OAU Courses Offered And Admission Requirements

A lot of our readers have been asking about the programmes/courses offered at OAU and their admission requirements. Today, we would be looking into the number of accredited degree programmes offered by the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), both for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes according to the NUC as well as their respective admission requirements, according to JAMB.

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Now Lets Look into the Undergraduate OAU Courses And their General Admission Requirement

 

Undergraduate OAU Courses And Admission Requirement

The following are the Undergraduate OAU Courses And General Admission Requirement for the Obafemi Awolowo University by Faculty.

  • » Accountancy / Accounting
  • » Agricultural Economics
  • » Agricultural Engineering
  • » Animal Science
  • » Applied Geophysics
  • » Architecture
  • » Biochemistry
  • » Botany
  • » Building
  • » Chemical Engineering
  • » Chemistry
  • » Civil Engineering
  • » Computer Engineering
  • » Computer Science
  • » Computer Science with (Economics) (Mathematics)
  • » Crop Production And Protection
  • » Dentistry And Dental Surgery
  • » Drama / Dramatic / Performing Arts
  • » Economics
  • » Education and Biology
  • » Education and Chemistry
  • » Education and Economics
  • » Education and English Language
  • » Education and Fine and Applied Arts
  • » Education and French
  • » Education and Geography / Physics
  • » Education and Integrated Science
  • » Education and Language Arts
  • » Education and Mathematics
  • » Education and Music
  • » Education and Physics
  • » Education and Political Science
  • » Education and Religious Studies
  • » Education and Social Studies
  • » Education and Yoruba
  • » Electrical / Electronic Engineering
  • » Engineering Physics
  • » English Language
  • » Estate Management
  • » Family, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences
  • » Fine Art
  • » Food Science and Technology
  • » French
  • » Geography
  • » Geology
  • » German
  • » Guidance and Counseling
  • » Health Education
  • » History
  • » Home Economics and Education
  • » Hospitality And Tourism Management
  • » Industrial Chemistry
  • » Information Resource Management
  • » International Relations
  • » Law
  • » Linguistics and African Languages
  • » Literature in English
  • » Mathematics
  • » Mechanical Engineering
  • » Medical Rehabilitation
  • » Medicine and Surgery
  • » Metallurgical and Material Engineering
  • » Microbiology
  • » Music
  • » Nursing / Nursing Science
  • » Nutrition And Consumer Services
  • » Pharmacy
  • » Philosophy
  • » Physical and Health Education
  • » Physics
  • » Political Science
  • » Portuguese
  • » Psychology
  • » Quantity Surveying
  • » Religious Studies
  • » Sociology and Anthropology
  • » Soil Science
  • » Statistics
  • » Surveying and Geo-Informatics
  • » Urban and Regional Planning
  • » Yoruba
  • » Zoology

 

OAU Undergraduate Courses Admission Requirements

  1. Candidates must possess a minimum of 5 credit passes in relevant subjects which must include English Language and mathematics at GCE O’Level, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than 2 sittings.
  2. Candidates with Teachers Grade II (TC II) with passes at credit or merit levels in conjunction with credit passes in relevant subjects at GCE, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents may be considered. No subject may be counted at both TC II and GCE O/Level, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents.
  3. The candidate must make at least 200 pass mark in JAMB to qualify for internal screening

 

Now Lets Look into the Postgraduate OAU Courses And their General Admission Requirement

First Check: Only These Nigerian Universities Are Approved For Postgraduate Programmes

 

Postgraduate OAU Courses And Admission Requirement

The following are the Postgraduate OAU Courses And General Admission Requirement for the Obafemi Awolowo University by Faculty.

  1. FACULTY OF ADMINISTRATION
    Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

(i) Postgraduate Diploma Programmes are available in the following areas:

Financial Management (PGDFM); Management Studies (PGDMS); Public Administration (PGDPA); International Relations (PGDIR) and Local Government Studies (PGDLG)

(ii) Masters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Long Essay Master of Business Administration (MBA) Master of Public Administration (MPA); Master of International Relations (MIR); Masters in Local Government Studies (MLGS).

(iii) Masters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research Thesis Master of Science in Accounting (M.Sc.) Master of Science in Business Administration (M.Sc.) Master of Science in Local Government Studies (M.Sc.) Master of Science in Public Administration (M.Sc.) Master of Science in International Relations (M.Sc.) Master of Philosophy in Business Administration (M.Phil.)

(iv) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Degree Programmes Ph.D. programmes in Business Administration; Public Administration; International Relations; Local Government Studies; Accounting

  1. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

(i) Masters Degree Programme by coursework and Long Essay/Project M.Sc. in Agricultural Communication in the Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology.

(ii) Masters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research Thesis M.Sc.; M.Phil programmes in Agricultural Economics; Animal Science; Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology; Plant Science; Seed Science and Technology; Soil Science.

(iii) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Degree Programmes in Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology; Animal Science; Plant Science; Seed Science and Technology; Soil Science and Land Resources Management.

  1. FACULTY OF ARTS
    Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Dramatic Arts (PGDA)

(ii) Masters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Long Essay/Project Master of Arts in Dramatic Arts (M.A) Master of Arts in Fine Arts (MFA)

(iii) Masters Degree Programmes by Course work and Research Thesis M.A., M.Phil. Programmes in History, Linguistics, English Language; Literature-in-English; Philosophy; Religious Studies; Foreign Languages; Yoruba Language, Yoruba Literature, Music, African Art Studies; Dramatic Arts.

(iv) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programmes in History; Linguistics; English Language; Philosophy; Religious Studies; Foreign Languages; Literature-in-English; Yoruba Language, Yoruba Literature, Music; African Art Studies; Dramatic Arts.

  1. FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES

(i) Masters Degree programmes by Coursework and Research Thesis Master of Science (M.Sc.); and Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in the following areas of specialization: Medical Microbiology and Parasitology; Chemical Pathology; Anatomy; Physiotherapy; Nursing; Physiological Sciences; Immunology

(ii) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree programme Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Degree Programmes are available in the following areas of specialization: Medical Microbiology and Parasitology; Chemical Pathology; Anatomy; Physiotherapy; Nursing; Physiological Sciences; Immunology.

  1. FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCES
    Masters and Doctor of Philosophy Degree Programmes by Course work and Research
    Thesis:

(i) (a) M.Sc.; in Clinical Psychology; and Psychiatry Clinical Psychology (b) Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)

(ii) Doctor of Philosophy Degree Programmes (a) Ph.D. Programmes are available in Psychiatry

(iii) Doctor of Medicine, M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) in Medicine.

  1. FACULTY OF DENTISTRY

(iMaster Degree Programme by Course work and Long Essay/Project Master of Dental Public Health (MDPH)

(iiMasters and Doctor of Philosophy Degree Programmes by Course Work and Research Thesis (a) M.Sc. in Dental Public Health (b) Ph.D. in Dental Public Health

  1. FACULTY OF EDUCATION (Admission in Harmattan Semester Only)

(i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) (a) Postgraduate Diploma in Education (to be operated) at the Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo) (b) Postgraduate Diploma in Education – OAU, Ile-Ife

(iiMasters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Long Essay (M.Ed.) M.Ed. Programmes are available in the following areas: Educational Administration; Guidance and Counselling; Curriculum Studies; Adult Education; Early Childhood Education; Educational Technology, Physical Education; Higher Educational Administration; History of Education; Philosophy of Education; Psychology of Education; Tests and Measurement; Sociology and Education.

(iii) Masters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research Thesis (M.A. Education)M.A. (Education) programmes are available in the following areas of specialization: History of Education; Educational Planning; Educational Administration; Higher Educational Administration; Curriculum Studies; Tests and Measurements; Psychology of Education; Sociology of Education; Guidance and Counselling; Language Arts Education; Science Education; Social Science Education; Mathematics Education; Educational Technology; Adult Education; Physical Education. Comparative Education; Philosophy of Education; Early Childhood Education.

(iv) Masters of Philosophy by Coursework and Research (a) Guidance and Counselling (b) History of Education (c) Philosophy of Education (d) Psychology of Education (e) Sociology of Education (f) Tests and Measurement of Education

(v) Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D) Education Programmes These are available with specialization in History of Education; Educational Planning; Educational Administration; Higher Educational Administration; Curriculum Studies; Tests and Measurements; Philosophy of Education; Guidance and Counselling; Psychology of Education; Sociology of Education; Language Arts Education; Science Education; Social Science Education; Mathematics Education; Educational Technology; Adult Education; Physical Education; Early Childhood Development.

  1. FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT

(i) Postgraduate Diploma (a) Postgraduate Diploma in Architectural Conservation (PGDAC); (b) Postgraduate Diploma in Architectural Design and Practice (PGDADPP) (c) Postgraduate Diploma in Transportation Planning, Housing and Urban Renewal Processes; Landscape Planning; Planning Process and Waste Management.

(ii) Masters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Long Essay/Project (a) Master of Science in Architecture (Professional); (b) Master of Arts in Fine Arts (M.F.A.) with Specialization in Ceramics, Graphic Design, Painting, Sculpture, Textile Design;

(iii) Masters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research Thesis: M.Sc.; M.Phil.are available with specialization in Architecture, Building Structures; Building Maintenances; Building Services; Construction Management; Estate Management; Quantity Surveying; Urban and Regional Planning; Transportation Planning, Housing and Urban; Renewal Processes; Landscape Planning; Planning process and Waste Management.

(iv) Ph.D. Programmes: These are available with specialization in Architecture, Building Structures; Building Maintenance; Building Services; Construction Management; Estate Management; Quantity Surveying; Urban and Regional Planning; African Art Studies.

  1. FACULTY OF LAW (Admission in Harmattan Semester Only)

(i) Master of Law (LL.M)

(ii) Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) Degree Programme by Coursework and Research Thesis. This is available with specialization in Jurisprudence and Private Law; Public Law; International Law and Business Law

(iii) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Programmes Ph.D. degree programmes available with specialization in Jurisprudence and Private Law; Public Law; International Law and Business Law

  1. FACULTY OF PHARMACY

(i) Postgraduate Diploma Programme PGD in Phytomedicines

(iiMasters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research Thesis (a) M.Sc. Programmes in: Phytomedicines; Pharmaceutical Analysis; Pharmacology; Pharmaceutical Chemistry; Pharmaceutics; Pharmacognosy; Pharmacy Administration. (b) M.Phil. in Pharmacology; Pharmaceutical Chemistry; Pharmaceutics; and Pharmacognosy; Pharmacy Administration.

(iii) Ph.D. Programmes These are available with specialization in Pharmacology; Pharmaceutical Chemistry; Pharmaceutics; Pharmacognosy; Phytomedicines; Pharmaceutical Analysis; Pharmacy Administration.

  1. FACULTY OF SCIENCE

(i) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) (a) Environmental Management and Control; (b) Biosystematics (c) Museum Techniques

(ii) Masters Degree Programmes by Course work and Long Essay/Project Master in Conservation Science; Master of Actuarial Science (M.A.S.); Mineral Exploration Petroleum Geochemistry; Petroleum Geophysics; Petroleum Geoscience; Groundwater and Environmental Geoscience

(iii) Masters Degree Programmes
M.Sc. and M.Phil. Programmes by Coursework and Research Thesis Biochemistry; Botany; Chemistry; Mathematics; Microbiology; Biosystematics; Physics; Engineering Physics; Zoology; Applied Geology; Applied Geophysics; Environmental Control and Management, Biosystematics in the Natural History Museum; Statistics.

(iv) Ph.D. Programmes These are available with specialization in: Biochemistry; Botany; Chemistry; Mathematics; Geology. Applied Geology; Microbiology; Physics; Engineering Physics; Zoology Biosystematics, Applied Geophysics and Statistics.

  1. FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
    i) Postgraduate (PGD) Programme In Entrepreneurship Development; Social Work and Social Development; Population and Development; Economics.

(ii) Masters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Long Essay/Project Masters in Demography and Social Statistics (M.D.S.); Master in Political Science (M.P.S.); Master in Geographic Information System and Remote Sensing(MGIS); Master in Industrial and Labour Relations(MILR); Masters in Managerial Psychology (MMPsych.); Master of Economics Science (MES)

(iii) Masters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research Thesis in the following areas: M.Sc. Degree in any of the following areas; Economics; Geography; Demography and Social Statistics; Sociology and Anthropology; Political Science; Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Geographic Information System and Remote Sensing.

(iv) M.Phil. degree programme by Coursework and Research thesis in the following areas: Demography and Social Statistics, Economics. (v) Ph.D. Programmes Course work and Research Thesis In any of the following areas; Economics, Geography; Demography and Social Statistics; Political Science; Sociology and Anthropology; Psychology.

  1. FACULTY OF TECHNOLOGY

(i) Postgraduate Diploma Programmes (PGD) (a) Postgraduate Diploma in Food Science and Technology; Computer Science, (b) Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering; Information and Communication Technology.

(ii) Masters Degree Programmes by Course work and Long Essay/Project (a) Master of Technology Management (M.Tech. Management) (b) Telecommunications Engineering; Master of Technology in Information and Communication Technology (M.Tech. in ICT)

(iii) Masters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research Thesis: Master of Science (M.Sc.) and Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) Degree Programmes are available in the following areas: Food Science and Technology; Agricultural Engineering; Civil Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering; Computer Science; Technology Planning and Management; Electronic and Electrical Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering.

(iv) Ph.D. Programmes Doctor of Philosophy Degree programmes are available in: Agricultural Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Computer Science; Electronics and Electrical Engineering; Food Science and Technology; Technology Planning and Management; Mechanical Engineering; Materials Science Engineering.

 

OAU Postgraduate Courses Admission Requirements

For requirements, Visit OAU Website: www.oauife.edu.ng

 

DURATION OF THE PROGRAMMES:

(a) Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

(i) Full-Time – 2 Semesters

(b) Master Degree Programmes

Full-Time Master Degree by Course work and Long Essay/Project -3 Semesters Full-Time Master Degree by Coursework and Research Thesis – 4 Semesters

(c) Ph.D. Programmes

(i) Full-Time Minimum Duration – 6 Semesters

(ii) Part-Time Minimum Duration – 8 semesters (for Staff only)

 

MODE OF STUDY: The M.Sc and PGD programme are on a full-time basis

For more information, kindly visit Obafemi Awolowo University website

 

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