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Application Requirements


Thank you for your interest in our programme. We look forward to having you join us!

Miva is licensed by the National Universities Commission

Applications are open for the September 2024 admission

Applications end 31st of May 2024

Start Your Degree Journey With Us Today

This step-by-step guide helps you navigate the process of applying, enrolling, and beginning your programme at Miva Open University.

Step 1

Start your Application

Click the Apply Now button to begin your application. Please upload the following documents to complete your application:

  • CV
  • Degree or Postgraduate Diploma


Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an acceptance letter via mail in less than 24 hours.

Please note that your application is FREE

Need help or have a question about the requirements? Chat with a career advisor for assistance.

Step 2

Gain Admission

Upon receiving your acceptance letter, proceed to enrol in the courses for your program of study and make payment.

Need help with this process?
Contact help@miva.university

Step 3

Start Learning

Your journey to career greatness starts now.
After receiving your admission letter, please upload a photo to your profile.
The learning pack will be physically delivered to you. 

Classes start September so get set to join your first class!

Admission Requirements

Here’s what you need to study for an MBA at Miva University

Application Checklist

You need the following documents to enroll for a programme at Miva Open University.

Application Timelines

Miva University admits students thrice in a year. See the timelines for upcoming admissions below:

September 2023 admission

Applications end August 31, 2023 and classes start September 4, 2023

January 2024 admission

Applications starts September 11, 2023 and classes start in January 2024.

May 2024 admission

Applications start in January, 2024 and classes start in May 2024.


Common Inquries about Miva MBA

We’ve answered some of the most common questions students have.

Miva Open University is a degree-awarding university, recognised and licensed by the National Universities Commission. Rest assured, our programmes adhere to rigorous standards of academic excellence and quality.

The entry requirements include: 

  • A bachelor’s degree with a minimum of second class (Lower Division) in Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Banking and Finance, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Public Administration, Marketing, Human Resource Management, or other allied disciplines from any approved university.
  • A bachelor’s degree with a minimum of second class (Lower Division) in any other discipline not listed above, such as B.Sc. in Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Such candidates will be admitted on the condition that they take required courses in which they are deficient.
  • Holders of HND and/or professional qualifications in administration discipline are also eligible for admission.

Yes, candidates are expected to have a minimum of one year of relevant full-time work experience after graduation. Applicants with lower academic results may need to demonstrate a longer duration of work experience. When assessing applications, Miva Open University looks closely at career progression in terms of roles and responsibilities, experience managing projects and people, and how skills have continued to develop throughout the applicant’s career.

Yes, Miva Open University offers several specializations within the MBA program, these are Marketing and Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Finance, and Management. Students can choose a specialization based on their interests and career goals.

Yes, candidates with bachelor’s degrees in non-business-related fields will be admitted on the condition that they take required courses in which they are deficient. These courses will be determined based on the applicant’s academic background and are designed to provide a foundation in business-related subjects.

The MBA tuition fee is 285,000 Naira if you choose to pay per semester or 85,000 Naira if you choose to pay per month.

The MBA programme at Miva Open University is designed to be completed in 4 semesters within 16 months of full-time study.

Examinations are conducted online and students can write their examinations from their respective location.

International applicants are required to meet the same academic and work experience requirements as domestic applicants. Additionally, they may need to provide proof of English proficiency if English is not their first language.

Miva Open University offers online lectures. Optional meets and greets and other engagement events may be organized for students to interact with faculty members and coursemates. In-person attendance is not compulsory.

Yes, you can take study breaks. You would, however, need to contact the academic support team to enable you to properly structure your breaks.

MBA graduates from Miva Open University are well-equipped to pursue various career paths in business and management, including roles in finance, marketing, consulting, and general management, among others.