Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into 2015/2016 academic session leading to the award of degrees in the programme areas approved for EBSU WASP as in B (1-6) below.
Work and Study Programme (WASP) is a weekend part-time studies programme of Ebonyi State University designed to offer opportunities to talented, intelligent and qualified working adults in various fields of life endeavours to acquire university education without having to give up their jobs.
AVAILABLE PROGRAMMES IN WASP
The Department/Programme options available for admission through WASP in Ebonyi State University in the 2015/2016 admission year include the following;
Faculty of Management Sciences
(a) Department of Accountancy and Banking and finance
Options: (i) Accountancy
(ii)Banking and Finance
(b)Department of Business Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurial Studies
Options: (i) Business Management
(c) Department of Public Administration.
- Faculty of Social Sciences And Humanities
(a)Department of Economics
(b)Department of Political Science
(c) Department of Psychology and Sociological Studies
Options: (i) Psychology
(ii) Sociology and Anthropology
(d)Department of History and International Relations
(e)Department of Languages and Literary Studies.
Options: (i) English Language and Literature
(ii) Linguistics (iii) Igbo (iv) French
(f) Department of Philosophy and Religion
Options: (i) Philosophy (ii) Religion
(g) Department of Mass Communication
- Faculty of Sciences
(a)Department of Computer Science
(b)Department of Applied Biology
(c) Department of Industrial Maths/Statistics
- Faculty of Agricultural and Natural Resources Management
(a)Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Management
(b)Department of Animal Sciences, Fisheries and Aquaculture (Fisheries only)
(c) Department of Crop and Landscape Management
(d)Department of Food Science and Technology
(e)Department of Soil and Environmental Management.
- Faculty of Education
(a)Department of Arts and Social Science Education
Options: (i)Economics Education
(ii) English Language Education
(iv) Social Studies Education
(v) Igbo Education
(b)Department of Business Education
Options: (i)Accountancy Education and
(ii)Secretarial Studies Education.
(c) Department of Educational Foundation
Options: (i) Guidance and Counselling and
(ii) Administration and Planning
(d)Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education
Options: (i) Human Kinetics Education.
(ii) Health Education.
(e)Department of Science Education
Options: (i) Biology Education
(iii)Computer Science Education
(iv)Integrated Science Education and
(f) Department of Technology and Vocational Science Education
Options: (i)Building/woodwork Technology
(ii)Agricultural Science Education
(iii)Electrical/Electronics Technology Education and
(iv)Mechanical/Metal Work Technology
(v)Home Economics Education.
- Health Sciences and Technology
B.Sc. Nursing Science (For candidates with registered Nursing (RN) Certificate only).
- GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Admission into the Work and Study Programme (WASP) requires (5) 0’/L Credit passes in relevant subjects including English Language at Ordinary Level (SSCE, NECO, GCE &TC II, NABTEB, etc) for ALL courses while credit pass in Mathematics at Ordinary level is compulsory for all Science, Social Sciences (except Mass Communication), Management Science and Agricultural and Natural Resources Management based courses. The 0/L credit passes are to be obtained in not more than two (2) sittings.
- PROGRAMME PLAN
The programme offered in each department is the same as those of regular programme. The only difference is the mode of entrance, and mode of study. The length of time a candidate spends in the programme before graduation depends on the level of qualification upon entrance, for instance:
|O LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS||DURATION|
|SSCE/NECO/GCE/TC II/NABTEB||Other courses 5 years, Agric Courses 6 years|
|DIRECT ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS|
|ND/NCE in the same discipline||4 years, Agric Courses 5 years|
|HND in the same discipline||3 years, Agric Courses 4 years|
|Registered Nursing (RN) Certificate||5 years|
- DIRECT ENTRY CANDIDATES
All direct entry candidates MUST ensure that their academic transcripts are received latest two weeks after the close of sale of forms.
- METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application forms are obtainable online on purchase of five thousand naira (N5000.00) only. EBSU-WASP scratch card payable to Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki Account Number 200-2776-770 with First Bank Plc, Abakaliki Branch.
Sale of application forms shall close on Tuesday, August 21st, 2015.
Processing of Admission forms begins on 25th September, 2015 and ends on October, 16th 2015. Release of admission list and registration of fresh students to start by 20th October, and end on 27th November, 2015.
- ABOUT NYSC AND WASP GRADUANDS.
Graduates of WASP DO NOT participate in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), rather they are issued with Exclusion Certificate from NYSC at the end of their programme.
For further information, please, contact,
Work and Study Programme (WASP)
Work and Study Programme (WASP)
Ebonyi State University
Sam N. Egwu
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