Recently updated on September 23rd, 2022 at 08:23 pm
This assessment by PositiveNaija aims to provide a reliable guide on the overall standard of Nigerian universities offering political science as an academic course and degree.
This assessment aims to promote the culture of impactful scholarship and academic excellence in the Nigerian educational sector.
Political science is the scientific study of politics. It is a social science dealing with systems of governance and power, and the analysis of political activities, political thought, political behavior, and associated constitutions and laws.
Best Nigerian Universities Offering political science
This assessment on the quality of Nigerian universities offering political science 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).
This factor takes into consideration the qualifying elements for the course of political science: 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
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 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.
Last updated on August 9, 2022.
|Universities||Job employability||Accessible information|
|University of Ibadan (UI)||61.76%||Good|
|University of Lagos (UNILAG)||58.13%||Good|
|Covenant University (CU)||83.70%||Good|
|University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)||60.22%||Good|
|University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN/ UNEC)||68.18%||Good|
|Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)||59.30%||Good|
|Lagos State University (LASU)||58.49%||Good|
|Afe Babalola University (ABUAD)||–||Good|
|Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike||–||Good|
|Edo State University, Iyamho||–||Good|
*This compilation was first researched, written and poster designed by Toju Micheal Ogbe on the 9th of August, 2022 – without interference or sponsorship by the featured universities.
Updates by Toju Micheal Ogbe.
*This research is open for/to suggestions, donation, sponsorship, collaboration, partnership or advertisement (+2349064503292).
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