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UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements 2022

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UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements

UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements

Below is the General Minimum entry requirements for the Postgraduate programme in the University of Calabar:

In addition to the specific entry requirements for each programme, candidates seeking admission into the Postgraduate programme in University of Calabar must have 5 O’ Level credits including English Language and Mathematics obtained in not more than two (2) sittings.

UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Agricultural Economics (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements

Candidates for admission into M.Sc. Degree programme in Agricultural Economics must hold a first Degree in Agricultural Economics or a related discipline with a good Second Class Honors Degree (with a CGPA of not less than 3.00 on a five point scale or 2.50 on a four point scale) from the University of Calabar or any other University recognized by the Senate of University of Calabar.

The Department of Agricultural Economics offers courses leading to the award of Master of Science (M.Sc.) and Doctoral (Ph.D.) Degrees in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Agricultural Development and Policy

  2. Farm Management/Production Economics

  3. Agricultural Marketing and Co-operatives

  4. Agricultural Finance

  5. Resource and Environmental Economics

  6. Agribusiness Management

There is also a Post Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Economics (PGD Agricultural Economics) programme in the Department.

Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Agricultural Economics Entry Requirements:

Candidates for admission into PGD Agricultural Economics must meet any of the following
minimum entry requirements;

  1. Lower credit for holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) in Agriculture and related disciplines.

  2. Bachelor’s Degree (at least a CGPA of 1.25) in Agriculture or related disciplines.

  3. Master of Science (M.Sc) Degree Programme with Specialization in the following areas:

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  5. Farm Management/Production Economics

  6. Agricultural Marketing and Co-operatives

  7. Agricultural Finance

  8. Resource and Environmental Economics

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UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Biochemistry (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

Biochemistry

Minimum requirements for admission into Masters of Science (M. Sc.) programme in Biochemistry are as follows:

  • O’ Level credits in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics in not more than two sittings

  • B. Sc. Degree (with CGPA of at least 3.00 / 5.00 points or 2.50/4) degree inBiochemistry from aUniversity recognized by University of Calabar Senate.

  • PGD in Biochemistry and Applied Biochemistry with CGPA of at least 4.00 / 5.00points from a University recognized by University of Calabar Senate.

The postgraduate programmes available in the Department of Biochemistry include:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Applied Biochemistry

  2. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Nutrition and FoodScience

  3. Masters of Science (M.Sc.) inBiochemistry

  4. Masters of Science (M.Sc.) in Nutrition and Food Science

  5. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) inBiochemistry

  6. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) in Nutrition and FoodScience

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UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Public Health Technology (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Public Health

  1. Five credits at the O/Level in the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics,Mathematics and EnglishLanguage in not more than two sittings.

  2. Bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class honours with a minimum CGPA of 3.0/5 or2.50/4 in any of the following areas of Public Health, Biology, MedicalMicrobiology/Parasitology, Nursing Science, Civil Engineering, Pharmacy, Sociology, Veterinary, Medicine, Optometry, Botany, Chemistry, Microbiology, Medical Laboratory Science, Health Education (not obtained from Faculty of Education), Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology and Nutrition.

Master of Public Health (MPH) Degree Programme with Specialization in the following areas:

  1. Environmental health

  2. Epidemiology

  3. Health Education and health promotion

  4. Health services management

  5. Public health nutrition

  6.  Public Health Sociology

UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Medical Laboratory Science (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

Medical Laboratory Science

  1. O’ Level credits in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics in not more than two sittings

  2. B. Sc. Degree (with CGPA of at least 3.00 / 5.00 points or 2.50/4) degree in Medical laboratory scince from University of calabar or a University recognized by University of Calabar Senate.

The postgraduate programmes available in the Department of Medical Laboratory Science include:

  1. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in ChemicalPathology

  2. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Haematology

  3. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Parasitology

  4. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Histopathology

  5. Masters of Science (M.Sc.) in Chemical Pathology

  6. Masters of Science (M.Sc.) in Haematology

  7. Masters of Science (M.Sc.) in Parasitology

  8. Masters of Science (M.Sc.) in Histopathology

  9. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in ChemicalPathology

  10. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Haematology

  11. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Parasitology

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UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Public Administration (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Public Administration

  1. Students admitted to the programme will be holders of good first degree () from recognized universities.

  2. Holders of degrees in discipline other than Public Administration would be required to takeand pass 300 and 400 level courses in the Department of Public Administration.

  3. These courses will not count for credit toward MPA degree.

  4. To qualify for the award of MPA degree, a candidate must successfully complete 32 credit units.

  5. A good B.Sc. or B.A degree in Public Administration, Political Science with (Second Class Lower) of 3.00 and above on 5 point scale and 2.50 and above on 4 point scale may be considered.

  6. However, Graduates in related disciplines especially in the Faculty of Social Sciences, Law,History and International Studies, Management Sciences or Philosophy may be accepted for direct admission into the M.Sc. programmes, only if they possess CGPA of 3.50 and above on5.00 point scale and 2.50 and above on 4.00 point scale.

Areas of Specialization

  1. Public Policy

  2. Human Resources Management(HRM)

  3. Development Administration

  4. Public Finance

  5. Local Government Studies

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UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Political Science (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

Political Science

  1. M.Sc: CGPA of 2.50/4 or 3.00/5, Ph.D: CGPA of 3.00/4 or 3.50/5.

  2. The M.Sc/Ph.D programme is for candidates who do not qualify for direct Ph.D admission buthave up to a CGPA of 2.50/4 or 3.30/5. An M.Sc/Ph.D candidate would be expected to register foran approved combination of M.Sc level courses.

  3. A 60% and above-average would qualify the candidate for conversation to Ph.D programme.

The Department of Political Science offers courses leading to the award of Master of Science (M. Sc.) degree programme in the following areas of specializations:

  1. M.Sc International Relations

  2. M.Sc International Relations and Strategic Studies

  3. M.Sc Political Economy

  4. M.Sc Political Economy and Development Studies

  5. M.Sc Comparative Politics

  6. M.Sc Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

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UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Accounting (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

Accounting

  1. Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related areas of theUniversity of Calabar or from other Universities recognized by the Senate, with a minimum CGPAof 3.00 on a five point grading system or 2.50 on a four point grading system.

  2. Candidates with minimum of 3.50 in Post-Graduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA)who have a good bachelor’s degree in such related areas as Economics, banking, Finance,Insurance/Actuary Sciences and Business Management may be considered for admission.

  3. Candidates are equally expected to present and defend a concept note in theDepartment and obtain a pass level in written and oral screening tests as approved by theGraduate School.

  4. The above admission requirements are additional to the basic entry requirements forB.Sc. Accounting of the Department which are: O’level (WAEC, GCE or NECO) 5 creditpasses in not more than two sittings, including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two subjects.

UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Business Management (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

  1. To qualify for admission into M.Sc candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree inBusiness management or related Management Science programme from a recognized Universitywith a minimum CGPA of 3.00 on a 5.00 point or 2.50 on a 4 point scale.

  2. Candidates must have five credit passes at one or two sittings including English,Mathematics and Economics or Commerce in WASC, GCE or NECO at the ordinary level asbasic requirement.

  3. Candidates with MBA degree may be considered for admission provided such candidatesfulfil the departmental requirement as stated above.

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UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Law (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Law

  1. PGD in Law and Diplomacy with Credit Pass.

  2. Bachelor of Law (LLB) with CGPA of 2.50/4 or 3.00/5.

  3. NYSC discharge/exemption certificate.

  4. LLM with a CGPA of 3.50/5 or 3.00/4

  5. LLM with a CGPA of 3.30/5 0r 2.50/4 and above.

Areas of Research at LL.M and Ph.D Levels available are:

  1. Private and property law

  2. Commercial and Industrial Law

  3. Jurisprudence and International Law

  4. Public law

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UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Nursing Science (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Nursing Science

To be considered for admission into the Master’s Degree programme, the candidate must possess:

  1. Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing: First or Second class Honors Degree from University ofCalabar or an accredited and recognized University by University of Calabar Senate with a CGPAof not lower than 3.0 on a 5 point scale or 2.50 on a 4 point scale.

  2. A current, valid license of registration for practice from the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.

  3. The candidate must present and defend a concept note submitted to the department.

  4. The candidate must write and pass a qualifying examination and must attend an interview.

  5. Also, the candidate must have submitted at least one (1) reference letter from his/her formerHead of Department orLecturer.

  6. A holder of Postgraduate diploma in Nursing may be admitted into the Masters’programme.

  7. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of Upper Credit or equivalentprofessional qualification may be admitted to the Master’s Degree programme provided the candidate has Post Graduate diploma in Nursing.

The Department of Nursing Science offers courses leading to the award of Master of Science (M.Sc.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Degree in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Community health nursing

  2. Midwifery, Maternal, and Child Health Nursing

  3. Medical-surgical nursing

  4. Nursing Administration and management

  5. NursingEducation

  6. Mental health and psychiatric nursing

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UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Radiography (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Radiography

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in Diagnostic Radiography or Medical imaging from the University ofCalabar, or any institution recognized by the University of Calabar senate, with a minimum CGPA of not less than 2.50 (on the 4-point grading system and 3.00 (on the 5 – point grading system)

  2. Applicants must possess in the first instance, the requisite O’level requirements of 5 creditlevel passes in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, and English Language in not more thantwo sittings to be considered eligible.

  3. Candidates must also possess evidence of completion of or exemption from the mandatoryNational Youth Service Corps(NYSC).

  4. Submission of an acceptable research synopsis is a requisite condition.

The Department of Radiography offers courses leading to the award of Master of Science (M.Sc.)Degree in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Medical Imaging

  2. Radiation Protection and Safety

  3. RadiographyEducation

  4. Radiographic Health Management, and

  5. Medical ImagingPhysics

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UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Economics (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

Economics

  1. Without prejudice to the requirements stipulated in the General University Regulations,admission to the M.Sc Programme is open to graduates in economics with a CGPA of 3.00/5 or2.50/4.

  2. Holders of PGD in applied Economics with a CGPA of 3.50/5 (credit pass).

The Department of Economics offers courses leading to the award of Master of Science (M.B Sc.)and Doctoral (Ph. D.) Degrees in the following areas of specializations:

  1. Economic Theory

  2. Economic Development & Planning

  3. Monetary Economics

  4. Public Sector Economics

  5.  International Economics

  6. Industrial Economics

  7. Econometrics

  8. Managerial Economics

  9. Natural Resources Economics

  10. Demography and Human Resources Economics

  11. Mathematical Economics

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UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Sociology (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

Sociology

  1. Same as general requirements, except candidates must obtain O’ Level in three social sciencessubjects and not less than a Credit level pass in Mathematics and English Language.

  2. Bachelor Degree should be in Sociology or closely related discipline with CGPA of 2.50/4 or 3.00/5.

The Department of Sociology offers courses leading to the award of Master of Science (M. Sc.) degree programme in the following areas of specializations:

  1. MSc in Sociology of Development

  2. MSc in Demography

  3. MSc in Political Sociology

  4. MSc in Industrial Sociology

  5. MSc in Anthropology

  6. MSc in Medical Sociology

  7. MSc in Criminology

  8. MSc in Rural Sociology

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UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Social Work (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

Applicants seeking admission must possess a bachelor degree in social work, social development or related discipline.

  1. Applicants with degree from other disciplines and Higher National Diploma (HND) must possessPost Graduate Diploma in Social Work (PGDSW).

  2. Applicants with degree must have CGPA of 3.00 and above on 5 points scale or 2.50/4.

  3. All applicants must satisfy university entry requirement for Bachelor of Social Work programme.

  4. They must have 5 O’ Level Credit pass which includes English Language, Mathematics and anythree (3) of the following: Government, Economics, Christian Religious Knowledge, History,Literature in English, Civic Education, Tourism, Geography, Biology or Agricultural Science.

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UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Banking And Finance (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

Banking And Finance

  1. A B.Sc. degree in Banking and finance, Economics, Insurance and

  2. Actuarial Sciences from a recognized University with a CGPA of 3.00 points in a 5-point scaleor 2.50 points and above in a 4-point scalesystem;

  3. A post-graduate diploma in Banking and Finance with a CGPA of 3.50 from arecognized University and a B.Sc. degree in relevant areas;

  4. A good Bachelor’s degree in related field and professional qualification(s) such asACIB, ACA,ACMA may be considered.

  5. Candidates must have at least five credit level passes at not more than two sittings including English Language, Mathematics and Economics at the ordinary level, in WASC, GCE or NECO as basic requirement.

  6. Candidates must have attained a satisfactory level of performance in the University’sAptitude test or screening exercise and oral interview.

  7. Reference letter from Head of Department or lecturer from former institution.

  8. Upon admission into the programme, candidate will specialize in either Banking or Finance.

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UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Marketing (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Marketing

  1. B.Sc Degree in Marketing with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 on a 5.00 point scale or 2.50 on a 4.00 point scale from a University recognized by the senate of the University of Calabar.

  2. In addition, a B.Sc Degree holder having a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing with aminimum Merit Pass from a University recognized by the Senate of the University of Calabar maybe admitted into the M.Sc Marketing programme.

  3. Candidates must have 5 credit level passes in not more than two sittings including English language, Mathematics and Economics at the ordinary level (GCE, WASCE, NECO & NABTEB).

  4. Candidates must have attained a satisfactory level of performance in Graduate School Qualifying Examination and oral interview where applicable.

The Department of marketing offers M.Sc and Ph.D Programmes in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Advertising and Public Relations

  2. Tourism and Hospitality marketing

  3. Services Marketing

  4. Logistics & Supply Chain Management

  5. International Marketing

  6. Product and Brand Management

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UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Computer Science (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Computer Science

  1. All candidates must have five credit level passes including English Language, Mathematics andPhysics at O’ Level in not more than two sittings and must have a background in Computer scienceor related disciplines.

  2. Applicants must hold a B.Sc (Honours) degree in Computer Science, Information Science orB.Tech/ B. Eng. (Honours) degree in Computer Engineering.

  3. Applicants must have a CGPA of 3 .00 and above on a 5-point scale or 2. 50 and above on a 4-point scale.

Major areas and Fields of Specialization are:

  1. Software Engineering

  2. Databases/ Distributed Databases

  3. Algorithms and data structures

  4. Health Informatics

  5. Human Computer Interaction

  6. Artificial Intelligence

  7. Expert Systems

  8. Big Data Analytics

  9. Internet Computing

  10. Cyber Security/Forensics

  11. Computer Networking and Communication

  12. Machine Learning

  13. Internet of Things

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UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For History And International Studies (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements

  1. Candidates seeking admission into the M.A Programme must possess a B.A. degree in History and International Studies, History Education, International Relations or Post Graduate DiplomaCertificate in History and International Studies and must have a CGPA not lower than 3.00 on a 5point scale; 2.50 on 4.0 point scale.

  2. Candidates for the Ph.D. programme must be holders of a master’s degree in History andInternational Studies and must have an overall CGPA of 3.50 on a 5-point grading system or 3.00 on a 4-point grading system and be adjudged to have demonstrated good research ability in their M.A. dissertations/ thesis with a score of not less than 60% or B grade.

Programmes leading to the award of M.A and Ph.D. are available in the following areas of
specialization.

  1. Nigerian and African History

  2. International Studies and Diplomacy

  3. Global African Diaspora Studies

  4. Strategic Studies

  5. International Boundaries and Border lands Studies

  6. Peace and Conflict Studies

  7. Gender Studies.

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UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For English And Literary Studies (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For English And Literary Studies

  1. M.A Programme: The CGPA must be 2.50/4 or 3.00/5

  2. Ph.D Programme: Candidates must have CGPA of 3.00/4 or 3.50/5

  3. M.A/Ph.D Programme: The M.A/Ph.D programme is for candidates who do not qualify fordirect Ph.D admission but have a CGPA of 2.50/4 or 3.30/5.

  4. An M.A/Ph.D candidate would be expected to register for an approved combination of 26 Credit Units of M.A level courses.

  5. A 60% and above average would qualify the candidate for conversation to Ph.D programme.

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UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Philosophy (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Philosophy

Candidates for M.A must have SSCE with 5 credits including English Language as well as
B.A. degree with CGPA not less than 3.00 on a 5-point grading system, or 2.50/4 for Masters.

Candidates for Ph.D must possess M.A degree with 3.50/5 or 3.00/4 forPh.D.

Candidates for M.A/Ph.D must have a M.A degree with 3.30 on a 5-points grading system or
2.50 on a 4 point grading system.

Programmes leading to M.A and Ph.D are available in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Philosophy of Education

  2. Political Philosophy

  3. Philosophy of Science

  4. Logic and Foundation of Mathematics

  5. History of Philosophy

  6. Traditional Branches of Philosophy

  7. African Philosophy

  8. Contemporary Philosophy

  9. Philosophy of Social Science

  10. Philosophy of Law

  11. Axiology

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UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Pharmacology (Master’s Degree Programme At University Of Calabar)

UNICAL Postgraduate Admission Requirements For Pharmacology

  1. The programme is open to holders of degrees in Anatomy, Biochemistry,Chemistry, Physiology,Biology, Microbiology, Nursing, Medical Laboratory Sciences with an Accumulative Grade PointAverage (CGPA) of not less than 3.00/5 or2.50/4.

  2. Those with professional qualifications in B. Pharm or Medicine MBBCH/MBBS or Veterinary Medicine (BVM &DVM)

  3. Applicants are required to submit a one-page Mission Statement and to attend personalinterview in the Department

The Department of Pharmacology offers courses leading to the award of Master of Science (M.Sc.) and Doctoral (Ph. D) Degrees in the following areas of specialization:

  1. Pharmacology of Medicinal Plants (Ethno-pharmacology)

  2. Biochemical Pharmacology

  3. Clinical Pharmacology

  4. Experimental Diabetes Mellitus and Endocrine Regulation of Metabolism

  5. Toxicology and Teratology

  6. Cardiovascular Pharmacology

  7. Pharmaco kinetics

  8. Renal Pharmacology

  9. Psycho-pharmacology

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