BSc Architecture

The architectural profession is one of the most important components of the construction sector. It incorporates many fields of knowledge.

September entry

Start date

4 years

Duration

₦ 2,400,000

Fees per session

Study Modules

  • 100 Level
  • 200 Level
  • 300 Level
  • 400 Level

First SemesterSecond Semester
Basic Design IBasic Design II
Architectural Graphics IArchitectural Graphics II
Introduction to Architecture IIntroduction to Architecture II
Scale and ProportionsComputer Appreciation for Architects
Building Materials Science IBuilding Materials Science II
Principles of Measurement IGeneral Physics II
General Mathematics IGeneral Physics Laboratory II
General Physics IDescriptive Statistics
General Physics IIIGeneral Mathematics II
General Physics Laboratory INigerian People and Cultures
Communication in EnglishCommunication in French OR Communication in Arabic
Information and Communication Technology(ICT)Architectural Modeling II
Use of Library and Study Skills IFreehand Drawing II
Architectural Modeling I
Freehand Drawing I

First SemesterSecond Semester
Architecture Design IAfrican Art Pre–20th Century Nig.
Building Construction IArchitectural Design II
Introduction to Building Structures IBuilding Construction II
Computer Aided ARC. Design (CAAD)IBuilding Structures II
Building Material ScienceComputer Aided ARC. Design (CAAD)II
History / Theory of Ancient Arch. IArchitectural Programming
Concrete TechnologyHistory/Theory of Traditional Architecture II
Communication in EnglishBuilding Climatology
History and Philosophy of sciencesArchitectural Workshop Practice
Building Construction TechnologyLogic, Philosophy and Human Existence
Principles of ManagementPeace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Planning TheoryBuilding Construction Technology
UrbanizationBuilding Quantities
Evolution of Planning Thought
Planning Principles and Process
Site Planning
20th Century African Art
Art and Society

  • Architectural Design III
  • Building Construction III
  • Building Structures III
  • History/ Theory of Classical Arch.
  • Site Planning /Landscape Design
  • Building Services (Mechanical)
  • Building Services (Electrical)
  • Presentation Techniques
  • Surveying for Professionals
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Venture Creation and Growth
  • Business Creation and Growth
  • Hausa/ Islamic Architecture
  • Model Making
  • African Traditional Architecture
  • Traditional Construction Methods
  • Art History General
  • Advanced Perspective Drawing
  • General Photography
  • Rural Sociology
  • Sociology of Urban Life
  • Compulsory Industrial Attachment (SIWES) 6 Months
  • Architecture Design IV
  • Building Construction IV
  • Building Structures IV
  • Research Methods
  • History/Theory of Modern Architecture
  • Building Measurement & Estimation
  • Intro to Sustainable Architecture
  • Architectural W/Shop Practice
  • Islamic Architecture
  • Building Maintenance
  • Rural Geography
  • Architectural Design V
  • Building Construction V
  • Building Structures V
  • Professional Practice
  • Urban Design
  • Interior Design
  • Sustainable Architecture
  • Independent Research Project
  • Oriental Architecture

BSc Architecture - FAQs

There are two sets of diversified student types that the university is targeting – the Nigerian students and the International students. The two groups have deferent criterion of admission.

1.1.Nigerian Students

All Nigerian admissions into the University shall be through the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). Admissions shall be open to all irrespective of nationality, sex, physical challenge, religion, and race. A letter of recommendation from the previous Senior Secondary School Counsellor/ Principal is also required.

The University shall conduct its own entrance exam if necessary. This Post JAMB screening will involve written test and interview to assess the student’s suitability or otherwise for admission and the candidate shall pay the specific amount only for the same. The results of these tests shall be declared within 15 days of the Exam date.

Additionally, admission into an undergraduate degree programme of the University shall be based on the Faculty and Departmental requirements stated below.

1.2.UME Entry Mode

Candidates who have successfully completed the Senior secondary school of the 6-3-3-4 system and obtained five credits at ordinary level or its equivalent in Mathematics, English Language, Physics and two other subjects one each from the following two groups:

a)         Technical Drawing, Fine Arts and Building Construction

b)         Geography, Chemistry, Biology, Economics, Pure Mathematics and Land Surveying.

Normal Admission should be through an acceptable pass at the entrance examination organized by JAMB and the Post UTME (organized by the Faculty) which will normally include the testing of creative design skills acquired in (a) above which is vital to the study.

Candidates so admitted should commence at the 100 – level of the program.

1.3.Direct Entry Admission

Candidates who fulfill the ordinary level requirements and who have obtained the G.C.E.  Advanced Level, H.S.C., OND certificate in Architectural Technology or equivalent passes in Mathematics and Physics, or Mathematics or   Physics and any other subject noted in 2.1.1 above may be admitted at the 200 level of the program. Any deficiencies in their background should be rectified by taking and passing appropriate courses at the first level of study before proceeding to the second level.

1.4.Foreign Students

The university proposes to admit foreign students through the following:

  1. Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) – conducted in over 130 countries as an international entrance exam for admission into Universities the United States and American University abroad).
  2. OSS – Student Selection and Placement System- The university entrance exam conducted in Turkey that is equivalent to JAMB – Nigeria),
  3. YOS (another internationally recognized entrance exam conducted across 25 European Countries for admissions across Australia and Europe), or
  4. Any other internationally recognized University Entrance Exam, equivalent of the JAMB in Nigeria.

To comply with the admission policy into Nigerian Universities, all foreign students admitted into NUN will be subsequently cleared with JAMB.

1.5.Inter/Intra-faculty Transfer

A student in 200 level can change department within/outside the faculty. This can be done by filling the “CHANGE OF DEPARTMENT FORM”. The time to change department is during the registration period in first semester of the student’s 200 level.

The course is going to be taught majorly by lectures through presentation and the use of other teaching aids.  Laboratory sections will be scheduled where applicable.

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