FUD Postgraduate Admission Form 2019/2020

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Federal University Dutse, FUD school of Postgraduate Studies for the academic session of 2019/2020.


FUD Postgraduate Programmes

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension

Ph.D. Agricultural Economics

M.Sc. Agricultural Economics

Ph.D. Agricultural Extension

M.Sc. Agricultural Extension

Ph.D. Agribusiness

M.Sc. Agribusiness

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Economics and Development Studies

M.Sc. Economics

Masters in Development Economics

PGD. Development Economics

PGD. Development Studies

Masters in Development Studies

Department of English and Linguistics

M.A. English

Department of Political Science

M.Sc. Political SciencePGD. Public Policy and AdministrationMasters in Public Policy and Administration

Department of Sociology

M.Sc. Criminology and Security StudiesPGD. Criminology and Security Studies

FACULTY OF COMPUTING

Department of COMPUTER SCIENCE

M.Sc. Computer Science

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology

Ph.D. Microbiology

M.Sc. Microbiology

PGD. Microbiology

Department of Biological Sciences

Ph.D. Botany

M.Sc. Botany

Ph.D. Zoology

M.Sc. Zoology

Department of Physics

Ph.D. Physics

M.Phil. Physics

M.Sc. Physics

Department of Chemistry

M.Sc. Chemistry

Department of Mathematics

M.Sc. Applied Mathematics

PGD. Applied Mathematics

Admission Requirements

Postgraduate Diploma

The following shall qualify for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma program:

  • i) Graduates of Federal University Dutse or any other recognized institution of higher learning with a minimum of Third Class;
  • ii) Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of Lower Credit or its equivalent in relevant area;
  • iii) In special cases holders of HND with minimum of Lower Credit in non-related areas may be admitted after passing such tests as may be prescribed by the Department/Faculty.
  • iv) Students who hold qualifications other than the above, which are acceptable to the Board of School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University;
  • v) In addition to (i) – (iv) above, a student must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation.

Masters Degree (Academic and Professional)

The following shall qualify for admission to the Masters Degree program:
i) Graduates of Federal University Dutse or any other recognized institution of higher learning who have obtained a Bachelor Degree in the relevant field with at least Second Class (Hons.) or its equivalent, or students with university degree and appropriate Postgraduate Diploma of Federal University Dutse or any other recognized institution of higher learning with at least a credit;
ii) Students whose degrees are unclassified with average of “C” or 50% or above may be subjected to qualifying tests;
iii) Students with a Bachelor Degree in Third Class Division and a Postgraduate Diploma from any recognized institution of higher learning in the relevant areas;
iv) Students who possess HND with a minimum of credit from any recognized institution of higher learning and a minimum of credit at Postgraduate Diploma level of the Federal University Dutse or any other recognized institution in the relevant areas; v) Students who hold qualifications other than the ones stated above, which are acceptable to the Board of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate; vi) In addition to (i) –
(v) above, a student must satisfy the Federal University Dutse requirements for matriculation.

Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)

The following shall qualify for admission into the Master of Philosophy degree program:
i) Graduates of Federal University Dutse or any other recognized institution of higher learning with a good Masters degree (minimum CGPA of not less than 3.50 on a 5- point scale or not less than 2.50 on a 4-point scale.) in the relevant field;
ii) Holders of Masters degree in a cognate discipline with CGPA of 3.50 and above on a 5- point scale or 2.50 and above on a 4-point scale;
iii) Students who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University;
iv) In addition to (i) – (iii) above, a student must satisfy the Federal University Dutse requirements for matriculation.

Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

The following shall qualify for admission to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy Programs:
i) Graduates of Federal University Dutse or any other recognized institution of higher learning who have obtained Masters degree with CGPA of 3.50 and above on a 5-point scale or 2.50 and above on a 4-point scale appropriate to the proposed areas of study or B average grades;
ii) Students with M.Phil. in the relevant specialty;
iii) Students with Professional Masters degree plus Bachelor’s degree in the Second Class Lower Division;
iv) Students who hold qualifications other than the ones mentioned above which are acceptable to the Board of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the Federal University Dutse;
v) A Ph.D student who satisfies all admission requirements except the CGPA can be considered for admission into the M.Phil./Ph.D. programme provided that the CGPA is at least 3.00;
vi) In addition to the requirements above, a student must satisfy the Federal University Dutse requirements for matriculation.

Registration Procedure

Log onto https://sps.fud.edu.ng/

Step One

LOG on to Account:

Click Log In to sign in to your Account. Successful applicants will see a link for generating Acceptance Fee. Click on the link to generate your Remita Retrieval Reference.

Step Two

Verification of Payment:

Proceed to the Accountant School of Postgraduate Studies for verication of payment. Applicants should come along with Three(3) copies of Acceptance Receipt from Remita.

Step Three

Verification of Credentials at Postgraduate School:

Proceed to the PG School for vericiation of credentials. Candidates should come along with the ORIGINALS of their credentials for the verification.

Step Four

Admission Letter:

Collect your Admission Letter

Step Five

Confirmation of Admission:

Sucessfull candidates will be confirmed by The Portal Desk Officer

Step Six

Departmental Verification:

Proceed to the Office of your HOD for Departmental Verification by the HOD

Step Seven

Generate Remita:

Log on to your portal to generate Remita for your Central Registration.

Step Eight

Verification of Central Registration:

Proceed to the office of the Acountant PG School for verification of Central Registration fees. Once this is done, the portal will issue student with Registration Number. This Registration Number will be your new Username for logging into portal.

Step Nine

Course Registration:

Log in to your portal using your new Registration Number as Username. Your password remains the same password you have been using. Click on Course to choose from a list of courses. Click Submit once you are done. Print your Course Registration Form/Bio data and proceed to your Department for signing.

Step Ten

Final Submission:

Submit photocopies of your Credentials and two recent passport photographs to The School of Postgraduate Studies. Collect “GUIDELINES FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDIES”


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