Ogun, Nigeria
ACIB in Finance: International Finance
Qualification: Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB)
Degree Type: Professional Certification
Study Pace: Full Time
Duration: Within 2 Years
Study Type: On Campus
Study Path: General
Faculty: College of Business and Social Sciences
Department: Department of Banking and Finance
Course Ref:137
Course Name:ACIB in Finance: International Finance
Category:Business & Management
Sub Category:Finance
Qualification Type:Local Qualification
Degree Type: Professional Certification
Degree:Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers
Degree Alias:ACIB
Name of Institution:Covenant University
School:Covenant University Post Graduate School
Faculty:College of Business and Social Sciences
Department:Department of Banking and Finance
Study Duration:Within 2 Years
Study Pace:Full Time
Study Type: On Campus
Study Path:General

Method of Application

  • Interested candidates shall complete the application form on the university portal and provide all relevant documents as specified on the application form
  • This should include certificates or degrees and/r diplomas, academic transcripts, reference letters, and a 500-word statement of intent in the proposed research area.
  • Candidates who are Nigerian citizens shall in addition provide the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) discharge/ exemption or exclusion certificate.


Screening Details

  • All applicants shall undergo a screening exercise, involving written and oral tests in the desired programme. A minimum score of 50% in each of the categories is required for a candidate to be considered eligible for admission. Candidate’s academic transcripts must be received before the final admission could be processed.

International Candidates

  • International candidates who may be applying for any of the programmes would have their screening examinations conducted online. Such candidates are expected to forward their intention (interest) by email to the Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies on the link: deansps@covenantuniversity.edu.ng to include their Skype ID, phone number and time/date of choice.


The Candidates should request their former Universities/Institutions to forward their academic transcript(s) to the Dean “School of Postgraduate Studies”, within application period. Candidates whose transcripts are not forwarded to the school shall not have their applications processed. Transcripts being sent to the university can be ordered from any school in Nigeria via the Electronic Transcript Exchange of Nigeria (ETX-NG) - https://www.etx-ng.com/


Covenant University Postgraduate School Entry Requirements:

Master’s Degrees

  • A candidate seeking admission to the Master’s Degree Programme of Covenant University must be a graduate of Covenant University or any other University recognized by the Senate of Covenant University, with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division). The duration of full-time study for the award of the Master’s degree is 18 months (3 semesters), while for the part-time, the duration is 30 months (5 semesters). Candidates are also to note that there are other requirements that may be specific to a College and/or a Programme.

Master of Philosophy Degrees

  • A candidate with CGPA of 3.5 – 3.9 on a 5.0 point scale (= 55%) or equivalent in the Master’s programme may be considered for M.Phil/PhD programme. The minimum duration for the full-time M.Phil/PhD programme is seven (7) semesters or three and one-half (3½) academic years. The minimum duration for the part-time M.Phil/PhD programme is nine (9) semesters or four and one-half (4½) academic years.

Master of Business Administration

  • Candidates seeking admission to the MBA degree programme must possess a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline with at least a second class lower division from covenant university or any other University recognised by the Senate, Candidates with Third Class Bachelor’s degree, HND (minimum: lower credit) in a relevant discipline or professional qualifications such as ACA, ICAN, ACIB etc. must have, in addition a Postgraduate diploma (PGD) with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 to qualify for admission. The duration of study for the award of the MBA degree is two academic sessions (Full-Time)


Doctorate Degree

  • A Candidate seeking admission to the direct PhD Degree Programme of Covenant University must have obtained a Master’s of Covenant University or any other University recognized by the Senate of Covenant University, with a CGPA of 4.00 or 60%. Candidates that have obtained a CGPA below 4.0 but had 3.5 and above (or 55%) will be considered for the M.Phil/PhD. The M.Phil/PhD programme is intended to prepare candidates for the PhD since Covenant University does not award The M.Phil degree.

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