Veterinary Medicine is a science course so students should note this before they should consider the subject combination. Also, the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Veterinary Medicine is important for those who would want to study this course. The subject combination for one course might also not be the same as another course.
Combination of wrong subjects in JAMB and WAEC can lead to a change of course or denial of admission. This is one of the reasons why students courses change so they should combine subjects properly.
This page will tell you what you need to know about Veterinary Medicine. It will provide the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Veterinary Medicine, admission requirements and universities offering the course.
What You Need to Know About Veterinary Medicine
It will take students about five to six years to study Veterinary Medicine at the university if there are no carryovers. Like said earlier it is a science course and all course relating to medicine are competitive so students might find the entrance difficult. Veterinary Medicine is a course that deals with the treatment and diagnosis of diseases in animals.
There are a lot of job opportunities that are available for one who studied Veterinary Medicine at the university. But you would need to graduate with a good degree as they are very competitive. Below are some of the careers available for one who studied the course
- Animal Physiotherapist
- Veterinary Physician
- Veterinary Surgeon
- Veterinary Neurologist
- Veterinary pharmacologist
- Nature Conservation Officer
- Veterinary Dramtologist
JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Veterinary Medicine
The JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Veterinary Medicine would come from science subjects base in the field of the course. Students need at least five credits in WAEC (West African Examination Council). They can apply the subjects in WAEC to NECO (National Examination Council) or any other O’level examination. Below is the Subject Combination for Veterinary Medicine in WAEC
- English Language
These are the subject in WAEC but they would need four in JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board). English Language is a compulsory subject in JAMB and this examination is responsible for students admission into the university. Below is the Subject Combination for Veterinary Medicine in JAMB
- English Language
List of Universities Offering Veterinary Medicine in Nigeria
Universities Offering Veterinary Medicine in Nigeria is also important for students who want to study the course. They should also check each of the universities admission requirements. Below are the universities offering the course
- AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA, KADUNA STATE
- UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA, ABUJA, FCT
- FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE
- UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN, OYO STATE
- UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, ILORIN, KWARA STATE
- UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS, PLATEAU STATE
- UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI, BORNO STATE
- FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, MAKURDI, BENUE STATE
- USMANU DANFODIO UNIVERSITY, SOKOTO, SOKOTO STATE
- MICHAEL OKPARA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, UMUDIKE, ABIA STATE
- UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA, ENUGU STATE
JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) cut-off mark for Veterinary Medicine is 160 but school universities are 200. Students need five credits in WAEC (West African Examination Council) or in NECO (National Examination Council). They are also expected to pass the universities Post-UTME cut-off mark.