This blog post is in response to series of questions about the Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree at the University of Ibadan. This would give our esteemed readers general and specific information  about studying for an MBA degree- specifically related to University of Ibadan. The information here may change with time, so exercise due diligence.

  1. The MBA degree programme is a professional masters degree and not academic. It is aimed at people in business and executives. You would not be able to take up a lecturing job with an MBA without an MPhil.
  2. All prospective MBA applicants into University of Ibadan would take an English Proficiency Screening Test before admission
  3. Beyond your bachelors degree, other qualifications accepted by U.I for MBA admission are; A.C.A, A.C.C.A, A.C.M.A,  C.F.A (USA). A HND graduate with 5 year experience in management would also be considered.
  4. Duration for full time MBA is 18 months,
  5. The areas of specializations in U.I MBA are Marketing, Finance, Operation, Personnel and Portfolio (Managements), Operations Research, Investment Analysis, and Labour Economics.
  6. The UI, MBA programme is conducted by the Department of Economics, in the Faculty of Social Sciences.
  7. The tuition fees for full time MBA is about 120,000 naira and Executive MBA is about 175,000 naira for the first session. (2years ago)

Drop your questions, comments and opinion in the comments box


  1. How does the executive MBA run? when is the form out? How much is it and what is the tuition like? Thanks

  2. Nice to see this information about the MBA program of the University of Ibadan. It is good to share such information so that people can find it easy to apply. Also for the better understanding of the essay writing so many students use to buy essay at essaymama to get the detail information. It is good to do so because when we will have the full information it is easy for us to get admission.

  3. HAVE GOT BSC IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION(3rd class) can i go for the MBA directly without PGD?

  4. Is 2017/2017 MBA is available?because what i saw on the site – M.Phil/Ph.D. Please help urgently..

  5. I have HND in accounting Upper credit, with over 8years experience. can i run MBA in Finance and Accounting directly? and if yes when will the form be available?

  6. Good morning sir,according to what you posted, are u saying that there is no academic Mba?

  7. The program is not well analuzed.
    1. Does UI run it o ly on full time?
    2. What of part time and executive class?
    3. How Mich is the total cost?
    4. How do you pay(fully once or installmentally)?

  8. Please how much is the school fees for MBA 2018/2019 session and what’s the duration for full-time student?

  9. Pls is there a study center in lagos for UI MBA programmes. Just got this infor about CEMAR center for 2018/2019 UI MBA, and the news claims that the form is already on sale.

  10. Please when will you start selling form for 2019/2020 academic year? How much is the form?

  11. Am Victor Asiriuwa. I had an HND in marketing upper credit, and PGD in Business Administration,with 11 years working experience. Am I eligible to apply for MBA Businesse Administration option marketing in university of lbadan?
    Secondly, dose university of lbadan run per time MBA program and what is the cost.

    1. With your years of experience and a postgraduate diploma you are very qualified for a MBA.

      UI used to run an executive MBA program. It weekends and special days. I’m not sure of the details.

      UNILAG has a variety of part MBA including the evening executive MBA. Just that it is very expensive

  12. I am an HND graduate from the polytechnic Ibadan, I have upper credit in business administration and I have a registered company doing my personal business for the past 9 years even before I enrolled for my HND program, i just completed my HND program a year ago. am I qualified to for MBA program at university of Ibadan?

    1. Hello Isaac, you are qualified. You need to show the nine years experience in a letter or reference. That will support your application

  13. I am Ayooluwa Agbonze
    I hold PGD in Human resources management from the chartered institute of human resources management of Nigeria, ND &HND in office technology and Management, from the federal polytechnic Ado-Ekiti and I have 2 professional qualifications. i.e Associate Member chartered institute of human resources management of Nigeria (ACIHRM) and Associates member institute of professional managers and administrators of Nigeria IPMA
    Sir with these qualifications can I proceed with UI MBA.

    1. Yes .. with your pgd, you can apply directly for MBA.

      Even with work experiences, you would be admitted. Attach all relevant documents during application

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