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


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

What is Nursing about?

It is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life. Nurses may be differentiated from other health care providers by their approach to patient care, training, and scope of practice

The unique function of the nurse is to assist people, sick or well, in the performance of those activities contributing to health or its recovery (or a peaceful death), that they would perform unaided if they had the necessary strength, will or knowledge. And to do this in such a way as to help them gain independence as rapidly as possible.

Although sometimes its being mistake for females only but you should know that either male or female can work as a nurse.

Nurses play significant roles in hospitals, clinics and private practices.

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JAMB UTME Subject Combination For Nursing

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 Nursing are

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

O level/WAEC Subject Combination For Nursing

The subjects needed to study Nursing 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 Nursing must include:

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

Places Where One can work with a Degree in Nursing

Nursing job duties include communicating between patients and doctors, caring for patients, administering medicine and supervising nurses’ aides.

Various Career opportunities in Nursing include;

  • Medicinal chemist
  • Play therapist
  • Social worker
  • Adult nurse
  • Counseling
  • Further education teacher
  • Health service manager
  • Higher education lecturer
  • Health play specialist
  • Health visitor
  • High intensity therapist
  • Learning disability nurse
  • Mental health nurse

List of Nigeria Universities Offering Nursing.

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

  • Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
  • Bayero University, Kano
  • University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  • University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  • Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  • Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  • University of Ibadan (UI)
  • Igbinedion University Okada
  • University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  • Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
  • University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  • Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH)
  • University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  • Madonna University, Okija
  • University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  • Niger Delta University Yenagoa (NDU)
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU)
  • University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  • Usumanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK)
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  • The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  • National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) (registered nurse only)
  • Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  • Abia State University, Uturu
  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  • Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State
  • Achievers University, Owo
  • Osun State University Osogbo (UNIOSUN)
  • Adeleke University Ede (AUE)
  • Bowen University, Iwo
  • Federal University, Birnin Kebbi (FUBK)

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