DELSU Postgraduate Admission Form and Postgraduate Courses for 2019/2020 Academic Session

DELSU Postgraduate Admission Form. The management of Delta State University (DELSU) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into its postgraduate programmes (Postgraduate Diploma, Professional Masters, Academic Masters and Doctor of Philosophy Degrees) for the 2019/2020 academic session.

General Requirements for DELSU Postgraduate Admission

Candidates for postgraduate studies must have a degree or its equivalent from a Senate- recognized institution. They must have also obtained at least five (5) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics in WASC, NECO, GCE (Ordinary Level), or NABTEB at not more than two sittings. Pass in English or Mathematics is not acceptable. Also, ACE and TC II are not acceptable. (No equivalent to WASC, NECO, GCE or NABTEB). Please note that there will be no waiver for anybody seeking admission into any of the programmes.
A candidate applying for Ph.D. in any programme must have obtained at least a weighted average score of 60% overall.
Candidates applying for academic Master Degree (M.Sc., M.Ed., M.A. and LL.M.)must be holders of bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline from the Delta State University or any other accredited university with at least “Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree recognized by Senate
Candidates applying for professional Master Degree must be holders of Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline from Delta State University, Abraka or any other accredited university with at least a Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree recognized by Senate or a Higher National Diploma with Upper Credit from a Senate-recognized polytechnic.
Candidates for Postgraduate Diploma must be holders of a bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline from the Delta State University or any other accredited university with at least a “Third Class Honours” degree or a HND (Lower Credit) recognized by Senate.
Candidates for Masters and Ph.D programmes would be required to write a qualifying examination on Saturday, September 7, 2019.
How to Apply for DELSU Postgraduate Admission.

Candidates are required to visit and complete the Delta State University, Abraka 2019/2020 PG Admission Form online and to also generate an application virtual pin of N31.000.00 (thirty-one thousand naira) only. Sales of forms start on April 02, 2019. Payment should be made at any of the following designated banks:

Zenith Bank,
Unity Bank,
Fidelity Bank.
The Closing date for the sale of DELSU postgraduate forms will be July 31, 2019.

Note: All applicants must submit photocopies of the following documents:

2 Hard copies of downloaded Application Form
Transcript of all previous qualifications obtained
WASC; NECO; GCE or NABTEB Certificate (not TC II)
NYSC Certificate or Exemption or Exclusion Certificate obtained from NYSC Office only
A 3–5 page research proposal indicating area of research interest (for Ph.D. candidates)
Candidates are advised to read the instructions on the home page of the Website before completing the Application Form.
Candidates should submit the hard copies of their applications along with other relevant documents to the Secretary, Postgraduate School, Delta State University, Abraka personally or through courier services on or before August 23, 2019.

List of those offered provisional admission into any programme will be published in the Postgraduate School at Abraka Campus. Screening of provisionally admitted candidates and payment of fees will commence immediately thereafter and end on Monday, September 30, 2019.

DELSU Postgraduate Courses.


Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in Agricultural Economics/Agricultural Extension
Department of Animal Science
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in Animal Science
Department of Fisheries
PGD,M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in Fisheries
Department of Forestry and Wildlife
PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in ForestrDepartment of Forestry and Wildlife

PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in Forestry

Department of Agronomy

PGD, Professional Master,M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in Crops Science, Crop Protection and Soil Science


Department of Fine and Applied Arts

MFA in the following areas:Graphics, Ceramics, Sculpture and Textile Design M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Art History

Ph.D. Studio Art degree in: Ceramics, Graphics, Sculpture, Painting and Textiles

Department of History

M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in History

Department of Music

Postgraduate Diploma in Music (PGDM); M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Music

Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy

M.A./Ph.D. degrees in Religious Studies with specializations in:

Old Testament Studies New T estament Studies

Church History – Sociology/Philosophy of Religion

African Traditional Religions Christian Theology Sociology of Religion Physiology of Religion

Department of Theatre Arts

M.A. and Ph.D. in Theatre Arts

Department of Languages and Linguistics

M.A. degree programmes in:

French language and Linguistics;

Literature in French; and Translation.

Ph.D French

Department of English & Literary Studies

MA and Ph.D degrees in:




Department of Physiology

M.SSc. and Ph.D. degrees in Anatomy


Department of Educational Management and Foundations

M.Ed. and Ph.D. degrees in: Educational Administration; Higher Education Administration; and Educational Planning

Department of Guidance and Counselling

M.Ed. and Ph.D. degrees in: Guidance and Counselling; Measurement and Evaluation

Department of Library and Information Science

PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Library and Information Science

Department of Science Education

M.Ed and Ph.D in Science Education – Biology,Chemistry and Mathematics.

M.Ed and Ph.D in Curriculum Studies

Department of Social Science Education

M.Sc. (Ed.) and Ph.D. programmes in Social Studies Education

Department of Vocational Education

M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Agricultural Education M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Home Economics

Department of Technical Education

M.Sc. (Ed.) Industrial Technology Education

Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education

M.Ed. and Ph.D. in: Human Kinetics Education; Exercise Physiology and Sports Science; Sports Management; and Health Education.


Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

Postgraduate Diploma in Basic Education (PGDBE) and

Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Management (PGDEM)


Master of Laws (LL.M.); Master Degree in Law and Diplomacy (MLD) and Ph.D. in Law


Department of Business Administration and Marketing

Postgraduate Diploma(PGD), M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Management Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Marketing


Department of Animal and Environmental Biology

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Animal and Environmental Biology

Department of Biochemistry

M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Biochemistry

Department of Chemistry

M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry with specialization in:Analytical/Environmental Chemistry; Inorganic Chemistry; Organic Chemistry; Physical Chemistry; and Industrial Chemistry

Department of Geology

M.Sc. in Geology with specializations in:

Engineering Geology/Environmental Geology/Hydrogeology; Petroleum Geology; and Mineral Exploration

Department of Mathematics

M.Sc. Mathematics M.Sc. Industrial Mathematics Ph.D Mathematics

Department of Physics

M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Physics with specializations in: Geophysics, Solid State Physics, Radiation & Health Physics, and Theoretical Physics

Department of Microbiology

M.Sc and Ph.D programme in Microbiology with specializations in: Environmental Microbiology, Food and Industrial Microbiology.

Department of Computer Science

PGD, M.Sc in Computer Science


Business Administration

M.Sc. and Ph.D Business Administration

Department of Economics

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Economics

Department of Geography and Regional Planning

M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Geography and Regional Planning

Department of Mass Communication

M.Sc. and Ph.D degrees in Mass Communication

Department of Political Science

M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Political Science PGD, M.Sc and Ph.D. in Public Administration

Department of Sociology

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Sociology




Business Administration

Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA)

Professional Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA)

Department of Economics

Postgraduate Diploma in Petroleum Economics (PGDPE)

Professional Master Degree in Energy and Petroleum Economics (MEPE)

Department of Mass Communication

Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Management (PGDCM)

Professional Master Degree in Communication Management (MCM)

Department of Sociology

Master in Crime Control (MCC)

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