Extended Programmes

The programme is established to accommodate the teaming number of candidates desirous of University admission but could not realize such through the regular programmes. The three categories are:

  • Qualified UTME candidates that miss admission for over subscription beyond the carrying capacity of the University

  • UTME / DE candidates that satisfy the waiver conditions for the programmes

  • The working class group with at least credit passes in relevant Five (5) O level subjects including English language and Mathematics;


The duration of the programme is one year above the corresponding regular degree programme. That is a four (4) year programme shall run for five (5) years.

The Benefits

  • The degrees obtained through this mode are equal and the same with those obtained in full time programmes. It is based on the same Curriculum; the same Syllabi; the same Course Content; the same Examination; moderated, controlled and approved by the same Senate.

  • Students in this programme have the opportunity of obtaining their degree of interest with approximately the same budget spread over the extended duration.

  • Graduate of the programme are entitled to NYSC Exception or Exclusion Certificate immediately on completion thereby proceed faster to the labour market or for further studies. Visit the official Website of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) for further information: