Faculty of Technology

Faculty of Technology Education

The Faculty of Technology Education was carved out of the existing Faculty of Science and was established as an independent School in 2004. It currently has three (3)departments and has proposed two (2) more that are awaiting the approval of NUC to increase the number to five as follows:

1. Department of Educational Foundations  (DEF)

2. Department of Science Education (DSE)

3. Department of Vocational and Technology Education (DVTE)

The two proposed departments are:

  • Department of Vocational Education (DVE) (to be carved out from DVTE) and
  • Department of Library and Information Science (DLIS) (to be carved out from DSE).The Department of Educational Foundation has a total number of seventeen (17) academic staff, Science Education has thirty nine (39), while the Vocational and Technology Education has sixty three (63) staff. This gives an academic staff strength of one hundred and eight (108) in the faculty.

Beside, the three departments has two (2) non-academic staff each, while the Dean’s Office has four (4) non-academic staff. This gives a staff strength of Ten (10) non-academic staff in the faculty.


Furthermore, the faculty offers B.Tech. degree in professional Science, Vocational and Technology Education courses in its Long Vocation Training (LVT) programme alongside with the regular undergraduate programme.


Besides, there are (4) Colleges of Education {Federal College of Education (Technical), Gombe, College of Education, Ankpa, Federal College of Education (Technical), Bichi and Federal College of Education (Technical), Potiskum} that are affiliated with the University through the Faculty.


The affiliated Colleges offer Bachelor Degree (B.Tech) in relevant and Diverse Professional Science, Vocational and Technology Education courses. The general Admission requirement into undergraduate degree programme in the Faculty is five (5) credits in English Language, Mathematics and three (3) other credits in Subjects relevant to Candidate’s field of study.