Do you want to study Fisheries? Are you looking for JAMB or WAEC subject combination for Fisheries? If so, am happy to inform you that JAMB and WAEC Subject combination for Fisheries has been released and is now available.


All JAMB and WAEC candidates who are interested in studying or having a career in Fisheries are hereby informed that JAMB and WAEC subject combination for Fisheries for 2020/2021 academic session has been released.

What is Fisheries about?

Fisheries science is generally a 4-year course that teaches student about the managing and understanding fishes.

It is a multidisciplinary science, which draws on the disciplines of aquaculture, fish processing, fishery resource management, fisheries environment, fishing technology and management and fisheries extension.

This course exposes students to different ways in breeding and harvesting fish across different water bodies in Nigeria. They learn about different types of fish food, growth stages of fishes etc.

Places Where One can work with a Degree in Fisheries?

Various Career opportunities in Fisheries include;

  • Wildlife biologist.
  • Marine biologist.
  • Habitat restoration biologist.
  • Endangered species biologist.
  • Wildlife or fish manager.
  • Hatchery technician.
  • Fishery area manager.
  • Hatchery manager
  • International/exotic fishery specialist
  • Fish law enforcement officer
  • Zoo/aquarium animal caretaker

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JAMB UTME Subject Combination for Fisheries

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.

The following JAMB subject combinations are required to study Fisheries in Nigerian Tertiary institutions

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

O level/WAEC Subject Combination for Fisheries?

The subjects needed to study Fisheries 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 for Fisheries are:

  1. English Language
  2. Literature in English
  3. Mathematics
  4. A trade subject

List of Nigeria Universities Offering Fisheries.

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

Adamawa State University, Mubi

Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden

Bayero University, Kano

Crescent University, Abeokuta

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki

Federal University Of Agriculture, Makurdi

Federal University Of Technology, Akure

Federal University, Gashua, Yobe State

Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State

Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State

Kogi State University, Anyigba

Modibo Adama University Of Technology, Yola

Osun State University, Osogbo

Salem University, Lokoja

University Of Uyo


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