The Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics and Law is a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation funded regional Centre of Excellence with the main goal of training highly skilled personnel and conducting research in energy. The Centre is multidisciplinary in concept and practice and it brings together economists, engineers, lawyers, finance experts, scientists and other relevant professionals in order to address energy issues in a holistic manner.
The Centre is uniquely positioned, with research and teaching collaborations with globally acclaimed institutions in the United Kingdom, United States of America and Ghana. The Centre also emphasizes strong linkage with the energy industry and policy world.
The Centre’s core objective is to meet the energy personnel requirements of Nigeria and the sub-Saharan Africa. Graduates of the Centre would gain the sound training necessary to bridge the knowledge and skills gap in the sector.
Admission & Criteria
Interested candidates are hereby invited to visit the University of Ibadan, Postgraduate School website. http://pgschool.ui.edu.ng.
For further enquires, please call the programme officer on 08103279807 or send an e-mail to [email protected]
Admissions to the higher degree programmes of as well as other higher degree programmes of the University of Ibadan are administered online by the Postgraduate school. Detail information can as well be obtain from the PG School at www.pgschool.ui.edu.ng
Entry into the graduate programme shall be on a competitive basis. The criteria for admitting students to the Programme include the following:
- An applicant must have a good first degree in Economics, Engineering, Law, or a related field.
The degree must be from a recognized academic institution of higher learning
- For a PhD, the applicant must also have a good Master’s degree in Economics, Petroleum Engineering, Law, Mathematics, etc from a recognized institution.
- The applicant must attach the following documents to his/her application:
a) Certified copies of academic transcripts for his/her bachelors and masters degrees
b) A detailed curriculum vitae
The following Degree Programmes are available:
1. M.Sc & PhD (Energy Studies) with specialization in:
- Energy and Environment
- Energy Economics
- Energy Finance
- Energy Policy
- Oil and Gas Economics
- Economics of the Power Industry
- Renewable Energy
2. LL.M & Ph.D (Energy Law)
Programme Duration & Admission Requirements
The duration for the M.Sc Energy Studies programme is a minimum of 3 Semesters of full time studies. Applicants are required to have a minimum of Second Class Lower Division in the Social Sciences, Science, Engineering or Agriculture and Forestry. They should also possess 5 Credits at one or 6 Credits at two sittings including English Language and Mathematics.
The duration for the Ph.D. Energy Studies is a minimum of 6 Semesters of full time studies. Candidates with relevant and applicable M.Sc degrees can proceed to M.Phil, M.Phil/Ph.D or Ph.D. Only applicants with a minimum average of 60% in any of the relevant and applicable Master’s programme, including M.Sc. (Energy Studies) from the University of Ibadan can apply directly for Ph.D.
The duration for the LLM Energy Law programme is a minimum of 3 Semesters of full time studies. Applicants are required to have a minimum of Second Class Lower Division in Law. They should also possess 5 Credits at one or 6 Credits at two sittings including English Language, and Literature in English.
The duration for the Ph.D. Energy Law is a minimum of 6 Semesters of full time studies. Candidates with relevant and applicable LL.M degree can proceed to M.Phil, M.Phil/Ph.D or Ph.D. Only applicants with a minimum average of 60% in any of the relevant and applicable Master’s programme, including LL.M (Energy Law) from the University of Ibadan can apply directly for Ph.D.