College Of Science And Technology

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

Architecture

This Programme provides a deep and broad instruction in the discipline of architecture. The course of study emphasizes the interconnected relationship between architectural design, building technology, computation, history, theory, criticism and art. It will inspire and exercise students in wide range of experiences, also students will develop an independent, creative, diverse and rigorous approach to design from the onset, and are guided in finding their own direction in architecture. This programme has further been boosted by the wealth of immerse knowledge provided by its faculties which includes a Distinguished Professor of Architecture.

Duration: 4 years, Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Physics and two (2) other Subjects from the following: Technical Drawing, Fine-Arts, Geography, Chemistry, Biology, Further Mathematics, Economics, Building Construction and Land Surveying.      

 

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Biochemistry

Since its creation as a discipline, biochemistry has illuminated many of the problems that have intrigued and perplexed biologists for generations. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology have become essential parts of modern science, a degree in Biochemistry is a viable beginning to diverse career opportunities.

Duration: 4 years,  Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language and any three (3) from the following Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Health/General Science, Food and Nutrition Science, Agricultural Science and Physics.     

 

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Biology

This programme aims to develop competent professionals with a balance of generic skills and broad-based knowledge and training in applied biology and biotechnology. Ultimately, students will be able to use their knowledge of biology and biotechnology to improve the quality of life, identify and solve problems in diverse sectors of biotechnology, nationwide and globally. They will also, formulate hypotheses, design and conduct studies, analyse and interpret data, as well as to create innovative solutions, understand, design and improve biotechnological systems and processes to meet practical needs. Such student will acquire leadership skills while acting as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team.

Duration: 4 years,  Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language and three (3) relevant Science Subjects from the following: Biology, Health/General Science, Food and Nutrition Science, Agricultural Science, Physics and Chemistry.

 

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Building Technology

A student who want to understand how to develop abilities, planning, implementing and supervising construction project must also want to become knowledgeable about building administration, building development and building construction. Such student shall gain a sound understanding of the new age building industry, construction methods and building materials.

Duration: 5years, Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Physics plus two (2) of the  of the following Subjects: Chemistry, Economics, Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Geography, Land Surveying and Building Construction. In any case, at least a pass in Chemistry is required.

 

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Computer Sciences

From developing cyber security software programmes, to building complex wireless mobile devices, to creating social networking or gaming platforms, the work of computer scientists is as diverse as its demands. This programme will proffer skills to students on how to plan, develop and test computing systems for a wide variety of uses. The students will become proficient in various operating systems, programming languages and techniques, computer architecture and many opportunities to use your software development skills on real-world tasks.

Duration: 4 years,  Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry, Physics and any other relevant Science Subject from the following: Technology, Data Processing, Agriculture, Biology and Further Mathematics.   

 

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Estate Management

This programme provides students with a rigorous understanding of the principles and practices involved in commercial property management, valuation, and planning and development surveying up to Bachelor’s degree standard. The programme is primarily designed for people engaged in the property profession, either in a private firm or government organization. Graduates from this programme may proceed to careers in management within the estate and property industry, surveying or valuation practices, estate agencies, local and national government, retailers, financial institutions or general management.

Duration: 5 years, Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Economics and any other two (2) from the following Subjects: Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Technical Drawing, Fine-Arts, Geography, Land Surveying, Accounts, Commerce, Business Studies, Agricultural Science, Building Construction and Government. However, one (1) of such Subjects must be a Science Subject.

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Industrial Chemistry

Industrial Chemistry is the branch of chemistry which applies to physical and chemical processes towards the transmutation of raw materials into products that are of benefit to mankind. The goal of this degree programme is to produce graduates who will be highly skilled in this area. We do this by first giving the students a solid foundation in chemistry, mathematics and physics. The Industrial Chemistry graduate, is a chemist with knowledge linkages in engineering, chemical processing, economics and industrial management. This programme has been designed to provide the student an insight of chemistry as used/ employed in industry. Industrial Chemistry as a subject is a very important tool in an application of chemical knowledge to a range of industrial enterprises. The pharmaceutical, petrochemical, soap and detergents, paints, dyes, textiles, insecticides, food and biochemical industries are just some of the endeavours where industrial chemistry is applied. This offers enormous scope to the students.

Duration: 4 years,  Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry, Physics and any other relevant Science Subject.

 

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Industrial Chemistry- Materials and Polymer

Materials/Polymer Chemistry is an important sub-discipline within Chemistry that cross-cuts the traditional Organic/Inorganic/Physical boundaries of Chemistry and overlaps many disciplines from Engineering to the Biosciences. The field of study gives a leading role in areas such as microelectronics, polymer science, catalysis and nanotechnology which make an important contribution to areas of more traditional chemistry. Materials/Polymer Chemistry gives detailed knowledge on the ability to select a material for a given use, based on considerations of cost and performance; understand the limits of materials and the change of their properties with use as well as ability to create new materials that will possess some desirable properties. Graduates in this field have job prospects in engineering fields and bio-medical industries in areas where adhesives, coatings, synthetic rubber, synthetic fibers, agricultural chemicals, packaging, automotive, aircraft, and materials for the aerospace are made.

Duration: 4 years,  Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry, Physics and any other relevant Science Subject.   

 

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Industrial Chemistry-Analytical and Environmental

This option of study has two main disciplines: Environmental Chemistry, with investigation of the effects of chemical compounds in nature as it relates to air, water, soil, food chains and organisms. This study is basically on how chemicals interact with the natural environment. Analytical Chemistry, with the development of analytical methods to solve problems in environmental chemistry, like environmental monitoring and studies of the quality of water and contents of effluents.

The option provides specialist knowledge of the instrumentation and method development for the identification and quantification of natural and anthropogenic compounds at trace level. It also builds on undergraduate chemistry experience of more traditional fundamentals in analytical thinking which is needed to take leadership in industry as well as academia.

Job prospects for experience in Analytical/Environmental Chemist include: Toxicology Consultant, Biogeochemist of Organic Contaminants, Organics Section Manager, Analytical Chemist, Environmental Chemist, Rand D Chemist, Safety Specialist and Project Chemist to mention few.

It is good to point out here that graduates from any of the Chemistry programmes being offered in Covenant University is eligible for admission to the Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN) and the Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria (ICCON).  In addition, such graduate is eligible to be considered for membership of the Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria (IPAN) for professional development programme leading to membership of IPAN (MIPAN) after two to three years of graduate experience.

Duration: 4 years,  Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must  possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry, Physics and any other relevant Science Subject.   

 

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Industrial Mathematics

Mathematics teaches you to think logically and approach problems in analytical and creative ways. Mathematicians apply their problem-solving skills to a broad diversity of subjects, including: banking and finance, environmental modelling (resources, biodiversity, weather and climate), data security (coding, cryptography) and engineering (fluid mechanics, optimizing industrial processes). This course of study offers an opportunity for students to get into the exciting domain of industrial mathematics. The programme also stresses a broad education within mathematics, and students acquire real world experiences by taking part in industrial training. Students in this programme are exposed to several research areas, these include, industrial statistics, mathematical optimization, neural networks, scientific computing, numerical analysis and fluid mechanics. Students can also solve advanced mathematical problems for industries in their final year project. This programme focuses on applying mathematics to real-world problems, which enhances employment-ability prospects.

Duration: 4 years,  Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Physics and any other two (2) Subjects from Chemistry, Commerce, Economics, Agricultural Science, Biology and Further Mathematics.    

 

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Industrial Mathematics (Computer Science Option)

Industrial Mathematics (Computer  Science option) is a blend of Industrial Mathematics with Scientific Computing. It offers a wide exposure to the subject of scientific computing with an insight of mathematics, thereby having an edge over the regular Computer Science curriculum. The programme is primarly tailored to develop graduates with competence in programing to meet the growing demand of such skills in academia and industry.

The scope of B.Sc degree in Industrial Mathematics (Computer Science option) ranges from software industries, research institutions, financial institutions and investment banks to government organizations or even for higher studies in Applied Mathematics research or Scientific Computing. It surely has a lot of opportunities and scope in the market and research.

Graduates of this programme can easily have placements in the following sectors:

  • Engineering research organizations
  • Computer information and software firms
  • Energy systems firms
  • Electronics and computer manufacturers
  • Consulting firms
  • Aerospace and transportation equipment manufacturers
  • Financial service and investment management firms
  • Transportation service providers
  • Communications service providers
  • Chemical or pharmaceutical manufacturers
  • Medical device companies
  • Producers of petroleum and petroleum products, etc.

I invite you to choose Industrial Mathematics with Computer Science option and get the edge you need in the ever-competitive markets of academia and industries.

Duration: 4 years,  Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Physics and any other two (2) Subjects from Chemistry, Commerce, Economics, Geography, Government, Agricultural Science, Biology and Further Mathematics.    

 

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Industrial Mathematics (Statistics Option)

Statistics remains a major tool for economic analysis and research. This degree programme is a combination of critical statistical analysis, mathematical and computational skills. This course of study offers an opportunity for students to get into the exciting domain of industrial mathematics with particular emphasis placed on recent developments in both statistical theory and computational statistics as it applies to the industry. The degree is crafted to suit those who plan to pursue a master’s degree in statistics, professional or graduate programmes in Risk Management, Actuarial Science or other related fields.

Duration: 4 years,  Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Physics and any other two (2) Subjects from Chemistry, Commerce, Economics, Geography, Government, Agricultural Science, Biology and Further Mathematics.

 

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Industrial Physics-Applied Geophysics

There is a natural synergy between the multifaceted areas of natural philosophy in general and electronics in particular. It is well-nigh impossible to conceive of any field or area where these two subjects have not had profound impacts leading to so many innovations and applications, be it in physical sciences, bio-sciences, applied science, ICT, economics and finance, or social sciences. These ever increasing applications and technological aspects have changed forever the life of an individual and the ambience and surroundings amidst which he dwells. This programme will provide students with the opportunity to progressively acquire a thorough grounding in the basic concepts and skills of the central themes of applied physics and electronics along with the required mathematical tools. It will also provide the knowledge and skills in the state-of- the art so that the students can turn out as a well-groomed graduate who is able to solve real-life problems.

Duration: 4 years,  Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry, Physics and any other relevant Science or Technology Subject.  

 

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Industrial Physics-Electronics and It Applications

There is a natural synergy between the multifaceted areas of natural philosophy in general and electronics in particular. It is well-nigh impossible to conceive of any field or area where these two subjects have not had profound impacts leading to so many innovations and applications, be it in physical sciences, bio-sciences, applied science, ICT, economics and finance, or social sciences. These ever increasing applications and technological aspects have changed forever the life of an individual and the ambience and surroundings amidst which he dwells. This programme will provide students with the opportunity to progressively acquire a thorough grounding in the basic concepts and skills of the central themes of applied physics and electronics along with the required mathematical tools. It will also provide the knowledge and skills in the state-of- the art so that the students can turn out as a well-groomed graduate who is able to solve real-life problems.

Duration: 4 years,  Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must  possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry, Physics and any other relevant Science or Technology Subject.  

 

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Industrial Physics-Renewable Energy

Renewable energy technologies such as hydroelectricity, solar energy, biomass, wind energy and tidal turbines are now central to the growing worldwide effort to combat damaging climate change. This programme covers virtually every aspect of the wide range of technologies that you will encounter in a professional career in this line of business. Renewable Energy is the study of the energy sources of the future. It affects every aspect of the study of matter and energy and forms the basis of the science, engineering and technology of tomorrow. A career in renewable energy is both rewarding and a positive contribution to the fight against global environmental damage. This programmes emphasizes real-life engineering practice and research methodologies through extensive practical projects chosen to meet a student career objectives. They reflects both experimental and theoretical aspects of the field.

Duration: 4 years,  Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry, Physics and any other relevant Science or Technology Subject.   

 

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Management Information Systems

This programme combines the fast paced world of technology with the organization and structure of business management. The programme allows information technology (IT) professionals the opportunity to strengthen their IT business and management skills as well as broaden their understanding of industry trends.  It insures key concepts of information technology, information systems management, interpersonal and organizational communications and project management.

Duration: 4 years,  Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Economics, Physics and any other relevant Science Subject from the following: Technology, Data Processing or Commercial related Subject.    

 

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Microbiology

Microbiology is the branch of biology that studies the smallest living things: bacteria, fungi, algae, protozoa, and viruses. It also studies immunology—how higher organisms respond to foreign substances. This programme suit your passion if you want a good general education with emphasis on an important and interesting branch of biology and you also plan to pursue advanced degrees in medicine, dentistry, or another health profession. Duration: 4 years, Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language and three (3) relevant Science Subjects from the following: Biology, Health/General Science, Food and Nutrition Science, Agricultural Science, Physics and Chemistry.  

 

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