This article is designed to help students who wish to study Biochemistry at the Faculty of Sciences at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU).
It is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered to carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.
Obafemi Awolowo University offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in specialization spanning the humanities, the arts, the natural sciences, the social sciences, the medical sciences, engineering, and technology.
The university has 13 faculties and two colleges the Postgraduate College and the College of Health Sciences — administered in more than 60 departments. It was previously associated with Loma Linda University in California, USA.
O’Level Subject Combination
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Biochemistry;
Five SSCE (5) credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, and Biology.
Special Requirement (Waiver) Remarks
- OAU accepts Physics or Biology.
JAMB Subject Combination
In UTME, please note that the English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combinations needed to study Biochemistry under the Faculty of Sciences in the above Universities include;
Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(2) OAU requires Chemistry, Mathematics, and either Biology or Physics.
Direct Entry Requirement
These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Biochemistry if you don’t intend to use UTME. You require;
Two (2) ‘A’ level passes were chosen from Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, and Biology.
NCE/ND/HND in related programmes plus the UTME requirements.
All candidates interested in getting admitted into OAU for the 2024/2025 session should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 200 or above in your JAMB result.
We hope that this article is helpful to all aspirants and students of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU). We will update this article should the school authority make any changes.
We wish you the best of luck.