Edo, Nigeria
Qualification: Master of Arts (MA)
Degree Type: Masters
Study Pace: Full Time
Duration: Within 3 Years
Study Type: On Campus
Study Path: General
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Department: Department of Fine and Applied Arts
Course Ref:231
Course Name:M.A. in Art History: European Art
Sub Category:History
Qualification Type:Local Qualification
Degree Type: Masters
Degree:Master of Arts
Degree Alias:MA
Name of Institution:University of Benin
School:University of Benin Post Graduate School
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Department:Department of Fine and Applied Arts
Study Duration:Within 3 Years
Study Pace:Full Time
Study Type: On Campus
Study Path:General

Method of Application

Candidates are to purchase application forms online with a valid bank payment card for the amount as published by the school. The current application fee is N11.500 while Processing fee is N550.

Candidates are to complete the application online via https://uniben.waeup.org/.

The form must be correctly filled with all information required before submitting online and thereafter printed out. The following documents will be printed out from the Website:- application and referee forms. Any form not properly filled will not be treated.

Screening Details

Admission into some programmes shall be through entrance examination to be conducted on soon to be announced date at the Ugbowo campus. However, there will be no Entrance Examinations for some programmes. Admission into such programmes will be based on the general requirements approved by the Senate.

Admission Procedure:

Only candidate given admission into the various PG programmes are to proceed to pay the total amount of Non-Refundable Acceptance fees which is currently N45,000.


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

Referees Reports:

Candidates should request their referees to mail reports on them directly to postgrad@uniben.edu.ng. or the Secretary, School of Postgraduate Studies. Applications shall not be processed unless the referee reports are available. Note: students are advised to always check this website for those courses that require written entrance examination. Please indicate your e-mail address / telephone when applying.

University of Benin Postgraduate School Entry Requirements:

    • A Candidate for postgraduate studies in the university of Benin must have obtained at least five (5) credits in WASC, NECO, GCE (ordinary level or their equivalents,) A credit pass in Math’s and English is required.
    • Four credits of Ordinary level plus OND (not pass), NCE, IJMB or Advance level passes. III. A holder of a Pass (Degree/Diploma) is not qualified for admission into the postgraduate program of the University of Benin. In addition, all holders of 3rd class degree must possess PGD to be considered for admission into the Masters programs.
    • Candidates who obtained Master’s degree but with Weighted Average Score (WAS) between 55.0-59% can only be considered for admission into the M.Phil. program in the first instance.
    • A candidate applying for the Ph.D. in any program of the University of Benin must have obtained a weighted average score of 60% or letter grade ‘B’ average in the Master’s degree.
    • A candidate applying for the PhD with a Master’s degree from any other University who in his/her Master’s study has not previously taken the compulsory courses or their equivalents similar to the ones in the University of Benin shall on admission be required to offer and pass such courses with a minimum of 60% or letter grade ‘B’.
    • Only students who have the NYSC discharge, exemption or exclusion certificate can be allowed to clear into the different courses.

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