List of Science Courses at University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)

Formerly known as the University of Biafra, the University of Nigeria (UNN) is a Federal Government-owned university that was established in 1955 and began full operations in 1960. The university was founded by Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe and currently has a student population of over 36000.

UNN has 3 campuses. The Nsukka campus is the largest. The other campuses are the Ituka-Ozalla campus and Enugu campus

The institution is the first full-fledged indigenous and first autonomous university in Nigeria, modelled upon the American educational system.

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University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

UNN is one of the five elite universities in Nigeria and the school is made up of 15 Faculties and 102 academic departments. UNN offers 82 undergraduate programs and 211 postgraduate programmes.

In this post, you’ll find out the science courses offered at UNN but first, let’s take a look at the admission requirements of the university.

These general requirements include:

  • Age Limit: No person under the age of sixteen (16) years may be admitted to the University as a student.
  • UNN also requires all candidates applying for admission into any of its courses to possess 5 credit level passes which must include a credit pass in English Language and a Science subject in not more than two sittings.
  • The entry requirement for Direct Entry must also include the UTME requirement for that particular course.
  • You can also visit the UNN website for more information on both the University and Departmental Entry requirements.

List of Science Courses at UNN, Nsukka

Now that you know the admission requirements, here is a list of courses offered by UNN and the highlighted ones are the science courses.

  1. Adult Education
  2. Agricultural and Bio-Resources Engineering
  3. Agricultural Economics
  4. Agricultural Extension Services
  5. Agricultural Science and Education
  6. Agriculture
  7. Animal Science
  8. Archaeology
  9. Architecture
  10. Arts (Combined Honours)
  11. Banking and Finance (Admin)
  12. Biochemistry
  13. Biological Science(s)
  14. Botany
  15. Business Education
  16. Civil Engineering
  17. Computer Education
  18. Computer Science
  19. Computer with Statistics
  20. Creative Arts
  21. Crop Science
  22. Dentistry and Dental Surgery
  23. Economics
  24. Education and Chemistry
  25. Education and Science
  26. Education and Social Science
  27. Education Arts
  28. Electrical Engineering
  29. Electronics Engineering
  30. English and Literary Studies
  31. Estate Management
  32. Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts
  33. Food Science and Technology
  34. French
  35. French with German / Russian
  36. Geography
  37. Geology
  38. German
  39. Guidance and Counseling
  40. Health Education
  41. History
  42. Home Economics and Education
  43. Home Science
  44. Hospitality and Tourism Management
  45. Industrial Technical Education
  46. Law
  47. Library and Information Science
  48. Linguistics
  49. Linguistics, Igbo and other African Languages
  50. Marketing
  51. Mass Communication
  52. Mathematics
  53. Mechanical Engineering
  54. Medical Laboratory Technology / Science
  55. Medical Rehabilitation
  56. Medicine and Surgery
  57. Microbiology
  58. Music
  59. Nursing / Nursing Science
  60. Nutrition and Dietetics
  61. Pharmacy
  62. Philosophy
  63. Physical Education
  64. Physics
  65. Physics / Astrology
  66. Political Science
  67. Psychology
  68. Public Administration
  69. Public Administration and Local Government
  70. Public Relations and Advertising
  71. Pure / Applied Chemistry
  72. Pure and Industrial Chemistry
  73. Radiography
  74. Religious Studies
  75. Russian
  76. Social Works
  77. Sociology and Anthropology
  78. Soil Science
  79. Statistics
  80. Surveying and Geo-Informatics
  81. Theatre and Film Studies
  82. Urban and Regional Planning
  83. Veterinary Medicine
  84. Zoology

6 thoughts on “List of Science Courses at University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)”

  1. My son had his jupeb in physics D. Chemistry C and Biology B and was offered Veterinary medicine. After 3years of study due to poor academic performance failed out.Please what could be his best option?

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