All JAMB aspirants are hereby informed that JAMB and WAEC subject combinations for Biochemistry for 2020/2021 is now available. Proceed below to check for details on the subject combinations required to study Biochemistry.

This post contains what Biochemistry is about, admission requirement to study Biochemistry in Nigeria Universities, places one can work with a degree in Biochemistry.


All JAMB and WAEC candidates who are interested in studying or having a career in Biochemistry are hereby informed that JAMB and WAEC subject combination for Biochemistry for 2019/2020 academic session has been released.

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What is Biochemistry about?

Biochemistry course introduces students to the basic ways in which chemistry affects life processes. Typically, introductory biochemistry classes include both lab and lecture components and incorporate organic, inorganic, physical and analytical chemistry processes. 

You will also study the actions of enzymes, and how they can be inhibited by drugs, as well as genetic engineering and molecular biology.

Places Where One can work with a Degree in Biochemistry?

Various Career opportunities in Biochemistry include;

  • Analytical chemist.
  • Biomedical scientist.
  • Healthcare scientist, clinical biochemistry.
  • Clinical research associate.
  • Forensic scientist.
  • Research scientist (Life Science)
  • Scientific laboratory technician.

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JAMB UTME Subject Combination For Biochemistry?

For you to be on a safe side it is better if you aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic.

JAMB UTME subject combination (subject to write in jamb) for Biochemistry are

  1. Use of English
  2. Biology
  3. Chemistry
  4. Choose between Physics or Mathematics.

O level/WAEC Subject Combination For Biochemistry?

The subjects needed to study Biochemistry in WAEC must contain five (5) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The O level requirement that is the compulsory WAEC subject combination for Biochemistry must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Chemistry
  3. Mathematics
  4. Physics
  5. Biology
  6. A trade subject

List of Nigeria Universities Offering Biochemistry.

Below contains various Universities in Nigeria that one can study Biochemistry and they are as follows;

Abia State University, Uturu

Achievers University Owo

Adekunle Ajasin University

Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State

Afe Babalola University , Ado-Ekiti

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo

Al- Hikmah University, Ilorin

Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma

Anambra State University, Uli

Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo

Bauchi State University, Gadau

Bayero University

Bells University Of Technology

Benson Idahosa University

Bingham University, Karu

Bowen University, Iwo

Caleb University, Imota

Caritas University, Amorji-Nike

Chrisland University, Owode

Covenant University, Canaan Land

Crawford University,Faith City

Crescent University, Abeokuta

Cross Rivers University Of Technology

Delta State University

Ebonyi State University

Ekiti State University

Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State

Enugu State University Of Science And Technology, Enugu

Evangel University, Akaeze, Ebonyi State

Federal College Of Education, Yola

Federal University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta

Federal University Of Agriculture, Makurdi

Federal University Of Technology Minna

Federal University Of Technology, Akure

Federal University Of Technology, Owerri

Federal University, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State

Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State

Federal University, Gashua, Yobe State

Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State

Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State

Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State

Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State

Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State

Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State

Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State

Fountain University, Osogbo

Godfrey Okoye University, Urgwuomu- Nike

Gombe State University, Tudun Wada, Gombe

Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State

Hallmark University,Ijebu-Itele,Ogun State

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai

Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City

Imo State University, Owerri

Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji

Kaduna State University, Kaduna

Kano University Of Science And Technology, Wudil

Kebbi State University Of Science And Technology, Aliro

Kogi State University, Anyigba

Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin

Lead City University , Ibadan

Madonna University, Okija

Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ogun State

Michael And Cecilia Ibru University, Owhrode, Delta State

Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Umudike

Modibo Adama University Of Technology, Yola

Mountain Top University, Makogi/Oba, Ogun State

Niger Delta University , Wilberforce Island

Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State

Northwest University, Kano, Kano State

Novena University Ogume

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu

Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye

Ondo State University Of Medical Sciences Laje Road, Ondo, Ondo State

Ondo State University Of Science And Technology, Okitipupa

Osun State University, Osogbo

Plateau State University, Bokkos

Redeemers University

Renaissance University, Ojiagu-Agbani, Enugu

Rhema University , Obeama, Rivers State

Rivers State University Of Science And Technology, Port Harcourt

Salem University, Lokoja

Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa, Edo State

Sokoyo State University, Sokoto

Southwestern University, Okun-Owa, Ogun State

Tansain University, Oba, Anambra State

Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina

University Of Benin, Benin City

University Of Calabar, Calabar

University Of Ibadan, Ibadan

University Of Ilorin, Ilorin

University Of Jos, Jos

University Of Lagos

University Of Maiduguri

University Of Mkar, Gboko

University Of Nigeria Nsukka

University Of Port-Harcourt

University Of Uyo

Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto

Wesley University Of Science And Technology. Ondo

Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State

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