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KWASU Postgraduate Admission Form 2022/2023 Academic Session

This is to inform the general public that the kwara state University (KWASU) Postgraduate Admission Form is now on sale for all eligible Candidate for Masters and PhD Candidate. The procedure to access this form is as seen below.

Now do well to note the basic requirements and ideas on how to go about the KWASU Postgraduate Admission Form on the application Portal.

How to Apply for KWASU Postgraduate Admission Form

KWASU Postgraduate Admission Form Requirements

a. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes
The following shall qualify for the Postgraduate Diploma admission.
Graduates of Kwara State University or other recognized Universities.
Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) (not HD) with a minimum of Credit pass or its equivalent in relevant areas.
Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above, which are acceptable to the Board of School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University.
In addition to (i) – (iii) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation.
The duration of the PGD Programme is a minimum of 2 semesters and a maximum of 4 semesters.
b. Master Degree (Academic)
The following shall qualify for the Masters’ degree admission:
Graduates of Kwara State University or other recognized universities who have obtained the approved degree of Bachelor with a minimum of Second Class Upper Division.
Candidates with Second Class Lower Division may, however, be considered for admission. Such candidates may be subjected to a qualifying examination.
In addition to the above, a candidate must satisfy the university’s requirements for matriculation.
c. Pre-Ph.D
Candidates to be considered for admission into the Pre-Ph.D. degree programmes should have obtained a Master degree with a minimum of 50% cumulative (Weighted) Average Score. Such candidates must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation.
d. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) Degree Programmes
Candidates to be considered for admission into the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programme should have obtained a Master’s degree with a minimum Cumulative (Weighted) Average Score of 60%. Such candidates must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation.

 

List of Approved KWASU Postgraduate Courses

A) FACULTY OF HUMANITIES, MANAGEMENT AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Business and Entrepreneurship
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Business Administration
Pre-Doctor Philosophy (Pe-Ph.D) Business Administration Full Time only
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Business Administration
Department of Economics and Development Studies
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Economics
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Economics Full Time only
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Economics
Department of Politics and Governance
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Political Science
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Public Administration
Master of Arts (M.A.) International Relations and Strategic Studies Full Time only
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Political Science
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Political Science
Department of Religions, History and Heritage Studies
Master of Arts (M.A.) Islamic Studies Full Time only
Master of Arts (M.A.) Christian Studies
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Islamic Studies Full Time only
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Christian Studies
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Islamic Studies Full Time only
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Christian Studies
Department of Linguistics, African and European Languages
English Unit
Master of Arts (M.A) English (Language and Literature) – Full Time only
Arabic Unit
Master of Arts (M.A.) Arabic (Language and Literature)
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Arabic (Language and Literature) Full Time only
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Arabic (Language and Literature)-
B.) FACULTY OF EDUCATION
Department of Early Childhood and Primary Education
Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
Master of Education (M.Ed.) Educational Management and Leadership
Department of Kinetic and Health Education Full Time Only
Master of Education (M.Ed.) Human Kinetic Education –
Department of Special Education
Master of Education (M.Ed.) Special Education –
C.) FACULTY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
Department of Mass Communication
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Mass Communication – Full-Time only
D). FACULTY OF PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES
Department of Biosciences and Biotechnology
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Microbiology
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Microbiology
Postgraduate Diploma(PGD) Zoology
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Zoology
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Microbiology Full Time Only
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Microbiology
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Zoology
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Zoology
Department of Biochemistry
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Biochemistry Full Time Only
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Biochemistry
Department of Chemical, Geological and Physical Sciences
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Chemistry
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Industrial Chemistry
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Chemistry
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Geology
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Industrial Chemistry
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Physics and Material Science
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Chemistry
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Geology Full-Time Only
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Industrial Chemistry
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Physics and Material Science
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Geology
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Industrial Chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Physics and Material Science
Department of Statistics and Mathematical Sciences
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Statistics
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Statistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.) Statistics
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Mathematics Full-Time Only
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Mathematics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.) Mathematics
E.) FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
Department of Crop Production
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Crop Production – Full-Time only
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Crop Production
(Areas of Specialization include: Agronomy, Entomology, Horticulture, Nematology, Plant Breeding and Biotechnology, Soil Fertility and Weed Science) – Full Time only
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Crop Production – Full-Time only
(Areas of Specialization include: Agronomy, Entomology, Horticulture, Nematology, Plant Breeding and Biotechnology, Soil Fertility and Weed Science) – Full Time only
Department of Animal Production, Fisheries and Aquaculture
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Animal Production
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Animal Production) Full Time only
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.) Animal Production
Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Services
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Agricultural Economic and Farm Management
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Agricultural Extension & Rural Development
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Agricultural Economic and Farm Management
Pre-Doctor of Philosophy (Pre-Ph.D.) Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Full Time only
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.) Agricultural Economic and Farm Management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.) Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

Application Fees
The cost of the KWASU postgraduate admission form is N30,000:00. (Thirty Thousand Naira only).

 

Duration & Structure of KWASU Postgraduate Programmes
Duration

Full-Time: The minimum period allowed for Masters degree programme (Full Time) is three (3) semesters and a maximum of six (6) semesters. The minimum period allows for Pre-Ph.D is two semesters and the maximum is four semesters. The minimum period allowed for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programmes (Full Time) is six (6) semesters and a maximum of ten (10) semesters.

Structure:
All Academic Programmes will be by a combination of Course Work and Research.

How to Apply for KWASU Postgraduate Admission Form

 

  1. Applicants seeking admission into the University’s Postgraduate Programme should first visit www.kwasu.edu.ng for stipulated entry requirements and then follow the instructions to proceed with an online application.
  2. All completed application forms are to be submitted not later than 15th November 2022.
  3. The application form fee is N30,000:00. (Thirty Thousand Naira only)
  4. All candidates must apply for their official Bachelor or Master degree academic transcript to be sent to the Secretary, School of
  5. Postgraduate Studies, Kwara State University, Malete.

Note that payment is strictly with Interswitch MasterCard or Verve Card.

Application Portal.

Application Deadline
The deadline for the submission of KASU postgraduate applications is 15th November, 2022.

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