CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES (2013/2014 Academic Session)

Centre For Distance Learning announces admission into her certificate Programmes.
  • Certificate Programmes: (French Language, Portuguese Language, Non Degree Certificate in Gender Studies).

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Certificate Programmes co-ordinated by the Centre for Distance Learning, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

Admission Requirements

Certificate Programmes
  • Applicants for admission into the Non-degree Certificate Programme must have at least OND or NCE certificate. However, school certificate holders who have acquired enough experience working on development issues (minimum of two years) will also be considered for the Programme. Applicants for the Post Graduate Certificate Course in Gender Studies must have a university degree from an approved University.


Certificate in Gender Studies lasts for one Semester of 3 Months, while Certificate in Portuguese Language lasts for 6 Months. Certificate in French Language on the other hand has four different levels, and each level lasts for 2 Months.

Method of Application

All application fees are to be paid through any of the followin banks: Skye Bank, First Bank or UBA on eTranzact Network.
Application fee for Certificate in Portuguese Language and Certificate in Gender Studies Programmes is N10,000.00 while Application fee for certificate in French Language is N5,000.


  1. Valid email address
  2. Passport Photograph (100kb Max)
  3. Credentials


Applicants are advised to make payments personally and obtain the eTranzact receipts at any of the designated banks. The Centre for Distance Learning, OAU has not engaged any individual or organization to carry out this application procedure on her behalf and thus shall not be held responsible for any issue arising from the involvement of a third party.

No downloaded or printed copies of forms will be accepted.

D.I. Ocan (Mrs)

Administrative Secretary
Centre for Distance Learning,
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

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