WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination for Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Obstetrics and Gynecology WAEC and JAMB Subjects Combination

Obstetrics and Gynecology WAEC and JAMB Subjects Combination – Are you a secondary school student who is about to register and sit for your West African Senior Secondary School Examination? Do you also have the intention of studying Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of your choice?

 If yes, then this vital information is for you, and other students who also want to study the same course as you.

The idea is that you need to select the right subjects that are accepted by Universities in Nigeria for studying Obstetrics and Gynecology, and that is why you need to know the right subject combination for studying Obstetrics and Gynecology, now that you are about to register your WASSCE. 

However, as you read this article, you will understand the subjects that you need to register for in your WASSCE and your JAMB UTME. You will also know the Universities that offer the course, their basic admission requirements, and the career path for the course.

WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination for Obstetrics and Gynecology

What is the subject combination? 

In your understanding, you may know what subject combination means, but in this article, the subject combination means the right subjects that a student who wants to study Obstetrics and Gynecology should register and sit for in their WAEC and JAMB UTME.

Having the right subject combination is very important so that you will not be disqualified by your University during admission for having the wrong subject that does not meet the requirements for the course you want to study.

Now that you understand what subject combination means in this article, let me now move to the overview of Obstetrics and Gynecology, before I get into the main discussion of this post.

Overview of Obstetrics and Gynecology as a Course 

Obstetrics and Gynecology is a course of study that is offered at the University. It is a medical course that trains students on how to take care of women during pregnancy and see them through their delivery periods, covering pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period.

They focus on areas of women such as the uterus, vagina, ovaries, and breasts, as well as matters that concern pregnancy, prenatal care, childbirth, and postpartum considerations.

Obstetrics and Gynecology WAEC and JAMB Subjects Combination

WAEC Subject Combination for Obstetrics and Gynecology

You need to understand that you need to have five credits in your WASSCE, for you to be offered admission to study your desired course, and the subjects that you have to choose must be in line with the subject that U university accepted to offer admission for your choice course.

Having said that here are the subjects that you should include in your subject combination while you are registering for your WASSCE:

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

JAMB Subject Combination for Obstetrics and Gynecology

Another essential subject combination that you need to be careful, when selecting is about the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. It is also important you understand that you need to choose four subjects for your JAMB UTME subject combination, for you to be offered admission to study your desired course, and the subjects that you have to choose must be in line with the subject that the University accepted to offer admission for your choice course.

Having said that here are the subjects that you should include in your subject combination while you are registering for your Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination:

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

UTME Admission Requirements for Obstetrics and Gynecology

As a UTME candidate, you need to meet the admission requirements of the University, without which, you will not be admitted into the University to study Obstetrics and Gynecology, without meeting up with the admission requirements of the University, howbeit, you have to Meet the basic admission requirements such of the school such as:

  • Having five credit passes in your O’Level examination in WAEC, NECO, or NABTEB.
  • Mathematics and English Language must be part of the five credits
  • In not more than two sittings

DE Admission Requirements for Obstetrics and Gynecology

As a direct entry candidate, you will not just be admitted into the University to study  Obstetrics and Gynecology, without meeting the admission requirements of the University, however, you have to meet the basic admission requirements of the school such as:

  • Having five credit passes in your O’Level examination in WAEC, NECO, or NABTEB.
  • Mathematics and English Language must be part of the five credits
  • A Level 
  • In not more than two sittings
  • A Level pass in Biology and Physics is needed
  • ND/HND in Upper/Lower credit.

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FAQs

Is it possible to study Obstetrics and Gynecology without Physics?

You have to understand that Obstetrics and Gynecology is a science-inclined course, and for you to excel exceedingly, you need to be grounded with all the science subjects, especially at the secondary school level, then when you go further you can consider leaving the ones that are not very closely related to your course.

It means that you need Phyiscs as a candidate who wants to study Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University.

What are the jobs available to graduates of Obstetrics and Gynecology?

  • Obstetrician/Gynecologist (OB/GYN)
  • Reproductive Endocrinologist
  • Gynecologic Oncologist
  • Obstetric Anesthesiologist
  • Perinatologist
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist
  • Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Midwife
  • Family Planning Counselor
  • Obstetric Nurse
  • Gynecology Nurse
  • Fertility Specialist
  • Women’s Health Researcher
  • Medical Educator in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Public Health Specialist in Women’s Health

What are the Universities that offer Obstetrics and Gynecology as a course in Nigerian Universities?

Obstetrics and Gynecology is a very important and specialized course, that is practiced in and offered in many Universities in Nigeria, and some of the Universities that offer this course are listed here below:

  • University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  • Lagos State University, or LASU,
  • University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  • Usmanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  • Bayero University, Kano (BUK)
  • Ebonyi State University (EBSU)
  • University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  • University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye
  • The University of Abuja, Gwagwalada (UNIABUJA)
  • Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH)
  • University of Uyo (UNIUYO)
  • University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  • Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)
  • University of Ibadan (UI)
  • University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  • Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)
  • University of Lagos (UNILAG)

Conclusion

The first step towards achieving your dream of becoming a graduate of  Obstetrics and Gynecology starts with making the right choice of subject combination for both your WASSCE and JAMB UTME, and I am convinced that you have been able to settle that if it were a challenge to you.

Amos Nya
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