List of Postgraduate Courses/Programmes Offered In UNICAL

The list of postgraduate courses offered in UNICAL 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 UNICAL postgraduate courses outlined below, the course that suits his or her career path.

You can visit UNICAL postgraduate portal to read more about the admission requirements for each course but for the sake of clarity purpose, we will be focusing strictly on the list of postgraduate programmes that are available in UNICAL postgraduate school.

List of Postgraduate Courses/Programmes Offered In UNICAL 1


A) To qualify for admission into UNICAL Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programme,  applicants must be a graduate of the University of Calabar or any other University recognized by the Senate of the Unical, or persons who hold qualifications adjudged by the Senate of the University of Calabar to be equivalent to first degree or holders of recognized Higher National

B) To qualify for admission into a Master’s degree programme at UNICAL, applicants should be graduates with not less than Second Class Honours degrees in the Lower Division with the following;

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(i) CGPA of 75 on a five-point scale

(ii) CGPA of 2.2 points on a four-points scale

(iii) Second Class lower division (irrespective of CGPA) for the Master’s degree programme

C) Applicants for admission into UNICAL postgraduate programmes for Doctoral Degree should be graduates of the Unical or any other University recognized by the Senate of the University  of  Calabar, who possess Master’s degrees with dissertation and course work  average,  which should not be less than 60%


The table below consists of the duration of the available postgraduate programme  under PGD M.Sc and Ph.D level. This would assist prospective candidates in proper planning, be it full time or part time postgraduate students.

Postgraduate ProgrammesDuration
Full-time Master’s degree programme4 – 6 Semester
Full-time Doctoral Programmes6 – 10 Semesters
PGD in Educational Technology3 to 5 Semesters
 PGD in Engineering4 to 6 Semesters
PGD in Education3 to 4 semesters
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List of Available Postgraduate Courses Offered In UNICAL

Faculty of Agriculture

Agricultural Economics

Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology

Animal Science

Crop Science

Soil Science

Forestry and Wildlife Resource Management.

Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences

Medical Laboratory Science (Medical Microbiology/ Parasitology Unit)

Chemical Pathology Unit

Histophathology Unit and Haematology Unit

Radiography and Radiological Sciences

Nursing Sciences.

Faculty of Arts

English and Literary Studies

History and International Studies

Linguistics and Communication Studies

Religious and Cultural Studies


Theatre and Media Studies

Modern Languages and Translation Studies.

Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences





Public Health

Faculty of Biological Sciences


Genetics & Biotechnology



Environmental Biology

Faculty of Education

Arts Education

Business Education

Continuing Education and Development Studies

Curriculum and Teaching

Educational Administration and Planning

Educational Foundations

Guidance and Counselling

Environmental Education

Library and Information Science

Science Education

Social Science Education

Special Education

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Management Sciences

Banking and Finance

Business Management


Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Medicine and Dentistry

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Community Medicine

Faculty of Physical Sciences
Geology; Mathematics


Computer Science


Pure and Applied Chemistry

Faculty of Social Sciences

Geography and Environmental Science

Political Science


Public Administration

Institute of Education

PGD Education

PGD Environmental Education

Institute of Oceanography

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Physical Oceanography

Biological Oceanography

Institute of Public Policy and Administration

PGD Public Administration

Policy and Administrative Studies (MPAS)

Centre for Water Resources Management

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