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PGD Fibre Science and Polymer Technology


The philosophy of the new Postgraduate Diploma Programme in Fibre Science and Polymer Technology is to give students both theoretical and practical training in the science and technology of the modern materials of fibres, polymers and composites.

Objectives of the Programme

i. To provide a refresher cour4se for graduates already in the fibre and polymer using industries such as Textiles, Paints, Chemicals, Plastics and allied industries.
ii. To provide a conversion course for holders of HND or other professional qualifications from approved institutions, in Applied Science, Engineering, or Textile Technology to specialize in Fibre Science and Polymer Technology.

Duration of the Programme

This part time PGD Programme will run for a minimum of 2 semesters and a maximum of 6 semesters.

Entry Requirements

i. All candidates must have five credit passes at ‘O’ level. These must include: English, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics
ii. A minimum of pass degree in any branch of Textile Science and Technology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science/Engineering or any equivalent professional qualification from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria or from any other recognized institution considered acceptable to the Department and Faculty of Science.

Requirements for Graduation

A candidate must have fulfilled the following the following conditions to be awarded the Post Graduate Diploma in fibre science and Polymer technology:
(a) Must pass all the Core courses
(b) Must register at least 4 units of electives per semester
(c) Must submit a PGD Dissertation (To graduate, a candidate)

PGD Fibre Science and Polymer Technology

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