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The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) – Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Professional Part-Time Postgraduate Programmes in the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna for the 2019/2020 Academic Session.

 

TITLE: Admissions into Full-Time Postgraduate Programmes 2019/2020 Academic Session

Available Programmes
The following Degree programmes are available in the Faculties and Departments:

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Department of Accounting and Management:

  • PhD Accounting
  • MSc Accounting

Department of Economics:

  • PhD Economics
  • MSc Economics

Department of Geography:

  • PhD Geography
  • MSc Environmental Management

Department of History & War Studies:

  • PhD Military History
  • MA Military History
  • MA International Studies

Department of Political Science and Defence Studies:

  • PhD Defence and Strategic Studies
  • MSc Defence and Strategic Studies

Department of Psychology:

  • MSc Clinical Psychology
  • MSc Military Psychology.

Faculty of Military Science and Interdisciplinary Studies
Department of Computer Science:

  • PhD Computer Science
  • MSc Computer Science

Faculty of Engineering and Technology
Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering:

  • PhD Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Electronic & Communications)
  • M.Eng Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Electronic & Communications)

Department of Civil Engineering:

  • PhD Civil Engineering (Geotechnics/Structures)
  • MEng Civl Engineering (Geotechnics/Structures/Water Resources & Environmental)

Department of Mechanical Engineering:

  • PhD Mechanical Engineering (Production/Thermofluids & Energy)
  • M.Eng Mechanical Engineering (Production/Thermofluids & Energy).

Faculty of Science
Department of Biological Sciences:

  • PhD Parasitology
  • PhD Medicinal & Poisonous Plants Studies
  • MSc  Parasitology
  • MSc Medicinal & Poisonous Plants Studies
  • MSc  Biotechnology

Department of Chemistry:

  • PhD Chemistry (Organic)
  • MSc Chemistry (Material Science & Explosives)

Department of Mathematics:

  • PhD Mathematics (Applied/Pure Mathematics)
  • MSc Mathematics (Applied/Pure Mathematics)

Department of Physics:

  • PhD Physics
  • MSc Physics (Nuclear and Radiation/Solid State).

Admission Requirements
The requirements for the various programmes are as follows:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree:

  • A candidate for PhD Degree must possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) at Bachelor’s Degree and an academic Master’s Degree in the proposed field of study from a recognised  University
  • In addition, the candidate must have scored an average of not less than 60% or CGPA of 3.50 on a scale of 5 at the Master’s level.

Masters (MA, MEng and MSc) Degree:

  • A candidate seeking admission into the Master’s Degree  programme shall be a graduate of the Nigerian Defence Academy   or any other recognised university
  • Such candidate must possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in the relevant field of study.

Duration of Programmes

  • Each  student  admitted for PhD or Master’s Degree must pursue a FULL-TIME course of study and research in the Academy. Depending on  the  Degree in view, the  following conditions are also applicable:
  • A student for the Master’s Degree shall pursue the programme for 2 years (4 semesters)
  • Candidates for PhD Degree shall pursue the programme for 3  years  (6  semesters)
  • At the expiration of  the  period  of  study for any given programme,  a  student who has  not completed his/her programme shall be withdrawn from the Academy

General Information

  • All candidates for PhD and Master’s Degree programmes may be requested to sit for qualifying examination. Dates will be communicated to candidates
  • The Academy reserves the right to step down any programme prior to commencement without notice.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Start Application Online

For further enquiries please contact:
The Secretary,
Postgraduate School,
Nigerian Defence Academy,
PMB 2109, Kaduna,
Kaduna State.

Phone: 08035902949.

Caution: The general public should beware of fraudsters who may be impersonating the Academy. For this reason, applicants are advised to contact the NDA to clear any doubtful information.

 

TITLE: Admissions into the Professional Part-Time Postgraduate Programmes 2019/2020 Academic Session

Available Programmes
The following Master’s Degree and Postgraduate Diploma programmes are available in the faculties and departments listed below:

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Department of Accounting & Management:

  • Master in Business Administration (MBA)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance (PGDAF)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

Department of Economics:

  • Master in Financial Economics (MFE)

Department of Geography:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (PGDRS/GIS)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management (PGDEM)

Department of History & War Studies:

  • Master in Conflict, Security & Development (MCSD)
  • Master in Development Studies (MDS)
  • Master in Leadership Studies (MLS)

Department of Political Science and Defence Studies:

  • Master in International Affairs and Strategic Studies (MIASS)
  • Master in Strategy and Security Administration (MASSA)
  • Master in Public Administration (MPA)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDPA)

Department of Psychology:

  • Master in Criminology and Forensic Psychology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy (PGDCP)

Faculty of Military Science and Interdisciplinary Studies
Department of Intelligence and Cyber Security:

  • Master in Cyber Security
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Intelligence and Security Studies
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Security

Department of Computer Science:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS)

Faculty of Engineering and Technology
Department of Civil Engineering:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering (PGDCE)

Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical Engineering (PGDEE)

Department of Mechanical Engineering:

  • Master in Production Management (MPM)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (PGDME)

Faculty of Science
Department of Biological Sciences:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Biotechnology (PGDBT)

Department of Chemistry:

  • Master in Forensic Science (MFS)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Science (PGDFS)

Department of Mathematics:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics and Data Analysis (PGDSDA).

Admission Requirements
The requirements for the various programmes are as follows:

Master’s Degree Programmes:

  • Candidates applying for the part-time programmes must possess  a  Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower  Division)
  • Candidates with Third Class degree or Higher National Diploma  must  also  possess a Postgraduate Diploma at credit level in a related discipline  from any recognised University to be  eligible for admission
  • HND candidates must possess a minimum of Lower Credit to apply.

PGD Programmes:

  • Candidates applying for the Postgraduate Diploma programme must possess a minimum of Third Class Bachelor’s Degree  from  the  Nigerian Defence Academy or any  other recognised University, or Higher National Diploma at a minimum of Lower Credit.

Duration of Programmes
The duration of professional programmes are as follows:

  • A student for Master’s Degree shall pursue the programme for 18  months (2 semesters course work  and  1 semester for project) except  MBA  programme  which  runs for 2 years
  • A student for Postgraduate Diploma shall pursue the programme for one  year  (2  semesters) except engineering courses which runs for 2 years (4 semesteers)
  • Professional Master’s Degree and Postgraduate Diploma programmes are delivered on Fridays and Saturdays
  • Note: The Academy reserves the  right  to  step  down  any programme prior to commencement without notice

Deadline: 15th September, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Start Application Online

For further enquiries please contact:
The Secretary,
Postgraduate School,
Nigerian Defence Academy,
PMB 2109, Kaduna,
Kaduna State.

Phone: 08035902949.

Caution: The general  public should  beware of  fraudsters who may  be impersonating the  Academy. For this reason, applicants are advised to contact the NDA to clear any doubtful information.

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