A.1.0 PRELIMINARY INFORMATION
A.1.1 THE INSTITUTION
A.1.2 Name and Address of Institution:
A.1.3 Date Established:
A.1.4 Name of Vice-Chancellor:
A.1.5 Name and Designation of Dean:
A.1.6 COREN Registration of Head of Department:
A.1.7 Name and Designation of Head of Department:
A.1.8 COREN Registration Number of Head of Department:
A.1.9 HISTORY OF THE PROGRAMME
Brief trace the history of the programme, following its development to date.
1.0 ACADEMIC CONTENT
1.1 PHILOSOPHY AND OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
State the philosophy and objectives of the programme, which should include, among others, the type and quality of manpower the programme is designed to produce.
1.2 THE CURRICULUM
The Curriculum of the programme is the sum total of the experiences offered by the University to achieve the philosophy and objectives of the programme. The curriculum should give the student total education that enables him to communicate well, understand himself and his environment and equip him with knowledge and professional skills to be able to practise as a total, functional engineer in his chosen field on graduation.
The curriculum must be in accordance with the minimum academic standard of the National Universities Commission (NUC –MAS).
Articulate clearly, the curriculum showing the course code course title, structure and content.
1.3 COMPLIANCE WITH ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
State clearly the compliance of the Programme with the minimum admission requirements at UME and Direct Entry for Undergraduate Programmer Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering.
The minimum requirement for admission into Undergraduate degree programme must be in accordance with the NUC Guidelines. The minimum requirement for PGD admission must be in accordance with the COREN Guidelines.
1.4 ACADEMIC REGULATIONS
There should be a student’s handbook for the programme. The handbook should contain entry requirements, rules and regulations governing the conduct of examinations, grading system, penalties for examination malpractice, requirements for withdrawal, repeat, probation, graduation and all the student needs to know about his academic programme.
1.5 STANDARD OF TESTS AND EXAMINATION
The tests and examinations must comply with the minimum standard set by the NUC. There should be a full examination on each course at the end of every semester. Examination questions should cover all areas of the courses as contained in the syllabus. Tests should be adequately administered to cover the course content. A well-developed marking scheme should be available for each examination and test should well applied.
Include a sample of the past questions, marking schemes and model answers for the various levels of the Programme.
1.6 INTERVIEW WITH STUDENTS
Interview with students will enable the visitor to assess the level of leaning the students have attained, including their proficiency and curriculum coverage. The relationship of the students with the University environment will be assessed. The interview will also draw from the students, their awareness of academic regulations and the cordiality or otherwise of staff-student relationship.
The students should be made available to the visitors on request, from whom a random selection will be made for the purpose of the interview.
1.7 PRACTICAL/ PROJECT WORKS
The practical/workshop topics for each course at all levels (where required) should be listed. Level of coverage of the practical/workshop content of each course should be clearly recorded in logbooks which should be made available to visitors. Final year project works and SIWES logbooks are also to be made available to the visitors for assessment.
The students’ projects should have clearly defined aim and objectives and should apply the acceptable methodology in its execution, should be problem- solving and relevant to the profession/environment.
1.8 EXTERNAL EXAMINATION SYSTEM
External Examination System should be in use. An External examiner should possess a PhD in Engineering and should not be below the rank of a Senior Lecturer.
Files containing the comments of external examiners should be made available to the visitors.
1.9 ENGINEERING DRAWING PRACTICE
Engineering Drawing is mandatory for Engineering students, especially at the 200level. Please show, evidence on request by visitors, of adequate for the population of the 200 Level students is mandatory.
1.10 ADEQUACY OF LECTURERS
Provide a schedule of courses for each semester, showing their lecturer hours per week. A detailed description of the structure and content of each course is required.