List of All Departments And Faculties in Rivers State University [UPDATED]

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The University has a total of 11 Faculties and 65 Departments

Well lets dive right in

Faculties in Rivers State University

  1. Faculty of Agriculture
  2. Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
  3. Faculty of Education
  4. Faculty of Engineering
  5. Faculty of Entrepreneurial Studies
  6. Faculty of Environmental Sciences
  7. Faculty of Humanities
  8. Faculty of Law
  9. Faculty of Management Sciences
  10. Faculty of Media and Communication Studies
  11. Faculty of Sciences
  12. Faculty of Social Sciences

Departments in the Faculty of Agriculture

There are 9 Departments available in this Faculty namely:

  1. Agricultural and Applied Economics
  2. Agricultural Economics and Extension
  3. Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
  4. Animal Science
  5. Crop/Soil science
  6. Fisheries
  7. Food Science and Technology
  8. Forestry and Environment
  9. Home Science and Management

Departments in the Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences

This is also known as the College of Medicine. There are 7 Departments available in this Faculty namely:

  1. Human Anatomy
  2. Human Physiology
  3. Medicine and Surgery
  4. Nursing
  5. Physiotherapy (not on JAMB yet)
  6. Public Health
  7. Radiography (not on JAMB yet)
* Departments not on JAMB can only be applied through supplementary.

Departments in the Faculty of Education

There are 7 Departments available in this Faculty namely:

  1. Business Education
  2. Educational Foundations
  3. Educational Management.
  4. Library and Information Science
  5. Science Education
  6. Technical Education
  7. Vocational/Technical Education

Departments in the Faculty of Engineering

There are 7 Departments available in this Faculty namely:

  1. Agricultural and Environmental
  2. Chemical/Petrochemical
  3. Civil
  4. Computer
  5. Electrical
  6. Marine
  7. Mechanical

Departments in the Faculty of Entrepreneurial Studies

This Faculty is a new faculty that started admitting students in 2021. The departments are not yet on JAMB and can only be applied through supplementary.

There are 6 Departments available in this Faculty namely:

  1. Agricultural Entrepreneurship
  2. Chemical Production & Biotechnology Entrepreneurship
  3. Cooperate Entrepreneurship
  4. Food, Fashion, Hospitality & Tourism
  5. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Entrepreneurship
  6. Technology Entrepreneurship

Departments in the Faculty of Environmental Sciences

There are 5 Departments available in this Faculty namely:

  1. Architecture
  2. Estate Management
  3. Quantity Surveying
  4. Surveying and Geomatics
  5. Urban and Regional Planning

Departments in the Faculty of Humanities

There are 6 Departments available in this Faculty namely:

  1. English and Literature In English
  2. French
  3. History and International Diplomacy
  4. Philosophy
  5. Religious and Cultural Studies
  6. Theatre Arts

Departments in the Faculty of Law

There are 4 Departments available in this Faculty namely:

  1. Business Law
  2. International Law and Jurisprudence
  3. Private and Property Law
  4. Public Law

Departments in the Faculty of Management Sciences

There are 5 Departments available in this Faculty namely:

  1. Accountancy
  2. Banking and Finance
  3. Management (Business Management)
  4. Marketing
  5. Office and Information Management

Departments in the Faculty of Media and Communication Studies (Mass Communication)

There are 4 Departments available in this Faculty namely:

  1. Broadcasting and Cinematography.
  2. Development and Communication
  3. Journalism and Print Technology
  4. Public Relations and Advertising

Departments in the Faculty of Science

There are 12 Departments available in this Faculty namely:

  1. Animal and Environmental Biology
  2. Applied and Environmental Biology
  3. Biochemistry
  4. Chemistry
  5. Computer Science
  6. Geology
  7. Maritime Science
  8. Mathematics
  9. Medical Laboratory Science
  10. Microbiology
  11. Physics
  12. Plant science & biotechnology

Departments in the Faculty of Social Sciences

There are 6 Departments available in this Faculty namely:

  1. Economics
  2. Geography and Environmental Management
  3. Mass Communication
  4. Political Science
  5. Psychology
  6. Sociology

24 thoughts on “List of All Departments And Faculties in Rivers State University [UPDATED]”

    1. For Political Science you need English Language, Government/History, Literature in English, Christian Religious Knowledge/Islamic Religious Knowledge

  1. I wrote jamb with the intentions of doing nursing but I didn’t meet the cut off so I was offered Agricultural Economics and Extension which I accepted.i was asked to do changes which I did,and I was told to wait for 3-4 working days to be admitted but currently it’s almost two weeks but no positive response.Just wondering how should i go about it.

  2. Please is there any department called English and literature in English
    Because while choosing I deliberately chose it but on the Jamb list of courses offer is only English am seeing
    please I need clarification

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