Physics

About the Department

PROGRAMME OFFERED WITH ADMISSION REQUIREMENT:
(a) Bachelor of Science B.Sc (Physics) REQUIREMENTS
Direct Entry – NCE/ Two ‘A’ level passes in Physics and Mathematics or Chemistry.
UTME – Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and one other science subject.
UTME Subjects – Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry
Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks – Direct Entry:
Uyo accepts NCE (merit) with Physics major/ two ‘A’ level passes or equivalent in Physics and either Chemistry or Mathematics plus WASCE/GCE ‘O’ level/NECO passes at credit level in Physics, English Language, Mathematics Chemistry and one other science subject.
U.T.M.E
Uyo accepts candidates who have satisfied the UTME requirements plus a pass in Pre-degree Science programme of the University of Uyo and does NOT accept Biology as UTME subject.
(a) Master’s of Science M.Sc (Physics)
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:
The following options are our areas of interest for now as regards the degrees:
PURE PHYSICS
(i) Atomic/Nuclear Physics
(ii) High Energy/Particle Physics
(iii) Plasma Physics
(iv) Solid State/Condensed Matter Physics
(v) Theoretical/Computational Physics
APPLIED PHYSICS
(i) Electronics/Communications
(ii) Geophysics
(iii) Atmospheric Physics
(iv) Radiation/Health Physics
(v) Renewable Energy
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSTGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMMES
Admission to postgraduate study is competitive, and the number of students admitted is sufficiently small to ensure flexibility in arranging individual programmes of study, within a general framework of policies that assure high academic standards.
Only graduates of recognized universities are eligible to apply for our postgraduate study. Preference is given to applicants with superior preparation and achievement.
Postgraduate students are admitted subject to the general regulations of the University and to specific regulations determined by the Postgraduate School Board.
The students must have acceptable undergraduate work. This requirement is normally met with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with at least a Second class Lower. The student must be highly motivated and committed to developing skills for solving complex scientific problems of our civilization in a value-laden environment. This commitment and motivation will be assessed during a personal interview with each applicant.
DURATION
Our postgraduate study is a full-time or a part-time programme of two years. M.Sc. Programme shall last for a minimum of 18 Calendar months and a maximum of 24 Calendar months.

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Vision Statement

To be a centre of academic excellence by utilizing the available human and technological resources for teaching, research, community service and sustainable development.

Mission Statement

To diligently pursue scholarship and deploy its output for human capacity development and economic growth in the society, with active participation in ICT.