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Updated List of Courses Offered at UNILAG for JAMB 2020

This article talks about the departments/courses offered at the University of Lagos, popularly known as Unilag.

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The University of Lagos is located in the southwestern geopolitical zone of Nigeria. As the name indicates, it is situated in Nigeria’s most populous city, Lagos.

The institution was founded in 1962 — just 2 years after Nigeria’s independence — making it one of the oldest universities in Nigeria.

According to authoritative statistics, Unilag boasts a student capacity of nearly 60,000, making it one of the largest universities in Nigeria.

A key reason behind the large students’ capacity is the availability of a wide range of courses/fields of study that students can apply for.

If you are interested in applying to study at Unilag, or you are here for the sake of someone else, then it is imperative to know the courses you can apply for.

For the sake of easy digestion, we have grouped the various Unilag courses under their respective faculties, colleges and institutes.

Here are the courses offered at Unilag for JAMB 2020

  1. Accountancy/accounting
  2. Actuarial science
  3. Adult education:
  4. Architecture
  5. Banking and finance
  6. Biochemistry
  7. Biology
  8. Biomedical engineering
  9. Botany
  10. Building
  11. Business administration
  12. Business education
  13. Cell biology & genetics
  14. Chemical engineering:
  15. Chemistry
  16. Chinese studies
  17. Christian religious studies
  18. Civil engineering
  19. Computer engineering:
  20. Computer science
  21. Creative arts
  22. Dentistry and dental surgery
  23. Early childhood education
  24. Economics
  25. Education and biology
  26. Education and chemistry:
  27. Education and christian religious studies
  28. Education and economics
  29. Education and English language
  30. Education and French:
  31. Education and geography
  32. Education and history:
  33. Education and Igbo:
  34. Education and integrated science:
  35. Education and Islamic studies:
  36. Education and mathematics
  37. Education and physics
  38. Education and Yoruba
  39. Educational administration
  40. Electrical/electronics engineering
  41. English language
  42. Estate management
  43. Finance
  44. Fisheries
  45. Fisheries management
  46. French
  47. Geography
  48. Geology
  49. Geophysics
  50. Guidance and counselling
  51. Health education
  52. History and strategic studies
  53. Home economics and education
  54. Human kinetics
  55. Igbo
  56. Industrial chemistry
  57. Industrial mathematics:
  58. Industrial relations and personnel management
  59. Industrial relations and personnel management
  60. Insurance
  61. Insurance
  62. Islamic studies
  63. Law
  64. Linguistics, igbo and other african languages
  65. Marine biology
  66. Mass communication
  67. Mathematics
  68. Mechanical engineering
  69. Medical laboratory science:
  70. Medicine and surgery
  71. Metallurgical and material engineering
  72. Microbiology
  73. Nursing/nursing science
  74. Petroleum and gas engineering
  75. Pharmacology
  76. Pharmacy
  77. Philosophy
  78. Physics
  79. Physiology
  80. Physiotherapy
  81. Political science
  82. Psychology
  83. Quantity surveying
  84. Radiography
  85. Russian
  86. Russian with french/german
  87. Social work
  88. Sociology
  89. Statistics
  90. Surveying and geoinformatics
  91. Systems engineering
  92. Teacher education science:
  93. Technical education:
  94. Urban and regional planning:
  95. Yoruba
  96. Zoology

Faculties in UNILAG

The University of Lagos has a total of 12 faculties, 1 college of Medicine and a host of institutes that run diploma, undergraduate & Postgraduate programmes. In this article, we’ll only talk about undergraduate courses.

1. Faculty of Arts

Unilag has the following Art courses:

  • Creative Arts:
  • Music
  • Theatre Arts
  • Visual Arts
  • English
  • European Languages:
  • French
  • Russian
  • History And Strategic Studies
  • Linguistics, African & Asian Studies:
  • Yoruba
  • Igbo
  • Philosophy

2. College of Medicine

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The College of Medicine in Unilgag provides the following options for prospective students:

  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Physiology
  • Radiography
  • Nursing
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences

3. Faculty of Business Administration

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Business Administration
  • Finance
  • Insurance
  • Industrial Relation & Personnel Management

4. Faculty of Education (Science-Based Courses)

The faculty of Education in the institution provides the following science courses:

  • Human Kinetics And Health Education
  • Biology Education
  • Chemistry Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Physics Education
  • Home Economics
  • Technology Education
  • Integrated Science

5. Faculty of Education (Art-Based Courses)

The faculty of Education in Unilag provides the following Art-based courses:

  • Adult Education
  • C.R.S. Education
  • English Education
  • French Education
  • Economics Education
  • Business Education
  • Geography Education
  • History Education
  • Igbo Education
  • Islamic Religious Study
  • Yoruba Education
  • Educational Administration
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Foundations (Guidance And Counselling)

6. Faculty of Engineering

The engineering courses offered in Unilag are:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil And Environmental Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Surveying And Geoinformatics
  • Metallurgical And Materials Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Petroleum And Gas Engineering

7. Faculty of Environmental Sciences

Under Environmental Sciences Faculty of Unilag, you’ll find the following courses:

  • Architecture
  • Building
  • Estate Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Urban And Regional Planning

8. Faculty of Law

  • Law

9. Faculty of Management Sciences

This faculty of Management Sciences offers the following courses:

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Business Administration
  • Finance
  • Industrial Relations And Personnel Management
  • Insurance

10. Faculty of Sciences

Here are the Science courses offered at Unilag

  • Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Cell Biology And Genetics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Marine Biology
  • Fisheries
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Zoology

11. Faculty of Pharmacy

  • Pharmacy

12. Faculty of Social Sciences

The Social Science departments in the University of Lagos include the following:

  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Mass Communication
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Requirements for Unilag Admission

For you to be considered for admission to study at the University of Lagos (Unilag), you must meet up with some general requirements along with several departmental requirements.

For example, a person who wants to study Medicine will not have the same requirements as a person who wishes to study Creative Arts.

So, even if the general requirement is a 5 credit pass in SSCE including Maths and English, subject combinations vary from course to course.

Admission requirements for the various courses in Unilag can be found on the official website of the institution.

UTME cutoff marks & general requirements

Students who wish to gain admission through UTME to study in Unilag must have scored at least five (5) credit passes in Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) in not more than two sittings.

Additionally, their JAMB UTME aggregate score must not be less than 200; however, some departments — like Medicine and Surgery — require much higher.

  • The 5 credit passes in SSCE must include Mathematics and English Language.
  • Your SSCE subject combination and UTME aggregate score must conform to at least the minimum standard set by your department of interest. You can find information regarding that on your JAMB brochure.
  • Finally, it is compulsory to register and take part in the annual Unilag Post UTME screening exercise.

Direct Entry (DE) requirements

  • To gain admission into the University of Lagos through Direct Entry, you must score at least five (5) credit passes in SSCE in not more than two sittings.
  • Furthermore, you need to possess a minimum of two advanced level passes in OND with a credit level or NCE with credit level.

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