OAU Postgraduate Admission Form for 2019/2020 Academic Session

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into Full-time and Part-time
Postgraduate Programmes for Harmattan Semester, 2019/2020 academic session.

THE PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE ARE:

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), Professional Masters (MPA, MIR, MM Psych, LL.M. etc), Masters with
Research Thesis (M.Sc., M.A, M.Phil.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Programmes in the
following Faculties and disciplines:

1. FACULTY OF ADMINISTRATION

(i) Postgraduate Diploma Programmes (PGD)
PGD in Financial Management (PGDFM), Management Studies (PGDMS);
Public Administration (PGDPA), International Relations (PGDIR) and Local Government
Studies (PGDLG)

(ii) Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Long Essay
Master of Business Administration (Regular),Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master
of International Relations (MIR), Master in Local Government Studies (MLGS)

(iii) Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research
M.Sc in Local Government Studies, Public Administration, International Relations,
Accounting and Business Administration
(iv) M.Phil. in Local Government Studies
(v) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Programmes
Ph.D. in Public Administration, International Relations, Accounting and Business
Administration and Local Government Studies

2. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

(i) Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research
M.Sc., M.Phil in Agricultural Economics, Animal Science, Agricultural Extension and Rural
Sociology, Agricultural Communication, Crop Production and Protection, Soil Science and Land
Resources Management
(ii) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Degree Programmes
Ph.D. in Economics, Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology, Animal Science, Crop Production
and Protection, Seed Science and Technology, Soil Science and Land Resources Management

3. FACULTY OF ARTS

(i) Postgraduate Diploma Programme (PGD)
PGD in Dramatic Arts (PGDA)

(ii) Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research
M.A., M.Phil. in History, Linguistics, English Language, Literature-in-English, Philosophy, Religious
Studies, Foreign Languages, Yoruba Language, Yoruba, Literature, Music, Dramatic Arts

(iii) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Programmes
Ph.D. in History, Linguistics, English Language, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Foreign Languages,
Literature-in-English, Yoruba Language, Yoruba Literature, Music, Dramatic Arts

4. FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES

(i) Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research
M.Sc., M.Phil. in Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Anatomy, Nursing, Physiological
Sciences, Physiotherapy
(ii) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Programmes
Ph.D. in Anatomy, Nursing, Physiological Sciences, Physiotherapy

5. FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCES

Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research
(i) Master of Clinical Psychology
M.Phil. in Public Health, Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)
(ii) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Programmes
(a) Ph.D. in Public Health, Mental Health

6. FACULTY OF EDUCATION

(i) Postgraduate Diploma Programme (PGD)
PGD in Education – OAU, Ile-Ife

(ii) Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Long Essay
M.Ed. in Educational Administration, Guidance and Counselling, Curriculum Studies, Adult
Education, Early Childhood Education, Educational Technology, Physical Education, Higher
Educational Administration, History of Education, Philosophy of Education, Psychology of
Education, Tests and Measurement, Sociology of Education, Integrated Science, e-Learning
(iii) Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research (M.A.Ed., M.Phil.Ed.)
M.A., M.Phil. (Education) in History of Education, Educational Planning, Educational
Administration, Higher Educational Administration, Management Information Systems in
Education, Human Resources Management in Education, Economics of Education, Test and
Measurements, Psychology of Education, Sociology of Education, Guidance and Counselling,
Educational Technology, Adult Education, Physical Education, Comparative Education,
Philosophy of Education, Early Childhood Education, Administration and Organization of
Physical Education, Sociology and Psychology of Sport, Health Education, Physiology of
Exercise, Curriculum Studies (Arts Option), Language Arts, English, Yoruba French, History,
Religious Studies, Fine and Applied Arts, Political Science, Geography, Economics, Social Studies,
Social Science Education, Language Education, e-Learning
(iv) Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research (M.Sc.Ed.)
Curriculum Studies: (Science Option) Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Zoology.
(v) Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D.) Education Programmes
Ph.D. in History of Education, Educational Planning, Educational Administration, Higher
Educational Administration, Management Information Systems in Education, Human Resources
Management in Education, Economics of Education Tests and Measurements, Philosophy of
Education, Guidance and Counselling, Psychology of Education, Sociology of Education,
Educational Technology, Adult Education, Physical Education, Early Childhood Development,
Curriculum Studies (Science & Arts option), Social Studies, Social Science Education, Language
Education

7. FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT

(i) Postgraduate Diploma Programmes (PGD)
PGD in Architectural Conservation, Architectural Design and Practice (PGDADP), Architecture
(PGDARC), Transportation Planning, Housing and Urban Renewal Processes, Landscape Planning,
Planning Process and Waste Management
(ii) Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Long Essay/Project
(a) M.Sc. in Architecture (Professional)
(b) Master of Arts in Fine Arts (M.F.A.) with Specialization in Ceramics, Graphic Design, Painting,
Sculpture, Textile Design
(iii) Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research
M.Sc., M.Phil. in Building Structures, Building Maintenance, Building Services, Construction
Management,Estate Management, Quantity Surveying, Urban and Regional Planning, Transportation,
Planning, Housing and Urban Renewal Processes, Landscape Planning, Planning process and Waste
Management, African Art Studies
(iv) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Programmes
Ph.D. in Architecture, Building Structures, Building Maintenance, Building Services, Construction
Management, Estate Management, Quantity Surveying, Urban and Regional Planning, African Art
Studies

8. FACULTY OF LAW

(i) Master of Laws (LL.M)
(ii) Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research
M.Phil in Law with specialization in Jurisprudence and Private Law, Public Law, International Law and
Business Law
(iii) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Programmes
Ph.D. in Law with specialization in Jurisprudence and Private Law, Public Law, International
Law and Business Law

9. FACULTY OF PHARMACY

(i) Postgraduate Diploma Programme (PGD)
PGD in Phytomedicines
(ii) Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research
(a) M.Sc. in Phytomedicines, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutics,
Pharmacognosy, Pharmacy Administration
(b) M.Phil. in Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacy
Administration
(iii) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Programmes
Ph.D. in Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacognosy,
Phytomedicines and Pharmacy Administration

10. FACULTY OF SCIENCE

(i) Postgraduate Diploma Programmes (PGD)
PGD in Environmental Control and Management, Biosystematics and Museum Techniques
(ii) Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Long Essay/Project
Master in Conservation Science, Mineral Exploration, Petroleum Geochemistry, Petroleum
Geophysics, Petroleum Geoscience, Groundwater and Environmental Geoscience

(iii) Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research
M.Sc., M.Phil. Programmes in Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Microbiology,
Biosystematics, Physics, Zoology, Applied Geology, Applied Geophysics, Environmental Control
and Management, Biosystematics in the Natural History Museum, Statistics, Health Physics &
Environment; Medical Physics, Materials Science, Nuclear Science and Engineering, Applied
Chemistry
(iv) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Programmes
Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Geology, Applied Geology,
Microbiology, Physics, Zoology, Biosystematics, Applied Geophysics and Statistics, Health
Physics and Environment, Medical Physics, Materials Science, Nuclear Science and Engineering,
Environmental Control and Management.

11. FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

(i) Postgraduate Diploma Programmes (PGD)
PGD in Entrepreneurship Development, Social Work and Social Development, Economics,
Gender and Development Studies
(ii) Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Long Essay/Project
Master in Demography and Social Statistics (M.D.S.), Master in Political Science (M.P.S.), Master
in Geographic Information System and Remote Sensing (MGIS), Master in Industrial and Labour
Relations (MILR), Master in Managerial Psychology (MMPsych.)
(iii) Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research
M.Sc., M.Phil. in any of the following areas; Economics, Geography; Demography and Social
Statistics, Sociology and Anthropology, Political Science, Psychology, Clinical Psychology,
Geographic Information System and Remote Sensing, Gender and Development Studies

(iv) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Programmes
Ph.D. in Economics, Geography, Demography and Social Statistics, Political Science, Sociology and
Anthropology, Psychology, Gender and Development Studies, Remote Sensing & Geographic
Information Systems.

12. FACULTY OF TECHNOLOGY

(i) Postgraduate Diploma Programmes (PGD)
PGD in Food Science and Technology, Computer Science, Electronics and Telecommunications
Engineering
(ii) Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Long Essay/Project
M.Tech in Technology Management (M.Tech. Management) and Telecommunications Engineering
(iii) Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research
M.Sc., M.Phil. in Food Science and Technology, Agricultural Engineering, Civil Engineering,
Materials Science and Engineering, Nanotechnology and Structured Materials, Computer Science,
Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Systems, Intelligent Systems
Engineering, Technology Planning and Management, Electronic and Electrical Engineering,
Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.
(iv) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Programmes
Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer
Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Systems, Intelligent Systems
Engineering, Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Food Science and Technology,
Technology Planning and Management, Mechanical Engineering; Materials Science
Engineering.

13. DURATION OF PROGRAMMES

(a) Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
(i) Full-Time – 2 Semesters
(b) Masters Degree Programmes
Full-Time Masters Degree by Coursework and Long Essay/Project – 3 Semesters
Full-Time Masters Degree by Coursework and Research Thesis – 4 Semesters
(c) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Programmes
(i) Full-Time Minimum Duration – 6 Semesters
(ii) Part-Time Minimum Duration – 8 semesters (subject to approval by the Postgraduate College)

14. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

(a) Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
An Applicant for admission to Postgraduate Diploma of the University shall be
(i) A graduate of the Obafemi Awolowo University with at least 3rd Class Degree.
(ii) A graduate of any other approved University with a minimum of 2nd Class (Lower
Division)
(b) Mastesrs’ Degree Programmes
An Applicant shall normally possess not lower than Second Class (Lower Division)
Honours Degree of the Obafemi Awolowo University or any other approved
University.
(c) Master of Philosophy Degree Programme
An Applicant shall possess a Bachelor’s degree with First Class or Second Class (Upper Division) with
CGPA of 4.0 and above

(d) Doctor of Philosophy Degree Programmes
An applicant for admission to the Ph.D. Degree programme shall be:
A graduate of the Obafemi Awolowo University or any other approved University who
possesses a Master Degree with research thesis and a weighted coursework average
which shall normally not be less than 60% (B+).
(e) VERY IMPORTANCE NOTICE
In addition to the admission requirements as published, ALL Candidates should please note that in
accordance with the University regulations, they must satisfy the O’Level requirements for
Matriculation into first degree programmes of the Obafemi Awolowo University, i.e. Five Credit
passes in relevant subjects at not more than two sittings including English Language and Mathematics
(where required).

All Applicants are required to prepare for a screening examination exercise

15. METHOD OF APPLICATION: PURCHASE OF APPLICATION FORM SHALL BE ON-LINE ONLY

Candidates can conveniently complete the application form and pay by taking the following steps:
(a) Step 1: Log on to our admission website http://apply.oaunetque.com
Step 2: Create an online account, as e-mail will be sent with additional details including a system generated password.
Step 3: With the e-mail and password combination, sign in and accurately fill the pages of the application
form.
Step 4: Click on Remita to pay the application processing fee.
Step 5: Applicants should thereafter forward the following relevant documents in support of their
applications in duplicates (one set to the Postgraduate College and the second to the
Department of choice):
(i) Photocopy of University Degree Certificate
(ii) Photocopy of NYSC Discharge Certificate
(iii) Photocopy of O’ Level Certificate (WAEC/NECO)
(iv) Birth Certificate/Declaration of Age
(v) Marriage Certificate (Where applicable)
(vi) The original transcript obtained from the Applicant’s University plus duly
completed downloaded Obafemi Awolowo University Postgraduate College
Transcript Label (i)-(v) must be properly addressed to:
The Admissions Officer,
Postgraduate College,
Obafemi Awolowo University,
Ile-Ife.
(b) Additional Information
1. ATM Cards for all banks on the Interswitch network are supported.
2. Application processing fee for all programmes is N15,000.00 (Fifteen thousand Naira only) while all
Professional programmes attract a fee of N20,000.00 (Twenty Thousand Naira Only).
3. The progress of completed application forms can be monitored on the application portal online while
notification will be sent to applicants once decisions are taken on the applications.
4. Applicants will be notified of the status of their applications by e-mail.

16. All Applicants who apply for programmes by coursework and research should submit research
proposals of not more than five (5) pages along with their supporting documents.

17. All Applicants should note that they will be bound by all the Regulations Governing Postgraduate
Studies at the Obafemi Awolowo University if their applications are successful

18. OTHER INFORMATION

(a) For additional information, visit the Postgraduate College Website at http://apply.oaunetque.com
(b) Sponsors such as Employment Agencies, Ministries, Corporations, Parastatals and Foreign Missions
should advise their candidates to apply personally for application forms. Multiple applications will lead
to cancellation of all applications forwarded.
(c) Any candidate, currently registered for a postgraduate programme in this University, who applies for
admission into another postgraduate programme without disclosure on the application form or without
Senate approval of withdrawal from the initial programme will automatically forfeit his/her studentship
under the existing University Regulations.
(d) Applications without Transcripts will not be considered.

19. CLOSING DATE

Duly completed Application forms must be submitted online on or before 6th December, 2019.
Any applicant whose original transcript does not reach the Postgraduate College before the admission exercise begins will not be admitted.
Successful candidates will receive their letters of admissions through the e-mail addresses supplied.

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