2015/2016 UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION GUIDE

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Vision
The vision of the University is to be one of the foremost institutions for producing first rate graduates in science, technology and the humanities, who combine godliness and academic excellence with a strong sense of ethical responsibility, towards the development of the society at large.

Mission
The mission is to provide high quality, morally sound and socially relevant education, in the most cost-effective manner, to all its students, irrespective of gender, race, colour, ethnicity or religion.  The University will develop, promote and be run as a unique Christian institution with the following distinctive features:

  • Unquestionable Christian morality
  • Vocational and apprenticeship orientation towards the full employment of its products and
  • A work-study programme of activities to instill work ethics and self-reliance in students.

Philosophy
The University is conceived as a centre of learning and research of distinction; combining academic excellence with love of humanity, borne out of a God-fearing attitude, in accordance with the Baptist tradition of ethical behaviour, social responsibility and democratic ethos.  The guiding philosophy of the University is Excellence and Godliness.

The Motto
The motto of the University is “Excellence and Godliness”.  This emphasizes the importance the University attaches to the attainment of excellence imbued with Godliness in all its programmes and training. This motto  is the principle underpinning all academic pursuits in the University.

The Logo
The focal point of the logo is the open book.  The sun stands for light, life and energy.  The palm frond, a dominant foliage of the Nigerian rainforest belt, used for celebrations in the Christian tradition, symbolizes freshness and a new beginning.   The wheel embodies the unending and unbroken circle of knowledge informed by Godliness, with the Baptist steering humanity along the path of knowledge.

UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION FOR 2015/2016  ACADEMIC YEAR

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into BOWEN UNIVERSITY degree programmes for the 2015/2016 academic session.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

A.  GENERAL

(i)   UTME
(a)  All applicants are required to sit for the 2015 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

(b)   Applicants are to complete on-line application by visiting Bowen University website at www.bowenuniversty-edu.org or obtain a form at any of the stipulated sales centres nationwide.

(c)   All applicants are required to have credits at SSCE, GCE, NECO, NABTEB or approved equivalent in at least 5 subjects which must include English Language and four other subjects as be specified by each Faculty.

(d)  The five Credits should be obtained in not more than two sittings.

(e)  For Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) programme, the five Credits must   be obtained at one sitting.

(f)   Candidates awaiting results may apply.

(g)   All applicants will be required to go through Bowen University’s Screening Exercise.

(h)   Interested candidates who have applied to JAMB for admission and wish to change their first choice to Bowen University are required to:

1. apply for change of institution through JAMB

2. obtain the BOWEN UNIVERSITY admission form or complete it Online
3. participate in the screening exercise.

(ii)  DIRECT ENTRY

All applicants for direct entry must satisfy any one of the following:

(a) NCE, ND and approved equivalents with at least Upper Credit in relevant fields.
(b) At least two Advanced Level passes.
(c) The Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) International Baccalaurate or Cambridge moderated School of Basic Studies at acceptable grade  levels.
(d) In addition to the NCE/ND/IJMB or two Advanced Level papers specified by each Faculty or programme, candidates must also satisfy Ordinary Level requirements.
All direct entry candidates are required to apply through JAMB.

(B) COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

1.   Degree Programme Options

B.Sc. Anatomy (4 - Year Programme)
B.Sc. Physiology (4 - Year Programme)
Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) (5 or 6 - Year Programme)  


2.   Admission Requirements:

(i) O’ Level Subjects

(a) Candidates must possess five O' Level credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology, obtained at one sitting.
(b) For MBBS programme, the five (5) O’level credits must be obtained at one sitting.

(ii) UTME Subjects

English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

(iii) Direct Entry

(a) B. Sc. Second Class Upper Division in a related discipline
(b) Advanced level GCE/Cambridge at one (1) sitting at an acceptable grade level
(b) Advanced level IJMB at one (1) sitting at an acceptable grade level
(b) In addition, candidates must satisfy the ‘O’ level requirements as stated in 2(i) above.

(C) FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE (4 or 5 Year Programme)

1.   Degree Programmes

(a)  B. Agric.

  (i)  Agricultural Economics and Farm Management
  (ii) Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
  (iii)Animal Science and Fisheries Management
  (iv)Crop Production and Soil Management

(b)  B. Forestry and Environmental Technology
(c)  B.Sc. Food Science and Technology

2.  Admission Requirements

(i)   O’ Level Subjects

 Candidates must possess five O' Level credits to include: English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and one of Physics, Geography or Economics.

 For Food Science and Technology, at least  a credit in Physics is required.

(ii)  Direct Entry

(a)  NCE/ND or approved equivalent in relevant fields.

(b)  At least two Advanced Level passes to include Chemistry and any one of the following:
Biology/Botany, Zoology/Agricultural Science, Economics, Physics and Geography.
(c)   IJMB / International Baccalaureate at acceptable grade levels.
(d)   In addition, candidates must satisfy the ‘O’ level requirements as stated in 2(i) above.

(D)  FACULTY OF HUMANITIES (3 or 4 Year Programme)kk

General Entry Requirements
(i)  All applicants are required to have credits in at least five O`Level (5) subjects at SSCE, GCE, NECO or approved equivalent.
(ii)  The five (5) credits must include English language and other specific departmental requirements.
(ii)  The five credits must be obtained at not more than two sittings.
(ii)  Candidates awaiting results may also apply.

(1)   Department of English
(i)   Degree Programme
B.A.English
(ii)   Admission Requirements
(a)   O’ Level Subjects
The five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Literature-in-English plus at least one other Arts subject.
(b)   Direct entry
(i)   At least two Advanced Level passes or equivalent in Literature and one other Arts subject.
(ii)   IJMB/International Baccalaureate Certificate at acceptable grade levels.
(iii)   In addition, candidates must satisfy the O` Level requirements as stated in (iia) above

(2)   Department of History and International Studies
(i)   Degree Programme
     B.A. History
     B.A. History and International Studies
(ii)   Admission Requirements
(a)   O’ Level Subjects
The five O’ Level credits to include English Language, History or Government plus at least two other Arts or Social Science subjects.
(b)   Direct entry
(i)   At least two Advanced Level passes or equivalents in Government and one other Arts or Social Science subject.
(ii)   IJMB/International Baccalaureate Certificate at acceptable grade levels.
(iii)   In addition candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements as stated in (iia) above.

(3)   Department of Communication and Performing Arts
(i)   Degree Programme
     B.A. Communication Arts
     B.A. Theatre Arts
     B.A. Music
(ii)   Admission Requirements
(a)   O’ Level Subjects
The five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Literature-in-English and three other Arts or Social Science subject.

For Music, the five O’Level credits must include English Language. A recognized certificate in Music from approved institution will be an advantage.


(b)   Direct entry
(i)   At least two Advanced Level passes in Literature and one other Arts subject.
(ii)   IJMB/International Baccalaureate Certificate at acceptable grade levels.
(ii)   Diploma in Theatre Arts/Dramatic Arts from an accredited institution.
(iv)   In addition candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements as stated in (iia) above.

(3)   Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
(i)   Degree Programme
B.A. Philosophy
B.A. Religious Studies
B.A. Christian Religious Studies
(ii)   Admission Requirements
(a)   O’ Level Subjects
The five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Literature-in-English and three other Arts or Social Science subject.

(E) FACULTY OF LAW (4 or 5 Year Programme)

1.   Degree Programmes

LL.B.

2.  Admission Requirements

(i)   O’ Level Subjects

 Candidates must have five (5) O’ Level credits to include: English Language Literature in English and three other subjects.

(iii)  UTME Subjects

(b)  English Language, Literature in English and any two (2) other Arts or Social Science subjects.

(F)  FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND SCIENCE EDUCATION (3 or 4 Year Programme)

General Entry Requirements
Candidates seeking admission into the Faculty of Science and Science Education must possess a minimum of five (5) Ordinary level credit passes in English Language and Mathematics in addition to specific departmental requirements.

(1) Department of Biological Sciences

(i) Degree Programme Options

 B.Sc. Microbiology; Plant Biology; Zoology.

(ii)    Admission Requirements
 
(a)   O’ Level Subjects
The five O’ Level credits to include English   Language, Mathematics, Chemistry,  Biology and    any one of Physics, Further Mathematics, Geography, Foods and
Nutrition
(b)   Direct Entry
(i)   At least two Advanced Level passes in Botany, Zoology, Biology and Chemistry.
(ii)  IJMB/NCE/ND or approved equivalents.

(iii)     In addition, candidates must satisfy the ‘O’ level requirements as stated in 1( ii)(a) above.

2)   Department of Biochemistry
(i)  Degree Programme Option

     B.Sc. Biochemistry

(ii) Admission Requirements

(a) O’ Level Subjects

The five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry,Physics and Biology.

(b) Direct Entry
(i) At least two Advanced Level passes  in Chemistry, and  either   Mathematics or Physics,
(ii) IJMB/NCE/ND/International Bacaulaurete or approved equivalent.
(iii) In addition, candidates must satisfy the ‘O’ level requirements as stated in 2( ii )(a) above.
                                             
(3)  Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry

(i)   Degree Programme Options

 B.Sc. Chemistry; Industrial Chemistry.
      
(ii)   Admission Requirements

(a) O’ Level Subjects
The five O’ Level subjects to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.

(b)  Direct Entry
(i)    At least two Advanced Level passes in Chemistry, and either Mathematics or Physics ,
(ii)   IJMB/NCE/ND or approved equivalent.

(iii)   In addition, candidates must satisfy the ‘O’ level requirements as stated in 3( ii)(a) above.

(4)  Department of Computer Science and Information Technology

(i)   Degree Programme Option

B.Sc. Computer Science. 

(ii)   Admission Requirements

a) O’ Level Subjects
The five O’ Level subjects to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, and any two from Further Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry, Geography, Economics and Technical Drawing.

(b)  Direct Entry
      
(i)    At least two Advanced Level passes to include Mathematics and Physics

(ii)    IJMB/NCE/ND or approved equivalent
(iii)   In addition, candidates must satisfy the ‘O’ level requirements as stated in 4 (ii) (a) above.
 
(5)  Department of Mathematics and Statistics

       (i)   Degree Programme Options

B.Sc. Mathematics; Statistics.

      (ii)  Admission Requirements

(a) ‘ O’ Level Subjects
The five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Mathematics,  and any other three subjects from Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science, Economics, Geography,  Further Mathematics and Technical Drawing

(b)  Direct Entry
(i)      At least two Advanced Level passes to include   Mathematics and any one of  Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Statistics and Physics.
(ii)     IJMB/NCE/ND/International Baccalaureate or approved equivalent
(iii)   For Statistics, a diploma in Statistics , from a recognized University is acceptable.
(iv)    In addition, candidates must satisfy the ‘O’ level requirements as stated in 5 (ii) (a) above.

(6)  Department of Physics and Solar Energy

(i)      Degree Programme Option
         B.  Sc. Physics with Solar Energy.
                     
(ii)    Admission Requirements

(a) ‘O’ Level Subjects
The five O’ Level subjects to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any one of  Biology/Agricultural Science, Geography,  Technical  Drawing, Further Mathematics and Food and Nutrition.

(b) Direct Entry
(i)     At least two GCE Advanced Level passes in Mathematics and Physics.
            In exceptional cases, Physics and Chemistry may be considered.
(ii)      IJMB/NCE/ND/International Baccalaureate or approved equivalent. 

(iii)     In addition, candidates must satisfy the ‘O’ level requirements as stated in 6 (ii) (a)  above.

(G) FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES (3 or 4 Year Programme)

General Entry Requirements
Candidates seeking admission into the Faculty of Social and Management Sciences must possess a minimum of five (5) Ordinary level Credit Passes to include English Language and Mathematics in addition to specific departmental requirements.

(1) Department of Accounting

(i)    Degree Programme Option

        B.Sc. Accounting
     
(ii)   Admission Requirements

(a) O’ Level Subjects
The five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics, one other Social Science subject and any other subject.

(b)  Direct Entry
(i) At least two Advanced Level passes to include Economics and any one of Government, Geography, Mathematics, Business Method and  Economic History.
(ii)   IJMB/NCE/ND/ATS of ICAN or approved equivalent.
(iii)  In addition, candidates must satisfy the ‘O’ level requirements as stated in 1 (ii) (a) above.

(2)  Department of Banking and Finance

(i)  Degree Programme Option

     B.Sc. Banking and Finance
     
(ii)  Admission Requirements

(a) ‘O’ Level Subjects
The five ‘O’ Level credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics, one other   Social Science subject and any other subject.

b)  Direct Entry
(i) At least two Advanced Level passes to include Economics and any one of Government, Geography, Mathematics, Business Method and Economic History.
(ii)  IJMB/NCE/ND/Banking Certificate/CIBN or approved equivalent.
(iii) In addition, candidates must satisfy the ‘O’ level requirements as stated in 2 (ii) (a) above..

(3)  Department of Business Administration

(i)   Degree Programme Option

      B.Sc. Business Administration
     
(ii)  Admission Requirements

(a) O’ Level Subjects
The five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics, Government / Geography and any other subject.

(b) Direct Entry
(i) At least two Advanced Level passes to include any of the following: Economics,  Government, Geography, Mathematics, Business Method and Economic History
(ii) IJMB/NCE/ND/ATS of ICAN or approved equivalent.
(iii)   In addition, candidates must satisfy the ‘O’ level requirements as stated in 3 (ii) (a) above.

(4)  Department of Economics

(i)   Degree Programme Option
     B.Sc. Economics

(ii)  Admission Requirements

(a) O’ Level Subjects
The five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics, Government/Geography and any one of Commerce and Financial Accounting.

(b) Direct Entry
(i)   At least two Advanced level passes which must include Economics, and any other subject from Government,  Geography, Further Mathematics and  Economic History.
(ii)  IJMB/NCE/ND or its approved equivalent .
(iii) In addition, candidates must satisfy the ‘O’ level requirements as stated in 4 (ii) (a) above.

(5)  Department of Mass Communication

(i)   Degree Programme Option

 B.Sc. Mass Communication
     
(ii)  Admission Requirements

(a) O’ Level Subjects
The five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Literature-in-English and two other subjects in Arts and Social Sciences.

(b)  Direct Entry
(i)   At least two Advanced Level passes in any Arts or Social  Science subjects which may include Commerce and Financial Accounting,
(ii)   IJMB/NCE/ND or its approved equivalent
(iii)   In addition, candidates must satisfy the ‘O’ level requirements as stated in 5 (ii) (a) above

(6)  Department of Sociology

(i)   Degree Programme Option

             B.Sc. Sociology
     
(ii)  Admission Requirements

(a) O’ Level Subjects
The five O’ Level credits to include English Language, Mathematics, and any two Social Science subjects and one other subject.
(b)  Direct Entry
(i)   At least two Advanced Level passes  to include  Economics, and any one of Government, Geography, History and Religious Studies
(ii)  IJMB/NCE/ND or its equivalent
(iii) In addition, candidates must satisfy the ‘O’ level requirements as stated in 6 (ii) (a) above

I. MODE OF APPLICATION
(a)       On-Line Application

To complete the application online:
(i) Visit Bowen University website http://apply.bowenuniversity-edu.org/apply/register_apply.php to create an identity.
(ii) On the resulting registration confirmation page, click on the button labelled Proceed to Pay in order to gain access to the account you just created. You may then proceed to generate the unique Transaction ID for your application form fee payment. Ensure that you print out the Fees Payment Slip which contains the steps on how to make a proper payment.
(iii) Pay a sum of Seven Thousand Naira (N7,000.00) only as application form fee using your ATM Card/Quick teller options at any bank of your choice.
(iv) Upon confirmation of payment, an applicant is to use his/her unique identity (Email Address & UTME No.) to complete and submit the e-application form via the Bowen University website.

(b)     Payment for On-line forms through Banks

(i)  Applicants may also pay through any branch of Skye Bank, Diamond Bank, First Bank, Sterling Bank or Guaranty Trust Bank after completion of steps (a)i and (a)ii above (if unable to access an ATM Card/Quick teller option to complete the electronic transaction):
N.B.: You must insist on having a BranchCollect teller officer to process your payment as any random deposit (without a generated Transaction ID) will be voided.

(ii) After payment, a confirmation will be forwarded to the applicant’s e-mail which will be utilized to access the on-line application form.
(iii) Candidates who are unable to make payments through the above medium may come to the examination venue with their bank drafts obtained from any of the banks stipulated above.




H.    SCREENING DATE

All applicants are to appear for BOWEN University Screening Exercise to be conducted by the University on Saturday,11th  July, 2015 at the following centers:

  1. Baptist Academy, Obanikoro, Lagos
  2. Baptist College of Theology NTA/TV Road, Benin-City
  3. Baptist Model Secondary School, Obinze, Along Owerri/Port-Harcourt Road, Owerri, Imo State.
  4. Fullness of God Nursery and Primary School, Ijapo Estate, Akure.
  5. Baptist Theological Seminary, Kaduna
  6. Bowen University, Iwo
  7. Bowen University Pre-Degree Programme Centre, Osogbo.
  8. Faith Baptist College,#1 Rumuaparaeli Sreet, Beside Holy Rosary Secondary School, Old GRA Port-Harcourt, Rivers State.
  9. First Baptist Church, Area 11, Garki, Abuja.
  10. Union Baptist Grammar School, Ga-Akanbi, Ilorin, Kwara State.
  11. Baptist Girls College, Missions, Idi Aba, Abeokuta, Ogun State.


For Further enquires please visit our website www.bowenuniversity.edu.ng or contact: the Registrar, Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, through:
  1. Email: registrar_infobowen@yahoo.com or registrar@bowenuniversity-edu.org
  2. Phone numbers: Emmanuel - 0803-818-7988, Biodun - 0803-711-7720, Delani - 0708-543-4397, Kunbi - 0903-620-6970
Dr. K.A. Ogunleye
Registrar