EDSU School of Postgraduate Studies admission requirements for 2023/2024 session

Edo State University (EDSU) School of Postgraduate Studies admission requirements for the 2023/2024 academic session is out

EDSU School of Postgraduate Studies admission requirements for 2023/2024 session

The Management of the Edo State University (EDSU) Postgraduate Studies has released the approved requirements for admission into any of the Postgraduate programmes of the University, Myschoolnews report.

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

A candidate applying for any Postgraduate programme must possess five (5) Credits at SSCE (WAEC/NECO/ GCE ‘O’ Level), NABTEB and or their equivalents including English Language and Mathematics at not more than two sittings.  NYSC certificate or exemption letter is required for admission into all Postgraduate programmes.

Postgraduate Diploma programme (PGD)

A First Degree not less than Third Class Honors in relevant fields may be considered.

Candidates with HND in relevant field may be considered.

Any relevant professional qualification 

Master Degree programme (M.Eng, M.Sc., MA,  MPA,  MBA)

A Minimum of Second Class Honors (Lower Division) degree from a recognized University.  

Candidates with relevant Postgraduate Diploma at credit level

Any relevant professional qualification adjudged to be equivalent to the above

Master of Philosophy programme (M.Phil.)

Candidate must have a Master Degree with a weighted average score of not less than 50% (CGPA of not less than 3.0 on a 5 point scale). 

PhD programme

Master’s  degree with a weighted average score of 60%  and above (CGPA of not less than  4.0 on a 5 point scale)  

Candidates who do not make up to 60% (≥ 55% or CGPA of not less than 3.5 on a  5 point scale) or deficient in some prerequisite courses especially from another institution may be required to register for the M.Phil/Ph.D. programme.  The Department may prescribe appropriate courses for candidates whose academic record is considered deficient for the area of specialization.   

In addition, PhD applicants should submit a concept note/ research proposal of not more than 450 words along with their application form