140 lists of science courses you can study in Nigeria


The ultimate list of science courses for students in the science department


Are you a science student in secondary school who is still busy with the thoughts of which best science course you can study in Nigeria? Or perhaps you have left secondary school for a while and now wants to seek admission to study a science course at the university.

I have compiled 140 lists of science courses you can study as a student of science in Nigeria with access Admission requirements on this site. That is the subjects you need to have in your O level (WAEC, NECO, GCE) result to study these science courses. Use the search box below the list to search for each science course subject combinations.


In case you don’t know, there are more than 5 faculties at the university where science courses are taught. They include the Faculty of Science and Faculty of Medicine, Agriculture, Engineering, Technological and Environmental etc… Ah! I guess you don’t that. This list focuses primarily on courses under the Faculty of Science.

Besides, your department in secondary school does not determine what you will study in the university. So long you have the right subject combination for the course you wish to study.


This is a long list of science courses in Nigeria. I assume you may have had an idea of what you wish to study but yet, I urge you to go through this list carefully – I bet you may change your mind. So Take your time… and make the right choice… Check out this 12 list of best science courses in Nigeria.


With these subject combinations below, you can study almost any science courses listed here. Aside from Mathematics and  English, the subjects in bold is a must if you wish to study any science course. LAUTECH even demands that all candidates must have at least a pass in Physics for any of the courses they offer. Civic and Trade subject is not a must. Even if you fail Civic Education and Trade subject, you will still be given admission so far have you have 5 credit in the required subjects.

  1. Mathematics
  2. English Language
  3. Civic Education
  4. Chemistry
  5. Physics
  6. Biology
  7. Agriculture
  8. Yoruba or Igbo or Hausa
  9. A trade subject


It is important you click on your preferred course to see the subject combinations for WAEC, NECO, GCE and JAMB UTME. A wrong subject combination may deny you admission. Subject combinations are the core subjects you must write and pass in your O level before any higher institutions in Nigeria can give you admission.

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These are the list of science courses for science students in Nigeria

Click on your preferred course to know the subject combinations!!!

If you still do not know what to choose among these science courses, please request for counselling

Fortunately, we have extra information on these listed courses. such as Career Opportunities, Related Courses and 100, 200, 300 and 400 subjects you will study within these courses. How do you find this extra information? Goto Fatherprada Homepage and use the search box.

For example, if you need extra information such as career opportunity for Microbiology just type career opportunity on Microbiology on the search box. If you can’t find extra information on a particular course, then check back later… We are constantly updating and adding new information.

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Now you know the Science courses available to you. Like I mentioned earlier, this list is a pure Science course. Make sure you choose what you desire and don’t be influenced by friends and family. If you want to know more about Science courses you can read more about it here  If you’re looking for the list of Science subjects in WAEC or JAMB click here

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