Nigerian Polytechnics Offering Nutrition and Dietetics 2024

Nutrition and dietetics is a specialized healthcare profession that is the science that focuses on everything related to food and its effect on our health and overall well-being.

Nigerian Polytechnics Offering Nutrition and Dietetics

This article will help determine which Polytechnics offer a Nutrition and dietetics course.

In this article, we will share The subject combinations needed to study Nutrition and dietetics, JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements, O’Level Subjects Requirements, and other information you require to gain admission to study Optometry successfully.

This is a compilation of the List of Polytechnics Offering Optometry in Nigeria.\

List of Polytechnics that Offer Nutrition And Dietetics as a Course

The following is the list of polytechnics that offer Nutrition And Dietetics as a course:

  • Anambra State College Of Agriculture, Mgbakwu, Anambra State
  • Fed. Polytechnic, Bauchi
  • Fed. Polytechnic, Bida
  • Fed. Polytechnic, Ede
  • Fed. Polytechnic, Mubi
  • Fed. Polytechnic, Ilaro
  • Hassan Usman Katsina Poly, Katsina
  • Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, Owerri
  • Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna
  • Moshood Abiola Poly, Abeokuta
  • Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri
  • Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo
  • Shehu Idris College Of Health Sciences And Technology, Makarfi
  • Yaba College Of Tech, Yaba

School Options

MOUAU Offers the course Human Nutrition and Dietetics.

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements

In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combinations needed to study Nutrition and Dietetics under the Faculty of Agriculture in the above Universities include;

Chemistry, Biology/Agriculture, and Mathematics/Physics

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) FUNAAB requires Chemistry, Biology, and Physics/Mathematics.

O’Level Requirements

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Nutrition and Dietetics; You require;

Five SSCE credit passes in Chemistry, Biology/Agric. Science, Mathematics, Physics, and English Language.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

  • UNN, in addition to the UTME requirements, ‘O’ level credit passes in Chemistry, Biology, Food and Nutrition, Agricultural Science, and Physics or Mathematics.
  • BELLS require a minimum of ‘O’ level pass in Physics
  • FUNAAB does not accept Agricultural Science in place of Biology

Direct Entry Requirements

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Nutrition and Dietetics if you don’t intend to use UTME. You require;

Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology, Agric Science, or Physics.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) UNN accepts

  • ‘A’ level passes in two (2) of the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology (Botany and/or Zoology), Agricultural Science, Physics, or Mathematics.
  • ND, NCE, HND in Nutrition and Dietetics/Home Economics/Agricultural Science, Food Science plus the UTME requirements into 200 or 300 levels.
  • Certificate in Nursing /NCE in relevant subjects. Candidate must also satisfy the UTME entry requirements. 
  • FUNAAB accepts (a) NCE or ND upper credit in Nutrition and Dietetics, Food Science, and Home Economics from a recognized institution plus the UTME requirements into 200 level. (b) Certificate of Registered Nurse of Nigeria plus the UTME requirements.


Finding a polytechnic that offers nutrition and dietetics can be challenging. We hope this well-researched article and list will provide you with opinions and, more importantly, the requirements for studying this course.

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