Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA Postgraduate Courses for 2020/2021 Academic Session is Out. This is the Full-Time & Professional Postgraduate Programmes. You will also see their admission requirements.
In this page we will list out available postgraduate programmes in Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) for 2020/2021 Session.
We will also show you the duration and requirement for the programmes.
NDA Postgraduate Courses for Full-Time
In this column, we will show you the Academy’s full-time postgraduate programmes
FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
|6||MSc Environmental Management|
|7||PhD Military History|
|8||MA Military History|
|9||MA International Studies|
|10||PhD Defence and Strategic Studies|
|11||MSc Defence and Strategic Studies|
|12||MSc Clinical Psychology|
|13||1. MSc Military Psychology
1. PhD Computer Science
|14||Msc Computer Science|
|15||PhD Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Electronic & Communications)|
|16||M.Eng Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Electronic & Communications)|
|18||PhD Mechanical Engineering (Production/Thermofluids & Energy)|
|19||M.Eng Mechanical Engineering (Production/Thermofluids & Energy)|
|20||PhD Civil Engineering (Geotechnics/Structures)|
|21||MEng Geotechnics Engineering|
|23||PhD Medicinal & Poisonous Plants Studies|
|25||MSc Medicinal & Poisonous Plants Studies|
|27||PhD Chemistry (Organic)|
|28||MSc Chemistry (Material Science & Explosives)|
|29||PhD Mathematics (Applied/Pure Mathematics)|
|30||MSc Mathematics (Applied/Pure Mathematics)|
|32||MSc Physics (Nuclear and Radiation/Solid State)|
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NDA Postgraduate Requirements for Full-Time Programmes
The requirements for the various NDA Postgraduate full-time programs are as follows;
Masters (MA, M.Eng and MLSc) Degrees
- A candidate seeking admission into the Master’s Degree programme shall be a graduate of the Nigerian Defence Academy or any other recognised university. Such candidate must possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in relevant field of study
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree
- A candidate for PhD Degree must posses a minimum of Second Class Honours(Lower Division) at Bachelor Degree and a Master’s Degree in proposed field of study from a recognized University.
- In Addition, the candidate must have scores an average of not less than 60% or 3.50% at the Masters level.
DURATION OF NDA POSTGRADUATE FULL-TIME PROGRAMME
Each student admitted for the PhD or Master’s Degree must Pursue a FULL-TIME course of study and research in the Academy. Depending on the fegree in view, the following conditions are also applicable.
A student in for the Master’s degree shall pursue the programme for 2 years (4 semesters)
Candidates for PhD Degree shall pursue the programme for 3 years (6 semesters). At the expiration of the period of study for any given programme, a student shall be withdrawn from the academy.
However, on exceptional circumstances, application for extension to complete the program may be entertained.
Extension shall not exceed a period of one year (2 semesters) in case of Master’s degree and 2 years (4 semesters) in case of PhD.
NDA Professional Postgraduate Courses
In this column, we will show you the NDA’s professional postgraduate programmes
|1||Master in Business Administration (MBA)|
|2||Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance (PGDAF)|
|3||Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)|
|4||Master in Financial Economics (MFE)|
|5||Postgraduate Diploma in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (PGDRS/GIS)|
|6||Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management (PGDEM)|
|7||Master in Conflict, Security & Development (MCSD)|
|8||Master in Development Studies (MDS)|
|9||Master in Leadership Studies (MLS)|
|10||Master in International Affairs and Strategic Studies (MIASS|
|11||Master in Strategy and Security Administration (MASSA)|
|12||Master in Public Administration (MPA)|
|13||Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDPA)|
|14||Master in Criminology and Forensic Psychology|
|15||Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy|
|16||Masters in Cyber Security|
|17||1. Postgraduate Diploma in Intelligence and Security Studies|
|18||Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Security|
|19||Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS)|
|20||Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering (PGDCE)|
|21||Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical Engineering (PGDEE)|
|22||Master in Production Management (MPM)|
|23||Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (PGDME)|
|24||Postgraduate Diploma in Biotechnology (PGDBT)|
|25||Master in Forensic Science (MFS)|
|26||Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Science (PGDFS)|
|27||post Graduate Diploma in Science|
|28||Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics and Data Analysis (PGDSDA)|
Requirements for NDA Professional Courses
The requirements for the various programs are as follows;
Masters Degree: Candidates applying for the part-time programmes must possess a Bachelor degree with a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division). Candidates with Third Class degree or Higher National Diploma must also possess a Postgraduate Diploma at credit level in a related discipline from any recognised University to be eligible for admission. HND candidates must possess a minimum of Lower Credit to apply.
PGD Programmes: Candidates applying for the Postgraduate Diploma programme must possess a minimum of Third Class Bachelor’s degree from the Nigerian Defence Academy or any other recognised University, or Higher National
The duration of professional programmes are as follows:
- A student for Master degree shall pursue the programme for 18 months (2 semesters course work and 1 semester for project) except MBA programme which runs for 2 years.
- Professional master degree and postgraduate diploma programmes are delivered on Fridays and Saturdays.
- A student for Postgraduate diploma shall pursue the programme for one year (2 semesters) except engineering courses which runs for 2 years.
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