Degree & Programs

Department of Home Economics & Food Science Degree & Programs

Admission Requirements for Home Economics Programme

Direct Entry: GCE ‘A’ Level or equivalent in Chemistry plus at least one of the following subjects; Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agric. Science/Economics/Mathematics plus UTME entry requirements. OND in Agriculture/Catering, Hotel Management and Food Science, Consumer Science, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Event Management with at least Lower Credit grade from recognized tertiary institutions plus UTME entry requirements.  NCE in Biology/Chemistry/Home Economics or Agriculture/Food and Nutrition, Home Management, Clothing and Textiles.

U.M.E.: ‘O’ Level credits in five subjects which should include Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, Garment Making, Catering Craft Practice, Clothing and Textiles, Dyeing and Bleaching, Home Management, Jewelry, Leather Work, Printing and Decoration, Printing Craft Practice and Tourism. Candidates are also required to have an acceptable pass in UTME. The UTME subjects are English Language, Biology, Chemistry and any of the following:  Agricultural Science and Economics.

U.M.E. Subject: English Language, Biology, Chemistry and any of the following: Agric. Science, Economics, Physics, Mathematics, and Geography.

Special Considerations (Waiver) Remarks: 

(i) Candidates with a pass in Biology, but who have credit in Agric Science may be considered.

(ii) Ordinary Pass in Physics is acceptable in lieu of Credit Pass

Admission Requirements for Food Science Programme

Direct Entry: 

a. GCE ‘A’ Level or equivalent in Chemistry plus at least One of the following subjects; Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agric. Science/Economics/Mathematics plus U.M.E. entry requirements.

b. OND in Agriculture/Catering, Hotel Management and Food Science and Technology with at least Lower Credit grade from recognized tertiary Institutions plus U.M.E entry requirements.

c. NCE in Biology/Chemistry/Home Economics or Agriculture/ Food and Nutrition.

U.M.E.: Credits at SSCE/NECO/GCE ‘O’ Level or equivalent in at least 5 subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Food and Nutrition and Biology/Agric.

U.M.E. Subject: English Language, Biology, Chemistry and any of the following: Agric. Science, Physics, Maths and Geography.

Special Considerations (Waiver) Remarks:

i. Candidates with a pass in Biology, but who have credit in Agric Science may be considered

ii. Ordinary Pass in Physics is acceptable in lieu of Credit Pass

Important Dates

October 24, 2022

Resumption Of Final Year & Post Graduate Students

December 15, 2022

Commencement Of 2021/2022 Session