Welcome to the Nile University School of Preliminary Studies

Application to Nile University of Nigeria’s Preliminary Studies is now open for the 2021/2022 academic year

Nile University School of Preliminary Studies

This programme is an intensive full-time course designed for students seeking admission through direct entry into any university. During the 9-month programme, students are exposed to a wide range of skills and knowledge of subjects related to the programme they wish to study in the university. The programme content contains a blend of Nigerian and Foreign and A ‘Level courses, enabling students who have met the requirements to gain direct entry admission to 200 Level at Nile University or any other tertiary institution of their choice within Nigeria and overseas (particularly the UK).


Who can apply?

  • Those who possess a minimum of five (5) credits in English, Mathematics, and three (3) other relevant subjects in WAEC/NECO/NABTEB/IGCSE or their equivalent at a maximum of two (2) sittings.
  • Those who do not have JAMB but wish to gain admission to the university through direct entry
  • hose who wish to switch between disciplines (e.g from the Arts to Sciences)
Register

Programme Structure

In addition to some compulsory courses which they would be exposed to, students are required to choose three subjects relevant to their intended degree programme.

Course Name
Criminology and Security Studies
Subject Combinations
  • Economics, Government or History, Literature In English

Course Name
Economics
Subject Combinations
  • Economics, Government or History, Literature In English

Course Name
Mass Communication
Subject Combinations
  • Government or History, Literature In English, Economics

Course Name
Political Science & International Relations
Subject Combinations
  • Economics, Government or History, Literature In English

Course Name
Psychology
Subject Combinations
  • Economics, Government  or History, Biology

Course Name
Accounting
Subject Combinations
  • Accounting, Business Studies, Economics

Course Name
Business Administration
Subject Combinations
  • Mathematics, Economics, Business Management

Course Name
Public Administration
Subject Combinations
  • Mathematics, Economics, Government or History
  • Business Management,  Economics, Government or History
  • Accounting, Economics, Government or History

Course Name
Public and International Law
Subject Combinations
  • Government or History, Literature In English, CRS or IRS

  • Economics, Government or History, Literature In English

  • CRS  or IRS, Government or History, Literature In English

Course Name
Medicine
Human Anatomy
Human Physiology
Public Health
Subject Combinations
  • Biology, Chemistry, Physics

Course Name
Biochemistry
Biology
Biotechnology
Computer Science
Cyber Security
Information Technology
Microbiology
Software Engineering
Subject Combinations
  • Mathematics, Physics, Biology
  • Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry
  • Biology, Physics, Chemistry

Course Name
Computer Engineering
Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Civil Engineering
Petroleum & Gas Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronics
Architecture
Subject Combinations
  • Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry

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