Biological Science(s) - Faculty of Sciences

This entire page attempts to cover the List of Schools that offer Biological Science(s) under the Faculty of Sciences in Nigeria.

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

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

Biological Science(s) can be studied under the Sciences in the following Nigerian Universities;

School Options


ADELEKE with options in:

i. Plant Science
ii. Environmental Science
iii. Animal science

FUNAAB Offers the course with options in:

(i) Botany
(ii) Zoology

BAYERO Offers the course with options in:

(i) Botany
(ii) Applied Biology
(iii) Microbiology
(iv) Zoology

RSUST Offers the course as Applied Biology with options in:

(i) Botany

BSU Offers the course with options in:

(i) Biology

NDU Offers the course with options in:

(i) Biology

GODFREY Offers the course with options in:

(i) Biotechnology
(ii) Microbiology

CRUTECH Offers the course with options in:

(i) Biology
(ii) Microbiology

MAUTECH Offers the course with options in:

(i) Botany
(ii) Zoology


OSUSTECH Offers the course with options in:

(i) Botany
(ii) Zoology
(iii)Industrial Biology

AKSU Offers the course with options in:

(i) Botany
(ii) Microbiology
(iii) Genetics and Biotechnology
(iv) Zoology

 

AUGUSTINE (with options in Microbiology and Environmental Biology)

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 Biological Science(s) under the Faculty of Sciences in the above Universities include;

Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.




SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i) MAUTECH require, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and either Mathematics or Physics.

(ii) ADELEKE accepts Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

(iii) OSUSTECH accepts Agricultural Science in lieu of Physics and Mathematics.

(iv) FUTO requires Chemistry, Biology and Physics/Mathematics

(v) KASU requires Biology, Chemistry and two other Science subjects

O'Level Requirements


The O'level subject combination and requirements needed to study Biological Science(s);

You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and any other Science subject.




SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i)  UNN - as in combined courses. 

(ii)  BSU requires ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Physics or Geography. 

(iii)  KASU, FUTO, OSUSTECH and CRUTECH require ‘O’ level credit pass in Physics as the fifth (5th) subject..

(iv) ABU and FUNAAB require five (5) 'O' level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics

(v) GOUU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings in subjects which must include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

(vi) NDA requires one (1) other Science subject from Physics, Further Mathematics or Agricultural Science

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

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

(ix) KASU requires Five ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and one other Science subjects.

 

Direct Entry Requirements


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

You require;

(i) Two (2) 'A' level passes to include one (1) of Botany, Zoology, Biology or Chemistry.  

(ii) ND/NCE in related programme/subject. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:
 

(i) FUNAAB accepts

a) ND upper credit in Biological Science, Science Laboratory Technology or related programmes.

b) NCE credit in Biology.

c) Two (2) 'A' level passes in Chemistry, Biology/Botany/ Zoology, Physics and Mathematics.

 

(ii) UNN – HND and ND upper credit NCE merit/Degree in relevant programmes plus the UTME requirements

(iii) ADELEKE –HND and ND upper credit.

(iv) ADELEKE and BSU require 'A' level pass in Biology/Botany/Zoology plus Chemistry/Physics.

(v)     NDU accepts ND/HND and AIMLT including general ‘A’ level requirements.

(vi)    MAUTECH accepts

(a)      two (2) 'A' level passes in Biology and Chemistry

(b)  HND lower credit in relevant programme. 

(vii)  FUTO requires two (2) 'A' level passes not below Grade C from Chemistry, Biology, Botany and Zoology.  It accepts ND/HND upper credit in related programmes.  Candidates must in addition meet the UTME requirements.  It does not accept First Degree and NCE. 

(viii)   AUGUSTINE accepts two (2) 'A’ level passes in Biology, Botany, Zoology and Chemistry or Physics. NCE and ND credit in addition to five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes or its equivalent

(ix) ABU accepts Two ‘A’ level/IJMB passes which must include Biology or Botany or Zoology and Chemistry in addition to O/L requirements.

(x) KASU accepts Two ‘A’ level passes to include one of Biology, Zoology or Chemistry. ND/HND/NCE in related field with a minimum of Lower Credits in addition to ‘O’ Level requirements. IJMB/GCE ‘A’ Level with a minimum of 7 Points and above in Biology, Chemistry, Zoology and Botany.