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FEDERAL UNIVERSITY LOKOJA, COLLEGE OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES SALE OF POSTGRADUATE FORMS FOR 2023/2024 ACADEMIC SESSION

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into 2023/2024 Academic Session Full Time/Part Time Postgraduate Programmes leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), Master degree or Ph.D degree in the various Faculties and in the areas specified under each Department of the Federal University Lokoja:   

  1. FACULTY OF ARTS

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND LITERARY STUDIES

Programmes:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Print Journalism

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Broadcasting

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Advertising

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Corporate Communication

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Peace Linguistics

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Translation

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Home Video Production

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Public Speaking and

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Speech Writing/Speech Making

M.A. English Language

M.A. Creative Writing

M.A. Literature in English

Ph.D Creative Writing

Ph.D English Language

Ph.D Literature in English

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

Programmes:

M.A. History and International Studies

Ph.D History and International Studies

 

  1. FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY

Programmes

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (RS & GIS).

M.Sc Geography

Ph.D Geography

DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

Programmes

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Political Science

M.Sc Political Science

M.Sc International Relations and Strategic Studies

Ph.D Political Science

DEPARTEMENT OF ECONOMICS

Programme

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Economics with Specialization Options: a. Development and Planning, b. Taxation

M.Sc. Economics

Ph.D Economics

 

  1. FACULTY OF SCIENCE

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS

Programmes

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Mathematics

M.Sc. Mathematics

Master of Philosophy (MPHIL) in Mathematics

Ph.D Mathematics

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Programmes

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Computer Science

M.Sc. Computer Science

Ph.D Computer Science

DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY

Programme

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Geology

M.Sc. Geology with Specialization Options: a. Hydrogeology, b. Applied Geophysics, c. Mineral Exploration, d. Sedimentology and Petroleum Geology

M.Phil/Ph.D and Ph.D Geology with Specialization Options in: a. Hydrogeology, b. Applied Geophysics, c. Mineral Exploration, d. Sedimentology and Petroleum Geology

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

Programme

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Chemistry

Postgraduate Diplona (PGD) in Industrial Chemistry

M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry

M.Sc. Environmental Chemistry

M.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry

M.Sc. Organic Chemistry

M.Sc. Physical Chemistry

M.Sc. Industrial Chemistry

Ph.D.  Analytical Chemistry

Ph.D.  Environmental Chemistry

Ph.D.  Inorganic Chemistry

Ph.D.  Organic Chemistry

Ph.D.  Physical Chemistry

Ph.D.  Industrial Chemistry 

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

Programme

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Physics with specialization options: a. Industrial Physics b. Radiation & Health Physics c. Material Science d. Communication Physics

M.Sc. Physics with specialization options: a. Solid State Physics/Material Science b. Nuclear Physics, c. Theoretical Physics, d. Communication Physics, e. Space Physics

Ph.D Physics, with specialization options: a. Solid State Physics/Material Science b. Nuclear Physics, c. Theoretical Physics, d. Communication Physics, e. Space Physics  

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY

Programme

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Environmental and Conservation Biology

M.Sc. Biology with specialization options: a. Environmental Biology, b. Conservation Biology, c. Applied Parasitology

Ph.D. Biology with specialization options: Environmental Biology, Conservation Biology and Applied Parasitology.

DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Statistics

Masters in Actuarial Science

M.Sc. Statistics

Ph.D. Statistics

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

The Postgraduate Diploma programme runs for a minimum period of two (2) semesters and a maximum period of four (4) semesters. Interested candidates must possess first degree not below third class or HND not below lower credit in related disciplines from recognized institutions with NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate. In addition, candidates must possess credits in English Language and Mathematics at O’ Level, including any other (3) relevant subjects.

  • Master Degree (Academic)

The Master degree programme runs for a minimum period of 4 semesters and a maximum period of 6 semesters for full-time candidates; a minimum period of 6 semesters and a maximum period of 11 semesters for part-time candidates. All Master Degree programmes are by coursework. The following may qualify for the Master Degree admission:

  1. Graduates of Federal University Lokoja and other recognized institutions who have obtained the approved degree of Bachelor with at least second-class division or its equivalent or candidates with University degree and appropriate Postgraduate Diploma of Federal University Lokoja or other recognized institutions with at least a credit level pass.
  2. Candidates with only Bachelor’s degree in Third Class division and a relevant Postgraduate Diploma.
  • Candidates whose degrees are unclassified with average of “C” or 50 or above such candidates may be subjected to qualifying tests;
  1. Candidates must possess five (5) relevant O’ Level credits including English and Mathematics;
  2. NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate;
  3. Candidates may be required to pass examination set by department to which they are seeking to determine their suitability for post graduate work.
  • Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of the College of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University.

 

  • Master of Philosophy

The master of philosophy degree program is available only to full time candidates. It runs for a minimum period of two (2) semesters and a maximum period of four (4) semesters. Candidates in this category are eligible for conversion to Ph.D. To be eligible for conversion for the Ph.D. program, candidates are expected to score not less than 4.00 CGPA on at the end of the first session. The following may qualify for Master of Philosophy admission:

  1. Graduates of Federal University Lokoja or other recognized institutions who have obtained a Master degree (Academic) with a CGPA of 2.5 on a 4-point scale of less than 3.5 on a 5-point scale:
  2. Holders of Master’s degree (Academic) in a cognate discipline with a |CGPA of less than 2.5 on a 4-point scale or less than 3.5 on a 5-point scale in a proposed area of studies:
  • Candidates must possess five (5) relevant O’ Level credits including English language and Mathematics:
  1. NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate:
  2. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of the College of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University.
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

The Ph.D. degree programme runs for a minimum period of six (6) semesters and a maximum period of ten (10) semesters. Relevant courses will be taken for the Ph.D. full-time studies where prescribed and a Thesis is required at the end of the Ph.D. programme. The following may qualify for the Doctor of Philosophy admission:

  1. Graduates of Federal University Lokoja and other recognized institutions who have obtained good Master degree (Academic) with a CGPA of not less than 4.0 on a 5-point scale or 3.0 on a 4-point scale appropriate to the proposed area of studies.
  2. Graduates of Federal University Lokoja and Other recognized institutions who have obtained Master of Philosophy degree appropriate to the proposed area of studies.
  • In addition to (i) and (ii) above, a candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Second Class Lower division.
  1. Candidates must possess five (5) relevant O’ Level credits including English and Mathematics.
  2. NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate.
  3. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of the College of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University.

How to Apply: Use the Links below as it applies to you. Ensure the programm you intend to apply for is advertised above before you proceed.

For: Postgraduate Diploma (PGD ) Academic use this Link: https://pg.fulokoja.edu.ng/pgd/apply

       Master Degree  (M.Sc. M.A.) Academic use this Link: https://pg.fulokoja.edu.ng/masters/apply

       Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Academic use this Link: https://pg.fulokoja.edu.ng/phd/apply

For further information, please visit the University’s website on www.fulokoja.edu.ng or call 08138446320

Please note that application closes on March 1st , 2024.

 

                                                                                      Signed; Dr. (Mrs), Rebecca Okojie

                                                                                                         Registrar