Wednesday, November 23, 2016

KSUSTA Postgraduate, Master and Phd Form 2016 - Click to Apply

KSUSTA SCHOOL OF POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION FORM


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into Full-Time M.Sc. Degree programmes in the Postgraduate School, Kebbi State University of Science and Technology KSUSTA, Aliero for the 2016/2017 Academic Session,

Postgraduate Admission Requirements


Postgraduate Diplomas
The following shall qualify for admission into Postgraduate Diploma Programmes:
  1. Graduates of KSUSTA or any other recognized University with minimum of 3rd class degree.
  2. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND, not HD) with minimum of Lower Credit or its equivalent in related areas.
  3. Holders of HND (not HD) in non-related areas with minimum of Lower Credit. Such candidates may, however, be admitted after passing tests prescribed by the Department/Faculty in consultation with the Postgraduate School.
  4. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above which are acceptable to the Board of Postgraduate School and Senate of the University.
  5. In addition to (i) - (iv) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s matriculation requirements.

(b) Masters Degrees (Academic and Professional)
The following shall qualify for the Master’s Degree admission:
  1. Graduates of KSUSTA or other recognized Universities who have obtained the approved Bachelor’s degree with at least second class honours lower division or its equivalent.
  2. Candidates whose degrees are unclassified with average of “C” or 50%.
  3. Candidates with only Bachelor’s degree in third division who have at least three years relevant working experience.
  4. Candidates who possess HND (not HD) with at least a Lower Credit pass from recognized institutions and at least Lower Credit pass at Postgraduate Diploma of KSUSTA or any other recognized institution in the relevant areas.
  5. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of Postgraduate School and Senate of the University.
  6. Candidates may be required to pass examination prescribed by postgraduate School in consultation with relevant Departments to which they are seeking admission to determine their suitability for postgraduate work.
  7. In addition to (i) – (vi) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s matriculation requirements.

(c) Masters of Philosophy (M.Phil.)
The following shall qualify for the Masters of Philosophy admission:
  1. Graduates of KSUSTA and other recognized Universities who have obtained good Masters Degrees with minimum GPA of less than 3.5 on a 5-point scale or less than 2.5 on a 4-point scale.
  2. Candidates with the degree of Professional Masters with minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 5-point scale and at least a Bachelor’s degree not below third class division; the degrees of such candidates shall terminate at M.Phil.
  3. Candidates who have been recommended by their respective Departments to be upgraded from Masters to M.Phil.
  4. M.Phil. candidates who have Ph.D. in view must possess a minimum of second class bachelor’s degree.
  5. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of Postgraduate School and Senate of the University.
  6. In addition to (i) - (iv) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s  matriculation requirements.

(d) Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
The following shall qualify for the Doctor of Philosophy admission:
  1. Graduates of KSUSTA and other recognized Universities who have obtained good Masters Degrees with GPA of 4.00 and above on a 5-point scale or 3.50 on a 4-point scale appropriate to the proposed areas of study.
  2. Candidates whose Masters degrees were through research only must have minimum of “B” grades or 60% score.
  3. Candidates who hold qualifications other than the ones listed above, which are acceptable to the Board of Postgraduate School and Senate of the University.
  4. In addition to (i) - (iii) above, candidates must possess Bachelor’s degree in at least Second Class Lower Division.
  5. Candidates with relevant qualifications and most present acceptable research proposals.
  6. In addition to (i)-(v) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s Matriculation requirements.
   

Postgraduate Programmes (List of Courses and Areas of Specialization)

Programme
Area of Specialization
Department
Faculty
Duration
M.Sc. Biochemistry
Environmental Biochemistry
Clinical
Biochemistry
Nutritional Biochemistry
Pharmacological and Toxicological Biochemistry
Department of Biochemistry
Science and Science Education
18 Months
M.Sc. Botany
Plant Physiology
Plant Ecology
Plant Taxonomy
Plant Pathology

Department of Biological Sciences
Science and Science Education
18 Months
M.Sc. Microbiology
Microbial Biotechnology
Medical/Pathogenic Microbiology
Environmental Microbiology
Food and Industrial Microbiology

Department of Biological Sciences
Science and Science Education
18 Months
M.Sc. Zoology
Entomology
Parasitology
Fisheries and Hydrobiology

Department of Biological Sciences
Science and Science Education
18 Months
M.Sc. Computer Science
Under Review
Under Review

Department of Computer Science
Science and Science Education
18 Months
M.Sc. Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Applied Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry
Analytical Chemistry
Petroleum Chemistry
Physical Chemistry

Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry
Science and Science Education
18 Months
M.Sc. Physics
Energy Studies/Alternative Energy Sources
Condensed Matter/ Solid State Physics
Instrumentation/Electronics
Meteorology/ Physics of the Lower Atmosphere
Geophysics

Department of Physics
Science and Science Education
18 Months
M.Sc. Mathematics
Pure Mathematics
Applied Mathematics

Department of Mathematics
Science and Science Education
18 Months
M.Sc. Statistics
Sampling Theory
Design and Analysis of Experiments
Categorical Data Analysis
Biostatistics
Quality Control
Multivariate Analysis
Mathematical Statistics
Econometrics
Time Series
Operations Research

Department of Mathematics
Science and Science Education
18 Months
M.Sc. Animal Science
Animal Breeding and Genetics
Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry
Animal Physiology
Livestock Production Systems
Pasture and Range management /Forage Science
Livestock Product Science

Department of Animal Science
Agriculture
18 Months
M.Sc. Crop Science
Crop Production
Crop Breeding
Weed Science
Agricultural Entomology
Phytopathology

Department of Crop Science
Agriculture
18 Months
M.Sc. Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Production Economics and Farm Management
Agricultural Marketing
Agricultural Finance
Agribusiness Management
Agricultural Resource Economics

Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension
Agriculture
18 Months
M.Sc. Agricultural Extension
Agricultural Extension
Rural Sociology

Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension
Agriculture
18 Months


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