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UMYU Post Graduate Admission Requirement Updated

UMYU Post Graduate Admission Requirement Updated

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Postgraduate Diploma
The following shall qualify for admission into the
Postgraduate Diploma Programmes:-
(i) Graduates of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University (UMYU) or
other recognized Universities.
(ii) Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) with a
minimum of lower credit pass or its equivalent in relevant
areas.
(iii) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the
above, which are acceptable to the Senate of the University.
(iv) Candidates must satisfy the University’s requirements for
matriculation i.e. five credit passes at the O’level to include
English Language and Mathematics.
Master’s Degree
The following shall qualify for the Master’s Degree
Programmes: -
(i) Graduates of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University or other
recognized Universities who have obtained the approved
degree of Bachelor with at least Second-Class Honours
(CGPA 3.00) or its equivalent, or candidates with University
degree and appropriate Postgraduate Diploma of UMYU or
any recognized University with at least a credit level pass.
(ii) Candidates whose degrees are unclassified should score
an average of “C” or 50% or above.
(iii) Candidates with only Bachelors degree in third class
division who have at least five years relevant working
experience. This shall be applicable to MRD only.
(iv) Candidate who possess HND with at least a credit pass
from recognized institutions and at least credit pass at
Postgraduate Diploma of UMYU or any other recognized
institution in the relevant areas. This shall be applicable to
MRD only.
(v) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones
listed above, which are acceptable to the Senate of the
University.
(vi) In addition to (i) - (v) above, a candidate must satisfy the
University’s requirements for matriculation i.e. five credit
passes at the O’level to include English Language and
Mathematics.
(vii)Also candidates seeking admission into the M.A, M.Ed.
and M.Sc. programmes shall sit an entrance examination to
be conducted by the University.
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
The following shall qualify for the Doctor of Philosophy
Programmes: -
(i) Graduates of UMYU and other recognized universities
who have obtained a good Masters Degree with a CGPA of
3.50 on a 5 point scale or a CGPA of 3.00 on a 4 point scale
appropriate to the proposed areas of study.(ii) Candidates
with the Degree of Professional Masters with at least a
Bachelor’s Degree may qualify for admission provided that
they satisfy the condition in (i) above.
(iii) Graduates of UMYU or other recognized Universities who
have obtained Masters of Philosophy degree appropriate to
the proposed areas of study.
(iv) In addition to (i), (ii) and (iii) above candidates must
possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Second Class Lower
division (CGPA 3.00).
(v) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above,
which are acceptable to the Senate of the University.
(vi) In addition to (i) – (v) above, a candidate must satisfy the
University’s requirements for matriculation i.e. five credit
passes at the O'level to include English Language and
Mathematics.
(vii) In addition to (i) – (vi) above, a candidate must submit a
copy of his/her MA/MSc thesis as part of the requirement for
admission.
(viii) A candidate must state the proposed area of Research
and submit a synopsis of not less than 500 words for the
proposed topic of research.

UMYU Post Graduate Admission Requirement Updated

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