Courses Offered at Nigerian Defence Academy and Requirements in 2021

2021 List of Courses Offered at Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) and Requirements.

Courses Offered at NDA… See the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) available courses and their Requirements in this piece.

Courses Offered at NDA
List of Courses Offered at Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) and Requirements


I have several times applied for admission in the university but they continually refuse me admission; says an almost frustrated Anthony who is already tired of seeking admission into the university.

If you are in the same shoes as Anthony, do you know that you could apply for admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy?

That is why I will provide you with a list of courses offered there so that, you could choose any one of your choices and give it a try__its worth the try right?

First, you should know that all graduands of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) will earn a university first degree (BSc, BEng, BA) and a commission into the Armed Forces of Nigeria once they are done with the training? yes, that’s it.

NDA is an acronym of the Nigerian Defence Academy. It was established in February 1964 as a reformation of the British run Royal Military Forces Training College (RMFTC).

It was renamed the Nigerian Military Training College (NMTC) on independent and is currently one of the first of two Military Universities in Nigeria.

The other military school in Nigeria is the Nigerian Army University which was created in Biu, Borno State in the year 2018.

Below is the compiled list currently available courses offered at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), However, to make it quite understandable, we’ve decided to group all the courses according to their respective faculties.

See Here:  How To Apply for NDA Admission.

List of Approved NDA Courses and Requirements

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Faculty of Science Courses & Requirements

S/NCOURSEGeneral RequirementCompulsory CreditsRelevant Credits (Waiver Remarks)
1.BSc Biology5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Biology, and ChemistryAny one of the listed subjects: Physics, Further Mathematics Agricultural Science, Geography, Health Education
2.BSc Biotechnology5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Biology, and ChemistryAny one of the listed subjects: Physics, Further Mathematics Agricultural Science, Geography, Health Education
3.BSc Chemistry5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, and PhysicsAny one of the listed subjects: Biology or Further Mathematics, Agric Science
4.BSc Mathematics5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics and PhysicsAny two of the listed subjects: Chemistry, Further Mathematics, and Biology, Computer Science, Technical Drawing, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity
5.BSc Physics5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Physics, and ChemistryAny One Of The Listed Subjects: Biology, Further Mathematics, and Technical Drawing and Agricultural Science Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity

Faculty of Military and interdisciplinary Studies Courses & Requirements

S/NCourseGeneral RequirementCompulsory CreditsRelevant Credits (Waiver Remarks)
1.BSc Security and Intelligence Science5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Physics and MathematicsEconomics/Geography Chemistry/Biology, Computer Studies, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity, and Further Mathematics
2.BSc Military Science5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Physics and MathematicsEconomics/Geography Chemistry/Biology. Computer Studies, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity, and Further Mathematics
3.BSc Computer Science5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics and PhysicsAny two of the listed subjects: Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Biology/Agric Science and Computer Studies, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity
4.BSc Cyber Security5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Physics and MathematicsEconomics/Geography Chemistry/Biology. Computer Studies, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity, and Further Mathematics

Faculty of Engineering and Technology Courses & Requirements

S/NCourseGeneral RequirementCompulsory CreditsRelevant Credits (Waiver Remarks)
1.B Eng Civil Engineering5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, and PhysicsTechnical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology, Geography, Building Construction, Agric Science, Wood Work, Metal Work, Computer Studies
2.B Eng Electrical and Electronics Engineering5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, and PhysicsTechnical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology, Geography, Electronic, Computer Studies, and Basic Electricity
3.B Eng Mechanical Engineering5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, and PhysicsTechnical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography, Auto Mechanics, Wood Work, Metal Work, Computer Science
4.B Eng Mechatronics5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, and PhysicsTechnical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography, Auto Mechanics, Wood Work, Metal Work, Computer Science

Faculty of Art and Social Sciences Courses & Requirements

S/NCourseGeneral RequirementCompulsory CreditsRelevant Credits
1.BSc Economics5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Economics and MathematicsFinancial Accounting, Commerce, Government, Cimc Education, Geography and History, French, Literature in English CRK/IRK
2.BA French5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, French, and MathematicsEconomics, Geography, Government, Civic Education, History, Arabic, CRK/IRK Commerce, Financial Accounting, Literature in English, Home Management and any Nigerian Languages
3.BSc Geography5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Geography and MathematicsHistory, Economics, Government, Cimc Education, Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Agric Science, Visual Arts, Further Mathematics Physics, Physical Education, Health Education, Technical Drawing, Food Nutrition, Home Management (preference will be given to those having credits in Social Science Subjects)
4.BA History and War Studies5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, History or Government and MathematicsArabic, Citric Education, Economics, Geography, Commerce, French, Literature in English, CRK/IRK and any Nigerian Languages
5.BSc Political Science and International Relations5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Government / Civic Education and MathematicsHistory, Economics, French, Arabic, Geography, Financial Accounting Literature in English, CRK/IRK, Home Management, Commerce and any Nigerian Language
6.BSc Defence and Security Studies5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Government / Civic Education and MathematicsHistory, Economics, French, Arabic, Geography, Financial Accounting Literature in English, CRK/IRK, Home Management, Commerce and any Nigerian Language
7.BSc Psychology5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Biology and MathematicsEconomics, Government, Civic Education, Chemistry, Geography, Health Education, Biology/Agric Science, Lit in English, Commerce Financial Accounting Home Management and Agric Science
8.BA Arabic5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathsEnglish Language, Arabic, and MathematicsEconomics, Geography, Government, Civic Education, History, French, IRK, Commerce, Financial Accounting, Literature in English, Home Management and any Nigerian Languages

Faculty of Management Science Courses & Requirements

S/NCourseGeneral RequirementCompulsory CreditsRelevant Credits
1.BSc Accounting5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Financial Accounting and MathematicsCommerce, Government, Civic Education, Geography History and Economics, Literature in English
2.Logistics and Supply Chain Management5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Economics and MathematicsChemistry, Government, History, Geography, Accounting, Commerce, Food and Nutrition, Home Management, Physics, Biology, Agric Science, Visual Arts, Technical Drawing
3.BSc Management Sciences5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Economics and any of one social science subjectEconomics, Accounting, Business Method, Commerce, Government, Geography and Statistics.

Lastly, it is usually said that it is better to try and than not trying at all. You might be lucky to make it in the examination and bag yourself a BSc, BEng or even a BA together with a commission into the Armed Forces of Nigeria

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