List of Courses Offered at University of Lagos (UNILAG)

List of Courses Offered at University of Lagos (UNILAG)

The University of Lagos, popularly known as UNILAG is a federal government research university in Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria.

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Founded in 1962, the University of Lagos has, for over 5 decades, provided qualitative and research-oriented education to Nigerians and all those who have entered its domain in search of knowledge.

The University has built a legacy of excellence and has been instrumental in the production of top range graduates and academia who have had tremendous impact, directly or indirectly, on growth and development in Nigeria.

Organization of UNILAG

The main campus is located at Akoka, Yaba, while the Medical Campus of the College of Medicine is located a few kilometers from the main campus at Idi-Araba, Surulere, all on the Lagos mainland.

The university has many other residential facilities and services for both staff and students. The University of Lagos has fourteen academic units comprising a broad range of professional faculties and schools.

Most faculties are located on the main campus except the Faculties of Pharmacy, Clinical Sciences, Basic Medical Sciences and Dental Sciences, which are located within the College of Medicine in Idi Araba. The College of Medicine is also the site of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).

The university also has other centers and institutes in addition to the various departments in its faculties. The academic bodies of the University consist of the full-time undergraduate programs, the Distance Learning Institute (DLI) and the School of Postgraduate studies (full-time and part-time programs) whose dramatic growth has attracted the sobriquet “the Lagoon Lighthouse”.

List of Courses Offered at University of Lagos (UNILAG)

Here is a list of courses offered at University of Lagos (UNILAG) that have been accredited and approved and all candidates interested in studying at the institution are encouraged to take note:


  • Accountancy / Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Business Administration
  • Finance
  • Industrial Relations And Personnel Management
  • Insurance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations Research

Arts And Humanities

  • Chinese Studies
  • Creative Arts / Visual Arts
  • Creative Arts / Theatre Arts
  • Creative Arts / Music
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • French
  • History And Strategic Studies
  • Linguistics / Igbo
  • Linguistics / Yoruba
  • Linguistics / Urhobo
  • Philosophy
  • Russian


  • Adult Education
  • Business Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education And Biology
  • Education And Business Studies
  • Education And Chemistry
  • Education And Christian Religious Studies
  • Education And Economics
  • Education And English Language
  • Education And French
  • Education And Geography
  • Education And History
  • Education And Igbo
  • Education And Islamic Studies
  • Education And Integrated Science
  • Education And Mathematics
  • Education And Physics
  • Education and Religious Studies
  • Education and Science
  • Education And Yoruba
  • Educational Administration
  • Educational Foundations
  • Guidance & Counselling
  • Home Economics And Education
  • Human Kinetics
  • Technology Education

Engineering / Technology / Environmental Sciences

  • Building
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Electrical /Electronics Engineering
  • Estate Management
  • Environmental Design
  • Environmental Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical And Materials Engineering
  • Petroleum And Gas Engineering
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Surveying And Geoinformatics
  • Systems Engineering
  • Urban And Regional Planning

Law / Legal Studies

  • Commercial And Industrial law
  • Conflict Management
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Jurisprudence And International Law
  • Legal Studies
  • Private And Property Law
  • Public Law

Medical / Health Sciences / Pharmacy

  • Anaesthesia
  • Anatomy
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biopharmacy
  • Child Dental Health
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Dentistry And Dental Surgery
  • Haematology And Blood Transfusion
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Medical Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Medicine And Surgery
  • Nursing / Nursing Science
  • Obstetrics / Gynaecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Pharmaceutics And Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Physiology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Preventive Dentistry
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiography
  • Radiation Biology / Radiotherapy
  • Restorative Dentistry
  • Oral Pathology


  • Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Cell Biology And Genetics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Fisheries
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Marine Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Zoology

Social Sciences

  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Mass Communication
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology

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