Applications are invited from suitably qualified
candidates for admission into various
Postgraduate degree programmes of the
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Only Courses available for
the session are advertised and as such
candidates are advised to select courses
available in the advertisement. Any action
contrary to this instruction is at the candidate’s
POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES OFFERED
1. Ph.D. Degree Programmes
These are available to holders of M.A; M.Ed.;
M.Eng.; M.Sc.; LLM; M.Comm.H.; and M.P.H
degrees, with a minimum of 60% or equivalent
Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score in
their Masterdegree programmes. A Ph.D. degree
programme runs for a minimum period of 36
calendar months and a maximum period of 48
calendar months for full-time candidates OR a
minimum period of 48 calendar months and a
maximum period of 60 calendar months for part-
time candidates. Relevant Courses will be taken
for the Ph.D. studies where prescribed and a
Thesis is required at the end of the Ph.D.
2. M.Phil /Ph.D. Degree Programmes
Candidates who score between 55.00 and 59.99
percent can apply for admission into the Master
of Philosophy (M.Phil/Ph.D.) degree programme.
The M.Phil/Ph.D. degree programme is available
only to full-time candidates. It runs for a
minimum period of 12 calendar months and a
maximum period of 24 calendar months and a
Dissertation is produced after the research work.
Candidates in this category are eligible for
conversion to Ph.D. candidature, following a
progress assessment report to be made by a
Panel of Examiners at the end of the first
session of registration. To be eligible for
conversion for the Ph.D. program, candidates are
expected to score not less than 60% (aggregate)
at the end of the first session.
3. Master Degree Programmes
M.A.; M.Ed.; M.Eng.; M.sc.; M.Com.H., LL.M
and M.P.H. degrees run for a minimum period of
24 calendar months and a maximum period of 36
calendar months for full-time candidates OR a
minimum period of 36 calendar months and a
maximum period of 48 calendar months for part-
time candidates. All Master Degree Programmes
are by course work. This is in addition to a
research report at the end of which a
Dissertation is produced
4. Postgraduate Diploma Degree Programmes
Postgraduate Diploma degrees are available to
candidates with a Third class (honours) degree.
Applicants are to note that programmes
automatically lapse at the expiration of the
prescribed maximum duration for each
programme. However, a candidate may apply for
an extension of not more than 12 months, in the
first instance, subject to a maximum of two such
The Postgraduate session for Postgraduate
programmes is 12 calendar months, commencing
on 2nd October and ending on 30th September of
the following year. The 12 calendar months start
to count automatically from the date of first
Application fee for all programmes is N25,000.00
only for applicants within Nigeria OR $200.00
only for international applicants.
DATES AND VENUES OF QUALIFYING
A three-hour qualifying examination for all
applicants seeking admissions into Master and
Postgraduate Diploma Degree programmes will
hold on Saturday, 2nd July, 2016, at 10.00a.m
prompt. Please note that the above information
services as the invitation for the qualifying
Candidates applying for the MPhil/Ph.D. and the
Ph.D. programmes will be contacted by the
various departments through the contact phone
numbers submitted by the candidates.
Venues of the examinations are stated below:
(i) FACULTY OF ARTS NEW LECTURE THEATRE:
– For candidates seeking admission into Faculty
(ii) FACULTY OF ARTS LECTURE HALL AND
FACULTIES OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES AND
SOCIAL SCIENCES LECTURE THEATHRE: – for
candidates seeking admissions into Faculties of
Management Sciences and Social Sciences.
(iii) FACULTY OF EDUCATION OLD LECTURE
THEATRE – For candidates seeking admissions
into Faculties of Education and Agriculture.
(iv) LECTURE THEATRE I & II NEW SCIENCE
LECTURE THEATRE & ENGINEERING LECTURE
For candidates seeking admissions into the
Faculties of, Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical
Sciences, Engineering & Technology, Physical
and Life Sciences.
(v) FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION AND
INFORMATION SCIENCES LECTURE ROOM: for
candidate seeking admission into the Faculty.
NOTE: There will be no formal letters of
invitation to candidates for the Qualifying
Examination as this advertisement will serve as
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application Forms are to be completed online via
this link: http://uilpgportal.unilorin.edu.ng/pg_
and will close on Friday, 3rd June 2016. Note
that the latest date for receipt of supporting
documents is Monday, 11th July 2016.
Successful applicants would be notified through
their e-mail addresses.
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