Edo State University Postgraduate Admission Form 2023/2024

Edo State University Postgraduate Admission Form 2023/2024

Edo State University, Uzairue, invites applications for 2023/2024 Postgraduate Admissions. Offering a variety of programmes leading to PGD, Masters, and PhD degrees, the university is a hub for academic excellence. Apply online by the 30th of September, 2023.

Edo State University (EDSU), Uzairue, Edo State, Nigeria, is currently accepting applications from qualified candidates for admission into its Postgraduate Programmes for the 2023/2024 Academic Session. The university offers a wide range of programmes leading to Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), Master Degree (M.Eng, M.Sc., MPA, M.A, and MBA), Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) across various faculties.

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Edo State University Postgraduate CoursesPGD, MSc/MA. PhD in Accounting, Economics, History and International Studies, and Microbiology
MSc, PhD Biochemistry and Political Science
PGD, MPA and PhD in Public Administration
MBA in Business Administration
PGD, M.Eng. . M.Phil., and PhD in Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Electrical/Electronic Engineering
PGD, MSc, MPhil, and PhD in Computer Science, Business Administration, Mass Communication and Medical Laboratory Science(Options: Chemical pathology, Haematology and Blood Transfusion Science, Histopathology, Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Immunochemistry)
Edo State University Postgraduate 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 programmeMaster’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
EDSU Postgraduate Programmes Duration

Postgraduate Diploma Programme: A minimum of two (2) semesters and a maximum of four (4) semesters.

Master degree programme:The duration varies with the programme and as approved by the Senate of the University
Minimum of four (4) semesters or three (3) semesters and a maximum of six (6) semesters.

Master of Philosophy : A minimum of (2) semesters and a maximum of (4) semesters

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD):A minimum of six (6) semesters and a maximum of ten (10) semesters.
How to Apply for Edo State University Postgraduate Admission Form

Prospective students can apply online by visiting the Edo State University Uzairue website: www.edouniversity.edu.ng. Each application must be accompanied by an application fee payment of Twenty Five Thousand Naira (N25,000).


The deadline for applications is the 30th of September, 2023. For further enquiries, please contact The Postgraduate School, Edo State University, Uzairue, Edo State, Nigeria, via email at [email protected], or call 09025412171, 08064888518, and 07033670802. You can also visit the university’s website at www.edouniversity.edu.ng.

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