Subject Combination for Medicine and Surgery (JAMB & WAEC)


For all prospective candidates who wish to study Medicine and Surgery in the University. I have put up this article on everything you need to know about studying Medicine and Surgery in a Nigeria University.Subject Combination for Medicine and Surgery


In this article, you will get to know, the subject combination for Medicine and Surgery, JAMB UTME Subjects and requirements, O’Level subjects and requirements, Direct Entry requirements and the list of accredited Universities Offering Medicine and Surgery in Nigeria.

JAMB Subject Combination for Medicine and Surgery

Medicine and Surgery is studied under the Faculty of Medicine in Nigerian Universities.

1. Use of English

2. Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Science Subjects to Study in School for Medicine and Surgery

In addition to Mathematics and English Languages, you will need to study these courses in your secondary school.

1. Chemistry 

2. Biology

3. Physics

4. Agricultural Science 


5. Geography 

6. Economics

7. CRK/Further Mathematics/Literature/IRS

WAEC Subject Combination for Medicine and Surgery

Official JAMB requirement for O’level is“Five SSCE credit passes to include:

1. Mathematics

2. English Language

3. Biology

4. Chemistry

5. Physics


Direct Entry Requirements for Medicine and Surgery

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Medicine and Surgery if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require; (i) Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Zoology.

(ii) B. Sc, BOS, etc in relevant fields.

List of Nigeria Universities Offering Medicine and Surgery

Medicine and Surgery can be studied in any of the following Nigeria Universities.


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  1. I like it and it’s my future goal to be a doctor
    Oh my God. I wonder how it will one day look and feel to be that person… Thanks. I stay in Uganda.

  2. Is it ok to use this subject combination
    Agriculture science
    Or must I remove the literature and add geography or catering

    • No, you must not remove Literature
      As long as those main courses are there that is English, Maths, Chemistry, Biology and Physics, you’re okay

  3. Wow am so glad because my dream of becoming a professional doctor will is gradually coming to really, I pray that we shall all pass jamb

  4. I wont to become a medical doctor in future and i pray GOD will help me and have mercy on me in JESUS NAME AMEN

  5. Will this work for me if
    Animal husbandry
    Further math
    Civic education


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