University of Ilorin

Introduction

The University of Ilorin is located in the ancient city of Ilorin, about 500 kilometres from Abuja, the Federal capital. Ilorin, the Capital of Kwara State, is strategically located at the geographical and cultural confluence of the North and South.

Founded in 1975

Mission

To provide world-class environment for learning, research and community service.

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Faculty of Agriculture

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The Faculty has five degree programmes of five (5) or four (4) or three (3) academic years for the GCE ‘O’ Level and ‘A” Level holders respectively, leading to the award of Bachelor of Agriculture (B. Agric.) degree with limited specialization in the final year in any of the following options: Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Agronomy, Animal Production and Crop Protection. [+]

The Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ilorin was established in the 1982/83 sessions and had its foundation Dean in the 1983/84 sessions. Presently, the Faculty comprises of seven (7) Academic departments viz:

Agricultural Economics and Farm Management Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Agronomy Animal Production Crop Protection Home Economics and Food Science Forest Resources Management

offices. Also in the same complex are Departments of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development; Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management; Department of Crop Protection; Department of Home Economics and Food Science; and Department of Forest Resource Management.

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Faculty of Education

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The Faculty of Education, which is a pacesetter in terms of the quality of its academic staff, infrastructure, teacher education curriculum, and its disciplined students, was one of the three pioneer Faculties (Arts, Education, and Science) when the University was established in 1976. [+]

Historical Development

The Faculty of Education, which is a pacesetter in terms of the quality of its academic staff, infrastructure, teacher education curriculum, and its disciplined students, was one of the three pioneer Faculties (Arts, Education, and Science) when the University was established in 1976.

The Faculty has grown by leaps and bounds from the initial two Departments (Teacher Education and Guidance and Management), to Nine (9) Departments today: Adult and Primary Education, Arts Education, Counsellor Education, Educational Management, Educational Technology, Health Promotion and Environmental Health Education, Human Kinetics Education, Science Education and Social Sciences Education.... [-]


Faculty of Engineering & Technology

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The Faculty of Engineering and Technology started in 1978 with a total of about 51 students, three academic staff, three administrative staff, a messenger/cleaner and a driver. Initially, there were three Departments (Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering). [+]

Brief History: Introduction

The Faculty of Engineering and Technology started in 1978 with a total of about 51 students, three academic staff, three administrative staff, a messenger/cleaner and a driver. Initially, there were three Departments (Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering). In 1982 the Department of Agricultural Engineering was established, though students were first admitted into the programme during the 1983/84 sessions.

In 2008/2009 session, the Department of Chemical Engineering was established with an intake of about twenty students at 100 level. The curriculum of Department of Agricultural Engineering was reviewed and its name was changed to Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering during that session.... [-]


Faculty of Law

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The Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin is one of the foremost law faculties in Nigeria. The faculty was initially established in 1983 as a unit in the Department of Business Administration, under the headship of Professor Eyitayo Lambo. [+]

The Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin is one of the foremost law faculties in Nigeria. The faculty was initially established in 1983 as a unit in the Department of Business Administration, under the headship of Professor Eyitayo Lambo. By 1984, it was upgraded to a full department in the Faculty of Business and Social sciences. The then head of the law department was Professor R.W. James.

Degree Programmes

The Law degree programme was initially established in the 1983/1984 academic session as a department in the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences. It was canceled in 1986/1987 and was re-established in 1993/1994 as a full-fledged Faculty. Now the Faculty of Law is one of the most prestigious Law faculties in Nigeria with well over 40 intellectually sound teaching staff supported by the most astute and friendly administrative staff. Its entry requirements were most exacting with a view to producing legal practitioners and intellectuals from the most enviable cream of students available.... [-]


Faculty of Life Science

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Faculty of Life Science [+]

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS BIOCHEMISTRY UTME qualifications plus at least two A’ Level passes or equivalent in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics Five O’Level Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. English Language, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. MICROBIOLOGY UTME qualifications plus a minimum of two A’ Level passes in Biology and Chemistry. Five O’Level Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. English Language and any three science subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics OPTOMETRY AND VISION SCIENCE UTME qualifications plus A’ Level passes in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. Five O’Level Credit passes at one sitting in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics PLANT BIOLOGY UTME qualifications plus a minimum of two A’ Level passes in Biology and Chemistry. Five O’Level Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. English Language, Biology, Chemistry and Physics ZOOLOGY UTME qualifications plus a minimum of two A’ Level passes in Biology and Chemistry. Five O’Level Credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. English Language and any three science subjects from Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. [-]

Faculty of Physical Sciences

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Following the establishment of the University of Ilorin as a University College of the University of Ibadan by the Federal Government of Nigeria in September 1975, the Faculty of Science was one of three Foundation Faculties that started an Academic business on 23rd October 1976. [+]

Following the establishment of the University of Ilorin as a University College of the University of Ibadan by the Federal Government of Nigeria in September 1975, the Faculty of Science was one of three Foundation Faculties that started an Academic business on 23rd October 1976.

The five foundation departments were Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geology and Mineral Sciences, Mathematics and Physics. In the 1977/78 Session two more departments, Biochemistry and Statistics were added. The Department of Biological Sciences was split into three, namely Microbiology, Plant Biology and Zoology in 2000/2001 academic session. While Computer Science was transferred to Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences in 2008/2009 session. Currently, there are ten (10) programmes in the nine (9) Departments of the Faculty. The Chemistry Department has two programmes which are Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry.... [-]