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About NTNU Postgraduate School
Nile University of Nigeria Postgraduate School was established in 2014/2015 session after the approval by National University Commission. Administratively, it is structured into two units namely, Office of the Dean and the Secretariat. The University comprises of three faculties that is Faculty of Arts, Management and Social sciences, Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences and Faculty of engineering. All faculties have established postgraduate studies ranging from Postgraduate Diploma to Doctoral Degree. The postgraduate school curriculums are in line with the Benchmark Minimum Academic Standards requirement by National University Commission.
The main objectives of postgraduate school are to:
A candidate seeking for postgraduate admission in the Nile University of Nigeria must fulfill the following requirements;
Five o’level credits passed in WAEC, NECOm, NABTEB or GCE (o’ level) or their equivalent, including English language and Mathematics at not more than two sittings.
National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Discharge Certificate or letter of Exemption.
Three referee reports.
Admission into the postgraduate diploma degree programme shall be opened to graduates of the Nile University of Nigeria or any other approved University with appropriate degree of Bachelor in any discipline and candidates holding the Higher National Diploma with upper credit shall also be eligible for admission. Candidates with similar qualification but with a lower credit shall be eligible for admission provided they satisfy the Board of Postgraduate School by scoring a minimum of 50% in a qualifying examination administration by the University, may still be considered on individual merit.
The duration of the programme shall be minimum of 12 months and a maximum of 24 calendar months for full time study a minimum of 24 calendar months and a maximum of 36 calendar months for part-time study.
MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMMES
For the M.A., M.Ed., M.Sc. and LL.M, graduate of the Nile University of Nigeria or any other approved University with appropriate University degree of Bachelor and at least a Second Class (Upper Division) Honours or equivalent.
However, graduate of the Nile University of Nigeria any other University who achieved a lower classification of the degree of Bachelor less than a Second Upper, may be admitted provided they satisfy the Board of Postgraduate School by scoring minimum of 55% in a qualifying Examination administered by the University. Notwithstanding the above, for the MPA programme, candidate with professional qualifications such as HND (Upper Credit) with a minimum of five years post qualifications experience are admissible provided they score a minimum of 60% in qualifying examination administered by the University.
Candidates for the MBA (Executive) programme are required to possess a degree from a recognized University or hold professional qualifications approved by Senate e.g. HND (Upper Credit) ICAN, ACCA, ACMA, AIB, ACIS, etc and have at least five (5) years post qualification experience in the case of degree holders and at least eight (8) years for HND and other approved professional qualifications. All candidates for this programme (MBA Executive) must be in Full-Time employment in relatively senior management position.
For the M.A., M.Ed, M.Eng. M.Sc., the duration shall be a minimum of 12 calendar months and a maximum of 36 calendar months for Part-Time students
In the case of MBA/MPA, the duration shall be a minimum of 18 calendar months and a maximum of 30 calendar months for Full-Time and a minimum of 30 Calendar months and a maximum of 60 calendar months for the Part-Time, and the MBA (Executive) students.
On the expiration of the maximum duration, a candidate may apply for not more than a 12 months extension to the Board of Postgraduate School and thereafter for one more year.
Candidates for the M.A; M.Ed.; M.Eng.; M.Sc. must register for courses carrying not less than 30 credits and not more than 36 credits and must earn a minimum of 25 credits including all compulsory courses. In addition candidates must score not less than 50% in the weighted average of the best 30 credits which must include compulsory and required courses.
For the MBA/MPA, to graduate, candidates must register for courses with a minimum of 46 and 45 Credits and a maximum of 52 and 51 credits, respectively.