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New Postgraduate Diploma Programme in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

                   Unijos Introduces New Postgraduate Diploma Programme in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

Unijos WASH


Office of the Registrar

                                                             SCHOOL OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

                                                 ADMISSION INTO POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES                                                                                                            

                                                                       2023/2024 Academic Session

Explore the Future of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) with UNIJOS

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on global health and sustainability? The University of Jos (UNIJOS) invites you to embark on a transformative journey with our NEW Postgraduate Diploma Program in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH).

This Postgraduate Diploma programme will be a one semester Eighteen (18) weeks of Lecture online, in-person or both; and another semester Eighteen (18) of field practicum/internship at an appropriate site to be chosen by the student.

However, Registration and Examinations must be onsite at University of Jos, Nigeria.

Why Choose UNIJOS WASH Program?

Cutting-Edge Curriculum: Our program is designed to equip you with the latest knowledge and skills in WASH practices, policies, and innovations.

Global Perspective: Engage with a diverse and inclusive learning environment that attracts students and experts from around the world.

There will be guest lecturers from WASH community in Nigeria, PRO-WASH & SCALE, SAVE THE CHILDREN.ORG in addition to the rich faculty drawn from public health, Life, Social, Management and Environmental sciences, Engineering etc of University of Jos, Nigeria.

Benefit from an interdisciplinary curriculum that integrates science, policy, and practical applications in WASH. Connect with industry leaders, NGOs, and governmental organizations through our strong network for real-world experience.

Program Highlights:

Three Areas of Speciation (Candidates must indicate their preference):

  1. Water Supply and Management
  2. Sanitation and Waste Management
  3. Hygiene Promotion and Behaviour Change

Global Practicum: Gain hands-on experience with our comprehensive field practicum and research opportunities.

Networking: Build a strong professional network through interactions with faculty, guest lecturers, and fellow students.

Flexible Learning: Enjoy a hybrid teaching approach, combining in-person and online sessions for maximum flexibility. You can choose to attend All lectures online, in-person or both.

Diploma Recognition: Receive a highly esteemed Postgraduate Diploma in WASH from the prestigious University of Jos.

Admissions Open for National and International Candidates

Basic Admission Requirements

The criteria for admission into the PGD Programme will be as follows.

Educational Qualifications:

  1. All candidates must have five credit passes at 'O' Level, including English, Mathematics, and two other relevant science subjects.
  2. Bachelor's Degree Holders: Candidates with a bachelor’s degree from an approved university must have obtained a minimum of a Third-class degree in biological sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, environmental sciences, public health, social sciences, humanities, engineering, and any relevant science discipline.
  3. HND Holders: Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) in relevant programs from approved institutions must have obtained a minimum of Lower Credit, such as Community and Environmental health.

Duration of Programme

Full-time Postgraduate Diploma programme shall run for One academic session of two semesters. Eighteen weeks (18) of Lectures (Online, In-person or both) and another Eighteen weeks of field practicum/internship, Community engagement and Research Project.

Requirements for Graduation

  1. The Candidates must pass ALL prescribed courses with a minimum of 60% for each course taken.
  2. Candidates must have 75% attendance in lectures and field practicum.
  3. Candidates must submit a Project Paper at the end of the programme, which accounts to 30 % of the course Work.

Unlock your potential to create positive change in the world! Apply now to join UNIJOS in advancing water, sanitation, and hygiene on a global scale.

Application Deadline: March 31st, 2024. Lectures Commence in earnest April-November 2024

Cost of Application N25,000.00 (Twenty-Five Thousand Naira Only) payable to;

Payable to University of Jos through remita

Learn More and Apply:

For inquiries, contact our Program Coordinator at 09071981001 08167178261

Join us in shaping a sustainable future through the lens of WASH!  #UNIJOSWASH #GlobalImpact #WASHLeadership