AAU Admission Into Foundation Programmes For 2015/2016 is out – check out Courses And how to Apply

The Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma Directorate
of Foundation runs a two semester programme
aimed at preparing candidates who could not
gain admission into the University through the
Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination
(UTME), but possess the minimum entry
requirements, for admission into 100 Level in
their respective courses.
The available degree options currently offered
through the programme and with the entry
requirements are as stated below:
1. FOUNDATION PROGRAMME IN AGRICULTURE:
The Foundation Programme in Agriculture
prepares candidates for entry into any of the
following degree options: Agricultural Economics,
Animal Science, Crop Science and Soil Science.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must possess at least, five (5) credit
passes in the WASC/GCE O’ Level/SSCE/NECO
or NABTEB in English Language, Mathematics,
Chemistry, Physics and Agricultural Science or
Biology at not more than two sittings. A pass in
Physics is acceptable for candidates with credit
in Chemistry.
2. FOUNDATION PROGRAMME IN NATURAL
SCIENCES
The Foundation Programme in the Science
prepares candidates for entry into any of the
following degree options: Biochemistry, Botany,
Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Computer
Science, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics,
Microbiology and Zoology.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must possess at least, five (5) credits
including a credit in English Language and
Mathematics at not more than two sittings in the
WASC/GCE O’ Level/SSCE/NECO/NABTEB
provided that at least three (3) of the credits are
in relevant Science subjects. A credit pass in
Physics may not be mandatory for Departments
of Botany, Zoology and Statistics.
3. FOUNDATION PROGRAMME BASIC MEDICAL
SCIENCES
The programme prepares candidates for entry
into the following degree options: Medical
Laboratory Sciences and Physiology.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Same as for Natural Sciences in (2) above.
4. FOUNDATION PROGRAMME IN SCIENCE
EDUCATION
The Foundation Programme in Science Education
prepares candidates for entry into any of the
following degree option: Biology, Chemistry,
Mathematics and Physics.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Five credits at SSCE/NECO/GCE/NABTEB or its
equivalent at not more than two (2) sittings.
Requirements vary with subject areas as shown
below:
SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Biology Education: Candidates must possess
credit passes in English Language, Mathematics
and Biology in addition to two other subjects.
Chemistry Education: Candidates must possess
credit passes credit English Language,
Mathematics and Chemistry in addition to two
other subjects.
Mathematics Education: Candidates must
possess credit pass credit English Language,
Mathematics any other science subjects in
addition to two other subjects.
Physics Education: Candidates must possess
credit passes in English Language, Mathematics
and Physics in addition to two other subjects.
5. FOUNDATION PROGRAMME IN
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
The Foundation Programme in Environmental
Studies prepares candidates for entry into any of
the following degree options: Building, Fine &
Applied Arts.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
BUILDING: Applicants must possess at least, five
credit passes in WAEC/GCE O’ Level/SSCE/
NECO/NABTEB in Mathematics, English
Language, Physics and any other two (2)
subjects from Geography, Economics, Arts,
Technical Drawing, Biology and Agricultural
Science.
FINE AND APPLIED ARTS: Applicants must
possess at least, five credit passes including
English Language in WASC/GCE O’ Level/SSCE/
NECO or NABTEB. A credit or pass in Fine and
Applied Arts is an additional advantage.
Candidates having TC II with at least a merit
grade in Fine and Applied Arts may also apply.
6. FOUNDATION PROGRAMME IN SOCIAL
SCIENCES GEOGRAPHY AND REGIONAL
PLANNING:
Applicants must possess at least, five credit
passes in the WASC/GCE O’ Level/SSCE/NECO
or NABTEB in English Language, Geography and
Mathematics and any other two (2) subjects.
7. FOUNDATION PROGRAMME IN ENGINEERING
AND TECHNOLOGY
Foundation Programme in Engineering and
Technology prepares candidates for entry into
any of the following degree options:
Civil Engineering
Electrical/Electronics Engineering
Materials and Production Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must obtain a minimum of five (5)
credit passes in the WASC/GCE O’ Level/SSCE/
NECO/NABTEB in not more than two sittings,
including credit passes in Chemistry,
Mathematics, Physics, English Language and any
other subject.
8. FOUNDATION PROGRAMME IN FRENCH
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Candidates must possess at least five (5) credit
passes in SSCE/WASC/GCE O’ Level/NECO or
NABTEB or equivalent, English Language and
four (4) other subjects at not more than (2)
sittings.
9. FOUNDATION PROGRAMME IN ENGLISH
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must possess at least five (5) O’
Level credits including English Language and
Literature in English, in not more than two (2)
sittings.
10. EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION AND
MANAGEMENT
The options available are:
B.A. (Ed) English
B.A. (Ed) French
B.Sc. (Ed) Geography
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Same as required for B.A. English, French and
B.Sc Geography and Regional Planning.
11. FOUNDATION PROGRAMME IN VOCATIONAL
AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
1. Business Education with options in:
a). B.Sc (Ed) Accounting
b). B.Sc (Ed) Agriculture
c). B.Sc (Ed) Home Economics
d). B.Sc (Ed) Secretarial Studies
e). B.T (Ed) Technical
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
A. Accounting Education
A candidate must possess at least five (5) credit
passes in the Senior Secondary School
Certificate Examination (SSCE), or NECO,
NABTEB or Teacher’s 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 or Commerce and two
other subjects.
B. Agricultural Science
A candidate must possess at least five (5) credit
passes in the Senior Secondary School
Certificate Examination (SSCE), or NECO,
NABTEB or Teacher’s 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, Agricultural Science or Biology. A
credit in Chemistry or Physics is an advantage.
C. Secretarial Education
A candidate must possess at least five (5) credit
passes in the Senior Secondary School
Certificate Examination (SSCE), or NECO,
NABTEB or Teacher’s 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 or Commerce.
D. Technical Education and Home Economics
A candidate must possess at least five (5) credit
passes in the Senior Secondary School
Certificate Examination (SSCE), or NECO,
NABTEB or Teacher’s Grade II or its equivalent
certificate recognized by Senate of Ambrose Alli
University in not more than two (2) sittings. The
credit passes must include Mathematics, English
Language, Physics or Chemistry, plus any two of
the following subjects, Fine Arts, Biology,
Agricultural Science, Applied Electricity, Basic
Electronics, Woodwork, Building Construction,
Block laying and Concreting, Metal Works,
Automobile, Technical Drawing, etc.
Teacher’s Grade II Certificate with Credit/Merit
passes in at least five subjects including English
Language, Mathematics and General or Basic
Science plus two of the above named subjects.
City and Guilds Certificate at intermediate level
with passes at first written and credit at second
written in practical Electrical, Electronics,
Mechanical, Concrete practice, Carpentry and
Joinery, Furniture Craft, Building Construction,
e.t.c plus Federal Craft Certificate with at least
a ‘C’ grade in five subjects which must include
English Language, Mathematics and Basic
Science.
National Technical Certificate (NTC) with credit
passes in five subjects in not more than two
sittings which must include English Language,
Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry.
Candidates for the programme must have Senior
Secondary School Certificates (SSCE), NECO,
NABTEB, GCE or other equivalent minimum of
five (5) subjects passed at credit level at not
more than two (2) sittings. The subjects must
include English Language, Biology or any other
science subject, plus at least a pass in
Mathematics. TC II with relevant qualifications
will also be considered for admission.
12. PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT
Candidates seeking admission into the
department must pass at least five subjects at
credit level at not more than two sittings in any
of the following WASC/SSCE/NECO/TC II/
NABTEB. Passes must include English Language,
Mathematics, Biology or Agric Science, Health
Science, or Physical and Health Education. Credit
pass in Physical and Health Education will be an
added advantage. A pass in mathematics may be
accepted.
DURATION OF PROGRAMME
One (1) Academic Session.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Applicants are required to pay for the Ambrose
Alli University, Ekpoma Foundation Programme
online application Form at a fee of N16,250.00
(Sixteen thousand, two hundred and fifty naira
only) using their ATM debit cards on Interswitch
or purchase on eTranzact PIN (Payment
Voucher) from any of the under-listed banks
Nationwide.
1. ECOBANK NIGERIA, PLC
2. FIDELITY BANK, PLC
3. FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA, PLC
4. KEYSTONE BANK, LTD
5. UNION BANK OF NIGERIA, PLC
6. UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA, PLC
7. ZENITH INTERNATIONAL BANK, PLC
With the Interswitch ATM debit cards OR the
eTranzact PIN, candidates are to visit the
Ambrose Alli University portal @ https://
aaue.waeup.org/applicants to complete and
submit the Foundation Programme online
application form.
Please follow the application instruction on the
University website and portal for guidance as any
form not properly filled will not be treated.
DURATION OF APPLICATION
The Foundation Programme Online Application
Forms will be available for completion and
submission from Monday, 12th October, 2015 to
Monday, 16th November, 2015.
NOTE
All candidates are to note that:
Technology fee and bank charges will be charged
at the point of purchase of the eTranzact PIN
(Payment voucher).
All names should be written in full when
completing the online application form as no
initials shall be entertained.
EXAMINATION
Candidates may be required to sit for a written
examination on a date to be announced later.
NOTE:
Parents, Sponsors and Candidates are advised to
purchase their forms personally, as cases of
fraudulent practices in the admission process will
not be entertained.
The Form’s serial number would serve as
examination number, where necessary.
PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES SHOULD NOTE
THAT THEY SHALL BE REQUIRED TO REGISTER
FOR AND WRITE THE 2016 UNIFIED TERTIARY
MATRICULATION EXAMINATION (UTME) FOR
THE 2016/2017 ADMISSION YEAR AND
EXPECTED TO OBTAIN A MINIMUM SCORE OF
180 POINTS.
SIGNED:
Mr. F.A. Ojo-Maliki, MNIM, MANUPA
Acting Registrar
All qualified and interested candidates are
hereby enjoined to take advantage of this
opportunity.
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