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Obafemi Awolowo University Obafemi Awolowo University [OAU ] postgraduate programmes admission form for the 2016/2017 academic session

Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU postgraduate programmes admission form for the 2016/2017 academic session is now on sale.

Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State  invites applications from
Postgraduate programmes of the School for the 2016/2017 Academic
Obafemi Awolowo University does not have any outside agent to help with
the 2016/2017 postgraduate admission exercise. The use of such agent is
at candidate’s own risk and candidates should desist from using third
party in processing their applications.

OAU Available Postgraduate Programmes.

Diploma (PGD); Professional Masters (MBA, MPA, MIR, M.Arch. MM Psych,
LL.M. etc); Masters with Research Thesis (M.Sc., M.A, M.Phil.) and
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Programmes.  For Special
Admission Requirements for Postgraduate Diploma, Masters degree and Ph.D
in the various Faculties/Schools/Institutes of the Obafemi Awolowo

Duration of OAU Postgraduate Programmes.

(a)       Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
(i)   Full-Time – 2 Semesters
(b)       Master Degree Programmes
Full-Time Master Degree by Course work and Long Essay/Project -3 Semesters
Full-Time Master Degree by Coursework and Research Thesis – 4 Semesters
(c)     Ph.D. Programmes
(i)       Full-Time Minimum Duration – 6 Semesters
(ii)                  Part-Time Minimum Duration – 8 semesters (for Staff only)

OAU Postgraduate Programmes Admission Requirements.

(a)     Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
Applicant for admission to Postgraduate Diploma of the University shall
be: (i)     a graduate of the Obafemi Awolowo University with at least
3rd Class Degree. (ii)   a graduate of any other approved University
with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower.
(b)     Master Degree Programmes:
Applicant shall normally possess not lower than Second Class (Lower
Division) Honours Degree of the Obafemi Awolowo University or any other
approved University.
(c)  Master of Philosophy Degree Programmes:
An Applicant shall possess first class or a very strong second class (Upper Division) with CGPA of 4.0 and above.
(d)  Doctor of Philosophy Degree Programmes
applicant for admission to the Ph.D. Degree programme shall be: a
graduate of the Obafemi Awolowo University or any other approved
who possesses a Master Degree with research thesis and a weighted
coursework average which shall normally be not less than 60 %(B+).
addition to the admission requirements as published, ALL Candidates
should please note that in accordance with the University regulations,
they must satisfy the O’ Level requirements for matriculation into first
degree programmes of the Obafemi Awolowo University, i.e. Five Credit
passes at not more than two sittings including English Language and
Mathematics (where required).
Applicants   are   required  
to   be   prepared   for   a   short   test   if   their  
Faculty/Department   of choice so desired.

OAU Postgraduate Admission Method of Application.

Candidates can conveniently complete the application forms and pay by taking the following steps:
Step1:     Log on to our admission website
Step 2:   Create an online account, e-mail will be sent with additional details including a system-generated password.
Step 3: With the e-mail and password combination, applicants should sign in and accurately fill the pages of the application form.
Step 4.   Application
processing fee can be paid using either ATM/Nigerian Debit Cards or the
OAU Postgraduate Online application Scratch Cards (Details will be sent
via e-mail).
Step   5.   Applicants   should  
forward   the   following   relevant   documents   in   support   of  
their applications in a Big brown envelope; (A4 Size) indicating at the
back, the enclosed documents, Form number and name.
(i)       Photocopy of University Degree Certificate
(ii)       Photocopy of NYSC Discharge Certificate
(iii)     Photocopy of   O’Level Result
(iv)     The original transcript obtained from the Applicant’s University plus duly completed downloaded Obafemi Awolowo University Postgraduate College Transcript Label;     (i)-(iv) must be properly addressed to:
Admission Officer,
Postgraduate College,
Obafemi Awolowo University,

(v) Kindly
note that another set of relevant documents in support of their
application as specified in (i)-(iv) should also be forwarded to the
Head of Department of their choice

Additional Information
Application Processing Fee worth Fifteen Thousand Naira (N15,000) for
Regular Programmes and Twenty Thousand Naira (N20,000) for Professional
Programmes has to be paid before each application can be processed by
the Postgraduate College. With the exception of about six programmes,
all other programmes are Regular Programmes.
You will be required
to specify the programme before making payment. Payment can be made
using any Interswitch Debit ATM Card. You need to provide your Card
Number e.g. 1111222233334444, the Card’s Expiry Date e.g. Jan 2010 and
the four-digit PIN to make the payment. You can also purchase a NetQue
Postgraduate Application Scratch Card from the banks (specified above)
and use this to make the payment. On each scratch card, you will find a
Serial Number and a PIN Code (the Hidden Code). To pay for the
application form, enter these codes on the Payment Page (see the left

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OAU Postgraduate Programmes Other Information.

  • Sponsors  
    such   as   employment   agencies,   Ministries,   Corporations,  
    Parastatals   and   Foreign Missions should advise their candidates to
    apply personally for application forms and multiple applications will
    lead to cancellation of all applications forwarded.
  • Any
    candidate currently registered on a Postgraduate programme in this
    University and who applies for admission into another postgraduate
    programme without such a disclosure on the application form and who
    fails to duly withdraw from such a current programme with the approval
    of Senate, will automatically forfeit his studentship under the existing
    University Regulation.
  • Applications without Transcripts will not be considered.

OAU Postgraduate Programmes Application Closing Date.

Duly completed Application forms must be submitted online on or before 17th February, 2017.

  • Any applicant whose original transcript does not reach us before the admission exercise begins will not be admitted.
  • Successful candidates will receive their letters of admissions through their e-mail addresses supplied.
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