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Welcome to the oldest department of geology in Nigeria where we offer excellent undergraduate and postgraduate program of study involving students in coursework, independent research and field experiences. The department comprises of seventeen academic staff members with diverse teaching and research interests which span through all aspects of geosciences.

We offer special field schools, research programs, and facilities that allow students to hone their skills and prepare for rewarding careers in the geosciences. Currently, the Department offers B.Sc, M.Sc., MPhil. and P.hD. in Geology, with options in Geophysics, Petroleum Geology, Environmental Geology, Geochemistry, Sedimentology, Palaeontology, Mineral Exploration, Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology.

The goal of the department of Geology, University of Ibadan, is excellence in both teaching and research. Our undergraduate and postgraduate students enjoy good student to lecturer ratio as we maintain small classes; our laboratories are adequately equipped with modern teaching facilities.

Staff seminars are held every Wednesday 2:00pm in our spacious and well conditioned seminar room, and it is open to the public. Keynote speakers are drawn from the department, alumni of the department, faculty members of our university and other universities, nationally recognized researchers as well as key players in the industries.

The department enjoys due benevolence from her alumni most of who are excelling in various facets of life, with magnanimous contributions towards providing state of the art teaching facilities, staff development and student placement for industrial training.

We encourage you to explore the department's web site. Much of the information you will want about the Department, including academics, academic staff members, facilities, research, and details about student organizations, can be found.