Master Programs in Nigeria

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In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Earning an advanced degree such as a Master offers the ability to increase your skill set and possibly improve your employment chances at the same time. Master programs may be offered online or part-time, so students can pursue their education in a manner that is convenient for them.

 

To gain admission into the Nigerian universities (both public and private universities are in every state of the federation including the FCT), a prospective student has to sit for and successfully pass the UME(Universities Matriculation Examination) which is administered by JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board). Also individual universities regularly screen prospective candidates to make sure they are up to par for university level work in Nigeria.

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Master of Petroleum Exploration

Adekunle Ajasin University
Campus Full time Part time March 2019 Nigeria Nigeria Online

The Professional Master’s Degree is open to graduates who earned minimum of 3rd Class Honours in the first degree or HND at upper credit level in relevant fields with a Postgraduate Diploma. [+]

DEPARTMENT OF EARTH SCIENCES

M.Sc and PhD Dgrees with the following specializations:

Applied Geophysics Geology

Professional Master’s Degree with the following specializations:

Master of Exploration Geophysics (MEG) Master of Hydro Geology (MHG) Master of Mineral Exploration (MME) Master of Petroleum Exploration (MPE) Master of Mining Geology (MMG) Admission Requirements:

M.Sc Applied Geophysics is open to graduates of Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, Geology and Land Surveying who earned minimum of 2nd Class Honours (Lower Division) in the first degree in the relevant fields. Candidates with their first degree in Geology, Engineering and Surveying are expected to have studies Mathematics or Physics and preferably both, up to 200-level. Candidates with their first degrees in Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, or Surveying would be expected to have taken some undergraduate courses in Geology, if not, on admission, they would take some recommended courses in Geology.... [-]


Master in Adult Education

Adekunle Ajasin University
Campus Full time Part time March 2019 Nigeria Nigeria Online

Master in Adult Education with the following specializations: Industrial Education and Training; Community Development; Social welfare; Literacy Training and Development. [+]

FACULTY OF EDUCATION

DEPARTMENT OF ADULT EDUCATION (FULL-TIME & SANDWICH)

Master in Adult Education with the following specializations:

Industrial Education and Training Community Development Social welfare Literacy Training and Development Admission Requirements

For admission into the Master’s Degree programs, candidates must have a First Degree of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, or any other University recognized by the Senate of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, in relevant disciplines with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division.

For admission into the Ph.D. program, candidates must possess a Master’s Degree in any of the areas of specializations with a minimum Cumulative Grade of 60% or above.... [-]


Master of Biological Sciences

Covenant University
Online Part time March 2019 Nigeria Nigeria Online

Department of Biological Sciences is a leading academic Department in the School of Natural and Applied Sciences of the College of Science and Technology. The Department runs three academic Programmes in the Life Sciences – Applied Biology & Biotechnology (formerly Biology), Biochemistry, and Microbiology. All the Programmes have the full accreditation status of the National Universities Commission (NUC). [+]

Department of Biological Sciences is a leading academic Department in the School of Natural and Applied Sciences of the College of Science and Technology. The Department runs three academic Programmes in the Life Sciences – Applied Biology & Biotechnology (formerly Biology), Biochemistry, and Microbiology. All the Programmes have the full accreditation status of the National Universities Commission (NUC). The Department is committed to raising a new generation of leaders in the Life Sciences by driving excellence in teaching, research and community development in line with the vision and mission of Covenant University. The faculty and staff are highly motivated and dedicated to the delivery of best quality education to the students through strict adherence to well-structured course compacts, lecture schedules, use of ICT driven modes of Lecture delivery, tutorials, relevant laboratory experiments and field trips. Lecture attendance by students as well as in-loco parentis and mentorship role of the faculty are vigorously driven. The curricula of the Programmes, lecture materials, and practical manuals are regularly updated to make them current, robust, life-applicable and adequate to address contemporary issues on methodologies, product development, scientific and technological advances in food, agriculture, medicine, and allied industries. The laboratories are constantly furnished with modern scientific equipment and apparatuses for regular students’ experiments, research, and specialized laboratory services. Hence, the turnout of well-trained graduates with in-depth theoretical knowledge and practical skills in their fields of study, providing the nation with dedicated and competent manpower as envisage by Vision 2020. To date, the Department has produced... [-]


Master of Computer and Information Sciences

Covenant University
Online Part time March 2019 Nigeria Nigeria Online

Welcome to the Department of Computer and Information Sciences. The department contributes to the mission of the University in training of undergraduate and graduate students with requisite skills needed to solve complex technological problems of modern society and the attainment the millennium development goals. [+]

Welcome to the Department of Computer and Information Sciences. The department contributes to the mission of the University in training of undergraduate and graduate students with requisite skills needed to solve complex technological problems of modern society and the attainment the millennium development goals. Current research focus includes Software engineering, Management Information Systems, and Bioinformatics. The CIS department offers degree programs leading to the B.Sc, M.Sc., and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Management Information Science respectively. The Department of Computer Science and Information Sciences has 22 full-time teaching and research faculty, 3 research assistants, and 6 associate or adjunct faculty. The department has two ultra-modern laboratories to aid the training of its students at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level.... [-]


Master of Accounting

Covenant University
Online Part time March 2019 Nigeria Nigeria Online

The Department’s academic programme is rich in depth and breadth. This flexibility coupled with outstanding academically and professionally qualified faculty members made the accounting programme the most popular programme offered in the College of Development Studies in Covenant University.

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An academic department is measured in many ways, from the validity and innovation of its research to its ability to rigorously impart knowledge that is relevant to the workplace. The Department of Accounting in Covenant University is by every measure one of the finest in the nation. The Department offers an impressive range of courses to provide pragmatic, professional and theoretical training for careers in many different industries, teaching field, and public sector. The Department’s academic programme is rich in depth and breadth. This flexibility coupled with outstanding academically and professionally qualified faculty members made the accounting programme the most popular programme offered in the College of Development Studies in Covenant University. More students in the College of Development Studies major in accounting than in any other disciplines. There are statistics to support this claims. From the commencement of the University of 21st October in the 2002/2003 academic session the Department has had the largest admission applications and students population. The outstanding qualities of the Department of Accounting which has translated to a good number of first class degree output is well known to various communities including corporations and organizations who have discovered these impressive qualities through our innovative Accounting Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (ASIWES) with industries and accounting firms, and very unique accounting laboratory, for accounting practical and software applications, the impressive depth and breadth of subject matter and academic leadership in the Department. Some of our students pass their professional examinations like the ICAN-ATS, ICAN Professional, ACCA... [-]


Master of International Business Management (IMBA)

Westford University College
Online Campus Full time Part time 12 months Open Enrollment Nigeria Nigeria Online + 2 more

This course is structured in a manner that the learner will receive dual certification, Postgraduate Advanced Diploma in International Business Management, awarded by Cambridge International Qualifications, UK and a Master of International Business Administration awarded by Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy. This MBA is accredited by Ministry of Education, Italy and Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), United States, hence the MBA has dual accreditation from Europe and US.The University also comes under the ENIC NARIC Approved Universities and is recognized worldwide. [+]

Master of International Business Administration, Awarded by Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy.

Guglielmo Marconi is a world-class university promoting the use of innovative learning methodologies and an approach based on the development of interdisciplinary knowledge, skills, and competencies with a particular emphasis on the global perspective. Our diverse community has, presently, a total number of around 16000 students enrolled in graduate and postgraduate programs, 300 faculty members and an academic advising team made of more than 200 experts. The University Headquarters are situated in the heart of Rome, near the Vatican City but numerous regional and international branches allow both domestic and overseas students to take their final exam and present their thesis dissertation without leaving their own country or state. Guglielmo Marconi University is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education and is also accredited by ACICS – Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, the largest US accrediting institution linked to the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).This means that GMU Bachelors and Master’s will be valid not only in Europe but also in the United States, giving students new and greater career opportunities in a larger number of countries: ... [-]


Faculty of Social Sciences

Enugu State University of Science and Technology - ESUT
Campus Full time March 2019 Nigeria Enugu

The philosophy of the Postgraduate Programs in Economics in ESUT is built on intellectual leadership and the preparedness to confront modern economic challenges. [+]

Faculty of Social Sciences Economics Philosophy

The philosophy of the Postgraduate Programs in Economics in ESUT is built on intellectual leadership and the preparedness to confront modern economic challenges. Hence each program focuses on details of providing practical training geared towards the effective development of skills for applying economic principles in solving economic problems of Nigeria at national, state and local levels.

Objectives

The objectives of the postgraduate program in economic shall flow from the general objectives of the Faculty of the Social Sciences and award of qualifications of the programs shall be governed by the University and faculty postgraduate studies regulations. The main objectives of the programs are to develop highly competent and versatile professional economists through the provision of relevant academic and professional courses which are required in order to meet the development challenges of the Nigerian economy in the context of globalization. Specifically, the programs are designed to rigorously train highly competent personnel for academic career and groom middle and top management personnel in the areas of energy and petroleum, manufacturing, industry, banking and finance.... [-]


Faculty of Applied Natural Sciences

Enugu State University of Science and Technology - ESUT
Campus Full time March 2019 Nigeria Enugu

The Department of Applied Biology offers postgraduate programs leading to PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in biological science disciplines. At the moment six areas, namely Pest Management (Entomology) and Plant Physiology, Hydrobiology and Fisheries, Ecology and Environmental Biology, Genetics and Plant Pathology. are covered. [+]

Faculty of Applied Natural Sciences Applied Biology and Biotechnology Introduction

The Department of Applied Biology offers postgraduate programs leading to PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in biological science disciplines. At the moment six areas, namely Pest Management (Entomology) and Plant Physiology, Hydrobiology and Fisheries, Ecology and Environmental Biology, Genetics and Plant Pathology. are covered. Courses in other disciplines will be mounted as workforce becomes available in the specialist areas.

Philosophy

Science is generally accepted to be the bedrock of technological development which is the main index of national growth and maturity. Thus scientific orientation and knowledge lead to faster development of human resources and improvement of human welfare. Based on these considerations, an important and urgent national need arises to impart a broad knowledge in basic sciences to those with the right attitude. Only a sound science base can nurture technology for service to society. The social relevance and acceptability of the scientifically trained are self-evident from this standpoint, the promise of self-realization and actualization can serve as an incentive for the pursuit of scientific knowledge.... [-]


Faculty of Management Sciences

Enugu State University of Science and Technology - ESUT
Campus Full time March 2019 Nigeria Enugu

The Post Graduate programmes of the Department of Accountancy of this University are aimed at providing the candidates with knowledge in various fields of accounting in order to empower them for various accounting positions. [+]

Faculty of Management Sciences Accountancy General Information:

The Post Graduate programmes of the Department of Accountancy of this University are aimed at providing the candidates with knowledge in various fields of accounting in order to empower them for various accounting positions. This guideline booklet covers various levels of postgraduate programmes such as Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), Master of Science (MSc), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

Admission into the Programmes

Application for admission into courses of study leading to postgraduate degrees or diplomas must be on prescribed forms approved by the Board of Postgraduate studies. The forms shall be obtained from the School of Postgraduate studies, on payment of the prescribed application fee.... [-]


Faculty of Environmental Science

Enugu State University of Science and Technology - ESUT
Campus Full time March 2019 Nigeria Enugu

The range of exposure and the scope of the academic program in ESUT's Department of Architecture are designed to produce skilled, innovative and responsive architects who are capable of meeting the challenges of time in the building industry for both public and private sectors. [+]

Faculty of Environmental Science Architecture Philosophy

The range of exposure and the scope of the academic program in ESUT's Department of Architecture are designed to produce skilled, innovative and responsive architects who are capable of meeting the challenges of time in the building industry for both public and private sectors.

Objectives

The ESUT Department of Architecture is committed to a high quality of professional education aimed at producing architects that are capable of solving complex environmental design problems.

Post Graduate Programs

The Department runs two programs viz. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) and Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Architecture.

1.Post Graduate Diploma... [-]


Faculty of Engineering

Enugu State University of Science and Technology - ESUT
Campus Full time March 2019 Nigeria Enugu

The Department of Civil Engineering offers graduate courses leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Civil Engineering; Masters of Engineering (M.Eng) in Structures and Geotechnical Engineering; and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Structures and Geotechnical Engineering degrees. [+]

Faculty of Engineering Agricultural & Bioresource Engineering

Admission Requirement:

Applicants will normally be accepted under the general regulation of the school of Post-graduate studies.

1.Postgraduate Diploma:

Applicant should possess HND in Agric Engineering or related field with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 on 5 point scale and 2.0 on 4 point scale, a minimum of pass degree in Agricultural Engineering, agricultural mechanization and other engineering disciplines in ESUT or from any recognized university.

2.Masters Degree:

Applicants for the M.Eng degree must have normally received at least a good second classhonorr degree in Agricultural Engineering at ESUT or any recognized University.... [-]


Faculty of Education

Enugu State University of Science and Technology - ESUT
Campus Full time March 2019 Nigeria Enugu

With ecstasy of delight, I welcome you to the site of the School of Post Graduate Studies of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT). [+]

Faculty of Education Dean's Welcome Message

With ecstasy of delight, I welcome you to the site of the School of Post Graduate Studies of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT). Our vision, mission and values are:

OUR VISION

To be in the 21st-century graduate school environment and to become a leading graduate institution in Science, Management and Technology.

OUR MISSION

To anticipate and respond to the highest educational needs of our students, apply appropriate technology-driven management, teaching and research, using highly motivated staff and students of all races, creed and sex, to create highest levels of excellence in graduate studies, in partnership with industrial and educational frontiers within and outside the country.... [-]


Master in Faculty of Agriculture

Enugu State University of Science and Technology - ESUT
Campus Full time March 2019 Nigeria Enugu

The National Universities Commission (NUC), as a regulatory agency for University Education in Nigeria, has as parts of its mandate, the definition and maintenance of academic standards. [+]

Faculty of Agriculture Agricultural Economics and Extension Introduction

The National Universities Commission (NUC), as a regulatory agency for University Education in Nigeria, has as parts of its mandate, the definition and maintenance of academic standards. The Commission has in the past organized the development of Minimum Academic Standards and subsequently, accreditation for all approved undergraduate programmes offered in Nigerian Universities. For postgraduate programmes, NUC has concluded the process of developing benchmarks and minimum academic standards as a follow up to the success recorded in the undergraduate programmes. These Benchmarks and Minimum Academic Standards (BMAS) for postgraduate programmes in Agricultural Sciences are to facilitate accreditation of the programmes in Nigerian Universities. The benchmarks describe the minimum requirements each University is to attain. Individual Universities may modify them provided they do not go below the minimum benchmarks.... [-]


M.P.A. – Master of Public Administration

Unicaf University (ZM)
Online Campus Full time Part time Open Enrollment Nigeria Lagos + 1 more

The M.P.A. has been designed to develop professionals in the public sector, who understand the increasingly complex issues shaping policies and projects at the local and national level, and who have the necessary analytical and managerial skills to apply their knowledge to real-world situations. [+]

The M.P.A. has been designed to develop professionals in the public sector, who understand the increasingly complex issues shaping policies and projects at the local and national level, and who have the necessary analytical and managerial skills to apply their knowledge to real-world situations. The Master in Public Administration program equips graduates with the skills, perspectives and understanding needed to function effectively in solving problems and tackling challenges within the wider public sector.

Delivery Mode

Online and through Supported Open Learning

Entry Requirements Regular admission to a Master’s program requires an accredited Bachelor degree Applicants with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry HND Relevant holders with good relevant work experience (post graduation) may be considered for entry English proficiency (if the Bachelor degree was not taught in English) Updated CV One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business) Personal Statement (minimum 500 words) Copy of passport or ID Pathway UU-FNT-203-ZM Introduction to Master Degree UU-M.P.A.-7000 Policy Analysis: Frameworks, Approaches and Values UU-M.P.A.-7010 Contemporary Public Policy: Theoretical Perspectives UU-M.P.A.-7020 Public Management UU-M.P.A.-7030 Ethics in Public Administration UU-M.P.A.-7040 Governance and Public Policy UU-M.P.A.-7050 Managing Human Resources in the Public Sector UU-M.P.A.-7060 Strategic Thinking and Planning UU-M.P.A.-7070 Electronic Governance and Statistical Applications UU-M.P.A.-7080 Research Project UU-Msc-IND100-ZM Induction Module [-]