Study Session in University and Polytechnic in Nigeria/ See Here
At the end of reading this article, someone would be able to understand how and what a session/semester in Nigeria universities and polytechnics means. review the details below.
Firstly, getting admission into Nigeria universities, Polytechnics or any tertiary institution education, someone must write and pass Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (Jamb).
SESSION: It is a particular period of time spent studying course at university or polytechnic.
SEMESTER: Higher institution divides the year into the two-period for the study programme in other to graduated into the next level of study, maybe level 2,3,4 etc and each divides is called semester study.
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In Nigeria polytechnics, they have two-semester to qualify for ND, and another two for HND which makes up of four years study programme.
Example: semester in polytechnic is = (ND1) + (ND2) or first semester +second semester = National Diploma (ND) Certificates .
(HND1) + (HND2)= first semester + second semester = Higher National Diploma (HND) Certificate
In Nigeria, University are very unique. they have a degree of concentrate 1,2,3,4,5 relying upon the course and each level contains with the first and second semester. Toward the part of the bargain four, five years of study. the authority of the university will issue a Bachelor Degree (B.Sc) Certificate to the graduate student.
Note: they will be examination conducted for each semester to qualify for next semester study and someone must pass all semester exam before entitling to any certificate like; ND, HND, B.Sc etc.
List of Five Years Course
- Agric. Econs. & Ext.
- Animal Science
- Fisheries & Aquaculture
- Food Science & Technology
- Medicine & Surgery
- Chemical Engineering
- Agric Engineering
- Petroleum Engineering
- Food Engineering
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