Information about Admissions into Babcock University.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements For Each School

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION & HUMANITIES
Department of History and International Studies
Degree Offered:  B.A. (Hons.) History & International Studies
Requirements:  5 credits in GCE/SSCE/NECO including English Language, History/Government and any other 3 subjects.

Department of Languages and Literary Studies
Degrees Offered: 1.) B.A. (Hons.) English Studies
2.) B.A. (Hons.) French Studies

Requirements:  For 1.)  and 2.) above, 5 credits in English Language, Literature in English and any other three subjects. For 2.) above, a credit pass in French may be considered in place of Literature in English.

Department of Religious Studies
Degrees Offered:                                                                                  B.A. (Hons.) Christian Religious Studies. [1]
B.A. (Hons) Religious Studies [2]
Requirements:  5 credits in English Language, CRK and any other 3 subjects for [1] and CRS or IRS for [2] above. A pass in Mathematics is required for each of the programs.

Department of Education
Degree Offered:
            B.Sc. (Ed) Hons
            1. Business Education
2. Economics Education

B.Ed. (Hons)
3. Educational Planning & Administration

4. Guidance and Counselling
B.A. (Ed.) Hons.)

5. English Education

Requirements:     For Nos 1and 2 above, 5 credits in English Language and Mathematics and any other 3 social sciences. For Nos 3 and 4 above, 5 credits in English Language and Mathematics and any 3 other subjects. For No 5 above, 5 credits in English Language, Literature in English and any 3 other subjects.
Direct Entry: In addition, holders of NCE, OND, HND or equivalent can apply for Direct Entry. Applicants should also have 5 credits including English Language and Mathematics or Grade II with passes at merit level in 5 subjects.

Department of Music and Creative Arts
Degree Offered:  B.A. (Hons.) Music
Requirements:  5 credits in English Language, and any other four subjects.
Direct Entry: In addition, holders of NCE, OND, HND in Music or its equivalent can apply for Direct Entry. Applicants should also have 5 credits including English Language or Grade II with passes at merit level in 5 subjects.

 

 

SCHOOL OF LAW & SECURITY STUDIES

Department of Law
Degree Offered:  LLB.  (Hons) Law

 

Requirements: 5 credits in English Language, Literature in English, Mathematics and any other two social science subjects.
Direct Entry: Advanced level in Higher School Certificate or Bachelor of Arts degree in any related course from any accredited University with second class lower division and above. Candidates must present their transcripts and O’ level results- as stated in the O’ level requirements above.

SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
Department of Accounting
Degree Offered: B.Sc. (Hons) Accounting
Requirements:   5 credits in English Language, Economics, Mathematics and any other two relevant subjects.
NOTE: A pass in Economics may be considered provided the candidate has a credit in Accounting or Commerce.
One year professional training: All BSc Accounting students may after completion enroll for one year into the professional class to sit ACA/ACCA/CITN/CIMA Certification Examinations. Such students should have been processed for exemptions under MOU with various professional bodies after their BSc Certification at the end of the fourth year.
Internship: All ACCA registered students will be attached to some designated companies for practical experience during long holidays from 100 Level to 400 Level as part of the MOU with ACCA.

Department of Banking & Finance
Degrees Offered:  B.Sc. (Hons.)/ACIB in Banking & Finance(4-year program)
B.Sc. (Hons.) Banking & Finance
Requirements:   5 credits in English Language, Economics, Mathematics and any other two relevant Social Science subjects.
Direct Entry: In addition to the 5 credits in the subjects stipulated at O’level, OND holders in Banking & Finance are eligible to apply.

Department of Business Administration & Marketing
Degrees Offered:  B.Sc. (Hons.)Business Administration
B.Sc. (Hons.) Marketing
Requirements:  5 credits in English Language, Economics, Mathematics and any other two relevant Social Science subjects.
NOTE: A pass in Economics may be considered provided the candidate has a credit in Commerce or Business Methods.

VERONICA ADELEKE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
Department of Economics
Degree Offered: B.Sc. (Hons.) Economics

Requirements:   5 credits in English Language, Economics, Mathematics and any other two relevant Social Science subjects.
Department of Mass Communication
Degree Offered: B.Sc. (Hons) Mass Communication

 

Requirements:  5 credits in English Language, Mathematics, Literature in English and any other two subjects

Department of Political Science and Public Administration
Degrees Offered: B.Sc. (Hons) Political Science
B.Sc. (Hons) Political Science with option     in: International Law & Diplomacy
B.Sc. (Hons) Public Administration

Requirements:  5 credits in English Language, History or Government, any other 3 Social Science subjects with at least, a pass in Mathematics.

Department of Social Work & Human Services
Degree offered: BSW (Hons) Social Work
Requirements: 5 credits including English Language, Biology and any other 3 subjects with at least, a pass in Mathematics.
Direct Entry: Minimum of credit grades at GCE Advanced level (or its equivalence, Diplomas in Social Work, Psychiatric Nursing, Behavioral Health technician or a Bachelor degree from other disciplines.

SCHOOL OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Department of Agriculture & Industrial Technology
Degree offered: B.Agric. (Hons) with options in: 
1.) Agric Economics  (5-year program)
Requirements:  5 credits (at one or two sittings) in English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, Mathematics and Economics with at least, a pass in Home Economics and Food & Nutrition.
Direct Entry: HND with at least a lower credit pass in relevant disciplines. A minimum of pass in Mathematics is mandatory.
Direct Entry: Holders of ND in relevant disciplines with five credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Biology, Agriculture and Geography or Economics

2.) Agronomy & Landscape Design (5-year Program)
Requirements: 5 credits in English Language, Chemistry, Biology, Economics, Agricultural Science and other subjects with at least, a pass in Physics / Geography, Home Economics or Food & Nutrition or Mathematics.
Direct Entry: HND with at least a lower credit pass in relevant disciplines. A minimum of pass in Mathematics is mandatory.
Direct Entry: Holders of ND in relevant disciplines with five credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Biology, Agriculture and Geography or Economics.

3.) Animal Science

Requirement:   5 Credits in English Language, Chemistry Biology, Economics, Agricultural Science and other subjects with at least, a pass in Physics/Geography, Home Economics or Food & Nutrition or Mathematics.
Direct Entry: HND with at least a lower credit pass in relevant disciplines. A minimum of pass in Mathematics is mandatory.

Direct Entry: Holders of ND in relevant disciplines with five credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Biology, Agriculture and Geography or Economics

Department of Basic Sciences
Degree Offered:          
B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematics
B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry
B.Sc. (Hons) Biology with options in:
1.) Plant Biology
2.) Plant Genetics
3.) Plant Taxonomy
4.) Plant Pathology
5.) Parasitology
6.) Ecology
7.) Environmental Conservation
8.) Mycology

B.Sc. (Hons) Physics with Electronics
Requirements: 5credits in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Department of Microbiology
Degrees Offered:  B.Sc. (Hons) Microbiology
Requirements: 5 credits including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

SCHOOL OF COMPUTING AND ENGINEERING SCIENCES    

Department of Computer Science
Degrees Offered: a.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Computer Science
b.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Computer Science     (Technology)
c.) B.Sc. (Hons.) Computer Science   (Information Systems)
Requirements:  For a and b above, 5 credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other Science subject. For c above, 5 credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Economics and any other science subject.

Department of Software Engineering
Degree Offered: B.Sc. (Hons.) Software Engineering
Requirements: 5 credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other Science subject.

Department of Information Technology
Degree Offered: BSc (Hons.) Information Technology

 

Requirements: 5 credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other Science subject.

COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND MEDICAL SCIENCES

BENJAMIN S. CARSON SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Degrees Offered:          MBBS Medicine and Surgery (6-year Program)

 

Requirement:  5 credits (in one sitting) in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Department of Anatomy
Degree Offered:  B.Sc. (Hons) Anatomy

Requirements: 5 Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Department of Physiology
Degree Offered:   B.Sc. (Hons) Physiology
Requirements: 5 Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Department of Biochemistry
Degree Offered:  B.Sc. (Hons) Biochemistry
Requirements: 5 Credits in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Department of Nutrition & Dietetics
Degree Offered: B Sc. (Hons) Nutrition and Dietetics
Requirements: 5 credits in English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Food and Nutrition or any other subject with at least a pass in Physics/Geography,
By Direct Entry to 100 Level – OND (in relevant disciplines) OND Home Economics/Food Nutrition etc.

 

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AND ALLIED HEALTH

Department of Public Health
Degrees Offered:  B.Sc. (Hons) Public Health
Requirements: 5 credits including English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and any other Social or Science subject for Public Health.

 

Department of Medical Laboratory Science
Degree Offered: BMLS (Hons) Medical Laboratory Science
Requirements: 5 credits (not more than two sittings) in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Direct Entry: a.) In addition to the 5 credits in the subjects stipulated at O’level, candidates must have pass in GCE at

Advance Level in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Zoology). b.) In addition to the 5 credits in the subjects stipulated at

O’level, graduates with at least a second class honour degree (lower division) in related disciplines are eligible to apply. c.)

In addition to the 5 credits in the subjects stipulated at O’level, Medical Laboratory Technician certificate holders are also eligible to apply. 

SCHOOL OF NURSING SCIENCE

Department of Nursing Science
Degree Offered:  BNSc. (Hons.) Nursing Science
Requirements: Candidates seeking admission into the school of nursing science programme for bachelor of nursing sciences degree must satisfy the minimum university requirements for admission to the degree programme which includes an acceptable pass at the university screening test. They must in addition to the above, have minimum of credit (C) level passes at the senior secondary school certificate examination (SSCE) or its equivalent in five subjects, at not more than two seating, which must include English language, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics. Registered Nurses (RN) with credit level passes in the SSCE subject as listed above, and candidates with Advance Levels in Biology, Chemistry and Physics with a A, B and C grades may be admitted by Direct

Entry into 200 level provided they satisfy other University admission requirements.