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OAU Admissions

General Requirements

A general requirement for admission is a Bachelor’s degree in Arts, Letters, Philosophy or Science or an acceptable equivalent from an approved University. An academic standing of a minimum of second class lower division or a grade point average of B (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) is required for admission to Masters degrees: a second class upper division for M.Phil: and an M.Phil or Master’s degree with research thesis in appropriate field and at least 60% (B+) weighted average in the Masters coursework for admission to Doctorate degree.


Postgraduate programmes offered are:


  • Postgraduate Diplomas and Certificates
  • Masters degrees
  • Masters with coursework, long essays/reports – MSc, MA, LLM, MEd, MFA & including Professional Masters – MSc, MA
  • Masters with coursework & research thesis – MSc, MA
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil) with coursework & research thesis
  • Doctorate (PhD)

          Application for admission must be completed on the online forms supplied by the University. Click here for more information.