UNIVERSITY OF BENIN ADMISSION TO POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES 2012/2013Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Postgraduate programmes leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma, Masters degree and Ph.D in the various Faculties/Schools/Institutes of the University of Benin.
A. GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTSI. 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, including English and Mathematics or both, as appropriate).
II. Four credits of Ordinary level plus OND (not pass), NCE, IJMB or Advance level passes.
III. A holder of a Pass (Degree/Diploma) is not qualified for admission into the postgraduate
programme of the University of Benin.
IV. Candidates who obtained Masters 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 PhD in any programme of the University of Benin must have obtained a weighted average score of 60% or letter grade ‘B’ average in the Masters 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% or letter grade ‘B’.
TranscriptsCandidates should request their former Universities/Institutions 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.
Candidates should request their referees to mail reports on them directly to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies. Applications shall not be processed unless the referee reports are available.
METHOD OF APPLICATION: GENERALCandidates are to purchase application scratch cards for the sum of N11,500.00 at the Under listed Banks:
Wema Bank PLC - Uniben Branch,Benin City
http://uniben-pg.waeup.org/ The documents that you will find on the Website are:
- acknowledgement card and
- Transcript request forms.
METHOD OF APPLICATION:Candidates should visit the website http://www.uniben.edu/ and click on PG Application to initiate their online application process by printing application fee slip of the sum of N11,500.00 and then proceed to any Commercial Bank of their choice to make the payment through eTransact platform. Thereafter, candidates are expected go back to the same website to complete their application online.
Candidates are also expected to download Referee and Transcript
CLOSING DATES:Request Forms from the website and ensure that these forms are clearly filled with all information required, and send to Postgraduate Schoolon or before 31st May 2012.
Any Application Form not properly filled will not be treated.
You can download the FULL LIST OF COURSES HERE and also the refrence forms.
G.O. OGBOGHODO (Mrs)Registrar