UNILORIN List of Approved Postgraduate Courses 2020/2021

University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) School of Postgraduate Studies (SPGS) List of Approved Courses for Ph.D. Degree, M.Phil /Ph.D. Degree, Master Degree and Postgraduate Diploma, 2020/2021 Academic Session [Full & Part-Time].

Authorities of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has published the following postgraduate programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session admission exercise.

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UNILORIN Complete List of Postgraduate Courses 2020/2021

1. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

i. Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
M.Sc.; Ph.D. Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

ii. Department of Agronomy
M.Sc.; Agronomy (with specialization in General Agronomy, Horticulture; Plant Breeding
Genetics and Weed Science, Crop Physiology).
M.Phil/Ph.D., Ph.D. Agronomy with specialization in General Agronomy, Horticulture and Weed Science.
M.Sc.; Soil Science (with specialization in Soil Microbiology & Biochemistry, Soil Fertility and Chemistry, Soil and Water Management, Soil Survey and Land Use).
M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Soil Science (with specialization in Genetics, Soil Science, Pedology, Soil Survey and Land Use, Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry)

iii. Department of Crop Protection
M.Sc.; Ph.D. Crop Protection (with specialization in Entomology; Plant -Pathology).

iv. Department of Animal Production
Postgraduate Diploma in Animal Production
M.Sc.; MPhil/Ph.D.; Ph.D. Animal Production (with specialization in Animal Nutrition,
Animal Breeding and Genetics, Animal Physiology, Monogastric Nutrition, Ruminant Nutrition, Animal Products and Processing and Toxicology).

v. Department of Home Economics and Food Science Postgraduate Diploma in Food Science
M.Sc., M.Phil/Ph.D.; Ph.D. Food Science
M.Sc. Home Economics

2. FACULTY OF ARTS
i. Department of Arabic
M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Arabic Languages.
M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Arabic Literature.

ii. Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages
M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Linguistics;
M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Applied Linguistics;
M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Yoruba Language
M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Yoruba Literature

iii. Department of The Performing Arts
M.A.; Performing Arts (with specialization in Drama; Music; Dance).
M.Phil./Ph.D. Performing Arts (with specialization in Drama; Music; Dance).
Ph.D. Performing Arts (with specialization in Drama; Music; Dance).

vi. Department of Religions
M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Christian Studies.
M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Comparative Religious Studies
M.A. Islamic Studies

v. Department of History and International Studies
M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. History and International Studies.

vi. Centre for Peace and Strategic Studies
M.A. Peace and Development Studies (with specialization in Conflict Management and
Peace Building, Security and Strategic Studies, Peace and Environmental Studies and Peace and Development Journalism).
M.A. Peace and Security Studies; M.A. Peace and Strategic Studies. (Holders of first degree certificates with a minimum of Second class Lower divisions).

vii. Department of English
M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. English
M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Literature-in-English

viii. Department of French
M.A.; Ph.D. French Language
M.A. Literature-in-French

3. FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES
i. Department of Medical Microbiology & Parasitology
M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D. Medical Microbiology and Parasitology (with specialization in Bacteriology, Virology, Mycology, Parasitology)

ii. Department of Physiology
M.Sc.; M.Phil/Ph.D.; Ph.D. Physiology (with specialization in Cardiovascular Physiology; Endocrinology and Metabolism; Membrane Physiology; Neurophysiology).

iii. Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
M.Sc.; Ph.D. Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

4. FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCES
i. Department of Epidemiology and Community HealthMaster in Public Health (MPH)
ii.
Department of Paediatrics and Child HealthM.Sc.; Ph.D. Tropical Paediatrics

5. FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
i. Department of Computer Science
Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS).
M.Sc.; Ph.D. Computer Science

iii. Department of Mass Communication
M.Sc.; Ph.D. Mass Communication

6. FACULTY OF EDUCATION
i. Department of Educational Technology
Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Technology (PGDET).
M.Ed.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D.; Educational Technology.

ii. Department of Health Promotion and Environmental Health Education
M.Ed.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Health Education
Master of Public Health Education

iii. Department of Science Education
M.Ed.; Ph.D. Science Education
M.Ed.; Ph.D. Mathematics Education

iv. Department of Social Sciences Education
M.Ed., M.Phil./Ph.D. Sociology of Education
M.Ed., M.Phil./Ph.D. Educational Measurement and Research Evaluation

iv. Department of Adult and Primary Education
M.Ed., Ph.D. Childhood Education Studies

v. Department of Counsellor Education
M.Ed.; Ph.D. Educational Guidance and Counselling

vi. Department of Educational Management
M.Ed.; Ph.D. Educational Management

7. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

i. Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
M.Eng.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (with specialization
in Soil and Water Conservation, Irrigation and Drainage Engineering; Farm Power &
Machinery Engineering, Aquacultural Engineering and Renewable Energy Engineering).
ii. Department of Chemical Engineering
M.Eng.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Chemical Engineering (with specialization in Polymer
Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Process Engineering).

iii. Department of Civil Engineering
M.Sc. Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM).

iv. Department of Mechanical Engineering
M.Eng.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering

v. Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
M.Eng. Electrical and Electronics Engineering (with specialization in Power & Machines
and Electronics & Telecommunications).
Ph.D. Electrical and Electronics Engineering (with specialization in Power & Machines and
Electronics & Telecommunications).

8. FACULTY OF LAW
i. Department of Common Law
LL.M Common Law.
ii Department of Islamic Law
LL.M; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Islamic Law.

9. FACULTY OF LIFE SCIENCES
i. Department of Biochemistry

PGD; M.Sc.; M.Phil/Ph.D.; Ph.D. Biochemistry.

ii. Department of Microbiology
M.Sc.; Microbiology (with specialization in Industrial Microbiology; Environmental
Microbiology; Medical & Veterinary Microbiology Microbial Physiology).
M.Phil./Ph.D.;. Ph.D. Microbiology (with specialization in Industrial Microbiology;
Environmental Microbiology; Medical & Veterinary Microbiology).

iii. Department of Zoology
M.Sc. Zoology (with specialization in Cell Biology and Genetics, Entomology, Fisheries,
Cell Biology, Genetics and Hydrobiology).
Ph.D. Zoology (with specialization in Entomology, Fisheries and Hydrobiology and Parasitology).

10. FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
i. Department of FinanceM.Sc.; Ph.D. Accounting
M.Sc.; Finance
ii.
Department of MarketingM.Sc. Marketing
11. FACULTY OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
i. M.Sc. Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
ii. M.Sc. Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry
iii. M.Sc. Pharmaceutics and industrial Pharmacy
iv. M.Sc. Pharmacology and Toxicology
12. FACULTY OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES
i. Department of Mathematics
M.Sc., M.Phil./Ph.D.; (with specialization in Optimization; Fluid Mechanics; Analytical
Dynamics and Numerical Analysis).
Ph.D. Mathematics (with specialization in Optimization; Fluid Mechanics; Analytical and Dynamics).

ii. Department of Chemistry
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Chemistry.
M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Chemistry (with specialization in Physical/Inorganic;
Organic; Analytical/Environmental).

iii. Department of Physics
M.Sc.; Physics (with specialization in Radio Propagation and Space/ Communication
Physics, Ionospheric Physics, Solid State and Materials Science; Theoretical and
Mathematical Physics, Solar Energy and Solar Radiation Physics, Meteorology and
Atmospheric Physics).
M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Physics (with specialization in Radio Propagation and Space/
Communication Physics, Ionospheric Physics, Theoretical and Mathematical Physics,
Solar Energy and Solar Radiation Physics, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics).

iv. Department of Statistics
Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (PGDS).
M.Sc.; Statistics (with specialization in Experimental Design, Statistical Quality Control,
Biostatistics, Sample Survey and Demography, Multivariate Analysis, Econometrics,
Mathematical Statistics).

v. Department of Geology and Mineral Sciences
Postgraduate Diploma in Geology (with specialization in Petroleum and Sedimentology -
option, Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology - option, Solid Minerals Exploration and
Mining - option, Applied Geophysics - option).
M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Geological Sciences (with specialization in Petroleum and
Sedimentology - option, Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology - option, Solid Minerals
Exploration and Mining - option, Applied Geophysics - option).

13. FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
i. Department of Economics
M.Sc.; Ph.D. Economics (with specialization in Development Economics, Health
Economics, International Trade and Finance, Monetary Economics, Public Finance and
Transport Economics).

ii. Department of Geography
M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Geography

iii. Department of Political Science
M.Sc.; Ph.D. Political Science.

iii. Department of Sociology
M.Sc.; Ph.D. Sociology (with specialization in Industrial Sociology; Criminology; Medical
Sociology)

14. FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
i. Department of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology
M.Sc.; Ph.D.; Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology

ii. Department of Veterinary Anatomy
M.Sc.; Ph.D.; Veterinary Anatomy

iii. Department of Veterinary Medicine
M.Sc.; Ph.D.; Veterinary Medicine (with specialization in Large Animal Medicine, Small
Animal Medicine, Aquatic and Fish Medicine and Avian Medicine).

v. Department Veterinary Parasitology
M.Sc.; Ph.D. Veterinary Parasitology (with options in Veterinary Entomology, Veterinary
Helminthology and Protozoology).

vi. Department of Veterinary Pathology
M.Sc.; Ph.D. Veterinary Pathology (with options Diagnostic Pathology, Clinical Pathology
and Avian Pathology).

vii. Department of Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry
M.Sc.; Ph.D. Veterinary Physiology

viii. Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine
M.Sc.; Ph.D. Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine

ix. Department of Theriogenology and Production
Ph.D. Theriogenology