IMSU postgraduate admission form for 2021/2022 session

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Applications are invited from qualified candidates for admission into the under listed Postgraduate Diploma and higher degree (full-time and part-time) programmes of Imo State University in the 2021/2022 academic session.

AVAILABLE COURSES

IMSU postgraduate admission form for 2021/2022 session
  1. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE AND VETERINARY MEDICINE  
  1.  Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development

(i) Postgraduate Diploma Programmes in:

  • Agricultural Economics,
  • Agricultural Cooperatives,
  • Agricultural Extension, and
  • Farm Management and Rural Sociology.

(ii) M.Sc., M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics with specialization in:

  • Agricultural Cooperatives,
  • Farm Management;
  • Production Economics;
  • Agricultural Finance;
  • Agricultural Marketing,
  • Agricultural Business Studies
  • Resource and Environmental Economics.
  • Agricultural Project Management

(iii) M.Sc., M.Phil./Ph.D., and Ph.D. in Agricultural Extension with specialization in:

  • Rural Sociology;
  • Rural Development,
  • Agricultural Extension Systems;
  • Extension Communication;
  • Extension Administration.

(b) Department of Animal Science and Fisheries

(i) Postgraduate Diploma Programmes in:

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  • Animal Science, and
  • Fisheries.

(ii) M.Sc., M.Phil./Ph.D., and Ph.D. in Animal Science with specialization in:

  • Animal Production;
  • Animal Nutrition,
  • Animal Physiology; and
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics.

(c) Department of Crop Science and Biotechnology

  (i) Postgraduate Diploma Programmes in Crop Science.

  (ii) MSc, MPhil/PhD, and Ph D in Crop Science with specialization in:

  • Plant Protection;
  • Horticulture,
  • Breeding and Genetics;
  • Crop Nutrition and Physiology.

(d) Department of Soil Science and Environment

  (i) Postgraduate Diploma Programmes in Soil Science and Environment.

  (ii) M.Sc., M.Phil./Ph.D., and Ph.D. in Soil Science and Environmental with specialization in:

  • Soil Chemistry and Fertility;
  • Soil Physics and Conservation;
  • Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry;
  • Soil Survey and Land Use Planning; and
  • Environmental Pollution.

 (e) Department of Food Science and Technology

            (i) Postgraduate Diploma Programme in Food Science and Technology

            (ii) M.Sc. in Food Science and Technology

            (iii) MPhil/Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology with specialization in:

  • Food Microbiology/Biotechnology
  • Food Processing and Preservation
  • Food Chemistry and Nutrition

(iv)Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology with specialization in:

  •  Food Microbiology/Biotechnology
  • Food Processing and Preservation
  • Food Chemistry and Nutrition

 

2. FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES

  1. Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology

   (i) Postgraduate Diploma in Anatomy

 

   (ii) M.Sc. Anatomy with specialization in:

  • Embryology
  • Histology
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Forensic Anatomy
  • Anthropometry & Biometry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Histochemistry & Cytochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Radiological Anatomy

 

     (iii) M.Phil./Ph.D. Anatomy with specialization in:

  • Embryology
  • Histology
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Forensic Anatomy
  • Anthropometry & Biometry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Histochemistry & Cytochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Radiological Anatomy

 

(iv)Ph.D. Anatomy with specialization in:

  • Embryology
  • Histology
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Forensic Anatomy
  • Anthropometry & Biometry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Histochemistry & Cytochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Radiological Anatomy
  1. Department of Medical Biochemistry
  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Biochemistry
  2. M.Sc. in Medical Biochemistry with specialization in:
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Toxicological Biochemistry
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Neurobiochemistry
  • Pharmacological Biochemistry
  • Environmental/Xenobiochemistry
  • Nutrition/Micronutrient Biochemistry
  • Phytobiochemistry
  • Oxidative Stress/Wellness Biochemistry
  • Forensic Biochemistry
  • Endocrinology/Immunobiochemistry
  1. Ph.D. in Medical Biochemistry with specialization in:
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Toxicological Biochemistry
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Neurobiochemistry
  • Pharmacological Biochemistry
  • Environmental/Xenobiochemistry
  • Nutrition/Micronutrient Biochemistry
  • Phytobiochemistry
  • Oxidative Stress/Wellness Biochemistry
  • Forensic Biochemistry
  • Endocrinology/Immunobiochemistry

    (c) Department of Human Physiology

                 (i) Postgraduate Diploma in Human Physiology

                 (ii) M.Sc. Physiology with specialization in:

  • Blood and Cellular Transport Physiology
  • Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Renal and Body fluid Physiology
  • Respiratory Physiology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Endocrinology and Reproduction Physiology
  • Environmental Physiology

(iii) MPhil/Ph.D. Physiology with specialization in:

  • Blood and Cellular Transport Physiology
  • Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Endocrinology and Reproduction Physiology
  • Environmental Physiology

(iv)Ph.D. Physiology with specialization in:

  • Blood and Cellular Transport Physiology
  • Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Endocrinology and Reproduction Physiology
  • Environmental Physiology

 

3. FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

   (a)   Department of Environmental and Applied Biology

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:
  • Hydrobiology and Fisheries
  • Public Health Parasitology and Entomology
  • Environmental Biology
  • Physiology
  1.  M.Sc. with specialization in
  • Public Health Parasitology and Entomology 
  • Fisheries and Hydrobiology
  • Environmental Biology
  • Physiology
  1. M.Phil. /Ph.D. and Ph.D. with specialization in:
  • Medical Entomology 
  • Fisheries and Hydrobiology
  • Environmental Biology
  • Physiology
  • Public Health Parasitology

   (b)Department of Microbiology

   (i) Postgraduate diploma in Microbiology

   (ii) M.Sc.., M.Phil. /Ph.D. and Ph.D. with specialisation in:

  • Medical Microbiology.
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Industrial Microbiology

     (c) Department of Plant Science & Biotechnology

  1. Postgraduate diploma in
    • Plant Taxonomy/Biosystematics
    • Mycology and Phytopathology
    • Plant Physiology.
  2.    M.Sc. with specialisation in:
    • Plant Biosystematics/Taxonomy
    • Mycology/Plant Pathology
    • Plant Physiology
  3. M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. with specialization in:
    • Plant Taxonomy and Biosystematics
    • Pathology and Mycology
    • Plant Physiology

       (d)Department of Biochemistry

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Biochemistry
  2. M.Sc. in Biochemistry with specialization in:
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Nutritional Biochemistry/Toxicology
  1. MPhil/Ph.D. in Biochemistry with specialization in:
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Nutritional Biochemistry/Toxicology

 

4. FACULTY OF EDUCATION

      (a)Department of Postgraduate

   (i) Post doctoral Diploma in Education (PDDE)

   (ii) Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

   (iii) Professional Diploma in Education (PDE)

   (iv) Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Science

      (b) Department of Education Arts

                   (i) MA (Ed) in Education Arts with options in:

  • History
  • Religion
  • Fine and Applied Arts

       (ii) M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Curriculum Studies

 

 

   (c) Department of Foundations and Counselling

(i) M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Guidance and Counselling

(ii) M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Sociology of Education

(iii) M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Philosophy of Education

    (d) Department of Language Education

             (i) MA.(Ed) and Ph.D.. Language Education with option in:

  • English language
  • Igbo
  • French

     (e) Department of Library and Information Science

  1. PGD in Library and Information Science
  2. MLS in Library and Information Science
  3. MLS/Ph.D. in Library and Information Science
  4. Ph.D. in Library and Information Science
  5. M.ED in Educational Technology
  6. Ph.D. in Educational Technology

     (f) Department of Life Science Education

        (i) MSc (Ed) in Science Education with options in:

  • Biology
  • Health Science
  • Agricultural Science

         (ii) M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology

      (g) Department of Physical Science Education

                 (i) M.Sc. (Ed) in Science Education with options in:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

          (ii)  M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Measurement and Evaluation

          (iii) Ph.D. in Research and Evaluation with option in:

  • Education Physics
  • Education Chemistry
  • Education Mathematics

          (iv)Ph.D. Science Education with options in:

  • Education Physics
  • Education Chemistry
  • Education Mathematics
  • Education Social Studies
  • Education Government
  • Education Biology
  • Education Agricultural Science
  • health Science Education

       (h) Department of Social Science Education

            (i) M.Sc. (Ed) in Science Education with options in

  • Economics
  • Accountancy
  • Social Studies
  • Government

          (ii) M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Educational Management and Planning

          (iii) Ph.D. Education Accountancy

          (iv) Ph.D. Education Economics

          (v)  Ph.D. Education Social Studies

 

5. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

(a)  Department of Civil Engineering

    (i) Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering

    (ii) M.Engr in Civil Engineering

    (iii) M.Phil./Ph.D., and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering

(b)  Department of Mechanical Engineering

     (i) Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

     (ii) M.Eng in Mechanical Engineering

     (iii) Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering

(c) Department of Agricultural Engineering

(i) PGD Agricultural Engineering

(ii) M.Eng Agricultural Engineering

(d) Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering

     (i)  Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering

     (ii) M. Eng in Electrical/Electronic Engineering

 

6. FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

    (a) Department of Architecture

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture
  2. M.Sc. in Architecture
  3. M.Phil./PhD and Ph.D. in Architecture

   (b) Department of Building

     (i) PGD in Construction Technology/Management

     (ii) M.Sc. in Construction technology/Management

   (c) Department of Estate Management

       (i) PGD in Estate Management

        (ii) M.Sc. in Estate Management

        (iii) M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. in Estate Management

 (d) Department of Fine and Applied arts

  1. PGD in Fine and applied arts
  2. M.A. Fine Arts (Art History)
  3. MFA Fine Arts (Studio)
  4. M.Phil./Ph.D. (Studio)
  5. Ph.D. Fine Arts (Art History)
  6. Ph.D. (DocFa) Fine and Applied Arts (Studio)

(e) Department of Quantity Surveying

         (i)  Post Graduate Diploma in Quantity Surveying

(f) Department of Surveying and Geoinformatics

         (i) Postgraduate Diploma in Surveying & Geoinformatics

         (ii) M.Sc. in Surveying & Geoinformatics

(g) Department of Geography and Environmental Management

     (i)  Postgraduate diploma in Environmental Management

     (ii) M.Sc. with specialization in:

  • Rural Geography
  •  Environmental Management
  • Climatology
  • Biogeography
  • Water Resources

      (iii) M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. with specialisation in

  • Rural Geography
  •  Environmental Management
  • Climatology
  • Biogeography
  • Water Resources

 

7.    FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

(a)  Department of Public Health

   (i) Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health

   (ii) M.Sc. in Public Health

   (iii) M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. in Public Health

(b) Department of Nutrition and Dietetics

(i) Postgraduate Diploma Programmes in Nutrition and Dietetics.

(ii) M. Sc. in Human Nutrition and Dietetics

(iii) M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. in Human Nutrition and Dietetics

(c)   Department of Medical Laboratory:

(i) PGD in Medical Laboratory Science

(ii) M.Sc. in Medical Laboratory Science with specialization in:

  • Chemical Pathology,
  • Medical Microbiology,
  • Haematology
  • Histopathology

 (iii) M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. in Medical Laboratory Science with specialization in:

  • Chemical Pathology,
  • Medical Microbiology,
  • Haematology
  • Histopathology.

(d) Department of Optometry

      (i)  M.Sc. in Public Health Optometry

      (ii) Fellowship in Public Health Optometry which can be combines with M.Sc.

(e) Department of Nursing Science

  1. PGD in Nursing Science
  2. M.Sc. Nursing Science with specialization in
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing Science
  • Maternal and Child Health Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing Administration and Management
  • Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing

       3. M.Phil./Ph.D. in Nursing Science with specialization in:

  • Medical-Surgical Nursing Science
  • Maternal and Child Health Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing Administration and Management
  • Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing

 

     8. FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

     (a)  Centre for Igbo Studies

          (i) Post Graduate Diploma in Igbo Studies

          (ii)M.A. Igbo Studies with options in

  • Igbo Arts
  • Igbo Folktales, Ballads and Oral Tradition
  • Igbo Cultural and Civilization
  • Igbo Language Syntax 
  • Igbo Philosophy and Religion

      (b)Department of Women and Gender Studies

  1. Post Graduate Diploma in Women and Gender Studies
  2. M.A in Women and Gender Studies with option in:
  • Gender Based Violence
  • Gender Equality
  • Gender Harmony
  • Gender Plurality

       3. Ph.D. in Women and Gender Studies

     (c)  Department of English and Literary Studies

     (i)  Postgraduate Diploma in English and Literary Studies

     (ii) M.A. English and literary Studies with option in:

  • English Language
  • Literature

     (iii) MPhil/Ph.D. in English and Literary Studies

  • English Language
  • Literature

     (d) Department of History and International Studies

      (i)  Post Graduate Diploma in

  • History
  • History and International Studies
  • International Development Studies
  • Conflict and Peace Management
  • Military and Strategic History
  • Institutional Studies and Development
  • Women and Gender History

     (ii) MA History and International Studies with specialization in

  • History
  • International Studies
  • International Development Studies
  • Conflict and Peace Management
  • Institutional Studies and Development
  • Military and Strategic History
  • Women and Gender History

      (iii) M.Phil./Ph.D. History and International Studies with specialization in

  •  Igbo History
  • Nigerian History
  • African History
  • Urban History
  • Diplomatic History
  • Military and Strategic History
  • Women and Gender History

      (iv) Ph.D. History and International Studies with specialization in

  • Igbo History
  • Nigerian History
  • African History
  • Urban History
  • Diplomatic History
  • Military and Strategic History
  • Women and Gender History

(e) Department of French

    (i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in French

    (ii) M.A. French with specialization in:

  • African and Caribbean Literature
  • Comparative Literature
  • French Literature
  • French and Linguistics
  • French Language and Linguistics
  • French Language and Translation
  • French Culture and Civilization

       (iii) M.Phil./Ph.D. French with specialization in:

  • African and Caribbean Literature
  • Comparative Literature
  • French Literature
  • French and Linguistics
  • French Language and Linguistics
  • French Language and Translation
  • French Culture and Civilization

      (iv) Ph.D. French with specialization in:

  • African and Caribbean Literature
  • Comparative Literature
  • French Literature
  • French and Linguistics
  • French Language and Linguistics
  • French Language and Translation
  • French Culture and Civilization

  (f) Department of Linguistics and Igbo

      (i)  Post graduate Diploma (PGD) Linguistics and Igbo with specialization in:

  • Linguistics
  • Literature and translation studies
  • Igbo Language and cultural studies
  • Igbo Language in the Diaspora

      (ii) M.A. Linguistics and Igbo with specialization in:  

  • Linguistics
  • Literature and translation studies
  • Igbo Language and cultural studies
  • Igbo Language in the Diaspora

      (iii) M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. Linguistics and Igbo with specialization in:  

  • Linguistics
  • Literature and translation studies
  • Igbo Language and cultural studies
  • Igbo Language in the Diaspora

  (g)   Department of Philosophy

      (i) Post Graduate Diploma in Philosophy

      (ii) MA Philosophy with options in:

  • Philosophy and Leadership
  • Epistemology
  • History of Philosophy
  • Applied Ethics and Technology

     (iii) M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. Philosophy

  • Philosophy and Leadership
  • Epistemology
  • History of Philosophy
  • Applied Ethics and Technology

 

    (h)Department of Religious Studies

     (i) Postgraduate Diploma in Religious Studies

     (ii) M.A. Religious Studies, with areas of specialisation in

  • Indigenous Religion
  • Biblical Studies (with option in Old Testament or New Testament)
  • Studies in Hebrew & Greek Translation
  • Religion, Conflict and Peace Building
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Psychology of Religion
  • Religion, Culture and Gender Studies

     (iii) M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. Religious Studies, with areas of specialisation in:

  • Indigenous Religion
  • Biblical Studies (with option in Old Testament or New Testament)
  • Studies in Hebrew & Greek Translation
  • Religion, Conflict and Peace Building
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Psychology of Religion
  • Religion, Culture and Gender Studies

(i)  Department of Theatre Arts

  (i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Theatre Arts

  (ii) M.A. in Theatre Arts with specialization in:

  • Development Theatre (TFD)
  • Theatre and Gender Studies
  • Directing and Acting
  • Playwriting, Dramaturgy/Dramatics Theory and Criticism
  • Theatre Studies and Performance
  • Theatre History and Histiography
  • Indigenous Dance and Choreography
  • Arts Administration and Theatre Management
  • Indigenous Drama, Theatre & Literature
  • Media and Film Studies

(iii) M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. in Theatre Arts with specialization in:

  • Development Theatre (TFD)
  • Theatre and Gender Studies
  • Directing and Acting
  • Playwriting, Dramaturgy/Dramatics Theory and Criticism
  • Theatre Studies and Performance
  • Theatre History and Histiography
  • Indigenous Dance and Choreography
  • Arts Administration and Theatre Management
  • Indigenous Drama, Theatre & Literature
  • Media and Film Studies

 

       9.  FACULTY OF LAW    

          (i)  Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Law

                (ii) Masters Degree Programmes (LLM)

                (iii) M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. programme in Law with specialization in:

  • International Law and Jurisprudence
  • Private and Property Law
  • Public Law
  • Commercial Law

 

 10. FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

     (a)Department of Accountancy

      (i) Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy

       (ii) MBA in accountancy

       (iii) M.Sc., M.Phil./Ph.D., Ph.D. Accountancy

    (b) Department of Banking and Finance

      (i) Postgraduate Diploma in Banking and Finance

       (ii) MBA Banking and Finance

       (iii) M.Sc., M.Phil./Ph.D., and Ph.D. with specialisation in:

   (c)  Department of Business Management

      (i) Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management

       (ii) M.Sc. and MBA in Business Management

       (iii) MPhil/PhD in Business Management

       (iv) PhD in Business Management

  (d) Department of Insurance and Actuarial Science

      (i) PGD in Insurance and Risk Management

      (ii) M.Sc. in Insurance and Risk Management

  (e) Department of Marketing

      (i) Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing

       (ii) M.Sc. and MBA in Marketing

       (iii) M.Phil./Ph.D. in Marketing,

       (iv) Ph.D. in Marketing

 (f)  Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management

     (i) Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management

      (ii) M.Sc., M.Phil./Ph.D., and Ph.D. in Hospitality and Tourism Management

 

(11) FACULTY OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES

   (a) Department of Chemistry

    (i) Postgraduate diploma in Chemistry

    (ii) M.Sc. with specialization in:

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry,
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry

  (iii) M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. in Chemistry with specialisation in:

      (b) Department of Computer Science

      (i) Postgraduate diploma in Computer Science

      (ii) M.Sc. with specialization in:

  • Software Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Communication and Network
  • Cyber Security

       (iii)M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. Computer Science with specialization in:

  • Software Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Communication and Network

 

 (c)Department of Physics

      (i) Postgraduate diploma in Physics

      (ii) M.Sc., MPhil/Ph.D. and Ph.D. with specialisation in:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Solid State Physics
  • Applied Geophysics

 (d) Department of Statistics

      (i)  Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics

      (ii) M.Sc., M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. in Statistics

  (e) Department of Mathematics

       (i)  Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematics

       (ii) M.Sc. Mathematics

       (iii) M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. in Mathematics

 

 12.  FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

 (a)  Department of Economics

 (i) Postgraduate Diploma in Economics with specialization in:

  • Public Sector Economics & Finance
  • Industrial Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Monetary Economics

(ii) M.Sc. Economics with specialisation in:

  • Public Sector Economics & Finance
  • Industrial Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Monetary Economics

(iii) M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. Economics with specialization in:

  • Public Sector Economics & Finance
  • Industrial Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Monetary Economics

(b) Department of Mass Communication

(i) Postgraduate Diploma in:

  • Mass Communication and
  • Public Relation

(ii) M.Sc. in:

  • Mass Communication and
  • Public Relations

 (iii) M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. with specialization in:

  • Print Sequence,
  • Electronic (Broadcast) Sequence
  • Theory and Research Sequence
  • Public Relation and Advertising
  • Behaviour Change Communication/Development Communication

    (c) Department of Political Science

          (i) Postgraduate Diploma in:

  • Political Science
  • Public Administration (PGDPA)

          (ii) M.Sc. Political Science with specialization in

  • International Relations and Diplomacy
  • Political Economy
  • Comparative Politics
  • Development Studies

(i) Master of Political Science (MPSC) with specialization in:

  • Intelligence and Security Studies
  • Peace and Conflict Studies

(ii) M.Sc. in Public Administration with options in:

  • Local Government Administration
  • Human Resources Management

(iii) Master of Public Administration (MPA) with specialization in:

  • Human Resources Management (MHRM)
  • Public Sector Management (MPSM)
  • Local Government Administration (MLGA)
  • MPA Executive

(iv) MPil/Ph.D.  in Political Science with specialization in:

  • International Relations and Diplomacy
  • Political Economy
  • Comparative Politics

        

  (vii) MPhil/Ph.D. in Public Administration with options in:

  • Local Government Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • Public Sector Management.

   (d) Department of Psychology

    (i)   Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology

  (ii)  M.Sc. Psychology with specialization options in

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Industrial Psychology/Organizational Psychology
  • Counselling Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology

 (iii) Ph.D. with specialization in:

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Industrial Psychology/Organizational Psychology
  • Counselling Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology

   (e) Department of Sociology

         (i) Postgraduate Diploma in:

  • Sociology
  • Criminology and Security Studies
  • Social Works

        (ii)  Master in Criminology and Security Studies (MCSS)

        (iii) M.Sc. Degree Sociology with options in:

  • Sociology of Development
  • Rural Sociology
  • Industrial Sociology
  • Personnel and Human Resources Management

       (iv) M.Phil./Ph.D. and Ph.D. Programmes with options in:

  • Sociology of Development
  • Rural Sociology
  • Industrial Sociology
  • Human Resources and Personnel Management

 

B. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

General

All prospective applicants must possess ab initio at least 5 O’level Credit passes at not more than 2 sittings from WASC, GCE, NABTEB, NECO or TC II. For all Social Science courses, a credit in Mathematics is required. Apart from the basic UME of five credits, two of the credits must be in English and Mathematics in all disciplines in the Faculty of Education. Any candidate who does not satisfy the O’level requirements for the courses of choice shall not be considered for admission. In addition, there are specific Departmental/Faculty requirements, which applicants have to meet. Details of these are available on this portal.

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

Applicants must hold a good honours degree or at least HND from an institution recognised by the Senate of Imo State University, Owerri. However, applicants for PGD in Construction Management may be considered if they have certain other certificates plus not less than ten years post qualification experience in a related field. For PGD in Medical Laboratory Science, applicants must possess AIMLS/AIMLT or FIMLT or equivalent qualifications registerable with the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN).

Masters Degree Programmes

  1. A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree with second class honours in relevant discipline with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 on a 5-point scale, minimum CGPA of 2.4 on 4-point scale, minimum of 60% on 100% scale or Postgraduate Diploma at Credit or Higher level in the relevant discipline, or equivalent qualification.
  2. For Masters Degree in Education (Measurement and Evaluation) the candidates must have adequate mathematics background.
  3. Applicants for M.Sc. Architecture may be required to present a portfolio of their work and/or appear for interview.
  4. MPA applicants must have a minimum of five years postgraduate working experience.
  5. Applicants to the Masters programme will take a screening test on date to be fixed.

PhD Degree Programmes

Masters degree in the relevant discipline or equivalent qualifications with at least 3.5 CGPA on 5-point scale, 3.00 on a 4-point scale or 70% on 100%. Applicants for the PhD programme will take a screening test on a date to be fixed. Applicants will find information on this on the SPGS website (www.imsu.edu.ng).

MPhil/PhD Degree Programmes

Masters degree in the relevant discipline or equivalent qualifications with CGPA of 3.0 – 3.49 on 5-point scale, 2.4 – 2.93 on a 4-point scale or 60% – 69% on 100%.

 

NOTE: Applicants for the Masters Degree, MPhil/PhD and PhD programmes   will take a screening test on a date to be fixed. Applicants will find information on this on the SPGS website (www.imsu.edu.ng).

 

NYSC Discharge or Exemption Certificate

Photocopies of NYSC discharge or exemption certificate must be attached to the completed application forms, to merit consideration.

Official Transcript

Candidates are advised to apply to their former institutions to forward authenticated copies of their transcripts under sealed cover directly to Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies (SPGS). Candidates should note that their application may not be processed without all the supporting documents, including transcript, certificates, passport photographs, and referee reports.

Minimum Duration of Programmes

The normal duration for PGD programme is, two semesters for full-time and four semesters for part-time students. For Masters Students, it is three semesters for full-time and six semesters for part-time. For PhD Programmes, the minimum duration is six semesters for full time and eight semesters for part-time. In addition to the admission requirements, every candidate in regular employment must submit with his/her application a formal letter of release for Postgraduate studies issued by his/her employer.

 

        1. METHOD OF APPLICATION

Candidate should visit the IMSU website: www.imsu.edu.ng and follow the online application steps below:

  1. Click on the admissions menu on the website to be directed to the admission portal
  2. Click on the post-graduate admission on the side menu and click on apply
  3. Enter your full name, email address, phone number, password  and click on submit
  4. Verify your email
  5. Pay the application fee either with your card online or generate a transaction reference to pay at any bank branch of your choice
  6. After payment, fill and submit your application form, and upload all required documents.
  7. After signup and verification of your email, you will be able to login to your application account with your application number and password to continue and complete your application at any time before the closing date.    
  8. Print the acknowledgement form, Referee form, Thesis, for submission to the School of Post Graduate Studies, Imo State University

                                           D. CLOSING DATE:

  1. Closing date for application for the 2021/2022 session is 17th December, 2021.
  2. Documents to Be Submitted

In addition to the application acknowledgment forms printed from the admission portal, the following documents must be submitted to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies (SPGS) on or before 17th January, 2022.

  1. O’level Result
  2. Higher education certificates
  3. Higher education transcript (or transcript application acknowledgement form)
  4. NYSC certificate or exemption letter
  5. Signed referees reference form for three (3) referees  
  6. Valid identity card
  7. Indigene certificate
  8.  Four (4) Passport photo

The School of Postgraduate Studies expects the recommendations by referees in sealed separate envelopes; referees report could either come with the main application acknowledgement forms or be mailed directly to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies before the deadline for the submission of forms.

Please note that incomplete information or late submission of forms may delay/prevent action on such application.

 

Ebiringa P.A. Esq.

Secretary, SPGS

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