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;

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;

Physics, Chemistry and Biology

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i) FUTO requires Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

ii) UNILORIN requires Biology, Chemistry and Physics

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 (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

i) FUTO requires at least five (5) ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology in not more than two (2) sittings.

ii) UNILORIN requires five (5) ‘O’ Level Credit passes at one sitting in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
 

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 (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

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

(ii) FUTO requires;

a) At least three ‘A’ level passes not below Grade C in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

b) HND at Upper Credit level in health sciences.

c) First Degree with at least second Class lower Division in health sciences.

d) Very good passes in three JUPEB subjects namely Chemistry, Biology and Physics. It does not accept NCE. Candidates must in addition meet the ‘O’ Level requirements..

(iii) UNILORIN accepts UTME qualifications plus A’ Level passes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics. At least 13 Points