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ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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ABOUT US

The Programme in Entrepreneurship was established as part of the second phase development strategy of the University which is among others, consolidation of existing programmes and creation of new ones in line with national needs. The Programme was therefore established to award a B.Sc. degree in Entrepreneurship as one of the programmes in the Department of Business Administration in the College of Management Sciences as approved by the University Senate through a resolution passed at the 32nd Meeting of the Senate of Veritas University, Abuja held on January 31, 2013. The department of Entrepreneurial Studies became a full-fledged department as approved by the University Senate through a resolution passed at the 59th Meeting of the Senate of Veritas University, Abuja held on31st March, 2016. In the new structure, the Department houses one undergraduate degree programme and a Centre:

  • B.Sc. Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship Development Centre

Our Programmes

B.Sc. Entrepreneurship

The academic curricula of the three programmes of the Department tailored the Benchmark and Minimum Academic Standards (BMAS) stipulated by the National Universities Commission (NUC) and the examination syllabi of the relevant professional bodies, and Institute of Entrepreneurs to which many of the undergraduate students aspire to belong.

The major objectives of the degree programme in entrepreneurship are as follows:
  • To develop a group of competent professionals in the field of entrepreneurship who will be responsible for transforming the mindset of Nigerian youths towards enterprise and innovation.
  • To increase the achievement motivation in our youths through the psychological empowerment obtainable from entrepreneurship training.
  • To equip Nigerian youths with skills and competencies in venture opportunity identification, feasibility assessment, business plan development, venture creation and new venture management.
  • To instill in our youths the capacity for independent thought, economic freedom and creativity.
  • To imbibe in our younger generations a greater magnitude of the urge to achieve, excel and compete, through honest and meaningful ventures that add value to national and societal well-being.

Department Contact Info

Faculty of Management Sciences

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Veritas University, Abuja


ent@veritas.edu.ng

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Our Philosophy
Admission Requirement
Curriculum

The philosophy of the B. Sc programme in Entrepreneurship is the development of a breed of achievers, innovators and entrepreneurs who will provide the leadership in the development of the Nigerian economy and shoulder the responsibility of transforming the mindset of Nigerian youths through teaching, training and consultancy for the development of a national culture of enterprise and productivity.

Admission Requirement

JAMB / UTME

Candidates seeking admission through Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) into 100-level of any of the four-year programmes leading to the award of Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) degree of the Department should possess a minimum of credit level passes in five (5) subjects at the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (SSSCE) or its equivalents (GCE/WASCE/NECO) in not more than two (2) sittings to include English Language, Economics or commerce, Mathematics, and any other two subjects. Equivalent five-subject credits obtained in examinations conducted by the National Board for Technical Education (NABTEB) are also accepted.

In addition, the University requires that the candidate makes an acceptable pass in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB). Furthermore, the University screens all candidates for admission into its degree programmes.

Direct Entry

Candidates seeking Direct Entry admission to the 200-level should possess, in addition to the minimum of five credit passes at the GCE/SSC/NECO examinations, any of the following qualifications:

  • The Advanced Level GCE passes in at least two subjects specified as follows: Entrepreneurship, Business Management, Accounting or Economics.
  • National Diploma (ND) Upper Credit or equivalent in the subject applied for or related field.
  • Intermediate Certificate of relevant Professional Bodies in addition to five credit passes as in (i) above
  • Admission Requirement for a two-year Degree Programme

  • Five credit passes at the GCE/SSC/NECO or equivalent examinations.
  • Higher National Diploma in Entrepreneurship, Business Management, Administration, Accounting, Marketing, or any relevant field of a recognized polytechnic or college of technology.
  • National Certificate in Education –NCE – (Entrepreneurship Education option).

Furthermore, the University reserves the right to screen Direct Entry candidates before admission

Inter University Transfer

Candidates wishing to transfer from another university into any of the Department’s academic programmes must obtain and fill the Inter-University Transfer form, from the University’s Academic Office. An application for admission to the University through inter-university transfer will be considered only if the Department is satisfied that the candidate has met the minimum academic requirements for admission to the programme he or she has chosen. All inter-university transfer candidates will normally be admitted into 200 level of the receiving programme, and not to a higher level.

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