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UNIBEN Postgraduate Admission Updated Details, 2018/2019



UNIBEN Postgraduate Admission Latest Update: CERHI Postgraduate Admission Form 2017/2018

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates into the MSc and PhD programmes in Reproductive Health offered under the auspices of the Centre of Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation (CERHI) in the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nursing Sciences, Community Health and Health Economics at the University of Benin. The University of Benin is a first generation federally-funded University in South-South Nigeria, established in 1971.

UNIBEN Postgraduate Admission Updated Details, 2018/2019

CERHI is a World Bank-supported project at the University of Benin whose mission is to implement high quality training and applied research for professionals needed to build a new cohort of human resource to tackle the population and reproductive health challenges in the African region. The program which commenced in 2016, has acquired some of the most up-to-date pedagogical, research and laboratory facilities that compete favorably with some of the best in any part of the World, and has graduated its first set of students. The program particularly invites applications from students in other African countries, as CERHI has excellent training facilities that will meet their needs, including a fully air-conditioned international students’ hostel complete with 24-hours internet access and a wonderful receptivity by the University community throughout their stay.

Available Programmes

1)MSc and PhD in Reproductive Health.

2)MPH and PhD in Public Health with specialization in Reproductive and Family Health.

3)MSc and PhD in Nursing Sciences.

4)MSc and PhD in Health Economics.

5)Post Graduate Diploma in Health Economics.

Admission Requirements

To be qualified for admission into these courses, a candidate must possess the following:

1)At least five (5) credits in WASC, NECO, GCE (ordinary level or equivalent qualifications in other countries). NOTE: A CREDIT PASS IN MATHS AND ENGLISH IS REQUIRED.

2)For MSc, a first degree or its equivalent in at least Second Class Lower Division from any University recognized by the University of Benin.

3)A candidate applying for the PhD must have obtained a minimum of 60% Average Credit Point Aggregate in the Master’s Degree.

4)A candidate applying for the PhD with Master’s Degree from any other University who in his/her Master’s study has not previously taken the compulsory courses or their equivalents similar to the ones at the University of Benin shall on admission be required to offer and pass such courses with a minimum score of 60%.

5)For Nigerian applicants only candidates, only those with National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) discharge or exemption certificates, would be allowed to clear into the different courses.

Candidates should note that holders of a pass (Degree/Diploma) are not qualified for admission into the postgraduate programme of the University of Benin. In addition, all holders of Third (3rd) class degree must possess Postgraduate degree Diplomas (PGD) to be eligible for consideration for admission into the Master’s programme.

How to Apply for UNIBEN CERHI Postgraduate Admission

Candidates are to purchase an application form online with a valid VERVE OR MASTER ATM BANK CARD with the sum of N25,500.00 ($75.0). The form must be correctly filled with all information required before submitting online and printing out the Application and Referee Forms from the Website: www.myuniben.org. Candidates should kindly note that any form not properly completed will not be treated.

Scholarships: CERHI has scholarships for highly qualified international students, especially female students. The scholarship excludes the payment of acceptance fees but includes tuition, boarding and living expenses. However, such applicants should apply in writing to the Centre Leader, CERHI, University of Benin, Benin city, Nigeria at the time of submission of their applications.

Internships: Candidates who gain admission into the CERHI programme will be sponsored to attend internship in an industry location at a local, national, regional or international destination based on their academic performance. This is to enable the students gain on-hands training and field experiences in a reproductive health field.

Modern Library, Online Resources and High Speed Internet: Successful applicants will also have at their disposal a state of the art library space equipped with computers, books and journals as well as world class online resources which can be accessed with our high speed internet available to every student.

For further information, please contact the Program Manager, Ms. Vivian Onoh at Tel: +234 8039101991; email: info@cerhi.uniben.edu

University of Benin, UNIBEN) Postgraduate Admission General Details, 2018/2019

The University of Benin (UNIBEN) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Postgraduate programmes leading to the award of Postgraduate Diploma, Masters degree and Ph.D for the 2018/2019 Academic Session. The postgraduate programmes lead to the award of Postgraduate Diploma, Masters degree and Ph.D in the various Faculties/Schools/Institutes of the University of Benin. Candidates are to visit the website to apply from 8th June 2018.

1) FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
2) FACULTY OF ARTS
3) FACULTY OF EDUCATION
4) FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
5) INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION
6) INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION & EXTENSION SERVICES
7) FACULTY OF LAW
8) FACULTY OF LIFE SCIENCES
9) FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
10) COLLEGE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
11) FACULTY OF PHARMACY
13) FACULTY OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES
14) SCHOOL OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES
15) FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
16) CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN GEOSCIENCES & PETROLEUM ENGINEERING
17) UNIVERSITY F BENIN/ AFRICAN ECONOMIC RESEARCH CONSORTIUM CORROBORATIVE PH.D PROGRAMME IN ECONOMICS
18) CENTRE FOR GENDER STUDIES

UNIBEN POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

I. A Candidate for postgraduate studies in the University of Benin 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.

II. Four credits at Ordinary level, plus OND (not pass), NCE, IJMB or Advance level passes or any other equivalent..

III. A holder of a Pass (Degree / Diploma) is not qualified for admission into the postgraduate programme of the University of Benin. In addition, all holders of 3rd class degree must possess PGD to be considered for admission into the Masters programmes.

IV. Candidates who obtained Master‟s 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 Ph.D in any programme of the University of Benin must have obtained a minimum weighted average score of 60% in the Master‟s degree.

VI. A candidate applying for the PhD with a Master‟s degree from any other University who in his/her Master‟s 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% .

VII. Only students who have the NYSC discharge, exemption or exclusion certificate can be allowed to clear into the different courses.

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 postgrad@uniben.edu.ng. or the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies. Applications shall not be processed unless the referee reports are available.

Note: students are advised to always check this website for those courses that require written entrance examination. Please indicate your e-mail address / telephone when applying.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

  • Candidates are to purchase application forms online with valid VERVE OR MASTER ATM BANK CARD from any commercial bank in Nigeria for the sum of  N20,000.00 (Twenty thousand naira only).
  • The Application form must be correctly filled with all information required before submitting online and thereafter printed out from the UNIBEN  portal at myuniben.org.
  • Candidates are expected to download Referee and Transcript Request Forms from the website and ensure that these forms are clearly filled with all information required, and send to Postgraduate School.
  • Any Application Form not properly filled will not be treated.
  • All application processes must be completed on or before 31st August, 2018.

ADMISSION PROCEDURE:

Only candidate given admission into the various PG programmes are to proceed to pay the total amount of Non-Refundable Acceptance fees itemised below.

Bank/Portal Charges: ₦5,000.00
Admission clearance: ₦23,000.00
ICT Levy: ₦6,000.00
Development levy: ₦15,000.00
MTN Net Library: ₦1,000.00
Total: ₦50,000.00

Note: Acceptance fee must be paid before candidates can be cleared.

About UNIBEN

The University of Benin was founded in 1970. It started as an Institute of Technology and was accorded the status of a full-fledged University by National Universities Commission (NUC) on 1st July, 1971. In his Budget Speech in April 1972, the then Military Governor of Mid-Western State, Col. S. O. Ogbemudia (then also Visitor to the University) formally announced the change of the name of the Institute of Technology to the University of Benin. On 1st April, 1975 the University at the request of the State Government, was taken over by the Federal Government and became a Federal University.


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4 Comments

  • Please is the admission list for the PGD program 2017/2018 out, ‘cos I haven’t seen it? Thanks!

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  • Please can I still apply for the PGD program?

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  • Amaechi Solomon

    will it be any entrance examination for PGD language courses?

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  • Edirukaye Kingsley

    Can I proceed with the procession of the m. D form without my exemption letter becos I av applied but I have not gotten it.

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