Master's Degree Programme (MSc.)

MASTER'S DEGREE

Crescent University offers the underlisted academic Master’s Degree:

  • COLLEGE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

    1. Department of Computer Science
      • M.Sc. Computer Science

        ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

        a) Academic Master’s Degree

        • Candidates must have five credit passes including English, Mathematics and two other relevant science subjects at ‘O’ Level.
        • Candidates with Bachelor’s degrees from an approved university must obtain a minimum of second class lower division with a CGPA of 3.0/5.0 for an academic programme.
        • Candidates with at least a third class degree or HND plus University PGD with CGPA of 3.0/5.0 may be considered for admission into academic Master’s degree programmes.
        • Candidates must demonstrate adequate intellectual capacity, maturity and effective decision making and problem solving potentials.


        b) Professional Master’s Degree
        (Professional programmes are terminal).

        • Candidates must have five credit passes including English, Mathematics and two other relevant science subjects at ‘O’ Level.
        • Candidates for professional Master’s degree programmes must obtain a minimum of second class lower division.
        • Candidates with university degree in third class or HND plus a university PGD at credit level pass, (i.e. CGPA of 3.0/5.0) or 50% on weighted percentage average may be considered for admission into Professional Master’s degree programmes.
        • Candidates must demonstrate adequate intellectual capacity, maturity and effective decision making and problem solving potentials.


    2. Department of Information and Communication Technology
      • M.Sc. Information and Communication technology


      ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

      • All candidates must have five Credit passes including English, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry at ‘O’ Level.
      • A candidate with a first degree in a relevant Engineering discipline from a recognized University with minimum of a second class lower division may be admitted provided the University matriculation requirement is satisfied.
      • A candidate with an upper credit pass in the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), in a relevant Engineering discipline, from a recognized University may also be admitted to a Masters Degree Programme provided the University matriculation requirements are satisfied.
      • Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Physical Sciences (Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, etc.) with at least s Second Class Lower Division.
      • Candidates must demonstrate adequate intellectual capacity, maturity and effective decision making and problem solving potentials.

  • COLLEGE OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES

    1. Department of Biological Science
      • M.Sc. Microbiology


    2. Department of Chemical Science
      • M.Sc. Chemistry
      • M.Sc. Biochemistry

        ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

        Chemistry
        • Candidates with Bachelor’s degrees in Chemistry from Crescent University and approved universities must obtain a minimum of second class lower division with a CGPA of 3.0/5.0 for an academic programme.
        • The students from other streams holding bachelor’s degree with a minimum of a second class lower in related courses such as Geology, Environmental Management and Toxicology and Biochemistry may also apply provided such candidates took relevant courses in chemistry and passed them at the undergraduate level.
        • Candidates with at least a third class degree or HND and university PGD with CGPA of 3.0/.5.0 may be considered for admission into academic Master’s degree programmes.
        • Candidates may be required to undergo a selection process. That is, candidates without background in chemistry may be required to take some courses at the lower level.

        Biochemistry
        • Candidates must have five credit passes including English, Mathematics and two other relevant science subjects at ‘O’ Level.
        • Candidates with Bachelor’s degrees from an approved university must obtain a minimum of second class lower division with a CGPA of 3.0/5.0 for an academic programme.
        • Candidates with at least a third class degree or HND plus University PGD with CGPA of 3.0/5.0 may be considered for admission into academic Master’s degree programmes.
        • Admission is open to the students having Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry of Crescent University or other recognized universities with at least a second class lower degree with a CGPA of 3.0/5.0. The students from other streams holding bachelor’s degree with a minimum of a second class lower in related courses such as Biology, Botany, Zoology, Nutrition, Food Science and Biotechnology may also apply, providing such candidates took relevant courses in Biochemistry and passed them at the undergraduate level.
        • Candidates may be required to undergo a selection process. That is, candidates without background in Biochemistry may be required to audit some courses at the lower level.

  • COLLEGE OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

    1. Department of Business and Finance
      • M.Sc. Banking and Finance


    2. Department of Mass Communication and Social Science
      • M.Sc. Mass Communication


      ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

      • Candidates must satisfy the matriculation requirements of the University including English Language.
      • Candidates with Bachelors degree in Mass Communication from an approved university with its CGPA of not below 3.0 on a 5 points scale shall be considered for admission.
      • Candidates with a minimum of second class lower degree in relevant disiplines and a CGPA of 3.00 on a five point scale.
      • Candidates with a good Post Graduate Diploma (3.5 CGPA) in Mass Communication from accredited University shall be considered.


    3. Department of Economics
      • M.Sc. Economics


      ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

      • Matriculation requirements of individual universities which must be five (5) O-level credits including English.
      • Candidates with at least 2nd Class honours Lower Division Bachelors degree from Crescent University, Abeokuta or any approved University.
      • Candidates with a PGD at credit level pass (i.e. 3.5).


    DURATION OF PROGRAMMES

    1. Full-time: A Minimum of four (4) semesters and a maximum of six (6) semesters
    2. Part-time: A minimum of six (6) semesters and a maximum of eight (8) semesters.