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Admision Requirement to Study Pharmacology

Admission Requirement to Pharmacology including WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry subject combination, Course Description, Career opportunities, Job Vacancies etc 


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What is WAEC, NECO or GCE subject combination (requirement) to study Pharmacology?  
You must have Five credit in WAEC, NECO, or GCE (or combination of O level result) to study Pharmacology. The core WAEC, NECO or GCE subject combinations for Pharmacology must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Physics
  3. Mathematics
  4. Chemistry
  5. Biology
  6. A trade subject


Now you know the subject needed to study Pharmacology, do you know which Nigeria Universities offer Pharmacology?
Nigeria Universities offering Pharmacology are:

  2. ABUAD
  3. OOU
  4. ABU


What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subject needed) to study Pharmacology?
You should aim for a score of 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side. (Just an advice). JAMB UTME subject combinations to study Pharmacology are

  1. Chemistry
  2. Biology
  3. Physics


What is Direct Entry requirement to study Pharmacology?
Two ‘A’ level passes in any of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology plus UTME entry requirements


Course Description for Pharmacology: 
Pharmacology is a cousin to Pharmacy. While the latter focuses more on a patient and their treatment with the use of prescribed drugs, Pharmacology prefers to know how these drugs act when they get into the body, what they do inside, how they are metabolized, and how they exert toxic effects. This lead to developing new drugs or improving on the readily available ones. …Click here to improve this course description.


Where can I work with a Degree in Pharmacology? 
Having a Degree in Pharmacology does not limit you to a particular work environment. Career opportunities will be added when we revisit this page.


The general WAEC, NECO or GCE core subject combination for Pharmacology have been listed above but, some Universities may accept Pass in lieu of Credit. And some may accept or reject the combinations of WAEC, NECO, or GCE results. You will know more when you take a look at the Special Consideration.

Special Consideration for Pharmacology

What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (waiver) to study Pharmacology?

(i) UNILAG accepts very good passes in three JUPEB/A-LEVEL subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration (waiver) to study Pharmacology?

(i) OOU accepts any three of Physics/ Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology.


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