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Less Competitive Courses in LASU

57 Less Competitive Courses In LASU in 2023

Last Updated on February 7, 2023 by Spynaija


The Lagos State University (LASU) is a state (Lagos) government-managed tertiary institution in Nigeria. LASU is located in Ojo, Lagos State, Nigeria. LASU offers various undergraduate courses/programs. Admission into Lagos State University is a very competitive one, but in this article, we have carefully made a list of less competitive courses in LASU you can apply for and be considered for admission even with a low UTME or Post-UTME examination score. 

The university was established in 1983 by the enabling law of Lagos State, for the advancement of learning and the establishment of academic excellence. The university has an estimated student population of about 35,500 students. LASU offers diploma, degree, and postgraduate programs, including an MBA program in various academic fields. LASU was ranked among the top 600 universities in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2020.

On 23 June 2021, LASU emerged as the best young university in Nigeria having below the age of 50 years to be added. Times Higher Education ranked LASU as the second-best university in Nigeria on the 2nd of September 2020. The university has attracted international funding, including for the establishment of a World Bank Group Africa Centre for Excellence on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.


The Lagos State University (LASU) courses are fully accredited and recognized by the National University Commission (NUC), a body overseeing all tertiary institutions (Universities) in Nigeria.

Would you like to know a list of less competitive courses in LASU and the requirements you can enroll in? below is a list of all NUC-accredited less competitive courses in LASU and the requirements you need to know.

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Less Competitive Courses In LASU

Below are all the accredited less competitive courses in LASU and their various requirements, Kindly click on any of the courses you wish to apply for to see the UTME subject, Direct Entry, and O’Level requirements for the course.

  1. Agriculture
  2. Arabic Studies
  3. Biochemistry
  4. Botany
  5. Business Education
  6. Chemistry
  7. Christian Religious Studies
  8. Curriculum Studies
  9. Drama/Dramatic/Performing Arts
  10. Early Childhood And Primary Education
  11. Education And Accountancy
  12. Education And Arabic
  13. Education And Biology
  14. Education And Chemistry
  15. Education And Christian Religious Studies
  16. Education And Computer Science
  17. Education And Economics
  18. Education And English Language
  19. Education And French
  20. Education And Geography
  21. Education And History
  22. Education And Islamic Studies
  23. Education And Mathematics
  24. Education And Physics
  25. Education And Political Science
  26. Education And Yoruba
  27. Education Language And French
  28. Educational Foundations
  29. Educational Management
  30. Electronics And Computer Engineering
  31. English Language
  32. Fine Arts/Fine And Applied Arts
  33. Fisheries
  34. French
  35. Geography And Planning
  36. Guidance And Counselling
  37. Health Education
  38. History And International Studies
  39. Industrial Relations And Personnel Management
  40. Insurance
  41. Islamic Studies
  42. Local Government And Development Studies
  43. Marketing
  44. Mathematics
  45. Music
  46. Peace Studies
  47. Physical And Health Education
  48. Physics
  49. Portuguese/English
  50. Psychology
  51. Public Administration
  52. Sociology
  53. Technological Management
  54. Technology And Vocational Education
  55. Transport Management Technology
  56. Yoruba And Communication Arts
  57. Zoology 
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LASU General Admission Requirements

Below are the general admission requirements for UTME to LASU, interested applicants are advised to note:

  • Interested applicants are expected to acquire a minimum of at least, 5 (five) Credit passes in five core subjects (English and Mathematics inclusive) in their O’level result (s). This could be either WAEC/NECO/GCE/ or any equivalent result.
  • Interested applicants must have attained the age of 16 as at the time admission is offered.
  • Candidates must purchase the LASU POST-UTME Form and must perform excellently well in the examination to be offered admission.
  • UTME candidates must make Lagos State University their first choice of institution. LASU does not admit candidates which makes them a second choice of institution.
  • To participate in the LASU Post-UTME screening exercise, candidates must have scored at least, 190 in the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board’s UTME examination.
  • Candidates must meet the stipulated cutoff mark for their selected courses and departments to be offered admission. CLICK HERE to see all the departmental cut-off marks in LASU.

If you have found your desired course, you can enroll in the Bachelor’s degree programs either through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), by Direct Entry, or through the Pre-degree Programme.
Basically, the purpose of the entry requirement is to ensure that those admitted have the necessary preparedness to scale through the program. There is a compulsory screening test for all eligible candidates.


In this article, we provided a list of less competitive courses in LASU, admission requirements, and some valuable information for prospective applicants. Has this article provided the answer(s) to your query? if yes, leave a comment in the comment box to express your satisfaction or ask any question you have and we will reply to you as soon as possible.

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