Philosophy and Objectives of Social and Management Sciences
The faculty of Social and Management Sciences aims at producing graduates imbued with integrity and sound knowledge of the world around them. To achieve this , it adopts a policy of interdisciplinary exposure of students. The different department in the faculty trains students to identify, define, analyse and proffer solution to national and global problems. The faculty emphasises the use of social and management theories and research methodologies to proffer solution to societal problems.
The faculty aims through concepts, theories, research methods social and management techniques to :
- Equip students with sound understanding of social, cultural and business environment at national and global levels.
- Imbued students with critical judgement, integrity and commitment to understanding social and economic problems in Nigeria.
- Produce graduates whose training in social and management sciences will equip them to excel within the social, economic and administrative structures of the nation and the world at large.
Basic Admission Requirements and Expected Duration of the Programme(s)
Admission into Social and Management Sciences programmes in Nigerian Universities are by two modes. The UME and direct entry. The requirements for each is as stated below:
UME Admission: Candidates for admission into the four year degree programme in any of the faculties of the Social Science in Nigeria should possess a Senior Secondary School Certificate or General Certificate of Education, National Examination Council or their equivalent with at least five credit passes including Mathematics and English Language. Details of the remaining credits required for registration are determined by the departments.
Direct Entry: Candidates for Direct Entry admission shall possess five credit passes in the Senior Secondary School Certificate, General Certificate of Education, National Examination Council or their equivalent including English and Mathematics of which at least two shall be at the Advanced level or four credit passes of which at least three shall be at the Advanced level provided that such passes are not counted at both levels of the examinations