ABSU Postgraduate Courses and Programmes – 2017/2018

Abia State University, Uturu, ABSU Postgraduate Courses and Programmes for the 2017/2018 Academic Session has been announced. Applicants are advised to peruse the information below before applying for admission into the Institution.

ABSU POSTGRADUATE COURSES AVAILABLE

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

DEPARTMENT OF AGRIC ECONOMICS AND EXTENSION

  1. Postgraduate Diploma Programmes in Agricultural Economics and Extension
  2. Sc and Ph.D programmes in Agricultural Economics and Extension with options in:
  • Agricultural Economics
  1. Agricultural Production/Farm Management
  2. Agricultural Finance
  • Agricultural Marketing and Co-operatives
  1. Agricultural Environmental Economics
  • Agricultural Extension
  1. Rural Sociology and Community Development
  2. Agricultural Extension Communication
  • Agricultural Extension Planning, and Administration
  1. Gender Issues in Agricultural Extension and Policy
  2. Rural Development and Extension Services.

DEPARTMENT OF CROP PRODUCTION AND PROTECTION

  1. Postgraduate Diploma Programmes PGD
  2. Sc and Ph.D Crop Production and Protection with options in: Agronomy, Agro Forestry and Physiology

DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SCIENCE AND FISHERIES

  1. Postgraduate Diploma Programmes in Animal Production
  2. Sc and Ph.DProgrammes with the following options:
  3. Ruminant Animal Production and Management
  4. Non-Ruminant Animal Production and Management
  5. Reproductive Physiology
  6. Animal Production
  7. Genetics and Breeding.

DEPARTMENT OF SOIL SCIENCE

  1. Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
  2. Sc and Ph.DProgrammes in Soil Science, with specialization in:
  3. Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition
  4. Soil Physics
  5. Soil Chemistry
  6. Soil Pedology
  7. Soil Management and Conservation
  8. Soil Microbiology

DEPARTMENT OF FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

The Department offers the following programmesM.Sc and Ph.Dprogrammes with the following options:

  • Food Science and Processing
  • Food Engineering

FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY

The Department offers the following programmes: PGD, M.Sc, MPhil and Ph.Dprogrammes with specialization in:

  1. Medical Biochemistry
  2. Nutritional and Toxicology
  • Toxicology
  1. Environmental Biochemistry
  2. Industrial Biochemistry

DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY

The Department offers the following programmes:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Microbiology
  2. Sc and Ph.D programmes in Microbiology with the following specialization:
  3. Industrial Microbiology
  4. Immunology and Immunochemistry
  • Medical Microbiology
  1. Environmental Microbiology
  2. Food
  3. Public Health
  • Agricultural Microbiology
  • Soil Microbiology

DEPARTMENT OF PLANT SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY (BOTANY)

The Department offers the following programmes in the following areas:

  1. Sc and Ph.D in Plant Ecology
  2. Sc and Ph.D in Plant Pathology (Phytopathology)
  3. Sc and Ph.D in Plant Physiology.

DEPARTMENT OF PURE AND INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY

The Department offers the following programmes in the following areas: 

  1. Post Graduate Diploma (PGD CHE) in Pure and Industrial Chemistry
  2. Sc and Ph.D with Industrial Chemistry options in:
  3. Mineral Processing and Extension Metallurgy
  4. Chemical Process Technology
  5. Polymer Technology
  6. Petroleum Chemistry
  7. Separation Chemistry
  • Sc and Ph.D degree in Pure Chemistry
  1. Physical Chemistry
  2. Analytical Chemistry
  3. Environmental Chemistry
  4. Organic Chemistry
  5. Inorganic Chemistry.

DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY

The Department offers the following programmes:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry (GPD CHE)
  2. Sc and Ph.D in the following areas:
  3. Environmental Chemistry
  4. Physical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  1. Analytical Chemistry
  2. Industrial Chemistry – (Petroleum, Industrial Chemistry Technology Separation Chemistry, etc)

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

The Department offers the following programmes:

  1. Sc in Astrophysics
  2. Sc and Ph.D in Geophysics
  • Sc in Atmospheric Physics
  1. Sc in Medical Physics

DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY (ZOOLOGY)

M.Sc and Ph.D with specialization in:

  1. Medical Entomology/Parasitology
  2. Medical Parasitology
  3. Environmental Biology
  4. Hydrobiology

FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTANCY

The Department offers the following programmes:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy
  2. Sc (Accountancy) MPhil
  3. D (Accountancy)

DEPARTMENT OF MARKETING

The Department offers the following programmes:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Management
  2. Sc (Marketing) MPhil
  • D (Marketing).

DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT

The Department offers the following programmes:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Management
  2. Sc (Management) MPhil
  3. D (Management)

DEPARTMENT OF BANKING AND FINANCE

The Department offers the following programmes:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Banking and Finance
  2. Sc in Banking and Finance MPhil
  3. D (Finance)

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

The Department offers the following programmes:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Economics
  2. Sc and Ph.D with specialization in:
  3. Development Economics MPhil
  4. Industrial Economics
  • Monetary Economics
  1. Quantitative Economics

FACULTY OF LAW

The Faculty offers the following full time/part time programmes in the following areas:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Law (PGD Laws)
  • M (Chosen from the following areas: MPhil
  • D (Course work and Thesis)
  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Comparative Criminal Law
  • Comparative Company Law
  • Jurisprudence and Legal Theory
  • Intellectual and Industrial Property Law
  • International Economics Law
  • International Protection of Human Rights
  • International Humanitarian Law

FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND PLANNING

The Department offers the following programmes:

PGD, MS.c, MPHIL AND Ph.D in:

  • Environmental Management
  • Climatology
  • Hydrology and Water Resources
  • Agricultural Development
  • Population Geography
  • Rural Development

DEPARTMENT OF ESTATE MANAGEMENT

The Department offers the following programmes:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Estate Management
  2. Sc Degree in Estate Management
  3. D in State Management.

DEPARTMENT OF URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (MURP)

The Department offers the following programmes:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning
  2. Masters in Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) MPhil
  3. D in Urban and Regional Planning

DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE

The Department offers the following programmes:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture
  2. Sc (Architecture)
  3. MPhil (Architecture)
  4. D (Architecture)

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

The Department offers the following programmes:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Resource Management (PGDERM)
  2. Sc and Ph.Dprogrammes with specialization in the following:
  • Hydrology and Water Resources
  • Pollution and Waste Management
  • Bioremediation and Pollution Control
  • Environmental Health and Safety
  • Environmental Resource Management
  • Environmental Engineering Management

FACULTY OF EDUCATION

The Faculty offers the following programmes at both full-time, part-time and sandwich in the following areas:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
  2. ED and Ph.D in the following area:
  • Curriculum Studies
  • Education Technology, Language Education, Education Economics, Accounting Education, Government Education
  • Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Psychology
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Educational Admin. and Planning
  1. A (ED) and Ph.D in the following areas:
  • Education Social Studies
  • Education Sociology
  • Cooperative Education
  • Education Philosophy
  • Education History

COLLEGE OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES

The College offers the following programmes:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Human Physiology and Pharmacology
  2. Sc and Ph.Dprogrammes in the following areas:
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Environmental Health Sciences:

Options/Specialization (HSE)

  1. Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)
  2. Environmental Epidemiology and Toxicology
  3. Pollution Control Management
  4. Solid and Special Waste Management
  5. Food Hygiene, Safety and Quality Assurance
  6. Vector Control and Pest Management
  7. Hygiene Education and Promotion
  8. Water Sanitation and Hygiene
  9. Radiation Health and Control
  10. Environmental Health Laboratory and Instrumentation
  11. Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
  12. Occupational and Environmental Pathology (For Medically Qualified)
  13. Environmental Occupational Medicine (For Medically qualified).
  14. Sc, and Ph.DProgrammes in Clinical Optometry and Fellowship of the Nigerian College of Optometrist (FNCO)
  15. Pharmacology:

M.Sc, MPhil/Ph.D, Ph.D with areas of specialization:

  • –       Molecular Pharmacology
  • –       Toxicology
  • –       Chemotherapy
  • –       Neuro Pharmacology
  • –       Biochemical Pharmacology
  • –       Clinical Pharmacology

Public Health Programme

  1. PGD in Public Heakth (PGDPH)
  2. Master in Public Health (MPH)
  3. Sc in Public Health
  4. D Public Health

Options:

  1. Environmental Health and Safety
  2. Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  3. Health Promotion
  4. Health Economics
  5. Health Policy and Administration
  6. Community Health

 Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health

  1. Environmental Health Safety
  2. Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  3. Health Promotion
  4. Health Economics
  5. Health Policy and Administration
  6. Community Health.

Note: Candidates with CGPA less than 4.0 point in 5.0 scale (60%) may be required to do MPH with credit Unit before progressing to Ph.D.

MJCE FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

The Faculty offers the following programmes:

DEPARTMENT Of POLITICAL SCIENCE

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in the following areas:
  2. International Studies
  3. Public Administration
  4. Sc
  • Public Administration
  • International Affairs and Diplomacy
  1. MPA
  • Masters in Public Administration
  1. D in the Department of Political Science.

Area of Specialization:

  • Public Administration and Local Government.

The Ph.Dprogramme is for candidates who already possess M.Sc in Political Science, Public Administration and Strategic Studies.

DEPARTMENT Of MASS COMMUNICATION

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication
  2. A. &Ph.D with specialization in:
  • Broadcasting
  • Mass Communication
  • Print Media
  • Advertising and Public Relations

DEPARTMENT Of SOCIOLOGY

PGD, M.Sc and Ph.D in:

  • Sociology/Anthropology
  • Criminology
  • Sociology
  • Sociology of Development
  • Industrial Sociology/Labour Relations
  • Population Studies (Demography)
  • Medical Sociology/Anthropology
  • Gender Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Ethnographic Studies

DEPARTMENT Of FRENCH AND TRANSLATION

  • Postgraduate Diploma
  • Translation Studies

M.A. & Ph.D

  • – Foreign Language
  • – Translation Studies & Linguistics
  • – French Language & Linguistics (FLL)
  • – French Literature (FLT)
  • – Professional Translation Studies (French/English or         English Igbo)
  • – African & Caribbean Literature in France (ACL) 

DEPARTMENT OF LITERATURE-IN-ENGLISH

                   –        PGD, M.A &Ph.D in English/Literature

DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS

          M.A &Ph.D in:

  • –        Igbo
  • –        Linguistics
  • –        Applied Linguistics

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY &INTERNATIONAL RELATION

M.A &Ph.D with specialization in:

  • –        Urban History
  • –        Economic History
  • –        African History
  • –        Political History
  • –        Social History
  • –        Nigerian History & Politics
  • –        International & Diplomatic Studies
  • –        Military & Strategic Studies
  • –        Peace and Conflict Studies

DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES AND PHILOSOPHY

          M.A with specialization in:

  • –        Christian Theology
  • –        Religion and Society
  • –        Church History
  • –        Biblical Studies (Old & New Testaments)
  • –        African Traditional Religion.

DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

          Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Science.

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