Department of Chemical Sciences presently has only Chemistry programme designed to offer studies in Chemical Sciences with focus of being at par with its contemporaries globally.
Our programme has courses that will expose our students to world class training in the field of basic and applied Chemistry with interdisciplinary link with other fields in Sciences, Entrepreneurial studies and general studies.
Presently, the Department has 54 students and 25 staff of which 24 percent are Academic, 28 percent Technologists, another 28 Administrative while the remaining 17 are Support staff.
The Department also enjoys a conducive environment for teaching and learning with a standard Chemical Laboratory for practicals under the guidance of Certified and professional Laboratory Technologists.
We also encourage our lecturers and students to be hardworking and conduct cutting edge research under the watchful eyes of our Environmental Remediation Research Group.
Department of Chemical Sciences is one of the foundation Departments of the Federal University Otuoke, founded in 2011. The Department is designed to offer programmes in Chemical Sciences and has interdisciplinary links with other fields in sciences such as physics, mathematics, biology, computer science, social sciences, humanities and sports. Presently, the Department offers a programme in Chemistry. The Department admitted her first students in 2011/2012 academic session. The Department of Chemical Sciences, Federal University Otuoke, is set to be at par with reputable Chemistry Departments worldwide.
Academic excellence, innovative and cutting-edge research for technological development
To produce graduates found worthy in character and learning; who will be leaders in their chosen fields in Nigeria and worldwide. Specifically, the Department aims to:
Produce graduates in chemistry suited for leading roles in the commercial and industrial sectors of the economy
Give sound training in fundamental chemical principles to students of science and allied disciplines commensurate with the needs and requirements of their discipline;
Offer high quality research programmes for the training of postgraduate students at the Masters and Doctorate levels
Achieve innovative and cutting-edge research outputs of the highest quality; contributing to national technological development.