Colleges and Universities Offering PhD in Chemistry in Nigeria

  • Course Name: PhD in Chemistry(Chemistry)
  • Major Subject: Chemistry
  • Course Category: Doctorate Courses

Institutions Offering PhD in Chemistry

  • Umaru Musa Yar'adua University Katsina Umaru Musa Yar'adua University Katsina, Katsina  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) Graduates of recognized Universities who have obtained a good Masters Degree appropriate to the proposed areas of study;
    (ii) Graduates of recognized Universities who have obtained Masters of Philosophy degree with considered high CGPA to proceed for PHD in the appropriate field to the proposed areas of study;
    (iii) In addition to (i) – (ii) above, a candidate must possess at least a Bachelors degree in Second Class lower division;
    (iv) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above, which are acceptable to the Board of Postgraduate School and Senate of the University;
    (v) Candidate must state the proposed area of research and submit a synopsis of not less than 500 words of the proposed topic of research.

    Course duration: 6 to 10 Semesters
  • Federal University,Lokoja Federal University,Lokoja, Lokoja  
    Admission criteria:
    -All candidates must have five credit passes in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology in Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or National Examination Council (NECO) or its equivalent at least in not more than two (2)sitting.
    -Candidates with Bachelor’s degree from an approved university must obtain a minimum of second-class lower division.
    -Candidates must have Master’s degree in relevant areas with a CGPA of 4.0/5.0 and thesis score not lower than 60% (B).
    -Candidates must demonstrate adequate intellectual capacity, maturity and effective decision-making and problem solving skills.

    Course duration: 3 years
  • Akwa Ibom State University Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot  
    Specialization options: Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Petroleum Geochemistry and Processing, Environmental Chemistry and Pollution Control, Material Chemistry.

    Course entry requirements:
    (a) SSC or its equivalent with credit passes in at least 5 subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and any other relevant subject at not more than two sittings.
    (b) Master’s Degree in Chemistry with a CGPA of not less than 4.00 on a 5-point scale or average of 60% (B).
  • Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa  
    Areas of specialization:
    (i) Industrial Chemistry
    (ii) Inorganic/ Coordination Chemistry
    (iii) Physical / Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
    (iv) Organic/ Natural Products Chemistry
    (v) Environmental Chemistry
    (vi) Analytical Chemistry

    Course entry requirements:
    Holders of Master’s Degree from any University recognized by the National Universities Commission with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 on a 5.0 point scale, provided that satisfactory Master’s degree research work formed part of the degree.
  • Tai Solarin University of Education Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode  
    Course entry requirements:
    a) Every candidate must have a Master’s degree in his/her area of specialization with a minimum CGPA of 4.0 or 60%.

    b) Holders of M.Phil. Degree in his/her area of specialization.

    c) Those who have CGPA of 3.50 – 3.99 or 55% and above in Master’s degree programme can apply.

    d) Candidates in (c) above will have to go through a conversion process into Ph.D. programme.

    Course duration: 36 months
  • The Federal University of Technology Akure The Federal University of Technology Akure, Akure  
    Course entry requirements:
    (a) A good Masters degree in the appropriate discipline with a CGPA of 3.50 and/or 60% minimum average score.
    (b) Any other qualification approved by Senate.

    Course duration:
    (a) Full-Time candidates may defend their theses between thirty-six (36) and forty eight (48) months.
    (b) Part-Time candidates may defend their theses between forty-eight (48) and sixty (60) months.
  • Federal University of Agriculture Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta  
    Specialization options:
    (i) Industrial Chemistry
    (ii) Inorganic Chemistry
    (iii) Physical Chemistry
    (iv) Organic Chemistry

    Course duration:
    Full Time - 6 Semesters Minimum and Maximum of 10 Semesters
    Part Time- 8 Semesters Minimum and Maximum of 12 Semesters
  • Bowen University Bowen University, Iwo  
    Course entry requirements:
    -A candidate with a good M.Phil degree or Master’s degree with a grade not less than 4.00 CGPA (on 5-point scale) or cumulative average of 60%, which includes course work and Dissertation from a recognized University, may be admitted.

    Course duration: 6 semesters
  • Kwara State University Kwara State University, Malete  
    Course entry requirements:
    Master’s Degree with a minimum Cumulative (Weighted) Average Score of 60%. Such candidates must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation.
  • Osun State University Osun State University, Osogbo  
    Study options:
    -Analytical Chemistry
    -Industrial Chemistry
    -Organic Chemistry
    -Physical Chemistry
    -Inorganic Chemistry
    -Environmental Chemistry
  • University of Ilorin University of Ilorin, Ilorin  
    -Analytical/Environmental/ Chemistry
  • Paul University Paul University, Awka  
    Course Duration: 4 semesters

    Mode of Study: Full time
  • Baze University Baze University, Abuja  
    Course duration: 36 months

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University Olabisi Onabanjo University, Iwoye  
    Mode of study: Full Time and Part Time
  • Yusuf Maitama Sule University Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano  
  • Federal University Otuoke Federal University Otuoke, Yenagoa  
  • Ekiti State University Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti  
  • Nasarawa State University Nasarawa State University, Keffi  
  • Federal University of Technology Owerri Federal University of Technology Owerri, Owerri  
  • Federal University of Technology Minna Federal University of Technology Minna, Minna  
  • University of Calabar University of Calabar, Calabar  
  • Covenant University Covenant University, Ota  
  • Yusuf Maitama Sule University Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano  
  • Mountain Top University Mountain Top University, Makogi Oba  
  • Yobe State University Yobe State University, Damaturu  

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