UNIBEN Postgraduate Requirements for Admission – Just before you apply for any Postgraduate programmes leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma, Masters Degree and Ph.D in the various Faculties/ Schools/Institutes/Centre of the University of Benin, it is important for you to know their basic requirements for admission.
Faculties/ Schools/Institutes/Centre of the UNIBEN Postgraduate Studies
Faculty Of Agriculture
Faculty Of Arts
Faculty Of Education
Faculty Of Engineering
Institute Of Education
Institute Of Public Administration & Extension Services
Faculty Of Law
Faculty Of Life Sciences
Faculty Of Management Sciences
College Of Medical Sciences
Faculty Of Pharmacy
Faculty Of Physical Sciences
School Of Basic Medical Sciences
Faculty Of Social Sciences
Centre Of Excellence In Geosciences & Petroleum Engineering
University F Benin/ African Economic Research Consortium Corroborative Ph.D Programme In Economics
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.
UNIBEN Postgraduate Requirements for Transcript Submission and Referees Reports
Transcripts: Candidates 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.
Referees Reports: Candidates should request their referees to mail reports on them directly to [email protected]. or the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies. Applications shall not be processed unless the referee reports are available.
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