Optometry - Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences

This entire page attempts to cover the List of Schools that offer Optometry under the Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
- The subject combinations needed to study Optometry
- JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
- O'Level Subjects and Requirements
- Direct Entry Requirements
- and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Optometry.

You need to read the entire content of this page to get all the knowledge your require for this course.

NOTE: This course (Optometry) is also available for study in other faculties. If you were not looking to study Optometry under the Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences, please click the appropriate faculty below to see their proper requirements;

Optometry can be studied under the Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences in the following Nigerian Universities;

TAKE NOTE: There are other schools, where Optometry can also be studied. Please note however that it would NOT be under the Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences. Please click the appropriate faculty below to see their own requirements;

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Optometry under the Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences in the above Universities include;

Chemistry, Physics , Biology.

O'Level Requirements


The O'level subject combination and requirements needed to study Optometry;

You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes in English Language, Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVERS)

 

(i) IMSU accepts Maths in lieu of Physics.

Direct Entry Requirements


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Optometry, if you don't intend to use UTME.

You require;

‘A' level passes in  Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Zoology

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVERS)

 

(i)  ABSU awards Doctor of Optometry (O.D) and accepts B.Sc in relevant programme, HND/ND of  Opthalmonic and Dispensing

(ii)  FUTO requires at least three (3) ‘A’ level passes not below C in Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Zoology.  It also accepts ND/HND (Upper Credit) in Optometry.  Candidates must in addition meet the UTME ‘O’ level requirements.  It accepts First Degree holders with a minimum of Second Class honours in health related programmes.  It does not accept NCE.

(iii)  IMSU - No Direct Entry.

 
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