List Of Courses Offered In Unilag

This is to inform the general Public and all JAMB Candidates that the official list of courses offered in University of Lagos is now available on Real Mina Blog For candidates who wish to study any course in the school.

University of Lagos is one of the oldest universities in Nigeria today. It was established in 1962 and it has churned out thousands of graduates over its 5 decades of existence. Many of her graduates are well to do in the society and they have impacted Nigeria a great deal.

Excellence is what sets the university apart from others. Over the years, the school has gone through various degrees of developments and innovations, which have helped to bring it up to standard obtainable in developed countries of the world.

Motto of the school is “In Deed and in Truth”. It presently has up to 1123 academic staff members and 1,065 administrative staff members. As at today, there are up to 44,000 undergraduates studying various courses across the departments and faculties of the university. It has up to 12,000 post graduate students too.

University of Lagos has affiliation with a host of local and international organizations, which further strengthens its place of authority among other universities in Nigeria.
If you need information on the various courses offered in the university, you have come to the right place for information. Below, you will get to learn about the various courses of study being offered at the University of Lagos, Akoka Lagos State, Nigeria.

Industrial Relations And Personnel Management
Business Administration
Actuarial Science

Arts And Humanities
Linguistics With Igbo And Yoruba
History And Strategic Studies
English Language
Creative Arts
Chinese Studies

Technical Education
Human Kinetics
Home Economics And Education
Guidance & Counseling
Educational Administration
Education And Integrated Sciences
Education And Igbo
Education And History
Education And Geography
Education And French
Education And English Language
Education And Chemistry
Education And Biology
Education & Yoruba
Education & Physics
Education & Mathematics
Education & Islamic Studies
Education & Economics
Education & Christian Religious Studies
Early Childhood Education
Business Education
Adult Education.

Law/Legal Studies

Med/Pharm/Health Sciences
Dentistry And Dental Surgery
Medical Laboratory Sciences
Medicine And Surgery
Nursing/Nursing Sciences

Marine Biology
Computer Sciences
Cell Biology & Genetics

Social Sciences
Social Work
Political Sciences
Mass Communication

Admission requirements
Each of the departments and each of the courses have their specific requirements as made available by the senate of the school. The requirements are published and updated yearly by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board. Students can access the Brochure for information regarding school admission requirements.

The University of Lagos is one of the country’s oldest tertiary institutions, established in 1962. The University is located in Akoka, Lagos State. Unilag has remained one of the most competitive universities in Nigeria in terms of admission, with over 50,000 students and 5000 academics and non academic staff, 12 Faculties and over 150 courses offered in various departments put together.

The institution has produced numerous alumnus including top politicians, bankers, celebrities and activists including former governor of Imo State Ikedi Ohakim, current Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo, Current Oba Of Lagos Rilwan Akiolu, Obiageli Ezekwesili, Actor Ramsey Nouah and Actress Genevieve Nnaji amongst others.

UNILAG Courses & Programmes.

2Actuarial Science
3Banking & Finance
4Business Administration
5Industrial Relation & Personnel Management
1Chinese Studies
2Creative Arts
3English Language and Literature
5History and Strategic Studies
1Medical Laboratory Science
1Adult Education
2Business Education
3Early Childhood
4Education Administration
5Education Biology
6Education Chemistry
7Education Christian Religious Studies
8Education Economics
9Education English
10Education French
11Education Geography
12Education History
13Education Igbo
14Education Islamic Religious Studies
15Education Mathematics
16Education Physics
17Education Yoruba
18Guidance and Counseling
19Health Education
20Home Economics
21Human Kinetics
22Integrated Science
23Technical Education
24Curriculum Studies
1Chemical Engineering
2Civil and Environmental Engineering
3Computer Engineering
4Electrical & Electronic Engineering
5Material & Metallurgical Engineering
6Mechanical Engineering
7Petroleum & Gas Engineering
8Systems Engineering
3Estate Management
4Quantity Surveying
5Survey and Geo-Informatics
6Urban and Regional Planning
4Medicine & Surgery
4Cell Biology and Genetics
6Computer Science
9Industrial Chemistry
10Industrial Mathematics
11Marine Biology
3Mass Communication
4Political Science
6Social Work


Faculty Of Arts
  1. European Languages (French and Russian)
  2. English Language
  3. English Literature
  4. Linguistics, African and Asian
  5. Philosophy
  6. Department of History and Strategic Studies
  7. Creative Arts: Visual Arts
  8. Creative Arts: Theatre Arts
  9. Creative Arts: Music
Faculty Of Social Sciences
  1. Department of Economics
  2. Department of Mass Communication and Journalism
  3. Department of Political Science
  4. Department of Social Work
  5. Department of Psychology
  6. Department of Sociology
  7. Department of Geography and Planning
  8. Managerial Psychology
  9. Criminology
  10. International Relations and Strategic Studies
  11. Public and International Affairs
  12. Transportation Planning and Management
Faculty Of Business Administration
  1. Department of Business Administration
  2. Industrial Relations and Personnel Management
  3. Actuarial Science
  4. Insurance
  5. Risk Management and Insurance
  6. Accounting
  7. Management
  8. Finance
  9. Marketing
  10. Operations Research
  11. Organization behavior
  12. Production/Operations Management
  13. Development Finance
Faculty Of Law
  1. Jurisprudence and International Law
  2. Commercial and Industrial law
  3. Public Law
  4. Private and Property Law
  5. Legal Studies
  6. Conflict Management
  7. Dispute Resolution
School of Basic Medical Sciences
  1. Anatomy and Molecular Pathology
  2. Morbid Anatomy
  3. Physiology
  4. Pharmacology
  5. Biochemistry
  6. Medical Microbiology and Parasitology
  7. Biomedical engineering
  8. Medical Laboratory Science
School of Dental Sciences
  1. Child Dental Health
  2. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  3. Preventive Dentistry
  4. Restorative Dentistry
  5. Oral Pathology
Faculty Of Pharmacy
  1. Clinical Pharmacy
  2. Biopharmacy
  3. Pharmacognosy
  4. Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology
  5. Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  6. Pharmaceutical microbiology
  Faculty Of Education
  1. Guidance and Counseling
  2. Adult Education
  3. Adult Education Management
  4. Adult Literacy and Non-formal Education
  5. Mathematics education
  6. Physics education
  7. Biology education
  8. Chemistry education
  9. Integrated Science education
  10. Social Studies education
  11. Geography Education
  12. History Education
  13. Human Kinetics and Health Education
  14. Exercise Physiology
  15. Sports Administration/Management
  16. Home Economics Education
  17. Technology education
  18. Business Education
  19. English Education
  20. English Literature education
  21. French Education
  22. Yoruba Education
  23. Igbo Education
  24. Christian Religious Studies
  25. Islamic Studies Education
  26. Religion Education
  27. Music education
  28. Curriculum Theory
  29. Educational administration and Planning
  30. Educational Psychology
  31. Measurement and Evaluation
  32. Philosophy of education
  33. Sociology of education
  34. Community Development and Social Work
  35. Manpower Training and Development
Institutes, centers, and academic establishments
  1. School of Postgraduate Studies
  2. Distance Learning Institute
  3. Institute for Continuing Education
  4. National Centre for Energy Efficiency and Conservation
  5. Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
  6. Confucius Institute
  7. Institute of Maritime Studies
  8. Institute of Child Health and Primary care
  9. Arthur Mbanefo Digital Research center
  10. Center for Human Rights
  11. Center for Housing Studies
  12. Center for Cultural Studies
  13. Center for Social Research and Public Policy
  14. Center for African Regional Integration and Borderline Studies
  15. Center for Entrepreneurship and Corporate Governance
  16. Center for Information Technology and Systems (CITS)
  17. Julius Pepper Clark Center for the Arts
  18. Nigerian Academy of Letters
  19. Nigerian Academy of Science
  20. Nigerian Academy of Engineers
  21. Human Resources Development center
  22. African Institute of Business Simulation
  23. University of Lagos Women Society
  24. International School Lagos
  25. Center for General Studies
  26. Soroptimist International Braille center
Faculty of Sciences
  1. Department of Mathematics and Statistics
  2. Department of Physics
  3. Department of Chemistry
  4. Department of Computer Science
  5. Department of Geological Science
  6. Department of Geophysics
  7. Department of Marine Sciences
  8. Department of Zoology
  9. Department of Fisheries
  10. Department of Cell Biology and Genetics
  11. Department of Botany
  12. Department of Microbiology
  13. Environmental chemistry
  14. Analytical Chemistry
  15. Environmental Biology
  16. Physical Oceanography and Coastal Management
  17. Marine Pollution and Management
  18. Marine Biology
  19. Fisheries Technology
  20. Fisheries Biology and Fisheries Management
  21. Aquaculture
  22. Cell and Molecular Biology
  23. Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Management
  24. Aquatic Resource and Pollution Management
  25. Applied Entomology and Pest Management
  26. Environmental Management
  27. Natural resource management
  28. Natural Resources Conservation
Faculty Of Environmental Sciences
  1. Architecture
  2. Environmental Design
  3. Urban Design
  4. Landscape Architecture
  5. Building
  6. Construction Management
  7. Construction Technology
  8. Estate Management
  9. Urban and Regional Planning
  10. Quantity Surveying
  11. Facilities Management
Faculty Of Engineering/Technology
  1. Civil and Environmental Engineering
  2. Chemical Engineering/Technology
  3. Computer Engineering
  4. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  5. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  6. Mechanical Engineering
  7. Petroleum and Gas Engineering
  8. Surveying and Geoinformatics
  9. Systems Engineering.
School of Clinical Sciences
  1. Medicine
  2. Surgery
  3. Pediatrics
  4. Physiotherapy
  5. Anaesthesia
  6. Nursing
  7. Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  8. Psychiatry
  9. Ophthalmology
  10. Clinical Pathology
  11. Haematology and Blood Transfusion
  12. Radiography
  13. Radiation Biology and Radiotherapy

O’Level And UTME Subject Combinations And Course Requirements/Eligibility

Requirements for Science and Engineering Students, candidates must make the following results;
  1. At least 5 Credits in Mathematics, English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Technical drawing (Engineering Students) either in WAEC (West African Examination Council) or NECO (National Examination Council) in not more than 2 sittings and can be combined, that is, WAEC and NECO but must not be more than 2 years apart.
  2. The candidate must make at least 200 pass mark in JAMB to qualify for internal screening by the University of Lagos.
Requirements For Arts, Social Sciences and Business Administration Students

A). For Arts Students

At least 5 Credits in Mathematics, English, Literature in English, Government, Economics and Biology either in WAEC (West African Examination Council) or NECO (National Examination Council) in not more than 2 sittings and can be combined, that is, WAEC and NECO but must not be more than 2 years apart.

B). For Social Science and Business Administration Students

5 Credits in Mathematics, English, Economics, Accounting and Biology, either in WAEC (West African Examination Council) or NECO (National Examination Council) in not more than 2 sittings and please note that WAEC and NECO results can both be combined for admission process but must not be more than 2 years apart.

C) The candidate must make at least 200 pass mark in JAMB to qualify for internal screening by the Unilag.

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