UNN Masters, Postgraduate Diploma & Doctorate Degree Form 2020/2021

UNN Masters

The University of Nigeria Nsukka UNN Masters Form 2020/2021 is currently on sale, as well as the Postgraduate Diploma and Doctorate Degree forms.

Interested and eligible candidates are hereby invited to apply for any of the programmes depending on their qualifications.

Available faculties and departments under each programme, as well as the requirements and application procedures are listed below.


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Available Faculties And Departments For The 2020/2021 UNN Masters, Postgraduate Diploma, And Doctorate Degrees Programmes


PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of Agricultural EconomicsFarm Management and Production Economics.
Agricultural Marketing and Agri-business.
Agricultural Finance and Project Analysis.
Agricultural Cooperative and Resources.
Environmental Economics.
Pgd (only)Department of Agricultural EconomicsCo-operative Studies.
Farm Management and Production Economics.
Agribusiness and Marketing.
Pgd (only)Departments of Food Science and TechnologyCrop Science.
Animal Science.
Agricultural Extension and Soil Science.
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of Animal ScienceAnimal Nutrition and Biochemistry.
Animal Production.
Animal Physiology.
Animal Breeding and Genetics.
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of Crop ScienceCrop Physiology Economic Entomology.
Crop Production. Forage Crops. Hematology.
Ornamental Horticulture.
Plant Breeding and Genetics.
Plant Pathology.
Tropical Fruits and Plantation Crops.
Vegetable Crops.
Weed Science.
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of Agricultural ExtensionAgricultural Administration.
Agricultural Communication.
Agricultural Extension Education.
Agricultural Planning and Evaluation or Rural Sociology.
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of Food Science and TechnologyFood Chemistry and Analysis.
Animal Production Technology.
Fruits and Vegetable Processing Technology.
Quality Control and Assurance.
Cereals, Pulses, Legumes and Tuber Processing Technology.
Food Biotechnology.
Food Engineering and Processing.
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of Home ScienceFamily and Child Studies.
Home Management (Family Resource Management).
Hospitality and Institutional Management.
Interior Decoration and Design.
Food and Nutrition.
Textile, Clothing and Fashion Design.
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of Nutrition and DieteticsDietetics.
Community and Public Health Nutrition.
Human and Experimental Nutrition.
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of Soil ScienceSoil Genesis.
Survey and Classification.
Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy.
Soil Fertility and Management.
Soil Physics and Conservation.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry.
Environmental Impact Assessment and Land Evaluation.


PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of Archaeology and TourismPaleolithic Studies.
Iron Age Archaeology.
Origins of Food Production and Urbanization.
Cultural Resource Management (Museum or Tourism Option).
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of English and Literary StudiesEnglish as a Second Language (ESL).
English Language.
Comparative Studies and Literature.
Ph.DDepartment of Fine and Applied ArtsArt History.
Art Education.
Art Administration and Management.
Fine Arts and Design (with specialization in Painting, Print Making. Sculpture-Visual Communication Design. Textile Design. Fashion Design. Ceramics).
M.F.ADepartment of Fine and Applied ArtsPainting.
Print Making.
Textile Design.
Fashion Design.
Communication Art and Design (Options: Graphic Design and Advertising. Product Design. Web Design and New Media).
Film Making and Photography.
M.AArt HistoryTraditional African Art.
Modern African Art.
Asian Oriental Art.
African-American Art.
M.AArt EducationArt Administration and Management.
PGDFine and Applied ArtsFine and Applied Arts
M.ADepartment of Foreign Languages and Literary StudiesAfrican Literature in French.
Caribbean Literature in French.
Translation (FEENG – FRE).
Ph.DDepartment of Foreign Languages and Literary StudiesAfrican Literature in French.
Caribbean Literature in French.
M.A. and Ph.DDepartment of History and International StudiesPolitical History.
Economic and Social History.
Religious History.
M.ADepartment of Linguistics, Igbo and Other Nigerian LanguagesLinguistics.
African Languages.
Literature in African Languages.
Translation and Interpretation.
Ph.DDepartment of Linguistics, Igbo and Other Nigerian LanguagesLinguistics.
African Languages and Literature.
PGD, M.A and Ph.DDepartment of Mass CommunicationElectronic Media Sequence.
Print and Media Sequence.
Advertising and Public Relations.
Communication Theories and Research.
PGDMDepartment of MusicAfrican Music Industry.
Ensemble/Theatre Directing and Management.
Music Education.
Composition and Musical Instrument Technology.
MADepartment of MusicEnsemble/Theatre Directing and Management.
Music Education.
Composition and Musical Instrument Technology.
Ph.DDepartment of MusicAfrican Music.
Music Education.
Music Performance and Musical Instrument Technology.
Ensemble/Theatre Directing and Management.
Research and Musical Instrument Technology.
M.A and Ph.DDepartment of Theatre and Film StudiesActing and Directing.
Dramatic Theory and Criticism.
Applied Theatre.
African and Caribbean Drama and Theatre.
Film and Media Arts Studies.
Performance Studies.
Theatre and Cultural Administration.


M.Sc. and Ph.DDepartment of BiochemistryEnvironmental Biochemistry.
Industrial Biochemistry.
Medical Biochemistry.
Nutritional Biochemistry.
Molecular Biology.
Pharmacological Biochemistry.
Ph.DDepartment of BiochemistryLipid Biochemistry.
PGDDepartment of MicrobiologyBrewing Science and Technology.
M.Sc. and Ph.DDepartment of MicrobiologyMedical Microbiology.
Environmental Microbiology.
Food/Industrial Microbiology.
M.ScDepartment of MicrobiologyBrewing Science and Technology.
PGD, M.Sc., and Ph.D.Department of Plant Science and BiotechnologyBiosystematic/Taxonomy.
Plant Anatomy.
Plant Physiology.
Plant Pathology.
Genetics and Plant Breeding.
Plant Ecology.
Environmental Botany/Economic Botany.
Plant Biotechnology.
Bagel Biotechnology.
Aquatic Botany.
Phycology/Limnology (Aquatic Ecology).
Ethnomedicine/ Phytomedicine.
M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of Zoology and Environmental BiologyAnimal and Environment.
Parasitology and Public Health.
Entomology and Forensic Sciences.
Fishery Science and Aquaculture.
Hydrobiology/Aquatic Sciences.
Ecology and Environmental Biology.
Animal Genetics, Molecular Biology, and Biotechnology.


PGD, M.Sc, and Ph.DDepartment of AccountancyFinancial Accounting.
Management Accounting, Auditing, and Investigation.
Taxation Laws and Accounts.
Public Sector Accounting.
Management Information System.
PGD, M.Sc, and Ph.DDepartment of Banking and FinanceBanking.
Financial Theory and Management.
Financial Institutions.
International Finance and Public Finance.
PGD, M.Sc, and Ph.DDepartment of ManagementAdministrative Theory and Practice.
Human Resources Management.
Production and Operations Management.
Analytical Techniques.
Corporate Strategy and Business Policy.
Project Management and Feasibility Analysis.
Comparative Management Systems.
PGD, M.Sc, and Ph.DDepartment of MarketingMarketing Communications.
Physical Distribution and Channel Management.
Industrial Marketing.
Consumer-Buyer Behaviour.
International Marketing, Strategic Marketing.
M.ScDepartment of MarketingPublic Relations.

NOTE: PGD and MBA degree programmes applications should be addressed to the Director, UNN Business School via www.unnbusinessschool.unn.edu.ng


PGDE, PGDL, M.Ed. and Ph.DDepartment of Adult Education & Extra-Mural StudiesAdult Education Administration.
Community Development.
Extension & Distance Education.
PGDE, PGDL, M.Ed. and Ph.DDepartment of Arts EducationCurriculum Studies.
Language Education.
Educational Technology.
Comparative & International Education.
Music Education.
Fine & Applied Arts Education.
PGDE, PGDL, M.Ed. and Ph.DDepartment of Educational FoundationsChildhood Education.
Educational Psychology.
Guidance & Counselling.
History of Education.
Philosophy of Education.
Sociology of Education.
Special Education.
PGDE, PGDL, M.Ed. and Ph.DDepartment of Human Kinetics and Health EducationPublic Health Education.
School Health Education.
Mental and Emotional Health Education.
Occupational and Industrial Health Education.
Administration and Management of Physical Education and Sports.
Curriculum and Physical Education Teacher Education.
Psychology of Sports. Sociology of Sports.
Recreation and Tourism. Exercise Physiology.
Adapted Physical Education.
PGDHEDepartment of Human Kinetics and Health EducationHealth Education.
PGDHKSDepartment of Human Kinetics and Health EducationHuman Kinetics and Sports Studies.
M.L.S and Ph.DDepartment of Library & Information ScienceLibrary & Information Science.
PGDE, M.Sc., and Ph.DDepartment of Science EducationEducational Research Methodology.
Mathematics Education.
Physics Education.
Chemistry Education.
Biology Education.
Measurement & Evaluation, and Integrated Science Education.
PGDE, M.Sc., and Ph.DDepartment of Social Science EducationEconomics Education.
Political Science Education.
Population & Family Life Education.
Geographical & Environmental Education.
Social Studies Education.


M.Sc., M.Engr. And Ph.DDepartment of Agricultural & Bioresources EngineeringPower Systems, Machinery, and Mechatronic Engineering.
Soil and Water Resources Engineering.
Food and Bioprocess Engineering.
Structures and Environmental Control Engineering.
Biomass and Renewable Energy Engineering.
Aqua Cultural Engineering.
Forest Engineering.
Ecological Engineering.
M.Sc., M.Engr. And Ph.DDepartment of Civil EngineeringStructural Engineering.
Water Resources Engineering.
Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering.
Materials & Construction.
Highway Engineering.
M.Sc., M.Engr. And Ph.DDepartment of Electrical EngineeringPower Electronics, Drives and New System.
Electrical Machine and Drives.
Electromagnetic Fields and Application.
Power Systems and High Voltage Engineering.
Automatic Control Systems.
M.Sc., M.Engr. And Ph.DDepartment of Electronic EngineeringCommunications.
Digital and Computer Electronics.
PGD, M.Sc., M.Engr. And Ph.DDepartment of Mechanical EngineeringEnergy and Power Technology.
Materials Technology and Mechanics.
Fluid Mechanics and Gas Dynamics.
Design and Production Technology.
Industrial Engineering and Management.
PGD, M.Sc., M.Engr. And Ph.DDepartment of Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringChemical/Process Metallurgy (Extraction of Metals, Minerals Processing, Corrosion, Modern Coating, Metallurgical Process Development).
Physical/Mechanical Metallurgy (Heat Treatment of Metals, Welding, Failure Analysis, Dislocation Mechanism, Metal Working, Fracture Mechanism).
Materials Engineering (Biomaterials, Nano-Technology, Electronic and Magnetic Materials, Composites, Polymer, Nuclear Materials, Ceramics, and Refractory).


PGD, M.Sc., M.Arch.and Ph.DDepartments of ArchitectureArchitectural Design.
Architectural Science and Technology.
Construction Management.
Architectural History and Theory.
Sustainable Design. Architectural Conservation.
Architectural Practice and Management.
Industrial Design.
Landscape Architecture Design.
Urban Design, Computer Aided Design/Technology, and Media Architecture and Interior Design.
PGD, M.Sc., MRE and Ph.DDepartment of Estate ManagementValuation.
Feasibility/Viability Appraisals.
Facility and Property Management.
Development and Utilization.
Land Resources Inclusive of Estate and Interests tread as strongly rooted in Philosophical and Socio-Economic foundation of their Relationship to man, society and environment
PGD, M.Sc., MGIT, and Ph.DDepartment of Geoinformatics & SurveyingLand Surveying.
Remote Sensing.
Geographic Information System (GIS).
Land Information Management (LIM).
MURP and Ph.DDepartment of Urban & Regional PlanningInformation Technology in Urban and Regional Planning.
Traffic and Transportation Planning.
Transportation Planning and Development.
Housing and Community Development.
Recreation and Facility Planning.
Regional/Rural Analysis and Planning.
Development Control.
Environmental Management.
Social Science and Planning.


PGD, M.Sc., and Ph.DDepartment of Health Administration & ManagementHealth Economics.
Health Management & Policy.
M.Sc. and Ph.DDepartment of Medical Laboratory ScienceClinical Chemistry.
M.Sc. and Ph.DDepartment of Medical Radiography & Radiological SciencesMedical Imaging.
Radiation/Environmental Protection.
Radiological Education.
Radiotherapy & Oncology.
Radiology Administration & Management.Department of Medical Rehabilitation
Physiotherapy. Path kinesiology. Biomechanics. and Neurology.
M.Sc. and Ph.DDepartment of Nursing SciencesMaternal & Child Health Nursing.
Medical-Surgical Nursing.
Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing.
Nursing Administration & Management.
Community Health Nursing.
Nursing Education.


LL.M. and Ph.DDepartment of Commercial and Corporate LawLaw of Business Organization.
Investment and Capital Market.
Law of Commercial Transaction.
Insurance Law.
LL.M. and Ph.DDepartment of Customary and Indigenous LawCustomary Law and Human Rights Regime.
Comparative Law.
The History of Customary Law.
The Institution of Infrastructure of Customary Law.
Indigenous Peoples in National and International Law.
LL.M.International and Corporate LawPublic and International Law.
Law of International Institutions.
International Environmental Law.
International Economic Law.
International Human Rights Law.
International Criminal Law.
LL.M. and Ph.DDepartment of Jurisprudence and Legal TheoryJurisprudence and Legal Theory.
Comparative Jurisprudence.
International Criminal Theory and Development.
Justice and Human Rights.
LL.M. and Ph.DDepartment of Private LawProperty and Fiscal Law.
Law of International Finance and Commerce.
Governance and Dispute Settlement.
LL.M. and Ph.DDepartment of Public LawAdministrative Law.
Comparative Constitutional Law.
Human Rights Law.
Health Law and Policy.
Humanitarian Law.
Advanced Criminal Law


M.Sc. and Ph.DMedicineAnatomy.
Medical Biochemistry.
Pharmacology & Therapeutics. Human Physiology.
Medicine and Surgery.
MPHDepartment of Community MedicinePublic Health
MPHDepartment of Community MedicineEpidemiology of Community Disease.
Health Services Management/Health Economics, Occupational and Environmental Health.
Social Medicine.
Health Education.
Maternal and Child Health.
M.Sc and DMSCDepartment of Pharmacology &TherapeuticsPharmacology &Therapeutics
M.D.Department of MedicineCardiology.
Respiratory Medicine (Pulmonology).
Infectious Diseases.
Clinical Pharmacology/Therapeutics and Dermatology.
M.Sc.Department of MedicineCardiology.
Respiratory Medicine (Pulmonology).
Infectious Diseases.
Clinical Pharmacology/Therapeutics and Dermatology.


M.Pharm, M.Sc., (Pharm). and Ph.D.Department of Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacy ManagementPharmaceutical Services e.g. drug information services.
Pharmacotherapy of various units e.g. oncology, cardiovascular, neurology.
Ambulatory Care/Adult Medicine.
Clinical Pharmacokinetics/biopharmaceutics.
Hospital Pharmacy.
Pharmaceutical care.
Social Pharmacy/Behavioural Pharmacy.
Pediatric Pharmacy.
Pharmacy Practice Management.
Infectious Diseases.
Public Health Pharmacy.
Pharmacoeconomics/ Pharmacoepidemicology.
Social Pharmacy/Behavioural Pharmacy.
Pediatric Pharmacy.
Pharmacy Management.
Infectious Diseases.
M.Pharm, M.Sc., (Pharm). and Ph.D.Department of PharmaceuticsPhysical Pharmaceutics.
Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Biotechnology.
Pharmacy practices.
M.Pharm, M.Sc., (Pharm). and Ph.D.Department of Pharmaceutical ChemistryNatural Products Chemistry.
Drug Metabolism.
Analytical Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
M.Pharm, M.Sc., (Pharm). and Ph.D.Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Industrial PharmacyPowder and Tablet Technology.
Semi-Solid Dosage Design.
Cosmic Science.
Liquid Formulations Technology.
Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics.
M.Pharm, M.Sc., (Pharm). and Ph.D.Department of Pharmacology and ToxicologyAutonomic Pharmacology.
Biochemical Pharmacology.
Clinical Pharmacology.
Cardiovascular Pharmacology.
Natural Product Pharmacology.
Advanced General Pharmacology.
Advanced Pharmacokinetics and Drug Interactions.


M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of Computer ScienceData Communication.
Software Development.
Numerical Analysis.
Information Management.
Software Engineering.
Microprocessor Based Systems.
M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of GeologyEconomic Geology and Geochemistry.
Engineering Geology.
Environmental Geology.
Applied Geophysics.
Mineralogy and Petrology.
Paleontology and Stratigraphy.
Petroleum Geoscience.
Structural Geology.
Stratigraphy and Sedimentology.
Applied Geophysics.
Economic Geology and Geo-Chemistry.
Mineral Exploration.
Engineering Geology.
Mineralogy and Petrology.
Paleobiology and Biostratigraphy.
Stratigraphy and Sedimentology.
Petroleum Geology.
Structural Geology.
M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of Physics & AstronomySolid Earth Geophysics.
Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science.Solar Energy Physics.
Atmospheric Physics.
Medical Physics.
M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of Pure & Industrial ChemistryInorganic.
Fossil Fuel.
Industrial Chemistry.
Environmental Chemistry.
M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of StatisticsStochastic Processes: Operations Research.
Applied Statistics.
Time Series Modeling, Design of Experiments.


PGD, M.Sc., and Ph.DDepartment of EconomicsEconomic Theory.
Economic Development and Planning.
International Economics, Money and Banking.
Labor Economics and Industrial Relations.
Quantitative Economics.
Energy Economics.
Public Sector Economics.
M.ScDepartment of GeographyGeomorphology.
Climatology and Physical Oceanography.
Hydrology and Water Resources/Biogeography.
Cartography/Remote Sensing.
Environmental Management.
Rural and Urban Geography.
Industrial/Transport Geography.
Ph.DDepartment of GeographyAgricultural Geography.
Climatology/Physical Oceanography.
Environmental Management.
Hydrology and Water Resources.
Industrial Geography.
Political Geography.
Population Geography.
Remote Sensing.
Rural Geography.
Transportation Geography and Urban Geography.
M.Sc and Ph.DDepartments of PhilosophyPolitical and Social Philosophy.
Western Metaphysics.
Moral Philosophy.
History of Western Philosophy and African Philosophy.
M.Sc and Ph.DDepartment of Political SciencePolitical Theory.
Public Administration.
Comparative Politics.
Development and Social Change.
Electoral Studies.
International Relations and Diplomacy.
Political Economy.
Peace and Strategic Studies.
Human Security and Counter-Terrorisms Studies.
M.Sc and Ph.DDepartment of PsychologyExperimental Psychology.
Developmental Psychology.
Clinical Psychology.
Industrial/Organizational Psychology.
Social Psychology.
School Psychology.
Counseling Psychology.
DPA, Ph.D., M.Sc and Ph.DDepartment of Public Administration and Local GovernmentFinancial Management.
International Administration.
Human Resources Management.
M.ScDepartment of Public Administration and Local GovernmentPublic Policy
PGD. M.A. and Ph.DDepartment of Religion & Cultural StudiesOld Testament.
New Testament.
Church History.
Traditional Religion.
Religion and Society.
M.Sc. and Ph.DDepartment of Sociology/AnthropologyAnthropology.
Anthropology and Development.
Climate Change and Society.
Comparative Ethnography.
Criminology and Sociology of Deviance.
Culture and Communication.
Demography and Population Studies.
Environmental Sociology.
Family Studies.
Gender and Women Studies.
Industrial and Labour Relations.
Industrial Sociology.
Medical Anthropology.
Medical Sociology.
Military Sociology and Diplomacy.
Oral Tradition and Sociology.
Organizational Sociology.
Political Anthropology.
Political Sociology.
Postcolonial Studies.
Rural Sociology.
Security Studies.
Social Development Studies.
Social Institutions.
Symbolic Anthropology.
Urban Anthropology.
Urban Sociology.
PGDDepartment of Sociology/AnthropologyCriminology.
Gender and Women Studies.
Industrial and Labour Relations.
Social Development Studies.
PGD. M.Sc. and Ph.DDepartment of Social WorkIntervention.
Social Work Ethics & Values.
Community Development.
PGDDepartment of Social WorkPolitical Science.
Election Administration.


M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of Veterinary AnatomyNeuroanatomy.
Developmental Anatomy Embryology.
Microscopic Anatomy (Histology).
Gross and Comparative Anatomy.
Applied Anatomy and Biotechnology.
M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of Animal Health and ProductionLarge Ruminant Health and Production.
Small Ruminant Health and Management.
Dairy Animal Health and Production.
Nutrition in Health and Disease.
Swine Health and Production.
Nutrition and Management.
Animal Genetics and Breeding.
Animal Health Management and Economics.
M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of Veterinary MedicineAvian Medicine.
Ruminant Medicine.
Small Animal Medicine.
Swine Medicine.
Equine Medicine.
Fish Laboratory and Wildlife Medicine.
Ethnoveterinary Medicine.
M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of Veterinary Obstetrics & Reproductive DiseasesVeterinary Andrology.
Obstetrics and Reproductive Biotechnology.
M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of Veterinary Parasitology and EntomologyParasitic Infections.
Parasite Zoonoses.
Clinical Aspects.
Diagnosis and Control.
M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of Veterinary Pathology and Microbiology(i) Veterinary Pathology:
Diagnostic (Anatomic) Pathology.
Clinical Pathology (Haematology and Clinical Chemistry).
Avian Pathology Nutritional Pathology.
(ii) Veterinary Microbiology:
Micoplasmology and Rickettsiology.
M.Sc. and Ph.D.Department of Veterinary Physiology and PharmacologyVeterinary Biochemistry.
Veterinary Pharmacology.
Veterinary Physiology and Veterinary Toxicology.
M.Sc. MVPH. MPVM and Ph.D.Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive MedicinePublic Health:
Food Safety.
Including Meat.
Fish and Milk Hygiene.
Environmental Health and Occupational Safety.
Preventive Medicine: Epidemiology.
Disease Surveillance.
Emergency Preparedness and Information Management.
Veterinary Quarantine Services.
Livestock Production Economics and Entrepreneurship.
M.Sc.. and Ph.DDepartment of Veterinary Surgery & RadiologyVeterinary Surgery.
Diagnostic Imagining.
Soft Tissue Surgery.
Animal Surgery.


PGDTE. M.Tech. M.Ed. and Ph.D.Department of Agricultural EducationTechnology Education in Production Agriculture.
Agro-Business Education.
Soil Education
PGDTE. M.Tech. M.Ed. and Ph.D.Department of Business EducationSoftware Development and Application.
Hardware Maintenance and Management.
Networking Communication.
Robotics Education.
Accounting Education.
Marketing Education and Management Education.
PGDTE. M.Tech.. M.Ed. and Ph.D.Department of Computer EducationSoftware Development and Application.
Hardware Maintenance and Management.
Networking and Communication.
Computer and Robotic Education.
PGDTE. M.Tech.. and Ph.D.Department of Home Economics and Hospitality ManagementChild Development and Care Education.
Clothing and Textile Technology Education.
Food and Nutrition Education.
Home Management.
Hospitality Management Education.
PGDE. PGDTE. M.Tech.. and Ph.D.Department of Industrial Technical EducationBuilding/Woodwork Technology.
Electrical/Electronic Technology.
Metal Work/Automobile Technology.
M.Ed. and Ph.DDepartment of Vocational and Entrepreneurship EducationVocational Education.
Entrepreneurship Education.
PGDTEDepartment of Vocational and Entrepreneurship EducationAgricultural Education.
Business Education.
Computer Education.
Home Economics and Hospitality Management.
Industrial Technical Education.


PGDAfrican Peace and Conflict Studies.
M.A. & Ph.D.African Studies
M.A.Peace and Conflict Studies


M.Sc.Governance and Social Change.
Power Relations and Social Change.
Technology and Society.
International Development.
Ph.D.Human and Social Development.
Community Development.
Conflict Resolution and Peace-Building.
Natural Resources and Sustainable Development.


M.Sc. and PGDMaritime Business and International Logistics.
M.Sc. and PGDMaritime Law and Policy.
M.Sc.Maritime Telecommunication.
PGDRadio Maritime Telecommunication.
M.ScMaritime Management.


PGD. M.Sc. and Ph.D.Environmental Management & Control.
Disaster Risk Management.
MDRMDisaster Risk Management.


PGD. M.Sc. AND Ph.D.Climate Change Economics.
Policy and Innovation.

Note: Currently the PGD and degree programmes in Climate Change are based in the Department of Geography, Faculty of the Social Sciences.


M.Sc. DrPH and Ph.D.Health Systems. Policy and Management.
Epidemiology and Biostatistics.
Health Promotion and Communication.
Environmental and Occupational Health.
Clinical Epidemiology.


M.Sc. and Ph.D.Tropical Paediatrics.
Human Reproduction.
Adolescent and Child Health.
Women’s Health and Reproductive Science.
PGDMaternal and Child Health.


M.Sc. and Ph.D.Growth & Development.
Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Paediatric Sub-speciality.
ICT & Priority Advanced Research Methodology.


PGDCitizenship Education.
Gender Education.
Office Administration and Technology Education.
Women Education.

Entry Qualifications

  • Citizenship Education: Applicant must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree or HND passed at distinction or upper credit in Education, Social Sciences or any related discipline such as Arts (Communication, Fine Arts, Drama, and Languages).
  • Gender Education: Applicant must have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree or HND certification in any area of Education and Social Sciences, Arts and Sciences, passed at distinction or credit level.
  • Office Administration and Technology Education: Candidates must have obtained a minimum of Bachelor’s Degree or HND certification in any area of Education, Social Sciences, ICT or other professionals whose detailed “academic records are acceptable to Senate of the University of Nigeria may be admitted.”
  • “Women Education: Requires at least a Bachelor’s Degree or HND certification in any area of Education, Social Sciences, ICT or other fields whose detailed academic records are acceptable to Senate of the University of Nigeria may be admitted.”


PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D.Science of Climate Change.
Ground-Based Measurement and Indigenous Technology Application to Climate Change.
Environmental Literacy and Policy Studies on Climate Change.
Sustainability Studies.
Studies on Environmental and Climate Change Laws.


  • Postgraduate programme aspirants of the University must have obtained 5 credits at not more than two sittings in WASC or GCE or NECO or NABTEB which should include the English Language.
  • Aspirants must also possess the minimum required entry qualifications for admission into first degree and postgraduate programmes in the areas of interest for postgraduate studies
  • UNN Graduates or Candidates from other recognized Universities who have the above qualifications are eligible for the application.
  • For the PGD in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Architecture, only candidates with University degrees in relevant areas need to apply.


The following may qualify for Postgraduate Diploma admission:

  • University of Nigeria Graduates or Candidates from other recognized Universities who have obtained a bachelor’s degree certification with at least a third-class honors.
  • A minimum of third class honors in Business Administration or Education, Social Sciences, Law, or Arts is required for Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration.
  • Candidates from the unmentioned fields above should, in addition, possess at least three years of cognate post-qualification experience in administrative/managerial positions to be eligible.
    For PGD in Business Administration, the 3rd Class Honors must be from Business Administration.
  • (ii) Candidates who possess Higher National Diploma (HND) with a 3.50 Grade Point Average on a five-point scale or equivalent may be admitted.
  • Postgraduate Diploma aspirants in Business Administration, that have other professional qualifications such as Associate Certified Chartered Accountants, Associate Institute of Bankers, Associate Cost and Management Accountants, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Chartered Professional Accountants, Associate Chartered Institute of Accountants, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria, etc., have added advantage for admission.
  • Candidates, who have professional qualifications which include HND, should have obtained pre-professional qualifications which include 5 credit pass in WASC or GCE O/L or NECO to satisfy the basic University entry requirement, for admission for degree courses into respective departments
  • (iii) furthermore to (i) or (ii) above, in special cases, candidates may be admitted after passing such tests as may be prescribed by the Department/Faculty.
  • (iv) Candidates with other qualifications deemed equivalent to the above and accepted by the Board of Postgraduate Studies and the University of Nigeria Senate may be admitted.


Nutrition and Dietetics (PGD)

Candidates must have obtained any of the below-listed qualifications from recognized institutions in order to be admitted into UNN PGD programme in Nutrition and Dietetics:

  • HND in Nutrition and Dietetics with a minimum of Upper Credit or Third Class Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics with at least 2.0 GPA on a 5-point scale.
  • M. Sc in Nutrition and Dietetics: Aspiring candidates for this programme must have obtained the following qualifications:
    • HND certification with Upper Credit level in Nutrition and/or Dietetics with PGD (Credit level and above) in Human Nutrition and/or Dietetics.
    • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2nd Class Honors (Lower Division) in Nutrition and Dietetics.
    • Bachelor’s degree in similar fields with at least Second Class Honors (Lower Division) and PGD in Nutrition and Dietetics at credit level and above in as much qualified the University matriculation requirements.
  • Ph.D. or M.Sc/Ph.D.: Aspirants for a Ph.D. degree programme or M.Sc/Ph.D. programme in Human Nutrition and Dietetics must have obtained any of the following qualifications from a recognized institution:
    • Master’s degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics with at least a GPA of 3.5 on a 5-point scale.

Department of Home Science

  • PGD: Candidates seeking admission for PGD in Home Science must have any of the following qualifications from a recognized institution:
    • HND in Home Science/Economics or relevant fields with a minimum of Upper Credit, or Third class Bachelor’s degree in Home Science/Economics with at least 2.0 GPA on a 5-point scale.
  • M.Sc: Aspirants must have any of the following qualifications from a recognized institution:
    • Bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class Honors (Lower Division) in Home Science or similar field.
    • Bachelor’s degree with at least Third Class honors in Home Science or related discipline plus PGD passed at Upper Credit level and above.
    • HND Upper Credit plus PGD at Credit level and should have met the University matriculation requirements.
  • Ph.D. or M.Sc/Ph.D.: Aspirants must possess a Master’s Degree in Home Science/Home Economics or similar discipline obtained from recognized Institution.


  • The University of Nigeria Graduates or of other recognized universities who possess a Bachelor’s degree in relevant disciplines with a minimum of second class honors with not less than 2.50 GPA.
  • University of Nigeria Candidates with relevant Postgraduate Diplomas or applicants from any other recognized universities with the minimum of credit level passes and the minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 5-point scale or 3.0 on a 4-point scale.
  • Aspirants whose first degrees are unclassified but have an average score of 50% or above.
  • For M.Ed. degree programmes, aspirants with a minimum of a good second class single honors degree in teaching subjects as well as a minimum of merit level pass at Postgraduate Diploma in Education, or candidates with a third-class honors degree in teaching subjects plus Postgraduate Diploma in Education passed at credit level or above.
  • MPA degree programme aspirants should in addition to (i) and (ii) above, be serving administrative/managerial staff in the Public or Private sector with a minimum of two years post-qualification cognate experience.
  • Candidates with professional Fellowship qualifications such as FIMLT, FNILT, NIPR, or similar qualifications obtained via examination.
  • However, aspirants with the professional certificates listed above must have worked as Senior Technologist(s) or an equivalent position(s) for a minimum of three years.
  • For MD degree Programme in the Department of Medicine: Candidate should possess the Fellowship in Medicine, obtained from the National Postgraduate Medical College or its equivalent, or a minimum of M.Sc. degree in the relevant discipline in which research work predominates, from a recognized university after obtaining the MBBS or its equivalent
  • GPA of at least 3.50 on a 5-point scale or 3.00 on a 4-point scale in the relevant medical science is required for the Master’s degree.
  • An aspirant should possess a degree in Medicine (MBBS, MBBCh) from the University of Nigeria or any other recognized University in order to be admitted for M.Sc. degree programme in the Department of Medicine.
  • Aspirants should in addition to (i) above, possess a minimum of three years relevant post qualification experience or at least a Second Class Honors degree in Medical Microbiology, Pharmacy, Medical Biochemistry, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Nursing Sciences, Sociology, and Social Work, Psychology, Health Education, DVM, MBBS, and BDS to be admitted for MPH Degree Programme in the University of Nigeria, aspirants will undergo screening by the Department to further and base their recommendation on such screening result For MPH degree programme.
  • Candidates who possess qualifications other than the above listed, which are acceptable to the Senate of the University of Nigeria may be admitted.


  • UNN candidates or applicants from other recognized Universities who have obtained Master’s degree appropriate for the proposed areas of study will qualify for Doctorate Degree admission. Specifically:€
  • A minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 5-point scale is a must for admission into the Ph.D. programme in all Departments apart from those departments listed in C(ii) below:
  • At least a GPA of 4.0 on a 5-point scale is required for admission into Ph.D. programmes in Economics, Music, Public Administration and Local Government, Psychology and Faculties of Education, Medical Sciences, Health Sciences and Technology, and Business Administration Departments/Faculties.
  • Requires at least GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale or a B (60%) at Master’s degree average provided that satisfactory research work formed part of the Master’s Degree programme


  • A candidate who has obtained a first-class honor from a recognized University may be admitted into a Master’s/Ph.D. programme in his/her discipline.
  • An aspirant who has acquired a Master’s degree certification from a recognized University with a minimum GPA of 3.50 on a 5-point scale or 3.00 on a 4-point scale and wishes to do Ph.D. degree in a related area/ department shall qualify for the Master’s/Ph.D., but any candidate who is disqualified for Ph.D. admission on account of low GPA is also disqualified for admission into Master’s/Ph.D. programme.
  • Candidate who have Master’s degree GPA of 3.50 and above, but not up to 4.00 may apply for Master’s/Ph.D. admission for Faculties and Departments where Master’s degree with 4.00 points GPA and above is the condition for Ph.D. admission, On completion of Master’s degree coursework specified by the Department, the candidate shall be qualified for a firm Ph.D. registration if he or she achieves a GPA of 4.00 in the Master’s courses


– Available M.Ed. Sandwich programmes of the Faculty of Education are on Adult Education, Arts Education, Science Education, Health & Physical Education with options in (Physical Education & Recreation, Health Education), Social Science Education, and
Vocational Teacher Education.

Note: Aspirants are advised to read through the current Postgraduate Regulation of the University of Nigeria in order to be properly guided on the Entry Requirements and other conditions for Postgraduate admissions at the University of Nigeria.

Click here to download the regulation

– M.Ed. Sandwich programme – Faculty of Education.

– Department of Library & Information Science offers an MLS degree programme.

– The Institute of Education (PGDE), Vocational Teacher Education (PGDTE) and Library & Information Science (PGDL) offer Sandwich Postgraduate Diploma.


  • Postgraduate Diploma (Regular) – Two semesters.
  • Postgraduate Diploma (Sandwich) – Three Long Vacations.
  • Master’s degree (Regular):
    • 3 semesters minimum for full-time and 5 semesters for part-time in all Departments/Faculties except for the Departments/Faculties listed in c (ii) below.
    • 4 semesters minimum for Full-time and 6 semesters for part-time for Agriculture, Sociology, Veterinary Medicine, Psychology, Public Administration and Local Government (PALG), Education and Business Administration Departments/Faculties
  • Ed. (Sandwich) – three long vacations.
  • D. degree Programme – 6 semester minimum for full time and 8 semesters for part-time in all Faculties except Agriculture which is 4 semesters for full time and 6 semesters for part-time. (Ph.D. is not run as a Sandwich programme).

Candidates are expected to finish their programmes at the minimum duration and should not exceed the maximum. (See Postgraduate Regulations).


  • Candidates are considered for admission once in a session for Regular/Sandwich programme, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters and Doctorate degree programmes.
  • It is expected that Regular students registered their postgraduate courses within four weeks from the commencement of the session.
  • Sandwich programmes candidates are expected to register not later than two weeks from the commencement of the sandwich session.


  • UNN MASTERS Form 2020/2021 Postgraduate Diploma And Doctorate Degree application Forms can be obtained ONLINE and a non-refundable fee ofN25,000.00 (Twenty-five thousand naira only) is required and should be paid to The University of Nigeria Postgraduate Application Fees Account, at any bank within the country using the Remita platform
  • Visit www.unnportal.unn.edu.ng
  • Click on ‘PG Application form’ to generate an invoice for payment.
  • Input your functional phone number to generate the invoice.
  • Proceed to any Bank and make the payment through Remita.
  • Go back to the UNN Portal with your payment confirmation pin obtained from the Bank after the payment and follow the procedure for completing the form.


  • Every candidate is required to input their referee’s functional email address when completing the application form, through which a link will be sent to the Referees with a request to fill the Report Form with respect to the candidate and submit online.
  • Candidates are required to download the three (3) completed Referee Report Forms and package them in an envelope and submit to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies along with their completed online application forms.

Note: Applications would not be processed unless the referee reports are submitted.


  • Candidates are expected to download transcript request forms (D2) online, and submit to their former Universities/Institutions to forward their academic transcript(s) to The Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka not later than 15th April 2020.
  • Application form of a candidate whose transcript is not available on or before the deadline shall not be processed.


  • Most of the required information would be completed online, but a copy of the completed online application form should be downloaded and printed.
  • The printed online completed application form with the relevant documents as listed below should be sent to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, for Nsukka based faculties, To the Deputy Registrar, School of Postgraduate Unit, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus for Enugu Campus-based faculties.
  • Enugu Campus-based faculties and Institutes/Centre are listed below for ease of reference:
    • Business Administration.
    • Environmental Studies.
    • Health Sciences & Technology.
    • Law.
    • Basic Medical Sciences.
    • Medical Sciences.
    • Institute for Development Studies (IDS).
    • Institute of Maritime Studies.
    • Institute of Maternal and Child Health.
    • Institute of Public Health and Centre for Environmental Management & Control (CEMAC) 
  • Candidates should as well include the following documents in the file:
    • Copies of their qualifying certificates/statements of a result.
    • NYSC discharge certificate (Exemption or Exclusion Certificate).
    • Note: To Whom It May Concern will not be accepted in lieu.
    • Two copies printout of the Application summary form (D3) which is downloadable online:
      • (i) One copy should be glued very neatly (NOT STAPLED) on a 10 X 15 brown envelope.
      • (ii) While second copy should be glued very neatly (NOT STAPLED) on a 9 X 13 white file jacket.
  • All the associated documents must be placed in the file jacket which is specified in (b.ii) and the File Jacket must be inserted in the brown envelope as specified in (b.i) above.
  • All documents should be placed into the 10€ X 15€ envelope and delivered/ addressed and sent by courier to The Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka for Nsukka Campus-based faculties candidates, while the Enugu Campus-based faculties applicants should forward theirs to the Deputy Registrar, School of Postgraduate Studies Unit, Enugu Campus


  • The application will end on Wednesday, 22nd April 2020.


  • Every candidate will partake in a computer-based Postgraduate admission screening test.
  • Applicants are advised to check out for information on screening processes through the UNN official Website www.unn.edu.ng from, Wednesday 1st July 2020, for your further necessary action.
  • The Screening Test will hold on 17th and 18th July 2020.

NOTE: Aspirants for the Ph.D. degree programme in the University must have published a minimum of one article from his/her Ph.D. Thesis or obtained an acceptance letter from a journal certified by the University of Nigeria, Nsukka as a condition for graduation.

2 Comments on “UNN Masters, Postgraduate Diploma & Doctorate Degree Form 2020/2021”

  1. Good evening sir i which to know how can i do to apply for masters in this school from cameroon and if possible how much do Cameroonian pay for masters program in your school under the department of Physics and science of which an very much interested in thank you very much sir

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