Prospective candidates for the PGD Religion and Pastoral Ministry program are expected to fulfill the following admission requirements:

1.  Candidates must have obtained a minimum of higher diploma or a first degree  (HND/BA/BSc) from a recognized university;

2.   Applicants desirous to enter the gospel ministry upon completion of a program must clearly demonstrate evidence of such a calling in personal decorum and attitude. Positive recommendations from the appropriate Church organization would be an added advantage;

3.   Candidates must satisfy all other requirements stipulated in the regulations of the Postgraduate College

4.  The candidate’s admission is predicated on the Department’s positive recommendations.


The PGD program in Religious Studies runs for three (3) semesters; usually from September through July. It could also be run on sandwich mode for three (3) semesters as long as the 54 semester credits distributed over three semesters are satisfactorily completed. Courses taken shall include Biblical Languages, Old Testament, New Testament, Theological Studies, Mission Studies, Church History, and Christian Ministry.

A student must successfully complete a minimum of 54 semester credits with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.00 to qualify for graduation in Religion and Pastoral Ministry.