Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the undergraduate Open and Distance Learning Programmes of the Centre for Distance Learning, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
The centre has the mandate of providing access to University education to people, who, for some peculiar reasons cannot engage fully in the conventional face – to – face mode of receiving lectures on campus.
Department of Nursing Science
A. BACHELOR OF NURSING SCIENCE (B.NSC)
Applicants must be Nurses registered by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (RN/RPN/RM/RPHN, etc). In addition, applicants must possess West African School Certificate/GCE (or equivalents) at Ordinary Level with credits in five (5) subjects obtained at not more than two sittings. The subjects must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Chemistry. Candidates shall be invited for written entrance examination and oral interview.
In line with the new approved curriculum of the Bachelor of Nursing Science Programme by the Senate of OAU, all Direct Entry students on the BNSc. Programme will spend FOUR (4) academic years.
Department of Management and Accounting
B. B.SC. ACCOUNTING
Applicants for admission into the programme should possess the Senior Secondary School Certificate (NECO/WAEC) or General Certificate of Education at Ordinary level with credits in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two from the following: Government, Financial Accounting, Geography, Literature in English and Yoruba at not more than two sittings.
(a) Direct Entry applicants should possess five credit passes in the GCE (or equivalent) examination as listed above
(b) The Advanced Level passes shall include Economics or Accounting or ND at Upper Credit level in Accounting, or Banking and Finance or ATS-ICAN final stage certificate or final stage of Association of Nigerian Accountants (ANAN) or Final stage of Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) or final stage of the Chattered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).
(a)Candidates must have HND in Accounting or B.Sc. in any discipline with ACA/ACCA or final stage of ICAN/ACCA.
(b) Five Credit passes in O/L as listed in (i) above are also required.
Department of Economics
C. B.SC. ECONOMICS
(i).'O' Level Admission (Five Years)
Applicants for admission into the programme should possess the Senior Secondary School Certificate (NECO/WAEC) or General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level with Credits in five subjects including English language, Mathematics, Economics, Geography or Government and any from Civic Education / History / CRS / IRK /Yoruba/ Literature /Chemistry/Physics/Biology/Agricultural Science/Further Mathematics/ICT.
(ii). Direct Entry To Part II (Eight Semesters)
(a) Direct Entry applicants should possess five Credit passes in the GCE (or equivalent) examination, (Credit passes at Ordinary level must include English Language, Economics and Mathematics).
(b) The Advanced Level passes shall include Economics and any two of Mathematics, Statistics, Geography, and Government or OND at not less than an Upper Credit Level in Mathematics or Statistics.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application form and Method of application are available only ONLINE (apply.oaucdl.edu.ng) on payment of a sum of Fifteen Thousand Naira (N15, 000) through Paystack or eTranzact platform at any branch of Polaris (Skye) Bank, Wema Bank, First Bank or UBA.
Please do check the eligibility criteria on the website before making submission.
The centre for distance learning, OAU has not engaged any individual or organization to carry out the application procedure on her behalf and thus shall not be held responsible for any issue arising from the involvement of a third party.
Submission of on-line forms will close at 12.oo midnight on Wednesday, 31st March, 2021.