What are The Best Engineering Courses In Nigeria?
Studying engineering can be very interesting if you made the decision based on love for science and technology. Engineering is a course centered on solving or providing solutions to different problems.
As a student you are expected to employ critical reasoning, logic and algebra, and systematic analysis in handling issues both theoretically and practically.
These teaching methods help to shape the thinking ability of engineers and their ability to make predictions and possible invention of solution of potential future traits even before they took place.
In the area of designing, engineering shapes the mind to view things the way they ought to appear physically such ability helps engineers to design any concept on a piece of paper or drafting software. This ability can be found in many engineers because they were trained that way.
Choosing to study any engineering course means you have the ability to reason, calculate, and analyze things. Though other abilities such as technical abilities may be developed later, it has been a good sign for those who develop the skill early and chose engineering as the career profession.
Engineering in Nigeria has edge over other courses due to its better job opportunity within and outside the country. This does not imply that all engineers are employed in Nigeria but based on general rating with other professions in the country they seem to have higher rate of employment from the oil and gas firms to other sectors.
As a career-seeking youth, choosing engineering is not a bad idea because it is one of the highly respected professions in the country with standard qualifying and regulating bodies such as the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).
Though there are lots of options available for you to study in engineering, there are some that are not approved by COREN and studying them may not be advisable if you really want a reputable career in engineering.
For better career option in Nigeria, chose any of the following:
Though there are other engineering options as a course, the ones listed above will make you versatile and provide wider area of coverage. Besides, most of other new engineering courses revolve around any of these ones mentioned above.
Chemical & Polymer Engineering
Materials science engineering
Industrial production engineering
Information and communication technology Engineering
Wood production engineering
These and so many others can be referred to as minors in the engineering courses because many of them are new and were derived from the existing engineering courses.
However, if you are seeking a specialized course in engineering then choosing one of them will not a bad idea but it will certainly reduce your employability chance in the labor market.
Now that you have list of the top engineering courses and the minor or I would rather say specialized engineering courses, let me give the list of schools/Universities you should choose for the enrollment of the program.
Click Here “Best Universities” to view the list of best tertiary schools in Nigeria suitable for your engineering career.
Philip is a graduate of Mechanical engineering and an NDT inspector with vast practical knowledge in other engineering fields, and software.
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