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Best Courses To Study At Nigerian Polytechnic

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Do you want to further your education and study the course of your choice in a higher institution? 

If yes, understanding the course you want to study is essential. Why? Because some of the courses are best fit for universities and some for polytechnics.

How do you know the courses that are the best fit for universities or polytechnics?

This article will guide you on the best courses you can study at Nigerian Polytechnics.

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List Of Best Courses To Study At Polytechnic 

Before I list the best courses, you can study in polytechnics I would like you to take note of this:

Universities are considered to focus on the theoretical aspects of some courses, while polytechnics mainly focus on the practical, technical, and technological aspects of the courses.

With that being said, let’s get on the list.

1. Architecture 

The extensive parts of Architecture are practical. Polytechnics mainly focus on practical which makes it the best fit if you want to study architecture.

Attending a reputable polytechnic can add so much to your architecture career.

2. Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering is majorly practical, and that’s what you need most in your engineering career.

While your Civil Engineering counterparts are struggling to understand the practical aspects, maybe in their final year, you are already competent to work on projects.

3. Computer Science or Computer Engineering

Studying Computer Science or Computer Engineering at the polytechnic can help you gain a wide range of knowledge in theoretical and practical aspects.

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4. Chemical Engineering Technology

Chemical engineering is about changing raw materials into useful products such as clothes, food and drink, and energy.

All these deal with practical majorly, learning earlier will be an added advantage.

5. Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology

Electrical & Electronic Engineering deals with the study and real-world application of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism.

Studying at the polytechnic seems to be the best fit for this course.

6. Estate Management

Estate Management is one of the best courses you can study at the polytechnic. 

A good polytechnic will offer practical knowledge of what it takes to be an Estate Manager.

7. Food Science & Technology

Another course you can study at the polytechnic is Food Science and Technology.

You will learn the theoretical and practical aspects of food sciences.

8. Mechanical Engineering

Studying Mechanical Engineering at the polytechnic is a great advantage to your engineering career, no doubt.

A good and reputable polytechnic will teach you the theoretical, technological, and practical aspects of Mechanical Engineering.

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9. Metallurgical Engineering

Metallurgical engineering is the study of metals and how metals can be safely transformed into products that benefit humanity – things such as surgical implants, computer chips, cars, materials for space exploration, and more.

While others are struggling to understand the practical aspects of the course in their final year, you will have enough experience to handle projects.

10. Office Technology & Management

Office Technology and Management is becoming more popular in our days. The theory part of this course is not enough, the technological and practical parts are essential as well. 

11. Quantity Surveying

Quantity Surveying is a great course to study at a higher institution. 

It deals with an estimate of the amount and cost of materials needed for building something and how long it will take to build.

Studying at the polytechnic will give you the theoretical and practical knowledge to be a Quantity Surveyor.

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12. Welding And Fabrication Technology

Welding and Fabrication Technology also deals with metal and learning the practical aspects matters the most.

However, there are some other courses you can study at the polytechnics but these are the most popular ones.

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