The School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Ibadan (UI)
invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for
admission into various postgraduate programmes for
2017/2018 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-time studies.
Candidates found to have made a false declaration in this
regard shall be asked to withdraw from the University.
(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 employers.
(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 by Senate.
General Regulations Governing Admission to Higher Degree
(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. Admission
shall be made by the Postgraduate School on the
recommendation of the appropriate Faculty Postgraduate
(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.
Candidates are to apply via this link: http://pgsui.com/application/new_applicant.jsp
Application forms cost N13,000 for academic programmes
and N18,000 for professional programmes. Applicants for the
degree of Master and Postgraduate Diploma are to pay an
extra N3,000:00 for test of proficiency in English Language.
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
(b) Incomplete information from an applicant may delay or
halt action on such application.
(c) A candidate may apply to only one department or
(d) Applicants are to upload their relevant credentials and
submit along with their application electronically
(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 their forms.
(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 on line, to be completed and submitted
(g ) Transcripts /Certificates; Official transcripts of all degrees
completed are to be mailed directly to the Postgraduate
School . If the Registrar of an applicant’s University will
provide an official copy to the S chool 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.
BASIC INFORMATION AND REQUIREMENTS
1.All interested candidates are expected to have a personal e-
mail address which must not be shared with others for the
purpose of this application. (If you wish to get an e-mail
account free, please visit any of these sites: www.yahoo.com,
www.hotmail.com, www.live.com, www.rocketmail.com,
www.ymail.com, www.gmail.com or any other site that
provides e-mail services.)
2.The Postgraduate School, UI requires all applicants to have
one telephone line to which text messages (SMS) could be
3.All applicants are expected to be able to browse and check
their e-mails from time to time.
4.Carefully read the prospectus to verify that the programme
you are seeking admission into, is available and you have the
basic qualifications required for admission into the
5.If you have questions about qualifications and programmes,
Please call the information Officer on 09090561432,
6.If you have found a programme that you wish to apply for
and you have the required basic qualifications, please click
the ‘New Application Process’ button
7.Having satisfied step 1, each applicant would be requested
to supply Names, Country of Origin, e-mail Address, phone
number, country code and country of residence . A mail
containing an application number and a password would be
sent to the supplied e-mail address and the applicant would be
requested to retrieve and supply these to confirm the e-mail
Address. (It is very important that each applicant supplies a
valid and accessible e-mail address)
8.Each applicant will then be required to select the
programme he/she intends to apply for. An Invoice will be
generated which you will pay at any branch of the banks listed
on the invoice or pay online via the payment portal. (Foreigners
would be expected to pay into the international account of the
PG School specified on the invoice or use international cards ).
Please note that if you are
applying for the degree of Master or PGD, you would be
required to take an English Proficiency test.
9.Following payment the applicant can commence the
application procedure. Please note that you would be asked to
upload scanned copies of your credentials. The credentials
(a)NYSC certificate or Call Up letter [if you are currently on the
service] (if you are a Nigerian)
(b)Marriage Certificate (if you are female and married)
(c)Degree/ Diploma Certificate(s) (e.g. First Degree, Masters,
HND, (Please note that if your certificate is not yet ready, you
could select to supply an attestation letter in the meantime)
(d)O/A Level results – WAEC/GCE/NECO or certificates
acceptable to the University of Ibadan
(e)Any professional certificate that you may possess
(f)Any other relevant documents to support your Application
10.To facilitate the process you are advised to prepare the
scanned copies of these documents as well as your passport
photograph (600 pixel in length and 480 pixel in breath) . The
minimum size for a page is 6KB while the maximum size is
200KB. Only JPG, JPEG and PNG formats are accepted
11.Applicants will be required to supply the names and e-mail
addresses of 3 individuals who would serve as your referees,
All 3(Three) MUST be your former teacher/lecturer upon
submission of form online, referees would be contacted via e-
mail and directed to our e-referee portal to supply the needed
12.After completion of all data entry, applicant will be required
to review all information .All information may be corrected
except the E-mail address and Country of Origin . Complaints
are lodge directly with the Information Officer of the PG
13.Are you satisfied with the review? click the submit form.
14.Print a copy of the Transcript Label to be sent along with
your transcript request to your previous School. The Transcript
Label must accompany to each transcript back to UI (UI
graduates need not submit Transcript).
15.Application forms are submitted online. Do not submit
printed copies at PGSCHOOL until you are granted admission
and invited for clearance.
16.Applicant shall receive e-mail from the PG School on their
application status. Applicants are advised to regularly log-on
to the PG School Application portal to check on their
Application ends on 25th July, 2017.