List of Science Courses in UNICAL (2021)


The University of Calabar (UNICAL) was established by the Federal Military Government of Nigeria. The University started out as the Calabar campus of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, but was disengaged from the UNN after its pronouncement as a Federal University.

Currently, the school has a graduate school, 10 faculties, and 3 Institutes.

List of Science Courses in UNICAL ([year])

University of Calabar

UNICAL General Admission Requirements

If you’re looking to enroll at UNICAL, here are the admission requirements.

Pre-degree and 100 level students: You must have credit passes in at least 5 SSCE/NECO/ O’level subjects including English, Mathematics and three other relevant subjects at no more than two sittings. You are also required to register, sit for and attain the prescribed JAMB cut-off mark for your preferred course. Then you can be eligible to write the entrance examination (Post-UTME).

200 level (Direct entry-level students): In addition to the above requirements, you may also be required to have a National Diploma, which should come from a recognized institution in Nigeria. Applicants may also be required to have a Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE) in a subject(s) related to the proposed field of study with a minimum of one unit and two (2) passes.

List of Courses at University of Calabar

Below is a list of the courses offered by University of Calabar (UNICAL):

  • Accounting
  • Adult Education
  • Agricultural Economics and Extension
  • Agricultural Economics and Farm Management
  • Agricultural Science and Education
  • Animal Science
  • Applied Geophysics
  • Banking and Finance (Mgt)
  • Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Business Administration
  • Business Education
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Law
  • Computer Science
  • Dentistry and Dental Surgery
  • Economics
  • Education and Biology
  • Education and Chemistry
  • Education and Economics
  • Education and English Language
  • Education and French
  • Education and Geography / Physics
  • Education and History
  • Education and Mathematics
  • Education and Physics
  • Education and Political Science
  • Education and Religious Studies
  • Education and Social Science
  • Education and Social Studies
  • Education Arts
  • Educational Foundation
  • Electronics and Computer Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English and Literary Studies
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Protection and Resources Management
  • Fisheries
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Forestry and Wildlife Management
  • French
  • Genetics and Bio-Technology
  • Geography and Environmental Management
  • Geography and Environmental Science
  • Geology
  • History and International Studies
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Library and Information Science
  • Linguistics
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics / Statistics
  • Medical Laboratory Technology / Science
  • Medicine and Surgery
  • Nursing / Nursing Science
  • Philosophy
  • Physical and Health Education
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Policy and Administrative Studies
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health Technology
  • Radiography
  • Religious Studies
  • Social Works
  • Sociology
  • Soil Science
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Technology and Vocational Education
  • Theatre Arts
  • Zoology

List of Science Courses at UNICAL

We have further drilled down to the science based courses offered by UNICAL.

Faculty of Agriculture

The faculty runs a five-year programme in the following departments:

  • Forestry and Fisheries
  • Agricultural Economics and Extension
  • Animal Science
  • Crop Science

Faculty of Biology Sciences

  • Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Genetics and Biotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Zoology

Faculty of Physical Sciences

  • Pure and Applied Chemistry
  • Geology/ Applied Geophysics
  • Computer Science
  • Physics
  • Mathematics/Statistics

Faculty of Oceanography

Research areas here include:

  • Physical Oceanography
  • Chemical Oceanography, e.t.c

Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences

  • Medical Lab Science
  • Nursing Science
  • Physiotherapy
  • Public Health, e.t.c
  • Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Anatomy
  • Pharmacology, and
  • Physiology


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