About Department of Physics
The Department of Physics in the faculty of Natural and applied sciences, commenced academic activities in November 1, 2010. With the splitting of the faculty of Natural and Applied sciences into Biological sciences and Physical sciences in 2018, Department of Physics was one of the six departments (Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, Physics and Statistics) that presently form the faculty of Physical sciences. The Department has sufficient dedicated number of academic staff (Over 90% with Ph.D.), trained within and outside the shores of Nigeria. At different times in the history of Physics Department since its inception, diversification into various areas of specialization was introduced through adjustment of academic brief in response to both national needs and international trends. The Department has not only been able to train young, talented and eggheaded individuals to meet its manpower requirements but has also timeously continued to train technocrats for multinational companies, academic institutions, financial institutions, military and civil enforcements etc. through its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the areas of pure, applied, energy and environmental Physics. Over the years of its existence, the Department has a cream of dedicated researchers who are well known nationally and globally through their scholarly outputs in their different fields of endeavor.
The department is well vested with capable hands in terms of knowledge and skills to serve, train and develop students in other fields of study such as Agriculture, Engineering, Medicine, Meteorological Science, particularly in this era of technological explosion in computer applications.
The Department of Physics in particular and the University at large keeps aflame the pursuit of knowledge par excellence and the spirit of enquiry. This gives ample opportunities for learning, leadership, service and self-actualization to interested personalities toward a peaceful, humane, prosperous and just society.
The department also fosters sustainable and socio-economic development of humanity by utilizing knowledge in technology to unlock the hidden treasures of nature and the human mind within a sound ethical framework.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
The Aims and Objectives of available programmes in the Department of Physics are to:
Rationale Career and Opportunities
Career and opportunities
With a background in physics, many career opportunities abound. These include research and development in science, engineering, education and medicine. Opportunities for graduates in physics and physics related disciplines exist in oil and gas companies, information and communication technology (ICT) etc.
To keep aflame the pursuit of knowledge excellence and the spirit of enquiry and to produce highly qualified graduates who will be useful to themselves and humanity
To provide qualitative education and community service through pragmatic teaching research and learning methods that will enable the students to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to solve problems and promote the sustainable socioeconomic and political development of a humane society
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