Guidelines For Online Admission Procedures Into Madonna University, Nigeria


Postgraduate Guidelines for Online Admission Procedures into Madonna University, Nigeria


  1. All applicants should have credit pass at Ordinary Level in five relevant subjects including English Language obtained at not more than two sittings. Candidates with ‘O’ Level examination results before 2016 must possess their certificates and not statement of results or result slips.
  2. NYSC Completion Certificates (Discharge Certificates), Exemption Certificates or Exclusion Certificates is required from all applicants.
  3. Applicants who obtained their first degrees through Remedial Programmes must show evidence of having remedied the relevant subjects for their programmes externally; that is, through WASCE, NECO, and NABTEB.
  4. In addition to other qualifications, applicants are expected to meet the departmental requirements for their programmes.
  5. Candidates should ensure that their official academic transcript(s) and three letters of reference are forwarded under confidential cover to:
    The Secretary
    School of Postgraduate Studies
    Madonna University, Nigeria,

Elele Campus,

Rivers State,



6. Admissions will not normally be offered without transcript(s) and letters of reference.

Candidates Eligible for Madonna University postgraduate Programmes

  1. To qualify for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programme, applicants should be graduates of Madonna University or any other recognized university or persons who hold qualifications to be equivalent to first degree or holders of recognized Higher National Diploma.
  2. To qualify for admission into a master’s degree programme, applicants should be graduates with a minimum of Second Class Honours degrees.
  3. Applicants for admission into Doctoral Degree programmes should be graduates of Madonna University or any other recognised university, who possess Master’s degrees with a dissertation and an overall average score of at least 60% (B).

Madonna University Postgraduate Courses, 2023/2024 Session

  • Faculty of Education and Arts                                                           

    Departments                                                               Programmes

    • Business Education                               –           PGD, M.Ed., PhD
    • English                                                     –           PGD, MA., PhD

    Faculty of Health Sciences

    Departments                                                               Programmes

    • Medical Laboratory Science             –           PGD, M.Sc., PhD

    Areas of specialisation

    1. Clinical Chemistry/Toxicology
    2. Haematology/Blood Transfusion Science
    3. Medical Microbiology/Mycology
    4. Histopathology/Cytology.


    • Nursing Science                                PGD, M.Sc., PhD
    • Public Health                                     PGD, MPH., PhD



    Faculty of Management and Social Sciences

    Departments                                                               Programmes

    • Accounting                                                               PGD, M.Sc., PhD

    Areas of specialisation

    1. Sc. Accounting
    2. Sc. Taxation


    • Banking and Finance –           PGD, M.Sc., PhD

    Areas of specialisation

    1. PGD and M.Sc. Banking and Finance
    2. PhD Finance


    • Business Administration                                             PGD, M.Sc., PhD
    • Economics –                                                                   PGD, M.Sc., PhD
    • Entrepreneurship –                                                       PGD, M.Sc., PhD
    • International Relations & Diplomacy –                    PGD, M.Sc., PhD
    • Library and information science –                             PGD, M.Sc., PhD
    • Mass communication –                                                 PGD, MA., PhD
    • Philosophy –                                                                    PGD, MA., PhD
    • Political Science                                                             PGD, M.Sc., PhD
    • Psychology –                                                                    PGD, M.Sc., PhD
    • Public Administration –                                                PGD, M.Sc., PhD
    • Sociology –                                                                        PGD, M.Sc., PhD

    Faculty of Sciences

    Departments                                                               Programmes

    • Biochemistry –                                                         PGD, M.Sc., PhD
    • Computer Science –                                                PGD, M.Sc., PhD
    • Industrial Chemistry –                                          PGD, M.Sc., PhD
    • Microbiology –                                                        PGD, M.Sc.

    Areas of specialisation

    1. Environmental Microbiology and Bioremediation
    2. Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases
    3. Food Microbiology and Biotechnology
    4. Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology
    5. Medical Microbiology and Parasitology
    6. Molecular Microbiology and Bioinformatics
    7. Public Health Microbology

Duration of Madonna University Postgraduate Programmes

  1. PGD Programme – a minimum of two semesters or a maximum of four semesters.
  1. Master’s degree programme – a minimum period of four semesters or a maximum of six semesters.
  2. PhD Programme – a minimum of six semesters or a maximum of eight semesters.

Our Postgraduate Programmes can be full-time or Part-time.

How to Apply for Madonna University Postgraduate Admission

Application Forms can be accessed HERE on payment of #10,000.00 (Ten Thousand Naira) only.

Closing Date: Thursday, November 30, 2023

All completed Application Forms with

  • Photocopies of relevant credentials,
  • A duplicate copy of the receipt of payment for the Application Form, should be forwarded to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, Madonna University, Nigeria.

Contact Info

-Elele Campus
1 Madonna University Road
P.M.B 05 Elele,
Rivers State Nigeria.
Registrar’s office: 09035055624, 08135955826
Admission: 08148396740

-Okija Campus
Okija, Anambra State Nigeria
Okija Admission: 08078129083
-Akpugo Campus
Akpugo, Enugu State Nigeria
Deputy Registrar: 08158055206,
Admission: 08058143616

Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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