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84 Less Competitive Courses in UNN

Last Updated on October 23, 2022 by Spynaija


Gaining admission to study at the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka a.k.a UNN is a very competitive one as admission is strictly given on merits. However, in this article, we have carefully made a list of less competitive courses in UNN, the general admission requirements for all prospective applicants. Kindly read through to learn more.

The emergence of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka came after the law to establish a university in the Eastern Region of Nigeria was passed on the 18th of May 1955. While that day marks the precise commencement of the history of the University of Nigeria, the enactment of this law by various Nigerian leaders was inspired particularly by the then Premier of the Eastern Region, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe.

UNN was formally opened on 7th October 1960, as the climax to the Nigerian independence celebrations in the Eastern Region. Her Royal Highness, Princess Alexandra of Kent, representing Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the Nigerian independence celebrations, performed the opening ceremonies and laid the foundation stone of one of the university’s early buildings. It is the first distinguished and autonomous university in Nigeria based on the American education system. It is Africa’s first land-grant university and one of Nigeria’s five most prestigious universities.


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

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UNN Admission Requirements

  • Candidates must possess a minimum of at least (5) credit passes in relevant subjects which must include English Language and mathematics at GCE O’Level, WASCE, SSCE, NECO, or approved equivalents at not more than 2 sittings.
  • Candidates with Teachers Grade II (TC II) with passes at credit or merit levels in conjunction with credit passes in relevant subjects at GCE, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents may be considered. No subject may be counted at both TC II and GCE O/Level, WASCE, SSCE, NECO, or approved equivalents.
  • The candidate must make at least 200 pass marks in JAMB’s UTME to qualify for internal screening by the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
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Less Competitive Courses in UNN

Below is a list of Less Competitive Courses in UNN and the general admission 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.

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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.




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