List of Courses Offered in UNICAL – UNICAL Course Requirements for Admission

I searched for University of Calabar courses and was surprised that it’s not available on Dailyschoolnews Courses. Sorry about that. Here is everything you need to know about the National Universities Commission (NUC) List of Accredited Courses offered in UNICAL and their Admission requirements!

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This topic is majorly for candidates seeking admission into the University of Calabar, and would love to know the list of courses approved for this academic institution. No, we didn’t just provide you with a list of courses offered in the University of Calabar, we also included the available and accredited courses, admission requirements, and a little history.

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University of Calabar Programmes:

  • Undergraduate.
  • Postgraduate.
  • Part time.
  • And some other programmes.

I think every aspirant of this institution who searches for the University of Calabar accredited course before registering it as their choice in JAMB is intelligent. This page covers everything you need to know, ranging from:

  • UNICAL courses and their cut off marks,
  • List of Engineering courses in Unical,
  • Unical Medicine and Surgery Admission requirements.

University Of Calabar Admission Requirements 2022/23.

The academic institution admission unit has disclosed that all candidates seeking admission into any course must acquire the following to be eligible for admission into the University of Calabar.

♣. Obtain five (5) credit passes in SSCE or its equivalent in not more than two sittings.
♣. Obtain five (5) credit passes in not more than two sittings including English language and one science subject.
♣. You are required to score up to the UNICAL Cut off Mark in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Exam, at least 200 and above. The higher your JAMB score, the greater your opportunity of getting admitted.
♣. Capable of meeting the University of Calabar, department and faculty requirements for Admission.

University of Calabar Faculties.

  • Oceanography.
  • Pharmacy.
  • Dentistry.
  • Basic Medical.
  • Allied Medical Sciences.
  • Management sciences.
  • Education.
  • Social Sciences.
  • Arts.
  • Law.
  • Biological Sciences.
  • Physical Sciences.
  • Engineering.
  • Agriculture.
  • Institute of Oceanography.
  • College of Medical Science.
  • Graduate School.
  • Consultancy Services.

Courses Offered in UNICAL.

This is the complete list of all the courses offered presently in the University of Calabar, and to make it much easier for you to understand, we’ve put each courses under their school/faculties.

• Marketing.

• Agric-Economics And Extension.
• Animal Science.
• Crop Science.
• Fisheries b.
• Food Science And Technology.
• Forestry And Wildlife Management.
• Soil Science.

• Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies.
• English And Literary Studies.
• French.
• History And International Studies.
• Linguistics Communication Studies.
• Philosophy.
• Religious Studies.
• Theatre Arts.

• Adult Education
• Agricultural Science And Education
• Business Education
• Education & Economics
• Education & Mathematics
• Education & Physics
• Education & Religious Studies
• Education & Social Science
• Education And Biology
• Education And Chemistry
• Education And English Language
• Education And French
• Education And Geography/Physics
• Education And History
• Education And Political Science
• Education And Social Studies
• Education Arts Education
• Foundation And Guidance & Counselling
• Educational Management & Planning
• Educational Technology
• Elementary Education
• Environmental Education
• Physical And Health Education
• Special Education
• Technology And Vocational Education


  • Banking And Finance.
  • Geography And Environmental Science.


  • Civil Law.


  • Dentistry And Dental Surgery.
  • Human Anatomy.
  • Human Nutrition And Dietetics.
  • Medical Laboratory Science.
  • Medicine And Surgery.
  • Nursing/Nursing Sceince.
  • Physiology.
  • Public Health Technology.
  • Radiography.


  • Applied Chemistry.
  • Applied Geophysics.
  • Biochemistry.
  • Botany.
  • Chemistry.
  • Computer Science.
  • Electronics And Computer Technology.
  • Genetics And Biotechnology.
  • Geology.
  • Library And Information Science.
  • Mathematics/Statistics.
  • Microbiology.
  • Microbiology.
  • Physics.
  • Statistics.
  • Zoology.


  • Accounting.
  • Business Management/ Management Science.
  • Economics.
  • Environmental Protection Resources Management.
  • Policy And Administrative Studies.
  • Political Science.
  • Public Administration.
  • Social Work.
  • Sociology.

I would love to list here, UNICAL Most competitive Courses, these are the courses where you are required to score high in JAMB, Post UTME screening and yes, your O’level result should be of better grades too.

UNICAL Competitive Courses.

1.           Nursing Science
2.           Microbiology
3.           Law
4.           Medicine And Surgery
5.           Human Anatomy
6.           Architecture
7.           Human Nutrition And Dietetics
8.           Medical Laboratory Science
9.           Accounting
10.       Business Management
11.       Public Administration
12.       Economics
13.       Public Health Technology
14.       Electrical Engineering
15.       Political Science
16.       Doctor Of Pharmacy
17.       Mechanical Engineering
18.       Dentistry And Dental Surgery
19.       Chemical Engineering
20.       Radiography
21.       Theatre Arts
22.       Biochemistry
23.       Petroleum Engineering
24.       Computer Science

Unical Departmental Cut off Marks.

The University of Calabar has surprisingly, over the years, have one of the highest cut off marks among Nigerian Universities. No doubt, because of the massive number of aspirants and candidates seeking admission into this particular institution annually. The University of Calabar has more than 25,000 – 40,000 candidates seeking admission through JAMB and can admitted nothing less than 10,000 students.

The University of Calabar, Unical departmental cut off marks for 2022/2023 academic session isn’t yet released. But when it does, be rest assured that we will be the first to notify you and update this particular section with it. Due to the 2022 ASUU strike, there’s a major halt to everything education in federal and states tertiary institutions registered under ASUU.

About University Of Calabar.

The University of Calabar, which is popularly known as UNICAL, with the motto “Knowledge For Service”, was founded in the year 1975. The University was established to encourage the advancement of Knowledge of learning and has so far, brought out major stakeholders and notable alumni that are too numerous to mention.

Likewise, the university has had notable alumni’s ranging from politicians and celebrities.

The current Vice-chancellor of the University is Prof. Zana I. Akpagu.

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