College of Business and Social Sciences

Application Requirements

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into degree programmes on a full-time basis in the following programmes of the University:

General Requirements

The minimum entry requirements for admission into Covenant University are credit level passes in five (5) subjects at the SSCE/GCE O’Level/NECO/NABTEB or its equivalent, obtained at not more than two (2) 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 Department.

Jamb Pre-requisite

Candidates (National) applying to Covenant University are required to sit for the 2018/2019 UTME examination of the Joint Admissions and 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 2018/2019 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 2018 UTME results.

In addition to the above, Covenant University conducts screening exercise for all candidates seeking admission to the University and applicants may not be admitted without fulfilling the demands of the screening exercise.

Degree Programmes

All courses in Covenant University are fully accredited in the degree awarding programmes

Academic Support

COVENANT provides academic resources and technology to support your success in your quest for knowledge. The Centre for Learning Resource (CLR) also known as the University Library provides tutoring, writing, speaking and digital literacy services to support your academic development.

The Centre for Systems and Information Services (CSIS) connects you to campus systems designed to enhance your academic experience and support your technological needs.

CBSS Programmes

Accounting

The programme offers an impressive range of courses by providing practical, professional and theoretical training for careers in various kinds of industries, teaching fields and public sector, also preparing students for effective management of business enterprises and proper functioning of private and public sectors. It operates within a moral, ethical, and intellectual framework, helping students pursue and understand the dynamism of the changing business world and economic systems within the global business environment.

Duration: 4years Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5) subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Economics and any two (2) Social science, Commercial or Science Subjects.)  

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Banking and Finance

A degree in Banking and Finance offers you the opportunity to examine the theory and practice of financial services and the financial markets, also to understand the analytical aspect of the financial sector in the national and global economies, on a broader role. Students in Banking and Finance have internship opportunities in Banks located within the Campus.

Duration: 4 years,  Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Economics and any two (2) Social science, Commercial or Science Subjects.)  

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Business Administration

This degree programme is targeted at students seeking and preparing for a career in business and closely related fields. This provide students wider knowledge in the area of business, both on a theoretical and practical perspectives. Students will learn the vital skills that efficient managers require to survive and win in today’s marketplace. The primary aim of the programme is to produce graduates who can assist organizations more effectively to accomplish its goals and objectives. In the programme, you will discover real understanding of business and learn how to become a more effective decision maker, manager and leader. Completing this degree helps in preparing graduates for positions, both in the private and public sectors.

Duration: 4 years, Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Economics and any two (2) Social science, Commercial or Science Subjects.)  

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Demography and Social Statistics

Demography is the scientific study of human populations primarily with respect to their size, density, composition and changes or trends that occur in them, and the social, economic, political and other consequences or implications of such changes. It is a discipline that cuts across many aspects of human development finding relevance and applications in several social science disciplines as well as in public health and medical sciences. Demographers use statistics as a major tool in their work. In view of its broad areas of relevance in human development, graduates can work in Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations including International Agencies such as WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, USAID, DFID and the World Bank. They can also work in products and service industries, local banks, insurance companies, manufacturing and other related companies as well as in research and academic establishments.

Duration: 4 years,  Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language and any three (3) Social science or Science Subjects.  

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Economics

This degree is aimed at desirous and knowledge-seeking students, it provides a thorough base in economic theory, along with the technological, mathematical and statistical tools which assists in mastering the theory. The programme is endowed with resourcefulness for a stimulating learning atmosphere.

Duration: 4 years,  Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Economics and any two (2) Subjects.   

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Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management

This four (4) year programme focuses on the theory and practice aspect of relations between employers, employees, unions and government; as well as the Management of people within an organization, including recruitment, selection, remuneration, appraisal, training and development. This is a professional major which includes a work experience programme with placements in unions, employer organizations, companies and government parastatals.

Duration: 4 years, Degree: B.Sc. Requireme

Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Economics and any two (2) Social science, Commercial or Science Subjects. 

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Marketing

Marketing is a critical business function in every industry — well-executed marketing structure help defines an Organizations’ success. This programme tend to address how to identify customers’ needs, how to disseminate information about products or services to customers and potential customers, where to carry out the marketing activities, how to set the pricing for products and services and how to respond to the growing demands emanating from different countries and cultures.

Duration: 4 years, Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Economics and any two (2) Social science, Commercial or Science Subjects.  

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Mass Communication

Completing a Mass Communication Degree will allow students to study and analyze diverse sorts of mass media and even more importantly, facilitates gainful and successful engagement of students in the continually evolving field. A degree in Mass Communication is an interdisciplinary course of study and open doors to a spectrum of careers, ranging from advertising, broadcasting to public relations and publishing.

Duration: 4 years,  Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: With options in Journalism and Online Mass Communication and Broadcast. (4 years). Candidates must  possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Literature-in-English and any other two (2) Subjects.)    

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Sociology

If you are interested in how organizational structures and social groups influence human behaviour, then you may be an excellent candidate for this degree programme. This programme examines concepts in anthropology, liberal arts, and social theory, while building your sociological research, qualitative, and quantitative skills. As a result, you will improve your ability to analyse and understand the impact that social institutions have on human behaviours and perception.

Duration: 4 years,  Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language and any three (3) Social Science, Commercial or Arts  Subjects.

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