The University of Benin (UNIBEN) has officially opened its doors for potential candidates to enroll in its renowned part-time undergraduate Degree Programmes for the upcoming 2022/2023 academic year. This blog post outlines the essential details about the courses on offer, admission prerequisites, and the application process.
Courses Offered by UNIBEN in Part-Time Degree Programme
With the endorsement of the NUC, the University of Benin proudly presents a diverse range of degree programs, including:
- B. A. (English and Literature);
- B. A. (International Studies and Diplomacy);
- B. A. (Mass Communication);
- B. A. (Ed) (Adult Education);
- B. A. (Ed) (Adult Education, English & Literature);
- B. Sc. (Ed) (Adult Education, Economics and Statistics);
- B. Sc. (Ed) (Adult Education, Political Science);
- B. A. (Ed) (History);
- B. A. (Ed) (French);
- B. A. (Ed) (Fine Arts);
- B. A. (Ed) (Edo Language);
- B. A. (Ed) (Religious Studies);
- B. A. (Ed) (Eng. & Literature);
- B. Sc. (Ed) (Biology);
- B. Sc (Ed) (Chemistry);
- B. Sc. (Ed) (Computer Science);
- B. Sc (Ed) (Integrated Science);
- B. Sc (Ed) (Mathematics);
- B. Sc. (Ed) (Physics);
- B. Sc. (Ed) (Social Studies);
- B. Sc. (Ed) (Human Kinetics);
- B. Sc. (Ed) (Health Education);
- B. Sc. (Ed) (Environmental Education);
- B. Sc. (Ed) (Economics & Statistics);
- B. Sc. (Ed) (Geography & Regional Planning);
- B. Sc. (Ed) (Political Science);
- B. Sc. (Ed) (Educational Management);
- B. Sc. (Ed) (Library and Information Science);
- B. Sc. (Ed) (Childhood and Primary Education)
- B. Sc. (Ed) (Agricultural Education);
- B. Sc. (Ed) (Business Education with options in Accounting Education and Office Technology and Management);
- B. Sc. (Ed) (Home Economics Education);
- B. Sc (Ed) (Industrial and Technical Education with options in Automobile, Electrical/Electronics, Building/Woodwork, and Metal Work Technology);
- B. Sc. (Accounting);
- B. Sc. (Banking and Finance);
- B. Sc. (Industrial Physics);
- B. Sc. (Computer Science);
- B.Sc. (Statistics)
- B. Sc. (Public Administration);
- B.Sc. (Political Science)
- B. Sc. (Social Work);
UNIBEN Part-Time Degree Admission Requirements
To be eligible for UNIBEN’s part-time degree programs, candidates must meet both the general university admission requirements and those specific to their chosen faculties.
How to Apply: A Step-by-Step Guide
- Setting Up: Ensure you have an active email account. This will be crucial for communication throughout the application process.
- Navigating to the Portal: Visit UNIBEN’s official website, proceed to ‘Student Portal’, and then select ‘wakeup portal’. Next, choose Part-Time Studies Application 2022/2023 to initiate your application.
- Application Form: Click on ‘Start a new application’, carefully read the instructions, and hit ‘continue’.
- Payment: Generate a payment ticket. The application fee for diploma programs is N12,500.00 (excluding N2,000.00 for Portal Services). Payments can be made via Remita using Visa or Master Card.
- Photograph: Upload a recent, clear ‘1×1’ color passport photograph with a red background in JPEG format. Remember, this will be the primary ID for all admitted candidates during their tenure at UNIBEN. Failure to upload the specified photo can lead to application disqualification.
- Final Review: Before final submission, preview and ensure all information is accurate. After the closing date, no corrections will be entertained.
- Acknowledgement Slip: Post submission, print out a confirmation slip containing your details.
Remember, the use of GSM phones and calculators during the application process is strictly prohibited.
Deadline Alert: The last day to submit all applications is 31st August 2023.
Certain programs necessitate an entrance examination, which will be a computer-based test. However, some programs don’t require any entrance test; admissions into these are determined by the Senate-approved general requirements.
Extra Step for Completion: For a thorough admission process, candidates must register their details, inclusive of biometrics, at a JAMB-approved Centre. The fee for this is N3500.
All the best in your pursuit!