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WAEC, JAMB Subject Combinations for Pharmacy

Admission Requirement to Pharmacy including WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry, IJBM, JUPEB, CAMBRIDGE, NABTEB Subject Combinations, Course Description and Career Opportunities 

 

Faculty/School/College of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Science
You’re viewing a course under Faculty/School/College of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Science  – Obtainable Degree – [M.B.B.S., MB.B.Ch.B., B.D.S., B.Ch.D., Pharm.B, B.SC].

 

IMPORTANT NOTE
Pharmacy course last a minimum of Five years for UTME candidates and Four years for Direct Entry applicants. M.B.B.S. and B.D.S. last a minimum of Six years for UTME candidates and 5 years for Direct Entry applicants. Some Universities may accept holders of good degrees in relevant disciplines as Direct Entry candidates.

 
To study this course in Nigeria Universities, you must fulfil the admission requirements which must include one or a combination of ‘O’ level results. This page will literally answer questions such as WAEC subject combination, JAMB UTME subject combination, Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers), Course description and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. And if you’re still having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria, maybe it’s time you consider studying online or study abroad for free through scholarships

What is O level/WAEC subject combinations (requirement) for Pharmacy?
You must have Five credit in subjects needed to study Pharmacy in WAEC. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The core O level that is the compulsory WAEC subject combinations for Pharmacy must include:

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

 

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What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subject needed) for Pharmacy?
You should aim for a score of 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side. (Just an advice). If you score 180 and above in this recent JAMB UTME- All is well with you, but if your score is below 180, Please consider College or Polytechnic.. Don’t expect JAMB score upgrade. White collar Scammers are everywhere. JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles passing JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combinations for Pharmacy are

  1. Chemistry
  2. Biology
  3. Physics

 

What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A level result you need) to study Pharmacy?
Three ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology/Zoology and Physics or Mathematics plus UTME Requirement.
 

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Just a reminderEverything you have read so far is a general requirement, it is expedient that you also check the special consideration for this course below. If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with the subject combinations above, perhaps you should consider taking a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related course subject requirements. You can also study online with a foreign university right from your bedroom or apply for a scholarship to study abroad. Education is now a choice.    

So now that you know the compulsory WAEC, JAMB subject combination for Pharmacy, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Pharmacy?
Before you make a decision on which University to choose, please consider

  • The Fees
  • The Distance
  • The Environment
  • The Degree Certificate
  • Vulnerability to Strike
  • Acceptable O Level and A level Result
  • Academic Calendar

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Nigeria Universities offering Pharmacy are:

  1. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  2. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  3. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  4. University of Ibadan (UI)
  5. Igbinedion University Okada
  6. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  7. University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  8. Kaduna State University, Kaduna (KASU)
  9. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  10. Madonna University, Okija
  11. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  12. Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU)
  13. Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU)
  14. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  15. University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  16. Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  17. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  18. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  19. University of Uyo
  20. Gombe State University, Gombe
  21. Bayero University, Kano

 
Course Description for Pharmacy: 
Degree in pharmacy is designed and intended to prepare students for the profession of pharmacy.  It goes deep into human healthcare, taking on roles relating to the design and development of new treatments, prescription, and care management, and advising on the range of medical options available. According to Britannica Encyclopedia Concise, Pharmacy is the science dealing with the collection, preparation, and standardization of drugs…Click here to improve this course description.
 

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

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The general WAEC, NECO or GCE core subject combination for Pharmacy have been listed above but, some Universities may accept Pass in some a compulsory subject instead of Credit. And some may accept or reject two sittings. That is combinations of WAEC, NECO, or GCE results. You will know more when you take a look at the special consideration (waiver) for this course if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for this course had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar.

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