Science Courses Offered in Nigeria 2022 in Universities & Poly

In this article, I have decided to share the list of all science courses offered in Nigeria in 2022 for universities and polytechnics and the respective faculties the courses fall into.

To start with, science courses are among the most valuable and lucrative courses in Nigeria and across the world and they generally have high-paying jobs.

So if you can build a career on a good science course, then you are building a better future for yourself across the globe and even in Nigeria.

Now, before I go into listing all the available science courses offered in Nigerian universities and polytechnics, I will love to answer some important questions that pertain to this topic.

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How Many Science Courses are Offered in Nigeria?

Generally, there are over 135 science courses available across Nigerian universities, polytechnics, and colleges for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

List of All Science Courses Offered in Nigerian Universities

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Each of these courses is studied under their appropriate faculties and they have different entry requirements but closely related subject combinations.

Almost all science subjects have one or more things in common. For example, the general science subjects in secondary that are related to all science courses are;

  1. Chemistry
  2. Physics
  3. Biology
  4. Mathematics
  5. Geography (social science)
  6. Agricultural Science
  7. Economics (social science)

All science courses will need two or more of the above science subjects for WAEC subject combination or JAMB subject combination to be qualified for admission.

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List of Faculty Courses Studied Under Science

The following are the categorised Science Courses in Nigeria by faculties. Note, their faculties vary across different universities in Nigeria

  • Agric science courses
  • Science and technology courses
  • Biological science courses
  • Veterinary science courses
  • Social science courses
  • Engineering science courses
  • Medical science courses
  • Pure and Natural science courses

Pure and Natural Science Courses Offered in Nigeria

  • Pure and Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Physical science
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Pure and Applied Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Nursing
  • Statistics
  • Geology
  • Microbiology
  • Pure and Applied Biology
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Zoology
  • Telecommunication Management
  • Botany
  • Home Science
  • Computer and Information Science
  • Forensic Science
  • Cyber Security Science
  • Data Management Science
  • Industrial Physics
  • Library and Information Science
  • Management Information System
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Pure and Applied Physics
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Telecommunication Science
  • Industrial Mathematics

Environmental Science Courses Offered in Nigeria

  • Environmental Management and Toxicology
  • Geology
  • Surveying
  • Environmental science
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Environmental Management
  • Mining
  • Geography and Regional Planning
  • Earth Science
  • Ecology
  • Ecology and Environmental Studies
  • Geography
  • Oceanography
  • Surveying and Geo-informatics
  • Geophysics
  • Geo-science

Agric Science Courses Offered in Nigeria

  1. Agricultural Science
  2. Cooperative Management
  3. Horticulture
  4. Crop Science
  5. Agronomy
  6. Animal Science
  7. Crop Production
  8. Agricultural Administration
  9. Animal Physiology
  10. Crop Production Technology
  11. Ecotourism and Wildlife Management
  12. Family Nutrition
  13. Food Science
  14. Food Science and Nutrition
  15. Crop Soil
  16. Animal Breeding and Genetics
  17. Crop Science and Technology
  18. Fisheries and Aquaculture
  19. Food Science and Technology
  20. Animal Nutrition
  21. Forestry
  22. Wood Technology
  23. Forest Resources Management
  24. Soil Science
  25. Home and Hotel Management
  26. Animal Production
  27. Forestry and Environmental Management
  28. Crop and Environmental Protection
  29. Home Economics
  30. Food Management
  31. Home Science and Technology
  32. Nutrition and Dietetics
  33. Horticulture
  34. Soil and Environmental Management
  35. Forestry and Wildlife Management
  36. Wildlife Management
  37. Hospitality and Tourism Management
  38. Animal Science and Technology
  39. Livestock Production Technology
  40. Plant Science and Biotechnology
  41. Agric-Economics and Extension
  42. Plant Science and Crop Production
  43. Water Resources Management and Agro-meteorology
  44. Soil Science and Technology

Science and Technology Courses Offered in Nigeria

  • Science Laboratory Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Technology
  • Electronics
  • Building Technology
  • Communication Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Project Management Technology
  • Life Science and Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Maritime Management Technology
  • Architectural Science and Technology
  • Integrated Science and Technology
  • Management and Technology
  • Industrial Technology
  • Textile Science and Technology
  • Transportation and Management Technology
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Computer Science and Technology
  • Information Systems and Technology

Biological Science Courses Offered in Nigeria

  • Animal and Environmental Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Marine Biology
  • Cell and genetics
  • Applied Biology
  • Biology Science
  • Education and Biology
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Anthropology
  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Marine Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology
  • Biophysics
  • Animal and Environmental Biology
  • Bioinformatics

Social Science Courses Offered in Nigeria

  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Cultural Studies
  • Social Work
  • And others related to Arts

Engineering Science Courses Offered in Nigeria

  • Production Engineering
  • Agricultural and Bio-Resources Engineering
  • Food Engineering
  • Gas Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Petrochemical Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Industrial Production and Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Materials and Production Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering

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Medical Science Courses Offered in Nigeria

  • Veterinary physiology
  • Human Anatomy
  • Medicine
  • Veterinary parasitology
  • Medical Rehabilitation
  • Cell biology and genetics
  • Chemical pathology
  • Anatomic and Molecular Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Therapeutics
  • Natural medicine
  • Toxicology
  • Toxicology
  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Physiology
  • Medical biochemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Morbid anatomy
  • Hematology/immunology
  • Veterinary Entomology
  • Animal Production
  • Veterinary pathology
  • Primary Health
  • Health Information Science
  • Biomedical technology
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Pharmaceutics Technology
  • Veterinary Microbiology
  • Surgery
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Veterinary surgery
  • Community Health
  • Veterinary anatomy
  • Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology
  • Veterinary pharmacology
  • Healthcare Engineering
  • Dentistry
  • Pediatrics
  • Nursing/Nursing Science
  • Physiotherapy
  • Restorative dentistry
  • Health Management
  • Environmental and Public Health
  • Preventive Dentistry
  • Oral and Maxillofacial surgery
  • Human Nutrition
  • Veterinary obstetrics
  • Public Health Technology
  • Orthopedics/Traumatology
  • Hematology
  • Genetics and Biotechnology
  • Child Dental Health
  • Dietetics
  • Radiation medicine
  • Optometry
  • Environmental health
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Clinical and Biopharmacy
  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Chemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Therapeutics
  • Parasitology
  • Community Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Psychological medicine
  • Medical Radiography
  • Animal Health
  • Veterinary medicine

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Interestingly, I believe this list of science courses offered in Nigerian universities and their faculties will be a better one for you to make a choice from.

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Abubakar
Abubakar
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That is good

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