The department of Urban and Regional Planning is under the college of Science, Engineering and Technology, Osogbo. The department currently runs one academic programme.
B.Sc. Urban and Regional Planning
The B.Sc Urban and Regional Planningdegree is conceived as a vehicle for serious academic learning and research geared toward development ot the manpower need of different sectors that will be beneficial to the community, industry, government and the country at large; professionalism and entrepreneurship while maintaining good academic background germinating into valuable industry-university relation.
The purpose, aims and objectives of the programme are to:
i) Create in students the awareness of and enthusiasm for Urban and Regional Planning and its capabilities.
ii) Involve the students in an intellectually stimulating and satisfying experience of learning and studying
iii) Provide a broad and balanced foundation in urban and regional planning knowledge and practical skills.
For admission into the department of Urban and Regional Planning programme of the University, a candidate shall be required to possess the following minimum qualifications:
Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) or its equivalents with credit level passes in five (5) subjects at not more than two sittings. The candidate must also earn an acceptable score in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
Candidates seeking admission by direct entry into the 200 level, must have at least five (5) O/L credits, two of which must be at advanced level or approved equivalents.
For admission into the first degree programme in Urban and Regional Planning, a candidate must have the senior secondary certificate (SSCE) or its equivalents with credit level passes in five (5) subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Geography to form the core subjects, with credit in other relevant Science subjects at not more than two sittings. The candidate must also earn an acceptable score in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
Direct Entry Candidates
Candidates seeking admission by direct entry into the 200 level Urban and Regional Planning programme, must have Advanced Level passes in at least Mathematics and Physicsy, in addition to credit level passes in five of the subjects listed in 3.2.1 above at the SSCE or its equivalents. Candidates with ND and approved equivalents in relevant fields with at least a lower credit may be considered for direct entry into the prograamme.candidates with acceptable pass in the UNIOSUN Foundation programme are also eligible for admission for entry into the 100 level of the programme.
Post UTME Screening
All candidates seeking admission into the University irrespective of their UTME Scores shall be required to pass the University post UTME Screening test before being admitted.
Students shall normally complete registration at the beginning of the semester. Any addition or deletion from the courses for which a student is formally registered must be made with the consent of the course coordinator. A student may be allowed to withdraw from a course by the course administrator before a third of lectures have been given. Such a student who withdraws after this time or who fails to sit for examination without reasons shall be deemed to have failed the course. A Grade point 0F shall be recorded for the student in the course. Late registration in the course may be allowed with penalty of up to three weeks after commencement of registration.
Duration of Degree Programme
The minimum number of years to be spent to be awarded a first degree in a programme of study in non-professional area in the university shall be five years (or four years minimum for direct entry candidates.)Registration shall not exceed an additional 50% of the duration of the programme if the student fails to graduate within the minimum number of years.
To qualify for the award of a degree of the Osun State University, a students is required to have;
- Completed and passed the prescribed number of units including all compulsory courses specified by the University
- Completed and passed the prescribed number of units including al compulsory courses specified by the University.
- Completed and met the Standards for all required and optional courses.
- Obtained the prescribed minimum CGPA.