B.Sc (Ed) Chemistry
The B.Sc. (Ed.) Chemistry is structured to run for a minimum of four years and maximum of eight years for students starting at 100 level or minimum of three years and maximum of six years for students starting at 200 levels. Students will undergo a six week (6) practical teaching period at 300 and 400 levels
The Philosophy of B.Sc. (Ed.) Chemistry programme is enshrined in the National Policy on Education and the Vision and Mission of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) to train graduate teachers through open and distance learning mode, who will teach the chemistry subject in schools.
Specifically, the programme is to equip pre-service chemistry teachers with both theoretical and practical knowledge in chemistry concepts and principles so as to be well grounded in teaching the subject.
To provide highly accessible, flexible and enhanced quality education leading to the award of a bachelor’s degree anchored by social justice, equity, equality and national cohesion through a comprehensive reach that transcends all barriers.
To provide opportunities for the development of scientific competences and creative minds that would equip learners with lifelong values and also produce professional Chemistry teachers and leaders through Open and Distance Learning.
- To enroll in the BSc. (Ed.) Chemistry Programme at 100 Level, applicants must possess five (5) credits in SSCE/GCE O’Level/NECO/NABTEB or equivalent obtained at not more than two (2) sittings. The credit passes must include Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, Physics, Mathematics and English Language.
- Teachers’ Grade II Certificate with a minimum of five merits or its combination with any of the certificates listed under (ai) to obtain equivalent of five credits at O’Level.
- Direct Entry
- NCE with at least one merit and passes in 2 relevant subjects
- NCE Chemistry education, a double major in Chemistry with SSCE requirements.
- Advanced level passes in 2 relevant subjects including Chemistry with SSCE requirements
IJMB passes in 2 relevant subjects including Chemistry with SSCE requirements
The BSc. (Ed.) in Chemistry Education is structured to run for a minimum of four years and maximum of eight years for students starting at 100 level or minimum of three years and maximum of six years for students at 200 levels.
To be eligible for the award of the BSc. (Ed.) in Chemistry Education, a student must have passed a minimum of 120 and 90 credit units for the 4 year- and 3 year- degree programme respectively.