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List of Courses Offered In IMSU And Admission Requirements

Below are the list of courses offered at IMSU (Imo State University) and the admission requirements for each course. Candidates are enjoin to go through the courses offered at IMSU before applying to the University.

Courses Offered In Imo State University (IMSU) And Requirements

Faculty of Medicine

UTME: Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in one sitting.

Direct entry: IMSU accepts a good Honours degree (minimum of second class upper) in relevant discipline.

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Community Medicine
  • Medical Microbiology/ Parasitology
  • Chemical Pathology
  • Morbid Anatomy/ Histopathology
  • Haematology and Blood Transfusion Medicine
  • Medicine and Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacology

Recommended: Direct Entry Requirements for Medicine and Surgery

Faculty of Engineering

  1. Agricultural Engineering

Five O’ level credit not more than two sittings in English language, mathematics, physics, chemistry and any other from agricultural science, further mathematics, economics, biology, technical drawing and geography.

Direct Entry: Candidates with upper credit level passes in national diploma (ND) or its equivalent qualification in agricultural engineering may be admitted into the 200level of the department.

  1. Electrical Engineering

Candidates must have a credit passes not more than two sittings in Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or its equivalent as approved by the senate of Imo State University in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other subject from Agricultural Science, Further Mathematics, Economics, Biology, Technical Drawing and Geography.

Direct Entry:  Candidates with Upper Credit level passes in National Diploma (ND) or its equivalent qualification in Electrical /Electronic Engineering and Computer Engineering may be admitted into the 200 level of the department.

  1. Civil Engineering

Candidates must have credit level pass not more than two sittings in Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or its equivalent as approved by the Senate of Imo State University in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any other science or technical subject.

Direct Entry: Candidates with upper credit level passes in OND or its equivalent qualification in Engineering may be admitted into the 200 level.

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Food Science and Technology

Faculty of Law

UTME: Candidates of this category must possess Senior Secondary Certificate, or an ‘0’ Level Certificate with credit passes in five (5) subjects, including English Language and English Literature obtained at not more than two sittings. At least one of the credits must be in a science subject or at least pass in Mathematics, such a candidate must also have an acceptable pass in the Joint Matriculation, Examination.

Direct Entry: Candidates of this mode of admission must conform with the National Universities requirements for direct entry. Those include:
* Must satisfy U.T.M.E. requirements in (i) above plus A two-year or three-year Diploma certificate or second class upper or lower division degree in related courses;
* Must satisfy U.T.M.E. requirements in (i) above plus Three (3) papers at Principal or Advanced level in the Higher School Certificate or G.C.E.
* Must satisfy U.T.M.E. requirements in (i) above plus two papers at principal or Advanced level or H.S.C or G.C.E.

Faculty of Health Science

  1. Optometry

UTME ENTRY: Candidates must have at least five O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in one sitting; applicants must also satisfy the PUTME requirements.

DIRECT ENTRY:

WASC/GCE A’ Level passes in Physic, Chemistry and Biology with SSCE/GCE O’Level credit passes in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English Language in one seating.
Holders of 1st Degree at least second class lower division in relevant health courses, with five credit in one seating as at (1) above are eligible for admission into 200 level.
Holders of HND with minimum of Upper Credit Pass are eligible for admission into 200 level, with five credit in one seating as at (1) above, depending on the appropriateness of their requisite academic preparation.

  1. Nursing Science

UTME: Candidates must have an appropriate pass in UTME examination of the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB). In addition the candidate must hold WASC/SSCE/ GCE/NECO or its equivalent with at least credit in 5 subjects (at not more than two sittings) including English language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.

Direct Entry:

Candidate with Registered Nurse certificate must have five credits at ordinary level which must include English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics at credit level at not more than two sittings,
b. Candidates with GCE Advanced level certificate must also have appropriate pass in the screening test of the university.
c. Degree holders in science disciplines with not less than 2nd Class Honours may be admitted through direct entry.
Direct Entry students will be placed at 200 level of study. The non-nursing qualified direct entry students will be expected to sit for at least 2 professional examinations like UTME candidates. Already trained nurses can sit for the professional examination not already possessed.

4.  Medical Laboratory Science

5.  Nutrition and Dietetics

Faculty of Science

  • Animal Science and Environmental Biology
  • Plant Science and Biotechnology
  • Physics/ Industrial Physics
  • Chemistry/Industrial Chemistry
  • Microbiology/Industrial Microbiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Computer Science

Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Economics
  • Psychology
  • Geography & Environmental Management
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Mass Communication

Faculty of Business Administration

  • Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Marketing
  • Accountancy
  • Banking and Finance
  • Insurance and Actuarial Science

Faculty of Agric. And Veterinary Medicine

  • Agric. Economics, Extension & Rural Dev.
  • Animal science and Fisheries
  • Crop Science And Biotechnology
  • Soil Science and Environment

Faculty of Education

  • Arts Education
  • Physical Science Education
  • Life Science Education
  • Language Education
  • Library and information Science
  • Foundation and Counseling

Faculty of Environmental Science

  • Surveying  & GeoInformatics
  • Architecture
  • Building
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Quantity  Surveying
  • Fine & Applied Arts
  • Estate Management

For more information, kindly visit the official website of IMSU https://www.imsu.edu.ng/site/

Bolarinwa Olajire

A lecturer, Educationist, PhD student at FUNAAB, and a Blogger.

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16 Comments

  1. Azubuike David says:

    pls i scored 261 in jamb but I’m using two sittings in my o level result and i have a d7 in maths. can i still study law at imsu?

    1. Bolarinwa Olajire says:

      If IMSU didn’t change their requirements for this year’s admission, they do accept pass in mathemetics for admission. This is their requirements for law: ‘0’ Level Certificate with credit passes in five (5) subjects, including English Language and English Literature obtained at not more than two sittings. At least one of the credits must be in a science subject or at least pass in Mathematics,

      1. Atusiaka Mirabel Ujunwa says:

        Pls what do you mean by not less than two settings

  2. pls what is the utme subject combination for med lab science and postutme requirement,pls i need ur reply urgently

    1. Bolarinwa Olajire says:

      5 subjects (at not more than two sittings) including English language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.

  3. Prudence ogechi says:

    Please which course can someone with this result study
    Mathematics =B2
    English =B3
    Chemistry =D7
    Biology=C4
    Physics=C5
    Agriculture =A1
    Economics =B3
    Book keeping =B2
    Civic=C6

  4. chibuogwu .p. says:

    pls l want to do PGD in mass communication in imsu, but I have credit in English, credit in mathematics, b2 in CRS, credit in government, credit in commerce. would imsu give me admission to do my PGD. I don’t have literature. I study mass communication.

  5. Am writing English, mathematic, government, commerce . What course can I go for in I’m state University.

  6. ONYEOMA SARAH says:

    I HAVE D7 IN MY MATHEMATICS CAN I STILL GO FOR COMPUTER ENGINEERING

    1. Bolarinwa Olajire says:

      You need at least C6 in mathematics to study the course.

      1. How many years will I have to study building technology in IMSU,if I apply for a direct entry with my ND result

  7. What is the main score in post utme needed in imsu for chemical engineering

  8. Please can I study medicine in imsu with two sittings

  9. as an art student which course can I study with my waec result, I credited all the course’s excluding English which I had E8.
    can I study any course in imsu with the result?

  10. Agubosi chibuike innocent says:

    What of d7 in chemistry can he or she still study engineering DE

  11. Aladi ogechi says:

    Please what are the subjects combination for utme and the cutoff mark in imsu

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