• BUK Postgraduate Admission Application Form is Out – Apply.

    This is to inform the general public that online sale of the Bayero University, Kano (BUK) Postgraduate application forms for the 2019/2020 Academic Session will commence on Monday, 22nd July.

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following courses;

    1. FACULTY OF ARTS AND ISLAMIC STUDIES:

    Department of Islamic Studies
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Islamic Studies
    ii. M.A Islamic Studies
    Department of Arabic
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Arabic (Language)
    ii. Ph.D/M.Phil Arabic (Literature)
    iii. M.A Arabic (Language)
    iv. M.A Arabic (Literature)
    v. Postgraduate Diploma in Arabic (PGDA)

    Department of English and Literary Studies
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil English (Language)
    ii. Ph.D/M.Phil English (Literature)
    iii. M.A English (Language)
    iv. M.A English (Literature)

    Department of History
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil History
    ii. M.A History
    iii. Masters in Development Studies (MDS)
    iv. Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies (PGDDS).

    2. FACULTY OF EDUCATION:

    Department of Education
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Education with specialization in;
    a. Educational Administration and Planning
    b. Curriculum Studies
    c. Guidance and Counselling
    d. Educational Psychology
    e. Tests and Measurement
    ii. M.Ed Education with specialization in;
    a. Educational Administration and Planning
    b. Curriculum Studies
    c. Guidance and Counselling
    d. Educational Psychology
    e. Tests and Measurement
    iii. Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
    iv. Postgraduate Diploma in Guidance and Counselling (PGDGC)

    Department of Adult Education & Community Services
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Adult Education with specialization in;
    a. Gerontology
    b. Social Welfare Education
    c. Extension Education
    d. Community Development
    e. Adult and Non-Formal Education
    ii. M.Ed Adult Education with specialization in;
    a. Gerontology
    b. Social Welfare Education
    c. Extension Education
    d. Community Development
    e. Adult and Non-Formal Education
    iii. Postgraduate Diploma in Community Development & Extension
    Education (PGDCDEE)

    Department of Library and Information Sciences
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Library and Information Science
    ii. Masters in Library and Information Science
    iii. Masters in Information Management (MIM)
    iv. Masters in Records Management (MRM)
    v. Postgraduate Diploma in Information Management (PGDIM)
    vi. Postgraduate Diploma in Records Management (PGDRM)

    Department of Physical and Health Education
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil in Physical and Health Education with specialization in any of
    the following Areas:
    a. Exercise and Sports Science
    b. Sports Management
    c. Adapted Physical Education
    ii. M.Sc (Ed) Physical and Health Education with specialization in any of the
    following Areas:
    a. Health Education
    b. Exercise and Sports Science
    c. Sport Management
    d. Adapted Physical Education
    iii M.Sc (Recreation and Sports Tourism Management)
    iv. Postgraduate Diploma in Health Education (PGDHE)
    v. Postgraduate Diploma in Recreation and Tourism Management (PGDRTM)

    Department of Special Education
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil in Special Education with area of specialization as follows::
    a. Learning Disabilities
    b. Gifted and Talented
    c. Visual Impairment
    d. Hearing Impairment
    e. Behaviour Disorders
    f. Intellectual Disorders
    g. Physical and Health Impairment
    ii. M.(Ed) in Special Education with areas of specialization as follows:
    a. Learning Disabilities
    b. Gifted and Talented
    c. Visual Impairment
    d. Hearing Impairment
    e. Behaviour Disorders
    f. Intellectual Disorders
    g. Physical and Health Impairment
    iii. Postgraduate Diploma in Special Education and Rehabilitation (PGDSER)

    Department of Science and Technology Education
    i. M.Sc (Ed) Biology
    ii. M.Sc (Ed) Chemistry
    iii. M.Sc (Ed) Geography
    iv. M.Sc (Ed) Physics
    v. M.Sc (Ed) Mathematics
    vi. Postgraduate Diploma in Science and Technology Education (PGDSTE)

    3. FACULTY OF SCIENCE:

    Department of Mathematical Sciences
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Mathematics
    ii. M.Sc Mathematics
    iii. M.Sc Computational Mathematics
    iv. M.Sc Applied Mathematics
    v. Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematics (PGDMaths)

    Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Chemistry with specialization in: Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Colour Chemistry and Polymer Chemistry
    ii. M.Sc Chemistry with specialization in: Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Colour Chemistry and Polymer Chemistry.
    iii. Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry (PGDC)

    Department of Biological Sciences
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Zoology with specialization in: Fisheries and Aquaculture; Parasitology; Entomology
    ii. M.Sc Zoology with specialization in: Fisheries and Aquaculture; Parasitology; Entomology.
    iii. Ph.D/M.Phil Biology with specialization in Ecology and Environmental Biology, Hydrobiology and Conservation Biology
    iv. M.Sc Biology with specialization in Ecology and Environmental Biology, Hydrobiology and Conservation Biology
    v. Postgraduate Diploma in Biological Sciences (PGDBS)

    Department of Plant Biology
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Plant Biology with specialization in: Genetics, Plant Physiology, Plant Ecology, Plant Anatomy,
    Biosystematics/Taxonomy, Mycology/Plant Pathology, Aquatic Botany and Ethnomedicine
    ii. M.Sc Plant Biology with specialization in: Genetics, Plant Physiology, Plant Ecology, Plant Anatomy, Biosystematics/Taxonomy, Mycology/Plant Pathology, Aquatic Botany and Ethnomedicine

    Department of Microbiology
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Microbiology with specialization in: Medical Microbiology, Industrial Microbiology, Food Microbiology, Environmental Microbiology and Pharmaceutical Microbiology.
    ii. M.Sc Microbiology with specialization in: Medical Microbiology,
    Industrial Microbiology, Food Microbiology, Environmental
    Microbiology and Pharmaceutical.
    iii. Postgraduate Diploma in Epidemiology PGDEP)
    iv. Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental and Public Health (PGDEPH)

    Department of Physics
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Physics with specialization in: Atomic Physics; Nuclear Structure Physics; Solid-State Physics; Optics; Electronics; Geophysics.
    ii. M.Sc Physics with specialization in: Atomic Physics; Nuclear Structure Physics; Solid-State Physics; Optics; Electronics; Geophysics.
    iii. M.Sc Electronics
    iv. M.Sc Geophysics
    v. M.Sc Nuclear Physics.
    vi. Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial Physics (PGDIP)

    4. FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES:

    Department of Economics
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Economics
    ii. M.Sc Economics
    iii. Masters in Banking and Finance(MBF) Full-Time/Part Time
    iv. Masters in Health Economics (MHE) Full-Time/Part Time
    v. Postgraduate Diploma in Health Economics (PGDHE) Full-Time/Part Time
    vi. Postgraduate Diploma in Banking and Finance(PGDBF)FullTime/Part Time

    Department of Political Science
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Political Science with specialization in: Political Economy, Political Theory, International Relations, Policy and Administration, Nigerian and African Politics, Islamic and Middle Eastern Politics, Comparative Politics
    ii. M.Sc Political Science with specialization in: Political Economy, Political Theory, International Relations, Policy and Administration, Nigerian and African Politics, Islamic and Middle Eastern Politics, Comparative Politics
    iii. Masters in Public Policy and Administration (MPPA)
    iv. Postgraduate Diploma in Public Policy and Administration (PGDPPA)

    Department of Sociology
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Sociology with specialization in: Demography, Criminology, Complex Organizations, Medical Sociology, Social Policy
    ii. M.Sc Sociology with specialization in: Demography, Criminology, Complex Organizations, Medical Sociology, Social Policy
    iii. Masters in Crime Management Prevention and Control (MCMPC)
    iv. Postgraduate Diploma in Social Policy and Administration (PGDSPA)
    v. Postgraduate Diploma in Crime Management Prevention and Control (PGDCMPC)

    Department of Accounting
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Accounting
    ii. M.Sc Accounting
    iii. Masters in Treasury Management(MTM) Full-time and Part-time
    iv. Masters in Accounting and Financial Management (MAFM)
    v. Masters in Taxation and Revenue Administration (MTRA)
    vi. Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance (PGDAF) Full-Time and Part-Time

    Department of Business Administration and Entrepreneurship
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Management
    ii. M.Sc Management

    5. FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION:

    Department of Mass Communications
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Mass Communication
    ii. M.Sc Mass Communications
    iii. Masters in Public Relations (MPR)
    iv. Masters in Communication Studies (MCS)
    v. Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication (PGDMC)

    6. FACULTY OF EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE:

    Department of Geography
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Geography (Physical Geography)
    ii. Ph.D/M.Phil Geography (Human Geography)
    iii. Ph.D/M.Phil Geography (Population and Development)
    iv. M.Sc Geography (Physical Geography)
    v. M.Sc Geography (Human Geography)
    vi. M.Sc Geography (Population and Development)
    vii. M.Sc Land Resources (Land Development)
    viii.M.Sc Land Resources (Land Administration)
    ix. Postgraduate Diploma in Land Administration (PGDLA)

    Department of Environmental Management
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Environmental Management
    ii. M.Sc Environmental Management
    iii. Masters in Environmental Management (MEM)
    iv. Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management (PGDEM)

    7. INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ISLAMIC BANKING AND FINANCE (IIIBF):

    a) M.Sc Islamic Banking and Finance
    b) Masters in Islamic Banking and Finance (MIBF)
    c) Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Banking and Finance (PGDIBF)

    8. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING:

    Department of Agricultural Engineering
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Agricultural Engineering with specialization in: Farm Power and Machinery Engineering; Soil and Water Engineering; Processing and Storage Engineering
    ii. M.Eng Agricultural Engineering with specialization in: Farm Power and Machinery Engineering; Soil and Water Engineering; Processing and Storage Engineering

    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil (Energy Engineering)
    ii. Ph.D/M.Phil (Production Engineering)
    iii. Ph.D/M.Phil Materials and Metallurgical Engineering.
    iv. M.Eng (Energy Engineering)
    v. M.Eng (Production Engineering)
    vi. M.Eng Materials and Metallurgical Engineering.
    vii. Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (PGDME)

    Department of Electrical Engineering
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Electrical Engineering
    ii. M.Eng. Electrical Engineering with specialization in (a) Communication Engineering, (b) Control & Instrumentation Engineering (c) Power & Machines Engineering (d) Electronics Engineering
    iii. Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical Engineering (PGDEE)

    Department of Civil Engineering
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Civil Engineering (Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering and Transportation Highway Engineering)
    ii. M.Eng Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Management, Transportation, Highway Engineering, Water Resources and Environmental Engineering)
    iii. Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering (PGDCE)

    9. FACULTY OF LAW:

    i. Ph.D Law
    ii. LL.M Islamic Law
    iii. LL.M Commercial Law
    iv. LL.M Public Law
    v. LL.M International Law
    vi. Masters in Business and Commercial Law (MBCL)

    10. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE:

    Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Agricultural Economics
    ii. M.Sc Agricultural Economics
    iii. M.Sc Agricultural Extension
    iv. Ph.D/M.Phil Agricultural Economics (Livelihood and Natural Resources Economics)
    v. M.Sc Agricultural Economics (Livelihood and Natural Resources Economics)

    Department of Soil Science
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Soil Science
    ii. M.Sc Soil Science

    Department of Agronomy
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Agronomy
    ii. Ph.D/M.Phil Agronomy with specialization in Crops and Cropping Systems in the Dry
    iii. M.Sc Agronomy
    iv. M.Sc Agronomy with specialization in Crops and Cropping Systems in the Dry Lands
    v. Postgraduate Diploma in Horticulture (PGDH)
    vi. Postgraduate Diploma in Irrigation Agronomy (PGDIA)
    vii. Postgraduate Diploma in Dryland Agriculture (PGDDA)

    Department of Crop Protection
    i. M.Sc Crop Protection with Specialization in (Agricultural Entomology), (Phytomycology), (Phytobacteriology), (Phytovirology) and (Phytonematology).

    Department of Animal Science
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Animal Science with Specialization in any of the following areas: Pasture Production and Range Management; Ruminant Nutrition; Monogastric Nutrition; Animal Reproduction and Physiology; Animal Products and Processing;
    ii. M.Sc Animal Science with Specialization in any of the following areas: Pasture Production and Range Management; Ruminant Nutrition; Monogastric Nutrition; Animal Reproduction and Physiology; Animal Products and Processing;
    iii. Postgraduate Diploma in Animal Science (PGDAS)
    iv. Ph.D/M.Phil Dryland Agriculture with specialization in Range and Livestock Management
    v. M.Sc Dryland Agriculture with specialization in Range and Livestock Management

    11. FACULTY OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY:

    Department of Computer Science
    i. M.Sc Computer Science
    ii. Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS)

    Department of Information Technology (IT)
    i. Masters in Information and Communication Technology (MICT)

    12. FACULTY OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES:

    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Pharmacology
    ii. M.Sc Pharmacology.

    13. FACULTY OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES:

    Department of Physiotherapy
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Physiotherapy
    ii. M.Sc Physiotherapy
    iii. Master of Physiotherapy (MPT)

    Department of Medical Laboratory Science
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil MLS with areas of specialization
    a. Chemical Pathology/Clinical Chemistry
    b. Haematology and Blood Transfusion Sciences
    c. Histopathology
    d. Medical Bacteriology
    e. Medical Mycology
    f. Medical Parasitology and Entomology
    g. Medical Virology
    h. Immunology
    ii. M.Sc Medical Laboratory Science with areas of specialization
    a. Chemical Pathology/Clinical Chemistry
    b. Haematology and Blood Transfusion Sciences
    c. Histopathology
    d. Medical Bacteriology
    e. Medical Mycology
    f. Medical Parasitology and Entomology
    g. Medical Virology
    h. Immunology
    iii. Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science (PGDMLS) with areas of specialization in:
    a. Chemical Pathology/Clinical Chemistry
    b. Haematology and Blood Transfusion
    c. Histopathology
    d. Medical Microbiology

    14. FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES:

    Department of Physiology
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Human Physiology
    ii. M.Sc Human Physiology

    Department of Biochemistry
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Biochemistry
    ii. M.Sc Biotechnology
    iii. M.Sc Biochemistry with the specialization in any of the following areas; Medical; Toxicology; Nutrition; Environmental; Industrial

    Department of Anatomy
    i. Ph.D Anatomy
    ii. M.Sc Anatomy

    15. FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCES:

    Department of Microbiology Obstetrics and Gynaecology
    i. M.Sc Human Reproduction
    ii. Masters in Reproductive Health (MRH)

    Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology
    i. Ph.D/M.Phil Medical Microbiology with specialization in Bacteriology, Parasitology, Virology, Immunology and Mycology
    ii. M.Sc Medical Microbiology with specialization in Bacteriology, Parasitology, Virology, Immunology and Mycology

    Department of Otorhinolaryngology
    i. M.Sc Otorhinolaryngology

    Department of Community Medicine
    i. M.Sc Public Health.

    BUK PG ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

    1. Candidates for admission into Ph.D/M.Phil programmes shall have M.A, M.Ed., M.Sc, M.Eng. or LLM Degrees in the relevant areas with CGPA of at least 3.50 on a scale of 0.00 to 5.00 from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognised University.
    2. Candidates for admission into M.A, M.Ed, M.Sc (Ed), MLS, M.Sc., M.Eng. and LLM programmes shall have:
      – A minimum of a Good Second Class Lower Degree in the relevant areas from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognised University.
      – A Degree plus University Postgraduate Diploma at Credit level in the relevant areas from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognised University.
      – For all Engineering programmes, candidates must have Credit in English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
    3. Candidates for admission into MBCL shall possess:
      – A minimum of a Good Second Class Degree in Law or the Social Sciences from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognized University
      – A Degree in Law or the Social Sciences plus University Postgraduate Diploma with minimum classification of Merit from Bayero University, Kano or any other recognized University.
    4. Candidates for admission into PGDBF, PGDHE, PGDPPA, PGDSPA, PGDCMPC, PGDMC, PGDDS, PGDE, PGDGC, PGDRTM, PGDHE, PGDDA and PGDIM shall possess a Degree in any discipline from BUK or any other recognized University or HND with a minimum classification of Lower Credit obtained from recognized Institutions.
    5. Candidates for admission into PGDEM, PGDLA and PGDSE, shall possess a Degree in Geography, Environmental Sciences, Agriculture and related disciplines or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit in the related disciplines.
    6. Candidates for admission into PGDAF shall hold a Degree in Accounting or related disciplines obtained from a recognized University or HND with a minimum classification of Lower Credit in Accounting or related disciplines obtained from recognized Institutions.
    7. Candidates for admission into PGDTESL must have at least a 3rd class Degree in English or combined honours.
    8. Candidates for admission into PGDHS should have at least a 3rd class Degree in Hausa or combined honours or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit in the relevant areas obtained from recognized Institutions.
    9. Candidates for admission into PGDBS, PGDC and PGDIP shall have a Degree in the relevant Science subjects or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit in the relevant areas obtained from recognized Institutions.
    10. Candidates for admission into PGDEE, PGDCE and PGDME shall have a Degree in the relevant Engineering areas or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit in the relevant engineering areas obtained from recognized Institutions.
    11. Candidates for admission into Masters in Public Health must:
      – Have MBBS or BDS degree of Bayero University, Kano or an equivalent Medical Degree from a recognised University.
      – Be registered with the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council and posses a current practicing license.
      – Have at least three years post qualification cognate experience in Medicine or health related area at Federal, State or Local Government Area levels. Those employed in non-governmental organisations, engaged in occupational health services as well as those in the private sector are also eligible.
      – There shall be an entry written examination, short listed candidates will then be interviewed to determine eligibility of the candidates.

    NB: All candidates for admission into Ph.D, M.Phil, M.A, M.Ed, M.Sc, M.Eng and LLM Programmes must provide records of their Academic Transcripts.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

    1. Visit http://mybuk.buk.edu.ng/spsforms2019/ to apply. Click on the Register Tab on the left navigation panel to go to the Create an Account Page. At the Create an Account page, create an account by providing your First Name, Middle Name, Last Name, Personal Email and Personal GSM Phone Number. A Login credentials (username and password) will be generated for you. Please take note of them, as you need them for subsequent steps of the application process. Use Login Tab on the left navigation panel to login to your account (using your login credentials) to start/continue your application process.
    2. Print your Personalized Payment Invoice and go to any branch of any of the banks listed on the payment invoice nationwide to make a non-refundable payment of Ten Thousand Five Hundred Naira (N10,500.00) Only.
    3. Return to the Login Page and login with your username and password to fill in the Application Forms: Programme Selection Form, Personal Data Form & Qualifications Form.
    4. Transcript Request Form shall also be filled in addition to the forms listed in Step 3 above.
    5. Review all your forms to ensure accuracy of all information before submission.
    6. Print an Acknowledgement Slip and keep it safe. The slip will be needed during the collection of admission letter and during registration.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:

    This is to inform the general public that online sales of the School of Postgraduate Studies, application forms for the 2019/2020 Academic Session has been extended by 2 weeks and will now close on Sunday, 26th January 2020.

    Best of luck To You all…
    CampusPortalNG Team

    3 Comments

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    1. Salisu Abdullahi jibia 3 years ago

      I want apply for post graduate Diploma in civil Engineering at Buk and I graduated with lower credit in HND civil engineering will i be considered to secure admission? If yes what are the basic requirements in doing so, thanks.

    2. Abu 3 years ago

      Just go ahead, you are more qualified.

    3. Sulaiman ismail 2 years ago

      I have HND upper credit and PGD upper credit, both in Biochemistry, am i qualify to apply for MSC Biochemistry?

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