Admission Requirements


Candidates are admitted into the B.Sc degree programmes of the Department in any of the
following three ways – through University Matriculation Examination (UME), by Direct
Entry, or through Inter- University Transfer.
(1) University Matriculation Examination (UME) Entry into 100 Level:
Candidates must have five credits at the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination or
National Examination Council (SSCE or O/L GCE or NECO) in English Language,
Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology at not more than 2 sittings. In addition, the
students must pass the University Matriculation Examination (UME). The university reserves
the right to further screen the students for admission by oral interview or examination.
(2) Direct Entry into 200 Level:
Candidates must have passed at least 3 relevant subjects at the advanced level in the General
Certificate of Examination. The subjects include Biology, Chemistry and Physics. However
the students must also have satisfied the requirements for matriculation with five credit
passes of GCE/SSCE.
(3) Transfer:
Transfer students from other departments within the school after completion of 100 level may
be considered for admission into 200 level of the B.Sc degree of this university. However the
students must have also satisfied the senate requirements to proceed to 200 level which is a
GPA ≥ 1.50.