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What Are The Available Courses For Professional Post Graduate Program In The Faculty Of Social Sciences University Of Ibadan?

What Are The Available Courses For Professional Post Graduate Program In The Faculty Of Social Sciences University Of Ibadan?

You might be a graduate of any course from faculty of Social science trying to further your study in University of Ibadan in the same faculty. One of the most important things you needed to know is the courses available in this faculty for post graduate, what are the admission requirements and the duration of courses if admitted.

This article will discuss in details all you need to know about the faculty post graduates admission for all courses.

1. MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (M.B.A): The Department of Economics offers M.B.A in University Of Ibadan. This programme consists of courses taught over three semesters, leading to
the degree of Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in the Department
of Economics.
 The admission requirements are as follows:


(i) Admission Requirements: 
Candidates for admission to the Programme should hold a B.Sc. Honours Degree
from a recognised University. Candidates must have at lease five years’ postqualification
experience in practical management. Candidates who possess HND and
equivalent must have a minimum of lower credit passes and must in addition
possess a Postgraduate Diploma in management or Postgraduate Diploma in administration
from a recognised institution. Possession of professional qualifications such as ACA, ACCA,
CIA, AIB, ACIS and NIM and other approved equivalents is an added advantage.
In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the O’ level first
degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan, i.e five O’ level
credit passes at one sitting or six O’ level credit passes at two sittings including
English Language and Mathematics OR Teacher Certificate Grade II obtained
between 1967 and 1981 with merit or credit passes in English Language,
Mathematics and three other relevant matriculation subjects. 
2. MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.Sc.) IN BANKING AND FINANCE: This is also available for study in the Department of Economics.  The programme consists of courses leading to the Professional Degree of
Master of Science in Banking and Finance in the Department of Economics.
(ii) Admission Requirements: To get admission for master of science in banking, one must satisfied the requirements below: 
The Programme is designed for those with a first degree from a recognised
University or Professional qualifications such as A.I.B., A.C.A. A.C.C.A.,
C.I.A. A.C.I.S. and HND with a minimum of lower credit passes and other
approved equivalents. Candidates must have also acquired at least two years
of post-qualification practical management experience in a recognised
Banking and/or Finance Institution.
In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the O level
first degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan i.e. five
O’ level credit passes at one sitting or six O’ level credit passes at two
sittings including English Language and Mathematics OR Teacher Certificate
Grade II obtained between 1967 and 1981 with merit or credit passes in
English Language, Mathematics and three other relevant matriculation
subjects.
Final selection will be based on oral interview of short-listed candidates. The invitation would be through candidates’ email.

3. MASTER OF URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (M.U.R.P.): This course is available for study in the Department of  Department of Urban & Regional Planning, Faculty of social science University of Ibadan.
(i) The Programme: 
This is a two-year full-time programme, leading to the degree of Master of
Urban and Regional Planning (M.U.R.P). It consists of courses, seminars,
laboratory and studio demonstrations, individual projects and a three-month
period of internship. (The programme is recognised by the Nigerian Institute
of Town Planners). 
(ii) Admission Requirements: Someone may want to know what are the admission requirements into Master Of Urban And Regional Planning in the university.
Admission to the programme is open to candidates holding recognised full
Professional Diploma, with a minimum of credit level pass in Town Planning
and related disciplines. In addition, applicants must satisfy the ‘O’ Level
first degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan i.e. five
O’ level credit passes at one sitting or six O’ level credit passes at two
sittings including English Language OR TC II obtained between 1967 and
1981 with merit or credit passes in English Language and four other relevant
matriculation subjects. 

4. M.Sc. DEGREE PROGRAMME IN HOUSING:  
(i) The Programme: 
The M.Sc. in Housing programme offered by the Department of Urban and
Regional Planning provides an avenue to develop a crop of practitioners/
professionals who are theoretically and practically competent to rise to the
challenges which housing issues present. This is achieved through lectures,
seminars, fieldwork, laboratory/studio demonstrations and case studies.

(ii) Admission Requirements: It is necessary to know the required criteria for anyone to make it into the department for the degree.
Admission to the M.Sc. Housing Programme is competitive and open to
graduates of the University of Ibadan or other Universities recognized by the
Senate, in the Social Sciences, Administration, Environmental Design and
Management, Technology, Law, Sciences and Environmental Health. Limited
number of candidates with long-standing experience in housing oriented
establishments, but with recognized equivalent professional membership may
be considered for admission. HND graduates with minimum of 5 years postqualification
experience may also be considered for admission. 
In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the ‘O’ Level
first degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan i.e five O’
level credit passes at one sitting or six O’ level credit passes at two sittings
including English Language OR Teacher Certificate Grade II obtained
between 1967 and 1981 with merit or credit passes in English Language and
four other relevant matriculation subjects.

(iii) Duration: 
The programme can be run full-time or part-time and will extend over a
minimum of three (3) Semesters for full-time studies and minimum of five
(5) semesters for part-time studies. 

5. PROFESSIONAL MASTER OF ELECTION ADMINISTRATION (M.E.A):  This is a professional post graduate course available for study in the department of political science University of Ibadan. The details of the program is as follows:

(i) The Programme: 
 The Professional Master’s Degree programme is aimed at Teaching and
Research in Election studies. It is geared towards training serving and
aspiring Electoral Managers as well as people involved in organizations
associated with election processes who wish to advance their knowledge,
skills and expertise through specialized training in Election Administration.
The long–term objectives of the programme are:
(a) To increase knowledge and enhance learning about democratic electoral
processes. 
(b) To promote transparency, accountability, professionalism, and efficiency in
electoral processes.
(c) To generate alternative frameworks and guidance to election administrators
and policy makers seeking to strengthen national electoral systems. 
(d) To encourage the use of good practices in electoral administration.
(e) To identify cost-effective elements in electoral systems design and
administrative practice.
(f) To highlight the innovations and encourage knowledge-sharing in electoral
administration.

(ii) Target Group 
The Master’s Degree in Election Administration is intended to attract
students from all over Africa. The target groups are existing staff of
Electoral Commissions, members and employees of political parties,
members of Election Monitoring bodies within and outside Africa, as well as
the interested general public. 
In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the ‘O’ Level
first degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan i.e five O’
level credit passes at one sitting or six O’ level credit passes at two sittings
including English Language OR Teacher Certificate Grade II obtained
between 1967 and 1981 with merit or credit passes in English Language and
four other relevant matriculation subjects.
(iii) Duration 
The Professional Master’s Degree in Election Administration is of three
Semesters duration. The first two semesters will be for the taught courses
and seminars while the third semester is for internship and writing of project
report. The Executive Programme is of four Semesters duration.  

(iv) Admission Requirements for professional master of election administration
Admission to the M.E.A degree programme is opened to graduates of this
University with at least Second Class Lower or of other approved
Universities in the Social Sciences and Humanities. 
6. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ELECTION ADMINISTRATION
(PGDEA):
This is available for study in the Department of Political Science. According to the school, the proposed Postgraduate Diploma in Election Administration is a
professional diploma programme. It is a12 months taught and supervised
programme requiring the presentation of a project on an important relevant
area of election administration. It is geared towards training serving and
aspiring Electoral Managers who wish to advance their knowledge, skills and
expertise through specialized training in Election Administration.
Graduates of the programme will be equipped to work in Electoral
Commissions as electoral managers; as electoral machines of political
parties.
Duration:
i) The Postgraduate Diploma in Election Administration will be of two
Semester duration. 
ii) The PGDEA shall be based on a set of courses of instruction and
seminars, as well as on a supervised project. The programme lasts two
semesters for full time candidates. 

1) Admission Requirements: 
Admission to the PGDEA programme is open to graduate of the University of
Ibadan with at least Second Class Lower Degree or similar degree from other
universities approved by the Senate of the University of Ibadan. Nominees
with a Third Class or H.N.D. Upper or equivalent may be considered for
admission.
In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the ‘O’ Level
first degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan i.e five O’
level credit passes at one sitting or six O’ level credit passes at two sittings
including English Language OR Teacher Certificate Grade II obtained
between 1967 and 1981 with merit or credit passes in English Language and
four other relevant matriculation subjects.

7. MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.Sc) DEGREE IN STRATEGIC STUDIES: This is a professional postgraduate course available for study in the department of political science University of Ibadan.
The Master of Science (M.Sc) programme in Strategic Studies is a unique
programme and the first of such to be established by any university
department in Nigeria. 
The uniqueness and strength of the Ibadan master’s degree in Strategic
Studies lie not only in its being novel but because the programme also
harnesses the potential pool of teaching and research competence of the
Department of Political Science for an intensive course of studies and
seminars in subjects that are increasingly becoming of awesome interest and
significance to Nigeria and her needs.
The programme is directed at three Objectives: Academic, Utilitarian, and
Policy-Relevance. The programme aims at producing on a regular basis, the
requisite manpower of informed specialists in both the civilian and military
sectors that can deal with issues of public and/or military policy touching on
Nigeria’s security and interest.
In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the ‘O’ Level
first degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan i.e five O’
level credit passes at one sitting or six O’ level credit passes at two sittings including English Language OR Teacher Certificate Grade II obtained
between 1967 and 1981 with merit or credit passes in English Language and
four other relevant matriculation subjects.

8. MASTER OF INDUSTRIAL AND PERSONNEL RELATIONS (M.I.P.R): This is a professional post graduate courses available for study in the department of sociology University Of Ibadan.

(i) The Programme: 
A three-semester programme of courses shall be provided leading to the Degree of
Master of Industrial and Personnel Relations (M.I.P.R.), ( formerly known as Master of
Industrial and Labour Relations) (MILR). The revised programme now enriched with
personnel courses enables students to specialize in any of the following areas of their
choice: Industrial relations, human resource management and labour market. 

(ii) Admission Requirements: 
Applicants for admission to the Master of Industrial and Personnel Relations (M.I.P.R.)
Programme must hold good honours Bachelor’s degree of the University of Ibadan or
other recognized universities. Applicants with Higher National Diploma (at least upper
credit) may be considered for admission. Selection is based on evidence that the
applicant will be able to pursue creditably a programme leading to the postgraduate
degree of Master of Industrial and Personnel Relations. In addition, the applicant must
have work experience of at least three years. Qualified candidates with written evidence
of sponsorship shall be given preference.
In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the ‘O’ Level
first degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan i.e. five
O’ level credit passes at one sitting or six O’ level credit passes at two
sittings including English Language OR Teacher Certificate Grade II
obtained between 1967 and 1981 with merit or credit passes in English
Language and four other relevant matriculation subjects. 

9. MASTER OF PROJECT DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION (M.P.D.I.): This is available for study in the department of sociology.
(i) Objectives 
The course aims to provide students with analytical capacities, knowledge and skills
necessary to propose, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate development projects. It
seeks to enhance skills and knowledge in specialist functional areas such as social,
economic and infrastructural development. It focuses attention on the characteristics of
projects specific to developing countries and their links to the use of appropriate
technology and sustainable processes. It also aims to develop an appreciation of the role
of research in proposing, managing and evaluating projects.

(ii) Admission Requirements: 
a) Candidates for admission shall be holders of a Bachelors Degree, with a minimum
of Second Class Lower Division, or the Higher National Diploma (Upper Credit)
from any Institution recognized by the Senate of the University of Ibadan.
b) Candidate must have a minimum of three years of post-qualification work
experience.
c) Candidates must have a demonstrated track record of experience in infrastructural
or human development project activities, or involvement in policy design relating
to development projects.
d) In addition, candidates must provide evidence of sponsorship or availability of
support for the program.
e) Candidates must satisfy the matriculation requirements of the University of
Ibadan, including a Credit grade in English Language and a Pass in Mathematics
at the O level examination or its equivalent. 
In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the ‘O’ Level
first degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan i.e five O’
level credit passes at one sitting or six O’ level credit passes at two sittings
including English Language OR Teacher Certificate Grade II obtained
between 1967 and 1981 with merit or credit passes in English Language and
four other relevant matriculation subjects.

(iii) Course Duration: 
The course duration is for a minimum of three semesters and a maximum of five
semesters for full-time students. Part time students are expected to spend a minimum of
five semesters and a maximum of seven semesters.
 
10. ACADEMIC MASTER DEGREE IN RESEARCH AND PUBLIC POLICY
(M.R.P.P.):
This is a professional post graduate program available in the  Department of Sociology University Of Ibadan.
Below are the program details and the admission requirements:
 (i) Objectives
The goal of the programme is to produce high quality graduates equipped to pursue scholarly
research that is policy relevant and/or contribute to evidence-informed policy practice.
The vision underpinning the MRPP is the value of strengthening the production of social science
researchers so that they may contribute to public policy development in Sub-Saharan Africa. 
It
was felt that a programme that provides for the development of competencies in research and
public policy would generate a cadre of professionals able to work in a wide variety of settings including but not limited to government bodies, think tanks, civil society organisations, regional
and international organisations, media and universities.
MRPP graduates should be able to produce social science research that can contribute to public
policy and good governance, and also able to utilize research evidence in public policy
development. 

(i) Admission Requirements: 
The MRPP aims to attract a rich diversity of qualified applicants from among
graduates as well as early and mid-level professionals seeking to build on their
expertise. Uniform minimum eligibility criteria and a rigorous selection process
will ensure that the students admitted into the programme are motivated, capable of
coping with the demands of the programme and developing the required
competencies.
Through the process illustrated above, universities will identify, through tests and
interviews, students with a range of desirable characteristics (e.g. good analytical
skills; creative; resourceful; hard working; population (gender, ethnic, religious,
region, disciplinary background, previous work experience etc.) will enrich
opportunities for students to learn from each other through sharing knowledge and
experiences.
PASGR is developing a web-based portal that can be used for communication within
and across all MRPP universities. The portal can also be used by each university for
on-line applications, which will help track student profiles and identify trends in
admissions over time. Students will also be expected to register on the University of
Ibadan website simultaneously.
To be considered for admission into the MRPP programme, all applicants must meet
the following minimum eligibility criteria: 
i)  An upper Second class Bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent CGPA), or 
ii)  A Bachelor’s degree of a lower second class, and at least 2 years of work
experience in a research or policy field. Eligibility candidates will
subsequently be considered using a common two-stage selection process
determined by each university.

The selection process should include:
  Applications with: 
1) personal details; 
2) academic record to date; 
3) academic and/or professional references; and 
4) a letter of motivation. 
 Followed by one or more of the following: 
1) personal interview; 
2) written or oral examination, assignment, or task;
and/or. 
3) assessed group exercise.
In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the ‘O’ Level
first degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan i.e five O’
level credit passes at one sitting or six O’ level credit passes at two sittings
including English Language OR Teacher Certificate Grade II obtained
between 1967 and 1981 with merit or credit passes in English Language and
four other relevant matriculation subjects.

11. PROFESSIONAL M.Sc. IN GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION
SYSTEMS (G.I.S.):
 This is a post graduate program available for study in the department of geography in University Of Ibadan. The admission requirements and the course details are as follows:
(i) The Programme: 
This programme consists of courses taught for three semesters leading to the
degree of Master of Science in Geographical Information Systems in the
Department of Geography. 
The aim of the Professional M.Sc. in Geographical Information Systems
(GIS) is to produce well-trained professional in GIS concepts and technology
with capabilities in various applications in the areas of natural resources and
environmental management; rural, urban and regional planning, cartography,
architecture, surveying, remote sensing, geology and location-allocation
modelling. 
(ii) Admission Requirements: 
Admission is open to graduates of the University of Ibadan and other
approved Universities recognised by Senate with a minimum of Second Class
Bachelor’s degree in Sciences, Social Medicine, Agriculture and Forestry,
Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences, Engineering and Urban and
Regional Planning. Persons with professional qualifications may also be
considered for admission. 
In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the ‘O’ Level
first degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan i.e five O’
level credit passes at one sitting or six O’ level credit passes at two sittings
including English Language OR Teacher Certificate Grade II obtained
between 1967 and 1981 with merit or credit passes in English Language and
four other relevant matriculation subjects.
12. PROFESSIONAL MASTER IN DISASTER RISK (DRM): This is a professional courses available for post graduate program in the department of geography in UI.
i) Admission Requirements: 
Admission is open to graduates of this university and other approved
universities with a good honours degree in the Social Sciences, Public Health
and related disciplines, Agriculture and Forestry, Veterinary Medicine,
Environmental Science, Town Planning, Science and Engineering or
equivalent professional qualification such as H.N.D., etc with a minimum of
lower credit. Working experience, especially in disaster risk management in
government and the private sector.  

In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the ‘O’ Level
first degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan i.e five O’
level credit passes at one sitting or six O’ level credit passes at two sittings
including English Language OR Teacher Certificate Grade II obtained
between 1967 and 1981 with merit or credit passes in English Language and
four other relevant matriculation subjects.

13. MASTER OF MANAGERIAL PSYCHOLOGY (M.M.P): This is a professional post graduate program available in the Department Of Psychology. The requirements and course duration is as follows:
(i) The Programme: 
The course shall be for a minimum of three semesters for full-time and five
semesters part-time. The programme which is designed to lead to the Master
of Managerial Psychology (M.M.P) is intended to be a professional
preparation in the psycho-technical aspect of Organization and Industrial
Management. Candidates for the programme will be specifically trained to
achieve high level of competence in the areas of Administration, Human
Resource Management, Marketing, Advertising, Human Engineering, and
Ergonomic, Principles in the man-machine work environment equilibrium.
Job Analysis and Job Evaluation, as well as the resolution of human conflicts
in industry, especially as related to other societal organizations, are also
emphasized.
(ii) Admission Requirements: 

Admission is open to: 
(a) Graduates of the University of Ibadan and other Universities with a
minimum of Second Class Bachelor’s degree in the Social Sciences,
Sciences, Social Medicine, Agriculture and Forestry, Environmental
Sciences, Engineering, Arts, Education and Law with a minimum of
three years work experience.
(i) HND graduates with a minimum of Lower Credit and a minimum
of 3 years work experience.
(ii) Researchers or Managers with professional qualifications and at
least five years experience and currently engaged in an industrial
organization. 
(iii) Candidates with the following professional qualifications:
AIB, ACA, ACIS ACIB and ACC. 
(c) In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the
‘O’ Level, first degree matriculation requirements of the University of
Ibadan i.e. five O’ level credit passes at one sitting or six O’ level
credit passes at two sittings, including English Language OR Teacher
Certificate Grade II obtained between 1967 and 1981 with merit or
credit passes in English Language and four other relevant
matriculation subjects.
(d) Applicants with third class, in addition to Postgraduate Diploma or
Professional qualification may apply. 
14. PROFESSIONAL MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN LEGAL
CRIMINOLOGY AND SECURITY PSYCHOLOGY (M.SC. LCS
PSYCHOLOGY) 
(Department of Psychology)

(i) Admission requirements: 

Candidates must be graduates of the University of Ibadan or of other
approved Universities recognized by the Senate of the University or holders
of equivalent qualifications. 
Applicants must hold: 
(a) An honours degree with at least three years work experience in
relevant fields such as the Customs Department, Prison Service,
Immigration Department, Legal Practice, Security Organizations,
Military and Foreign Missions.
Candidate with evidence of corporate sponsorship will have added
advantage.
Candidates experience may be in Corporate Private and Public
Security outfits and must be Managers or in equivalent positions.
 Applicants with third class, in addition to Postgraduate Diploma or
Professional qualification may apply.
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In addition to the above requirements, applicants must satisfy the ‘O’ Level
first degree matriculation requirements of the University of Ibadan i.e five O’
level credit passes at one sitting or six O’ level credit passes at two sittings
including English Language OR Teacher Certificate Grade II obtained
between 1967 and 1981 with merit or credit passes in English Language and
four other relevant matriculation subjects

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