that candidates with B.Sc, PGD and HND cannot apply for Ph.D directly without going though Masters Degree programme first.
List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In KASU – Kaduna State University
Faculty of Arts
Arabic – PGD and M.A
Christian Religious Studies – PGD and M.A
English Language & Drama – PGD and M.A
French PGD French
History M.A History
Islamic Religious Studies – M.A.
Nigerian Languages & Linguistics (Hausa) – M.A Only
FACULTY OF SCIENCE
Biochemistry – PGD
Biological Sciences – M.Sc
Fisheries & Aquaculture – M.Sc.
Entomology – M.Sc.
Environmental Biology – M.Sc.
Chemistry PGD Industrial Chemistry – M.Sc.
Geography – PGD
Geography – M.Sc.
EIA – PGD
GIS – Masters
EIA – Masters
Mathematical Sciences – PGD
Computer Science – PGD
Management Information Science – PGD
Hardware Maintenance – PGD
Software Design – PGD
Computer Science – M.Sc
Microbiology – PGD
Environmental Microbiology – M.Sc.
Food & Industrial Microbiology – M.Sc.
Medical Microbiology – M.Sc.
Microbiology – M.Sc.
Physics – PGD
Master in Renewable Energy
FACULTY OF SOCIAL & MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
Accounting – PGD
PGD Procurement & Supply Chain Management
Accounting – M.Sc
Accounting – PhD.
Business Administration – PGD
Entrepreneurship Studies – PGD
Business Administration – M.Sc
Banking and Finance – M.Sc
Master in Business Administration – MBA
Master in Industrial & Labour Relations – MILR
Business Administration – PhD
Economics (Public Sector Economics) – PGD
Economics – M.Sc
Mass Communication (Investigative Journalism) – PGD
Mass Communication – PGD
Sport Journalism – PGD
Political Science (Conflict, Peace & Strategic Studies) – PGD
Conflict, Peace & Strategic Studies ( Masters)
Political Science – M.Sc.
Sociology (Crime Management) – PGD
Criminal Justice – Masters
Sociology – M.Sc.
Duration For All PG Courses Offered At KASU (Kaduna State University)
The info here contains details of the duration of all available pg programme offered at KASU – Kaduna State University under PGD, Masters and Ph.D level, 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 KASU||Duration of PG Programmes|
|a) M.A/ M.Sc||(Minimum of two (4) Academic Sessions and Maximum of Three (3) Academic Sessions)|
|b) MPA/ MBA||(Minimum of 4 academic session)|
|c) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)||(Minimum of One (4) Academic Session)|
|d) Ph.D||Minimum of four (8) academic semesters|
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