Sokoto State University – SSU Postgraduate Programmes Admission

By | October 14, 2023

Application for admission into Postgraduate Programme is now open at Sokoto State University SSU, Sokoto following the approval by the National Universities Commission (NUC) for the University to run Postgraduate programmes.

The invitation for application for admission into the postgraduate study courses of the University was contained in a publication by the Office of the Registrar announcing the commencement of Postgraduate programmes at Sokoto State University.

Applications are, therefore, invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into Postgraduate programmes for the 2021/2022 academic session beginning 15th February, 2022, leading to the award of Postgraduate Diplomas, Master and Doctorate degrees.

Admission Requirements

The Admission Requirements for the 2021/2022 Postgraduate Programmes are as follows.

All candidates for admission into Postgraduate programmes must provide the following records of Academic performance

1. Academic Transcripts.

2. Satify Requirements for matriculation.

3. Candidates for admission into Ph.D. programmes shall have a Master’s degree in relevant areas with CGPA of not less than 3.0 on a scale of 5.0.

4. Candidates for admission into Master’s degree programmes shall have a minimum of Second Class Lower degree in the relevant areas.

5. Postgraduate Diploma or Third Class degree (with at least five (5) years cognate work experience) from any recognized University may be considered.

6. Candidates for admission into Postgraduate Diploma programmes should possess the following:

  • Higher National Diploma (HND) with a minimum of Lower Credit in relevant area.
  • Third Class degree in relevant area.
  • Qualifications other than i and ii above which are acceptable to the University.

Available Programmes

The available Postgraduate study Programmes for 2021/2022 Academic Session at Sokoto State University are as follows

A. Postgraduate Diploma

  1. Development Studies
  2. Educational Management
  3. PGD. Ed. Computer Science
  4. Biochemistry
  5. Microbiology

B. M.A., M.Ed. and M.Sc. Programmes

  1. Arabic Studies
  2. Islamic Studies
  3. Development Studies
  4. Hausa Studies
  5. Political Science
  6. International Relations and Strategic
  7. Studies
  8. History
  9. Sociology
  10. Educational Management
  11. Guidance and Counselling
  12. Computer Science Education
  13. Physics Education
  14. Biology Education
  15. Chemistry Education
  16. Mathematics Education
  17. Mathematics
  18. Chemistry
  19. Biochemistry
  20. Microbiology

C. Ph.D. Programmes

  1. Arabic Studies
  2. Islamic Studies
  3. Hausa Studies
  4. Political Science
  5. History
  6. Sociology
  7. Educational Management
  8. Guidance and Counselling
  9. Computer Science Education
  10. Physics Education
  11. Biology Education
  12. Chemistry Education
  13. Mathematics Education
  14. Mathematics
  15. Computer Science
  16. Chemistry

Method of Application

Candidates are to apply online on Further details could be obtained on the University’s website below.

Closing Date for Admission

Candidates are to submit their applications on or before 28th February, 2022.

For further enquiry visit the University official Website: or Email:

School Addres:
Sokoto State University, Sokoto
PMB 2134, Along Birnin Kebbi Road,
Sokoto State, Nigeria.

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