Each year in Nigeria, hundreds of thousand of candidates take part in the ritual of slugging it out for the few admission slot in Nigerian universities. The so-called ‘professional’ courses always have the most of candidate’s application that less than 20% of candidates who apply to these courses fail to gain admission, this courses are the likes of Law, Medicine, pharmacy, Architecture, Engineering amongst others. This unfortunate incidence have led to a lopsided admission process. So we present to you The Ten Least Competitive Courses In Nigeria that will bolster your admission chances.
The Ten Least Competitive Courses In Nigeria
LANGUAGE: This may entail courses which is based on local Nigerian languages like Efik, Yoruba, Igbo or Kanuri; or International or globally-known language like French, Mandarin or Spanish. The crux of the issue with courses that concern languages is that there is a discouraging number of applicants yearly, in spite of the huge potential courses like these may hold.
HISTORY: This course remains the most overlooked course in Nigeria, due to blatant ignorance people consider it ‘less prestigious’. What greater responsibility whither than to become fountain of our past and repertoire of our collective antecedents.
AGRICULTURE: This needs no explanation because Agriculture is a lucrative course and one of the most important aspect of life.
ZOOLOGY:This is the study of animals.Many Nigerian students assume if you study zoology you will end up in the Zoo.
THEOLOGY: This is the study of religion
FISHING AND MARITIME: Study of fishery and water related issues.
MATHEMATICS: Mathematics one of the difficult courses to study.many student in Nigeria have refused to study it in the University. They have developed much detest for the subject. This notwithstanding, has made the course very cheap and easy for students to get admitted to study.
GEOLOGY:Geology might not be as profitable as other courses mentioned above, but it is a good idea for students who will want to get easy admission into the university, due to its less competitive nature