Ilorin Business School's Postgraduate Programmes 2022/2023







Ilorin Business School's Postgraduate Programmes 2022/2023


Are you on the lookout for a transformative educational journey that will elevate your professional prowess? Ilorin Business School, University of Ilorin, invites you to explore its wide array of Professional Postgraduate Programmes for the 2022/2023 Academic Session. With courses meticulously designed for the ambitious mind, why not take the leap to enrich your career prospects and achieve your dreams?





In an ever-evolving professional landscape, the pursuit of higher education stands as a beacon of advancement and personal development. The Ilorin Business School (IBS), under the prestigious University of Ilorin, proudly announces the commencement of admissions for its varied range of Professional Postgraduate Programmes for the academic session of 2022/2023. This opportunity beckons suitably qualified candidates to embark on a journey of academic excellence and professional mastery.
πŸŽ“ Programmes Professional Postgraduate Programmes
🏫 Institution Ilorin Business School, University of Ilorin
πŸ“… Academic Session 2022/2023
πŸ’Ό Specialisations MBA, MGIS, MILR, MPA, MHPM, MIT, MIS, and more
πŸ•’ Duration 12 to 36 months, depending on the programme
πŸ“š Requirements Bachelor’s degree, NYSC Certificate, English proficiency
πŸ’³ Application Fee N25,000 (Local), $200 (International)
πŸ“ Application Online through the IBS Portal





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Important NoticesCourse Availability: The IBS offers a selection of courses specifically tailored for this academic session. Prospective students are encouraged to review this announcement carefully to ensure their desired courses are offered.
Preparation is Key: Applicants are urged to print and thoroughly study this advertisement before beginning their application process to ensure clarity and preparedness.
General InformationDuration and Schedule: The academic session for Professional Postgraduate programmes at IBS spans 12 calendar months, commencing from the date of first registration. It’s imperative for candidates to note that programme durations are strict, and extensions are subject to Postgraduate School regulations.
Admission Requirements: Applicants must have all necessary certificates, including the National Youth Service Corp discharge or exemption certificate, available at the time of application. The submission process involves both online application and physical submission of documents to the Ilorin Business School’s office.
Language Proficiency: For candidates from non-English speaking institutions, proof of English Language proficiency (e.g., TOEFL or IELTS scores) is mandatory.


Ilorin Business School Professional Postgraduate Courses & DurationMaster of Business Administration (MBA Executive).
Master of Business Administration (MBA Regular).
Master of Geographic Information Systems (MGIS).
Master in Industrial and Labour Relations. (MILR)
Master of Public Administration (MPA).
Master of Health Planning and Management (MHPM).
Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management (PGDSM).
Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing and Logistics Management (PGDMLM)
Master in Information Technology (MIT)

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Executive: The duration of the programme shall normally be a minimum period of 36 months and a maximum period of 60 months. This is a weekend programme. The available areas of specialization include: Accounting, Marketing, Personnel Management, Finance, General Management and Operations Management.

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Regular: The duration of the Programme shall normally be for a minimum period of 24 calendar months and a maximum period of 36 calendar months. Areas of specialization include: Accounting, Marketing, Personnel Management, Finance, General Management and Operations Management.

Master of Geographic Information Systems (MGIS): The duration of the programme shall normally be for a minimum period of 18 calendar months and a maximum period of 24 calendar months. This Programme is available on Full-Time basis ONLY.

Master in Industrial and Labour Relations (MILR): The duration of the programme shall normally be for a minimum period of 18 calendar months and a maximum period of 24 calendar months. Areas of specialization include: Labour Management Relations, Personnel and Human Resources Management; Industrial Conflict and Dispute Resolution; and Labour Law. This programme is available as evening 4-7 p.m. mode ONLY, Saturday inclusive.

Master of Public Administration (MPA): The duration of the programme shall normally be for a minimum period of 18 calendar months and a maximum period of 24 calendar months. Areas of specialization include: Public Finance, Budgeting, Personnel Management, Public Policy and Development Administration. This programme is available as evening 4-7 p.m. mode ONLY, Saturday inclusive.

Master of Health Planning and Management (MHPM): The duration of the programme shall be a minimum of 18 calendar months and maximum of 24 calendar months.

Master in Information Technology (MIT) Regular: The duration of the programme shall normally be for a minimum period of 18 calendar months and a maximum period of 24 calendar months.

Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management (PGDSM): The duration of the programme shall normally be a minimum of 12 calendar months and a maximum of 18 calendar months. This programme is available on Full-Time basis ONLY.

Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing and Logistics Management (PGDMLM): The duration of the programme shall normally be for a minimum of 12 calendar months and maximum period of 18 calendar months.
UNILORIN Business School Postgraduate Admission General Entry RequirementsAll Certificates to be used for the application shall be available at the point of purchasing the application form, including the National Youth Service Corp DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE OR EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE.
Candidates are expected to submit their application forms online together with the scanned copies of their certificates.
In addition to online submission, all supporting documents in (3a) above and the hard copy of the application form should be forwarded to the Secretary, llorin Business School, University of llorin, llorin, Nigeria. The submission of Transcripts of Academic Records must reach the Secretary, llorin Business School under confidential cover. Please note that the School will not be held liable for any misdirected transcript.
All candidates shall have 5 0/L Credit passes, including English Language and Mathematics.
Candidates that attended foreign Universities, where English Language is not the medium of instruction, should submit to the Secretary, Morin Business School, evidence of their English Language proficiency, e.g. TOEFL or IELTS scores obtained within the validity period of such examination.


UNILORIN Business School Professional Postgraduate Admission Eligibility

Master of Business Administration (MBA): Candidates for admission into the MBA Programme shall normally possess Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University, with a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division). Holders of professional qualifications such as ACA, ACMA, AIB, ACIS, CIBN, ACTS or HND (Upper Credit) must possess a postgraduate Diploma Certificate in Strategic Management from the University of Ilorin with a Minimum average weighted score of 60%.

Master of Geographic Information Systems (MGIS): Candidates for admission into the MGIS Programme shall normally possess Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University, with a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division). Holders of professional qualifications such as HND (Upper Credit) with a minimum of five (5) years post-qualification experience are also eligible to apply.

Master in Industrial and Labour Relations (MILR): Candidates for admission into the MILR degree Programme shall normally possess an honours degree with a minimum of Third Class Honours of the University of Ilorin, or from any other recognized University.

Master of Public Administration (MPA): Candidates for admission into the MPA degree Programme shall normally possess a minimum of Third Class Honours in any discipline from the University of Ilorin, or any other recognized University.

Master of Health Planning and Management (MHPM): A candidate to be admitted shall:

(a) Hold an honours first degree in Health Planning and Management, or related field; Or have an honours degree in a discipline other than Health Planning and Management, plus at least 3 years experience in Health Planning, Research and Statistics or other relevant Departments after graduation; Or hold an honours first degree in other disciplines, but must in addition, possess postgraduate certificate or Diploma in Health Planning and Management or related fields from recognized Institutions; OR a pass degree in Health Planning and Management or related discipline, plus 3 years experience OR any other qualification approved by the Senate of the University.

(b) A minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division in any of the above.

Master in Information Technology (MIT) Regular: Candidates applying for this programme must possess any of the following:A Bachelor’s Degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computer Science, Information Technology or any related field, with a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) or Lower Credit grade, or
A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or any related field, with a Third Class and a minimum of 1 year IT-related working experience, or
A Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of Second Class Honour (Lower Division) or its equivalent in any field of study with a minimum of 3 years IT-related working experience which may involve planning, development, operation and maintenance of Information Systems, or
A Bachelor’s Degree with a Third Class Honours in any field of study with a minimum of 5 years IT-related working experience which may involve planning, development, operation and maintenance of Information Systems.

Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management (PGDSM): Candidates for admission into the PGDSM shall normally possess a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of Third Class Honours or professional qualification such as ICAN or HND certificate with a minimum of Lower Credit from recognized Institutions.

Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing and Logistics Management (PGDMLM): Candidates for admission into the PGDMLM shall normally possess a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of Third Class or HND certificates with a minimum of Lower Credit from recognized Institutions.

NOTE: Please note that at least Credit passes in Mathematics and English at “O” Level are required to qualify for admission into our programmes.
How to Apply for UNILORIN Business School Professional Postgraduate Admission Form

Application Fees: The application fee for each programme is N25,000.00 only for applicants within Nigeria OR $200.00 only for international applicants and payment is to be made online.

Method of Application

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For details on method of application, visit the University of Ilorin website: www.unilorin.edu.ng and click on Ilorin Business School (IBS) Portal. Application Forms are to be completed online. Successful applicants would be notified by e-mail and or by applicants personally checking the admission status icon of the Business School Portal

Qualifying Examination and Date: All applicants for the Postgraduate Diploma and Master Degree Programmes will be subjected to a written assessment (qualifying examination), irrespective of the class of degree obtained. The qualifying examination will be held at the Ilorin Business School, (beside Student Union Building) the University of Ilorin on a date to be announced later.


PLEASE NOTE: That while this advertisement serves as the invitation for the Qualifying Examination which is to be held at a date to be announced later, all applicants are strongly advised to provide their functional GSM number and e-mail addresses for further information and necessary communication. The School shall not be held responsible for any disappointment occasioned by wrong information on the part of applicants. You are hereby required to be checking your e-mails frequently.

Deadline: Not Specified.

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