A candidate seeking admission to the Master’s Degree Programme of Covenant University must be a graduate of Covenant University or any other University recognized by the Senate of Covenant University, with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division). The duration of full-time study for the award of the Master’s degree is 18 months (3 semesters), while for the part-time, the duration is 30 months (5 semesters). Candidates are also to note that there are other requirements that may be specific to a College and/or a Programme.
A candidate with CGPA of 3.5 – 3.9 on a 5.0 point scale (≥ 55%) or equivalent in the Master’s programme may be considered for M.Phil/PhD programme. The minimum duration for the full-time M.Phil/PhD programme is seven (7) semesters or three and one-half (3½) academic years. The minimum duration for the part-time M.Phil/PhD programme is nine (9) semesters or four and one-half (4½) academic years.
A Candidate seeking admission to the direct PhD Degree Programme of Covenant University must have obtained a Master’s of Covenant University or any other University recognized by the Senate of Covenant University, with a CGPA of 4.00 or 60%. Candidates that have obtained a CGPA below 4.0 but had 3.5 and above (or 55%) will be considered for the M.Phil/PhD. The M.Phil/PhD programme is intended to prepare candidates for the PhD since Covenant University does not award The M.Phil degree.