The management of Delta State University (DELSU) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into its postgraduate programmes (Postgraduate Diploma, Professional Masters, Academic Masters and Doctor of Philosophy Degrees) for the 2019/2020 academic session.
General Requirements for DELSU Postgraduate Admission
Candidates for postgraduate studies must have a degree or its equivalent from a Senate- recognized institution. They must have also obtained at least five (5) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics in WASC, NECO, GCE (Ordinary Level), or NABTEB at not more than two sittings. Pass in English or Mathematics is not acceptable. Also, ACE and TC II are not acceptable. (No equivalent to WASC, NECO, GCE or NABTEB). Please note that there will be no waiver for anybody seeking admission into any of the programmes.
A candidate applying for Ph.D. in any programme must have obtained at least a weighted average score of 60% overall.
Candidates applying for academic Master Degree (M.Sc., M.Ed., M.A. and LL.M.)must be holders of bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline from the Delta State University or any other accredited university with at least “Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree recognized by Senate
Candidates applying for professional Master Degree must be holders of Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline from Delta State University, Abraka or any other accredited university with at least a Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree recognized by Senate or a Higher National Diploma with Upper Credit from a Senate-recognized polytechnic.
Candidates for Postgraduate Diploma must be holders of a bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline from the Delta State University or any other accredited university with at least a “Third Class Honours” degree or a HND (Lower Credit) recognized by Senate.
Candidates for Masters and Ph.D programmes would be required to write a qualifying examination on Saturday, September 7, 2019.
How to Apply for DELSU Postgraduate Admission.
Candidates are required to visit www.delsuonline.com and complete the Delta State University, Abraka 2019/2020 PG Admission Form online and to also generate an application virtual pin of N31.000.00 (thirty-one thousand naira) only. Sales of forms start on April 02, 2019. Payment should be made at any of the following designated banks:
The Closing date for the sale of DELSU postgraduate forms will be July 31, 2019.
Note: All applicants must submit photocopies of the following documents:
2 Hard copies of downloaded Application Form
Transcript of all previous qualifications obtained
WASC; NECO; GCE or NABTEB Certificate (not TC II)
NYSC Certificate or Exemption or Exclusion Certificate obtained from NYSC Office only
A 3–5 page research proposal indicating area of research interest (for Ph.D. candidates)
Candidates are advised to read the instructions on the home page of the Website delsuonline.com before completing the Application Form.
Candidates should submit the hard copies of their applications along with other relevant documents to the Secretary, Postgraduate School, Delta State University, Abraka personally or through courier services on or before August 23, 2019.
List of those offered provisional admission into any programme will be published in the Postgraduate School at Abraka Campus. Screening of provisionally admitted candidates and payment of fees will commence immediately thereafter and end on Monday, September 30, 2019.
DELSU Postgraduate Courses.
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in Agricultural Economics/Agricultural Extension
Department of Animal Science
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in Animal Science
Department of Fisheries
PGD,M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in Fisheries
Department of Forestry and Wildlife
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in Forestry
Department of Agronomy
PGD, Professional Master,M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in Crops Science, Crop Protection and Soil Science
FACULTY OF ARTS
Department of Fine and Applied Arts
MFA in the following areas:Graphics, Ceramics, Sculpture and Textile Design M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Art History
Ph.D. Studio Art degree in: Ceramics, Graphics, Sculpture, Painting and Textiles
Department of History
M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in History
Department of Music
Postgraduate Diploma in Music (PGDM); M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Music
Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy
M.A./Ph.D. degrees in Religious Studies with specializations in:
Old Testament Studies New T estament Studies
Church History – Sociology/Philosophy of Religion
African Traditional Religions Christian Theology Sociology of Religion Physiology of Religion
Department of Theatre Arts
M.A. and Ph.D. in Theatre Arts
Department of Languages and Linguistics
M.A. degree programmes in:
French language and Linguistics;
Literature in French; and Translation.
Department of English & Literary Studies
MA and Ph.D degrees in:
FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES
Department of Physiology
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Physiology
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Anatomy
FACULTY OF EDUCATION
Department of Educational Management and Foundations
M.Ed. and Ph.D. degrees in: Educational Administration; Higher Education Administration; and Educational Planning
Department of Guidance and Counselling
M.Ed. and Ph.D. degrees in: Guidance and Counselling; Measurement and Evaluation
Department of Library and Information Science
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Library and Information Science
Department of Science Education
M.Ed and Ph.D in Science Education – Biology,Chemistry and Mathematics.
M.Ed and Ph.D in Curriculum Studies
Department of Social Science Education
M.Sc. (Ed.) and Ph.D. programmes in Social Studies Education
Department of Vocational Education
M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Agricultural Education M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Home Economics
Department of Technical Education
M.Sc. (Ed.) Industrial Technology Education
Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education
M.Ed. and Ph.D. in: Human Kinetics Education; Exercise Physiology and Sports Science; Sports Management; and Health Education.
POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES IN INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION
Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
Postgraduate Diploma in Basic Education (PGDBE) and
Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Management (PGDEM)
FACULTY OF LAW
Master of Laws (LL.M.); Master Degree in Law and Diplomacy (MLD) and Ph.D. in Law
FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
Department of Business Administration and Marketing
Postgraduate Diploma(PGD), M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Management Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) andM.Sc.in Marketing
FACULTY OF SCIENCE
Department of Animal and Environmental Biology
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Animal and Environmental Biology
Department of Biochemistry
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Biochemistry
Department of Chemistry
M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry with specialization in:Analytical/Environmental Chemistry; Inorganic Chemistry; Organic Chemistry; Physical Chemistry; and Industrial Chemistry
Department of Geology
M.Sc. in Geology with specializations in:
Engineering Geology/Environmental Geology/Hydrogeology; Petroleum Geology; and Mineral Exploration