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Centres & Institute

Centre For Strategic and Development Studies (CSDS)

CSDS in Brief
The CSDS of Ambrose Alli University was established in 1998 as a Centre for advanced  research and training in strategic, development and related studies.  It is a Centre for local and international interaction, where people of diverse backgrounds and interests from the academia, business, media and government, can freely engage in constant high-level dialogue on emerging national and global issues affecting public order, crime control, socio-economic and human development, and the overall management of national and international peace and security.


Institute For Governance And Development

The Institute for Governance and Development is mandated to examine the Main Theme of Governance and Development and relevant Sub-Themes arising therefrom.  It is to carry out Research, Organise Seminars, conferences and Distinguished Lecture Series and produce Publications. In accordance with its mandate, IGD is expected to promote research and information dissemination towards the enthronement and sustenance of Good Governance.  It is thus expected to contribute towards constructive societal development.MORE

Institute of Education


Fields Of Specialization
Each candidate is required to specialize in one of the following:

  1. Adult Education
  2. Community Development
  3. Social Welfare
  4. Industrial Relations
  5. Communication Arts in Adult Education and Community Development.


College of Medicine

The philosophy of the College is to train medical personnel for the sustenance and development of health care delivery for Nigeria in particular and humanity in general.  For the MBBS Programme, the Philosophy is to train Medical Doctors for the sustenance and development of health care delivery in Nigeria in particular and humanity in general.  While that of the Medical Laboratory Sciences and Physiology are to produce Medical Laboratory Scientists and Physiologists respectively, capable of working in health sector including  Primary Health Care anywhere in Nigeria and beyond.


  • The organization and conduct of courses leading to the award of degrees, diplomas, certificates and allied university qualifications and distinctions in Medical and related fields of study, taking into account the requirements of the state and the country;
  • The conduct of research in the field of Medical and related sciences, taking account of the state and national requirements with respect to studies in the Health Sciences
  • The organization and conduct of conferences, seminars, studies and related activities in Medical and related sciences.

Specifically in relation to the MBBS programme, the objectives of the programme:

  • To provide a sound and professional basis for the training of Doctors capable of working anywhere in Nigeria with other health workers;
  • To produce Doctors who satisfy internationally recognized standards, and who can undertake further training towards specialization anywhere in the world; and
  • To produce Doctors with sufficient managerial ability to play a leadership role in health care delivery.

For the Medical Laboratory Science and Physiology programmes, the specific objectives are:

  • To produce Medical Laboratory Scientist and Physiologists, to perform effectively in Hospital, Diagnostic, Preventive  and Public Health Services and Research and quality assurance industries
  • To produce biological and diagnostic reagents as well as fabricate and maintain equipments.


  • Basic Medical Sciences
  • Clinical Sciences

The degrees awardable currently in the College are MBBS, B.Sc., Medical Physiology and Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (BMLS).  The MBBS degree is without honour classification but the B.Sc. Physiology and Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences are with classification based on CGPA.  A student may however pass with distinction in individual subject in the MBBS degree.  Post graduate programmes are also available in Medical Physiology and Medical Laboratory Sciences.


  1. MBBS Programme
    A student is admitted into the MBBS degree programme of the College of Medicine, Ambrose Alli University through either of the following routes:
    1. Six Year Programme Through University Matriculation Examination (U.M.E.)
      Candidates with a credit pass in at least five subjects at the GCE/SSCE/NECO or equivalent level at not more than two sittings.  The subjects must include Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and English Language.  Only candidates with high scores in JAMB not below 50% are selectable.
    2. Five Year Programme Through Direct Entry (D.E.)
      Candidates must satisfy the U.M.E. requirements in addition to:
      • Passes at the Advanced Level GCE or equivalent at not more than two sittings in Biology (or Zoology), Physics and Chemistry, or
      • B.Sc. (Hons.) degree at the second class or higher level in the subjects of Biology, Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Medical Laboratory and related Sciences.
    3. Intra – and Inter-Unitersity transfer candidates who have the U.M.E. admission requirements as stated above.  The level to which transfer is made depends on the qualification and must not have had a carry over.
  2. Other Programmes (B.M.L.S. AND B.SC. Physiology)
    1. 5 year programme (BMLS) and 4 year programme (B.Sc. Physiology)
      • As in A (i) above for the 6 year programme for the MBBS.
      • 4 year programme for BMLS and 3 year programme for B.Sc. Physiology (Direct Entry).  As in A (ii) above for the 5 year programme for the MBBS. However, a degree in any Biological Sciences or related discipline or any other qualifications which is considered to be equivalent to the above qualification may be accepted.
    2. Transfer
      • As in A (iii) above for the MBBS Inter/Intra University transfers, except that such candidates could have had a carry over but the CGPA must not be less than 1.
      • All transfers are subject to availability of vacancy.
      • Screening tests may be administered to candidates to determine whether or not they possess the capabilities for the qualification/JAMB score claimed.


Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension


Areas of Specialization (M. Sc. and Ph. D.)
The Department of Agriculture Economic and Extension offers Full-Time programmes leading to the award of Master of Science (M. Sc.) and  Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) Degrees in the following areas:

Agricultural Economics with options in:
   Agricultural Resources Economics
   Farm Management and Production Economics
   Agriculture Marketing
   Agriculture Co-operatives
   Agriculture Finance

Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology with options in:
   Agricultural Programme Planning and Evolution
   Agricultural Administration
   Advertising/ Communication
   Extension Processes and Practice
   Rural Sociology


Master of Science (M.Sc) Degree Programme
Any B. Sc. (Agric.) or B. Agric graduate from Ambrose Alli University o r other recognized university (approved by the Senate of the University) is eligible to apply. Alli candidates applying must have ea minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) Honours Degree in Agriculture, Home Economic, Economics Sociology or other relate fields. Candidates with relevant field experience but with lower qualification than a Second Class Lower Division may be considered for admission. Candidates admitted but with undergraduate deficiencies may be required to make up such deficiencies without credit during the first semester of study.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) Programme
The Ph. D. Degree programme is research oriented and aimed at preparing candidates for research and careers in institutions of higher learning. To qualify for admission into any of the programmes at this level, the candidate must possess the M. Sc. Degree in Agricultural Economics/Extension, from Ambrose Ali University of any other recognized university and in the relevant field of study.


(a)   The study for the degree of Master shall be prosecuted by research work to be persecuted in dissertation together with course work to      be examined in eight (8) written papers each of three hours duration. Research shall consistency not less than one-third of the total credit load. To qualify for the award of degree of Master of Science, the candidate must have taken and passed a total of not less than 24 units of course work and 12 units of Research (Investigative Project).

(b)   Course Work
Students would be required to register a minimum of 12 credit units per semester depending on their background. The course to be registered for will be from the following:

  1. Remedial Courses; These carry no credit units towards the higher degree as they are mainly for students admitted with known deficiencies in their background.
  2. Core Courses; Courses to be taken by specializing in the related areas. The core courses are compulsory and are of direct relevance to the fields of study.
  3. Elective or Options Courses; These are normally taken from relegated disciplines if so recommended by the Department. They carry credit units.

(c)   Dissertation (Research)
Research constitutes one-third of the credit units of the entire programme, the subject for the dissertation/ thesis will normally be chosen from within the research areas of the relevant Master’s Degree option. Before embarking on the research, every student will be required to submit a Research proposal which must be approved by the Graduate School Board on the recommendation of the Department Graduate Committee.

(d)   Seminar
A student will be required to attend all Departmental Seminars. He/She must present a Seminar in his/her area of specialization before the presentation of the final research report to be embodied in a dissertation.


(a) Research
The Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programme shall be by research mainly the results of which shall be embodied in a dissertation. A candidate who is enrolled in the Ph. D. programme will be expected to carry out his/her Research under close supervision of his/her supervisor (s)

(b) Seminar
A student will be required to attend all Departmental Seminars. He/ She must present at least one Seminar in his/ her are of specialization before the defence of the thesis.

(c) Course Work (Remedial)
Course work for Ph. D. candidate shall be as ay be prescribed by the Department Graduate Committee with the approval of the Faculty Gradate Committee but must not be more than 12 credit unit.