University of Ilorin Courses & Requirements

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 The University of Ilorin is one of the most sought after universities in the country owing largely to its predictable academic calendar.

In this post, we’ve compiled a list of the courses offered by the University of Ilorin and their requirements.

University of Ilorin Courses & Requirements

 Anatomy

Requirements:

  • At least two A’ level passes chosen from Biology, Chemistry and Physics in addition to UTME requirement (English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics).
  • 5 O’level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

 Physiology

Requirements:

  • At least two A’ Level passes chosen from Biology Chemistry and Physics in addition to UTME requirement (English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics).
  • 5 O’Level Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Medicine and Surgery

Requirements

  • A’ Level passes in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in addition to UTME requirements (English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics).
  • B.Sc. (Second Class Upper Honours) in relevant fields
  • Five O’Level Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in one sitting and a minimum UTME score as determined by the University Senate.

 

  • Also the University accepts B.Sc (Second Class Honours, Upper Division) in the following courses in Anatomy, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Physiology, Zoology.

Nursing

Requirements

  • Registered Nurse (RN) Certificate in addition to UTME requirements (English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Biology).
  • At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes chosen from Biology, Chemistry and Physics in addition to UTME requirements.
  • 5 ‘O’ Level Credits Pass in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Agriculture

Requirements

  • At least two A’ level passes in Chemistry and one from Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agric Science, Economics, Physics, Geography and Geology/Mathematics (Pure & Applied)
  • 5 ‘O’ level credit passes to include English language, Mathematics, Biology/Agric. Science, Chemistry and any two of Physics, Geography, Economics, Animal Husbandry and Crop Husbandry
  • English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and any one of Physics and Mathematics

 

Direct entry is another option, UNILORIN accepts OND/NCE credit pass in Agriculture into 200 level while those with HND may be admitted into 300 level

Agricultural  Extension And  Community Development

Requirements

  • At least 5 O-level WAEC, SSCE, GCE Credits at not more than two sittings in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, and any other three from Biology or Agriculture, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Economics, Food and
  • For direct entry students, HND in Agriculture or related field of study with a minimum of lower credit from a recognized institution in Animal Husbandry, Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology, Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, Food Science, Home Economics, Fishery, Forestry and Wildlife, etc; will be admitted into 300 level.

Aquaculture and Fisheries

  • A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology and at least a pass in any of Physics, Geography and Economics.
  • OND/ND in Fisheries, Agriculture or related disciplines with at least lower credit grade plus 5 ‘O’ level credits in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Fisheries or Agric. Science and any other from Physics, Geography and Economics.
  • HND in Fisheries, Agriculture or related discipline from NBTE Accredited Institutions.
  • 5 O’level credit passes at not more than two sittings including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Fisheries or Agric. Science and any other from Physics, Geography and Economics.
  • English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and one of Biology and Agricultural Science.

Home Economics

Requirements

  • GCE ‘A’ Level or equivalent in Chemistry plus at least one of the following subjects; Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agric. Science/Economics/Mathematics plus U.M.E. entry requirements.
  • OND in Agriculture/Catering Hotel Management and Food Science, Consumer Science, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Event Management with at least Lower Credit grade from recognized tertiary Institutions. Plus U.M.E entry requirements (English Language, Biology. Chemistry and any of the following: Agric. Science and Economics).
  • NCE in Biology/Chemistry/Home Economics or Agriculture/Food and Nutrition, Home Management, Clothing and Textile
  • Credits at SSCE/NECO/GCE ‘O’ Level, NABTEB or equivalent at least 5 subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Garment Making, Catering Craft practice, Clothing and Textiles. Dyeing and Bleaching, Home Management, Jewelry, Leather work, Printing and Decoration, Printing craft Practice, Tourism.

Food Science

Requirements

  • GCE ‘A’ Level or equivalent in Chemistry plus at least one of the following subjects; Biology/Botany/ Zoology/Agric. Science/Economics/Mathematics plus U.T.M.E. entry requirements (English Language, Biology/Agric. Science, Chemistry and any of the following: Physics, Mathematics and Economics).
  • OND in Agriculture/Catering Hotel Management and Food Science and Technology with at least Lower Credit grade from recognized tertiary Institutions. Plus U.T.M.E. entry requirements.
  • NCE in Biology/Chemistry/Home Economics or Agriculture//Food and Nutrition
  • Credits at SSCE/NECO/GCE ‘O’ Level, NABTEB or equivalent at least 5 subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Food and Nutrition and Biology/Agric.
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Forestry & Wildlife

Requirements

  • At least two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and one of Botany / Biology / Zoology; Geography; Economics; Mathematics with minimum of 5 points.  Botany and Biology will not count as two subjects.
  • Five ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than two sittings to include; English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science; and any of Geography and Economics, with at least a pass in Physics.
  • OND/ND (Forestry/Wildlife) or related field with minimum of Lower Credit from recognized institutions into 100 level.
  • HND (Forestry/Wildlife), NCE Agriculture double major at Credit Pass level or related field with minimum of Lower credit may be admitted into 200 level.

Computer Science

Requirements

  • UTME qualifications (English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry) plus at least two A’ level passes in Mathematics, and any of Physics and Chemistry or Diploma in Computer Science.
  • 5 O’level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  • For direct entry, UNILORIN accepts ND Upper Credit or HND Lower Credit in Computer Science.

Information and Communication Science

Requirements

  • UTME qualifications plus A’ Level or equivalence with a minimum of two relevant subjects from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science, Economics and Geography.
  • 5 O’Level credits in SSCE/NECO/GCE or equivalent to include English Language and Mathematics; and at least three other subjects from Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science, Economics, Geography, Computer Studies/Data Processing.
  • English language and any three subjects from, Mathematics Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science, Economics, Geography, Computer Studies/Data Processing.
  • For direct entry, an Upper Credit in the National Diploma (ND) in the physical sciences and engineering disciplines may be considered.

Library and Information Science

Requirements

  • 2 A’ Level passes in relevant subjects with O’Level Credit passes in three other subjects from Arts/Social Science/Science.
  • 3 passes in any subject area at Advanced Level with SSCE/GCE O’level Credit Passes in two other subjects from Arts/Social Science/Science.
  • National Diploma (Upper Credit) in Library and Information Science from recognized polytechnics.
  • Diploma at Credit level in Library and Information Science from recognized universities.
  • 5 O’level credit passes credits in SSCE/NECO/GCE to include English Language, Mathematics and three other subjects from Arts/Social Science/Science.
  • For direct entry, UNILORIN accepts Merit pass in Diploma of Library Science offered by universities and Upper Credit in Diploma of Library Science offered by polytechnics

Mass Communication

Requirements

  • UTME qualifications plus National Diploma (at Upper Credit) in Journalism, Mass Communication, Public Relations and Advertising or HND (at least with Lower Credit) in Journalism, Mass Communication, Public Relations and Advertising.
  • 5 O’level credit passes in SSCE/NECO/GCE or equivalent including English Language, Mathematics, one Arts subject (preferably Literature in English), one Social Science subject and any other subject
  • 4 subjects including English Language, one Art subject, one Social Science subject and any other subject
  • For direct entry, UNILORIN accepts Diploma (Upper Credit) in Journalism,  Mass Communication, Public Relations and Advertising

Telecommunication Science

Requirements

  • UTME qualifications (English Language Mathematics, Physics,  Chemistry) plus “A” Level Passes or equivalent in  Mathematics, Physics and any one of the following  Chemistry,  Biology and Geography or Upper Credit in the National Diploma (ND) and a minimum of one-year post qualification Industrial attachment in the physical sciences and engineering disciplines.
  • 5 O-level credits in SSCE/NECO/GCE including Mathematics, English language, Physics, Chemistry and any of Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Economics and Geography.

Arabic

Requirements

  • At least two A’ Level passes to include Arabic and any other Arts/Social Science Subject.
  • 5 O’level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Arabic and two other Arts/Social Science Subjects.
  • For direct entry, UNILORIN accepts UNILORIN Diploma and other relevant Diploma.
  • Candidates who do not offer Arabic at UTME but meet UTME entry requirements may be considered for admission into 100 level.
  • UNILORIN accepts candidates with Senior/Higher Islamic Studies Certificates as entry qualification for Arabic Studies and related programmes.

Christian Studies

Requirements

  • At least 2 A’ level passes/NCE to include Christian Religious Studies/Religious Studies and any other Arts/Social Science Subject.
  • 5 O’level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any two other relevant subjects.
  • The university accepts Diploma in Religious Studies or Theology of London or an accredited Nigerian University.

Comparative Religious Studies

Requirements

  • At least 2 A’ level passes in Christian Religious Studies or Religious Studies or Islamic Religious Studies and any other Arts/Social Science/ Science Subject.
  • ND/NCE in Christian/Islamic Studies.
  • 5 O’level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Christian Religious Knowledge/ Islamic Religious Studies and any other two Arts/Social Science/Science Subjects.
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The university also accepts candidates who do not have Christian Religious Studies or Islamic Religious Studies but who meet other UTME entry requirements.

For direct entry students, UNILORIN accepts Diploma in Religious Studies or Theology of Ibadan, London, or any accredited University in Nigeria.

English Language

Requirements

  • At least 2 A’ Level passes to include Literature-in-English and one other Arts or Social Science Subject.
  • 5 O’level credit passes to include
  • For direct entry candidates, UNILORIN accept NCE with English major.

French

Requirements

  • At least 2 A’ level passes including French and one other Arts or Social Science Subject.
  • 5 O’level credit passes in French, English Language, Mathematics and two other Arts/Social Science Subjects.
  • For direct entry candidates, UNILORIN accepts NCE (Credit Level) with French as major subject and Diploma with French as Principal subject.

History and International Studies

Requirements

  • At least 2 A’ level passes in History or Government and any other Arts/Social Science Subject
  • 5 O’level credit passes to include English, Mathematics, History/Government and any two Arts/Social Science Subjects.
  • For direct entry candidates, UNILORIN accepts the following:
  • Government in lieu of History
  • NCE (Merit Pass) History/Govt. major.
  • Diploma (Merit) in Administrative Management, Conflict Resolution, Law, Mass Communication, Public Administration and Industrial Relations with at least merit pass or equivalent in History/Government

Islamic Studies

Requirements

  • At least 2 A’ level passes to include Islamic Religious Studies and any other Arts/Social Science Subject
  • 5 O’level credit passes which include English Language, Mathematics, Islamic Religious Studies or Arabic and any two Arts/Social Science Subjects.
  • Islamic Religious Studies and two other Arts/Social Science Subjects
  • For direct entry candidates, UNILORIN accepts the following:
  • Candidates with Diploma from the Bayero University, Kano
  • Candidates who do not offer Islamic Religious Studies at UTME but meet UTME entry requirements may be considered for admission into 100 level.
  • Candidates with Senior/Higher Islamic Studies Certificates as entry qualification for Islamic Studies and related programmes.

Linguistics

Requirements

  • At least 2 A’ level passes or NCE to include any Language, preferably an African Language and any other Arts/Social Science/Science Subject
  • 5 O’level credit passes including English Language,Mathematics, one other Language and any two Arts/Social Science/ Science Subjects.
  • For direct entry candidates, UNILORIN accepts the following:
  • Diploma in Linguistics
  • A’ level or NCE subject in Arts, Social Science or Science provided not more than one of the Subjects is in Social Science.

The Performing Arts

Requirements

  • At least 2 A’ level passes to include Fine Arts/Music/Literature-in-English and any other Arts/ Social Science/Science Subject
  • NCE passes at merit level in English/Music/Fine Arts and /or Applied Arts as a major subject
  • Diploma in Theatre Arts/ Dramatic Arts/Journalism/ Architecture/Environmental Design/Mass

Communication/Law/Music/Fashion Design.

Requirements

  • 5 O’level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Literature-in-English and any two Arts/Social Science/Science Subjects.
  • 1 Art subject and any other two Arts/Social Science/Science Subjects
  • For direct entry candidates, UNILORIN accepts the following:
  • A’ level candidates with pass in English and Literature-in-English at credit levels.
  • Diploma in Theatre Arts or Dramatic Arts with Literature-in-English at credit level.

Yoruba

Requirements

  • At least 2 A’ level passes to includeYoruba and any other Arts/Social Science Subject.
  • 5 O’level credit passes to include Yoruba, Mathematics, English Language, and two other Arts/Social Science Subjects.
  • For direct entry candidates UNILORIN accepts NCE/Diploma (Upper Credit) in Yoruba and Social Science Subjects.

 

Also, the university accepts candidates who do not offer Yoruba (Language/Literature) but meet other UTME entry requirements.

All courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology Admission

Requirements

  • O’Level and Post-UTME (English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry),
  • A’Level IJMB or approved equivalent Pass in Mathematics, (Pure or/and Applied), Physics, and Chemistry with a minimum of 10 points.
  • OND (Upper Credit) in Relevant Discipline with at least one year post diploma experience.
  • O’Level credits in Five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other subject.

 

For direct entry, candidates with any of the following qualifications may be considered

  • First Degree from Physical Sciences at Second Class Lower Division may be admitted into 200 Level
  • HND in relevant Engineering discipline at Distinction or Upper Credits level from recognized Polytechnic or College of Technology after NYSC may be considered for upgrading to 300 Level
  • First Degree Honours in Engineering discipline may be admitted into 300 Level of any other Engineering programme

 

Also, candidates who passed Further Mathematics and Technical Drawing at Credit levels stand at an advantage.

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