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OAU Postgraduate Admission Form 2023/2024

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for the postgraduate programmes for the 2023/2024 academic session. The portal is open for admission from June 2024 read on to know the deadline for submission of applications.

The Postgraduate College at OAU is renowned for its quality research, ICT-based teaching, and learning within an environment that promotes collaboration, individualism, and innovation. As part of its commitment to meet 21st-century needs, the College has revised its functional and adaptive curricula to include qualitative and quantitative research, communication skills, data analysis, and report and proposal writing.

Available Postgrauate Programmes in OAU

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Admission Requirements for OAU PG Programmes

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

For the postgraduate diploma programmes, an applicant should be:

  1. A graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University with at least a 3rd Class Degree.
  2. A graduate from any other approved university with a minimum of 2nd Class (Lower Division).

Master Degree Programmes

An applicant for Master’s degree programmes should possess not lower than Second Class (Lower Division) Honours Degree from Obafemi Awolowo University or any other approved University.

Master of Philosophy Degree Programmes

For admission into the Master of Philosophy degree programmes, an applicant must possess a Bachelor’s degree with not lower than Second Class (Lower Division) with a Weighted Average of between 50 – 59% (C) at Masters level OR a Master Degree with Long Essay and a weighted coursework average which shall normally not be less than 60% (B).

Doctor of Philosophy Degree Programmes

For admission into the PhD degree programme, an applicant should be:

  • A graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University or any other approved university who possesses a Master’s Degree with research thesis and a weighted coursework average which shall normally not be less than 60% (B).

Additional Admission Requirement

In accordance with the University regulations, all candidates must satisfy the ‘O’ Level requirements for matriculation into first-degree programmes of Obafemi Awolowo University, i.e., Five Credit passes in relevant subjects at not more than two sittings including English Language and Mathematics (where required).

All applicants are required to prepare for a screening examination exercise.


How to Apply for OAU PG Forms

The application process is entirely online. Applicants can follow the steps below:

  1. Visit the admissions website:
  2. Create an online account. An email will be sent with additional details, including a system-generated password.
  3. Sign in with the email and password to accurately fill the pages of the application form.
  4. Click on Remita to pay the application processing fee of N15,000.00 or N20,000.00 depending on the programme.
  5. Applicants should thereafter forward relevant documents in support of their applications in duplicates to the Postgraduate College and the Department of choice.

Documents Required for Application

  1. Photocopy of University Degree Certificate
  2. Photocopy of NYSC Discharge Certificate
  3. Photocopy of ‘O’ Level Certificate (WAEC/NECO)
  4. Birth Certificate/Declaration of Age
  5. Marriage Certificate (Where applicable)
  6. A research proposal of not more than 3 pages for Master’s Degree applicants and not more than 5 pages for Ph.D. applicants
  7. Original transcript from the applicant’s University plus duly completed downloaded Obafemi Awolowo University Postgraduate College Transcript Label

Application Deadline

The completed application forms must be submitted online on or before August 20th, 2024. It’s important to note that applications without transcripts will not be considered, and any applicant whose original transcript does not reach the Postgraduate College before the admission exercise begins will not be admitted.

Successful applicants will receive their letters of admissions through the email addresses supplied.

Please be aware that any candidate currently registered for a postgraduate programme in this University, who applies for admission into another postgraduate programme without disclosure on the application form or without Senate approval of withdrawal from the initial programme will automatically forfeit his/her studentship under the existing University Regulations.

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A. A. Badmus

A. A. Badmus is a seasoned Educational Consultant that assist students in processing admission into schools in India and Nigeria. Currently studying Nursing at OAU Ile-Ife and passionate about serving accurate and timely information to admission seekers as well as students at large. I write about Education, Tech and Health.

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