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ADMISSIONS INTO POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into various Postgraduate degree programmes of the University.

Candidates who are seeking admission into Unilorin post-graduate programme are advised to select only courses available:


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A. POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES OFFERED

1. Ph.D. Degree Programmes 
These are available to holders of M.A; M.Ed.; M.Eng.; M.Sc.; LL.M; M.Comm.H.; and M.P.H degrees, with a minimum of 60% score in their Master degree programmes. A Ph.D. degree programme runs for a minimum period of 30 calendar months and a maximum period of 42 calendar months for full-time candidates OR a minimum period of 42 calendar months and a maximum period of 54 calendar months for part-time candidates.

2. M.Phil /Ph.D. Degree Programmes
Candidates who score between 55 and 59.99 percent can apply for admission into the Master of Philosophy (M.Phil/Ph.D.) degree programme. The M.Phil/Ph.D. degree programme is available only to full-time candidates. It runs for a minimum period of 12 calendar months and a maximum period of 24 calendar months and is by research work. Candidates in this category are eligible for conversion to Ph.D. candidature, following a progress assessment reports to be made by a Panel of Examiners at the end of the session of registration. To be eligible for conversion for the Ph.D. program, candidate are expected to score not less than 60% aggregate at the end of the first session.

3. Master Degree Programmes
M.A.; M.Ed.; M.Eng.; M.Sc.; M.Com.H., LL.M and M.P.H. degrees run for a minimum period of 12 calendar months and a maximum period of 24 calendar months for full-time candidates OR a minimum period of 24 calendar months and a maximum period of 36 calendar months for part-time candidates. Postgraduate degree programmes automatically lapses at the expiration of the maximum duration for each programme. However, a candidate may apply for an extension of not more than 12 months, in the first instance, subject to a maximum of two such extensions.

4. Postgraduate Diploma Degree Programmes
PGD degrees are available to candidates with a Third class (honours) degree or less

5. All Master Degree Programmes are by course work. This is in addition to a research project report. Ph.D. Degree Programme is normally by research, except where relevant course work may be prescribed, where necessary. A dissertation is required for the Masters programme and a thesis is required for the Ph.D. programme.

6. The Postgraduate session is for 12 calendar months, commencing on 2nd October and ending on 30th September of the following year.


B. DETAILS OF THE PROGRAMMES
1. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

i. DEPARTMENT OF AGRIC. ECONS. AND FARM MANAGEMENT
M.Sc.; Ph.D. Agricultural Economics (with Specialization in Agricultural Economics)

ii. DEPARTMENT OF AGRIC. EXTENSION AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
M.Sc.; M.Phil/ Ph.D; Ph.D. Agricultural Extension.

iii. DEPARTMENT OF AGRONOMY 
Postgraduate Diploma in Agronomy
M.Sc.; M.Phil/Ph.D; Ph.D. Agronomy (with Specialization in General Agronomy; Crop Physiology; Horticulture; Crop Breeding, and Weed Science).

Postgraduate Diploma in Soil Science
M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D; Ph.D. Soil Science (with Specialization in General Soil Science, Soil Microbiology, Soil Chemistry and Fertility, Pedology, Soil Physics, Soil and Water Conservation, Soil Survey and Land Evaluation)


iv. DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL PRODUCTION 
Postgraduate Diploma in Animal Production 
M.Sc. Animal Production (with Specialization in Animal Nutrition; Animal Breeding and Genetics.) Animal Production. 
Ph.D. Animal Production (with Specialization in Animal Nutrition; Animal Breeding and Genetics; Poultry Production; Dairy Science and Reproduction; Animal Physiology and Reproduction; Small Ruminant Production; Beef Production and Monogastric Nutrition.)

v. DEPARTMENT OF CROP PROTECTION 
M.Sc.; Ph.D. Crop Protection (with Specialization in General Crop Protection; Applied Entomology; Plant Pathology).


2. FACULTY OF ARTS
i. DEPARTMENT OF ARABIC.
M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D; Ph.D. Arabic

ii. DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH 
M.A. English (with Specialization in English Language)
M.A. Literature–in–English (with Specialization in Literature–in–English)
M.Phil/Ph.D. English (with Specialisation in English Language and Literature–in–English)
Ph.D. English Language (with Specialization in Syntax; Semantics; Sociolinguistics; Stylistics; Phonology; Discourse Analysis)
Ph.D. Literature– in–English (Dramatic Theory, Literary Criticism; Poetry; Drama; Prose; Oral Literature).

iii. DEPARTMENT OF FRENCH
M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. French Language; Literature-in-French.

iv. DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
M.A.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. History

v. DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS AND NIGERIAN LANGUAGES 
M.A; M.Phil.; Ph.D. Linguistics; Applied Linguistics; Yoruba Language; Yoruba Literature.


vi. DEPARTMENT OF THE PERFORMING ARTS 
M.A.; Performing Arts (with Specialization in Drama; Music; Dance).
M.Phil./Ph.D. Performing Arts (with Specialization in Drama; Music; Dance)
Ph.D. Performing Arts (with Specialization in Drama; Music; Dance).


vii. DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIONS
M.A.; Ph.D. Christian Studies; Comparative Religious Studies; Islamic Studies

viii. CENTRE FOR PEACE AND STRATEGIC STUDIES 
M.A.; M.Phil/Ph.D.; Ph.D. Peace and Development Studies.

M.A. Peace and Strategic Studies (available only for security personnel under the MoU)

ix. CENTRE FOR TRANSLATION ARTS
M.A. Translation Arts (MTA) (with Specialization in Arabic / English; French/English; German/English; Arabic / French; Igbo/English; Hausa/ English; Arabic / Yoruba; French/ Yoruba; Yoruba/English; Portugese/English; Standard Chinese/English and Spanish/ English

3. FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
(i) DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Finance

(ii) DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING 
M.Sc. Accounting (with Specialization in Managerial Accounts; Corporate Reporting; Taxation; Environmental Accounting


(iii) DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
M.Sc.; Business Administration (with Specialization in General Management; Human Resources Management; Marketing; Operations Management).
Ph.D. Business Administration

4. FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
(i) DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS
M.Sc. Economics (with Specialization in Monetary Economics; Tourism Economics; Development Economics; Public Finance; Transport Economics and International Finance
M.Phil/Ph.D. Economics (with Specialization in Development Economics)
Ph.D. Economics (with Specialization in International Finance; Tourism Economics; and Health Economics.

(ii) DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT 
M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D; Ph.D. Geography (with Specialization in Regional Development and Planning; Rural Development; Transport Geography; Industrial Development, Regional Development and Planning; Population Studies; Climatology; Agro-Climatology; Geomorphology; Biogeography; Soil Geography; Land Resources Evaluation; Environmental Management; or Water Resources; Development Planning; Disaster Management / Environmental Hazards).


(iii) DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE 
M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Political Science

(iv) DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY 
M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Sociology. (with Specialization in Industrial Sociology; Criminology;
Medical Sociology).

(II). PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the under-listed Postgraduate Professional Degree Programmes of the University:
(a) Master of Business Administration (Executive) (MBA Executive)
(b) Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Full-Time or Part-Time)
(c) Master of Geographic Information System (MGIS)
(d) Master of Industrial and Labour Relations (MILR) 
(e) Master of International Studies (MIS)
(f) Master of Public Administration (MPA)
(g) Master in Health Planning and Management (MHPM)
(h) Master of Science in Integrated Water Resources Management (MSIWRM)
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Geographical Information System (PGDGIS) 
(j) Postgraduate Diploma in International Affairs and Diplomacy (PGDIAD) 
(k) Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management (PGDSM)


Master of Business Administration (MBA) Executive
The duration of the programme shall normally be a minimum period of six (6) semesters, and a maximum period of ten (10) semesters. Students will attend lectures only on weekends. They are also expected to come in for two (2) weeks during long vacation for intensive academic work. The available areas of specialization include: Accounting, Marketing, Personnel Management, Finance, General Management, and Operations Management.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
The duration of the programme shall normally be for a minimum period of 24 calendar months and a maximum period of 36 calendar months for Full-time; and a minimum period of 36 calendar months and a maximum period of 48 calendar months for Part-Time. Areas of specialization include: Accounting; Marketing; Personnel; Finance; General Management and Operations Management.


Master of Geographic Information System (MGIS)
The duration of the programme shall normally be for a minimum period of 18 calendar months and a maximum period of 24 calendar months. This programme is available on Full-time basis ONLY.

Master of Industrial and Labour Relations (MILR)
The duration of the programme shall normally be for a minimum period of 18 calendar months and a maximum period of 30 calendar months. Areas of specialization include: Labour Management Relations, Personnel Management; Industrial Sociology;. This programme is available on Full-time basis ONLY.

Master of International Studies (MIS)
The duration of the programme shall normally be for a minimum period of 30 calendar months and a maximum period of 45 calendar months. Lectures hold fortnightly. The available areas of specialization include: International Economic Relations; Foreign Policy; Strategic Studies; Diplomacy and International Politics.

Master of Science in Integrated Water Resources Management (MSIWRM)
The duration of the Programme shall be for two years on a modular structure in four semesters,

Master of Public Administration (MPA)
The duration of the programme shall normally be for a minimum period of 18 calendar months and a maximum period of 24 calendar months. Areas of specialization include: Public Finance, Budgeting, Personnel Management, Public Policy and Development Administration. This programme is available on Full-Time basis ONLY.

Postgraduate Diploma in Geographic Information System (PGDGIS)
The duration of the programme shall normally be a minimum period of 12 months and a maximum period of 18 calendar months. This programme is available on Full-Time basis ONLY.

Postgraduate Diploma in International Affairs and Diplomacy (PGDIAD)
The duration of the programme shall normally be a minimum period of 30 calendar months and a maximum period of 45 calendar months. The programme runs on weekends and fortnightly. The available areas of specialization include: International Economic Relations; Foreign Policy; Strategic Studies; Diplomacy and International Politics.

Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management (PGDSM)
The duration of the programme shall normally be a minimum of 12 calendar months and a maximum of 18 calendar months. This programme is available on Full-Time basis ONLY.

Master in Health Planning and Management (MHPM)
The duration for the programme shall normally be for a period of 12 calendar months 


ELIGIBILTY FOR PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Candidates for admission into the MBA programme shall normally possess Bachelor’s degrees from a recognized University, with a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division). Holders of professional qualifications such as ACA, ACMA, AIB, ACIS, CIBN, ACTS or HND (Upper Credit) must possess a Post-Graduate Diploma Certificate in Strategic Management from the University of Ilorin with a minimum average weighted score of 60%. All candidates should have at least Five (5) Credit Passes at the Ordinary Level (O/L), including English Language and Mathematics, irrespective of field of study. 

Master of Geographic Information System (MGIS)
Candidates for admission into the MGIS programme shall normally possess Bachelor’s degrees from a recognized University with a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division). Holders of professional qualifications such as HND (Upper Credit) with a minimum of five years post-qualification experience are also eligible to apply.

Master of Industrial and Labour Relations (MILR)
Candidates for admission into the MILR degree programme shall normally possess a honours degree of the University of Ilorin, or from any other recognized University.

Master of International Studies (MIS)
Candidates for admission into MIS Professional degree programme shall normally possess Bachelor’s Degrees in any discipline with at least a Second Class (Honours) from the University of Ilorin, or any other recognized University.

Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Candidates for admission into the MPA degree programme shall normally possess have a minimum of Third Class Honours degree in any discipline from the University of Ilorin, or any other recognized University.
Master of Science in Integrated Water Resources Management
The admission requirements for the programme are as follows:
a. A relevant Bachelor’s degree include: Engineering, Geography, Geology, Chemistry, Micro-biology, Economics, Law and other relevant disciplines from a recognized institution, or an equivalent qualification recognised by the University Senate.
b. A relevant Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering, Water Resources/Environmental Engineering, Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) from a recognized institution.
c. Two-Year post Bachelor’s degree and Training in Water Resources for candidates without Engineering and Science Background in the sector.
d. Any other equivalent qualifications and experience as agreed by the University Senate.
Master in Health Planning and Management (MPHM)
A candidate shall in addition to other University of Ilorin entry requirements possess the following
a. An honours first degree in Health Planning and Management, or related field, OR
b. An honours degree in a discipline other than Health Planning and Management, plus at least 3 years experience in Health Planning. Research and Statistics or other relevant Departments after graduation, OR
c. Hold an honours first degree in other discipline, but must in addition, possess postgraduate certificate or Diploma in Health Planning and Management or related fields from recognized Institutions; OR
d. A Pass degree in Health Planning and Management or related discipline, plus 3 years experience.
e. Any other qualification approved by the Senate of the University.

Postgraduate Diploma in Geographic Information System (PGDGIS)
Candidates for admission into the GIS Postgraduate diploma programme shall normally possess a recognized Bachelor’s Degree with at least a Third Class Honours or HND (Lower Credit) or their equivalent, in Geography, Environmental Science, the Sciences, other Social Sciences, Forestry, Engineering, Architecture, Town Planning, etc,. Notwithstanding the above, candidates with substantial work experience who have attained managerial positions may still be considered for admission on individual merit.

Postgraduate Diploma in International Affairs and Diplomacy (PGDIAD)
Candidates for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma in International Affairs and Diplomacy (PGDIAD) programme shall normally possess Bachelor’s Degrees in any discipline with a minimum of PASS grade from the University of Ilorin or any other recognized University or HND with at least a Lower Credit.

Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management (PGDSM)
Candidates for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management (PGDSM) should normally possess Bachelor’s Degrees or Professional qualifications such as ICAN or HND certificate with a minimum of Lower Credit from recognized Institutions.

5. FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS); M.Sc.; Ph.D. Computer Science.
M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Computer Science

DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
Ph.D. Library Science.

6. FACULTY OF EDUCATION

i. DEPARTMENT OF ARTS EDUCATION 
M.Ed. Arabic Education; English Language Education; Philosophy of Education Religious and Moral Education (with Specialization in Christian Studies and Islamic Studies )
M.Phil./Ph.D. English Language Education 
Ph.D. Arabic Education; English Language Education; Physiology of Education; Religious and Moral Education (with Specialization in Christian Studies and Islamic Studies).

ii. DEPARTMENT OF COUNSELLOR EDUCATION 
M.Ed.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Educational Guidance and Counselling.

iii. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT 
M.Ed. Educational Management 
M.Phil./Ph.D. Educational Management
Ph.D. Educational Management


iv. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Technology
M.Ed.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D;. (with Specialization in Assistive Technology, Distance Education, e-learning, Instructional Technology)
Ph.D. Educational Technology 

v. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN KINETICS 
M.Ed.; M.Phil./Ph.D;. Ph.D. Human Kinetics Education (with Specialization in Administration and Management of Human Kinetics and Sports; Exercise Physiology).

vi. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROMOTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH 
EDUCATION
M.Ed.; M.Phil./Ph.D;. Ph.D. Health Education. 

vii. DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE EDUCATION
M.Ed.; Ph.D. Mathematics Education; Curriculum Development; Science Education (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)




viii. DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SCIENCE EDUCATION
M.Ed.; Ph.D. Educational Psychology; Educational Research Measurement and Evaluation; Sociology of Education; Comparative Education; Mother in – tongue Education; Social Study Educational Curriculum Development

7. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY 
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL AND BIOSYSTEMS ENGINEERING
i. M.Eng.; Ph.D. Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (with Specialization in Soil and Water Conservation, Irrigation and Drainage Engineering; Power and Machinery Engineering; Agro-Product Processing and Food Engineering) 

ii. DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING 
M.Eng.; M.Phil./Ph.D;. Ph.D. Civil Engineering (with Specialization in Structural and Materials Engineering; Transportation Engineering and Highway Materials; Water Resources and Environmental Engineering).
M.Sc. Integrated Water Resources Management (M.Sc. IWRM)

iii. DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering (with Specialization in Electronics and Communication Engineering; Computer and Control Engineering)

iv. DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering (with Specialization in Production Engineering)

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
8. FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES
i. DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY 
M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D.; Ph.D. Anatomy 

ii. DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY & PARASITOLOGY 
M.Sc.; Medical Microbiology and Parasitology (with specialization in Medical Bacteriology;).

iii DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIOLOGY
M.Sc.; M.Phil/Ph.D.; Ph.D. Physiology (with Specialization in Cardiovascular Physiology; Endocrinology and Metabolism; Membrane Physiology; NeuroPhysiology).

iv. DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY AND THERAPEUTICS
M.Sc.; Ph.D. Pharmacology (with Specialization in Biochemical Pharmacology; Cardiovascular Pharmacology; Chemotherapy; CNS Pharmacology; Ethino; pharmacology; Immunopharmacology; Pharmacokinetics and Toxicology)

8. FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCES
i. DEPARTMENT OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH 
Master of Community Health (M.Comm.H.); Master of Public Health (MPH.); 




9. FACULTY OF LAW 
LL.M.; Ph.D. Common Law 
LL.M.; M.Phil./Ph.D. Ph.D. Islamic Law (with Specializations in Islamic Personal Law; Islamic Law of Evidence and Civil Procedure; Islamic Property and Business law; Islamic Finance and Economic Law; Islamic Administrative and International Law; Islamic Medical Law and Ethics)

10. FACULTY OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES
i. DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY AND MINERAL SCIENCES
Postgraduate Diploma in Geology 
M.Sc.; (with Specialization in Solid Mineral Exploration; Petroleum Geology & Sedimentology; Engineering and Hydrogeology; Geophysics;) 
Ph.D. Geology. 

ii. DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
M.Sc., M.Phil./Ph.D;. Ph.D. Mathematics (with Specialization in Optimization; Fluid Mechanics; Analytical Dynamics; Numerical Analysis; Algebra; Complex Analysis; Modelling; Functional Analysis Algebra).

iii. DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry
M.Sc.; Ph.D. Chemistry (with Specialization in Inorganic; Organic; Physical; Analytical; Organometallic).

iv. DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY
M.Sc. Industrial Chemistry.

v. DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS
M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D;. Ph.D. Physics (with Specialization in Ionospheric and Communication Physics; Solid State Physics and Materials Science; Theoretical Physics; Solar and Atmospheric Physics).

v. DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS
Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (PGDS)
M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D;. Ph.D. Statistics (with Specialization in Sample Survey Theory and Methods; Biometry; Design and Analysis of Experiments; Biostatistics; Categorical Data Analysis; Quality Control; Modelling; Microarray Analysis; Survival Analysis; Multivariate Analysis; Time Series and Econometrics).


11. FACULTY OF LIFE SCIENCES

i. DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY 
Postgraduate Diploma in Chemistry
M.Sc.; Ph.D. Biochemistry (with Specialization in Enzymology; Nutritional Biochemistry; Toxicology; Parasite Biochemistry; Membrane Biochemistry, Environmental Biochemistry; Clinical Biochemistry; or Reproductive Biochemistry; Lipid Biochemistry; OR invertebrate Biochemistry). 


ii. DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY 
M.Sc.; M.Phil./Ph.D;. Ph.D. Microbiology (with Specialization in Microbial Physiology; Industrial Microbiology; Environmental Microbiology; Medical & Veterinary Microbiology). 

iii DEPARTMENT OF PLANT BIOLOGY 
M.Sc.; Ph.D. Plant Biology (with Specialization in Plant Physiology and Biochemistry; Biosystematics and Cytogenetics; Applied Genetics and Plant Breeding; Plant Anatomy; Plant Taxonomy; Plant Diversity and Environmental Management; Algology; Bryology).


v. DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY
M.Sc.; Ph.D. Zoology (with Specialization in Entomology; Fisheries and Hydrobiology; Parasitology).


C. ELIGIBILTY FOR ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES

1. Applicants for the Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science shall satisfy one of the following: 
(a) a minimum of first degree from a recognized University in the Sciences, Engineering, Social Sciences or the Humanities disciplines.

(b) HND in Computer Science or Engineering from recognized Polytechnics with a minimum of Lower Credit; and

(c) HND in any other discipline different from those in (ii) but preferably from Sciences or Social Sciences with a minimum of Lower Credit from a recognized Polytechnic or equivalent Institution, with at least one year cognate experience. 

2. Applicants for Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics shall satisfy one of the following:
(i) A minimum of an honour’s degree from a recognized University in any of Science and Social Science disciplines;

(ii) HND in Statistics from a recognized Polytechnic with a minimum of 
Lower Credit. 

3. Applicants for the academic Master degree programmes who are graduates of the University of Ilorin and other recognized Universities, must have a minimum of Second Class Honours Degree (Lower Division) and must be applying for programmes in which they have their first degrees. However, applicants with Second Class Honours Degree (Lower Division) and those with higher classes of degrees seeking admissions into programmes outside those in which they have their first degrees may be admitted provided they satisfy Senate in a qualifying examination to be conducted. The least class of Degree for all academic programme applicants is Second Class Honours Degree (Lower Division). Regardless of the institution where the Bachelor’s degree is obtained, ALL candidates shall apply early for their official Bachelor’s degree academic transcript to be sent to the Postgraduate School, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, before the expiration of the stated deadline.

4. Applicants for the Ph.D. degree programme shall have obtained a relevant Master degree of this or other recognized University, with an average weighted score of at least 60%. Short-listed candidates would be required to satisfy the Postgraduate School in the qualifying interviews and assessments by the relevant Department. Applicants are therefore advised to interact with the department to which they have applied to ascertain the date of the interview for the Ph.D. degree programme. Regardless of the Institution where the Master’s degree was obtained, ALL candidates must apply early for their official Master degree academic transcripts to be sent to the Postgraduate School, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, for the purpose of this admission and before the expiration of the stated deadline. All candidates must have 5 O/L credit passes, including English Language and Mathematics or pass in Mathematics, where applicable.

5. All Higher Degree candidates that attended foreign Universities, where English language is not the medium of instruction, should submit to the Postgraduate School, evidence of their English Language proficiency, e.g., TOEFL or IELTS scores.

6. All applicants for the Postgraduate Diploma and Masters degree Programmes will be subjected to the written assessment (qualifying examination) irrespective of the class of degree obtained.

7. International applicants (Applicants who are domiciled outside Nigeria, and non–Nigerian and applying outside the country) shall be exempted from the qualifying examination. However, International applicants applying from outside the country for the Doctor of Philosophy programmes shall be requested to submit a proposal of not more than 5 pages, giving details of what research they intend to carry out. This should be sent electronically to pgschool@unilorin.edu.ng 


D. APPLICATION FEES
Application fee for all programmes is N25,000.00 only for Applicants within Nigeria OR $200.00 only for International Applicants.


FACULTY OF ARTS LECTURE HALLS AND
FACULTIES OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES LECTURE THEATRES - 
For candidates seeking admissions into the Faculties of Management Science and Social Sciences.


FACULTY OF EDUCATION LECTURE THEATRE - For candidates seeking admissions into Faculties of Education and Agriculture.

LECTURE THEATRE I, NEW SCIENCE LECTURE THEATRE & ENGINEERING LECTURE THEATRE
For candidates seeking admissions into the Faculties of Arts, Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Engineering & Technology, Physical and Life Science.

NOTE: There will be no formal letters of invitation to candidates for the Qualifying 
Examination as this advertisement will serve as the invitation.

F. METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application Forms are to be completed on-line.


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