Courses Available at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA)

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) is not an institution where admitted candidates only undergo military training. Admitted students also undergo sound academic training as Officer Cadets for duration of 5 years.

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On successful completion of training, graduands will earn a university first degree (BSc, BEng, BA) and a commission into the Armed Forces of Nigeria. Below are the courses being offered at NDA.



Check: How To Apply for NDA Admission.

NDA Courses and Requirements.

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COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF SCIENCE

S/NCOURSEGeneral RequirementCompulsory CreditsRelevant Credits (Waiver Remarks)
1.BSc Biology5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Biology and ChemistryAny one of the listed subjects: Physics, Further Mathematics Agricultural Science, Geography, Health Education
2.BSc Biotechnology5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Biology and ChemistryAny one of the listed subjects: Physics, Further Mathematics Agricultural Science, Geography, Health Education
3.BSc Chemistry5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and PhysicsAny one of the listed subjects: Biology or Further Mathematics, Agric Science
4.BSc Mathematics5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics and PhysicsAny two of the listed subjects: Chemistry, Further Mathematics and Biology, Computer Science, Technical Drawing, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity
5.BSc Physics5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Physics and ChemistryAny One Of The Listed Subjects: Biology, Further Mathematics and Technical Drawing and Agricultural Science Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF MILITARY SCIENCES AND INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

S/NCourseGeneral RequirementCompulsory CreditsRelevant Credits (Waiver Remarks)
1.BSc Security and Intelligence Science5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Physics and MathematicsEconomics/Geography Chemistry/Bio logy, Computer Studies, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity and Further Mathematics
2.BSc Military Science5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Physics and MathematicsEconomics/Geography Chemistry/Bio logy. Computer Studies, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity and Further Mathematics
3.BSc Computer Science5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics and PhysicsAny two of the listed subjects: Chemistry, Further Mathematics, Biology/Agric Science and Computer Studies, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity
4.BSc Cyber Security5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Physics and MathematicsEconomics/Geography Chemistry/Bio logy. Computer Studies, Basic Electronics, Basic Electricity and Further Mathematics

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

S/NCourseGeneral RequirementCompulsory CreditsRelevant Credits (Waiver Remarks)
1.B Eng Civil Engineering5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and PhysicsTechnical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology, Geography, Building Construction, Agric Science, Wood Work, Metal Work, Computer Studies
2.B Eng Electrical and Electronics Engineering5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and PhysicsTechnical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology, Geography, Electronic, Computer Studies and Basic Electricity
3.B Eng Mechanical Engineering5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and PhysicsTechnical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography, Auto Mechanics, Wood Work, Metal Work, Computer Science
4.B Eng Mechatronics5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and PhysicsTechnical Drawing, Further Mathematics, Biology and Geography, Auto Mechanics, Wood Work, Metal Work, Computer Science

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

S/NCourseGeneral RequirementCompulsory CreditsRelevant Credits
1.BSc Economics5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Economics and MathematicsFinancial Accounting, Commerce, Government, Cimc Education, Geography and History, French, Literature in English CRK/IRK
2.BA French5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, French and MathematicsEconomics, Geography, Government, Civic Education, History, Arabic, CRK/IRK Commerce, Financial Accounting, Literature in English, Home Management and any Nigerian Languages
3.BSc Geography5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language,Geography and MathematicsHistory, Economics, Government, Cimc Education, Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Agric Science, Visual Arts, Further Mathematics Physics, Physical Education, Health Education, Technical Drawing, Food Nutrition, Home Management (preference will be given to those having credits in Social Science Subjects)
4.BA History and War Studies5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, History or Government and MathematicsArabic, Citric Education, Economics, Geography, Commerce, French, Literature in English, CRK/IRK and any Nigerian Languages
5.BSc Political Science and International Relations5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Government / Civic Education and MathematicsHistory, Economics, French, Arabic, Geography, Financial Accounting Literature in English, CRK/IRK, Home Management, Commerce and any Nigerian Language
6.BSc Defence and Security Studies5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Government / Civic Education and MathematicsHistory, Economics, French, Arabic, Geography, Financial Accounting Literature in English, CRK/IRK, Home Management, Commerce and any Nigerian Language
7.BSc Psychology5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Biology and MathematicsEconomics, Government, Civic Education, Chemistry, Geography, Health Education,Biology/Agric Science, Lit in English, Commerce Financial Accounting Home Management and Agric Science
8.BA Arabic5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathsEnglish Language, Arabic and MathematicsEconomics, Geography, Government, Civic Education, History, French, IRK,Commerce, Financial Accounting, Literature in English, Home Management and any Nigerian Languages

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

S/NCourseGeneral RequirementCompulsory CreditsRelevant Credits
1.BSc Accounting5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Financial Accounting and MathematicsCommerce, Government, Civic Education, Geography History and Economics, Literature in English
2.Logistics and Supply Chain Management5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language,Economics and MathematicsChemistry,Government, History, Geography,Accounting, Commerce, Food and Nutrition, Home Management, Physics, Biology, Agric Science, Visual Arts, Technical Drawing
3.BSc Management Sciences5 credit passes in not more than 2 sittings including English Language and MathematicsEnglish Language, Mathematics, Economics and any of one social science subjectEconomics, Accounting, Business Method, Commerce, Government, Geography and Statistics.

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