UNICAL Pre-Degree & Diploma Courses, Requirements – 2015/16


University of Calabar, UNICAL pre-degree and diploma programmes available courses and requirements for each, are out for the 2015/2016 academic session admission exercise.

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Following the publication of the University of Calabar, UNICAL Pre-Degree and Diploma programmes admission forms for the 2015/2016 academic session, the management released the programmes available, duration and admission requirements.

The following programmes are available.

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PROGRAMME

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Pre-Degree Science Programme:
Duration: One Academic Session in Science, Agriculture and Education (Science)
Location: Faculty of Science

Admission Requirements:
Credit-level passes at not more than two sittings in (WASC/NECO/GCE O/L, NABTECH) English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Agric Science, Mathematics and one Science/Social Science subjects and at least a pass in Physics.

Pre-Degree/Education: Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Pre-Degree Agricultural Science: Credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Agric Science and one Science/Social Science Subject with at least a pass in Physics.

Applicants awaiting results may also apply. Such applications shall only be considered on receipt of the pending results within the period allowed for such consideration.
Applicants must have JAMB results for last two years 2013/2014 and 2014/2015.

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Pre-Degree in French Studies:
Duration: One full academic session.
Location: Department of Modern Languages and Translation Studies, Faculty of Arts.
Admission Requirements: Five Credit-level Passes in WASC/GCE O’LEVEL/NECO, NBTECH at not more than two sittings, including English Language and ONE Arts or Social Science subject.
NOTE: A pre-knowledge of French IS NOT a requirement.

Diploma in African and Asian Studies:

Location : Institute for African and Asian Studies
Duration: 2 years

Admission Requirements:
For admission into this programme, candidates are to possess a minimum of 4 credit passes in WASSE/NECO/GCE in English, Literature, Economics, History/Government, C.R. k or Mathematics.

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Diploma in Public Administration (DPA):
Duration: Two Academic Sessions (Full-time).
Location: Institute of Public Policy & Administration (IPPA).

Admission Requirements:
For Admission into this programme, candidates must possess a minimum of four (4) credits in GCE O/L, SSCE, NECO, TC II examinations from among the following subjects: Government, Economics or Commerce, C.R.K, Literature, Accounting or Mathematics with at least a pass in English Language is not more than two sittings.

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Diploma in Local Government (DLG)
Duration: Two Academic Sessions (Full-Time)
Location: Institute of Public Policy & Administration (IPPA)
Admission Requirement: For admission into this programme, candidates must possess a minimum of four (4) credit in GCE,O/L, SSCE,NECO,TC 11 examination from among the following subject: Government, Economics or Commerce, C.R.K, literature, Accounting or Mathematics with at least a pass in English Language in not more than two sittings
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Diploma in Personnel Management (DPM)
Duration: Two Academic Sessions (Full-Time)
Location: Institute of Public Policy& Administration (IPPA)
Admission Requirements:
For Admission into these Programmes, candidates must have a minimum of four (4) credits in GCE O/L, SSCE, NECO, TC II examinations with at least a pass in English Language in not more than two sittings.

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Diploma in Tourism and Hotel Management
Duration: Two Academic Sessions (Full-Time)
Location: Institute of Public Policy & Administration (IPPA)
Admission Requirements:

  1. For admission into the above programme, candidates must have a minimum of four (4) credits in relevant subjects including English Language in GCE O/L, SSCE or NECO in not more than two sittings. Note that French is an advantage.

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Diploma in Environmental Education (DEE)
Duration: Two Sessions (Full-Time)
Location: Institute of Education
Applicants must be holders of either:

  1. SSCE or GCE with four (4) credit level pass in four (4) relevant teaching subjects and at least a credit level pass in English Language in at most two sittings, or
  2. TC II Certificate with three (3) credits or merits in three Teaching subjects and at least a merit level pass in English Language in one sitting
  3. TC II Certificate with at least seven (7) years post qualification experience.

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Diploma In Educational Technology (DET)
Duration: Two Academic Sessions (Full-Time)
Location: Institute of Education

DET Is Open To All Secondary School Leavers Who Posses:

  1. SSCE or Its Equivalent with At Least Four Credits in Relevant teaching Subjects and At Least credit level Pass In English Language and a pass in Mathematics in at most two sittings OR
  1. Teachers Grade Two Certificates (TC II) with at least three credits or merits and at least a pass in English Language and Mathematics in one sitting.

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Diploma in Pre-Primary and Basic Education (DPBE)
Duration: Two Academic Sessions (Full-Time)
Location: Institute of Education

Admission Requirements: DPBE is open to all secondary school leavers who posses:

  1. SSCE Examination or equivalent with at least four credits in relevant teaching subjects and at least Credit level pass in English Language and a pass in Mathematics in at most two sittings.
  2. Teachers Grade Two Certificate (TC II) with at least four credits or merits and at least a pass in English Language and Mathematics in one sitting.
  3. Any other qualification acceptable to the University of Calabar for a Diploma Programme admission.

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Diploma in Library and Information Science (DLIS)
Duration: Two Academic Session (Full-Time)
Location: Institute of Education

Admission Requirements:

  1. Minimum requirement for admission into Diploma in Library and Information Science Programme is four (4) O/level credits or its equivalent and at least a credit level pass in English Language.

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Diploma in Education (DE)
Duration: Two Academic Sessions (Full-Time)
Location: Institute of Education

Applicants for the Diploma in Education must be holders of:

  1. SSCE or GCE with credits in four (4) relevant teaching subjects with at least a credit level pass in English Language in at most two sittings; OR
  2. TC II Certificate with three (3) credits or merits in three teaching subjects and at least a pass in English Language; OR
  3. TC II Certificate with at least seven (7) years post qualification experience.

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Diploma in Business Administration (DBA)
Duration: Two Academic Sessions
Location: Institute of Public Policy & Administration (IPPA)

Admission Requirements:

  1. At least five (5) credits passes in relevant subjects in GCE/WASC/SSCE/NECO at not more than two sittings.
  2. Subjects to include; English, Economics Mathematics or commerce.
 

DIPLOMA IN LAW
Duration: Two Academic Session (Full Time)
Location: Institute of Public Policy & Administration (IPPA)
Admission requirements:
The minimum entry requirement for admission into Diploma in Law programme will be as follows: West African School Certificate with credit passes in at least four relevant courses including English Language and Literature in English, at not more than two sitting.
GCE. Ordinary level certificate with credit passes in least four relevant subjects including English language and Literature in English, at not more than two sittings.
SSCE Certificate with credit passes in at least five relevant subjects including English language and Literature in English, at not more than two sitting.

Diploma in Theatre and Media Studies (DTMS)
Duration: Two academic sessions (full-Time)
Location: Institute of Education
Admission requirements:

Every candidate for Diploma in Theatre and media studies must possess one of the under listed minimum qualification:

  1. At least four (4) credit level passes at the WASC/NECO/GCE ordinary level or equivalent examination in Arts and related social science subjects including English language.
  2. One year certificate in Theatre, Media, Journalism or other related disciplines from university and recognized institution, provided the candidate had at least three (3) ordinary credit level passes including English Language.
  3. The Teachers’ Grade II certificate (TC II) in at least four (4) subjects at merit level including English Language.
  4. Diploma from any discipline from a recognized institution (at Merit Level) plus at least 3 0/level credit passes including English Language and a pass in Mathematics.
  5. A/Level GCE with at least 10 points aggregate plus at least (4) 0/level credits including English Language and a pass in Mathematics in not more than two sittings.
  6. Five (5) 0/level credits including English Language, Mathematics and any of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Health Science and Agric Science.
 
  1. Diploma from any discipline from a recognized institution (at Merit Level) plus at least 3 O/Level credit passes including English Language and a pass in Mathematics.
  1. A/Level GCE with at least 10 points aggregate plus at least four (4) O/Level credits including English Language and a pass in Mathematics in not more than two sittings.
  1. Five (5) O/Level credits including English Language, Mathematics and any of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Health Science and Agric Science.

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DIPLOMA IN MARINE SCIENCE
Applicants must have at least (5) credits in relevant subjects in SSCE/WASC/GCE/NECO at not more than two sittings.
Subjects include: Biology or Agricultural Science, Chemistry, physics, Mathematics and English Language with CREDITS in all subjects
Note: candidates with Diploma in Marine Science seeking entry into degree programmes must meet the minimum University entry requirements including a credit pass in English Language at SSC/WASC/GCE/NECO.

NOTE:

  1. Candidates seeking direct entry admissions must submit their academic transcripts to the relevant Departments.
  2.  Aptitude Tests will be conducted for candidates seeking admission into all Degree Programmes.
  3. For further details concerning the subject areas to be covered by the Screening Exercise, please consult the recent JAMB Brochure for the Programme of your choice.

MSG Team



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