As contained in this year’s publication for the position of postgraduate, below is detailed compilation of List of postgraduate Courses – PhD Degrees in AAUA – Adekunle Ajasin University. The list is exclusively for master degrees, you can use the website’s search button to check for PhD, PGD, MBA etc.


Department of English Studies

PhD. degree programmes in English Studies with the following specializations:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D ) English (Language).
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) English (Literature).

Department of Linguistics and Languages

Ph.D. in Linguistics with the following specializations:

  • Phonology
  • Syntax
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Applied Linguistics

Ph.D. in Yoruba with the following specializations:

  • Yoruba Language
  • Yoruba Literature
  • Yoruba Culture

Department of History and International Studies

Ph.D degree programmes available in the following areas of specializations:

  • Political/Diplomatic History
  • Cultural History
  • Economic History

Department of Religion and African Culture

Ph.D degree programmes in Religious Studies with the following specializations:

  • Old Testament Studies
  • New Testament Studies
  • African Traditional Religion
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Ethics
  • Church History
  • Islamic Studies

FACULTY OF EDUCATION: Full -Time in Ph.D with the following specializations:

Department of Arts Education

Doctoral Degrees in Adult Education with the following specializations:

  • Industrial Education and Training
  • Community Development
  • Social welfare
  • Literacy Training and Development
  • Doctoral Degree in Philosophy of Education
  • D in Language Education

Department of Educational Management

Ph.D. Educational Management with areas of specialization in:

  • Educational System Administration
  • Economics of Education
  • Educational Planning and Policy

Department of Guidance and Counselling

Ph.D degree Programmes in Guidance and Counselling with the following specializations:

  • Career Counselling
  • Educational and School Counselling
  • Adolescent and Youth Counselling
  • Marriage and Family Life Counselling

Ph.D in Tests and Measurements

Department of Science and Technical Education

Ph.D degree Programmes in Science and Technical Education:

  • PhD in Science Education


Ph. D degrees Programme in the following areas of specializations:

  • Human Rights
  • Commercial Law
  • Public Law
  • Jurisprudence Law
  • Banking and Insurance


Department of Chemical Sciences

Ph.D degrees are available in the following areas of specialization:

  • Analytical/Environmental Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry

Department of Earth Sciences

Ph.D Degrees with the following specializations:

Doctoral Degree

  • D Applied Geophysics
  • D Geology

Department of Environmental Biology and Fisheries.

Ph.D in the following specializations:

  • D Fisheries Management

Department of Microbiology

Ph.D in Microbiology with the following specializations:

  • Food and Industrial Microbiology option
  • Environmental Microbiology option
  • Medical Microbiology option
  • D (in all areas of Microbiology)

Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology

Ph.D – Plant Science & Biotechnology with the following specializations:

  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Plant Ecology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Palynology


Department of Banking and Finance

  • D programmes in Banking and Finance.

Department of Business Administration

PhD Programme in Business Administration with following specializations:

  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Operations Research

Department of Economics

  • PhD Degree in Economics.

Department of Geography and Planning Sciences

PhD Programmes with the following specializations:

Physical Geography:

  • Environmental Science and Resource Management
  • Climatology and Water Resources Management
  • Geomorphology and Environmental Management

Human Geography

  • Remote Sensing and Geographic Information system (GIS)
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Management
  • Land Use and Natural Resources Management
  • Urban and Regional Development Planning
  • Transportation Studies and National Development
  • Population and Manpower Development
  • Environmental Science and Resources Management

Department of Political Science and Public Administration

Ph.D degrees are available in the following areas of specializations:

Ph.D in Political Sciences:

  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations

Ph.D in Public Administration:

  • Public Administration

Department of Pure and Applied Psychology

Ph.D in Psychology with the following specializations:

  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology

Department of Sociology

Ph.D degree programmes in the following areas of specializations:

  • Medical Sociology
  • Criminology & Security Studies
  • Industrial Sociology

The list is compiled based on the information made available by Adekunle Ajasin University, Akugba. You made choose to download the file by clicking here or read the admission requirements. Click here


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