How to Apply for UNIABUJA Postgraduate Admission – 2017/18

This is to inform the general public that the UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA (UNIABUJA) Postgraduate Application admission form for the 2017/2018 academic session is now on sale.

The management of the institution is University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) using this medium to invites application from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the postgraduate programmes for the 2017/2018 academic session.


UNIABUJA Postgraduate Admission Form Application Fee

A non-refundable Application fee of ₦20,500.00 should be paid to University of Abuja Account through REMITA via University of Abuja Portal

NOTE: Applicants are advised to access REMITA through University of Abuja Portal above for record purposes.


UNIABUJA postgraduate programmes lead to the award of :

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE), Business Administration (PGDBA), Public Administration (PGDPA), Political Science, Banking and Finance (PGDBF), Diplomatic Studies, Statistics, Engineering, Food Hygiene, Veterinary Epidemiology, Crop Production, Agronomy, Agro Forestry, Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, Agric Business Management, Soil, Animal Science, Environmental Planning and Protection (PGDEPP), Postgraduate Diploma in Gender Studies.
  2. Master of Arts (M.A), Master of Education (M.Ed), Master of Science (M.Sc), Master of Law (LL.M), Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) and Master of Environmental Planning and Protection (MEPP), Master of Public Health, Master of Engineering, Master of Veterinary Public Health, Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Veterinary Microbiology, Bacteriology, Immunology, Virology and
  3. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in various areas of specializations in the listed Faculties and Departments in ‘1’ and ‘2’ above.


UNIABUJA Postgraduate – Available Programmes

    1. Department of Crop Protection
      • PGD in Crop Protection
      • M.Sc. Crop Protection
      • Ph.D. Crop Protection
    2. Department of Crop Science
      • PGD in Agronomy
      • PGD Agro Forestry
      • M.Sc. Agronomy
      • M.Sc. Agro Forestry
      • Ph.D. Crop Protection
      • Ph.D. Agronomy
      • Ph.D. Agro Forestry
    3. Dept. of Agric. Econs. & Extension
      • PGD Agric. Econs. & Farm Managt.
      • PGD in Agric. Business Managt.
      • M.Sc. Agricultural Economics
      • M.Sc. Development Economics
      • M.Sc. Environmental Economics
      • M.Sc. Agric. Ext. & Rural Sociology
      • Ph.D. Agricultural Economics
      • Ph.D. Agric. Ext. & Rural Sociology
    4. Department of Soil Science
      • PGD Soil Science
      • M.Sc. Soil Science
      • Ph.D. Soil Science
    5. Department of Animal Science
      • PGD Animal Science
      • M.Sc. Animal Science
      • Ph.D. Animal Science
    1. Department of History & Diplomatic Studies
      • PGD in Diplomatic Studies
      • M.A. in Diplomatic Studies
      • M.A. in Nigerian and African History
      • M.Phil. in Nigerian and African History
      • M.Phil. in Diplomatic Studies
      • Ph.D. in Nigerian and African History
      • Ph.D. in Diplomatic Studies
      • Ph.D. in Nigerian and African History
      • Ph.D. in Diplomatic Studies
    2. Department of Theatre Arts
      • PGD in Media Arts
      • PGD in Theatre Arts
      • M.A. in Media Arts
      • M.A in Theatre Arts
      • Ph.D. in Media Arts
      • Ph.D. in Theatre Arts
    3. Department of English Language
      • M.A. English Language
      • M.A. Literature in English
      • Ph.D. English Language
      • Ph.D. Literature in English
    1. Department of Anatomical Sciences
      • MSc Anatomical Sciences
      • PhD Anatomical Sciences
      • Department of Human Physiology
      • MSc Human Physiology
      • PhD Human Physiology
    2. Department of Medical Biochemistry
      • MSc Medical Biochemistry
      • PhD Medical Biochemistry
      1. Department of Community Medicine
        • MPH Comm Medicine
        • MPH Sexual & Repro Health
    1. PGD IN Education
    2. Department of Educ. Management
      • Ed. Educ. Planning
      • D. Educ. Planning
    3. of Counse. & Edu. Psychology
      • Ed. Educational Psychology
      • D. Educational Psychology
    4. of Guidance & Counseling Edu.
      • Ed. Guidance and Counseling
      • D. Guidance and Counseling
    5. of Arts & Social Science Edu.
      • Ed. Counseling Education
      • Ed. Curriculum Studies
      • Ed. Language Education
      • Ed. Social Studies Education
      • D. Counseling Education
      • D Curriculum Studies
      • D. Language Education
      • D. Social Studies Education
    6. of Science & Env. Edu.
      • Ed. Science Education
      • Ed. Mathematics Education
      • D. Science Education
      • D. Mathematics Education
    1. Department of Civil Engineering
      • Eng. Civil Engineering
      • Eng. Civil Engineering
    2. Department of Chemical Engineering
      • Eng. Chemical Engineering
      • D. Chemical Engineering
    3. Department of Electrical/Electronics Engineering
      • PGD Electrical Engineering
      • Eng. Electrical Engineering
      • D. Electrical Engineering
    4. of Mechanical Engineering
      • Eng. Mechanical Engineering
      • D. Mechanical Engineering
    1. Masters of Laws (LL.M)
    2. D. in Laws (Ph.D. Law)
    1. Department of Accounting
      • PGD Accounting
      • in Accounting & Finance
    2. Department of Banking and Finance
      • PGD Banking and Finance
    3. of Business Administration
      • PGD in Business Administration
      • PGDBA Business Administration
      • Sc. Business Administration
      • D. Business Administration
    4. of Public Administration
      • PGDBPA in Public Administration
      • MPA Masters of Public Administration
      • Sc. Public Administration
      • D. Public Administration
    1. of Biological Sciences
      • Sc. Biology (Environmental)
      • Sc. Botany (Biodiversity)
      • Sc. Zoology (Parasitology)
      • Sc. Zoology (Fisheries)
      • D. Biology (Environmental)
      • D. Botany (Biodiversity)
      • D. Zoology (Parasitology)
      • D. Zoology (Fisheries)
    2. Department of Microbiology
      • Sc. Food Microbiology
      • Sc. Industrial Microbiology
      • Sc. Environmental Microbiology
      • D. Food Microbiology
      • D. Industrial Microbiology
      • D. Environmental Microbiology
    3. Dept of Chemistry – Physical Chem.
      • Sc. Physical Chemistry
      • Sc. Organic Chemistry
      • Sc. Inorganic Chemistry
      • Sc. Analytical Chemistry
      • D. Physical Chemistry
      • D. Organic Chemistry
      • D. Inorganic Chemistry
      • D. Analytical Chemistry
    4. Department of Computer Science
      • Sc. Computer Science (Infor. Security)
      • Sc. Computer Science(Software Engineering)
      • Postgraduate Diploma in Information System (PGDIS)
      • Sc. Computer Science (Intelligence System)
      • Sc. Comp. Sci. (Distributed Computing Systems)
      • Sc. Comp. Sci. (Networking Communication)
      • Sc. Computer Sci. (Database Systems)
      • D. Computer Science
    5. Department of Physics
      • Sc. Solid State Physics
      • Sc. Solar Energy Physics
      • Sc. Applied Geophysics
      • D. Solid State Physics
      • D. Solar Energy Physics
      • D. Applied Geophysics
    6. Department of Mathematics
      • Sc. Pure Mathematics
      • Sc. Applied Mathematics
      • D. Pure Mathematics
      • D. Applied Mathematics
    7. Department of Statistics
      • PGD in Statistics (PGDS)
      • Sc. Statistics
      • D. Statistics
    1. Department of Economics
      • MFE Masters in Financial Economics
      • Sc. Economics
      • D. Economics
    2. of Political Sci. & Int. Relations
      • Postgraduate Dip in Political Science
      • Masters in int. Relations & Diplomacy
      • Sc. Political Science (Int. Relations)
      • Sc. Political Sci. (Polit. Economy & Dev Studies)
      • Sc. Political Science (Policy Analysis)
      • D. Political Science (Int. Relations)
      • D. Political Science (Political Economy & Development Studies)
      • D. Political Science (Policy Analysis)
    3. Department of Sociology
      • in Intercul. Conflict & Comm.
      • Sc. Gender Studies
      • Sc. Development Sociology
      • Sc. Industrial Sociology
      • Sc. Criminology
      • Sc. Demography
      • Sc. Medical Sociology
      • D. Sociology
    4. of Geography & Env. Manag.
      • Postgraduate Dip. in Env. Plan & Protec.
      • Masters in Envi. Planning & Protection
      • Sc. Geo. (Popu & Manpower Plan.)
      • Sc. Geography (Geomorphology)
      • Sc. Geography (Biogeography)
      • Sc. Geography (Climatology)
      • D. in Envi. Resources Planning
      • D. Population & Manpower Plan.
      • D. Geomorphology
      • D. Biogeography
      • D. Climatology
    1. of Vet. Public Health & Preven. Medicine
      • PGD Food Hygiene
      • PGD Epidemiology
      • Sc. Epidemiology
      • MVPH Veterinary Public Health
      • MVPH Veterinary Preventive Medicine
      • D. Epidemiology
      • D. Veterinary Public Health
      • D. Veterinary Preventive Medicine
    2. Department of Veterinary Microbiology
      • Sc. Veterinary Microbiology
      • Sc. Bacteriology
      • Sc. Immunology
      • Sc. Virology
      • D. Veterinary Microbiology
      • D. Bacteriology
      • D. Immunology
      • D. Virology
    3. Department of Vet. Pharm & Toxicology
      • Sc. Pharmacology
      • Sc. Toxicology
      • D. Pharmacology
      • D. Toxicology
    4. of Parasitology & Entomology
      • PGD Veterinary Parasitology
      • Sc. Vet Hematology Protozoa & Entomology
      • D. Vet Helm Proto & Entomology
    1. PGD in Gender Studies (Part Time)
    2. A. Gender Studies (Part Time)
    1. PGD Peace and Security (Professional)
    2. PGD Leadership and Discipline (Professional)
    3. PGD Society and Development (Professional)
    4. Masters in Peace and Security (Professional)
    5. Masters in Leadership & Discipline (Professional)
    6. Masters in Society & Dev. (Professional)
    1. PGD in Education (Part Time)
    1. PGD in Anti-Corruption Studies
    2. PGD in Criminology & security Studies
    3. PGD in Leadership and Discipline Studies
    4. PGD in NGO and Management Studies
    5. PGD in Society and Development Studies
    6. PGD in Social Rehabilitation Studies
    7. PGD in Peace & Security Studies
    8. Masters in Anti-Corruption Studies
    9. Masters in Criminology & security Studies
    10. Masters in Leadership and Discipline Studies
    11. Masters in NGO and Management Studies
    12. Masters in Society & Development Studies
    13. Masters in Social Rehabilitation Studies
    14. Masters in Peace & Security Studies
    1. PGD in Legislative Studies (PGDLA)
    2. Masters in Legislative Studies (MLS)

General Entry Requirements

  1. Candidate for Postgraduate studies into University of Abuja must have obtained at least (5) credits including English and Mathematics in not more than two sittings in WASC NECO GCE (Ordinary Level) or their equivalent.
  2.  Candidate applying for the M.A., M.Ed., M. Eng., MVPH, MVPM and M.Sc. degrees in any field must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree with at least second class lower division in the relevant discipline.
  3. A Candidate for Ph.D. in any Programme of the University of Abuja must have obtained a minimum weighted average score of 60% (4 points) letter grade “B” average performance in the Master’s Degree
  4. A Candidate applying for the Ph.D. with a Master’s Degree from any other University, who in his/her Masters study had not previously taken the compulsory courses or their equivalent, similar to the courses in the University of Abuja shall, on admission be required to offer and pass such courses with a minimum of 60% (4 points) or a letter grade “B”
  5. Candidates seeking for admission into any of the postgraduate Diploma Programmes must possess a university degree with minimum grade of third class or HND with a minimum of Lower Credit.
  6. MBBS, BDS is required for MPH Community Medicine while health related degree is required for MPH Sexual and Reproductive Health
  7.  NOTE: PhD, candidates should attach a maximum of 500 words research proposal

UNIABUJA Postgraduate Admission – Method of Application

Visit the Official University Portal at and click on Postgraduate School to apply on line.

Please NOTE the following:- Mix-up in the application by applicant will attract other charges, Multiple applications are to be paid for and fill forms separately, Error in completion and submission of forms during the process of application would lead to loss of application processing for the academic session (e.g selecting M.Phil. instead of M.Sc. or Ph.D.), A candidate who is not admitted into the programme applied for cannot transfer the application for consideration into another programme, Statement of Result for (4) years and above will not be accepted for admission (applicants should therefore obtain certificates from the relevant examination bodies) NOTE that Application fees are non-refundable.

NOTE: Applicants are advised to access REMITA through University of Abuja Portal above for record purposes.

UNIABUJA Postgraduate Admission Application Closing Date

The application portal will be opened for a period of Six (6) weeks from the date of this advert. Applicants are advised to fill in and submit their Application forms within this period (22nd May – 2nd July 2017).


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