List of Courses Offered in UNILAG and Entry Admission Requirements

The University of Lagos, popularly known as UNILAG, is a public research university in Lagos, Nigeria. It is one of the five first generation universities in Nigeria and was founded in 1962. The University presently has three Campuses in the Mainland of Lagos. Whereas two of its Campuses are located in Yaba (the main campus in Akoka and the recently created campus at the former School of Radiography), its College of Medicine is located in Idi-Araba, Surulere.

In this post aside listing all UNILAG courses available in the institution, I will also be guiding you through their entry admission requirements as well as the all you need to know before selecting a course of study in University of Lagos.
UNILAGBelow is the list of what to look out for before choosing a course in UNILAG.

  1. The Admission Requirements.
  2. The Subject combination for your course.
  3. Cut-Off Mark for the course.

The above are the 3 most important factors that can determine if you will be admitted to study your chosen course in UNILAG or not.

I will breakdown the above 3 factors before listing the following according to the faculties they are categorized at UNILAG:

  1. List of all Art Courses offered in UNILAG.
  2. List of all Science courses offered in UNILAG.
  3. List of all Medical Related Courses offered in UNILAG.
  4. List of all Social and Management courses offered by the University of Lagos.

Now I will breakdown the 3 factors that you must take cognizance of when searching for courses offered in UNILAG.

UNILAG Admission Requirements

UNILAG admission requirements is the first step you must take note of when searching for available courses in UNILAG. At UNILAG and other tertiary institutions, courses offered have their distinct entry requirements. However, some requirements are the same for courses under the same faculty. In UNILAG for example, you must have obtained at least 5 credit passes in your O’level result which must include mathematics and English language and three other subjects as it relates to your course of study. Note that some courses do not require a Credit in mathematics as a requirement for admission.

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Correct Subject Combination

Using the correct subject combination for your course saves you a lot of costs and challenges in the area of obtaining a new change of course and institution form. For example, studying a course require at least 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings in WAEC, NECO or its equivalents. Making use of the subjects required for the course is what I mean by making use of the correct subject combination.

Course Cut Off Mark

After confirmation of the admission requirements and correct subject combination for your course, you are to check the course cut off mark. Oftentimes candidates seeking admission into UNILAG search for UNILAG courses and their cut off mark, some rephrase by checking for courses offered in UNILAG and their cut off marks. These show how important cut off marks can be in relation to courses offered.

In summary of the above, you must confirm the admission entry requirements, subject combination for your course and minimum UNILAG cut off mark for the course in the previous session as a guide to selecting the course if you must study such in the University of Lagos.

Having noted the above, it’s time to list the courses offered in UNILAG.

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Full List of Courses Offered in UNILAG (University of Lagos)

The list of courses offered in UNILAG have been categorized under the faculty of Sciences, Arts, Engineering, Social sciences, Management science and faculty of education. Go through carefully to check if your ideal course is offered in the institution.

Faculty of Arts

Creative Arts




Religious Studies

European Language & Integrated Studies

Linguistics, African and Asian Studies

Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences



Medical Microbiology and Parasitology

Anatomic & Molecular Pathology


Therapeutic and Toxicology


Biomedical Engineering

Medical Laboratory Science

Faculty of Management Sciences


Actuarial Science & Insurance

Banking and Finance

Business Administration

Industrial Relations & Personnel Management

Faculty of Clinical Sciences






Haematology & blood transfusion

Clinical pathology

Obstetrics & Gynaecology





Community Health & Primary Care

Faculty of Dental Sciences

Child Dental Health

Oral Pathology/Biology

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Preventive Dentistry

Restorative Dentistry

Faculty of Education

Adult Education

Arts & Social Science Education

Education Administration

Educational Foundation

Human Kinetics & Health Education

Science & Tech. Education

Faculty of Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Computer Engineering

Electrical Electronics Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

Petroleum & Gas Engineering

Surveying and Geo-informatics

Systems Engineering

Faculty of Environmental Sciences



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Quantity Survey

Urban and Regional Planning

Faculty of Law

Commercial & Industrial Law

Jurisprudence & International Law

Private & Property Law

Public Law

Faculty of Social Science



Mass Communications

Political Science


Social Work


Faculty of Science



Cell Biology & Genetics


Computer Sciences



Marine Science




Faculty of Pharmacy


Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Technology

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Clinical Pharmacy & Biopharmacy

UNILAG courses are wide in terms of scope of coverage. The university offers courses in almost every field that is beneficial to students. The above are the courses offered in University of Lagos that are currently accredited by the NUC (National Universities Commission).

Please note that the UNILAG courses listed above are still offered in the institution so you can select any that suites your career path and if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me via the comment section below and I will answer your questions in accordance.