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Requirements to Study Pure and Applied Biology

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

  1. English Language
  2. Biology
  3. Maths
  4. Chemistry
  5. Any one of Health Science, Statistics, Physics and Geography.
  6. A trade subject

 

What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subjects needed) for Pure and Applied Biology?
You should aim for a score of 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side. (Just an advice). JAMB UTME subject combinations (subject needed) for Pure and Applied Biology are

  1. Chemistry
  2. Biology
  3. Either Physics or Mathematics.

 

What is Direct Entry requirement (that is the required A level result you need) to study Pure and Applied Biology?
Two ‘A’ level passes in Biology and either Chemistry or Physics
 

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 Pure and Applied Biology, (which is also applicable to NECO and GCE) as well as A level result/certificate. Do you know which Universities in Nigeria offer Pure and Applied Biology?
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 Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH) offers Pure and Applied Biology (with options in Microbiology, Botany, Zoology and Environmental Biology).
 
Course Description for Pure and Applied Biology:  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 Pure and Applied Biology?  Having a Degree in Pure and Applied Biology 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 Pure and Applied Biology 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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