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About


Bingham University is owned by the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA). Its founding fathers were visionaries of ECWA extraction who looked back to the golden age of Christian mission education in Nigeria, which was noted for its moral and spiritual content, high quality, purposefulness, service oriented values that was much cherished by all. In recent years, Nigeria have called for such education that combines secular and moral/spiritual values, even within the context of modern technological advancement.

Bingham University was established to meet these aforementioned ideals. Our curricular are of very high academic standards and entrepreneurial in nature to prepare our graduates for self-reliant and God fearing life in a developing economy.

ATTRACTION AND UNIQUENESS OF BINGHAM UNIVERSITY
  • Geographical advantage in location resulting from its close proximity to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
  • Consistent, predictable safe and assured academic calendar.
  • Fast growing University with unprecedented academic landmark and physical achievements in the ten (10) years period of its existence.
  • Has successfully graduated eight (8) sets of students by December 2016 uninterruptedly.
  • One of the best Universities in Medicine as at 2016 by the NUC.
  • First University to develop e-voting machine model.

In line with its mission of providing quality and functional education, the Postgraduate programmes are designed to be practically relevant to the country's needs and challenges.

Sales of Application forms (June 2017)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the University’s postgraduate programmes. Application forms are on sale from 3rd July 2017. Check our list of programmes

Programmes


A. COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Department of Public Health
1 Public Health (M.PH) [Regular], (M.PH) [Executive]
Department of Human Physiology
1 Human Physiology (M.Sc), (P.hD)
B. Faculty of Humanities, Social & Management Sciences
Department of Political Science
1 Strategic Peace Development & Management – M.Sc., PhD.
2 Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery – PGD, PhD.
3 Strategic Leadership Development and Team Management - PGD, M.Sc., PhD.
4 Strategic Human Resources Management - M.Sc., PhD.
5 Policy Development and Legislation Management - PGD, M.Sc., PhD.
6 National Security and Defence Studies - M.Sc., PhD.
7 Democracy and Political Parties Management – PGC, PGD.
8 Community Policing and Security Management – PGD.
9 Terrorism and Security Studies - (M.Sc), (P.hD)
Department of Economics
1 Economics - (PGD)
2 Public Sector Economics - (PGD)
3 Strategic Banking Supervision Management - (PGD), (M.Sc)
4 Fiscal & Monetary Policy Management – (PGD), (M.Sc)
5 Financial Analysis Management – (PGD0, (M.Sc)
6 Financial Risk Management – (PGC), (PGD)
7 Inflation Targeting Management – (PGC), (PGD)
8 Public Procurement & Supply Management - (PGD)
Department of Accounting
1 Forensic Accounting and Auditing - (PGC)
2 Banking and Finance - (PGD)
3 Accounting and Finance - (PGD), (M.Sc), (P.hD)
4 Public Sector Accounting- (M.Sc)
Department of Business Administration
1 Management - (PGD), (M.Sc), (P.hD)
2 Master in Business Administration (MBA)
Department of Mass Communication
1 Mass Communication (PGD), (M.Sc)
Department of Sociology
1 Sociology - M.Sc., PhD.
2 Criminology & Security Management – M.Sc., PhD.
3 Drugs & Money Laundering Management - M.Sc., PhD.
4 Corruption & Financial Crime - M.Sc., PhD.
5 Innovation & Extension - M.Sc., PhD.
6 Demography & Statistics - M.Sc., PhD.
7 Health Planning - M.Sc., PhD.
8 Rural Development – PGC, PGD
9 Social Work - PGC, PGD.
10 Community Development – PGC, PGD.
11 Investigation & Crime Management – PGD.
C. FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Department of Biological Science
1 Aquaculture (PGC)
Department of Biochemistry
1 Biochemistry and Nutrition (PGD), (M.Sc)
Department of Computer Science
1 Information Technology (PGD), (M.Sc)
2 Computer Science (PGD), (M.Sc)
Department of Chemical Science
1 Environmental Science (PGD)
D. LIBRARY
1 Information and Knowledge Management (PGD)
GENERAL COURSES/PROGRAMMES
1 Project and Programme Planning Management – PGD, M.Sc., PhD.
2 Budget and Resource Management - PGD, M.Sc., PhD.
3 Tourism, Hospitality, Events and Entertainment Management - PGD, M.Sc.
4 Fashion Designing and Management – PGC, PGD
5 Public Safety and Emergency Management - PGD, M.Sc.
6 Public Service Management and Administration - PGD, M.Sc.
7 Sports Development and Management – PGC, PGD, M.Sc.
8 Entrepreneurship Management – PGC, PGD.
9 Project Monitoring & Evaluation – PGC, PGD.
10 Aquaculture and management – PGC, PGD.
11 Career and Retirement Management – PGC, PGD.
12 Education (PGD)
SHORT TERM CERTIFICATE COURSES (EXECUTIVE)
1 Border Management.
2 Crowd Control.
3 Software Development and Website Design.
4 Conflict Management & Peace Education.
5 Transport Management.
6 Poultry Management.

Payment Option


Application forms can be obtained from the following establishments:

  • GUARANTY TRUST BANK (GTB)
    1. A/C Name: Bingham University
    2. A/C No: 0211169092
  • UNION BANK
    1. A/C Name: Bingham University
    2. A/C No: 0045442598

Application forms are available subject to payment of a non-refundable fee for the programme of interest as follows:

Ph.D (Doctor of Philosophy) N 25,500
M.Sc (Masters of Science) N 20,500
MBA (Masters in Business Administration) N 20,500
Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) N 15,500
Postgraduate Certificate (PGC) N 10,500
Special Executive Certificate N 15,500

For any problem encountered before or during registration, call or send SMS to 08118549705, 08036073374, 08099872010 or e-mail us at: registrar@binghamuni.edu.ng or pgadmission@binghamuni.edu.ng with the following details; Teller Number, First name, last name, amount, your phone number, and the details of the problem(s) encountered.
Visit the University’s Application Portal: www.binghamuni.edu.ng/pgadmission to apply.

Application


Admission Period

Bingham University admits postgraduate students in September (First Semester) and January (Second Semester) each year.
Closing date for submission of application for September admission is August 2017.


Submission of Application Forms

Completed application forms should be submitted online while a hard copy is to be submitted to the School of Postgraduate Studies, Bingham University, not later than a week to the Screening Exercise. All candidates are expected to download, complete and submit alongside other relevant documents.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

The Departmental requirements are already available on the University Website. Prospective candidates must however satisfy the general regulations governing Postgraduate admissions at Bingham University, as follows:

  1. Must have completed their National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme, or possess certificate of Exemption in lieu;
  2. Must submit three (3) Referees’ reports, attesting to the intellectual capacity, aptitude, and independent research skills of the candidate;
  3. Must submit appropriately their academic transcripts;
  4. Must participate in the screening exercise of the Postgraduate School of Bingham University.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

Provided the matriculation requirements are satisfied;

  1. Five (5) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at the 'O' level (Maximum of two (2) sittings).
  2. Relevant Bachelor’s Degrees not lower than third Class Division from recognized Universities.
  3. Bachelor’s Degree with at least second class lower division in areas not related (outside generic course) may be considered.
  4. Higher National Diploma (HND) at Upper Credit level.
  5. Relevant professional qualifications.

Masters Degree Programmes

Provided the matriculation requirements are satisfied;

  1. Five (5) credits passes including English language and Mathematics at the 'O' level (Maximum of two (2) sittings).
  2. Degree in relevant area from a recognized University with minimum of second class lower division may be admitted.
  3. A Postgraduate Diploma at upper credit level in relevant area from a recognized University.

ADDITIONAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENT
M.Sc. Biochemistry

To qualify for admission into the programme, a candidate must possess:

  1. A good B.Sc. /B. Tech degree with at least a second class from a recognized University. Selection will be based on the quality of the academic transcript of the first degree. In some cases there may be an interview.
  2. MBBS degree and final certificate of the Institute of Science Laboratory Technology and Institute of Medical Laboratory Sciences, B.Sc. Science Laboratory Technology with second class upper. These categories will also be required to have at least two years post qualification experience.
    In all cases evidence of having passed English/Mathematics at credit level in SSSCE must be provided.

ADMISSION PROCEDURE

  1. Any candidate wishing to study for a postgraduate programme in Bingham University shall apply for provisional admission from the school.
  2. The application for any of the postgraduate programmes shall be made in accordance with the procedure presented by the school on payment of the stipulated application fees.
  3. The candidate shall in addition cause his past university/institution to send transcript(s) directly to the Secretary of the postgraduate school.
  4. The candidate two referees shall send a confidential report on the candidate on prescribed postgraduate application forms directly to the Secretary of the School.
  5. All documents must reach the school on or before the stated date for the receipt of application forms.
  6. The school shall forward the application details of each applicant to the appropriate department for consideration and recommendation.
  7. Candidates for postgraduate admissions into Diploma, Masters Ph.D. programmes shall be considered for admissions only an academic session before the beginning of each session.
  8. Any request by candidates who have applied for admission change of department, degree in view, field of study e.t.c must reach the Secretary before the closing date of submission of completed application forms. Change of course or programme may also be entertained during registration.
  9. In respect of every candidate recommended for admission, departmental postgraduate studies committee shall recommend as follows to the School through the appropriate faculty postgraduate studies committee:
    • Degree or Postgraduate Diploma in view;
    • Field of study clearly and precisely stated;
    • The Supervisor(s); in the case of Ph.D and M.Sc;
    • Mode of study (in the case of Master's programme);
    • Status of registration (full-time or part-time);
    • Other specific departmental requirements;
    • Any other requirement that may be referred to it by an appropriate University body.


Applicants are to request their former Institutions to forward a copy of their transcripts of Academic Records to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, Bingham University, P.M.B 005, Karu, Nasarawa State.

Please note that all Postgraduate courses are full time. All Postgraduate students are also required to make arrangements for their accommodations as the University at present has no provision for Postgraduate residence.