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NDA Postgraduate Courses Available for NDA Admission (2024)

NDA Postgraduate Courses

NDA Postgraduate Courses: The Nigerian Defense Academy invites applications from suitably qualified candidates into professional Postgraduate programmes for the 2024/2024 Academic Session.

About the Nigerian Defense Academy (NDA)

The Nigerian Defense Academy (NDA) was established in 1964.

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When is the deadline for application to the NDA?

The Online Application Form for the Nigerian Defense Academy will be open for sale from 28th December 2022. The deadline for purchasing the application form is on 28th March 2023. Applicants are advised to buy the forms within this period.

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Is the Application Form for sale?

The Online Application form for Nigerian Defense Academy is for sale. It costs Ten Thousand Naira only (N10,000)

Available Courses for Postgraduate Studies in the Nigerian Defense Academy (NDA)

The courses for NDA postgraduate programs are separated into faculties and departments. Check the table below to locate your course, faculty and department.

S/N Post Graduate Courses for the Nigerian Defense Academy
 

 

 

1

Faculties Departments Courses
 

 

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

Geography

Master in Geographic Information Systems (MGIS)
Master in Environmental Management (MEM)
Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management (PGDEM)
Postgraduate Diploma in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (PGDRS/GIS)
 

 

 

History and War Studies

Master in Conflict, Security & Development (MCSD)
Master in Development Studies (MDS)
Master in Leadership Studies (MLS)
Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership Studies (PGDLS)
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Political Science

Master in International Affairs and Strategic Studies (MIASS)
Master in Public Administration (MPA)
Master in Conflict Management and Peace Studies (MCMPS)
Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDPA)
Postgraduate Diploma in Conflict Management and Peace Studies (PGDCMPS)
Postgraduate Diploma in International Affairs and Strategic Studies (PGDIASS)
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Defense and Security Studies

Master in Conflict Resolution and Peace Building (MCRPB)
Master in Strategy and Security Administration (MASSA)
Master in Defense, Security and Strategic Studies (MDSSS)
Postgraduate Diploma in Conflict Resolution and Peace Building (PGDCRPB)
Postgraduate Diploma in Strategy and Security Administration (PGDSSA)
Postgraduate Diploma in Defense, Security and Strategic Studies (PGDDSSS)
Postgraduate Diploma in Defense, Security and Development Studies (PGDDSDS)
 

Languages

Master in Critical Thinking (MCT)
Postgraduate Diploma in Critical Thinking (PGDCT)
 

 

Psychology

Master in Criminology and Forensic Psychology (MCFP)
Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy (PGDCP)
Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology (PGDP)
 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

Faculty of Management Sciences

 

 

 

Accounting

Master in Forensic Accounting (MFA)
Master in Taxation and Treasury Management (MTTM)
Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance (PGDAF)
 

Economics

Master in Financial Economics (MFE)
Master in Health Economics (MHE)
 

 

 

 

Management Studies

Master in Business Administration (MBA)
Master in Entrepreneurship and Business Management (MEBM)
Master in Industrial and Labor Relations (MILR)
Master in Human Resource Management (MHRM)
Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
 

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MLSCM)
Postgraduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (PGDLSCM)
 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty of Engineering and Technology

Civil Engineering Master in Construction Management (MCM)
Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering (PGDCE)
Postgraduate Diploma in Construction Management (PGDCM)
Postgraduate Diploma in Estate and Facility Management (PGDEFM)
Electrical / Electronic Engineering Master in Power System Engineering (MPSE)
Master in Telecommunication Technology (MTCT)
Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical Engineering (PGDEE)
Mechanical Engineering Master in Production Management (MPM)
Postgraduate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (PGDME)
Mechatronics Engineering Postgraduate Diploma in Mechatronic Engineering
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty of Science

 

 

Biology

Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Biology (PGDEB)
Postgraduate Diploma in Biology (PGDB)
 

Biotechnology

Master in Biotechnology (MBT)
Postgraduate Diploma in Biotechnology (PGDBT)
 

 

Chemistry

Master in Forensic Science (MFS)
Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Science (PGDFS)
Postgraduate Diploma in Science Lab Tech (PGDSLT)
 

 

 

Mathematical Sciences

Master in Statistics and Data Analysis (MSDA)
Master in Operations Research (MOR)
Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics and Data Analysis (PGDSDA)
Physics Master in Nuclear Security, Safety and Safeguard (MNSSS)
Postgraduate Diploma in Nuclear Security, Safety and Safeguard (PGDNSSS)
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty of Military Science and Interdisciplinary Studies

 

 

Computer Science

Master in Information Technology (MIT)
Master in Computer Science (MCS)
Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS)
Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology (PGDIT)
 

 

 

Cyber Security

Master in Cyber Security (MCS)
Master in Digital Forensics (MDF)
Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Security (PGDCS)
Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Forensic (PGDDF)
Intelligence and Security Science Master in Intelligence and Security Studies (MISS)
Postgraduate Diploma in Intelligence and Security Studies (PGDISS)

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What are the Admission Requirements?

Depending on whether you are applying to study for a Master’s Program or PGD Program, the requirement differs.

For Master’s Program:

  1. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree which must be a minimum of Second Class Honors (Lower Division)
  2. Candidates who have an HND certificate should possess a minimum of Lower Credit to apply.
  3. Any candidate who has a Third Class Degree or Higher National Diploma should also possess a Postgraduate Diploma at credit level in a similar discipline from an accredited University.

For PGD Program:

  1. Applicants must possess a minimum of Third Class Bachelor’s degree from an approved University or the Nigerian Defense Academy.
  2. If the applicant has a Higher National Diploma (HND), it should be a minimum of Lower Credit.

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How Long Will the Program Last?

The duration of the program differs based on the type the applicant wants to pursue.

For the Master’s Program

  1. It usually lasts for eighteen (18) months. The coursework lasts for two (2) semesters while the project lasts for one (1) semester.
  2. There is a twenty-four (24) month program. It includes three (3) semesters of coursework and one (1) semester for a project.

For Postgraduate students

Postgraduate programs last for twelve (12) months i.e. two (2) semesters with the exception of engineering courses which normally run for twenty-four (24) months i.e. four (4) semesters.

How To Apply

Click on this link www.nda.edu.ng to visit the official website of the Nigerian Defense Academy.

 

If you have any more questions, feel free to contact the school at

The Secretary,

Postgraduate School,

Nigerian Defense Academy,

PMB. 2109,

Kaduna.

 

All candidates must beware: The school does not have external agents who handle admission processes. All applications should happen through the school’s online website. Therefore, beware of fraudsters who may try to impersonate the academy.

 

We hope you found this article resourceful and worthwhile to read.

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