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WAEC, JAMB Subject Combinations for Optometry – Under Science

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

 

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

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

 

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What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Optometry?
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 Optometry are

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Biology

 

What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A level result you need) to study Optometry?
(i) At least two ‘A’ level passes (G.C.E or H.S.C) in Chemistry and any one of Biology, Zoology or Physics.
(ii) Distinction level pass in the University of Benin Diploma in any of the following: Science Laboratory Technology (DSLT) and Analytical Industrial Chemistry (DAIC).
(iii) Distinction level pass in Diploma from other recognised Universities in areas listed in (ii) above.
(iv) Distinction level pass in Ordinary National Diploma (OND) from a recognised Polytechnic or College of Technology in Science Laboratory Technology (SLT) or Polymer Chemistry.
(v) Distinction level pass in Higher National Diploma (HND) from a recognised Polytechnic or College of Technology in Polymer Chemistry and Science Laboratory Technology (SLT)
(v) Distinction level pass in Nigeria Certificate of Education (NCE) from a recognised College of Education in Chemistry. In addition candidates should have at least an overall Credit level pass.
 

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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 Optometry, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Optometry?
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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According to 2017/2018 JAMB Brochure, only University of Benin (UNIBEN) offers Optometry
 
Course Description for Optometry: 
We are still working on a number of things. We will add a description for this course later on. But if you’re willing to add a description, we will appreciate.
 

Where can I work with a Degree in Optometry? 
Having a Degree in Optometry does not limit you to a particular work environment. Career opportunities will be added soon.

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The general WAEC, NECO or GCE core subject combinations for Optometry have been listed above. Yet, 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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