DELSU Postgraduate Admission Form 2021/2022 is Out


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the underlisted regular and weekend postgraduate programmes leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma, Professional Masters, Academic Masters and Doctor of Philosophy degrees of the Delta State University, Abraka. DELSU Postgraduate Admission Form 

Postgraduate Courses



  • Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension
    • PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in Agricultural Economics/Agricultural Extension
  • Department of Animal Science
    • PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in Animal Science
  • Department of Fisheries
    • PGD,M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in Fisheries
  • Department of Forestry and Wildlife
    • PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in Forestry
  • Department of Agronomy
    • PGD, Professional Master,M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in Crops Science, Crop Protection and Soil Science


  • Department of Fine and Applied Arts
    • MFA in the following areas:Graphics, Ceramics, Sculpture and Textile Design M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Art History
    • Ph.D. Studio Art degree in: Ceramics, Graphics, Sculpture, Painting and Textiles
  • Department of History
    • M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in History
  • Department of Music
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Music (PGDM); M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Music
  • Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy
    • M.A./Ph.D. degrees in Religious Studies with specializations in:
      • Old Testament Studies New T estament Studies
      • Church History – Sociology/Philosophy of Religion
      • African Traditional Religions Christian Theology Sociology of Religion Physiology of Religion Pounds to Naira
  • Department of Theatre Arts
    • M.A. and Ph.D. in Theatre Arts
  • Department of Languages and Linguistics
    • M.A. degree programmes in:
      • French language and Linguistics;
      • Literature in French; and Translation.
      • Ph.D French
  • Department of English & Literary Studies
    • MA and Ph.D degrees in:
      • Languages
      • Literature


  • Department of Physiology
    • M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Physiology
  • Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
    • M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Anatomy


  • Department of Educational Management and Foundations
    • M.Ed. and Ph.D. degrees in: Educational Administration; Higher Education Administration; and Educational Planning
  • Department of Guidance and Counselling
    • M.Ed. and Ph.D. degrees in: Guidance and Counselling; Measurement and Evaluation
  • Department of Library and Information Science
    • PGD, M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Library and Information Science
  • Department of Science Education
    • M.Ed and Ph.D in Science Education – Biology,Chemistry and Mathematics.
    • M.Ed and Ph.D in Curriculum Studies Jamb Result
  • Department of Social Science Education
    • M.Sc. (Ed.) and Ph.D. programmes in Social Studies Education
  • Department of Vocational Education
    • M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Agricultural Education M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Home Economics
  • Department of Technical Education
    • M.Sc. (Ed.) Industrial Technology Education
  • Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education
    • M.Ed. and Ph.D. in: Human Kinetics Education; Exercise Physiology and Sports Science; Sports Management; and Health Education.
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Basic Education (PGDBE) and
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Management (PGDEM)


  • Master of Laws (LL.M.); Master Degree in Law and Diplomacy (MLD) and Ph.D. in Law


  • Department of Business Administration and Marketing
    • Postgraduate Diploma(PGD), M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Management Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Marketing


  • Department of Animal and Environmental Biology
    • Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Animal and Environmental Biology
  • Department of Biochemistry
    • M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Biochemistry
  • Department of Chemistry
    • M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry with specialization in:Analytical/Environmental Chemistry; Inorganic Chemistry; Organic Chemistry; Physical Chemistry; and Industrial Chemistry
  • Department of Geology
    • M.Sc. in Geology with specializations in:
      • Engineering Geology/Environmental Geology/Hydrogeology; Petroleum Geology; and Mineral Exploration
  • Department of Mathematics
    • M.Sc. Mathematics M.Sc. Industrial Mathematics Ph.D Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
    • M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Physics with specializations in: Geophysics, Solid State Physics, Radiation & Health Physics, and Theoretical Physics
  • Department of Microbiology
    • M.Sc and Ph.D programme in Microbiology with specializations in: Environmental Microbiology, Food and Industrial Microbiology. Dollar to Naira Rate
  • Department of Computer Science
    • PGD, M.Sc in Computer Science


  • Business Administration
    • M.Sc. and Ph.D Business Administration
  • Department of Economics
    • M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Economics
  • Department of Geography and Regional Planning
    • M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Geography and Regional Planning
  • Department of Mass Communication
    • M.Sc. and Ph.D degrees in Mass Communication
  • Department of Political Science
    • M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Political Science PGD, M.Sc and Ph.D. in Public Administration
  • Department of Sociology
    • M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Sociology



  • Business Administration
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA)
    • Professional Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA)
    • Department of Economics Npower Recruitment
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Petroleum Economics (PGDPE)
    • Professional Master Degree in Energy and Petroleum Economics (MEPE)
  • Department of Mass Communication
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Management (PGDCM)
    • Professional Master Degree in Communication Management (MCM)
  • Department of Sociology

General Admission Requirements

  • Candidates for postgraduate studies must have a degree or its equivalent from a Senate- recognized institution. They must have also obtained at least five (5) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics in WASC, NECO, GCE (Ordinary Level), or NABTEB at not more than two sittings. Pass in English or Mathematics is not acceptable. Also, ACE and TC II are not acceptable. (No equivalent to WASC, NECO, GCE or NABTEB). Please note that there will be no waiver for anybody seeking admission into any of the programmes.
  • A candidate applying for Ph.D. in any programme must have obtained at least a weighted average score of 60% overall.
  • Candidates applying for academic Master Degree (M.Sc., M.Ed., M.A. and LL.M.)must be holders of bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline from the Delta State University or any other accredited university with at least “Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree recognized by Senate
  • Candidates applying for professional Master Degree must be holders of Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline from Delta State University, Abraka or any other accredited university with at least a Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree recognized by Senate or a Higher National Diploma with Upper Credit from a Senate-recognized polytechnic.
  • Candidates for Postgraduate Diploma must be holders of a bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline from the Delta State University or any other accredited university with at least a “Third Class Honours” degree or a HND (Lower Credit) recognized by Senate.

How to Apply

Candidates are required to visit and complete the Delta State University, Abraka 2021/2022 PG Admission Form online, and to also generate an application virtual pin of N31.000.00 (thirty-one thousand naira) only. Payment should be made at any of the following designated banks:

  • UBA,
  • Zenith Bank,
  • Unity Bank,
  • Fidelity Bank.

The Closing date for the sale of DELSU postgraduate forms will be Friday 31st December, 2021.

Note: All applicants must submit photocopies of the following documents:

  1. Transcript of all previous qualifications obtained
  2. WASC; NECO; GCE or NABTEB Certificate (not TC II)
  3. NYSC Certificate or Exemption or Exclusion Certificate obtained from NYSC Office only
  4. A 3–5 page research proposal indicating area of research interest (for Ph.D. candidates)

In addition, candidates are expected to download transcript forms and forward the same to their previous institutions.

A list of those offered provisional admission into any programme will be published in the Postgraduate School at Abraka Campus. Screening of provisionally admitted candidates and payment of fees will commence immediately.

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