Department of Physical and Health Education

The Department of Physical and Health Education offers programmes leaidng to M.Ed. and Ph.D. degrees with specialisation in the following areas;

  1. Health Education
  2. Physical Education
  3. Gender Population Education (Ph.D only)

GENERAL OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMES

The Masters Degree programmes are designed to provide opportunities and learning experience that would enable the student.

  1. To explore specific areas of study and research interest
  2. To acquire the tools and abilities for extension of his knowledge in their chosen area of interest.
  3. To develop the professional skills essential for leadership roles in their area of specialization
  4. To equip learners to be able to promote awareness among in physical, health and population and their effects on development.
  5. To be able to educate young people on fitness, health and population problems and also develop intervention programmes to alleviate identified problems.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT INTO THE MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMMES

To be admitted into the Masters Degree Programme, a candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Physical and/or Health Education with at least a second class lower division of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma or other recognized Universities.

DURATION OF THE MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMMES

The duration of the Master Degree will be a minimum of 12 (twelve) Calendar months from the date of admission into the programme and a maximum of 36 months (Calendar).

Ph.D DEGREE PROGRAMME IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION, HEALTH EDUCATION AND GENDER POPULATION EDUCATION

The Ph.D degree programmes are designed to provide opportunities and learning experience that would enable the student::

  1. To explore specific areas of study and research interest.
  2. To acquire the tools and abilities for extension of his knowledge in their chosen area of interest.
  3. To develop the professional skills essential for leadership roles in their area of specialisation.
  4. To equip learners to be able to promote awareness among in-¬school and out-of-school individuals in the problems of Physical, Health, Gender and1Population and their effects on development.
  5. To be able to educate young people of fitness, health and gender population problems and also develop intervention programmes to evaluate identified problems.

ADMISSION REQUIRMENTS INTO THE  PH.D. DEGREE PROGRAMME

To be admitted into the Ph.D. degree programme, a candidate must possess a Masters degree in Physical or Health Education, Demography and Public Health Education and allied areas from recognised Universities.

STRUCTURE OF THE PROGRAMME OF THE  PH.D. DEGREE PROGRAMME

All candidates must register and pass all the courses 'prescribed to attain the Ph.D., Degree. Every candidate will be required to register for a minimum of 15 units or a maximum of 24 units to enable him /her obtains the Ph.D. degree. A candidate must write a project on an approved topic in Physical Education, Health Education or Gender Population Education. Approval, will, be conveyed after a successful defence of the proposal before a Panel of Examiners set up by the Department.