Covenant University Postgraduate Admission Form Is Out – 2017/2018

Filed in Postgraduate | By Emmanuel Worthwhile | Last Modified On March 24, 2017

Covenant University postgraduate degree programmes admission application form is out for the 2017/2018 academic session on both full and part-time basis. See available programmes, method of application, closing date Below

Covenant university postgraduate admission form

 

The Managements of Covenant University (CU), Ota invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for postgraduate admission leading to the award of the Postgraduate Diploma, Master’s and Ph.D. degrees for the 2017/2018 Academic Session.

Additional opportunities for Master’s/Ph.D. degree students include:
• Industrial/ professional experience via our internship programme.
• Certificate /Diploma programme in Leadership.

AVAILABLE PROGRAMMES

The postgraduate programmes available are as follows:

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS & SOCIAL SCIENCES
1. DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING
a. Programme: Accounting Degree in View: M.Sc., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization:
• Public Sector Accounting
• Environmental Accounting
• Management Accounting
• Oil and Gas Accounting
• Taxation
• Financial Reporting
• Auditing
• International Accounting
• Management Information Systems
Specific Requirements: Degree(s) in Accounting; possession of final professional certificates (ICAN, ACCA, CPA, etc.) is considered an added advantage.

2.DEPARTMENT OF BANKING & FINANCE
a. Programme: Finance Degree in View: M.Sc., M.Sc./ACIB, Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization:
• International Finance
• Corporate Finance
• Financial Development
• Banking Operations
• Public Sector Finance.
Candidates with degree(s) in Economics, Accounting, or Business Administration may be considered.

3. DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
a. Programme: Business Administration Degree in View: M.Sc., MBA, Ph.D.
b. Programme: Industrial Relations & Human Resource Management Degree in View: M.Sc., MBA, Ph.D.
c. Programme: Marketing Degree in View: M.Sc., MBA, Ph.D.
Candidates with degree(s) in other business related disciplines such as Accounting, Finance and Actuarial Science may be considered.

4. DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS & DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
a. Programme: Economics Degree in View: M.Sc.
b. Programme: Demography and Social Statistics Degree in View: M.Sc., Ph.D.

5. DEPARTMENT OF MASS COMMUNICATION
a. Programme: Mass Communication Degree in View: M.Sc., M.Phil/Ph.D., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization:
• Advertising, Promotions and Social Marketing
• Broadcast (Radio, Television and Film)
• Print/ Online Journalism (Newspaper and
Magazine)
• Public Relations/ Public Affairs
Areas of Specialization:
• Journalism
• Media, Communication and Cultural Studies

6. DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY
a. Programme: Sociology Degree in View: M.Sc., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization
• Gender and Development Studies
• Population Studies
• Family and Reproductive Health
• Industrial Sociology
• Political Sociology
• Rural Sociology
• Cultural Studies
• Medical Sociology
• Sociology of Development

COLLEGE OF LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

1. DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
Programme: Counselling Degree in View: MA, Ph.D.
a. Programme: Psychology Degree in View: M.Sc., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization
• Counselling Psychology
• Adolescent Psychology
• Clinical Psychology
• Educational Psychology
• Organizational Psychology
• Social Psychology.

2. DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE & INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
a. Programme: International Relations
Degree in View: M.Sc., Ph.D.
b. Programme: Political Science
Degree in View: M.Sc., Ph.D.
c. Programme: Policy & Strategic Studies
Degree in View: M.Sc., Ph.D.
d . Programme: Public Administration
Degree in View: M.Sc., MPA, Ph.D. MPA
Areas of Specialization
• Public Policy and Administration
• Personnel Management

3. DEPARTMENT OF LANGUAGES
a. Programme: English
Language /Literature
Degree in View: M.A., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization
• Language
• Literature

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

1. DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE
a. Programme: Architecture
Degree in View: M.Sc.

2. DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
a. Programme: Biochemistry Degree in View: M.Sc., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization
• Enzymology
• Food and Nutritional Biochemistry
• Medicinal Plant Research
• Industrial Biochemistry
• Clinical Biochemistry
• Toxicological Biochemistry
• Environmental Biochemistry
• Molecular Biology
b. Programme: Biology (Applied Biology & Biotechnology) Degree in View: M.Sc., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization
• Plant Physiology and Biotechnology
• Plant genetics and Breeding
• Biosystematics and Cytogenetics
• Parasitology
• Environmental Biology
• Eco-toxicology
c. Programme: Microbiology Degree in View: M.Sc., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization
• Medical Microbiology
• Food Microbiology
• Environmental Microbiology
• Industrial Biochemistry
• Plant Virology.

3 .DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING TECHNOLOGY
a. Programme: Building Technology Degree in View: M.Sc., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization
• Construction Management
• Building Services
• Maintenance Management
• Facility Management

4. DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
a. Programme: Industrial Chemistry Degree in View: M.Sc., Ph.D.

5. DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER & INFORMATION SCIENCES
a. Programme: Computer Science Degree in View: M.Sc., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization
• Software Engineering
• Artificial Intelligence
• Bioinformatics
• Mobile Computing
• Data Mining
• Cybercrime Securit y/Digital Forensic
• Machine Learning
• Perceptual Computing
• Optimization Techniques
b. Programme: Management Information System (MIS) Degree in View: M.Sc., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization
• Software Engineering
• Artificial Intelligence
• Information System
• E-Commerce Research
• Mobile Computing
• Cybercrime Security/ Digital Forensic
• Big data Analytics
• Health Informatics
• Data Communication

6. DEPARTMENT OF ESTATE MANAGEMENT
Programme: Estate Management Degree in View: M.Sc., Ph.D.

7. DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
Programme: Industrial Mathematics Degree in View: M.Sc., Ph.D.

8. DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS
Programme: Industrial Physics Degree in View: M.Sc., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization
• Atmospheric & Communication Physics
• Renewable Energy and Material Physics
• Radiation and Health Physics
• Applied Geophysics.

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
1. DE PARTMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
a. Programme: Chemical Engineering Degree in View: M.Eng., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization
• Energy and Renewable Energy
•Catalysis and Chemical Reaction Engineering
• Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
• Transport and Separation Process

2. DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
a. Programme: Civil Engineering Degree in View: M.Eng., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization
• Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
•Structural and Materials Engineering
•Geotechnical Engineering
Areas of Specialization
•Surveying and Geoinfomatics
•Water Resources and Environmental Engineering

3. DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL & INFORMATION ENGINEERING
a.Programme: Computer Engineering
Degree in View: M.Eng., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization
•Cyber Security
b.Programme: Electrical & Electronics
Engineering
Degree in View: M.Eng., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization
•Power & Machines
•Renewable Energy
c. Programme: Information & Communication Engineering Degree in View: M.Eng., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization
•Satellite Communication
•Wireless Communications
•IOT& Embedded Systems
•Cyber Security.

4. DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
a.Programme: Mechanical Engineering Degree in View: M.Eng., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization
•Machine Design and Production Technology
•Thermo fluid/ Energy System
•Materials/ Metallurgical Engineering
•Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
•Mechatronics Engineering

5. DEPARTMENT OF PETROLEUM ENGINEERING
a.Programme: Petroleum Engineering Degree in View: M.Eng., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization: M.Eng.
•Reservoir Engineering
•Petroleum Production Engineering
•Petroleum Economics
Areas of Specialization: Ph.D
•Reservoir Engineering
•Petroleum Production Engineering.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

MASTERS & Ph.D. PROGRAMMES

General Requirements: Interested candidates shall complete the application form on the University portal and provide all relevant documents as specified on the application form, including certificates of degrees and/or diplomas, academic transcripts, reference letters, and a 500-word statement of intent in the proposed research area. Candidates who are Nigerian citizens shall, in addition, provide the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) discharge, exemption or exclusion certificate. Each candidate shall request and ensure that the institution(s)
attended process and forward official academic transcript(s) directly to the Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies.

Only candidates whose transcripts have been received will be considered for admission.

•Masters Degree Programme: Candidates seeking admission to the Masters degree Programme of Covenant University must possess a Bachelor’s degree from Covenant University or any other University recognized by the Senate of Covenant University, with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) in the relevant discipline.
Candidates with Third Class Bachelor’s degree or HND (Lower Credit) who in addition, possess a Postgraduate diploma (PGD) with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 on a 5.00 scale in a relevant discipline may be considered.
Minimum duration of study for the award of the Master’s degree is two academic sessions for full-time.

•Ph.D. Degree Programme: Candidates seeking admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree Programme of Covenant University must possess the Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees of Covenant University or any other University recognized by the Senate of Covenant University in the relevant discipline. To qualify for direct entry into the Ph.D. degree programme, a candidate must have a minimum CGPA of 4.00 on a 5.00 scale or
equivalent (60%) in the Master’s (M.A./M.Sc./M.Eng./M.Tech.) programme.
Candidates with CGPAof 3.50–3.99 on a 5.00 point scale or equivalent (55–59%) in the Master’s programme may be considered for M.Phi l./Ph.D.programme. Covenant University does not award M.Phil. degree.
The M.Phil./Ph.D. programme is intended to prepare candidates for the Ph.D. degree.

Candidates with professional Master’s degrees are not eligible for the Ph.D. programme except they obtained M.Sc. degrees in the relevant fields.
The minimum duration of study for the award of Ph.D. degree is three and four academic sessions respectively for the full-time and part-time mode respectively.

COVENANT BUSINESS SCHOOL(CBS)

•Master of Business Administration (MBA): The Covenant Business School (CBS) offers Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree Programme with options in: Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship and Real Estate.
Candidates seeking admission to the MBA degree Programme must possess a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline with at least a second class lower division from Covenant University or any other university recognized by the Senate. Candidates with Third Class Bachelor’s degree, HND (minimum of Lower Credit) in a relevant discipline or professional qualifications such as ACA, ICAN, ACIB, etc. must have, in addition, a Postgraduate diploma (PGD) with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 to qualify for admission.
The duration of study for the award of the MBA degree is two academic sessions (Full-time).

SCREENING AND SELECTION CRITERIA

All applicants shall undergo a screening exercise, involving written and oral tests in the desired programme. A minimum score of 50% in each of the categories is required for a candidate to be considered eligible for admission. Candidate’s academic transcript(s) must be received before the final admission could be processed.

Screening Dates: Prospective candidates should take note of the screening dates for the conduct of the Computer Based Test (CBT) as listed below:
• College of Science and Technology & College of Engineering: May 25, 2017
• College of Business and Social Sciences & College of Leadership Development Studies: May 30, 2017

International Candidates: International candidates who may be applying for any of the programmes would have their screening examinations conducted on-line. Such candidates are expected to forward their intention (interest) by email to the Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies on this link: deansps@covenantuniversity@edu.ng to include their Skype ID phone number and time/ date of choice.

 

PROCEDURES FOR ONLINE APPLICATION

 

Log on to www.sps.covenantuniversity.edu.ng (the Covenant University School of Postgraduate Studies Website). Locate the 2017/2018 postgraduate admissions link, where you would be required to follow the steps outlined below:

Create a personal account for your Admission process (Note: Do not use the password to your private email)
After a successful creation of the account, login to the account and complete the online form.

The payment page is displayed by clicking on the submit button after you have successfully completed the online form.
The cost of the application form is N15,000.00 (Fifteen Thousand Naira) only. Additional transaction charge of N600.00 and N900.00 for bank or online payment respectively. Payment can either be made at these banks (Covenant University Microfinance Bank, Ecobank, First Bank and GTBank) or online; you are expected to select the card payment option before you can proceed.
Card Payment via the Internet: You can make payment using your ATM card.
After successful fee payment, you are expected to upload your passport, after which your application number is displayed (please copy it).

CLOSING DATE
The completed form and all documents should be submitted latest by May 13, 2017.


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