Pharmacy - Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences

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

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

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

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

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 Pharmacy under the Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences in the above Universities include;

Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i) UNILORIN requires Physics Chemistry and Biology.

(ii) UNILAG requires English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(iii) ABU requires Use of English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

(iv) UNIPORT requires Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(v) KASU requires Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

O'Level Requirements


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

You require;

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




SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i) UI require the ‘O’ level credit passes at one (1) sitting.

(ii) UNILORIN and NDU require the five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings.

(iii) UNN and UNIUYO require the five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings

(iv) DELSU requires five (5) 'O’ Level credits passes which must include English Language, Mathematics Chemistry, Physics and Biology in SSC or its equivalents at not more than one (1) sitting.

(v) BUK requires five (5) SSCE credit passes in English language, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.

(vi) UNIILORIN requires Credit passes at O'Level in five (5) subjects including: English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in WASC or NECO at not more than two (2) sittings.

(vii) UNILAG accepts Five O/Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(viii) ABU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

(ix) UNIPORT accepts Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(x) KASU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Direct Entry Requirements


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

You require;

Three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology/Zoology and Physics or Mathematics plus UTME requirements



SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i) UNIBEN accepts 

a) ‘A’ level pass in Botany in lieu of Biology.

b)  B.Sc. second class in related programmes.

(ii) UNIBEN and UNIUYO do not accept ‘A’ level pass in Mathematics.

(iii) UNILORIN accepts a minimum of twelve (12) Points or B.Sc. second class upper division in Anatomy, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Physiology, Zoology, Chemistry and other Basic Sciences Plant Biology and Industrial Chemistry. 

(iv) UNIJOS does not accept Mathematics for Physics. Accepts B.Sc second class and above in related programmes. It accepts Direct Entry candidates with 'A' level requirements plus five (5) 'O' level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

(v) UNILAG accepts

a) Very good passes in three (3) JUPEB/’A’-level subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

b) does not accept B.Sc. degrees.

 

(vi) NDU accepts

a) a first degree in Chemistry or any of the Biological Sciences.

b) 'A' Level passes in Physics, Mathematics, or Statistics, Chemistry and Biology or Zoology or Botany at not more than two (2) sittings.

C) general requirements for admission in the University, i.e credit passes in five (5) relevant subjects including Mathematics and English Language at the 'O' Level.

(vii) OAU accepts B.Sc. with a minimum of 2nd Class Honours in relevant programme (Sciences).

(viii) OOU accepts Botany in lieu of Zoology.

(ix) UNN accepts

a) three (3) 'A' Level passes to include Chemistry, Biology/Zoology/Botany and Physics plus the UTME requirements at not more than two (2) sittings.

b) Bachelor’s degree in any of Biological Sciences, Health Science and Technology, or Medical Sciences with a minimum of second class lower division plus the UTME requirements.

c) HND upper credit in Biological Sciences, Health Science and Technology or Medical Sciences plus the UTME requirements.

 

(x) DELSU requires;

a) First degree in relevant Biological Sciences with not less than a second class Upper Division may be considered in addition to the UTME requirement.

b) passes in the GCE advanced level or Higher School Certificate (HSC) or approved equivalent, in Chemistry, Biology (Zoology or Botany) and not more than one (1) sitting.

(xi) BUK requires three (3) ‘A’ Level passes to include Chemistry, Biology and Physics. BAYERO does not accept NCE.

(xii) ABU accepts ‘A’ level/IJMB passes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Unified Pharmacy Technician Certificate with a minimum of Upper credit.

(xiii) UNIPORT accepts Three (3) A/level passes in Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Mathematics including UTME entry requirements. B.Sc, not lower than Second Class Lower in Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Physics, Pharmacology including UTME entry requirements.

(xiv) KASU accepts Ordinary level requirement plus; Passes in Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Zoology at Higher School Certificates or Advance level of GCE, IJMB or equivalents. An acceptable First Degree in relevant Biological or Physical Sciences discipline