University of Nigeria Nsukka 2016/2017 Postgraduate Admissions
Posted: 12/Aug/2016


School of Postgraduate Studies


FOR 2016/2017 SESSION

The University of Nigeria, Nsukka offers programmes leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma, Masters and Doctorate degrees in various Faculties and in the areas specified under each Department and Institute below:

Offers PGD and M.Sc degree programmes in Maritimes Studies in the following areas:


M.Sc and PGD in Maritime Business and International Logistics; M.Sc and PGD in Maritime Law and Policy; M.Sc in Maritime Telecommunication; PGD in Radio Maritime Telecommunication; and M. Sc in Maritime Management.

Sc Maritime Law and Policy

  • A good honours degree in Law (LLB) from UNN or any other recognized University.
UNN Postgraduate admission formMETHOD 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 and follow the procedures stated below:

  • Click on UNN Portal or through this link
  • Click on PG Application form to generate invoice for payment.
  • Use 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.
  • Return to the UNN Portal with your payment confirmation pin from the Bank and follow the procedure for completing the form.


Candidates should download 3 copies of the referee report (D1) forms after completing preliminary and personal details online. Some details on the form would be inserted automatically with the information provided by the candidate online while the remaining information should be completed by the referee manually and returned to the candidate who will enclose it in sealed envelope for submission. Please note that applications would not be processed unless the referees reports are available.


Candidate should download transcript request forms (D2) also provided online, and submit to their former Universities/Institutions 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 30th  June 2016. Candidates whose transcripts are not received on or before the deadline by the School would not have their application forms processed.


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:

  • NYSC Certificates (Discharge or Exemption or exclusion Certificate).  Note that to whom it may concern shall not be accepted.
  • Two copies of the Application summary form (D3) available online should be downloaded & printed:
  • (i) One copy of the printed summary form (D3) should be glued very neatly (NOT STAPLED) on a brown 10” X 15” envelope;
  • (ii) The second copy of the printed summary form (D3) should be glued very neatly (NOT STAPLED) on a white 9” X 13” file Jacket;
  • 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”.


Application starts from the date of this publication and closes on September 8 , 2016.


  1. All applicants will undergo computer based Postgraduate admission screening test.
  2. Check out for information on screening processes via the UNN Website from September 8 , 2016, for your further necessary action.
  3. For Ph.D degree programme, a candidate must obtain at least an acceptance letter from a journal certified by the University of Nigeria, Nsukka as a condition for graduation.


Deputy Registrar/Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies

University of Nigeria, Nsukka