UI postgraduate application 2019/2020 form is out

The University of Ibadan (UI) postgraduate application for 2019/2020 admissions session is currently ongoing. Candidates who wish to apply for UI postgraduate programs should follow the instructions as detailed in this post.

Types of UI Postgraduate Programmes

  • Full-Time Admission
  • Part-Time Admission
  • Admission as Occasional Students

General Regulations Governing Admission to Higher Degree Programmes.

(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 Committee.

(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 sh all 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.

How to apply for UI postgraduate programs


The procedure for obtaining the UI PG application form is available at www.pgschool.ui.edu.ng.
Candidates are to note that the form cost N13,000 for academic programmes and N18,000 for professional programmes.

Also, applicants for Master’s degree and Postgraduate Diploma are to pay an extra N3,000:00 for a test of proficiency in English Language.

To get started with the online application, visit UI postgraduate application portal

Application closing date

Deadline: Sale of application form for master and postgraduate diploma programmes will close on 30th September 2019 at 11:59 pm.


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