Frequently Asked Questions College Of Postgraduate Studies, UNIZIK.
QUESTION: What is the CGPA required for Masters?
ANSWER: For our Masters program; Graduates from approved universities must have a minimum FCGPA 2.5 on a 5-point scale or 45% for Universities that do not use FCGPA
Holders of Postgraduate Diploma with FCGPA of 3.0 on a 5-point scale and above can apply.
QUESTION: What is the CGPA required for PGD?
ANSWER: For our Postgraduate Diploma: Graduates from approved Universities who hold first degree classification with FCGPA of 1.51 and above on a 5point scale.
Also candidates from approved Polytechnics or Monotechnics who hold a Higher National Diploma with a minimum of Lower Credit can apply.
QUESTION: What is the CGPA required for MPhil/PhD
ANSWER: Graduates from approved Universities and only from advertised Departments in UNIZIK (see 2020/2021 Advert) with an FCGPA OF 3.20 -3.49 can apply.
QUESTION: What is the CGPA required for PhD?
ANSWER: Graduates from approved universities who hold Masters degree in the proposed field of study with minimum FCGPA of 3.50 on a 5.0 point scale or a minimum of 60% for universities that do not use the FCGPA
QUESTION:What are the Admission Requirements?
ANSWER: MINIMUM GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Candidates for any Postgraduate programme must possess a minimum of 5 credits including English Language and any four relevant subjects at one or two sittings from WAEC, NECO,NABTEB or TCII (Faculty of Education only) based on the Departmental/Faculty and General University Requirements.
Applicants are advised to obtain information on Departmental requirements from the university website spgs.unizik.edu.ng
- POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
The following may apply for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma programmes:
- Graduates from approved Universities who hold first degree classification with FCGPA of 1.51 and above on a 5point scale.
- Candidates from approved Polytechnics or Monotechnics who hold a National Diploma with a minimum of LowerCredit.
- MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMMES
The following may apply for admission into Masters Programmes:
i.Graduates from approved Universities who hold the appropriate degree in the proposed field of study with minimum FCGPA of 2.50 on a 5 point scale or a minimum of 45% for Universities that do not use FCGPA.
ii.Holders of Postgraduate Diploma from recognized institutions with an FCGPA of 3.00 and above (on a 5 point scale).
- MPhil/PhD PROGRAMMES
Graduates from approved Universities and only for advertised Departments in UNIZIK with an FCGPA OF 3.20 -3.49 on a 5 point scale can apply.
- DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAMMES
Graduates from approved universities who hold Masters degree in the proposed field of study with minimum FCGPA of 3.50 on a 5 point scale or a minimum of 60% for Universities that do not use the FCGPA.
QUESTION: How do I apply?
ANSWER: Application form should be completed on-line by logging onto myedu.unizik.edu.ng/postgraduate
And follow the outlined steps on our web page.
QUESTION: How much is the Application form?
ANSWER: The Application form costs N15,000 kindly visit our site for more details.
QUESTION: Can I do my Msc in another course other than the course I studied?
ANSWER: Yes this depends on the admission requirements of the Department, visit spgs.unizik.edu.ng to check the Departmental requirements.
QUESTION: What are the MSc/PGD/PHD school fees?
ANSWER: The Fees vary depending on the program, click here to see the fees schedule for more information.
QUESTION: How do I address the Transcript?
ANSWER: Address your transcript as follows:
School of Postgraduate Studies,
Nnamdi Azikiwe University,
Awka , Anambra State, Nigeria.
QUESTION: How do I apply for my Unizik PG Transcript?
ANSWER: Request for transcripts are made using the PG Form 044 and payment to be made through the Remita platform.
QUESTION: Can I send my Transcript online?
ANSWER: Yes your Transcript can be sent by your university to our email address [email protected] kindly note that we will not accept transcripts sent by individuals we will only accept those sent in by your university.
QUESTION: What happens if an Applicant’s transcript did not get to the School of Post graduate Studies before the deadline?
ANSWER: If your Transcript does not get to the PG School before the deadline you will not be offered admission.
QUESTION: What are the areas of specialization available?
ANSWER: The PG school offers a wide variety of specializations, kindly visit our website to find out the available areas of specialization.
QUESTION: When will the session start?
ANSWER: Kindly refer to our Time table which can be found in the Calendar of events.
QUESTION: What is the duration of PG programs?
ANSWER: Click here to view the program durations.
QUESTION: Is there hostel accommodation available?
ANSWER:There is limited accommodation for postgraduate students on campus, however private accommodation is available off campus.
QUESTION: What is the difference between part time and full time?
ANSWER: The difference between these two modes of study lies in the duration of each program.