14 Hot Courses You Should Study In Any Nigeria University

Are you thinking of the best top courses to choose as a career and study in any Nigeria university?
Search no more my friend, as I have hand pick the very best courses just  for you.


Whether you are coming from ART, SCIENCE or Commercial class I have got you covered!

One key factor to put into consideration before choosing a university is the reputation of the University, graduate employment rate, the general ranking of the institution and the quality of facilities present in the university.


One thing I have always regretted is not choosing the perfect and right course after my heart and that was because I lack adequate information to enable me choose the right course of study.

But you? I guess after reading this article you won’t make thesame mistake like I did.

One thing is  truthful, You don’t  need to look for jobs, with sound knowledge, you can become self-employed. Irrespective of your course of study, when you show yourself worthy, employers will seek your services!

Look at this: List of 100+ Science Courses You Can Study in Nigeria.

Top 14 Hot Courses To Study In NIGERIA

1 Engineering

Oh yeah! Meet the gentlemen and ladies that make the impossible very very very POSSIBLE!

There is no year you will not find Engineering in the list of hot and most sought-after courses in Nigeria. Engineering as a whole is a very nice course among the to courses to study. Engineering courses sell in all major industries around the world. The following are top Departments under the faculty of Engineering:

Computer Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechatronic Engineering

Petroleum Engineering

Civil Engineering

Structural Engineering

Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Petroleum and Gas Engineering

Systems Engineering

Production and Industrial Engineering

One thing about Engineering graduates is that they can do anything. Yes, engineers can do anything. For example, the person writing this article is an engineer  but he does many other things outside Engineering. Engineering is one of the most marketable courses in the world.

2. Medicine And Surgery

The world of medicine is super amazing with numerous opportunities laying flat in it.
It is high paying and marketable both at home and  abroad. Medicine and Surgery retains its spot as a hot course in Nigeria.

3. Pharmacy

This guy is sure hot! Pharmacy is a lucrative, marketable and a very very very! hot cake course in Nigeria.

As lucrative as it is, it is very difficult to study, requires a lot of effort  and from you. If you finally succed as pharmacy graduate, self-employment will not be a major problem for you.

4. Law

Just imagine you become an attorney for a big company or even a family lawyer and start earning big! Wonderful right?

The simply fact that lawyers are less patronized these days due to the level of corruption in the country is not a strong signal that the course is not lucrative or profitable. It is super lucrative if you create so many opportunities for yourself.

5. Estate Management

You help people to manage their property and you get rewarded. This is what estate management is about. There are so many opportunities for estate management professionals both at home and abroad. If you can practice estate management while you study, then you are a big boy or girl. 

6. Nursing

Nursing is sure getting exposure in Nigeria, As a nurse you have a lot of opportunities. Gone are the days folks regard nursing as female occupation. 

7. Architecture

If I was not an Engineer, I would taking the path of architecture. It is a very great course to study in Nigeria and one thing about architecture is that it makes you self employed. 

8. Mathematics

Many firms are actively recruiting mathematicians. The course is currently a hot! A lot of students are afraid of mathematics right from  primary up the secondary level.  The rate of mathematicians   needed is currently increasing thus, The need to put into consideration as a choice of course is a good thing idea!

9. Computer science

I love Computer science, In a world and generation driven by Information Technology (IT) advancement and innovation, Computer Science is one of the top courses to study in the university. If you choose to study this discipline, then you should choose the best university for Computer Science in Nigeria. As a computer scientist in Nigeria, you can expect to earn from N100k to N200k it is sure pays!

10. Mass Communication

Mass communication gives you the golden opportunity to meet new persons daily and as well penetrate both the public and private sectors. They can work in TV stations, Newspaper publishing firms and so on.

11. Economics And Statistics

Over the years, Ecostat has grown to be a very hot course in Nigeria. Economics and statistics work hand in hand. It is a course you should think of studying. It pays.

12. Marketing

The demand for marketers is on the increase. Every company wants to make profit and as well as establish their brand. This factor makes marketing a considerable course in Nigeria.

13. Geology

Geologists study earth processes such as flood and earthquake. Since oil is the major source of revenue in Nigeria, Geologists are in a good position to penetrate the sector. Just know what you are doing, then you will be fine, my little advise for you.

14. Entrepreneurship

While in school, I offered Entrepreneurship as a course specifically “catering” section and I learnt how to bake cakes and make chin chin!

Entrepreneurship has moved one step forward. This is a newly introduced course in many Universities. With the economic situation of the country, developing entrepreneurial skills is the way. It is a very promising  course.

Recommended: 5 Good courses you can study in Nigeria Polytechnics.

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Originally posted 2021-12-31 11:02:50.


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