CBN-CPP Postgraduate Admission Form 2022/2023 [UPDATED]
Central Bank Of Nigeria Collaborative Postgraduate Programme (CBN-CPP) Admission Into Postgraduate Programmes In Accounting, Banking & Finance, Business Administration And Economics in Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), University Of Ibadan (UI) and University Of Nigeria (UNN), See Courses, Admission Requirements, Duration, Application Guidelines and Deadline for 2022/2023 Academic Session.
Central Bank of Nigeria Collaborative Postgraduate Programme (CBN-CPP) Ahmadu Bello University, University of Ibadan and University of Nigeria.


Applications are invited from interested candidates into the Central Bank of Nigeria Collaborative Postgraduate Programmes (CBN-CPP). The CBN-CPP, which is the Central Bank of Nigeria’s flagship intervention in tertiary education and offering quality postgraduate education devoid of disruptions, is housed at the Central Bank of Nigeria Centres for Economics and Finance presently located at Ahmadu Bello University, University of Ibadan, and University of Nigeria Enugu campus. The courses offered include Master of Science in Accounting/Accountancy (Forensic Accounting and Auditing or Financial Accounting and Reporting), Banking and Finance (Financial Innovation & Technology or Credit & Treasury Management), and Economics (Monetary Economics, Development Economics or Financial Economics & Markets) as well as Master of Business Administration with specialization in Credit and Risk Management, Taxation, Finance, and Business Analytics.


The CBN-CPP is open to everyone willing to pursue enduring academic and professional
careers in the relevant disciplines in both the private and public sectors. Specifically, the programme is
meant for:

(i) applicants from relevant public sector organizations;
(ii) applicants attached to, or being sponsored by private institutions, or organizations as part of their staff development programmes, and
(iii) independent applicants on self-sponsorship.


Interested candidates must possess a minimum of Second-Class Honours (Upper Division) Bachelor’s Degree in related fields and must have completed the mandatory NYSC Programme.


The duration of each programme shall be a maximum of four (4) semesters and strictly full time. It shall consist of teaching/course work, research (dissertation), oral/written examination, and case studies.


Graduation requirements shall be as determined by the Senate of each University and subject to meeting the minimum academic requirements prescribed by the National Universities Commission (NUC).


Interested candidates should apply online through with a link to the portals of postgraduate school/College of the participating universities of their choice (,, and and subject to the payment of a non-refundable application fee as prescribed by the universities.


The tuition fees are N600,000.00 for Master of Science degree programmes and N1,000,000.00 for Master of Business Administration per programme.

The fees are payable either in full once or at most in two installments of N 400,000.00 and N 600,000.00 respectively once in the first year, and the balance of N 200,000.00 and N 400,000.00 once in the second year.


  • Application closes: February 28, 2023
  • Aptitude Test/Interview: March 4, 2023
  • Release/Publication of Admission list and issuance of admission letters/Registration: March 20-31, 2023
  • Commencement of Lectures: April 3, 2023.