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UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by NifemiOlu(m): 9:11am On May 22, 2015
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into various Postgraduate degree programmes of the University.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Only available Courses for the session are advertised and as such candidates are advised to select courses available in the advertisement. Any action contrary to this instruction is at the candidate's risk, please.
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% or cumulative Grade Point Average score in their Master degree programmes.  A Ph.D. degree programme runs for a minimum period of 36 calendar months and a maximum period of 48 calendar months for full-time candidates OR a minimum period of 48 calendar months and a maximum period of 60 calendar months for part-time candidates. Relevant Courses will be taken for the Ph.D. studies where prescribed and a Thesis is required at the end of the Ph.D. programme.
2. M.Phil /Ph.D. Degree Programmes
Candidates who score between 55.00 and 59.99 percent Cumulative Grade Point Average 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 a dissertation is produced after the research work. Candidates in this category are eligible for conversion to Ph.D. candidature, following a progress assessment report to be made by a Panel of Examiners at the end of the first session of registration. To be eligible for conversion for the Ph.D. program, candidates 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 24 calendar months and a maximum period of 36 calendar months for full-time candidates OR a minimum period of 36 calendar months and a maximum period of 48 calendar months for part-time candidates. All Master Degree Programmes are by course work. This is in addition to a research report at the end of which a dissertation is produced
4. Postgraduate Diploma Degree Programmes
Postgraduate Diploma degrees are available to candidates with a Third class (honours) degree or lower. Applicants are to note that, 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.
5. General information      
The Postgraduate session for the Master degree and Postgraduate Diploma is for 12 calendar months, commencing on 2nd October and ending on 30th September of the following year, while for the M.Phil. / Ph.D. and Ph.D. programme is 12 calendar months, session starts to count automatically on the date of first registration.  
ELIGIBILITY FOR ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES
1. Applicants for the Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science shall satisfy one of the following:
a minimum of first degree from a recognized University in the Sciences, Engineering, Social Sciences or the Humanities disciplines.
HND in Computer Science or Engineering from recognized Polytechnics with a minimum of Lower Credit; and
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 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 transcript to be sent to the Secretary 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. Applicants for the Postgraduate Diplomas and Masters degree Programmes will be subjected to the written assessment (qualifying examination) irrespective of the class of degree obtained, except applicants from the University of Ilorin with a First Class and Second class, Upper Division (Honours)
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
APPLICATION FEES
Application fee for all programmes is N25,000.00 only for Applicants within    Nigeria OR $200.00 only for International Applicants.
DATES AND VENUES OF QUALIFYING EXAMINATION
A three-hour qualifying examination for all applicants stated in C6 above for those seeking admissions into Master and Postgraduate Degree programmes, will hold on Saturday, 18th July, 2015, at 8.30a.m prompt in the following venues:
FACULTY OF ARTS LECTURE HALLS AND FACULTIES OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES LECTURE THEATRES - For candidates seeking admissions into the Faculties of Managemen[center][/center]t 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.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application Forms are to be completed on-line and will close on Tuesday, 30th June 2015.  Note that the latest date for receipt of supporting documents is Friday, 31st July 2015.  Successful applicants would be notified by e-mail.
Mr. E. D. Obafemi
Registrar

http://unilorin.edu.ng/index.php/en/2013-09-02-10-18-35/notification-feed/4485-admissions-into-postgraduate-programmes-in-the-2015-2016-academic-session
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by Damilare6293: 11:29pm On May 22, 2015
Let's meet here all prospective unilorin postgraduate students

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Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by xrazzy(m): 7:06am On May 23, 2015
Following
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by topzys20: 6:49pm On May 25, 2015
I still don't understand why there are just so few courses to select among their programmes this year. No M.sc Accounting, No MBA. Infact there is no professional master courses available this year. Na wa 4 dem oo
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by mechango: 11:19pm On May 26, 2015
pls lets keep this thread rolling, intend apply for msc economics wnt to start the registration nxt week.

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Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by NifemiOlu(m): 1:03am On May 27, 2015
mechango:
pls lets keep this thread rolling, intend apply for msc economics wnt to start the registration nxt week.
All the best
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by Epignosis19: 3:41pm On May 27, 2015
Please, how long is MSC in Ilorin? I just read the thread and I saw minimum of 24 months, I always thought it was for 12 months, any ideas?
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by NifemiOlu(m): 7:20pm On May 28, 2015
Epignosis19:
Please, how long is MSC in Ilorin? I just read the thread and I saw minimum of 24 months, I always thought it was for 12 months, any ideas?
It depends on your programme, department, project and supervisor. Some complete theirs in 12, some 24...and some extra semesters
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by phiszo(m): 9:24pm On May 28, 2015
i'm rounding up service by july. pls will they request for nysc discharge certificate during the application process?
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by heemah(f): 10:06pm On May 28, 2015
Pls is there any1 that wants to study GIS? I need info on how the entrance exam will be. Don't wanna read off syllabus..Will be grateful to know what I should read..
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by heemah(f): 10:08pm On May 28, 2015
phiszo:
i'm rounding up service by july. pls will they request for nysc discharge certificate during the application process?
same with me..it will be requested buh as it is stated in d requirements, deadline for uploading or submission of all useful certificates is 30th of july, by that tym, we would have rounded up NYSC, and will be able to upload d discharge certificate or provide whatever info needed about it.
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by phiszo(m): 7:13am On May 29, 2015
heemah:

same with me..it will be requested buh as it is stated in d requirements, deadline for uploading or submission of all useful certificates is 30th of july, by that tym, we would have rounded up NYSC, and will be able to upload d discharge certificate or provide whatever info needed about it.
ok. thanks.
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by Damilare6293: 3:00am On May 31, 2015
mechango:
pls lets keep this thread rolling, intend apply for msc economics wnt to start the registration nxt week.
Applying for msc Economics also. I have done my registration.
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by xrazzy(m): 7:02am On May 31, 2015
Damilare6293:

Applying for msc Economics also. I have done my registration.
Were you able to upload supporting documents in the segment of the portal designated for such?
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by mohammedmagnus: 9:12pm On Jun 02, 2015
Hey guys check the portal again, they still uploading courses there, am going for M.PH inshaallah

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Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by heemah(f): 10:30pm On Jun 02, 2015
mohammedmagnus:
Hey guys check the portal again, they still uploading courses there, am going for M.PH inshaallah
I mistakenly click on submit wivout finishing my registration. Is it possible to edit or change course? I've been trying to access their website but the network sucks.
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by mohammedmagnus: 10:12am On Jun 03, 2015
heemah:

I mistakenly click on submit wivout finishing my registration. Is it possible to edit or change course? I've been trying to access their website but the network sucks.
yes I guess you should keep on trying
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by Damilare6293: 2:57am On Jun 04, 2015
xrazzy:

Were you able to upload supporting documents in the segment of the portal designated for such?
Yes I was able to upload supporting documents
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by Ife4real: 6:18pm On Jun 05, 2015
heemah:
Pls is there any1 that wants to study GIS? I need info on how the entrance exam will be. Don't wanna read off syllabus..Will be grateful to know what I should read..

Am interested in MGIS too, av u applied? i didnt see it among the listed courses[color=#550000][/color]
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by heemah(f): 9:22pm On Jun 05, 2015
Ife4real:


Am interested in MGIS too, av u applied? i didnt see it among the listed courses[color=#550000][/color]
I applied through the PG portal but unfortunately it's on the Unilorin business School portal...Dunno wat to do!
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by Ife4real: 10:19pm On Jun 05, 2015
heemah:

I applied through the PG portal but unfortunately it's on the Unilorin business School portal...Dunno wat to do!
business School portal? i dnt get
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by heemah(f): 8:56am On Jun 06, 2015
[quothttp://ibs.unilorin.edu.ng/portal/ author=Ife4real post=34472198]
business School portal? i dnt get[/quote]
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by heemah(f): 8:57am On Jun 06, 2015
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by Ife4real: 12:29pm On Jun 06, 2015
heemah:
http://ibs.unilorin.edu.ng/portal/

okay. But the information on the site seems to be for 2014/2015 session
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by summersetsalways(f): 12:11pm On Jun 07, 2015
please ,I want to ask ,what is the most lucrative course for masters in Education
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by atylady: 11:44pm On Jun 07, 2015
please who applied for Msc.Agric.Economics? and how many referees did was requested for? Also, how do we get reference letters? because, i heard set 2014/2015 actually printed out referee reports that were to be filled by the referees included in the application form

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Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by kimmy0000: 11:00am On Jun 08, 2015
Please who has an idea about how the exam will look like especially for msc economics. Ideas would be grately appreciated.
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by ibadanfinest(m): 11:29am On Jun 08, 2015
U guys I will suggest should not put your eggs in one basket. Unibadan and unilag start sales of their pg form today. they obviously have more approved courses than Ilorin and have more carrying capacity. Pls am not saying one school is better than the other o.

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Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by Ife4real: 12:41pm On Jun 08, 2015
ibadanfinest:
U guys I will suggest should not put your eggs in one basket. Unibadan and unilag start sales of their pg form today. they obviously have more approved courses than Ilorin and have more carrying capacity. Pls am not saying one school is better than the other o.
thanks for this kind advice
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by ehcenihc(f): 3:43pm On Jun 08, 2015
Can one with BSc microbiology apply for MPH, any ideas?
Re: UNILORIN Postgraduate Admissions (2015/2016) by phiszo(m): 6:23pm On Jun 10, 2015
Damilare6293:

Yes I was able to upload supporting documents
pls can you list the supporting documents they asked for.

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