Colleges and Universities Offering Ph.D in Psychology in Nigeria

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

Institutions Offering Ph.D in Psychology

  • Lagos State University Lagos State University, Lagos  
    Admission criteria:
    Candidates for admission to the programme shall be:
    a. Those initially registered for the M.Sc. or M.Phi./Ph.D conversion programme of the department and have obtained a total weighted Cumulative Grade Point Average [CGPA] not lower than 4.0 in the course examinations and project at the Lagos State University.
    b. Candidates who possess the Master of Philosophy [M.Phil] degree in psychology of an approved University recognized by Senate. Candidates admitted to the programme will be required, on the recommendation of the Department, to take certain courses at the 800/900 levels up to a maximum of 12 units from the candidate’s area of specialization.
    2. Candidates are required to defend their research proposals before an examination panel as may be recommended by the department and give departmental seminars on their Ph.D research.

    Course duration: Minimum of six (6) semesters and maximum of ten (10) semesters.
  • Covenant University Covenant University, Ota  
    Areas of Specialization
    1. Counseling Psychology
    2. Clinical Psychology
    3. Industrial / Organizational Psychology
    4. Educational Psychology
    5. Social Psychology
    6. Assessment Psychology [Psychometrics]
    7. Forensic Psychology

    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

  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nsukka  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Candidates for the Ph.D. programme are required to be graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized Universities, who have obtained a Master‟s Honours Degree with a minimum of 4.00 grade point average(CGPA) on a 5-point scale or 3.00 GPA on a 4-point scale.
    Foreign candidates who posses equivalent of the above described qualifications are considered.

    Course duration:
    Full-Time: A minimum of six (6) Semesters
    A maximum of ten (10) Semesters

    Part-Time: A minimum of eight (8) Semesters
    A maximum of twelve (12) Semesters

  • Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Ihiala  
  • Nasarawa State University Nasarawa State University, Keffi  

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