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RSU Postgraduate Admission Form 2022/2023 Session Out – How To Apply

Rivers State University postgraduate school has announced the sale of her full time, part time, weekend and sandwich postgraduate admission form and application is being invited from all suitably qualified candidates for admission into the various available postgraduate programmes.

In this post, we will be discussing everything about RSU Postgraduate application form for 2022/2023 academic session, how to apply for RSU Postgraduate form online via RSU’s PG portal, the cost of RSU’s Postgraduate form and the closing date for submission of all completed Postgraduate forms for 2022/2023 academic session.

We shall be breaking the process of applying for RSU Postgraduate form in a coordinated manner for ease of understanding most especially for first time applicants. However, applicants that have previously registered and participated in the previous Postgraduate screening exercise but did not make it through can equally gain form this information being posted here.

RSU postgraduate application form for this academic session is not different from the previous sessions except some slight changes which in most cases do not even surface. Before going into details as regards RSU Postgraduate form for 2022/2023 academic session, we shall be looking at the most frequently asked questions about RSU Postgraduate form by past and present PG applicants. Listing and answering these FAQs would greatly assist applicants who must have had similar questions about RSU Postgraduate form screening application forms in mind before now.

Below are the list of FAQ on RSU’s Postgraduate forms;

Is RSU postgraduate form out?

How much is RSU PG form?

When will RSU Postgraduate form be out?

Please when is AAU postgraduate screening starting?

Please I want to know if RSU postgraduate registration is in progress?

Please when is RSU Postgraduate form closing date?

Will there be an entrance exam for RSU Postgraduate School?

What are the admission requirements for RSU PG School?

Can I apply for RSU postgraduate programme without NYSC

I am currently doing my NYSC, am I eligible to apply for RSU postgraduate form?

FAQs on RSU Postgraduate Application FormAnswers To FAQs on RSU Postgraduate forms
Is RSU Postgraduate form out?RSU Postgraduate form for this academic session is out.
When will RSU Postgraduate forms be out?RSU postgraduate application form for 2022/2023 session is out.
Please when is RSU postgraduate screening starting?The date for RSU’s Postgraduate form screening exercise is usually communicated via their online publication as shown below in this post.
Please I want to know if RSU postgraduate registration is in progress?Currently the Postgraduate form registration is still on.
Please when is RSU Postgraduate form closing date?RSU PG form closing date is 30th of April 2022.
Will there be an entrance exam for RSU Postgraduate School?Yes there will be an entrance examination for all eligible candidates.
How much is RSU postgraduate form?Sandwich PG form is Twenty Thousand Naira (N20,000.00) only.

PGDE admission form is thirty-five thousand naira only (35,000)

What are the admission requirements for RSU PG School?Check below for the avaailable PG  programmes and admission requirements
Can I apply for RSU postgraduate programme without NYSCThe answer is NO. Only candidates with NYSC Discharge certificate are eligible to apply for RSU postgraduate form
I am currently doing my NYSC, am I eligible to apply for RSU postgraduate form?No you are not eligible until your NYSC discharge certificate is ready.

The above are the most frequently asked questions on RSU Postgraduate forms and the best possible answers. Go through them carefully and you can never be wrong with those answers.

Now in details, RSU’s Postgraduate form comes out every academic session and many of you just rush without waiting to confirm if you are eligible to apply or buy the form which is the reason most get stuck in the middle of the registration process.

Before applying for RSU’s Postgraduate form screening form you must meet the following requirements and eligibility criteria as listed below;

  1. Complete O’level results
  2. First Degree Certificate (B.Sc, M.A B.Edu, B.Engr or any HND certificate)
  3. NYSC Discharge Certificate

O’Level Result

Candidates applying for a PG programme at RSU must meet the following basic admission requirements amongst others.

  1. Must have 5 O’Level credits including mathematics and English language and 3 other subjects relevant to their course of study.

NYSC Discharge Certificate

To apply for a post graduate programme in RSU, an NYSC discharge certificate is a must have, for those without one, a certificate of exemption from your institution is acceptable by RSU. Candidates or applicants awaiting the completion of their NYSC programmes are not eligible to apply as they would not be considered for admission.

First Degree

For candidates from universities you must have possessed a first degree with a minimum of second class upper and above to apply for a Masters degree programme in any course that is relevant to the course offered in your first degree.

Candidates or applicants with 3rd class and below or HND in any course must first go through PGD (postgraduate Diploma) programme and after successfully completing the PGD programme becomes eligible to apply for a Masters degree programme in Rivers State University.

After you are sure your preferred choice of PG programme is offered in RSU and have confirmed you meet the admission requirements into the institution then you can go ahead and apply for RSU postgraduate application form.

Now let’s take a look at the list of postgraduate courses offered In RSU their admission requirements. The admission requirements are listed just directly under each PG programme.

DURATION OF RSU POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMEDURATION OF PROGRAMME
Post Graduate Programme (PGD)The PGD programme in the Institute of Education shall run for a minimum of one Sandwich year

The PGD programme shall run for a minimum of two (2) semesters and a maximum of (4) semesters.

Master of Science (Msc)A full-time Mater’s programme shall run for a minimum of four (4) semesters and a maximum of six (6) semesters.

Mater’s programme in the Institute of Education shall run for a minimum of two (2) Sandwich years.

Doctor of PhilosophyA PhD programme shall run for a minimum of six (6) semesters and a maximum (8)

A PhD programme in the Institute of Education shall run for a minimum of three (3). Sandwich years.

PhD Part time programme: run for a minimum of eight (8) semesters and a maximum of tens (10) semesters.

Available PG Programmes

  1. PGDTE/PGDE (Full-time, Sandwich and Weekend)
  2. Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
  3. Post Graduate Diploma in Technical Education (PGDTE)

The following Master’s Degree MEd, MSc degree programmes are available in Sandwich programmes only in the Institute of Education.

Department of Adult Education and Community Development

  • M.Ed in Adult Education and Community Development

Department of Business Education

  • M.Ed in Business Education

M.Sc in Business Education with Specialization in:

  • Accountancy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Office Management and Technology
  • Economics Education

Department of Educational Foundations

  • M.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction
  • M.Ed in Educational Technology
  • M.Ed in Guidance and Counseling
  • M.Ed in History and Policy of Education
  • M.Ed in Measurement and Evaluation
  • M.Ed in Philosophy of Education
  • M.Ed in Sociology of Education

Department of Educational Management

  • M.Ed in Educational Management

Department of Science Education

M.Sc in Science Education with Specializations in

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Department of Vocational and Technology Education

M.Sc.in Agricultural Education with specializations in:-

  • Administration
  • Community Development
  • Agricultural Resources and Environment

M.Sc in Technical Education with Specializations in:

  • Electrical and Electronics Technology
  • Mechanical Technology
  • Building Technology

The following PhD Degree programmes are available in Sandwich programmes only in the Institute of Education.

Department of Educational Foundations

  • Ph.D in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Ph.D in Educational Technology
  • Ph.D in Guidance and Counseling
  • Ph.D in History and Policy of Education
  • Ph.D in Measurement and Evaluation
  • Ph.D in Philosophy of Education
  • Ph.D in Sociology of Education

Department of Educational Management

  • Ph.D in Educational Management

Department of Science Education

  • Ph.D in Science Education

Department of Vocational and Technology Education

Ph.D in Agricultural Education Ph.D in Technical Education

FACULTY OF LAW

(PhD) in Law and Diplomacy

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Political Science

  • PGD, MSc, PhD in Local Government Administration
  • PGD, MSc, PhD in Peace, Conflict and Security Studies
  • PGD, MSc, PhD in Public Administration
  • MPA-Public Administration

Admission Requirements:

1) Candidates for Master’s degree in the Institute of Education shall possess a minimum of Second Class Lower Division in the relevant field of study, or PGDE/PGDTE obtained from Rivers State University or any other recognized Institution of higher learning of equivalent

2) Candidates for Post graduate Diploma in Institute of Education shall possess first degree not less than a third class awarded by any recognized Institution/University.

3) Higher National Diploma (HND) not less than lower credit or its equivalent in any subject discipline or its equivalent in any Technical subject/disciple(for PGDTE only), awarded by any recognized institution

4) Candidates for Doctor of Philosophy Degree in the Institute of Education shall possess a Masters Degree relevant field of study, obtained from Rivers State University or any other recognized Institution of higher learning of equivalent

5) Candidates for PhD Full time/part time in Law and Diplomacy should possess any of the following:-

  • Master of Laws Degree (LLM), or
  • Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) or
  • Master of Law and Diplomacy (MLD) or
  • Master of International Law and Diplomacy (MILD) or
  • Any other Advanced Masters Degree in Law or its equivalent that is awarded by recognized Faculties established in Nigerian Universities or Universities.

6) Candidates for Post Graduate Diploma in Political Science shall be Holders of at least a Third Class Degree in the subject area applied for or a Second Class (Lower Division) Degree in a related discipline obtained from the Rivers State University or any other recognized institution of equivalent status;

7) Candidate for Masters Degree in Political Science must possess a minimum of Second Class Lower Degree in Political Science obtained from the Rivers State University or any other recognized institution of equivalent status;

8) Candidate with a PGD in Political Science and related field from a recognized institution with a CGPA of at least 3.50 on a five-point

9) Candidate for PhD Degree in Political Science must possess a Master’s Degree in Political Science and related field with a CGPS of at least 3.50 on a 5.0-points scale.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Applicant with the qualifications in the above disciplines shall be eligible for admission into the postgraduate programmes; however, candidates must fulfill the matriculation requirements of the Rivers State University, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt as stated below:-

All candidates must possess the minimum of five ordinary level credit passes which must include English Language and mathematics.

How To Apply for RSU PG Admission Form (Full Time)

Step 1 – Applications for admission to any Sandwich Postgraduate programme shall be made on-line by logging onto www.ust.edu.ng and making e-payment of Twenty Thousand Naira (N20,000.00) only, using inter-switch verve enabled cards.

Step 2 – Application forms should be completed on-line, downloaded and hard copies submitted to the secretary, Institute of Education, accompanied by photocopies of relevant credentials and proof of payment.

For PGDE Application Procedure

Step 1 – Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for admission into 2022/2023 Weekend Post Graduate Diploma in Education Programme in the Institute of Education, Rivers State University Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt.

Step 2 – Application for admission into the weekend PGDE Programmes shall be made online by logging onto www.rsu.edu.ng and making e-payment of N35,000.00. only, using interswich verve enabled cards.

PLEASE NOTE:

a) All application forms should be completed on-line, downloaded and hard copies of completed forms submitted to the Secretary, Postgraduate School, along with photocopies of relevant credentials.

b) Applications for admission to any postgraduate programme shall be made online by logging onto www.rsu.edu.ng and making an e-payment of Thirty thousand Naira (N30,000.00) for full-time Programmes or thirty-five thousand Naira (N35,000.00) for part-time Programmes, using interswitch verve – enabled cards. Application forms should be completed on-line, downloaded and hard copies submitted to the Secretary, Postgraduate School along with the following:

c) Photocopies of Certificates

d) Certified academic transcripts. (It is the responsibility of applicants to ensure that copies of their academic transcripts are forwarded under confidential cover directly to The Secretary, Postgraduate School, Rivers State University, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt).

e) Letter of reference from three referees, including one from a previous academic institution, stating that applicant is qualified to undertake advanced studies and research and that the Referee is confident that the applicant will benefit from the

f) For PhD applicants, brief research proposals on their intended areas of study should also accompany the application forms.

For PhD applicants, brief research proposals on their intended areas of study should also accompany the application forms.

Closing Date for Submission of RSU Postgraduate Form

RSU PG form closing date is 30th April 2022. Please note that there shall be no extension of the closing date for submission of all forms.

Is this properly understood? Do you have any questions as regards RSU PG application form? Please reach out to us via the comment section or our contact us page and we shall respond accordingly.

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