College of Social and Management Sciences

Our Philosophy

The College of Social and Management Sciences is on a mission to foster an understanding of the rapidly changing world including issues of globalisation and a ‘borderless world’ as well as relationships between various ‘worlds’. This broad objective can be achieved by equipping students with a solid foundation as well as specialized knowledge in a particular discipline; prepare graduates to meet human resources needs; create in graduates entrepreneurial knowledge; ability to apprehend current changes as well as a sense of public responsibility and a spirit of self-reliance.

Featured Programmes




The Social and Management Sciences study human behaviour, the environment and its elements, and the interaction among these. 

Being a dynamic area of study, there are different perspectives which constitute the various disciplines in the Social and Management Sciences. Whatever your interests are we have a programme that satisfies your needs.

  • BSc. Accounting
  • BSc. Business Administration
  • BSc. Criminology and Security Studies
  • BSc. Economics and Development Studies
  • BSc. International Relations and Diplomacy
  • BSc. Mass Communication
  • BSc. Political Science
  • BSc. Public Administration
  • BSc. Sociology

Professor Henry Oghator
Dean – College of Social and Management Sciences

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College Contacts

College of Social and Management Sciences

Western Delta University, Oghara
P.M.B 10, Oghara, Delta State, Nigeria

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Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 4:00P.M.

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Why Choose WDU?

Western Delta University offers affordable qualitative education under the most conducive of environments. The University prioritizes standards over profit. Students are even allowed to pay their tuition fees in installments!

Our students also get assistance with scholarships and grant applications. You are sure to graduate at the stipulated time when you study at WDU.


Western Delta University publishes a number of international journals in different disciplines. The African Journal of Policy and Security Development (AJPSD) for example, is a peer-reviewed, internationally recognized publication of the Institute of Delta and Development Studies  (IDDS) of the Western Delta University, Oghara.

The schools also publish the Journal of Global South Research on Security and Development which is a scholarly peer-reviewed open-access publication in the field of security and development.


Western Delta University, Oghara is home to the Institutes of Delta and Development Studies (IDDS).  Through equitable and sustainable partnerships, the Institute of Delta and Development Studies delivers world-class training and research needed for sustainable development globally. It aims to become a first-rate Institute of its kind, pursuing excellence and applying critical skills, knowledge and alternative methods in resolving local and global deltaic challenges in Nigeria, Africa and the world.


Western Delta University Alumni are professionals in their various fields of endeavor. Proud of their alma mater, they actively support indigent students and developmental projects in the school. 

Why Study Here?

WDU is the place of choice if you desire well-rounded affordable education in a school with stable academic calendar and a supportive community.

Western Delta University does not only help you acquire the practical skills required to transition seamlessly into the workforce upon graduation, but we also assist you in developing a healthy self-image and a strong sense of social justice so that you can make that transition responsibly.

Western Delta University, Oghara invites application from suitably qualified candidates who obtained a minimum score of 120 from the last UTME, for admission in the 2021/2022 session. Candidates who did not choose this University but want to change to Western Delta University can also apply.