WAEC, JAMB UTME Subject for Marine Biology and Fisheries

O Level & A Level Requirement – Subject Combination for Marine Biology and Fisheries including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering the Course, WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry, IJBM, JUPEB, CAMBRIDGE, NABTEB, Course Description and Career Opportunities 

 

Note

  • JAMB officially classified this course under Faculty/School/College of Science .
  • Probable Degree type – (B.Sc. & B. Tech)

The admission requirement to study Marine Biology and Fisheries in Nigeria Universities includes one or a combination of ‘O’ level results or A-level result if you’re going through Direct Entry. This page will literally answer questions such as WAEC subject combination, JAMB UTME subject combination, Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers), where you can work with the degree and the required documents for admission into Nigeria universities. If you’re still having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that may be of benefit to you.

 

What is O level/WAEC subject combination (requirement) for Marine Biology and Fisheries?
The subjects needed to study Marine Biology and Fisheries in WAEC must contain five (5/6) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The O level requirement that is the compulsory WAEC subject combination for Marine Biology and Fisheries must include

  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Biology
  4. Chemistry
  5. Any other Science subject. Biology
  6. A trade subject

 

What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Marine Biology and Fisheries?
You should aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just an advice) because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic… Please note – JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND or Predegree. JAMB UTME subject combination (subject to write in jamb) for Marine Biology and Fisheries are

  1. Biology
  2. Chemistry
  3. Physics or Maths.

 

What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A-level result you need) to study Marine Biology and Fisheries?
Two ‘A’ level passes in Biology and Chemistry, University of Lagos (UNILAG) Diploma in Biological and Physical Sciences

 

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 combination 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 Marine Biology and Fisheries, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A-level result/certificate.
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

See useful guides on how to choose a course and university
According to 2017/2018 JAMB Brochure, only Wesley University of Science & Technology, Ondo offers Marine Biology and Fisheries

 

Where can I work with a Degree in Marine Biology and Fisheries? 
I believe you now know the subjects required to study Marine Biology and Fisheries. I urge you to also find out where you can work with the degree. Please take your time to read The Act of Getting a Job – so you would know what you’re up against after graduating. Career opportunities will be added soon.

 

The SSCE O level and A-level subject needed to study Marine Biology and Fisheries have been listed above. Yet, some Universities may accept D7 or E8 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

What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (waiver) to study Marine Biology and Fisheries?
(i) Wesley University of Science & Technology, Ondo accepts: (a) At least 2 “A” level passes in Biology and Chemistry or Physics. (b) Upper Credit passes in NCE and ND in addition to 5 Credits at WASC/GCE O’L / SSCE (or its equivalent)

(ii) University of Calabar (UNICAL) accepts two A’ level passes in two of Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.

(iii) Crescent University (CUAB) accepts (i) Candidates with two ‘A’ Level passes at the advanced level in one or more relevant subjects Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics and Physics.

(ii) IJMB at acceptable grades.

(iii) ND, HND with at least lower credit may be admitted to the appropriate level.

(iv) University of Lagos (UNILAG) accepts very good passes in the following three(3) JUPEB/A-LEVEL subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE Special Consideration (waiver) to study Marine Biology and Fisheries?
(i) University of Lagos (UNILAG) requires credit passes English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics at one sittings.

(ii) University of Calabar (UNICAL) accepts Geography in lieu of Biology.

(iii) Crescent University (CUAB) requires five (5) O’ level credits including Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science, Mathematics, English Language, Geography and at least pass in Physics.

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration (waiver) to study Marine Biology and Fisheries?
(i) University of Lagos (UNILAG) requires Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(ii) University of Calabar (UNICAL) requires Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Geography

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