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CRUTECH Postgraduate Application 2016/2017 Announced

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Applications
are hereby
invited from
suitably
qualified
candidates for
admission into Postgraduate programmes in the
2016/2017 Academic Year leading to the award of
Postgraduate Diplomas (PGD) and Postgraduate
Degrees of Master of Science (M.Sc.) and Doctor of
Philosophy (Ph. D.) of The Cross River University
of Technology, (CRUTECH) in the following
Faculties/ Departments.
Courses Offered
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY
Courses of study leading to the award of
Postgraduate Diplomas, Master of Science and
Doctor of Philosophy degrees are available in the
following Departments as indicated below:
(i) Department of Agricultural Economics and
Extension
(a) Agricultural Economics – PGD, M. Sc.
(b) Agricultural Extension – PGD, M. Sc.
(ii) Department of Agronomy
(a) Agronomy – PGD, M. Sc.
(iii) Department of Animal Science
(a) Animal Science – PGD, M. Sc.
(b) Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry – PGD, M.
Sc., Ph. D
(iv) Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
(a) Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences – PGD, M. Sc.,
Ph. D
(v) Department of Forestry and Wildlife Resources
(a) Forestry and Wildlife Resources Management –
PGD, M. Sc.
2. FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
Courses of study leading to the award of
Postgraduate Diplomas and Master of Science
degrees are available in the Department of Mass
Communication.
(i) Department of Mass Communication
(a) Mass Communication – PGD, M. Sc.
3. FACULTY OF EDUCATION
Courses of study leading to the award of
Postgraduate Diplomas (PGDE), and Master of
Education (M. Ed.) degrees are available as
indicated in the following Departments:
(i) Department of Educational Foundations and
Administration
(a) Education – PGDE
(b) Education Management – M. Ed.
(c) Guidance and Counseling – M. Ed
(d) Educational Psychology – M. Ed
(e) Educational Measurement and Evaluation – M.
Ed
(ii) Department of Curriculum and Instructional
Technology
(a) Science Education – M. Ed
(b) Technical Education – M. Ed
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4. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
Courses of study leading to the award of
Postgraduate Diplomas, Master of Science and
Master of Engineering degrees are available in the
Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering.
(i) DEPARTMENTOF ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS
ENGINEERING
(a) Power Systems and Machines – PGD, M. Sc.,
M. Eng
(b) Electronic Communication Engineering – PGD,
M. Sc., M. Eng.
(c) Control Systems Engineering – PGD, M. Sc. M.
Eng.
5. FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
Courses of study leading to the award of
Postgraduate Diplomas, Master of Science and
Doctor of Philosophy degrees are available as in
indicated in the following Departments:
(i) Department of Architecture
(a) Architecture – PGD, M. Tech.
(ii) Department of Estate Management
(a) Estate Management – PGD
(iii) Department of Urban and Regional Planning
(a) Landscape Planning – PGD
(b) Urban and Regional Planning – PGD
(iv) Department of Visual Arts and Technology
(a) Visual Arts and Technology – PGD, MA (Arts
Education) and MFA
6. FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
Courses of study leading to the award of
Postgraduate Diplomas, Master of Science, Master
of Business Administration (MBA) degrees are
available as in indicated in the following
Departments:
(i) Department of Accountancy
(a) Accountancy – PGD, M. Sc.
(b) Finance – PGD, M. Sc.
(ii) Department of Business Administration
(a) Business Administration – PGD, M. Sc., MBA
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7. FACULTY OF SCIENCE
Courses of study leading to the award of
Postgraduate Diplomas, Master of Science and
Doctor of Philosophy degrees are available as in
indicated in the following departments:
(i) Department of Biological Sciences
(a) Biology – PGD
(b) Plant Breeding and Genetics – M. Sc. , Ph. D
(c) Parasitology – M. Sc. , Ph. D
(d) Microbiology – M. Sc. , Ph. D
(ii) Department of Mathematics/Statistics
(a) Mathematics – PGD, M. Sc.
(b) Statistics – PGD, M. Sc. , Ph. D
(iii) Department of Physics
(a) Pure Physics – PGD, M. Sc.
(b) Solid State Physics – PGD, M. Sc.
(c) Geo-Physics/Environmental Physics – PGD, M.
Sc.
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(iii) Additional provisions for admission into some
programmes are as follows:
(a) Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Economics
and Extension(PGD – AEE).
A Bachelor’s degree as specified in the entry
requirements (A)(i) in Economics, Sociology or
Sociology and Anthropology may be also admitted.
(b) Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Economics
and Extension (PGD – AEE)
A Bachelor’s degree or HND as specified in (A)(i),
(A)(ii) in any of the related subjects disciplines
(Zoology, Botany, Microbiology, Genetics and
Breeding, etc.) may be accepted . However, only
the Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science/Animal
Health is acceptable for the PGD in Animal
Science.
(c) Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
A Higher National diploma (HND) at Lower Credit
level in any discipline from any Institution
accredited by the National Board for Technical
Education (NBTE) and recognized by the Senate of
CRUTECH may also be accepted.
(d) Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical/Electronic
Engineering (PGD – EE)
A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of second
class, lower division in Physics, Mathematics and/
or Physics/Electronics obtained from CRUTECH or
any other University recognized by the Senate of
CRUTECH may also be accepted.
(e) Postgraduate Diploma in Biology (PGD – B)
A Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Zoology,
Microbiology and Biochemistry OR Bachelor’s
degree in any of the Agricultural Sciences at
Second Class, Lower Division obtained from
CRUTECH or any other University recognized by
the Senate of CRUTECH may also be accepted.
(f) Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Microbiology
(PGD-AM).
Same as the requirements for (e)(PGD – B) except
that the candidate must possess a minimum of
second class degree at Lower Division in Biology
or related subjects.
(g) Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematics (PGD-M)
and Statistics (PGD – S).
A Bachelor’s degree in any field of Physical
Sciences or related subject disciplines (Physics,
Chemistry, Geology, Engineering Physics,
Engineering, etc). obtained from CRUTECH or any
other University recognized by the Senate of
CRUTECH OR Higher National Diploma (HND) at a
minimum of Lower Credit level in the field of
Physical Sciences or related subject disciplines as
above obtained from any Institution accredited by
NBTE and recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH
may also be accepted.
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(h) Postgraduate Diploma in Business
Administration(PGD – BA)
A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of second
Class, Lower Division in any other related
discipline obtained from CRUTECH or any other
University recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH
may also be accepted.
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Landscape Planning
(PGD – LP)
A Higher National diploma (HND) at a minimum of
Lower Credit Level from any accredited Institution
OR Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences or
Engineering Sciences and Social Sciences may
also be accepted.
(j) Postgraduate Diploma in Urban and Regional
Planning (PGD – URP)
Same as the requirements for (PGD – LP)
Additionally, HND (Lower Credit) OR Bachelor’s
Degree in Law may be accepted.
(B) MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAMMES
(i) A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of Second
class, Lower division Level (with a minimum
cumulative Grade Point average, CGPA of 2.75 on
a 4.0 point scale or 3.00 on a 5 – point scale) in
the relevant field or its equivalent obtained from
CRUTECH or any other University recognized by
the Senate of CRUTECH.
(ii) A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of third
class honours plus a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)
with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 point scale
or 3.00 on a 5.0 point scale) in the relevant field
obtained from CRUTECH or any other University
recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH.
(iii) A Higher National Diploma (HND) at a
minimum of Lower Credit level (minimum CGPA of
2.75 on a 4.0 point scale or 3.00 on a 5.0 point
scale) in the relevant field of study obtained from
any Institution accredited by NBTE and recognized
by the Senate of CRUTECH plus a Postgraduate
Diploma (minimum CGPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 point
scale or 3.0 on a 5. Point scale) in the relevant
field of study obtained from CRUTECH or any other
University recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH.
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SPECIAL CASES
(i) M.Sc. Degree in Agriculture
A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of second
class, Lower Division level (minimum CGPA of 2.75
on a 4.0 point scale or 3.00 on a 5.0 – point
scale) in any field of Agriculture or related subject
disciplines (Zoology, Botany, Microbiology,
Genetics and Breeding, etc.)
(ii) M. Sc. Degree in Mass Communication
A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of Second
Class, lower Division (minimum CGPA of 3.00 on a
5 – point scale) in any field of Communication
(Journalism, Agricultural Journalism,
Communication Studies, Communication Arts, etc)
from CRUTECH or any other University recognized
by the Senate of CRUTECH.
Candidates with a CGPA lower than 3.00 maybe
considered upon evidence of outstanding
professional practice.
Available M. Sc. Research Areas include:
• Organizational Communication
• International Communication
• Communication Law and Regulation
• News Media Communication
• Political Communication
• Strategic Communication
• Social and Behaviour Change Communication
(iii) M. Ed. in Science Education and Technical
Education.
The Candidates’ Bachelor’s degree or Higher
National Diploma as specified in the entry
requirements (B)(i), (ii) and (iii) must be in Natural/
Applied Sciences, or Engineering, Technology
Education or any related discipline.
(iv) M. Ed. Degree
The candidates’ Bachelor’s degree or HND as
specified in the entry requirements (B) (i),(ii) and
(iii)) may be in any discipline.
(v) M. Sc. and M. Eng. Degrees
A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of Second
Class, Upper Division in Electrical and / or
Electronic Engineering or its equivalent obtained
from CRUTECH or any other University recognized
by the Senate of CRUTECH.
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OR
A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of Second
Class, Upper Division in any of the Physical
Sciences (Physics, Mathematics and / or Physics/
Electronics) plus a PGD in the relevant field
obtained from CRUTECH or any other University
recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH.
OR
A Higher National Diploma at a minimum of Upper
Credit level in Electrical and /or Electronic
Engineering or its equivalent obtained from any
Institution accredited by NBTE and recognized by
the Senate of CRUTECH plus a PGD in the relevant
field obtained from CRUTECH or any other
University recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH.
(vi) M. Sc. Degree in Accountancy
Besides the modes of entry specified in (B)(i),(ii)
and (iii), an MBA (with a minimum CGPA of 2.75
on a 4.0 – point scale or 3.0 – on a 5 – point
scale in Accountancy may be considered.
(vii) M.Sc. Degree in Finance
The HND, Bachelor’s degree and PGD as specified
in the entry requirements (B)(i),(ii) and (iii) may be
in Finance, Banking, Accountancy, Economics,
Insurance or Actuary Science, MBA in Finance,
Banking and Accountancy may also be considered.
(viii) M. Sc. Degree in Business Administration
The Bachelor’s degree required must be at Second
Class, Upper Division level in Business
Administration, Management, Marketing, Economics
or any other related discipline.
Bachelor’s degree at Second Class, Lower Division
will require in addition a PGD in the areas listed
above.
MBA in any of the areas listed above may also be
considered.
(ix) M. Sc. Degree in Plant Breeding, Parasitology
and Microbiology.
The Bachelor’s degree, HND and PGD as specified
in the entry requirements (B)(i), (ii) and (iii) may be
in Biology, Botany Zoology, Microbiology,
Biochemistry or any other related subject.
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(x) M. Sc. degree in Pure Physics, Solid State
Physics, Geo-Physics/Environmental Physics
The HND, Bachelor’s degree and PGD as specified
in the general entry requirements (B)(i), (ii) and
(iii)) may be in Physics or any related Physical
Sciences and Engineering.
C. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D) PROGRAMMES
(i) Ph. D Degree in Agriculture
A good Master of Science (M. Sc.) degree in any
field of agriculture or any of the related subject
disciplines (Zoology, Botany, Microbiology,
Genetics and Breeding, etc.) with eligible average
scores not less than 60% or CGPA not less that
4.0 at the Master’s degree level. In all cases, only
holders of Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science/
Animal Health can be admitted into the Ph.D
programme in Animal Science.
ii Ph.D Degree in Plant Breeding, Parasitology and
Microbiology
A good Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Plant
Breeding, Parasitology and applied Microbiology,
with eligible scores of not less than 60% or CGPAs
of not less than 4.0 at the master’s degree level, or
a good Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Biology
(with eligible average scores of not less than 60%
or CGPAs of not less than 4.0 at the Master’s
degree level), but with a PGD in any of the
following: Plant Breeding, Parasitology and Applied
Microbiology.
(iii) Ph.D Degree In Statistics
A good master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in
Statistics with eligible average scores of not less
than 60% or CGPAs of not less that 4.0 at the
master’s Degree level, OR a good Master of
Science (M.Sc.) degree in Mathematics (with
eligible average scores of not less than 60% or
CGPAs of not less that 4.0 at the Master’s degree
level plus a PGD in Statistics.
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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
GENERAL
Candidates seeking for admission into all the
programmes of the Cross River University of
Technology must possess a minimum of 5 credits
including English Language and four other relevant
subjects obtained at not more than two sittings.
Candidates with ‘0’ Level Examination results for
2014 or before must present original copies of
their certificates. Statements of results and/or
Result Slips will not be accepted.
In all cases, written letters of permission from
employers are necessary requirement for workers
seeking for admission.
In addition to the general requirements, candidates
are expected to fulfill the specific requirements in
their chosen areas of study for the different
programmes as follows:
(A) DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
(i) A Bachelor’s degree at a minimum of third class
honours in the relevant field of study from the
Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) or
any other University recognized by the Senate of
CRUTECH.
(ii) A Higher National diploma (HND) at a minimum
of Lower Credit level in the relevant field of study
obtained from any Institution accredited by the
National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) and
recognized by the Senate of CRUTECH.
DURATION OF PROGRAMMES
Postgraduate Programmes are undertaken either
Full-time or Part-time. All Postgraduate
programmes begin with classroom course work
and end with project work for Postgraduate
Diplomas or thesis/dissertations for Master of
Science (M. Sc. Or M. Sc.), Master of Arts (MA. Or
M. A.), Master of Fine Arts (MFA or M. F. A.),
Master of Education (MEd. Or M. Ed.), Master of
Engineering (MEng. Or M. Eng.}, Master of
Technology (MTech. Or M.Tech.), and Doctor of
Philosophy (Ph D. Or Ph. D.) Degrees.
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(A) Full Time Studies
The duration for full-time studies varies depending
on the nature of the programme:
(i) Post Graduate Diplomas:
For any of the Postgraduate Diploma Programmes,
a registered candidate shall spend a minimum of
12 calendar months (one academic session) and
not more than 24 months within which period he/
she will be expected to satisfy all the requirements
for the award of the Postgraduate Diploma.
However, for Professional PGD in Landscape
Planning and Urban and Regional Planning the
minimum is 18 months and not more than 27
months.
(ii) Master of Science, Master of Arts, Master of
Fine Arts, Master of Education, Master of
Engineering, and Master of Technology Degrees:
For any of the listed Masters’ Programmes, a
registered candidate shall spend a minimum of 18
calendar months and not more than 24 months
within which period he/she will be expected to
satisfy all the requirements for the award of the
Master’s Degree.
(iii) Doctor of Philosophy Degrees:
For any of the Doctorate Degree programmes, a
registered candidate shall spend a minimum of 36
calendar months and not more than 60 months
within which period he/she will be expected to
satisfy all the requirements for the award of the
Doctorate Degree.
(B) PART-TIME STUDIES
The duration for Part time studies takes much
longer than the full-time programmes. In all cases,
part time studies are expected to run for at least
one and a half times the minimum period that is
stipulated for equivalent full time studies.
Method Of Application
Prospective applicants should log in to
www.crutech.edu.ng and browse the available
courses, options and requirements before making
any payments.
Interested candidates are required to obtain the
application forms using the following guidelines:
A. Pay the sum of ten thousand Naira
( N10,000.00) only at Zenith Bank PLC, 34
Chamley Street, Calabar. Please note that CRUTECH
will not be liable for any payment made into any
account in any bank other than the designated
bank.
B. Prospective candidates shall be required
thereafter to approach The Postgraduate School,
CRUTECH, where they exchange their Bank Tellers
(indicating payment of the prescribed non-
refundable application fees) for CRUTECH official
receipts that will entitle them to collect Application
Forms, and Transcript Request Forms.
C. Applicants are advised to dispatch the
Transcript Request Forms to their former
Institutions/Universities and to complete their
Application Forms properly to meet submission
requirements.
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D. Applicants are advised to ensure that each
completed Application Form is accompanied with
the following documents:
1. Evidence of payment of the N10,000.00 (non-
refundable application fee) for the purchase of the
application form at the bank (Clean photocopy of
CRUTECH receipt);
2. Three completed referee report forms (at least
one from candidate’s former Institution and/or
present employer), no application forms shall be
considered without the three completed Referees’
reports;

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3. Photocopies of qualifying certificates, including
0′ Level certificates. Original certificates must be
presented for sighting/screening on admission.
Awaiting Results documents are not admissible;
4. Transcript(s) from your former Institutions/
Universities. No Application forms shall be
considered without the Transcripts of the
candidate;
5. Your National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)
Discharge Certificate or Exemption letter;
6. Evidence of Release (EOR) by your Employer.
For Candidates who are workers, but are applying
for full-time studies.
7. Permission to undertake a programme of study
by your employer for candidates who are workers
but are applying for part-time studies.
SUBMISSION
Duly Completed Application Forms with all the
required attachments and/or inclusions are to be
forwarded/submitted in duplicate, in one large
brown envelope addressed to:
The Deputy Registrar/Secretary
The Postgraduate School,
Cross River University of Technology,
Calabar, Cross River State,
P.M.B. 1123, Ekpo Abasi Street, Calabar,
Cross River State,
Nigeria.
The deadline for the submission of completed
Application Forms is 12th September, 2016 four
(4) weeks from the date of this publication. Any
Application Form(s) that is received after the above
date will not be considered. For any more
information on The Postgraduate School, CRUTECH,
Calabar, log on to www.crutech.edu.ng
Signed.
Professor A. E. Abara
Dean, Postgraduate School




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