Gombe State University, a beacon of academic excellence in Nigeria, recently underwent a transformative rebranding in one of its foundational schools. The formerly named School of Basic and Remedial Studies (SBRS) now bears a more comprehensive title. But what does this mean for aspiring students and the academic community at large?
|School Name||Gombe State University, School of Pre-Degree and Allied Programmes|
|Programme Duration||Two (2) semesters|
|Entry Point||Gains entry into undergraduate programmes|
|Course Examples||Medicine, Pharmacy, Environmental Sciences, Law|
|Admission Requirements||Minimum of three (3) RELEVANT credits and two (2) passes in WAEC/NECO/NABTEB or equivalent|
|Enquiries Contact||080 2427 9811, 070 3989 3989, 080 6605 5093|
Why the Change to School of Pre-Degree and Allied Programmes (SPAP)?
Change often signifies growth and adaptation. The School of Pre-Degree and Allied Programmes (SPAP) isn’t just a new name; it’s a renewed commitment to delivering robust academic programmes tailored for the modern student. This repositioning aims to prepare candidates more effectively for entry into the prestigious undergraduate programmes at GSU. After two semesters in the pre-degree course and meeting the requisite cut-off points in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME/JAMB), students can seamlessly transition into the undergraduate phase of their education.
What Academic Programmes Can Prospective Students Expect?
Diving Deep into SPAP’s Offerings
SPAP isn’t merely a foundational school. With the integration of modern learning tools, such as the Computer Based Test (CBT), the school provides pivotal foundation studies to help students ace their UTME Examinations. The following undergraduate pathways are available to students:
- Pre-Degree Medicine (MBBS) and Allied Programmes
- Pre-Degree Pharmacy Allied Programmes
- Pre-Degree Natural and Applied Sciences
- Pre-Degree Environmental Sciences and Allied Programmes
- Pre-Degree Management and Social Sciences
- Pre-Degree Law, Arts and Humanities
Are There Entry Requirements?
Certainly. As with any esteemed institution, GSU maintains a standard for its prospective students. Candidates keen on joining the SPAP must have a minimum of three relevant credits and two passes in WAEC/NECO/NABTEB or their equivalent.
How Can Aspiring Students Apply?
The application process has been streamlined for convenience. The application fee is a mere NGN 5,000, and the form can be easily accessed online. But be swift! The admission form is available only until 30th November 2023.
Need More Information?
Queries can be directed to the Registry or the office of the Director, SPAP, GSU. Multiple contact numbers, including 080 2427 9811, 070 3989 3989, and 080 6605 5093, are available to assist potential students with their questions.
In Conclusion, Gombe State University continues to be at the forefront of academic transformation in Nigeria. The new School of Pre-Degree and Allied Programmes is just a testament to GSU’s commitment to nurturing the next generation of scholars, innovators, and leaders.