Edo University Postgraduate Admission Form for 2022/2023 Academic Session

Edo State University Uzairue

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into Postgraduate Programmes leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), Master Degree (M.Eng, M.Sc., /MPA, /M.A/ and MBA.) Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the various Faculties at Edo State University Uzairue, Edo State, Nigeria for the 2022/2023 Academic Session.

How to Apply Edo University Postgraduate Admission Form

All applicants are to complete the on-line Postgraduate Application Form by visiting Edo State University Uzairue website: www.edouniversity.edu.ng

Application Fee

All applications must be accompanied with application fee payment of Twenty Thousand Naira (N20,000)

General Admission Requirements

A candidate applying for any Postgraduate programme must possess five (5) Credits at SSCE (WAEC/ NECO/ GCE ‘O’ Level), NABTEB and or their equivalents including English Language and Mathematics at not more than two sittings.  NYSC certificate or exemption letter is required for admission into all Postgraduate programmes.

Postgraduate Diploma programme (PGD)

A First Degree not less than Third Class Honors in relevant fields may be considered.

Candidates with HND in relevant field may be considered.

Any relevant professional qualification

Master Degree programme (M.Eng, M.Sc., MA,  MPA,  MBA)

A Minimum of Second Class Honors (Lower Division) degree from a recognized University.

Candidates with relevant Postgraduate Diploma at credit level

Any relevant professional qualification adjudged to be equivalent to the above

Master of Philosophy programme (M.Phil.)

Candidate must have a Master Degree with a weighted average score of not less than 50% (CGPA of not less than 3.0 on a 5 point scale).

PhD programme

Master’s  degree with a weighted average score of 60%  and above (CGPA of not less than  4.0 on a 5 point scale)

Candidates who do not make up to 60% (≥ 55% or CGPA of not less than 3.5 on a  5 point scale) or deficient in some prerequisite courses especially from another institution may be required to register for the M.Phil/Ph.D. programme.  The Department may prescribe appropriate courses for candidates whose academic record is considered deficient for the area of specialization.

In addition, PhD applicants should submit a concept note/ research proposal of not more than 450 words  along with their application form


1. PGD, MSc/MA. PhD in Accounting,  Economic, History and International Studies, and Microbiology

2.  MSc, PhD Biochemistry and Political Science

3. PGD, MPA and PhD  in Public Administration

4. MBA in Business Administration

5. PGD, M.Eng. . M.Phil., and PhD in Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering and  Electrical/Electronic Engineering

6. PGD, MSc,, MPhil, and PhD  in Computer Science, Business Administration, Mass Communication and Medical Laboratory Science(Options: Chemical pathology, Haematology and Blood Transfusion Science, Histopathology, Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Immunochemistry)

Programme Duration

Postgraduate Diploma programme 

A minimum of two (2) semesters and a maximum of four (4) semesters.

Master degree programme 

The duration varies with programme and as approved by the Senate of the University

Minimum of four (4) semesters or  three (3) semesters and a maximum of six (6) semesters.

Master of Philosophy  

A minimum of (2) semesters  and a maximum of (4) semesters

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

A minimum of six (6) semesters and a maximum of ten (10) semesters.

Application Closing Date: 30th  September, 2022

For further enquiries, please visit our website: www.edouniversity.edu.ng or contact: The Postgraduate School, Edo State University, Uzairue, Edo State, Nigeria. Email: [email protected] , Phone No: 09025412171, 08064888518, and 07033670802

Prof Mathew Folaranmi OLANIYAN (PhD. FMLSCN. FWAPCMLS)


For Further enquires please visit our website: www.edouniversity.edu.ng or contact:

The Postgraduate School, Edo State University, Uzairue, Edo State, Nigeria

Email: [email protected]

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