UNIZIK Admission Requirements And List Of Courses Offered
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UNIZIK Admission Requirements And List Of Courses Offered

UNIZIK Admission Requirements And List Of Courses… The Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, is a university located in the South Eastern part of Nigeria that is both owned and run by the Nigerian Federal Government. The University is also often called NAU, or, more popularly, UNIZIK.The University currently discharges its Academic and social corporate duties from more than two campuses in Anambra State, one main campus in Awka, the capital city of Anambra State, and another, at Nnewi. 

However, UNIZIK has more campuses besides these two and they include; the Agulu, and Ifite-Ogwuari campuses in the Aniocha and Ayamelum Local Government Areas of Anambra State.

This puts UNIZIK on the chart as one of the few Nigerian Federal Universities to operate in three senatorial districts of its State of location as it operates in Anambra Central (Awka), Anambra South (Nnewi), and Anambra North (Ifite-Ogwuari) Senatorial Districts.

All three campuses are enriched with well-stocked libraries and other Information Technology facilities that serve the Students, and non-academic and academic staff of the University.

The defunct Anambra State University of Technology (ASUTECH) can be said to be the founding pillar of the modern-day Nnamdi Azikiwe University. 

ASUTECH was established in 1980 by the Government of the Old Anambra through Law No. 7 of 30th July 1980 and had campuses in Enugu, Abakiliki, Nnewi, and Awka.

Following the split of the old Anambra state into Enugu and Anambra States in 1991, the Nnewi and Awka campuses of the defunct ASUTECH were converted into Nnamdi Azikiwe University which was taken over by the Federal Government in July 1992 after which it became a Federal Institution.

It is also worthy of note that Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka is duly accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

The Institution is named after the iconic Nigerian statesman, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe. Also, the staffs of the University belong to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

The university currently records a student strength of around 34,300 students. 

The current vice chancellor of the university is Professor Charles Esimone

UNIZIK currently runs both Undergraduate and postgraduate programs as well as other associate programs/certifications.

UNIZIK Admission Requirements And List Of Courses Offered

Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Admission Requirements And List Of All Courses Offered

Do you wish to pursue an Academic Programme at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka but do not know what option of Academic programs are open to you?

Would you also love to know about the Admission requirements that must be met to be eligible for Admission Consideration into any of the Academic programs at the institution?

Read on as we will, in the course of this article list out UNIZIK’s Admission Requirements and list of offered Courses.

Courses & Programmes Offered by The Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)

Below listed are all the Courses offered by UNIZIK:

  • Accountancy / Accounting
  • Adult Education
  • African and Asian Studies
  • Agricultural and Bio-Resources Engineering
  • Agriculture
  • Anatomy
  • Applied Biochemistry
  • Applied Microbiology and Brewing
  • Architecture
  • Auto and Mechanical Technology Education
  • Banking and Finance
  • Biological Science(s)
  • Botany
  • Building and Woodwork Technology Education
  • Business Administration
  • Business Education
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chinese Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Civil Law
  • Computer Science
  • Cooperative Economics and Management
  • Early Childhood and Primary Education
  • Economics
  • Education and Biology
  • Education and Chemistry
  • Education and Computer Science
  • Education and Economics
  • Education and English Language
  • Education and French
  • Education and Igbo
  • Education and Integrated Science
  • Education and Mathematics
  • Education and Physics
  • Education and Political Science
  • Education and Religious Studies
  • Educational Foundation
  • Educational Management and Policy
  • Electrical / Electronics Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics And Computer Engineering
  • English Language and Literature
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Health Science
  • Environmental Management
  • Estate Management
  • Fine and Applied Arts
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Forestry And Wildlife
  • French
  • Geography and Meteorology
  • Geological Sciences
  • Geophysics
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Health Education
  • History
  • Human Kinetics
  • Industrial Production Engineering
  • Library and Information Management
  • Linguistics
  • Marketing
  • Mass Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical / Automobile Technology Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Medical Rehabilitation
  • Medicine and Surgery
  • Metallurgical and Material Engineering
  • Modern and European Language
  • Music
  • Nursing / Nursing Science
  • Parasitology and Entomology
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Physical and Health Education
  • Physics / Industrial Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Polymer and Textile Engineering
  • Psychology
  • Pure and Industrial Chemistry
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Radiography
  • Religious and Human Relations
  • Science Education
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Surveying and Geo-Informatics
  • Theatre Arts
  • Zoology

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Admission Requirements For Admission Into UNIZIK

All Individuals seeking to pursue any of the available programs at UNIZIK should meet the following requisite conditions.

For those seeking admission to UNIZIK through JAMB UTME:

  • Possession of at least 5 O’Level credits (GCE/SSCE) which must be obtained at a number of sittings not exceeding two.
  • Also, all candidates must have made the correct ‘course combination’ selection needed for the intended course during their UTME Registration.
  • Candidates must have obtained a minimum score of 180 in the just concluded JAMB UTME Exams to be considered for Admission to the University.
  • All Candidates to be considered must have registered UNIZIK,  as their first-choice Institution
  • Prospective Candidates must duly undergo the UNIZIK  Post-UTME Screening Exercise in order to be considered eligible for admission into the University.

For Direct Entry (DE) 2023/2024 Students

To be qualified for admission consideration into any of UNIZIK’s academic programs through Direct Entry (DE), you must meet the following requirements:

  • Possession of at least 5 O’Level credits (GCE/SSCE) which must be obtained at a number of sittings not exceeding two.
  • Prospective Candidates must have passed two ‘A’ level/IJMB Subjects. The Subjects must relate to their intended field of Study
  • Applicants must have obtained Passes in JUPEB/A subjects related to the intended field of Study to be considered for Admission into the University.
  • A Degree (first class/second class upper) in a closely related discipline may be needed depending on your chosen course of study
  • All applicants must also have purchased the UNIZIK Direct Entry Form from JAMB. They also must have been duly registered and made all requisite payments on the UNIZIK Portal.
  • Any prospective candidates who wish to enroll at UNIZIK through DE must have passed the National Diploma, National Certificate of Education, or any other recognized Advanced certificate with a minimum grade of a merit pass.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Is UNIZIK conducting Post-UTME Screening in 2023?


The Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka shall conduct Post-UTME Screening Exercise to sort out and subsequently admit qualified Candidates.

At the moment, UNIZIK’s post-UTME screening form goes for N2000 only. 

What is UNIZIK’s cut-off point for 2023/2024?

The Governing Council of UNIZIK has set the cut-off point at 180 for the current session. 

As such, all Candidates who scored a minimum of 180 in the just concluded UTME Exams have met the cut-off point requirement of the University for Admission Consideration.

Does UNIZIK accept second choice Admission Applications?


The Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka does not accept second-choice applications. 

What is the cost of Acceptance Fees at UNIZIK?

At UNIZIK, newly admitted students are mandated to pay their acceptance fees upon admission into the Institution.

The Acceptance fee cost at UNIZIK is N16,500 only and is a one-time, compulsory, and non-refundable payment for newly admitted students at the university.

Does UNIZIK offer Medicine and Surgery?


The course is offered at UNIZIK and is a six-year course pursuant to the award of Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) upon completion.

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