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Admission into Postgraduate Programmes for 2021/2022 Academic Session

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified Candidates for admission into the Postgraduate Programmes of Osun State University for the 2021/2022 Academic Session, for the following Programmes:

A. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT
Department of Animal Science

I. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Animal Science
II. Professional Master in Animal Science
III. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Animal Science
Options

  • Animal Products
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Animal Reproduction and Physiology
  • Pasture and Range Land Management
  • Ruminant Nutrition and Management
  • Non-Ruminant Nutrition and Management

IV. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Animal Science
Options

  • Animal Products
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Animal Reproduction and Physiology
  • Pasture and Range Land Management
  • Ruminant Nutrition and Management
  • Non-Ruminant Nutrition and Management

Department of Agronomy
I. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Agronomy
Options

  • Weed Science
  • Crop Physiology/Crop Protection
  • Horticulture
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Soil Science and Natural Resources Management
  • Seed Science and Technology

II. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Agronomy
Options

  • Weed Science
  • Crop Physiology/Crop Protection
  • Horticulture
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Soil Science and Natural Resources Management
  • Seed Science and Technology

Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Management
I. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Agricultural Economics
II. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Agricultural Economics

Breeding and Hatchery
Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
I. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Agricultural Extension & Rural Development
II. Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D.) in Agricultural Extension & Rural Development

B. FACULTY OF RENEWABLE NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management
I. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management
Options

  • Fisheries Management
  • Aquaculture
  • Post-Harvest Technology

II. Professional Master in Fisheries and Aquatic Resource Management
III. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management
Fisheries Management (Options)

  • Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Ecology
  • Ornamental and Recreational Fisheries
  • Toxicology, Limnology and Oceanography
  • Fisheries Economics and Management
  • Fisheries Administration, Policy and Regulation

Aquaculture (Options)

  • Food Nutrition
  • Pollution and Water Quality Management
  • Fish Health Management
  • Fish Biotechnology
  • Management Culture and Facilities Design
  • Aquaculture Economics

Post Harvest Technology (Options)

  • Fish Product Development and Value Addition
  • Extension and Marketing


C. FACULTY OF EDUCATION
Department of Arts and Social Sciences Education
I. Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Measurement and Evaluation
II. Master of Education (M.Ed.) English Language Education
III. Postgraduate Diploma in Education

Department of Science Technology and Mathematics Education
I. Master of Education(M.Ed.) in Curriculum Development
II. Master of Education(M.Ed.) in Science Education

D. FACULTY OF HUMANITIES
Department of English and Literary Studies
I. Master of Arts (M.A) in English
II. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in English

Department of French
I. Master of Arts (M.A.) in French and Francophone Studies
II. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in French and Francophone studies

Department of History and International Studies
I. Master in Intelligence and Strategic Studies (Professional)
II. Master in International Studies (Professional)
III. Master of Arts (M.A) in History and International Studies
IV. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in History and International Studies.

E. FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
Department of Accounting
I. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Accounting
II. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Accounting

Department of Banking and Finance
I. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Finance
II. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)in Finance

Department of Business Administration
I. Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management
II. Master of Business Administration (MBA)
III. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Business Administration
IV. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Business Administration

Department of Human Resource Management
I. Master of Science(M.Sc.) in Human Resource Management
Options

  • Employment and Labour Relations
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Human Resource Development

II. Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D.) in Human Resource Management
Options

  • Employment and Labour Relations
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Human Resource Development

III. Master (Professional) in Human Resource Management (MHRM)

F. FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
Department of Geography
I. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)in Environmental Resource Management
II. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Geography
Options

  • Physical Geography
  • Human Geography
  • Environmental Resource Geography

III. Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D.) in Geography
Options

  • Physical Geography
  • Human Geography
  • Environmental Resource Management
  • Department of Political Science

IV. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Political Science
Options

  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations
  • Political Theory
  • Political Economy
  • Public Administration
  • Research Methodology

V. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Political Science
Options

  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations
  • Political Theory
  • Political Economy
  • Public Administration
  • Political Research Methodology

Department of Economics
I. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Economics
II. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Economics

G. FACULTY OF ENGINNERING
Department of Civil Engineering
I. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Civil Engineering
II. Master of Engineering (M.ENG ) in Civil Engineering (With options)
III. Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D.) in Civil Engineering (With options)

Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering
I. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
II. Master of Engineering (M.ENG) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Options

  • Power Systems and Machines
  • Telecommunications
  • Instrumentation and Control

III. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Options

  • Power Systems and Machines
  • Telecommunications
  • Instrumentation and Control

H. FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
Department of Urban and Regional Planning
I. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)in Urban and Regional Planning\
II. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Urban and Regional Planning
Options

  • Transportation Planning
  • Housing
  • Environmental Management
  • Regional Planning and Development

III. Doctor of Philosophy in Urban and Regional Planning
Options

  • Transportation Planning
  • Housing
  • Environmental Management
  • Regional Planning and Development

I. FACULTY OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES
Department of Mathematical Sciences
I. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Financial Mathematics
II. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Applied Mathematics
III. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Mathematics

Department of Physics
I. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Physics with Electronics
II. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Physics
III. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Physics

Department of Chemistry
I. Master of Science(M.Sc.) in Chemistry
Options

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry

II. Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D.) in Chemistry
Options

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry

Department of Plant Biology
I. Master of Science(M.Sc.) in Plant Biology
Options

  • Plant Anatomy
  • Plant Physiology
  • Plant Taxonomy
  • Plant Ecology
  • Genetics/Cytogenetics

II. Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D.) in Plant Biology
Options

  • Plant Anatomy
  • Plant Physiology
  • Plant Taxonomy
  • Plant Ecology
  • Genetics/Cytogenetic

Department of Zoology
I. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Zoology
Options

  • Parasitology and Vector Biology
  • Applied Entomology and Pest Management
  • Environmental Biology and Toxicology

II. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Zoology
Options

  • Parasitology and Vector Biology
  • Applied Entomology and Pest Management
  • Environmental Biology and Toxicology

Department of Information Communication Technology (ICT)
I. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Computer Science
II. Master of Science(M.Sc.) in Computer Science
Options

  • Data Communications and Networks
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Computer System Analysis and Design
  • Software Engineering
  • Intelligent Knowledge Based System Design and Applications
  • Information Systems and Data Mining
  • Biometric Systems Design
  • Computational Theory and Algorithm Complexities
  • Mobile and Wireless Networks Design
  • Soft Computing and Applications
  • Cyber Security
  • Cloud Computing Technology

III. Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D.) in Computer Science
Options

  • Data Communications and Networks
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Computer System Analysis and Design
  • Software Engineering
  • Intelligent Knowledge Based System Design and Applications
  • Information Systems and Data Mining
  • Biometric Systems Design
  • Computational Theory and Algorithm Complexities
  • Mobile and Wireless Networks Design
  • Soft Computing and Applications
  • Cyber Security
  • Cloud Computing Technology

Department of Microbiology
I. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Microbiology
II. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Microbiology
Options

  • Medical Microbiology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Food and Industrial Microbiology

Department of Biochemistry
I. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Biochemistry
Options

  • Toxicology
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Clinical Biochemistry Biotechnology& Molecular Biology

II. Ph.D. Biochemistry
Options

  • Toxicology
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology& Molecular Biology

G. FACULTY OF LAW
Department of Law

I. Master of Law(LL.M) in Law
II. Doctor of Philosophy in Law (Ph.D.) in Law

H. GLOBAL AFFAIRS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (GASDI)
I. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Sustainable Development Practice (SDP)
II. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage Studies (IKH)
III. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Peace and Conflict Studies (PCS)
IV. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Climate and Society Programme (CSP)
V. Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Migration Studies (MGS)
VI. Professional Master in Sustainable Development Practice
VII. Professional Master in Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage Studies
VIII. Professional Master in Peace and Conflict Studies
IX. Professional Master in Climate and Society Programme
X. Professional Master in Migration Studies
XI. Professional Master in Environmental Management (Professional)
XII. Professional Master in Disaster and Risk Management (Professional)
XIII. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Sustainable Development Practice (SDP)
XIV. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Peace and Conflict Studies (PCS)
XV. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Climate and Society Programme (CSP)
XVI. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Migration Studies (MGS)

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
All candidates seeking for admission into all the Postgraduate Programmes of the Osun State University must possess a minimum of 5 credits, including English Language and four other relevant subjects, obtained at not more than two sittings, except as otherwise required. Candidates with ‘O’ Level Examination results obtained up till 2017 must present original copies of their certificates for screening as their Statements of Results and/or Result Slips are unacceptable.

Candidates applying for academic Master’s Degree Programmes must have a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) in the Bachelor’s Degree Programmes. Candidates seeking admission into Ph.D. Programmes must be holders of Master’s Degree with a minimum score of 60% weighted average or CGPA of 3.50. However, candidates with a minimum score of 55% weighted average and above or CGPA of 3.00 and above may be considered for admission into MPhil/Ph.D. Programmes.

For other general requirements and information, Candidates are requested to visit our website: https://postgraduate.uniosun.edu.ng

For further enquiries on admission, please contact the following numbers: 08035950592, 07030397784 and 08081972154.

MODE OF APPLICATION
To apply, visit https://portal.postgraduate.uniosun.edu.ng

Application Form cost N10, 000.00 (Ten Thousand Naira Only), payable through the Postgraduate College Interswitch Payment Platform using ATM/Nigeria Debit Card.

CLOSING DATE
Application closes four weeks from the date of this advertisement

Signed
G.A.A SHITTU
Registrar

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