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Science Courses Offered In Nigerian Universities and Polytechnics


Searching for the list of all the science courses offered in Nigerian Universities and Polytechnics in 2021?

Below I will list all the best science courses that are available for study in Nigeria and elucidate on their requirements and subject combinations.

For those who do not know that they are science courses one can study without mathematics, here’s an opportunity to know those courses today.


Compared to Nigerian Universities, Admission into Polytechnics is not very difficult and the sciences courses are of high demand.

Ofcourse gaining admission into Nigerian Universities to study any science courses can be very competitive. However, we still have some easy courses you can study in the University.


For this reason, in this post I will list out all the science courses in Nigerian Universities and Polytechnics and their SSCE/NECO and UTME requirements to study any of these science courses in the country.



List Of Science Courses Offered In Nigerian Universities.

Below are the full list of all the science courses that are offered in Nigerian Universities.

  1. Animal and Environmental Biology
  2. Animal Biology and Environmental
  3. Anthropology
  4. Applied Biochemistry
  5. Applied Biology
  6. Applied Biology and Biochemistry
  7. Applied Biology and Biotechnology
  8. Applied Botany
  9. Applied Chemistry
  10. Applied Ecology
  11. Applied Geology
  12. Applied Geophysics
  13. Applied Mathematics with Statistics
  14. Applied Microbiology
  15. Applied Microbiology and Brewing
  16. Applied Statistics
  17. Applied Zoology
  18. Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
  19. Archaeology
  20. Archeology (Single Honor)
  21. Architecture
  22. Artificial intelligence
  23. Biochemistry
  24. Biodiversity Conservation & Utilization
  25. Bio-Informatics
  26. Biological Science(s)
  27. Biology
  28. Biotechnology
  29. Botany
  30. Botany and Ecological Studies
  31. Botany and Microbiology
  32. Building Technology
  33. Cell Biology and Genetics
  34. Chemical and Industrial Chemistry
  35. Chemical Science
  36. Chemistry
  37. Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry
  38. Cognitive Science
  39. Combined Physical Sciences
  40. Communication and Wireless Technology
  41. Communication Technology
  42. Computational Analysis
  43. Computer and Economics
  44. Computer and Mathematics
  45. Computer Electronics
  46. Computer Engineering
  47. Computer, Information and Communication Science
  48. Computer Science and Informatics
  49. Computer Sci. with Islamic Religious Studies
  50. Computer Science
  51. Computer Science and Accounting
  52. Computer Science and Information Science
  53. Computer Science with Accounting
  54. Computer with Statistics
  55. Conservation Biology
  56. Cyber Security Science
  57. Data Management
  58. Earth Science
  59. Ecology
  60. Ecology and Environmental Studies
  61. Electronics
  62. Electronics and Computer Technology
  63. Energy and Petroleum Studies
  64. Energy Studies
  65. Engineering Physics
  66. Environmental Biology
  67. Environmental Biology and Fishery
  68. Environmental Health Science
  69. Environmental Management
  70. Environmental Management and Toxicology
  71. Environmental Science and Technology
  72. Estate Management
  73. Exercise and Sport Science
  74. Fisheries
  75. Fisheries and Aquatic Biology
  76. Fisheries Aquaculture
  77. Forensic Science
  78. Food Science and Technology
  79. Genetics and Biotechnology
  80. Geography
  81. Geography and Geosciences
  82. Geography/Regional Planning
  83. Geology
  84. Geology and Earth Sciences
  85. Geology and Geo-Physics
  86. Geology and Mining
  87. Geology and Petroleum Studies
  88. Geology and Mineral Science
  89. Geophysics
  90. Geoscience
  91. Hardware and Networking
  92. Human Biology
  93. Industrial and Environmental Chemistry
  94. Industrial Chemistry
  95. Industrial Mathematics
  96. Industrial Mathematics/Statistics
  97. Industrial Microbiology
  98. Industrial Physics
  99. Industrial Physics with Renewable Energy
  100. Industrial Physics Applied Geophysics
  101. Industrial Physics with Electronics and IT Application
  102. Information and Communication Tech.
  103. Information and Communication Science
  104. Information Science and Media Studies
  105. Information Technology
  106. Laboratory Technology
  107. Library and Information Science
  108. Management Information System
  109. Management Software Development
  110. Marine Biology
  111. Marine Biology and Fishery
  112. Marine Environmental Science
  113. Marine Science and Technology
  114. Mathematics
  115. Mathematics and Economics
  116. Mathematics and Geography
  117. Mathematics and Geography
  118. Mathematics with Computer Science
  119. Mathematics with Management Sciences
  120. Mathematics with Physics
  121. Mathematics with Statistics
  122. Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science
  123. Medical Laboratory Science
  124. Medical Laboratory Technology
  125. Meteorology
  126. Microbiology
  127. Microbiology and Biotechnology
  128. Microbiology and Indu. Biotechnology
  129. Molecular Biology
  130. Natural and Environmental Science
  131. Natural and Environmental Studies
  132. Natural Ecosystem Science and Management
  133. Oceanography
  134. Operations Research
  135. Optometry
  136. Organizational and Industrial Psychology
  137. Parasitology and Entomology
  138. Petrol-Chemistry
  139. Physical Sciences
  140. Physics
  141. Physics / Computational Modeling
  142. Physics / Computer Science
  143. Physics / Electronics
  144. Physics/Industrial Physics
  145. Physics and Applied Physics
  146. Physics Engineering
  147. Physics with Solar Energy
  148. Physics/Astrology
  149. Physics/Material Science
  150. Plant Biology
  151. Plant Science
  152. Plant Science and Biotechnology
  153. Plant Science and Forestry.
  154. Plant Science and Taxonomy
  155. Project Management
  156. Public Health Technology
  157. Pure and Industrial Chemistry
  158. Pure/Applied Biology
  159. Pure/Applied Chemistry
  160. Pure/Applied Mathematics
  161. Pure/Applied Physics
  162. Quantity Surveying
  163. Science Laboratory Technology
  164. Software Development
  165. Software Engineering
  166. Statistics
  167. Statistics with Demography
  168. Statistics and Biometrics
  169. Statistics and Computer Science
  170. Surveying and Geo-Informatics
  171. Technology
  172. Telecommunication Science
  173. Telecommunication Management
  174. Textile Science/Technology
  175. Transport Management
  176. Urban and Regional Planning
  177. Water Resources and Agro-Metrology
  178. Water Resources Management
  179. Wildlife Eco-Tourism
  180. Wood Science
  181. Zoology
  182. Zoology &Animal Systematics
  183. Zoology and Aquaculture.

Subject Combinations And Admission Requirements.

Before you make up your mind of chosing the science course you wish to study, it is wise you know the requirements and criteria for each courses.


Also it is imperative to note that these subject combinations and requirements is valid for all the Universities in the country.

  • Applicant must at least 16 year of age
  • Applicant must at least possess a credit level passes in Five (5) subjects including English language and Mathematics and any other relevant subjects at the SSCE/GCE ‘O’ level/NECO or its equivalent.
  • Applicant must meet all Faculty and Departmental requirements.
  • Applicant must obtain an acceptable score at the compulsory University post UTME screening test;

List Of Science Courses Offered In Nigerian Polytechnics.

Also, here are the official and accredited list of all the science courses offered in Nigerian Polytechnics.

  1. Agricultural Technology
  2. Agricultural Engineering/Technology.
  3. Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering/Technology.
  4. Animal Health and Production Tech.
  5. Architectural Technology.
  6. Arts and Design.
  7. Arts and Industrial Design.
  8. Building Technology.
  9. Chemical Engineering Technology.
  10. Petroleum Engineering Technology.
  11. Petroleum and Gas Processing.
  12. Civil Engineering Technology.
  13. Computer Science.
  14. Computer Engineering.
  15. Aircraft Engineering Technology.
  16. Explosive Ordinance Technology.
  17. Dental Technology.
  18. Dental Therapy.
  19. Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology.
  20. Estate Management and Valuation.
  21. Fashion Design and Clothing Technology.
  22. Food Technology.
  23. Forestry Technology.
  24. Horticultural Technology.
  25. Horticulture and Landscape Technology.
  26. Foundry Engineering Technology.
  27. Fisheries Technology.
  28. Hospitality Management.
  29. Glass/Ceramics Technology.
  30. Geological Technology.
  31. Mechanical Engineering Technology.
  32. Mechatronics Engineering Technology.
  33. Marine Engineering Technology.
  34. Boat and Ship Building Engineering Technology.
  35. Water Resources Engineering Technology.
  36. Nautical Science.
  37. Metallurgical Engineering Technology.
  38. Mineral Resources Engineering Technology.
  39. Minerals and Petroleum Resources Engineering Technology.
  40. Nutrition and Dietetics.
  41. Prosthetics/Orthotics Technology.
  42. Orthopedic Cast Technology.
  43. Printing Technology.
  44. Quantity Surveying.
  45. Polymer Technology.
  46. Science Laboratory Technology.
  47. Leather Technology.
  48. Textiles Technology.
  49. Wood and Paper Technology.
  50. Industrial Maintenance Engineering Technology.
  51. Industrial Safety and Environmental Engineering Technology.
  52. Wildlife and Eco-Tourism.
  53. Surveying and Geo-Informatics.
  54. Cartography and Geographic Information System.
  55. Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
  56. Welding and Fabrication Technology.
  57. Pharmaceutical Technology.
  58. Optometry.
  59. Medical Imaging Technology.
  60. Biomedical Engineering Technology.


Now that I have clearly explained the topic; List of all science courses offered in Nigerian Universities and Polytechnics.

It is pertinent to note that all science courses are very lucrative. Hence you won’t regret studying anyone of the course because they are of high demand in the society today.

Nevertheless, if you have any questions or need more guide, do not hesitate to let me know using the comment section below.


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