Subject Combination for Nursing/Nursing Science (JAMB & WAEC)

For all prospective candidates who wish to study Nursing Science in the University. I have put up this article on everything you need to know about studying Nursing Science in a Nigerian University.subject combination for Nursing Science


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

JAMB Subject Combination for Nursing Science

Nursing/Nursing Science is studied under the Faculty of Medicine, Allied Medical Sciences, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences in Nigerian Universities.

1. Use of English

2. Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Science Subjects to Study in School for Nursing/Nursing Science

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 Nursing Science

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 Nursing/Nursing Science

You require; (i) Two ‘A’ level passes from Biology/Zoology, Chemistry and Physics plus 3 other ‘O’ level credit passes in Mathematics, Physics and English Language.
(ii) NRN or its approved equivalent plus five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language and one Science subjects chosen from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology,Human Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene, Health Science, Further Mathematics and General Science.

List of Nigerian Universities Offering Nursing/Nursing Science

Nursing/Nursing can be studied in any of the following Nigerian Universities.

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