The teaching of History and International Studies at Babcock University would aim at:
i. Giving students a thorough understanding of Nigerian history and historiography in the context of African history and historiography.
ii. Educating students on historical movements of global importance and international forces in the development of Africa to enable them to acquire better knowledge of the world.
iii. Developing a sense of commitment and capacity in students to consciously relate to these movements and forces in such a way that Nigerian and African unity, independence and prosperity can be achieved.
iv. Providing the students with the advantages usually associated with historical training, viz: critical and analytical faculty and balanced judgement needed particularly in administrative and managerial responsibilities both in governmental and non-governmental agencies at home and abroad.
v. Stimulating in students an appreciation of International Relations theories and other tools of analysis and to develop in them the ability to apply their international relations theory, analytical tools, knowledge and skills to the solution of international problems, and create in them a desire for further studies in History and International Relations.
Degree offered: B. A. History and International Studies.
UTME: In addition to acceptable passes in UTME, the minimum academic requirement is credit level passes in five relevant subjects at the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE)/its equivalent, including English Language and History/Government, at not more than two sittings.
Direct Entry (DE): Direct Entry candidates must possess credit level passes in five relevant subjects at the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE)/its equivalent, including English Language, two of which must be at the advanced level. Holders of NCE, University/National Diploma (ND) at minimum of credit level are eligible for consideration for Direct Entry admission into 200 Level. In addition, candidates must meet the required qualifications at Ordinary Level.