Colleges and Universities Offering Ph.D in Architecture in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Ph.D in Architecture(Architecture)
  • Major Subject: Architecture
  • Course Category: Doctorate Courses

Institutions Offering Ph.D in Architecture

  • Covenant University Covenant University, Ota  
    Areas of Specialization:
    1. Housing Studies
    2. Architectural Education
    3. Architectural Psychology
    4. Sustainable Architecture
    5. Indigenous Building Materials Studies
    6. Architectural Practice
    7. Informal settlements and Community Initiative
    8. Gender Issues in Architecture
    9. Application of Computer Systems in Architecture
    10. Architectural History and Theory

    Course entry requirements:
    -Applicants shall 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
  • Bells University of Technology Bells University of Technology, Ota  
    Course entry requirements:
    -A Master’s degree by course work in Architecture or any other relevant field (Housing, Architectural Science, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design etc.) with a weighted score not lower than 60% or CGPA of 3.5 and thesis score not lower than 60% or
    -An M.Phil degree in Architecture. Candidates with M.Phil, M. Arch., M.E.D or M.Sc. (Arch) professional degree or equivalent from a recognized University with 60% overall score.

    Candidates must present a research proposal along with the application form for evaluation. A candidate with M.Phil. degree will be allowed to transfer to Ph.D. if he/she fulfils the following requirements:
    -Completes all course work with a CGPA of not less than 3.50 in the programme;
    -Submits to the Postgraduate School, a research plan considered suitable for pursuing a Ph.D degree in Architecture.
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nsukka  
    Course entry requirements:
    Graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized Universities who have
    obtained the degree of:
    a. Master of Science in Architecture (M.Sc) with a minimum mode of study of 2/3 by research and 1/3 by coursework.
    b. Master of Architecture (M. Arch) with a minimum mode of study of 2/3 by research and 1/3 by coursework or its equivalent
    In each case, a minimum GPA of 3.50 on a 5-point scale (or 3.00 on a 4-point scale), is required.

    Course duration:
    (a) Full-time: 3 calendar years minimum, 5 calendar years maximum
    (b) Part-time: 5 calendar years minimum, 6 calendar years maximum.
  • 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.
  • University of Jos University of Jos, Jos  
    Entry Requirements:
    Candidates for M.Phil/Ph.D in Architecture should possess a Master’s Degree in Architecture with a Cumulative Score Average of above 60% from a recognized University
  • Caleb University Caleb University, Lagos  
    Course duration: 8 Semesters
  • Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Ihiala  
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka  
  • Federal University of Technology Minna Federal University of Technology Minna, Minna  
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi  

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