Department of Building

PROGRAMME PHILOSOPHY

The ideal of the program is to produce graduates who are equipped to design and build houses to the ultimate satisfaction of the clientele. The building program has as its fundamental objectives, the development and advancement of the science and practice of building technology. This can be achieved, through an intensive multi-disciplinary approach, which combines building production management with building surveying, building maintenance, construction management and materials science. It is expected that building graduates should be able to design, develop and apply available techniques and materials in the building process. Thereafter they can be registered by the Council for the Registration of Builders in Nigeria (CORBON)

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

The cardinal aim of the department is to guide students towards a concise understanding of the building and construction industry. The objectives are geared towards providing the students with the opportunity to acquire and learn basic skills and techniques required by the profession.

It ensures that students are trained to identify and analyze the various trends in the construction industries to enable students combine relevant skills in the practice as professional builders, construction managers, estate developers, etc. Obviously, a versatile builder should be able to find his or her nuclei in laying foundations, analysis of site plans/layout materials requirement and labor needs, so that each phase of the development program would follow established completion and actualization patterns.
 
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

(a)   DIRECT ENTRY

  • Two A/L passes in Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics plus O/L Credits in five relevant subjects.
  • OND/HND in relevant disciplines plus O/L credits in five relevant subjects.

(b)   U.M.E.
Five ordinary level credit passes in Mathematics, Physics, English and other two subjects from Geography, Economics, Arts, Technical Drawing, Biology, Agricultural Science. U.M.E. Subjects.

  1.   Mathematics
  2.   Physics
  3.   Chemistry/Biology
  4.   Use of English