Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA Courses and Requirements

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Nigerian Defence Academy NDA Courses and Requirements

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) is a globally Acknowledged Nigerian military university, the Nigerian Defence Academy was founded on the 5th of February, 1964 for the sole purpose of training officers for the Armed Forces of Nigeria. The Nigerian Defence Academy is located in Kaduna State, Nigeria. The Nigerian Defence Academy offers various undergraduate courses/programmes.

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

How can I join Nigeria Defence Academy?

To gain admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy’s Regular Combatant Degree programme, interested candidates must meet the following entry requirements: Candidate must have completed the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE or NECO) or a GCE O’ Level with a minimum of at least five (5) credits passes in not more than two sittings

Would you like to know a list of all the NDA courses and requirements you can enroll in?

The table below shows a list of all the courses available at NDA and all the requirements needed.

NDA Courses and Requirements:

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF SCIENCE
S/N COURSE General Requirement Compulsory Credits Relevant Credits (Waiver Remarks)
1. BSc Biology 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics, Biology, and Chemistry Any one of the listed subjects: Physics, Further Mathematics Agricultural Science, Geography, Health Education
2. BSc Biotechnology 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics, Biology, and Chemistry Any one of the listed subjects: Physics, Further Mathematics Agricultural Science, Geography, Health Education
3. BSc Chemistry 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics Any one of the listed subjects: Biology or Further Mathematics, Agric Science
4. BSc Mathematics 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics and Physics Any two of the listed subjects: Chemistry, Further Mathematics, and Biology, Computer Science, Technical Drawing, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity
5. BSc Physics 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry Any One Of The Listed Subjects: Biology, Further Mathematics, and Technical Drawing and Agricultural Science Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity
COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF MILITARY SCIENCES AND INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
S/N Course General Requirement Compulsory Credits Relevant Credits (Waiver Remarks)
1. BSc Security and Intelligence Science 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Physics and Mathematics Economics/Geography Chemistry/Biology, Computer Studies, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity, and Further Mathematics
2. BSc Military Science 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Physics and Mathematics Economics/Geography Chemistry/Biology. Computer Studies, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity, and Further Mathematics
3. BSc Computer Science 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics and Physics Any two of the listed subjects: Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Biology/Agric Science and Computer Studies, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity
4. BSc Cyber Security 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Physics and Mathematics Economics/Geography Chemistry/Biology. Computer Studies, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity, and Further Mathematics
COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
S/N Course General Requirement Compulsory Credits Relevant Credits (Waiver Remarks)
1. B. Eng Civil Engineering 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology, Geography, Building Construction, Agric Science, Wood Work, Metal Work, Computer Studies
2. B. Eng Electrical and Electronics Engineering 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology, Geography, Electronic, Computer Studies, and Basic Electricity
3. B. Eng Mechanical Engineering 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography, Auto Mechanics, Wood Work, Metal Work, Computer Science
4. B. Eng Mechatronics 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography, Auto Mechanics, Wood Work, Metal Work, Computer Science
COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
S/N Course General Requirement Compulsory Credits Relevant Credits
1. BSc Economics 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Economics and Mathematics Financial Accounting, Commerce, Government, Cimc Education, Geography and History, French, Literature in English CRK/IRK
2. BA French 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, French, and Mathematics Economics, Geography, Government, Civic Education, History, Arabic, CRK/IRK Commerce, Financial Accounting, Literature in English, Home Management, and any Nigerian Languages
3. BSc Geography 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Geography and Mathematics History, Economics, Government, Cimc Education, Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Agric Science, Visual Arts, Further Mathematics Physics, Physical Education, Health Education, Technical Drawing, Food Nutrition, Home Management (preference will be given to those having credits in Social Science Subjects)
4. BA History and War Studies 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, History or Government and Mathematics Arabic, Citric Education, Economics, Geography, Commerce, French, Literature in English, CRK/IRK, and any Nigerian Languages
5. BSc Political Science and International Relations 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Government / Civic Education, and Mathematics History, Economics, French, Arabic, Geography, Financial Accounting Literature in English, CRK/IRK, Home Management, Commerce, and any Nigerian Language
6. BSc Defence and Security Studies 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Government / Civic Education, and Mathematics History, Economics, French, Arabic, Geography, Financial Accounting Literature in English, CRK/IRK, Home Management, Commerce, and any Nigerian Language
7. BSc Psychology 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Biology and Mathematics Economics, Government, Civic Education, Chemistry, Geography, Health Education, Biology/Agric Science, Lit in English, Commerce Financial Accounting Home Management and Agric Science
8. BA Arabic 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Maths English Language, Arabic, and Mathematics Economics, Geography, Government, Civic Education, History, French, IRK, Commerce, Financial Accounting, Literature in English, Home Management, and any Nigerian Languages
COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
S/N Course General Requirements Compulsory Credits Relevant Credits
1. BSc Accounting 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Financial Accounting and Mathematics Commerce, Government, Civic Education, Geography History and Economics, Literature in English
2. Logistics and Supply Chain Management 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Economics and Mathematics Chemistry, Government, History, Geography, Accounting, Commerce, Food and Nutrition, Home Management, Physics, Biology, Agric Science, Visual Arts, Technical Drawing
3. BSc Management Sciences 5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and Mathematics English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any of one social science subject Economics, Accounting, Business Method, Commerce, Government, Geography and Statistics.

There you go, the complete list of all NDA courses and requirements. Let’s hear your thoughts/observations in the comments section.

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