University of Uyo (uniuyo) Postgraduate Courses

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The Complete list of Postgraduate Diploma, Masters degree and PhD offered in the various Faculties of University of Uyo



Department of Agricultural Economics & Extension:
M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics with Specialization in: Production Economics and Farm Management, Agribusiness Management, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives, Agricultural Policy and Development, Agricultural Finance, Natural resources and Environmental Economics, Econometrics/Quantitative Research Methods.

PhD. in Agricultural Economics with Specialization in: Production Economics and Farm
Management, Resources and Environmental Economics, Agribusiness and Financial Management, Agricultural Trade and Marketing, Agricultural Policy, Planning and Development, Agricultural Enterprise Development and Project Management, Quantitative Research Methods/

M.Sc. in Agricultural Extension with specialization in: Agricultural Extension Education, Agricultural Administration, Agricultural Communication, Gender Issues in Agricultural
Extension/Rural Development.

PhD. in Agricultural Extension with specialization in: Agricultural Extension/Rural Development,
Agricultural Administration, Agricultural Communication.

Department of Animal Science:
M.Sc. & Ph. D in Animal Science with specialization in: Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry, Animal Breeding and Genetics, Animal Production Management, Animal Physiology & Reproduction, Animal Products Technology.

Department of Crop Science:
M.Sc. in Crop Science with specialization in: Crop Production and Physiology, Genetics Crop Breeding and Biotechnology, Crop Protection, Weed Science and Pasture Agronomy, Farming Systems and Horticulture.

PhD in Crop Science with specialization in: Crop Production, Crop Physiology, Farming System,
Horticulture, Weed Science, Pasture Agronomy, Entomology, Crop Breeding, Genetics & Biotechnology, Pathology, Nematology.

Department of Soil Science:
M.Sc. & Ph. D. in Soil Science with specialization in: Soil Microbiology & Biochemistry, Soil Survey & Land Use Planning, Soil Physics & Conservation, Soil Chemistry & Mineralogy, Soil Fertility/Fertilizer Technology, Pedology, Environmental Soil Science.

Department of Food Science & Technology:
M.Sc. & PhD in Food Science & Technology with specialization in: Food Microbiology & Biotechnology, Food Chemistry, Biochemistry & Biotechnology, Food Quality Control & Assurance, Food Processing & Storage and Ph. D. in Brewing Science & Technology.

Department of Forestry & Natural Resources Management:
M.Sc. Forestry & Wildlife with specialization in: Forest Resources Management and Economics, Environmental Forestry, Wood Science, Agroforestry, Wildlife Management.

PhD. in Forestry & Wildlife with specialization in: Forest Resources, Environmental Forestry, Wood Science, Agroforestry, Wildlife Management.

Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture:
M.Sc. & PhD. in: Fisheries & Aquaculture, Aquatic Environmental Management

Department of Home Economics, Nutrition & Dietetics:
M.Sc. & PhD in Home Economics with specialization in: Textiles, Clothing & Fashion Design, Family Resource Management (Home Management), Human & Family Development, Foods & Nutrition.

Centre for Wetlands and Waste Management Studies:
M.Sc. in Environmental Health Management (EHM)



Department of Communication Arts:
M.A & PhD in Mass Communication with specialization in: Business and Organizational Communication, Radio/TV Broadcasting, Print Journalism, Public Relations and Advertising, Development Communication and Political Communication

Department of English:
M.A and PhD English with specialization in: Language, Literature

Department of Foreign Languages:
M.A. in French. PhD in French Language, Literature in French and Translation Studies

Department of History & International Studies:
M.A in History & International Studies with specialization in: Archeology of Nigeria, African History, Social & Political History, Economic History, Urban History, International History and Diplomacy, Peace and Conflict Studies, Military and Strategic Studies, Gender Studies.

Ph. D in History and International Studies with specialization in International History and Diplomacy, African Diaspora Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Gender Studies, Military and Strategic Studies, Archeology and Cultural Heritage Management.

Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages:
M.A & PhD in Linguistics, M.A. in Computational Language Documentation, PhD in Computational Language Technology.

Department of Religious and Cultural Studies:
M.A. & PhD in Religious Studies with a specialization in: Sociology of Religion, Biblical Studies: (1) Old Testament, (2) New Testament, African Traditional Religion, Church History, Philosophy of Religion.

Department of Philosophy:
M.A & PhD in Philosophy with specialization in: Epistemology, Metaphysics, Value Theories, Socio-Political Philosophy, African Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Law, History of Philosophy, Philosophy & Gender Studies, Logic, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Social Science, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy & Public Affairs, Philosophy of Medicine, Philosophy of Environment.

Department of Music:
M.A. in Music.

Department of Theatre Arts:
M.A. in Theatre Arts




Department of Biochemistry:
M.Sc. & PhD in Biochemistry

Department of Anatomy:
M.Sc. in Anatomy with specialization in: Histology and Histochemistry,  Embryology and Teratology, Physical Anthropology and Comparative Anatomy, Neurobiology

PhD in Anatomy with specialization in: Neurobiology, Clinical and Radiological Anatomy,
Physical Anthropology, Histochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Developmental Biology and Teratology

Department of Physiology:
M.Sc. & PhD in Human Physiology with specialization in: Endocrinology, Reproductive Physiology, Neurophysiology, Metabolism, Renal Physiology, Environmental insults on a Physiological variable, Gastrointestinal Physiology, Cardiovascular Physiology.




Master of Science (M.Sc.) in: Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Management, Marketing, Insurance and Risk Management.

Collaborative PhD in: Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Management, Marketing




Department of Medical Microbiology & Parasitology:
Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Medical Microbiology with specialization in: Medical Microbiology (Medical Bacteriology/Clinical Immunology/Public Health Microbiology), Medical Parasitology.




Institute of Education:
Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Technology (PGDET)

Department of Curriculum Studies, Educational Management & Planning:
M.Ed. & PhD in: Curriculum Studies, Educational Management & Planning

Department of Educational Foundations, Guidance and Counselling:
M.Ed. & PhD in: Guidance & Counseling, Educational Psychology, Sociology of Education, Educational Evaluation, Social Studies in Education and Philosophy of Education.

Department of Physical & Health Education:
Physical Education: M.Sc(Ed.) in: Adapted Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Organization & Administration of Physical Education & Sports, Sociology & Psychology of Sports

PhD in: Organization & Administration of Physical Education and Sports, Exercise Physiology, Adapted Physical Education, Sports Psychology, Sociology of Sports

Health Education: M.Sc(Ed.) in: Community Health, School Health, Environmental and Occupational Health. PhD in Public Health Education

Department of Educational Technology & Library Science:
Master in Library and Information Science (MLIS), M.Sc (Ed) in Educational Technology
PhD in Library and Information Science with specialization in: Library Science, Information
Science, Archives and Records Management, Publishing and Book Trade
PhD in: Educational Technology, Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Technology (PGDET)

Department of Early Childhood & Special Education:
M.Ed & PhD. in: Early Childhood Education

Department of Vocational Education:
M.Ed. in: Textile Technology Education,
M.Sc(Ed.) & PhD in: Agricultural Education, Business Education, Technical Education, Computer Education & Home Economics Education

Department of Science Education:
Master of Science Education M.Sc.(Ed.) & PhD in: Biology Education, Chemistry Education, Integrated Science Education, Mathematics Education, Physics Education




Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering:
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Petroleum Engineering, Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Chemical Engineering

Master & PhD in Chemical Engineering with specialization in: Advanced Chemical Engineering, Environmental Process Engineering, Chemical Process Design, Petroleum Processing Engineering, Biochemical Engineering.

M.Eng. & PhD in Petroleum Engineering with specialization in: Production Engineering, Drilling
Engineering, Reservoir Engineering, Gas Engineering, Georesources Engineering, Geoenvironmental Engineering.

Department of Mechanical Engineering:
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Mechanical Engineering, M.Eng. & PhD in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in: Production Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Materials Engineering.

Department of Computer/Electrical & Electronics Engineering:
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Computer Engineering, Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Electrical/Electronics Engineering.

M.Eng. in Computer Engineering with specialization in: Computer (Hardware) Engineering, Software & Systems Engineering.

M.Eng. in Electrical/Electronics Engineering with specialization in: Electric Power Devices (Machines), Electrical Power Engineering. Control Engineering, Electronics & Communications Engineering,

Department of Food and Agricultural Engineering:
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Food and Agricultural Engineering.

M.Eng. & PhD in Food Engineering with specialization in: Food Process Engineering, Food Machinery and Equipment Engineering, Food Storage, Distribution and Environmental Engineering.

M.Eng. & PhD in Agricultural Engineering with specialization in: Farm Power and Machinery
FPM), Agricultural Products Processing and Storage, Soil and Water Conservation Engineering (SWE), Farm Structures and Environment

Department of Civil Engineering:
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Civil Engineering
Master of Civil Engineering degree (M.Engr.) in the following areas of specialization: Structural
Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Health Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering.




Department of Architecture:
M.Sc. in Architecture

Department of Building:
M. Sc & PhD in Construction Management

Department of Estate Management:
M.Sc. & PhD in Estate Management

Department of Fine & Industrial Arts:
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in: Ceramics, Painting, Sculpture, Textiles, Graphics. Master of Arts in Art Education (M.A. Art Education). PhD in Fine & Industrial Arts with specialization in: Ceramics Design and Technology, Graphics Design and Technology, Painting and Painting Technology, Textiles Design and Technology, Sculpture.

Department of Urban & Regional Planning:
Master of Urban & Regional Planning (MURP), M.Sc. in Environmental Management.
PhD in Urban & Regional Planning

Department of Geoinformatics & Surveying:
M.Sc. and PhD in Geoinformatics & Surveying



LLM & PhD in Law




Department of Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry:

M.Sc. & PhD in Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry with specialization in: Synthesis and Characterization of Chemotherapeutic Agents Drug Metabolism, Pharmacokinetics of Drugs and Effects on Drug Therapy, Chemistry of Natural Products.

Department of Pharmacognosy and Natural Medicine:
M.Sc. in Pharmacognosy and Natural Medicine with specialization in: Phytochemistry, Biological Evaluation of Natural Products, Cultivation and Propagation of Medicinal Plants, Tissue Culture
PhD in Pharmacognosy

Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology:
M.Sc. & PhD in: Pharmacology

Department of Pharmaceutical/Pharmaceutical Technology:
Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology
M.Sc in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Microbiology
PhD in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Technology
PhD in Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Biopharmacy
Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) in Clinical Pharmacy
PhD in Clinical Pharmacy




Department of Botany & Ecological Studies:

M.Sc & PhD Botany with specialization in: Cytogenetics & Genetics, Plant Physiology/Phytochemistry, Plant Ecology, Plant Taxonomy/ Systematics, Plant Virology/Pathology, Plant Anatomy.

Department of Chemistry:
M.Sc & PhD in: Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry,
Industrial Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry.

Department of Computer Science:
M.Sc. in Computer Science. PhD. Computational Intelligence in the following areas of specialization: Artificial Intelligence, Computational Linguistics, Human Language Technology, Software Engineering, Information Retrieval Systems, Speech Technology, Natural Language Processing.

Department of Mathematics & Statistics:
M.Sc. in Statistics. M.Sc. & PhD in: Mathematics

Department of Microbiology:
M.Sc. & PhD in: Environmental Microbiology, Industrial & Food Microbiology

Department of Physics:
M.Sc. & PhD in Physics with specialization in: Pure Physics: Atomic/Nuclear Physics, High Energy/Particle Physics, Plasma Physics, Solid State/Condensed Matter Physics,  Theoretical Computational Physics Applied Physics: Electronics/Communications, Geophysics, Atmospheric Physics, Radiation/Health Physics, Renewable Energy.

Department of Animal and Environmental Biology:
M.Sc & PhD in: Parasitology, Hydrobiology, Entomology.



Department of Economics:
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Economics. M.Sc & PhD in Economics with specialization in: Development Economics, Monetary Economics, Public Finance, Environmental Economics, International Economics.

Department of Geography & Natural Resources Management:
M.Sc. & PhD in Geography and Natural Resource Management with Specialization in: Geography & Environmental Management, Biogeography, Agricultural Geography, Climatology and Climate Change Studies, Rural Land use Planning, Urban Studies, Regional Development Planning, Environmental/Resource Management, Population Studies and Medical Geography, Economics Geography, Transport Planning and Management, Natural Disaster and Risk Management, Tourism Geography, Geographic Information System, Water Studies.
M.Sc. & PhD in Environment and Development
Master of Geographic Information System (MGIS).

Department of Political Science and Public Administration:
M.Sc. and PhD in: Public Administration, International Relations.
PhD in Comparative Politics

Department of Psychology:
M.Sc. and PhD with options in: Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Social Psychology.

Department of Sociology/Anthropology:
M.Sc. and PhD in: Sociology & Development, Criminology, Industrial Sociology, Medical Sociology, Rural and Community Development, Social/Cultural Anthropology, Demography.


University of Uyo Postgraduate programme/course Duration 

  • All Full-time Master’s degree programmes last for a minimum period of four semesters
    and a maximum period of six semesters.
  • All Full-time Doctoral Programmes last for a minimum period of six semesters and a maximum period of ten semesters.
  • (a) PGD in Education lasts for a minimum of two semesters and a maximum of four semesters for all full-time students.
    (b) PGD in Engineering lasts for a minimum of four semesters and a maximum of six semesters for all full-time students.
    (c) PGD in Economics lasts for a minimum of two semesters and a maximum of four semesters for all full-time students.


Uyo Postgraduate programme/course eligibility

  • To qualify for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programme, applicants
    should be graduates of the University of Uyo or any other University recognized by the
    Senate of the University of Uyo, or persons who hold qualifications adjudged by the Senate
    of the University of Uyo to be equivalent to first degree or holders of recognized Higher
    National Diploma.
  • PGD in Educational Technology last for a minimum of three semesters and a maximum of
    five semesters for all full-time students.
  • To qualify for admission into a Master’s degree programme, applicants should be graduates with not less than Second Class Honours degrees in the Lower Division with, (a) CGPA of 2.75 on a five-point scale, (b) CGPA of 2.2 points on a four-point scale and (c) Second Class lower division (irrespective of CGPA) for the Master’s degree programme in Architecture and programmes in the Faculty of Agriculture. (d) Candidates for admission into M.Sc Medical Microbiology should be graduates of either of the following: (i) Microbiology with 2.75 CGPA (ii) Virology and a Postgraduate Diploma in Microbiology (PGDM) (iii) MBBCh/MBBS or its equivalent.


  • Applicants for admission into Doctoral Degree programmes should be graduates of the University of Uyo or any other University recognised by the Senate of the University of Uyo, who possess Master’s degrees with dissertation and coursework average, which should not be less than 60% (B).



  • Applicants will be required to have credit pass at ‘O’ Level in five relevant subjects including English Language obtained at not more than two sittings.
  • Candidates with ‘O’ Level examination results before 2010 must possess their certificates and not the statement of results or result slips.
  • Applicants for LLM & PhD in Law must in addition to the above have credit passes in ‘O’ Level English Literature.
  • All applicants will be subjected to Screening Tests as indicated. Please print out the date of screening test when you are completing your application form.
  • NYSC Discharge or Exemption certificates must be submitted by all applicants.
  • Applicants who obtained their degrees through Remedial Programmes must show evidence of having remedied the relevant subjects for their programmes externally i.e. through WASCE, NECO, NABTEB.
  • In addition to other qualifications, applicants are expected to meet the departmental requirements for their programmes.

Applicants must return their completed forms with a Thesis/Dissertation Proposal captured on the prescribed Postgraduate School proposal sheet. Such proposals should capture the following: Title, Aim/Objectives, Relevance of Study, Methodology, Expected Results among others.

Candidates should remember to request at the time of purchase of the forms that their relevant academic transcript and letters of reference be forwarded to: The Secretary, Postgraduate School, University of Uyo, P.M.B. 1017, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Admissions will not normally be offered without transcripts and letters of reference.

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