AKSU Postgraduate Courses & Requirements 2021/2022
Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) Official List of Approved Postgraduate Courses / Programmes for the 2021/2022 Academic Session Has Been Published Online [Download in PDF].

Authorities of the Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) has advertised the following postgraduate programmes for the 2021/2022 academic session admission exercise.

Recommended: AKSU School of Postgraduate Studies Admission Form 2021/2022.

Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) List of Approved Postgraduate Courses & Admission Requirements 2021/2022 [Download in PDF]

The under-listed candidates Postgraduate Programmes are been offered by the Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) for the 2021/2022 Academic Session.



(a) Department of Agricultural Economics & Extension: 

PGD in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, 

PGD in Agricultural Economics, 

M. Sc. in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development 

M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics with specialization in: Agribusiness Management, Food Marketing and International Trade, Farm Management and Production Economics, Consumer Welfare and Food Economics, Resource and Environmental Economics, Agricultural Project Planning and Appraisal, Agricultural Cooperative, Agricultural Financial Management. 

(b) Department of Animal Science

PGD in Animal Science 

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Animal Science with specialization in: Animal Breeding and Genetics, Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry, Animal Physiology, Animal Products and Processing, Animal Production and Management, Pasture and Range Management.

(c) Department of Crop Science 

PGD in Crop Science 

M.Sc. in Crop Science with specialization in: Plant Breeding and Genetics, Crop Physiology, Horticulture, Seed Science and Technology, Weed Science, Entomology, Crop Production and Farming Systems. Ph.D. in Crop Science with specialization in: Crop Physiology, Horticulture, Plant Breeding, Weed Science, Seed Science and Technology. 

(d) Department of Soil Science 

PGD in Soil Science 

M.Sc. in Soil Science with specialization in: Soil Microbiology, Pedology, Soil Physics and Conservation, Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy, Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition, Soil Survey and Land Use Planning and Environmental Management. 


(a) Department of Philosophy 

M. A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy with specialization in: Metaphysics, Epistemology, Moral Philosophy (Ethics), Logic, History of Philosophy, African Philosophy and Political Philosophy.

(b) Department of Religious and Cultural Studies 

M. A. and Ph.D in Religious and Cultural Studies with specialization in: African Traditional Religion, Biblical Studies, New Testament, Old Testament, Church History, Philosophy of Religion, Islamic Studies and Sociology of Religion. 

(c) Department of Performing Arts 

M. A. and Ph.D. in Performing Arts with specialization in: Theatre/ Film Design and Technology; Arts and Events Management; Acting; Dance and Choreography; Media Arts; Directing; Script Writing; Theatre in Education and Theatre for Development. 


(a) Department of Science Education 

PGD in Library & Information Science (PGDLIS) 

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) 

M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Educational Research, Measurement and Evaluation 

M.Ed. and Ph.D. in: Integrated Science Education, Mathematics Education, Chemistry Education, Biology Education and Physics Education.


(a) Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering 

PGD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering 

M.Eng. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with specialization in: Electronics, Telecommunication, Communications Network and Security. 

(b) Department of Chemical/Petrochemical Engineering 

PGD in Chemical Engineering 

M. Eng. in Petrochemical Engineering

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering 

c) Department of Agricultural Engineering 

PGD in Agricultural Engineering 

M.Eng in Agricultural Engineering with specialization in Farm Power and Machinery Engineering; Soil and Water Engineering; Agricultural Products Processing and Storage Engineering; Environmental Engineering 


(a) Department of Geology 

PGD in Geology 

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Geology with specialization in: Structural Geology and Tectonics, Applied Geophysics, Sedimentary and Petroleum Geology, Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, Mineral Exploration, Biostratigraphy. 

(b) Department of Mathematics 

PGD in Mathematics 

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Mathematics with specialization in: Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics. 

(c) Department of Physics 

PGD in Physics 

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Physics with specialization in: Atmospheric Physics and Space Physics, Geophysics, Electronics and Engineering Physics and Communication Physics, Radiation and Health and Nuclear Physics, Condensed Matter Physics and Mathematical Physics, Energy and Environmental Physics. 

(d) Department of Statistics 

PGD in Statistics 

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Statistics with specialization in: Sample Survey Theory and Methods, Design and Analysis of Experiments, Optimal Designs of Experiments, Multivariate Analysis, Non-Parametric Statistics, Time Series, Operations Research. 

(e) Department of Chemistry 

PGD in Chemistry 

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Chemistry with specialization in: Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, Petroleum Geochemistry and Processing. 


Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Computer Science 

M.Sc. in Computer Science 


(a) Department of Genetics and Biotechnology 

PGD in Biotechnology 

(b) Department of Botany 

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Botany with specialization in: Plant Taxonomy and Biosystematics, Plant Physiology and Phytochemistry, Plant Ecology, Plant Pathology, Mycology, Ethnobotany/Ethnomedicine and Economic Botany.

(c) Department of Zoology 

PGD in Zoology 

M.Sc. in Zoology with specialization in: Entomology, Parasitology, Hydrobiology and Fisheries. 

(d) Department of Microbiology 

PGD in Microbiology 

M.Sc. and PhD. in Microbiology with specialization in: Microbial Biotechnology, Environmental Microbiology, Food and Industrial Microbiology and Medical Microbiology. 

(e) Department of Marine Biology

M.Sc. in Marine Biology with specialization in: Marine Biology and Fishery Ecology, Marine Environmental Science, Oceanography. 


(a) Department of Business Administration 

PGD in Business Administration 

M.Sc. in Business Administration

Master in Business Administration (Professional) 

(b) Department of Public Administration 

PGD in Public Administration 

M.Sc. in Public Administration 

Ph.D in Public Administration 

Master in Public Administration (Professional) 

c) Department of Marketing PGD in Marketing M.Sc. in Marketing Ph. D in Marketing 

(d) Department of Accounting PGD in Accounting M.Sc. in Accounting Ph. D in Accounting 


(a) Department of Mass Communication 

PGD in Mass Communication 

M.Sc. in Mass Communication 

Ph. D in Mass Communication with specialization in Print/ Online Journalism; Broadcast Journalism (Radio, Television and Film); Advertising and Public Relations. 

(b) Department of Political Science 

PGD in Political Science