Science courses are great career options for many. Are you interested in the sciences? Do you intend to study any of the science courses in Nigeria?

Here is the comprehensive list of all science courses available in tertiary institutions in Nigeria

Science Courses in Nigeria

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Available Science Courses in Nigeria’s Tertiary Institutions

The Nigerian University Commission and the National Board for Technical Education accredited science courses in Nigeria are as follows:

◊ Animal and Environmental Biology

◊ Animal Biology and Environmental

◊ Anthropology

◊ Applied Biochemistry

◊ Applied Biology

◊ Applied Biology and Biochemistry

◊ Applied Biology and Biotechnology

◊ Applied Botany

◊ Applied Chemistry

◊ Applied Ecology

◊ Applied Geology

◊ Applied Geophysics

◊ Applied Mathematics and Statistics

◊ Applied Microbiology

◊ Applied Microbiology and Brewing

◊ Applied Statistics

◊ Applied Zoology

◊ Aquaculture and Fisheries Management

◊ Archaeology

◊ Archaeology (Single Honor)

◊ Architecture

◊ Artificial intelligence

◊ Biochemistry

◊ Biodiversity Conservation and Utilization

◊ Bio-Informatics

◊ Biological Science(s)

◊ Biology

◊ Biotechnology

◊ Botany

◊ Botany and Ecological Studies

◊ Botany and Microbiology

◊ Building Technology

◊ Cell Biology and Genetics

◊ Chemical and Industrial Chemistry

◊ Chemical Science

◊ Chemistry

◊ Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry

◊ Cognitive Science

◊ Combined Physical Sciences

◊ Communication and Wireless Technology

◊ Communication Technology

◊ Computational Analysis

◊ Computer and Economics

◊ Computer and Mathematics

◊ Computer Electronics

◊ Computer Engineering

◊ Computer, Information and Communication Science

◊ Computer Science and Informatics

◊ Computer Science

◊ Computer Science and Accounting

◊ Computer Science and Information Science

◊ Computer with Statistics

◊ Conservation Biology

◊ Cyber Security Science

◊ Data Management

◊ Earth Science

◊ Ecology

◊ Ecology and Environmental Studies

◊ Electronics

◊ Electronics and Computer Technology

◊ Energy and Petroleum Studies

◊ Energy Studies

◊ Engineering Physics

◊ Environmental Biology

◊ Environmental Biology and Fishery

◊ Environmental Health Science

◊ Environmental Management

◊ Environmental Management and Toxicology

◊ Environmental Science and Technology

◊ Estate Management

◊ Exercise and Sport Science

◊ Fisheries

◊ Fisheries and Aquatic Biology

◊ Fisheries Aquaculture

◊ Forensic Science

◊ Food Science and Technology

◊ Genetics and Biotechnology

◊ Geography

◊ Geography and Geosciences

◊ Geography/Regional Planning

◊ Geology

◊ Geology and Earth Sciences

◊ Geology and Geo-Physics

◊ Geology and Mining

◊ Geology and Petroleum Studies

◊ Geology and Mineral Science

◊ Geophysics

◊ Geoscience

◊ Hardware and Networking

◊ Human Biology

◊ Industrial and Environmental Chemistry

◊ Industrial Chemistry

◊ Industrial Mathematics

◊ Industrial Mathematics/Statistics

◊ Industrial Microbiology

◊ Industrial Physics

◊ Industrial Physics and Renewable Energy

◊ Industrial Physics Applied Geophysics

◊ Industrial Physics and Electronics and IT Application

◊ Information and Communication Technology

◊ Information and Communication Science

◊ Information Science and Media Studies

◊ Information Technology

◊ Laboratory Technology

◊ Library and Information Science

◊ Management Information System

◊ Management Software Development

◊ Marine Biology

◊ Marine Biology and Fishery

◊ Marine Environmental Science

◊ Marine Science and Technology

◊ Mathematics

◊ Mathematics and Economics

◊ Mathematics and Geography

◊ Mathematics and Computer Science

◊ Mathematics and Management Sciences

◊ Mathematics and Physics

◊ Mathematics and Statistics

◊ Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science

◊ Medical Laboratory Science

◊ Medical Laboratory Technology

◊ Meteorology

◊ Microbiology

◊ Microbiology and Biotechnology

◊ Microbiology and Industrial Biotechnology

◊ Molecular Biology

◊ Natural and Environmental Science

◊ Natural and Environmental Studies

◊ Natural Ecosystem Science and Management

◊ Oceanography

◊ Operations Research

◊ Optometry

◊ Organizational and Industrial Psychology

◊ Parasitology and Entomology

◊ Petro-Chemistry

◊ Physical Sciences

◊ Physics

◊ Physics and Computational Modeling

◊ Physics and Computer Science

◊ Physics and Electronics

◊ Physics and Industrial Physics

◊ Physics and Applied Physics

◊ Physics Engineering

◊ Physics and Solar Energy

◊ Physics and Astrology

◊ Physics and Material Science

◊ Plant Biology

◊ Plant Science

◊ Plant Science and Biotechnology

◊ Plant Science and Forestry

◊ Plant Science and Taxonomy

◊ Project Management

◊ Public Health Technology

◊ Pure and Industrial Chemistry

◊ Pure and Applied Biology

◊ Pure and Applied Chemistry

◊ Pure and Applied Mathematics

◊ Pure and Applied Physics

◊ Quantity Surveying

◊ Science Laboratory Technology

◊ Software Development

◊ Software Engineering

◊ Statistics

◊ Statistics and Demography

◊ Statistics and Biometrics

◊ Statistics and Computer Science

◊ Surveying and Geo-Informatics

◊ Technology

◊ Telecommunication Science

◊ Telecommunication Management

◊ Textile Science and Technology

◊ Transport Management

◊ Urban and Regional Planning

◊ Water Resources and Agro-Metrology

◊ Water Resources Management

◊ Wildlife Eco-Tourism

◊ Wood Science

◊ Zoology

◊ Zoology  and Animal Systematics

◊ Zoology and Aquaculture

O’Level/JAMB Requirements to Study any of the Science Courses in Nigeria

To qualify to study any of the above-mentioned Science Courses, you must have a minimum of a credit pass in the following O’level subjects:

  1. Mathematics
  2. English Language
  3. Chemistry
  4. Physics
  5. Biology

Other Important Subjects, depending on your course of study, are:

  • Agricultural Science
  • Geography
  • Fishery
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Economics
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Health Science
  • Statistics
  • Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Further Mathematics
  • Technical drawing

Make sure you take the information provided here seriously and choose the right science course for your professional career.

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