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Postgraduate Admissions

Postgraduate Admissions

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Getting Started

Earn a Post-graduate degree in your area of interest by choosing from over 20+ departments at Njala University in Sierra Leone.

All prospective applicants wishing to gain admission into Njala University MUST pay their application processing fee at any of the branches of the Sierra Leone Commercial Bank at the cost of NLE 400 (new denomination) for Undergraduate Courses and NLE 600 (new denomination) for Postgraduate Courses. The Njala University Fees Account Number is 003010002429120119. Upon payment, the bank will issue to you a Payment Voucher

Before you get started, watch our how to use the online admission portal video tutorial. If you need technical support while completing your application, send a WhatsApp Message 23231040420 (Whatsapp only), call Lamin J Kargbo at +23277040420 or check our application support contact page for the names and contacts of our support team

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Admission Requirements for Masters and Doctoral programmes

The basic requirement for admission into a postgraduate programme of Njala University is a Bachelors or Masters Degree from a recognized university in the relevant field of study. Departments may, however, demand additional requirements

Deadline

The DEADLINE for submission of applications is 31st July 2024

General Admission Requirements for Graduate Programmes

A. Taught Masters Programmes

The basic requirement for admission into a postgraduate programme of Njala University is a degree from a recognized university in the relevant field of study. Departments may, however, demand additional requirements.

B. M.Phil and PhD Programmes

The Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees of Njala University are, essentially, research-based degrees awarded to candidates of outstanding academic and professional standing. Admission into these programmes, therefore, is based on the number of criteria that candidate should meet. These include (but not limited to) the following:

  • Possession of a first degree of at least Second Class, First division (21)
  • Possession of postgraduate qualification (PGDE; M.A.; M.Sc.; M.Ed. etc.)
  • Clear articulation of a research focus to be contained in the Abstract submitted with the application form
  • Evidence that the candidate is in touch with or has identified a competent supervisor in the University willing to supervise him/her is an advantage.

Duration of Programme

Unless otherwise stated, Masters Programmes (Full-Time) are of Two (2) Calendar Years and (Part-Time) Three (3) Calendar Years duration.

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List Of Programmes Offered

Postgraduate Diploma in Local Government and Finance Management

School: School of Social Sciences

Department:

Campus: Freetown Campus

Postgraduate Diploma in Post-Harvest Technology

School: School of Technology

Department:

Campus: Njala Campus

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management

School: School of Social Sciences

Department:

Campus: Freetown Campus

Postgraduate Diploma in Rural Development Studies

School: School of Environmental Sciences

Department:

Campus: Njala Campus

Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics

School: School of Technology

Department:

Campus: Njala Campus

Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics

School: School of Basic Sciences

Department: Department of Maths and Statistics

Campus: Njala Campus