FULOKOJA – IGDS Postgraduate Admission Form 2021/2022

This is to inform the general public that the Institute of Governance and Development Studies, Federal University Lokoja – a multidisciplinary Institute established essentially to provide solutions through policy interventions, cutting-edge research and robust development programmes, has commenced the sale of application forms (Full Time/Part Time) for the under-listed postgraduate programmes for 2021/2022 Academic Session:

A.POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD) PROGRAMMESB. MASTER (PROFESSIONAL) PROGRAMMES
1.PGD in History and Cultural Studies1.   Master in History and Cultural Studies
2PGD in Peace and Conflict Studies2.   Master in Peace and Conflict Studies
3.PGD in Disaster and Risk Management3.   Master in Development Studies (MDS)
4.PGD in Development Studies4.   Master in Leadership and Strategic Studies
5.PGD in Leadership and Strategic Studies5.   Master in Conflict, Security and Development Studies
6.PGD in Strategic and Security Studies6.   Master in Leadership and Development Studies
7.PGD in Conflict, Security and Development Studies7.   Master in Migration and Displacement Studies
8.PGD in Leadership and Development Studies8.   Master in Business Administration (MBA)
9.Advanced Diploma in Financial Management (ADFM)9.   Master in Public Administration (MPA)
10.PGD in Legislative Studies10. Master in Legislative Studies
12.PGD in Public Administration11. Master in Digital Forensic
12.PGD in Print Journalism12. Master in Cybersecurity
13.PGD in Electronic Journalism13. Master in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensic
14.PGD in Broadcasting14. Master in Information Studies
15.PGD in Public Relations15. Master in Border and Migration Studies
16.PGD in Advertising   
17.PGD in Corporate Communication 
18.PGD in Marketing 
19.PGD in Peace LinguisticsC. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD) PROGRAMMES
20.PGD in Translation1.   PhD in History and Cultural Studies
21.PGD in Home Video Production2.   PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies
22.PGD in Public Speaking and Rhetoric3.   PhD in Leadership and Strategic Studies
23.PGD in Information Studies4.   PhD in Strategic and Security Studies
24.PGD in Speech Writing/Speech Making                         6.   PhD in Leadership and Development Studies
25.PGD in Editing and Proof Reading7.   PhD in Information Studies
26.PGD in Forensic Studies8.   M.Phil/PhD in Border and Migration Studies
27.PGD in Cultural Tourism and Museology 

Entry Requirements

  • Candidates for admission into PhD programme shall have M.Sc./M.A. Degree in a cognate discipline, obtained from Federal University Lokoja or any other recognized University. Candidates with non-cognate M.Sc./M.A. Degree may, at the discretion of the University, be admitted to the programme if they possess significant work experience in high-level leadership and organizational management. In addition, applicants are required to possess credits in at least five (5) O’ Level subjects including English and Mathematics obtained in not more than two (2) sittings.

Duration of Programme:

Full Time: Minimum of 3 years and maximum of 5 years.
Part-Time: Minimum of 5 years and maximum of 7 years.

  • Candidates for admission into Master programme shall have, a minimum of Second-Class Lower Degree in a cognate discipline, obtained from Federal University Lokoja or any other recognized degree-awarding Institution. Candidates with non-cognate First Degree may, at the discretion of the University, be admitted to the programme if they possess significant work experience in high-level leadership and organizational management. Also, candidates with Third Class Degree or HND qualification, who have obtained University Postgraduate Diploma in related disciplines with minimum classification of Merit, are eligible to enroll for the programme. In addition, applicants are required to possess credits in at least five (5) O’ Level subjects including English and Mathematics obtained in not more than two (2) sittings.

Duration of Programme:

Full Time: Minimum of 3 Semesters and maximum of 5 Semesters.
Part-Time: Minimum of 4 Semesters and maximum of 6 Semesters.

  • Candidates for admission into PGD programmes shall have a Degree in any discipline obtained from a recognized University or HND with a minimum classification of Lower Credit obtained from a recognized Institution, plus credits in at least five (5) O’ Level subjects including English and Mathematics obtained in not more than two (2) sittings.

Duration of Programme:

  • Full Time: Minimum of 2 Semesters and maximum of 4 Semesters.
  • Part-Time: Minimum of 3 Semesters and maximum of 5 Semesters.

How to Apply

  1. Interested candidates should visit the University portal, www.fulokoja.edu.ng to download the Application Form and follow the admission procedure for postgraduate applicants.
  2. Application Fee for PGD and Master Programmes is Twenty-Five Thousand Naira (₦25,000.00) only, while PhD is Thirty Thousand Naira (₦30,000.00) only.
  3. The duration of the sale and submission of Application Forms is from Monday, September 20, 2021 to Tuesday, November 23, 2021.
  4. An Applicant should ensure that he/she has the entry requirements for the programme applied for, plus five (5) O’ Level Credits including English Language and Mathematics as appropriate.
  5. Applicants for PhD programmes should ensure that transcripts of their academic records are sent to the Secretary, Institute of Governance and Development Studies, Federal University Lokoja. Note also, that, applicants for PhD programmes are to provide a short research proposal, which should include the title, statement of the problem and objectives, of not more than 350 words.

Signed
Adm Usman Suleman Obansa, FCIA
R E G I S T R A R

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