UNICAL Courses, Cut Off Marks and Admission Requirements 2020/2021

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UNICAL Courses, Cut Off Marks and Admission Requirements | Full List of NUC Accredited Courses Offered at the University of Calabar.

UNICAL Courses and Requirements…UNICAL, University of Calabar, UNICAL list of available undergraduate courses/programmes offered at the institution and approved by NUC – See more details below;

UNICAL Courses and Requirements

The under-listed courses are currently offered in University of Calabar. The courses are categorized according to their respective faculties for the sake of clarity. You are therefore advised to meticulously go through the list below.

However, it must be stated here that the accuracy of the below list of courses offered in University of Calabar can only be guaranteed up to the point of the publication of this post. In other words, a change might have been made to the list of courses offered in University of Calabar. Hence you are hereby advised to use the comment box below to confirm from the Admin if the course you are interested in has been added or removed from the list.

A History Of UNICAL, Cross River State-An Overview

Here is a briefly summarize but concise account of the creation of the University of Calabar. As syndicate from the website hotels.ng, read below on how the University f Calabar was created.

The University of Calabar, fondly called ‘UNICAL’ by students and staffs was established in 1975 by the Federal Military Government of Nigeria. It was Initially a Calabar campus of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, but ceased to be a campus after its pronouncement as a Federal University. UNICAL is one of Nigeria’s second generation federal universities and currently has a Graduate school, ten Faculties, and three Institutes.

Academic programmes of the University are aimed at laying a sound and a broad undergraduate foundation upon which further intellectual and professional pursuits can be based at the Graduate school level. Hence, the University offers accredited programmes or courses leading to officially recognized degrees such as bachelors, masters and postgraduate degrees in several disciplines.

Built to fulfill its motto ‘Knowledge for Service’, placing a great premium on learning and character; UNICAL is currently ranked as the 48th best University in Nigeria.

Official List of courses offered in University of Calabar

Here is the list of courses offered in the university of Calabar (UNICAL).


Agric-Economics And Extension
Animal Science
Crop Science
Food Science And Technology
Forestry And Wildlife Management
Soil Science

Christian Religious Knowledge/Studies
English And Literary Studies
History And International Studies
Linguistics Communication Studies
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
Public Health Technology

Applied Chemistry
Applied Geophysics
Computer Science
Electronics And Computer Technology
Genetics And Biotechnology
Library And Information Science

Business Management/ Management Science
Environmental Protection Resources Management
Policy And Administrative Studies
Political Science
Public Administration
Social Work

Check JAMB Brochure for admission requirement.

See also UNICAL Cut off mark and UNICAL Pst-UTME form.

University of Calabar Admission Requirements 2020/2021 Session

UNICAL offers programmes for pre-bachelor, bachelor, masters and doctorate degrees. Admission requirements into any of these programmes may differ, based on your preferred course or faculty. Nevertheless, we’ve compiled useful details on how to go about your admission, find them below:

University of Calabar Admission Requirements For Undergraduates

Pre-degree/ 100 level students:

  • As a prospective candidate, you must have credit passes in at least five (5) SSCE/NECO/ O’level subjects including English, Mathematics and three other relevant subjects at no more than two sittings.
  • You are also required to register, sit for and attain the prescribed JAMB cut-off mark for your preferred course. Then you can be eligible to write the entrance examination (Post-UTME).

200 level (Direct entry-level students):

  • In addition to having the above requirements, you may also be required to;
  • Have a National Diploma, which should come from a recognized institution in Nigeria. Applicants may also be required to have a Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE) in a subject(s) related to the proposed field of study with a minimum of one unit and two (2) passes.

University of Calabar Admission Requirements For Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

  • Are you a prospective student vying to gain admission into this level? Then you must be a graduate of the University or an Institution recognized by the school with at least a third class degree or a minimum upper credit in the Higher National Diploma (HND).

University of Calabar Admission Requirements For Master’s Degree

  • Candidates must have a first degree in the preferred course of study a relevant discipline with an FCGPA of not less than 3.0 from UNICAL or a recognized university.

University of Calabar Admission Requirements For Ph.D.

  • Prospective applicants must have a master’s degree in the preferred course with an FCGPA not less than 3.50 on a 5 point scale or an average of 60% from the University or one recognized by the school.

More information about specific admission requirements can be found on the school’s website on the admission option and then choose your preferred programme. The website can be found at unical.edu.ng.

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2 thoughts on “UNICAL Courses, Cut Off Marks and Admission Requirements 2020/2021

  • January 10, 2019 at 6:53 pm

    Details of D E 2019/2020

  • June 25, 2019 at 2:00 am

    University Of Calabar Post UTME/ DE Form, UNCAL POst-UTME/Direct Entry Admission Form 2019/2020, for registration guidelines and admission processing contact admin office on_09064520561


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