NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA
SCHOOL OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES
- APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION INTO POSTGRADUATE COURSES FOR THE 2020/2021 2nd Tier ACADEMIC YEAR
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for full-time or part-time admissions into the postgraduate programmes of Nnamdi Azikiwe University for the 2020/2021 2nd Tier academic year.
- POSTGRADUATE DEGREE AND DIPLOMA COURSES AVAILABLE.
Information on Doctorate and Masters’ Degree and Postgraduate Diploma Programmes available, visit the University website: spgs.unizik.edu.ng**This is important**
- ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
3.1 POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
The following may apply for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma programmes:
3.1.1. Graduates from approved Universities who hold first degree classification with FCGPA of 1.51 and above on a 5point scale.
3.1.2. Candidates from approved Polytechnics or Monotechnics who hold a Higher National Diploma with a minimum of Upper Credit.
3.2. MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMMES
The following may apply for admission into Masters Programmes:
3.2.1 Graduates from approved Universities who hold the appropriate degree in the proposed field of study with minimum FCGPA of 3.00 on a 5 point scale or a minimum of 50% for Universities that do not use FCGPA.
3.2.2 Holders of Postgraduate Diploma from recognized institutions with an FCGPA of 3.50 and above (on a 5 point scale). For M.Phil/PhD, see Section 2.3 of the Advert.
3.3 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 a5 point scale or a minimum of 60% for universities that do not use the FCGPA
- 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 and areas of specialization from the university website *This is important*
- DURATION OF THE PROGRAMMES
For the Duration of Programmes, visit spgs.unizik.edu.ng**This is important**
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application form should be completed on-line by logging onto https://my.unizik.edu.ng/postgraduate
Fill the form and click on Create new account
An email will be sent to you indicating the successful creation of your account with your Username, Password and a four digit code.
Go back to the main page and enter your username and password and click on “sign in”.
Follow the instruction on the page following each step as indicated to access the application form.
Click on the menu bar on your left to generate and print the (Remita Retrieval Reference) Number for the Application Fee (N15, 000)
After payment, wait for 24hours before going to the portal you proceed to fill your application form.
Fill and submit online the completed Application Form, scanning and attaching the claimed certificates.
Print the completed Application Form for your personal use. You will require this document in the course of the admission and registration.
Download and print a copy of the Transcript request form. Form should be sent to your former Institution for your academic transcripts. Any change of name should be indicated in the transcript form.
Applicants should include the names, phone number and e-mail addresses of three Referees. At least two of the referees must be Academics not lower than the rank of Senior Lecturer.
4.5 PhD applicants in submitting their forms shall upload a proposal of not more than five type-written pages that should include:
- Name of Applicant
- Proposed Department and Faculty
- Topic (not more than 18 words)
- Brief background of the Study
- Aim and Objectives/Purpose
- Expected Outcomes
4.6 Second Tier Applications
Sale of Form begins on 6th June,2021-27th August, 2021
Submission of Form end on 27th August, 2021
Transcripts should be forwarded to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies not later than 3rd September, 2021.
Applicants will be invited for Screening Test (VIRTUAL) from 1st-3rd September 2021 and Proposal Defence(PhD only) on 1st September,2021
4.8 PhD applicants in submitting their forms with their names and departments shall upload a proposal of not more than five type-written pages. for the Proposal template .Go to spgs.unizik.edu.ng ** This is important*
Notwithstanding compliance with the above conditions, all admissions offered are provisional and the School of Postgraduate Studies reserves the right to offer, confirm or deny admission.
Dr. Ifeyinwa F. Anolue
School of Postgraduate Studies.