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UI 2015 Application Into Distance Learning Programme Announced




Applications are hereby invited from qualified
candidates for admission into the under-listed
Undergraduate Degree Programmes in the Distance
Learning Centre, University of Ibadan, under the
Centre’s new Open and Distance Learning (ODL)
Platform for the 2014/2015 Academic Session. The
under-listed are the available Courses and their
duration:
FACULTY OF ARTS
1. B.A. English (4 & 5 Sessions)
2. B.A. Philosophy and Public Affairs (4 & 5
Sessions)
FACULTY OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
1. B.Sc. Psychology (4 & 5 Sessions)
2. B.Sc. Economics (4 & 5 Sessions)
3. B.Sc. Political Science (4 & 5 Sessions)
FACULTY OF EDUCATION
1. Bachelor of Social Work (4 & 5 Sessions)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
FACULTY OF ARTS
Entry Requirements for Ordinary Level Applicants –
100 Level (5 Sessions)
5 O/L Credits at ONE sitting or 6 O/L Credits at
TWO sittings -including English Language, Literature
in English, an Arts subject and any other 2 or 3
subjects. Department of English REQUIRES
Literature in English.
For Direct Entry (4 Years)
Candidates with at least 2 A-Level papers, NCE or
equivalent plus 5 O/L Credits at ONE sitting or 6 O/L
Credits at TWO sittings including English Language,
Literature in English (for the Department of English)
and ANY other combination of Arts subjects are
eligible for admission into the four 4-Session
Programme. Mature candidates with relevant
Diplomas and the Nigeria Certificate in Education
(NCE) in any discipline are qualified to apply for the
4-year Direct Entry Programme in B.A. Philosophy
and Public Affairs. Department of English requires a
Pass in English Literature at A/L GCE, or at the
Principal Level in HSC Examination or at least a
Merit in NCE and one other Arts subject.

FACULTY OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
Entry Requirements for Ordinary Level Applicants –
100 Level (5 Sessions)

Department of Psychology
5 Ordinary Level Credits at ONE sitting or 6 O/L
Credits at TWO sittings including English Language
and a Pass in Mathematics and ANY one subject
from the Social Sciences.

Department of Economics
Candidates must have 5 Credits at ONE sitting or 6
Credits at TWO sittings which should include
Mathematics, Economics and English Language and
any TWO of Arts or Social Science subjects.
Department of Political Science
Candidates must have 5 Credits at ONE sitting or 6
Credits at TWO sittings which should include
Government or History, English Language and ANY
other 3 subjects plus at least a Pass in
Mathematics.
Entry Requirements For Direct Entry (4 Sessions)
Department of Psychology
Candidates must possess 2 A/L Passes including
Government or History plus 5 O/L Credits at ONE
sitting or 6 O/L Credits at TWO sittings including
English Language plus a Pass in Mathematics AND
any ONE subject from the Social Sciences.
NCE: NOT lower than a Credit Pass.
HND: NOT lower than a Credit Pass from any
discipline.
NURSING: Registered with Nigerian Nursing and
Midwifery Council (RNM).
B.Sc: NOT lower than a 3rd Class from ANY
discipline.

Department of Economics
· Candidates must have 2 A/L Passes or its
equivalent but O/L Credits SHOULD include
Mathematics and Economics.
· In addition to the above requirements, holders of
HND/ND/OND/NCE/Diploma Certificates in the
Faculties of the Social Sciences, Science and
Education of accredited and recognised tertiary
institutions can be admitted without prejudice to
prescribed O/L requirements.
· Holders of Bachelor's Degrees from Arts,
Education, and Social Sciences may be admitted
without prejudice to prescribed O/L requirements.
Department of Political Science
· Candidate must have any 2 A/L Passes plus 5
Credits at O’Level in WASSCE/GCE/NECO including
English Language and Government/History and ANY
other subject from Social Sciences or Arts at ONE
sitting or 6 Credits at TWO sittings (with at least a
Pass in Mathematics).
· In addition to the above requirements, holders of
(a) Higher National Diploma (HND) (b) Ordinary
National Diploma (OND) (c) Nigeria Certificate in
Education (NCE) and (d) Diploma Certificates in the
Faculties of the Social Sciences, Sciences, Arts and
Education of accredited and recognized institutions
of higher learning can be admitted without prejudice
to prescribed O/L requirements.
· Holders of Bachelor’s degrees from Arts, Education
and Social Sciences may be admitted without
prejudice to prescribed O/L requirements.

FACULTY OF EDUCATION
Entry Requirements for Ordinary Level Applicants –
100 Level (5 Sessions)
Departments of Social Work
Candidates must have 5 Credits at O/L including
English Language at ONE sitting or SIX Credits at
TWO sittings in SSCE /WAEC /NECO.
For Direct Entry (4 Sessions)
Department of Social Work (4 Sessions)
Holders of Diploma or OND in Social Work: NCE,
General or Mental Health, Nursing Certificates,
(R.N., RM etc) Diploma in Adult Education and
Community Development, Diploma in Cooperative
Studies or Diploma in Industrial and Trade Unionism
from Institutions recognized by the University of
Ibadan for the 4-year programme. In addition,
candidates must also have at least five Credits in
GCE O/L /SSCE/NECO, including English Language
at ONE sitting or SIX Credits at TWO sittings.
Holders of first degree from the University of Ibadan
and any recognized University who are interested
in BSW may also apply.

Teaching Subjects:
The following Teaching Subjects are available for
candidates under Faculty of Education:
Political Science (Government or History), Christian
Religious Studies, Yoruba, English. Please, ensure
you have a requisite O’Level in respect of any of
the subjects.
Programmes in View: Departments of Sociology,
Nursing and others.

IMPORTANT NOTICE ON ADMISSION
REQUIREMENTS
1. Maturity Criteria (for 5-Year Programmes Only)
Candidates who do not possess the above
qualifications may apply on the grounds of maturity/
work experience. Such candidates must be at least
26 years old and must provide the following
information: academic qualification(s), professional
experience, self appraisal of professional
competence and recommendations from competent
individuals. An oral interview and a literacy test
would be part of their selection process. Further
details will be provided to applicants.
2. Fast Track (only in the Faculty of The Social
Sciences) Candidates with HND, Bachelor and
Higher Degrees can be considered for a fast track
programme in the Faculty of The Social Sciences. A
fast track student will be able to conclude his/her
programme a session earlier than the normal
duration. The implication of this is that, this
category of students will have to offer more
courses to enable them fulfill the requirements for
graduation during the period.

ENTRANCE EXAMINATION
Entrance Examination (For Candidates with O/L
Qualifications ONLY) Applicants are required to take
an Aptitude, Communicative and IT Competence
Test as part of the admission process. The test
would incorporate elements of computer literacy,
familiarity with DLC Portal/Website (http://goo.gl/
SS4fc ), basic knowledge of the Open Distance
Learning mode and general knowledge.

METHOD OF APPLICATION
1. Application form is available on payment of
application fee of N10, 500 only and should be
completed online ( http://newportal.dlc.ui.edu.ng/
home/Applicants )
Online Card/E-Payment Method : Applicants can
Sign On using this link from the home page at
http://newportal.dlc.ui.edu.ng/home/Applicants
AND fill the requested information on all boxes and
select CARD payment option in available option to
make payments using any ATM card accepted by
Interswitch.
3. The application fee is only payable on the
platform of selected banks and their branches all
over the country as advertised on the portal.
4. Please visit www.dlc.ui.edu.ng for details.

APPLICATION DEADLINE
Application form closes September 30, 2015.
Please note that:
· It is very important that you visit
www.dlc.ui.edu.ng to study the detailed admission
requirements, processes and mode of study as well
as other important information before applying.
· The entire Admission process is online.
· Any candidate that makes any cash transaction
with individuals or group OR PAY INTO A WRONG
Bank or Account DOES SO AT HIS/HER OWN RISK.
· The Distance Learning Centre of the University of
Ibadan DOES NOT HAVE any representative/
partner/collaborator in respect of its Degree
programmes.

· For further information, please visit
www.dlc.ui.edu.ng





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