CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA COLLABORATIVE POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMME (CBN-CPP) AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN AND UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
SUPPLEMENTARY ADMISSION INTO MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAMMES IN ACCOUNTING, BANKING & FINANCE, AND ECONOMICS AND MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION UNDER THE CBN COLLABORATIVE POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMME
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications are invited from interested candidates into the Central Bank of Nigeria Collaborative Postgraduate Programmes (CBN-CPP). The CBN-CPP, which is the Central Bank of Nigeria’s flagship intervention in tertiary education and offering quality postgraduate education devoid of disruptions, is housed at the Central Bank of Nigeria Centres for Economics and Finance presently located at Ahmadu Bello University, University of Ibadan, and University of Nigeria Enugu campus. The courses offered include Master of Science in Accounting/Accountancy (Forensic Accounting and Auditing or Financial Accounting and Reporting), Banking and Finance (Financial Innovation & Technology or Credit & Treasury Management), and Economics (Monetary Economics, Development Economics or Financial Economics & Markets) as well as Master of Business Administration with specialization in Credit and Risk Management, Taxation, Finance, and Business Analytics.
ELIGIBILITY: The CBN-CPP is open to everyone willing to pursue enduring academic and professional careers in the relevant disciplines in both the private and public sectors. Specifically, the programme is meant for: (i) applicants from relevant public sector organizations; (ii) applicants attached to, or being sponsored by private institutions, or organizations as part of their staff development programmes, and (iii) independent applicants on self-sponsorship.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Interested candidates must possess a minimum of Second-Class Honours (Upper Division) Bachelor’s Degree in related fields and must have completed the mandatory NYSC Programme.
DURATION AND MODE OF STUDY: The duration of each programme shall be a maximum of four (4) semesters and strictly full time. It shall consist of teaching/course work, research (dissertation), oral/written examination, and case studies.
AWARD OF DEGREE/ GRADUATION: Graduation requirements shall be as determined by the Senate of each University and subject to meeting the minimum academic requirements prescribed by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
METHOD OF APPLICATION: Interested candidates should apply online through www.cbn-cenef.com with a link to the portals of postgraduate school/College of the participating universities of their choice (https://www.uibusinessschool.ui.edu.ng, https://www.spgs.unn.edu.ng, and https://www.spgs.abu.edu.ng) and subject to the payment of a non-refundable application fee as prescribed by the universities.
TUITION FEES: The tuition fees are N600,000.00 for Master of Science degree programmes and N1,000,000.00 for Master of Business Administration per programme. The fees are payable either in full once or at most in two installments of N 400,000.00 and N 600,000.00 respectively once in the first year, and the balance of N 200,000.00 and N 400,000.00 once in the second year.
(i) Application closes 30th April 2022
(ii) Aptitude Test/Interview: May 11 -13, 2022.
(iii) Release/Publication of Admission list and issuance of admission letters: May 13, 2022.
(iv) Commencement of Lectures: 1st June 2022.