School of Post Graduate Studies

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Basic Admission Requirements for all Students

All candidates should please note that in accordance with the University regulations, they must satisfy the O’ Level requirements for matriculation into first degree programmes of any approved University or Institution, i.e. Five Credit passes at not more than two sittings including English Language and Mathematics plus two other relevant science subjects at O’ Level; or four (4) credit passesat O’ Level plus OND [credit], NCE, IJMB or Advanced Level [A Level].

An applicant must possess one of the following qualifications:

a)    For Postgraduate Diploma

(i)    Graduates of FUPRE and other approved Universities, who are not qualified for admission into M.Sc. programme (with at least a pass degree).
(ii)    Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) in relevant programmes from approved institutions.

b)    Master (M.Sc, M.Eng) degree

(i)    A first degree with at least a Second-Class (Lower Division) from FUPRE or any other approved University.
(ii)    A candidate with a qualification lower than Second-Class (Lower Division)but has an Upper Credit in the Postgraduate Diploma shall be considered for admission.

c)    Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

An applicant must possess a Master degree with research thesis and a weighted coursework average which must not be less than 60% (B) from an approved University.

TRANSCRIPTS AND REFEREES’ REPORTS

Candidates should request former Universities/institutions to forward their academic transcripts to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies.  Applications of candidates whose transcripts are not forwarded to the School shall not be processed.

Candidates should ask their referees to fill the referees’ reports on-line.  Applications shall not be processed without the referees’ reports.