24 months
5000 USD/year
4000 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Department is a service Department to all science-based faculties in the University and offers degree leading to B.Sc., M.Sc., M.Phil and PhD. The Inorganic Chemistry programme is offered at the University Of Ibadan.


Key facts:

  • The Inorganic Chemistry programme is offered at the University Of Ibadan.
  • The Department has graduated thousands of students since inception and graduates of this Department have provided skilled manpower for most Universities in Nigeria, and continue to contribute to the development of the nation in many areas of industry, research and government establishments.
  • Welcome to the Department of Chemistry of the University of Ibadan, the Premier University in Nigeria. The Department was established in 1948 as one of the foundation Departments of the University of Ibadan.  The Department has grown from its humble beginning to its present state of being not only the oldest Chemistry Department in Nigeria but also the best and the largest.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Process Chemistry
  • Photochemistry and Biologically Active Natural Products
  • Pericyclic Reactions, Heterocyclic and Naturally Occurring Compounds
  • Synthetic Methods in Organic Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy and Organic Structure Determination
  • Symmetry and Group Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates for admission to higher degree programmes shall normally be graduates of the University of Ibadan or other Universities/Institutions recognised by the Senate. Admission shall be made by the Postgraduate College on the recommendation of the appropriate Faculty Postgraduate Committee. 
  • Candidates without any previous higher degrees in the relevant discipline may be admitted only to either the Degree of Master or the Professional Degree of Master.
  • Candidates with recognised “Research Higher” Degree in the relevant discipline may be admitted to the M.Phil or Ph.D. degree programmes as appropriate, on the recommendation of the appropriate Faculty Postgraduate Committee.
  • Where, in respect of an otherwise eligible candidate with a higher degree, a firm recommendation for admission to the Ph.D. degree programme cannot be made, a Faculty may recommend that a candidate be admitted provisionally to the programme pending an assessment report. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4000 USD per year during 24 months.


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