POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL

Prof. Ibrahim Waziri Abubakar

Dean Postgraduate School

BRIEF HISTORY

The School of Postgraduate Studies was established pursuant to Section 7 (i) a of Gombe State University Law of 2004
The process for the establishment of the School commenced in the 2008/2009. The first School of Postgraduate Board was inaugurated on 30th July 2009. However, academic work began from 2012/2013 academic session with three programmes namely; M. A. History, M. Sc. Physics and PGDE. Subsequently other programmes were added in the 2014/2015 academic session. Currently it is running 68 programmes in the various Faculties and Departments.

Vision

Is to encourage and promote higher scholarship and academic research into all aspects of human endeavor for the advancement of society.

Mission

To train high quality manpower capable of coping with challenges of social economic, political, cultural and scientific development in Nigeria and beyond.

Philosophy

Philosophy of the School of Postgraduate Studies of Gombe State University is to establish conducive environment for creative and competitive enquiry and research of global standards and place the University in good international ranking.

Objective

The objectives of postgraduate Studies are to provide programme/courses relevant to the development needs of Nigerian and the world. To nature and promote the spirit and culture of enquiry and creativity for the benefit of humanity.
The studies also aim at opening the intellectual and scholarship horizon of students, as well as promote intensive and extensive qualitative research that could be deployed in addressing the problems of society in general.

List of Postgraduate Programmes

The School is Currently made up of 3 Faculties namely: Faculty of Science, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, and Faculty of Education. The School runs Post Graduate Diploma, Masters and PhD Programmes.

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (M.Sc. Programmes)

  • 1. M.A Christian Religious Studies
  • 2. M.A English Language
  • 3. M.A English Literature
  • 4. M.A History
  • 5. M.A Islamic Religious Studies
  • 6. M.Sc Accounting
  • 7. M.Sc Business Administration
  • 8. M.Sc Economics
  • 9. M.Sc International Relations
  • 10. M.Sc Peace and Conflict Studies
  • 11. M.Sc Political Science
  • 12. M.Sc Public Administration
  • 13. M.Sc Sociology

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (Ph.D Programmes)

  • 1. PhD Accounting
  • 2. PhD Business Administration
  • 3. PhD Christian Religious Studies
  • 4. PhD Economics
  • 5. PhD English Language
  • 6. PhD English Literature
  • 7. PhD History
  • 8. PhD International Relations
  • 9. PhD Islamic Religious Studies
  • 10. PhD Peace and Conflict Studies
  • 11. PhD Political Science
  • 12. PhD Public Administration
  • 13. PhD Sociology

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (Professional Programmes)

  • 1. Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • 2. Master of Public Administration (MPA)

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (PGD Programmes)

  • 1. Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting & Finance (PDAF)
  • 2. Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
  • 3. Postgraduate Diploma in Development Economics (PGDDEC)
  • 4. Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDPA)

FACULTY OF SCIENCE (Ph.D Programmes)

  • 1. PhD Applied Parasitology & Entomology
  • 2. PhD Biochemistry
  • 3. PhD Botany (Ecology)
  • 4. PhD Botany (Plant Physiology)
  • 5. PhD Computer Science
  • 6. PhD Environmental Biology
  • 7. PhD Geography
  • 8. PhD Hydrobiology & Fisheries
  • 9. PhD Inorganic Chemistry
  • 10. PhD Microbiology
  • 11. PhD Organic Chemistry
  • 12. PhD Physics

FACULTY OF SCIENCE (M.Sc. Programmes)

  • 1. M.Sc Applied Parasitology & Entomology
  • 2. M.Sc Biochemistry
  • 3. M.Sc Botany (Ecology)
  • 4. M.Sc Botany (Plant Physiology)
  • 5. M.Sc Computer Science
  • 6. M.Sc Environmental Biology
  • 7. M.Sc Geography
  • 8. M.Sc Hydrobiology & Fisheries
  • 9. M.Sc Inorganic Chemistry
  • 10. M.Sc Microbiology
  • 11. M.Sc Organic Chemistry
  • 12. M.Sc Physics

FACULTY OF SCIENCE (Professional Programme(s))

  • 1. Master in Environmental Management (MEM)

FACULTY OF SCIENCE (PGD Programmes)

  • 1. Postgraduate Diploma in Biochemistry (PGDBC)
  • 2. Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS)
  • 3. Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry
  • 4. Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management (PGDEM)

FACULTY OF EDUCATION (Ph.D Programmes)

  • 1. PhD Education Psychology
  • 2. PhD Guidance and Counselling
  • 3. PhD Science Education

FACULTY OF EDUCATION (M.Sc. Programmes)

  • 1. M.Ed. Educational Psychology
  • 2. M.Ed. Guidance and Counselling
  • 3. M.Ed. Science Education

FACULTY OF EDUCATION (PGD Programme(s))

  • 1. Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)