Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Application for Admission To Postgraduate Courses for The 2014/2015 Academic Year
Posted: 22/Aug/2014
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for full-time or full-time or part-time admissions to the postgraduate course offered offered by Nnamdi Azikwe university for the 2014/2015 academic year.
Doctorate and Masters' Degree and Postgraduate Diploma Programme are available in the areas listed below:
FACULTY 
Law 
DEPARTMENT
Law: -  LLM, Ph.D. 
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS 
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES 
The following may apply for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma programme: 
• Graduates from approved Universities who hold first degree classification with a FCGPA of 2.50 and above on a 5 point scale. 
• Candidates from approved Polytechnics, Monotechnics, and who hold a Higher National Diploma with a minimum of Upper Credit. 
MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMMES 
The following may apply for admission into Masters Programmes: 
• Graduates from approved Universities who have obtained the appropriate degree with minimum 
FCGPA of 3.00 on a 5 point scale or a minimum of 60% for universities which do not use Final Cumulative Grade Point Average, in the proposed field of study. 
• Holders of Postgraduate Diploma from recognized institutions with an FCGPA of 3.0 and above (on a 5 point scale) A good first degree will be an advantage. 
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAMMES 
• Graduates from approved universities who obtained Mastt¥S degree in the proposed field of study. 
• A candidate seeking admission into Ph.D. programmes from the Masters programme would be required to have obtained a minimum FCGPA of 3.50 except for Sciences and Education where minimum FCGPAis 4.00 and above on a 5 point scale or a minimum of 60% for universities which do not use the Final Cumulative Grade Point Average, in the proposed field of study. 
MINIMUM GENERAL REQUIREMENTS 
Candidates for all Postgraduate programmes must have a minimum of 5 credits including English Language and any four relevant subjects at one or two sittings in addition to other Departmental/Faculty and General University Requirements. 
DURATION OFTHE PROGRAMMES 
Postgraduate Diploma Programme (PGD) 
The full time Postgraduate Diploma programme lasts for a minimum of 12 continuous calendar months. Part time programme shall last for a minimum of 18 calendar months. 
Masters Degree Programmes 
The Masters Degree programmes last for a minimum of Three (3) semesters for full-time. Part-Time programme shall last for a minimum of Five (5) semesters. 
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programme 
FUll-Time candidates with Masters' degree will be required to spend a minimum of Six (6) semesters while 
Part-Time candidates will be required to spend a minimum of Eight (8) semesters. 
METHOD OF APPLICATION 
Application form should be completed online by login into my unizik.edu.ng/postgraduate on payment of N10,000.00 (Ten 
Thousand naira only) in any of the Banks within the University. Candidates are advised to obtain information on Departmental requirements and areas of specialization from the website 
Print a copy ofthe completed Application Form 
Download and print a copy of the transcript form. The form should be sent to the candidates' institution for his/her academic transcripts. Students are to ensure that the Transcript Form is attached to the Transcript Failure to do so will result to non-processing of the Students Admission. Married candidates should also indicate their maiden name in the transcript form. 
Reverends/Priests should also indicate their title while filling the form and also in their transcript form. 
Download and print three copies ofthe referee report form for your referees to complete. 
Ph.D. applicants are expected to write a proposal of not more than six hundred (600) words on their areas of interest and  submit alongside with their application form. 
 Copy of the completed application form, referees' reports and claimed certificates, including O'level certificates, evidence of Change of Name, birth certificate, teller and confirmation order, from the bank of purchase, should be submitted at the 
Admissions Unit, School of Postgraduate Studies, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, not later than two months from the date of this publication. 
Transcripts should be forwarded not later than end of September. 2014. Applicants should assist in this process to enhance their chances of making admission in October, 2014. 
For more information on the Entry requirements, Areas of Specialization, O' level requirements and other necessary information, log on to www.unizik.edu.ng/postgraduate or see Secretary. School of Postgraduate Studies. 
Signed
Barr. C.C.Okeke 
Registrar