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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