Bowen University postgraduate admission form for 2020/2021 session

Bowen University postgraduate admission form for 2020/2021 session

 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into various Postgraduate degree programmes of the University.

AVAILABLE POSTGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMMES

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE

Agricultural Economics
PGD | M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D

Animal Science
PGD | M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D

Crop Protection
PGD | M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D

Environmental Management
PGD | M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D

Food Science and Technology
PGD | M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D

Microbiology
PGD | M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D

Mathematics
M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D

Chemistry
PGD | M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D

Physics
M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D

Statistics
M. Sc.

COLLEGE OF COMPUTING AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES

Mass Communication
PGD | M. Sc.

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL STUDIES

Religious Studies
PGD | M. A.

COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Accounting
PGD | M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D

Banking and Finance
PGD | M. Sc.

Business Administration
PGD | MBA | M. Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph. D

Economics
PGD | M. Sc.

Sociology
PGD | M. Sc.

Human Resource Management
M. Sc.

DURATION OF PROGRAMME
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME
The duration of Postgraduate Diploma programme shall be a minimum of 2 semesters and a maximum of 4 semesters for full-time studies; a minimum of 3 semesters and a maximum of 6 semesters for part-time studies
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMME

For the M.Sc. programme, the duration shall be a minimum of 3 semesters and a maximum of 6 semesters for full-time students, and for part-time students a minimum of 4 semesters and a maximum of 8 semesters for MBA: Full-time shall be a minimum of 4 semesters and maximum of 8 semesters; and for part-time a minimum of 6 semesters and maximum of 10 semesters.

MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREE PROGRAMME
The duration of the M.Phil. programme shall be a minimum of 3 semesters and a maximum of 6 semesters for full time, and a minimum of 4 semesters and a maximum of 8 semesters for part-time.

Application fee: The Application Form costs Fifteen thousand naira (N15,000.00) only.

Applicants have the option of selecting any of the following study modes for their programmes:
The table below shows the modes of study available for various programmes:
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Postgraduate Diploma
A graduate of Bowen University or from a recognized University with a qualification adjudged to be equivalent to a first degree but with a grade not lower than second class lower division may be admitted. A holder of Higher National Diploma from a recognized institution with a minimum of upper credit may also be admitted.

Master’s Degree

A candidate with a first degree from Bowen University or equivalent from a recognized University with a minimum of a second class lower division may be admitted.

A candidate with a good Postgraduate Diploma in addition to a first degree or HND from a recognized institution may also be admitted.

Master of Philosophy Degree
A candidate with a Masters degree from Bowen University or its equivalent from a recognized University whose weighted coursework average at the Masters level is between 3.0 and 3.49 CGPA (on 5-point grade average) or between 50 and 54.99%, which includes coursework and dissertation, from a recognized University, may be admitted to the M.Phil. degree programme.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree

Direct admission to Ph.D. programme
A candidate with a good M. Phil. degree or Master’s degree from Bowen University or its equivalent from a recognized University with a grade not less than 4.00 CGPA (on 5-point scale) or cumulative average of 60%, which includes course work and dissertation may be admitted.

M.Phil./Ph.D. and Conversion to Ph.D.
A candidate whose weighted coursework average at the Masters level is between 55 and 59.99%, which includes coursework and dissertation, from Bowen University or its equivalent from a recognized University may be admitted to the M.Phil./Ph.D. degree programme.

MODE OF ADMISSION

Full-time Admission
Full-Time Admission can be offered to candidates who satisfy the College of Postgraduate Studies that they are not in employment, or that they have been released by their employers to undertake full-time studies. Candidates found to have made a false declaration in this respect shall be asked to withdraw from the University.

Part-time Admission
Candidates may be granted part-time admission if they can satisfy the College of Postgraduate Studies that facilities for their work as part-time students are adequate. Candidates applying for part-time may be asked to show evidence of release by their employers.

STUDY MODES

On Campus: A student on the On-campus mode of study shall undergo his/her entire lectures, practical and field work within the University campus.
Online: Every component of the programme shall be delivered online to students on the Online mode of study.
Hybrid: Lectures shall be delivered online while practical and fieldwork shall be done in the University campus for students on the Hybrid mode of study.

METHOD OF APPLICATION
The Application Form costs Fifteen thousand naira (N15,000.00) only. Click here to apply https://pgadmissions.bowen.edu.ng/#/auth/login
UNIQUENESS OF BOWEN POST GRADUATE PROGRAMMES

All programmes are accredited by NUC and Professional Bodies

Highly rated and competent lecturers

Uninterrupted Academic Calendar

Adequate accommodation for students (optional)

Well-equipped laboratories and studios

Well stocked library with both print and e-resources

Wi-Fi accessibility in all areas of the University

A serene environment with natural vegetation

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