Programme of Study


The Postgraduate programmes of the University are run either on Full-time (particularly for research-based Ph.D and Masters Degrees) OR flexible time bases. Our programmes are designed to expand the depth of your knowledge and to develop new skills, update your professional skills as well as add value to your organisation and business. Hence most of our programmes, particularly at the Postgraduate Diploma and Masters level, are by Coursework and Research underpinned by the principles of Open and Distance Learning.

1. FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

(A) Postgraduate Diploma Programme in:

i) Christian Theology
ii) Journalism
iii) Peace and Conflict Resolution
iv) Criminology and Security Studies

(B) Master of Arts/Science Programmes in:

i) English
ii) Peace and Conflict Resolution
iii) Mass Communication
iv) Christian Theology

(C) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Programme (By Research) in:

i) Christian Theology/Religious Studies

2. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

A) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in

Agricultural Extension and Management

3. FACULTY OF EDUCATION

A) Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

B) Masters in Education

i) Educational Administration and Planning (M.ED)
ii) Science Education (M.ED)

ii) Educational Technology (M.ED)

C) Doctorate Degrees
i) Educational Administration (Ph.D)
ii) Educational Planning (Ph.D)

ii) Educational Technology (Ph.D)

iv) Mathematical Education (Ph.D)

v) Science Education

4. FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

A) Masters Programme

i) Masters of Business administration

ii) Masters in Public Administration

5. FACULTY OF SCIENCES

A) Postgraduate Diploma

i) Information Technology

B) Masters

i) Information Technology (M.SC) (Internet options)

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

A) Postgraduate Diploma

i) Criminology and Security Studies (PGD)

ii) Journalism (PGD)

iii) Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

B) Masters

i) Mass Communication

ii) peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

a) To qualify for admission into any of the postgraduate programmes of the University, a candidate must meet, among others, all matriculation requirements of at least five (5) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics. Some programmes accept at least a pass in Mathematics.

b) For Postgraduate Diploma Programmes, Candidates must possess either a minimum of pass Bachelors Degree in any discipline from a University recognised by the Senate of the NOUN OR a Higher National Diploma with a minimum of Lower Credit. For the Postgraduate Diploma in Legislative Drafting, the candidate must have been called to the Bar. Also for admission into the school of Business and Human Resource Management Postgraduate Diploma programmes, candidates with professional qualifications such as ACA, ACIS, ACIB, ACII, ACIA, etc may be considered on individual merit.

c) For Master degree programmes, candidates must possess either a Bachelors Degree with a minimum of second class lower in the relevant field of study from a University recongnised by the Senate of the NOUN. However, holders of lower classification and with a minimum of 2 years of relevant post-qualification experience may be considered on individual merit OR a Postgraduate Diploma in related field of study from a recongnised University OR A Higher National Diploma with a minimum of Upper Credit in the relevant field of study. Candidate with membership certificate of relevant professional bodies may apply for the Master of Business (MBA) programme.

d) For the Doctor of Philosophy Degree prorammes, candidates must possess a masters degree in relevant field of study from a University recongised by the Senate of the NOUN with a minimum score average of not less than 60% or a cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 on a 5-point scale. Studying with us gives a rewarding experience as we give you all the support you need to succeed. You are welcome.