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UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL

GUIDE TO ADMISSIONS

2012/2013
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When the roll is called of those who deserve resounding success by their hardwork and devotion You surely will answer ‘aye’! But the race is not always won by the best horses Accidents do occur, It is the wish of the Postgraduate School that the efforts of most of you be crowned with resounding success in the quest for truth and knowledge in the Nation’s Premier Institution of Higher Learning.



LINKS  E-mail: postgrad@mail.ui.edu.ng Website: http://www.postgraduateschool. ui.edu.ng

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
University of Ibadan - An Introduction.......................................................... Admission..................................................................................................... Types of Admission........................................................................................ Application Forms.......................................................................................... Guidelines for Filling Application Forms......................................................... Admission Criteria.......................................................................................... Available Research Degree Programmes........................................................... Areas of Specialisation .................................................................................... Admission Requirements ................................................................................ Method of Application ................................................................................;… Available Professional Degree Programmes ....................................................... Admission to Higher Degrees and Postgraduate Diplomas:………………………. Areas of Specialization Offered..........................................................................

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UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN - AN INTRODUCTION
The University of Ibadan was founded in 1948 as a College of London University, with 104 students spread among three Faculties: Arts, Science and Medicine. It became an autonomous, degree-granting institution in 1962. Today, the University has a total enrolment of about 20,000 students shared among different faculties - Arts, Science, Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Dentistry, Public Health, Pharmacy, Agriculture and Forestry, the Social Sciences, Education, Veterinary Medicine, Technology, Law as well as an Institute of African Studies, Institute of Education, Africa Regional Centre for Information Science, Institute of Advance Medical Research and Training, Centre for Literacy Training and Development in Africa and the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies. About 40% of the enrolment is postgraduate students. The University of Ibadan was ranked by the National Universities Commission as the Overall Number 1 in its 2004 Ranking of Nigerian Universities. Ibadan was also ranked No 1 in Dentistry, No 1 in Medicine/Health Sciences; No 1 in Pharmacy, No 1 in the Sciences, No 1 in Veterinary Medicine; No 2 in the Social Sciences, and No 3 among Research Universities. Moreover, Ibadan was ranked No 1 in PhD Graduate Output. Recent Global ranking of Universities places Ibadan the 493rd in the world and 4th in Africa. We are still moving on. Postgraduate programmes at Ibadan have been so successful for a variety of reasons. These include: 1. Financial autonomy  The funds realised from postgraduate students at the University of Ibadan are ploughed back to service postgraduate training and research by allocating the greater percentage of such fees into the academic departments and the Postgraduate School. In order to encourage postgraduate students endowed with outstanding research potentials to undertake full-time research leading to a PhD of the University of Ibadan, the Postgraduate School has established two schemes, namely: (a) The University of Ibadan Postgraduate School...
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