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List of All Science Courses in Nigerian Universities [By JAMB]

Are you looking for the kind of science courses to study in the University? Then this article will give you the list of courses under science in Nigerian Universities approved by Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for all schools in Nigeria.

Every course listed below has a potential to take you far in life. All that is required from you is to love the course and ready to give it your very best for you to excel in it.

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The word science comes from the Latin word “scientia,” meaning knowledge. Science is knowledge attained through study or practice, or knowledge covering general truths of the operation of general laws, especially as obtained and tested through scientific method [and] concerned with the physical world.

Why Science Courses are best for you to study

  • It affects our everyday lives (in our homes, offices, industries, etc) and informs our actions and decisions.
  • It makes good governance and order possible.
  • They provide excellent job opportunities
  • It provides solutions to a myriad of domestic, societal and industrial problems.
  • Science helps in the development of alternative sources of energy.
  • It is the bedrock of development and societal advancement.
  • It is fun
  • It makes you analytical and logical in reasoning 

List of Science Courses in Nigerian Universities

Below is the list of courses under science faculty in Nigerian Universities

  1. ARCHAEOLOGY (SINGLE HONOUR)
  2. PARASITOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY
  3. ANIMAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY
  4. ANTHROPOLOGY (BIOLOGICAL)
  5. APPLIED BOTANY
  6. APPLIED ECOLOGY
  7. APPLIED ZOOLOGY
  8. APPLIED GEOPHYSICS
  9. APPLIED GEOLOGY
  10. APPLIED BIOLOGY
  11. APPLIED BIOCHEMISTRY
  12. APPLIED CHEMISTRY
  13. APPLIED BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY
  14. APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BREWING
  15. APPLIED MATHEMATICS WITH STATISTICS
  16. APPLIED STATISTICS
  17. APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY
  18. APPLIED BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
  19. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
  20. AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES MANAGEMENT
  21. BIOCHEMISTRY
  22. BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION & UTILIZATION
  23. BIOINFORMATICS
  24. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE(S)
  25. BIOLOGY
  26. BOTANY
  27. BOTANY AND MICROBIOLOGY
  28. BOTANY AND ECOLOGICAL STUDIES
  29. BIOTECHNOLOGY
  30. BUILDING TECHNOLOGY
  31. CELL BIOLOGY AND GENETICS
  32. CHEMISTRY
  33. CHEMISTRY AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY
  34. CHEMICAL AND INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY
  35. CHEMICAL SCIENCES
  36. COMBINED PHYSICAL SCIENCES
  37. COMMUNICATION AND WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY
  38. COMPUTER ENGINEERING
  39. COMPUTER ELECTRONICS
  40. COMPUTER WITH ELECTRONICS
  41. COMPUTER SCIENCE
  42. COMPUTER SCIENCE WITH ACCOUNTING
  43. COMPUTER WITH STATISTICS
  44. COMPUTER AND ECONOMICS
  45. COMPUTER SCIENCE WITH ECONOMICS
  46. COMPUTER SCIENCE WITH ISLAMIC RELIGIOUS STUDIES
  47. COMPUTER SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS
  48. COMPUTATIONAL ANALYSIS
  49. COMPUTER, INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCE
  50. COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATICS
  51. COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
  52. COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
  53. COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ACCOUNTING
  54. COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
  55. CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
  56. COGNITIVE SCIENCE
  57. CYBER SECURITY SCIENCE
  58. DATA MANAGEMENT
  59. EARTH SCIENCE
  60. ECOLOGY
  61. ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
  62. ELECTRONICS
  63. ELECTRONICS AND COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY
  64. ENGINEERING PHYSICS
  65. ENERGY STUDIES
  66. ENERGY AND PETROLEUM STUDIES
  67. ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY AND FISHERIES
  68. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
  69. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND TOXICOLOGY
  70. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
  71. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  72. ESTATE MANAGEMENT
  73. ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY
  74. EXERCISE AND SPORT SCIENCE
  75. FISHERIES AND AQUATIC BIOLOGY
  76. FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE
  77. FISHERIES
  78. FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  79. FORENSIC SCIENCE
  80. GENETICS AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
  81. GEOGRAPHY
  82. GEOGRAPHY AND GEOSCIENCES
  83. GEOLOGY
  84. GEOPHYSICS
  85. GEOLOGY AND EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICS
  86. GEOLOGY AND PETROLEUM STUDIES
  87. GEOLOGY AND MINING
  88. GEOLOGY AND GEO-PHYSICS
  89. GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
  90. GEOGRAPHY/REGIONAL PLANNING
  91. GEOGRAPHY AND PLANNING
  92. GEOLOGY AND EARTH SCIENCES
  93. GEOLOGY AND MINERAL SCIENCE
  94. GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES
  95. GEOSCIENCE
  96. HARDWARE AND NETWORKING
  97. INDUSTRIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY
  98. INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY
  99. INDUSTRIAL PHYSICS
  100. METEOROLOGY
  101. NATURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
  102. SPORT SCIENCE
  103. SCIENCE LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY
  104. PURE CHEMISTRY
  105. PURE AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY
  106. PETROLEUM CHEMISTRY
  107. PURE AND INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY
  108. PHYSICS
  109. PHYSICS WITH ELECTRONICS
  110. PHYSICS AND COMPUTER ELECTRONICS
  111. PHYSICS ELECTRONICS
  112. PHYSICS WITH MATERIAL SCIENCE
  113. PHYSICS WITH SOLAR ENERGY
  114. PHYSICS/INDUSTRIAL PHYSICS
  115. PHYSICS WITH COMPUTATIONAL MODELING
  116. PHYSICS/ASTROLOGY
  117. PHYSICAL SCIENCES
  118. PLANT SCIENCE
  119. INDUSTRIAL PHYSICS WITH RENEWABLE ENERGY
  120. INDUSTRIAL PHYSICS WITH APPLIED GEOPHYSICS
  121. INDUSTRIAL PHYSICS WITH ELECTRONICS AND IT APPLICATION
  122. INDUSTRIAL MATHEMATICS
  123. INDUSTRIAL MATHEMATICS/ APPLIED STATISTICS
  124. INDUSTRIAL MATHEMATICS/ COMPUTER
  125. PURE AND APPLIED BIOLOGY
  126. HUMAN BIOLOGY
  127. MATHEMATICS/ COMPUTER SCIENCE
  128. MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES
  129. MATHEMATICS WITH STATISTICS
  130. MATHEMATICS/ STATISTICS
  131. MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
  132. INFORMATION SCIENCE AND MEDIA STUDIES
  133. LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
  134. LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY
  135. TELECOMMUNICATION SCIENCE
  136. TELECOMMUNICATION AND WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY
  137. MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM
  138. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
  139. INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
  140. INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCE
  141. OPTOMETRY
  142. MATHEMATICS AND ECONOMICS
  143. PURE AND APPLIED MATHEMATICS
  144. INDUSTRIAL MICROBIOLOGY
  145. MICROBIOLOGY AND INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
  146. MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
  147. MICROBIOLOGY
  148. EARTH SCIENCE
  149. MATHEMATICS WITH COMPUTER SCIENCE
  150. MARINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  151. ZOOLOGY
  152. ZOOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY
  153. STATISTICS
  154. STATISTICS WITH DEMOGRAPHY
  155. STATISTICS/ COMPUTER SCIENCE
  156. SURVEYING AND GEOINFORMATICS
  157. ARCHITECTURE

Admission Requirements for all Science Courses

  • You must have five O’level credit not more than two sittings which must Include Mathematics, English, and Chemistry. The remaining two subjects could be Biology, Physics, Agricultural science, and Geography. But in most cases Physics and Biology are required for most science courses.
  • JAMB subject combination for science courses include use of English, Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Mathematics depending on the course you want to study
  • For candidates seeking admission through Direct entry, you must have at least Upper credit in science related course. And also if you want to use Cambridge A level result, you must at least have BBB in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics (3 of these subjects are needed depending on the course you want to study)
  • If you want to study in Nigeria, you must write UTME and score above the JAMB cut-off mark required by your choice University.
  • You will also sit for Post-UTME and score above 55% for those who want to study science-courses in Nigeria.

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Bolarinwa Olajire

A lecturer, Educationist, PhD student at FUNAAB, and a Blogger.

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  1. i thank God for his Mercy that has giving me the privilege to a science student,and am praying that Lord should Update and upgrade science project and students

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