Covenant University Postgraduate Admission Form Out - 2018/2019 | MSc & PhD

Covenant University Postgraduate Admission Form Out - 2018/2019 | MSc & PhD

Covenant University School of Postgraduate Studies Admission Form into the Postgraduate Programmes for the 2018/2019 Academic Session Begins -  See Courses, Admission Requirements, Method of Application, Screening Dates, Time and Venue.

Covenant University is the leading private institution in Nigeria committed to raising a new generation of leaders.The University's serene and green environment, state-of-the art facilities, virtual library and a crop of distinguished faculty provide necessary incentives for effective learning and
research.Accommodation is available for interested students at the ultramodern postgraduate halls of residence.

To be considered for admission into any of the postgraduate programmes, a candidate shall satisfy the general University requirements as well as any special requirements for admission into the programme of interest.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Covenant University postgraduate programmes leading to the award of Masters and Ph.D degrees for the 2018/2019 academic session.

A. 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. The completed form and all documents should be submitted latest by Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

• 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 (Upper 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 Masters 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 ( 6 0 % ) in the Masters(M.A/M.Sc/M.Eng/M.Tech) degree result.
Candidates who graduated with CGPA of 3.50–3.99 on a 5.00 point scale or equivalent (55–59%) in the Master’s degree may be considered for M.Phil/Ph.D programme. Covenant University shall award M.Phil degree to M.Phil/Ph.D candidate who fails to meet up with a minimum CGPA of 4.00 upon the completion of coursework examination. Such candidate shall proceed to write a long essay/project and upon successful defence of the project would be awarded an M.Phil degree in the respective discipline. 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 academic sessions for full-time mode.

B. 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). “Applicants are to note that all postgraduate programmes in Covenant University are on full time basis except the M.Sc/ACIB programme which operates on part time.”

C. ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS

Additional opportunities for Masters/Ph.D degree students include the following:
  • Industrial/professional experience via our internship programme.
  • Certificate/Diploma programme in Leadership.

D. POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES IN COVENANT UNIVERSITY

The postgraduate programmes available in our four Colleges are as follows:

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS & SOCIAL SCIENCES

(a) DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING

Programme: Accounting
Degree in View: M.Sc
Areas of Specialization
1. Public Sector Accounting
2. Environmental Accounting
3. Management Accounting
4. Oil and Gas Accounting
5. Taxation
6. Financial Reporting
7. Auditing
8. International Accounting
9. Management Information Systems
10. Corporate Governance

Specific Requirements:
Degree(s) in Accounting; possession of final professional certificates (ICAN, ACCA, CPA,etc.) is considered an added advantage.

(b) DEPARTMENT OF BANKING & FINANCE

Programme: Finance
Degree in View: M.Sc, M.Sc/ACIB (Weekend), M.Phil, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization: Ph.D
1. International Finance
2. Corporate Finance
3. Financial Development
4. Banking Operations
5. Public Sector Finance
Candidates with degree(s) in Economics, Accounting, or Business Administration may be
considered.

(c) DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Programme: Business Administration
Degree in View: MBA, M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization:
1. Operations Management
2. International Management
3. International Business
4. Organizational Politics/Corporate Governance
5. Management
6. Organizational Behavior
7. Strategic Management

Programme: Industrial Relations & Human Resource Management
Degree inView:M.Sc, MBA, M.Phil, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization:
1. Marketing Information Systems/Research
2. Consumer Behavior
3. International Marketing
4. Logistics/Distribution Management
5. Digital/Contemporary Marketing
6. Political Marketing
7. Product/Brand Management
8. Service Marketing

Programme: Marketing
Degree in View: M.Sc, MBA, M.Phil, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization:
1. Strategic HRM
2. International HRM
3. Recruitment/Selection
4. Conflict Management
5. Compensation Management
6. Performance Management
7. Human Resource Development
8. Employee Relations
9. E-HRM
10. Human Resource Information System

Candidates with degree(s) in other business related disciplines such as Accounting, Finance
and Actuarial Science may be considered.

(d) DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS & DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

Programme: Economics
Degree inView:  M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization
1. Development Economics
2. Dynamic Macroeconomics
3. Environmental Economics
4. Health and Labour Economics
5. Institutional Economics
6. International Economics
7. Land and Agricultural Economics
8. Microeconomics and Informal Sector Economy
9. Monetary and Financial Economics
10. Resource and Energy Economics

Programme: Demography and Social Statistics
Degree in View: M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization
1. Demographic Analysis
2. Social Statistics
3. Population and Development
4. Family Planning and Reproductive Health
5. Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health
6. Men's Reproductive Health
7. Gender and Sexual Health
8. Fertility and Mortality Studies
9. Ageing
10. Social Marketing and Development
11. Migration and Internally Displayed Persons
12. Epidemiology of Communicable and NonCommunicable Diseases
13. Programmes Monitoring and Evaluation

(e) DEPARTMENT COMMUNICATION OF MASS

Programme: Mass Communication
Degree in View: M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization: M.Sc
1. Advertising and Marketing Communication
2. Broadcast (Radio,Television and Film)
3. Print/Online Journalism (Newspaper and Magazine)
4. Public Relations/Public Affairs
Areas of Specialization: M.Phil, Ph.D
1. Journalism
2. Media, Communication and Cultural Studies

(f) DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY

Programme: Sociology
Degree in View: M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization
1. Gender and Development Studies
2. Population Studies
3. Family and Reproductive Health
4. Industrial Sociology
5. Political Sociology
6. Rural Sociology
7. Cultural Studies
8. Medical Sociology
9. Sociology of Development
10. Sociology of Entrepreneurship
11. Political Sociology
12. Gerontology
13. Urban Sociology
14. Criminology and Security Studies
15. Sociology of Education
16. Sociology and Media Studies
17. Military Sociology
18. Social Problems

COLLEGE OF LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

(a) DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Programme: Counselling
Degree in View: M.A, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization
1. Career Counselling
2. Family and Marital Counselling
3. School Counselling
Programme: Psychology
Degree in View:M.Sc, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization
1. Counselling Psychology
2. Clinical Psychology
3. Organizational Psychology

(b) DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE & INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Programme: International Relations
Degree in View:M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
Programme:Political Science
Degree in View: M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
Programme: Policy & Strategic Studies
Degree in View: M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
Programme: Public Administration
Degree in View: M.Sc, MPA, M.Phil, Ph.D, MPA:
Areas of Specialization
1. Public Policy and Administration
2. Personnel Management

(c) DEPARTMENT OF LANGUAGES

Programme: English
Degree in View: M.A, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization
1. Language
2. Literature

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

(a) DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE

Programme:Architecture
Degree in View: M.Sc

(b) DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY

Programme:Biochemistry
Degree in View: M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization
1. Enzymology
2. Food and Nutritional Biochemistry
3. Pharmacology and Medicinal Plant Research
4. Industrial Biochemistry
5. Clinical Biochemistry
6. Environmental and Toxicological
Biochemistry
7. Molecular Oncology and Cancer Research
8. Molecular Biology

(c) DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Programme: Biology (Applied Biology & Biotechnology)
Degree in View: M.Sc., MPhil., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization:
1. Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (M.Sc Only)
2. Plant Molecular Biology and Genetics
3. Plant Physiology and Biotechnology
4. P l a n t G e n e t i c D i v e r s i t y a n d Conservation
5. M o l e c u l a r S y s t e m a t i c s a n d Cytogenetics
6. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Biology
7. Fisheries and Hydrobiology
8. Conservation Biology and Spatial Ecology

Programme: Microbiology
Degree in View: M.Sc., MPhil., Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization
1. Environmental Microbiology and
Biotechnology.
2. Food Microbiology and Biotechnology
3. I n d u s t r i a l M i c r o b i o l o g y a n d Biotechnology
4. Medical Microbiology/ Medical Parasitology
5. Virology
6. Immunology

(d) D E P A R T M E N T OF B U I L D I N G TECHNOLOGY

Programme:BuildingTechnology
Degree in View: M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization
1. Construction Management
2. Building Services
3. Maintenance Management
4. Facility Management
5. Building structure

(e) DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

Programme: Industrial Chemistry
Degree inView: M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D

(f) DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER & INFORMATION SCIENCES

Programme: Computer Science
Degree in View: M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization
1. Software Engineering
2. Artificial Intelligence
3. Bioinformatics
4. Mobile Computing
5. Data Mining
6. Cybercrime Security/Digital Forensic
7. Machine Learning
8. Networking

Programme: Management Information System (MIS)
Degree in View: M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization
1. Software Engineering
2. Artificial Intelligence
3. Information System
4. E-Commerce Research
5. Mobile Computing
6. Cybercrime Security/Digital Forensic
7. Big data Analytics
8. Health Informatics
9. Data Communication
10. Data Communication/Network

(g) DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT ESTATE

Programme: Estate Management
Degree in View: M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D

(h) D E P A R T M E NT OF MATHEMATICS

Programme: Industrial Mathematics
Degree in View: M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization
1. Numerical Methods/Analysis
2. Optimization
3. Differential equations
4. Financial
5. Functional Analysis
6. Operations Research
7. Mathematical Statistics
8. Fluid Mechanics

(i) DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

Programme: Industrial Physics
Degree in View: M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization
1. Atmospheric & Communication Physics
2. Renewable Energy and Material Physics
3. Radiation and Health Physics
4. Applied Geophysics

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

(a) DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Programme: Chemical Engineering
Degree in View: M.Eng, M.Phil, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization
1. Energy and Renewable Energy
2. Catalysis and Chemical Reaction
Engineering
3. C h e m i c a l E n g i n e e r i n g Thermodynamics
4. Transport and Separation Process

(b) D E PA R T M E N T O F C I V I L ENGINEERING
Programme: Civil Engineering
Degree in View: M.Eng, M.Phil, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization:
1. W a t e r R e s o u r c e s a n d Environmental Engineering
2. S t r u c t u r a l a n d M a t e r i a l s Engineering
3. Geo-Technical Engineering
4. Highway and Transportation Engineering

(c) DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL & INFORMATION ENGINEERING
Programme:Computer Engineering
Degree in View: M.Eng, M.Phil, Ph.D
Area of Specialization
1. Cyber Security
2. Biometrics
3. Machine Intelligence

Programme: Electrical & ElectronicsEngineering
Degree in View: M.Eng, M.Phil, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization
1. Power & Machines
2. Renewable Energy
P r o g r a m m e : I n fo r m a t i o n & Communication Engineering
Degree in View: M.Eng, M.Phil, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization
1. Satellite Communication
2. Wireless Communications
3. IOT & Embedded Systems
4. Cyber Security

(d) DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Programme:Mechanical Engineering
Degree in View:M.Eng, M.Phil, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization
1. Machine Design and Production Technology
2. Thermo fluid/ Energy System
3. Materials/ Metallurgical Engineering
4. Industrial and Manufacturing
Engineering 5. Mechatronics Engineering

(e) DEPARTMENT OF PETROLEUM ENGINEERING

Programme:Petroleum Engineering
Degree in View: M.Eng, M.Phil, Ph.D
Areas of Specialization: M.Eng
1. Reservoir Engineering
2. Petroleum Production Engineering
3. Petroleum Economics
4. Drilling Engineering

Areas of Specialization: Ph.D
1. Reservoir Engineering
2. Petroleum Production Engineering

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 fora 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: Thursday, May 31, 2018
  • College of Business and Social Sciences & College of Leadership Development Studies: Thursday, June 7,2018
International Candidates
International candidates who may be applying for any of the programme 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 http://sps.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/ (the Covenant University School of Postgraduate Studies Website).

Locate the 2018/2019 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 and GTBank).
  • After successful fee payment, you are expected to upload your passport, after which your application number is displayed (please copy it).

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