UNIZIK Postgraduate Admission Form 2023/2024 is Out
Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) School of Postgraduate Studies (SPGS) Postgraduate (PG) Admission Form, Courses, Duration, Admission Requirements, Application Guidelines, Entrance Examination Date, Time and Venue, Closing Date / Deadline for 2023/2024 Academic Session [Full-Time & Part-Time].

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for full-time or part-time admissions into the postgraduate programmes of Nnamdi Azikiwe University for the 2023/2024 academic year.


Available Courses

Information on Doctorate and Masters’ Degree and Postgraduate Diploma Programmes available, visit the University website: spgs.unizik.edu.ng**This is important**


Admission Requirements.

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

The following may apply for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma programmes:
  • Graduates from approved Universities who hold first degree classification with FCGPA of 1.50 and above on a 5point scale.
  • Candidates from approved Polytechnics or Monotechnics who hold a Higher National Diploma with a minimum of Upper Credit.

MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMMES

The following may apply for admission into Masters Programmes:
  • Graduates from approved Universities who hold the appropriate degree in the proposed field of study with minimum FCGPA of 3.00 on a 5 point scale or a minimum of 60% for Universities that do not use FCGPA.
  • Holders of Postgraduate Diploma from recognized institutions with an FCGPA of 3.50 and above (on a 5 point scale).


DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAMMES

Graduates from approved universities who hold Masters degree in the proposed field of study with minimum FCGPA of 3.50 on a 5 point scale or a minimum of 70% for universities that do not use the FCGPA

MINIMUM GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Candidates for any Postgraduate programme must possess a minimum of 5 credits including English Language and any four relevant subjects at one or two sittings from WAEC, NECO, NABTEB or TCII(Faculty of Education only) based on the Departmental/Faculty and General University Requirements.

Duration of Postgraduate Programmes.

Postgraduate Diploma Programme (PGD)

Full-Time Postgraduate Diploma programme lasts for a minimum of two (2) semesters and a maximum of three (3) semesters. Part- Time programme shall last for a minimum of four (4) semesters and a maximum of Six (6) semesters
Note: For the Faculty of Engineering Professional PGD: Full-Time lasts for a minimum of 4 Semesters and a maximum of 6 semesters. Part-Time shall last for a minimum of 6 Semesters and a maximum of 8 semesters

Masters Degree Programmes

Full-Time Masters Degree programmes lasts for a minimum of three (3) semesters and a maximum of six (6) semesters. Part-time programme shall last for a minimum of four (4) semesters and a maximum of Eight (8) semesters.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programme

Full-Time Ph.D. programmes lasts for a minimum of six (6) semesters and a maximum of ten (10) semesters. Part-Time programme shall last for a minimum of eight (8) semesters and a maximum of fourteen (14) semesters.

Method of Application

Application form should be completed online by logging onto https://apply.cpgsportal.unizik.edu.ng and then follow the steps below:

  • Step 1: Click on ‘start My Application’
  • Step 2: Fill out the Postgraduate Application form using a valid email address.
  • Step 3: Click on ‘submit Application’
  • Step 4: You will get an email notification, then login into your email and click on ‘Confirm My Account’ and login into your account using the generated data.
  • Step 4b: If the email landed in your spam/junk folder,please add [email protected] to your approved contact list to ensure all future emails land directly in your inbox.
  • Step 5: When you log in, click the ‘Pay with Credo’ button to pay your application fee online. (You can make your payment either with your Debit Card or by transfer)


NOTE:

  • Applicants should include the names, phone number and e-mail addresses of three Referees. At least two of the referees must be Academics not lower than the rank of Senior Lecturer.
  • PhD applicants in submitting their forms shall upload a proposal of not more than five type-written pages that should include:
    • Name of Applicant
    • Proposed Department and Faculty
    • Topic (not more than 18 words)
    • Brief background of the Study
    • Aim and Objectives/Purpose
    • Methodology
    • Expected Outcomes
    • References
  • Soft copies of transcripts may be forwarded to [email protected] from institutional e-mail addresses only.

Applicants will be invited for Screening Test and Proposal Defense (PhD only) from September 12-15, 2023 for Online programmes and December 12-15, 2023 (for Full Time and Part Time programmes)

PhD applicants in submitting their forms shall upload a proposal of not more than five type-written pages. (Visit spgs.unizik.edu.ng for the proposal template).

N.B:
  • Notwithstanding compliance with the above conditions, all admissions offered are provisional and the College of Postgraduate Studies reserves the right to offer, confirm or deny admission.

Deadline:

  • Application Process for the 2023/2024 Session: Sale of Form begins on March 31, 2023
  • Submission of Form for the (Online programmes) ends on August 31, 2023 and on November 30,2023 (Full Time and Part Time programmes) respectively. 
  • Transcripts, either hard or soft copy should be forwarded to the Secretary, College of Postgraduate Studies not later than September 9, 2023 (for Online programmes) and December 8, 2023 (for Full Time and Part Time programmes)