UNIABUJA Centre for Security & Legal Studies Form 2020/2021

University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) Centre for Security and Legal Studies (CSLS) Admission Form, Courses, Requirements, Application Guidelines and Deadline for 2020/2021 Academic Session.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the postgraduate programmes of the Centre for Security and Legal Studies (CSLS), University of Abuja, for the 2021/2022 Academic Session.


GOAL

The Centre for Security and Legal Studies (CSLS) is established by the University of Abuja as a leading institution for the provision of high impact programmes of studies, discussion and research that will birth implementable, sustainable and replicable solutions and ideas to address existing and emerging security issues within appropriate legal frameworks. The Centre is empowered to work in collaboration with national and international bodies and organizations concerned with security and legal (especially relating to human rights) issues for synergy.

PROGRAMMES

The programmes are as follows:

Master's Degree

  • Masters in Legal Studies (MLS- EXECUTIVE)
  • Masters in Human Rights and Social Justice (MHR- EXECUTIVE)
  • Masters in Criminology and Security Studies (MSc — EXECUTIVE)

Postgraduate Diploma

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Human Rights and Social Justice (PGD
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Security Studies
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Criminal Law and Criminology

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicant seeking admission into the masters and postgraduate programmes of the Centre for Security and Legal Studies must fulfill the following entry requirements:

Master's degree

  • Candidates into the master's programmes should possess five (5) relevant 0' Level credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Candidates should also hold a postgraduate diploma or a minimum of Bachelors' degree in related fields (as may be determined by the Centre) from a recognized institution with a grade not below a Second Class Lower (2.2) category and demonstrated desire and ability to excel in the programme.

Postgraduate Diploma Programme

  • Candidates into the postgraduate diploma programmes should possess five (5) relevant 0' Level credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Candidates should also hold a minimum of Bachelor's degree in related fields as may be determined by the Centre from a recognized institution with a grade not below a third class category and demonstrated desire and ability to excel in the program.

DURATION

The Executive Master's degree shall run for minimum period of 18 and maximum of 36 months, while the Postgraduate Diploma programme shall run for a minimum period of 12 calendar months and maximum of 18 calendar months.

METHOD OF APPLICATION:

  • Prospective candidates are requested to process their admission through www.portal.uniabuja.edu.ng
  • On the portal Home page, Click on New Application Click here to apply On the left hand menu under Apply Now, select Centre for Security and Legal Studies.
  • Follow the online instructions to complete your application.

APPLICATION FEE:

Candidates are to pay a non-refundable application fee of Thirty Thousand Naira (N30, 000) only on the Application Portal for the purchase of the form.

APPLICATION PERIOD:

The application portal opens on Friday 9th July 2021 and closes on Thursday, September 30th, 2021.

Signed
Mal. Yahya I. Mohammed
Registrar