Madonna University, Nigeria, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into her Postgraduate School Programmes for the 2024/2025 academic session. This article details the necessary information concerning the programme durations, eligibility criteria, requirements, application method, and important dates.

  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).


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

Our Postgraduate Programmes can be full time or Part time.

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

Closing Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2024

    All completed Application Forms with
  • Photocopies of relevant credentials,
  • Duplicate copy of receipt of payment for the Application Form, should be forwarded to reach the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, Madonna University, Nigeria.
Department Specialize Areas Available Programmes
Faculty of Education and Arts
Business Education - PGD. M Sc., PhD
English - PGD., M Sc., PhD
Faculty of Health Sciences
Medical Laboratory Science
  • Clinical Chemistry/Toxicology
  • Haematology/Blood Transfusion Science
  • Medical Microbiology/Mycology
  • Histopathology/Cytology.
PGD. ,M Sc., PhD
Nursing Science - PGD., M Sc., PhD
Public Health - PGD., M Sc., PhD
Faculty of Management and Social Sciences
  • Taxation (Msc.)
  • Accounting (Msc.)
  • Taxation (Msc.)
  • Accounting (Msc.)
  • Banking and Finance (MSc. PhD), Finance (PhD.)
PGD. ,M Sc., PhD
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. ,M Sc., PhD
political Science - PGD. ,M Sc., PhD
Philosophy - PGD. ,M Sc., PhD
Pshycology - PGD. ,M Sc., PhD
Public Administration - PGD. ,M Sc., PhD
Sociology - PGD. ,M Sc., PhD
Facult of Sciences
Biochemistry - PGD. ,M Sc., PhD
computer Science - PGD. ,M Sc., PhD
Industrial Chemistry - PGD. ,M Sc., PhD
  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
PGD. ,M Sc.