Academic Programmes - IRD

Admission Requirements

Admission through UTME

  • O’ Level requirement: Five credits in not more than 2 sittings including English, Mathematics, History or Government and any other two subjects of Arts or Social Sciences.
  • UTME requirements: Candidates must score a minimum of 200 in the UTME as well as meet the post UTME examination requirement of the University. The acceptable UTME subjects are English, Mathematics with any two subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.

Admission by Direct Entry

  • Advance level of General Certificate of Exanimation or its equivalent in at least two subjects, which must include History or Government and any other recognized diploma certificate approved by the University Senate.

Requirement for the Award of B.Sc. in International Relations and Diplomacy

Students admitted through UTME must have taken and passed approved compulsory courses with a minimum of 144 units while direct entry students must have taken and passed 108 units.


A minimum of 18 units and maximum of 24 units are taken by each student each semester.


This shall consist of continuous assessment and examination at the end of each semester.

B.Sc. International Relations and Diplomacy