List of Postgraduate Courses Offered in UNN 2023

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UNN Postgraduate Courses

Faculty of Agriculture

PGD, M.Sc., and Ph.D. programmes

Department of Agricultural Economics

  • Farm Management and Production Economics
  • Agricultural Marketing and Agri-business
  • Agricultural Finance and Project Analysis
  • Agricultural Cooperative and Resources
  • Environmental Economics
    PGD program in Co-operative Studies;
  • Farm Management and Production Economics;
  • Agribusiness and Marketing.

Departments of Food Science and Technology

  • Crop Science
  • Animal Science
  • Agricultural Extension and Soil Science offer Postgraduate Diploma Programmes.

Department of Animal Science

  • Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry
  • Animal Production; Animal Physiology
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics

Department of Crop Science

  • PGD, M.Sc., and Ph.D.
    Crop 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

Department of Agricultural Extension

  • Agricultural Administration;
  • Agricultural Communication;
  • Agricultural Extension Education;
  • Agricultural Planning and Evaluation or Rural Sociology.

Department of Food Science and Technology

  • Food 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.

Department of Home Science

  • PGD, M.Sc., and Ph.D. programs
    Family and Child Studies
  • Home Management (Family Resource Management)
  • Hospitality and Institutional Management
  • Interior Decoration and Design
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Textile, Clothing, and Fashion Design.
  • Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • PGD, M.Sc., and Ph.D. programs
    Dietetics; Community and Public Health Nutrition
  • Human and Experimental Nutrition

Department of Soil Science

  • Soil 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.

Faculty of Arts

P.G.D., M.A., and Ph.D. degree programs

Archaeology and Tourism Department (P.G.D., M.A., and Ph.D. Programs)

  • Paleolithic Studies
  • Cultural Resource Management (Museum or Tourism Option).
  •  Iron Age Archaeology
  • Origins of Food Production and Urbanization

English and Literary Studies Department (P.G.D., M.A., and Ph.D.)

  • Literature
  • English as a Second Language (E.S.L.)
  • Comparative Studies and Literature
  •  English Language

Department of Fine and Applied Arts

  • Ph.D. Art History
  •  Ph.D. Art Education
  • Ph.D. Art Administration and Management
  • Ph.D. Fine Arts and Design (with specialization in Painting, Print Making; Sculpture-Visual Communication Design; Textile Design; Fashion Design; Ceramics).
  • M.F.A. with specialization in Painting
  •  Print Making
  •  Sculpture
  • Textile Design
  •  Fashion Design
  •  Ceramics
  •  Communication Art and Design (Options: Graphic Design and Advertising, Product Design, Web Design, and New Media); Film Making and Photography.
  • M.A. Art History
  •  Traditional African Art
  •  Modern African Art
  • Asian Oriental Art African-American Art.
  • M.A. Art Education
  •  M.A. Art Administration and Management
  • P.G.D. in Fine and Applied Arts.

Department of Foreign Languages and Literary Studies (M.A. program)

  • African Literature in French
  • German Literature
  • Caribbean Literature in French;
  • Translation (FEENG – F.R.E.).

The Department also offers Ph.D. programs in the following areas of specialization:

  • African Literature in French
  •  Caribbean Literature in French
  •  German Literature.

Department of History and International Studies (M.A. and Ph.D.)

  • Political History
  • Economic and Social History
  • Religious History.

Department of Linguistics, Igbo and Other Nigerian Languages (M.A.)

  • Linguistics
  • African Languages
  • Literature in African Languages.

The Department also offers Ph.D. in the following areas of specialization:

  • Linguistics
  • African Languages
  • Literature.

Department of Mass Communication

  • P.G.D., M.A., and Ph.D.
  • Electronic Media Sequence
  •  the Print and Media Sequence
  •  Advertising and Public Relations
  •  Communication Theories and Research.

Department of Music

Postgraduate Diploma in Music (PGDM)

  • African Music Industry.
  • Ensemble/Theatre Directing and Management.
  • Music Education.
  • Research.
  • Composition and Musical Instrument Technology.
MA Degree Programme
  • Ensemble/Theatre Directing and Management
  • Music Education.
  • Research.
  • Composition and Musical Instrument Technology.
Ph.D., Degree Programme
  • African Music.
  • Music Education.
  • Composition.
  • Musicology.
  • Music Performance and Musical Instrument Technology.
  • Ensemble/Theatre Directing and Management.
  • Research and Musical Instrument Technology.

Department of Theatre and Film Studies

(M.A and Ph.D.)

  • Acting and Directing.
  • Dramatic Theory and Criticism.
  • Applied Theatre.
  • Playwriting.
  • African and Caribbean Drama and Theatre.
  • Film and Media Arts Studies.
  • Performance Studies.
  • Scenography.

M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in the following Departments:

A. Department of Biochemistry
Environmental Biochemistry; Enzymology; Industrial Biochemistry; Medical Biochemistry; Nutritional Biochemistry; Molecular Biology; and Pharmacological Biochemistry.
The Department also offers Ph.D programme in Lipid Biochemistry.

B. Department of Microbiology
Brewing Science and Technology (PGD); Medical Microbiology (M.Sc. and Ph.D.); Environmental Microbiology (M.Sc. and Ph.D.); Food/Industrial Microbiology (M.Sc. and Ph.D.); and Brewing Science and Technology (M.Sc).

C. Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology
Biosystematic/Taxonomy; Palynology/Palaeoecology; Plant Anatomy; Plant Physiology; Ecophysiology; Plant Pathology; Mycology; Genetics and Plant Breeding; Plant Ecology; Environmental Botany/Economic Botany; Plant Biotechnology; Bagel Biotechnology; Aquatic Botany; Phycology/Limnology (Aquatic Ecology); and Ethnomedicine/ Phytomedicine.

D. Department of Zoology and Environmental Biology
(M.Sc. and (Ph.D.)
(a) Animal and Environmental Physiology.
(b) Parasitology and Public Health.
(c) Entomology and Forensic Sciences.
(d) Fishery Science and Aquaculture.
(e) Hydrobiology/Aquatic Sciences.
(f) Ecology and Environmental Biology.
(g) Animal Genetics, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.

PGD, MBA, M.Sc and Ph.D. programmes

A. Department of Accountancy
Financial Accounting; Management Accounting, Auditing and Investigation; Taxation Laws and Accounts; Public Sector Accounting; Management Information System.

B. Department of Banking and Finance
Banking; Financial Theory and Management; Investment; Financial Institutions; International Finance and Public Finance.

C. Department of Management
Administrative Theory and Practice; Human Resources Management; Production and Operations Management; Analytical Techniques; Corporate Strategy and Business Policy; Project Management and Feasibility Analysis; and Comparative Management Systems.

D. Department of Marketing
Marketing Communications; Physical Distribution and Channel Management; Industrial Marketing; Consumer-Buyer Behaviour; and International Marketing, Strategic Marketing. The Department of Marketing also offers executive M.Sc. degree programme in Public Relations.
Faculty of Business Administration also offers professional MBA degree
programmes in Accounting, Banking and Finance; Management and Marketing.

Faculty of Education

PGDL,  Ph.D., M.Ed., and PGDE degree programs in the following Departments:

Department of Adult Education & Extra Mural Studies

  • Extension & Distance Education
  • Adult Education
  • Administration Community Development

Department of Arts Education

  • Comparative &International Education
  • Curriculum Studies
  • Educational Technology
  • Fine & Applied Arts Education
  • Language Education
  • Music Education

Department of Educational Foundations

  • Childhood Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • Guidance &Counselling
  • History of Education
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Sociology of Education
  • Special Education

Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education

  • Adapted Physical Education
  • Administration and Management of Physical Education and Sports
  • Curriculum and Physical Education Teacher Education
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Mental and Emotional Health Education
  • Occupational and Industrial Health Education
  • Psychology of Sports
  • Public Health Education
  • Recreation and Tourism
  • School Health Education
  • Sociology of Sports

For PGD: (a) Health Education (PGDHE)

(b) Human Kinetics and Sports Studies (PGDHKS).

Department of Library & Information Science

PhD and M.L.S Degree Programmes

Department of Science Education

  • Biology Education
  • Chemistry Education
  • Educational Research Methodology
  • Integrated Science Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Measurement & Evaluation
  • Physics Education

Department of Social Science Education

  • Economics Education
  • Geographical & Environmental Education
  • Political Science Education
  • Population & Family Life Education
  • Social Studies Education

Postgraduate Diploma programs in the Faculty of Education are domiciled as follows:

  • (PGDE) in Educational Foundations.
  • PGDL in Library & Information Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Education domiciled in the Department of Social Science Education.

Faculty of Engineering

Ph.D., M.Sc., and M.Engr. degree programs in the following Departments:

Department of Agricultural & Bioresources Engineering

offers the following areas of expertise for the  Master of Engineering (M.Engr.), Master of Science (M.Sc.), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree:

  • Aqua Cultural Engineering
  • Biomass and Renewable Energy Engineering
  • Ecological Engineering
  • Food and Bioprocess Engineering
  • Forest Engineering
  • Power Systems, Machinery, and Mechatronic Engineering
  • Soil and Water Resources Engineering
  • Structures and Environmental Control Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering

(M.Sc., PGD, Ph.D. M.Engr,)

  • Highway Engineering
  • Materials & Construction
  • Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering

Department of Electrical Engineering

  • Automatic Control Systems
  • Electrical Machine and Drives
  • Electromagnetic Fields and Application
  • Power Electronics, Drives, and New Systems
  • Power Systems and High Voltage Engineering

Department of Electronic Engineering

( M.Engr, M.Sc, and Ph.D.)

  • Digital and Computer Electronics
  • Communications

Department of Mechanical Engineering

( M.Eng., PGD, Ph.D. M.Sc.,)

  • Design and Production Technology
  • Energy and Power Technology
  • Fluid Mechanics and Gas Dynamics
  • Industrial Engineering and Management.
  • Materials Technology and Mechanics

Departments of Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering also offer PGD programs.

The Faculty of Environmental Studies

PGD, M.Sc., M.Arch., and Ph.D. Programs in the Following Departments in 

Departments of Architecture

  • Architectural Design
  • Architectural Science and Technology
  • Housing; 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.

Department of Estate Management

(PGD, M.Sc., PhD and Master in Real Estate (MRE) Programmes)

  • Valuation
  • Feasibility/Viability Appraisals
  • Taxation, Facility and Property Management
  • Development and Utilization and Land Resources inclusive of Estate and Interests tread as strongly rooted in Philosophical and Socio-economic foundations of their Relationship to man, society and the environment.

Department of Geoinformatics & Surveying

(PGD, M.Sc., MGIT and Ph.D.)

  • Land Surveying.
  • Geodesy.
  •  Photogrammetry.
  •  Remote Sensing.
  • Hydrography.
  • Cartography.
  •  Geographic Information System (GIS).
  • Land Information Management (LIM).

Department of Urban & Regional Planning

(MURP and PhD.)

  • Information Technology in Urban and Regional Planning; Traffic and Transportation Planning; Transportation Planning and Development; Conservation/Preservation; Housing and Community Development; Recreation and Facility Planning; Regional/Rural Analysis and Planning; Development Control; Environmental Management; and Social Science and Planning.

Faculty of Health Sciences & Technology

M.Sc. and PhD programmes in the following Departments:

Department of Health Administration & Management

  • Health Management & Policy
  • Health Economics;

The Department of Health Administration also offers a PGD programme

Department of Medical Laboratory Science

  • Microbiology
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Histopathology
  • Haematology
  • And Immunology.

Department of Medical Radiography & Radiological Sciences

  • Radiation/Environmental Protection
  • Radiological Education;
  • Radiotherapy & Oncology
  • Medical Imaging
  • and Radiology Administration & Management.

Department of Medical Rehabilitation

  • Path kinesiology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Biomechanics
  • and Neurology

Department of Nursing Sciences

  • Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing
  • Maternal & Child Health Nursing
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Nursing Administration & Management
  • Community Health Nursing
  • And Nursing Education

Faculty of Law

  • Public & Private Law
  • International Law & Jurisprudence
  • Property & Commercial Law
  • LL.M. and Ph.D. Degree programmes in the Departments of

Programme areas available in the Faculty are:

  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Comparative Company Law
  • Jurisprudence & Legal Theory
  • Comparative Criminal Law
  • Law of Commercial Transactions
  • Law of Commercial Arbitration
  • International Human Rights Law
  • Energy & Natural Resources Law
  • Law of Marine Insurance
  • Sentencing & Treatment of Offenders
  • and Law & Medicine

Faculty of Medical Sciences

M.Sc. and PhD degree programmes are offered by the following Departments:

  • Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Medicine and Surgery
  • Pharmacology & Therapeutics
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Community Medicine

Department of Community Medicine

MPH in Public Health with specialization in the following areas

  • Health Services Management/Health Economics
  • Epidemiology of Community Disease
  • Social Medicine
  • Occupational and Environmental Health
  • Health Education
  • Maternal and Child Health

Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics

M.Sc. and DMSC degree programmes

Department of Medicine

M.D. and M.S. degree programmes

M.Pharm, M.Sc., (Pharm); and Ph.D. degree programmes
A. Department of Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacy Management
Pharmaceutical 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; Hematology; Pharmacy Practice Management; Infectious Diseases; Public Health Pharmacy; Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmacoepidemiology; Social Pharmacy/Behavioural Pharmacy; Pediatric Pharmacy; Hematology; Pharmacy Management; and Infectious Diseases.
B. Department of Pharmaceutics
Physical Pharmaceutics; Compounding; Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Biotechnology; Dispensing; and Pharmacy practices.
C. Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Natural Products Chemistry; Drug Metabolism; and Analytical Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

D. Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Industrial Pharmacy
Powder and Tablet Technology; Semi-Solid Dosage Design; Cosmic Science; Liquid Formulations Technology; Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics.
E. Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Autonomic Pharmacology; Neuropharmacology; Biochemical Pharmacology; Chemotherapy; Clinical Pharmacology; Toxicology; Cardiovasular Pharmacology; Natural Product Pharmacology; Advanced General Pharmacology; Advanced Pharmacokinetics and Drug Interactions.


M.Sc. and PhD programs in the following Departments:

Department of Biochemistry

  • Environmental Biochemistry
  •  Enzymology
  •  Industrial Biochemistry
  •  Medical Biochemistry
  •  Nutritional Biochemistry
  •  Molecular Biology
  •  Pharmacological Biochemistry.

The Department offers a Ph.D. program in Lipid Biochemistry.

Department of Microbiology

  • Brewing Science and Technology (PGD)
  •  Medical Microbiology (M.Sc. and Ph.D.)
  •  Environmental Microbiology (M.Sc. and Ph.D.)
  •  Food/Industrial Microbiology (M.Sc. and Ph.D.)
  •  Brewing Science and Technology (M.Sc).

Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology

  • Biosystematic/Taxonomy
  •  Palynology/Palaeoecology
  •  Plant Anatomy
  •  Plant Physiology
  •  Ecophysiology
  •  Plant Pathology
  •  Mycology
  •  Genetics and Plant Breeding
  •  Plant Ecology
  •  Environmental Botany/Economic Botany
  •  Plant Biotechnology
  •  Bagel Biotechnology
  •  Aquatic Botany
  •  Phycology/Limnology (Aquatic Ecology)
  •  Ethnomedicine/ Phytomedicine.

Department of Zoology and Environmental Biology (M.Sc. and (Ph.D.)

  • Animal and Environmental Physiology.
  •  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.

Faculty Of Business Administration

PGD, MBA, M.Sc, and Ph.D. programs

Department of Accountancy

  • Financial Accounting
  •  Management Accounting
  •  Auditing and Investigation
  •  Taxation Laws and Accounts
  •  Public Sector Accounting
  •  Management Information System.

Department of Banking and Finance

  • Banking
  •  Financial Theory and Management
  •  Investment
  •  Financial Institutions
  •  International Finance and Public Finance.

Department of Management

  • Administrative 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.

Department of Marketing

  • Marketing Communications
  •  Physical Distribution and Channel Management
  •  Industrial Marketing
  •  Consumer-Buyer Behaviour
  •  International Marketing
  •  Strategic Marketing.

The Department of Marketing also offers an executive M.Sc. degree program in Public Relations.

The faculty of Business Administration also offers professional MBA programs in Accounting, Banking and Finance, Management, and Marketing.


M.Pharm, M.Sc., (Pharm); and Ph.D. degree programmes

Department of Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacy Management

  • Pharmaceutical 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
  • Haematology
  • Pharmacy Practice Management
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Public Health Pharmacy Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Social Pharmacy/Behavioural Pharmacy
  • Pediatric Pharmacy
  • Haematology
  • Pharmacy Management
  • Infectious Diseases

Department of Pharmaceutics

  • Physical Pharmaceutics
  • Compounding
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Biotechnology
  • Dispensing
  • Pharmacy practices

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

  • Natural Products Chemistry
  • Drug Metabolism
  • Analytical Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Industrial Pharmacy

  • Powder and Tablet Technology
  • Semi-Solid Dosage Design
  • Cosmic Science
  • Liquid Formulations Technology
  • Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

  • Autonomic Pharmacology
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Biochemical Pharmacology
  • Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Toxicology
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology
  • Natural Product Pharmacology
  • Advanced General Pharmacology
  • Advanced Pharmacokinetics and Drug Interactions.


M.Sc. and PhD degree programmes in the following Departments:

Department of Computer Science

  • Data Communication
  • Software Development
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Information Management
  • Software Engineering
  • Microprocessor Based Systems

Department of Geology

(M.Sc. and PhD programmes in the following areas):

  • Economic Geology and Geochemistry
  • Engineering Geology
  • Environmental Geology
  • Applied Geophysics
  • Hydrography
  • Mineralogy and Petrology
  • Palaeontology and Stratigraphy
  • Palynology
  • Petroleum Geoscience
  • Engineering Geology
  • Economic Geology and Geo-Chemistry
  • Mineral Exploration
  • Petroleum Geology
  • Stratigraphy and Sedimentology
  • Meteorology and Patrology
  • Structural Geology
  • Stratigraphy and Sedimentology
  • Structural Geology
  • Paleobiology and Biostratigraphy
  • Applied Geophysics
  • Hydrogeology

Department of Physics & Astronomy

  • Solid Earth Geophysics
  • Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science
  • Astrophysics
  • Solar Energy Physics
  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Medical Physics.

Department of Pure & Industrial Chemistry

  • Inorganic
  • Polymer
  • Physical
  • Fossil Fuel
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Analytical
  • Organic

Department of Statistics

  • Stochastic Processes: Operations Research
  • Applied Statistics
  • Design of Experiments
  • Time Series Modeling

Faculty of Social Sciences

(M.Sc., PhD and PGD degree programmes in the following Departments):

  • Department of Economics
  • Economic Theory
  • Economic Development and Planning
  • International Economics
  • Money and Banking
  • Labour Economics and Industrial Relations
  • Quantitative Economics
  • Energy Economics
  • Public Sector Economics.
  • Department of Geography
  • Geomorphology
  • Climatology and Physical Oceanography
  • Hydrology and Water Resources
  • Biogeography
  • Cartography
  • Remote Sensing
  • Environmental Management
  • Agricultural Geography
  • Rural Geography
  • Urban Geography
  • Industrial Geography
  • Transportation Geography;
  • Geography
  • Political Geography
  • Climate Change Economics
  • Policy & Innovation
  • Departments of Philosophy
  • Political and Social Philosophy
  • Metaphysics
  • Moral Philosophy
  • History of Western Philosophy and African Philosophy.

Department of Political Science

(M.Sc and PhD programmes in the following areas):

  • Political Theory
  • Public Administration
  • Comparative Politics, Development and Social Change
  • Electoral Studies
  • International Relations and Diplomacy
  • Political Economy
  • Conflict, Peace and Strategic Studies
  • Human Security and Counter-Terrorisms Studies.

Department of Psychology

(M.Sc. & PhD degree programmes)

  • Experimental Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • School Psychology
  • Counselling Psychology.

Department of Public Administration and Local Government

MPA, M.Sc., DPA & PhD degree programmes.

  • Financial Management
  • International Administration; and Human Resources Management.

Department of Religion & Cultural Studies

M.A. and PhD degree programmes

  • Old Testament
  • New Testament
  • Church History
  • Traditional Religion
  • Religion and Society.

Departments of Religion & Cultural Studies and Philosophy do not offer PGD programmes.

Department of Sociology/Anthropology

M.Sc. and PhD degree programmes in the following areas:

  • Anthropology
  • 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.

The Department of Sociology/Anthropology also offers PGD programme in the following areas:

  • Criminology
  • Gender and Women Studies
  • Industrial and Labour Relations
  • Social Development Studies.

Department of Social Work

(PGD, M.Sc. and PhD degree programmes)

  • Intervention
  • Social Work Ethics & Values and Community Development.
  • The Department also offers PGD in Political Science and Election Administration.

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

M.Sc. and PhD degree

Department of Veterinary Anatomy

  • Histochemistry
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Microscopic Anatomy (Histology)
  • Developmental Anatomy Embryology
  • Gross and Comparative Anatomy
  • Applied Anatomy and Biotechnology
  • Immunochemistry

Department of Animal Health and Production

  • Small Ruminant Health and Management
  • Nutrition in Health and Disease
  • Nutrition and Management
  • Animal Genetics and Breeding
  • Swine Health and Production
  • Large Ruminant Health and Production
  • Dairy Animal Health and Production
  • Animal Health Management and Economics.

Department of Veterinary Medicine

  • Ruminant Medicine
  • Equine Medicine
  • Fish Laboratory and Wildlife Medicine
  • Small Animal Medicine
  • Avian Medicine
  • Swine Medicine
  • Ethnoveterinary Medicine

Department of Veterinary Obstetrics & Reproductive Diseases

  • Veterinary Andrology
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynaecology
  • Reproductive Biotechnology

Department of Veterinary Parasitology and Entomology

  • Parasitic Infection
  • Epizootiology
  • Parasite Zoonoses
  • Clinical Aspects
  • Diagnosis and Control.

Department of Veterinary Pathology and Microbiology

Veterinary Pathology
  • Diagnostic (Anatomic) Pathology
  • Avian Pathology Nutritional Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology (Haematology and Clinical Chemistry)
Veterinary Microbiology
  • Bacteriology
  • Micoplasmology
  • Mycology
  • Rickettsiology
  • Virology
  • Immunology

Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine

(M.Sc., MPVM, MVPH, and Ph.D. Degree Programs)

Public Health
  • Food Safety
  • Environmental Health and Occupational Safety.
Preventive Medicine
  • Disease Surveillance
  • Emergency Preparedness and Information Management
  • Epidemiology
  • Veterinary Quarantine Services
  • Livestock Production Economics and Entrepreneurship

Department of Veterinary Surgery & Radiology

  • Diagnostic Imagining
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Orthopedic
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Animal Surgery

Faculty of Vocational and Technical Education

PGDE, PGDTE, M.Tech., M.Ed. and Ph.D. degree

Department of Agricultural Education

  • Technology Education in Production Agriculture
  • Soil Education
  • Agro-Business Education

Department of Business Education

  • Hardware Maintenance and Management
  • Networking Communication
  • Software Development and Application
  • Accounting, Marketing, and Management Education
  • Robotics Education

Department of Computer Education

  • Networking and Communication
  • Hardware Maintenance and Management
  • Computer and Robotic Education
  • Software Development and Application

Department of Home Economics and Hospitality Management

  • Clothing and Textile Technology Education
  • Food and Nutrition Education
  • Home Management
  • Hospitality Management Education
  • Child Development and Care Education

Department of Industrial Technical Education

  • Electrical/Electronic Technology
  • Metal Work/Automobile Technology
  • Building/Woodwork Technology

Department of Vocational and Entrepreneurship Education

  • Entrepreneurship Education (Masters and PhD)
  • Agricultural Education (PGDTE)
  • Business Education (PGDTE)
  • Industrial Technical Education (PGDTE)
  • Vocational Education (Masters and PhD)
  • Computer Education (PGDTE)
  • Home Economics and Hospitality Management (PGDTE)

Insitute of African Studies

  • African Studies (M.A, & Ph.D.)
  • Peace and Conflict Studies (MA)
  • African Peace and Conflict Studies (PGD)

Institute for Development Studies (IDS)

Masters (M.Sc.) Degree Level

  • Governance and Social Change
  • Knowledge, Technology and Society
  • Poverty, Power Relations and Social Change
  • International Development

PhD Degree Level

  • Conflict Resolution and Peace-Building
  • Community Development
  • Natural Resources and Sustainable Development
  • Human and Social Development

Institute of Maritime Studies (IMS)

Offers postgraduate programmes as follows:

  • M.Sc. & PGD in Maritime Law and Policy
  •  PGD in Radio Maritime Telecommunication
  •  M.Sc. & PGD in Maritime Business & International Logistics
  •  M.Sc. in Maritime Telecommunication
  •  and M. Sc in Maritime Management

Centre for Environmental Management & Control

Centre for Environmental Management and Control (CEMAC) provides PGD, M.Sc. and PhD degree programmes in;

  • Disaster Risk Management
  •  Environmental Management & Control

The Centre also offers Master’s degree programmes in;

  • Disaster Risk Management (MDRM)

Postgraduate Programmes in Climate Change Economics, Policy and Innovation (CCEPI)

The Centre provides PGD, M.Sc. AND PhD degree programmes in;

  • Climate Change Economics, Policy and Innovation

Presently, the PGD and degree programmes in Climate Change are established in the Department of Geography, Faculty of the Social Sciences.

Institute of Public Health

The Institute of Public Health provides M.Sc., DrPH and PhD. Programmes in the following areas:

  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  •  Environmental and Occupational Health
  •  Health Systems, Policy and Management
  •  Health Promotion and Communication
  •  Biostatistics
  •  Clinical Epidemiology
  •  M.D. and M.S. degree programmes

Institute of Infectious and Molecular Diseases

PhD and M.Sc. programs offered in the following fields:

  • Women’s Health and Reproductive Science
  • Human Reproduction
  • Tropical Paediatrics
  • Adolescent and Child Health
  • Women’s Health and Reproductive Science

The Institute also offers a Postgraduate Diploma programme in Maternal and Child Health (PGD Maternal & Child Health).

Institute Maternal and Child Health

  • Growth & Development
  • Genetics
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Paediatric Sub-speciality
  • ICT & Priority Advanced Research Methodology.

Institute of Education (Sandwich Programmes)

Offers Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) sandwich programmes in the following areas:

  • Citizenship Education
  • Gender Education
  • Office Administration and Technology Education
  • Women Education

Entry Qualifications

Citizenship Education

A Bachelor’s degree or HND with distinction or higher credit in education, social sciences, or closely related subjects like arts (Fine arts, Communication, Drama and Languages).

Gender Education

A bachelor’s degree or HND in any area of education, social sciences, the arts, or sciences, earned with distinction or credit, qualifies a candidate to apply.

Office Administration and Technology Education

Bachelor’s degree or HND in any area of education, social sciences, ICT, or other professionals with thorough academic records acceptable to the University of Nigeria Senates may be admitted, according to the admissions requirements.

Women Education

Bachelor’s degree or HND in any area of education, social sciences, ICT, or other professionals with thorough academic records acceptable to the University of Nigeria Senate may be admitted, according to the admissions requirements.

Institute of Climate Change offers postgraduate programmes leading to the award of PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in the following areas: 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.

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