Ekiti State University (EKSU) Postgraduate Courses and Admission Requirements

Ekiti State University EKSU Postgraduate (PG) Programs and Admission Requirements – Here is the complete list of postgraduate courses available in the institution.Ekiti State University Ado Ekiti was established as Obafemi Awolowo University, Ado-Ekiti on 30 March 1982 by the administration of Chief Michael Adekunle Ajasin, the first civilian governor of Ondo State.

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EKSU Postgraduate Courses [Updated]

Below is the complete list of approved postgraduate courses available in the institution arranged according to faculties;

A. Faculty of Agricultural Sciences

M.Sc and PhD in:

  • Animal Production and Management
  • Agricultural Biochemistry and Nutrition
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Soil Fertility and Testing
  • Soil Classification and Survey
  • Agricultural Economics

PGD, M.Sc and PhD in:

  • Forestry Resources Management
  • Fisheries Management

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B. Faculty of Arts MA. and PhD in:

  • Phonology
  • Syntax
  • Stylistics
  • English as a Second Language
  • Poetry
  • Drama
  • Fiction
  • Literary, Theory and Criticism
  • Oral Literature
  • African Literature
  • African-American Literature
  • Caribbean Literature
  • English Literature
  • Comparative Literature
  • Yoruba Studies
  • Aesthetics
  • Epistemology
  • History of Philosophy
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of Psychology
  • Philosophy of Science
  • African Philosophy
  • Ethics
  • Logics
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Social and Political Philosophy
  • African Traditional Religion
  • Biblical Studies (Old Testament)
  • Biblical Studies (New Testament)
  • Church History
  • Comparative Study of Religion
  • Islamic Studies
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Ethics

MA., M.Phil/PhD and PhD. in:

  • Nigerian History
  • African History
  • Diplomatic History
  • Translation and French Studies

PGD in:

  • Religious Studies

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C. Faculty of Education

M.Ed and PhD In:

  • Language Education
  • Science Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Technology
  • Educational Management with options in:
    • Educational Administration
    • Educational Planning
    • Economics of Education
  • Human Kinetics and Health Education with options in:
    • Administration and Organization of Physical Education
    • Sociology of Sports
    • Psychology of Sports
    • Exercise Physiology
    • Health Education

M.Sc (Ed), MEd, M.Phill/PhD in:

  • Mathematics Education

M.Ed, M.Phil/PhD and PhD in:

  • Philosophy of Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Tests and Measurement

 D. Institute of Education

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:

  • Education

MEd and Ph.D. in:

  • Social Studies

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E. Faculty of Engineering

PGD in :

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Thermofluids/Energy Engineering
  • Production/Materials Engineering

M.Eng and PhD in:

  • Structures
  • Geotechnical Engineering

M.Eng in:

  • Electronics and Communication
  • Electrical Power Systems and Machines

F. Faculty of Law

LLM and M.Phil/PhD in:

  • Law

G. Faculty of Management Sciences

M.Sc and PhD in:

  • Banking and Finance

M.Sc, M.Phil/PhD and PhD in:

  • Business Administration

H. Faculty of Science

  1. M.Sc and PhD in:
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Nutritional and Food Biochemistry
  • Plant Biochemistry and Toxicology
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical/Theoretical and Computation Chemistry
  • Organic/Natural Products Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Petroleum Geology
  • Mineral Exploration
  • Engineering Geology/Hydrology
  • Mathematics with options in:
    • Numerical Analysis
    • Optimisation
  • Statistics
  1. PGD in:
  • Micro-biology
  1. M.Sc and PhD in:
  • Micro Biotechnology
  • Medical/Pathogenic Microbiology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Food and Industrial Microbiology
  1. PGD in:
  • Plant Resources Management
  1. M.Sc and PhD in:
  • Lower Green Plants Ecology
  • Plant Resources Management
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Plant Physiology and Biochemistry
  • Ecology
  • Entomology
  • Cell Biology&Genetics
  • Hydrobiology & Fisheries
  • Parasitology
  • Physiology
  • Nematology
  • Environmental Biology
  1. M.Sc and PhD in Physics with options in:
  • Solid State Physics
  • Theoretical Physics
  • Material Science
  • Radiation Physics
  1. M.Sc, M.Phil/PhD and PhD in:
  • Industrial Monetary Economics
  • Development of Economics
  • Petroleum Economics
  • Economic Planning
  • International Economics
  • Operations Research
  • Econometrics
  • Geomorphology
  • Environmental Management and Planning
  • Land Evaluation
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Management
  • Cartography and Remote Sensing
  • Climatology (Pure/Applied)
  • Rural Development Planning
  • Urban and Regional Development Planning
  • Agricultural Development Planning
  • Industrial Development Planning
  • Transportation
  • Recreation and Tourism Studies
  • Population Studies
  • Medical Geography
  • Remote Sensing
  • Cartography
  • Biogeography
  • Political Science
  1. M.Sc in:
  • International Relations
  • Physiological Psychology
  • General Experimental Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Personality
  • Development
  • Criminology and Penology
  • Gerontology
  • Medical Sociology
  • Population Studies
  • Industrial Sociology
  • Social Change and Development
  • Rural Sociology and Agricultural Extension

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EKSU Postgraduate Courses and Admission Requirements

Below are the criteria to secure admission into the Ekiti State University for the following postgraduate programs.


  • A first degree with at least a second class honours qualification in the related area from EKSU or from any other recognized University.
  • A Bachelors degree from a recognized university plus a PGD in the relevant area.
  • Any other qualification as may be approved by the University Senate.


  • A Master’s degree with a CGPA of 3.50 on a 5.00 point scale or 2.50 on a 4.00 point scale or its equivalent in the relevant areas from EKSU or any recognized University.
  • Any other qualification as the University Senate may from time to time recognized/approve.

Application Method

  1. Pay for the Postgraduate admission form by clicking on https://login.remita.net/remita/onepage/6965290534/service.spa
  2. Visit EKSU Portal eksuportal.eksu.edu.ng
  3. Click on ‘ADMISSION’, a drop-drown list of applications will appear, click on ‘Post-Graduate
  4. It will take you to a Signup Page, where you will create an account
  5. On successfully sign-up, locate sign in and login to your dashboard
  6. You will see list of available applications, locate POSTGRADUATE APPLICATION on the dashboard and click on apply.
  7. The next page is to confirm your payment. You are to enter your payment reference number

that was generated while making payment on Remita. Enter the ‘RRR’ and click on proceed.

  1. The next page will take in your biodata
  2. Click on submit button to complete your application

NB: EKSU Postgraduate Application form cost Sixteen Thousand Naira (N16,000) only.

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