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Areas Specialization by Faculty
FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES & TECHNOLOGY
M.Sc and Ph.D are offered by the Departments of Medical Rehabilitation; Nursing Science; Radiography; and Medical Laboratory Sciences.
Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)
Offered by the Department of Community Medicine.
GENERAL ENTRY QUALlFICATlONS FOR POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
i) Candidates for admission into any postgraouate programme of the University must have obtained 5 credits in WASC or GCE or NECO including English Language. Candidates shall also possess the minimum entry requirements for admission into the first degree and Postgraduate programmes in their areas of interest for postgraduate studies.
ii) Graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized Universities who possess the above qualifications are eligible to apply.
A. Doctorate Degree admission.
(i) A minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 5-point scale is required for admission Into Ph.D programme in all Departments exceptthose departments listed in C: (ii) below:
(ii) A minimum GPA of 4.0 on a 5-point scale is required for admission into Ph.D programme in the following Departments/Faculties: Music, Economics, Psychology, Education, Medical Sciences: and Health Sciences & Technology.
(iii) A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale or a B (60%) average provided that satisfactory research work formed part ofthe Master's Degree programme.
B. MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMME
The following shall qualify for Master's Degree admission:
(i)Graduates of the University of Nigeria or of other recognized universities who have obtained the Bachelor's degree in relevant disciplines' with at least a second class honours with not less than 2.50 GPA;
(ii) Candidates with relevant Postgraduate Diplomas from the University of Nigeria or any other recognized university with at least credit level passes with a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 5-point scale or 3.0 on 4-pointscale;
(iii) Candidates whose first degrees are unclassified but have scores of 50% or above;
(iv) For M.Ed. degree programmes. candidates with at least a good second class single honours degree in teaching subjects plus at least a merit level pass at Postgraduate. Di.ploma in Education, or those who hold a third class honours degree in teaching subjects plus Postgraduate Diploma in Education passed at credit level or above;
(v) for MPA degree programme, candidates should, in addition to (i) and (ii) above, be serving administrative/managerial staff in the Public or Private sector with a at least two years post-qualification cognate experience;
(vi) Holders of professional Fellowship qualifications such a FIMLT, FNILT. NIPR, or their equivalents obtained through examination. However, candidates with the professional certificates listed above must have worked as Senior Technologist(s) or in equivalent position(s) for at least three years;
(vii) For MPH degree programme, candidates should in addition to (i) above, have at least three years relevant post qualification experience or at least a Second Class Honours degree in Nursing Sciences. Sociology and Social Work, Psychology. Medical Mircobiology, Medical Biochemistry, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Health Education, Phamnacy, DVM, MBSS and BDS. For MPH Degree Programe, the Department will screen the candidates further and base their recommendation on such screening result.
(viii) Candidates who hold qualifications other than those listed above, which are acceptable to the Senate ofthe University of Nigeria.
D. MASTER'S/Ph.D. DEGREE PROGRAMME
(i) A candidate with first class honours from a recognized University may be admitted into a Master's/Ph.D. programme in his/her discipline.
(ii) A candidate with Master's degree from a recognized University with a GPA of 3.50 on 5-point scale or 3.00 on 4-point scale shall qualify for the Master's/Ph.D in a related area. Any candidate who is not qualified for Ph.D. programme on account of low GPA is still not qualified for admission into Master's/ Ph.D. programme.
For Regular/Sandwich programme, Postgraduate Diploma, Master's'andDoctorate degree programmes, candidates are considered for admission once in a session. Regular students are expected to register their postgraduate courses within four weeks from the commencement of the session. Candidates admitted for sandwich programmes are expected to register not later than two weeks from the commencement of the-sandwich session.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application Forms can be obtained ONLINE on payment of a non-refundable fee of N25,000.00 (Twenty five thousand naira only) made payable to "The University of Nigeria Postgraduate Application Fees Account, at any bank within the country using the Remita platform.
Applicants should log on to www.unn.edu.ng and follow the procedures stated below:
.:. Click on UNN Portal or through this link unnportal.unn.edu.ng.
.:. Click on PGApplication form to generate invoice for payment.
.:. .Uss your phone number to generate the invoice. You are advised to use a functional number to enable us reach you for the admission screening test.
.:. Proceed to any Bank with Remita platform for payment. _
.:. Retum to the UNN Portal with your payment confirmation pin from the Bank and follow the procedure for completing the form.
Candidate should download transcript request forms (OJ also provided online, and submit to their former Universities/lnstitutions to forward with a copy of Academic transcript(s) to "The Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka" to reach him/her not later than 30m June 2016. Candidates whose transcripts are not received on or before the deadline by the School would not have their application forms processed. .
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORMS
Most information required would be completed online. However, a copy of the online completed application form should be downloaded and printed. The printed application form with the relevant documents as listed below should be posted or delivered to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, for Nsukka based faculties. Candidates for Enugu based faculties are to submit their application forms by post or delivered to: The PAR, School of Postgraduate Unit, University of Nigeria. Enugu Campus.
For ease of reference, Enugu based faculties are: Business Administration; Environmental Studies; Health Sciences & Technology; Medical Sciences; Institute for Development Studies (IDS) and Centre for Environmental Management & Control (CEMAC). Candidates are advised to ensure that the following documents are enclosed in the file:
(a) NYSC Certificates (Discharge or Exemption or exclusion Certificate). Note that to whom it may concern shall not be accepted.
(b) Two copies of the Application summary form (03) available online should be downloaded & printed:
(i) One copy of the printed summary form (03) should be glued very neatly (NOT STAPLED) on a brown 10"X 15" envelope;
(ii) The second copy of the printed summary form (03) should be glued very neatly (NOT STAPLED) on a white 9" X 13" file Jacket;
(c) All accompanying documents should be placed in the file Jacket, specified in (c.ii) and the File Jacket should be placed in brown envelope as specified in (c.i) above.
All documents must fit into the 10" X 15" envelope and delivered or addressed and sent by courier to "The Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka".
** IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS""
1. All applicants will undergo computer based Postgraduate admission screening test.
2. Check out for information on screening process via the UNN Website www.unn.edu.ng from Friday June 17th 2016, For your Further necessary actions.
3. Date for the Screening Test: July 28-29 2016
4. For Ph.D Degree programme, a candidate must obtain at least an acceptance letter from a journal certified by teh University of Nigeria Nsukka as a condition for Graduation
Deputy Registrar/Secretary School of Postgraduate Studies
University of Nigeria, Nsukka