Covenant University is a private, Christian Mission University committed to raising a new generation of leaders. Our mission is to train graduates who will be mentally resourceful, intellectually equipped, entrepreneurially self-dependent, futuristically visionary and responsibility sensitive.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to degree programmes on a full time basis in the following Colleges and Departments of the University.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

The minimum entry requirements for admission into Covenant University are credit level passes in 5 subjects at the SSCE/GCE O ‘Level /NECO/NABTEB or its equivalent, obtained at not more than two sittings.

The subjects passed must include English Language and Mathematics. Candidates are also to note that there are other requirements that may be specific to a College and/or a Programme .

JAMB PREREQUISITE

Candidates applying to Covenant University are required to sit for the 2014/2015 UTME examination of the Joint Admissions & Matriculation Board (JAMB) and attain the prescribed cut-off mark. This is a statutory requirement for entry into Nigerian Universities.

Candidates are required to apply for programmes of their choice by filling the 2014/2015 JAMB registration forms.

Applicants are strongly advised to ensure that their UTME subject combination qualifies them for their chosen programme.

Any candidate desiring to apply for a change of course after filling the forms must make their application to JAMB before the release of the 2014 UTME results. In addition to the above, Covenant University conducts a Post-UTME screening exercise for all candidates seeking admission to the University and applicants may not be admitted without fulfilling the demands of the screening exercise.

COLLEGE OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (CDS)

College Requirements: Candidates seeking admission to any of the college’s programmes must have obtained at least five (5) credit level passes in the SSCE/GCE O ‘Level//NECO/NABTEB or its equivalent, obtained in not more than two sittings prior to September, 2014. The five (5) credit passes must include Mathematics and English Language. The Degree Programmes available in the College and their respective additional entry requirements are as follows:

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS A Department of Accounting B.Sc Accounting (4yrs)

Candidates must in addition possess credit level passes in Economics and any one other Social Science or Arts Subjects.

Department of Banking & Finance B.Sc Banking & Finance (4yrs) The entry requirement is the same as in the Department of Accounting. Students in Banking & Finance have internship opportunities in the Banks located on Campus.

Department of Business Management B.Sc Business Administration (4yrs B.Sc Industrial Relations & Human Resource Management (4yrs)

iii. B.Sc Marketing (4yrs) Candidates must in addition possess credit level passes in Economics and one of Accounting/ Commerce/ Geography/ Government /Business Methods.

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES A. Department of Economics and Development Studies

i. B.Sc Economics (4yrs)

ii. B.Sc Demography and Social Statistics (4yrs) Candidates must in addition possess credit level pass in Economics.

Department of Political Science and International Relations

i. B.Sc International Relations (4yrs)

ii. B.Sc Policy & Strategic Studies (4yrs)

iii. B.Sc Political Science (4yrs)

Candidates must in addition possess credit level passes in two of the following:

Economics, Government/History and any other subject

SCHOOL OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

A. Department of Languages: B.A English (4yrs) Candidates must in addition possess credit level pass in Literature in English.

Department of Mass Communication B.Sc Mass Communication, with options i n Jo u r n a l i s m & O n l i n e M a s s Communication and Broadcast (4yrs) Candidates must in addition possess credit level passes in Literature in English and any other subject in the Social Sciences or Arts.

Department of Psychology B.Sc Psychology (4yrs)
Candidates must in addition possess credit level passes in Biology and any two social science subjects. Students may specialise in Psychology or Counselling before their year of graduation.

Department of Sociology B.Sc Sociology (4yrs) Candidates must in addition possess credit level passes in two of the following subjects:

Government, History, Economics, Christian Religious Knowledge Geography and Literature in English.

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (CST)

College Requirements: Candidates seeking admission to any of the College’s programmes must have at least five (5) credit level passes in the SSCE/GCE O ‘Level /NECO/NABTEB or its equivalent, obtained at not more than two sittings prior to September 2014.

The five (5) credit level passes must include Mathematics, English Language and Physics.

However, for candidates seeking admission to Estate Management Degree Programme, a credit level pass in Physics is not compulsory just as a credit level pass in Chemistry is not compulsory for Architecture.

The degree programmes available in the College and their respective additional entr y requirements are as follows:

SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

A Department of Architecture B.Sc Architecture (4yrs), M.Sc. (2yrs) Candidates must in addition possess credit level passes in any two of the following subjects: Fine A r t / Te c h n i c a l D r a w i n g / G e o g r a p h y / Economics/Building Constr uction/Land Survey.

Department of Building Technology B.Sc Building Technology (5yrs) Candidates must in addition possess credit level passes in any one of the following subjects: B. D. C. B. B.
Chemistry/Economics and any one of Technical Drawing/Fine Arts, Building Construction/Geography/ Land Surveying.

Department of Estate Management B.Sc Estate Management (5yrs) Candidates must have credit level passes in Economics, Technical Drawing/Geography and any one of Physics/ Biology/ Chemistry.

SCHOOL OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES A.

Department of Biological Sciences (4yrs)

i. B.Sc Biochemistry (4yrs)

ii. B. Sc Biology & Biotechnology (4yrs)

iii. B.Sc Microbiology (4yrs)

Candidates must have credit level passes in Chemistry and Biology.

Department of Chemistry B.Sc Industrial Chemistry (4yrs) Candidates must in addition possess credit level passes in Chemistry and Biology.

Department of Computer and Information Sciences

i. B.Sc Computer Science (4yrs) Candidates must in addition to the general admission criteria, possess credit level passes in Chemistry and any one of Biology/ Agricultural Science /Economics / Government/Accounting/Commerce.

ii. B.Sc Management Information Systems (4yrs) Candidates must in addition possess credit level passes in Economics and one of Biology /Agricultural Science.

iii. B.Sc Industrial Mathematics (4yrs) Candidates must in addition possess credit level passes in any two of the following: Chemistry / B i o l o g y / A g r i c u l t u r a l Science/Economics/gover nment/Business Studies/Accounting/Commerce.

Department of Physics B.Sc Industrial Physics- A pplied Geophysics (4yrs)

Ii. B.Sc Industrial Physics- Electronics & IT Application (4yrs)

iii. B.Sc Industrial Physics – Renewable Energy (4yrs) Candidates must in addition possess credit level passes in Chemistry and any one of Biology /Agricultural Science/Geography.

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

A. Department of Chemical Engineering B.Eng Chemical Engineering (5yrs) Candidates must in addition possess a credit level pass in Chemistry and any one of Further Mathematics/Technical Drawing/Biology.

Department of Civil Engineering B. Eng Civil Engineering (5yrs) Candidates must in addition possess a credit level pass in Chemistry and one of Further Mathematics/ Technical Drawing/Biology.

Department of Electrical and Information Engineering

i. B.Eng Computer Engineering (5yrs)

ii. B.Eng Electrical & Electronics Engineering (5yrs)

iii. B.Eng Information and Communication Engineering (5yrs) Candidates must in addition possess a credit level pass in Chemistry and any one of Further Mathematics/Technical Drawing/Biology/Agric Science

Department of Mechanical Engineering B.Eng Mechanical Engineering (5yrs) Candidates must in addition possess credit level passes in Chemistry and any one of Further Mathematics/Technical Drawing /Biology.

Department of Petroleum Engineering B.Eng Petroleum Engineering (5yrs) Candidates must in addition possess credit level passes in Chemistry and any one of Further Mathematics/Technical Drawing/ Biology

MODE OF ADMISSION

Intending students of Covenant University are to obtain the JAMB forms, choose Covenant University and sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) of the Board as prescribed in the relevant advertisement for the 2014/2015 admission exercise. In addition, applicants must complete the Covenant University Application Forms, available online at www.admission.covenantuniversity.edu.ng

Applicants are to note that the closing date for completion and submission of Application form would be one week after the release of 2014 UTME results.

HOW TO APPLY

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IMPORTANT ADMISSION INFORMATION

All qualifications claimed by applicants in order to fulfill the prescribed entry requirements must have been obtained on or before students matriculation.

All Applicants to Covenant University should note that preference shall be given to candidates with outstanding performance in the 2014/2015 UTME.

There will be a Computer based Post-UTME screening which will take place at Covenant University, Canaan Land, Km. 10 Idiroko Road, Ota.

The screening schedule would be accessible on the Univer sity website (admission.covenantuniversity.edu.ng), immediately after the release of the 2014 UTME results by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board.

Intending students of Covenant University must be God fearing, God loving and unreservedly committed to obeying Him. Students are expected to exhibit Core Value-driven disposition as embedded in the University’s Core Value of Spirituality, Possibility Mentality, Capacity Building, Integrity, Responsibility, Diligence and Sacrifice.

Applicants are advised to consider this important requirement of admission before purchasing the form.

They are also advised to recognise that the screening exercise will among others focus on these requirements.

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