WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination for Pharmacology
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2024/2025 WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination for Pharmacology

WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination for Pharmacology: This article is designed for those who want to study pharmacology at the university, so if you know that you are a prospective student of Pharmacology, and you would like to know the appropriate subject combination for the course, please read this article.

The article will be focused on the appropriate WAEC and JAMB subject combination for students who want to study pharmacology at any University in Nigeria.

It will not only talk about that, but it will also discuss other things that you will learn from this article such as the basic admission requirements of the course, the benefits of the course, Universities that offer pharmacology in the University, and other essential information.

WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination for Pharmacology

What is Subject Combination

The definition of subject combination in this article is based on the purpose of this post. So what is the subject combination in this regard?

The subject combination as it is used in this post is defined as a selected number of subjects that prospective students of pharmacology are expected to register and sit for in their SSCE, and in the JAMB UTME, which has to be in chronology with their desired course of study in the University.

An Overview of Pharmacology as a Course of Study

Firstly what is the meaning of pharmacology? Pharmacology is the study of drugs and medicine. For further understanding, drugs can be defined as chemicals designed to treat, prevent, or diagnose a disease. 

On the other way round, pharmacology is a course of study in the University, whereby students are taught the names of drugs names, how they work, and their adverse effects. 

The purpose of studying pharmacology is to ensure effective and safe drugs for the treatment, prevention, or diagnosis of diseases. However, candidates who study pharmacology are trained to understand drug dosages, frequency of dosages, adverse effects, and how the drugs work on different individuals.

Direct Entry Requirement for Pharmacology 

If you want to study pharmacology at the University through Direct Entry, all the candidates must ensure that they meet the basic admission requirements of the University that they choose to study with. One of the typical admission requirements that candidates are meant to fulfill include:

  • Five (5) SSC credit passes 
  • The five credits must include Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and English Language
  • A Level pass in Mathematics and Physics is needed
  • ND/HND in Elect Eng. Upper/Lower credit.

UTME Requirement for Pharmacology

If you have the requirements for your WAEC, you will also need to meet the JAMB UTME requirements.

If you want to study pharmacology at the University through UTME, all the candidates must ensure that they meet the basic admission requirements of the University that they choose to study with. One of the typical admission requirements that candidates are meant to fulfill include:

  • Five (5) SSC credit passes 
  • The five credits must include Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and English Language.

WAEC and JAMB Subjects Combination for Pharmacology

Guys, in this section, I will be telling you about the list of subjects that you need to include in your WAEC and JAMB subject combination, for studying pharmacology.

During your West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, you have to select the subjects that will make a good combination for your course (Pharmacology). It is the selection of these subjects that will determine if you will be offered admission to study Pharmacology.

In the same way, another way that demands subject combination is when you are writing the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, you need to have 4 subjects selected according to your course of study, and if you fail to have the right subjects, it can also prevent you from having admission.

So what are the right subject combinations for WAEC and JAMB UTME candidates who want to study pharmacology?

WAEC Subjects Combination for Pharmacology

For you to study pharmacology in the University, you must ensure that you use the right subject combinations, and make sure that you find out first what your institution wantss before you select the subjects, because different institutions have slit differences in the subjects that they accept or a particular course. The West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination,  subject combination consists of 9 subjects, and they have to be science-inclined, and must also be in line with the course that candidates choose to study.

The right West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination subject combination studying pharmacology in the University includes:

  1. Physics
  2. Mathematics
  3. English Language.
  4. Chemistry, 
  5. Biology, 
  6. Economics 
  7. Geography
  8. One other science subjects

JAMB Subjects Combination for Pharmacology

For you to study pharmacology in the University, you must ensure that you use the right subject combinations, and make sure that you find out first what your institution wants before you select the subjects, because different institutions have slit differences in the subjects that they accept or a particular course.

The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination subject combination consists of subjects, and they have to be science-inclined, and must also be in line with the course that candidates choose to study.

The right Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination subject combination for studying pharmacology in the University includes:

  1. English
  2. Physics
  3. Chemistry
  4. Biology 

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FAQs

How long will take a student to complete a degree program in pharmacology in Nigeria?

The course has a long scope, and candidates are expected to study and train for four to six years before they will be offered a certificate on the course.

What are the career paths for a pharmacology graduate?

A graduate of pharmacology can work as any of the following:

  • Researcher
  • Pharmacologist
  • Toxicologist
  • Biomedical scientist
  • Lecturer
  • Product Manager
  • Analytical chemist
  • Pharmacist

Which Universities offer pharmacology in Nigeria?

Pharmacology is offered by many universities in Nigeria, and among the institutions that offer the course are:

  • Kaduna State University, Kaduna State;
  • Gombe State University, Gombe State; 
  • Delta State University, Delta State; 
  • University of Ilorin, Kwara State; 
  • Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto State; 
  • University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State; 
  • Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State; 
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra State; 
  • University of Maiduguri, Borno State; 
  • Madonna University, Elele, Rivers State; 
  • Niger Delta University, Bayelsa State; 
  • University of Benin, Edo State; 
  • University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
  • Olabisi Onabanjo Universi, Ogun State; 
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State; 
  • University of Jos, Plateau State; 
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State; 
  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State; 
  • University of Lagos, Lagos State; 
  • University of Ibadan, Oyo State; 
  • Bayero University, Kano State; 
  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology,
  • University of Calabar, Cross Rivers State.

Conclusion

That is where this article on WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination for Pharmacology comes to an end. Now you have full details of the correct subject combination for WAEC and JAMB UTME, if you have carefully read the article to the end. See you on the other side with your dreams coming through as a pharmacology graduate. 

Amos Nya
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