Ekiti, Nigeria
Qualification: Doctor of Philosophy (PHD)
Degree Type: Doctorate
Study Pace: Part Time
Duration: Within 5 Years
Study Type: On Campus
Study Path: General
Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences
Department: Department of Sociology
Course Ref:18321
Course Name: Ph.D. Sociology
Category:Social Sciences
Sub Category:Sociology
Qualification Type:Local Qualification
Degree Type: Doctorate
Degree:Doctor of Philosophy
Degree Alias:PHD
Name of Institution:Federal University Oye-Ekiti
School:Federal University Oye-Ekiti Postgraduate School
Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences
Department:Department of Sociology
Study Duration:Within 5 Years
Study Pace:Part Time
Study Type: On Campus
Study Path:General

Method of Application

  • Candidates should log on to http://fuoye.edu.ng/ and visit the postgraduate portal.
  • Candidates should click on apply now to start new application or Click on login to continue application after payment.
  • Candidates should use the Application Number as username and SURNAME as password. Carefully type in your Application Number as any error committed will not allow your details to be displayed.
  • Candidates should click OK button on the dialogue box displayed and enter their names.
  • Candidates should fill in other bio-data and necessary details truthfully on the webpage.
  • All candidates should upload their Passport.
  • All candidates should complete the programme of choice and click on Save then click OK on the message dialog box.



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

Federal University Oye-Ekiti Postgraduate School Entry Requirements

General Requirements


Master’s Degree

  • Candidates applying for the Master’s degree programme must have made a minimum of Second Class (lower Division) in his/her Bachelor degree programme.
  • M.A.; M.Sc. degrees run for a minimum period of a year  (12 calendar months; that is, two  semesters) and a maximum period of 24 calendar months for full-time candidates OR a minimum period of two (2) years (24 calendar months; that is, four semesters) and a maximum period of 36 calendar months for part-time candidates.
  • All Master Degree Programmes are by course work.
  • This is in addition to a research work/report at the end of which a dissertation is produced.


M.Phil /Ph.D. Degree Programmes

  • Candidates who score between 55.00 and 59.99 percent Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) can apply for admission into the M.Phil/Ph.D programme on full-time basis. The programme runs for a period of 12 calendar months after which the candidate, on good performance can transit to the Ph.D programme.
  •  Candidates in this category are eligible for conversion to Ph.D. candidature, following a progress assessment report to be made by a Panel of Examiners at the end of the first session of registration. Candidates must score not less than 60% (aggregate) at the end of the first session to be eligible for conversion for the Ph.D. programme.


Doctorate Degree

  • These programmes are available to holders of M.A; M.Ed.; M.Sc.; degrees, with a minimum of 60% score in their Master degree programmes.  
  • A Ph.D. degree programme runs for a minimum of 36 calendar months period and a maximum period of 48 calendar months for full-time candidates OR a minimum period of 48 calendar months and a maximum period of 60 calendar months for part-time candidates. 
  • Candidates should note that relevant Courses will be taken for the Ph.D. studies where prescribed and a Thesis is required at the end of the Ph.D. programme.
23-Apr-2019 - just want to know if is possible for me to cross from health eduction to community health or public health department for my masters in oye ekiti and their requirement.
Hello Temitayo, Yes you can, but call the PGS to confirm your inquiry: (234) 8165396888 Thanks
on 23-Apr-2019

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