Do you intend to study Marine biology in any of the Universities in Nigeria listed below? Then, it’s time you see the O’level/ Jamb Subject Combination for Marine Biology and the Admission Requirement (UTME and Direct Entry).

Apart from what we listed above, you will also see the special consideration for this course and the various places you can work with a degree in Marine Biology. So, if you want to successfully apply for admission into any of the Universities listed below, then ensure you read through this article to get all the information that will help you avoid mistakes.

JAMB UTME SUBJECT COMBINATION FOR MARINE BIOLOGY

Please, you must note English Language is compulsory for Marine Biology. Below are the other three (3) subjects that you are to expect in your JAMB UTME examination for Marine Biology.

1). Biology.

2). Chemistry.

3). Mathematics or Physics.

WAIVER/SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

  1. LASU requires Biology, Physics, and Chemistry.
  2. UNICAL requires Chemistry, Physics, and Biology or Geography.

O’LEVEL SUBJECTS FOR MARINE BIOLOGY

Most Universities where you can study Marine Biology have their special consideration (waiver), but the below are the O’level subjects for marine biology that most Universities in Nigeria require.

1). Biology.

2). English, Language.

3). Mathematics.

4). Chemistry.

5). And any other Science subject.

NOTE: The O’Level subjects required to study Marine Biology are also applicable to NECO, GCE, WAEC, and equivalent.

WAIVER/SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

1). LASU requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Mathematics, English Language, Physics, Biology, and Chemistry at one (1) sitting.

2). CUAB requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in the following: Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, English Language, Geography, Mathematics, and ‘O’ level pass in Physics.

3). UNICAL accepts Geography in place of Biology.

DIRECT ENTRY ADMISSION REQUIREMENT FOR MARINE BIOLOGY

  • Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and Biology.

WAIVER/SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

1). CUAB accepts:
i). Candidates with two (2) ‘A’ level passes in one (1) or more relevant subjects such as Botany, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Geography, and Physics.
ii). IJMB at acceptable grades.
iii). ND/HND lower credit may likely be admitted to the appropriate level.

2). LASU accepts three (3) very good passes in JUPEB/’A’ level subjects: Physics, Biology, and Chemistry.

3). WESLEYUNI accepts:
i). Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Biology and Physics or Chemistry.
ii). ND upper credit and NCE credit in addition to five (5) ‘O’level credit passes or its equivalent.

4). UNICAL accepts two (2) ‘A’ level passes in two (2) of Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics.

UNIVERSITIES IN NIGERIA YOU CAN STUDY MARINE BIOLOGY

  • Akwa Ibom State University.
  • The University of Calabar.
  • The University of Lagos.

Places You can Work with a Degree in Marine Biology

Please, this section will be added soon, as we are still researching the various jobs and career for those with a degree in Marine Biology. Please check back soon…

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