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 2020/2021 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.
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.
UI PG Admission Requirements For All PG Programmes 2020/2021 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.
- Full-Time Admission
- Part-Time Admission
- Admission As Occasional Students
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.
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.
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 UI||Duration of PG Programmes|
|a) M.A/ M.Sc||Minimum of two (4) Academic Sessions and Maximum of Three (6) Academic Sessions|
|b) MPA/ MBA||Minimum 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 Philosophy||Minimum 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
List of All Postgraduate Courses Offered In UI – University of Ibadan
PG Academic Programmes For Faculty of Arts
Arabic and Islamic Studies
Communication and Language Arts
Linguistics and African Languages
PG Courses in College of Medical Sciences
Medical Microbiology and Parasitology
Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Biomedical Laboratory Science
PG Academic Programmes of Faculty of Science
Archaeology & Anthropology
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 Extension & Rural Development
Crop Protection & Environmental Biology
Forest Resources Management
Teaching & Research Farm
Aquaculture & Fisheries Management
Wildlife & Ecotourism Management
UI Postgraduate Programmes For Faculty of Education
Guidance & Counselling
Library Archival & Information Studies
Centre For Educational Media Resource Studies
Human Kinetics& Health Education
PG Programmes in Faculty of Social Sciences
Urban and Regional Planing
UI Postgraduate programmes For Dentistry
Child Oral Health
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral Pathology / Oral Medicine
Period ontology & Community Dentistry
UI Postgraduate Courses For Pharmacy
Clinical Pharmacy And Pharmacy Administration
Pharmaceutics & Industrial Pharmacy
Postgraduate Veterinary Medicine in University of Ibadan
Veterinary Physiology Biochemistry and Pharmacology
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
PG Programmes Offered Under Faculty of Technology
Agricultural and Environmental Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Industrial Training Coordinating Centre
Industrial and Production Engineering
Technical Support Unit
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