This platform is used to co-ordinate and organize distance education mainly for the benefit of the larger society outside the walls of the university.
It is proposed that the distance learning programme when fully developed, will offer undergraduate courses in the following fields:
The ESUT Distance Learning programme is meant for all candidates who are qualified but are unable to fulfill the physical attendance requirements of any of the existing regular and part-time programmes of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology by reason of their work and/or their distance from the University.
The NUC guidelines state that all entrants into degree programmes offered by ODL must meet the minimum national requirements for university registration. The approved entry requirements that will apply to ESUT ODL, are as follows:
There will be no restrictions for admission based on age. However, the minimum age required for admission is sixteen years at the date of admission.
Students who applied for or are registered in any programmes in ESUT or any other recognized University may be allowed to change to ODL studies at an appropriate level depending on the relevant courses they had completed and passed before applying for the change of programme.
No student is however allowed to use the ODL as a stepping stone for entry into other ESUT academic programmes. Admission of students into each ODL course is strictly subject to the fulfillment of all pre-requisites including the payment of prescribed fees.
During registration, the student will choose a username and password, which gives the students access to online resources such as the Virtual Library, the examinations, testing and other sections for learning.
All registration will be completed online without any contact with the distance learning department. The following are the steps for registration: