School of Advanced Studies

School of Advanced studies offers a university foundation program that provides a bridge between secondary school and undergraduate studies. Our Tertiary Preparation Program prepares students for entry to university level programs in biosciences, design, engineering, health care, health sciences, information technology, and media and communication. Preparatory courses are also available in English, Mathematics A, Mathematics B, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. These courses are designed to satisfy assumed knowledge to qualify for entry to tertiary courses. Applicants must apply directly to Science City Center.

Our preparatory programme qualifies student who had previously attained the WAEC or NECO qualification for university admission requirement through JAMB for Direct Entry into universities you need to obtained advanced level certification which we offer after three semester training at the center.

Preparatory courses aim to prepare students for successful tertiary study. These courses may satisfy subject prerequisites and students may be allocated a selection rank sufficient to gain entry to tertiary study. Additionally, on successful completion of some bridging and preparatory courses, students can gain direct entry to selected undergraduate courses. The preparatory courses available are extensive and can be studied full-time through classroom tutoring by our team of qualified instructors.
It is essential to check with the institution you wish to study at to see whether the preparatory course you choose will help you to gain entry.

Available Courses at the Centre includes: Cambrigde GCE Advance Level (GCE A- Level), TOEFL, SAT, GMAT, GRE, PTE, ICDL. Science city center Center for advanced studies will help you to achieve your promised career and goal.

Entry Requirements.
Leaving Certificate with 5 passes or Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent. For mature students applications may be considered based on a proven interest in Science. Entry may be subject to interview.

Course Content

  • Skills Acquisition
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Information Communication Technology
  • Word Processing
  • Work Experience
  • Design
  • Critical Thinking


Certification Duration
One Year – Full Time Study

Course Structure.
The course focuses on a range of science related subjects. Practical laboratory sessions will form an integral part of the course. A minimum of 10 days work placement must be completed.
You will be required to purchase a lab coat and scientific equipment kit.

Career Options | Progression, Mentoring and University Placement

Holders of a West Africa Senior Secondary Examination Certificate/ National Examination Council may progress to further studies at Institutes of Technology/ Universities in a range of Science related areas. This course is very suitable if you wish to prepare for a Science degree (e.g Pharmaceutical Science or Applied Biosciences and Engineering) or if you require a Science subject to progress to further study.

You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments
• Project Work
• Practical Skills Tests
• Examinations

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