Department of International Relations

Faculty of Arts, Social & Management Sciences

The Department offers one (1) Academic Programme viz:


On 22nd November, 2016, the National Universities Commission approved the issuance of provisional licence for the establishment of Coal City University, Enugu, with the commencement of Accounting programme. The first set of the students numbering five were admitted for the 2016/2017 academic session. The pioneer Coordinator, Department of Accounting was Mr. Ifeanyichukwu Arthur Onyia.

The department of Accounting offers a four-year degree programme leading to the Award of Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. The degree is acquired through course work and project/ original essay.


The philosophy underlying the B.Sc. International Relations degree programme is to produce a flow of competent and confident graduate students; whose minds are well developed; and who are intellectually sound in the field of International Relations, and who can make meaningful contributions to the political and socio-economic development of Nigeria, Africa, and indeed the entire world.

Aims and Objectives of the Department

The major objectives of a bachelor’s degree in Accounting are to:

  • Stimulate in students an application of International Relations theories and other tools of analysis, and application in different contexts at the national and international levels.
  • Provide students with a broad and balanced knowledge and practical skills in International Relations
  • Develop in students the ability to apply their International Relations theories, analytical tools, knowledge and skills to the situation of international problems
  • Develop in students a range of skills that are relevant to both governmental and non-governmental agencies at home and abroad
  • Produce student who have the competences in fieldwork, data collection as well as ability to analyse and present these in coherent form.
  • Provide students with relevant knowledge and skills for further studies in International Relations as a multi-disciplinary field of study.
  • Generate in students an appreciation of the importance of International Relations in a national- political, economic, and social development on the one hand and in the maintenance of global peace and security on the other.

The University Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Entry Mode

Candidates who wish to study International Relations must have obtained a credit pass SSCE in Mathematics and English Language plus credit pass in either Government or History and other two subjects at the SSCE, NECO, GCE or their equivalent at not more than two sitting. Also required is an acceptable UTME score.

Direct Entry Mode

Candidates for Direct Entry admission shall possess five credit passes in the SSCE, NECO, GCE or equivalents of which at least two shall be at advanced level, or four units passes of which at least three shall be at advanced level, provided that such passes are not counted at both levels of the examinations. For emphasis, credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any of Government or History is compulsory

Job Opportunities

International relations majors go on to have careers in government, law, politics, business, education, media, and international affairs. From social and political research to journalism, marketing and HR, a degree in international relations opens up a broad range of career opportunities.

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