The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Postgraduate School, Kaduna, wishes to inform interested candidates and the general public that the sales of application forms for Full-Time and Part-Time Postgraduate Programmes has commenced for the 2020/2021 Academic Session.Available Programmes:Full-Time Courses – The following degree programmes are available in the Faculties and Departments:FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES1. Department of Accounting and Managementa. PhD Accountingb. MSc Accounting2. Department of Economicsa. PhD Economicsb. MSc Economics3. Department of Geographya. PhD Geographyb. MSc Environmental Management4. Department of History &War Studiesa. PhD Military Historyb. MA Military HistoryC. MA International Studies5. Department of Political Science and Defence Studiesa. PhD Defence and Strategic Studiesb. MSc Defence and Strategic Studies6. Department of Psychologya. MSc Clinical Psychologyb. MSc Military Psychology.FACULTY OF MILITARY SCIENCE AND INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES7 Department of Computer Sciencea. PhD Computer Scienceb. MSc Computer Science.FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY8 Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineeringa. PhD Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Electronic & Communications)b. M Eng Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Electronic & Communications)9 Department of Civil Engineeringa. PhD Civil Engineering (Geotechnics/Structures)b. M.Eng Civil Engineering (Geotechnics/Structures/Water Resources & Environmental)10 Department of Mechanical Engineeringa. PhD Mechanical Engineering (Production, Thermofluids & Energy)b. M.Eng Mechanical Engineering (Production, Thermofluids & Energy)FACULTY OF SCIENCE11 Department of Biological Sciencesa. PhD Parasitologyb. PhD Medicinal & Poisonous Plants Studiesc. MSc Parasitologyd. MSc Medicinal & Poisonous Plants Studiese. MSc Biotechnology12. Department of Chemistrya. PhD Chemistry (Organic)b. MSc Chemistry (Material Science & Explosives)13. Department of Mathematicsa. PhD Mathematics (Applied/Pure Mathematics)b. MSc Mathematics (Applied/Pure Mathematics)14. Department of Physicsa. PhD Physicsb. MSc Physics (Nuclear and Radiation/Solid State)Professional Part-Time CoursesThe following Master degree and Postgraduate Diploma programmes are available in the faculties and departments listed below:FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES1. Department of Accounting & Managementa. Master in Business Administration (MBA)b. Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance (PGDAF)c. Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM).2. Department of Economicsa. Master in Financial Economics (MFE)3. Department of Geographya. Postgraduate Diploma in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (PGDRS/GIS)b. Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management (PGDEM)4 Department of History & War Studiesa. Master in Conflict, Security & Development (MCSD)b. Master in Development Studies (MDS)c. Master in Leadership Studies (MLS)5. Department of Political Science and Defence Studiesa. Master in International Affairs and Strategic Studies (MIASS)b. Master in Strategy and Secunty Administration (MASSA)c. Master in Public Administration (MPA)d. Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDPA)6. Department of Psychologya. Master in Criminology and Forensic Psychologyb. Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy (PGDCP)FACULTY OF MILITARY SCIENCE AND INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES7. Department of Intelligence and Cyber Securitya. Master in Cyber Securityb. Postgraduate Diploma in Intelligence and Security Studiesc. Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Security8. Department of Computer Sciencea. Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS)FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY9. Department of Civil Engineeringa. Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering (PGDCE)10. Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineeringa. Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical Engineering (PGDEE)11. Department of Mechanical Engineeringa. Master in Production Management (MPM)b. Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (PGDME)FACULTY OF SCIENCE12. Department of Biological Sciences.a. Postgraduate Diploma in Biotechnology (PGDBT)13. Department of Chemistrya. Master in Forensic Science (MFS)b. Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Science (PGDFS)14. Department of Mathematicsa. Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics and Data Analysis (PGDSDA)Admission Requirements:A. Full-Time Postgraduate Programme.The requirements for the various programmes are as follows:a. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree: A candidate for PhD Degree must possess a minimum of Second Class Honour (Lower Division) at Bachelor’s Degree and an academic Master’s Degree in the proposed field of study from a recognized University. In addition, the candidate must have scored an average of not less than 60% or CGPA of 3.50 on a scale of 5 at the Master level.b. Masters (MA. MEng and MSc) Degree. A candidate seeking admission into the Masters Degree programme shall be a graduate of the Nigerian Defence Academy or any other recognized university. Such candidate must possess a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in the relevant field of study.B. Professional Part-Time PostgraduateProgrammes.The requirements for the various programmes are as follows:a. 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 recognized University to be eligible for admission. HND candidates must possess a minimum of Lower Credit to apply.b. PGD Programmes: Candidates applying for the Postgraduate Diploma programme must possess a minimum of Third Class Bachelors degree from the Nigerian Defence Academy or any other recognised University, or Higher National Diploma at a minimum of Lower Credit.Duration:A. Full-Time Postgraduate Courses:Each student admitted for PhD or Master’s Degree must pursue a FULL-TIME course of study and research in the Academy. Depending on the degree in view, the following conditions are also applicable:a. A student for the Masters degree shall pursue the programme for 2 years (4 semesters).b. 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 who has not completed his/her programme shall be withdrawn from the Academy.B. Professional Part-Time Postgraduate Courses :a. 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.b. A student for Postgraduate diploma shall pursue the programme for one year (2 semesters) except engineering courses which runs for 2 years.(4 semesters).c. Professional master degree and postgraduate diploma programmes are delivered on Fridays and Saturdays.The sales of forms will be available until 28th December 2020.