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                   FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OYE EKITI

                         SCHOOL OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

                POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION

 

Applications are invited from suitable qualified candidates for admission into the postgraduate Programmes of the School as indicated below:

 

(1)              Available Programmes

  a.    Faculty of Agriculture

  i.             Department of Agric Economics and Extension

 M. Agric Economics and Extension;

 Ph.D Agric Economics and Extension;

 

 ii.            Department of Animal Science

 M.Sc Animal Science;

 Ph.D Animal Science.

 

iii.           Department of Crop science

                          M.Sc Crop Science;

     Ph.D Crop Science.

 

iv.           Department of Soil Science

 M.Sc Soil Science;

 Ph.D Soil Science.

 

 b.    Faculty of Arts

 

i.     Department of English Language

 M.A English (with specializations in:   (a) Language

(b) Literature

 Ph.D English (with specializations in: (a) Language

 

(b) Literature

 ii.    Department of Theatre Arts

 M.A  Theatre Arts-

                      Specializations:    (a) Theatre Directing

                                                       (b) Dance Studies

                                                       (c) Design and Theatre Technology

                                                       (d) Applied Theatre/ Theatre-for-Development

                                                       (e) Playwriting

                                                        (f) Film/Television/Radio Productions

                                                        (g) Educational Theatre

                                                        (h) Acting and Stagecraft

                                                        (i) Arts Administration

 

Ph.D  Theatre Arts.

Specializations:     (As above)

 

j.     Faculty of Social Sciences

 i.     Department of Sociology

 M.Sc Sociology;

 Ph.D Sociology.

 

ii.   Department of Demography and Social Statistics 

 M.Sc Demography and Social Statistics;

 Ph.D Demography and Social Statistics.

 

 (2)              Admission Requirement

 

Postgraduate Programmes:

 a.     Ph.D. Degree Programmes- 

These programmes are available to holders of M.A; M.Ed.; M.Sc.; degrees, with a minimum of 60% score in their Master degree programmes.  

 

A Ph.D. degree programme runs for a minimum of 36 calendar months period and a maximum period of 48 calendar months for full-time candidates OR a minimum period of 48 calendar months and a maximum period of 60 calendar months for part-time candidates.

 

Note that relevant Courses will be taken for the Ph.D. studies where prescribed and a Thesis is required at the end of the Ph.D. programme.

 

b.    M.Phil /Ph.D. Degree Programmes-

Candidates who score between 55.00 and 59.99 percent Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) can apply for admission into the M.Phil/Ph.D programme on full-time basis. The programme runs for a period of 12 calendar months after which the candidate, on good performance can transit to the Ph.D programme.

 

Candidates in this category are eligible for conversion to Ph.D. candidature, following a progress assessment report to be made by a Panel of Examiners at the end of the first session of registration. Candidates must score not less than 60% (aggregate) at the end of the first session to be eligible for conversion for the Ph.D. programme.

 

c.    Master Degree Programmes-

A candidate applying for the Master’s degree programme must have made a minimum of Second Class (lower Division) in his/her Bachelor degree programme. M.A.; M.Sc. degrees run for a minimum period of a year  (12 calendar months; that is, two  semesters) and a maximum period of 24 calendar months for full-time candidates OR a minimum period of two (2) years (24 calendar months; that is, four semesters) and a maximum period of 36 calendar months for part-time candidates. All Master Degree Programmes are by course work. This is in addition to a research work/report at the end of which a dissertation is produced.

 

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