The Current Official List Of UNIBEN Courses & Programmes

UNIBEN

The University of Benin (UNIBEN) was established by the then Colonel Samuel OsaigbovoOgbemudia-led military administration of Midwest State on the 23rd of November, 1970 as Midwest Institute of Technology.

The name was changed to UNIBEN on the 1st of July, 1971 after it was approved by the National Universities Commission(NUC) and became a federal university on the 1st of April, 1975.

The university started its academic activities with 109 students at Old Teachers’ Training College on Ekehuan Road (which is now one of the campuses of the University – Ekehuan Campus), currently, the institution has more than 60,000 students.

The university has two campuses, 15 Faculties, 1 College and 3 institutes of learning.

Over the years UNIBEN has gained National and international recognition from other universities in Nigeria, Lancaster University, England and more through collaborative research.

The University of Benin became the first university in Nigeria to build an indigenous computer Based Test (CBT) Software, the first to award industries chemistry and the first indigenous university in Nigeria to award a Ph.D. in Optometry. The university is also the first in the South-South region to establish a Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.

List Of Faculties/Colleges At UNIBEN

1. Faculty of Arts: The Faculty of Art formerly started as the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences in 1975 before it was split in 1978 by Professor RN Egudu. The faculty comprises eight departments, which are;

  • Department of English And Literature
  • Department of Foreign Languages
  • Department of History And International Studies
  • Department of Linguistics Studies
  • Department of Students Art/Design Exhibition
  • Department of Theatre Arts
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Mass Communication

2. Faculty of Agriculture Science: The Faculty of Agriculture Science was approved to operate as a faculty in 182 but started its operation in 1983 the students under this faculty are trained in both Agriculture and Agriculture related courses, the faculty currently has seven departments namely;

  • Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Services
  • Department of Animal Science
  • Department of Crop Science
  • Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
  • Department of Forest Resources and Wildlife Management
  • Department of Soil Science and Land Management
  • Department of Food Science and Nutrition

3. School of Basic Medical Sciences: The School of Basic Medical Sciences was established in 2003 but started full operation in 2004, the school has seven departments, which are;

  • Department of Mental Health
  • Department of Ent in Ubth
  • Department of Medical Microbiology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Department of Chemical Pathology
  • Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

4. School of Dentistry: The School of Dentistry is aimed at carrying out research programmes in fields like clinical sciences, social and behavioural science, and public health. The school has five departments s including;

  • Department of Restorative Dentistry
  • Department of Preventive Dentistry
  • Department of Periodontics Dentistry
  • Department of Oral Surgery/Pathology
  • Department of Oral Diagnosis and Radiology

5. Faculty of Education: The Faculty of Education is one of the pioneer faculty that have trained teachers for over forty years by impacting both national and international professional learning, the faculty has the following departments;

  • Department of Curriculum and Instructional Technology
  • Department of Department of Educational Management(dem)
  • Department of Adult Education
  • Department of Health, Safety and Environmental Education
  • Department of Human Kinetics and Sports Science
  • Department of Vocation and Technical Education
  • Department of Educational Foundations

The list below includes the other faculties in the institution;

6. Faculty of Engineering

7. Faculty of Environmental Sciences

8. Faculty of Law

9. Faculty of Life Sciences

10. Faculty of Management Science

11. Faculty of Pharmacy

12. Faculty of Physical Sciences

13. Faculty of Social Science

14. School of Medical Sciences

15. College of Medicine

16. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

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List Of UNIBEN Courses

S/NCOURSES
1ACCOUNTING
2ACTUARIAL SCIENCE
3ADULT EDUC/POLITICAL SCI & PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
4ADULT EDUCATION
5ADULT EDUCATION/ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS
6ADULT EDUCATION/ENGLISH LITERATURE
7ADULT EDUCATION/GEOGRAPHY AND REGIONAL PLANNING
8AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
9AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
10AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE & EDUCATION
11AGRICULTURE
12ANATOMY
13ANIMAL & ENVIRONMENT BIOLOGY
14ANIMAL SCIENCE
15APPLIED GEOPHYSICS
16ARCHITECTURE
17BANKING & FINANCE
18BIOCHEMISTRY
19BOTANY
20BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
21BUSINESS EDUCATION
22CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
23CHEMISTRY
24CIVIL ENGINEERING
25COMPUTER EDUCATION
26COMPUTER ENGINEERING
27COMPUTER SCIENCE
28DENTISTRY & DENTAL SURGERY
29DOCTOR OF PHARMACY
30DRAMA/DRAMATIC/PERFORMING ARTS
31EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
32ECONOMICS & STATISTICS
33EDUCATION & BIOLOGY
34EDUCATION & CHEMISTRY
35EDUCATION & ECONOMICS
36EDUCATION & EDO LANGUAGE
37EDUCATION & ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
38EDUCATION & FRENCH
39EDUCATION & GEOGRAPHY
40EDUCATION & HISTORY
41EDUCATION & INTEGRATED SCIENCE
42EDUCATION & MATHEMATICS
43EDUCATION & PHYSICS
44EDUCATION & POLITICAL SCIENCE
45EDUCATION & RELIGIOUS STUDIES
46EDUCATION & SOCIAL STUDIES
47EDUCATION AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
48EDUCATION FINE & APPLIED ARTS
49EDUCATION PSYCHOLOGY & CURRICULUM STUDIES
50EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION
51EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT
52ELECTRICAL /ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
53ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
54ENTREPRENEURSHIP
55ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
56ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT & TOXICOLOGY
57ESTATE MANAGEMENT
58FINE ART/FINE & APPLIED ARTS
59FISHERIES
60FORESTRY & WILDLIFE
61FRENCH
62GEOGRAPHY & REGIONAL PLANNING
63GEOLOGY
64GUIDANCE & COUNSELLING
65HEALTH EDUCATION
66HISTORY
67HOME ECONOMICS & EDUCATION
68HUMAN KINETICS
69INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY
70INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING
71INDUSTRIAL MATHEMATICS
72INDUSTRIAL PHYSICS
73INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS & PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT
74INDUSTRIAL TECHNICAL EDUCATION
75INSURANCE
76INTERNATIONAL STUDIES & DIPLOMACY
77LANGUAGES & LINGUISTICS
78LAW
79LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE
80LINGUISTICS & AFRICAN LANGUAGE
81LINGUISTICS / EDO
82MARINE ENGINEERING
83MARKETING
84MASS COMMUNICATION
85MATHEMATICS
86MATHEMATICS & ECONOMICS
87MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
88MECHATRONICS ENGINEERING
89MEDICAL BIOCHEMISTRY
90MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE
91MEDICINE & SURGERY
92METALLURGICAL & MATERIALS ENGINEERING
93MICROBIOLOGY
94MUSIC
95NURSING/NURSING SCIENCE
96OPTOMETRY
97PETROLEUM ENGINEERING
98PHARMACY
99PHILOSOPHY
100PHYSICAL EDUCATION
101PHYSICS
102PHYSIOLOGY
103PHYSIOTHERAPY
104PLANT BIOLOGY & BIOTECHNOLOGY
105PLANT SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
106POLITICAL SCIENCE & PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
107PRODUCTION ENGINEERING
108PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
109PURE & APPLIED MATHEMATICS
110QUANTITY SURVEYING
111RADIOGRAPHY
112RELIGIOUS STUDIES
113SCIENCE LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY
114SECRETARIAL ADMINISTRATION AND EDUCATION
115SECRETARIAL EDUCATION:
116SOCIAL WORK
117SOCIOLOGY & ANTHROPOLOGY
118SOIL SCIENCE
119SPECIAL EDUCATION
120STATISTICS
121STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
122SURVEYING & GEOINFORMATICS
123TAXATION
124TECHNICAL EDUCATION
125THEATRE ARTS
126VETERINARY MEDICINE
127ZOOLOGY

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List Of UNIBEN Programmes 

Some of the programmes offered by UNIBEN include undergraduate programmes, master’s degrees and Doctorate (Postgraduate Programmes). Apart from these common programmes, the university also offers programmes such as Diploma programmes, Postgraduate Diploma programmes, and Certificate programmes.

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