PG Advert 2018/2019

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Postgraduate programmes leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma, Master’s degree and Ph.D. in the various Faculties/Schools/Institutes of the University of Benin.

I.A Candidate for postgraduate studies in the University of Benin must have obtained at least five (5) credits in WASC, NECO, GCE (ordinary level or their equivalents,) NOTE: A CREDIT PASS IN MATHS AND ENGLISH IS REQUIRED.

II.Four credits at Ordinary level, plus OND (not pass), NCE, IJMB or Advance level passes or any other equivalent.

III.A holder of a Pass (Degree/Diploma) is not qualified for admission into the postgraduate programme of the University of Benin. In addition, all holders of 3rd class degree must possess PGD to be considered for admission into the Masters programmes.
IV.Candidates who obtained Master’s degree but with Weighted Average Score (WAS) between 55.0-59% can only be considered for admission into the M.Phil. programme in the first instance.
V.A candidate applying for the Ph.D. in any programme of the University of Benin must have obtained a minimum weighted average score of 60% in the Master’s degree.
VI.A candidate applying for the PhD with a Master’s degree from any other University who in his/her Master’s study has not previously taken the compulsory courses or their equivalents similar to the ones in the University of Benin shall, on admission, be required to offer and pass such courses with a minimum of 60%.

VII.Only students who have the NYSC discharge, exemption or exclusion certificate can be allowed to clear into the different courses.
Candidates should request for their transcript from their former institution by clicking on the link to forward their academic transcript(s) to the “Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies”, to reach him not later than 8 weeks from the date of this publication.
Applications of candidates whose transcripts are not forwarded to the school shall not be processed.

Referees Reports
Candidates should print out the referee forms provided in the application page fill and return to the directly to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies. Applications shall not be processed unless the referee reports are available.

Note: students are advised to always check the website for those courses that require written entrance examination. Please make sure you indicate your e-mail address/telephone when applying.

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    Alas! Hope to be admitted.

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    Samuel June 21, 2018

    Admin, is MSc in Accounting excluded from 2018/2019 PG Application

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    When is the PG form closing? I want to apply…

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    Ojebor okunbor July 27, 2018

    please am finding it difficult to get the registration for the purchase of forms and other informations.
    please i have tried

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    Solomon Taiwo July 27, 2018

    I have HND in mechanical engineering.
    Can I apply for PGD?

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    How much is MSC Finance tuition fee?

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    Obaseki August 1, 2018

    Can’t the referee form be submitted thru email??

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    Patience August 2, 2018

    Pls is the masters form still on, and if so hope is not late to send my transcript ?

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    Patience August 2, 2018

    Pls is the masters form still on, and if so hope is not late to send my transcript?

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    Hope my school have send my transcript you people? Uniosun

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    Peter, O.O. August 4, 2018

    Please, was the deadline for this application extended from the 31st of July?

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    Mubarak August 6, 2018

    pls I need a guide/link on how to create an account so as to proceed with my pg application

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    Braimoh Abdulkarim August 7, 2018

    Please how can I apply for Mphil. The only available program there is Master in public Administration and I had it before.

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    Oboh mary August 7, 2018

    Plz is the masters form still on?

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    Oladipo Zacchaeus O. August 7, 2018

    Please, is the PG form still on? I want to apply for MEd Technical Education.

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    Please, when is the form closing?

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    Nwankwo Lawrence August 9, 2018

    I went to d PG school, I was told the referee form will be submitted after admission but here am seeing smtin else, pls i need clarifications on this

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    Fehintola August 11, 2018

    please is the form till in sale

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    Where do I get the list of Post graduate diploma for Engineering and Environmental and water resources engineering or environmental studies