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Requirements to Study Nutrition and Dietetics – Under Medicine

Admission Requirement to Study Nutrition and Dietetics – Under Medicine; 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 Nutrition and Dietetics?
You must have Five credit in subjects needed to study Nutrition and Dietetics in WAEC. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The core O level that is the compulsory WAEC subject combinations for Nutrition and Dietetics must include:

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

 
 

What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subject needed) for Nutrition and Dietetics?
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 Nutrition and Dietetics are

  1. Chemistry
  2. Biology
  3. Physics

 

What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A level result you need) to study Nutrition and Dietetics?
(i) Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology and Physics plus UTME requirement.

Just a reminder: Everything 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 Nutrition and Dietetics, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Nutrition and Dietetics?
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 Nutrition and Dietetics are

  1. Babcock University,Ilishan-Remo
  2. Bowen University, Iwo
  3. Bayero University, Kano

 
Course Description for Nutrition and Dietetics 
The Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (the terms are used interchangeably) prepares you to work as professional nutritionists and dietitians. Nutrition is the study of the role of food nutrients in the body while Dietetics is concerned with the prevention and treatment of a variety of food-related diseases. Nutritionists and dietitians breaks down scientific knowledge about food in relation to health and disease, then translate it into practical information to help people change eating habits and improve their health. It covers the core biomedical sciences of physiology with biochemistry and the professional practice of communication and ethics. …Click here to improve this course description.
 

Where can I work with a Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics? 
Having a Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics 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 Nutrition and Dietetics 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.

Special Consideration

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