The School of Postgraduate
Studies, University Of Ibadan(UI) invites
applications from suitably qualified candidates for
admission into various postgraduate programmes
for 2015/2016 Academic Session.
TYPES OF ADMISSION
(i) Full-Time Admission
Full-time admission can be offered only to
candidates who satisfy the Postgraduate School
that they are not in employment, or that they have
been released by their employers to undertake full-
Candidates found to have made a false declaration
in this regard shall be asked to withdraw from the
(ii) Part-Time Admission
Candidates may be admitted to part-time
registration, if they are on the academic staff of the
University or can satisfy the Postgraduate
School that facilities for their work as part-time
students are adequate.
Candidates applying for part-time registration may
be asked to show evidence of release by their
(iii) Admission as Occasional Students
Candidates who satisfy the minimum entry
requirements for higher degree programme and are
recommended by the Faculty
Postgraduate Committee may be admitted as
occasional students, but shall not be awarded
a degree of the University of Ibadan. This type of
admission is also open to candidates registered for
higher degrees of other Universities, recognised
General Regulations Governing Admission to Higher
(a) Candidates for admission to higher degree
programmes shall normally be graduates of the
University of Ibadan or other Universities/
Institutions recognised by the Senate.
shall be made by the Postgraduate School on the
recommendation of the appropriate Faculty
(b) Candidates without any previous higher degrees
in the relevant discipline may be admitted only to
either the Degree of Master or the Professional
Degree of Master.
(c) Candidates with recognised Research Higher
Degree in the relevant discipline may be admitted to
the M.Phil or Ph.D. degree programmes as
appropriate, on the recommendation of the
appropriate Faculty Postgraduate Committee.
(d) Where, in respect of an otherwise eligible
candidate with a higher degree, a firm
recommendation for admission to the Ph.D.
degree programme cannot be made, a Faculty may
recommend that a candidate be admitted
provisionally to the M.Phil/Ph.D. programme
pending an assessment report. Such an
assessment shall be made by a panel set up by the
Faculty Postgraduate Committee on the
recommendation of the student’s department and
shall take place not later than the end of the first
semester of registration.
Requests for application forms into higher degree
programmes of the University are normally made
every year. The procedure for obtaining Application
Forms is available at www.pgschool.ui.edu.ng
Application forms cost N15,000 for academic
programmes and N18,000 for
professional programmes. Applicants for the degree
of Master and Postgraduate Diploma are to pay
an extra N2,500 for test of proficiency in English
GUIDELINES FOR FILLING APPLICATION FORMS
(a) All application forms are to be submitted on-line.
Applicants are to approach any of the Banks listed
on the invoice. Note that E-channels are available
at GTB and Skye Bank PLC.
(b) Incomplete information from an applicant may
delay or halt action on such application.
(c) A candidate may apply to only one department
(d) Applicants are to upload their relevant
credentials and submit along with their application
(e) Acknowledgement of Application: Applicants
would be informed electronically (through the e mail
addresses provided in the electronically filled
Application form) of progress in the processing of
(f) Letters of Recommendation: The Postgraduate
School, University of Ibadan, requires three letters
of recommendation from faculty members or others
well acquainted with the student’s academic work.
Please note that the referee forms are available
online, to be completed and submitted electronically.
(g) Transcripts/Certificates: Official transcripts of
all degrees completed are to be mailed to
the Postgraduate School. If the Registrar of an
applicant’s University will provide an official copy to
the School directly, applicants must enclose
along with the application an unofficial or student’s
copy of the transcript for temporary reference.
To prevent delays, applicants should make
adequate arrangements with their Registrars to
provide transcripts before the stipulated deadline.
Application ends on Monday, 13th July, 2015.