Applications are invited from qualified candidates for admission into the Postgraduate (Diploma and Degree) Programmes of the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo in the 2022/2023 Academic Session.
UNIMED Postgraduate Admission Requirements
Master of Science (M.Sc.)
An applicant for admission into the M.Sc. degree programme shall be a graduate of the University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED) Ondo or any other approved University recognized by the UNIMED Senate, and with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) in the relevant discipline. Candidates with a Third Class Bachelor’s degree or HND (Upper Credit) who, in addition, possess a Postgraduate diploma (PGD) with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 on a 5.00 scale in a relevant discipline may be considered. Candidates who are not UNIMED graduates may be required to satisfy the Department requirements for admission via an interview/examination or both.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Applicants for this programme should be:
- Holders of a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) degree with a research thesis in any of the areas of specialization stated above.
- Holders of a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics with a minimum weighted average of 60%.
- Candidates that are not UNIMED graduates may be required to satisfy the Department requirement for admission via an interview/examination or both.
General Requirements for all UNIMED Postgraduate Programmes
Interested candidates shall complete the application form on the University portal and provide all relevant documents as specified on the application form, including certificates of degrees and/or diplomas, academic transcripts, three (3) reference letters, and a 500-words statement of intent in the proposed research area. All programmes in the University require O’ Level Credit pass in English Language and Mathematics in addition to three other credits in relevant subjects. Candidates who are Nigerian citizens shall, in addition, provide the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) discharge, exemption or exclusion certificate. Each candidate shall request and ensure that the institution(s) attended the process and forward official academic transcript(s) directly to the Dean, Postgraduate School. Only candidates whose transcripts are received will be considered for admission.
Duration of the Postgraduate Programmes
The Master’s programmes shall be for a minimum period of three (3) academic semesters (18 calendar months) and a maximum of five (5) academic semesters, while some others may extend to a minimum of four (4) academic semesters (24 calendar months) and a maximum of six (6) academic semesters while PhD programmes are for a minimum of six (6) academic semesters (36 calendar months) and maximum of eight (8) academic semesters.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Eligible candidates are expected to log on to the University website www.unimed.edu.ng. Then, take the following steps:
- Click on Admission;
- Click on Postgraduate School;
- Click on Student's Portal;
- Click on PAYMENTS to make payment via the online payment system using VISA or MASTER Card. Note that VERVE Card is not allowed;
- After payment, Print Payment Receipt
- Click on "APPLICATION LOGIN" on SPGS Portal with your Payment Transaction ID and Application No to complete the form.
ON NO ACCOUNT SHOULD CANDIDATES MAKE PAYMENT TO ANY UNAUTHORISED ACCOUNT. PLEASE SEEK CLARIFICATION IN CASE OF DOUBT
Kindly note that the University does NOT have individual/sales agents. For the avoidance of doubt, valid and authentic details about admissions into the programmes offered by UNIMED can be obtained only at the university's website www.unimed.edu.ng
Kindly note that valid payments for the purchase of forms can only be done as described above and NOT into any individual's account. Anyone who deals with any individual and/or makes payment(s) into any individual's account does so at her/his own risk!
The completed forms and all documents should be submitted latest by October 31, 2022.
Dr. Woleola J. Ekundayo
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