Bowen University Postgraduate Admission Form 2020/2021

Bowen University, Iwo (BUI) College of Post Graduate Studies (COPGS) Full-Time and Part-Time Postgraduate Admission Form, Courses, Admission Requirements, Application Guidelines, Deadline for 2020/2021 Academic Session.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Bowen University College of Postgraduate Studies various postgraduate programmes for 2020/2021 academic session.

The College of Postgraduate Studies aims to be the foremost in postgraduate training research that puts premium on social relevance and global impact. We are committed to producing a steady stream of dynamic men and women who, through innovative research work, help to define the future.

Bowen’s postgraduate studies began in 2011 in response to the desire of many of our graduates, and many others from outside, for higher qualifications that would equip them for their academic and professional aspirations. Professor Patrick O. Olutiola was the foundation Dean of the Postgraduate School. He was succeeded in 2015 by Professor Olawamiwa R. Adeniyi, who served until September 2019, when Professor Isaac A. Nasiru was appointed the first Provost of the College of Postgraduate Studies. An increasing number of candidates are applying to Bowen’s College of Postgraduate Studies because it guarantees quality training and research, an uninterrupted academic calendar, and a serene environment that is very conducive to excellent academic pursuit. They know that Bowen’s calendar runs as advertised, and that supervisors offer maximum support and encouragement to enable their students to complete their programmes in go

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Features

  • All programmes are accrediated by NUC and Professional Bodies
  • Highly rated and competent Lecturers
  • Adequate accommodation for students (Optional)
  • Well equipped laboratories and studios
  • Well stocked library with both print and e-resources
  • Wi-Fi accessibility in all areas of the University
  • A serene environment with natural vegetation

Available Courses

SEE: Bowen University List of Postgraduate Courses 2020/2021.

NB: All approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC)
  • PGD = Postgraduate Diploma
  • M. A = Masters of Art Degree
  • M.Sc = Masters of Science Degree
  • Ph.D = Doctor of Philosophy Degree

Duration

a. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME

The duration of Postgraduate Diploma programme shall be a minimum of 2 semesters and a maximum of 4 semesters for full-time studies; a minimum of 3 semesters and a maximum of 6 semesters for part-time studies.

b. MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMME

For the M.Sc. programme, the duration shall be a minimum of 3 semesters and a maximum of 6 semesters for full-time students, and for part-time students a minimum of 4 semesters and a maximum of 8 semesters.

For MBA: Full-time shall be a minimum of 4 semesters and maximum of 8 semesters; and for part-time a minimum of 6 semesters and maximum of 10 semesters.

c. MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREE PROGRAMME

The duration of the M.Phil. programme shall be a minimum of 3 semesters and a maximum of 6 semesters for full time, and a minimum of 4 semesters and maximum of 8 semesters for part-time.

d. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D.) DEGREE

The minimum period of study for the Ph.D. degree shall be six 6 semesters and a maximum of 8 semesters for full time, and a minimum of 9 semesters and maximum of 12 semesters for part-time study.

For M. Phil/Ph.D, the minimum period of study shall be 8 semesters and a maximum of 10 semesters for full-time, and a minimum of 10 semesters and a maximum of 14 semesters for part-time.

For M.Phil. degree holders, the programme shall be a minimum of 5 semesters and maximum of 7 semesters for full-time, and minimum of 7 semesters and maximum of 9 for part-time.
 

General Admission Requirements

a. Postgraduate Diploma

  • A graduate of Bowen University or from a recognized University with a qualification adjudged to be equivalent to a first degree but with a grade not lower than second class lower division may be admitted. A holder of Higher National Diploma from a recognized institution with a minimum of upper credit may also be admitted.

b. Master’s Degree

  • A candidate with a first degree from Bowen University or equivalent from a recognized University with a minimum of a second class lower division may be admitted.
  • A candidate with a good Postgraduate Diploma in addition to a first degree or HND from a recognized institution may also be admitted.

c. Master of Philosophy Degree

  • A candidate with a Masters degree from Bowen University or its equivalent from a recognized University whose weighted coursework average at the Masters level is between 3.0 and 3.49 CGPA (on 5-point grade average) or between 50 and 54.99%, which includes coursework and dissertation, from a recognized University, may be admitted to the M.Phil. degree programme.

d. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree

Direct admission to Ph.D. programme
  • A candidate with a good M. Phil. degree or Master’s degree from Bowen University or its equivalent from a recognized University with a grade not less than 4.00 CGPA (on 5-point scale) or cumulative average of 60%, which includes course work and dissertation may be admitted.


M.Phil./Ph.D. and Conversion to Ph.D.
  • A candidate whose weighted coursework average at the Masters level is between 55 and 59.99%, which includes coursework and dissertation, from Bowen University or its equivalent from a recognized University may be admitted to the M.Phil./Ph.D. degree programme.

Mode of Admission

a. Full-time Admission

  • Full-Time Admission can be offered to candidates who satisfy the College of Postgraduate Studies that they are not in employment, or that they have been released by their employers to undertake full-time studies. Candidates found to have made a false declaration in this respect shall be asked to withdraw from the University.

b. Part-time Admission

  • Candidates may be granted part-time admission if they can satisfy the College of Postgraduate Studies that facilities for their work as part-time students are adequate. Candidates applying for part-time may be asked to show evidence of release by their employers.

Mode of Study

Applicants have the option of selecting any of the following study modes for their programmes:
  1. On Campus: A student on the On-campus mode of study shall undergo his/her entire lectures, practical and field work within the University campus.
  2. Online: Every component of the programme shall be delivered online to students on the Online mode of study.
  3. Hybrid: Lectures shall be delivered online while practical and field work shall be done in the University campus for students on the Hybrid mode of study.
 
The table below shows the modes of study available for the various programmes:
Bowen University Postgraduate Admission Form 2020/2021
*An M.Phil/Ph.D student shall be required to pass a conversion examination after 2 semesters but not later than 4 semesters for full-time, or after 4 semesters but not later than 6 semesters for part-time. 
 

Application Fee.

The Application Form costs Fifteen thousand naira (N15,000.00) only. 
 

Method of Application


ENQUIRIES
Applicants are required to visit Bowen University website or contact the following for enquiries

Registrar, Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State
Phone number: 08062088600
Email: [email protected] 

OR

College of Postgraduate Studies
Phone number: 08061527161
Email: [email protected] 
 

Deadline

Not Specified.