ADMISSION INTO M.Sc., M.A. and M.Phil./Ph.D PROGRAMMES FOR THE 2018/2019 ACADEMIC SESSION

 

Gregory University, Uturu, Nigeria is set to become the region hub for high-impact business research that addresses contemporary sub-Saharan African issues with global relevance and applicability. Accordingly, the University introduces a number of thought Masters (M.Sc., M.A.,) programmes and an innovative M.Philk./Ph.D programme that offers students flexible and quality research experience leading to a record completion time of maximum of four years. This is a unique opportunity for working class individuals and other busy executives to study and earn an M.Phil. and/or a Ph.D through quality supervision and guidance. The full-time MSc and MA programmes are a maximum of two (2) academic years. GUU faculty collaborates with renowned international researchers who are experts in various areas of business research. The high-quality outcome is in the academic publication(s) that should result from a successful thesis that commands international recognition and contributes to our society at a philosophical level.

 

M.Sc./M.A. programmes

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Master’s degree programmes in the College of Post Graduate Studies, Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State for the 2018/2019 academic session in the following areas:

(i)        M.Sc. Accounting

(ii)       M.Sc. Biochemistry

(iii)      M.A. History and International Studies

(iv)      M.Sc. Mass Communication

(v)       M.Sc. International Relations

 

M.Phil./Ph.D Programmes

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candifates for admission into the M.Phil./Ph.D programmes in the College of Post Graduate Studies, Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State for the 2018/2019 academic session in the following fields:

(i)        Accounting

(ii)       CSR and Sustainability

(iii)      Entrepreneurship and Business Planning

(iv)      Business and Management Science

(v)       International Relations

 

Admission criteria

Master of Science/ Master of Arts (M.Sc. M.A) Programmes

The following may apply for admission into the M.Sc./M.A. programmes of Gregory University, Uturu:

 

Minimum General Requirements

Candidates for all Postgraduate programmes must have a minimum of 5 credits including English Language and Mathematics, and any three relevant subjects at one or two sittings from SSCE, GCE, NECO or IGCSE, in addition to other Departmental/Faculty and General University Requirements.

In addition to the minimum general requirements, candidates who seek admission into the Gregory University, Uturu M.Sc./M.A. programmes must be:

  1. Graduates of Gregory University, Uturu or from other approved Universities who have obtained a good first degree in the relevant field of study with minimum Final Cummulative Grade Point Average (FCGPA) of 3.00 on a 5 point scale or a minimum of 60% for universities who do not use FCGPA.
  2. Candifates who hold Postgraduate Diploma from recognised institutions with an FCGPA of 3.00 and above (on a 5 point scale) are eligible to apply.

 

Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) Progreammes

The following may apply for admission into the M.Phil. Programme of Gregory University, Uturu:

Minimum General Requirements

Candidates for all Postgraduate programmes must have a minimum of 5 credits including English Language and Mathematics, and any three relevant subjects at one or two sittings from SSCE, GCE, NECO or IGCSE in addition to other Departmental/Faculty and General University requirements.

In addition to the minimum general requirements, candidates who seek admission into the Gregory University, Uturu M.Phil. Programme must be:

  1. Graduates of Gregory University, Uturu or from other approved Universities who have obtained a good first degree in the relevant field of study with minimum Final Cumulative Grade Point Average (FCGPA) of 3.00 on a 5 point scale or a minimum of 60% for Universities who do not use FCGPA.
  2. Candidates who hold Postgraduate Diploma from recognised institutions with an FCGPA of 3.00 and above (on a 5 point scale) are eligible to apply.
  3. Submit a brief proposal of not more than 500 words on the proposed area of research. The proposal should address the following areas: research focus, your motivation for the stud, and why you think your research is of significance.

 

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Programme.

In addition to the minimum general requirements, candidates who seek admission into the Gregory University, Uturu Ph.D Programme must:

  1. Be graduates of Gregory University, Uturu or from other approved universities who hold Master’s Degree in the proposed field of study with minimum Final Cumulative Grade Point Average (FCGPA) of 3.5 on a point scale or a minimum of 70% for universities that do not use the FCGPA.
  2. Submit a brief proposal of not more than 1500 words on the propose area of research. The proposal should address the following areas: introduction (research focus and motivation), a brief review of the literature, how you intend to conduct the research (methodology), and conclusion (why you think your research is of significance).
  3. Where considered necessary, candidates may be required to attend a pre-admission interview (this could be in person, by Skype or other mode).

Duration of Programmes

  1. Master of Science/Master of Arts (M.Sc./M.A) Programmes
  • Full-time: A minimum of two (2) semesters and a maximum of four (4) semesters.
  1. Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) Programme
  • Full-time: A minimum of two (2) semesters and a maximum of four (4) semesters.

iii.       Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Programme

  • Full-time: A minimum of six (6) semesters and a maximum of eight (8) semesters.

Please note that, in exceptional cases, candidates may be granted an extension beyond the above specified maximum registration period.

 

Method of Application

Online application forms will be available from Thursday 1st  November, 2018 to Friday 1st March, 2019. The University is currently receiving applications into the M.Sc./M.A. programmes as well as the flexible and innovative M.Phil/Ph.D programme. Prospective candidates can apply by Clicking Here . Alternatively, candidates may apply in person through any of the following addresses: Gregory University Business School,  Afikpo Road, Uturu Amaokwe, Abia State. Tel.  08062754903, 08108308880,  08136583733.

E-mail: postgrad@gregoryuniversity.edu.ng, registrar@gregoryuniversityuturu.edu.ng

For those resident in Lagos and Abuja you may reach us via any of these addresses below.

Gregory University Business School,                     Gregory University Business School,

Lagos Liaison Office:                                                 Abuja Liaison Office

Suite F302, 3rd Floor, Brasasr Place                        Beside Efab Estate, Life Camp

69 Admiralty Way, opp. Zenith Bank, near           FCT, Abuja.

Ebeano Supermarket, Lekki Phaze 1, Lagos,         Tel: +2347035963222

Lagos State, Nigeria

Tel: +2349065119666

 

 

Application fee:

Interested students can obtain application form after making a non-refundable payment of N20,000.00 through the following bank details:

Gregory University College of Post Graduate Studies, Fidelity Bank Account Number 4010721280