McPherson University Post-UTME/Direct Entry Form 2024/2025

McPherson University (MCU) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the 2024/2025 academic session into its wide array of programmes.

Mcpherson University Orientation Date

The University provides a wide variety of undergraduate options to choose from—programmes designed to equip students with a well-rounded, globally competitive education.

McPherson University (MCU) Courses

Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences

  • Nursing

College of Humanities (COLHUM)

  • Department of History and International Studies   
  • Department of Languages
  • Department of Religious Studies

College of Social and Management Sciences

  • Department of Accounting and Finance 
  • Department of Economics;
  • Department of International Relations;
  • Department of Mass Communication
  • Department of Business Administration

College of Natural and Applied Sciences

  • Department of Microbiology
  • Department of Biochemistry
  • Department of Physical and Computer Sciences

McPherson University Types of Degrees

McPherson University offers a range of degree programs designed to give students a comprehensive education. The following degrees are available upon completion of the program:

Bachelor of Science

  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Business Administration
  • Accounting
  • Banking and Finance
  • International Relations
  • Mass Communication
  • Marketing

Bachelor of Arts

This degree comprises:

  • Languages
  • Religious Studies
  • History and International Studies

MCU Admission Requirements

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COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES

COURSESSSCE REQUIREMENTSUTME SUBJECTSDIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
ENGLISH1. Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant subjects, particularly English and Lit-in-English. 2. OND with Upper Credit in relevant fields.Five SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings, including English Language, Govt/History and any other three Arts/Social Science subjects.Literature-in-English, one other Arts subject and another Arts or Social Science subject.
HISTORY AND INT. STUDIESCRS/IRS and the other two subjects.History/Govt and any other two subjects from Arts and Social Science.1. Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant subjects, particularly History, Government, Literature-in-English, etc. 2. OND with Upper Credit in the Humanities.
RELIGIOUS STUDIESFive SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings including English Language and CRK/IRS.Five SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings, including English Language and CRK/IRS.Two ‘A’ level subjects to include Religious Studies (CRS/IRS)

COLLEGE OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES

COURSESSSCE REQUIREMENTSUTME SUBJECTSDIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
BIOCHEMISTRYTwo ‘A’ level passes in relevant subjects, particularly Biology and Chemistry.English, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.Five SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings, including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.
BIOTECHNOLOGYFive SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings, including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.English, Biology, Chemistry and any other two science subjects.Two ‘A’ level passes in Biology/Botany/Zoology and Chemistry or Physics.
CHEMISTRY1. Two ‘A’ level passes in science subjects, including Mathematics. 2. Diploma in Data Processing with at least a merit pass from a recognized University or OND/HND in Data Processing, Engineering and Mathematics with an overall B grade may be considered.English, Chemistry and any other two of Biology, Physics and Mathematics.Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any one of Physics, Mathematics or Biology.
COMPUTER SCIENCEEnglish, Mathematics, Physics and one Biology, Chemistry, Agric Science, Economics and Geography.Five SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings, including English Language, Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry.Five SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings, including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and two other science subjects.
MATHEMATICSFive SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings, including English Language, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and any other science subject from Further Mathematics and Biology or Agric Science.English, Mathematics, and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Economics or Geography.1. Two ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics and any other science subjects. 2. NCE with at least merit in Mathematics and one in Physics, Chemistry or Economics.
MICROBIOLOGYTwo ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and anyone from Biology / Zoology/Botany.English, Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics.NCE/Two ‘A’ level passes in Mathematics or Chemistry.
PHYSICSFive SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings, including English Language, Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry.English, Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry or Biology.Five SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings, including English Language, Mathematics, and at least three subjects from Physics, Statistics, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Economics and Geography.
STATISTICSEnglish, Mathematics and two Physics, Chemistry and Economics.English, Mathematics and two of Physics, Chemistry and Economics.1. Two ‘A’ level passes to include Mathematics or Statistics. 2. NCE (credit) in relevant subjects.

COLLEGE OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

COURSESSSCE REQUIREMENTSUTME SUBJECTSDIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
ACCOUNTING AND FINANCEFive SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings, including English Language, Mathematics, Economics or Commerce and any other two relevant subjects.English, Mathematics, Economics and any Social Science subject.Three ‘A’ level passes chosen from Economics, Accounting, Business Management, Government and Geography.
BANKING AND FINANCEFive SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings, including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and other relevant subjects.English, Mathematics, Economics and any Social Science subject.Three ‘A’ level passes chosen from Economics, Accounting, Business Management, Government and Geography.
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONFive SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings including English Language, Mathematics, Economics or Commerce and any other two relevant subjects.English, Mathematics, Economics and any Social Science subject.Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from Economics, Accounting, Business Management, Government, Geography, Mathematics, Statistics, Psychology and Sociology.
ECONOMICSFive SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings, including English Language, Mathematics, Government/History and any other two relevant subjects.English, Mathematics, Economics and any Social Science subject.Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from Economics, Accounting, Business Management, Government, Geography, Mathematics, Statistics, Psychology and Sociology.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSFive SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings, including English Language, Mathematics, Economics or Commerce and any other two relevant subjects.English, Mathematics and any two of the following: Economics, History, Government, Geography, Literature-in-English and French.Three ‘A’ level passes in the relevant subjects.
MARKETINGFive SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings, including English Language and four other Arts or Social Sciences subjects.English, Mathematics, Economics and any Social Science subject.Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from Accounting, Business Management, Government AND Geography.
MASS COMMUNICATIONFive SSCE credit passes at not more than two sittings including English Language and four other subjects in Arts or Social Sciences.English and three from Arts or Social Sciences subjects.Two ‘A’ level passes in Arts and Social Science subjects.

FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES

a. UTME, i.e. Entry Into 100 Level

  • Candidates wishing to study Nursing Sciences must have obtained at least credit level passes in five subjects, including Biology, Chemistry, English Language, Physics and Mathematics at the SSCE, NECO, GCE or their equivalent at least two sittings.
  • Also required are an acceptable UTME score and a satisfactory performance at McPherson University Screening examinations/interviews.

b. Admission Requirements for a 4–Year B.N.SC. Degree Programme, I. E. Direct Entry Into 200 Level

Candidates for Direct Entry admission should have five credit passes in the SSCE, NECO, GCE or equivalents and two ‘A’ level passes (graded A-E) at the Advanced Level in Biology and Chemistry.

Also, OND/HND in Medical/Biological Sciences may be admitted by direct entry into the 200 level, provided they satisfy other University admission requirements.

In addition, Registered Nurse or Midwifery Certificate and five credits at ordinary level GCE or SSCE which must include English Language, Biology and Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics, in not more than two sittings, can be considered for admission.

c. TRANSFER TO B.N.Sc.

  • Transfer from other faculties of this or other Universities recognized by McPherson University. After completing a B.Sc. degree course in Biological Sciences/ basic or pure sciences in part or whole in this or any other University/recognized by McPherson University, a candidate may be considered for admission into the 200 level of the B.N.Sc. Degree of this University provided such a candidate satisfies the admission requirements prescribed in (b) above.
  • A candidate from B.N.Sc. Degree programmes of a recognized university may be allowed to transfer into the programme after the faculty has been satisfied that the candidate has a genuine reason for applying for transfer and has met all the programme’s criteria. However, such transfer students shall be admitted at a level determined by the faculty but at most the 300 level.

How to Apply for McPherson University (MCU) post UTME Form.

Interested candidates can apply online via the McPherson University Admission Portal. Follow these steps to complete your application:

  1. Click on the ‘Create New Application Portal’.
  2. Fill in the necessary details correctly in the boxes provided to create an account.
  3. Login with the registered details to complete and submit the online application form.

McPherson University is committed to providing a conducive and enriching academic environment. The University looks forward to receiving applications from ambitious students ready to embark on an exciting academic journey.

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