THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE FACULTY
The Faculty of Environmental Studies domicile 80% of professional programmes in the Built-Environment (Architecture, Building, Creative Arts, Estate Management, Landscape Architecture, Surveying and Geo-informatics, Quantity Surveying, Urban and Regional Planning among others); they deal with the planning, design, construction, management and conservation of man-made and natural environment. The various programmes that constitute
Environmental studies are concerned with ordering the surface of the earth with a view to making it functionally appropriate, aesthetically pleasing, culturally relevant, environmentally healthy, and at the same time, optimally utilizing available resources economically without disrupting the balanced eco-system.
THE MAIN AIM OF THE FACULTY
To produce competent graduates with sufficient contemporary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to deal with planning, design, construction, management and conservation of man-made and natural environments. The details of the objectives and contents will be found in the programme specifications for each programme.
BASIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
To qualify for admission to study Architecture in the Faculty of Environmental Studies of Ajayi Crowther University, a candidate must possess either of the following:
UNIVERSITY MATRICULATION ENTRY REQUIREMENT
A minimum of five credits in not more than two sittings, in English Language, Mathematics and any other relevant subjects to the programme in the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or its approved equivalent by Federal Ministry of Education. Such a candidate must also have an acceptable pass in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
Candidates who fulfil the requirements in 3.1 above and who have obtained General Certificate of Education (GCE), Advanced level, Higher School Certificate (HSC)/Interim Joint Matriculation Board (lJMB) or other equivalent passes approved by Federal Ministry of Education in two subjects relevant to a particular programme at a sitting may be admitted into 200 level.
A candidate who fulfils normal admission requirements and in addition holds a National Diploma (ND) or Higher National Diploma (HND) Certificate in Environmental Studies or Allied Subjects at Credit Levels can be considered for admission into the programme. ND (minimum of lower Credit) may be admitted into 200 level while HND (minimum of Upper Credit) may be admitted into 300 level.
DURATION OF PROGRAMMES IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
Generally, Students with Senior Secondary School Certificate, G .C.E '0' Level or their equivalent will spend four (4) Academic Sessions for Architecture Programmes and five (5) Academic Sessions for Estate Management Programme while Direct Entry Candidates will spend three (3) Academic Sessions for Architecture Programmes and three or four (3/4) Academic Sessions for Estate Management Programme .
It is expected that each student shall satisfy the general and specific requirements in their programmes as scheduled in regard to core/ compulsory, optional, elective courses, and practical. To qualify for a degree, each student should have completed and passed all the required courses specify by the University/Faculty and obtained a minimum cumulative CGPA specified by the University but not less than 1.50.
The classification of the overall performance of each student shall be based on Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) system.
|Class of Degree||CGPA|
|First Class Honours||4.50-5.00|
|Second Class Honours (Upper Division)||3.50-4.49|
|Second Class Honours (Lower Division)||2.40-3.49|
|Third Class Honours||1.50- 2.39|