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List of Non-Accredited Courses in UNICAL (2024)

Non-Accredited Courses in UNICAL (2024) and FAQs


The University of Calabar (UNICAL) is one of the most prestigious institutions in Nigeria, and its programs are highly sought after by students.

However, it’s important to note that not all courses offered by the university are accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

In this blog post, we will provide information on the list of non-accredited courses in UNICAL for the 2024 academic session, as well as answer some frequently asked questions about the program.

List of Non-Accredited Courses in UNICAL (2024)

The following are the list of non-accredited courses offered in UNICAL:

– Dentistry and Dental Surgery
– Doctor of Pharmacy
– Education and Social Studies
– Environmental Protection Resources Management
– Human Anatomy
– Human Physiology
– Medical Laboratory Science (Medical Microbiology/ Parasitology Unit)
– Nursing/Nursing Science
– Public Health Technology
– Radiography

FAQs and Answers

What happens to students of non-accredited courses in UNICAL?

Students who are already enrolled in non-accredited programs will be given the option to switch to an accredited program or continue with their current program, but they will not be eligible for NYSC or graduation.

Why are some courses not accredited in UNICAL?

Courses may not be accredited due to various reasons such as lack of qualified staff, inadequate facilities, or failure to meet the NUC’s minimum standards.

How do I know if a course is accredited in UNICAL?

You can check the NUC website or contact the university’s admissions office to confirm the accreditation status of a particular course.

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Can I still get a job with a degree from a non-accredited course in UNICAL?

While it may be more challenging, it’s not impossible. However, it’s important to note that many employers require graduates to have a degree from an accredited institution.


It’s essential for prospective students to be aware of the accreditation status of their desired course before applying to UNICAL. We hope this information has been helpful in guiding your decision-making process. Remember to always verify the accreditation status of a course before enrolling.

Note: The information provided in this blog post is based on previous years’ data and is subject to change.

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