Obafemi Awolowo University 2015/2016 Postgraduate College Admissions
Posted: 29/Oct/2015


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Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) recently won a multimillion dollar grant from the World Bank for the development of OAU-ICT Driven Knowledge Park. The Park is expected to foster a centre of excellence in the convergence of technological advance in the following disciplines: Computer Science, Compter Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Systems and Intelligent Systems Engineering, identified as innovation vortices at OAU. The Centre aims at creating a regionally recognized and acknowledged model for harnessing science, engineering, technology, innovation and body of knowledge for academically and professionally qualified candidates in Nigeria as well as West and Central Africa. Qualified University teaching and research staff from Africa and West / Central African sub-region in particular are encouraged to apply. 


The objective ofthe programme is to develop the next generation of scientists, researchers, and entrepreneurs through appropriate capacity building measures; and to stimulate creativity and excellence in research and innovation and expand learning opportunities for students, staff and other researchers from the region. 

The following Master with Research Thesis, Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programme in the following disciplines are available at OAU-ICT 
Driven knowledge Park (OAK-Park): 

1 . Computer Science 

2. Computer Engineering 

3. Software Engineering 

4. Information Systems 

5. Intelligent Systems Engineering 


(a) Master Degree Programme 

An applicant shall normally possess not lower that Second Class (Lower Division) Honours Degree of the Obafemi Awolowo University or any other approved 
University in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or any equivalent recognized discipline. 

(b) Master of Philosophy Degree Programme 

An applicant shall normally possess not lower than Second Class (Upper Division) Honours Degree of the Obafemi Awolpyvo University or any other approved 

University in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or any equivalent recognized discipline. 

An applicant with Master Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or any equivalent recognized discipline is also eligible for admission. 

(c) Doctor of Philosophy Degree Programme . 

An applicant for admission to the Ph.D Degree programme shall be a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University or any other approved University who possesses 
a Master Degree with research thesis and a weighted average which shall normally not be less than 60% in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or any 
equivalent recognized discipline. 


In addition to (a), (b) and (c) above, ALL candidates should please note that in accordance with University regulation, they must satisfy the '0' level requirement for matriculation into first degree programmes of Obafemi Awolowo Univerisity, l.e. five credit passes at not more than two sittings including English and Mathematics (where required). However, for candidates from Africa/West and Central Africa sub-region, the centre may apply some waiver as may be determined through recommendation by the centre to the admission board. 


(a) Full-Time Master Degree by Coursework and Research Thesis - 4 Semesters 
(b ) Full-Time M. Phil Programme - 4 Semesters 

(c) Full-Time Ph.D Programme - 6 Semesters 


Purchase of application form (N 15,000) shall be through online only. 

Candidates can conveniently complete the application forms and pay by taking the following steps: 

Step 1: Log on to our admission web sites http://apply.oaunetque.com 

Step 2: Create an online account, email will be sent with additional details including system-generated password. 

Step 3: With the e-man and password combination, applicant should sign in and accurately fill the pages of the application form. . 

Step 4: Application processing fee can be paid using either ATM/Nigerian Debit Cards or using the OAU Postgraduate online application Scratch Card (Details will 

be sent via e-rnail), 

However, this step is waived for foreign candidates but the application fee by foreign students will be paid along with the fees. 

Step 5: Applicant should forward the following relevant documents in supporf of their applications in a big brown envelop (A4 size) indicating at the back, the 

enclosed documents, form number and name. 

i. Photocopy of University degree certificate 
ii. Photocopy of NYSC discharge certificate 
ill. Photocopy of 'O'level result 

lv. The original transcript obtained from t he applicant's University plus duly completed downloaded "Obafemi Awolowo University Postgraduate College 
Transcript Label" 

The above envelop and its contents must be sealed and properly addressed to the: 

 Admissions Officer, 

Postgraduate College,

Obafemi Awolowo University, 

lIe-lfe, Nigeria. 

Applicants who need further clarifications may send email to;asalami@oauife.edu.ng.OR gaderoun@oauife.edu.ng.