List of Courses Available at Unilag and Requirements for the Applicants



We all know that the of Lagos is arguably one of the best ones in the country. But what exactly can you study there? We can tell you all about the available UNILAG courses, as well as give you on the UNILAG admission requirements. Check this article out, if you want to know more.


When you look at the sheer amount of programmes offered at UNILAG, you begin to understand why it is one of the best universities in Nigeria. At the University of Lagos, you can study almost everything! Here is a full breakdown of all courses by faculty.


  • English Language;
  • Linguistic Yoruba;
  • Linguistic Igbo;
  • Russian;
  • French;
  • Chinese;
  • Creative Arts;
  • Philosophy;
  • History and Strategic Studies.

Faculty of Business Administration:

  • Actuarial Science;
  • Accounting;
  • Business Administration;
  • Industrial Relations & Personnel Management;
  • Insurance;
  • Finance.


  • Education Business;
  • Education Economics;
  • Adult Education;
  • Education English;
  • Education Yoruba;
  • Education Igbo;
  • Education French;
  • Education Biology;
  • Education Mathematics;
  • Education Geography;
  • Education Chemistry;
  • Education Physics;
  • Education History;
  • Education ;
  • Education Home Economics;
  • Education Early Childhood;
  • Education Integrated Science;
  • Educational Foundations;
  • Educational Administration;
  • Education Islamic Religious Studies;
  • Education Christian Religious Studies;
  • Human Kinetics and Health Education.


  • Systems Engineering;
  • Computer Engineering;
  • Mechanical Engineering;
  • Chemical and Petroleum Engineering;
  • Surveying and Geoinformatics Engineering;
  • Petroleum and Gas Engineering;
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering;
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering;
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering.
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Faculty of Environmental Sciences:

  • Building;
  • Architecture;
  • Estate Management;
  • Urban and Regional Planning;
  • Quantity Surveying.


  • Botany;
  • Biochemistry;
  • Chemistry;
  • Cell Biology and Genetics;
  • Microbiology;
  • Zoology;
  • Marine Biology;
  • Fisheries;
  • Geology;
  • Geophysics;
  • Physics;
  • Mathematics;
  • Computer Science.


  • Sociology;
  • Psychology;
  • Social Work;
  • Political Science;
  • Mass Communication;
  • Geography;
  • Economics.


  • Medicine and Surgery;
  • Medical and Laboratory Science;
  • Pharmacology;
  • Physiology;
  • Physiotherapy;
  • Nursing;
  • Dentistry;
  • Radiography.

There is only one course per faculty when it comes to the faculties of Law and Phаrmacy.

Now that you know all about the courses available for you, do you want to learn how you can enrol in one of them? If yes, then continue reading, and we will give you all the necessary details.


Now, before we get to it, we want to mention that we are only going to tell you about the general requirements for admission. If you want to see specific requirements of your faculty/course, you can click here. The information provided by the university is for last year’s admission (the new requirements have not come out yet), but you can at least have an idea of what to expect.

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If the general requirements are what you are looking for, then here they are:

  • If you want to get admitted into a full-time undergraduate programme, you can do so only through Direct Entry or Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.
  • You need to have five O level credits (or their equivalents) in accordance with the of Interest’s requirements.
  • You need to score 200 or higher on your UTME and have the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board forward your details to UNILAG.
  • You will be required to sit through the University of Lagos’ Post-UTME and obtain at least the minimum score.
  • You must be at least 16 years old by 31st of October in the year of your admission if you want to get in.

The Admissions Office of UNILAG only handles full-time admissions into undergraduate programs. If you want to be admitted into other programmes, such as Distance Learning Institute, Postgraduate, Diploma, Foundation or evening programmes, you will have to contact these offices directly.

If you have a foreign certificate of education, you need to apply for verification of result. Once it is verified, you will need to forward the verified results to UNILAG Registrar’s office which can be found in the Building. If you do not verify your results, or they turn out to be forged, your admission will be terminated.

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UNILAG does not charge for admission, therefore, you should be wary of touts. Do not pay any shady individuals!


University of Lagos was established in 1962, and since then, it has become one of the best universities in Nigeria/ Prospective students often choose it as their preferred (first choice) university. UNILAG has provided quality education to many great minds that have since become the future of Nigeria.

The university offers its students excellent facilities that inspire learning. Every student can realise their own potential with the help of a great learning environment, experienced teachers and top of the line equipment.

You can contact the university via following channels:

  • E-mail address:
  • Website:
  • Phone no.: 01-2892439

That is all we can tell you about UNILAG courses and requirements. Judging by the amount of courses, you should definitely be able to find something for yourself, so go ahead and do it. Good luck!

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