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Nutrition and Dietetics - Faculty of Agriculture

This entire page attempts to cover the List of Schools that offer Nutrition and Dietetics under the Faculty of Agriculture in Nigeria.

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

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

NOTE: This course (Nutrition and Dietetics) is also available for study in other faculties. If you were not looking to study Nutrition and Dietetics under the Faculty of Agriculture, please click the appropriate faculty below to see their proper requirements;

TAKE NOTE: There are other schools, where Nutrition and Dietetics can also be studied. Please note however that it would NOT be under the Faculty of Agriculture. 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 Nutrition and Dietetics under the Faculty of Agriculture in the above Universities include;

Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture and Mathematics/Physics.


(i) FUNAAB requires Chemistry, Biology and Physics/Mathematics.

O'Level Requirements

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

You require;

Five SSCE credit passes in Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science, Mathematics, Physics and English Language.


(i) UNN, in addition to the UTME requirements, ‘O’ level credit passes in Chemistry, Biology or Food and Nutrition or Agricultural Science and Physics or Mathematic

(ii) BELLS requires a minimum of ‘O’ level pass in Physics

(iii) FUNAAB does not accept Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.

(iv) IMSU accepts Biology/Agricultural Science/Home Economics, Physics/Mathematics, Chemistry and 'O' Level pass in English Language

Direct Entry Requirements

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

You require;

Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology and Agric Science, or Physics.


(i) UNN accepts

(a) ‘A’ level passes in two (2) of the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology (Botany and/or Zoology), Agricultural Science, Physics or Mathematics.

(b) ND, NCE, HND in Nutrition and Dietetics/Home Economics/Agricultural Science, Food Science plus the UTME requirements into 200 or 300 levels.

(c) Certificate in Nursing /NCE in relevant subjects. Candidate must also satisfy the UTME entry requirements. 

(ii) FUNAAB accepts (a) NCE or ND upper credit in Nutrition and Dietetics, Food Science, Home Economics from a recognised institution plus the UTME requirements into 200 level. (b) Certificate of Registered Nurse of Nigeria plus the UTME requirements.


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