SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCES
On behalf of the board and members of staff of the school of applied sciences, I welcome you to this great institution. The school was created in 2010 from the School of Engineering. The aim of the school is to train students in various disciplines of learning and skills acquisition so that they can become self-employed and equally fit for the industry, the academia and the government. The school currently runs national diploma (ND) and higher national diploma (HND).
The five departments under the school are :
- Computer Science,
- Food Science Technology,
- Pharmaceutical Technology,
- Science Laboratory Technology (SLT) and Statistics,
- Agricultural Technology
Dr. Edo Monday Taiwo
Dean, School of Applied Sciences
Brief summary of the knowledge taught include:
- Solving simple hardware problems,
- Using various programming languages,
- Understanding the operation of computer systems,
- Utilization of computer packages,
- Maintenance of computer hardware,
- Installation and management a computer system,
- Design and running of efficient programmes in wide spectrum of fields and in various languages,
- Advise on the installation and management of computer facilities,
- Detection of technical faults in a computer installation,
- Executing routine (preventive) maintenance of computer facilities.
The objectives of the department are to:
- Assist in chemical analysis and quality control in the industry (food,
brewing, detergent, textiles etc) hospital, schools, colleges and research
- Assist in physics and electronic laboratories with physical analysis and
maintenance of instrumentation,
- Assist in biological and biochemical analysis and experiments in
hospitals, schools, colleges and research institutes
- Prepare students for employment in related work such as sales,
marketing, administration and management in the industries.
The specialization of the department are:
- Assistance in the chemical and biological analysis of raw and processed food,
- Storage of agricultural produce for industrial use,
- Assistance in all types of industrial food processing and packaging, and
- Marketing of all types of processed and preserved food chemicals and equipment.
- Assist in the chemical and biological analysis of raw and processed food,
- Store agricultural produce for industrial use,
- Assist in all types of industrial food processing and packaging, and
- Market all types of processed and preserved food chemicals and equipment.