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UI postgraduate available professional degree programmes
UI postgraduate available professional degree programmes

UI postgraduate available professional degree programmes…….

FACULTY OF ARTS

(1) MASTER OF COMMUNICATION ARTS (M.C.A.)

(Department of Communication and Language Arts)

(i) The Programme

This programme consists of courses, taught over three semesters, leading to the degree of Master of Communication Arts (M.C.A.) in the Department of Communication & Language Arts.  The following areas of emphasis are offered.

(a) Basic Language Arts (Speech, Reading and Writing including Creative and Technical Writing);

(b) Mass Communication (Print and Broadcast Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations);

(c) Book Development and Publishing; and

(d) Applied Communication (Organizational, Business, Instructional and Development Communication).

(ii) Admission Requirements:

Candidates for admission to the programme should hold a minimum of a first degree in any discipline from a recognised University or possess acceptable professional qualifications such as HND or other approved equivalents. Candidates must have acquired a minimum of five years post-qualification working experience, including the National Service year where applicable.

Final selection will be based on written examination and oral interview of short-listed candidates. Candidates are therefore encouraged to provide their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers to facilitate invitation for the interview.  

In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the ‘O’ Level/First degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan, i.e. ‘O’ Level Credit passes in five subjects at ONE sitting or 6 ‘O’ Level credits at TWO sittings including English Language and other relevant matriculation subjects.

(2) MASTER OF PROFESSIONAL ETHICS (M.P.E)

(Department of Philosophy)

(i) The Programme:

The programme is mainly for decision-makers in various areas of life, for example, Politics, Government, Education, Business, Medicine, Nursing, the News Media and the Military and Para-military services. The duration of the course is a minimum of three semesters for full-time registration and a minimum of four semesters for part-time registration.

UI postgraduate available professional degree programmes

(ii) Admission Requirements:

Prospective students are expected to have an honours degree (minimum of third class) from a recognized University and at least one year work experience.  HND holders with a minimum of a Lower Credit and at least two years’ work experience are also eligible for admission.  

In addition, applicants must satisfy the O’level, first-degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan, that is, five O’level credit passes at one sitting or six O’level credit passes at two sittings, including English Language.

 

(3) POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN RELIGIOUS STUDIES (PGDRS)

(Department of Religious Studies)

(i) Objectives

To provide an avenue for meeting the aspirations of religious functionaries, professionals and other individuals from diverse academic fields of learning who do not have background knowledge in Religious Studies and satisfying their aspirations to acquire deeper knowledge in the academic study of religion

 

(ii) Admission Requirements:

The course is specifically designed for those who have already acquired a First Degree (B.A or B.Sc. or B.Th. or B.Ed.) or a Higher National Diploma (HND) in any field of learning, seeking to proceed for a higher Degree in religious studies. To qualify for admission, candidates must possess the following:

  • 5 ‘O’ level credits at one sitting or 6 ‘O’ level credits at two sittings to include English Language.
  • A Bachelors Degree or a Higher National Diploma from any recognized Institution.

 Or B.A. Theology, B. Th, M. Div or M.Th from any recognized Theological Institution.

 

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

  1. MASTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY AND POLLUTION CONTROL(M.E.C.P.C)                

(Department of Chemistry)

(i) Admission Requirements:

Candidates eligible for admission into the professional programme of Master of Environmental Chemistry and pollution control (M.E.C.P.C) shall be:

(a)  Graduates of Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry or other chemical sciences e.g.

Applied Chemistry, Biochemistry, Geology, Agronomy, e.t.c of the University of Ibadan or other Universities approved by the senate of the University of Ibadan.  In addition, such candidates shall be expected to possess at least two years relevant post-graduation work experience in the public or private sectors.               

(b) Holders of Higher National Diploma, (HND), or its equivalent in Chemistry,  Industrial Chemistry or other Chemical Sciences (e.g. Applied Chemistry, Biochemistry, Geology e.t.c) from higher institutions recognized by the senate of the University of Ibadan.  Applicants must have passed at a level not below an upper credit, or its equivalent.

In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the ‘O’ level first degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan, i.e. five O’level credit passes at one sitting or six O’level credit passes at two sittingsincluding English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology and any other two Science subjects.

In addition, such candidates shall be expected to possess at least three years postgraduate working experience in the public or private sectors.

  1. PROFESSIONAL MASTERS IN BUSINESS COMPUTING (M.B.C.)

(Department of Computer Science)

(i) Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business, Economics, Engineering, Sciences, and Social Sciences with at least a Third Class (Honours) degree. Information Technology (IT) working experience will be an advantage.

OR

  • Bachelor’s degree (Second Class Lower degree minimum) in any other discipline and two (2) years IT working experience.

OR

  • HND in Computer Science, Business, Financial Studies and Engineering with at least an Upper Credit and two (2) years IT working experience or Lower Credit with at least five (5) years IT working experience.

NB: In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the O’level first degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan, i.e. five O’level credit passes at one sitting or six O’level credit passes at two sittings including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology and any other two Science subjects.

(ii) Duration

The Professional Masters in Business Computing (MBC) programme shall normally last for a minimum of three semesters and maximum of five semesters for full time study.  Duration for part-time study will follow Postgraduate College guidelines.

UI postgraduate available professional degree programmes

  1. PROFESSIONAL DEGREE OF MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.Sc.) IN METEOROLOGY

(Department of Physics)

(i) Admission Requirements:

Candidates for the M.Sc.(Met.) degree program must fulfill the requirements of the Postgraduate College of the University and as well as meet the requirement specified below:

A first degree in Physics or related discipline (Minimum Second Class Lower) from a recognized University. Postgraduate Diploma in Meteorology from the University of Ibadan or equivalent qualifications.In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the ‘O’ level first degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan, i.e. five O’level credit passes at one sitting or six O’level credit passes at two sittings including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology and any other two Science subjects.

 (ii) Duration and Mode of Study:

Candidates are expected to complete the M.Sc. programme in three (3) semesters full time or five (5) semesters part time minimum.

  1. PROFESSIONAL MASTER OF RADIATION PROTECTION (M.R.P.)

(Department of Physics)

 (i) Admission Requirements:

Candidates for the M.R.P. degree program must fulfill the requirements of the Postgraduate College of the University of Ibadan and as well as meet the requirement specified below.

A first degree in Physical and Biological Sciences, Computer Science or Engineering from a recognized University. In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the ‘O’ level first degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan, i.e. five O’level credit passes at one sitting or six O’level credit passes at two sittings including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology and any other two Science subjects.

(ii) Duration and Mode of study:

Candidates are expected to complete the M.Sc. programme in three (3) semesters, full time or five (5) semesters part-time minimum.

  1. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN RADIATION PROTECTION (P.G.D.R.P.)

(Department of Physics)

(i) Admission Requirements:

Candidates for the PGD must fulfill the requirements of the Postgraduate College of the University of Ibadan and as well as meet the requirement specified below.

A first degree in Physical and Biological Sciences, Computer Science or Engineering from a recognized University or HND (Minimum Lower Credit) in Physics with Electronics and Engineering. In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the ‘O’ level first degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan, i.e. five O’level credit passes at one sitting or six O’level credit passes at two sittings including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology and any other two Science subjects.

UI postgraduate available professional degree programmes

(ii) Duration and Mode of Study:

Candidates shall register full time. Minimum duration of the PGD programme is two (2) semesters.

  1. PROFESSIONAL MASTERS DEGREE IN FORENSIC SCIENCE (MFS)

(Department of Archaeology & Anthropology)

Admissions requirement

The programme is open to candidates with a minimum of Third Class First Degree in relevant courses in Arts, Social Sciences, Law, Agricultural Sciences, Education, Medicine and sciences of the University of Ibadan or other Universities recognized by the Senate. Candidates with Higher National Diploma (Lower Credit) or equivalent may also apply.In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the ‘O’ level first degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan, i.e. five O’level credit passes at one sitting or six O’level credit passes at two sittings including English Language and any other relevant Subjects.

Special consideration may be granted to candidates who have demonstrated track record of experience in the practice of Crime Investigation and Mass Disaster Management.

Duration

The duration of the course shall normally be 3 semesters for Full-Time studies or 5 semesters for Part-Time studies.

  1.      PROFESSIONAL MASTERS DEGREE IN FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS (MFM)

        (Department of Mathematics)

The Programme

The programme is open to all interested and qualified applicants with sufficient mathematical background.

 

Admission Requirements:

Admission to Professional Master in Financial Mathematics is open to:

  1. Graduates of this University and other approved Universities and higher institutions recognized by the Senate of the University of Ibadan, with a minimum of 3rd Class honors degree in Mathematics, Sciences, Engineering and Social Sciences. It is however required that non-Mathematics graduates must pass a minimum of four (4) courses in Mathematical Sciences. Such courses are Elementary Differential Equations, Elementary Algebra, Calculus, Elementary Statistics, Computer Programming, Mathematical Analysis, Operations Research and Numerical Analysis during their undergraduate programme.
  2. Holders of H.N.D. with a minimum of Lower Credit in the above specified disciplines shall be considered. They are however required to have passed a minimum of four courses in the Mathematical Sciences at both OND/HND levels.

In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the ‘O’ level first degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan, i.e. five O’level credit passes at one sitting or six O’level credit passes at two sittings including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology and any other two Science subjects.

PROFESSIONAL POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD) APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL ZOOLOGY

(Department of Zoology)

UI postgraduate available professional degree programmes

The programme will provide opportunities for biosciences graduates who do not have the requirement to proceed to a Masters (M.Sc.) academic programme.

It is designed for capacity development/ building towards skilled manpower need for Nigeria.

Graduates from the programme will be employable in the public and private sectors, including zoos, museums, hospitals, research institutions, fish farms, oil companies, education and allied institutions and they will also be empowered for self-employment.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS, DURATION AND REGISTRATION

Admission to the programmes is open to graduates with a minimum of 3rd Class of any Universities recognized by the Senate of University of Ibadan, who has been admitted to the Bachelor of Science/Education Degree in Zoology/Biology/Environmental Biology or related disciplines namely, Biochemistry, Animal Physiology, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Wildlife and Ecotourism, and Animal Science. Candidates who obtain HND (minimum of lower credit) in relevant disciplines may also be considered. Qualified candidates will be examined before admission.

Candidates admitted to the programme shall be required to register for a minimum of 24 units and maximum of 36 units. This includes courses like Bioentrepreneurship, Forensic Biology, Environmental Waste Management, Fish and Hatchery Management, Epidemiology and Control of Parasitic Diseases, Integrated Pest Management, Animal Biotechnology, Applied Toxicology, Methods in Parasite Detection and Zoo and Museum Keeping.

In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the ‘O’ level first degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan, i.e. five O’level credit passes at one sitting or six O’level credit passes at two sittings including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology and any other two Science subjects.

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