UNIUYO Postgraduate Courses and Requirements

UNIUYO postgraduate courses have been made available to all applicants, students, and prospective students as of the current academic year. We have made the effort to detail the admission requirements in addition to presenting a list of the postgraduate programs available at the University of Uyo since we think that this would be very beneficial for any ambitious degree student and any who wish to enhance their careers at UNIUYO.

UNIUYO Postgraduate Courses


M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics with Specialization in:

  • Production Economics and Farm Management.
  • Agribusiness Management.
  • Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives.
  • Agricultural Policy and Development.
  • Agricultural Finance.
  • Natural Resources and Environmental Economics.
  • Econometrics/Quantitative Research Methods.

Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics with Specialization in:

  • Production Economics and Farm Management.
  • Resources and Environmental Economics.
  • Agribusiness and Financial Management.
  • Agricultural Trade and Marketing.
  • Agricultural Policy.
  • Planning and Development.
  • Agricultural Enterprise Development and Project Management.
  • Quantitative Research Methods/ Econometrics.

M.Sc. in Agricultural Extension with specialization in:

  • Agricultural Extension Education.
  • Agricultural Administration.
  • Agricultural Communication.
  • Gender Issues in Agricultural Extension/Rural Development.

Ph.D. in Agricultural Extension with specialization in:

  • Agricultural Extension/Rural Development
  • Agricultural Administration
  • Agricultural Communication.

M.S c. & Ph. D in Animal Science with specialization in:

  • Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry.
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Animal Production Management.
  • Animal Physiology & Reproduction.
  • Animal Products Technology.

M.S c. in Crop Science with specialization in:

  • Crop Production and Physiology.
  • Genetics Crop Breeding and Biotechnology.
  • Crop Protection.
  • Weed Science and Pasture Agronomy.
  • Farming Systems and Horticulture.

Ph.D. in Crop Science with specialization in:

  • Crop Production.
  • Crop Physiology.
  • Farming System.
  • Horticulture
  • Weed Science.
  • Pasture Agronomy.
  •  Entomology.
  • Crop Breeding.
  • Genetics & Biotechnology.
  • Pathology.
  • Nematology.

M.S c. & Ph. D. in Soil Science with specialization in:

  • Soil Microbiology & Biochemistry.
  • Soil Survey & Land Use Planning.
  • Soil Physics & Conservation.
  • Soil Chemistry & Mineralogy.
  • Soil Fertility/Fertilizer Technology.
  • Pedology
  • Environmental Soil Science.

M.S c. & Ph.D. in Food Science & Technology with specialization in:

  • Food Microbiology & Biotechnology.
  • Food Chemistry.
  • Biochemistry & Biotechnology.
  • Food Quality Control & Assurance.
  • Food Processing & Storage
  • Brewing Science & Technology.

M.S c. Forestry & Wildlife with specialization in:

  • Forest Resources Management and Economics.
  • Environmental Forestry.
  • Wood Science.
  • Agroforestry
  • Wildlife Management.

Ph.D. in Forestry & Wildlife with specialization in:

  1. Forest Resources.
  2. Environmental Forestry.
  3.  Wood Science.
  4. Agroforestry.
  5. Wildlife Management.

M.S c. & Ph.D. in:

  • Fisheries & Aquaculture
  • Aquatic Environmental Management

M.S c. & Ph.D. in Home Economics with specialization in:

  • Textiles
  • Clothing & Fashion Design.
  • Family Resource Management (Home Management).
  • Human & Family Development.
  • Foods & Nutrition.

M.Sc. in Environmental Health Management (EHM)


M.A & Ph.D. in Mass Communication with specialization in:

  • Business and Organizational Communication.
  • Radio/TV Broadcasting.
  • Print Journalism.
  • Public Relations and Advertising.
  • Development Communication and Political Communication

M.A. and Ph.D. English with specialization in:

  • Language
  • Literature

M.A. in French. Ph.D. in

  • ii) French Language.
  • iii) Literature in French and Translation Studies

M.A in History & International Studies with specialization in:

  • Archeology of Nigeria
  • African History
  • Social & Political History
  • Economic History
  • Urban History
  • International History and Diplomacy
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Military and Strategic Studies
  • Gender Studies.

Ph. D in History and International Studies with specialization in:

  • International History and Diplomacy
  • African Diaspora Studies
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Military and Strategic Studies
  • Archeology and Cultural Heritage Management.

M.A. & Ph.D. in Linguistics M.A. in Computational Language Documentation Ph. D in Computational Language Technology. M.A. & Ph.D. in Religious Studies with specialization in:

  • Sociology of Religion
  • Biblical Studies:

(1) Old Testament,

(2) New Testament

  • African Traditional Religion
  • Church History
  • Philosophy of Religion

M.A & Ph.D. in Philosophy with specialization in:

  • Epistemology
  • Metaphysics
  • Value Theories
  • Socio-Political Philosophy
  • African Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Philosophy of Law
  • History of Philosophy
  • Philosophy & Gender Studies
  • Logic, Philosophy of Language
  • Philosophy of Social Science
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophy & Public Affairs
  • Philosophy of Medicine
  • Philosophy of Environment.

M.A. in Theatre Arts


M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Biochemistry M.S c. in Anatomy with specialization in:

  • Histology and Histochemistry
  • Embryology and Teratology
  • Physical Anthropology and Comparative Anatomy
  • Neurobiology

Ph.D. in Anatomy with specialization in:

  • Neurobiology
  • Clinical and Radiological Anatomy
  • Physical Anthropology
  • Histochemistry
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Developmental Biology and Teratology

M.S c. & Ph.D. in Human Physiology with specialization in:

  • Endocrinology
  • Reproductive Physiology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Metabolism
  • Renal Physiology
  • Environmental Physiology and Toxicology
  • Gastrointestinal Physiology
  • Cardiovascular Physiology.


M.S c. in:

  • Accounting
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Management
  • Marketing
  • Insurance and Risk Management. Ph.D. in:
  • Accounting
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Management
  • Marketing


M.S c. in Medical Microbiology with specialization in:

  • Medical Microbiology (Medical Bacteriology/Clinical Immunology/Public Health Microbiology)
  • Medical Parasitology.


  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE),
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Technology (PGDET)
  • Special Postgraduate Diploma in Education for Higher Education Teachers (SPGDE)

M.E d. & Ph.D. in:

  • Curriculum Studies
  • Educational Management & Planning

M.E d. & Ph.D. in:

  • Guidance & Counseling
  • Educational Psychology
  • Sociology of Education
  • Educational Evaluation
  • Social Studies in Education and Philosophy of Education.

M.S c(Ed.) in:

  • Adapted Physical Education
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Organization & Administration of Physical Education & Sports
  • Sociology & Psychology of Sports

Ph.D. in:

  • Organization & Administration of Physical Education and Sport
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Adapted Physical Education
  • Sports Psychology
  • Sociology of Sports Health Education:

M.Sc(Ed.) in:

  • Community Health
  • School Health
  • Environmental and Occupational Health.

Ph. D in:

  • Public Health Education

Master in Library and Information Science (MLIS) M.Sc (Ed) in Educational Technology Ph.D. in Library and Information Science with specialization in:

  • Library Science
  • Information Science
  • Archives and Records Management
  • Publishing and Book Trade

Ph.D. in:

  • Educational Technology

M.Ed & Ph.D. in:

  • Early Childhood Education

M.Ed. in Textile Technology Education M.S c(Ed.) & Ph.D in:

  • Agricultural Education
  • Business Education
  • Technical Education
  • Computer Education & Home Economics Education

M.S c.(Ed.) & Ph.D in:

  • Biology Education
  • Chemistry Education
  • Integrated Science Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Physics Education


Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Petroleum Engineering Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Chemical Engineering Master & Ph.D in Chemical Engineering with specialization in:

  • Advanced Chemical Engineering
  • Environmental Process Engineering
  • Chemical Process Design
  • Petroleum Processing Engineering
  • Biochemical Engineering.

M.E ng. & Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering with specialization in:

  • Production Engineering
  • Drilling Engineering
  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Gas Engineering
  • Georesources Engineering
  • Geoenvironmental Engineering.

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Mechanical Engineering M.Eng. & Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in:

  • Production Engineering
  • Building Services Engineering
  • Materials Engineering.

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Computer Engineering Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Electrical/Electronics Engineering. M.Eng. in Computer Engineering with specialization in:

  • Computer (Hardware) Engineering
  • Software & Systems Engineering.

M.E ng. in Electrical/Electronics Engineering with specialization in:

  • Electric Power Devices (Machines)
  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Control Engineering
  • Electronics & Communications Engineering

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Food and Agricultural Engineering.

M.Eng. & Ph.D. in Food Engineering with specialization in:

  • Food Process Engineering
  • Food Machinery and Equipment Engineering
  • Food Storage
  • Distribution and Environmental Engineering.

M.E ng. & Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering with specialization in:

  • Farm Power and Machinery (FPM)
  • Agricultural Products Processing and Storage
  • Soil and Water Conservation Engineering (SWE)
  • Farm Structures and Environment

PGD in Civil Engineering Master of Engineering degree (M.Engr.) in the following areas of specialization:

  • Structural Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Environmental Health Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering.


M.Sc. in Architecture M.Sc & Ph.D in Construction Management M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Estate Management Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in:

  • Ceramics
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Textiles

Master of Arts in Art Education (M.A. Art Education). Ph.D. in Fine & Industrial Arts with specialization in:

  • Ceramics Design and Technology
  • Graphics Design and Technology
  • Painting and Painting Technology
  • Textile Design and Technology

M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Geoinformatics and Surveying Master of Urban & Regional Planning (MURP) M.Sc. in Environmental Management Ph.D. in Urban & Regional Planning

9. FACULTY OF LAW: LLM & Ph.D in Law


M.S c. & Ph. D in Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry with specialization in:

  • Synthesis and Characterization of Chemotherapeutic Agents Drug Metabolism
  • Pharmacokinetics of Drugs and Effects on Drug Therapy
  • Chemistry of Natural Products.

M.S c. in Pharmacognosy and Natural Medicine with specialization in:

  • Phytochemistry
  • Biological Evaluation of Natural Products
  • Cultivation and Propagation of Medicinal Plants
  • Tissue Culture Ph.D. in Pharmacognosy

M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Pharmacology

  • Pharm in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Sc in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • D in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Technology
  • D. in Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Master of Phar-macy (M.Pharm) in Clinical Phar-macy Ph.D in Clinical Phar-macy


M.S c & Ph.D. Botany with specialization in:

  • Cytogenetics & Genetics
  • Plant Physiology/Phytochemistry
  • Plant Ecology
  • Plant Taxonomy/ Systematics
  • Plant Virology/Pathology
  • Plant Anatomy.

M.S c & Ph.D. in:

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry.

M.Sc. in Computer Science. Ph.D. Curriculum in Computational Intelligence M.Sc. in Statistics. M.Sc. & Ph. D in: Mathematics M.S c. & Ph. D in:

  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Industrial & Food Microbiology

M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Physics with specialization in:

  • Pure Physics
    • Atomic/Nuclear Physics
    • High Energy/Particle Physics
    • Plasma Physics
    • Solid State/Condensed Matter Physics
    • Theoretical Computational Physics
  • Applied Physics:
    • Electronics/Communications
    • Geophysics
    • Atmospheric Physics
    • Radiation/Health Physics
    • Renewable Energy.

M.Sc & Ph.D. in:

  • Parasitology
  • Hydrobiology


M.S c & Ph.D. in Economics with specialization in:

  • Development Economics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Public Finance
  • Environmental Economics
  • International Economics.

M.S c. & Ph.D. in Geography and Natural Resource Management with Specialization in:

  • Geography & Environmental Management
  • Biogeography
  • Agricultural Geography
  • Climatology and Climate Change Studies
  • Rural Land Use Planning
  • Urban Studies
  • Regional Development Planning
  • Environmental/Resource Management
  • Population Studies and Medical Geography
  • Economic Geography
  • Transport Planning and Management
  • Natural Disaster and Risk Management
  • Tourism Geography
  • Geographic Information System
  • Water Studies.

M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Environment and Development M.S c. and Ph.D. in:

  • Public Administration
  • International Relations.

Ph.D. in Comparative Politics M.S c. and Ph.D. with options in:

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Social Psychology.

M.S c. and Ph.D. in:

  • Sociology & Development
  • Criminology
  • Industrial Sociology
  • Medical Sociology
  • Social/Cultural Anthropology

UNIUYO Postgraduate Admission Requirements

1. All applicants must have received a credit pass at the Ordinary Level in five pertinent courses, including English Language, in no more than two sittings. Candidates who received their “O” Level exam results before 2017 must have their certificates, not statements of results or result slips.

2. English Literature must be one of the five appropriate ordinary-level topics that applicants for the LLM and Ph.D. in Law have earned a credit pass in.

3. Candidates entering the Faculty of Agriculture must have credit passes in chemistry as one of the five pertinent ordinary-level topics.

4. All applicants will take a screening test that covers the department’s oral interaction and specialty area.

5. All applicants must have an NYSC Discharge Certificate, an Exemption Certificate, or an Exclusion Certificate. The application form or the screening test must both include one of these certificates.

6. Applicants who earned their first degrees through remedial programs must provide proof that they completed external remediation—through WASCE, NECO, or NABTEB—of the pertinent subjects for their programs.

7. Candidates must also fulfill any additional requirements for their programs set forth by the department.

8. Candidates must send the school three letters of recommendation and their certified academic transcripts.

This concludes our discussion on the UNIUYO Postgraduate Courses and Requirements. Please keep in mind that you can ask us any questions you may have about the subject in the comment section below, and we will be happy to assist you.