What are the O level subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Nursing / Nursing Science? If you are interested in knowing the compulsory subjects in WAEC and NECO that is necessary for studying Nursing / Nursing Science under the faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences in the university, then continue reading this post as I have provided you the subject combinations required in WAEC result as well as NECO result to study Nursing / Nursing Science.
Referencing the introduction already made above, this is a notice to all aspirants who wish to apply for admission into any of the universities in Nigeria to study Nursing / Nursing Science under the faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences that the list of compulsory subjects as well as optional subjects required in O level result (WAEC and NECO) before applying for admission into Nursing / Nursing Science has been published in this post.
As mentioned above, some of these NECO and WAEC subject requirements are compulsory which means you need to have at least a minimum of Credit passes (C6) in them in your o level result before you can use it to apply for admission to study Nursing / Nursing Science.
Also, keep in mind that some schools may have special subject combination requirements for the subjects that are eligible to be used in JAMB before one can gain admission into Nursing / Nursing Science. Irrespective of the subjects required by each school, English Language and Mathematics are compulsory subjects that you need to pass before you can gain admission to study Nursing / Nursing Science.
If you are also interested in JAMB subject combination for Nursing / Nursing Science you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Nursing / Nursing Science here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
Other Useful Resources
Before you proceed, check out the following resources that will help you better prepare for JAMB:
- JAMB Syllabus For All Subjects
- JAMB Recommended Textbooks For All Subjects
- JAMB Form | JAMB Registration Form Procedures
O Level (WAEC and NECO) Subject Requirements For Nursing / Nursing Science
The WAEC subjects required to study Nursing / Nursing Science are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes in Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and English Language.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) ABU and UNIBADAN: No admission through UTME.
(ii) UNIBADAN requires 5 or 6 ‘O’ level credit passes at one or two sittings to include English Language, Biology/Health Sci, Chemistry, Mathematics and any other one of the following: Economics, Government, Lit-in-English, History, Geography, Physics, (this will be an advantage).
(iii) UNN requirements not more than two sittings in SSCE or its equivalent.
(iv) AAU requires five ‘O’ Level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Chemistry at a sitting.
(v) NDU requires the credit passes in not more than two sittings.
As mentioned earlier, the WAEC subject combination and requirements for Nursing / Nursing Science posted above are only eligible if you want to study Nursing / Nursing Science under the faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences. If the course you are looking for is in another faculty, keep in mind that the o level subject requirements may vary and as such, you need to check the WAEC and NECO requirements for that course under the faculty of interest. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Nursing / Nursing Science
This section contains the list of schools that accepts the O level subject requirements for Nursing / Nursing Science posted above. These are the schools you can apply to if you have passed the Nursing / Nursing Science subject requirements mentioned above either in your WAEC result or your NECO result. You can find the schools by selecting the faculty and course in JAMB brochure here.