Universities Offering Software Engineering (2021)

Universities Offering Software Engineering in Nigeria

Advancements in technology has seen an increase in study of Software engineering and development.

Software engineering in Nigeria

Before now in Nigeria, software engineering and development was a sub course under computer engineering and electrical/electronics engineering departments.

As our society continues to evolve around tech, the need and demand for software developers will continue to rise.

This makes software engineering a good science course to study in Nigeria.

Sometime in the past, Nigerians travel abroad to study software engineering but the good news is that, some Nigerian universities have started offering software engineering as a full stand alone course.

However, not all universities in Nigeria are offering software engineering. The course is most predominant in technology universities in Nigeria.

This is why we thought it wise to present to our audience, list of universities offering software engineering in Nigeria.

Also we will be discussing requirements for studying software engineering in Nigeria.

List of Universities Offering Software Engineering in Nigeria

The number of universities offering software engineering is still very few in Nigeria.

Also, most universities in Nigeria offering software engineering are federal government owned universities which offer cheaper tuition.

However, there are still very few private and state universities offering software engineering in Nigeria.

Read on while we unveil the list of universities offering software engineering in Nigeria.

University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN)

This is one of the federal government owned universities offering software engineering.The university is located at Nsukka, Enugu State.

University of Lagos (UNILAG)

University of Lagos is another federal government owned university that offer software engineering as a full course in Nigeria.

University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)

Another federal government university that offer software engineering is University of Ilorin, Kwara state.

University of Ibadan (UI)

University of Ibadan located in Oyo State Nigeria is also offering software engineering.

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

This is a federal university in Osun state that is offering software engineering.

Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUT-Minna)

Federal University of Technology Minna, Niger State is one of the very few universities offering software engineering in Nigeria.

Federal University of Technology, Akure

Software Engineering is a full science course that is offered in this noble university in Ondo State.

Bayero University Kano (BUK)

Bayero University Kano is among the very few universities in Nigeria offering software engineering in Nigeria.

List of Private Universities Offering Software Engineering in Nigeria

Below are some private universities in Nigeria that is offering software engineering in Nigeria. Some these universities are among the best private universities in Nigeria.

Covenant University

Covenant university located in Ota, Ogun state is among private universities that are offering software engineering in Nigeria.

Babcock University

Babcock University Illishan-Remo, Ogun state is another top private university that offers degree in software engineering.

Admiralty University of Nigeria

Admiralty University of Nigeria, Ibusa Delta state is also a private university offering software engineering in Nigeria.

American University of Nigeria

This is another private university located in Yola Adamawa state capital. The top university also offers software engineering.

Requirements for Studying Software Engineering in Nigeria

To study software engineering in Nigeria, there are certain criteria and requirements required of prospective students.

These requirements are in line requirements of Nigeria University Commission (NUC). Below are some of the basic requirements for studying software engineering.

WAEC /O Level requirements for Software Engineering in Nigeria

O level requirements to study software engineering in Nigeria is that candidates must have five (5) SSCE credit passes in Mathematics, English Language and three (3) other science subjects. Physics must be one of the 3 science subjects.

JAMB Subjects Combination for Software Engineering

Also, part of requirements to study software engineering in Nigeria is that candidates must register and sit for the following subjects in JAMB examination: Mathematics, English Language, Physics and Chemistry.

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Emmanuel Igwenagu

Igwenagu Emmanuel is the founder of Nigerian Informer. He holds B.A, M.Sc in Mass Communication. He is a Communication researcher and 112 emergency help line dispatcher.

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