UNIUYO 2018/2019 Postgraduate Admission Form – Full Details

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Postgraduate Programmes of the University of Uyo, for the 2018/2019 academic session as follows:






a) Department of Agricultural Economics & Extension:




M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics with Specialization in:

i) Production Economics and Farm Management.

ii) Agribusiness Management.

iii) Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives.

iv) Agricultural Policy and Development.

v) Agricultural Finance.

vi) Natural resources and Environmental Economics.

vii) Econometrics/Quantitative Research Methods. Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics with Specialization in:

i) Production Economics and Farm Management.

ii) Resources and Environmental Economics.

iii) Agribusiness and Financial Management.

iv) Agricultural Trade and Marketing.

v) Agricultural Policy.

vi) Planning and Development.

vii) Agricultural Enterprise Development and Project Management.

viii) Quantitative Research Methods/ Econometrics. M.Sc. in Agricultural Extension with specialization in:

i) Agricultural Extension Education.

ii) Agricultural Administration.

iii) Agricultural Communication.

iv) Gender Issues in Agricultural Extension/Rural Development. Ph.D. in Agricultural Extension with specialization in:


i) Agricultural Extension/Rural Development

ii) Agricultural Administration

iii) Agricultural Communication.


b) Department of Animal Science:

M.S c. & Ph. D in Animal Science with specialization in:

i) Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry.

ii) Animal Breeding and Genetics.

iii) Animal Production Management.

iv) Animal Physiology & Reproduction.

v) Animal Products Technology.


c) Department of Crop Science:

M.S c. in Crop Science with specialization in:

i) Crop Production and Physiology.

ii) Genetics Crop Breeding and Biotechnology.

iii) Crop Protection.

iv) Weed Science and Pasture Agronomy.

v) Farming Systems and Horticulture. Ph.D in Crop Science with specialization in:

i) Crop Production.

ii) Crop Physiology.

iii) Farming System.

iv) Horticulture.

v) Weed Science.

vi) Pasture Agronomy.

vii) Entomology.

viii) Crop Breeding.

ix) Genetics & Biotechnology.

x) Pathology.

xi) Nematology.


d) Department of Soil Science:

M.S c. & Ph. D. in Soil Science with specialization in:

i) Soil Microbiology & Biochemistry.

ii) Soil Survey & Land Use Planning.

iii) Soil Physics & Conservation.

iv) Soil Chemistry & Minerology.

v) Soil Fertility/Fertilizer Technology.

vi) Pedology.

vii) Environmental Soil Science.


e) Department of Food Science & Technology:

M.S c. & Ph.D in Food Science & Technology with specialization in:

i) Food Microbiology & Biotechnology.

ii) Food Chemistry.

iii) Biochemistry & Biotechnology.

iv) Food Quality Control & Assurance.

v) Food Processing & Storage

vi) Brewing Science & Technology.


f) Department of Forestry & Natural Resources Management:

M.S c. Forestry & Wildlife with specialization in:

i) Forest Resources Management and Economics.

ii) Environmental Forestry.

iii) Wood Science.

iv) Agroforestry.

v) Wildlife Management.

Ph.D. in Forestry & Wildlife with specialization in:

i) Forest Resources.

ii) Environmental Forestry.

iii) Wood Science.

iv) Agroforestry.

v) Wildlife Management.


g) Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture:

M.S c. & Ph.D. in:

i) Fisheries & Aquaculture

ii) Aquatic Environmental Management


h) Department of Home Economics, Nutrition & Dietetics:

M.S c. & Ph.D in Home Economics with specialization in:

i) Textiles.

ii) Clothing & Fashion Design.

iii) Family Resource Management (Home Management).

iv) Human & Family Development.

v) Foods & Nutrition.


i) Centre for Wetlands and Waste Management Studies:

M.Sc. in Environmental Health Management (EHM)



a) Department of Communication Arts:

M.A & Ph.D in Mass Communication with specialization in:

i) Business and Organizational Communication.

ii) Radio/TV Broadcasting.

iii) Print Journalism.

iv) Public Relations and Advertising.

v) Development Communication and Political Communication

b) Department of English:

M.A and Ph.D English with specialization in:

i) Language.

ii) Literature


c) Department of Foreign Languages:

i) M.A. in French.

Ph.D in

ii) French Language.

iii) Literature in French and Translation Studies

d) Department of History & International Studies:

M.A in History & International Studies with specialization in:

i) Archeology of Nigeria

ii) African History

iii) Social & Political History

iv) Economic History

v) Urban History

vi) International History and Diplomacy

vii) Peace and Conflict Studies

viii) Military and Strategic Studies

ix) Gender Studies.

Ph. D in History and International Studies with specialization in:

i) International History and Diplomacy

ii) African Diaspora Studies

iii) Peace and Conflict Studies

iv) Gender Studies

v) Military and Strategic Studies

vi) Archeology and Cultural Heritage Management.


e) Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages:

i) M.A & Ph.D in Linguistics

ii) M.A. in Computational Language Documentation

iii) Ph. D in Computational Language Technology.

f) Department of Religious and Cultural Studies:

M.A. & Ph.D in Religious Studies with specialization in:

i) i) Sociology of Religion

ii) Biblical Studies: (1) Old Testament, (2) New Testament

iii) African Traditional Religion

iv) Church History

v) Philosophy of Religion


g) Department of Philosophy:

M.A & Ph.D in Philosophy with specialization in:

i) Epistemology

ii) Metaphysics

iii) Value Theories

iv) Socio-Political Philosophy

v) African Philosophy

vi) Philosophy of Religion

vii) Philosophy of Science

viii) Philosophy of Education

ix) Philosophy of Law

x) History of Philosophy

xi) Philosophy & Gender Studies

xii) Logic, Philosophy of Language

xiii) Philosophy of Social Science

xiv) Philosophy of Mind

xv) Philosophy & Public Affairs

xvi) Philosophy of Medicine

xvii) Philosophy of Environment.


h) Department of Music: M.A. in Music.


i) Department of Theatre Arts: M.A. in Theatre Arts



a) Department of Biochemistry:

M.Sc. & Ph.D in Biochemistry

b) Department of Anatomy:

M.S c. in Anatomy with specialization in:

i) Histology and Histochemistry

ii) Embryology and Teratology

iii) Physical Anthropology and Comparative Anatomy

iv) Neurobiology

Ph.D in Anatomy with specialization in:

i) Neurobiology

ii) Clinical and Radiological Anatomy

iii) Physical Anthropology



iv) Histochemistry

v) Cellular and Molecular Biology

vi) Developmental Biology and Teratology


c) Department of Physiology:

M.S c. & Ph.D in Human Physiology with specialization in:

i) Endocrinology

ii) Reproductive Physiology

iii) Neurophysiology

iv) Metabolism

v) Renal Physiology

vi) Environmental Physiology and Toxicology

vii) Gastrointestinal Physiology

viii) Cardiovascular Physiology.



M.S c. in:

i) Accounting

ii) Banking and Finance

iii) Business Management

iv) Marketing

v) Insurance and Risk Management. Ph.D in:

i) Accounting

ii) Banking and Finance

iii) Business Management

iv) Marketing



Department of Medical Microbiology & Parasitology:

M.S c. in Medical Microbiology with specialization in:

i) Medical Microbiology (Medical Bacteriology/Clinical Immunology/Public Health Microbiology)

ii) Medical Parasitology.



a) Institute of Education:

i) Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE),

ii) Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Technology (PGDET)

iii) Special Postgraduate Diploma in Education for Higher Education Teachers (SPGDE)


b) Department of Curriculum Studies, Educational Management & Planning:

M.E d. & Ph.D in:

i) Curriculum Studies

ii) Educational Management & Planning

c) Department of Educational Foundations, Guidance and Counselling:

M.E d. & Ph.D in:

i) Guidance & Counseling

ii) Educational Psychology

iii) Sociology of Education

iv) Educational Evaluation

v) Social Studies in Education and Philosophy of Education.

d) Department of Physical & Health Education: Physical Education:

M.S c(Ed.) in:

i) Adapted Physical Education

ii) Exercise Physiology

iii) Organization & Administration of Physical Education & Sports

iv) Sociology & Psychology of Sports Ph.D in:

i) Organization & Administration of Physical Education and Sport

ii) Exercise Physiology

iii) Adapted Physical Education

iv) Sports Psychology

v) Sociology of Sports Health Education: M.Sc(Ed.) in:

i) Community Health

ii) School Health

iii) Environmental and Occupational Health. Ph. D in:

i) Public Health Education

e) Department of Educational Technology & Library Science:

i) Master in Library and Information Science (MLIS)

ii) M.Sc (Ed) in Educational Technology


Ph.D in Library and Information Science with specialization in:

i) Library Science

ii) Information Science

iii) Archives and Records Management

iv) Publishing and Book Trade

Ph.D in:

i) Educational Technology


f) Department of Early Childhood & Special Education:


M.E d & Ph.D. in:

i) Early Childhood Education


g) Department of Vocational Education:

i) M.Ed. in Textile Technology Education


M.S c(Ed.) & Ph.D in:

i) Agricultural Education

ii) Business Education

iii) Technical Education

iv) Computer Education & Home Economics Education

h) Department of Science Education:

M.S c.(Ed.) & Ph.D in:

i) Biology Education

ii) Chemistry Education

iii) Integrated Science Education

iv) Mathematics Education

v) Physics Education



a) Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering:

i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Petroleum Engineering

ii) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Chemical Engineering Master & Ph.D in Chemical Engineering with specialization in:

i) Advanced Chemical Engineering

ii) Environmental Process Engineering

iii) Chemical Process Design

iv) Petroleum Processing Engineering

v) Biochemical Engineering.


M.E ng. & Ph.D in Petroleum Engineering with specialization in:

i) Production Engineering

ii) Drilling Engineering

iii) Reservoir Engineering

iv) Gas Engineering

v) Georesources Engineering

vi) Geoenvironmental Engineering.

b) Department of Mechanical Engineering:

i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Mechanical Engineering M.Eng. & Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in:

i) Production Engineering

ii) Building Services Engineering

iii) Materials Engineering.

c) Department of Computer/Electrical & Electronics Engineering:

i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Computer Engineering

ii) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Electrical/Electronics Engineering. M.Eng. in Computer Engineering with specialization in:

i) Computer (Hardware) Engineering

ii) Software & Systems Engineering.

M.E ng. in Electrical/Electronics Engineering with specialization in:

i) Electric Power Devices (Machines)

ii) Electrical Power Engineering

iii) Control Engineering

iv) Electronics & Communications Engineering


d) Department of Food and Agricultural Engineering:

i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Food and Agricultural Engineering. M.Eng. & Ph.D in Food Engineering with specialization in:

i) Food Process Engineering

ii) Food Machinery and Equipment Engineering

iii) Food Storage

iv) Distribution and Environmental Engineering.

M.E ng. & Ph.D in Agricultural Engineering with specialization in:

i) Farm Power and Machinery (FPM)

ii) Agricultural Products Processing and Storage

iii) Soil and Water Conservation Engineering (SWE)

iv) Farm Structures and Environment


e) Department of Civil Engineering:

i) PGD in Civil Engineering


Master of Engineering degree (M.Engr.) in the following areas of specialization:

i) Structural Engineering

ii) Water Resources Engineering

iii) Environmental Health Engineering

iv) Geotechnical Engineering.




a) Department of Architecture: M.Sc. in Architecture

b) Department of Building: M. Sc & Ph.D in Construction Management

c) Department of Estate Management: M.Sc. & Ph.D in Estate Management

d) Department of Fine & Industrial Arts:


Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in:

i) Ceramics

ii) Painting

iii) Sculpture

iv) Textiles

v) Graphics.

vi) Master of Arts in Art Education (M.A. Art Education).


Ph.D in Fine & Industrial Arts with specialization in:


i) Ceramics Design and Technology

ii) Graphics Design and Technology

iii) Painting and Painting Technology

iv) Textiles Design and Technology

v) Sculpture.

e) Department of Geoinformatics and Surveying

M.Sc. & Ph.D in Geoinformatics and Surveying


f) Department of Urban & Regional Planning:

i) Master of Urban & Regional Planning (MURP)

ii) M.Sc. in Environmental Management

iii) Ph.D in Urban & Regional Planning





a) Department of Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry:


M.S c. & Ph. D in Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry with specialization in:

i) Synthesis and Characterization of Chemotherapeutic Agents Drug Metabolism

ii) Pharmacokinetics of Drugs and Effects on Drug Therapy

iii) Chemistry of Natural Products.


b) Department of Pharmacognosy and Natural Medicine:

M.S c. in Pharmacognosy and Natural Medicine with specialization in:

i) Phytochemistry

ii) Biological Evaluation of Natural Products

iii) Cultivation and Propagation of Medicinal Plants

iv) Tissue Culture Ph.D in Pharmacognosy

c) Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology:

M.Sc. & Ph.D in: Pharmacology

d) Department of Pharmaceutical/Pharmaceutical Technology:

i) M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology

ii) M.Sc in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Microbiology

iii) Ph.D in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Technology

iv) Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Microbiology


e) Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Biopharmacy

i) Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) in Clinical Pharmacy

ii) Ph.D in Clinical Pharmacy



a) Department of Botany & Ecological Studies:

M.S c & Ph.D Botany with specialization in:

i) Cytogenetics & Genetics

ii) Plant Physiology/Phytochemistry

iii) Plant Ecology

iv) Plant Taxonomy/ Systematics

v) Plant Virology/Pathology

vi) Plant Anatomy.


b) Department of Chemistry:

M.S c & Ph.D in:

i) Analytical Chemistry

ii) Environmental Chemistry

iii) Industrial Chemistry

iv) Inorganic Chemistry

v) Organic Chemistry

vi) Physical Chemistry

vii) Polymer Chemistry.

c) Department of Computer Science:

M.Sc. in Computer Science.

Ph.D Curriculum in Computational Intelligence


d) Department of Mathematics & Statistics:

i) M.Sc. in Statistics.

ii) M.Sc. & Ph. D in: Mathematics

e) Department of Microbiology:

M.S c. & Ph. D in:

i) Environmental Microbiology

ii) Industrial & Food Microbiology

f) Department of Physics:

M.Sc. & Ph.D in Physics with specialization in:

1) Pure Physics:

i) Atomic/Nuclear Physics

ii) High Energy/Particle Physics

iii) Plasma Physics

iv) Solid State/Condensed Matter Physics

v) Theoretical Computational Physics

2) Applied Physics:

i) Electronics/Communications

ii) Geophysics

iii) Atmospheric Physics

iv) Radiation/Health Physics

v) Renewable Energy.

g) Department of Animal and Environmental Biology:

M.Sc & Ph.D in:



iii. Entomology.



a) Department of Economics:

M.S c & Ph.D in Economics with specialization in:

Development Economics

Monetary Economics

iii. Public Finance

Environmental Economics

International Economics.

b) Department of Geography & Natural Resources Management:

M.S c. & Ph.D in Geography and Natural Resource Management with Specialization in:

Geography & Environmental Management


iii. Agricultural Geography

Climatology and Climate Change Studies

Rural Land use Planning

Urban Studies

vii. Regional Development Planning

viii. Environmental/Resource Management

Population Studies and Medical Geography

Economic Geography

Transport Planning and Management

xii. Natural Disaster and Risk Management

xiii. Tourism Geography

xiv. Geographic Information System

Water Studies.

M.Sc. & Ph.D in Environment and Development

c) Department of Political Science and Public Administration:

M.S c. and Ph.D in:

Public Administration

International Relations.

Ph.D in Comparative Politics


d) Department of Psychology:

M.S c. and Ph.D with options in:


Clinical Psychology

Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Social Psychology.


e) Department of Sociology/Anthropology:

M.S c. and Ph.D in:

Sociology & Development


iii. Industrial Sociology

Medical Sociology

Rural and Community Development

Social/Cultural Anthropology

vii. Demography.



All Full-time Master’s degree programmes last for a minimum period of four semesters and a maximum period of six

All Full-time Doctoral Programmes last for a minimum period of six semesters and a maximum period of ten

iii (a)    PGD in Education last for a minimum of two semesters and a maximum of four semesters for all full time students.


PGD in Educational Technology last for a minimum of three semesters and a maximum of five semesters for all full time

PGD in Engineering last for a minimum of four semesters and a maximum of six semesters for all full time


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

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 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 and programmes in the Faculty of Agriculture. (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.

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).


Applicants will be required to have credit pass at ‘O’ Level in five relevant subjects including English Language obtained at not more than two sittings. Candidates with ‘O’ Level examination results before 2015 must possess their certificates and not statement of results or result

Applicants for LLM & Ph. D in Law must in addition to the above have credit passes in ‘O’ Level English

All applicants will be subjected to Screening Tests as The date of the screening test will be communicated.

NYSC Completion Certificates (Discharge Certificates), Exemption Certificates or Exclusion Certificates is required from all applicants. One of these certificates must be submitted with the application form or before the screening test is

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

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

Applicants must return their completed application forms with  a  Thesis/Dissertation  Proposal captured on the prescribed Postgraduate School proposal sheet. Such proposals should be written under the following headings:


Title (25 words maximum)

Abstract (120 words maximum)


Relevance of Study


Expected Results


References (in alphabetical order).

Under Innovation, explain the new invention, new approach or new  ways  of  doing  things, new knowledge, etc. that your research will produce. Results obtained by applying extant methodology in a new environment may not be regarded as an innovation.


Candidates should remember to request at the time of purchase of the forms that their relevant academic transcript and three 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.


HOW TO APPLY : 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 (RRR)  via  https://uniuyo.edu.ng/eportals and make payment online using ATM Card or in any commercial bank nationwide. After payment return to the portal to complete your registration by clicking on Admission forms Link, then e-Forms, then Register link and enter your RRR.


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 90 days from the date of this publication (Monday, 30th April, 2018).


Applications received after the above deadline may not be considered.


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