UMYU Postgraduate Courses


Elevate your academic aspirations with Umaru Musa Yar’adua University’s robust postgraduate programmes for the 2023/2024 session. From education to the natural sciences, the university’s faculties offer a diverse range of diplomas, master’s, and Ph.D. courses designed to cater to a variety of academic needs.

Umaru Musa Yar’adua University (UMYU) Postgraduate Courses

The administrative team of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University (UMYU) takes immense pleasure in announcing the institution’s comprehensive list of accredited postgraduate courses. These programmes encompass Postgraduate Diplomas, Master’s Degrees, Master of Philosophy, and Doctorate Degrees, available for the upcoming 2023/2024 academic term.

🏛️ Institution Umaru Musa Yar’adua University (UMYU)
📆 Session 2023/2024
📚 Postgraduate Offer Courses range from Postgraduate Diplomas to Ph.D. degrees
🎓 Education Faculty Offers courses in Educational Psychology, Curriculum & Instruction, and more
📜 Humanities Courses include M.A and Ph.D. in Arabic, Hausa, History, and Islamic Studies
🌐 Social Sciences Economics, Political Science, and Public Administration among the offerings
🔬 Natural Sciences Courses in Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Biology

Comprehensive Postgraduate Course Offerings at UMYU

Faculty of Education: Shaping the Future of Learning

Department of Education

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
  2. M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction
  3. M.Ed. in Educational Psychology
  4. M.Ed. in Educational Management
  5. Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction
  6. Ph.D. in Educational Psychology
  7. Ph.D. in Educational Management

Department of Science and Vocational Education

  1. M.Sc. (Ed) in Physics
  2. M.Sc. (Ed) in Mathematics
  3. M.Sc. (Ed) in Geography
  4. M.Sc. (Ed) in Chemistry
  5. M.Sc. (Ed) in Biology

Department of Library and Information Science

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Information and Record Management (PGDIRM)
  2. Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)

Faculty of Humanities: The Canvas of Cultural and Historical Study

Department of Arabic

  1. M.A in Arabic
  2. Ph.D. in Arabic

Department of Nigerian Languages (Hausa)

  1. M.A in Hausa
  2. Ph.D. in Hausa

Department of History and Security Studies

  1. M.A in History
  2. Ph.D. in History

Department of Islamic Studies

  1. M.A in Islamic Studies
  2. Ph.D. in Islamic Studies

Department of English and French

  1. M.A in English

Faculty of Social and Management Sciences: A Nexus of Theory and Practical Skill

Department of Economics

  1. M.Sc. in Economics
  2. Ph.D. in Economics

Department of Accounting

  1. M.Sc. in Accounting

Department of Political Science

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Political Science (PGDPS)
  2. M.Sc. in Political Science

Department of Public Administration

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDPA)
  2. Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  3. M.Sc. in Public Administration
  4. Ph.D. in Public Administration

Department of Business Administration

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
  2. Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences: The Frontier of Scientific Discovery

Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry (PGD)
  2. M.Sc. in Chemistry
  3. Ph.D. in Chemistry

Department of Geography

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Resource Management and Development (PGDRD)
  2. Master of Resource Development (MRD)
  3. M.Sc. in Geography
  4. Ph.D. in Geography

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

  1. M.Sc. in Mathematics
  2. Ph.D. in Mathematics

Department of Computer Science

  1. M.Sc. in Computer Science
  2. Ph.D. in Computer Science

Department of Biology

  1. M.Sc. in Biology
  2. Ph.D. in Biology with Specialisations in:
    • Plant Ecology
    • Plant Pathology
    • Plant Genetics
    • Plant Physiology
    • Plant Resources
    • Taxonomy/Biosystematics
    • Entomology
    • Public Health Parasitology
    • Hydrobiology and Fisheries

Department of Physics

  1. M.Sc. in Physics

Department of Microbiology

  1. M.Sc. in Microbiology

Department of Biochemistry

  1. M.Sc. in Biochemistry
  2. Ph.D. in Biochemistry

Choosing the right postgraduate course can significantly influence your future career prospects. Umaru Musa Yar’adua University offers an extensive selection to cater to diverse academic and professional goals. Utilise this guide as a resource to make an informed choice for your higher education journey.



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