UNILORIN Postgraduate Programmes For 2017/2018 Academic Session

These are all available University of Ilorin, UNILORIN Postgraduate Programmes/Courses for 2016/2o18 Academic Session as released by the PG school.

Only Courses available for the session are advertised and as such candidates are advised to select courses available in the advertisement. Any action contrary to this instruction is at the candidate’s risk.

UNILORIN Postgraduate Courses For 2017/2018 Session

These are the lists of UNILORIN postgraduate programmes available for prospective postgraduate students

  1. Ph.D. Degree Programmes
    These are available to holders of M.A; M.Ed.; M.Eng.; M.Sc.; LLM; M.Comm.H.; and M.P.H degrees, with a minimum of 60% or equivalent Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score in their Master degree programmes. A UNILORIN Ph.D. degree programme runs for a minimum period of 36 calendar months and a maximum period of 48 calendar months for full-time candidates OR a minimum period of 48 calendar months and a maximum period of 60 calendar months for part-time candidates. Relevant Courses will be taken for the Ph.D. studies where prescribed and a Thesis is required at the end of the Ph.D. programme.
  2. M.Phil /PhD. Degree Programmes
    Candidates who score between 55.00 and 59.99 percent can apply for admission into the Master of Philosophy (M.Phil/Ph.D.) degree programme. The UNILORIN M.Phil/PhD degree programme is available only to full-time candidates. It runs for a minimum period of 12 calendar months and a maximum period of 24 calendar months and a Dissertation is produced after the research work. Candidates in this category are eligible for conversion to Ph.D. candidature, following a progress assessment report to be made by a Panel of Examiners at the end of the first session of registration. To be eligible for conversion for the Ph.D. program, candidates are expected to score not less than 60% (aggregate) at the end of the first session.
  3. Master Degree Programmes
    M.A.; M.Ed.; M.Eng.; M.sc.; M.Com.H., LL.M and M.P.H. degrees run for a minimum period of 24 calendar months and a maximum period of 36 calendar months for ful-ltime candidates OR a minimum period of 36 calendar months and a maximum period of 48 calendar months for part-time candidates. All Master Degree Programmes are by course work. This is in addition to a research report at the end of which a Dissertation is produced
  4. Postgraduate Diploma Degree Programmes
    Postgraduate Diploma degrees are available to candidates with a Third class (honours) degree.

UNILORIN Postgraduate Courses Available Under Faculties

1. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND FARM MANAGEMENT: M.Sc.; M.Phil/Ph.D.; Ph.D.  Agricultural Economics (with specialization in Agricultural Economics)

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT: M.Sc.; Ph.D.  Agricultural Extension

DEPARTMENT OF AGRONOMY  

M.Sc.; Agronomy (with specialization in General Agronomy, Horticulture; Plant Breeding Genetics, Weed Science and Crop Physiology).

M.Phil/Ph.D., Ph.D. Agronomy with specialization in General Agronomy, Horticulture and Weed Science.

M.Sc.; Soil Science (with specialization in Soil Microbiology & Biochemical, Soil Fertility and Chemistry, Soil and Water Management, Soil Survey and Land use Evaluations).

M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Soil Science (with specialization in Genetics, Soil Science, Pedology, Soil Survey and Land Use, Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry)

DEPARTMENT OF CROP PROTECTION

M.Sc.; Ph.D. Crop Protection (with specialization in Entomology; Phyto -Pathology).

DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL PRODUCTION

Postgraduate Diploma in Animal Production

M.Sc.; MPhil/Ph.D.; Ph.D. Animal Production (with specialization in Animal Nutrition, Animal Breeding and Genetics, Animal Physiology).

DEPARTMENT OF HOME ECONOMICS AND FOOD SCIENCE

M.Sc. Food Science (with specializations in Food Post- Harvest Technology, Plant and Animal Processing and Preservation, Food Safety and Biotechnology).

M.Sc. Home Economics (with specializations in Home Economics, Family and Child Development, Textiles, Clothing and Fashion Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Home Management).

2. FACULTY OF ARTS

DEPARTMENT OF ARABIC.

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Arabic Languages.

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Arabic Literature.

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D., Ph.D. English Language

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D., Ph.D. Literature–in–English

DEPARTMENT OF FRENCH

M.A.; (with specialization in Translation Sociolinguistics and Stylistic)

M.A. Literature-in-French (with specialization in African Literature)

Ph.D. French Language (with specialization in Translation)

DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS AND NIGERIAN LANGUAGES 

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Linguistics;

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Applied Linguistics;

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Yoruba Language

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Yoruba Literature

DEPARTMENT OF THE PERFORMING ARTS

M.A.; Performing Arts (with specialization in Drama; Music; Dance).

M.Phil./Ph.D. Performing Arts (with specialization in Drama; Music; Dance).

Ph.D. Performing Arts (with specialization in Drama; Music; Dance).

DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIONS

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Christian Studies.

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Comparative Religious Studies

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Islamic Studies

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. History and International Studies.

CENTRE FOR PEACE AND STRATEGIC STUDIES      

M.A.; Ph.D. Peace and Development Studies. (with specialization in Conflict Management and Peace Building, Security and Strategic Studies, Peace and Environmental Studies and Peace and Development Journalism)

3. FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE

M.Sc. Finance

Ph.D. Finance (Internal Only)

DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING

M.Sc. Accounting

Ph.D. (with specialization in Strategic Management Accounting, Environmental Accounting, Taxation, Financial Reporting and Governance, Auditing and Investigation)

DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

M.Sc.; Ph.D. Business Administration (with specialization in General Management, Marketing Management, Human Resources Management, Operation Management).

4. FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE     

M.Sc. Political Science (with specialization in Comparative Politics and International Relations).

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY

M.Sc.; Ph.D. Sociology. (with specialization in Industrial Sociology; Criminology; Medical Sociology).

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D. Geography and Environmental Management (with specializations in Climatology, Geomorphology, Biogeography, Hydrology and Water Resources, Social Geography, Remote Sensing, Regional Development, Population Geography, Urban Geography, Rural Geography, Settlement Geography, Transport Geography, Housing Studies, Agricultural Geography, Medical Geography, Gender Studies, Tourism and Recreation, Resource Management).

5. FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS).

Sc. Mass Communication (with specialization in Print Journalism, Broadcast Journalism and Public Relation & Advertising)

6. FACULTY OF EDUCATION

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Technology (PGDET).

M.Ed.; M.Phil. /Ph.D.; Ph.D.;. Educational Technology (with specialization in Assistive Technology, Distance Education, E- Learning and Instructional Technology)

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROMOTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION

M.Ed.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Health Education ( with specialization in Primary Health Care, Reproductive and Family Health, Drug Education, Safety Health Education, Nutritional Education, and Community Health Education).

Master of Public Health Education (M. PHE) (with specialization in Drug Education, Primary Health care, Community Health Education, Reproductive and Family Health, Safety Health Education).

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN KINETIC EDUCATION

M.Sc. (Ed.); M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D.; Human Kinetics (with specialization in Administration and Management of Human Kinetics and Sports Exercise and Sport Science).

M.Sc. (Ed.); Human Kinetics (with specialization in Recreation and Tourism).

DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE EDUCATION

M.Ed.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Curriculum Development in Science Education

M.Ed.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Mathematics Education

M.Ed.; Science Education (with specialization in Physics)

M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. (with specialization in Biology, Chemistry and Physics).

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SCIENCES EDUCATION

M.Ed., M.Phil./Ph.D., Social Studies Education

M.Ed., M.Phil./Ph.D., Ph.D. Curriculum Development

M.Ed., Ph.D. Educational Psychology

M.Ed., M.Phil./Ph.D., Ph.D. Sociology of Education

DEPARTMENT OF ARTS EDUCATION

M.Ed., Ph.D. English Language Education; Arabic Language Education; Mother Tongue Education; Comparative Education, Religion Education, History Education (for M.Ed. only).

M.Phil./Ph.D. English Language Education

7. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL AND BIOSYSTEMS ENGINEERING

M.Eng.; Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (with specialization in Soil and Water Conservation, Irrigation and Drainage Engineering; Farm Power and Machinery Engineering; Agro-Product Processing Food Engineering, Aqua cultural Engineering; Renewable Energy Engineering)

M.Phil./Ph.D. Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (with specialization in Farm Power and Machinery Engineering, Soil and Water conservation, Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Agro-Product Processing and Food Engineering, Renewable Energy).

Ph.D. Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (Farm Power and Machinery Engineering, Soil and Water Conservation, Irrigation and Drainage, Agro-Production & Food Engineering).

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING 

M.Eng.; Civil Engineering (with Specialization in Structural and Materials Engineering; Highway and Transportation Engineering, Water, Geotechnical Engineering).

M.Phil./Ph.D. Civil Engineering

Ph.D. Civil Engineering

M.Sc. Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM).

DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING

Ph.D. Electrical Engineering and Electronics (with specialization in Electronics and Communication Engineering; Control Engineering).

M.Eng. Electrical and Electronics (with specialization in Power and Mechanics)

M.Eng. Electrical and Electronics Engineering (with specialization in Computer and Control (for Staff only).

DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 

M.Eng.; M.Phil./Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering (with specialization in  Production Engineering, Thermofluids Engineering, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering)

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering (Production Engineering; Thermofluids Engineering, Material and Metallurgical Engineering)  

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

M.Eng.; M.Phil./Ph.D. Chemical Engineering (with specialization in Polymer Engineering, Pollution Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Transport Process Engineering).

8. FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY

M.Sc. Anatomy (with specialization in Neuroanatomy; Molecular Endocrinology; Physical Anthropology; Developmental Biology, and Reproductive Biology).

M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Anatomy (with specialization in  Neuroanatomy, Molecular Endocrinology, Developmental Biology, and Reproductive Biology).     

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIOLOGY

M.Sc.; M.Phil/Ph.D.; Ph.D. Physiology (with specialization in Cardiovascular Physiology; Endocrinology and Metabolism; Membrane Physiology; Neurophysiology).

DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY AND THERAPEUTICS

M.Sc.; Ph.D. Pharmacology and Therapeutic

DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND PARASITOLOGY

M.Sc.; M.Phil/ Ph.D. Medical Microbiology and Parasitology (with specialization in Bacteriology, Virology, Mycology, Parasitology)

 FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCES

 DEPARTMENT OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH

Master of Community Health (M.Comm.H.); (with specialization in Tropical Public Health, Epidemiology and Community Health, Occupational Health, Environmental Health, Health Management and Health Education).

Master in Public Health (MPH) (with specialization in Tropical Public Health, Epidemiology and Community Health, Occupational Health, Environmental Health, Health Management, Health Education).

Ph.D. Public Health (with specialization in Epidemiology).

10. FACULTY OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS

M.Sc., M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Mathematics (with specialization in Optimization; Fluid Mechanics; Analytical Dynamics; Numerical Analysis; Algebra; Complex Analysis; Mathematical Modeling; Functional Analysis, Real Analysis, Operator Algebra).

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry.

M.Sc; Chemistry (with specialization in Physical Inorganic; Organic; Analytical; Environmental).

M.Phil/Ph.D. Chemistry (with specialization in Physical; Inorganic, Analytical, Organic).

Ph. D. Chemistry (with specialization in Physical, Inorganic, Analytical , Organic).

DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY

M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. Industrial Chemistry (with specialization in Analytical / Environmental Chemistry, Food and Nutrition Chemistry, Medicinal / Natural Product Chemistry)

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. Physics (with specialization in Radio Propagation and Space/Communication Physics; Ionospheric Physics; Solid State and Materials’ Science; Theoretical and Mathematical Physics; Solar Energy and Solar Radiation Physics; Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics).

DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS

Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (PGDS) (with specialization in Design of Exponent, Sample Survey, Biostatistics, Quality Control, Categorical Data Analysis).

M.sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D;. Ph.D. Statistics ( with specialization in Statistical Quality Control, Biostatistics, Sample Survey and Demography, Multivariate Analysis, Econometrics, Mathematical Statistics).

DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY AND MINERAL SCIENCES

Postgraduate Diploma Geology (with specialization in Petroleum Geology/ Sedimentology, Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology, Solid Minerals, Applied Geophysical).

M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Geology (with specialization in Petroleum Geology, Sedimentology, Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology, Solid Minerals, Applied Geophysics).

11. FACULTY OF LIFE SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY

M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D.;. Ph.D. Biochemistry.

DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY  

M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D.;. Ph.D. Microbiology (with specialization in Industrial Microbiology; Environmental Microbiology; Medical & Veterinary Microbiology).

DEPARTMENT OF PLANT BIOLOGY 

M.Sc., M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Plant Biology (with specialization in Plant Anatomy and Taxonomy, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, Lower Plants, Herbal Medicine, Plant Diversity and Environmental Management.

DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY

M.Sc. Zoology (with specialization in Cell Biology and Genetics, Entomology, Fisheries and Hydrobiology , Parasitology).

Ph.D.  Zoology (with specialization in Entomology, Fisheries and Hydrobiolgy and Parasitology).

12. FACULTY OF LAW

LLM Common Law.

LLM Islamic Law.

Applicants are to note that UNILORIN postgraduate programmes automatically lapse at the expiration of the prescribed maximum duration for each programme. However, a candidate may apply for an extension of not more than 12 months, in the first instance, subject to a maximum of two such extensions.

The Postgraduate session for UNILORIN Postgraduate programmes is 12 calendar months, commencing on 2nd October and ending on 30th September of the following year. The 12 calendar months start to count automatically from the date of first registration.

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