Igbinedion University Postgraduate Courses Available For Admission

Igbinedion University, Okada (IUO) is the first private university in Nigeria, established in 1999. The University is located at Okada, headquarters of Ovia North-East Local Government Area, Edo state. The university was founded by Sir Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion CFR, a billionaire, philanthropist and a prominent Benin Chief.

Both the graduate and undergraduate programmes of the University are accredited by the National Universities Commission and the relevant professional bodies. The university has seven Colleges namely: College of Law, College of Health Sciences, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, College of Business and Management Studies, College of Pharmacy, College of Engineering and College of Arts and Social Sciences. It also has an enrolment of over 5000 students across the seven colleges. The University was headed by the Vice Chancellor, Rev. Professor Eghosa Osaghae till June 2019, Prof. Lawrence Ezemwonye assumed the office of the Vice-Chancellor. Rev. Prof Osaghae was the university’s first Vice Chancellor, and hence Prof. Ezemwonye became the third vice chancellor in the university’s 20 years of existence

The University has recorded several landmark achievements including being the first Private University to produce medical doctors in Sub-Saharan Africa and producing the first private university graduate in 2006 to bag a first class at the highly competitive Nigeria Law School.

The general public is hereby informed that the  management of Igbinedion University Okada (IUO) has advertised the following postgraduate programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session admission exercise.

Igbinedion University Postgraduate Courses.

A. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING PROGRAMMES:

  1. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING – M.Eng, Ph.D
    Areas of Specialization: Reaction Engineering Process Control/ Analysis Environmental Polymer Process Design/ Optimization Corrosion Engineering
  2. ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING – M.Eng, Ph.D
    Areas of Specialization: Control/ Instrumentation Electronics/ Telecommunication Power/ Machines
  3. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING – M.Eng, Ph.D
    Areas of Specialization:

    • Thermal Power Engineering
    • Advanced Fluid Mechanics
    • Applied Energy Engineering
    • Design Nad Manufacture
    • Industrial/ Maintenance Engineering
    • Engineering Management

B. COLLEGE OF LAW PROGRAMMES:

  1. LAW (LLM, Ph.D)
    Areas of Specialization

    • International Law
    • Public Law
    • Environmental Law
    • Business Law
    • Private and Property Law Jurisprudence

C. COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES PROGRAMMES:

  1. Economics and Developmental Studies – PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D Areas of Specialization
    • Development Economics
    • International Economics
    • Finance and Public Sector Economics
    • Econometrics
    • Monetary Economics Financial Economics
  2. International Relations & Strategic Studies – PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D Areas of Specialization Ph.D International Relations
    • Humanitarian Studies
    • Development Assistance
    • Foreign Policy and Diplomatic Studies Ph.D Strategic Studies
    • Defence and Security Studies
    • Peace and Conflict Studies
    • Transborder Crime and Terrorism
  3. Mass Communication – PGD, M.Sc Options
    • Print Journalism
    • Broadcast Journalism
    • Advertising
    • Public Relations
  4. Political Science & Public Administration – PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D Areas of Specialization
    • Political Sociology
    • Political theory
    • Comparative Politics and Development Studies
    • Public Policy
    • Management of Public Sector Organization
    • Management of Public Enterprises
    • Comparative and Public Administration
  5. Theatre Arts – PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D Areas of Specialization
    • Directing
    • Playwriting
    • Film and Media Arts
    • Acting/ Presentational Speech
    • Dramatic Theory and Criticism
    • Costume/ Make-up Design
    • Scenography and Set Design
    • Community Theatre/ IfD
    • Theatre Administration and Events Management

D. COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES PROGRAMMES:

  1. Accounting (PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D)
  2. Business Management (PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D)
  3. Banking and Finance (PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D)
  4. Masters of Business Administration (MBA) (Academics)
  5. Areas of Specialization
    • Management Information System
    • Human Resources Management
    • Marketing Management

E. COLLEGE OF PHARMACY PROGRAMMES:

  1. PHARMACEUTICS AND PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY – M.Sc
    Options: Liposome Technology/ Drug Delivery System Optimization Powder and tableting Technology/ Phytomedicine

F. COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

  1. BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCE PROGRAM
  2. MES:BIOCHEMISTRY – M.Sc, Ph.D
    • Areas of Specialization: Toxicology and Environmental Biochemistry Nutirtion, Food Chemistry and Health Ethno-Biochemistry Medical and Clinical Biochemistry
    • PHYSIOLOGY – M.Sc Options . . Environmental and Applied Physiology . Cardiovascular Physiology and Metabolism . Gastrointestinal Physiology, Inflammation and Carcinogenesis . Endocrine, Reproductive Physiology and Embryogenesis . Neuroscience
  3. CLINICAL SCIENCE PROGRAMMES:
    • NURSING – M.Sc, PGDN Options:

G. COLLEGE OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES PROGRAMMES:

  1. MICROBIOLOGY – PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D
    Areas of Specialization:

    • Environmental and Public Health Microbiology
    • Food and Industrial Microbiology
    • Brewing Science
    • Plant Pathogenic Microbiology
    • Animal Pathogenic Microbiology (Medical Microbiology)
    • Immunology and Immunochemistry
    • Microbial Physiology and Biochemistry
    • Pollution Studies
  2. COMPUTER SCIENCE & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY – PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D
    Areas of Specialization:

    • Advanced Software Engineering
    • Operating Systems and Systems Programming
    • Artificial Intelligence and Expert System
    • Information System and Security
    • Internet Technology
    • Mobile Computing
    • Cloud Computing

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