University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 2016/2017 Postgraduate Form on Sale
Posted: 22/Apr/2016
The University of Nigeria Nsukka offers, Programmes Programmes leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma, Masters and Doctorate Degrees in Various Faculties and in the Various areas under each Department and Institution below
 
Areas Specialization by Faculty
 
FACULTY OF LAW
LL.M and Ph.D are offered by the Departments of Public & Private Law, Property and Commercial Law and International Law & Jurisprudence.
 
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD):
Master of Laws (LL.M)
Offered by the Faculty of Law.
 
GENERAL ENTRY QUALlFICATlONS FOR POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES 
 
i) Candidates for admission into any postgraouate programme of the University must have obtained 5 credits in WASC or GCE or NECO including English Language. Candidates shall also possess the minimum entry requirements for admission into the first degree and Postgraduate programmes in their areas of interest for postgraduate studies. 
ii) Graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized Universities who possess the above qualifications are eligible to apply. 
 
C. DOCTORATE DEGREE (Ph.D PROGRAMME)
Candidates from the University of Nigeria or from authorized Universities which have obtained Master's degree appropriate for the proposed areas of study or Specialisation 
 
A. Doctorate Degree admission. 
Specifically: 
(i) A minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 5-point scale is required for admission Into Ph.D programme in all Departments exceptthose departments listed in C: (ii) below: 
(ii) A minimum GPA of 4.0 on a 5-point scale is required for admission into Ph.D programme in the following Departments/Faculties: Music, Economics, Psychology, Education, Medical Sciences: and Health Sciences & Technology. 
(iii) A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale or a B (60%) average provided that satisfactory research work formed part ofthe Master's Degree programme. 
 
B. MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMME 
The following shall qualify for Master's Degree admission: 
(i)Graduates of the University of Nigeria or of other recognized universities who have obtained the Bachelor's degree in relevant disciplines' with at least a second class honours with not less than 2.50 GPA; 
(ii) Candidates with relevant Postgraduate Diplomas from the University of Nigeria or any other recognized university with at least credit level passes with a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 5-point scale or 3.0 on 4-pointscale; 
(iii) Candidates whose first degrees are unclassified but have scores of 50% or above; 
 
D. MASTER'S/Ph.D. DEGREE PROGRAMME 
(i) A candidate with first class honours from a recognized University may be admitted into a Master's/Ph.D. programme in his/her discipline. 
(ii) A candidate with Master's degree from a recognized University with a GPA of 3.50 on 5-point scale or 3.00 on 4-point scale shall qualify for the Master's/Ph.D in a related area. Any candidate who is not qualified for Ph.D. programme on account of low GPA is still not qualified for admission into Master's/ Ph.D. programme. 
 
CEMAC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 
The following may qualify for admission: 
1. Postgraduate Diploma Programme 
(i) Graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized Universities who have obtained a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 3'" Class degree. Such candidates should have a minimum of five credits in WASC or GCE or NECO including English language, Mathematics and a science subject. 
(ii) Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) from recognized institutrons, with a minimum of upper level credit or its equivalent in relev 
 
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES IN INSTITUTE OF MARITIME STUDIES (IMS) 
 
(d) M.Sc Maritime Law and Policy . 
(i) A good honours degree in Law (LLB) from UNN or any other recognized University. 
 
Duration of Programme: Master's degree programme in Maritime Studies has a minimum of 18 months (3 Semesters) while PGD programme has a minimum of 12 months (2 Semesters). v 
 
MASTER'S/Ph.D. PROGRAMME 
The following shall qualify for Master's/Ph.D. admission: 
(a) A candidate with first class honors from a recognized University may be admitted into a Masters/Ph.D. programme;
(b) A candidate with Masters degree from the University with C\ grade point average of 3.50 on 5-point or 3.00 on 4-point scale.
 
REGISTRATION 
For Regular/Sandwich programme, Postgraduate Diploma, Master's'andDoctorate degree programmes, candidates are considered for admission once in a session. Regular students are expected to register their postgraduate courses within four weeks from the commencement of the session. Candidates admitted for sandwich programmes are expected to register not later than two weeks from the commencement of the-sandwich session. 
 
METHOD OF APPLICATION 
Application Forms can be obtained ONLINE on payment of a non-refundable fee of N25,000.00 (Twenty five thousand naira only) made payable to "The University of Nigeria Postgraduate Application Fees Account, at any bank within the country using the Remita platform. 
 
Applicants should log on to www.unn.edu.ng and follow the procedures stated below: 
.:. Click on UNN Portal or through this link unnportal.unn.edu.ng. 
.:. Click on PGApplication form to generate invoice for payment. 
.:. .Uss your phone number to generate the invoice. You are advised to use a functional number to enable us reach you for the admission screening test. 
.:. Proceed to any Bank with Remita platform for payment. _ 
.:. Retum to the UNN Portal with your payment confirmation pin from the Bank and follow the procedure for completing the form. 
 
TRANSCRIPTS 
 
Candidate should download transcript request forms (OJ also provided online, and submit to their former Universities/lnstitutions to forward with a copy of Academic transcript(s) to "The Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka" to reach him/her not later than 30m June 2016. Candidates whose transcripts are not received on or before the deadline by the School would not have their application forms processed. . 
 
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORMS 
 
Most information required would be completed online. However, a copy of the online completed application form should be downloaded and printed. The printed application form with the relevant documents as listed below should be posted or delivered to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, for Nsukka based faculties. Candidates for Enugu based faculties are to submit their application forms by post or delivered to: The PAR, School of Postgraduate Unit, University of Nigeria. Enugu Campus. 
 
For ease of reference, Enugu based faculties are: Business Administration; Environmental Studies; Health Sciences & Technology; Medical Sciences; Institute for Development 
 
Studies (IDS) and Centre for Environmental Management & Control (CEMAC). Candidates are advised to ensure that the following documents are enclosed in the file: 
 
(a) NYSC Certificates (Discharge or Exemption or exclusion Certificate). Note that to whom it may concern shall not be accepted. 
(b) Two copies of the Application summary form (03) available online should be downloaded & printed: 
(i) One copy of the printed summary form (03) should be glued very neatly (NOT STAPLED) on a brown 10"X 15" envelope; 
(ii) The second copy of the printed summary form (03) should be glued very neatly (NOT STAPLED) on a white 9" X 13" file Jacket; 
(c) All accompanying documents should be placed in the file Jacket, specified in (c.ii) and the File Jacket should be placed in brown envelope as specified in (c.i) above. 
 
All documents must fit into the 10" X 15" envelope and delivered or addressed and sent by courier to "The Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka". 
 
** IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS"" 
 
1. All applicants will undergo computer based Postgraduate admission screening test.
2. Check out for information on screening process via the UNN Website www.unn.edu.ng from Friday June 17th 2016, For your Further necessary actions.
3. Date for the Screening Test: July 28-29 2016
4. For Ph.D Degree programme, a candidate must obtain at least an acceptance letter from a journal certified by teh University of Nigeria Nsukka as a condition for Graduation
 
T. Ugwueze,
Deputy Registrar/Secretary School of Postgraduate Studies
University of Nigeria, Nsukka