BSc Psychology

The concept and ideas concerning human behaviour have always been in existence as a branch of philosophy during the ancient civilisation of Greece and Egypt. Today, psychology has permeated every aspect of our lives so much so that psychologists are found in every sector of the economy and in almost every conceivable establishment. Hence, taking a degree in psychology is considered a worthwhile investment.

September Entry

Start date

4 years



Fees per session

Students on the psychology course engage with real-life issues and produce work that has contemporary social relevance. They also acquire a range of skills that enables them to access a broad range of employment opportunities.

Study Modules

Entry requirements for this course are as follows:
  • O’Level Subject Combinations: Applicants seeking admission into the Psychology programme should possess a Senior Secondary School Certificate or General Certificate of Education, NECO or their equivalents with at least five credit passes, including Mathematics, English Language and Economics in not more than two sittings. In addition, candidates must have acceptable passes in UTME.
  • UTME Subject Combinations: Use of English, Any three Arts or
    Social Science subjects.
  • Direct Entry: 

-Candidates must possess a Professional Diploma in Mass Communication from any University or Institution approved by the Senate of the University with a minimum GPA of 3.0

– Candidates with not less than 5 POINTS at IJMB, JUPEB and CAMBRIDGE A/L are eligible to apply for DIRECT ENTRY but will be required to take the Departmental Foundational 100 LEVEL courses.

– Matriculated Students who may wish to change from any other department and B.Sc. programme of the University may be given admission to 200 level, provided that the CGPA is not less than 1.5. Such students will, however, be required to take the Departmental Foundational Courses at Level 100, if they are to proceed from 200 level.

  • **All candidates are advised to check the latest JAMB Brochure for entry requirements for undergraduate programmes

It is taught using a mixture of lectures, small group seminars, personal tutorials and practical, ‘hands-on’ skills workshops. Core course content will be delivered during the lectures, while the associated seminars and workshops offer opportunities for you to explore topics more independently and in more depth.

We will encourage you individually and in groups to present the debates, theories and perspectives, and evaluate the policies associated with a range of social issues including: inequality, social exclusion, crime and social control, community cohesion and neighbourhood renewal

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