Colleges and Universities Offering Master of Science in Political Science in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Master of Science in Political Science()
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Institutions Offering Master of Science in Political Science

  • Covenant University Covenant University, Ota  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree from Covenant University or any other University recognized by
    the Senate of Covenant University.

    Preferably, candidates with First Class, Second Class (Upper Division), and Second Class (Lower Division with a minimum CGPA of 3.00) in the relevant disciplines may apply. The minimum duration of study for the award of the Master’s degree is two academic sessions for full-time.

    In addition, the Covenant University conducts screening exercise for all candidates seeking admission into the University.

    The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.

    Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

    You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.

    Course duration: 2 years

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Babcock University Babcock University, Ilishan Remo  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) Applicants having a minimum of Second Class lower Division in Political Science from Babcock University or any other recognized University within or outside Nigeria.

    (ii) Applicants with at least a Second Class Lower Division in Political Science, International Relations, Public Administration, Local Government, History, Philosophy, Sociology, History and International Studies, International Law and Diplomacy, Strategic Studies, Public Management and other relevant courses from either Babcock University, Ilishan Remo or any other recognized Institutions may be considered for admission.
  • Lagos State University Lagos State University, Lagos  
    Course entry requirements:
    a. University graduates of Political Science with minimum of Second Class [lower division] from the Lagos State University and any other recognized University by the Senate of the Lagos State University and who meet the University’s matriculation requirements including credit pass in Mathematics and English language at the 0/level in not more than two [2] sittings.
    b. candidates would be required to undergo a selection process involving written and oral examinations.

    Course duration: Minimum of 4 Semesters and Maximum of 6 Semesters.

  • Tai Solarin University of Education Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode  
    Course entry requirements:
    a) Graduates of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun or other Universities recognized by the University Senate who have obtained the approved Bachelor’s Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in the field of study.

    b) Candidates with Third Class Bachelor’s Degrees and Postgraduate Diploma in the same subject.

    c) Candidates with HND (Minimum of Lower CREDIT) and Postgraduate Diploma in the course applied for.

    Course duration:
    (i) Full time- 18 Months
    (ii) Part time-36 Months

  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nsukka  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Bachelor’s Degree with at least a Second Class Lower Division with not less than 3.00 GPA or its equivalent. Also, candidates with appropriate -Postgraduate Diploma of the University of Nigeria or of other recognized Universities with at least 3.50 GPA on a 5-point scale.

    Course duration: 3 Semesters minimum and 6 semesters maximum for Full-Time; and 6 Semesters minimum and 8 semesters maximum for Part Time.
  • Kwara State University Kwara State University, Malete  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Graduates of Kwara State University or other recognised universities who have obtained the approved degree of Bachelor with a minimum of Second Class Upper Division.
    -Candidates with Second Class Lower Division may, however, be considered for admission. Such candidates may be subjected to qualifying examination.
    In addition to above, a candidate must satisfy the university’s requirements for matriculation.
  • Nile University of Nigeria Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja  
    Course entry requirements:
    -University Matriculation of 5 credit passes including English & Mathematics at O-Level; and
    -Approved Bachelor’s Degrees in Politics/ Social Sciences with at least 3rd class division; or
    -Higher National Diploma (HND) and/or professional qualifications cognate to Politics/ Social Sciences

    Course duration: 2 years

    Start date: September or January
  • Achievers University Achievers University, Owo  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Candidates must have a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division degree of Achievers University, Owo or any other recognized university in the proposed programme of study. Candidates with a 3rd Class Bachelor’s degree or HND (minimum of Lower Credit) must have, in addition, a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 maximum CGPA to qualify for admission.
  • Crawford University Crawford University, Igbesa  
    Course entry requirements:
    -5 Credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level; Possession of B.Sc. degree in relevant discipline with minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division from Crawford University or a recognised University. Possession of PGD in relevant discipline.

    Course duration:
    -3 semesters: full time
    -4 semesters: part time
  • Afe Babalola University Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Five Credit Passes including English, Mathematics and three others relevant subjects at 'O' Level.
    -A minimum of Second-Class Lower Division in a relevant discipline of universities approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
    -University Degree in Third Class or HND plus a university PGD with Credit Level Pass.
  • Edo State University Edo State University, Uzairue  
    Course entry requirements:
    -A Minimum of Second Class Honors (Lower Division) degree from a recognized University.

    -Candidates with relevant Postgraduate Diploma at credit level

    -Any relevant professional qualification adjudged to be equivalent to the above
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka  
    Areas of specialization:
    i.) Political Theory and Methodology (PTMD)
    ii.) Public Administration and Local Government (PALG)
    iii.) International Relations and Diplomatic Studies (IRDS)
    iv.) Nigerian Government and Politics (NGAP)
  • Al-Qalam University Al-Qalam University, Katsina  
    Course entry requirements:
    -A degree with a CGPA not below 2.75 in the relevant area or 3rd class degree plus a postgraduate diploma with minimum CGPA of 3.00.

    Course duration: 2 years
  • Ignatius Ajuru University of Education Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) First degree from any recognized University with at least a Second Class Degree in a related field
    (ii) Postgraduate Diploma in a related field of study
  • Southwestern University Nigeria Southwestern University Nigeria, Okun-Owa  
  • Godfrey Okoye University Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu  
  • Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Ihiala  
  • Gombe State University Gombe State University, Gombe  
  • Federal University Otuoke Federal University Otuoke, Yenagoa  
  • Western Delta University Western Delta University, Oghara  
  • Ekiti State University Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti  
  • University of Ilorin University of Ilorin, Ilorin  
  • Redeemer's University Redeemer's University, Ede  
  • Novena University Novena University, Ogume  
  • Nasarawa State University Nasarawa State University, Keffi  
  • Federal University of Dutse Federal University of Dutse, Dutse  
  • Veritas University Veritas University, Bwari  
  • University of Calabar University of Calabar, Calabar  
  • Caleb University Caleb University, Lagos  
  • Gregory University Gregory University, Uturu  
  • Benue State University Benue State University, Makurdi  




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