Admission into the Department is only for candidates that are physically and medically fit and is through JAMB U.M.E. and Direct Entry.
FOR U.M.E. APPLICANTS
Admission through U.M.E. takes the student to 100 Level. To be eligible for admission, candidate is expected to pass both the U.M.E. and the University screening test. The candidate must have in addition a minimum of credit pass in five subjects at not more than two sittings in SSCE, NECO or GCE (Ordinary Level). The credit passes are required in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology. The U.M.E. subjects are: English Language, Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.
FOR DIRECT ENTRY APPLICANTS
Admission by direct entry is into second year (200 level) of the programme. In addition to the Senior School Certificate requirements for U.M.E. admission, eligible student for direct entry should further possess National Diploma (ND) at a minimum of Upper Credit level in Oceanography, Mineral Exploration, Mineral Resources Engineering, Geology, Geophysics, Meteorology, Marine Biology and Science Technology from any recognized institution or good passes at GCE (advanced level) at one sitting in at least two of the following subjects: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.