(A) FOUR-YEAR PROGRAMME:
Candidates coming into the four-year programme must have obtained five credits including English Language and any science subject as well as a Pass in Mathematics at WASC or GCE O/L or its equivalence.
(B) THREE-YEAR PROGRAMME:
Candidates coming into three-year programme must have passed two papers in Higher School Certificate or GCE A/L and have the minimum entry requirements of the University of Nigeria including a Credit in English Language and a pass in Mathematics at WASC or GCE O/L or its equivalence.
Holders of Diploma or NCE recognized by the University of Nigeria also qualify for Direct Entry.
Students combining Archaeology with Science or the Social Sciences must satisfy the requirements in the respective faculties.