NDA Postgraduate Courses for 2020/2021 Session [Full-Time & Professional]

Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA Postgraduate Courses for 2020/2021 Academic Session is Out. This is the Full-Time & Professional Postgraduate Programmes. You will also see their admission requirements.

NDA Postgraduate Courses

In this page we will list out available postgraduate programmes in Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) for 2020/2021 Session.

We will also show you the duration and requirement for the programmes.

The NDA Postgraduate courses is divided into two – full-time and professional programmes.

RECOMMENDED: NDA Postgraduate Form Session.

NDA Postgraduate Courses for Full-Time

In this column, we will show you the Academy’s full-time postgraduate programmes

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Accounting & Management

  1. PhD Accounting
  2. MSc Accounting

Department of Economics

  1. PhD Economics
  2. MSc Economics

Department of Geography

  1. PhD Geography
  2. MSc Environmental Management

Department of History & War Studies

  1. PhD Military History
  2. MA Military History
  3. MA International Studies

Department of Political Science and Defence Studies

  1. PhD Defence and Strategic Studies
  2. MSc Defence and Strategic Studies

Department of Psychology

  1. MSc Clinical Psychology
  2. MSc Military Psychology

FACULTY OF MILITARY SCIENCE & INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

Department of Computer Science

  1. PhD Computer Science
  2. MSc Computer Science

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering.

  1. PhD Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Electronic & Communications)
  2. M.Eng Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Electronic & Communications)

Department of Mechanical Engineering

  1. PhD Mechanical Engineering (Production/Thermofluids & Energy)
  2. M.Eng Mechanical Engineering (Production/Thermofluids & Energy)

Department of Civil Engineering.

  1. PhD Civil Engineering (Geotechnics/Structures)
  2. MEng Geotechnics Engineering

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Department of Biological Sciences

  1. PhD Parasitology
  2. PhD Medicinal & Poisonous Plants Studies
  3. MSc Parasitology
  4. MSc Medicinal & Poisonous Plants Studies
  5. MSc Biotechnology

Department of Chemistry

  1. PhD Chemistry (Organic)
  2. MSc Chemistry (Material Science & Explosives)

Department of Mathematics

  1. PhD Mathematics (Applied/Pure Mathematics)
  2. MSc Mathematics (Applied/Pure Mathematics)

Department of Physics

  1. PhD Physics
  2. MSc Physics (Nuclear and Radiation/Solid State)

NDA Postgraduate Requirements for Full-Time Programmes

The requirements for the various NDA Postgraduate full-time programs are as follows;

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree

A candidate for PhD Degree must poseess a minimum of Second Class Honours(Lower Division) at Bachelor Degree and a Master’s Degree in proposed field of study from a recognized University.
In Addition, the candidate must have scores an average of not less than 60% or 3.50% at the Masters level.

Masters (MA, M.Eng and MLSc) Degrees

A candidate seeking admission into the Master’s Degree programme shall be a graduate of the Nigerian Defence Academy or any other recognised university. Such candidate must possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in relevant field of study

DURATION OF NDA POSTGRADUATE FULL-TIME PROGRAMME

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

A student in for the Master’s degree shall pursue the programme for 2 years (4 semesters)

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 shall be withdrawn from the academy.

However, on exceptional circumstances, application for extension to complete the program may be entertained.

Extension shall not exceed a period of one year (2 semesters) in case of Master’s degree and 2 years (4 semesters) in case of PhD.

NDA Professional Postgraduate Courses

In this column, we will show you the NDA’s professional postgraduate programmes

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Department of Accounting & Management

  1. Master in Business Administration (MBA)
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance (PGDAF)
  3. Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

Department of Economics

  1. Master in Financial Economics (MFE)

Department of Geography

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (PGDRS/GIS)
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management (PGDEM)

Department of History & War Studies

  1. Master in Conflict, Security & Development (MCSD)
  2. Master in Development Studies (MDS)
  3. Master in Leadership Studies (MLS)

Department of Political Science and Defence Studies

  1. Master in International Affairs and Strategic Studies (MIASS
  2. Master in Strategy and Security Administration (MASSA)
  3. Master in Public Administration (MPA)
  4. Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDPA)

Department of Psychology

  1. Master in Criminology and Forensic Psychology
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy

FACULTY OF MILITARY SCIENCE AND INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

Department of Intelligence and Cyber Security

  1. Masters in Cyber Security
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Intelligence and Security Studies
  3. Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Security

Department of Computer Science

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS)

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

Department of Civil Engineering

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering (PGDCE)

Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical Engineering (PGDEE)

Department of Mechanical Engineering

  1. Master in Production Management (MPM)
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (PGDME)

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Department of Biological Sciences

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Biotechnology (PGDBT)

Department of Chemistry

  1. Master in Forensic Science (MFS)
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Science (PGDFS)

Department of Mathematics

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics and Data Analysis (PGDSDA)

Requirements for NDA Professional Courses

The requirements for the various programs are as follows;

  1. 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 recognised University to be eligible for admission. HND candidates must possess a minimum of Lower Credit to apply.
  2. PGD Programmes: Candidates applying for the Postgraduate Diploma programme must possess a minimum of Third Class Bachelor’s degree from the Nigerian Defence Academy or any other recognised University, or Higher National

DURATION

The duration of professional programmes are as follows:

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.

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

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