Colleges and Universities Offering Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science(Computer Science)
  • Major Subject: Computer Science
  • Course Category: Post Graduate Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science

  • Redeemer's University Redeemer's University, Ede  
    Admission requirements:
    1. Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (2 Semesters Full Time Study) Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS) is offered in two flavours – the Academic and Professional options.


    a. Academic option: Those who choose academic options can advance to M.Sc. in Computer Science provided they make up to 3.5/5.0 CGPA. To qualify for admission, applicants must possess the following qualifications:


    i. A University degree in any field of Science, Engineering and Technology with at least Second Class Lower Division.
    ii. A University degree in Computer Science with a Third Class.
    iii. An HND with Upper Credit in any field of Science, Engineering and Technology.


    b. Professional option: applicants must possess the following qualifications:
    i. A University degree in any field of Arts, Social and Management Sciences with atleast Second Class Lower Division.
    ii. An HND with Upper Credit in any field of Arts, Social and Management Sciences.
    iii. A Pass degree in Computer Science
    iv. A CFE level in Computer Professional Examinations of Computer Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN).
    v. Any qualification for the Academic option.

    In addition, applicants must possess five credit passes at the SSCE (or its equivalent) including English, Mathematics and any other subjects that are relevant to their area of initial degrees.
  • Lagos State University Lagos State University, Lagos  
    Course entry requirements:
    Admission criteria will be as follows, provided that the candidate has five credit passes including English, Mathematics, Physics and any two science
    related subjects:
    a. Candidates with Bachelor degree or its equivalent in computer sciences, computer education, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or Engineering from a recognized University with a minimum of a third class division.
    b. Candidates with Bachelor degree or its equivalent in Chemistry, Biology, Economics, Business Administration or any other science related course from a recognized University with a minimum of second class lower division.
    c. Candidates with Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalent in computer Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or Engineering from a recognized institution with a minimum of lower credits.
    d. Candidates with HND or its equivalent in Chemistry, Biology, Economics, Business Administration or any other science related course from a recognized institution with a minimum of upper credit.

    Course duration:
    Full Time runs for a minimum of 2 semesters and maximum of 4 semesters while PGD programme in Computer Sciences on PartTime runs for a minimum of four [4] semesters and maximum of eight [8] semesters.

  • Babcock University Babcock University, Ilishan Remo  
    Admission criteria:
    The program is open to the following categories of candidates provided the UTME requirement of 5 Credits at O’Level (including English and Mathematics) in relevant subjects is met.

    - Graduates of Computer Science and Information Technology of any recognized University with a minimum of a Third Class Degree.

    - Graduates of any field of studies other than Computer Science or Information Technology of any recognized University with a minimum of a third class degree.

    - HND holders of Computer Science or Information Technology or any other closely related field of any recognized University or Polytechnic with a minimum of Upper Credit.

    - HND holders of Computer Science, Information Technology of any recognized University or Polytechnic with a lower credit and at least three years post qualification experience in the use of IT and related information systems.

    - Holders of ACCA, ACA, AIB and CPE with a minimum of HND lower credit and other equivalent professional qualifications

    Course duration: Minimum of two (2) semesters and maximum of four (4) semesters
  • Nile University of Nigeria Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja  
    Course entry requirements:
    -University Matriculation of 5 credit passes including English, Mathematics and two other relevant Science subjects at O-Level; and
    -Approved Bachelor’s Degrees in a relevant Science discipline with at least 3rd class division; or
    -Higher National Diploma (HND) in relevant programmes with Upper Credit may be considered.
    Many of the concepts on this course involve mathematical techniques, therefore you are expected to have a working knowledge of calculus and should know the basics of vectors and matrices, probability and statistics.

    Course duration: 1 year

    Start date: September or January

    Study modules:
    -Mobile and Web planning
    -Introduction to Computer System
    -Computer Programming
    -Database Management
    -Data Structures and Algorithm
    -Design and Analysis of Algorithm
    -Research Methodology
    -Fundamentals of Computer Programming
    -Computer Communications and Networks
    -Principles of Computer Security
    -System Analysis and Design
  • University of Jos University of Jos, Jos  
    Course Entry Requirements:

    -Candidates must possess five credit passes including English, Mathematics and two other relevant science subjects at ‘O’ Level.
    -Candidates with Bachelors degree from an approved university must obtain a minimum of pass degree in the relevant science discipline.
    -Holders of HND in relevant programs from approved institutions with a minimum of Upper Credit may also be considered for admission.


    Course Duration:

    -Full-time Postgraduate Diploma program shall run for a minimum of two semesters and a maximum of four semesters.
    -Part-time Postgraduate Program shall run for a minimum of four semesters and a maximum of six semesters.

  • Akwa Ibom State University Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot  
    Course entry requirements:
    (a) SSC or its equivalent with credit passes in at least 5 subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any other relevant subject at not more than two sittings.
    (b) A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology from an approved University with a minimum of a Third Class.
    (c) First degree in any field of specialization with a minimum of Third Class from an approved University.
    (d) Holders of HND in Computer Science or Information Technology at a minimum of Upper Credit Level from an approved institution with three years post qualification experience may be considered for admission.
  • Kwara State University Kwara State University, Malete  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) Graduates of Kwara State University or other recognized Universities.
    (ii) Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) (not HD) with minimum of Credit pass or its equivalent in relevant areas.
    (iii) Candidates who hold qualifications other than the above, which are acceptable to the Board of School of Postgraduate Studies and Senate of the University.
    In addition to (i) – (iii) above, a candidate must satisfy the University’s requirements for matriculation.
  • Ajayi Crowther University Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo  

    ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
    (a)Five (5) O’Level credit passes including English Language and Mathematics

    (b)Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration not lower than a Third Class Division from a recognized University or HND in Business Administration with a minimum of Lower Credit


    (c)Bachelor’s degree (with at least Second Class Lower Division) in other areas relevant to Business Administration may be considered.

    Duration:2 or 4 semester
  • Bells University of Technology Bells University of Technology, Ota  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Five (5) Credit passes at not more than two sittings including English Language and Mathematics. Candidates with a Bachelor degree from Bells University of Technology, or any other approved University, with a minimum of Third Class degree in relevant discipline.

    -Holders of HND in relevant programmes from approved institutions with a minimum of Upper Credit may also be considered for admission.
  • Samuel Adegboyega University Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa  
    Admission requirements:
    All candidates must have five (5) credit passes including English, Mathematics and two other relevant science subjects at ‘O’ level.
    Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree from an approved university must obtain a minimum of pass degree in the relevant science discipline.
    Holders of HND in relevant programmes from approved institutions with a minimum of upper credit may also be considered for admission.
  • Crescent University Crescent University, Abeokuta  
    Entry requirements:
    1.All candidates must have five credit passes including English, Mathematics and two other relevant science subjects at ‘O’ Level.
    2.Candidates with Bachelor’s degree from an approved university must obtain a minimum of pass degree in the relevant science discipline.
    3.Holders of HND in relevant programmes from approved institutions with a minimum of Upper Credit may also be considered for admission.
  • Tai Solarin University of Education Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Applicants should possess a minimum of Third Class in the Bachelor’s Degree or minimum of Lower Credit at the Higher National Diploma (HND).

    -First Degree holders irrespective of class of degree who are currently teaching or intend to take teaching as a profession.

    -HND graduates irrespective of class of grade who are currently teaching or intend to take teaching as profession.
  • Edo State University Edo State University, Uzairue  
    Course entry requirements:
    -A First Degree not less than Third Class Honors in relevant fields may be considered.

    -Candidates with HND in relevant field may be considered.

    -Any relevant professional qualification

    Course duration: A minimum of two (2) semesters and a maximum of four (4) semesters.
  • Afe Babalola University Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Five Credit Passes including English, Mathematics and three other relevant subjects at 'O'
    -Bachelor's Degree holders from any NUC approved University with a minimum of Third-Class Degree in a relevant
    -HND in relevant Programmes from approved institutions with a minimum of Lower Credit.
  • Crawford University Crawford University, Igbesa  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level; Minimum of 3rd Class in relevant disciplines from Crawford University or a recognised University. Possession of HND in relevant discipline with a minimum of Lower Credit.

    Course duration: 2 semesters




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