Saturday, 30 April 2016

Covenant University Postgraduate Admission Application Method 2016/17


Interested graduates that wishes to further their academics in the university are hereby informed.
Applications are invited from suitable candidates into the following postgraduate programmes available at Covenant University, Ota for the 2016/2017 academic session:
COVENANT UNIVERSITY APPROVED POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMME
There are general and specific requirements for admission into the Postgraduate programmes of Covenant University. The following contains the requirements for admission into the different Postgraduate programmes available in the University.

General Admission Requirements

  • An applicant must satisfy the general University requirements as well as any special requirements for admission into the programme of interest.
  • An applicant shall complete the application form on the University portal and ensure that the information submitted is accurate.
  • The applicant shall provide all relevant documents, including certificates of degrees and/or diplomas, academic transcripts, reference letters, etc. as specified on the application form.
  • An applicant shall request and ensure that all institutions attended process and forward official academic transcripts (undergraduate and/or postgraduate) to the School of Postgraduate Studies. Transcripts must be received directly from the applicant’s institution.
  • Applicants who are Nigerian citizens shall, in addition, provide their National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) discharge, exemption or exclusion certificate.
Below are the requirements specific to each of the postgraduate degrees offered by the University. Candidates must possess these requirements to be admitted.

CU Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Programme

  • Bachelor’s Degree with not less than third class Division in the same or related discipline from Covenant University or a University recognized by the Senate.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least second Class lower Division in an unrelated discipline may be considered.
  • Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of Lower Credit.
  • Applicants with relevant professional qualifications may be considered.In addition, a candidate shall obtain credit passes in at least five (5) subjects, including English Language and Mathematics, at the Ordinary Level examination of WAEC/NECO/NABTEB.

CU Master’s Degree Programme

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline with at least second class lower division from Covenant University or any other university recognized by the Senate.
  • Postgraduate diploma (PGD) with a minimum CGPA of 3.5 in addition to a Bachelor’s degree (minimum of third class Division) or HND (minimum of Lower Credit) in a relevant discipline may be considered.
  • Applicants with relevant professional qualifications such as ACA, ICAN, ACIB, etc. who do not have either B.Sc degree or HND, would need to obtain the relevant PGD before applying for the professional Master’s programme of the University, such as MBA/MPA/MIT, etc.

Ph.D Degree Programme

  • Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees [M.A/M.Sc/M.Eng/M.Tech] in the relevant discipline obtained from Covenant University or any other university recognized by the Senate.
  • A minimum CGPA of 4.0 on a 5.0 point scale or equivalent in the Master’s programme to qualify for a direct entry into the Ph.D degree programme.
  • Applicants with CGPA of 3.50 – 3.99 on a 5.0 point scale or equivalent in the Master’s programme may be considered for M.Phil/Ph.D programme.
  • Applicants with professional Master’s Degrees shall not be eligible for Ph.D programmes except they obtained M.Sc degrees in the relevant fields.

Covenant University Postgraduate Admission Application Method

Application for Covenant University Postgraduate admission is online. Candidates are expected to create an account on the postgraduate online page, fill out the form, pay the form fee online and submit the application. Candidates can save their progress in the registration procedure and continue at a later time. Candidates will also be required to upload some documents online. Candidates can check the application guidelines on this page.
To get started on filling the form, click here


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