Olabisi Onabanjo University Begins 2017/2018 Admission into Postgraduate Programmes

Applicants are invited from suitably qualified candidates for  admission into postgraduate diploma and degree programmes for 2017/2018 academic session.

OBAFEMI AWOLOWO COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES

  1.    Department of Chemical Pathology and Immunology

(a)    M.Sc. Chemical Pathology

(b)    Ph.D Chemical Pathology

   2.  Department of Anatomy

(a)    M.Sc. Anatomy

(b)    Ph.D Anatomy

3.    Department of Physiology

(a)    M.Sc. Physiology

(b)    Ph.D Physiology

4. Department of Biochemistry

(a)    Postgraduate Diploma in Biochemistry

(b)    M.Sc. Biochemistry

(c)    Ph.D Biochemistry

FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCES

(i)    Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care

MPH – Master of Public Health

(ii)    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

PGD in Anaesthesia

FACULTY OF PHARMACY

(i)     Department of Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry

(a)    Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Analysis

(b)    M.Sc. Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry

(c)    MPhil/Ph.D. Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry

(d)    Ph.D. Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry

(ii)    Department of Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Technology    

(a)    M.Sc. Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Technology

(b)    MPhil/Ph.D. Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Technology

(c)    Ph.D. Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Technology

 

DURATION OF PROGRAMMES

Programmes                                                      Minimum Duration                Maximum Duration

  1. Postgraduate Diploma Programmes:                    Full-Time – 2 Semesters        4 Semesters

Part-Time – 3 Semesters       6 Semesters

 

  1. Professional Master Degree Programme:             Full-Time – 3 Semesters         6 Semesters

Part-Time – 4 Semesters        8 Semesters

 

iii. Academic Master Degree Progammes:                Full-Time – 3 semesters         6 Semesters

Part-Time – 4 Semesters        8 Semesters

 

  1. Ph.D. Programmes:                                           Full-Time – 6 Semesters        10 Semesters

Part-Time – 8 Semesters       12 Semesters

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  1. Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

Applicants for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma Programme must be: 

(i)  Graduate of the Olabisi Onabanjo University or any other approved University.

(ii) Holders of Higher National Diploma at not less than Lower Credit level.

2.  Academic Master Degree Programmes

(i)  M.A/M.Sc./M.Ed., etc.

Applicants shall normally possess not lower than Second Class Honours (Lower Division) Degree of the Olabisi Onabanjo University or any other approved University in relevant disciplines.

3.  Professional Master Degree Programmes

Applicants shall normally possess not lower than Second Class Honours (Lower Division) Degree of the Olabisi Onabanjo University or other approved University or a Higher National Diploma at not less than Lower Credit level with a Postgraduate Diploma in relevant field(s) and/or fellowship of relevant professional body.

Ph.D Programmes

(i) Candidates who obtained their Master degree in relevant disciplines from Olabisi Onabanjo University with a minimum of 3.50 Cumulative Grade Points would be allowed to register for Ph.D. programmes directly.

(ii) Candidates from Olabisi Onabanjo University with Cumulative Grade Points of 3.00 to 3.49 will only be admitted for M.Phil/Ph.D. and not Ph.D. directly. Their candidature for Ph.D. shall however be determined on the basis of their performance after two (2) Semesters course work.

(iii) Candidates who obtained their Master degree in relevant disciplines from other Institutions apart from Olabisi Onabanjo University with a minimum of 3.00 Cumulative Grade Points on a 5 point Scale or Weighted Average of 50% will only be admitted for MPhil/Ph.D. Their candidature for Ph.D shall however be determined on the basis of their performance after two (2) Semesters course work.

   Candidates applying for the following programmes are to note their admission requirements:

(i)    Postgraduate Diploma in Anaesthesia

Holders of a good First Degree in Medicine and Surgery from Olabisi Onabanjo University or any other University approved by Senate of Olabisi Onabanjo University.

(ii)    Master of Public Health (MPH)

Graduates of Olabisi Onabanjo University with a degree of M.B.Ch.B or equivalent Medical and Dental Degrees such as MBS/BDS from other recognized Universities. Candidates must possess at least five years qualification experience (including Internship, NYSC Services plus three years working experience in areas relevant to Public Health.

(iii)    Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Analysis

Holders of honours degrees in a relevant Science discipline (e.g., Pharmacy, Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Veterinary Medicine and other allied courses).  Class of degree need to be specified.

(iv)  M.Sc. Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry

a. Graduates of this University or any other approved University holding a degree equivalent to at least 22 or GPA of not less than 3.0 in any of the following disciplines: Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biochemistry or Botany.

Candidates may however be required to satisfy a selection process.

(v) M.Sc. Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology

(a) Holders of a good First Degree in Pharmacy (unclassified) from Olabisi Onabanjo University or any other University approved by Senate of Olabisi Onabanjo University.

(b)  Holders of a classified Pharmacy degrees not below Second Class Honours (Lower Division) or CGPA of not less than 3.0 may be admitted.

(c)  Candidates must have scored acceptable grades (not less than C) in Pharmaceutics courses in their final year undergraduate examinations.

(vi) Ph.D. Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry

(a)  Holder  of a Master of Sciences Degree (M.Sc.) in Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Medicinal Chemistry from this University or an equivalent qualification from any other approved University with a B+ (60) average.

(b) Holders of a Master of Science Degree (M.Sc.) in Chemistry, Biochemistry from this University or any other approved University, with a B+ (60) average.

(c) Holders of a degree of Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) or equivalent in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from this University or any other approved University.

IN ADDITION TO THE STATED ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR INDIVIDUAL PROGRAMMES ABOVE, ALL APPLICANTS ARE TO NOTE THAT:  

  1. All programmes in the University require O’ Level Credit pass ijn Englisg Language and Mathematics in addition to three other credits in relevant subjects.
  2. The University Matriculation requirements of individual Departments running the programme must be satisfied before a candidate can be considered for admission.
  3.  For admission into any of the Programmes, possession of National Youth Service Corps (N.Y.S.C.) Discharge/Exemption/Exclusion Certificate issued by the Directorate is compulsory (if a Nigerian).
  4. All Applicants are to request their Institutions to forward the Academic Transcripts of their Higher National Diploma/ 1st Degree/ Postgraduate Diploma/ Master Degree to the Secretary, Postgraduate School. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye not later than Friday, 30th June, 2017.
  5. All Ph.D. candidates are required to contact the relevant Departments for availability of Supervisors and vacancies before applying.
  6. Every applicant is required to submit photocopies of all certificates listed in the application form such as Degree, Diploma, NYSC and Professional Certificates at the relevant Departments.
  7. Completed Application Form and Acknowledgement Slip/Photo card are to be submitted to the Secretary, Postgraduate School and to the relevant Department not later than Friday, 30th June, 2017.
  8. There will be qualifying examination/interview as follows for all candidates:

 

Mode Date Venue Time
Full-Time Friday, 14th July, 2017 Department 10.00 a.m
Part-Time Saturday, 15th July, 2017 Department 10.00 a.m

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Application Form is to be purchased with the sum of Fifteen thousand naira  (N15,000.00) via:

(i) Online Payment (Most Perferred)

(ii) Point of Sales (POS) at the Postgraduate School, Main Campus, Ago-Iwoye or at any of the University Campuses at Aiyetoro, Ibogun and Sagamu/Ikenne)

Applicants are to visit  http://pgs.oouagoiwoye.edu.ng/portal/application/apply.php for further details.

CLOSING DATE

All completed applications should reach the Secretary, Postgraduate School not later than Friday 30th June, 2017.

Mrs Omolara A. Osunsanya

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