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Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK) Postgraduate Admission 2023

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The Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK) Postgraduate Form for 2023/2024 Academic Session is now on sale.

Therefore, interested applicants for postgraduate programmes (Doctor of Philosophy, Mphil/Ph.D, Masters and Postgraduate Diploma) can now purchase application forms.

Eligibility for Nasarawa State University Keffi Postgraduate Programmes

PhD. Degree Programmes:

These are available to holders of M.A; M.Ed.; M.Sc. and LL.M degrees, with a minimum of 4.00 Cumulative Grade Point Average CGPA or equivalent 60% score in their academic Master degree programmes.

A PhD 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 PhD full-time studies where prescribed and a Thesis is required at the end of the PhD programme.

M.Phil /PhD. Degree Programmes:

Candidates who score less than 4.0 CGPA or 60% in M.A., M.Ed., M.Sc., LL.M. can apply for admission into the Master of Philosophy (M.Phil/Ph.D.) degree programme.

The M.Phil/Ph.D. degree programme 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 PhD. To be eligible for conversion to the PhD programme, candidates are expected to score not less than 4.00 CGPA at the end of the first session.

Master Degree Programmes:

M.A., M.Ed., M.Sc., and LL.M. degrees run 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 8 semesters for part-time candidates.

All Master Degree Programmes are by coursework. This is in addition to a research report in the form of a Dissertation or Research project.

HND with PGDs at upper credit may be acceptable.

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes:

Postgraduate Diploma degrees are available to candidates with a Third class (honours) degree and a Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of lower credit or its equivalents.

The Diplomas run for a minimum period of 2 semesters and a maximum period of 4 semesters for full-time candidates or a minimum period of 4 semesters and a maximum period of 6 semesters for part-time candidates.


General Information 

The Postgraduate session for Postgraduate programmes is two (2) semesters, commencing in October and ending in September of the following year, starting from the date of first registration.

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NSUK Postgraduate Entry Requirements

  • All Certificates shall be available at the point of purchasing the application form, including the National Youth Service Corp DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE OR EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE.
  • Candidates are expected to submit their application forms online together with scanned copies of their credentials.
  • Transcripts of Academic Records should be forwarded to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies. The Postgraduate School will not be held liable for any misdirected transcript, please.
  • All candidates must have 5 O/L Credit passes, including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Applicants for the Master’s degree programmes who are graduates of NSUK (Narasawa State University, Keffi) and other recognized Universities must have a minimum of Second Class Honours Degree (Lower Division) and must be applying for programmes in which they have their first degrees.
  • However, applicants with Second Class Honours Degree (Lower Division) and those with higher classes of degrees seeking admissions into programmes outside those in which they have their first degrees may be admitted, provided they satisfy the Senate All Candidates shall apply early for their official Bachelor’s degree transcript to be sent to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, before the expiration of the deadline.

Applicants for the Postgraduate programmes will be subjected to a written assessment (qualifying examination) irrespective of the class of degree obtained.

How to Apply for Nasarawa State University Keffi Postgraduate Admission

  1. Forms are sold online at NSUK website. Please, follow all instructions.
  2. Payment for the Application form is payable using the Remita payment platform in any branches of the following banks: Diamond, Eco, First Bank, FCMB, Skye, Keystone, UBA, Unity, Zenith Banks, etc.

The Deadline for submission of forms is 15th August 2023.

Details of Available Programmes

1. Faculty of Administration

  • Department of Accounting
  • PhD. Accounting, M.Phil./Ph.D. Accounting, M.Sc. Accounting, M.Sc. Public Sector Accounting, Master in Accounting and Finance, PGD.
  • Department of Banking & Finance
  • PhD, M.Sc, PGD,

 Department of Business Administration

  • PhD. Business Administration,
  • M.Phil/Ph.D. Business Administration,
  • M.Sc. Business Administration, MBA (Accounting),
  • MBA (Finance),
  • MBA (Entrepreneurship),
  • MBA (General),
  • MBA (Human Resource Management),
  • MBA (Management),
  • MBA (Marketing),
  • MBA (Management Information System),
  • PGD. Management.

Department of Entrepreneurship

  • M.Sc. Entrepreneurship, PGDEN.

Department of Public Administration

PhD. Public Administration, M.Phil/Ph.D. Public Administration, M.Sc. Public Administration. MPA (General), MPA (Local Government Administration), MPA (Management), MPA (Personnel Administration), MPA (Public Policy Analysis), PGD. Public Administration.

  1. Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension

PhD Agricultural Economics, M.Sc Agricultural Economics, M.Sc Agricultural Extension, PGD Agric Economics & Extension, PGD Agric Economics & Extension Farm Management.

Department of Agronomy

PhD. Crop Protection, PhD. Crop Science, PhD. Soil Science, M.Phil/Ph.D. Crop Science, M.Sc. Crop Protection, M.Sc. Crop Science, M.Sc. Soil Science, PGD Agronomy (Soil Fertility &Management Option), PGD Agronomy (Soil & Water Management Option), PGD Agronomy (Crop Product Option), PGD Agronomy (Crop Science Option).

Department of Animal Science

PhD. Animal Science, M.Sc. Animal Science, PGD Animal Science.

Department of Fisheries

PhD. Aquaculture & Fisheries Management (Aquaculture), PhD. Aquaculture & Fisheries Management (Fish Nutrition), PhD. Aquaculture & Fisheries Management (Fisheries Management & Conservation), PhD. Aquaculture & Fisheries Management (Fish Breeding & Larviculture), PhD. Aquaculture & Fisheries Management (Fish Gear Technology), M.Sc. Aquaculture & Fisheries Management, PGD Aquaculture & Fisheries Management.

Department of Home Science & Management

Ph.D. Home Science & Management (Clothing & Textile), Ph.D. Home Science & Management (Food & Nutrition), Ph.D. Home Science & Management (Consumer Education & Consumer Behaviour), Ph.D. Home Science & Management (Child Development), M.Sc Home Science & Management, PGD Home Science & Management (Consumer Education & Consumer Behaviour), PGD Home Science & Management (Clothing & Textile), PGD Home Science & management (Food & Nutrition), PGD Home Science & Management (Child Development).

  1. Faculty of Arts

Department of Arabic

  • PhD. Arabic, M.Phil/Ph.D. Arabic, M.A. Arabic.

Department of English

PhD. English, PhD. Literature in English, M.Phil/Ph.D. English, M.A. English, M.A. Literature in English, PGD English Language, PGD Literature in English.

Department of French

PhD. French (French Language & Linguistics), PhD. French (African Literature in French), PhD French (Comparative Literature), M.Phil/Ph.D. French, M.A. French (Literature), M.A. French (Language), PGD French.

Department of History

  • PhD. History, M.A. History

Department of Islamic Studies

PhD. Islamic Studies, M.Phil/Ph.D. Islamic Studies, M.A. Islamic Studies, PGD Islamic Studies.

Department of Linguistics

  •  PhD. Linguistics, M.A. Linguistics.

Department of Philosophy &Religious Studies

PhD. Biblical Studies (New Testament), PhD. Church History, PhD. Philosophy & Ethics, PhD. Biblical Studies (Old Testament), PhD. Religious Studies, M.Phil/Ph.D. Religious Studies (Biblical Studies), M.A. African Traditional Religion, M.A. Biblical Studies (New Testament), M.A. Church History, M.A. Philosophy & Ethics, M.A. Religious Studies, M.A. Sociology of Religion.

Department of Theatre Arts & Cultural Studies

PhD. Theatre Arts, M.Phil/Ph.D. Film & Media Arts, M.Phil/Ph.D. Cultural Policy & Management, M.Phil/Ph.D. Development Communication, M.A. Film & Media Arts, PGD Cultural Administration, M.A. Cultural Policy & Management, M.A. Development Communication, M.A. Theatre Arts, PGD Development Communication, PGD Theatre Arts.

  1. Faculty of Natural & Applied Sciences

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

PhD. Biochemistry, M.Phil/Ph.D. Biochemistry, M.Sc Biochemistry, PGD Biochemistry.

Department of Microbiology

PhD. Microbiology, PhD. Food & Industrial Microbiology, PhD. Environmental Microbiology, PhD. Medical Microbiology, M.Sc. Food & Industrial Microbiology, M.Sc. Environmental Microbiology, M.Sc. Medical Microbiology, M.Sc. Microbiology, PGD Microbiology.

Department of Plant Science & Biotechnology

PhD. Plant Genetics & Breeding, PhD. Plant Science and Breeding, M.Sc. Plant Genetics & Breeding, PGD Biodiversity & Conservation Management

Department of Zoology

PhD. Zoology (Applied Hydrobiology & Fisheries), PhD. Zoology (Applied Entomology & Parasitology), M.Sc. Zoology (Applied Hydrobiology & Fisheries), M.Sc. Zoology (Applied Entomology & Parasitology).

Department of Chemistry

PhD. Industrial Chemistry, PhD. Chemistry, M.Sc. Chemistry, M.Sc. Industrial Chemistry, PGD Chemistry.

Department of Geology & Mining

PhD. Geology (Mineral Exploration), PhD. Geology, (Sedimentology/Petroleum Geology), M.Phil/Ph.D. Geology (Sedimentary/Petroleum Geology), M.Phil/Ph.D. Geology (Engineering/Hydrogeology), M.Phil/Ph.D. Geology (Mineral Exploration), M.Phil/Ph.D. Geology (Environmental Geology), M.Sc. Environmental Geology, M.Sc. Geology and Mining (Engineering Geology/Hydrogeology), M.Sc. Mineral Exploration, M.Sc. Sedimentology/Petroleum Geology, PGD Geology and Mining.

Department of Computer Science

PhD. Computer Science, M.Phil/Ph.D. Computer Science, M.Sc. Computer Science (Networking), M.Sc. Computer Science (Database Management), M.Sc. Computer Science (Database/Information System), M.Sc. Computer Science (Information Security), M.Sc. Computer Science (Software Engineering), PGD Computer Science.

Department of Mathematical Science

PhD. Mathematics, PhD. Mathematics (Pure), M.Phil/Ph.D. Mathematics, M.Sc. Mathematics (Pure), M.Sc. Mathematics (Applied),

Department of Statistics

PhD. Statistics, M.Phil/Ph.D. Statistics, M.Sc. Statistics, PGD Statistics.

Department of Physics

PhD. Physics (Plasma), PhD. Physics (Theoretical & Solid State), PhD. Physics (Theoretical & Solid State), PhD. Physics (Theoretical & Mathematics), PhD. Physics (Radiation & Medical), PhD. Physics (Geophysics), PhD. Physics (Electronics & Communication), M.Phil./Ph.D. Physics (Electronics & Communication) M.Sc. Physics (Geophysics), M.Sc. Physics (Plasma), M.Sc. Physics (Electronics & Communication), M.Sc. Physics (Theoretical & Mathematics), M.Sc. Physics (Radiation & Medical), M.Sc. Physics (Theoretical & Solid State), PGD Physics (Geophysics), PGD Physics (Theoretical & Solid State), PGD Physics (Radiation & Medical), and PGD Physics (Electronics & Communication).

  1. Faculty of Law

Department of Law

PhD. Law, M.Phil/Ph.D. Law, Masters of Law, LLM (Law and Government), LLM (Taxation Law and Policy), LLM (Energy and Natural Resources Law), LLM (Intellectual Property Law and Policy), LLM (Entertainment and Sports Law), LLM (Law Enforcement and Administration), LLM (Communications and Information Technology Law), LLM (Security Law and Policy), LLM (Law of Alternative Dispute Resolution), LLM (Investment Law and Policy), LLM (Constitutional and Human Rights Law), LLM (Law of Banking and Finance), LLM (Corporate Governance and Finance Law), LLM (Islamic Banking and Finance), LLM (International Maritime Law) LLM (Law), PGD in Refugee & International Humanitarian Law, PGD in Arbitration.

  1. Faculty of Education

Department of Educational Foundation

PhD. Curriculum Studies, PhD. Measurement & Evaluation, Ph.D. Philosophy & Ethics, PhD. Educational Admin & Planning, PhD. Educational Psychology, PhD. Philosophy of Education, PhD. Sociology of Education, M.Phil/Ph.D. Measurement & Evaluation, M.Phil./Ph.D. Educational Admin & Planning, M.Phil./Ph.D. Guidance & Counselling, M.Phil./Ph.D. Sociology of Education, M.Phil./Ph.D. Educational Psychology, M.Phil./Ph.D. Philosophy of Education, M.Phil./Ph.D. Curriculum Studies, M.Ed. Educational Admin & Planning, M.Ed. Curriculum Studies, M.Ed. Philosophy of Education, M.Ed. Guidance & Counselling, M.Ed. Measurement & Evaluation, M.Ed. Educational Psychology, M.Ed. Sociology of Education, Master in Educational Planning and Management (Part-Time).

Department of Science & Technology Mathematics Education

PhD. Science Education, PhD. Mathematics Education, M.Phil/Ph.D. Mathematics Education, M.Phil/Ph.D. Science Education, M.Ed. Mathematics Education, M.Ed. Science Education.

  1. Faculty of Social Sciences

Department of Economics

PhD. Economics, M.Phil/Ph.D. Economics, M.Sc. Economics, PGD Economics

Department of Mass Communication

PhD. Mass Communication, M.Sc. Mass Communication, PGD Mass Communication.

Department of Political Sciences

PhD. Political Science (Political Economy & Development Studies), PhD. Political Science (Public Policy Analysis), PhD. Political Science (International Relations), M.Phil./Ph.D. Political Science, M.Sc. Political Science (International Relations), M.Sc. Political Science (Political Economy & Development Studies), M.Sc. Political Science (Public Policy Analysis), PGD Political Science (Political Economy & Development Studies), PGD Political Science (Public Policy Analysis), PGD Political Science (International Relations).

Department of Psychology

PhD. Clinical Psychology, PhD. Psychology (Forensic/Correctional Psychology), PhD. Industrial Organizations Psychology, M.Sc. Forensic/Correctional Psychology, M.Sc. Clinical Psychology, M.Sc. Psychology (Industrial/Organizational Psychology), PGD Psychology.

Department of Sociology

PhD. Sociology, M.Phil/Ph.D. Sociology, M.Sc. Sociology, PGD Sociology.

  1. Faculty of Environmental Science

Department of Geography

PhD. Geography (Climatology), PhD. Geography (Environmental Resource Management), PhD. Geography (Geomorphology), M.Phil./Ph.D. Geography, M.Sc. Geography (Climatology), M.Sc. Geography (Environmental Resource Management), M.Sc. Geography (Geomorphology), M.Sc. Geography (Geographic Information System), Master in Environmental Resource Management, Master in Urban & Regional Planning, M.Sc. Urban & Regional Planning, PGD Geography (Climatology), PGD Environmental Resource Management, PGD Land Administration, PGD Disaster Management, PGD Urban & Regional Planning.

  1. Institute of Governance

Security & Strategic Studies

PhD. Security & Strategic Studies, M.Phil/Ph.D. Security & Strategic Studies, M.Sc. Security & Strategic Studies, PGD Security & Strategic Studies.

Peace & Conflict Studies

PhD. Peace & Conflict Studies, M.Sc. Peace & Conflict Studies, PGD Peace & Conflict Studies,

Forensic Studies

M.Sc. Forensic Investigation (Forensic Accounting & Auditing), M.Sc. Forensic Investigation (Digital Forensic).

Law & Corporate Governance,

  • Master in Law & Corporate Governance

Procurement Studies

  • Master in Public Procurement
  1. Institute of Education

PGD Educational Administration& Planning, PGD Education, PGD Guidance &Counselling.

  1. Centre for Cyberspace

Master in Cyber Security.


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