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CRUTECH Postgraduate Courses & Requirements – 2019/2020

Cross River University of Technology, CRUTECH has released the Postgraduate courses available for the 2019/2020 academic session. Interested Candidates for admission into the postgraduate programme are advised to go through the courses available for the 2019/2020 academic session as the CRUTECH Postgraduate Admission Form is available.

Courses Available For CRUTECH Postgraduate Admission 2019/2020

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Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into Postgraduate programmes in the 2016/2017 Academic Year leading to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas (PGD) and Postgraduate Degrees of Master of Science (M.Sc.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) of The Cross River University of Technology, (CRUTECH) in the following Faculties/ Departments.

1. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY
Courses of study leading to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees are available in the following Departments as indicated below:

(i) Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension
(a) Agricultural Economics – PGD, M. Sc.
(b) Agricultural Extension – PGD, M. Sc.

(ii) Department of Agronomy
(a) Agronomy – PGD, M. Sc.

(iii) Department of Animal Science
(a) Animal Science – PGD, M. Sc.
(b) Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry – PGD, M. Sc., Ph. D

(iv) Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
(a) Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences – PGD, M. Sc., Ph. D

(v) Department of Forestry and Wildlife Resources
(a) Forestry and Wildlife Resources Management – PGD, M. Sc.

2. FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
Courses of study leading to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas and Master of Science degrees are available in the Department of Mass Communication.

(i) Department of Mass Communication
(a) Mass Communication – PGD, M. Sc.

3. FACULTY OF EDUCATION
Courses of study leading to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas (PGDE), and Master of Education (M. Ed.) degrees are available as indicated in the following Departments:

(i) Department of Educational Foundations and Administration
(a) Education – PGDE
(b) Education Management – M. Ed.
(c) Guidance and Counseling – M. Ed
(d) Educational Psychology – M. Ed
(e) Educational Measurement and Evaluation – M. Ed

(ii) Department of Curriculum and Instructional Technology
(a) Science Education – M. Ed
(b) Technical Education – M. Ed

4. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
Courses of study leading to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas, Master of Science and Master of Engineering degrees are available in the Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering.

(i) DEPARTMENTOF ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
(a) Power Systems and Machines – PGD, M. Sc., M. Eng
(b) Electronic Communication Engineering – PGD, M. Sc., M. Eng.
(c) Control Systems Engineering – PGD, M. Sc. M. Eng.

5. FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
Courses of study leading to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees are available as in indicated in the following Departments:
(i) Department of Architecture
(a) Architecture – PGD, M. Tech.
(ii) Department of Estate Management
(a) Estate Management – PGD
(iii) Department of Urban and Regional Planning
(a) Landscape Planning – PGD
(b) Urban and Regional Planning – PGD

(iv) Department of Visual Arts and Technology
(a) Visual Arts and Technology – PGD, MA (Arts Education) and MFA

6. FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
Courses of study leading to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas, Master of Science, Master
of Business Administration (MBA) degrees are available as in indicated in the following Departments:

(i) Department of Accountancy
(a) Accountancy – PGD, M. Sc.
(b) Finance – PGD, M. Sc.

(ii) Department of Business Administration
(a) Business Administration – PGD, M. Sc., MBA

7. FACULTY OF SCIENCE
Courses of study leading to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees are available as in indicated in the following departments:

(i) Department of Biological Sciences
(a) Biology – PGD
(b) Plant Breeding and Genetics – M. Sc. , Ph. D
(c) Parasitology – M. Sc. , Ph. D
(d) Microbiology – M. Sc. , Ph. D

(ii) Department of Mathematics/Statistics
(a) Mathematics – PGD, M. Sc.
(b) Statistics – PGD, M. Sc. , Ph. D

(iii) Department of Physics
(a) Pure Physics – PGD, M. Sc.
(b) Solid State Physics – PGD, M. Sc.
(c) Geo-Physics /Environmental Physics – PGD, M. Sc.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

GENERAL
Candidates seeking for admission into all the programmes of the Cross River University of Technology must possess a minimum of 5 credits including English Language and four other relevant subjects obtained at not more than two sittings. Candidates with ‘0’ Level Examination results for 2017 or before must present original copies of their certificates. Statements of results and/or Result Slips will not be accepted.
In all cases, written letters of permission from employers are necessary requirement for workers seeking for admission.
In addition to the general requirements, candidates are expected to fulfill the specific requirements in their chosen areas of study for the different programmes as follows:

(A) DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

(i) A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of third class honours in the relevant field of study from the Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) or any other University recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH.

(ii) A Higher National diploma (HND) at a minimum of Lower Credit level in the relevant field of study obtained from any Institution accredited by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) and recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH.

(a) Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Economics and Extension(PGD – AEE).
A Bachelor’s degree as specified in the entry requirements (A)(i) in Economics, Sociology or Sociology and Anthropology may be also admitted.

(b) Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Economics and Extension (PGD – AEE)
A Bachelor’s degree or HND as specified in (A)(i), (A)(ii) in any of the related subjects disciplines (Zoology, Botany, Microbiology, Genetics and Breeding, etc.) may be accepted . However, only the Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science/ Animal Health is acceptable for the PGD in Animal Science.

(c) Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
A Higher National diploma (HND) at Lower Credit level in any discipline from any Institution accredited by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) and recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH may also be accepted.

(d) Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical /Electronic Engineering (PGD – EE)
A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of second class, lower division in Physics, Mathematics and/or Physics/ Electronics obtained from CRUTECH or any other University recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH may also be accepted.

(e) Postgraduate Diploma in Biology (PGD – B)
A Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Zoology, Microbiology and Biochemistry OR Bachelor’s degree in any of the Agricultural Sciences at Second Class, Lower Division obtained from CRUTECH or any other University recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH may also be accepted.

(f) Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Microbiology (PGD-AM).
Same as the requirements for (e)(PGD – B) except that the candidate must possess a minimum of second class degree at Lower Division in Biology or related subjects.

(g) Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematics (PGD-M) and Statistics (PGD – S).
A Bachelor’s degree in any field of Physical Sciences or related subject disciplines (Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Engineering Physics, Engineering, etc). obtained from CRUTECH or any other University recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH OR Higher National Diploma (HND) at a minimum of Lower Credit level in the field of Physical Sciences or related subject disciplines as above obtained from any Institution accredited by NBTE and recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH may also be accepted.

(h) Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration(PGD – BA)
A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of second Class, Lower Division in any other related discipline obtained from CRUTECH or any other University recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH may also be accepted.

(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Landscape Planning (PGD – LP)
A Higher National diploma (HND) at a minimum of Lower Credit Level from any accredited Institution OR Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences or Engineering Sciences and Social Sciences may also be accepted.

(j) Postgraduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning (PGD – URP)
Same as the requirements for (PGD – LP) Additionally, HND (Lower Credit) OR Bachelor’s Degree in Law may be accepted.

(B) MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAMMES

(i) A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of Second class, Lower division Level (with a minimum cumulative Grade Point average, CGPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 point scale or 3.00 on a 5 – point scale) in the relevant field or its equivalent obtained from CRUTECH or any other University recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH.

(ii) A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of third class honours plus a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 point scale or 3.00 on a 5.0 point scale) in the relevant field obtained from CRUTECH or any other University recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH.

(iii) A Higher National Diploma (HND) at a minimum of Lower Credit level (minimum CGPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 point scale or 3.00 on a 5.0 point scale) in the relevant field of study obtained from any Institution accredited by NBTE and recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH plus a Postgraduate Diploma (minimum CGPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 point scale or 3.0 on a 5. Point scale) in the relevant field of study obtained from CRUTECH or any other University recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH.

SPECIAL CASES
(i) M.Sc. Degree in Agriculture
A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of second class, Lower Division level (minimum CGPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 point scale or 3.00 on a 5.0 – point scale) in any field of Agriculture or related subject disciplines (Zoology, Botany, Microbiology, Genetics and Breeding, etc.)
(ii) M. Sc. Degree in Mass Communication
A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of Second Class, lower Division (minimum CGPA of 3.00 on a 5 – point scale) in any field of Communication (Journalism, Agricultural Journalism, Communication Studies, Communication Arts, etc) from CRUTECH or any other University recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH.
Candidates with a CGPA lower than 3.00 maybe considered upon evidence of outstanding professional practice.

Available M. Sc. Research Areas include:
• Organizational Communication
• International Communication
• Communication Law and Regulation
• News Media Communication
• Political Communication
• Strategic Communication
• Social and Behaviour Change Communication

(iii) M. Ed. in Science Education and Technical Education.
The Candidates’ Bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma as specified in the entry requirements (B)(i), (ii) and (iii) must be in Natural/Applied Sciences, or Engineering, Technology Education or any related discipline.
(iv) M. Ed. Degree
The candidates’ Bachelor’s degree or HND as specified in the entry requirements (B) (i), (ii) and (iii)) may be in any discipline.
(v) M. Sc. and M. Eng. Degrees
A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of Second Class, Upper Division in Electrical and / or Electronic Engineering or its equivalent obtained from CRUTECH or any other University recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH.

OR
A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of Second Class, Upper Division in any of the Physical Sciences (Physics, Mathematics and / or Physics/ Electronics) plus a PGD in the relevant field obtained from CRUTECH or any other University recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH.

OR
A Higher National Diploma at a minimum of Upper Credit level in Electrical and /or Electronic Engineering or its equivalent obtained from any Institution accredited by NBTE and recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH plus a PGD in the relevant field obtained from CRUTECH or any other University recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH.
(vi) M. Sc. Degree in Accountancy
Besides the modes of entry specified in (B)(i),(ii) and (iii), an MBA (with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 – point scale or 3.0 – on a 5 – point scale in Accountancy may be considered.
(vii) M.Sc. Degree in Finance
The HND, Bachelor’s degree and PGD as specified in the entry requirements (B)(i),(ii) and (iii) may be in Finance, Banking, Accountancy, Economics, Insurance or Actuary Science, MBA in Finance, Banking and Accountancy may also be considered.
(viii) M. Sc. Degree in Business Administration
The Bachelor’s degree required must be at Second Class, Upper Division level in Business Administration, Management, Marketing, Economics or any other related discipline.
Bachelor’s degree at Second Class, Lower Division will require in addition a PGD in the areas listed above.
MBA in any of the areas listed above may also be considered.

(ix) M. Sc. Degree in Plant Breeding, Parasitology and Microbiology.
The Bachelor’s degree, HND and PGD as specified in the entry requirements (B)(i), (ii) and (iii) may be in Biology, Botany Zoology, Microbiology, Biochemistry or any other related subject.

(x) M. Sc. degree in Pure Physics, Solid State Physics, Geo-Physics/Environmental Physics
The HND, Bachelor’s degree and PGD as specified in the general entry requirements (B)(i), (ii) and (iii)) may be in Physics or any related Physical Sciences and Engineering.

C. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D) PROGRAMMES

(i) Ph. D Degree in Agriculture
A good Master of Science (M. Sc.) degree in any field of agriculture or any of the related subject disciplines (Zoology, Botany, Microbiology, Genetics and Breeding, etc.) with eligible average scores not less than 60% or CGPA not less that 4.0 at the Master’s degree level. In all cases, only holders of Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science/Animal Health can be admitted into the Ph.D programme in Animal Science.

ii Ph.D Degree in Plant Breeding, Parasitology and Microbiology
A good Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Plant Breeding, Parasitology and applied Microbiology, with eligible scores of not less than 60% or CGPAs of not less than 4.0 at the master’s degree level, or a good Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Biology (with eligible average scores of not less than 60% or CGPAs of not less than 4.0 at the Master’s degree level), but with a PGD in any of the following: Plant Breeding, Parasitology and Applied Microbiology.

(iii) Ph.D Degree In Statistics
A good master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Statistics with eligible average scores of not less than 60% or CGPAs of not less that 4.0 at the master’s Degree level, OR a good Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Mathematics (with eligible average scores of not less than 60% or CGPAs of not less that 4.0 at the Master’s degree level plus a PGD in Statistics.

CRUTECH Postgraduate – Duration

Postgraduate Programmes are undertaken either Full-time or Part-time. All Postgraduate programmes begin with classroom course work and end with project work for Postgraduate Diplomas or thesis/dissertations for Master of Science (M. Sc. Or M. Sc.), Master of Arts (MA. Or M. A.), Master of Fine Arts (MFA or M. F. A.), Master of Education (MEd. Or M. Ed.), Master of Engineering (MEng. Or M. Eng.}, Master of Technology (MTech. Or M.Tech.), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph D. Or Ph. D.) Degrees.

(A) Full Time Studies
The duration for full-time studies varies depending on the nature of the programme:

(i) Post Graduate Diplomas:
For any of the Postgraduate Diploma Programmes, a registered candidate shall spend a minimum of 12 calendar months (one academic session) and not more than 24 months within which period he/she will be expected to satisfy all the requirements for the award of the Postgraduate Diploma. However, for Professional PGD in Landscape Planning and Urban and Regional Planning the minimum is 18 months and not more than 27 months.

(ii) Master of Science, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Education, Master of Engineering, and Master of Technology Degrees:

For any of the listed Masters’ Programmes, a registered candidate shall spend a minimum of 18 calendar months and not more than 24 months within which period he/she will be expected to satisfy all the requirements for the award of the Master’s Degree.

(iii) Doctor of Philosophy Degrees:
For any of the Doctorate Degree programmes, a registered candidate shall spend a minimum of 36 calendar months and not more than 60 months within which period he/she will be expected to satisfy all the requirements for the award of the Doctorate Degree.


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(B) PART-TIME STUDIES
The duration for Part time studies takes much longer than the full-time programmes. In all cases, part time studies are expected to run for at least one and a half times the minimum period that is stipulated for equivalent full time studies.

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