UniUyo Postgraduate Programmes Admission 2020/2021

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The University of Uyo, UniUyo Postgraduate Programmes Admission into the 2020/2021 academic session on Master’s degree, Ph.D., Diploma, and PGD programmes is currently open for the eligible qualified candidates.

Interested candidates should read this post thoroughly and proceed to the application processes.



  1. Master’s degree Programme in UniUyo takes a minimum period of four semesters or at most; six semesters long.
  2. Ph.D. Programme in UniUyo requires a minimum of six semesters or at most ten semesters.
  3. Postgraduate Diploma Programmes – All Postgraduate Diploma Programmes will last for a minimum of two (2) semesters and a maximum of four (4) semesters except in the Faculty of Engineering
  4. PGD in Engineering – a minimum of four semesters is required to complete this program though, a maximum of six semesters may be granted.

NOTE: All programs in the Postgraduate School are full time. Part-time programs are domiciled in the School of Continuing Education.

Eligibility for the UniUyo Postgraduate Programmes Admission 2020/2021

  • Aspirants for the UniUyo Postgraduate Degree (PGD) programme should be graduates of the University of Uyo or any other recognized university by the Senate of the UniUyo, or candidates who possess qualifications adjudged by the Senate of the UniUyo to be equivalent to first degree or holders of recognized Higher National Diploma (HND).
  • Masters Degree applicants must be graduates with a minimum of Second Class Honors degree in the Lower Division (Irrespective of CGPA).
  • Candidates applying for M.Sc in Medical Microbiology should be graduates of one of the following:

– Microbiology

– Virology and a Postgraduate Diploma in Microbiology (PGDM)

– MBBCh/MBBS or its equivalent

  • Doctoral Degree Programme aspirants should be graduates of the UniUyo or any other recognized University by the Senate of the University of Uyo, the applicant must have Master’s degrees with dissertation and an overall average score with a minimum of 60% (B)

Requirements for the UniUyo Postgraduate Programmes Admission 2020/2021

  • All applicants are required to possess credit pass at Ordinary Level in five relevant subjects including the English Language obtained at not more than two sittings.
  • Candidates that O’ Level examination results were obtained before 2016 must possess their original certificates as a statement of results or result slips would not be accepted.
  • Candidates applying for the Faculty of Agriculture must possess credit passes in chemistry as one of the five relevant Ordinary level subjects.
  • LLM and Ph.D. in Law aspirants must possess credit pass in English Literature as one of the five relevant Ordinary level subjects.
  • Every candidate will undergo a screening test that will cover the subject area of specialization and oral interaction in the Department.
  • NYSC Completion Certificate/ Exemption Certificate, one of the certificates must be submitted with the application form before the screening test is taken.
  • Candidates whose first degrees certification was acquired through Remedial Programmes must present evidence of having remedied the relevant subjects for their programmes externally; that is, via WASCE, NECO, NABTEB.
  • Furthermore, applicants are required to meet the departmental requirements for their programmes.
  • Applicants must return their completed application forms with two hard copies of their Dissertation Proposal.
  • “The research proposal must be captured on the prescribed Postgraduate School Proposal Sheet and should be word-processed with Times New Roman, font size 12, and one and a half line spacing using the following heading and subheadings:”

– TITLE (22 words maximum)


– ABSTRACT (150 words maximum)







– REFERENCES (a minimum of 20 references)

  • Applicants should ensure that their official academic transcript(s) and three letters of reference are forwarded to:

The Secretary

Postgraduate School

University of Uyo

P.M.B. 1017


Akwa Ibom State.

  • Admissions may not normally be offered without the transcript(s) and letters of reference.

Uniuyo Postgraduate Application Procedures

  • Visit UniUyo application portal uniuyo.edu.ng/eportals/
  • Click on ‘Admission Forms’
  • Click on ‘e-FORMS(s)’
  • Tap on ‘Select Admission Type’ and select your eligible programme.
  • Enter your full name, your active phone number, and email address in the boxes provided.
  • Click on the ‘Make Payment’ button and proceed to make a sum payment of fifteen thousand Naira (N15,000) through any of the payment channels listed in the portal.
  • Complete your application.

Available Uniuyo Postgraduate Courses


Department of Communication Arts (M.A & Ph.D.)

Specialization in:

  1. Business and Organizational Communication.
  2. Radio/TV Broadcasting.
  3. Print Journalism.
  4. Public Relations and Advertising.
  5. Development Communication and Political Communication
  6. Department of English:
  7. M.A and Ph.D. English with specialization in:
  8. Language
  9. Literature

Department of Foreign Languages:

  1. M.A. in French.

Ph.D. in

  1. French Language.
  2. Literature in French and Translation Studies

Department of History & International Studies (MA)

Specialization in:

  1. Archeology of Nigeria
  2. African History
  3. Social & Political History
  4. Economic History
  5. Urban History
  6. International History and Diplomacy
  7. Peace and Conflict Studies
  8. Military and Strategic Studies
  9. Gender Studies.

Department of History & International Studies (Ph.D.)

Specialization in:

  1. International History and Diplomacy
  2. African Diaspora Studies
  3. Peace and Conflict Studies
  4. Gender Studies
  5. Military and Strategic Studies
  6. Archeology and Cultural Heritage Management.

Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages

  1. M.A & Ph.D. in Linguistics
  2. M.A. in Computational Language Documentation
  3. Ph.D. in Computational Language Technology.

Department of Religious and Cultural Studies (M.A. & Ph.D.)

Specialization in:

  1. Sociology of Religion
  2. Biblical Studies: (1) Old Testament, (2) New Testament
  3. African Traditional Religion
  4. Church History
  5. Philosophy of Religion

Department of Philosophy

M.A & Ph.D. in Philosophy with specialization in:

  1. Epistemology
  2. Metaphysics
  3. Value Theories
  4. Socio-Political Philosophy
  5. African Philosophy
  6. Philosophy of Religion
  7. Philosophy of Science
  8. Philosophy of Education
  9. Philosophy of Law
  10. History of Philosophy
  11. Philosophy & Gender Studies
  12. Logic, Philosophy of Language
  13. Philosophy of Social Science
  14. Philosophy of Mind
  15. Philosophy & Public Affairs
  16. Philosophy of Medicine
  17. Philosophy of Environment.

Department of Music

  1. M.A. in Music.

Ph.D. in music with a specialization in:

  1. African music
  2. Music education
  3. Composition
  4. Musicology
  5. Performance (Voice/Instruments)
  6. Musical instrument technology
  7. Music media/business and Entertainment industry

Department of Theatre Arts

  1. M.A. in Theatre Arts


Department of Biochemistry

  1. M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Biochemistry

Department of Anatomy

M.Sc. in Anatomy with specialization in:

  1. Histology and Histochemistry
  2. Embryology and Teratology
  3. Physical Anthropology and Comparative Anatomy
  4. Neurobiology

Ph.D. in Anatomy with specialization in:

  1. Neurobiology
  2. Clinical and Radiological Anatomy
  3. Physical Anthropology
  4. Histochemistry
  5. Cellular and Molecular Biology
  6. Developmental Biology and Teratology

Department of Physiology (M.Sc. & Ph.D.)

Specialization in:

  1. Endocrinology
  2. Reproductive Physiology
  3. Neurophysiology
  4. Metabolism
  5. Renal Physiology
  6. Environmental Physiology and Toxicology
  7. Gastrointestinal Physiology
  8. Cardiovascular Physiology.


M.Sc. in:

  1. Accounting
  2. Banking and Finance
  3. Business Management
  4. Marketing
  5. Insurance and Risk Management.

Ph.D. in:

  1. Accounting
  2. Banking and Finance
  3. Business Management
  4. Marketing


Department of Community Health

  1. Masters in Public Health (MPH) Degree

Department of Medical Microbiology & Parasitology

M.Sc. in Medical Microbiology with specialization in:

  1. Medical Microbiology (Medical Bacteriology/Clinical Immunology/Public Health Microbiology)
  2. Medical Parasitology.


Institute of Education

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Technology (PGDET)
  3. Education for Higher Education Teachers (SPGDE)

Department of Curriculum Studies, Educational Management & Planning

M.Ed. & Ph.D. with specialization in:

  1. Curriculum Studies
  2. Educational Management & Planning

Department of Educational Foundations, Guidance and Counselling:

M.Ed. & Ph.D. in:

  1. Guidance & Counseling
  2. Educational Psychology
  3. Sociology of Education
  4. Educational Evaluation
  5. Social Studies in Education
  6. Philosophy of Education.

Department of Physical & Health Education:

Physical Education:

M.Sc (Ed.) in:

  1. Adapted Physical Education
  2. Exercise Physiology
  3. Organization & Administration of Physical Education & Sports
  4. Sociology & Psychology of Sports

Ph.D. in:

  1. Organization & Administration of Physical Education and Sport
  2. Exercise Physiology
  3. Adapted Physical Education
  4. Sports Psychology
  5. Sociology of Sports
  6. Health Education:

M.Sc(Ed.) in:

  1. Community Health
  2. School Health
  3. Environmental and Occupational Health.

Ph.D. in:

  1. Public Health Education

Department of Educational Technology & Library Science

  1. Master in Library and Information Science (MLIS)
  2. M.Sc (Ed) in Educational Technology

Ph.D. in Library and Information Science

Specialization in:

  1. Library Science
  2. Information Science
  3. Archives and Records Management
  4. Publishing and Book Trade

Ph.D. in:

  1. Educational Technology

Department of Early Childhood & Special Education:

M.Ed & Ph.D. in:

  1. Early Childhood Education

Department of Vocational Education:

  1. M.Ed. in Textile Technology Education

M.Sc (Ed.) & Ph.D in:

  1. Agricultural Education
  2. Business Education
  3. Technical Education
  4. Computer Education
  5. Home Economics Education

Department of Science Education:

M.Sc.(Ed.) & Ph.D in:

  1. Biology Education
  2. Chemistry Education
  3. Integrated Science Education
  4. Mathematics Education
  5. Physics Education


Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Petroleum Engineering
  2. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Chemical Engineering

Eng & Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering with specialization in:

  1. Advanced Chemical Engineering
  2. Environmental Process Engineering
  3. Chemical Process Design
  4. Petroleum Processing Engineering
  5. Biochemical Engineering.

M.Eng. & Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering

With specialization in:

  1. Production Engineering
  2. Drilling Engineering
  3. Reservoir Engineering
  4. Gas Engineering
  5. Georesources Engineering
  6. Geoenvironmental Engineering.

Department of Mechanical Engineering

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Mechanical Engineering

M.Eng. & Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in:

  1. Production Engineering
  2. Building Services Engineering
  3. Materials Engineering.

Department of Computer/Electrical & Electronics Engineering

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Computer Engineering
  2. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Electrical/Electronics Engineering.

M.Eng. & Ph.D. in Computer Engineering with specialization in:

  1. Computer (Hardware) Engineering
  2. Software & Systems Engineering.

M.Eng. in Electrical/Electronics Engineering with specialization in:

  1. Electric Power Devices (machines)
  2. Electrical Power Engineering
  3. Control Engineering
  4. Electronics & Communications Engineering

Ph.D. in Electrical/Electronic Engineering with specialization in

  1. Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  2. Electric Power Devices (machines)
  3. Control Engineering
  4. Electrical Power Engineering
  5. Electronics & Communication Engineering

Department of Food and Agricultural Engineering:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Food and Agricultural Engineering.

M.Eng. & Ph.D. in Food Engineering

With specialization in:

  1. Food Process Engineering
  2. Food Machinery and Equipment Engineering
  3. Distribution and Environmental Engineering
  4. Food Storage

M.Eng. & Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering

With specialization in:

  1. Farm Power and Machinery (FPM)
  2. Agricultural Products Processing and Storage
  3. Soil and Water Conservation Engineering (SWE)
  4. Farm Structures and Environment

Department of Civil Engineering:

  1. PGD in Civil Engineering

Master of Engineering degree (M.Engr.) in the below areas of specialization:

  1. Structural Engineering
  2. Water Resources Engineering
  3. Environmental Health Engineering
  4. Geotechnical Engineering.


  1. Department of Architecture: M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Architecture
  2. Department of Building: M. Sc & Ph.D. in Construction Management
  3. Department of Estate Management: M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Estate Management

Department of Fine & Industrial Arts:

Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in:

  1. Ceramics
  2. Painting
  3. Sculpture
  4. Textiles
  5. Graphics.

Master of Arts in Art Education (M.A. Art Education).

Ph.D. in Fine & Industrial Arts

With specialization in:

  1. Ceramics Design and Technology
  2. Graphics Design and Technology
  3. Painting and Painting Technology
  4. Textiles Design and Technology
  5. Sculpture.

Department of Geoinformatics and Surveying

  1. M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Geoinformatics and Surveying

Department of Urban & Regional Planning

  1. Master of Urban & Regional Planning (MURP)
  2. M.Sc. in Environmental Management
  3. Ph.D. in Urban & Regional Planning


  1. LLM & Ph.D. in Law


Department of Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry

Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry

With specialization in:

  1. Synthesis and Characterization of Chemotherapeutic Agents Drug
  2. Metabolism
  3. Pharmacokinetics of Drugs and Effects on Drug Therapy
  4. Chemistry of Natural Products.

Department of Pharmacognosy and Natural Medicine:

M.Sc. in Pharmacognosy and Natural Medicine

With specialization in:

  1. Phytochemistry
  2. Biological Evaluation of Natural Products
  3. Cultivation and Propagation of Medicinal Plants
  4. Tissue Culture

Ph.D. in Pharmacognosy

Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology:

M.Sc. & Ph.D in: Pharmacology

Department of Pharmaceutical/Pharmaceutical Technology

  1. M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology
  2. M.Sc in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  3. Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Technology
  4. Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Biopharmacy

Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) in Clinical Pharmacy

Ph.D. in Clinical Pharmacy


Department of Botany & Ecological Studies:

M.Sc & Ph.D. Botany with specialization in:

  1. Cytogenetics & Genetics
  2. Plant Physiology/Phytochemistry
  3. Plant Ecology
  4. Plant Taxonomy/Systematics
  5. Plant Virology/Pathology
  6. Plant Anatomy.

Department of Chemistry

M.Sc & Ph.D in:

  1. Analytical Chemistry
  2. Environmental Chemistry
  3. Industrial Chemistry
  4. Inorganic Chemistry
  5. Organic Chemistry
  6. Physical Chemistry
  7. Polymer Chemistry

Department of Computer Science

  1. M.Sc. in Computer Science.
  2. Ph.D. Curriculum in Computational Intelligence

Department of Mathematics & Statistics

M.Sc. in Statistics.

M.Sc. & Ph.D in: Mathematics

Department of Microbiology

M.Sc. & Ph.D in:

  1. Environmental Microbiology
  2. Industrial & Food Microbiology

Department of Physics

M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Physics with specialization in:

Pure Physics:

  1. Atomic/Nuclear Physics
  2. High Energy/Particle Physics
  3. Plasma Physics
  4. Solid State/Condensed Matter Physics
  5. Theoretical Computational Physics

Applied Physics:

  1. Electronics/Communications
  2. Geophysics
  3. Atmospheric Physics
  4. Radiation/Health Physics
  5. Renewable Energy.

Department of Animal and Environmental Biology:

M.Sc & Ph.D in:

  1. Parasitology
  2. Hydrobiology
  3. Entomology
  4. Environmental and Public Health Parasitology


Department of Economics

M.Sc & Ph.D. in Economics with specialization in:

  1. Development Economics
  2. Monetary Economics
  3. Public Finance
  4. Environmental Economics
  5. International Economics.

Department of Geography & Natural Resources Management

M.Sc. & Ph.D. with Specialization in:

  1. Geography & Environmental Management
  2. Biogeography
  3. Agricultural Geography
  4. Climatology and Climate Change Studies
  5. Rural Land Use Planning
  6. Urban Studies
  7. Regional Development Planning
  8. Environmental/Resource Management
  9. Population Studies and Medical Geography
  10. Economic Geography
  11. Transport Planning and Management
  12. Natural Disaster and Risk Management
  13. Tourism Geography
  14. Geographic Information System
  15. Water Studies

M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Environment and Development

Department of Political Science and Public Administration

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in:

  1. Public Administration
  2. International Relations.

Ph.D. in Comparative Politics

Department of Psychology

M.Sc. and Ph.D. with options in:

  1. Clinical Psychology
  2. Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Social Psychology

Department of Sociology/Anthropology

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in:

  1. Sociology & Development
  2. Criminology
  3. Industrial Sociology
  4. Medical Sociology
  5. Rural and Community Development
  6. Social/Cultural Anthropology

Important Notice

  • Completed Application Forms with
  • Photocopies of relevant credentials,
  • A duplicate copy of the receipt of payment for the Application Form,
  • Two copies of the research proposal, etc
  • Should be submitted to the Secretary, Postgraduate School, University of Uyo, not later than Monday, August 31, 2020, as applications received after this mandate may not be considered

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