Best Nigerian Universities Offering Geology

Recently updated on August 29th, 2022 at 01:50 am

This assessment by PositiveNaija aims to provide a reliable guide on the overall standard of Nigerian universities offering geology as an academic course and degree.

This assessment conducted in honor of Dr. Freedom Griffith Akinjide Ogbe, aims to promote the culture of impactful scholarship and academic excellence in the Nigerian educational sector.

Geology, also known as ‘geoscience’ or ‘Earth science’, is the study of the structure, evolution and dynamics of the Earth and its natural mineral and energy resources.

Best Nigerian Universities Offering Geology

 

best Nigerian Universities Offering geology

This assessment on the quality of Nigerian universities offering geology as an academic course and degree is hinged on certain parameters or factors.

  • Factor 1: Accreditation

Indicator: Accreditation report by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria (NUC).

Source: NUC Undergraduate-Accreditation-Result-as-at-November-2021

This factor takes into consideration the qualifying elements for the course of geology: library strength; physical and technological infrastructure; number and quality of relevant staff; etc.

Thus, in this assessment of recommended universities (undergraduate), only universities with full accreditation have been provided.

  • Factor 2: Quality of Education

Indicator/Source:

a) The Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

b) NUC Ranking Of Universities In Nigeria

This factor takes into consideration: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer), etc.

Thus, in this assessment of recommended universities, only the best universities in Nigeria according to the latest indicator/source rankings are featured (note: for NUC, universities with a total of 300 points and above).

The recommended Nigerian universities have also been listed in the order of their performance in the rankings.

  • Factor 3: Job employability

Indicator: Most employable Nigerian universities

Source: The Nigerian Graduate Report 2018 by Stutern.

This factor will be recorded in percent as stated in the report of the source relied on.

  • Factor 4: Accessible information relevant about the Faculty.

Indicator and source: Online – website of the respective university/faculty

This factor takes into consideration course information available on the following: curriculum; names and contact of the faculty (email and/or phone number); profile/CV and contact of staff and management; number of total students; seminars, conferences, research; tuition and other relevant fees; internet safety of the website; etc.

This factor will be recorded as “Available”, “Good” and “Excellent” accordingly.

 

2022 Report
Last updated on the July 1, 2022.
Universities Job employability Accessible information
University of Ibadan (UI) 61.76% Good
University of Lagos (UNILAG) 58.13% Good
University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) 60.22% Good
University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN/ UNEC) 68.18% Good
Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) 59.30% Good
Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) Good
Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Good

 

 

 

Research Credits

*This compilation was first researched, written and poster designed by Toju Micheal Ogbe on the 1st of July, 2022 – without interference or sponsorship by the featured universities.

Updates by Toju Micheal Ogbe.

*This research is open for/to suggestion, donation, sponsorship, collaboration, partnership or advertisement (+2349064503292).

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