The management of Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK),
Awka invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for
full-time and part-time admissions into the postgraduate courses offered
by the institution for the 2015/2016 Academic Session.
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES: The following may apply for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma programme:
1. Graduates from approved University who hold first degree classification with a FCGPA of 2.50 and above on a 5 point scale.
2. Candidates from approved Polytechnic, Monotechnics, and who hold a Higher National Diploma with a minimum of Upper Credit.
MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMMES: The following may apply for admission into Masters Programmes:
1. Graduates from approved Universities who have obtained the
appropriate degree with minimum FCGPA of 3.00 on a 5 point scale or a
minimum of 60% for universities who do not use Final Cumulative Grade
Point Average, in the proposed field of study.
2. Holders of Postgraduate Diploma from recognized institutions with an
FCGPA of 3.0 and above (on a 5 point scale). A good first degree will be
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAMMES
1 Graduates from approved universities who obtained Masters degree in the proposed field of study.
2 A candidate seeking admission into Ph.D. programmes from campus portal
the Masters programme would be required to have obtained a minimum
FCGPA of 3.50 except for Sciences and Education where minimum FCGPA is
4.00 and above on a 5 point scale or a minimum of 60% for universities
who do not use the Final Cumulative Grade Point Average, in the proposed
field of study.
MINIMUM GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Candidates for all Postgraduate programmes must have a minimum of 5
credits including English Language and any four relevant subjects at one
or two sittings in addition to other Departmental/Faculty and General
DURATION OF THE PROGRAMMES
1) Postgraduate Diploma Programme (PGD): The full time Postgraduate
Diploma programme lasts for a minimum of 12 continuous calendar months.
Part time programme shall last for a minimum of 18 calendar months.
2) Masters Degree Programmes: The Masters Degree programmes last for a
minimum of three (3) semesters for full-time. Part-Time programme shall
last for a minimum of five (5) semesters.
3) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programme: Full-Time candidates with
Masters’ degree will be required to spend a minimum of six (6) semesters
while Part-Time candidates will be required to spend a minimum of eight
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application form should be completed on-line by login onto my.unizik.edu.ng/postgraduate/
on payment of N10,000.00 (Ten thousand naira only) in any of the
Branches of the of the following banks: Access Bank, First Bank, Diamond
Bank, Enterprise Bank, Fidelity Bank, GTBank, UBA, and Zenith Bank.
Applicants are advised to obtain information on Departmental requirements and areas of specialization from the website my.unizik.edu.ng/postgraduate
Fill and submit online the completed Application from, scanning and
attaching the claimed certificates, including O’ level certificates,
evidence of change of name, birth certificate, teller and confirmation
order from the bank of purchase.
Print the completed Application Form for your personal use. You will
require this document in the course of the admission and registration.
Download and print a copy of the Transcript Request Form. The
Transcript Request Form should be sent to your former institution for
your academic transcripts. Any change of name should be indicated on the
Applicants should include the names and e-mail addresses of three
Referees. At least two of the referees must be Academics not lower than
rank of a Senior Lecturer.
Ph.D. applicants are expected to submit online a proposal of not more than five type written pages that should include:
a. Topic (not more than 18 words)
b. Brief background of the Study
c. Aims and Objectives/Purpose
e. Expected Outcomes
Transcript should be forwarded to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies not later than 7th September, 2015.
Qualified Applicants will be invited for screening test on 16th
September, 2015. Ph.D. Applicants shall also undertake oral defense of
their written proposal on 17th September, 2015.
N.B. Any person who will still be on National Service by October 1st, 2015 need not apply.