Benue State University Admission into Postgraduate

Benue State University Admission into Postgraduate Programmes 2020/2021

The Benue State University Admission into Postgraduate Programmes 2020/2021 academic session.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to Postgraduate programmes leading to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters and Doctor of Philosophy degrees of the Benue State University for the 2020/2021 academic session.

Benue State University Admission into Postgraduate Requirements

Applicants must in the first instance, meet the relevant “O” Level requirements for award of
Bachelor’s degree of the Benue State University:
(a) A credit in English Language is required for all courses;

(b) A credit pass in Mathematics is required for all Sciences, Social Sciences as well as
courses in Management Sciences, Environmental Sciences and Educational Management;
(c) A Pass in Mathematics is required for all non-Science Education Courses;
(d) “O” Level credit Pass in Economics is required for all Management Science courses
and Economics;
(e) A credit pass in “O” Level Literature in English is required for programmes in the
Departments of English, Languages & Linguistics, Theatre Arts and Law, while a Pass
in Literature in English is required for Language Education programme;
(f) IJMB “O” Level credit Pass in Mathematics and English Language are acceptable in
lieu of credit pass at SSC or GCE “O” Level;
(g) NCE English major is acceptable in lieu of “O” Level Literature in English;
(h) NCE Use of English is acceptable in lieu of “O” Level credit pass in SSC or GCE “O”
Level English.
(i) Psychology requires at least a Pass in Biology or Health Science;
(j) In all cases, “A” Level passes supercede “O” Level passes.

Method of Application
Applications are available only on the online platform. Applicants are to visit the Benue State
University website www.bsum.edu.ng (under applications on Benue State University Portal section) click on Postgraduate and complete some pre-registration information and submit. Once submitted, an Application number will be generated. Print a copy of the pre-registration form. Applicants would then proceed to the designated Banks (Fidelity, First, Zenith, Sterling, Diamond) with the printed copy of pre-registration form and pay a non-refundable application fee using the generated Application number. After payment, applicants would be expected to re-visit the Benue State University Portal under Application and click on Postgraduate to complete the Application Form and submit.

Applicants should print in duplicate the hard copy of the completed form, attach all relevant photocopies of their credentials then submit to the Postgraduate School.
Applicants are to ensure that the on-line reference forms are completed by the three referees. They are to note that applications without relevant documents uploaded will not be considered. Later purchase of the Form which commences 30 days after the date of the advert shall attract an additional fee.
Guidelines for filling application forms
Applicants should provide all information sought in the form. Applications with incomplete information shall be treated as void. Proposed course of study including area of specialization if any should be clearly stated. Applicants should ensure that their official transcripts of academic record are forwarded to the Postgraduate School by their former universities. Applications without official transcripts of academic record shall not be processed. A candidate can apply for admission to only one Degree/Diploma programme at any given time.
The application costs ten thousand Naira (N10,000).
Closing Date
Closing date of application is 30 days from the date of the advertisement after which the application shall attract additional fee.

FACULTY OF ARTS
a. Department of Languages and Linguistics
M.A. Linguistics – Full-time
M.A. French – Full-time
PhD Linguistics – Full-time
PhD French – Full-time
b. Department of English
M.A. Literature in English – Full-time
PhD. Literature in English – Full/Part
time
c. Department of History
M.A. History with specialization in any of the following areas:
M.A. History (Nigerian History – Central Nigeria) – Full-time
M.A. History (African History) – Full-time
M.A. History (Economic History) – Full-time
M.A. History (Historiography) – Full-time
M.A. History (Diplomatic History) – Full-time
PhD History with specialization in any of the following areas:
PhD History (Nigerian History with particular emphasis on Central Nigeria) Full-time
PhD History (African History) – Full-time
PhD History (Economic History) – Full-time
PhD History (Historiography) – Full-time
PhD History (Diplomatic History) – Full-time
PhD History (Cultural History) – Full-time
d. Department of Theatre Arts
M.A. Theatre Arts with specialization in any of the following areas:
M.A. Theatre Arts (Theatre for Development) – Full-time
M.A. Theatre Arts (Theatre Management and Administration) – Full-time
M.A. Theatre Arts (Dramatic Theory and Criticism) – Full-time
M.A. Theatre Arts (Directing) – Full-time
M.A. Theatre Arts (Media Arts Studies) – Full-time
M.A. Theatre Arts (Film Studies) – Full-time
M.A. Theatre Arts (Theatre Technology) – Full-time
M.A. Theatre Arts (Theatre in Education) – Full-time
M.A. Theatre Arts (Acting/Voice and Speech Arts) – Full-time
M.A. Theatre Arts (Dance/Choreography) – Full-time
M.A. Theatre Arts (Playwriting) – Full-time
M.A. Theatre Arts (Theatre History) – Full-time
M.A. Theatre Arts (Theatre and Cultural Administration) – Full-time
M.A. Theatre Arts (Theatre Innovations) – Full-time
M.A. Theatre Arts (Costumes/Make-up) – Full-time
M.A. Theatre Arts (Sociology of Drama) – Full-time
M.A. Theatre Arts (Media Arts Studies) – Full-time
M.A. Theatre Arts (Music/Ethnomusicology) – Full-time
M.A. Theatre Arts (Theatre Tourism) – Full-time
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PhD Theatre Arts – Full-time
e. Department of Religion and Cultural Studies
M.A. Religious Studies with specialization in any of the following areas:
M.A. Religious Studies (Old Testament) – Full-time
M.A. Religious Studies (New Testament) – Full-time
M.A. Religious Studies (African Religion) – Full-time
M.A. Religious Studies (Christian Ethics) – Full-time
M.A. Religious Studies (Sociology of Religion) – Full-time
M.A. Religious Studies (Comparative Religions) – Full-time
PhD Religious Studies with specialization in any of the following areas:
PhD Religious Studies (Old Testament) – Full-time
PhD Religious Studies (New Testament) – Full-time
PhD Religious Studies (African Religion) – Full-time
PhD Religious Studies (Christian Ethics) – Full-time
PhD Religious Studies (Sociology of Religion) – Full-time
PhD Religious Studies (Comparative Religions) – Full-time
Note: For PhD in New Testament Studies, candidates must have proficiency in New Testament Greek
f. Department of Philosophy
M.A. Philosophy with specialization in any of the following areas:
M.A. Philosophy (African Philosophy) – Full-time
M.A. Philosophy (Epistemology) – Full-time
M.A. Philosophy (Ethics) – Full-time
M.A. Philosophy (Social and Political Philosophy) – Full-time
M.A. Philosophy (Metaphysics) – Full-time
2. FACULTY OF EDUCATION
a. Department of Arts and Social Sciences Education
M.Ed Curriculum and Instruction – Full-time
M.Ed Language Education – Full-time
M.Ed Social Studies Education – Full-time
PhD Curriculum and Instruction – Full-time
PhD Language Education – Full-time
PhD Social Studies Education – Full-time
b. Department of Arts and Science Education
M.Ed Mathematics Education – Full-time
M.Ed Science Education – Full-time
PhD Mathematics Education – Full-time
PhD Science Education – Full-time
c. Department of Educational Foundations
M.Ed Management – Full-time
M.Ed Educational Psychology – Full-time
M.Ed Guidance and Counselling – Full/Part time
Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) – Full-time
PhD Educational Management – Full-time
PhD Marriage and Family Counselling – Full/Part time
PhD Persona-Social Counselling – Full-time
PhD School Counselling – Full-time
d. Department of Library and Information Science
Master in Library and Information Science (MLIS) – Full-time
d. Department of Vocational and Technical Education
M.Sc. (Ed) Technology Education (Construction) – Full-time
M.Sc. (Ed) Technology Education (Electrical/Electronics) – Full-time
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M.Sc. (Ed) Technology Education (Mechanical) – Full-time
e. Department of Human Kinetics and Physical and Health Education
M.Sc. (Ed) Physical and Health Education – Full-time
M.Sc. (Ed) Exercise and Sport Science – Full-time
M.Sc. (Ed) Sports Management – Full-time
PhD (Ed) Physical and Health Education – Full-time
PhD (Ed) Exercise and Sport Science – Full-time
PhD (Ed) Sports Management – Full-time
3. FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
a. Department of Geography
M.Sc. Environmental Management – Full-time
M.Sc. Geography with specialization in the following areas:
M.Sc. Geography (Climatology) – Full-time
M.Sc. Geography (Environmental Resources Management) – Full-time
M.Sc. Geography (Geomorphology) – Full-time
M.Sc. Geography (Housing Studies) – Full-time
M.Sc. Geography (Population Studies) – Full-time
M.Sc. Geography (Hydrology and Water Resources) – Full-time
M.Sc. Geography (Rural Geography) – Full-time
M.Sc. Geography (Soil Science) – Full-time
M.Sc. Geography (Urban Geography) – Full-time
M.Sc. Development Studies – Full time
PhD Geography – Full time
b. Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) – Full-time
M.Sc. Environmental Planning and Management – Full-time
M.Sc. Housing – Full-time
M.Sc. Regional Planning – Full-time
M.Sc. Social Services Planning – Full-time
M.Sc. Transportation Planning – Full-time
M.Sc. Urban Design – Full-time
M.Sc. Urban Management – Full-time
Postgraduate Diploma in Planning Studies (PDPS) – Full-time
PhD Urban and Regional Planning – Full-time
4. FACULTY OF LAW
Master of Laws (LL.M) – Full-time
PhD Laws – Full-time
5. FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
a. Department of Accounting
M.Sc. Accounting and Finance – Full-time
Master in Public Sector Accounting – Full-time
PhD Accounting and Finance – Full-time
b. Department of Business Management
Master of Business Administration (MBA) with specialization in the following areas:
MBA (Management) – Full-time
MBA (Banking and Finance) – Full-time
MBA (Marketing) – Full-time
MBA (Accounting and Finance) – Full-time
Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) – Full-time
M. Sc. Management – Full-time
PhD Management – Full-time
PhD Marketing – Full-time
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6. FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
a. Department of Economics
M.Sc. Economics with specialization in the following areas:
M.Sc. Economics (Development Economics) – Full-time
M.Sc. Economics (Monetary Economics) – Full-time
M.Sc. Economics (Public Finance) – Full-time
PhD Economics with specialization in the following areas:
PhD Economics (Economic Theory) – Full-time
PhD Economics (Applied Economics) – Full-time
PhD Economics (Industrial Economics) – Full-time
PhD Economics (International Economics) – Full-time
PhD Economics (Monetary Economics) – Full-time
PhD Economics (Public Sector Economics) – Full-time
PhD Economics (Development Economics) – Full-time
PhD Economics (Labour Economics) – Full-time
PhD Economics (Environmental Economics) – Full-time
PhD Economics (Health Economics) – Full-time
PhD Economics (Operations Research) – Full-time
PhD Economics (Energy Economics) – Full-time
PhD Economics (Economic Planning) – Full-time
PhD Economics (Mathematical Economics) – Full-time
b. Department of Political Science
Master of Public Administration (MPA) – Full-time
M.Sc. Public Administration – Full-time
M.Sc. International Relations and Strategic Studies – Full-time
M.A. International Relations and Strategic Studies – Full-time
M.Sc. Political Science – Full-time
PhD Political Science – Full-time
c. Department of Psychology
M.Sc. Clinical Psychology – Full-time
M.Sc. Industrial/Organizational Psychology – Full-time
Master of Health Management (MHM) – Full-time
PhD Psychology with specialization in the following areas:
PhD Psychology (Clinical Psychology) – Full-time
PhD Psychology (Industrial/Organizational Psychology) – Full-time
PhD Psychology (Health Psychology) – Full-time
d. Department of Mass Communication
Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication (PGDMC) – Full time
M.Sc. Mass Communication with specialization in the following areas:
M.Sc. Mass Communication (Print Media – Newspaper & Magazine) – Full-time
M.Sc. Mass Communication (Electronic Media-Radio, Television and Film) – Full-time
M.Sc. Mass Communication (Public Relations and Advertising) – Full-time
PhD Mass Communication with specialization in the following areas:
PhD Mass Communication (Print Media Sequence) – Full-time
PhD Mass Communication (Electronic Media Sequence) – Full-time
PhD Mass Communication (Public Relations and Advertising Sequence) – Full-time
e. Department of Sociology
M.Sc. Sociology with specialization in the following areas:
M.Sc. Sociology (Criminology) – Full-time
M.Sc. Sociology (Demography) – Full-time
M.Sc. Sociology (Development Sociology) – Full-time
M.Sc. Sociology (Industrial Sociology and Labour Relations) – Full-time
M.Sc. Sociology (Medical Sociology) – Full-time
M.Sc. Sociology (Rural Sociology) – Full-time
PhD Sociology – Full-time
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Master of Gender Studies – Full-time
7. FACULTY OF SCIENCE
a. Department of Biological Sciences
M.Sc. Pure and Applied Parasitology – Full-time
M.Sc. Pure and Applied Entomology – Full-time
M.Sc. Hydrobiology and Fisheries – Full-time
M.Sc. Plant Pathology – Full-time
M.Sc. Cytogenetic and Plant Breeding – Full-time
M.Sc. Systematic and Taxonomy – Full-time
PhD Pure and Applied Parasitology – Full-time
PhD Pure and Applied Entomology – Full-time
PhD Hydrobiology and Fisheries – Full-time
PhD Plant Pathology – Full-time
PhD Cytogenetic and Plant Breeding – Full-time
PhD Systematic and Taxonomy – Full-time
b. Department of Chemistry
M.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry – Full-time
M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry – Full-time
M.Sc. Organic Chemistry – Full-time
M.Sc. Physical Chemistry – Full-time
PhD Analytical/Environmental Chemistry – Full-time
PhD Inorganic Chemistry – Full-time
PhD Organic Chemistry/Natural Products Chemistry – Full-time
PhD Physical Chemistry – Full-time
c. Department of Physics
M.Sc. Radiation and Medical Physics – Full-time
M.Sc. Electronics and Communications Physics – Full-time
M.Sc. Theoretical Physics – Full-time
M.Sc. Atmospheric and Environmental Physics – Full-time
PhD Physics (Radiation and Medical Physics) – Full-time
PhD Physics (Theoretical Physics) – Full-time
PhD Physics (Atmospheric & Environmental Physics) – Full-time
d. Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
M.Sc. Mathematics – Full-time
M.Sc. Computer Science – Full-time
Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS) – Full-time
8. FACULTY OF BASIC AND ALLIED MEDICAL SCIENCES
a. Department of Physiology
M.Sc. Human Physiology – Full-time
PhD Human Physiology – Full-time
b. Department of Anatomy
M.Sc. Human Anatomy – Full-time
PhD Human Anatomy – Full-time

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