Faculties

Accounting

PHILOSOPHY

The underlying of the degree programme in Accounting is to produce a steam of accounting graduates who are imbibe with the requisite attitudes, ethics and professional skills necessary for improving the frontiers of accounting practice locally and internationally.

At the completion of the B.Sc degree programme in Accounting, graduates gain the necessary exemptions from Professional Accounting Bodies in Nigeria and Overseas.

OBJECTIVES
The major objectives of the Department of Accounting are to produce high-level Accounting Personnel and to expand the frontiers of Accounting knowledge through research and publications as well as improving the quality of professional accounting in Nigeria and beyond. Thus, the department’s programme is development with the following aims:

  1. To expand the frontiers of application of accounting discipline through stimulating interest in and providing needed leadership in research and experimentation in all branches of Accounting.
  2. The need for an all round grounding in various aspect of Economics, Finance and Management so that the Accountant will see himself as an organizational team member whose collaborative effort is required for the attainment of set organizational objectives.
  3. Encouraging the interaction of staff and student with Accounting practitioners so as to inculcate the necessary attitudes, ethics and skill of professionalism in them.


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

U.M.E. Entry
Candidates for admission into the four year degree programme in Accounting should possess a Senior Secondary School Certificate or G.C.E. or its equivalent with at least five credit passes which include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and other two subjects.

In addition, candidates must have acceptable passes in UME.

U.M.E. Subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Economics plus any other subject.

Direct Entry
(a) G.C.E. “A” Level passes in Accounting or Economics and at least one other subject. In addition, candidates are expected to possess five passes at S.C./G.C.E. or S.S.C.E. “0” Level and “A” Level must be attained at not more than two sittings

OR

(b) Foundation/Intermediate Examination passes of recognized professionals Accountancy bodies such as ICAN, ICMA, etc provided the applicant has five credit passes at S.C./G.C.E. or S.S.C.E. “0” Level in subject which include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two subjects (obtained at not more than two sittings).

OR

(C) National Diploma in approved Polytechnics or College of Technology with a grade not lower than Upper Credit. In additional “0’ level in subjects which include English Language, Mathematics, Economics or Commerce and any other two subjects (obtained at not more than two sittings).

OR

(d) The Diploma Certificate with merit pass or its equivalent from a recognized University or its equivalent Tertiary Institution. The. course must be Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Banking and Finance.

STAFF PROFILES

Agricultural Economics and Extension

This department offers a degree programme leading to the award of a Bachelor of Agriculture in Agricultural Economics and Extension.

STAFF PROFILES

  1. Daniel Izevbuwa Osasogie 
  2. Erie Otasowie Gladys 
  3. Esobhawan Albert Odion 
  4. Ikheloa Emmanuel Eromosele 
  5. Prof. Onemolease Eddy Agbator 
  6. Osifo Agharese Aikpehiomwan 

Anatomy

OBJECTIVES

The broad objective is the provision of a sound scientific basis for the training of Medical Students in the Clinical Sciences.  Each student at the end of the course is expected to be able to:

  1. Define anatomical terms and expressions used in the study and practice of Medicine and communicate effectively in these terms with other specialists in the health profession; and
  2. Apply the information obtained in the solution of either abstract or real problems involving human biology in his clinical years.

Animal Science

This department offers a degree programme leading to the award of a Bachelor of Agriculture in Animal Science.

STAFF PROFILES

  1. Aikpitanyi Uhunoma Kelvin 
  2. Ehebha Eromosele Theophilus Eikaehor 
  3. Imounu Ikhimioya 
  4. Isidahomen Ebanehitah Clement 
  5. Obasoyo Dick Osayomwanbo 
  6. Okoh Paul Idemudia 
  7. Okoruwa Michael Igbaekemen 
  8. Okosun Sylvester Esebame 
  9. Omoikhoje Stanley Omoh 

Banking and Finance

PHILOSOPHY

The underlying philosophy of the degree programme in Banking and Finance is to develop the mind, impact both theoretical and practical knowledge on individual to develop self confidence, be innovative and self reliant in the field of Banking and finance. It is hoped that on attainment of the B.Sc. degree in Banking and Finance the banking graduates will be recognized for exemptions from some aspects of bankers professional examinations.

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

The B.Sc. (Banking and Finance) degree programme aims at producing graduates who are able to assist in the solution of banking and finance problems that affect the society at large. Specifically, the objectives of the Department of Banking and Finance would be:

  • To promote banking education in Nigeria through
    • Conducting banking examinations
    • Organizing lectures, seminars and conferences on banking, finance and other allied subjects
    • Conducting research into banking theory and practices
  • Training of men and women who can contribute through research and publications towards the advancement of finance and finance related knowledge in Nigeria, Africa and the World. A student in this discipline will be encouraged to develop research and professional interest in business financial management, banking and public sector finance.
  • Equipping the students of Banking and Finance with the analytical skills necessary for recognizing, defining and solving problems as well as training in decision making.
  • Developing leadership and interpersonal relations skills in Banking and Finance.
  • Training students in the principles and techniques of organizational behaviour in order to ensure effective management in the banking industry.


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

A candidate seeking admission into the programme must possess the following;

a) UME Admission
At least five (5) credit grades in SSCE or O/L GCE or NECO or NABTEB, which must include English Language, Mathematics, Economics or Commerce or Accounting and two relevant O/L subjects at not more then two sittings. An approved minimum JAMB score by the authorities of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma will also be required.

b) Direct Entry Admission
A candidate for direct entry admission must possess Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma diploma with at least merit grade in Banking and Finance or Accounting or Business Management (or Administration) in addition to the requirements in (a) above. A Polytechnic diploma with at least lower credit grade may also be considered.

Besides the requirements in (a) and (b), other qualifications that are considered relevant by the Senate of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma from time to time may also be acceptable for admission.

 STAFF PROFILES

Biochemistry

The department offers a degree programme leading to the award of the Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry).

PHILOSOPHY

The training in Biochemistry is designed to cover all physio-chemical and molecular processes upon which life is based. This means exposing students to an understanding of the physical and chemical nature of the substances in living things, particularly in our environment molecular basis as their interaction with one another.

OBJECTIVES

The  above philosophy is pursued with the following objectives:

  1. To provide a good background in physical, biological and mathematical sciences and their interrelationship especially as it affect the study of living things.
  2. To provide appropriate training to students from other departments in the university who may require a working knowledge of Biochemistry.
  3. To provide the student with the necessary skills  required for specialization training in basic and applied biochemistry.
  4. To prepare the student to adequately take up opportunities and contribute meaningfully to technological innovations in medical and pharmaceutical research, Food processing, Nutrition research, Brewing, Agriculture and Biotechnology
  5. To prepare the student to serve in hospital laboratories, marketing and commerce, and in government organizations such as in scientific sections of civil services, public health, laboratories and research institutes.
  6. An industrial training programme is carefully designed to help the student to build on areas of interest and expand his or her practice skills, with a view to encourage self-employment.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Candidate should possess the G.C.E. ‘O’ level or S.S.C.E. at credit level in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

UME Entrance Requirement:

The UME subjects for candidates seeking admission into the Biochemistry degree programme are English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics

Direct Entry Requirement:

The 3 years degree programme is for direct candidates who must possess ‘O’ level credit in Mathematics and English Language plus at least 2 ‘A’ level or HSC passes in relevant science subjects including Chemistry, Biology, and one other subject.


STAFF PROFILES

Botany

PHILOSOPHY

The department aims to train biologist in life process in plants and micro organisms as it relates to natural environment, and to harness these natural resources for national development.

OBJECTIVES

  • To produce graduates with the relevant skills and knowledge necessary for productive research and teaching
  • To produce graduate with requisite biological knowledge and techniques necessary for industries such as brewing, food processing and preservation, pharmaceuticals, water works, petro-chemicals, forestry and ecosystem conservation and wood processing.
  • To provide courses in Biological sciences to students of other departments whose degree options require a working knowledge of Botany.

DEGREE OPTION

The department offers a single degree option: B.Sc. (Hons) Botany.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

UME Requirements
In addition to an acceptable score in UME, candidates must have SSCE/GCE ‘O’ level credit passes in at least five subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Biology, Chemistry and any other subject.

Direct Entry Requirements
Candidates for direct admission (200 level) must in addition to (a) above, have two HSC/GCE ‘A’ level passes in Biology or Agricultural Science and Chemistry.

DURATION

The programme will last for four years for those who are coming through UME and three years for those coming in through Direct Entry.

STAFF PROFILES

Business Administration

PHILOSOPHY

The Philosophy of the B.Sc. programme in Business Administration is hinged on the need to:

  • Create entrepreneurial spirit in young men and women who can exploit the available resources and opportunities in the nation.
  • Develop competent and world class professionals and academic/researchers to keep peace with the ever rising demand for management education.


OBJECTIVES
 

In the present period of Nigerian history, the need for training for the acquisition of management skills has become particularly crucial based on the yearnings of the society on the need for middle and higher manpower as a sine qua non for management and organizational problems because of globalization trends, radical reforms and rapid expansion of Business Organizations such as Global Companies and Multinational Companies (MNCs).

Therefore, the Department’s Programme, have therefore, been designed to enable the participants to acquire managerial insight that will aid them in solving practical management problems (constrained by lack of adequate and indepth knowledge of management)to the aspirations of the society as a whole. Hence, the development of the requisite research skills in the general field of business is an essential part of the Department’s Programme.

The major objectives of the Department are:

  • To help generate adequate managerial manpower with appropriate knowledge, skills, and attitudes to handle the growing and changing managerial responsibilities in Nigeria.
  • To facilitate the creation of entrepreneurial spirit in young men and women who can help to exploit the available resources and opportunities in Nigeria.
  • To provide for preparation of managerial teachers and researchers to keep peace with the ever-rising demand for management education.
  • To facilitate the education and training of managers at undergraduate, post-graduate and professional levels.
  • To help produce teaching materials and literature more appropriate to the Nigerian materials and literature more and cross-fertilization of ideas in the classroom.
  • To provide a comprehension exposure to the dynamics of management for the well-being of the individual and the society with the aim of producing readily


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

A. For the Four –Year Programme
(i) At least five credit passes (or equivalent) in GCE (O/L or WASC or NECO or NABTEB which should in all cases include English Language, Mathematics and Economics or Commerce or Accounting and which must have been obtained in not more than two sittings.

PLUS

(ii) The Joint Matriculation Examination, which must be in; Use of English, Mathematics, Economics, Plus any other subject

B. Admission Requirements for the Three Year Programme

(iii) Requirement in A (i) above

PLUS

(v) Two subjects at the GCE AIL or HSC, one of which must be Economics or Mathematics.

(vi) In exceptional cases, candidates who meet requirements A(i) above and who possess a minimum of B+ (or Upper Credit) in the OND in Business Administration or any related discipline from a recognized Polytechnic or College of Technology may also be considered.

(vii) HND or B.Sc., in relevant disciplines in addition to 5 credits as in A(i) above.

(viii) Certificates of relevant professional bodies in addition to 5 credits as in A(i) above.

STAFF PROFILES

Business Education

Business Education was a unit in the Department of Vocational and Technical Education established in 1992/93 academic session. Senate, at its 308th regular meeting held on Wednesday, 29th August, 2018, considered and approved the request of the Faculty Board of Education meeting held on Wednesday 6th June, 2018 for the separation of Business Education from Department of Vocational and Technical Education, as recommended by the Faculty Board of Education. Consequent upon the above, a new Department was approved for the /Faculty of Education to be known as the “Department of Business Education”, under the leadership of Prof. Ignatius Akhakhia Onimawo Vice-Chancellor.

PHILOSOPHY
There is ever increasing demand for highly qualified teachers in Nigeria. The aim of the faculty is therefore to produce academically and professionally qualified teachers and administrators for the post primary, post secondary institutions and other education sectors as well as development of the individual student teachers to make them effective business teachers, and high caliber professionals in business establishments.

The department shall prepare students for the award of B.Sc. Education, Accounting Degree of this University. The programme shall acquaint the students with basic theoretical and practical tools and techniques required for their future professional work in te4aching and industries.

OBJECTIVES
The programmes are designed to achieve the following objectives:

  1. To produce graduates who can teach effectively at the junior and senior secondary schools and tertiary institutions;
  2. To enable them to fit into administrative cadre in government and in institutions of higher learning;
  3. To acquire skills and competence required for self-reliance and self-employment if the need arises;
  4. To produce manpower endowed with analytical and critical knowledge of the major factors in contemporary business world to influence the development of a virile economy;
  5. It is to provide a course of instruction and all necessary facilities and exposure for the pursuit and acquisition of learning and knowledge for services to humanity;
  6. It shall also provide adequate educational foundation for interested graduates to pursue higher degree in business education or other relevant areas in education.

PROGRAMME 
B.Sc. Business Education (Accounting, Marketing Management and Office Technology & Management options)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
In addition to the general University requirements, the following regulations shall apply to the admission of students into the Department.

Direct Entry Requirements
This is a three – year programme. Candidates must possess one of the following:

  1. Passes at merit level in at least two subjects in the N.C.E. with G.C.E. O/L credit or its equivalent in five subjects, excluding teaching practice, but must include English Language, Mathematics and Economics
  2. Passes in two relevant subjects at A/L with G.C.E., O/L credit or its equivalent in five relevant subjects, at not more than two sittings.
  3. Passes at merit level in a relevant Diploma programme of Ambrose Alli University of any other recognized by Senate, in addition to UME requirements.

UME – Four-Year Programme
A candidate must possess at least five credits passes in the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE), or NECO, or NABTED or Teachers’ Grade II or its equivalent certificate recognized by Senate of Ambrose Alli University in not more than two sittings. The credit passes must include Mathematics, English Language, Economics and two other subjects.

Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry offers two-degree programme leading to the award of Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry denoted by B.Sc. (Chemistry) and Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Chemistry denoted B.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry).

PHILOSOPHY

The department aims particularly at equipping students with the methodologies of chemistry necessary for the technological progress in our modern world.

OBJECTIVES

  1. The courses offered in the Department of Chemistry are aimed at:
  2. Enabling the students to acquire the capability to conduct research in chemistry and related fields.
  3. Creating room for a broad awareness of the applications of chemical principles and to equip the students to become useful hands in chemical and allied industries.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Candidates must possess credit at WASC or GCE (‘O’ level) in at least five subjects including English Language, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and any other subject.
  • The minimum admission requirements for the three-year degree programme (Direct Entry) are GCE ‘A’ level passes (or their equivalent) in Chemistry and Mathematics or Physics in addition to ‘O’ level requirements.


STAFF PROFILES