The foundation programme leads to the award of Joint Universities Preliminary Examination Board (JUPEB) Certificate which shall enable candidates to gain Direct Entry admission into 200 level of the disciplines offered by FUPRE and other Universities in Nigeria and abroad. The Joint Universities Preliminary Examination Board (JUPEB) certificate is equivalent to the Advance Level General Certificate of Education (GCE), Higher School Certificate (HSC) or Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB). Candidates who successfully complete the programme shall also enjoy the privilege of being admitted into JUPEB affiliated institutions. The duration of the programme is one academic session of two (2) semesters.
For admission into FUPRE and other affiliate institutions, each candidate, in addition to passing the prescribed JUPEB examination in order to obtain the Direct Entry Certificate, must satisfy all admission requirements prescribed by the Departments and Colleges of choice.
Candidates must possess a minimum of 5 credit passes at O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics at not more than 2 sittings in the GCE, SSCE, WAEC, NECO, NABTEB.
The pre-degree (basic) programme aims at
1. Improving prospective students’ performance in the WASC/NECO/GCE and equivalent examinations to meet the admission requirements in the Science and Engineering programmes.
2. Prepare candidates adequately for UTME examination to enhance their admission chances of admission into these programmes.
3. Improve the quality of candidates seeking admission to 100 level of FUPRE programmes.
The programme is an intensive nine (9) months teaching and coaching lessons in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Geography
1.) Admission to FUPRE 100 Level disciplines will be based on the average of final Basic Studies Examination and Jamb Scores.
2.) Candidates awaiting their WAEC or NECO results can also apply.
Candidate must possess a minimum of 5 credit passes including English Languages and Mathematics in not more than two (2) examination Sittings.