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University of Uyo: 2022/2023 Postgraduate Admissions into (PGD/Masters) in Cybersecurity, Data Science programmes

TETFUND Centre of Excellence in Computational Intelligence Research (TCECIR) at the University of Uyo is a Research and Innovation (R&I) established to become part of a research community within the IT and technology ecosystem

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UNIVERSITY OF UYO, UYO

TETFUND CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE RESEARCH

2022/2023 Postgraduate Admissions into (PGD/Masters) in Cybersecurity, Data Science programmes

The University of Uyo has added new programmes to its long list of post-graduate programmes.

The programmes are:

  • PGD (Cybersecurity)
  • Masters in Cybersecurity
  • PGD in Data Science
  • Masters in Data Science

The TEDFUND Centre of Excellence in Computational Intelligence Research (TCECIR) of the University will host the programmes.

The duration of the programme:

PGD | 3 Semesters

MSc | 4 Semesters

The programmes are fully approved by the University of Uyo Senate and accredited.

About the Cybersecurity programme:

In a world deeply connected by digital technologies, cybersecurity and global security have become one. Technologies such as AI, Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud computing, and blockchain represent the future of our digital world. The potential risks associated with these technologies define the future of cybersecurity. With a growing reliance on cyberspace, security is central to any nation’s prosperity. Cybersecurity is an evolving and demanding field. This calls for continuous training and concerted effort and awareness, to combat the rapidly expanding and new threat landscape. TETFUND Centre of Excellence in Computational Intelligence Research (TCECIR) at the University of Uyo is a Research and Innovation (R&I) established to become part of a research community within the IT and technology ecosystem and to incorporate its research findings into course materials and curricula. This is hoped to ensure that the University’s programme content is relevant to modern research, industry, market needs, and the ever-changing attack landscape. The new program offers great opportunities for aspiring information security professionals and practitioners. An important feature of the program is the availability of a globally integrated network of information security professionals from diverse backgrounds and experiences who would form networks to share experiences and their extremely attractive views with other students. 

About the Data Science programme:

The Data Sciences postgraduate programme is a conversion course for graduates from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds looking to pursue a career, or upskill, in this new and rapidly developing field. There is practically no field of human endeavour that does use data. Data Scientists are in short supply and there is high demand for data science skills across sectors including business, government, healthcare, science, finance, and marketing.

Admission requirements

Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) | Cybersecurity, Data Science

To qualify for admission into Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Programme, the candidate must be a graduate of the University of Uyo, or any other University recognized by the Senate of the University of Uyo, or a person who holds a qualification adjudged by the Senate of the University of Uyo to be equivalent to a First Degree and must hold at least a third-class degree. Holders of a recognized Higher National Diploma with Lower Credit in any discipline could also apply.

Masters of Science (MSc) | Cybersecurity, Data Science

To qualify for admission into a master’s degree Programme, applicants should be Bachelor’s Degree holders of not lower than a Second-Class Lower Division in any relevant discipline or a Postgraduate Diploma in their relevant field of study. All applicants must satisfy the basic UTME requirements for Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline.

Applicants must return their completed application forms with two hard copies of their Project Proposal (for those applying for PGD), and Dissertation Proposal (for those applying for Master’s programme). The research proposal which must be captured on the prescribed Postgraduate School Proposal Sheet should be word-processed with Times New Roman, font size 12, and one and half line spacing using the following heading and

subheadings:

  1. Introduction.
  2. Problem Statement.
  3. Aim/Objective.
  4. Methodology.
  5. Expected contributions.
  6. Limitations.
  7. Conclusion.

Sales of Admission forms for the programme are on.

METHOD OF APPLICATION FOR POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA, MASTERS


Eligible candidates should pay a non-refundable sum of N12, 000.00 (Twelve Thousand Naira) only via Remita Payment Platform.
Online Registration and payment instruction

  1. Visit http://uniuyo.edu.ng/eportals or www.uniuyo.edu.ng (click on the e-portals link)
  2. Select the Admission forms link (on the sidebar)
  3. Select e-Form(s) option
  4. Select Admission Type Postgraduate Diploma, or Masters’

DOWNLOAD THIS ADVERT HERE AND SHARE TO OTHERS

CONTACT:
Email: director.tcecir@uniuyo.edu.ng

ADMISSION ALSO OPENS FOR OTHER PROGRAMMES IN THE UNIVERSITY’S SCHOOL OF CONTINUING EDUCATION

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE ADMISSION ADVERT FOR 2022/2023

Destiny Young
Destiny Young is a highly credentialed information technology professional with over 14 years of industry experience. An HND/BSc (Hons) in Computer Science graduate. He holds a Master of Technology degree in Information Technology from the prestigious University of South Africa (UNISA). He is a Distinction-grade MBA alumnus of Nexford University, Washington, DC, where he also obtained a First-class MSc degree in Digital Transformation. His professional development direction is in Cybersecurity, Digital Transformation, and Business Intelligence. He is a member of the British Computer Society (BCS), the Chartered Institute of Administration of Nigeria (CIA), the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), etc.
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