Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba popularly called ‘AAUA’ was initially established as Obafemi Awolowo University in 1982 by the government of old Ondo state headed by late Chief Michael Adekunle Ajasin. Following several unsuccessful name changes by subsequent administrations, the University was renamed Adekunle Ajasin University in 2014.
AAUA offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in diverse fields leading to the attainment of officially recognized academic degrees. The programmes offered are accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC) and other relevant professional bodies.
The University has six facilities with provision for relevant programmes in diverse fields. It also has six (6) centers and two (2) institutes offering certificate programmes as well. We’ve compiled a detailed list of all the faculties and courses offered at the institution. Find them below:
Faculty of Arts
Religion and African Culture
Linguistics and Languages
History and International Studies
Faculty of Education
Guidance and Counselling
Health and Human Kinetics
Vocational and Technical Education
Faculty of Science
Animal and Environment Biology
Faculty of Law
International Law and Jurisprudence
Faculty of Social/Management Sciences
Banking and Finance
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
Forestry and Wildlife Management, and
AAUA offers programmes for bachelor, masters and doctorate degrees. Admission requirements into any of these programmes may differ, based on your preferred course or faculty. Nevertheless, we’ve compiled useful details on how to go about your admission, find them below:
100 level students:
As a prospective candidate, you must have credit passes in at least five (5) SSCE/NECO/ O’level subjects including English, Mathematics and three other relevant subjects at no more than two sittings.
You are also required to register, sit for and attain the prescribed JAMB cut-off mark for your preferred course. Then you can be eligible to write the entrance examination (Post-UTME).
200 level (Direct entry-level students):
In addition to having the above requirements, you may also be required to;
Have a National Diploma, which should come from a recognized institution in Nigeria. Applicants may also be required to have a Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE) in a subject(s) related to the proposed field of study with a minimum of one unit and two (2) passes.
Candidates must have a first degree in the preferred course of study a relevant discipline with an FCGPA of not less than 3.0 from UNICAL or a recognized university.
Prospective applicants must have a master’s degree in the preferred course with an FCGPA not less than 3.50 on a 5 point scale or an average of 60% from the University or one recognized by the school.
More information about specific admission requirements, programmes offered and other resourceful details can be found on the school’s website at aaua.edu.ng.
In addition to the numerous centers and institutes located at the University, it is also home to a lot of service infrastructures and utilities. They include an extensive library for research and study, accommodation for both staffs and students, faculty buildings and lecture halls, a health center, sporting facilities, and lots more.
Looking at furthering your academic career at the institution? Or care to know a little more about the University? Here are a few things to know.
It is located in a secure location.
Academicians, Students, and Staffs of the institution are the most common faces around.
While at the University, you can engage in the following:
Enroll for a full-time or part-time programme
Attend social or academic events
Take a tour around the school, e.t.c
Going by the fact that the institution is a state-owned University, it's a good thing to note that school fees at the school are relatively cheap compared to other state universities. The school fees schedule is group based on the faculties and courses offered. Entry level students at the faculty of Arts can pay as low as N28,500 - N31,500, while the faculties of Education, Law, Social Sciences and Management Sciences pay within the range of N30,000 -N34,000.
AAUA is open to inquiries, exploration, study, and research during office hours on weekdays.
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