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The Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt (RSUST) Current list of available postgraduate courses programmes/courses by the National University Commission (NUC). Interested members of the public are hereby implored to check the list. Entry requirements has also been included – See more details below;

The Rivers State University of Science and Technology, RSUST Postgraduate Courses / Programms available for admission. These are the RSUST PGD, Master and PhD courses prospective PG students can choose from during their application.

Related: RSUST Postgraduate Admission Form

The courses available for selection has its own requirements without which no provisional admission whatsoever would be offered to any candidate who fails to meet the requirements.

COURSES AVAILABLE FOR RSUST POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION

Here are the courses RSUST PG courses;

A. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

1. Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics / Extension

a) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology

b) Master of Science (M.Sc.)

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology
  • International Economics and Finance
  • Environmental Economics and Policy
  • Social Work and Community Development

c) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • Agricultural Economics (with specialization in Production Economics and Farm
  • Management, Agricultural Finance and Agricultural Marketing)
  • Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology
  • International Economics and Finance
  • Environmental Economics and Policy
  • Social Work and Community Development

2. Department of Animal Science

a) PGD in Animal Science

b) M.Sc., PhD in Animal Science with specialization in:

  • Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry
  • Animal Production and Management
  • Animal Physiology and Reproduction
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics

3. Department of Crop and Soil Science

a) PGD in:

  • Crop Science
  • Soil Science

b) M.Sc., PhD in Crop Science, with the following areas of specialization:-

  • Crop Production and Physiology
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Farming Systems and Environment
  • Plant Pathology and Entomology

c) M.Sc., PhD in Soil Science, with the following areas of specialization:-

  • Soil Physics and Conservation
  • Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy
  • Soil Survey and Pedology
  • Soil Fertility and Microbiology/ Biochemistry

4. Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Environment

a) PGD in Fisheries and Aquatic Environment

b) M.Sc., PhD in Fisheries and Aquatic Environment with specialization in:

  • Aquaculture
  • Fisheries Biology
  • Fish Nutrition
  • Fish Processing and Utilization

5. Department of Food Science and Technology

a) PGD in Food Science and Technology

b) M.Sc., PhD in Food Science and Technology with specialization in:

  • Food Microbiology / Biotechnology
  • Food Chemistry/ Biochemistry
  • Food Quality Control and Assurance
  • Food Process and Storage Technology

6. Department of Forestry and Environment

a) PGD in Forestry and Environment

b) M.Sc., PhD in Forestry and Environment, with the following areas of specialization:

  • Forest Ecology and Silviculture
  • Forest Pathology and Soil Microbiology
  • Forest Taxonomy and Tree Improvement
  • Wildlife Management and Ecotourism

B. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

1. Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering PGD, M.Tech., and PhD in:

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Farm Power and Machinery Engineering
  • Soil and Water Engineering
  • Rural Development Engineering
  • Post-Harvest Process Engineering

2. Department of Chemical/Petrochemical Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering (PGD, M.Tech, and PhD)
  • Petrochemical Engineering (M.Tech.)

3. Department of Civil Engineering

  • Structural Engineering (M.Tech, PhD)
  • Civil Engineering (PGD)
  • Highway /Transportation Engineering (M.Tech, PhD)

4. Department of Marine Engineering

  • Naval Architecture and Ship Building (PGD, M.Tech., PhD)
  • Marine Engineering (PGD, M.Tech., PhD)
  • Offshore Engineering (PGD, M.Tech., PhD)

5. Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • Applied Mechanics and Design (PhD)
  • Thermo-Fluids Engineering (PGD, M. Tech., PhD)
  • Master of Engineering Management (MEM)
  • Production Engineering (PGD, M.Tech., PhD)

6. Department of Electrical Engineering

  • Power Engineering (PGD, M.Tech., PhD)
  • Electronics Engineering (PGD, M. Tech.)
  • Communications Engineering (M.Tech.)

7. Department of Petroleum Engineering

  • Petroleum Engineering (PGD, M.Tech.,PhD)

C. FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

1. Department of Architecture

  • M. Sc., Architecture

2. Department of Estate Management

  • PGD, Estate Management
  • M. Sc., Real Estate

3. Department of Urban and Regional Planning

  • PGD/M. Sc., Urban and Regional Planning

4. Department of Surveying and Geomatics

  • PGD, MSc., PhD, Surveying and Geomatics

D. FACULTY OF LAW

a) PGD, Petroleum and Environmental Law

b) Master of Laws (LL.M)

c) PhD in Law, with the following options:

  • International Law and Human Rights
  • Petroleum and Environmental Law
  • Business and Industrial Law
  • Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence

E. FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

a) PGD

  • Accountancy
  • Banking and Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Mass Communication
  • Office and Information Management

b) M. Sc., Accountancy with options in:

  • Accountancy
  • Taxation
  • Public Sector Accounting

c) M. Sc., Banking and Finance with options in:

  • Banking and Finance
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Markets

d) M. Sc., Management with options in:

  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial Relations
  • Business Policy
  • Organizational Behaviour

e) M. Sc., Marketing

f) M. Sc., Mass Communication (Communication and Development Studies)

g) M.Sc., Office and Information Management

h) PhD

  • Accountancy
  • Banking and Finance (with options as in M.Sc. programme)
  • Management (with options as in M. Sc. programme)
  • Marketing

F. FACULTY OF SCIENCE
1. Department of Applied and Environmental Biology PGD, M.Sc., PhD, with the following areas of specialization:

  • Applied Microbiology and Industrial Microbiology
  • Applied Environmental and Industrial Entomology
  • Marine Biology and Marine Pollution Studies
  • Plant Pathology
  • Environmental Biology

2. Department of Chemistry

a) PGD (Chemistry)

b) M.Sc. and PhD in Chemistry, with the following options:

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic and Natural Products Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry

3. Department of Medical Laboratory Science PGD, M.Sc., PhD, with the following options:

  • Medical Microbiology
  • Chemical Pathology
  • Hematology and Blood Group Serology

4. Department of Mathematics / Computer Science

a) PGD

  • Applied Statistics
  • Computer Science

b) M.Sc.

  • Computer Science

c) M.Sc., PhD in:-

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Statistics

5. Department of Physics PGD, M.Sc., PhD, with the following options:

  • Solid State Physics
  • Theoretical Physics (Plasma Physics, Fluid Dynamics)
  • Applied Geophysics
  • Environmental Physics and Radiation Protection

G. FACULTY OF TECHNICAL AND SCIENCE EDUCATION

1. Department of Business Education

a) MEd Business Education

b) M.Sc. Business Education, with specialization in:-

  • Accountancy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Office Management & Technology
  • Economics Education

c) Ph.D Business Education

2. Department of Educational Foundations MEd; PhD, with the following areas of specialization:

  • Educational Management and Planning
  • Philosophy of Education
  • History and Policy of Education
  • Sociology of Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Technology
  • Adult Education and Community Studies
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Guidance and Counselling

3. Department of Science and Technical Education MSc; PhD

a) Agricultural Education, with the following options:

  • Administration
  • Community Development
  • Agricultural Resources and Environment

b) Science Education, with the following options:

  • Biology Education
  • Chemistry Education
  • Physics Education
  • Mathematics Education

c) Technical Education, with the following options:

  • Building Technology
  • Electrical/Electronic Technology
  • Mechanical Technology

4. Institute of Education PGDTE/PGDE (Full-time and Sandwich)

a) Postgraduate Diploma in Technical Education (PGDTE)

b) Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

c) The following Master’s Degrees are available as Sandwich programmes only:

  • M.Ed. in Adult Education
  • MSc in Agricultural Education
  • MSc/M.Ed in Business Education

M.Ed. in Educational Management and Planning

  • M.Ed. in Guidance and Counselling
  • MSc in Technical Education
  • M.Ed. in Measurement and Evaluation
  • MSc in Science Education
  • M.Ed. in Educational Technology
  • M.Ed. in Women Development and Community Studies
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction

d) Doctor of Philosophy (Sandwich Only): All of the Institute’s Master’s degrees are available at PhD level, as Sandwich programmes only.
NOTE: SANDWICH PROGRAMMES in the lnstitute’s Master’s degrees and Postgraduate Diplomas will run during the long vacation (25th July – 30th September, 2017).

H. INSTITUTE OF FOUNDATION STUDIES
a) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in:-

  • Social Studies
  • Local Government Administration

b) Master of Science degree (MSc):

  • Social Work and Gender Studies
  • English Language and Communication Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Public Administration
  • History and International Relations
  • Peace and Conflict Management Studies

I. INSTITUTE OF GEOSCIENCES AND SPACE TECHNOLOGY

a) MPhil. and PhD, Environmental Management (Full-time Only).

J. CENTRE FOR LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT PLANNING STUDIES (CELTPS)
The following Postgraduate Diplomas and degrees are available as full-time and part-time programmes:

  • PGD in Transport Planning
  • PGD in Supply Chain and Logistics Planning
  • M.Sc. in Transport Planning
  • M.Sc. in Supply Chain and Logistics Planning
  • PhD in Transport Planning
  • PhD in Supply Chain Planning

K. MARITIME POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

  • M.Sc in Shipping Management (Part-time, weekends only)
  • M.Sc in Maritime Transport Technology (Part-time, weekends only).

RSUST Postgraduate Admission – Duration.

  • The full-time Postgraduate Diploma programmes run for two semesters (minimum) and four semesters (maximum) with or without project writing.
  • The full-time Postgraduate Diploma programme in Engineering runs for a duration of four semesters (minimum) and six semesters (maximum) with project.
  • The full-time Postgraduate Diploma programme in Transport Planning and Logistics and Supply Chain Planning runs for three semesters (minimum) and four semesters (maximum).
  • The part-time Postgraduate Diploma programme in Surveying and Geomatics runs for four semesters (minimum) and six semesters (maximum).
  • The full-time Master’s degree programme with dissertation is structured to last for a minimum of four semesters and a maximum of six semesters.
  • The full-time Master’s degree programme with dissertation in Faculty of Engineering is structured to last for a minimum of four semesters and a maximum of six semesters.
  • The full-time Master’s degree programme in Surveying and Geomatics runs for three semesters (minimum) and six semesters (maximum).
  • The part-time Master’s degree programme in Surveying and Geomatics runs for four semesters (minimum) and eight semesters (maximum).
  • The full-time Master’s degree programme in Transport Planning and Logistics and Supply Chain Planning will run for four semesters (minimum) and five semesters (maximum).
  • The full-time Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes with thesis runs for six semesters (minimum) and eight semesters (maximum).
  • The part-time Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme in Surveying and Geomatics runs for eight semesters (minimum) and ten semesters (maximum).
  • Part-time study, specifically to be undertaken at weekends only, is available for the programmes in Shipping Management and Maritime Transport Technology for six semesters (minimum) and eight semesters (maximum).
  • Part-time study in Faculty of Engineering is available for PhD programmes only and runs for ten semesters (minimum) and twelve semesters (maximum).
  • Unless otherwise stated, part-time studies in any Faculty, where it is available, will take twice the duration allowed for the corresponding full-time programmes. Such part- time PhD programmes will last for ten semesters (minimum) and twelve semesters (maximum).
  • The sandwich Postgraduate Diploma programmes in Education run for a minimum duration of two long vacations and a maximum of four long vacations.
  • The sandwich Master’s programmes with dissertation in Education run for a minimum duration of three long vacations and maximum of six long vacations.
  • The sandwich Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes with thesis in Education run for a minimum duration of six long vacations and a maximum of twelve long vacations.

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