UNIBEN Courses, Faculties And Admission Requirements 2020

The University of Benin is one of the prominent tertiary institutions in Nigeria. It is a federal school that was established as far back as in the year 1970 and has produced tons of great and successful graduates doing just fine in their various fields. We can make reference to people like Babatunde Fashola (former governor of Lagos State), Emmanuel Uduaghan (a former governor of Delta State), Richard Mofe Damijo (a popular Nollywood actor), and so on. 

The University has two campuses in Benin city, and currently has over 40,000 students with over 9,000 teaching and non-teaching staff.

Here are the faculties in the University of Benin as well as the departments under them, and courses offered therein. 

UNIBEN Courses, Faculties, And Departments

  • Faculty Of Administration

Here are the departments and courses offered in the Faculty of Administration in the institution:

  • International Studies And Diplomacy
  • Insurance 
  • Business Administration
  • Marketing 
  • Industrial Relations And Personnel Management 
  • Faculty Of Arts

Here are the departments and courses offered in the Faculty of Arts in the institution:

  •  Drama/Dramatic/Performing Arts
  •  French 
  •  Fine Art/Fine And Applied Arts
  •  English Language And Literature
  •  International Studies And Diplomacy
  •  History 
  •  Languages And Linguistics
  •  Linguistics / Edo
  •  Linguistics And African Language
  •  Philosophy 
  •  Mass Communication
  •  Religious Studies
  • Faculty Of Agriculture

Here are the departments and courses offered in the Faculty of Agriculture in the institution:

  • Actuarial Science
  • Fisheries 
  • Animal Science
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Soil Science 
  • Forestry And Wildlife 
  • Faculty Of Education

Here are the departments and courses offered in the Faculty of Education in the institution:

  • Adult Education
  • Adult Education / Political Science And Public Administration
  • Adult Education/Economics And Statistics
  • Adult Education/English Literature
  • Adult Education/Geography And Regional Planning
  • Agricultural Science And Education
  • Business Education
  • Computer Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education & Economics
  • Education & Mathematics
  • Education & Physics
  • Education & Religious Studies
  • Education And Biology
  • Education And Chemistry
  • Education And Edo Language
  • Education And English Language And Literature
  • Education And French
  • Education And Geography
  • Education And History
  • Education And Integrated Science
  • Education And Political Science
  • Education And Social Studies
  • Education Fine & Applied Arts
  • Educational Administration
  • Educational Management
  • Environmental Education
  • Health Education 
  • Home Economics And Education
  •  Human Kinetics
  • Industrial Technical Education
  • Physical Education
  • Technical Education
  • Faculty Of Law

Here are the departments and courses offered in the Faculty of Law in the institution:

  • Law
  • Faculty Of Engineering

Here are the departments and courses offered in the Faculty of Engineering in the institution:

  • Electrical /Electronics Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Architecture 
  • Estate Management
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Structural Engineering
  • Surveying And Geoinformatics
  • Faculty Of Pharmacy

Here are the departments and courses offered in the Faculty of Pharmacy in the institution:

  • Pharmacy
  • School Of Dentistry

Here are the departments and courses offered in the Faculty of Dentistry in the institution:

  • Dentistry And Dental Surgery
  • Faculty Of Health Sciences

Here are the departments and courses offered in the Faculty of Health Sciences in the institution:

  • Optometry
  • Physiology
  • Nursing/Nursing Science
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Physiotherapy
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • School Of Medicine And Surgery

Here are the departments and courses offered in the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery in the institution:

  •  Medicine and Surgery
  •  Anatomy

 

  • Faculty Of Management Sciences

Here are the departments and courses offered in the Faculty of Management Sciences in the institution:

  • Economics And Statistics
  • Banking And Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Accountancy 
  • Faculty Of Social Sciences

Here are the departments and courses offered in the Faculty of Social Sciences in the institution:

  •  Geography And Regional Planning
  •  Entrepreneurship
  •  Political Science And Public Administration
  •  Public Administration
  •  Social Work
  •  Sociology And Anthropology

 

  • Faculty Of Sciences

Here are the departments and courses offered in the Faculty of Sciences in the institution:

  •  Botany 
  •  Animal Biology And Environment
  •  Biochemistry
  •  Computer Science
  •  Chemistry 
  •  Geology 
  •  Environmental Management And Toxicology
  •  Industrial Chemistry
  •  Industrial Mathematics
  •  Mathematics 
  •  Library And Information Science
  •  Microbiology 
  •  Mathematics And Economics
  •  Plant Science And Biotechnology
  •  Physics / Industrial Physics
  •  Physics 
  •  Pure And Applied Mathematics
  •  Science Laboratory Technology

University of Benin Admission Requirements

There is a system that has been put in place to embrace new students into the institution, and aspirants must ensure they dedicatedly adhere to these things before they can have access. So, it is not solely all about being very intelligent and knowing everything in the world – if you as an aspirant failed to satisfy these requirements, then you won’t be shown the door in. 

Here are the general requirements for admission to the University of Benin:

  •  Aspirants are meant to possess at least, 5credits (English language inclusive) in WASC, WAEC SSCE/GCE, NECO, SSCE, or NABTEB. It should be noted that this result should be in not more than two sittings.
  • First-degree holders trying to get admission into postgraduate programmes must have a second class honours (lower division) and also satisfy the above for the respective programmes.
  • Aspirants seeking admission into the University of Benin must also meet the stipulated cutoff for their departments (In the current year) before they will be given admission.
  • UTME candidates are required to score nothing less than 180 in the JAMB examination before they can be invited to proceed to the next stage (which is the Post Utme screening exercise). All UTME candidates that meet up to the cut off mark are to participate in the post UTME screening examination. It is expedient for a candidate to perform well in the exercise – to increase their chances of getting admitted. 
  • For Diploma holders (of UNIBEN) seeking admission into Degree programmes, they must have at least a Merit Level Pass. However, those from other recognized institutions should have at least at the Upper Credit Level Pass.
  • UTME candidates are meant to make the University of Benin (UNIBEN) their first choice of institution when registering for Jamb. 
  • JUPEB Certificate of relevant points approved by the University of Benin Senate can be used as a Direct Entry requirement, and successful aspirants can start from 200 level. 

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