Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Full-time Postgraduate programmes in the postgraduate school of the Nigerian Defence academy for the 2017/2018 academic session. Applicants should follow the link on the NDA website www.nda.edu.ng or log on to the application portal select Purchase Access Code and fill in their details to pay for their application via REMITA after first obtaining REMITA Retrieval Reference (RRR) ode in the sum of Ten Thousand Naira (N10.000) only. Please note that only payments made with RRR codes generated via the application portal would be accepted. Once payment has been made and conformation received, applicants are to log on the application portal to complete the application. POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES 1. Department of Accounting a. MSc Accounting 2. Department of Economics a. MSc Economics b. PhD Economics 3. Department of Geography a. MSc Climatology b. MSc Environmental Management c. MSc Military Geography d. MSc Population Studies e. MSc Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems f. MSc Urban Geography g. PhD Geography (Environmental Management) h. PhD Geography (Military Geography) i. PhD Geography (Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Systems) 4. Department of History and War Studies a. MA International Studies b. MA Military History c. PhD Military History 5. Department of Political Science and Defence Studies a. MPhil Security and Strategic Studies b. MSc Defence and Strategic Studies c. PhD Defence and Strategic Studies FACULTY OF ENGINEERING 6. Department of Civil Engineering a. M.Eng in Geotechnical Engineering b. M.Eng in Structural Engineering 7. Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering a. M.Eng Electronics and Communication Engineering b. M.Eng in Power and Machines Engineering c. PhD Electronics and Communication Engineering 8. Department of Mechanical Engineering a. M.Eng in Production Engineering. b. M.Eng in Thermofluid and Energy Engineering c. PhD Mechanical Engineering (Production Engineering) d. PhD Mechanical Engineering (Thermofluids & Energy) FACULTY OF SCIENCE 9. Department of Biological Science a. MSc Biotechnology b. MSc Medical and Poisonous Plant Studies c. MSc Parasitology d. PhD Biological Sciences (Medical & Poisonous Plant Studies) e. PhD Biological Sciences (Parasitology) 10. Department of Chemistry a. MSc Analytical Chemistry b. MSc Inorganic Chemistry c. MSc Material Science and Explosives d. MSc Organic Chemistry e. PhD Chemistry (Analytical Chemistry) f. PhD Chemistry (Organic Chemistry) 11. Department of Computer Science a. MSc Computer Science b. PhD Computer Science 12. Department of Mathematics a. MSc Applied Mathematics b. PhD Applied Mathematics 13.Department of Physics a. MSc Nuclear and Radiation Physics b. MSc Solid State Physics c. PhD Physics (Nuclear and Radiation Physics) d. PhD Physics (Solid State Physics) ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS The requirements for the various programmes are as follows; a. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree: A candidate for PhD Degree must possess a minimum Second Class Honours (Lower Division) at Bachelor Degree and a Master’s Degree in the proposed field of study from a recognised university. In addition, the candidate must have scored an average of not less than 60% or 3.50% at the Master’s Level. b. Masters (MA, M.Eng and M.Sc) 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 Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in the relevant field of study. DURATION OF PROGRAMME 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 Master’s Degree shall pursue the programme for 2 years (4 semesters) b. Candidates for the PhD Degree shall pursue the programme for 3 years (6 semesters). At the expiration of the period of any given programme, a student who has not completed his/her programme shall be withdrawn from the Academy. However, on exceptional circumstances, application for extension to complete the programme 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. METHOD AND SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION -Go to http://www.ndapgapplications.net/ -Click “purchase access code” and fill in your application details to pay for your RRR code. -Complete your payment of the sum of N10,000 only. -Click signUp/Login on the portal and fill in your details including the paid RRR code -After signup, proceed to Login with registered details. -CAREFULLY fill in the application and upload your passport before submitting. -Upload other required documents and submit after careful confirmation. -Kindly note that your application is not complete until all copies of your Credentials, Acknowledgment Form, Application for Transcripts for and Medical Report Form, have been submitted/ Mailed along with your application to: The Secretary, Postgraduate School, Ribadu Campus, Nigerian Defence Academy, P.M.B. 2109, Kaduna. CAUTION The general public is hereby cautioned to beware of fraudsters that may offer alternative options. Please note that information herein which is also available on the NDA website (www.nda.edu.ng) is the only authentic method of application for programmes into the NDA Postgraduate School. ACCOMMODATION Limited number of rooms are available in the Postgraduate School Hostel on a first come first serve basis. Applications are equally invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Professional Postgraduate programmes for the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) for the 2017/2018 academic session. AVAILABLE PROGRAMMES FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Department of Accounting a. Master in Business Administration (MBA) b. Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance c. Postgraduate Diploma in Logistics and Transportation d. Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) Department of Economics a. Master in Financial Economics (MFE) b. Master in Industrial and Labour Relations (MILR) c. Postgraduate Diploma in Economics (PGME) Department of Geography a. Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management ( b. Postgraduate Diploma in Remote Sensing and Geography Department of History and War Studies a. Master In Conflict, Security and Development (MCS b. Master in Development Studies (MDS) c. Master in Leadership Studies (MLS) d. Professional Doctorate in Leadership and Strategic Department of Political Science and Defence Studies a. Master in International Affairs and Defence Studies b. Master in International Affairs and Strategic Stud c. Master in Public Administration (MPA) d. Master in Strategy and Security Administration (MA e. Professional Doctorate in Defence and Security Stu FACULTY OF ENGINEERING Department of Civil Engineering a. Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering a. Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering a. Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering FACULTY OF SCIENCE Department of Biological Sciences a. Post Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology Department of Chemistry a. Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Science Chemistry b. Postgraduate Diploma in Material Science and Explosives Department of Computer Science a. Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS) Department of Mathematics a. Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics and Data Analysis ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS The requirements for the various programmes are as follows: a. Professional Doctorate Programmes: Candidates applying must possess: i. Academic Master’s Degree in relevant disciplines, with satisfactory performance. ii. Professional Master’s degree in cognate discipline with CPGA of not less than 3.50. iii. Significant working experience in public service or private sector with solid evidence of managing resources, corporate strategy, defence, security and strategic sector governance. b. Master’s Degree: Candidates applying for part-time programmes must possess a Bachelor Degree with a minimum Second Class Honours (Lower Division). Candidates with Third Class degree or Higher National Diploma Must also possess a Postgraduate Diploma in a related discipline from any recognized university to be eligible for admission. HND candidates must possess a minimum of Lower Credit to apply. c. PGD Programmes: Candidates applying for Postgraduate Diploma must possess a Bachelor Degree from the Nigerian Defence Academy or any other recognized university or Higher National Diploma. DURATION OF PROGRAMME The duration of Professional Programmes are as follows: a. A student for Professional Doctorate degree shall pursue the programme for 3 years. b. A student for Master’s Degree shall pursue the programmed for 18 months (2 semesters course work and one semester for project) except MBA programme which runs for 2 years. c. A student for Postgraduate Diploma shall pursue the programme for one year (2 semesters). Except engineering courses which run for 2 years. d. Each student admitted for Professional Master’s Degree and Postgraduate Diploma programme shall pursue weekend mode of study and research on Fridays and Saturdays for the period of study. METHOD AND SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION Upon purchase of Access Codes, prospective candidates should logon to www.ndapgappliactions.net and complete the online application form. Kindly note that your application is not complete until all copies of your Credentials, Acknowledgment Form, Application for Transcripts for and Medical Report Form, have been submitted along with your application to: The Secretary, Postgraduate School, Ribadu Campus, Nigerian Defence Academy, P.M.B. 2109, Kaduna. CAUTION The general public is hereby cautioned to beware of fraudsters that may offer alternative options. Please note that information herein which is also available on the NDA website (www.nda.edu.ng) is the only authentic method of application for programmes into the NDA Postgraduate School.