ESTATE MANAGEMENT                       

Programme/Sub-Discipline/Discipline Philosophy and objectives


The Bachelor of Science degree programme in Estate Management is to produce competent Estate Surveyors and Valuers with sufficient technical knowledge and skill in order to optimize the use of land resources to facilitate economic development



The aims and objectives of the programmes to:

  1. Instill in students an appreciation of the complex nature of the relationships between man and his environment.
  2. Involve the students in an intellectually stimulating and satisfying experience of learning and studying.
  • Provide a broad and balanced foundation of the knowledge of land and buildings and their exploitation and use.
  1. Develop in students the ability to apply their analytical skills to the solution of theoretical and practical land resource problems.
  2. Develop in students, entrepreneurial skills of value in self employment in the profession.
  3. Develop in the students survival skills in an ever changing economic, technological and political world.
  • Lay the foundation on which students can proceed to further studies in specialized aspects of estate surveying practice or multi-disciplinary areas involving estate surveying and valuation.
  • Create an appreciation of the importance of estate surveying and valuation in an industrial, environmental, economic and social context.
  1. Develop the students in the use of information technology in the effective management of land and the environment.


  1. c) Admission Requirements:



To be eligible for admission, candidate must have passed at credit level, the Senior Secondary School Certificate or the General Certificate of Education or National Examination Council (NECO) in, NOT less than, five subjects at NOT more than 2 sittings including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and Two other subjects from Geography, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Business studies/commerce, Agricultural science, Fine Art or Government.



For a candidate to be eligible for admission into part II of the programme, the following requirement shall be satisfied:

(a)        The general entry requirement of the university and as specified in (i) above

(b)        Passes at the Advance level of the General Certificate of Education in Mathematics, Economics and one subject from the following: Geography, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Technical Drawing, and Fine Art or Government

(c)        Holder of National Diploma (ND) in the fields relevant to Environmental Science or similar qualifications can be considered for Direct Entry to Part II, provided they satisfy the conditions above, and of which the candidate’s score is NOT less than 60% average (Upper Credit) equivalent.

Under special circumstance, holders of Higher National Diploma and other approved qualifications and those transferring from other University/Institutions may be admitted to part III, with the condition that any deficiency in parts 1 and 11 core courses will be made up.

However, in all cases, the transcript of the student will reflect the grades for all courses taken in the university.


  1. d) Programme/Sub-Discipline/Discipline Structure to include period of formal studies in the Universities Industrial training, planned visit and project

The length of the programme is five years for UME candidates, four years for Direct Entry (OND and A’ Level) and three years for HND candidate.