Friday, 8 April 2016

Optometry And Pharmacology Direct Entry Admission Requirements Into Nigerian Universities

There are lots of medical causes that students can put into in various Nigerian Universities. Though majority do prefer to apply into Medicine and surgery, Nursing, Pharmacy and other popular health related courses.

Below is Optometry, specialize medical course you can also study instead of applying for medicine when you can’t meet up with the Jamb requirements every year. Below are list of Nigerian universities that offers OPTOMTRY for both UTME and Direct Entry.

  1. ABSU 
  2.  Bayero University Kano
  3.  Imo State University
  4.  Federal University Of Technology Owerri
  5.  Madonna University
OPTOMETRY DIRECT ENTRY ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: In case you want to study this course through direct entry, it is necessary to be familiar with the admission requirements so that your admission can be sure.

O Level Requirements:   
Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Direct Entry Requirements
(i) ABSU awards Doctor of Optomery (O.D).
(ii) ABSU accepts B.Sc in relevant fields, HND/ND of Opthalmonic and Dispensing
(iii) IMSU - No Direct Entry.
(iv) FUTO requires at least three ‘A’ level passes not below Grade C in Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Zoology. It also accepts ND/HND (Upper Credit) in Optometry. Candidates must in addition meet UTME ‘O’ Level requirements. It accepts First Degree holders with a minimum of 2nd Class honours in health related disciplines. It does not accept NCE

Another medical course I will like to introduce to you is Pharmacology, and it’s a course you can actually apply for and study for in any university in Nigeria. Either as a direct entry or UTME candidate, the admission requirements are discussed in this post.

List Of Nigeria Universities That Offered Pharmacology
  1. Benue State University
  2. University Of Lagos
  3.  Olabisi Onabanjo University
O’ level Requirements:
Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Maths, Physics, Chemistry. & Biology.

Pharmacology Direct Entry Requirements

Two 'A' level passes in any of Physics, Chemistry and Biology plus UTME entry requirements.

(i) LAGOS accepts very good passes in three JUPEB/A-LEVEL subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology.


  1. can i apply for optometry with an ND in agricultural extension and management?

  2. Pls, I need your advice, i scored 209 in JAMB, with B2 in English, A1 in Mathematics, C6 in Biology, B2 in Chemistry, D7 in Physics, B2 in Agric, A1 in Civic, A1 in Book-keeping, B3 in Economics, PLEASE CAN I STUDY OPTOMETRY.

  3. you must have a credit pass in physic, biology, chemistry, maths and english at one sitting. If you must study optometry you have to rewrite either GCE OR Neco of waec


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