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This article talks about the departments/courses offered at Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, popularly known referred to as FUNAI.

FUNAI is situated in the southeastern geopolitical zone of Nigeria; in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State precisely.

Established in 2011 by the Goodluck Jonathan regime, the University it is among the youngest Federal Universities in Nigeria.

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Surprisingly, the institution offers nearly 60 courses as of when we published this post. This figure is much higher than several other universities founded around the same time with it.

If you are interested in studying at Alex Ekwueme University, then it is very important to know the courses you can apply for.

Courses in FUNAI

For the sake of easy understanding, we have grouped the key ones in their respective faculties.

Alex Ekwueme University (FUNAI) courses:

Arranged below, in alphabetical order, are the courses offered at FUNAI:

  1. Accounting
  2. Agricultural Science And Education
  3. Agriculture
  4. Anatomy
  5. Architecture
  6. Banking And Finance
  7. Biochemistry
  8. Biology
  9. Business Administration
  10. Business Education
  11. Chemical Engineering
  12. Chemistry
  13. Civil Engineering
  14. Computer Science
  15. Criminology And Security Studies
  16. Economics
  17. Education And Biology
  18. Education And Chemistry
  19. Education And English And Literary Studies
  20. Education And Mathematics
  21. Education And Physics
  22. Educational Management
  23. Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  24. English Language
  25. Fine Arts/Fine And Applied Arts
  26. Fisheries And Aquaculture
  27. French
  28. Geography
  29. Geology
  30. Geology And Geophysics
  31. Guidance And Counselling
  32. History
  33. Islamic Studies
  34. Library And Information Science
  35. Linguistics
  36. Mass Communication
  37. Mathematics
  38. Mechanical Engineering
  39. Mechatronics Engineering
  40. Medicine And Surgery
  41. Microbiology
  42. Molecular Biology
  43. Music
  44. Nigerian Languages
  45. Petroleum Engineering
  46. Philosophy
  47. Physical And Health Education
  48. Physics
  49. Physiology
  50. Political Science
  51. Psychology
  52. Religious Studies
  53. Sociology
  54. Statistics
  55. Visual And Applied Arts
  56. Applied Geophysics
  57. Igbo

Requirements for FUNAI Admission

For you to be considered for admission to study at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, you must meet up certain requirements, depending on the course you applied for.

For example, a person who wants to study Electrical Electronics Engineering will not have the same requirements as a person who wishes to Microbiology. Similarly, a person who wants to study Mechanical Engineering will not have exactly the requirements for studying Geology.

UTME cutoff marks & general requirements

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UTME Admission to 100 Level (UME) include:

  • Obtain five (5) credit passes at SSCE (or equivalent) in relevant subjects at not more than two sittings; and
  • Get an acceptable score in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in relevant subjects.

Direct Entry (DE) requirements

For admission through direct entry, candidates should,

  • Obtain five SSCE credit passes as in relevant subjcts
  • obtain at least two A’ level (or its equivalent) passes in relevant subjects or possess NCE or OND with credit passes or possess a good first degree in another field as the case may be.

As for specific requirements for the various courses, we advise you to use the JAMB online brochure.

More on the FUNAI Faculties and Courses

We know you may be having some confusions regarding the long list above. Therefore, we have decided to breakdown the various programmes into their respective faculties.

Faculty of Agriculture:

Under the Faculty of Agriculture, you find the following: Agriculture Economics, Agribusiness, Animal Science, Crop Science, Horticulture, and Soil Science. The institution promises to introduce other courses in due course.

Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences:

The Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, FBMS, Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo (FUNAI) was one of the three faculties established at the inception of the University on 3rd November 2011.

According to the official website, it contains the following programmes:

  1. Anatomy (B.Sc Anatomy and MBBS programme
  2. Medical Biochemistry (B.Sc Medical Biochemistry and MBBS programme)
  3. Physiology (B.Sc Physiology and MBBS)

Faculty of Education

It was established in 2016, and had the following inaugural programmes:

  • B. (Ed) Mathematics Education
  • B.Sc. (Ed) Biology Education
  • BA (Ed) English and Literary Studies
  • B.Ed. Business Education
  • B.Sc. (Ed) Physical and Health Education
  • B.Sc. (Ed) Physics Education
  • B.Sc. (Ed) Chemistry Education.

Faculty of Engineering and Technology

This is the fourth Faculty established in the Federal University Ndfuu-Alike Ikwo, Nigeria. It contains the following Engineering courses:

  • Mechatronic Eng, B.Eng.
  • Mechanical Engineering, B.Eng.
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering, B.Eng.
  • Petroleum Engineering, B.Eng.
  • Chemical Engineering, B.Eng.
  • Civil Engineering, B.Eng
  • Computer Engineering, B.Eng

Faculty of Humanities

Established at the inception of the University, it was called Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences until 2016 when Faculty of Management and Social Sciences was carved out from it.

It started with the following departments:

  1. Philosophy
  2. Fine And Applied Arts/Music
  3. History And Strategic Studies
  4. Language/Linguistics/Literary Studies/Theatre Arts

Hopefully, more will emerge as time goes on.

Faculty of Management & Social Sciences:

The Faculty of Management and Social Sciences is the largest Faculty at AE-FUNAI. It contains the following courses:

  1. Accountancy
  2. Business Administration
  3. Banking and Finance
  4. Economics
  5. Development Studies
  6. Mass Communication
  7. Political Science
  8. Sociology
  9. Psychology
  10. Criminology and Security Studies

Faculty of Science

The sciences courses offered in FUNAI are:

  1. Biology
  2. Microbiology
  3. Biotechnology
  4. Chemistry
  5. Bio-Chemistry
  6. Molecular Biology
  7. Mathematics
  8. Computer Science
  9. Statistics
  10. Informatics
  11. Physics
  12. Geology
  13. Geophysics

While we strive hard to keep the information on this page up to date, again, we advise you to check your JAMB brochure for the recent changes. The reason is, new courses emerge every year, and the brochure reflects such changes much faster.

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