PhD Energy Studies


The programme leading to the award of PhD degree in Energy Studies shall normally last for minimum of six semesters of full-time study. This will also involve some course work in addition to their thesis writing. PhD students would be supported to attend one international conference to present their work.

Admission Requirements for M.Phil and M.Phil/PhD Degree

  • Candidates with relevant and applicable M.Sc degree can proceed to M.Phil or M.Phil/PhD.
  • Candidates may be required to take and pass an approved combination of 800 level courses.
  • Candidates are required to carry out an original research and submit a dissertation (and thesis for LL.M and M.Phil/PhD and PhD Energy Law) on a topic chosen in consultation with the supervisor and approved by the University Senate.

Admission Requirements for PhD Degree(Energy Studies)

Entry into the PhD programme shall be on a competitive basis. The following are the criteria for admission of students to the programme:

  • Admission is open to candidates who have attained a minimum average of 60% in any of the relevant and applicable Master's programmes; including M.Sc. (Energy Studies).
  • Candidates for the M.Phil Degree Programme of the University of Ibadan who have satisfied the course requirements for the degree and have been permitted by Senate to upgrade their registration on the basis of satisfactory progress in research.

Regulations Governing the Award of the Degrees

Examinations shall be conducted in accordance with existing regulations of the Postgraduate School, University of Ibadan. To qualify for the award of PhD, the following conditions must be fulfilled. The candidate must sit for and pass all the compulsory courses as well as any combination of one set of elective courses (i.e., two elective courses). The candidate must also satisfy all other requirements of the postgraduate school governing the award of the PhD degree.

The two elements of the Centre's academic activities are course work and thesis writing.

Preference will be given in the selection process to women and those who are being sponsored by industry, or any other organization