The requirements for 100 Level Admission is as follow:


UTME Subjects combination

English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Physics/ Geography.


Post UTME Screening

All candidates seeking admission into the Department are required to pass the University Post UTME Screening tests and also score the approved cut-off marks for the programme before they can be admitted.


Requirements for Direct Entry Admission are as follow:


·         At least 2 ‘A’ Level passes at GCE or its equivalent in relevant subjects (Chemistry is compulsory

·         OND/ND (with overall Upper Credit grade/class) and provided that such candidates also satisfy the admission requirements through UTME in relevant O’ Levels subjects

·         HND or NCE at credit level in relevant subjects may be admitted into 200- Level. Direct entry candidates must also have credit level passes in the five subjects required for UTME admission and satisfy all other admission requirements through UTME. In this case, they may complete the degree program in three or four years depending on their qualifications

Programme Duration

In most cases, the Department runs a 4/5 years Bachelor Degree in Forestry and Wildlife Management under two admission processes:

(i)                 UTME Admission Requirements (5 Years)

(ii)               Direct Admission (4 Years)

(iii)             Exceptional cases (HND Holders or B.Sc in different field may be admitted for 3 years

Graduation Requirements

In other for a student to graduate he/she would have undergone 4-5 years of study, depending on his/her mode of entry including the six months practical exposure (SIWES). The activities of the (SIWES) practical period will involve exposure of students to relevant organizations that have very strong bearing in the field of forestry, wildlife as well as environmentally related programme for practical skills acquisition. At the end of the practical period, students will be expected to present a written report and a seminar based on his/her experience during the SIWES duration. In addition, course work load must meet the graduation requirements of the University. However in doing this, the student must have registered and passed all the prescribed number of units required for the degree in view. In order to qualify for the award of B. Forestry and WildlifeDegree of the university such student

(i) must pass a minimum of 197 credit units for those admitted through (UTME, 5 YEARS)and for direct students (DE, 4 YEARS) must have earned minimum of 153 credit units.

(ii)    must pass the relevant courses under the General Studies Programme (GST).

(iii) must submit an undergraduate project report based on supervised research. This prepares the student with fundamentals and nitty-gritty for further training at postgraduate level. 

(iv) must also obtain a pass grade (45%) in all compulsory/required courses of the programme and also a minimum pass score in the elective courses. At least one of the elective courses must be offered at every level of the programme as the case may be before the end of the programme


(vi)             Classification of Degrees

For the purpose of final classification of degree, a student must achieve the following CGPA at the end of the 4th or 5th year of his/her programme based on 168 units for 5years duration or 124 units for 4 years duration




4.50- 5.0


3.50- 4.49








In line with the general University course grading system, students in their various courses within the semesters are assessed under three different headings as indicated below:

(i) Lectures,  Practical field trips attendance

Attendance at lectures and practical are held in high esteem for all registered students in the Department. Scoring 75% attendance is often a perquisite for sitting for the semester examination

(ii)   Continuous Assessment (CA)

Continuous Assessments (CA) shall account for a maximum of 30% including attendance, various periodic tests, quizzes and take home assignments within each semester.

(iii) Semester Examination

At the end of each semester’s lectures, examinations will be conducted for all audited courses except for practical/seminar that might have been graded on a continuous basis within the semester. Written examination shall account for 70% of the final grade for each course. With effect from 2013/14 academic the minimum pass mark for any course shall be 45%.

Attainment of at least 75% lecture attendance is a prerequisite for sitting for all audited courses in each semester examination