Getting admission into tertiary institution in Nigeria is is always a dream of every secondary school leaver, but the daunting part of it selecting an idea courses that has so many opportunities in life. As it is said that education is the legacy so also it’s the journey for the committed and determined mind and not for the weak and lazy minded creature.
The truth is that they are uncountable courses one can comfortably study and it has always remains your choice to pick which you think is the right one from the basket. As Anyone who want achieve greatness in Nigeria must be very selective when choosing a course they want to study because there are lot of courses assumed to have little to no value in Nigeria economy. This have kept most of our graduate wondering about with lack of employment due to they studied what is know to be the “worst courses” (fishery, and statistics etc…) one can ever do in Nigeria.
However, Education is the light but would you just study any course offered to you? There in our list below, are handpicked of best courses to study in Nigeria 2020 as it was recommended by those who have undergone those discipline in the university to be among the most respected courses.
Note: You must know how strong the energy you produce can be before applying for any high rated courses for it requires the best from you. In essence, Choose the course you think you’re knowledgeable enough to study without failing or encountering difficulty in future.
Let dive in to the main content.
List of Best Courses To study In Nigeria
I must say that every course has it importance to the society irrespective that some are not proficient like the others but here are the few which was know to be among the best courses one can think of in Nigeria. We also include some explanation based on the knowledge we have on how profitable they can be once you graduate from those courses/department in higher institution.
1. Medicine and Surgery ( Health science)
Globally, Medicine is rated as the best science courses to study and the best medical course because of the great importance doctor are to human life. It is study of the cause, diagnosis, and treatment of disease or illness.
Medicine could be described to be the toughest/best course to study at university. Studying medicine comes with a lot of handwork, determination and dedication as man can achieve anything he sets his mind at. Indeed Medicine is not only the course of the intelligent but also for the determined mind, so if you ever get discouraged by the high mark required to get into this discipline remember that the end result of everything is what matters the most.
2. Chemical / petroleum Engineering ( sciences)
Surprised why we are rating it second in our list? Nigeria is a country with abundant natural resources and oil seems to be one of it. Chemical/ petroleum engineering is a course students should consider studying anytime as its job opportunity is vast but only limited to graduates with good grades, so if you must study this course you must be prepared to work very hard on your grades.
3. Agricultural Science (Sciences)
It is important we go back memory lane to reminisce on days that Nigeria was the food basket of Africa. It may be argued today that we have lost out in this contest but that is by the way.
Studying Agricultural science provides a Nigerian citizen with the degree about the knowledge required to help our Agricultural sector. These course should not be ignored by a student looking for a lucrative to course to study as Nigeria is currently looking to diversifying of her Economy and this sector is an Area to be looked into. To that effect, students are advised to rethink about getting a degree in Agricultural science.
4. Economics( Social science)
The study of distribution and consumption of capital. Economics is a course needed in every sector in Nigeria thus making it a very important course to study.
5. Law/Legal studies( Arts)
A very competitive course for Art students, Students studying law are actually treated with high level of respect and regard, people with this profession can legally practice as private organizations. Arts students who would love to venture into this course as a field of study needs high level of determination as they are required to put in all their effort so they can be a reputable lawyer in near future.
6. Nursing/ laboratory Science (Science)
A nurse cares for sick patients in a hospital, it could be argued that Nurses work harder than Medical doctors and in some advanced countries (America for example) the wages of the nurses are very huge. Nursing is really a very nice course for Students in search of a profitable course to study in Nigeria as it seems to have more values in health science field because it a known to be among the professional courses one can study in school.
Same Applies to Medical laboratory science, people with this degree actually work in hospitals, taking blood samples, Urine samples and other things required to check a humans state of Health. This course is also very competitive to get so students who choose to work this path are advised to work very hard in other to attain success.
7. Electrical Engineering (science)
An Engineering course that deals with electricity or electronics.
Nigeria students in search of an best Engineering course to study are advised to go for Electrical Engineering because statistics has it that Nigeria is improving on infrastructures which they will be needed electrician to wire building which has been built.
8. Pharmacy (science)
Deals on the prescription of drugs to sick patients following the doctors guides, pharmacy is a very tough course for study because they are open to many option after graduation. A pharmacist can work in already existing drug production company with a good salary or they and can even open their own pharmaceutical business and still make extra cash.
Professionals with a degree in pharmacy are always working hard in search of new discoveries.
9. Computer Engineering and Information Technology ( Science)
An engineering course that deals with the study of computations and information technology.
Computer Engineering and Information technology is a nice choice of course for students in search of a course to get a degree in because the world is going digital and every establishment in Nigeria today needs a qualified graduate of this field welther as a hardware technician or software builder.
10. Mass Communication (Arts)
Though divided into many branches in modern day curriculum. Mass communication is a course that deals with gathering and passing information to the general public,It requires very high attentiveness by students who will like to choose the course as a field of study. Anyone who choose to study mass communication must do all means to improve on speaking English for it require a good communication.
11. Civil Engineering( science)
An Engineering course that deals with the construction of Roads, Bridges,etc…
Students who are finding it difficult to choose a course of study but like to construct big buildings using sand, roads and Bridges using stick as their childhood hubby are advised to choose this course of study, because civil engineering does not require only intelligence but passion and critical reasoning.
12. Accounting and Finance (Arts)
Deals with recording of funds, Accounting and Finance is a course needed in every organization in Nigeria, so students who need a courses they can study while they still have time to do other extra curriculum activities are to consider accounting as the list of courses they plan to
13. Marketing (Arts)
Deals with the promotion and selling of products. Students who are good at introducing people to New or existing products are advised to check this course of study as it may not be far from their purpose of existence.
Tertiary institutions Aspirants who wish to pick this course should go ahead as it stands are the most marketable courses one can study in country like Nigeria. They must be fluent or willing to learn foreign languages as it gives you an edge to becoming a good marketer.
There are a few other hot cake courses in Nigeria that is mind blowing…
14: Theater Arts
16: Geology and Mining
17: Sociology and Anthropology
20: English literature.etc.
At his junction, I’m are rest assured that this post is a starting edge for anyone who want to study in Nigeria as it has explains the nooks and crown on the best courses to study and become a champ in future welther employed or self employed.
If we didn’t mention your choice of course to study in our rating, I’d be interested to know which courses you think is more lucrative for you. so never be discourage with this top 21 best courses in Nigeria we listed if we have omitted your choice in our listing. Remember, Every course is very important and crucial in its own way, it is left for you to bring out the best in what you choose.
I also believe that your curiosity on knowing the best courses to study in 2020 has been giving an encouraging write up to clear the air. But one thing you must learn is that studying the best course in the world those not guarantee your level of success in future, so therefore everyone should learn to be financial intelligent for it the beginning and the end of your degrees. Tall houses are never built on a day so if you must work in that field you have always dreamed of working in you should first of all think about getting a college degree.
Good luck as you choose your course of study.