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Admission to the MA degree programme in various options of study at the Institute of African Studies is open to graduates of the University of Ibadan and other Universities recognized by the Senate of the University of Ibadan, with a minimum of Second Class (Lower) Honours Bachelor’s degree in disciplines considered cognate or relevant to African Studies. Irrespective of disciplinary background and specialism, all students are expected to take two compulsory courses in Anthropology (AFS 701 and 702) and one required course in Advanced Seminar Presentation (AFS 706). Students are also expected to take all compulsory and required courses in their respective areas of specialization. However, in keeping with our interdisciplinary philosophy, students are encouraged to take as electives any of the courses offered in any of the other disciplines in the Institute.

Graduation Requirements
Graduation requirements are subject to the Postgraduate School rule on Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA). The CGPA system shall be used for the computation of final results, and the grade points shall be determined as shown in the following table:

See MPhil, MPhil/PhD, and PhD Candidates