What are the direct entry requirements to study to Pharmacy in the university? If you are interested in knowing the requirements needed for a direct entry (DE) admission into Pharmacy under the faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences then am happy to inform you that this post contains the direct entry requirements from universities in Nigeria that offers Pharmacy.
Before we proceed, this is to inform all direct entry (DE) aspirants who wish to apply for direct entry (DE) admission into any of the universities in Nigeria to study Pharmacy under the faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences that Pharmacy direct entry requirements are now available on this page.
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Direct Entry (DE) Requirements for Pharmacy
Without wasting much time, the direct entry requirements to study Pharmacy are:
Three ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology/Zoology and Physics or Mathematics plus UTME requirements.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UNIBEN and UNIUYO do not accept ‘A’ level Mathematics.
(ii) OAU accepts B.Sc. with a minimum of 2nd Class Honours in relevant discipline (Sciences).
(iii) UNIBEN accepts ‘A’ level Botany in lieu of Biology.
(iv) UNILAG accepts:
a) Very good passes in three (3) JUPEB/A-LEVEL subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
b) Very good passes in three (3) A/Level subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
c) Does not accept B.Sc Degrees.
(v) UNIBEN accepts B.Sc. Second Class (Hons) in related fields.
(vi) UNN accepts:
a) Three A’ level passes to include Chemistry, Biology/Zoology/Botany and Physics plus UTME requirement in not more than two sittings.
b) Bachelor’s degree in any of Biological Sciences, Health Science and Technology, or Medical Sciences with a minimum of second class honours lower division plus UTME requirement.
c) HND in Biological Sciences, Health Science and Technology or Medical Sciences with a minimum of an upper credit plus UTME requirement.
(vii) NDU accepts:
a) Hold at least a Bachelor’s Degree (Second Class Honours) from a recognized University in Chemistry or any of the Biological Sciences.
b) Have a pass in Physics, Mathematics, or Statistics, Chemistry and Biology or Zoology or Botany at the Advanced Level (GCE) or Higher School Certificate at not more than two sittings.
c) General requirement for admission in the University, i.e, credit in five (5) relevant subjects including Mathematics and English Language at the Ordinary Level GCE, or WASC/SSCE/NECO.
(viii) OOU accepts Botany in lieu of Zoology.
(ix) UNIJOS does not accept Mathematics for Physics. JOS accepts B.Sc Second Class (Hons) and above in related fields. It accepts for Direct Entry Candidates with ‘A’ level requirements plus five ‘O’ level credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Note that the above direct entry requirements may only apply to Pharmacy under the faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences. If the Pharmacy you intend in studying is in another faculty, the requirements for direct entry admission may be different from the one on this page. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Pharmacy
This section contains the list of universities that offer Pharmacy in Nigeria.
The following are the list of schools that offer Pharmacy:
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Bayero University, Kano
- Delta State University, Abraka
- Gombe State University
- Igbinedion University
- Kaduna State University
- Madonna University
- Niger Delta University, Wilberforce
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
- Olabisi Onabanjo University
- University of Benin, Benin City
- University of Ibadan
- University of Ilorin, Ilorin
- University of Jos
- University of Lagos, Lagos
- University of Maiduguri
- University of Nigeria, Nsukka
- University of Port Harcourt
- University of Uyo
- Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Sokoto