Tai Solarin University of Education is the Premier and preferred University of Education in Nigeria. It is a one stop Ogun State Government owned University for programmes in the field of Education that had since 2011/2012 session been granted licence by the National Universities Commission (NUC) to run postgraduate programmes.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following full-time and part-time Postgraduate Programmes of the University for the 2019/2020 Academic Session.

SCHOOL OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES
www.tasued.edu.ng/academic/pg_school

A. COLLEGES

1. COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES (COHUM)
a) Postgraduate Diploma Programme
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in English Education
(ii) Postgraduate Diploma in French Education
(iii) Postgraduate Diploma in History & Diplomatic Studies

b) Master of Education (M.Ed.)
(i) Literature in English
(ii) Yoruba Language

c) Master of Education (M.Ed.)/ Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
(i) English Education
(ii) Fine and Applied Arts Education
(iii) History & Diplomatic Studies
(iv) Islamic Studies Education

d) Master of Arts (M.A.)/ Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

(i) English Education
(ii) Fine and Applied Arts Education
(iii) French
(iv) History & Diplomatic Studies
(v) Islamic Studies Education

2. COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (COSIT)

a) Postgraduate Diploma Programme
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Biology
(ii) Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science
(iii) Postgraduate Diploma in Health Education & Promotion
(iv) Postgraduate Diploma in Human Kinetics
(v) Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematics
(vi) Postgraduate Diploma in Physics

b) Master of Education (M.Ed.)
(i) Integrated Science

c) Master of Education (M.Ed.)/ Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
(i) Biology Education
(ii) Computer Science Education
(iii) Health Education
(iv) Human Kinetics
(v) Mathematics Education
(vi) Physics Education

d) Master of Science (M.Sc.)/ Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
(i) Biology Education
(ii) Chemistry Education
(iii) Computer Science Education
(iv) Mathematics Education
(v) Physics Education

3. COLLEGE OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES (COSMAS)
a) Master of Education (M.Ed.)/ Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
(i) Social Studies

b) Master of Science (M.Sc.)/ Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

(i) Economics
(ii) Geography
(iii) Political Science

4. COLLEGE OF SPECIALISED AND PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (COSPED)

a) Postgraduate Diploma Programme
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
b) Master of Education (M.Ed.)/ Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D
(i) Childhood Education
(ii) Counselling Psychology
(iii) Educational Evaluation
(iv) Educational Management

c) Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)/ Doctor of Philosophy /(Ph.D) Library and Information Science

5. COLLEGE OF VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (COVTED)

a) Postgraduate Diploma Programme
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Science Education
(ii) Postgraduate Diploma in Business Education
(iii) Postgraduate Diploma in Home Economics & Hotel Management
(iv) Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial Technical Education

b) Master of Education (M.Ed.)/ Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
(i) Agricultural Science Education
(ii) Business Education
(iii) Educational Media Technology
(iv) Home Economics & Hotel Management
(v) Industrial Technical Education

B. GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

All Candidates seeking admission into any of these programmes must possess a minimum of Five (5) credit passes, including English Language (in not more than two (2) sittings) at the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WAEC//NECO/SSC/GCE O/L) conducted by recognized examining bodies such as West African Examination Council, National Examination Council, National Business and Technical Education Board, University of London, University of Cambridge etc.

C. SPECIFIC PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS

1. Postgraduate Diploma Programme
Candidates seeking admission into the Postgraduate Diploma Programme should possess a minimum of Third Class in the Bachelor’s Degree or minimum of Lower Credit at the Higher National Diploma (HND).

First Degree holders irrespective of class of degree who are currently teaching or intend to take teaching as a profession.
HND graduates irrespective of class of grade who are currently teaching or intend to take teaching as profession.

2. Postgraduate Diploma in Education combined with Master in Education Programme (PGDE/M.Ed)

The programme is designed for candidates without background in Education who may wish to pursue M.Ed. programme. The two certificates will be issued concurrently at the end of the M.Ed. Programme.

3. Master’s Programmes:
a) Graduates of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun or other Universities recognized by the University Senate who have obtained the approved Bachelor’s Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in the field of study.
b) Candidates with Third Class Bachelor’s Degrees and Postgraduate Diploma in the same subject.
c) Candidates with HND (Minimum of Lower CREDIT) and Postgraduate Diploma in the course applied for.

4. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
a) Every candidate must have a Master’s degree in his/her area of specialization with a minimum CGPA of 4.0 or 60%.
b) Holders of M.Phil. Degree in his/her area of specialization.
c) Those who have CGPA of 3.50 – 3.99 or 55% and above in Master’s degree programme can apply.
d) Candidates in (c) above will have to go through a conversion process into Ph.D. programme.

D. SPECIAL COURSE REQUIREMENTS

1. Candidates wishing to study Educational Management at Master’s degree level must have credit in English Language, Mathematics and Economics at the WAEC/ NECO SSCE or GCE Ordinary Level. They must also have a certificate in Education.

2. Candidates wishing to study Guidance and Counseling Psychology at Master’s degree level must have credit pass in English Language and Mathematics at WAEC/ NECO SSCE or GCE Ordinary Level. They must also have Certificate in Education

3. Candidates wishing to study Educational and Media Technology at Master’s degree level must have credit in English Language and Mathematics at the WAEC/NECO SSCE or GCE Ordinary Level. Candidates must also have a Certificate in Education.

4. Candidates wishing to study Educational Evaluation at Master’s degree level must have credit in English Language and Mathematics at the WAEC/ NECO SSCE or GCE Ordinary Level.

5. Pass degree with 3 years cognate working experience is acceptable for Postgraduate Diploma in English.

6. Candidate wishing to study Business Education at Master’s level must have credit pass in English and Mathematics at WAEC/NECO SSCE, GCE O’L or NABTEB

7. For Science and other Mathematics related courses, a credit pass in Mathematics at the WAEC/NECO SSCE or GCE Ordinary Level is compulsory.

E. MINIMUM DURATION OF PROGRAMMES
a) Postgraduate Diploma (Full-Time Mode) 12 Months
b) Postgraduate Diploma (Part-Time Mode) 24 Months
c) Master’s degree by Course Work (Full-Time Mode) 18 Months
d) Master’s degree by Course Work (Part-Time Mode) 36 Months
e) Postgraduate Diploma in Education combined with Master’s degree (Full-Time) 24 Months
a. Please note that the two (2) programmes will run consecutively
f) Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programme 36 Months

NOTE: All Nigerian applicants for Postgraduate admissions must possess National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Discharge/ Exemption/Exclusion certificate from the NYSC Directorate.

F. METHOD OF APPLICATION

1. Candidates should apply online with payment of application fee of Ten Thousand Naira only (N10,000) payable with Master cards or VISA ATM cards. (Print out your receipt after payment).

2. The address for application is https://my.tasued.edu.ng/admission and select the appropriate Post-Graduate programme.

3. Complete the application form and print out the form along with three referees’ report forms.

4. The printed on-line application forms should be submitted along with one photostat copy of the following:
(i) WAEC/NECO SSC /GCE O’ Level Certificate
(ii) Bachelor’s Degree/ HND certificate and other certificates.
(iii) NYSC Discharge / Exemption/ Exclusion Certificate (for Nigerian Candidates).
(iv) Marriage Certificate or Evidence of Change of Name(s) where applicable.
(v) Payment receipts.
(vi) Birth Certificate/ Declaration of Age
(vii) 2 Passport photographs

5. Sale of Application forms ends on Monday, 30th September 2019.

6. All completed application forms are to be addressed and sent not later than Monday, 7th October 2019 to:
The Secretary,
School of Postgraduate Studies,
Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun,
P.M.B 2118, Ijebu-Ode,
Ogun State.

N. B

Candidates are required to ensure that their academic transcripts and referees’ reports are forwarded directly to the above address not later than Monday, 7th October, 2019.

Only Application forms submitted with the required documents would be processed.

TUNDE ODUWOLE ANUPA
Ag. Registrar

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