List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In UDUSOK – Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto

The management of Usman Danfodio University Sokoto (UDUSOK) as it is normally called, has released the list of courses offered in her school of postgraduate studies. All PG aspirants are advice to take heed, go through the admission requirements for each PG course that are offered as this would make the application process an easy one for all fresh PG candidates.

UDUSOK is one of the federal universities in Nigeria, the school prides itself as one of the most prestigious universities in the northern part of Nigeria.

The University provides the opportunities for both existing and prospective postgraduate students who wish to be part of an thrilled and a disciplined academic atmosphere. With their wide range of rich postgraduate diploma (PGD) programmes, Masters and Ph.D courses.

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Upon application as a student of UDUSOK, you will have access to numerous scholarly contents, resourceful electronic-Library, well-equiped laboratories, research based curricula and state of the art ICT facilities.

To apply for any of the PG courses offered at UDUSOK (Usman Danfodio University Sokoto), it is advisable to go through his list containing all available courses or programmes from all available faculties and departments and their admission requirements before applying online through UDUSOK postgraduate website.

Please note the  following below upon application;

a) Holders of Higher Diploma (HD) are NOT eligible for admission into the Postgraduate Programmes of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University.

b) Applicants with ‘PASS’ at Diploma or Degree level are not eligible for admission.

c) Applicants without NYSC Discharge /Exemption/Exclusion Certificate need not apply.

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered In UDUSOK

S.No.

Faculty /Department

Programmes

1.FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
a.Department of Soil SciencePh.D Soil Science, M.Phil. Soil Science, MSc. Soil Science
b.Department of Forestry & EnvironmentPh.D. Forestry, M.Phil. Forestry, MSc. Forest Biology & Silviculture,
Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry
c.Department of Animal SciencePh.D. Animal Science, M.Phil. Animal Science, MSc. Animal Science
Postgraduate Diploma (Livestock Production & Management)
d.Department of Agricultural EconomicsPh.D. Agricultural Economics, M.Phil. Agricultural Economics,
MSc. Agricultural Economics, Postgraduate Diploma (Agric. Econs & Extension)
e.Department of Crop SciencePh.D. Crop Science, MSc. Crop Science
f.Department of Agric. Ext. & Rural DevelopmentPh.D. Agricultural Extension, M.Phil. Agricultural Extension,
MSc. Agricultural Extension
g.Department of Fisheries & AquacultureM.Phil. Fisheries Management, MSc. Fisheries Management,
Postgraduate Diploma in Fisheries Management
2.FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
a.Department of Public AdministrationMaster of Public Administration (MPA),
Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDPA)
b.Department of Business AdministrationExecutive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
3.FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
a.Department of SociologyPh.D. Sociology, M.Phil. Sociology, MSc. Sociology, Master of Social Policy (MSP)
b.Department of Political SciencePh.D. Political Science, M.Phil. Political Science, MSc. Political Science
Master of International Affairs & Diplomacy (MIAD), Master of Governance and Public Policy (MGPP)
c.Department of GeographyPh.D. Geography, M.Phil. Geography, MSc. Geography,
Master in Gender, Environment and Development (M.GED)
Master in Geographic Information System (M.GIS)
Postgraduate Diploma in Geographic Information System (PGDGIS)
d.Department of EconomicsMSc. Economics, Master of Banking and Finance (MBF),
Postgraduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF)
4.FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
a.Department of Vet. AnatomyPh.D. Vet. Anatomy, MSc. Vet. Anatomy
b.Department of Vet. Physiology & BiochemistryMSc. Vet. Physiology
c.Department of Vet. Pharmacology & ToxicologyPh.D. Vet. Pharmacology, MSc. Vet. Pharmacology
d.Department of Vet. MedicinePh.D. Vet. Medicine, MVM Vet. Medicine
e.Department of Vet. PathologyPh.D. Vet. Pathology, MSc. Vet. Pathology
f.Department of Theriogenology & Animal ProductionPh.D. Theriogenology, MSc. Theriogenology, MSc. Animal Production
g.Department of Surgery & RadiologyPh.D. Vet. Surgery, MVS Vet. Surgery
h.Department of Vet. Pub. Health & Preventive MedicinePh.D. Preventive Medicine, Ph.D. Veterinary Public Health, MVPH, MPVM
i.Department of Vet. MicrobiologyPh.D. Vet. Microbiology, MSc. Vet. Microbiology
j.Department of Vet. ParasitologyMSc. Vet. Parasitology
5.FACULTY OF ARTS & ISLAMIC STUDIES
a.Department of ArabicPh.D. Arabic. M.A. Arabic
b.Department of Nigerian LanguagesPh.D. Hausa, M.A. Hausa
c.Department of Modern European Language & Linguistics.Ph.D. English Language, Ph.D. Literature in English, Ph.D. Linguistics, Ph.D. French, M.Phil. English Language, M.Phil. Literature in English, M.Phil. Linguistics, M.Phil. French, M.A. English Language, M.A. Literature in English, M.A. Linguistics, M.A. French.
d.Department of HistoryPh.D. History, M.Phil. History, M.A. History, Masters International Studies, Postgraduate Diploma in Migration & Refugee Studies (PGDMRS)
Postgraduate Diploma in African and Development Studies (PGDADS)
e.Deaprtment of Islamic StudiesPh.D. Islamic Studies, M.Phil. Islamic Studies, M.A. Islamic Studies
6.FACULTY OF EDUCATION & EXTENSION SERVICES
a.Department of Adult Education & ExtensionPh.D. Primary Education, M.Phil. Primary Education, M.Ed. Adult Education, M.Ed. Primary Education
b.Department of Curriculum & Educational Technology.Ph.D. Language Education, M.Phil. Language Education, M.Ed. Language Education, Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
c.Department of Science & Vocational EducationPh.D. Science Education, Ph.D. Maths Education, M.Phil. Science Education
M.Ed. Science Education, M.Ed. Maths Education.
d.Department of Educational FoundationPh.D. Admin & Planning, Ph.D. Sociology of Education, Ph.D. Philosophy of Education,
Ph.D. Guidance & Counselling, M.Ed. Educational Psychology, M.Ed. Sociology of Education, M.Ed. Philosophy of Education, M.Ed. Guidance & Councelling.
7.FACULTY OF SCIENCE
a.Department of MathematicsPh.D. Mathematics, M.Phil. Mathematics, MSc. Mathematics,
Ph.D. Statistics, MSc. Statistics, Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (PGDS)
Ph.D. Computer Science, MSc. Computer Science, Master Information Technology (MIT), Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDS).
b.Department of BiochemistryPh.D. Biochemistry, M.Phil. Biochemistry, MSc. Biochemistry.
c.Department of PhysicsPh.D. Physics, M.Phil. Physics, MSc. Physics
d.Department of Biological SciencesPh.D. Botany, M.Phil. Botany, MSc. Botany, Ph.D. Biology, M.Phil. Biology,
MSc. Biology, Ph.D. Zoology, Postgraduate Diploma in Biological Sciences (PGDBS)
e.Department of MicrobiologyPh.D. Microbiology, MSc. Microbiology
f.Department of Pure & Applied ChemistryPh.D. Petroleum Chemistry, Ph.D. renewable Energy, Ph.D. Pure Chemistry,
Ph.D. Applied Chemistry, M.Phil. Petroleum Chemistry, M.Phil. Renewable Energy
MSc. Pure Chemistry, MSc. Applied Chemistry, MSc. Petroleum Chemistry, MSc. Renewable Energy.
8.FACULTY OF MEDICAL LAB SCIENCEMSc. Medical Laboratory Science (Chemical Pathology)
MSc. Medical Laboratory Science (Hispathology)
MSc. Medical Laboratory Science (Immunology)
MSc. Medical Laboratory Science (Medical Microbiology)
MSc. Medical Laboratory Science (Haematology)
9.FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCE
a.Department of Pharmacology & TheriogenologyPh.D. Pharmacology, M.Phil. Pharmacology, MSc. Pharmacology
b.Department of Chemical Pathology & ImmunologyPh.D. Chemical Pathology, MSc. Chemical Pathology
c.Department of PhysiologyPh.D. Physiology, M.Phil. Physiology, MSc. Physiology
d.Department of AnatomyMSc. Anatomy
10.FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCESMaster of Public Health (MPH)
11.FACULTY OF LAWPh.D. Law, LL.M
Master of Information and Communication Techology Law (MICTEL)
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UDUSOK PG Admission Requirements

(a) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

The following may qualify for the Postgraduate Diploma admission:

  1. Graduates of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto or other recognized institutions.
  2. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) (not HD) with a minimum of Upper Credit pass or its equivalent in relevant areas.
  3. In special cases, holders of HND with minimum of Upper Credit pass in non- related areas may be admitted after passing such tests as may be prescribed by the Departments/Faculties.
  4. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above which are acceptable to the Board of Postgraduate School and Senate of the University.
  5. In addition to (i) – (iv) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s minimum requirement(s) for matriculation i.e five (5) relevant O/L credits including English Language & Mathematics.
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(b) Master’s Degree (Academic and Professional)

The following may qualify for the Masters Degree admission:

  1. Graduates of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto or other recognized institutions who have obtained the approved degree of Bachelor with at least second-class division or its equivalent, or candidates with University degree and appropriate Postgraduate Diploma of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto or other recognized institutions with at least a credit level pass.
  2. Candidates whose degrees are unclassified with average of “C” or 50% or above. Such candidates may be subjected to qualifying tests.
  3. Candidates with only Bachelors degree in Third Class division and a relevant Postgraduate Diploma.
  4. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of Postgraduate School and Senate of the University.
  5. Candidates may be required to pass examination set by departments to which they are seeking admission to determine their suitability for postgraduate work.
  6. In addition to (i) -(v) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation i.e five (5) relevant O/L credits including English Language & Mathematics.
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(c) Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)

The following may qualify for thMaster of Philosophy admission:

  1. Graduates of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto or other recognized institutions who have obtained a Masters degree with a GPA of less than 3.0 on a 4-point scale or less than 4.0 on 5-point scale.
  2. Holders of a Masters degree in a cognate discipline with a GPA of 4 and above.
  3. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of Postgraduate School and Senate of the University.
  4. In addition to (i) – (iii) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s minimum requirements for matriculation i.e five (5) relevant O/L credits including English Language & Mathematics.

(d) Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

The following may qualify for the Doctor of Philosophy admission:

  1. Graduates of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto and other recognized institutions who have obtained good Masters Degree with a GPA of not less than 4.0 on a 5-point scale or 3.0 on a 4-point scale appropriate to the proposed areas of study.
  2. Graduates of Usmanu Danfodiyo University and other recognized institutions who have obtained Masters of Philosophy degree appropriate to the proposed areas of study.
  3. In addition to (i) and (ii) above candidates must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Second Class lower division.
  4. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above acceptable to the Board of Postgraduate School and Senate of the University.
  5. In addition to (i) – (iv) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation i.e five (5) relevant O/L credits including English Language & Mathematics.

We hope the above answers all your questions as regards the list of available PG courses that are offered in UDUSOK? if you have any question, kindly reach out to us via the comment section below and we shall respond to you as fast as possible.

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