Information Systems

Admission Requirements

The entry requirements for the degree programme shall be:

1. Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

(a) UTME subjects must include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics

(b) Five Credit Passes at not more than TWO sittings, which must include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology or Agricultural Science or Economics, at Senior Secondary School Certificate.

7. Direct Entry

The following may be considered in addition to the minimum requirements in 1(b):

  • Two A' Level passes with minimum of C grade in Mathematics, Physics, or Chemistry;
  • At least Upper Credit pass in National Diploma in Computer Science from a recognised Polytechnic or its equivalent; and
  • NCE with at least credit pass both in Computer Science/Mathematics; Computer Science/Physics or Mathematics/Physics.
  • Programme Duration

    The duration of the programme is normally ten academic semesters for UTME and eight academic semesters for the direct entry candidates. If a candidate fails to graduate within the stipulated academic sessions, he or she will not be allowed to exceed a total of fifteen academic semesters in the case of UTME candidate and thirteen semesters in the case of direct entry.

    Requirements for Graduation

    To be eligible for the award of B.Tech. degree in Information Systems, a student must have:

  • passed all the core courses, university and school required courses and electives;
  • accumulated a minimum of 192 course units for students admitted through UTME and 151 for students admitted through direct entry; and
  • attain a minimum CGPA of 1.50.
  • However, the direct entry students are expected to audit some 100–level courses of the University such as GNS101, GNS102, GNS103, and MEE101. These courses must be passed at first sitting to be qualified as zero unit otherwise they will be used for computation in the affected students’ results.