JAMB and WAEC (O’Level) Subject Combination for Animal Science

To ensure the proper nutrition of our livestock, the course Animal Science was introduced, and it is a science course. Also, the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Animal Science are under-science subjects, and the system is very competitive in Nigeria. Also, it has a lot of benefits in the country because there are a lot of Job opportunities available for one with a degree in this course.

JAMB & WAEC Subject Combination for Animal Science

Animal Science deals with livestock and their nutrition, and it is an exciting course to study in Nigeria. This article will provide the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Animal Science, the list of universities offering the course in Nigeria, tell you what you need to know about the system and also give the admission requirements.

What You Need to Know About Animal Science

The course is a science course, and it will typically take up to four years to study Animal Science in the country if there are no carry-overs. It deals with the study of various methods to ensure the preservation and conservation of livestock, ensure their proper nutrition, their proper breeding and a lot more; it also has a lot of fields.

There are also a lot of careers for one with a degree in this course. That is to say, there are a lot of Job opportunities for one with a degree in Animal Science. The careers available for the system include

  • Zoology
  • Vegetarians
  • Academia
  • Animal Nutritionist
  • Animal Technicians
  • Animal physiologists
  • Zoo keeper

These are some of the career paths for the course, and one with a degree in this course can also be self-employed and become a teacher or a lecturer.

Subject Combination for Animal Science

Since Animal science is a science course, the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Animal Science will be under science subjects, including the English language.

WAEC Subject Combination for Animal Science

In WAEC (West African Examination Council), the five credits needed for the course will include

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biology or Agricultural Science

JAMB Subject Combination for Animal Science

All these are the subjects needed in WAEC, while that of JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) will be

  • English Language
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biology or Agricultural Science

List of Universities offering Animal Science in Nigeria

The list of universities currently offering Animal Science in Nigeria is much, and below is the list of universities offering the course in the country

State Universities

Federal Universities

Admission Requirement

Five credits are needed in WAEC (West African Examination Council) of NECO (National Examination Council), including mathematics and WAEC, to apply for the course. Also, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) requires at least 160, but for a better chance of admission, it would be better to score up to 200 in JAMB.

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