University of Ibadan (UI) Distance Learning (DLC) Admission Requirements (Complete Courses)


Before applying for Distance Learning programme of the University of Ibadan, it is advisable that all interested applicants consider going through the requirements into various courses as officially announced below.

FACULTY OF ARTS ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

PROGRAMME DIRECT ENTRY (4-YEAR MODE) O’LEVEL MODE(5-YEAR MODE) SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS
B.A. (HONS.) ENGLISH Candidates with at least 2 A-level
papers in English & Literature-in-
English, NCE, OND, HND, 1st Degree
in relevant disciplines plus 5 O/L
credits at ONE sitting or 6 O/L credits
at TWO sittings including English
Language, Literature-in-English,
another Arts subject and any other
combination of Arts or Social
Sciences are eligible for 4-year Direct
Entry admission.
Five or six ‘O’ Level credits
in English Language,
Literature-in-English another
Arts Subject in other subjects
from Arts or The Social
Sciences.
Literature-in- English is
compulsory for English
Language.
Prospective candidates should
note that relevant disciplines for
Direct Entry Admission into the
Department of English include:

English Language

Linguistics

Mass Communication,
and other
disciplines similar to the above
stated.
B.A. (HONS.) PHILOSOPHY & PUBLIC AFFAIRS Candidates with two A-Level papers,
NCE, OND and HND, 1st Degree
from any discipline are eligible
provided they meet O Level
requirements of English Language, one
Arts subject and any other subjects
from Arts, Social Sciences and
Science.
Five or six O’ Level credits
at One or TWO sittings in
English Language, another
Arts subjects and any other
subjects in Arts, Science or
the Social Sciences.
Apart from English Language,
another Arts subject is required
for both Direct and O Level
admissions into Philosophy and
Public Affairs.
BA (HONS) COMMUNICATION AND LANGUAGE ARTS a) OND (Mass Communication from a
recognised Polytechnic) with an Upper Credit grade only in addition to O
level requirement.
b). Two A Level passes or NCE at merit level (from a recognised College
of Education) to include English Language and one other Arts or Social
Sciences subject in addition to O level requirement.
Five ‘O’ Level credit passes
at one sitting or Six ‘O’ Level credit passes at two sittings to include
English Language, Literature-in-English, another Arts subject, and
other subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.
Candidates with HND (Mass
Communication, at least Lower Credit grade) are also eligible for 4-year
Direct Entry admission. Candidates (irrespective of year of
graduation) with Grade II Teachers’ Certificate (TC II) with credit or
merit passes in at least five (5) subjects to include English Language,
Literature-in-English, another Arts subject, and any other two Arts or
Social Sciences subjects may be considered for the 5-year mode.
BA (HONS) HISTORY AND DIPLOMATIC STUDIES a) Candidates with one of the followings: 2
A/L passes including History or Government; Two Credit Pass in
HND/OND/NCE; Diploma certificate of History and Diplomatic Studies or
any other related course; and five O/L Credits at a sitting or six O/L
Credits at two sittings including English Language, History or
Government and at least one Arts/Social Science subject.

b) Exceptionally mature candidates with
relevant Diplomas and NCE in any discipline and with 5 years relevant
experience in related establishment are qualified to apply for the 4
year direct entry programme in B.A History and Diplomatic Studies.
Five or six O’ Level credits
at one or two sittings in English, History/ or Government plus any other
subjects from the Social Sciences or Arts.
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FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

PROGRAMME DIRECT ENTRY (4-YEAR MODE) O’LEVEL MODE (5-YEAR MODE) SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS
B.SC. (HONS.) PSYCHOLOGY Candidates must possess 2 A-Level
passes to include Govt. or Hist.
NCE, HND, Nursing and First
Degree are accepted provided O’
Level requirements are met.
5 O’ Level Credits at One
sitting or 6 O’ Level credits
at TWO sittings in English
Language and any other
Social Science subject and
any other subjects from Arts
or Social Sciences; in
addition, the candidate must
possess at least a pass in
Mathematics.
Psychology accepts for Direct
Entry candidates with:
NCE: NOT lower than a credit
pass from any discipline
HND: NOT lower than a credit
pass from any discipline
Nursing: with NRN
1st Degree: NOT lower than a
3rd class from any discipline
HND & 1st Degree may apply
for a 3-year fast-track
programme.
The Department DOES NOT
ACCEPT OND.
B.SC. (HONS.)
ECONOMICS
Candidates must possess 2
A-Level in Economics and any other subject; OND, HND, NCE, Diploma
Certificate and 1st Degree from any discipline plus ‘O’ Level
requirements are accepted.
5 ‘O’ Level Credits at ONE sitting or 6
‘O’ Level credits at TWO sittings in English Language, Mathematics,
Economic and any other subjects from Arts or Social Sciences.
English Language, Mathematics and Economics are strictly required for both Direct and ‘O’ Level admissions into Economics.
B.SC. (HONS.) POLITICAL SCIENCE Candidates must possess any
two ALevel passes in Government or History. and any other subject.
NCE, OND, HND, Diploma Certificates and 1st Degree from any discipline
are accepted in addition to ‘O’ Level requirement s
5 ‘O’ Level Credits at One sitting or 6
‘O’ Level credits at TWO sittings in English Language, Government or
History and any other Social Science subject and any other subjects
from Arts, the Social Sciences or science. In addition , the
candidate must possess at least a pass in Mathematics
HND & 1st Degree may apply for 3-year fast-track programme.
BSc (HONS) SOCIOLOGY Cambridge ‘A’ level passes Science, Arts or Social Sciences plus ‘O’ Level requirements. Five or six ‘O’ Level credits at one or
two sittings in English Language and any other subjects from Social
Sciences, Science or Arts, plus at least a pass in Mathematics
a) At Least a Pass in Mathematics is compulsory.

b) Mature candidates with professional
experience and have six school certificate credit at two sitting or five
credits at one sitting are eligible for admission

c) Mature candidates with professional
experience with five credits at two sittings but with an additional
professional qualification in any field

d) Diplomates, OND, HND holders possessing requisite O Level requirements are eligible for admission


FACULTY OF EDUCATION ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

PROGRAMME DIRECT ENTRY (4-YEAR MODE) ‘O’ LEVEL MODE
(5-YEAR MODE)
SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS
B.SW (HONS.) SOCIAL WORK Candidates must possess NRN, Diploma, OND, NCE, and HND in any
discipline and must, in addition, satisfy O Level requirements.
5 ‘O’ Level Credits at ONE
sitting or 6 O’ Level credits at TWO sittings in English Language and
any other Science, Social Science or Arts subjects.
Teaching courses available for
Social work are:
English Language
Christian Religious Studies
Geography
Political Science
Mathematics
Islamic Religious Studies
Literature-in-Yoruba
BED (HONS) ADULT EDUCATION a) Diploma in Adult
Education, Community Development, Industrial Trade Unionism from
institutions recognised by University of Ibadan in addition to ‘O’ level
requirement.

b) Two ‘A’ level passes or NCE at merit
level (from a college of Education) to include English Language and one
other Arts or the Social Sciences or Science subject Ibadan in addition
to ‘O’ level requirement
Five ‘O’ level credits
passes at one sitting or six ‘O’ level credits passes at two sittings to
include English Language, other subjects from Arts, the Social Sciences
or Science. The subject must include the teaching subject as itemized
in the special consideration column
a) Teaching courses available for Adult Education are:

  • English Language
  • Christian Religious Studies
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • Mathematics
  • Islamic Religious Studies
  • Lit-in- Yoruba

b) Mature candidates with professional experience with five credits at
not more than two sittings are eligible for admission but with
professional qualification in the required field.

BED (HONS) GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING NCE/Cambridge ‘A’ level passes in relevant subjects plus ‘O’ Level requirements. Five or six ‘O’ Level
credits at one or two sittings in English and any other subjects from
the Social Sciences, Science or Arts.
Teaching courses available for Guidance and Counselling are:

  • English Language
  • Christian Religious Studies
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • Mathematics
  • Islamic Religious Studies
  • Lit-in- Yoruba
BED (HONS) EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT Candidates must have Credit
in English Language, Mathematics and Economics in addition to 2 other
subjects in WASC/GCE O/L plus NCE merit grade in any of the following:
Economics, Business Studies, Office Practice, Accounting and Insurance.
Higher National Diploma from recognized Polytechnics with minimum of
Lower Credit in Business Administration, Banking and Finance, Insurance,
Accounting, and Public Administration. Diploma in Statistics from
recognized University, University of Ibadan Professional Diploma in
Educational Management and University of Ibadan Diploma in Management
Studies (with at least Merit Grade)
Candidates must have 5 or 6
Credits in GCE/ WASCE in not more than two sittings including credit in
English Language, Mathematics and Economics in addition to 2 other
subjects.
Teaching courses available for Educational Management are:

  • English Language
  • Christian Religious Studies
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • Mathematics
  • Islamic Religious Studies
  • Lit-in- Yoruba
BLIS (HONS) LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES NCE in relevant subjects or Cambridge ‘A’ level in relevant subjects plus ‘O’ Level requirements. Five or six ‘O’ Level
credits at one or two sittings in English Language and any other
subjects from the Social Sciences, Science or Arts.

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

PROGRAMME DIRECT ENTRY (4-YEAR MODE) O’ LEVEL MODE (5-YEAR MODE) SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS
BSc (HONS) COMPUTER SCIENCE Cambridge ‘A’ subject
passes in Mathematics (Pure and applied) and Physics (ii) OND/HND
Computer Science or any other Mathematics-based courses plus ‘O’ Level
requirements;
Five or six ‘O’ Level
credits passes at one or two sittings in English, Mathematics, Physics,
Chemistry and any other science subjects (excluding Geography &
Agric. Science).
BSc (HONS) STATISTICS Cambridge ‘A’ level to include Mathematics, OND/HND/NCE in relevant disciplines plus ‘O’ Level requirements. Five or six ‘O’ Level
credits at one or two sittings in English, Mathematics, and any of
Biology, further mathematics, Physics, Chemistry Technical Drawing and
Geography. Economics will be counted as the 6th subject.
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