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Welcome to samphina.com.ng. In this publication, i will be giving you the Admission Requirements for getting admission in Bowen University as an undergraduate student. It is not always easy to make it to the Tertiary Institution this days, but when you follow the right procedure and meet the right requirement, things will be lot easier.

In Bowen University (BU) we have seven (7) Colleges and faculties which are listed below:

  1. College of Health Sciences
  2. Faculty of Agriculture
  3. Faculty of Science and Science Education
  4. Faculty of Social and Management Sciences
  5. Faculty of Humanities
  6. Faculty of Law
  7. Faculty of Education

Now that i have given you the list of Colleges and Faculties in Bowen University (BU), i will list out the departments in each of them.

COURSES OFFERED IN BOWEN UNIVERSITY (BU)

1. COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

  • Anatomy
  • Medicine and Surgery
  • Nursing Science
  • Physiology
  • Physiotheraphy

2. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

  • Agricultural Economics & Farm Management
  • Animal Science and Fisheries Management
  • Crop Production, Soil and Environmental Management
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

3. FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND SCIENCE EDUCATION

  • Biological Sciences
    • Microbiology
    • Plant Biology
    • Zoology

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  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry
    • Chemistry
    • Industrial Chemistry
  • Computer Science and Information Technology

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  • Mathematics and Statistics
    • Mathematics
    • Statistics
  • Physics and Solar Energy

4. FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

  • Accounting
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Economics

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  • Industrial Relations and Personnel Management
  • Mass Communication
  • Sociology
  • Political Science and Diplomatic Studies

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5. FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

  • Communication and performing Arts
  • English
  • History and International Studies
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

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6. FACULTY OF LAW

law

7. FACULTY OF EDUCATION

  • Library and Information Science
  • Agricultural Science
  • Biology

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  • Business Education
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Education
  • Economics
  • Educational Management
  • English

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  • Home Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Musics
  • Physics
  • Religious Studies

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UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR BOWEN UNIVERSITY (BU)

I will be giving you the admission requirements based the different courses offered in Bowen University, but first of all let’s me take you through there general requirements

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The general Admission Requirements

POST UTME ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

(a) All applicants are required to sit for the 2018 Unified Tertiary MatriculationExamination (UTME)
(b) Applicants are to complete the on-line application form by visiting Bowen University website at www.bowenuniversity.edu.ng

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(c) All applicants are required to have credits at SSCE, GCE, NECO, NABTEBor approved equivalent in at least five (5) subjects, which must include English Language and four other subjects as may be specified
by each Faculty.
(d) The five credits should be obtained in not more than two sittings.

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(e) For Medicine and Surgery (MB; BS), Nursing Science and Physiotherapyprogrammes, the five credits
(includingMathematics and English) must beobtained at only one sitting.
(f) Candidates awaiting results may apply.

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(g) All applicants will be required to go through Bowen UniversityScreening Exercise.
(h) Interested candidates who will apply to JAMB for admission andwish to change their choice to Bowen University are required to:

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1. Apply for change of institution through JAMB
2. Complete theBowen University On-line Application Form
3. Participate in the Bowenscreening exercise.

DIRECT ENTRY ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

All applicants for direct entry must satisfy any of the following:

(a) NCE at credit level, ND and approved equivalents with at least Lower Credit in relevant fields.
(b) At least two Advanced Level passes at acceptable grade level.

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(c) The Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB),Joint Universities Preliminary Examination Board (JUPEB) or Cambridgemoderated School of Basic Studies at acceptable grade levels.
(d) In addition to NCE/ND/IJMB, JUPEB or two Advanced Level papers specified by each Faculty or programme, candidates must also satisfy the Ordinary Level requirements.

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(e) HND holders may be admitted to 200 Level or 300 Level depending on the regulation guiding admission to each department / programme.

All direct entry candidates are required to apply through JAMB.

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You can scroll and check for your department which will fall under the faculty of that department:

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

1. DEGREE PROGRAMMES

  • B.Sc. Anatomy (3 or 4 Year Programme)
  • B.Sc. Physiology (3 or 4 Year Programme)
  • MB; BS. Medicine and Surgery (5 or 6 Year Programme)
  • B. N. Sc. Nursing Science (4or 5Year Programme)
  • B. PT. Physiotherapy (4 or 5Year Programme)

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2. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

(i) O’ Level Subjects

  • Candidates must possess five O’ Level credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  • For Medicine and Surgery, Nursing and Physiotherapyprogrammes, the five (5) O’Levelcredits (including Mathematics and English) must be obtained at one sitting.

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(ii) UTME Subjects

English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

(iii) Direct Entry

  • Advanced Level GCE/Cambridge/IJMB/JUPEBat an acceptable grade level
  • Candidates with B. Sc. Second Class Upper Division in a related discipline
    can apply for the MB; BS programme.[irp]
  • In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ level requirements as stated in 2(i) above.
  • For Nursing Science, candidates with RN/SRN plus five (5) O’ level credits including English Language and Mathematics can apply and be admitted to 200 Level.
  • For Physiotherapy, candidates with a degree not less than 2nd Class Lower Division can apply.

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

1. DEGREE PROGRAMMES

  • B. Agric. (i) Agricultural Economics and Farm Management
  • Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
  • Animal Science and Fisheries Management
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  • B. Forestry and Environmental Technology
  • B.Sc. Food Science and Technology
  • B. Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics (4or 3 Year Programme)
  • B. Fisheries and Aquaculture

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2. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

(i) O’ Level Subjects

Candidates must possess five O’ Level credits to include:English Language,Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science/ Fisheries/Animal Husbandry, Chemistry and one of Physics, Geography, Economics, Civic Education and Food and Nutrition.

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Note:For Food Science and Technology and Nutrition and Dietetics, candidates must possess five O’ Level credits to include Mathematics, English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

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(ii) Direct Entry

  • NCE/ND or approved equivalent in relevant programmes.
  • At least two Advanced Level passes to include Chemistry and any one of the following:Biology/Botany, Zoology/Agricultural Science, Economics, Physics, Geography, and Sociology
  • IJMB, JUPEB at acceptable grade levels in relevant subjects
  • HND holders from a recognized Polytechnic with a minimum of Lower Credit. [irp]
  • In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ level requirements as stated in 2(i) above.
  • For Nutrition and Dietetics, candidates must possess:
    NCE/ND or approved equivalent in Food and Nutrition or National Diploma in Agriculture or Nigerian Registered Nurse or approved equivalent in relevant fields.

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(iii) UTME Subjects

English Language, Chemistry, Biology and Physics/Mathematics

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF EDUCATION

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DEGREE PROGRAMMES

  • (a) B.LIS. Bachelor of Library and Information Science
  • (b) B.Sc. (Ed.) Agricultural Science
  • (c) B.Sc. (Ed.) Biology
  • (d) B.Sc. (Ed.) Business Education
  • (e) B.Sc. (Ed.) Chemistry
  • (f) B.Sc. (Ed.) Computer Education

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  • B.Sc. (Ed.) Economics
  • B. Ed. Educational Management
  • B.A. (Ed.) English
  • B.Sc. (Ed.) Mathematics
  • B.A. (Ed.) Music
  • B.Sc. (Ed.) Physics
  • B. A. (Ed.) Religious Studies

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

(a) O’ Level Subjects

  • All applicants are required to have credits in at least five (5) O`Levelsubjects at SSCE, GCE, NECO, or approved equivalent.
  • The five (5) credits must include English language, Mathematics and 3 other credits to meet specific departmental requirements.
  • The five credits must be obtained at not more than two sittings.
  • Candidatesawaiting results may also apply.

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(b) Direct Entry

  • At least two Advanced Level Passes or equivalent in relevantsubjects.
  • IJMB/JUPEB at acceptable grade levels.
  • In addition, candidates must satisfy the O`Level requirements as stated in (aii) above.

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

1. DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH 

(i) Degree Programme

  • B.A.English

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(ii) Admission Requirements

(a) O` Level Subjects

The five O`Level credits to include English Language, Literature- in-English plus at least oneother Arts subject.

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(b) Direct Entry

  • At least two Advanced Level Passes or equivalent in Literature and
    one other Arts subject.
  • IJMB/JUPEB at acceptable grade levels.
  • In addition, candidates must satisfy the O`Level requirements as stated in (iia) above.

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2. DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

(i) Degree Programmes

  • B. A. History
  • B.A. History and International Studies

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(ii) Admission Requirements 

(a) O` Level Subjects

  • The five O`Level Credits to include English Language, History or
  • Government or Civic Education, plus at least two other Arts or Social Science subjects and any other subject.

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(b) Direct Entry

  • At least two Advanced Level Passes or equivalents in Governmentand any one other Arts or Social Science subject.
  • IJMB/JUPEB/International Baccalaureate Certificate at acceptable
    grade levels.
  • NCE, ND or approved equivalents with at least Upper Credit in
    relevant fields
  • In addition, candidates must satisfy the O`Level requirements as stated in (iia) above.

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(iii) UTME Subjects

  • English Language, History and any other two subjects from Arts and Social Sciences
  • For History and International Studies option, Government/ Civic Education may be allowed in place of History.

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3. DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION AND PERFORMING ARTS

(i) Degree Programmes

  • B.A. Communication Arts
  • B. A. Theatre Arts

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(ii) Admission Requirements

(a) O`Level Subjects

The five O`Level credits to include English Language, Literature-in-English and threeother Arts or Social Science subjects.

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(b) Direct Entry

  • At least two Advanced Level passes in Literature and one other Arts subject.
  • IJMB/JUPEB at acceptable grade levels.
  • Diploma in Theatre Arts/Dramatic Arts from an accredited institution.
  • In addition, candidates must satisfy the O`Level requirements as stated in (iia) above.

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iii. Degree Programme

  • B.A. Music

Admission Requirements

a. O’ Level Subjects

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The five O`Level Credits to include English Language plus threeother Arts or Social Science subjects. Arecognized certificate in Music from approved institution will be an advantage.

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b. Direct Entry

  • At least two Advanced Level passes or equivalents including Music
  • NCE/ND or approved equivalent in relevant subjects or ABRSM London Grade viii.

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4. Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

(i) Degree Programmes

  • B. A. Philosophy
  • B.A. Religious Studies

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(ii) Admission Requirements

(a) O`Level Subjects

The five O`Level credits must include English Language, Christian/Islamic Religious Studies, tworelevant Arts/Social Science subjects and any other one.

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF LAW

1. DEGREE PROGRAMME

  • LL.B.

Admission Requirements

(a) O’ Level Subjects

Candidates must have five (5) O’ Level credits to include:English Language,Literature in Englishand three other subjects obtained at not more than two sittings. A pass in Mathematics is acceptable.

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(b) UTME Subjects

English Language, Literature-in-English and any two (2) other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(c) Direct Entry

Two (2) papers at Advanced Level to include English and Literature in English. In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements as stated in (2i) above.

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF SCIENCE

(1) DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

(i) Degree Programmes

  • B.Sc. Microbiology
  • B.Sc. Pure and Applied Biology

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(ii) Admission Requirements

(a) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and any one of Physics, Further Mathematics, Geography, Food and Nutrition.

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(b) Direct Entry

  • At least any two GCE Advanced Level passes in Botany, Zoology, Biology orChemistry.
  • IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND or approved equivalent.
  • ND holders must possess a minimum of Lower Credit
  • HND holders must possess a minimum of Lower Credit for admission to300 Level for thePlant Biology and Zoology programmes.
  • In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ level requirements as stated in (iia) above.

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(2) DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY

(i) Degree Programme

B.Sc. Biochemistry

(ii) Admission Requirements

(a) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level credits to include:English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

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(b) Direct Entry

  • At least two GCE Advanced Level passes in Biology, Chemistry, and either Mathematicsor Physics
  • IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND or approved equivalent at an acceptable grade level.
  • In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements as stated in(iia)above.

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(3) DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY

(i) Degree Programmes

  • B.Sc. Chemistry
  • B. Sc. Industrial Chemistry

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(ii) Admission Requirements

(a) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level subjects to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.

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(b) Direct Entry

  • At least two GCE Advanced Level passes in Chemistry and either Mathematics or Physics.
  • IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND or approved equivalent.
  • Holders of HND from a recognised Polytechnic with a minimum of Lower credit in Chemistry, Applied Chemistry or Industrial Chemistry and Laboratory Technology can be admitted into 300 Level.
  • In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ level requirements as stated in(iia) above.

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(4) DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

(i) Degree Programme

B.Sc. Computer Science

(ii) Admission Requirements

(a) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level subjects to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, and any two from Further Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Geography, Economics, Technical Drawing, Basic Electronics, Computer Studies, and Data Processing.

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(b) Direct Entry

  • At least two GCE Advanced Level passes to include Mathematics and Physics
  • IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND or approved equivalent
  • HND holders from a recognized Polytechnic with a minimum of Lower credit for admission into 300 Level.
  • In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ level requirements as stated in (ii a) above.

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(5) DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS

(i) Degree Programmes

B.Sc. Mathematics
B. Sc. Statistics

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(ii) Admission Requirements

MATHEMATICS

(a) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Mathematicsand any other threesubjects from Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science, Computer Studies, Economics, Further Mathematics and Technical Drawing.

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(b) Direct Entry

(i) At least two GCE Advanced Level passes to include Mathematics and any one ofBiology, Chemistry, Economics, Statistics and Physics.

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  • IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND or approved equivalent at an acceptable grade level.
  • For Statistics, a diploma in Statistics from a recognized university is acceptable.
  • In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ level requirements as stated in (iia) above

 

STATISTICS

(a) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Mathematicsand any other threesubjects from Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural
Science, Computer Studies, Geography, Economics, Further Mathematics and Technical Drawing.

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(6) DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

(i) Degree Programme

  • B. Sc. Physics

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(ii) Admission Requirements

(a) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level subjects to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any two from Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, Geography, Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics and Food and Nutrition, Basic Electricity, Basic Electronics and Computer Studies.

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(b) Direct Entry

  • At least two GCE Advanced Level Passes in Mathematics and Physics.In exceptional cases, Physics and Chemistry may be considered.
  • IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND or approved equivalent.
  • HND holders from a recognised Polytechnic with a minimum of Lower Credits in Physics or Physics with Electronics or Electrical and Electronics Engineering may be admitted to 300 Level.
  • In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements as stated in (iia) above.

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

(1) DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE

(i) Degree Programmes

  • B.Sc. Accounting
  • B. Sc. Banking and Finance

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(ii) Admission Requirements

(a) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level Credits to include English Language, Mathematics and any other three relevant social science subject,which may include Government/Geography/Civic Education, Commerce, Economics, Business Studies/Education and Financial Accounting / Book keeping.

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(b) Direct Entry

  • At least two Passes at GCE Advanced Level, to include Economics and any one of Government, Geography, Mathematics, Business Method and EconomicHistory.
  • IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND/ATS of ICANNIM/NIMN/ANAN or
    approvedequivalent.
  • Holders of HND in Banking and Finance, Accounting, Business Administration and other related disciplines from a recognized Polytechnic.
  • In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ level requirements as stated in (iia) above.

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(2) Department of Business Administration

(i) Degree Programmes

  • B.Sc. Business Administration
  • B. Sc. Industrial Relations and Personnel Management

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(ii) Admission Requirements 

(a) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level Credits to include English Language, Mathematicsand at least (3) other subjects from general and Business Subject categories.

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(b) Direct Entry

  • At least two GCE Advanced Level passes in relevant subjects.
  • IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND/ATS of ICAN/NIM/NIMN/ANAN or
    approved equivalent.
  • Holders of HND in Business Administration, Accounting and other related disciplines from a recognized Polytechnic.
  • In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements as stated in (iia) above.

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(3) Department of Economics

(i) DegreeProgramme

  • B.Sc. Economics

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(ii) Admission Requirements

(a) O’ Level Subjects

The Five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics,one social science subject from Geography, Government, History, Civic Education, Sociology, Psychology, and any other subject.
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(b) Direct Entry

  • At least two GCE Advanced Level passes which must include Economics, and any other subject from Government, Geography, History, Sociology, Psychology, Mathematics, and Further Mathematics.
  • IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND or its approved equivalent at an acceptable grade level.
  • In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements as stated in (iia) above.

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(4) Department of Mass Communication

(i) Degree Programme

  • B.Sc. Mass Communication

(ii) Admission Requirements

(a) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Literature-in-English and two other subjects in Arts, Social Sciences, Business and General subjects

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(b) Direct Entry

  • At least two Advanced Level passes in any Arts or Social Science subjects. This may include Commerce and Financial Accounting.
  • IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND or its approved equivalent.
  • HND holders with Upper Credit in Mass Communication or
    related courses.
  • In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements as stated in (iia) above.

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(5) Department of Political Science and Diplomatic Studies

(i) Degree Programmes

  • B.Sc. Political Science
  • B. Sc. International Relations

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(ii) Admission Requirements

(a) O’ Level Subjects

Five O’ Levelcredits to include English Language, Mathematics and at least three (3)other subjects from general requirements.

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(b) Direct Entry

  • At least two Advanced Level passes in relevant subjects
  • IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND or its approved equivalent
  • In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements as stated in (iia) above.

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(6) Department of Sociology

(i) Degree Programme

  • B.Sc. Sociology

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(ii) Admission Requirements

(a) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Levelcredits to include English Language, Mathematics and at least one from Economics, Geography, Government or History and any other two subjects from Commerce, Financial Accounting, Civic Education,
Book-keeping and any other subject.

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(b) Direct Entry

  • At least two Advanced Level passes to include Economics,Historyor Government, Geography, and Religious Studies.
  • IJMB/JUPEB/NCE/ND or its approved equivalent.
  • HND holders with a minimum of Upper Credit from a recognized Polytechnic in approved Sociology related subjects.
  • In addition, candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements as
    statedin(iia) above.
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