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WAEC, JAMB Subject Combinations for Microbiology

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

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Physics
  4. Chemistry
  5. Biology
  6. A Trade Subject



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

  1. Biology
  2. Chemistry
  3. Physics or Mathematics


What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A level result you need) to study Microbiology?
Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any one from Biology, Zoology or Botany


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 Microbiology, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Microbiology?
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 Microbiology are

  1. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  2. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  3. Abia State University, Uturu
  4. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  5. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
  6. Achievers University, Owo
  7. Augustine University
  8. Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan (ACU)
  9. Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo
  10. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin
  11. Anchor University Ayobo Lagos State
  12. Arthur Javis University Akpoyubo Cross river State
  13. Adeleke University Ede (AUE)
  14. Babcock University,Ilishan-Remo
  15. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  16. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  17. Bayero University, Kano
  18. Bells University of Technology, Otta
  19. University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  20. Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
  21. Bowen University, Iwo
  22. Benue State University, Makurdi
  23. Caleb University, Lagos
  24. Clifford University Owerrinta Abia State
  25. Covenant University Ota
  26. Coal City University Enugu State
  27. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli
  28. Crawford University Igbesa
  29. Chrisland University
  30. Crown Hill University Eiyenkorin, Kwara State
  31. Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH)
  32. Crescent University (CUAB)
  33. Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  34. Edo University Iyamo
  35. Edwin Clark University, Kaigbodo
  36. Ekiti State University
  37. Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin
  38. Eastern Palm University Ogboko, Imo State
  39. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT)
  40. Evangel University, Akaeze
  41. Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State (FUD)
  42. Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina
  43. Federal University Gashua, Yobe (FUGASHUA)
  44. Federal University, Gusau Zamfara (FUGUS)
  45. Federal University, Birnin Kebbi (FUBK)
  46. Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State (FULAFIA)
  47. Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI)
  48. Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa (FUOTUOKE)
  49. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  50. Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State (FUWUKARI)
  51. Fountain University, Oshogbo
  52. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)
  53. Federal University of Technology, Akure
  54. Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)
  55. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State
  56. Gregory University, Uturu
  57. Gombe State University, Gombe
  58. University of Ibadan (UI)
  59. Igbinedion University Okada
  60. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  61. Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
  62. Joseph Ayo Babalola University,Ikeji-Arakeji
  63. University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  64. Kaduna State University, Kaduna (KASU)
  65. Kogi State University Anyigba
  66. Kebbi State University, Kebbi
  67. Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil (KUST)
  68. Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU)
  69. University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  70. Landmark University, Omu-Aran
  71. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBU)
  72. Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU)
  73. Lead City University, Ibadan
  74. Madonna University, Okija
  75. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  76. University of Agriculture, Makurdi
  77. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY)
  78. Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo
  79. Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMINNA)
  80. University of Mkar, Mkar
  82. Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU)
  83. Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK)
  84. Novena University, Ogume
  85. Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja
  86. Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife (OAU)
  87. Obong University, Obong Ntak
  88. Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu – Osun State
  89. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  90. Ondo State University of Science and Technology Okitipupa (OSUSTECH)
  91. University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  92. Plateau State University Bokkos (PLASU)
  93. Redeemer’s University, Mowe
  94. Renaissance University, Enugu
  95. Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers State
  96. Salem University, Lokoja
  97. Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa
  98. Sokoto State University
  99. Southwestern University, Oku Owa
  100. Tansian University, Umunya
  101. Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  102. Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike
  103. Umar Musa Yar’ Adua University Katsina (UMYU)
  104. Kings University, Ode Omu (UNIKINGS)
  105. Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN)
  106. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  107. University of Uyo
  108. Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State
  109. Western Delta University, Oghara Delta State
  110. Wesley University of Science & Technology, Ondo.

Course Description for Microbiology: 
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 Microbiology? 
Having a Degree in Microbiology does not limit you to a particular work environment. Career opportunities will be added soon.


The general WAEC, NECO or GCE core subject combinations for Microbiology 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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