List of RSU Courses and Entry Admission Requirements

Rivers State University (RSU), formerly Rivers State University of Science and Technology (UST) is a university located in the Diobu area of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. Established 1972 as University college and 1980 as University, it is the first technological university in Nigeria and also the first university to be situated within the Niger Delta.

In this post aside listing all RSU 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 Rivers State University.
RSUBelow is the list of what to look out for before choosing a course in RSU.

  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 RSU or not.

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

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

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

RSU Admission Requirements

RSU admission requirements is the first step you must take note of when searching for available courses in RSU. At RSU and other tertiary institutions, courses offered have their distinct entry requirements. However, some requirements are the same for courses under the same faculty. In RSU 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 RSU search for RSU courses and their cut off mark, some rephrase by checking for courses offered in RSU 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 RSU cut off mark for the course in the previous session as a guide to selecting the course if you must study such in the Rivers State University.

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

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Full List of Courses Offered in RSU (Rivers State University)

The list of courses offered in RSU 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 Sciences





Computer Science


Animal and Environmental Biology


Plant Science and Biotechnology

Medical Laboratory Science


Faculty of Engineering

Civil Engineering

Marine Engineering

Petroleum Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Chemical/petrochemical Engineering

Agricultural and Environmental Engineering

Faculty of Law

Business Law

International Law

Public Law

Private and Property Law

Independent Law and Crime Law

Faculty of Management Sciences

Office and Information Management



Banking and Finance


Faculty of Environmental Sciences

Surveying and Geomatics

Estate Management

Quantity Surveying


Urban and Regional Planning

Faculty of Agriculture

Forestry and Environment

Agric and Applied Economics

Agric Extension and Rural Development

Animal Science

Crop/Soil Science

Fisheries and Aquatic Environment

Food Science and Technology

Forestry and Environment

Home Science and Management

Faculty of Education

Adult Education

Vocational and Technical Education

Education Management

Education Foundation

Business Education

Science Education

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Faculty of Humanities

English and Literature

History and International Relations

Theatre Arts


Religious Studies

College of Social Sciences

Mass Communication

Political Science




RSU 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 Rivers State University that are currently accredited by the NUC (National Universities Commission).

Please note that the RSU 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.