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Most Lucrative Courses In Nigeria


This post is about the most lucrative courses in Nigeria that are highly paid to study in Nigeria as of 2020. I just have to write this due to the continuous increase in the demand for it by applicants who want to apply for admission into various Nigerian Universities this year.

I had previously share enormous admission through how to gain admission into Nigerian universities. As a matter of fact, we’ve had enough questions ranging from:
What are the Best Selling Courses In Nigerian Universities?,what are the most lucrative courses in Nigeria, which courses are best for science, which courses are best to study for art student, which courses are best to study for commercial students? 

With this post, I will like to provide answers to your questions. If you are done reading this post, you will definitely be bold enough to choose the most lucrative courses among others in your 2020 UTME registration.

Though, with the current Nigerian unemployment rate, recession and the difficult economic situation, one would expect all Nigerian students who want to have a university education to be wise and select the best professional, lucrative, marketable and highly paid course to study.

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It is on this note, we compiled the following most lucrative courses for you to look into. Though, this is subject to my personal opinion and knowledge. Feel free to add, more if you have any.

Below are the most lucrative courses in Nigeria:

1.Medicine & Surgery

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I’m sure Medicine and Surgery as a course is not new to you. We all know the stress involved in studying medicine in Nigeria. Though, if you can be determined, patient and consistent you will surely reap the juicy fruit of been a medical doctor.
Though, the process of gaining admission into medicine is highly competitive in Nigeria. You have to be well prepared and ensure you score so high in UTME. Some Universities in Nigeria will not even consider any score less than 250 in UTME for medicine.

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2.Agriculture Science

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You may not want to see this on the list but its real. We are officially on recession and the government place to rescue the economy is through diversification to agriculture and mineral resources. So for any serious student, it is important to learn the act of going back to farm. You can go into fishery, piggery, planting, and many other aspect of Agriculture to harness the potential on the field.

3.Computer Science/Engineering

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We are in the age of ICT and ICT cannot be achieved without computers. If study any of these courses, you would not only be needed by individuals, but companies who will need you to handle their ICT unit. Read List of best engineering courses you can read in Nigerian Universities and their requirements.


Which course is the most lucrative in Nigeria today_

These are two courses and are both lucrative when you studied them to their professional levels. With accounting and finance, you can be employed by any companies in the world. The profession places you in a better position to work anywhere. See How to register ICAN and The Cost In Nigeria.You can also establish your own financing firm and start financial consulting service. I’m personally proud to be an accountant.

5. Economics

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Although, It can be said to randise with Political Science, But i tell you its also the most lucrative courses in Nigeria Today as it comes before Political science. find out why here.

 Economics is a social science concerned with the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.

6. Pharmacy