If you want to study Dentistry and Dental Surgery in any Nigerian University, you need to know the schools that offer the courses, the admission requirements, UTME subject combination with O’level subjects.
This post will also, discuss the admission requirements into Dentistry and dental surgery for direct entry.
Below are lists of Nigerian Universities offering Dentistry.
O’Level Subjects Combination For Dental Surgery and Dentistry
Five SSCE credit passes in English language, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics
JAMB Subjects Combination For Dental Surgery and Dentistry
English, Chemistry, Biology and one Science subject.
Direct Entry Admission Requirement For Dental Surgery:
Three ‘A’ level passes include Chemistry, Biology/Zoology and Physics.
(i) UNN requires
(a) Direct entry candidates in addition to satisfying the UTME requirements should also have 3 Advanced Level papers in Biology or Zoology, Chemistry and Physics in London GCE in one sitting.
(b) The Faculty accepts B.Sc degree in related field of study for admission into the Five year standard programme.
(c) Holders of MBBS may be admitted into the three year clinical course in Dentistry
(ii) IBADAN as in Medicine and Surgery.
(iii) DELSU accepts B.Sc. Degree First Class/Second Class Upper in Medical related fields. Also accepts Three 'A' level papers.
(iv) PHC - No Direct Entry.
(v) BENIN accepts B.Sc Biochemistry (Second Class Lower) Microbiology, Zoology, Botany, Anatomy, Physiology, Nursing, B.Sc or OD Optometry, B.Pham or Doctor of Pharmacy.
(vi) OAU accepts .Sc. with minimum of Second Class Honours in relevant discipline (Sciences).
(vii) JOS accepts passes in IJMB, GCE Advanced Level or Higher School Certificate (HSC) all in Physics, Chemistry and Zoology or Biology. Such candidates must also have obtained five credits at Ordinary level in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Zoology, English Language and Mathematics.