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University of Ibadan Postgraduate Programmes & Requirements 2023/2024 Session

The management of the University of Ibadan postgraduate school – UI PGS has approved the list of all available postgraduate (PG) courses that are currently offered in the institution for 2023/2024 academic session. Every PG programme offered in UI (University of Ibadan) come with their unique admission requirements, however, there are some basic compulsory general entry requirements for fresh candidates which must be adhered to in the process of application and registration.


University of Ibadan Postgraduate Programmes & Requirements [year]/[nyear] Session 1

The University of Ibadan till date is popularly acclaimed the best university currently boast of the best postgraduate school in Nigeria, judging from the ranking of the top 10 universities in Nigeria with the best school of postgraduate studies.

Talking about the University of Ibadan (UI) post graduate school, courses offered and requirements It is no news that the university of Ibadan (UI) being the premier University in Nigeria was established in 1945.

Currently there are 11 faculties in the University of Ibadan which includes College of Medicine Arts, Science, Veterinary Medicine, Agriculture and Forestry, Social Sciences, Education, Technology, Law, Dentistry and Public Health under UI’s school of postgraduate studies.

It ha become a norm that upon graduation, newly graduated students and currently serving youth corpers who aspire to further their education at UI come up with the following questions; What are the list of available Postgraduate courses offered in UI? What are the admission requirements for PGD, Masters programmes (Academic or Non-academic), and Ph.D programmes at UI?, Can i apply for UI Postgraduate programme as a serving Youth Corper? often times, they make enquiries about the duration of the above postgraduate courses, however we included all requirements and all necessary information in this post in order to give full details as regards UI postgraduate courses and their admission requirements.

Based on the above questions, we decided to put up a comprehensive post that would give answers to all questions relating to UI postgraduate studies for fresh students most especially.

Judging from the list of PG programmes offered in UI as seen below, you would agree with us that all categories of PG courses are offered in the institution ranging from Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programmes, Masters and Ph.D programmes therefore, aspiring students or better put, applicants should be rest assured that any information gotten in this post, as we are confident it will be of great help in making an informed decision as regards which of the postgraduate courses is best tailored to suit your intended career path.

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UI PG Admission Requirements For All PG Programmes 2023/2024 Academic Session

For all UI postgraduate aspirants, please take note of the following requirements below, it is important you have this at your finger tips even before choosing a graduate course;

i) Candidates apply for PGD at UI must be a graduate of the University of Ibadan or any other university recognized by the senate of UI. Also, admission shall be given by UI school of postgraduate studies on the recommendation of the appropriate postgraduate committee.

ii) Candidates without any previous higher degrees in any of the relevant programmes listed below shall be admitted only to either the Degree of Master or Professional Degree of Masters

iii) Thirdly, candidates with recognized “Research Higher” Degree in the relevant disciplines may also be admitted to the M.Phil or Ph.D degree programmes as deemed necessary, based on the recommendation of the appropriate Faculty PG Committee.

iv) In a case where an eligible candidate with a higher degree and strong recommendation for admission into Ph.D programmes cannot be made, the faculty may otherwise recommend that such candidate be admitted provisionally to the M.Phil/Ph.D programme pending the conclusion of the candidate’s assessment report. The Faculty postgraduate committee shall set up a panel to look into the matter which must take effect before the end of the first semester of registration.

Please note that the above applies to both full time and part time PG candidates.

UI postgraduate school offers three types of Admission based on your preferred postgraduate programme that suits your need and fits your timing. See below for the 3 types of PG admission and their requirements.

  1. Full-Time Admission
  2. Part-Time Admission
  3. Admission As Occasional Students

Full-Time Admission

Full-Time admission are offered to candidates who have satisfied the postgraduate school with proofs that they are not currently in a paid employment or that they have been relieved off their jobs or released by their employer to undertake full-time  PG studies. Please note that Candidates who are found wanting by making a false declaration will be expelled from the university.

Part-Time Admission

Candidates may be admitted on part time basis at UI Pg school on the following grounds;

a) If he or she is an academic staff of UI

b) If he or she can satisfy the PG school that facilities for their work as part-time students are adequate.

c) If such candidate can shows a proof or evidence of release of their jobs by their employers duly signed.

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Admission As Occasional Students

Candidates can only be admitted on this ground should they meet the minimum entry requirements for higher degree programmes and are recommended by the appropriate body (UI Faculty Postgraduate Committee). Such category of candidate may be admitted for higher degrees from other states, private or Federal universities duly recognized by the Senate.

Duration For All Postgraduate Courses At Offered At UI

The info here contains details of the duration of all available pg programme offered at UI – University of Ibadan under PGD, M.Sc and Ph.D level, either regular (full time) or weekend (Part time) programmes, the expected duration of your programmes can be seen below, same applies to all postgraduate programmes.

Postgraduate Courses at UIDuration of PG Programmes
a) M.A/ M.ScMinimum of two (4) Academic Sessions and Maximum of Three (6) Academic Sessions
b) MPA/ MBAMinimum of 4 semesters and a maximum of 6 semesters
c) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)Minimum of four (4) Academic Session and Maximum of six (6) Academic Session.
d) Doctor of PhilosophyMinimum of 6 academic Semesters and a maximum of 10 Semesters

At the end of this post, you should be clear about the following;

A) University of Ibadan PG (Postgraduate) School

B) List of all postgraduate courses offered in UI (University of Ibadan) PG School and their general entry admission requirements

C) Duration of all postgraduate programmes currently available at UI

Please note the following:

  • M.Sc in University of Ibadan is 18months
  • You can obtain UI Postgraduate form when it is out from the university or apply online from UI PG portal
  • Candidates would sit for English test and must score above cut-off mark of 40
  • Candidates would also sit for departmental test if score he or she scores above 40 in the English test
  • Wait for recommendation from the university
  • Pay your acceptance fee of 30,000 Naira, School fees and other compulsory fees
  • Resume for lectures

List of All Postgraduate Courses Offered In UI

PG Academic Programmes For Faculty of Arts

Arabic and Islamic Studies
Communication and Language Arts
European Studies
Linguistics and African Languages
Religious Studies
Theatre arts

PG Courses in College of Medical Sciences

Chemical Pathology
Medical Microbiology and Parasitology
Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Biomedical Laboratory Science

PG Academic Programmes of Faculty of Science

Archaeology & Anthropology
Computer Science

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UI PG Courses Under College of Clinical Sciences

Institute of Child Health
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Preventive Medicine & Primary Care

Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry PG Programmes

Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Extension & Rural Development
Animal Science
Crop Protection & Environmental Biology
Forest Resources Management
Teaching & Research Farm
Aquaculture & Fisheries Management
Wildlife & Ecotourism Management

UI Postgraduate Programmes For Faculty of Education

Adult Education
Guidance & Counselling
Library Archival & Information Studies
Special Education
Centre For Educational Media Resource Studies
Educational Management
Human Kinetics& Health Education
Social Work
Teacher Education

PG Programmes in Faculty of Social Sciences

Political Science
Urban and Regional Planing

UI Postgraduate programmes For Dentistry

Child Oral Health
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral Pathology / Oral Medicine
Period ontology & Community Dentistry
Restorative Dentistry

UI Postgraduate Courses For Pharmacy

Clinical Pharmacy And Pharmacy Administration
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Pharmaceutical Microbiology
Pharmaceutics & Industrial Pharmacy

Postgraduate Veterinary Medicine in University of Ibadan

Veterinary Pathology
Veterinary Physiology Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Veterinary Anatomy
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology
Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Veterinary Surgery and Reproduction
Veterinary Teaching Hospital

PG Programmes offered in Faculty of Law

Private and Business Law
Public and International Law

PG Courses offered in Faculty of Public Health

Environmental Health Sciences
Epidemiology & Medical Statistics
Health Policy & Management
Health Promotion & Education
Human Nutrition

PG Programmes Offered Under Faculty of Technology

Agricultural and Environmental Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Food Technology
Industrial Training Coordinating Centre
Industrial and Production Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Technical Support Unit

Click HERE to apply for UI Postgraduate admission form if you have found the programme you are interested in.

Hope the above answers all questions related to UI postgraduate courses? however, questions are still being received via our comment section if you have any. Kindly direct your questions to the subject matter (Postgraduate courses offered in UI) in order not to derail the thread.

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