Despite the fact that the application form for UNIBEN courses available for 2018/19 is not yet released for sale, you can already check out the list of courses that are offered to you. As well, you are welcome to check out the application procedure and all the requirements for the admission.
The official list of UNIBEN postgraduate courses
The list of available University of Benin courses consists of 18 disciplines and offers you a vast number of opportunities. The below named programmes include a range of available Master’s degree studies each.
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So, the list of the available opportunities is as follows:
- Institute of public administration & extension services
- Faculty of life sciences
- Faculty of engineering
- Faculty of social sciences
- College of medical sciences
- Faculty of arts
- Centre of excellence in geosciences & petroleum engineering
- Faculty of law
- Centre for gender studies
- Faculty of medicine
- Faculty of physical sciences
- Faculty of education
- Faculty of management sciences
- Faculty of agriculture
- School of basic medical sciences
- Institute of education
However, knowing the list of the available courses for postgraduate studies is not everything. You also need to know how to be admitted to the UNIBEN studies.
UNIBEN postgraduate courses and requirements
There’s a range of requirements to the students who are planning to enter postgraduate studies at the University of Benin. For example:
- Each student who wants to be accepted should have no less than 5 credits in NECO, WASC, GCE (ordinary levels or any of their equivalents). Credit passes in the English language and Mathematics are a must
- Each student who wants to be accepted should have no less than 4 credits at the Ordinary level along with OND, IJMB, NCE, Advanced level passes or any of their equivalents
- If you have a Pass, you are not qualified to enter postgraduate programmes in UNIBEN. In case you want to enter any of the Master degree programmes, you need to have PGD to be considered as a candidate
How to apply for UNIBEN masters correctly?
You will be able to apply for the Master’s degree programmes at UNIBEN as soon as they are issued this year. As a rule, the application process is not complicated and requires several simple steps. Hopefully, this year nothing will change, and you will need to complete the following procedure:
- Purchase the application form as soon as it’s available online. you are supposed to use a valid Master Card or Verve and pay N12,050. The amount involves N11, 500 of the application fee and the remaining N550 make the procession fee
- Once the application form is purchased, proceed to the completion of the form online at the official UNIBEN website
- Fill out the form very accurately and attentively with the correct information. Check everything twice before submitting the form and printing it out
- You will be able to print out the application form and the referee form from the website
You should remember that the application forms that are filled out incorrectly or improperly will not be considered. As well, if you fill a form out with an incorrect information with an intention to delude anybody, the form will not be considered. The price of the form will not be refunded.
In addition to this, you need to keep in mind that the Senate may announce the admission to certain programmes through the entrance examination. It’s not about all the existing available programmes, it’s about some of them. They will announce which programmes will require an examination at a due time.
The admission charge of the UNIBEN masters degree courses
You will be allowed to pay the admission charges only after you are officially given the admission to the UNIBEN postgraduate program of your choice. The fee is not refunded, no matter what, so it’s impossible to pay the charges before a person is accepted to the course.
The charges are as follows:
- Bank fee N3,000
- MTN net library N1,000
- Admission clearance N20,000
- Development levy N15,000
- ICT levy N6,000
The total amount makes N45,000, After the admission is announced to you, you will be informed of any changes to the necessary amount and the clearance date, before which the amount is supposed to be paid.
This is probably everything you should know regarding the UNIBEN postgraduate programmes, the process of application for the course of your choice, and the fees to be paid.
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