OAU List Of Postgraduate Courses2022/2023

This is to inform the general public that the official list of Postgraduate courses offered at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) is now available on RealMina.

OAU Postgraduate Courses

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes are available in the following areas:

  • Financial Management (PGDFM)
  • Management Studies (PGDMS)
  • Public Administration (PGDPA)
  • International Relations (PGDIR)
  • Local Government Studies (PGDLG)

Masters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Long Essay 

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Master of International Relations (MIR)
  • Masters in Local Government Studies (MLGS)

Masters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research Thesis 

  • Master of Science in Accounting (M.Sc.)
  • Master of Science in Business Administration (M.Sc.)
  • Master of Science in Local Government Studies (M.Sc.)
  • Master of Science in Public Administration (M.Sc.)
  • Master of Science in International Relations (M.Sc.)
  • Master of Philosophy in Business Administration (M.Phil.)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Degree Programmes Ph.D. programs in Business Administration

  • Public Administration
  • International Relations
  • Local Government Studies
  • Accounting

Faculty Of Agriculture

  • Master’s Degree Programme by coursework and Long Essay/Project M.Sc. in Agricultural Communication in the Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology
  • Masters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research Thesis M.Sc.; M.Phil programs in Agricultural Economics; Animal Science; Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology; Plant Science; Seed Science and Technology; Soil Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Programmes in Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, and Rural Sociology; Animal Science; Plant Science; Seed Science and Technology; Soil Science, and Land Resources Management

Faculty Of Arts

  • Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Dramatic Arts (PGDA)
  • Masters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Long Essay/Project Master of Arts in Dramatic Arts (M.A) Master of Arts in Fine Arts (MFA)

Masters Degree Programmes by Course work and Research Thesis 

M.A., M.Phil. Programs in:

  • History
  • Linguistics
  • English Language
  • Literature-in-English
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Foreign Languages
  • Yoruba Language
  • Yoruba Literature
  • Music
  • African Art Studies
  • Dramatic Arts

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programmes in:

  • History
  • Linguistics
  • English Language
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Foreign Languages
  • Literature-in-English
  • Yoruba Language
  • Yoruba Literature
  • Music
  • African Art Studies
  • Dramatic Arts

Faculty Of Basic Medical Sciences

Masters Degree program by Coursework and Research Thesis Master of Science (M.Sc.); and Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in the following areas of specialization:

  • Medical Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Chemical Pathology
  • Anatomy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Nursing
  • Physiological Sciences
  • Immunology

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree program Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Programmes are available in the following areas of specialization:

  • Medical Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Chemical Pathology
  • Anatomy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Nursing
  • Physiological Sciences
  • Immunology

Faculty Of Clinical Sciences
Masters and Doctor of Philosophy Degree Programmes by Course work and Research
Thesis:

  • M.Sc.; in Clinical Psychology; and Psychiatry Clinical Psychology (b) Master of Public Health (M.P.H.).
  • Doctor of Philosophy Degree Programmes (a) Ph.D. Programmes are available in Psychiatry.
  • Doctor of Medicine, M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) in Medicine.

Faculty Of Dentistry

  • Master Degree Programme by Course work and Long Essay/Project Master of Dental Public Health (MDPH)
  • Masters and Doctor of Philosophy Degree Programmes by Course Work and Research Thesis (a) M.Sc. in Dental Public Health (b) Ph.D. in Dental Public Health

Faculty Of Education (Admission in Harmattan Semester Only)

  • Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) (a) Postgraduate Diploma in Education (to be operated) at the Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo) (b) Postgraduate Diploma in Education – OAU, Ile-Ife
  • Masters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Long Essay (M.Ed.) M.Ed. Programmes are available in the following areas: Educational Administration; Guidance and Counselling; Curriculum Studies; Adult Education; Early Childhood Education; Educational Technology, Physical Education; Higher Educational Administration; History of Education; Philosophy of Education; Psychology of Education; Tests and Measurement; Sociology and Education.
  • Masters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research Thesis (M.A. Education) M.A. (Education) programmes are available in the following areas of specialization: History of Education; Educational Planning; Educational Administration; Higher Educational Administration; Curriculum Studies; Tests and Measurements; Psychology of Education; Sociology of Education; Guidance and Counselling; Language Arts Education; Science Education; Social Science Education; Mathematics Education; Educational Technology; Adult Education; Physical Education. Comparative Education; Philosophy of Education; Early Childhood Education.
  • Masters of Philosophy by Coursework and Research (a) Guidance and Counselling (b) History of Education (c) Philosophy of Education (d) Psychology of Education (e) Sociology of Education (f) Tests and Measurement of Education.
  • Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D.) Education Programmes These are available with specialization in History of Education; Educational Planning; Educational Administration; Higher Educational Administration; Curriculum Studies; Tests and Measurements; Philosophy of Education; Guidance and Counselling; Psychology of Education; Sociology of Education; Language Arts Education; Science Education; Social Science Education; Mathematics Education; Educational Technology; Adult Education; Physical Education; Early Childhood Development.

Faculty Of Environmental Design And Management

  • Postgraduate Diploma (a) Postgraduate Diploma in Architectural Conservation (PGDAC); (b) Postgraduate Diploma in Architectural Design and Practice (PGDADPP) (c) Postgraduate Diploma in Transportation Planning, Housing, and Urban Renewal Processes; Landscape Planning; Planning Process and Waste Management.
  • Masters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Long Essay/Project (a) Master of Science in Architecture (Professional); (b) Master of Arts in Fine Arts (M.F.A.) with Specialization in Ceramics, Graphic Design, Painting, Sculpture, Textile Design
  • Masters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research Thesis: M.Sc.; M.Phil.are available with specialization in Architecture, Building Structures; Building maintenance; Building Services; Construction Management; Estate Management; Quantity Surveying; Urban and Regional Planning; Transportation Planning, Housing, and Urban; Renewal Processes; Landscape Planning; Planning process and Waste Management.
  • Ph.D. Programmes: These are available with specialization in Architecture, Building Structures; Building Maintenance; Building Services; Construction Management; Estate Management; Quantity Surveying; Urban and Regional Planning; African Art Studies.

Faculty of Law(Admission in Harmattan Semester Only)

  • Master of Law (LL.M)
  • Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) Degree Programme by Coursework and Research Thesis. This is available with specialization in Jurisprudence and Private Law; Public Law; International Law, and Business Law.
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Programmes Ph.D. degree programmes are available with specialization in Jurisprudence and Private Law; Public Law; International Law, and Business Law

Faculty Of Pharmacy

  • Postgraduate Diploma Programme PGD in Phytomedicines
  • Masters Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research Thesis (a) M.Sc. Programmes in: Phytomedicines; Pharmaceutical Analysis; Pharmacology; Pharmaceutical Chemistry; Pharmaceutics; Pharmacognosy; Pharmacy Administration. (b) M.Phil. in Pharmacology; Pharmaceutical Chemistry; Pharmaceutics; and Pharmacognosy; Pharmacy Administration.
  • Ph.D. Programs These are available with specialization in Pharmacology; Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutics; Pharmacognosy; Phytomedicines; Pharmaceutical Analysis; Pharmacy Administration

Faculty Of Science

  • Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) (a) Environmental Management and Control; (b) Biosystematics (c) Museum Techniques
  • Masters Degree Programmes by Course work and Long Essay/Project Master in Conservation Science; Master of Actuarial Science (M.A.S.); Mineral Exploration Petroleum Geochemistry; Petroleum Geophysics; Petroleum Geoscience; Groundwater and Environmental Geoscience
  • Master’s Degree Programs, M.Sc. and M.Phil. Programs by Coursework and Research Thesis Biochemistry; Botany; Chemistry; Mathematics; Microbiology; Biosystematics; Physics; Engineering Physics; Zoology; Applied Geology; Applied Geophysics; Environmental Control and Management, Biosystematics in the Natural History Museum; Statistics.
  • Ph.D. Programmes These are available with specialization in Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Geology. Applied Geology; Microbiology; Physics; Engineering, Physics; Zoology, Biosystematics, Applied Geophysics, and Statistics.
  • Faculty Of Social Science Postgraduate (PGD) Programme In Entrepreneurship Development; Social Work and Social Development; Population and Development; Economics.
  • Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Long Essay/Project Masters in Demography and Social Statistics (M.D.S.); Master in Political Science (M.P.S.); Master in Geographic Information System and Remote Sensing(MGIS); Master in Industrial and Labour Relations(MILR); Masters in Managerial Psychology (MMPsych.); Master of Economics Science (MES)
  • Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research Thesis in the following areas: M.Sc. Degree in any of the following areas; Economics; Geography; Demography and Social Statistics; Sociology and Anthropology; Political Science; Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Geographic Information Systems, and Remote Sensing.
  • M.Phil. degree program by Coursework and Research thesis in the following areas: Demography and Social Statistics, Economics. (v) Ph.D. Programmes Course work and Research Thesis In any of the following areas; Economics, Geography; Demography and Social Statistics; Political Science; Sociology and Anthropology; Psychology.

Faculty Of Technology

  • Postgraduate Diploma Programmes (PGD) (a) Postgraduate Diploma in Food Science and Technology; Computer Science, (b) Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering; Information and Communication Technology.
  • Masters Degree Programmes by Course work and Long Essay/Project (a) Master of Technology Management (M.Tech. Management) (b) Telecommunications Engineering; Master of Technology in Information and Communication Technology (M.Tech. in ICT)
  • Master’s Degree Programmes by Coursework and Research Thesis: Master of Science (M.Sc.) and Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) Degree Programmes are available in the following areas: Food Science and Technology; Agricultural Engineering; Civil Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering; Computer Science; Technology Planning and Management; Electronic and Electrical Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering.
  • Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy Degree programs are available in Agricultural Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Computer Science; Electronics and Electrical Engineering; Food Science and Technology; Technology Planning and Management; Mechanical Engineering; Materials Science Engineering.

Conclusions

Postgraduate studies and research at Obafemi Awolowo University started in 1964. The first postgraduate program was established in Pharmacy.

The University’s over 9,000 graduate alumni constitute many of the nation’s professionals in many disciplines, including government officials, leading industrialists, and prominent researchers and scholars in many Universities.

We hope this article was beneficial to all students aspiring to school at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU).

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