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Veritas University Postgraduate Courses [UPDATED]

Veritas University Postgraduate Courses for 2022/2023 Session is Out. We will show you these courses and their admission requirements.

Veritas University Postgraduate Courses

This page will show you Veritas University Postgraduate Courses and their admission entry requirements. It will also show the requirements to award a degree.

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We will start will by showing VERITAS UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS FOR AWARD OF DEGREE, after which we will show you the duration for the courses, postgraduate courses and their entry admission requirements.

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  • Taught courses will be externally moderated. The setting of questions will involve the vetting by external Examiners, and when graded by the internal examiners, the scripts will be forwarded to the external examiners for verification of the marks and grades and the scripts returned to the departments.
  • All results must be approved by the College Board and Senate.
  • ‘Externally examined’ should mean to vet, check the marking scheme and questions before and after written examination and report to the Vice- Chancellor.
  • Candidate should have a minimum of 3.0 CGPA.
  • Supervision will be conducted by a team of supervisors for the Masters degree and above. This is necessary to ensure that all areas of a subject (topic) are effectively considered especially where the students have to deal with an inter-disciplinary subject.
  • Candidate whose research work is considered to be unsatisfactory by his Department will be asked to withdraw on a resolution of the College Board and Senate respectively.
  • Copies of all Dissertations will reach the Post-graduate College at least two months before the Convocation in which the candidate wants to be presented for the award of the degree.
  • A minimum of six copies of the final work of the temporarily bound Dissertation will be submitted to the department. After the Dissertation defence, the candidate will make all necessary corrections and submit four copies of the properly bound Dissertation with certification by the Board of Examiners to the Post-graduate College.
  • For each Post-graduate student, there will be a Board of Examiners for Dissertation defence comprising at least five members, which must include members of the project Supervisory Committee, the External Examiner, who will be the Chairman and must be someone of at least Senior Lecturer grade, and a representative of the Post-graduate College who must be an academic with relevant background.
  • There will be an oral defence of Dissertation, and each student must satisfy the Examiners in this regard in order to qualify for graduation.
  • For a student to be in good academic standing, he/she must obtain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 at the
    end of each Session. This will be so whether it is masters degree or PGD programme.
  • A student who absents him/herself for two consecutive semesters without a valid reason may be asked to withdraw from the University, irrespective of his cumulative grade point average.
  • A student, for good reason and with the approval of Senate and upon recommendation by the Dean, may suspend his programme of study for a maximum of one calendar year.
  • A student who transfers from one programme to another or from another University may be credited with those course credit units earned which are relevant to the curriculum of the new programme.


Masters Degree Programme

The duration for masters degree programme will be a minimum of  three (3) semesters and maximum of five (5) semesters for full time and a minimum of  five (5) semesters and maximum of seven (7) for part-time.

PGD Programme

The duration for full-time PGD programmes will be a minimum of two (2) semesters and maximum of four (4) semesters. For part-time, duration will be a minimum of four (4) semesters and maximum of six (6) semesters.

Veritas University Postgraduate Courses


College of Social Sciences

  • PGD Economics
  • PGD Political Science and Administrative Studies

College of Management Sciences

  • PGD Accounting
  • PGD Marketing

College of Natural and Applied Sciences

  • PGD Chemistry (Pure and Applied)
  • PGD Physics  (Pure and Applied)
  • PGD Microbiology

College of Education

  • PGD Education (PGDE)


College of Humanities

  • M.A English and Literary Studies
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • M.A History
  • Historiography
  • Economic History
  • Nigeria and African History
  • International Studies and Diplomatic History
  • Social and Culture History
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

College of Social Sciences

  • M.Sc. Economics
  • Economic Theory
  • Quantitative Economics
  • Economics Development and Planning
  • The Nigerian Economy/Public Sector Economics
  • Corporate Finance and Investment
  • Monetary Economics/ International Economics
  • Environmental and Energy Economics
  • Industrial Economics/Labour and Industrial Relations
  • M.Sc. Political Science and Diplomacy
  • Public Administration and Public Policy
  • Political Theory
  • Political Economics

College of Natural and Applied Sciences

  • M.Sc. Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Organic/Natural Product Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • M.Sc. Microbiology
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Food Microbiology
  •  M.Sc. Physics
  • Electronical/Radiochemical Methods
  • Geophysics
  • Radiation/Health Physics

College of Education

  • M. Ed
  • Education English
  • Educational Management and Planning


College of Social Sciences

  • PhD Economics
  • PhD Political Science and Diplomacy

Veritas University Postgraduate Admission Requirements.

  • Candidates must possess at least 5 credits at O’Level in the composition of subjects required by each department.
  • The requirement for admission into the Masters Degree programme is a first degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division and 3.00 CGPA from a recognized University.
  • A candidate may be required to go through our diploma programme which may serve as a ‘bridge’ programme especially, for people who did not graduate in that programme of BA/B.Sc.
  • Admission into our post-graduate diploma will require a minimum of third class and above in BA/B.Sc.
  • All application must be accompanied by academic transcripts and referee’s reports.
  • The College of Post-graduate Studies of Veritas University may take registered students of higher degrees from other Universities on transfer if they meet the University’s conditions for entry to such programmes.


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