FULOKOJA Postgraduate Admission Form Is Out – 2022/2023

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into 2022/2023 Academic Session Full-Time/Part-Time Postgraduate Programmes leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), Master degree or Ph.D. degree in the various Faculties and in the areas specified under each Department of the Federal University Lokoja:

S/N Faculty/Department Programme
1. Faculty of Arts
a. Department of English & Literary Studies Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in  Print Journalism
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in  Broadcasting
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Public Relations
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in  Advertising
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in  Corporate Communication
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in  Peace Linguistics
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in  Translation
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in  Home Video Production
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in  Public Speaking and Rhetoric
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in  Speech Writing/Speech Making
M.A. English Language
M.A. Literature-in-English
Ph.D. English Language
Ph.D. Literature-in-English
b. Department of History & International Studies Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Peace and Conflict Studies (PGDPCS)
Master in Peace & Conflict Studies (MPCS)
M.A. History & International Studies
Ph.D. History & International Studies
2. Faculty of Social Sciences
a. Department of Geography Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in  GIS and Remote Sensing
M.Sc. Geography
Ph.D. Geography
b. Department of Political Science Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Political Science
M.Sc. Political Science
M.  Sc. International Relations and Strategic Studies
Master in International Relations and Strategic Studies
Master in Public Policy and Administrative Studies (MPPAS)
Ph.D. Political Science
c. Department of Economics Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Economics with specialization options:

a. Development and Planning

b. Taxation

M.Sc. Economics

Ph.D. Economics

3. Faculty of Science
a. Department of Mathematics Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Mathematics
M.Sc. Mathematics
Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in  Mathematics
Ph.D.  Mathematics
b. Department of Computer Science Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Computer Science
M.Sc. Computer Science
Ph.D. Computer Science
c. Department of Geology Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Geology
M.  Sc. Geology With specialization options:

a. Hydrogeology

b. Applied Geophysics

c. Mineral Exploration

Sedimentology  and Petroleum Geology

M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. Geology With specialization options in:

a. Hydrogeology

b. Applied Geophysics

c. Mineral Exploration

d. Sedimentology and Petroleum Geology

d. Department of Chemistry Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Chemistry
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Industrial Chemistry
M.  Sc. Analytical Chemistry
M.Sc. Environmental Chemistry
M.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry
M.Sc. Organic Chemistry
M.Sc. Physical Chemistry
M.Sc. Industrial Chemistry
Ph.D.  Analytical Chemistry
Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry
Ph.D.  Physical Chemistry
Ph.D. Environmental Chemistry
Ph.D. Industrial Chemistry
e. Department of Physics Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Physics with specialization options:

a. Industrial Physics

b. Radiation &Health Physics

M.Sc. Physics with specialization with options:

a. Solid-State Physics/Material Science

b. Nuclear Physics

c. Theoretical Physics

d. Communication Physics

e. Space Physics

Ph.D. Physics with specialization options:

a. Solid State Physics/Material Physics

b. Nuclear Physics

c. Theoretical Physics

d. Communication Physics

e. Space Physics

f. Department of Biology Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Fisheries & Aquaculture
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Environmental and Conservation Biology
M.Sc. Biology (with specialization options: Environmental Biology, Conservation Biology and Applied Parasitology)
Ph.D. Biology (with specialization options: Environmental Biology, Conservation Biology and Applied Parasitology)
g.  Department of Statistics Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Statistics
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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

 (a) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

The Postgraduate Diploma programme runs for a minimum period of two (2) semesters and a maximum period of four (4) semesters. Interested candidates must possess a first degree, not below third class or HND not below lower credit in related disciplines from recognized institutions with   NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate. In addition, candidates must possess credits in English Language and Mathematics at O’level, including any other three (3) relevant subjects.

(b) Master Degree (Academic and Professional)

The Master degree programme runs 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. The following may qualify for the Master Degree admission:

  1. Graduates of Federal University Lokoja or other recognized institutions who have obtained the approved degree of Bachelor with at least second-class division or its equivalent or candidates with University degree and appropriate Postgraduate Diploma of Federal University Lokoja or other recognized institutions with at least a credit level pass;
  2. Candidates with only Bachelor’s degree in Third Class division and a relevant Postgraduate Diploma;
  3. Candidates whose degrees are unclassified with average of “C” or 50% or above. Such candidates may be subjected to qualifying tests;
  4. Candidates must possess five (5) relevant O’Level credits including English and Mathematics;
  5. NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate;
  6. Candidates may be required to pass examination set by   departments to which they are seeking admission to determine their suitability for postgraduate work;
  7. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University.
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(c) Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)

The Master of Philosophy 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 Ph.D. To be eligible for conversion to the Ph.D. programme, candidates are expected to score not less than 4.00 CGPA at the end of the first session. The following may qualify for Master of Philosophy admission:

  1. Graduates of Federal University Lokoja or other recognized institutions who have obtained a Master degree (Academic) with a CGPA of less than 2.5 on a 4-point scale or less than 3.5 on a 5-point scale;
  2. Holders of a Master degree (Academic) in a cognate discipline with a CGPA of less than 2.5 on a 4-point scale or less than 3.5 on a 5-point     scale in a proposed area of study;
  3. Candidates must possess five (5) relevant O’Level credits including English Language and Mathematics;
  4. NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate;
  5. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University.

(d) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

The Ph.D. 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 Ph.D. full-time studies where prescribed and a Thesis is required at the end of the Ph.D. programme. The following may qualify for the Doctor of Philosophy admission:

  1. Graduates of Federal University Lokoja and other recognized institutions who have obtained a good Master degree (Academic) with a CGPA of not less than 4.0 on a 5-point scale or 3.0 on a 4-point scale appropriate to the proposed area of study.
  2. Graduates of Federal University Lokoja and other recognized Institutions who have obtained Master of Philosophy degrees appropriate to the proposed area of study.
  3. In addition to (i) and (ii) above, candidates must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Second Class lower division.
  4. Candidates must possess five (5) relevant O’Level credits including English and Mathematics.
  5. NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate
  6. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University.
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For further information, please visit the University’s website at www.fulokoja.edu.ng and follow the link or call 08035062989/ 08036267983

Signed
Dr (Mrs) Rebecca Okojie
Registrar

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