Top 15 hotcake courses in Nigeria

Top 15 hotcake courses in Nigeria

15. Geology
Geologists study earth processes such as flood and earthquake. Since oil is the major source of revenue in Nigeria, Geologists are in a good position to penetrate the sector. Just know what you are doing, then you will be fine.

14. Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship has moved one step forward. This is a newly introduced course in many Universities. With the economic situation of the country, developing entrepreneurial skills is the way. It is a very promising and hot cake course.

13. Marketing

The demand for marketers is on the increase. Every company wants to make profit and as well as establish their brand. This factor makes marketing a hot cake course.

12. Biochemistry
Biochemistry as a course is becoming more popular in Nigeria. You won’t have any regret studying it. It is a hot cake course right now.

11. Economics And Statistics
Over the years, Ecostat has grown to be a very hot course in Nigeria. Economics and statistics work hand in hand. It is a course you should think of studying. It pays.

10. Mass Communication

Mass communication gives you the golden opportunity to meet new persons daily and as well penetrate both the public and private sectors. They can work in TV stations, Newspaper publishing firms and so on.

9. Mathematics
This dy/dx has been the nightmare of many students right from primary school. Because many persons are afraid to major in mathematics, the demand for mathematicians has increased astronomically. Many firms are actively recruiting mathematicians. The course is currently a hot cake.

8. Architecture
Architecture is a very great course to study. One thing about architecture is that it makes you self employed. Architecture is a top course.

7. Nursing

Nursing as a course is seriously getting more exposure in Nigeria. Gone are the days when it was classed as a female occupation. These days, more guys are going into nursing. The rate at which people are rushing nursing, it would make it to the top 5 hot cake courses in Nigeria few years from now. Trust me, Nursing is a hot cake course.

6. Estate Management

You help people to manage their property and you get rewarded. This is what estate management is about. There are so many opportunities for estate management professionals both at home and abroad. If you can practice estate management while you study, then you are a big boy or girl. This course is indeed a hot cake.

5. Law
Law moves one step upward this year. This puts Law in the top 5 list of hot cake courses in Nigeria. The fact that lawyers are less patronized these days due to the level of corruption in the country is not a strong signal that the course is not lucrative or profitable.

You don’t need to limit yourself to the courtroom. There are many other opportunities for you as a lawyer. Law as course is marketable. You can become an attorney for a big company or even a family lawyer and start earning big.

4. Accounting

As the name implies, accounting is the language of serious business. It is a very marketable and hot cake course in Nigeria. The number of candidates who fill accounting in their jamb form yearly is alarming. This speaks of the high level of exposure accounting has gotten in Nigeria. Accounting is a very good art course to study in any Nigerian University.

3. Pharmacy

Meet the big guy. This course is very interesting especially when you study it in Uniben; you become Doctor of pharmacy immediately after graduation. Generally, Pharmacy is a lucrative, marketable and a very hot cake course in Nigeria.

Just the way Pharmacy is a hot cake course, it is very hot to study as well. Pharmacy is very demanding in any University. However, as a pharmacy graduate, self-employment will not be a major problem for you.

2. Engineering
Meet the guys that intimidate law and management science students with their lab coats and drawing boards. They do not joke with ELA, EMA and MEE. They are called Engineering students.

There is no year you will not find Engineering in the list of hot and most sought-after courses in Nigeria. Engineering as a whole is a very nice course to study. Engineering courses sell in all major industries around the world. The following are top Departments under the faculty of Engineering:

Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronic Engineering
Petroleum Engineering

Civil Engineering
Structural Engineering
Computer Engineering

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Petroleum and Gas Engineering
Systems Engineering
Production and Industrial Engineering
One thing about Engineering graduates is that they can do anything. Yes, engineers can do anything. For example, the person writing this article is an engineering graduate but he does many other things outside Engineering. Engineering is one of the most marketable courses in the world.

1. Medicine And Surgery

Many persons believe that medicine is overrated in Nigeria. The truth of the matter remains that medicine is a hot cake course. It is high paying and marketable both at home abroad. Medicine and Surgery retains its spot as the number one hot cake course in Nigeria for 2020.


  1. Reply

    Hot cake no be small

  2. Reply

    Hot cake indeed…nice one

  3. Reply

    IT courses na hot cake now

  4. Reply

    Good article

  5. Reply

    Nice info

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    what is marketing doing there

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    Very nice

  8. Reply

    What will you say about Human resource management that is needed in all organization. This list needs amendment.

  9. Reply

    Very nice.

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  11. Reply

    Good article

  12. Reply

    Until u write jamb 15times nobody will tell u to put youruba education🙄🙄

  13. Reply

    Good post

  14. Reply

    They are really hotcakes

  15. Reply

    This is really good to know about the hotcake courses in Nigeria

  16. Reply

    Nice info

  17. Reply

    Nice information

  18. Reply

    These hotcake courses have millions of graduates with that same courses roaming the street unemployed.
    Nigeria should do better. It’s even about the course you study these days.

  19. Reply

    It doesn’t matter what you study this days

  20. Reply

    Yh…they are nice courses tho..but in Nigeria I don’t think what you studied matters now

  21. Reply

    They are still many other hotcake courses

  22. Reply

    I totally disagree

  23. Reply

    Hotcakes indeed

  24. Reply

    Hotcakes not a lie at all

  25. Reply

    Nice info

  26. Reply

    Very nice article
    Thanks for sharing

  27. Reply

    Funny enough no one is talking about agriculture
    Investing and doing an agro business pays very well
    Example: plaintain farming
    Mushroom rearing
    Snail rearing
    Poultry and fishery
    And many more, life has gone beyond these things.

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    Knowledge is power

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