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List of Courses Offered at Covenant University and Admission Requirements

Courses offered at Covenant University are taught by world class lecturers and not only that, they are courses with high employability rate.

CU is a world-class Christian Mission University committed to raising a new generation of leaders in all fields of Human endeavor.

And it was on the 12th February 2002 that the Federal Government officially presented the certificate, which granted Covenant University the license to operate as a private University in Nigeria.

The school has been adjudge as one of the best young Universities in the world. Recently, CU was ranked 36th by timeshighereducation.

It is very important for prospective students to go through the list of courses offered at covenant university and the admission requirements of the University for them to stand a chance of being admitted into the University.

Below are the list of courses offered at Covenant University and the general admission requirements.

List of Courses Offered at Covenant University

  • Accounting
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management
  • Marketing and Entrepreneurship
  • Economics,
  • Demography
  • Social Statistics
  • Mass Communication
  • Sociology
  • Civil Engineering,
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Information & Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • International Relations,
  • Policy and Strategic Studies
  • Political Science
  • English and French
  • Psychology
  • Architecture
  • Building Technology.
  • Estate Management
  • Applied Biology and Biotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Industrial Chemistry (with options in Analytical/Environmental Chemistry and Materials/Polymer Chemistry)
  • Computer Science and Management Information System
  • Industrial Mathematics (option in Computer Science)
  • Industrial Mathematics (option in Statistics)
  • Industrial Physics (with options in Applied Geophysics, Electronics and IT Applications, and Renewable Energy)

College of Business and social sciences

There are six (6) Departments and ten (10) courses. The Departments are Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Management, Economics, Mass Communication and Sociology. The courses offered at college of business and social sciences in Covenant University are:

  • Accounting
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management
  • Marketing and Entrepreneurship
  • Economics,
  • Demography
  • Social Statistics
  • Mass Communication
  • Sociology

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College of Engineering

The college presently has five departments and offered seven courses. The Departments are: Civil Engineering, Electrical and Information Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering and Chemical Engineering. The list of courses in college of engineering is:

  • Civil Engineering,
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Information & Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering

College of Leadership Development Studies

There are four (4) Departments and six (6) Courses. The Departments are Political Science and International Relations, Psychology, Languages and General Studies, and Leadership Studies. The list of courses in college of leadership development studies is:

  • International Relations,
  • Policy and Strategic Studies
  • Political Science
  • English and French
  • Psychology

The Department of Leadership Studies runs Certificate and Diploma programmes in Leadership for all students in the University

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College of Science and Technology

There are nine (9) Departments and eleven (11) courses in the College. The Departments are Architecture, Building Technology, Estate Management, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer and Information Sciences, Mathematics and Physics.

  • Architecture
  • Building Technology.
  • Estate Management
  • Applied Biology and Biotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Industrial Chemistry (with options in Analytical/Environmental Chemistry and Materials/Polymer Chemistry)
  • Computer Science and Management Information System
  • Industrial Mathematics (option in Computer Science)
  • Industrial Mathematics (option in Statistics)
  • Industrial Physics (with options in Applied Geophysics, Electronics and IT Applications, and Renewable Energy)

Covenant University General Admission Requirements

Senior Secondar School Certificate, SSCE requirements

The minimum entry requirements for admission into Covenant University are credit level passes in five (5) subjects at the SSCE/GCE O’Level/NECO/NABTEB or its equivalent, obtained at not more than two (2) sittings. The subjects passed must include English Language and Mathematics. Candidates are also to note that there are other requirements that may be specific to a College and/or a Department.

JAMB PREREQUISITE

Candidates applying to Covenant University are required to sit for the UTME examination of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and attain the prescribed cut-off mark. Applicants are strongly advised to ensure that their UTME subject combination qualifies them for their chosen programme. Any candidate desiring to apply for a change of course after filling the forms must make their application to JAMB.

Read: Covenant University Cut-off Mark

Sociology: Duration: 4 years,  Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language and any three (3) Social Science, Commercial or Arts  Subjects.

JAMB Subject Combination: English Language and any three (3) of the following: Economics, Commerce, Government, Geography, Civic Education, History, Christian Religious Knowledge, Literature-in-English and Mathematics.

Mass Communication: Duration: 4 years,  Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: With options in Journalism and Online Mass Communication and Broadcast. (4 years). Candidates must  possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Literature-in-English and any other two (2) Subjects.)

JAMB Subject Combination: English Language, Literature-in-English and any other two Arts or Social Science Subjects.

Marketing: Duration: 4 years, Degree: B.Sc. Requirements: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Economics and any two (2) Social science, Commercial or Science Subjects.

JAMB Subject Combination: English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other subject.

Industrial Relation and Human Resource Management: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5) subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Economics and any two (2) Social science, Commercial or Science Subjects.

JAMB Subject Combination: English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other subject.

Economics: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5) subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Economics and any two (2) Subjects.

JAMB Subject Combination: English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science Subject

Business Administration: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5)  subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Economics and any two (2) Social science, Commercial or Science Subjects.)

JAMB Subject Combination: English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other subject.

Banking and Finance: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5) subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Economics and any two (2) Social science, Commercial or Science Subjects.)

JAMB Subject Combination: English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other subject.

Accounting: Candidates must possess credit pass in five (5) subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Economics and any two (2) Social science, Commercial or Science Subjects.)

JAMB Subject Combination: English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science subject.

Other related resources

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Covenant University Cut Off Mark And Admission Demand

Covenant University Post UTME Form For Admission

Covenant University Admission List

Visit official website of Covenant University for more information on the admission requirements http://admission.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/programme-requirement

Bolarinwa Olajire

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

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37 Comments

  1. What are the requirements to study petroleum engineering in covenant university

    1. Bolarinwa Olajire says:

      Five O’level credits to include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Language and any one Science subject

  2. What are the required subjects to write in jamb to study accounting in covenant university

    1. Bolarinwa Olajire says:

      English Lang, Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science subject

      1. Subomi Osemedua says:

        Good morning Sir, I wanted to ask if I can gain admission to Covenant University and get admitted to the Department of Economics and do a B.Sc in Economics but someone told me that I need to do a Science subject such as Biology, Health/General Science, Food and Nutrition Science, Agricultural Science, Physics and Chemistry in WAEC before I get admitted to any of the departments in Covenant University. I did English Language, Mathematics, Civic Education, Data Processing, Geography, Government, Economics, Literature-in-English and Financial Accounting in WAEC. And I am planning to do Mathematics, English, Economics and Geography in JAMB. I could not do Biology in WAEC because in SS2, I had to choose between Biology and Economics, so I chose Economics. So is it possible for me to gain admission into Covenant University?

        1. Bolarinwa Olajire says:

          The person is correct. However, try to visit the school admission office for proper guidiance, perhaps, there may be some special consideration.

  3. What are the requirements in waec to study international relations in covenant university

  4. What are the waec requirements for studying international relations in covenant university

    1. Bolarinwa Olajire says:

      O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics one of Government or History and any Science subject from Biology, Health/General Science, Agricultural Science, Physics and Chemistry.

      1. Must there be Government or History, cos I have neither of them

  5. What are the requirements in waec to study political science I’m covenant university

    1. Bolarinwa Olajire says:

      O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics one of Government or History and any Science subject from Biology, Health/General Science, Agricultural Science, Physics and Chemistry.

  6. Please I had an f9 in economics n I didnt write any exams in any science subject in my waec but I had a credit in math, english ,civic, government n Christian religious studies can I still study political science or any course available in covenant university

  7. What subjects can be suggested to be written as the “any other social science subject” to complete the JAMB subject combination to study accounting in covenant university

    1. Bolarinwa Olajire says:

      Choose the social science subject you know you can perform very well at.

  8. Hi, what are the utme combination to study information and communication engineering. And what are the waec subject combination for same course.

    1. Bolarinwa Olajire says:

      Five (5) SSC credit passes including English Language,Economics, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
      UTME combination: English, Maths, Physics, Chemistry.
      You can still visit the admission office of the school for confirmation.

  9. Hi if I want to study economics in covenant university can I write math,English,economics and commerce in jamb

    1. Bolarinwa Olajire says:

      Yes you can since their JAMB Subject Combination are English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science Subject.

  10. Hello
    I wanna ask,can u study law in covenant university

  11. What is the UTME cut off for mechanical engineering at covenant university

    1. Bolarinwa Olajire says:

      The cut-off mark is 200 in JAMB and 60% score in post UTME for all engineering courses

  12. Esther Peter says:

    Good morning. Please what is the requirements in waec exams to study mass communication in Convenant University

    1. Bolarinwa Olajire says:

      Esther, the WAEC requirements for mass communication is in the article.

  13. Onamusi Taiwo says:

    As a parent, I will appreciate if you furnish me with entry requirements for a student studying abroad who wish to studying Electrical and electronic engineering at Covenant University in 2020 academic year.

  14. Faith olawale says:

    Good morning,
    What are the requirements in waec and UTME to study civil engineering.

    1. Bolarinwa Olajire says:

      Credit passes in English, mathematics, physics, chemistry, and any other science subject.
      UTME subject combination is Physics, chemistry, mathematics, and use of english.

  15. Which course they offer is closest to medicine?
    Thank you

    1. Bolarinwa Olajire says:

      It is already in the article. The closest to medicine are
      1. Applied Biology and Biotechnology
      2. Microbiology
      3. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

      1. Sindile Mbalenhle Mayisela says:

        For how many years and then how do you later link to Medicine?

  16. Hello please does covenant university offers software engineering.

  17. Hello
    does Convenant University offer MSc. Veterinary or Epidemiology?

    I have interest in doing one of them

  18. Please I want to study accounting and I had a pass in economics.Is that possible ?

  19. Can one pursue a degree in literature at Covenant University?

  20. Precious Dunamis says:

    Someone who has not seen her jamb result till now…what do you think could be the problem, She’s also giving up. will be glad to get a reply ASAP on what to do..Thank you!

  21. Egbejule Benjamin says:

    Can he still b admitted into covenant university
    Since d results just came out for this year waec

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