Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into various Postgraduate degree programmes of the University.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Only Courses available 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.
A. POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES OFFERED
1. Ph.D. Degree Programmes
These are available to holders of M.A; M.Ed.; M.Eng.; M.Sc.; LLM; M.Comm.H.; and M.P.H degrees, with a minimum of60% or equivalent Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) 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 ofthe Ph.D. programme.
2. M.Phil/Ph.D. Degree Programmes
Candidates who score between 55.00 and 59.99 percent can apply for admission into the Master. of Philosophy (M.Phil/Ph.D.) degree programme. The M.PhiI/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 of36 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.
Applicants are to note that programmes automatically lapse at the expiration of the prescribed 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 Postgraduate programmes is 12 calendar months, commencing on 2nd October and ending on 30th September of the following year. The 12 calendar months start to cally from the date of first registration.
Applicants advised to check the University website: www.unilorin.edu.ng for full details on the programmes.
EMMANUEL DADA OBAFEMI