Subject Combination for Optometry (JAMB & WAEC)

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

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

JAMB Subject Combination for Optometry

Optometry is studied under the Faculty of Medicine, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences in Nigerian Universities.

1. Use of English

2. Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Science Subjects to Study in School for Optometry

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 Optometry

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 Optometry

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Medical Laboratory Science if you don’t intend to use UTME.

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

List of Nigerian Universities Offering Optometry

Medical Laboratory Science can be studied in any of the following Nigeria Universities.

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