Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Postgraduate Programmes (Full Time) of Kwara State University, Malete for the 2020/2021 Academic Session.
a. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes
The following shall qualify for the Postgraduate Diploma admission.
i) Graduates of Kwara State University or other recognized Universities.
ii) Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) (not HD) with minimum of Credit pass or its equivalent in relevant areas.
iii) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above, which are acceptable to the Board of School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University.
iv) In addition to (i) – (iii) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation.
The duration of the PGD Programme is a minimum of 2 semesters and a maximum of 4 semesters.
b. Master Degree (Academic)
The following shall qualify for the Masters’ degree admission:
i) Graduates of Kwara State University or other recognized universities who have obtained the approved degree of Bachelor with a minimum of Second Class Upper Division
ii) Candidates with Second Class Lower Division may, however, be considered for admission. Such candidates may be subjected to qualifying examination.
iii) In addition to above, a candidate must satisfy the university’s requirements for matriculation.
Candidates to be considered for admission into the Pre-Ph.D. degree programmes should have obtained a Master degree with a minimum of 50% cumulative (Weighted) Average Score. Such candidates must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation.
d. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) Degree Programmes
Candidates to be considered for admission into the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree programme should have obtained a Master’s degree with a minimum Cumulative (Weighted) Average Score of 60%. Such candidates must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation.
Duration & Structure of KWASU Postgraduate Programmes.
- Full-Time: The minimum period allowed for Masters degree programme (Full Time) is three (3) semesters and a maximum of six (6) semesters. The minimum period allow for Pre-Ph.D is two semesters and the maximum is four semesters. The minimum period allowed for Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree programmes (Full Time) is six (6) semesters and a maximum of ten (10) semesters.
- All Academic Programmes will be by a combination of Course Work and Research.
How to Apply for KWASU Postgraduate Form.
a). Applicants seeking admission into the University’s Postgraduate Programme should first visit www.kwasu.edu.ng for stipulated entry requirements, and then follow the instructions to proceed with an online application.
b). Sale of application forms begins on 9th November, 2020 and ends on 18th December, 2020.
c). All completed application forms are to be submitted not later than Thursday 31st December, 2020
d). Application form fee is N30,000:00. (Thirty Thousand Naira only)
e). All candidates must apply for their official Bachelor or Master degree academic transcript to be sent to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, Kwara State University, Malete not later than 8th January, 2021.
Procedure for Payment
- Visit http://myportal.kwasu.edu.ng
- Click on create an account.
- Enter few details as requested in the first form and click continue.
- Click make payment.
- Enter your ATM Card information requested to make payment.
- Application number is generated after successful payment.
- Write down your application number and click OK.
- You will be logged in automatically to complete your application stages.
- Upon completion, print out your completed application and payment receipt.
Note that payment is strictly with Interswitch MasterCard or Verve Card.