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Admission Update For 2016/2017 UNIUYO PG Programmes

The admission update for University of Uyo (UNIUYO) Postgraduate School Programmes for 2016/2017 Academic Session has been released by the office of the registrar for the institution. Meanwhile, the suspension of UNIUYO 2016/2017 Admission Screening Exercise for UTME has been annouced.

Admission into the Postgraduate School Programmes for 2016/2017 Academic Session:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Postgraduate Programmes of the University of Uyo, for the 2016/2017 academic session as follows:


Department of Agricultural Economics & Extension: Candidates for this department will be admitted to pursue a Master of Science Degree (MSc) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Extension.

Department of Animal Science: MSc. & PhD in Animal Science with specialization in Animal Biochemistry and Nutrition, Animal Breeding and Genetics, Animal Production and Management, Animal Physiology, Meat and Dairy Science i.e Animal Products Technology.

Department of Crop Science: MSc in Crop Science, PhD in Crop Science with specialization in Crop Production, Crop Physiology, Farming System, Horticulture, Weed Science, Entomology, Crop Breeding Genetics and Biotechnology, Pathology.

Department of Soil Science: MSc and PhD in Soil Science. 

Department of Food Science and Technology: MSc in Brewing Science and Technology, MSc and PhD in Food Science and Technology.

Department of Forestry and Wildlife: MSc and PhD in Forestry & Wildlife. 

Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture: MSc and PhD in Fisheries and Aquaculture, Aquatic Environmental Management.

Department of Human Ecology and Dietetics: MSc in Home Economics.

Centre for Wetlands and Waste Management Studies: MSc in Environmental Health Management (EHM).


Department of Communication Arts: Master of Arts (MA) and PhD in Mass Communication with specialization in Business and Organizational Communication, Radio/TV Broadcasting, Print Journalism, Public Relations and Advertising, Development Communication and Political Communication.

Department of English: MA and PhD English with specialization in Language, Literature. 

Department of Foreign Languages: MA in French. PhD in French Language, Literature in French and Translation Studies.

Department of History and International Studies: MA in History & International Studies with specialization in Archeology of Nigeria, African History, Social & Political History, Economic History, Urban History, International History and Diplomacy, Peace and Conflict Studies, Military and Strategic Studies, Gender Studies. PhD in History and International Studies with specialization in: International History and Diplomacy, African Diaspora Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Gender Studies, Military and Strategic Studies, Archeology and Cultural Heritage Management.

Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages: MA and PhD in Linguistics, Master of Arts (MA) in Computational Language Documentation, PhD in Computational Language Technology.

Department of Religious and Cultural Studies: MA and PhD in Religious Studies with specialization in Sociology of Religion, Biblical Studies: (1) Old Testament, (2) New Testament, African Traditional Religion, Church History, Philosophy of Religion.

Department of Philosophy: MA and PhD in Philosophy with specialization in Epistemology, Metaphysics, Value Theories, Socio-Political Philosophy, African Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Law, History of Philosophy, Philosophy & Gender Studies, Logic, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Social Science, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy & Public Affairs, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Environment.

Department of Music: MA in Music.

Department of Theatre Arts: MA in Theatre Arts.


Department of Biochemistry: Master of Science (MSc) and PhD in Biochemistry.

Department of Anatomy: Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Anatomy.

Department of Physiology: MSc and PhD in Human Physiology.


Master of Science (MSc) in Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Management, Marketing, Insurance and Risk Management. Collaborative PhD in Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Management, Marketing.


Department of Medical Microbiology & Parasitology: Master of Science (MSc) in Medical Microbiology & Parasitology.


Institute of Education: Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE). 

Department of Curriculum Studies, Educational Management and Planning: Master of Education (MEd) and PhD in Curriculum Studies, Educational Management and Planning

Department of Educational Foundations, Guidance and Counselling: MEd and PhD in Guidance & Counseling, Educational Psychology , Sociology of Education, Educational Evaluation, Social Studies in Education and Philosophy of Education.

Department of Physical and Health Education: 
Physical Education: MSc(Ed.) in Adapted Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Organization and Administration of Physical Education and Sports, Sociology & Psychology of Sports. PhD in Organization & Administration of Physical Education and Sports, Exercise Physiology, Adapted Physical Education, Sports Psychology , Sociology of Sports.

Health Education: MSc(Ed.) in Community Health, School Health, Environmental and Occupational Health. PhD in Public Health Education.

Department of Educational Technology and Library Science: Master in Library and Information Science (MLIS), MSc (Ed) in Educational Technology. PhD in Library and Information Science with specialization in Library Science, Information Science, Archives and Records Management, Publishing and Book Trade PhD in Educational Technology.

Department of Early Childhood & Special Education: MEd and PhD in Early Childhood Education.

Department of Vocational Education: MEd in Textile Technology Education, MSc (Ed) and PhD in Agricultural Education, Business Education, Technical Education, Computer Education and Home Economics Education.

Department of Science Education: Master of Science Education MSc (Ed) and PhD in Biology Education, Chemistry Education, Integrated Science Education, Mathematics Education, Physics Education.


Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering: Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Petroleum Engineering, Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Chemical Engineering.

Master and PhD in Chemical Engineering with specialization in Advanced Chemical Engineering, Environmental Process Engineering, Chemical Process Design, Petroleum Processing Engineering, Biochemical Engineering.

Master of Engineering (MEng) and PhD in Petroleum Engineering with specialization in Production Engineering, Drilling Engineering, Reservoir Engineering, Gas Engineering, Georesources Engineering, Geoenvironmental Engineering.

Department of Mechanical Engineering: Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Mechanical Engineering, MEng and PhD in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Production Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Materials Engineering.

Department of Computer/Electrical & Electronics Engineering: Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Computer Engineering, Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Electrical/Electronics Engineering. MEng in Computer Engineering with specialization in Computer (Hardware) Engineering, Software & Systems Engineering. MEng in Electrical/Electronics Engineering with specialization in Electric Power Devices (Machines), Electrical Power Engineering. Control Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering.

Department of Food and Agricultural Engineering: Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Food and Agricultural Engineering. MEng and PhD in Food Engineering with specialization in Food Process Engineering, Food Machinery and Equipment Engineering, Food Storage, Distribution and Environmental Engineering.

MEng and PhD in Agricultural Engineering with specialization in Farm Power and Machinery (FPM), Agricultural Products Processing and Storage, Soil and Water Conservation Engineering (SWE), Farm Structures and Environment.

Department of Civil Engineering: Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Civil Engineering. Master of Civil Engineering degree (MEng) in the following areas of specialization: Structural Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Health Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering.


Department of Architecture: MSc in Architecture. 

Department of Building: MSc and PhD in Construction Management.

Department of Estate Management: MSc and PhD in Estate Management.

Department of Fine and Industrial Arts: Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Ceramics, Painting, Sculpture, Textiles, Graphics. Master of Arts in Art Education (MA Art Education). PhD in Fine and Industrial Arts with specialization in Ceramics Design and Technology, Graphics Design and Technology, Painting and Painting Technology, Textiles Design and Technology, Sculpture.

Department of Urban and Regional Planning: Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP), MSc in Environmental Management. PhD in Urban and Regional Planning. 

FACULTY OF LAW: Master of Laws (LLM) Degree and PhD in Law. 


Department of Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry: MSc and PhD in Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry with specialization in Synthesis and Characterization of Chemotherapeutic Agents Drug Metabolism, Pharmacokinetics of Drugs and Effects on Drug Therapy, Chemistry of Natural Products.

Department of Pharmacognosy and Natural Medicine: Msc in Pharmacognosy and Natural Medicine with specialization in Phytochemistry, Biological Evaluation of Natural Products, Cultivation and Propagation of Medicinal Plants, Tissue Culture Ph.D in Pharmacognosy.

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology: MSc PhD in Pharmacology.

Department of Pharmaceutical/Pharmaceutical Technology: Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology, MSc in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Microbiology, PhD in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Technology, PhD 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 and Ecological Studies: MSc and PhD in Botany with specialization in Cytogenetics and Genetics, Plant Physiology/Phytochemistry, Plant Ecology, Plant Taxonomy/Systematics, Plant Virology/Pathology, Plant Anatomy.

Department of Chemistry: MSc and PhD in Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry.

Department of Computer Science: MSc in Computer Science. PhD in Computational Intelligence.

Department of Mathematics and Statistics: MSc in Statistics, MSc. and PhD in Mathematics.

Department of Microbiology: MSc and PhD in Environmental Microbiology, Industrial and Food Microbiology.

Department of Physics: MSc and PhD in Physics with specialization in Pure Physics (Atomic/Nuclear Physics), High Energy/Particle Physics, Plasma Physics, Solid State/Condensed Matter Physics, Theoretical Computational Physics. Applied Physics: Electronics/Communications, Geophysics, Atmospheric Physics, Radiation/Health Physics, Renewable Energy.

Department of Zoology: MSc and PhD in Parasitology, Hydrobiology, Entomology.


Department of Economics: Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Economics. MSc and PhD in Economics with specialization in Development Economics, Monetary Economics, Public Finance, Environmental Economics, International Economics.

Department of Geography & Regional Planning:
  1. MSc and PhD in Geography and Natural Resource Management with Specialization in Geography and Environmental Management, Biogeography, Agricultural Geography, Climatology and Climate Change Studies, Rural Land use Planning, Urban Studies, Regional Development Planning, Environmental/Resource Management, Population Studies and Medical Geography, Economics Geography, Transport Planning and Management, Natural Disaster and Risk Management, Tourism Geography, Geographic Information System, Water Studies.
  2. MSc and PhD in Environment and Development.
  3. Master of Geographic Information System (MGIS).
Department of Political Science and Public Administration: MSc and PhD in Public Administration, International Relations. PhD in Comparative Politics.

Department of Psychology: MSc and PhD with options in Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Social Psychology. Department of Sociology/Anthropology: M. Sc. and Ph. D in Sociology and Development, Criminology, Industrial Sociology, Medical Sociology, Rural and Community Development, Social /Cultural Anthropology, Demography.


  1. All Full-time Master’s degree programmes last for a minimum period of four semesters and a maximum period of six semesters.
  2. All Full-time Doctoral Programmes last for a minimum period of six semesters and a maximum period of ten semesters.
  3. (a) PGD in Education last for a minimum of two semesters and a maximum of four semesters for all full time students. (b) PGD in Engineering last for a minimum of four semesters and a maximum of six semesters for all full time students. (c) PGD in Economics last for a minimum of two semesters and a maximum of four semesters for all full time students.


A. To qualify for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programme, applicants should be graduates of the University of Uyo or any other University recognized by the Senate of the University of Uyo, or persons who hold qualifications adjudged by the Senate of the University of Uyo to be equivalent to first degree or holders of recognized Higher National Diploma.

B. To qualify for admission into a Master’s degree programme, applicants should be graduates with not less than Second Class Honours degrees in the Lower Division with, (a) CGPA of 2.75 on a five-point scale, (b) CGPA of 2.2 points on a four-points scale and (c) Second Class lower division (irrespective of CGPA) for the Master’s degree programme in Architecture. (d) Candidates for admission into M.Sc Medical Microbiology should be graduates of either of the following: (i) Microbiology with 2.75 CGPA (ii) Virology and a Postgraduate Diploma in Microbiology (PGDM) (iii) MBBCh/MBBS or its equivalent.

C. Applicants for admission into Doctoral Degree programmes should be graduates of the University of Uyo or any other University recognised by the Senate of the University of Uyo, who possess Master’s degrees with dissertation and course work average, which should not be less than 60% (B).


i. Applicants will be required to have credit pass at ‘O’ Level in five relevant subjects including English Language and Mathematics obtained at not more than two sittings. Candidates with ‘O’ Level examination results before 2010 must possess their certificates and not statement of results or result slips.

ii. Applicants for LLM and PhD in Law must in addition to the above have credit passes in ‘O’ Level English Literature.

iii. All applicants will be subjected to Screening Tests as indicated. Please print out the date of screening test when you are completing your application form.

iv. NYSC Discharge or Exemption certificates must be submitted by all applicants.

v. Applicants who obtained their degrees through Remedial Programmes must show evidence of having remedied the relevant subjects for their programmes externally i.e. through WASCE, NECO, NABTEB.

vi. In addition to other qualifications, applicants are expected to meet the departmental requirements for their programmes.

Applicants must return their completed forms with a Thesis/Dissertation Proposal captured on the prescribed Postgraduate School proposal sheet. Such proposals should capture the following: Title, Aim/Objectives, Relevance of Study, Methodology, Expected Results among others.

Candidates should remember to request at the time of purchase of the forms that their relevant academic transcript and letters of reference be forwarded to: The Secretary, Postgraduate School, University of Uyo, P.M.B. 1017, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Admissions will not normally be offered without transcripts and letters of reference.


Application forms can be accessed online on payment of the sum of N15,000.00 (Fifteen Thousand Naira) only: To make payment, generate Remita Retrieval Reference H (RRRH) via http://eportals.uniuyo.edu.ng and make payment in any commercial bank nationwide. After payment return to the portal to complete your registration by clicking on Login form Link and enter your RRRH.

CLOSING DATE: All completed Application forms with photocopies of relevant credentials and duplicate copy of receipt of payment for the application form should reach the Office of the Secretary, Postgraduate School not later than four weeks (29th July, 2016) from the date of this publication. Applications for Admission into Postgraduate School received after the above deadline will not be considered.

Joseph Etim

Joseph Etim (B. Tech) is a blogger, mobile web developer and a tutor with a zeal for positive effects.

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