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



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                                                              SCHOOL OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

                                                    ADMISSION INTO POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES                                                                                                                   

                                                                       2023/2024 Academic Session


This programme will be taught online and in-person. However, registration and examinations must be at University of Jos.


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 Programme in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH).

Why Choose UNIJOS WASH Programme?

Cutting-Edge Curriculum: Our programme 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.

Interdisciplinary Approach: Benefit from an interdisciplinary curriculum that integrates science, policy, and practical applications in WASH.

Sustainable Solutions: Explore sustainable solutions for water supply, sanitation, and hygiene promotion to address pressing global challenges.

Collaboration Opportunities: Connect with industry leaders, NGOs, and governmental organizations through our strong network for real-world experience.

Programme Highlights:

Core Courses: Covering Introduction to WASH, Water Supply and Management, Sanitation, Hygiene Promotion, Research Methods, WASH Policy, and more.

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.

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 Bachelors 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 programmes from approved institutions must have obtained a minimum of Lower Credit, such as Community and Environmental health.

Duration of Programme

1.    Full-time Postgraduate Diploma programme shall run for One Academic Session of Two Semesters.

Requirements for Graduation

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 15th, 2024. Lectures Commence in earnest March-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 08167178261, 09071981001.

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



Rejoice James Songden, PhD