Food Science - Faculty of Agriculture

This entire page attempts to cover the List of Schools that offer Food Science under the Faculty of Agriculture in Nigeria.

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

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

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 Food Science under the Faculty of Agriculture in the above Universities include;

Chemistry, Mathematics/ Physics and Agric Science



(i) FED-DUTSINMA requires Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Physics or Mathematics.

O'Level Requirements

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

You require;

Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agric, Science, Physics, Basic Catering and Food Services, Bakery and Confectioneries, Hotel & Catering Crafty course (Cookery), Hotel & Catering Craft Course (Food /Drinks Services) and Basic Electricity.


(i) UNILORIN ILORIN requires 'O' Level pass in Physics, and also 'O' Level pass in Biology for 'O' Level credit pass in Agricultural Science or Food and Nutrition

(ii) FED-DUTSINMA requires five (5) 'O' Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology/Agricultural Science/Animal Husbandry/Forestry/Fisheries

Direct Entry Requirements

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

You require;

Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and Biology/Physics/Agric Science/Botany/Zoology.


(i) UNILORIN requires candidates with 'O' Level pass in Biology, but who have 'O' Level credit pass in Agricultural Science may be considered. 'O' Level pass in Physics is acceptable in lieu of 'O' Level credit pass.

(ii) FED-DUTSINMA requires;

(a) Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes in Chemistry and Biology/Agricultural Science.

(b) IJMB in relevant subjects.

(c) NCE/ND with at least merit in Mathematics/Physics/Chemistry and one (1) of Biology/Agric. Science.