• UNIUYO Postgraduate Form 2020/2021 Admission is Out.

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Postgraduate Programmes of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO), for the 2020/2021 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.Sc. & 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.Sc. 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.Sc. & 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.Sc. & 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.Sc. 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.Sc. & Ph.D. in:
    i) Fisheries & Aquaculture
    ii) Aquatic Environmental Management
    h) Department of Home Economics, Nutrition & Dietetics:
    M.Sc. & 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.Sc. 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.Sc. & 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.Sc. 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.Sc. in Medical Microbiology with specialization in:
    i) Medical Microbiology (Medical Bacteriology/Clinical Immunology/Public Health
    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.Ed. & Ph.D in:
    i) Curriculum Studies
    ii) Educational Management & Planning

    c) Department of Educational Foundations, Guidance and Counselling:
    M.Ed. & 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.Sc(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.Ed & Ph.D. in:
    i) Early Childhood Education

    g) Department of Vocational Education:
    i) M.Ed. in Textile Technology Education
    M.Sc(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.Sc.(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.Eng. & 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.Eng. 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.Eng. & 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

    9. FACULTY OF LAW: LLM & Ph.D in Law

    a) Department of Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry:
    M.Sc. & 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.Sc. 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.Sc & 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.Sc & 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.Sc. & 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:
    i. Parasitology
    ii. Hydrobiology
    iii. Entomology.

    a) Department of Economics:
    M.Sc & Ph.D in Economics with specialization in:
    i. Development Economics
    ii. Monetary Economics
    iii. Public Finance
    iv. Environmental Economics
    v. International Economics.

    b) Department of Geography & Natural Resources Management:
    M.Sc. & Ph.D in Geography and Natural Resource Management with Specialization in:
    i. Geography & Environmental Management
    ii. Biogeography
    iii. Agricultural Geography
    iv. Climatology and Climate Change Studies
    v. Rural Land use Planning
    vi. Urban Studies
    vii. Regional Development Planning
    viii. Environmental/Resource Management
    ix. Population Studies and Medical Geography
    x. Economic Geography
    xi. Transport Planning and Management
    xii. Natural Disaster and Risk Management
    xiii. Tourism Geography
    xiv. Geographic Information System
    xv. Water Studies.
    M.Sc. & Ph.D in Environment and Development

    c) Department of Political Science and Public Administration:
    M.Sc. and Ph.D in:
    i. Public Administration
    ii. International Relations.
    Ph.D in Comparative Politics

    d) Department of Psychology:
    M.Sc. and Ph.D with options in:
    i. Clinical Psychology
    ii. Industrial /Organizational Psychology and Social Psychology.

    e) Department of Sociology/Anthropology:
    M.Sc. and Ph.D in:
    i. Sociology & Development
    ii. Criminology
    iii. Industrial Sociology
    iv. Medical Sociology
    v. Rural and Community Development
    vi. Social/Cultural Anthropology
    vii. Demography.


    i. All Full-time Master’s degree programmes last for a minimum period of four semesters and a maximum period of six semesters.
    ii. All Full-time Doctoral Programmes last for a minimum period of six semesters and a maximum period of ten semesters.
    iii (a) PGD in Education last for a minimum of two semesters and a maximum of four semesters for all full time students.

    (b) PGD in Educational Technology last for a minimum of three semesters and a maximum of five semesters for all full time students.

    (c) PGD in Engineering last for a minimum of four semesters and a maximum of six semesters for all full time students.


    A. 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 Diploma.

    B. 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 2.75 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.

    C. 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).

    i. 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 slips.
    ii. Applicants for LLM & Ph. D in Law must in addition to the above have credit passes in ‘O’ Level English Literature.
    iii. All applicants will be subjected to Screening Tests as indicated. The date of the screening test will be communicated.
    iv. 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 taken.
    v. Applicants who obtained their degrees through Remedial Programmes must show evidence of having remedied the relevant subjects for their programmes externally i.e. through WASCE, NECO, NABTEB.
    vi. 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:
    (1) Title (25 words maximum)
    (2) Abstract (120 words maximum)
    (3) Aims/Objectives
    (4) Relevance of Study
    (5) Methodology
    (6) Expected Results
    (7) Innovation
    (8) 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,
    Akwa Ibom State.

    Admissions will not normally be offered without transcripts and letters of reference.


    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.


    This is to inform all candidates who applied for admission into the Postgraduate programmes for the 2020/2021 Academic Session that, dates for the Screening Exercise will be announced soon

    Candidates should note that the venues for the Screening Tests will be at the departments of the programmes they applied for. Candidates are also requested to bring their Postgraduate Examination Schedule slip to the examination venue.
    Candidates should note that there will not be any supplementary screening Exercise.


    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 not later than Monday, 31st August, 2020.



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