Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Postgraduate programmes leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma, Masters degree and Ph.D in the various Faculties/Schools/Institutes of the University of Benin.


A) Candidate for postgraduate studies in the university of Benin must have obtained at least five (5) credits in WASC, NNECO, GCE (ordinary level or their equivalents, including English and Mathematics or both, as appropriate).

II. Four credits of Ordinary level plus OND (not pass), NCE, IJMB or Advance level passes.

III.A holder of a Pass (Degree/Diploma) is not qualified for admission into thepostgraduate programme of the University of Benin.

IV. Candidates who obtained Masters 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 PhD in any programme of the University of Benin must have obtained a weighted average score of 60% or letter grade B average inthe Masters degree.

VI. A candidate applying for the PhD with a Masters degree from any other University who in his/her Masters 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% or letter grade B.

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 the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies.

Applications shall not be processed unless the referee reports are available. CLICK HERE TO READ FULL DETAILS PDF

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