98 Less Competitive Courses in UNIBEN | Spynaija

98 Less Competitive Courses in UNIBEN

Last Updated on October 23, 2022 by Spynaija


UNIBEN is located in the ancient city of Benin in Edo State, Nigeria. UNIBEN currently boost of a student population of about 38,865 comprising undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorial students spread across the fifteen faculties on the two campuses.

The University of Benin, a.k.a UNIBEN, is one of the most sought-after tertiary institutions in Nigeria, this could be traced to the varsity’s academic feats and reputation since its establishment in 1970 barely 10 years after the nation’s independence.

However, gaining admission into UNIBEN is somewhat competitive thereby prompting prospective applicants to look for courses they can apply to and easily be considered for admission.  In this article, we have carefully made a list of less competitive courses in UNIBEN, the general admission requirements, and the CUT-OFF Marks for the various courses in UNIBEN.


Kindly note that these courses are termed less competitive not because they are bad or minor courses but because they tend to receive fewer applicants vying for the courses as compared to the likes of Law, Medicine, and Engineering courses. We had earlier made a full list of UNIBEN Courses, you can find it HERE

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UNIBEN Admission Requirements

  • Candidates who scored 180 and above in UTME are eligible for UNIBEN’s Post-UTME screening exercise.
  • Prospective applicants are advised to make the University of Benin their First Choice of institution in the JAMB’s UTME.
  • Interested applicants must acquire a minimum of at least (5) O’ level credit passes in relevant subjects (including English Language and Mathematics) at GCE O’Level, WASCE, SSCE, NECO, or approved equivalents at not more than 2 sittings.
  • Interested applicants must be at least 16 years of age.
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Less Competitive Courses in UNIBEN

Below are all the accredited Less Competitive Courses in UNIBEN and their 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. Actuarial Science
  2. Adult Education
  3. Adult Education/Political Science and Public Administration
  4. Adult Education/Economics and Statistics
  5. Adult Education/English Literature
  6. Adult Education/Geography and Regional Planning
  7. Agricultural Economics
  8. Agricultural Engineering
  9. Agricultural Science and Education
  10. Agriculture
  11. Animal and Environmental Biology
  12. Animal Biology and Environment
  13. Animal Science
  14. Applied Geophysics
  15. Biochemistry
  16. Botany
  17. Business Education
  18. Chemistry
  19. Computer Education
  20. Dentistry and Dental Surgery
  21. Drama/Dramatic/Performing Arts
  22. Early Childhood Education
  23. Economics and Statistics
  24. Education and Biology
  25. Education and Chemistry
  26. Education and Computer Science
  27. Education and Economics
  28. Education and Edo Language
  29. Education and English Language and Literature
  30. Education and French
  31. Education and Geography
  32. Education and History
  33. Education and Integrated Science
  34. Education and Mathematics
  35. Education and Physics
  36. Education and Political Science
  37. Education and Religious Studies
  38. Education and Social Studies
  39. Education Fine and Applied Arts
  40. Education Psychology And Curriculum Studies
  41. Educational Administration
  42. Educational Management
  43. English Language and Literature
  44. Entrepreneurship
  45. Environmental Education
  46. Environmental Management and Toxicology
  47. Estate Management
  48. Fine Arts/Fine and Applied Arts
  49. Fisheries
  50. Forestry and Wildlife
  51. French
  52. Geography and Regional Planning
  53. Geology
  54. Guidance and Counselling
  55. Health Education
  56. History
  57. Home Economics and Education
  58. Human Kinetics
  59. Industrial Chemistry
  60. Industrial Mathematics
  61. Industrial Physics
  62. Industrial Relations and Personnel Management
  63. Industrial Technical Education
  64. Insurance
  65. International Studies and Diplomacy
  66. Languages and Linguistics
  67. Library and Information Science
  68. Linguistics / Edo
  69. Linguistics and African Language
  70. Marketing
  71. Mathematics
  72. Mathematics and Economics
  73. Medical Biochemistry
  74. Medical Laboratory Science
  75. Optometry
  76. Philosophy
  77. Physical Education
  78. Physics
  79. Physics/Industrial Physics
  80. Physiology
  81. Physiotherapy
  82. Plant Biology and Biotechnology
  83. Political Science and Public Administration
  84. Production Engineering
  85. Pure and Applied Mathematics
  86. Quantity Surveying
  87. Religious Studies
  88. Science Laboratory Technology
  89. Secretarial Administration and Education
  90. Secretarial Education
  91. Social Work
  92. Sociology and Anthropology
  93. Soil Science
  94. Special Education
  95. Surveying and Geoinformatics
  96. Taxation
  97. Technical Education
  98. Zoology
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If you have found your desired course, you can enroll in the University of Benin’s 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 the students admitted have the required preparation to scale through any of the academic programs they chose. There is a compulsory screening test for all eligible candidates.



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