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NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY, NDA POSTGRADUATE FORM IS OUT

The NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY, Kaduna wishes to inform interested applicants that the sales of application forms for Full-Time and Part-Time Postgraduate Programmes has commenced for the 2020/2021 Academic Session.

Available Programmes:

Full-Time Courses – The following degree programmes are available in the Faculties and Departments:

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
1. Department of Accounting and Management
a. PhD Accounting
b. MSc Accounting
2. Department of Economics
a. PhD Economics
b. MSc Economics
3. Department of Geography
a. PhD Geography
b. MSc Environmental Management
4. Department of History &War Studies
a. PhD Military History
b. MA Military History
C. MA International Studies
5. Department of Political Science and Defence Studies
a. PhD Defence and Strategic Studies
b. MSc Defence and Strategic Studies
6. Department of Psychology
a. MSc Clinical Psychology
b. MSc Military Psychology.

FACULTY OF MILITARY SCIENCE AND INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
7 Department of Computer Science
a. PhD Computer Science
b. MSc Computer Science.

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
8 Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering
a. PhD Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Electronic & Communications)
b. M Eng Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Electronic & Communications)
9 Department of Civil Engineering
a. PhD Civil Engineering (Geotechnics/Structures)
b. M.Eng Civil Engineering (Geotechnics/Structures/Water Resources & Environmental)
10 Department of Mechanical Engineering
a. PhD Mechanical Engineering (Production, Thermofluids & Energy)
b. M.Eng Mechanical Engineering (Production, Thermofluids & Energy)

FACULTY OF SCIENCE
11 Department of Biological Sciences
a. PhD Parasitology
b. PhD Medicinal & Poisonous Plants Studies
c. MSc Parasitology
d. MSc Medicinal & Poisonous Plants Studies
e. MSc Biotechnology
12. Department of Chemistry
a. PhD Chemistry (Organic)
b. MSc Chemistry (Material Science & Explosives)
13. Department of Mathematics
a. PhD Mathematics (Applied/Pure Mathematics)
b. MSc Mathematics (Applied/Pure Mathematics)
14. Department of Physics
a. PhD Physics
b. MSc Physics (Nuclear and Radiation/Solid State)

Professional Part-Time Courses

The following Master degree and Postgraduate Diploma programmes are available in the faculties and departments listed below:

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
1. Department of Accounting & Management
a. Master in Business Administration (MBA)
b. Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance (PGDAF)
c. Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM).
2. Department of Economics
a. Master in Financial Economics (MFE)
3. Department of Geography
a. Postgraduate Diploma in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (PGDRS/GIS)
b. Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management (PGDEM)
4 Department of History & War Studies
a. Master in Conflict, Security & Development (MCSD)
b. Master in Development Studies (MDS)
c. Master in Leadership Studies (MLS)
5. Department of Political Science and Defence Studies
a. Master in International Affairs and Strategic Studies (MIASS)
b. Master in Strategy and Secunty Administration (MASSA)
c. Master in Public Administration (MPA)
d. Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDPA)
6. Department of Psychology
a. Master in Criminology and Forensic Psychology
b. Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy (PGDCP)

FACULTY OF MILITARY SCIENCE AND INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
7. Department of Intelligence and Cyber Security
a. Master in Cyber Security
b. Postgraduate Diploma in Intelligence and Security Studies
c. Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Security
8. Department of Computer Science
a. Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS)

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
9. Department of Civil Engineering
a. Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering (PGDCE)
10. Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering
a. Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical Engineering (PGDEE)
11. Department of Mechanical Engineering
a. Master in Production Management (MPM)
b. Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (PGDME)

FACULTY OF SCIENCE
12. Department of Biological Sciences.
a. Postgraduate Diploma in Biotechnology (PGDBT)
13. Department of Chemistry
a. Master in Forensic Science (MFS)
b. Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Science (PGDFS)
14. Department of Mathematics
a. Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics and Data Analysis (PGDSDA)

Admission Requirements:

A. Full-Time Postgraduate Programme.
The requirements for the various programmes are as follows:
a. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree: A candidate for PhD Degree must possess a minimum of Second Class Honour (Lower Division) at Bachelor’s Degree and an academic Master’s Degree in the proposed field of study from a recognized University. In addition, the candidate must have scored an average of not less than 60% or CGPA of 3.50 on a scale of 5 at the Master level.

b. Masters (MA. MEng and MSc) Degree. A candidate seeking admission into the Masters Degree programme shall be a graduate of the Nigerian Defence Academy or any other recognized university. Such candidate must possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in the relevant field of study.

B. Professional Part-Time PostgraduateProgrammes.
The requirements for the various programmes are as follows:

a. Masters Degree: Candidates applying for the part-time programmes must possess a Bachelor degree with a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division). Candidates with Third Class degree or Higher National Diploma must also possess a Postgraduate Diploma at credit level in a related discipline from any recognized University to be eligible for admission. HND candidates must possess a minimum of Lower Credit to apply.

b. PGD Programmes: Candidates applying for the Postgraduate Diploma programme must possess a minimum of Third Class Bachelors degree from the Nigerian Defence Academy or any other recognised University, or Higher National Diploma at a minimum of Lower Credit.

Duration:

A. Full-Time Postgraduate Courses:

Each student admitted for PhD or Master’s Degree must pursue a FULL-TIME course of study and research in the Academy. Depending on the degree in view, the following conditions are also applicable:

a. A student for the Masters degree shall pursue the programme for 2 years (4 semesters).

b. Candidates for PhD degree shall pursue the programme for 3 years (6 semesters). At the expiration of the period of study for any given programme, a student who has not completed his/her programme shall be withdrawn from the Academy.

B. Professional Part-Time Postgraduate Courses :

a. A student for Master degree shall pursue the programme for 18 months (2 semesters course work and 1 semester for project) except MBA programme which runs for 2 years.

b. A student for Postgraduate diploma shall pursue the programme for one year (2 semesters) except engineering courses which runs for 2 years.(4 semesters).

c. Professional master degree and postgraduate diploma programmes are delivered on Fridays and Saturdays.

How To Apply:

  1. Applicants should follow the link on NDA website www.nda.edu.ng or log on to the application portal
    http://pgapplications.nda.edu.ng select “purchase Access Code” and fill in their details to pay for their application via REMITA after first obtaining their REMITA Retrieval Reference (RRR) Code in the sum of ten thousand Naira (N10,000.00) only.
  2. Please note that only payments against RRR Codes generated via the application portal would be accepted.
  3. The online upload of required application documents is necessary, it is therefore advised that you please come along with the originals of this uploaded documents for sighting during your interview.
  4. Kindly note that your application is not complete until all copies of your Credentials, Acknowledgement Form, Application for Transcripts form and Medical Report Form, have been uploaded and submitted along with your application.

Closing Date:

The sales of forms will be available until 28th December 2020.

IBK

A young ambivert,Edu. Consultant & Admission Guide, Reporter and a PolyMath

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