Colleges and Universities Offering Master of Science in Sociology in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Master of Science in Sociology()
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  • Course Category: Masters Courses

Institutions Offering Master of Science in Sociology

  • Covenant University Covenant University, Ota  
    Specialization options:
    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 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.

    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
  • 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.
  • Benue State University Benue State University, Makurdi  
    Areas of specialization:
    (i) Criminology
    (ii) Demography
    (iii) Development Sociology
    (iv) Industrial Sociology and Labour Relations
    (v) Medical Sociology
    (vi) Rural Sociology.


    Course entry requirements:
    (i) A person who holds a First or Second Class Honours
    degree in Sociology;
    (ii) Person(s) holding First and Class honours in discipline related to sociology may apply. Such person(s) will be expected to undertake Sociology courses and pass prescribed examinations at the Undergraduate level approved by PG Committee.

    Course duration: 3 semesters
  • University of Jos University of Jos, Jos  
    Entry Requirements:
    Candidates for M.Sc. in either Sociology or Social Works must possess at least a Second Class Upper Division in Bachelor’s degree examinations. In very exceptional cases, a candidate with a Second Class Lower division in the bachelor’s examinations may be considered with a minimum CGPA of 3.00. Candidates for MSSW, a Second Class Degree Lower Division obtained in any discipline from a recognized University is required.
  • Lagos State University Lagos State University, Lagos  
    Course entry requirements:
    a. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree not less than Second Class Lower in Sociology or relevant course with at least CGPA of 3.0 obtained from the Lagos State University or any other recognized University
    b. Holders of the Master of Social Work (MSW) Degree of Lagos State University with at least 3.0 CGPA.

    Course duration: Minimum of 3 semesters and maximum of 5 semesters.

  • 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
  • University of Ilorin University of Ilorin, Ilorin  
    Specialization in:- Industrial; Gender; Family, Criminology and Medical Sociology.
  • Baze University Baze University, Abuja  
    Course duration: 15 months

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University Olabisi Onabanjo University, Iwoye  
    Mode of study: Full Time and Part Time
  • Gombe State University Gombe State University, Gombe  
  • Ekiti State University Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti  
  • Nasarawa State University Nasarawa State University, Keffi  
  • Fountain University Fountain University, Osogbo  
  • University of Mkar University of Mkar, Mkar  
  • Gregory University Gregory University, Uturu  




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