University of Uyo Postgraduate Programmes


The University of Uyo (UNIUYO) postgraduate programmes available for admissions has been released.


UNIUYO) postgraduate programmes

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Postgraduate Programmes (PGDE, MSc, and PhD) of the University of Uyo, for the 2019/2020 academic session as follows:

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1. Faculty of Agriculture

a) Department of Agricultural Economics & Extension

MSc. in Agricultural Economics with Specialization in:

  1. Production Economics and Farm Management
  2. Agribusiness Management
  3. Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives
  4. Agricultural Policy and Development
  5. Agricultural Finance
  6. Natural resources and Environmental Economics
  7. Econometrics/Quantitative Research Methods

PhD in Agricultural Economics with Specialization in:

  1. Production Economics and Farm
  2. Resources and Environmental Economics
  3. Agribusiness and Financial Management
  4. Agricultural Trade and Marketing
  5. Agricultural Policy
  6. Planning and Development
  7. Agricultural Enterprise Development and Project Management
  8. Quantitative Research Methods/

MSc in Agricultural Extension with specialization in:

  1. Agricultural Extension Education
  2. Agricultural Administration
  3. Agricultural Communication
  4. Gender Issues in Agricultural Extension/Rural Develpment

Ph.D. in Agricultural Extension with specialization in:

  1. Agricultural Extension/Rural Development
  2. Agricultural Administration
  3. Agricultural Communication

b)  Department of Animal Science:

MSc & Ph.D in Animal Science with specialization in:

  1. Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry
  2. Animal Breeding and Genetics
  3. Animal Production Management
  4. Animal Physiology & Reproduction
  5. Animal Products Technology

c) Department of Crop Science:

MSc in Crop Science with specialization in:

  1. Crop Production and Physiology.
  2. Genetics Crop Breeding and Biotechnology
  3. Crop Protection
  4. Weed Science and Pasture
  5. Farming Systems and Horticulture

Ph.D in Crop Science with specialization in:

  1. Crop Production
  2. Crop Physiology
  3. Farming System
  4. Horticulture
  5. Weed Science
  6. Pasture Agronomy
  7. Entomology
  8. Crop Breeding
  9. Genetics & Biotechnology
  10. Pathology
  11. Nematology

d) Department of Soil Science:

M.Sc & Ph. D. in Soil Science with specialization in:

  1. Soil Microbiology & Biochemistry
  2. Soil Survey & Land Use Planning
  3. Soil Physics & Conservation
  4. Soil Chemistry & Mineralogy
  5. Soil Fertility/Fertilizer Technology
  6. Pedology
  7. Environmental Soil Science

e) Department of Food Science & Technology:

Msc & Ph.D in Food Science & Technology with specialization in:

  1. Food Microbiology & Biotechnology
  2. Food Chemistry, Biochemistry & Biotechnology
  3. Food Quality Control & Assurance
  4. Food Processing & Storage Technology
  5. Brewing Science & Technology

f)  Department of Forestry & Natural Resources Management:

MSc Forestry & Wildlife with specialization in:

  1. Forest Resources Management and Economics
  2. Environmental Forestry
  3. Wood Science
  4. Agroforestry
  5. Wildlife Management

Ph.D. in  Forestry & Wildlife with specialization in:

  1. Forest Resources
  2. Environmental Forestry
  3. Wood Science
  4. Agroforestry
  5. Wildlife Management

g)  Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture:

MSc & Ph.D in:

  1. Fisheries & Aquaculture
  2. Aquatic Environmental Management

h) Department of Home Economics, Nutrition & Dietetics:

MSc & Ph.D in Home Economics with specialization in:

  1. Textiles
  2. Clothing & Fashion
  3. Family Resource Management (Home Management).
  4. Human & Family Development
  5. Foods & Nutrition

i) Centre for Wetlands and Waste Management Studies:

M.Sc. in Environmental Health Management (EHM)

2. Faculty of Arts

a) Department of Communication Arts:

MSc & Ph.D in Mass Communication with specialization in:

  1. Business and Organizational
  2. Radio/TV Broadcasting.
  3. Print Journalism
  4. Public Relations and Advertising
  5. Development Communication and Political Communication

b)  Department of English:

MSc and Ph.D English with specialization in:

  1. Language
  2. Literature

c) Department of Foreign Languages:

  1. MA. in French.

Ph.D in

  1. French Language.
  2. Literature in French and Translation Studies

d) Department of History & International Studies:

Msc in History & International Studies with specialization in:

  1. Archeology of Nigeria
  2. African History
  3. Social & Political History
  4. Economic History
  5. Urban History
  6. International History and Diplomacy
  7. Peace and Conflict Studies
  8. Military and Strategic Studies
  9. Gender Studies

Ph. D in History and International Studies with specialization in:

  1. International History and Diplomacy
  2. African Diaspora Studies
  3. Peace and Conflict Studies
  4. Gender Studies
  5. Military and Strategic Studies
  6. Archeology and Cultural Heritage Management

e) Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages:

  1. M.A & Ph.D in Linguistics
  2. M.A. in Computational Language Documentation
  3. Ph.D in Computational Language Technology.

f) Department of Religious and Cultural Studies:

MSc & Ph.D in Religious Studies with specialization in:

  1. i) Sociology of Religion
  2. Biblical Studies: (1) Old Testament, (2) New Testament
  3. African Traditional Religion
  4. Church History
  5. Philosophy of Religion

g) Department  of Philosophy:

MSc & Ph.D in Philosophy with specialization in:

  1. Epistemology
  2. Metaphysics
  3. Value Theories
  4. Socio-Political Philosophy
  5. African Philosophy
  6. Philosophy of Religion
  7. Philosophy of Science
  8. Philosophy of Education
  9. Philosophy of Law
  10. History of Philosophy
  11. Philosophy & Gender Studies
  12. Logic, Philosophy of Language
  13. Philosophy of Social Science
  14. Philosophy of Mind
  15. Philosophy & Public Affairs
  16. Philosophy of Medicine
  17. Philosophy of Environment

h) Department of Music:

M.A. in Music.

PhD in music with specialization in

  1. African music
  2. Music education
  3. Composition
  4. Musicology
  5. Performance (Voice/Instruments)
  6. Musical instrument technology
  7. Music media/business and Entertainment industry

i)  Department of Theatre Arts:

M.A. in Theatre Arts

3. Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences

a) Department of Biochemistry:

M.Sc. & Ph.D in Biochemistry

b) Department of Anatomy:

MSc in Anatomy with specialization in:

  1. Histology and Histochemistry
  2. Embryology and Teratology
  3. Physical Anthropology and Comparative Anatomy
  4. Neurobiology

Ph.D in Anatomy with specialization in:

  1. Neurobiology
  2. Clinical and Radiological Anatomy
  3. Physical Anthropology
  4. Histochemistry
  5. Cellular and Molecular Biology
  6. Developmental Biology and Teratology

c) Department of Physiology:

MSc & Ph.D in Human Physiology with specialization in:

  1. Endocrinology
  2. Reproductive Physiology
  3. Neurophysiology
  4. Metabolism
  5. Renal Physiology
  6. Environmental Physiology and Toxicology
  7. Gastrointestinal Physiology
  8. Cardiovascular Physiology

4. Faculty of Business Administration

MSc in:

  1. Accounting
  2. Banking and Finance
  3. Business Management
  4. Marketing
  5. Insurance and Risk Management

Ph.D in:

  1. Accounting
  2. Banking and Finance
  3. Business Management
  4. Marketing

5. Faculty of Clinical Sciences

Department of Medical Microbiology & Parasitology:


MSc in Medical Microbiology with specialization in:

  1. Medical Microbiology (Medical Bacteriology/Clinical Immunology/Public Health Microbiology)
  2. Medical Parasitology

6. Faculty of Education

a ) Institute of Education:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE),
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Technology (PGDET)
  3. Special Postgraduate Diploma in Education for Higher Education Teachers (SPGDE)

b) Department of Curriculum Studies, Educational Management & Planning:

MSc & Ph.D in:

  1. Curriculum Studies
  2. Educational Management & Planning

c) Department of Educational Foundations, Guidance and Counselling:

MSc & Ph.D in:

  1. Guidance & Counseling
  2. Educational Psychology
  3. Sociology of Education
  4. Educational Evaluation
  5. Social Studies in Education
  6. Philosophy of Education

d) Department of Physical & Health Education: Physical Education:

MSc (Ed.) in:

  1. Adapted Physical Education
  2. Exercise Physiology
  3. Organization & Administration of Physical Education & Sports
  4. Sociology & Psychology of Sports

Ph.D in:

  1. Organization & Administration of Physical Education and Sport
  2. Exercise Physiology
  3. Adapted Physical Education
  4. Sports Psychology
  5. Sociology of Sports

c) Health Education:

MSc(Ed.) in:

  1. Community Health
  2. School Health
  3. Environmental and Occupational

Ph. D in:

  1. Public Health Education

e) Department of Educational Technology & Library Science:

  1. Master in Library and Information Science (MLIS)
  2. MSc (Ed) in Educational Technology

Ph.D in Library and Information Science with specialization in:

  1. Library Science
  2. Information Science
  3. Archives and Records Management
  4. Publishing and Book Trade

Ph.D in:

  1. Educational Technology

f) Department of Early Childhood & Special Education:

M.Ed & Ph.D. in:

  1. Early Childhood Education

g) Department of Vocational Education:

  1. M.Ed. in Textile Technology Education

M.Scn (Ed.) & Ph.D in:

  1. Agricultural Education
  2. Business Education
  3. Technical Education
  4. Computer Education
  5. Home Economics Education

h) Department of Science Education:

M.Scn (Ed.) & Ph.D in:

  1. Biology Education
  2. Chemistry Education
  3. Integrated Science Education
  4. Mathematics Education
  5. Physics Education

7. Faculty of Engineering

a) Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Petroleum Engineering
  2. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Chemical Engineering

Master & Ph.D in Chemical Engineering with specialization in:

  1. Advanced Chemical Engineering
  2. Environmental Process Engineering
  3. Chemical Process Design
  4. Petroleum Processing Engineering
  5. Biochemical Engineering

M.Eng & Ph.D in Petroleum Engineering with specialization in:

  1. Production Engineering
  2. Drilling Engineering
  3. Reservoir Engineering
  4. Gas Engineering
  5. Georesources Engineering
  6. Geoenvironmental

b) Department of Mechanical Engineering:

i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Mechanical Engineering

M.Eng & Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in:

  1. Production Engineering
  2. Building Services Engineering
  3. Materials Engineering

c) Department of Computer/Electrical & Electronics Engineering:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Computer Engineering
  2. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Electrical/Electronics

M.Eng & PhD in Computer Engineering with specialization in:

  1. Computer (Hardware) Engineering
  2. Software & Systems

M.Eng in Electrical/Electronics Engineering with specialization in:

  1. Electric Power Devices (machines)
  2. Electrical Power Engineering
  3. Control Engineering
  4. Electronics & Communications Engineering

PhD in Electrical/Electronic Engineering with specialization in

  1. Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  2. Electric Power Devices (machines)
  3. Control Engineering
  4. Electrical Power Engineering
  5. Electronics & Communication Engineering

d) Department of Food and Agricultural Engineering:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Food and Agricultural

M.Eng & Ph.D in Food Engineering with specialization in:

  1. Food Process Engineering
  2. Food Machinery and Equipment Engineering
  3. Food Storage
  4. Distribution and Environmental Engineering

M.Eng & Ph.D in Agricultural Engineering with specialization in:

  1. Farm Power and Machinery (FPM)
  2. Agricultural Products Processing and Storage
  3. Soil and Water Conservation Engineering (SWE)
  4. Farm Structures and Environment

e) Department of Civil Engineering:

PGD in Civil Engineering

Master of Engineering degree (M.Engr.) in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Structural Engineering
  2. Water Resources Engineering
  3. Environmental Health Engineering
  4. Geotechnical Engineering

8. Faculty of Environmental Studies

a) Department of Architecture: Sc. in Architecture

b) Department of Building: Sc & Ph.D in Construction  Management

c) Department of  Estate Management:  Sc. & Ph.D in Estate Management

d) Department of Fine & Industrial Arts:

Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in:

  1. Ceramics
  2. Painting
  3. Sculpture
  4. Textiles
  5. Graphics
  6. Master of Arts in Art Education (M.A. Art Education).

Ph.D in Fine & Industrial Arts with specialization in:

  1. Ceramics Design and Technology
  2. Graphics Design and Technology
  3. Painting and Painting Technology
  4. Textiles Design and Technology
  5. Sculpture

e) Department of Geoinformatics and Surveying

M.Sc. & Ph.D in Geoinformatics and Surveying

f) Department of Urban & Regional Planning:

  1. Master of Urban & Regional Planning (MURP)
  2. M.Sc. in Environmental Management
  3. Ph.D in Urban & Regional Planning

9. Faculty of Law

  1. LLM & Ph.D in Law

10. Faculty of Pharmacy

a) Department of Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry:

M.Sc & Ph. D in Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry with specialization in:

  1. Synthesis and Characterization of Chemotherapeutic Agents Drug Metabolism
  2. Pharmacokinetics of Drugs and Effects on Drug Therapy
  3. Chemistry of Natural Products

b) Department of Pharmacognosy and Natural Medicine:

M.Sc in Pharmacognosy and Natural Medicine with specialization in:

  1. Phytochemistry
  2. Biological Evaluation of Natural Products
  3. Cultivation and Propagation of Medicinal Plants
  4. Tissue Culture

Ph.D in Pharmacognosy

c)   Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology:

M.Sc. & Ph.D in: Pharmacology

d)   Department of Pharmaceutical/Pharmaceutical Technology:

  1. Pharm in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology
  2. Sc in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  3. Ph.D in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Technology
  4. Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Microbiology

e)   Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Biopharmacy

  1. Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) in Clinical Pharmacy
  2. Ph.D in Clinical Pharmacy

11. Faculty of Science

a) Department of Botany & Ecological Studies:

 Ms.c & Ph.D Botany with specialization in:

  1. Cytogenetics & Genetics
  2. Plant Physiology/Phytochemistry
  3. Plant Ecology
  4. Plant Taxonomy/Systematics
  5. Plant Virology/Pathology
  6. Plant Anatomy

b) Department of Chemistry:

Ms.c & Ph.D in:

  1. Analytical Chemistry
  2. Environmental Chemistry
  3. Industrial Chemistry
  4. Inorganic Chemistry
  5. Organic Chemistry
  6. Physical Chemistry
  7. Polymer Chemistry

c) Department of Computer Science:

  1. M.Sc. in Computer Science.
  2. Ph.D Curriculum in Computational Intelligence

d) Department of Mathematics & Statistics:

  1. MSc. in Statistics.
  2. MSc. & Ph.D in: Mathematics

e) Department of Microbiology:

MSc. & Ph. D in:

  1. Environmental Microbiology
  2. Industrial & Food Microbiology

f) Department of Physics:

M.Sc. & Ph.D in Physics with specialization in:

1)   Pure Physics:

  1. Atomic/Nuclear Physics
  2. High Energy/Particle Physics
  3. Plasma Physics
  4. Solid State/Condensed Matter Physics
  5. Theoretical Computational Physics

2)   Applied Physics:

  1. Electronics/Communications
  2. Geophysics
  3. Atmospheric Physics
  4. Radiation/Health Physics
  5. Renewable Energy

g) Department of Animal and Environmental Biology:

M.Sc & Ph.D in:

  1. Parasitology
  2. Hydrobiology
  3. Entomology

12. Faculty of Social Sciences 

a) Department of Economics:

Msc & Ph.D in Economics with specialization in:

  1. Development Economics
  2. Monetary Economics
  3. Public Finance
  4. Environmental Economics
  5. International Economics

b) Department of Geography & Natural Resources Management:

MSc & Ph.D in Geography and Natural Resource Management with Specialization in:

  1. Geography & Environmental Management
  2. Biogeography
  3. Agricultural Geography
  4. Climatology and Climate Change Studies
  5. Rural Land Use Planning
  6. Urban Studies
  7. Regional Development Planning
  8. Environmental/Resource Management
  9. Population Studies and Medical Geography
  10. Economic Geography
  11. Transport Planning and Management
  12. Natural Disaster and Risk Management
  13. Tourism Geography
  14. Geographic Information System
  15. Water Studies

M.Sc. & Ph.D in Environment and Development

c) Department of Political Science and Public Administration:

MSc and Ph.D in:

  1. Public Administration
  2. International Relations

Ph.D in Comparative Politics

d) Department of Psychology:

MSc and Ph.D with options in:

  1. Clinical Psychology
  2. Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Social

e)  Department of Sociology/Anthropology:

MSc. and Ph.D in:

  1. Sociology & Development
  2. Criminology
  3. Industrial Sociology
  4. Medical Sociology
  5. Rural and Community Development
  6. Social/Cultural Anthropology

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