University courses in Nigeria (updated list)

List of Courses offered in Nigerian universities: See list of university courses in Nigeria to help you know what options or programs are available for you when you want to study in Nigerian universities. This includes list of science courses in the university, all social science courses in Nigeria, arts courses and list of commercial courses in Nigerian universities or all commercial courses in university.

Please it is important to note that this doesn’t mean that every university in Nigeria offers all the courses listed here. Some schools offer courses which other schools don’t offer. Because of this, it is important you make sure that the school you want to go to offers the program you are going for.

You can also make use of JAMB brochure now for free to know available courses (programs) in the school of your choice and their requirements.

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With that said, here is a University courses (or programs) in Nigeria:

University courses in Nigeria

Agriculture programs

  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Extension
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Animal Science
  • Agronomy
  • Crop Science
  • Fisheries
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Forest Resources Management (Forestry)
  • Home Science, Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Soil Science

Arts courses

  • Arabic and Islamic Studies
  • Archaeology and Tourism
  • Christian Religious Studies
  • English and Literary Studies
  • Foreign Languages and Literature
  • Fine and Applied Arts (Creatiuve Arts)
  • History and International Studies
  • Linguistics and Nigerian Languages
  • Mass Communication (Communication and Language Arts)
  • Music
  • Theatre and Film Studies

Biological Sciences courses

  • Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Marine Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Cell Biology & Genetics
  • Zoology

Administration programs

  • Accountancy
  • Acturial Science
  • Business Administration
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Marketing
  • Insurance
  • Industrial Relations and Personnel Management


  • Child Dental Health
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Preventive Dentistry
  • Restorative Dentistry

Education courses

  • Adult Education and Extra-Mural Studies
  • Arts Education
  • Education & Accountancy
  • Education & Religious Studies
  • Education & Social Science
  • Education And Biology
  • Education And Chemistry
  • Education & Computer Science
  • Education & Economics
  • Education & Mathematics
  • Education & Physics
  • Education And English Language
  • Education And French
  • Education And Geography/Physics
  • Education And Political Science
  • Educational Foundations
  • Educational / Psychology Guidance And Counselling
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Library and Information Science
  • Science Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Vocational Teacher Education (Technical Education)
  • Religion
  • Igbo Linguistics

Engineering courses

  • Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Petroleum and Gas Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Production and Industrial Engineering

Environmental Sciences courses

  • Architecture
  • Estate Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Building
  • Geoinformatics and Surveying
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Health Sciences & Technology courses

  • Health Administration and Management
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Medical Radiography and Radiological Sciences
  • Medical Rehabilitation
  • Nursing Sciences


  • Commercial and Property Law
  • International and Jurisprudence
  • Private and Public Law

Medical Sciences courses

  • Anatomy
  • Anesthesia
  • Chemical Pathology
  • Community Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Hematology and Immunology
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Medicine
  • Morbid Anatomy
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Physiology
  • Radiation Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Psychological Medicine
  • Child Dental Health

Pharmaceutical Sciences programs

  • Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Management
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Industrial Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Technology and Industrial Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Physical Sciences courses

  • Computer Science
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Geophysics
  • Pure and Industrial Chemistry
  • Statistics

Social Sciences courses

  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration and Local Government
  • Religion
  • Social Work
  • Sociology/Anthropology

Veterinary Medicine

  • Veterinary Physiology/Pharmacology
  • Veterinary Anatomy
  • Animal Health and Production
  • Veterinary Parasitology and Entomology
  • Veterinary Pathology and Microbiology
  • Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Obstetrics and Reproductive Diseases
  • Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Note: The list above is much I could gather about University courses in Nigeria. If you want to know if the school of your interest offers any specific course of your interest, please ask in the comment box below or contact the institution. Thanks.

One thought on “University courses in Nigeria (updated list)

  • April 7, 2020 at 6:48 am

    I want to know if university of Nigeria Enugu campus offers public health masters programs


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