We have gathered the detailed list of Approved Courses Offered in Akwa Ibom State University by the National Universities Commission (NUC)



Admission Requirements


Admission requirements through Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

1. Minimum of Credit passes in Five (5) subjects including English Language at SSCE, GCE O'Level and any other equivalent examinations.
2. UTME scores of at least 180 and above (subject to change).
3. Post-UTME screening score of not less than 180 (subject to change).
4. In addition to the above, candidates must make Akwa Ibom State University 1st or 2nd choice to qualify to write the Post-UTME Screening Test.
5. Candidates who score less than 180 at the Post-UTME screening test are not eligible for admission into any programme in AKSU irrespective of any higher scores obtained at UTME.
6. For final selection into programmes, the candidate's average scores from the UTME and Post-UTME screening Tests are used.
The cut-off point for admission varies from one programmed to another. 


Admission through Direct Entry

1. Minimum of credit passes in five subjects including English Language at SSCE, GCE O'Level or equivalent qualification.
2. Either A' levels, OND or NCE in relevant subject areas.
3. An acceptable score in the Direct Entry Screening Exercise.
4. Final selection is based on a combination of the candidate's certificates and score in the direct entry screening test.



Faculty of Agriculture

  • Agricultural Economics and Extension

  • Animal Science

  • Crop Science

  • Soil Science

  • Fisheries and Aquaculture


Faculty of Arts


  • English and Literary Studies

  • History and international Studies

  • Religious and Cultural Studies

  • Mass Communication

  • Philosophy

  • Performing (Theatre Arts)


Faculty of Education


  • Biology Education

  • Chemistry Education

  • Integrated Science Education

  • Mathematics Education

  • Physics Education


Faculty of Engineering


  • Agricultural Engineering

  • Chemical/Petrochemical Engineering

  • Petroleum Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering

  • Marin Engineering/Naval Architecture

  • Mechanical Engineering


Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences


  • Botany

  • Microbiology

  • Genetics and Biotechnology

  • Zoology

  • Chemistry

  • Computer Science

  • Geology/Geosciences

  • Geotechnique/Hydrogeology

  • Petroleum Geology

  • Applied Geophysics

  • Marine Biology

  • Mathematics/Statistics

  • Statistics

  • Physics

  • Biological Sciences



Faculty of Social and Management Sciences

  • Accounting

  • Business Administration

  • Economics

  • Marketing

  • Political Sciences

  • Public Administration



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  1. Pls will Aksu give me direct entry admission to read History & Int'l Studies ? My O Level Govt B3, CRK B3, ENGLISH C5, ECONS C6, MATHS C5 AND NCE POLSC MERIT, SOS STUD MERIT, EDUCATION MERIT, TEACHING PRACTICE CREDIT & GSE MERIT.

  2. sazndy nsineno aniefiokJune 4, 2018 at 2:19 AM

    pls do we have education and political science in aksu



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