KWASU Postgraduate Admission Form for 2020/2021 Academic Session

KWASU Kwara State University, KWASU postgraduate admission form is currently on sale for the 2020/2021 academic session. See details on how to apply below.

This is to inform the general public that applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Postgraduate Programmes (Full-Time) of Kwara State University, Malete for the 2020/2021 Academic Session for the following programmes:

 

a) FACULTY OF HUMANITIES, MANAGEMENT AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Department of Business and Entrepreneurship

Master of Science (M.Sc.) Business Administration
Pre-Doctor Philosophy (Pe-Ph.D) Business Administration Full Time only
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Business Administration
Department of Economics and Development Studies

Master of Science (M.Sc.) Economics
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Economics Full Time only
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Economics
Department of Politics and Governance

Master of Science (M.Sc.) Political Science
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Public Administration
Master of Arts (M.A.) International Relations and Strategic Studies Full Time only
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Political Science
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Political Science
Department of Religions, History and Heritage Studies

Master of Arts (M.A.) Islamic Studies Full Time only
Master of Arts (M.A.) Christian Studies
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Islamic Studies Full Time only
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Christian Studies
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Islamic Studies Full Time only
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Christian Studies
Department of Linguistics, African and European Languages

(i) English Unit

Master of Arts (M.A) English (Language and Literature) – Full Time only
(ii) Arabic Unit

Master of Arts (M.A.) Arabic (Language and Literature)
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Arabic (Language and Literature) Full Time only
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Arabic (Language and Literature)

 

b.) FACULTY OF EDUCATION

Department of Early Childhood and Primary Education

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
Master of Education (M.Ed.) Educational Management and Leadership
Department of Kinetic and Health Education Full Time Only

Master of Education (M.Ed.) Human Kinetic Education
Department of Special Education

Master of Education (M.Ed.) Special Education

 

c.) FACULTY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

Department of Mass Communication

Master of Science (M.Sc.) Mass Communication – Full Time only

 

d). FACULTY OF PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES

Department of Biosciences and Biotechnology

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Microbiology
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Microbiology
Postgraduate Diploma(PGD) Zoology
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Zoology
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Microbiology Full Time Only
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Microbiology
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Zoology
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Zoology
Department of Biochemistry

Master of Science (M.Sc.) Biochemistry Full Time Only
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Biochemistry
Department of Chemical, Geological, and Physical Sciences

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Chemistry
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Industrial Chemistry
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Chemistry
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Geology
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Industrial Chemistry
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Physics and Material Science
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Chemistry
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Geology Full Time Only
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Industrial Chemistry
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Physics and Material Science
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Geology
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Industrial Chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Physics and Material Science
Department of Statistics and Mathematical Sciences

Master of Science (M.Sc.) Statistics
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Statistics
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Statistics
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Mathematics Full Time Only
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Mathematics
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Mathematics

 

e.) FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

Department of Crop Production

Master of Science (M.Sc.) Crop Production – Full Time only
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Crop Production
(Areas of Specialization include: Agronomy, Entomology, Horticulture, Nematology, Plant Breeding and Biotechnology, Soil Fertility and Weed Science) – Full Time only
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Crop Production – Full Time only
(Areas of Specialization include: Agronomy, Entomology, Horticulture, Nematology, Plant Breeding and Biotechnology, Soil Fertility and Weed Science) – Full Time only
Department of Animal Production, Fisheries and Aquaculture

Master of Science (M.Sc.) Animal Production
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Animal Production) Full Time only
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Animal Production
Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Services

Master of Science (M.Sc.) Agricultural Economic and Farm Management
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Agricultural Extension & Rural Development
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Agricultural Economic and Farm Management
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Agricultural Extension and Rural Full Time Development only
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Agricultural Economic and Farm Management
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

 

 

Admission Requirements
a. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes

The following shall qualify for the Postgraduate Diploma admission.

i) Graduates of Kwara State University or other recognized Universities.

ii) Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) (not HD) with minimum of Credit pass or its equivalent in relevant areas.

iii) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above, which are acceptable to the Board of School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University.

iv) In addition to (i) – (iii) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation.

The duration of the PGD Programme is a minimum of 2 semesters and a maximum of 4 semesters.

b. Master Degree (Academic)

The following shall qualify for the Masters’ degree admission:

i) Graduates of Kwara State University or other recognized universities who have obtained the approved degree of Bachelor with a minimum of Second Class Upper Division.

ii) Candidates with Second Class Lower Division may, however, be considered for admission. Such candidates may be subjected to qualifying examination.

iii) In addition to above, a candidate must satisfy the university’s requirements for matriculation.

c. Pre-Ph.D

Candidates to be considered for admission into the Pre-Ph.D. degree programmes should have obtained a Master degree with a minimum of 50% cumulative (Weighted) Average Score. Such candidates must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation.

d. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) Degree Programmes

Candidates to be considered for admission into the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree programme should have obtained a Master’s degree with a minimum Cumulative (Weighted) Average Score of 60%. Such candidates must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation.

Duration
Full-Time

The minimum period allowed for Masters degree programme (Full Time) is three (3) semesters and a maximum of six (6) semesters. The minimum period allow for Pre-Ph.D is two semesters and the maximum is four semesters. The minimum period allowed for Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree programmes (Full Time) is six (6) semesters and a maximum of ten (10) semesters.

How to Apply for KWASU Postgraduate Programme

All-Academic Programmes will be by a combination of Course Work and Research.

4. Procedure for Payment a) Visit http://myportal.kwasu.edu.ng

b) Click on create an account.

c) Enter few details as requested in the first form and click continue.

d) Click make payment.

e) Enter your ATM Card information requested to make payment.

f) Application number is generated after a successful payment.

g) Write down your application number and click OK.

h) You will be logged in automatically to complete your application stages.

i) Upon completion, print out your completed application and payment receipt.

Note that payment is strict with Interswitch MasterCard or Verve Card.

 

 

Guidelines for Application

a). Applicants seeking admission into the University’s Postgraduate Programme should first visit www.kwasu.edu.ng for stipulated entry requirements, and then follow the instructions to proceed with an online application.

b). Sale of application forms begins on 9th November, 2020 and ends on 18th December, 2020.

c). All completed application forms are to be submitted not later than Thursday 31st December, 2020

d). The application form fee is N30,000:00. (Thirty Thousand Naira only)

e). All candidates must apply for their official Bachelor or Master degree academic transcript to be sent to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, Kwara State University, Malete not later than 8th January, 2021.

Signed

Mohammed A. Shuaib

 

 

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