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Igbinedion University Okada Admission into School of Postgraduate Studies and Research for 2020/2021 Academic Session
Date Posted: 16/Jul/2020

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into IUO postgraduate programmes in the following colleges for 2020/2021 academic session.

A. COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES PROGRAMME:

1. Economics and Developmental Studies - PGD. M.Sc, Ph.D

Areas of Specialization

  • Development Economies
  • International Economics
  • Finance and Public Sector Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Financial Economics

Igbinedion University Okada

2. International Relations & Strategic Studies - PGD. M.Sc, Ph.D

Areas of Specialization

Ph.D International Relations

  • Humanitarian Studies
  • Development Assistance
  • Foreign Policy and Diplomatic Studies

PhD Strategic Studies

  • Defence and Security Studies
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Transborder Crime and Terrorism

3. Mass Communication - PGD, M.Sc

Areas of Specialization

  • Print & Online Journalism
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations

 4. Political Science & Public Administration - PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D

Areas of Specialization

  • Political Sociology
  • Political Theory
  • Comparative Politics and Development Studies
  • Public Policy
  • Management of Public Sector Organizations
  • Management of Public Enterprises
  • Comparative and Public Administration

5. Theatre Arts - PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D

Areas of Specialization

  • Directing
  • Playwriting
  • Film and Media Arts
  • Acting/ Presentational Speech
  • Dramatic Theory and Criticism
  • Costume/Make-up Design
  • Scenography and Set Design
  • Community Theatre/TfD
  • Theatre Administration and Events Management

B. COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES PROGRAMME:

1. Accounting(PGD, M.Sc. Ph.D)

Areas of Specialization

  • Taxation
  • Environmental Accounting
  • Forensic and Investigation

2. Banking and Finance (PGD, M.Sc. Ph.D)

Area of Specialization

  • International Finance
  • Public Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Capital Market Studies

3. Business Management

 I. (PGD, M.Sc. Ph.D)

Areas of Specialization

  • Management Information System
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Management

II. Masters of Business Administration (MBA) (Academic)

C. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING PROGRAMME:

1. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING – M.Eng, Ph.D

Areas of Specialization:

  • Reaction Engineering
  • Process Control/ Analysis
  • Environmental Studies
  • Polymer Processing
  • Process Design/Optimization
  • Corrosion Engineering

2. ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING - M.Eng. Ph.D

Areas of Specialization:

  • Control/Telecommunication
  •  Electronics/Telecommunication
  • Power/ Machines

3. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING - PGD, M.Eng, Ph.D

Post Graduate Diploma (PGD).

- PGD in Mechanical Engineering

M.Eng. In the following options:

  • Thermal Power Engineering
  • Advanced Fluid Mechanics,
  • Engineering Design & Manufacture,
  • Industrial /Maintenance Engineering,
  • Applied Energy and
  • M.Sc. in Engineering Management.

Ph.D.

Areas of Specialization

  • Engineering Design & Manufacture
  • Thermal Power Engineering
  • Advanced Fluid Mechanics
  • Industrial Engineering and Maintenance
  • Applied Energy

D. College of Health Sciences

I. BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCE PROGRAMME: PHYSIOLOGY – M.Sc

Options

  • Environmental and Applied Physiology
  • Cardiovascular Physiology and Metabolism
  • Gastrointestinal Physiology, Inflammation and Carcinogenesis
  • Endocrine, Reproductive Physiology and Embryogenesis
  • Neuroscience

II. CLINICAL SCIENCE PROGRAMME: NURSING – M.Sc, PGDN

Options:

  • Medical – Surgical Nursing (MSN)
  • Community Health Nursing (CHN)
  • Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Nursing (MN & CHN)

E. COLLEGE OF LAW PROGRAMME: LAW (LLM, Ph.D)

Areas of Specialization

  • International Law
  • Public Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Business Law
  • Private and Property Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Maritime Law

F. COLLEGE OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES PROGRAMME: BIOCHEMISTRY – M.Sc, Ph.D

Areas of Specialization:

  • Toxicology and Environmental Biochemistry
  • Nutrition, Food Chemistry and Health
  • Ethno-Biochemistry
  • Medical and Clinical Biochemistry

2. COMPUTER SCIENCE & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY – PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D

Areas of Specialization:

  • Advanced Software Engineering
  • Operating System and Systems Programming
  • Artificial Intelligence and Expert System
  • Information System and Security
  • Internet Technology
  • Mobile Computing
  • Cloud Computing

3. MICROBIOLOGY – PGD, M.Sc, Ph.D

Areas of Specialization:

  • Environmental and Public Health Microbiology
  • Food and Industrial Microbiology
  • Brewing Science
  • Plant Pathogenic Microbiology
  • Animal Pathogenic Microbiology (Medical Microbiology)
  • Immunology and Immunochemistry
  • Microbial Physiology and Biochemistry
  • Pollution Studies

G. COLLEGE OF PHARMACY PROGRAMME:

1. PHARMACEUTICS AND PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY – M.Sc

Options:

  • Liposome Technology / Drug Delivery System Optimization
  • Powder and Tableting Technology / Phytomedicine

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. A Candidate for Postgraduate Studies in Igbinedion University must have obtained at least five (5) credits in WASC, NECO, GCE (ordinary level or their equivalents)

NOTE: A CREDIT PASS IN MATHS AND ENGLISH IS REQUIRED.

  1. Four credits at Ordinary level, Plus OND (not pass), NCE, IJMB or Advance level passes or any other equivalent.
  2. A holder of a Pass (Degree/Diploma) is not qualified for admission into the postgraduate programmes. He/She must possess PGD to be considered for admission into the Masters Programmes.
  3. A candidate applying for the Ph.D in any Programme of lgbinedion University must have obtained a minimum weighted average score of 60% in the Master's degree.
  4. Only applicants who have the NYSC discharge, exemption or exclusion certificates would be considered for admission.
  5. Nursing: In addition to the above, applicants for:

- MSc Nursing:

  • Must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
  • Must possess a valid Midwifery Council of Nigeria License

- PGD Nursing (PGDN):

  • Must be Registered Nurse (RN) and Registered Midwife (RM)
  • Must have a first Bachelors Degree in related health subjects, e.g. Psychology, Nutrition, etc.

vii. Physiology: Applicants with related B.Sc degree, where physiology has been part of courses taught could be considered.

OTHER DOCUMENTS

Transcript must be received by Post at the Post Graduate School and three referees’ reports submitted online

HOW TO APPLY:

Application for Postgraduate Admission for first time applicants is as follows:

Note: Candidates are advised to have a valid e-mail account before starting the application process. I.

  1. Visit www.iuokada.edu.ng
  2. Click on "Online Application"
  3. Select Postgraduate Programmes 2020/2021.
  4. Download and Read the Instructions and Guidelines before proceeding.
  5. Click on "Register for Application" at the top left of the displayed page to proceed.
  6. Enter your First name; Middle name; and Surname along with your Email Address and Phone Number. (Immediately, your ID and Password will be sent to your email.)
  7. Visit your inbox in your email account and open the email sent to you.
  8. Click on the Link in the email to continue. (The link will take you back to iuokada.waeup.org)
  9. Click on "Login" (top right of the front page), enter your username and the password to login. (as sent to your email)
  10. To scan the application process, please click on "Application Record".

Provide all required information and upload your recent and clear 1”x1” COLOURED passport photograph.

(NOTE that the photograph uploaded will be the only valid ID for all admitted candidates throughout their programme in Igbinedion University, Okada).

  1. Submit the email address of your referees - They would receive mails and are to respond accordingly
  2. To pay for the application, click on "Add Online Payment Ticket" at the bottom of the page, then click on "Pay with...". This will show you option of "Interswitch" or "Etransact" on the top left corner of the page. Follow the instruction to pay the application fee of N15.000.00; (excluding charges) with a valid ATM-Enabled Card from any Commercial Bank in Nigeria.
  3. Preview and confirm your information before submitting your application online.
  4. Click "Submit" and wait till you get a notification confirming that the submission is successful.

Transcripts

Candidates should request for their transcripts from their former institutions to be sent to the following address:

The Office of the Secretary,

School of post Graduate Studies & Research (Main Campus),

Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State, Nigeria

Note: your application will not be processed until the transcript is received and references are submitted.

Admission Procedure:

Only candidates who have been offered letter of admission into the various PG programmes are to proceed to pay the total amount of Non-Regundable Acceptance Fee along with their Letters of acceptance.

08169662509 (Sec., PG School)

08033585699 (Desk Officer PG School)

08023416955 (Bursary)

Emailsecretarypgschool@iuokada.edu.ng

Websitewww.iuokada.edu.ng/pgschool

Note: A non- refundable acceptance fee must be paid as part payment of tuition before commencement of the program.

Apply online at www.iuokada.edu.ng/pgschool or call desk officer PG – 08033585699 secretary PG, 08169662509 Head, Public Relations Unit – 08037937287

Signed:

F.B. Bakare Esq (Registrar)

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