Colleges and Universities Offering PhD in Sociology in Nigeria

  • Course Name: PhD in Sociology()
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  • Course Category: Doctorate Courses

Institutions Offering PhD in Sociology

  • Covenant University Covenant University, Ota  
    Areas of Specialization
    1. Gender and Development Studies
    2. Population Studies
    3. Family and Reproductive Health
    4. Industrial Sociology
    5. Political Sociology
    6. Rural Sociology
    7. Cultural Studies
    8. Medical Sociology
    9. Sociology of Development
    10. Sociology of Entrepreneurship
    11. Political Sociology
    12. Gerontology
    13. Urban Sociology
    14. Criminology and Security Studies
    15. Sociology of Education
    16. Sociology and Media Studies
    17. Military Sociology
    18. Social Problems

    Course entry requirements:
    -Applicants should possess the Bachelor and Master’s Degrees of Covenant University or any other University recognized by the Senate of Covenant University in the relevant disciplines. To qualify for direct entry into the Ph.D degree programme, a candidate shall have a minimum CGPA of 4.00 on a 5.00 scale or equivalent (60%) in the Master’s (M.A/M.Sc/M.Eng/M.Tech) degree result.

    Course duration: 3 years

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Bowen University Bowen University, Iwo  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) To be eligible, a candidate must have a relevant Master’s Degree or equivalent from a University approved by Senate and a minimum of weighted average of 60%.
    (ii) In special cases, a programme may require additional conditions including an interview
    (iii) Candidates with M. Phil degree in relevant programmes.

    -Candidates in regular employment or employed at Bowen must indicate such and must submit with their applications, formal letter of release to Postgraduate College.

    -Applicants who are not graduates of Bowen University must request their former Universities or institutions to forward directly to the College Administrator, College of Postgraduate Studies, Bowen University their academic transcripts as applicable.

    Course duration: 6 semesters
  • Lagos State University Lagos State University, Lagos  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Minimum requirement of a good Master Degree in Sociology with a Minimum of 60% or 4.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) OR Evidence of the completion of M.Phil/Ph.D Conversion Program from the Department of Sociology, Lagos State University.
    -Five Credits in Ordinary Level Certificate, WASCE, SSCE, NECO, GCE, etc. including English Language and Mathematics.

    Course duration: Minimum of 6 Semesters and Maximum of 8 Semesters

  • Landmark University Landmark University, Omu Aran  
    Admission criteria:
    Applicants should possesses a Master degree relevant to the intended programme. However, such intending candidate should have scored:
    -an average of at least 60% (3.5 CGPA) in his/her Master degree programme.
    -between 55% - 59% to qualify for M.Phil. Ph.D.
    -between 50% - 54% to qualify for M.Phil. Programme.

    Course duration: 6-10 semesters
  • Benue State University Benue State University, Makurdi  
    Admission criteria: Open to all graduates of Sociology at Masters level with an equivalent of “B” grade average from Benue State University and other recognized universities.

    Course duration:
    Full time:
    Minimum: 36 months
    Maximum: 60 months

    Part time:
    Minimum: 60 months
    Maximum: 84 months
  • University of Jos University of Jos, Jos  
    Entry Requirements:
    Candidates for Doctorate must have a Master in Sociology. In exceptional cases candidates with a first degree background but a master in a related field may be considered.
  • Ignatius Ajuru University of Education Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Master’s degree in a very related field with a CGPA of 3.5 and above on a 5.0 scale
  • University of Ilorin University of Ilorin, Ilorin  
    Specialization in:- Industrial; Gender; Family, Criminology and Medical Sociology.
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University Olabisi Onabanjo University, Iwoye  
    Mode of study: Full Time and Part Time
  • Ekiti State University Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti  
  • Nasarawa State University Nasarawa State University, Keffi  

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