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SCHOOL OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

Baze University is one of the fastest growing private universities in Nigeria. Situated in Abuja, the nation’s capital, the university boasts of experienced local and international staff, superb teaching equipment, first-rate buildings, and a serene environment to guarantee good quality. Baze is reputed for providing university education to British standards in Nigeria, at about half the cost of sending a student to study abroad. Following its meteoric progress, the National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved some postgraduate programmes for the university after successful resource verification. These programmes have been designed to help candidates grow their skills in areas of interests, or to prepare them for higher degrees. Applications are now, therefore, invited for admission into the following programmes:


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The criteria for admission into M.Sc. programme will be as follows:

  • Matriculation requirement, which must be 5 O’level credits including Mathematics and English.

  • Candidates with Second Class (Lower Division) Bachelor’s degree in the discipline from an approved University, or the Postgraduate diploma with a CGPA of not lower than 3.0 on a 5-point scale from an accredited university.

  • Graduates of other disciplines are also free to apply, but will need credible references, and shall be exposed to core undergraduate courses.

  • Candidates with a good Post Graduate Diploma (3.5 CGPA on a 5point scale) in the discipline from accredited University shall be considered

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Application Forms can be downloaded here. They can also be collected at the address below. Completed Forms could be scanned and sent to pgs@bazeuniversity.edu.ng, or physically submitted at the address below. If completed forms are sent to the above email, hard copies must be subsequently submitted to:
The Dean,
Post Graduate School,
Baze University,
Off Jabi/Airport Road,
Behind National Judicial Council (NJC),
Abuja.


DURATION OF POST GRADUATE PROGRAMME

  • A full Master’s Programmes shall run for a minimum of 4 semesters and a maximum of 6 semesters.

  • For extension beyond the specified maximum period, a special permission of the Board of Postgraduate School shall be required.


GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

To be awarded the M.Sc. degree, candidate must take and pass a minimum of 33 Units made up of the following:

  • 24 units of compulsory courses

  • 9 units of elective courses in his/her minor area of specialization.

  • 3 units of Seminar

  • 6 units of Dissertation.

  • Successfully defend his/her Research project before an approved panel of Examiners to be constituted by the Post Graduate School.

The programme will take place through:

  • A formal teaching session (usually about two hours), which adopts a primarily didactic style.

  • Attend the accompanying Class(s) - a formal teaching session, which emphasizes participative learning (one hour).

  • Attend Workshops (if required) - a formal teaching session, which focuses on skill development and application.

  • Participated in Guided Learning exercises (as required) - students work alone or in groups on predetermined tasks.

  • Written examination and continuous assessment. The written examination will normally be based on not less than one hour, and not more than one-half hours for each ten hours of lecture. In any case, the time allowed for any written paper, does not exceed three hours