Covenant University, a top-ranking private institution in Nigeria, has commenced its admission process for various postgraduate programmes leading to the award of Masters and Ph.D degrees for the 2023/2024 academic session.
Before you proceed, check: Covenant University Postgraduate Courses Page.
General Requirements for Admission
The Covenant University postgraduate admission for the 2023/2024 session requires interested candidates to complete the application form available on the University portal. Candidates should provide all necessary documents specified on the application form. These include certificates of degrees and/or diplomas, academic transcripts, reference letters, and a 500-word statement of intent in the proposed research area.
For Nigerian citizens, a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) discharge, exemption or exclusion certificate is necessary. Candidates must request and ensure that their attended institutions process and forward official academic transcript(s) directly to the Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies. Only candidates whose transcripts have been received will be considered for admission.
Specific Requirements for Masters and Ph.D Degree Programmes
Masters Degree Programme
To be considered for the Masters degree Programme at Covenant University, candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree from Covenant University or any other University recognized by the Senate of Covenant University. The minimum requirement is a Second Class (Lower Division) in the relevant discipline.
Those with a Third Class Bachelor’s degree or HND (Upper Credit), in addition to a Postgraduate diploma (PGD) with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 on a 5.00 scale in a relevant discipline, may be considered. The minimum duration of study for the Masters degree is two academic sessions for full-time.
Ph.D Degree Programme
Candidates seeking admission to the Ph.D degree Programme at Covenant University must possess Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from Covenant University or any other University recognized by the Senate of Covenant University, in the relevant discipline. The minimum CGPA required for direct entry into the Ph.D degree programme is 4.00 on a 5.00 scale or equivalent (60%) in the Masters (M.A/M.Sc/M.Eng/M.Tech) degree result.
Covenant Business School (CBS) Admission
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
The Covenant Business School (CBS) offers an MBA degree Programme with various options. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline with at least a second class lower division from any university recognized by the Senate.
Additional Opportunities for Postgraduate Students
Additional opportunities for Masters/Ph.D degree students at Covenant University include an industrial/professional experience via our internship programme, as well as a Certificate/Diploma programme in Leadership.
Screening and Selection Criteria
The screening date for all prospective applicants will be communicated in due course.
Procedure for Online Application
Interested applicants should log on to the Covenant University School of Postgraduate Studies Website at https://spsadmportal.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/. Follow the instructions provided to complete the application process.
The cost of the application form is N15,000.00 (Fifteen Thousand Naira) only. Additional transaction charges will apply for bank or online payment. After successful payment, candidates should upload their passport, and the application number will be displayed.
Covenant University looks forward to welcoming prospective candidates to its community of world-class scholars and leaders. For further enquiries, please visit the official website or contact the School of Postgraduate Studies directly.
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