All Nigerian who wish to study at the university of any level (federal, state or private) are advised to check whether the chosen institution is approved by National Universities Commission or not. It is curious to see the list of NUC accredited courses in Nigerian universities for 2018, especially if you are about to get into higher education institution this year. Universities in Nigeria NUC is the only organization in Nigeria that has the right and power to approve universities and colleges as well as accredit courses studied in these institutions. NUC has an official website http://nuc.edu.ng/ that provides all the information about NUC accredited courses, institutions and part-time programs you can study. According to NUC’s site, there are 41 federal, 47 state and 74 private universities in Nigeria that are officially accredited. Now let us look at the approved courses you can choose to study in 2018 or the next year. List of courses approved by National Universities Commission We would like to present the accredited courses by departments. You can understand which courses are safe to study and receive your diploma or degree. However, you will still have to check whether the university chosen by you can offer these approved courses as the information can vary by the institution. All the updates are only available through NUC (National Universities Commission) website. Courses in Agriculture Forestry Wildlife Home economics Fisheries Home Science Extension services Agriculture You can study some of these courses at University of Nigeria Nsukka, University of Lagos, Ahmadu Bello University, Obafemi Awolowo University, University of Ibadan, Madonna University, and other NUC-accredited institutions. Courses in Administration Marketing Business Administration Actuarial science Finance & Banking Accounting Management Insurance Human resource management Local Government & Public Administration Courses in Arts Foreign and African languages (English, Igbo, German, Yoruba, etc.) Music English literature Archaeology Philosophy Theater Diplomacy Hausa Performing arts Religious studies (including Islamic studies, etc.) History Dramatic Arts Classics Creative Arts Linguistics Some or many of these approved courses are taught at Obafemi Awolowo University, University of Ibadan, , AhmadUNN, Ahmadu Bello University, Akwa Ibom State University, and other higher educational institutions. Courses in Medicine Nursing Nutrition and Dietetics Anatomy Rehabilitation Veterinary Medicine Physiotherapy Public health Surgery Dentistry Optometry Physiology Pharmacology Laboratory science Radiography Students can enjoy these courses at University of Ibadan, Madonna University, Bauchi State University, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ahmadu Bello University, UNN, University of Lagos, University of Benin, and other institutions accredited by NUC. Courses in Education Management (educational) Education in sciences and languages (Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, French, Yoruba, Physics, etc.) Political science Secretarial studies Human kinetics Information and library Early childhood and Adult Communication arts Social studies Physical education Religious studies (Christian, Islamic) Counselling & guidance Agricultural education Applied & fine arts Teacher education Integrated science These disciplines are taught at University of Ibadan, UNN, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, and other institutions accredited by National University Commission. READ ALSO: University of Nigeria Enugu campus history, courses and fees Courses in Engineering Food technologies Civil engineering Chemical engineering Petroleum engineering Building technology Agricultural engineering Mechanical engineering Production (industrial) engineering Communication technology Environmental (agricultural) engineering Electronic & electrical engineering Structural engineering Telecommunications and wireless technology Computer engineering Metallurgical engineering You are welcome to study some these accredited disciplines at Obafemi Awolowo University, American University of Nigeria, UNN, University of Ibadan, University of Benin, Covenant University, etc. Courses in Law Law Some of these programs are offered by University of Ibadan, UNN, Obafemi Awolowo University, and many other Nigerian institutions. Course in Sciences Physics Biology & microbiology & plant biology Zoology Computer science Mathematics Chemistry (including industrial) & biochemistry Statistics Comparative politics Strategic studies Architecture Geography Geology Information systems Software engineering Anthropology Regional planning Estate management Psychology Development studies Building Mass communications Economics Sociology Marine biology International relations Political science Local government studies Surveying Remember to check National Universities Commission site and find the full list of accredited universities and courses offered in Nigeria.