The Department of Geology of MOUAU started in 2015/2016 academic session. It was the 6th Department in College of Physical and Applied Sciences (COLPAS), MOUAU after the establishment of five (5) other Departments in the college.
Geology at MOUAU started with fifteen (15) academic staff (3 professors, 2 senior lecturers, 1 lecturer I, 1 lecturer II, 6 assistant lecturers and 2 graduate assistants); 3 academic technologists and 3 administrative staff. The first students admitted into the Department of Geology were 78 in number and the pioneer HOD was Prof. M.N. Nnabuchi.
The mission of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria is to provide high quality, practical training to students to become professionally competent and confident persons, capable of self-employment and to develop environment-friendly and people-sensitive technologies in order to enhance the well-being of the people through extension and other interventions. By so doing, the Nigerian people and the entire world are being served.
The philosophy of geology is concerned with the scope, structure, and content of scientific information regarding the earth and the world at large and its resources with the methods employed in acquiring such information.
The department of Geology offers a 4-year Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) programme in Geology and is dedicated to excellence in research in geosciences. The focus of the educational programme in Geology is to enable the student acquire the skills relevant to the ever increasing Earth resources industry and ancillary services.The objectives are:
The requirements for admission into the Department are five (5) Ordinary Level Credits in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology or Agriculture passed at not more than two (2) sittings.The UME subjects are English, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.
Geology Graduates have many job opportunities. Geologists can work in oil prospecting companies, the Geological Survey of Nigeria, Federal/State ministries of works and housing, Water co-operation/Boards, National Electric power Authority(NEPA),Road construction companies, Oceanography Departments, Metrology Departments, Mining Companies, Refuge disposal companies, Tourism Industry and Institutions.
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Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State.
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