Do you know the required subjects to study Animal Nutrition? or Universities in Nigeria where you can study the course? or the Direct Entry (DE) requirements for Animal Nutrition? If you are facing difficulties answering the above questions, then you need to carefully read through this page if you want to study Animal Nutrition which is under the faculty of Agriculture in Nigerian Universities.

In addition to the aforementioned, you will also see the special considerations (Waivers), places you can work with a degree in Animal Production, nutrition and many more. Firstly, ensure that you are a science student before you proceed with the requirements because this course is not suitable for commercial or arts students.

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WAEC Subject Combination for Animal Nutrition

The required WAEC subjects to study Animal Nutrition are five (5) in number and they will be listed below. You are required to have not less than five (5) SSC credit passes in following O’level subjects;

1). Agricultural Science/Chemistry.
2). Mathematics.
3). English Language.
4). Biology.
5). Physics.

NOTE: The O’level subjects are applicable to NECO, GCE, WAEC, and their equivalent.

WAIVER/SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

1). FUNAAB accepts;
i). At least ‘O’ level pass in Physics.
ii). Credit passes in Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics.
iii). Candidates with ‘O’ level pass in Biology must also have ‘O’ level credit pass in Agricultural Science. This is because they don’t accept Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.

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JAMB Subjects to Study Animal Nutrition

There are three (3) subjects that you are expected to meet in your JAMB UTME examination. Nevertheless, you are also required to score not less than 180 which is the JAMB cut-off mark for universities in Nigeria offering Animal Nutrition. Below are the three (3) required JAMB subjects to study animal nutrition which is under the Faculty of Agriculture:

1). Biology/Agricultural Science.
2). Mathematics/ Physics.
3). Chemistry.

Animal Nutrition Direct Entry (DE) Requirements

If you don’t intend to apply for admission to study animal nutrition in any University in Nigeria using UTME, then ensure that you meet the requirements for direct entry which is below;

WAIVER/SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

1). FUNAAB accepts Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and 1 of Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science/Biology, Physics or Mathematics.

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Universities in Nigeria Offering Animal Nutrition

ANIMAL NUTRITION

  • FUNAAB

ANIMAL NUTRITION AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

  • LAUTECH

Career Opportunities for Animal Nutrition

Subjects to Study Animal Nutrition

Dietitian

  1. Dietitian
  2. Zookeeper
  3. Nutritionist
  4. Farm manager
  5. Animal breeder
  6. Fish farm manager
  7. Veterinary surgeon
  8. Agricultural consultant
  9. Plant breeder/geneticist
  10. Specialist field consultant
  11. Agriculture research scientist

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