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Food Science And Technology WAEC And JAMB Subject Combination – Today I will be discussing with you the right WAEC and JAMB subject combination for those students who are aspiring to study Food Science and Technology at the University.

So are you planning to enter the University, intending to study Food Science and Technology? Are you confused about the right subject combination to register for the JAMB examination? 

If you are having issues related to the above questions, then you are welcome as his post will give you full answers and clarifications, as you read down to the end.

But before I begin, let me throw a little light on what Food Science and Technology is all about.

Food Science and Technology WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination

About Food Science And Technology

Food Science and Technology is one of the courses that is drawn from 

Disciplines, like chemistry, microbiology, and biochemistry. It consists of the chemistry process of making nice and delicious food.

The course teaches students how to diagnose and deal with diseases caused by food poisoning.

The course has a lot of job opportunities that students can apply for at graduation such as:

  • Food technologists
  • Nutritional Therapist
  • Quality Manager
  • Technical Brewer
  • Regulatory Affairs Officer
  • Lecturer
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Process Development Scientist
  • Naturopath
  • Food Scientists.

What Is Subject Combination?

Subject combination refers to the list of subjects that a student seeking admission to study Food Science and Technology needs to register and sit for during their WAEC and JAMB.

It is quite pertinent that candidates understand the right subjects to include in the list, that will match their choice of course.

Moreover, any student who chooses the wrong subject, may not be considered for admission, except on a special occasion or consideration.

Admission Requirements Food Science And Technology

Those who are applying for admission into the University to study food science and technology, need to meet these requirements, for them to be considered for admission: 

  • 5 credit passes in WAEC/GCE/NECO 
  • Subjects such as English language, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Biology/Agriculture Science, must be in credit pass 
  • A Pass in Mathematics may be considered if the candidate has a credit in Physics
  • Other important subjects are Basic Catering and Food Services, Bakery and Confectionaries, Hotel & Catering Crafty course, Hotel & Catering Craft 

Those who are applying for admission into the University to study food science and technology, need to meet these requirements, for them to be considered for admission: 

WAEC And JAMB Subject Combination For Food Science And Technology

In this section, I will be sharing with you the subject combination for both WAEC and JAMB that will enable you to register and sit, as you seek admission into the higher institutions of your choice.

  • WAEC Subject Combination
  • JAMB subjects combination

WAEC Subjects Combination For Food Science

During the senior secondary level, students, are meant to choose an area of focus, in their studies, which can be science, arts, or commercials, and it is their choice of discipline that will determine which subjects they are to choose for their WAEC and JAMB combination.

However, the subject combination for Food Science and Technology is listed below:

  1. Chemistry
  2. Mathematics
  3. Physics
  4. English Language
  5. Geography
  6. Biology
  7. Economics 
  8. Agricultural Science
  9. Civic Education

JAMB Subject Combination For Food Science Tech.

Your JAMB subjects combination is the list of courses you must include when registering for your JAMB examination.

 However, as a student who aspires to study Food Science and Technology, these are the compulsory subjects that must be included in your JAMB subjects: 

  • Use of English
  • Mathematics/Physics
  • Agriculture Science
  • Chemistry
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FAQs

What are the requirements for Direct Entry for Food Science and Technology?

To gain admission into the University to study food science and technology, you must meet these requirements:

  • Two (2) A-Level passes, Chemistry and Biology/Physics/Agric Science/Botany/Zoology, must be part and parcel of the number of credits mentioned above.
  • NCE merit in relevant subjects.
  • Credit in National Diploma
What is the course duration of food science and technology in the University?

Studying food science and technology at Nigerian University will take 4 to 5 years to complete and obtain a degree.

Is food science and technology a competitive course for admission into the University?

Food is indeed a necessity of life, and as such many students are dabbling into the course yearly, but even at that, the course is not too competitive, in terms of getting admission.

Is food science and technology a difficult course to study at the University?

No course in the University is cheap or simple. As in the case of this course, I will say that it is not difficult, apart from the area where you have to take some courses in engineering such as electrical and even software.

What are the Universities that offer food science and technology in Nigeria?
  • Abia State University, Uturu
  • Bells University of Technology, Otta 
  • Bowen University, Iwo 
  • University of Calabar 
  • Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, 
  • Crawford University, Igbesa 
  • Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  • Federal University, Oye-Ekiti 
  • Federal University, Wukari 
  • Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta 
  • Federal University of Technology, Akure
  • Imo State University, Owerri 
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University 
  • Kogi State University, Anyigba 
  • Kano University of Science and Technology 
  • Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi
  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola
  • Federal University of Technology, Minna
  • Rivers State University
  • Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike 
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Akwa
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka 
  • University of Uyo (UNIUYO)
  • Bayero University (BUK)
  • Bells University of Technology, Otta
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai 
  • Ondo State University of Science and Technology 
  • Osun State University, Osogbo (U)
  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri 
  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology
  • Igbinedion University, Okada (IUO)
  • Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU)
  • Madonna University, Okija
  • University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  • University of Mkar (UNIMKAR)
  • Mountain Top University (MTU)
  • Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)
  • Oyo State Technical University, Ibada
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  • Wesley University of Science and Technology

Conclusion

If you make the right choice of subjects in your WAEC and JAMB, you won’t have any problem getting admission in that regard. I am sure that with this information, you will be able to choose the right subjects that will align with the course you intend to study.

Amos Nya
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