African University of Science and Technology (AUST) Admission Form for 2020/2021 Academic Session


African University of Science and Technology (AUST), Abuja, is now selling applications forms for admission into its postgraduate programmes (M.Sc. and Ph.D.) for the 2020/2021 academic session. See the requirements, courses available and how to apply for AUST admission below.

AUST Admission Form

The management of the African University of Science and Technology (AUST) Abuja invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into its full-time M.Sc./Ph.D. programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session.


The University offers world class post-graduate programmes that are taught by leading African and International professors in the following areas:

Full-Time Masters


  •  Aerospace Engineering
  •  Computer Science
  •  Geoinformatics and GIS
  •  Material Science & Engineering
  •  Petroleum Engineering
  •  Pure and Applied Mathematics
  •  Space Physics
  •  System Engineering
  •  Theoretical and Applied Physics

Weekend Degree Programmes

  •  Management of Information Technology
  • Public Policy
  • Public Administration

One Year Course Work programmes

  •  Applied Statistics
  •  Mathematical Modeling

AUST Admission Eligibility

Since AUST currently offers post-graduate programs only, prospective applicants should already have an appropriate Bachelor’s degree. At a minimum, applicants must have a Bachelor of Science degree (or equivalent) in Mathematics, Computational Sciences, Engineering or Physical Science from a recognized university with a minimum of Upper Second Class Honours classification or a GPA of at least 3.5.

Candidates from francophone countries should have a “Maitrise” degree “avec mention bien” or, better still “avec mention très bien”, and have an acceptable level of proficiency in English.

In summary, minimum admission requirements must fall within one of the conditions stated below: 

  • 1st Class Honours
  • Strong Upper Second (2:1 Honours)
  • Magna summa cum laude (in the American system)
  • Summa cum laude (in the American system)
  • Maitrise “avec mention très bien” preferred but “avec mention bien” (in the French system) may be considered

In addition to good preparatory Mathematics courses, students are expected to have knowledge of a modern programming language (e.g. Java, C, C++, and Computer Operating Systems)

How to Obtain AUST Postgraduate Admission Form

Application forms must be accompanied by an application fee of $50 or ₦10,000. Please note that this fee is non-refundable. Click here for information on how to pay.

Should you need more information before applying,
please e-mail: admissions@aust.edu.ng
or call +234-907 034 3070

Closing date for applications:: Monday, November 30, 2020.

Scholarship Entrance examination: Saturday, December 12, 2020.

Classes start: Monday, January 11, 2021.

Should you need more information before applying,
please e-mail: admissions@aust.edu.ng
or call +234-907 034 3070

See also: List of Universities Selling Postgraduate Forms for 2020/2021 Academic Session.


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