Welcome to the Nile University School of Preliminary Studies

Application to Nile University of Nigeria’s Preliminary Studies is now open for the 2022/2023 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 12-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 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
  • Those who wish to switch between disciplines (e.g from the Arts to Sciences)

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