African University of Science and Technology (AUST) Postgraduate Admission Form and Courses 2024/2025

The AUST, Abuja, has announced the start of its postgraduate program admissions process for the 2024/2025 academic session.

AUST Orientation

Candidates who meet the admission requirements to its numerous postgraduate programs are invited to apply to the university.

Diverse Postgraduate Programmes for Specialised Education

The AUST offers several postgraduate programmes in different schools, providing opportunities for prospective students. The programmes include:

School of Computing and Information Technology

  • Computer Science
  • Management of Information Technology
  • Geoinformatics

School of Engineering

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Petroleum and Energy Resources Engineering
  • Systems Engineering

School of Administration, Business and Management Sciences

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Public Policy
  • M.Sc.Public Administration

School of Science and Science Education

  • Pure and Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Applied Statistics
  • Theoretical and Applied Physics
  • Space Physics
  • Geoinformatics & GIS Program

Key dates for the admission process are:

  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, 3rd October 2024
  • Start of Lectures: Tuesday, 16th January 2024

Admission Requirements

The AUST has set forth certain criteria for candidates applying for its postgraduate programmes:

Master and Doctoral Programmes

Candidates should have a minimum of a Second Class Upper in their first degrees.
Candidates will be required to sit for an online entrance examination, except for public policy, public administration, and PhD candidates.

Postgraduates in Petroleum Engineering

  • Candidates should have a minimum of a Second Class Lower at their first degree in any Engineering program, Chemistry, Computer science, Geology, Geophysics, Mathematics, or Physics.
  • No common entrance examination will be conducted for these candidates.

Application Method

To apply for the postgraduate programmes, interested candidates can,

The university assures prospective students that they can continue their current work as lectures will be conducted face-to-face and online, offering flexibility and convenience.


With the application now open, qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply and leverage this opportunity for advanced education at the esteemed African University of Science and Technology (AUST).

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