DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS/INDUSTRIAL PHYSICS

Philosophy, Aims and Objectives

a. To provide students with a broad and balanced foundation of physics knowledge and practical skills.
b. To instill in students a sense of enthusiasm for physics, and appreciation of its applications in different contexts.
c. To involve the students in intellectually stimulating and satisfying experience of learning and studying.
d. To develop in students the ability to apply their knowledge and skills in physics to the solution of theoretical and practical problems.
e. To develop in students through an education in physics a range of transferable skills of value in physics and other areas.
f. To provide students with knowledge and skills base for further studies in physics or multi-disciplinary areas involving physics.

Admission Requirements

UTME:

The entry requirements shall be at least credit level passes at the O/L in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry to form the core subjects with credit in one other relevant science subject at the Senior School Certificate Examination or its equivalent in not more than two settings. In addition, an acceptable pass in the University Matriculation Examination (UME) into 100-level is required.

Direct Entry:

Candidates with two A level passes (graded A-E) at the advanced level in one or more relevant subjects (Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics and Physics) may undertake the three-year degree programme into 200-level. Also, candidates with OND/NCE in relevant disciplines may be admitted.