• 2014/2015 UNIBEN Postgraduate Supplementary Admission Form Out

    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 in the Departments of Theatre Arts and Mass Communication and The National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS) Abuja.


    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,) A credit pass in Maths and English is required.

    II. Four credits of Ordinary level plus OND (not pass), NCE, IJMB or Advance level passes.

    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 Masters 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 weighted average score of 60% or letter grade ‘B’ average in the Masters 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% or letter grade ‘B’.

    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 the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies.  Applications shall not be processed unless the referee reports are available.



    Programmes Offered:

    a) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) . in Mass Communication

    b) Masters of Arts, (M.A) in Mass Communication

    c) Postgraduate  Diploma (PGD) in Mass Communication


    Advertising, Broadcasting and Films, Business and Organizational Communication, Development Communication, News media Journalism, Print Journalism, Public Relations etc.

    Admission Requirements:

    A. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Mass Communication:

    The PGD Programme in Mass Communication is open to candidates with:

    I. First degree in Mass communication not below third class.

    II. Honours degree not below second class lower division in any discipline

    III. HND in Mass communication with CGPA of 3.00 and above.

    IV. Those whose CGPA in their HND (Mass Communication) is below 3.00 are required to have a minimum of 5 years relevant working experience.

    V. HND or equivalent and any other discipline with a CGPA not below 3.50.

    Masters of Arts M.A in Mass Communication:

    The  Master of Arts (M.A) degree programme in Mass communication is designed for candidates who have background  knowledge in Mass communication having earned degree(s) in Mass Communication or PGD in Mass Communication. Apart from this the programme is also designed for Candidates who met the entry requirement as  stipulated by the University of Benin  senate for M.A programme in Mass Communication.

    Admission Requirement:

    To qualify for admission into the Masters of Arts (M.A) degree programme, a candidate must possess one of the following qualifications.

    i. Honours degree (not below Second Class lower) in Mass Communication or journalism obtained from University recorgnised by senate of the University of Benin.

    ii. HND in Mass Communication, or Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Mass Communication with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 and above.

    iii. B.A/B.Sc  in other discipline or a PGD Mass Communication with not less than a CGPA of 3.0.

    Candidates could be required to take and pass a qualifying oral/written exam administered by the Department/PG school as the case may be.

    Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Degree programme in Mass Communication

    The Doctor of Philosophy (P.hD) degree programme in Mass Communication is purposefully designed to provide qualitative education to deserving candidates. It is geared towards equipping its graduates with the needful knowledge  and professional skills required for successful professional academic careers in the field of Mass Communication

    Admission requirements

    To qualify, the candidates must meet the University of Benin  admission requirement for a Ph.D programme:

    i. Masters degree in Mass Communication with not less than 60% (B) from the university of Benin or approved university recorgnised by the senate of the University of Benin.

    ii. Pass an oral/written examination administered by the department/the postgraduate school as the case may be.

    Duration of Programmes:

    PGD: The programme is expected to Last for a minimum of two semesters for full time.

    M.A: The programme is expected to Last for a minimum of three semesters for full time.

    b)   Ph.D.  A candidate on full time will be required to spend a minimum of thirty six (36) calendar months


    The University of Benin, in affiliation with the National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS), Abuja, offers programmes leading to the award of masters degrees in Legislative Studies, Legislative Drafting. NILS is the capacity building organ of the National Assembly; it was established by an Act of Parliament. It works to support and strengthen the legislature in the pursuit of the ideals of democracy through research, training, legislative support, advocacy and networking.

    Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the legislative Postgraduate programmes of the University of Benin/National Institute for Legislative Studies.  The University of Benin awards the degrees while the programmes are run at the facilities of the National Institute for Legislative Studies in Abuja by academic staff of the two institutions and renowned practitioners in the democratic and legislative process.


    Master’s Programmes

    i. Masters in Legislative Studies

    ii. Masters in Legislative Drafting

    Programme Objectives

    The general objectives of the postgraduate programmes are two-fold:

    i. to equip legislators and legislative staff at all tiers of government with the knowledge and skills required for improved performance of their various functions; and

    ii. to provide opportunities for members of the public who are interested in the practices and procedures of the legislature to familiarize themselves with the operating procedures and processes of this branch of government.

    Programme Mode:

    The programmes are available on full-time basis. Lectures are delivered on week days.

    Duration of Programmes:

    The duration of the master’s degree programme is a minimum period of four (4) semesters, and a maximum period of six (6) semesters.

    Programme Delivery Approach:

    All the Postgraduate Programmes are delivered through a series of lectures, continuous assessment, course examinations and dissertation.


    To be eligible for admission into the Master’s Degree Programme, a prospective candidate must:

    Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division in a relevant area from a recognized university, or a Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant area from a recognized institution with at least 60% CGPA;

    Have the matriculation requirements of Five (5) credit passes at the Ordinary Level, including English Language and Mathematics.


    Candidates are to purchase application forms online with valid VERVE OR MASTER ATM BANK CARD for the sum of  N12,050.00.

    The form must be correctly filled with all information required before submitting online and thereafter printed out from the uniben Website, www.uniben.edu.   The following documents will be printed out from the Website:- application, referee, and Transcript request forms.  Any form not properly filled will not be treated.


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

    Bank/Portal Charges -  3,000.00

    Admission clearance - 20,000.00

    ICT Levy              -         6,000.00

    Development levy   -   15,000.00

    MTN Net Library    -  1,000.00

    Total                     -    45,000.00

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


    All application processes must be completed latest on 16th March 2015.

    Best of luck To You all...
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    1. Treasure 1 year ago

      How much is d form and school fees for master programme in biochemistry.

    2. ukachukwu Anthony 1 year ago

      please.iam a graduate of Criminology and Security Studies with a Second Class Lower Divison. frm NOUN seeking admision for M.Sc Criminology in Sociology.. is it possible?

    3. ukachukwu Anthony 1 year ago

      pls im a graduate of Criminology and Security Studies from Noun,and applying for M.sc in Criminology.I have Second Class lower Division.what are the fee like?

    4. Balolgun Sodiq.O 1 year ago

      please, when is 2014/2015 masters form going to be out? can you e-mail me the time and more info on both the P/T and F/T requirements.

    5. lilian Alexander 1 year ago

      pls when will 2014/2015 Masters form will be on sale.pls I real need ur reply

    6. ale ebenezer 2 years ago

      please tell me how full time msc is differenr from part time msc programme and does it mean that one cannot run the full time programme with job?

    7. ale ebenezer 2 years ago

      please, when is 2014/2015 masters form going to be out? can you e-mail me the time?

    8. oluwoyo temidayo 2 years ago

      Please, can I get information regarding when the postgraduate admission form for 2014/2015 session will be out. Pls your prompt response is required.

    9. oluwoyo temidayo 2 years ago

      Please, can I get information regarding when the postgraduate admission form for 2014/2015 session will be out. Pls your prompt response is required

    10. Emuan Odion Amos 2 years ago

      Please admin,would love u to help me
      find-out the requirement needed to
      do master in business administration and what is the school fees . Please your timely reply will do
      me lots good. Thanks. You can email me through Currentforlife@yahoo.com

    11. onyegu ikechukwu 2 years ago

      what is the actual fees for mba in the post graduate school.

    12. Ogunbote Esther 2 years ago

      Pls admin,i wish to know when the form for M.sc will be on sale,your prompt reply will be appreciated,tks

    13. felix 2 years ago

      i want 2 know if pgd form 4 2014/2015 academics session is on and wen is d closing date.prompt response is required. tax.

    14. MARTINS ODEH 2 years ago

      Sir, wishing to be abreast on calender for 2014/2015 postgraduation admission.

    15. Samson Emenike Ugwuda 2 years ago

      Please what is the fee registration for undergraduate students 2013/2014.

    16. EGBON C. PETER 2 years ago

      Please, i like to know the comencement of M. Sc. form for 2015/2015 academic session. Thanks

    17. Nkemakolem Owuzo 2 years ago

      Pls what are the documents to upload during online registration for Post Graduate Diploma. Thanks.

    18. Isaac twin 2 years ago

      Pls admin,would love u to help me find-out the requirement needed to do master in pharmaceutical chemistry.pls,ur timely reply will do me lots gud.tnx.my email.egbochei@gmail.com

    19. Igenewari Erica 2 years ago

      Please I’d love to know when Post graduate programs for this year ’14/’15 session will commence and the requirements for Law

    20. osaruonamen felix 2 years ago

      plz wat @ d requirement for Msc,in Maths Education and when will d form be out?

    21. ABBAS S AWWAL 2 years ago

      Pls, i want to know if the 2014/2015 Postgraduate application is now on sale and when it will close and How much are they paying for public administration.
      Your prompt reply will b highly appreciated by me thanks.

    22. Oladeji 2 years ago

      Pls, i want to knw if the 2014/2015 Postgraduate application is now on sale nd when it will close. Your prompt reply wil b highly appreciated by me thanks.

    23. Martins 2 years ago

      Plz I’d like to knw the requirements for Mba admission & when the form for 2014/2015 session will be available.
      Anyone wit useful info shld plz contact me on this number 07034554604

    24. Hillary Akachukwu 2 years ago

      pls l want to know the requirement to for master’s degree programme and when the form will be on sale.

    25. KOLAPO J OLADAPO 2 years ago


    26. Godwin10 2 years ago

      Cool info.. More to come

    27. Abidakun o Emmanuel 2 years ago

      No comet

    28. obasughe vincent 2 years ago


    29. akinsunlola A.J 2 years ago

      Can I still obtain Post Graduateadmission form In faculty of education (science)

    30. Mabiaku Tosan 2 years ago

      When will admission commence

    31. Ezimadu SOPHIA 2 years ago

      is sales of forms still in progress

    32. Ojo ayodeji 2 years ago

      How much are they paying for industrial chemistry

    33. Ojo ayodeji 2 years ago

      I love the system of uni-ben

    34. Edward 2 years ago

      Can i still registered for post degree course

    35. Ajibade Joshua 2 years ago

      I had HND in geology with a grade of Upper Credit CGPA 3.51 and OND in Petroleum Engineering. I want PGD in Petroleum Engineering in UNIBEN Pls can i apply?

    36. Monica ekpat 2 years ago

      Pliz z it diploma or any programm form?

    37. atise 2 years ago

      when are you extending the sale of masters forms.

    38. joshua 2 years ago

      i have filled and submitted my application form online, when am i suppose to submit the printed application slip and my credentials? and also how do i access my admission status?

    39. Egwuonwu ijeoma monica 2 years ago

      Pls. After registration online when do I sumit the print-outs. I hv filled it but its still with me.

    40. EKUNDAYO OLATUNDE 2 years ago


    41. Fidelis Onyeme 2 years ago

      Guys! When is the entrance exam for PG MBA kindly notify me pls

    42. tochukwu 2 years ago

      can one still buy form for masters at uniben pg school?

    43. oriakhi unity 2 years ago

      is there post graduate diploma in chemistry

    44. Olasco 2 years ago

      I ave jamb score of 174 can apply? Urgent reply please

    45. Best iyonawan 2 years ago

      Pls is electrical/electronic engineering included in d post graduate diploma programme.

    46. ohwoide daniel 2 years ago

      I have Adv. diploma in Elect/Elect Rufus Giwa poly how do i reg. for B.Eng.

    47. when is the date for the exams please.after online registration do I need any registration.

    48. Kash 2 years ago

      Chioma, unilorin is on till 17th june@ N25,000 plus N250 bank charge, go to www. unilorin.edu.ng

    49. Ugboma Reacheal 2 years ago

      Pls what date is the unben's postgradute entrance exams

    50. Jonathan Okutepa 2 years ago

      Pls. want to find out as HND holder Elect. / Elect. how to get registered for Bsc.

    51. adenomoh rapheal opogah 2 years ago

      I have jamb sco 175 can i buy the from

    52. Azeez Abdul 2 years ago

      Can you admit a holder of BSc. Accounting (2.1), FCA, MBA, MSc Accounting56%and m M.Phil (Business. Adm. 64%) for Phd. Accounting.

    53. jess 2 years ago

      Wat about sum1 rounding up service by october?

    54. Oyinlola 2 years ago

      Pls, wen is d post utme comin out?
      And will the school accept 180+ for jamb score?

    55. Nnagozie Neo Udoka 2 years ago

      Chioma is it diploma form

    56. 3ple o 2 years ago

      Wow dis uniben pgd is really given us so much pain nd stress d best option is 2 go 2 d school n confirm it urself tanks.

    57. Unwuchola clement 2 years ago

      When is d closing date of d pgd form

    58. Chioma Onwuma 2 years ago


    59. Nelly Sylvester Edet 2 years ago

      do uniben run mass comm. in pgd

    60. Aninyei ifeoma 2 years ago

      pls i need to check if am admited bfor i sumit my reference form,pls how can i do dat pls,i need de website 4 master program

    61. okwuokenye ebenezer 2 years ago

      pls when will the dipl;ma form be out

    62. ibro buhari 2 years ago

      did uniben run pgd programm on civil/structural engineering?

    63. UBAJEKWE D UBAJEKWE 2 years ago

      what is the fee for PGD Production Engr (PART TIME) and can the current date of application be extended?

    64. Skyface 2 years ago

      How much is maters degree school feels in uniben? Full time

    65. Skyface 2 years ago

      How much is maters degree school feels in uniben?

    66. Juliet james 2 years ago

      Wen is the post utme gonna be on

    67. Theresa 2 years ago

      Pls,how does 1 apply for transcript online becos d transcript request form isn’t online.and do u have 2 fill d referee form,scan and mail 2 d website,for it is nt online as well.pls sm1 who knws shd pls reply quickly.thank u

    68. james john 2 years ago

      i obtained my B.Sc. Degree from uniben. And now, i have applied for the M.Sc. Programme. So will there be need for me to request for transcript considering the fact that i graduated from the same school

    69. chy 2 years ago

      Pls,can someone with cpga of 2.48 apply for M.sc in Anatomy….thats second class lower division

    70. Otarobo vivian 2 years ago

      Pls how much is the sch fees in p.g.d

    71. Otarobo vivian 2 years ago

      Pls when is the other form will take place

    72. opeyemi 2 years ago

      Pls how much is school fees for PGD science

    73. joshua 2 years ago

      plz i cant find d acknowledgement card, and transcript request form on the website.

    74. Kelly ogbebo 2 years ago

      Wen is uniben post ume form is coming out

    75. WILLIAM 2 years ago

      can i get the website where i can confirm my application record. thanks

    76. WILLIAM 2 years ago

      pls how do i correct some mistakes made by the person that actually did the registration online for me. thanks

    77. WILLIAM 2 years ago

      hello, i actually went to uniben to obtain a post graduate form and can someone send me how i can confirm whether my application is real or not real cause i was told to pay 15k and later fill my particulars in a paper

    78. Dogiye 2 years ago

      hope admission will b available for health services and hospital managemenet course

    79. Jose Nwankwo 2 years ago

      Unugu Henry, I am in same batch wit u and I av bought the form already.

    80. abdul muss 2 years ago

      hw mush wil be the school fees and is the form cost eleven five or fourten five

    81. NWOKIKE EBERE 2 years ago

      how much is the total fee for PGD BUSINESS ADMIN.

    82. Timmy 2 years ago

      Pls am having 2.57cgpa in microbiololgy hope I will b accepted for masters in UNIBEN

    83. Femi 2 years ago

      Pls how much is the total school fees, for the first session for those people that are goin for m.sc in agric. Tanks 4 answer

    84. Victor 2 years ago

      Application closes May, 2013. What is the specific date? It closes 1st May or 30th May, 2013?

    85. pls the site isn't saving up progress in my application and also I would like to know if the reference form is just what I need to get my referee authentication or they also need to send letters to the secretary of the post graduate programme.

    86. O'zil David 2 years ago

      UNIBEN will rily b on point.

    87. Akinola Lade 2 years ago

      Is it not possible to purchase the application scratch card at any branch of the listed Banks.

    88. Favour Evbuomwan 2 years ago

      is there no reference form for this year application?

    89. omokpo 2 years ago


    90. unuga henry 2 years ago

      pls i want to knw if i can apply cos i will be rounding up service june 6

      • iredia 2 years ago

        u can apply cos u dont need ur discharge certificate to apply. u only need it for clearance and that will b around august or September

    91. Unuga Henry 2 years ago

      pls I am expecting my n.y.s.c certificate june 6, hope I can stil make it?

    92. Chuks Jesse 2 years ago

      the link to register is faulty o. They should brace up o because I don't want to miss dis application.

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