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 equivalent, including English and Mathematics or both, as appropriate).

ii. Four credits at Ordinary level 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 programmes of the University of Benin.

Candidates should request their former University/Institutions to forward their academic transcript(s) to the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Benin. 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.

Admission Requirements:
To be eligible for admission into this programme, a candidate must:
a) Hold a Bachelor degree of the University of Benin or that of any other University with at least a Second Class Honours Lower Division.
b) Or be a mature candidate who must be a minimum of 45 years old with 15 years working experience holding the HND or Third Class Honours Degree of a recognized university.

Duration of Programme:
The duration of the Masters Programme is two semesters (12 months) full time, 9 months for course work and 3 months to complete an approved project.



Awareness and sensitization campaigns
This will include:

Information, education and community development, publicity using posters, fliers, Seminars/workshops and communiqués.

Empowerment, capacity building and utilizing potentials

This will include:

Training of Centre/Research staff; Sensitization workshop for top institutional Management staff; leadership/training workshop; intervention projects.

Conferences and Education fairs

ExhibitionDocumentations/publication/Roundtable discussions/Seminars/workshops/conferences.

Studies/Research on Gender issues

  • Institutional Gender analysis of Data
  • Analyses of policy and action plans.
  • Analyses of organizational and institutional cultures policy formulation, and Gender mainstreaming
  • Sourcing for Financial support from different Agencies


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