UNICAL Courses & Admission Requirement

It can be frustrating for students to find out they didn’t meet up with a school’s requirement after choosing the school as their choice of study. So, we have compiled all the accredited list of courses of University of Calabar  (UNICAL) as well as their admission requirements.

Nonetheless, before going into the crux of today’s topic, I would like to share with you the some basic information about UNICAL that you are supposed to know.

Unical Courses Offered And Requirements (University Of Calabar)


  1. Public Administration


  1. Christian Religious Studies
  2. English and Literary Studies
  3. French
  4. History and International Studies
  5. Linguistics
  6. Linguistics and Communication Studies
  7. Philosophy
  8. Religious and Cultural Studies
  9. Theatre and Media Arts


  1. Anatomy
  2. Human Nutrition and Dietetics
  3. Human Physiology
  4. Medical Laboratory Science
  5. Nursing Science
  6. Public Health
  7. Radiography


  1. Law


  1. Adult Education
  2. Agricultural Education
  3. Biology Education
  4. Business Education
  5. Business Studies
  6. Chemistry Education
  7. Economics Education
  8. Education Administration and Planning
  9. Environmental Education
  10. Educational Technology
  11. Elementary Education
  12. English Education
  13. French Education
  14. Geography Education
  15. Guidance and Counseling
  16. History Education
  17. Human Kinetics and Health Education
  18. Library and Information Science
  19. Mathematics Education
  20. Physics Education
  21. Political Science Education
  22. Religious Studies Education
  23. Social Studies
  24. Special Education.


  1. Food Science and Technology


  1. Marketing
  2. Business Management
  3. Banking & Finance
  4. Accounting
  5. Economics
  6. Geography
  7. Policy and Administrative Studies
  8. Political Science
  9. Sociology
  10. Social Works


  1. Geography and Regional Planning


  1. Dentistry
  2. Medicine and Surgery


  1. Applied Chemistry
  2. Applied Geophysics
  3. Biochemistry
  4. Botany
  5. Computer Science
  6. Genetics and Biotechnology
  7. Geology
  8. Mathematics
  9. Microbiology
  10. Physics
  11. Pure Chemistry
  12. Statistics
  13. Zoology
  14. Zoology and Environmental Biology


  1. Agriculture
  2. Fisheries and Aquaculture
  3. Forestry and Wildlife Management
  4. Environmental Protection & Resource Management

UNIOSUN Courses and Admission Requirement 

College in University of Calabar

Currently, the University of Calabar (UNICAL) has only one college which is the one given below:

College of Medical Sciences

  • Allied Medical Sciences
  • Basic Clinical Sciences
  • Basic Medical Sciences
  • Bloodless Surgery
  • Dentistry
  • Medicine

UNICAL Admission Requirements For UTME Candidates

Candidates who are seeking admission into the University of Calabar (UNICAL) through UTME/JAMB are expected to meet the following requirements before they could be considered for admission into the institution.

  1. Candidate should not be less than 16 years old at the time of the application
  2. The candidate must have at least five credits passes in Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations (SSCE/GCE) and must not be more than two sittings.
  3. You must choose the correct JAMB subject combination for your course.
  4. Candidates must score at least 150 in the just concluded JAMB UTME examination to be offered admission into the University Of Calabar.
  5. UNICAL Must be your First Choice of Institution.
  6. You Must Participate in UNICAL POST UTME/SCREENING to be considered for admission if any for the year.

UNICAL Admission Requirements For Direct Entry (DE) Candidates

Direct Entry candidates are those who will be given admission to study in their chosen professions as from 200 level. Although they are going to start at second year, they will still offer some of the year one courses while some will be waivered for them.

To get admitted into the University of Calabar (UNICAL) through the Direct Entry procedure, candidates must be meet the O’ level requirement and any of the qualifications given in 2-6 below:

  1. The candidate must have at least five credits passes in Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations (SSCE/GCE) and must not be more than two sittings.
  2. Candidates must have ‘A’ level/IJMB passes in two subjects that are related to their area of study.
  3. JUPEB/A’ Level passes in Related subjects.
  4. A bachelor degree certificate in any of the related field that you have chosen.
  5. Direct entry candidates are required to purchase the UNICAL Direct Entry form through the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) And UNICAL Portal.
  6. NCE/ND/HND/Diploma in any related field can be accepted.

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