UPDATED LIST OF NIGERIA UNIVERSITIES OFFERING BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION
Biological sciences is the study of life and living organisms, their life cycles, adaptations and environment. There are many different areas of study under the umbrella of biological sciences including biochemistry, microbiology and evolutionary biology.
Degree Awarding Institutions Offering Biological Science in Nigeria
DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT
(i) Two (2) A level passes to include one (1) of Botany, Zoology, Biology or Chemistry.
(ii) ND/NCE in related programme/subject.
SSCE (O’LEVEL) RESULTS REQUIREMENTS
Five (5) SSC credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and any other Science subject.
JAMB UTME SUBJECT COMBIANTION
Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.
IMPORTANT CONDITIONS TO NOTE FOR BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE ADMISSION
(i) FUNAAB accepts:
ND upper credit in Biological Science, Science Laboratory Technology or related programmes.
NCE credit in Biology.
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) AUE HND and ND upper credit.
(iii) AUE and BSU require A level pass in Biology/Botany/Zoology plus Chemistry/Physics.
(iv) BAUCHI requires:
(a) two (2) A level passes in Chemistry and any one (1) from Biology, Zoology or Botany.
(b) NCE/ND/HND upper credit in related subjects/programmes.
(v) OOU accepts HND, Final Certificate from the Nigerian Institute of Science Technology (NIST)
(vi) NDU accepts ND/HND and AIMLT including general A level requirements.
(vii) MAUTY accepts:
(a) two (2) A level passes in Biology and Chemistry
(b) HND lower credit in relevant programme.
(viii) UMYUK accepts candidates with a minimum of nine (9) points in IJMB/ A level/NCE, in Biology, Chemistry. ND lower credit in relevant programme may also be admitted.
(ix) 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.
(x) 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.
(i) UNN – as in combined courses.
(ii) MAKURDI accepts O level pass in English Language.
(iii) BSU requires O level credit passes in English Language, Physics or Geography.
(iv) OOU accepts O level credit pass in any other subject from Physics and Geography.
(v) NDU requires the five (5) O level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings.
(vi) BAUCHI requires O level pass in Physics.
(vii) ABUJA accepts Further Mathematics in lieu of Mathematics.
(viii) KSU, FUTO, FED-LOKOJA, OSUSTECH and CRUTECH require O level credit pass in Physics as the fifth (5th) subject..
(ix) ABU and FUNAAB require five (5) O level credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.
(x) FUTA requires five (5) O level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science at not more than two (2) sittings.
(xi) 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.
(xii) NDA requires one (1) other Science subject from Physics, Further Mathematics or Agricultural Science.
(i) MAUTY and FUTA require, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and either Mathematics or Physics.
(ii) AUE accepts Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.
(iii) OSUSTECH accepts Agricultural Science in lieu of Physics and Mathematics.
(iv) FUTO requires Chemistry, Biology and Physics.