University Academics


Areas of Specialization by Faculty

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

M.Sc and Ph.D are offered by the Departments of Agricultural Economics; Agricultural Extension; Animal Science; Crop Science; Food Science and Technology; Home Science, Nutrition & Dietetics; and Soil Science. The Department of Animal Science offers M.Sc and Ph.D in Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry; Animal Production; and Physiology of Reproduction, Growth and Lactation. The Department of Food Science and Technology offers the following areas of specialization: Food Chemistry and analysis; Animal Products Technology; Fruits and Vegetable Processing Technology; Cereals, Pulses, Legumes and Tuber Processing Technology; Quality Control and Assurance; |Food Biotechnology, and Food Engineering and Processing. The following areas of specialization are offered in the Department of Soil Science; Soil Genesis; Survey and Classification; Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy; Soil Biology and Biochemistry; Soil Fertility Management, Soil Physics and Conservation; and Environmental Impact Assessment and Land Evaluation. Department of Agricultural Economics offers M.Sc and Ph.D with the following options: Farm Management & Production Economics; Agricultural Marketing and Agribusiness; Agric. Finance and Project Analysis; Agricultural Cooperatives, Resources and Environmental Economics.

FACULTY OF ARTS

M.A., and Ph.D are offered by the Departments of Archaeology; Foreign Languages & Literature; Mass Communication; and Theatre Arts while M.A. and M.F.A. are offered in the Department of Fine and Applied Arts. Department of English offers M.A and Ph.D in ESL; English Language; Literature; Comparative Studies and Literature. Department of Linguistics, Igbo and other Nigerian Languages offers the following areas of specialization: M.A. in Linguistics, African Languages; Literature in African Languages, Translation and Interpreting and Ph.D in Linguistics, African Languages and Literature.
Department of Music offers M.A. only.
Department of History and International Studies offers M.A. and Ph.D in the following areas: Political History, Economics and Social History, and Religious History. Department of Theatre Arts offers M.A. and Ph.D in History of Drama and Theatre; Dramatic Theory and Criticism, African Drama and Theatre; Acting and Directing; Playwriting.

FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

M.Sc and Ph.D; programmes are offered by the Departments of Biochemistry; Botany; Microbiology; and Zoology. The Department of Zoology offers M.Sc and Ph.D in Physiology, Parasitology, Entomology, Fisheries Biology & Hydrobiology. Department of Biochemistry offers the following options: Vertebrate Biochemistry; Plant Biochemistry; Enzymology & Protein Chemistry as related to food production, Biomedicine Proteomics, and Biotechnology; Molecular Biology; Pharmacological Industrial Biochemistry; Medical Biochemistry; Lipids and Lipoproteins; Biophysical Chemistry, Industrial Biochemistry and Biotechnology; Nutrition and Food Sciences; Biochemistry of the Soil; Biochemical Aspects of Disease and Bases for Chemistry including African Traditional Medicine; and Human Biochemical Genetics, particularly for the West African sub-region.

FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

MBA, M.Sc., & Ph.D are offered by the Departments of Accountancy; Banking & Finance; Management; and Marketing. Candidates with Higher National Diploma (HND) Upper Credit, or its equivalent or those whose first degrees, are in fields other than Business Administration, with minimum of good third class are eligible for the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration. Candidates may apply for Regular or Executive (Evening) MBA programme as well as for programmes leading to M.Sc & Ph.D (Public Relations) in the Department of Marketing.

FACULTY OF EDUCATION

M.Ed and Ph.D. are offered by the Departments of Adult Education; Educational Foundations; Arts Education; Science Education; Health and Physical Education (Health Education and Physical Education & Recreation options); Library & Information Science and Vocational Teacher Education. The Department of Educational Foundations offers M.Ed and Ph.D in the following areas: Geography & Environmental Education; Educational Technology; Comparative and International Education; History of Education; Sociology of Education; Curriculum Studies; and Language Education. Department of Library and Information Science offers MLS and Ph.D. Department of Adult Education offers M.Ed and Ph.D with the following options: Administration, Community Development, Extension, and Distance Education. Department of Science Education offers M.Ed & Ph.D with the following options: Educational Research Methods; Geography & Environmental Education; Mathematics Education; Measurement & Evaluation; Physics, Chemistry and Biology etc. Department of Arts Education offers M.Ed and Ph.D in Curriculum Studies; Language Education and Educational Technology; Comparative Education, Music and Fine and Applied Arts Education. Department of Social Science Education offers M.Ed and Ph.D in Geographical Education and Geographical and Environmental Education.

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

M.Eng/M.Sc and Ph.D are offered by the Departments of Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering; Civil Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Electronics Engineering; and Mechanical Engineering. The Department of Electronic Engineering has no facilities for the Control Systems. The Department of Civil Engineering offers Masters and Ph.D in the following areas: Structural Engineering; Water Resources Engineering, Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering; Materials & Construction; and Highway Engineering. Department of Agricultural & Bioresources Engineering offers M.Eng. & Ph.D in the following areas; Farm Power and Machinery; Soil Water Engineering; Agric. Products Processing & Storage; Farm Structures & Environmental Control.

FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

M.Sc and Ph.D are offered by the Departments of Architecture; Estate Management; Surveying and Geoinformatics; and MURP, and Ph.D in the Department of Urban & Regional Planning.

FACULTY OF LAW

LL.M and Ph.D are offered by the Departments of Public & Private Law, Property and Commercial Law and International Law & Jurisprudence.

FACULTY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES AND DENTISTRY

M.Sc and Ph.D are offered by the Departments of Anatomy; Medical Biochemistry; Pharmacology & Therapeutics; and Human Physiology; while MPH and MCH are offered by the Department of Community Medicine. Departments of Medical Biochemistry and Immunology offer M.Sc only while the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics offers M.Sc, DMSC.

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.

FACULTY OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES

M. Pharm/M.Sc (as applicable), Pharm. D. and Ph.D are offered by the Departments of Pharmaceutical Technology & Industrial Pharmacy; Pharmaceutical Chemistry; Pharmacognosy; Pharmacology and Toxicology; Pharmaceutics; while M. Pharm & Ph.D are offered by Department of Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacy Management with the following areas of specialization; Pharmaceutical Services; Pharmacotherapy of various units; Ambulatory Care/Adult Medicine; Clinical Pharmacokinetics; Hospital Pharmacy; Social Pharmacy/Behavioural Pharmacy; Pediatric Pharmacy; Hematology; Pharmacy Management; and Infectious Diseases.

FACULTY OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES

M.Sc and Ph.D are offered by the Departments of Pure & Industrial Chemistry; Geology; Mathematics; Computer Science; Statistics; and Physics & Astronomy. The Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry offers the following options: Inorganic; Physical; Organic; Analytical; Fossil Fuel; Polymer; and Industrial Chemistry. Department of
Statistics offers the following options: Stochastic & Time Series Modeling; Inferential Statistics; Design and Analysis of Experiments; Operations Research; and Sample Survey Theory & Methods/Applied Statistics. Department of Physics and Astronomy offers the following: Experimental Solid, State Physics; Astrophysics; Condensed Matter Physics; Solar Energy Physics; Atmospheric Physics and Medical Physics.

FACULTY OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

M.Sc and Ph.D are offered by the Departments of Economics; Geography; Political Science; Psychology; Sociology/Anthropology; and Social Work & Community Development. M.A. and Ph.D are offered by the Departments of Philosophy; and Religion. MPA, M.Sc, DPA & Ph.D are offered by the Department of Public Administration and Local Government. Psychology offers M.Sc & Ph.D in Experimental Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Industrial/Organizational Psychology; Social Psychology; School Psychology and Counselling Psychology. Department of Sociology/Anthropology offers M.Sc and Ph.D in Industrial Relations; Industrial Sociology; Medical Sociology/Anthropology; Social Development Studies; Criminology, Conflict and Change; Population Studies; Ethnographic Studies and Culture and Technology. Department of Social Work offers M.Sc in Social Work Intervention; Social Work Ethics and Values; and Community Development. Political Science offers M.Sc and Ph.D in Political Theory, Public Administration, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Political Economy.

FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

M.Sc and Ph.D are offered by the Departments of Veterinary Anatomy; Veterinary Medicine; Veterinary Parasitology & Pharmacology; Veterinary Surgery & Obstetrics; Veterinary Pathology & Microbiology. Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine offers MVPH and MPVM. The Faculty offers M.V.M degree in Preventive Veterinary Medicine; Veterinary Surgery & Radiology; Veterinary Obstetrics; & Reproduction Diseases; and Veterinary Public Health & Zoonosis Diseases. M.Sc and Ph.D in Veterinary Helminthology; Protozoology and Rickettsiology; Entomology and Acearology; Parasite Immunology & Parasite Zoonesis are offered by the Department of Veterinary Parasitology & Entomology. M.Sc and Ph.D in Veterinary Biochemistry; Veterinary Physiology and Veterinary Pharmacology & Toxicology are also offered by the Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology.
NOTES: Where applicable, candidates will be expected to specialize in one of the fields of study within the Department (see Prospectus). There are no special areas within some Departments such as Architecture, Library Science and Mass Communication.

INSTITUTE OF AFRICAN STUDIES

PGD; MA/M.Sc; & Ph.D in African Studies are offered by the Institute of African Studies.

INSTITUTE FOR DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

PGD; M.Sc; & Ph.D in Development Studies are offered by the Institute for Development Studies.

CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION CAPACITY
COMMITTEE ON BUILDING CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION CAPACITY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
Available Postgradaute Programme
The available postgraduate programme are:
Postgraduate Diploma in Climate Change Economics Policy and Innovation;
M.Sc. in Climate Change Economics Policy and Innovation; and
Ph.D in Climate Change Economics Policy and Innovation.
The Degrees will be awarded in the department of geography, faculty of the social science READ MORE