Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into 2022/2023 Academic Session Full Time/Part-Time Postgraduate programmes leading to the award of a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), Master degree or Ph.D. in the Institute of Governance and Development Studies. The Institute of Governance and Development Studies is a multidisciplinary Institute established essentially to provide solutions through policy interventions, cutting-edge research and robust development programmes.
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD)
Postgraduate Diploma, Public Administration
Postgraduate Diploma, Marketing
Postgraduate Diploma, Peace Linguistics
Postgraduate Diploma, Public Speaking and Rhetoric
Postgraduate Diploma, Speech Writing/Speech Making
Postgraduate Diploma, Corporate Communication
Postgraduate Diploma, Management
Postgraduate Diploma, Information Management
Postgraduate Diploma, Development Studies
Postgraduate Diploma, Public Health
Postgraduate Diploma, Peace and Conflict Studies.
Master, Public Sector Management
Master, International Relations and Strategic Studies
Master, Public Policy and Administrative Studies
Master, Public Administration
Masters, Leadership and Development Studies
Master, Legislative Studies
Master, Migration and Border Studies
Master, Climate Change Resilience and Sustainability
Master, Business Administration
Master, Social Work
Master, Information Management
Master, Development Studies
Masters, Urban and Regional Planning
Master, Public Health and Health Promotion
Master, Peace and Conflict Studies
Ph.D. Public Sector Management
Ph.D. Parliamentary Administration
Ph.D. Legislative Studies
Ph.D. Legislative Drafting
Ph.D. Election and Party Politics
Ph.D. Security and Strategic Studies
Ph.D. Leadership and Development Studies
Ph.D. Migration and Border Studies
Ph.D. Climate Change Resilience and Sustainability
Ph.D. Information Studies
Ph.D. Social Work
Ph.D. NGO and Social Development Management
PhD. Information Management
Ph.D. Public Health
Ph.D. Displacement and Disaster Management
Ph.D. Peace and Conflict Studies
Ph.D. Conflict, Security & Development Studies
Ph.D. Conflict, Security & Strategic Studies
Ph.D. Development Studies
Ph. D Governance and Development Studies
Ph.D. Leadership and Strategic Studies
Ph.D. Leadership and Security Studies.
Candidates for admission into Ph.D programmes shall have M.Sc./M.A. Degree in a cognate discipline, obtained from Federal University Lokoja or any other recognized University. Candidates with non-cognate M.Sc./M.A. Degree may at the discretion of the University, be admitted to the programme if they possess significant work experience in high-level leadership and organizational management. In addition, applicants are required to possess credits in at least five (5) O’Level subjects including English and Mathematics obtained in not more than two (2) sittings.
Duration of Programme:
Full-Time: Minimum of 3 years and maximum of 5 years.
Part-Time: Minimum of 5 years and maximum of 7 years.
Candidates for admission into Master programmes shall have a minimum of Second Class Lower Degree in a cognate discipline, obtained from Federal University Lokoja or any other recognized degree-awarding Institution. Candidates with a non-cognate First Degree may at the discretion of the University be admitted to the programme if they possess significant work experience in high-level leadership and organizational management. Also, candidates with a Third Class Degree or HND qualification who have obtained a University Postgraduate Diploma in related disciplines with a minimum classification of Merit, are eligible to enrol for the programme. In addition, applicants are required to possess credits in at least five (5) O’Level subjects including English and Mathematics obtained in not more than two (2) sittings.
Duration of Programme:
Full Time: Minimum of 3 Semesters and maximum of 5 Semesters.
Part-Time: Minimum of 4 Semesters and maximum of 6 Semesters.
Candidates for admission to PGD programmes shall have a Degree in any discipline obtained from a recognized University or HND with a minimum classification of Lower Credit obtained from a recognized Institution, plus credits in at least five (5) O’Level subjects including English and Mathematics obtained in not more than two (2) sittings.
Duration of Programme:
Full Time: Minimum of 2 Semesters and maximum of 4 Semesters.
Part-Time: Minimum of 3 Semesters and maximum of 5 Semesters.
How to Apply
Application Fee for PGD and Master Programmes is Twenty-Five Thousand Naira (N25,000.00) only, while Ph.D. is Thirty Thousand Naira (N30,000.00) ONLY.
Application closes on Saturday 23rd September, 2023.
An Applicant should ensure that he/she has the entry requirements for the programme applied for, plus five (5) O’Level Credits including English Language and Mathematics as appropriate.
Applicants for Ph.D. programmes should ensure that transcripts of their academic records are sent to the Secretary, College of Postgraduate Studies, Federal University Lokoja. Note also, that applicants for Ph.D. programmes are to provide a short research proposal, which should include the title, statement of the problem and objectives of not more than 350 words.
Procedure for Filling the Online Application Form
Step 1: Create an Account on the Application Portal https://pg.fulokoja.edu.ng/iogads/index. Applicants must have a valid personal E-mail Address before starting the registration process. Then click Create Account. On Filling the Create Account form, please select the Programme Type: Ph.D., MASTERS, and PGD depending on the programme you are applying for.
Step 2: Make Payment using the RRR Number of the Account Created. Generate your RRR [Remita Retrieval Reference] Payment Invoice of Application Fees using REMITA services (card or bank payment). For those who want to make a card payment through Remita, click the button “Pay Now”. For cash payment, Copy the RRR number and visit the nearest bank to make payment.
Step 3: After Payment Successful, Login to your Application Portal to Print Receipt and continue Step 4
Step 4: Click on Application Form, Click and fill out Personal Info. Select a Course of Study and also select Mode Of Study: Click on The Blue Button “Save Changes & Proceed,” it takes you to the next form Credentials. Click on the Green Button “Add Credentials” to upload all credentials one at a time until they are successfully added. Click on the Blue Button Save Changes & Proceed it takes you to the next form Sponsorship Form.
Step 5: Repeat Step 4 for each of the forms such as Schools Attended, Employment Thesis/Publication, and Others.
Step 6: Print out the Biodata Form Printout – 2022/2023 Session and Send it with all your Documents to this Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more enquiry, please contact the following numbers; 0803 506 2989, 0803 626 7983.
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