INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

PHILOSOPHY OF THE PROGRAMME

To produce graduates of International Relations who will be able to contribute effectively to national development as well as the understanding of its international dimensions.

 

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES     

The B.Sc. Degree in International Relations aims at serving a number of inter-related objectives.

  • To train students who will be equipped to analyse and undertake research on international affairs.

  • To develop a critical outlook on questions relating to the theory and practice of political activities at the level of international society as well as strategies and economics matters at the international level.

  • In this way, it will provide an inter-disciplinary approach to the study of International Relations.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

General University Admission Requirements

Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

  • Admission into Obong University shall be through Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) or Direct Entry. In addition to attaining the general required standard in UTME, candidates must satisfy the general university requirements as well as the specific School/Faculty and Programmes requirements. All admissions shall be through JAMB.

  • Candidates must possess at least five (5) credit passes in relevant subjects (Government, History, Economics, Geography, Mathematics, Literature–in-English) including English Language at GCE O/L, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than 2 sittings.

  • Candidates with Teachers Grade II (TC II) with passes at credit or merit levels in conjunction with credit passes in relevant subjects at GCE, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents may be considered. No subject may be counted at both TC II and GCE O/L

  • Candidates who wish to change their first choice to Obong University are required to:

i). Apply for change of Institution through JAMB and

ii). Obtain Obong University Application Form

  • All candidates will be required to go through the Obong University’s Screening Exercise.

Direct Entry

                  Candidates for Direct Entry admission must possess any of the following         qualifications:

  • Two (2) passes at GCE A/L, HSC, IJMB, JUPEB or approved equivalents in relevant subjects (Government or History, Mathematics, Economics, Sociology, and Business Management) and at least credit passes in three (3) other subjects, including English Language at GCE (O/L), WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than two sittings

  • Three (3) passes at GCE A/L, HSC, IJMB, JUPEB or approved equivalents in relevant subjects and at least credit passes in two (2) other subjects including English Language at GCE (O/L), WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than two sittings.

  • Two (2) passes at merit level or above in two (2) recognized NCE, OND, HND subjects or approved equivalents and at least 3 credit passes in other subjects including English Language at GCE O/L, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than two sittings.

  • Two “A” level passes in social science subjects from Government/ History, Economics, Sociology, Mathematics, and Business Management.