Do you wish to Study Animal Physiology which is under the faculty of Agriculture in Nigerian Universities? If yes, then you need to carefully read through the content on this page.

On this page, you will find all the vital information that will enable you to seamlessly register and apply for admission into any Nigerian University to Study Animal Physiology.

You will see the WAEC & JAMB Subject combination for Animal Physiology, the list of Universities in Nigeria offering the course, Direct Entry (DE) requirements for Animal Physiology, places you can work with a degree in Animal Physiology, and more. But first, you must be a science student to be eligible to study this course. Below are the required requirements for Animal Physiology.



O’Level Requirements to Study Animal Physiology

The O’Level subjects required to study Animal Physiology in SSCE must contain five (5) credit passes. The subject combination is not limited to only WAEC but includes NECO, GCE, and their equivalent. Below are the five (5) proper O’Level subjects required to study Animal Physiology:

1). Biology/Agric Science.

2). English Language.

3). Mathematics.


4). Chemistry.

5). And any 1 of Geography, Economics or Physics.


1). FUNAAB requires

me). Credit passes in Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics.

ii). At least ‘O’ level pass in Physics.

iii). Applying candidates with ‘O’ level pass in Biology should also possess ‘O’ level credit pass in Agric. Science. They don’t accept Agricultural Science in place of Biology.


JAMB Subject Combination for Animal Physiology

Knowing the proper JAMB subjects to study Animal physiology is not where it ends. You are required to score not less than 180 (JAMB’s cut-off mark for animal physiology in Universities in Nigeria) in the JAMB UTME examination.

Below are the three (3) compulsory JAMB subjects required to study Animal Physiology which is under the faculty of Agriculture.

1). Biology/Agriculture.

2). Mathematics /Physics.

3). Chemistry.

NOTE: JAMB is not the only option available for admission into higher institutions (Universities). You can try others like JUBEB, IJBM, ND, or Predegree if you are having issues via JAMB.


Direct Entry Requirement to Study Animal Physiology

If you don’t intend to use UTME to gain admission into any Nigerian University to study Animal Physiology, then you are required to satisfy the direct entry requirement for the course which is listed below.

  • Two (2) ‘A’ level passes or equivalent in Chemistry as well as one of Botany/Biology/Zoology/ Agric Science/Geology/Geography/Economics/Mathematics.


1). FUNAAB accepts Two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and 1 of Botany/Zoology/Agriculture.

Universities in Nigeria Offering Animal Physiology

  • FUNAAB (Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta).

Places you can work with a Degree in Animal Physiology

Study Animal Physiology


  1. Zookeeper
  2. Biophysicist
  3. Veterinarian
  4. College Professor
  5. Animal Physiologist
  6. Animal physiologist
  7. Wildlife Rehabilitation Jobs
  8. Wildlife biologist
  9. Animal scientists
  10. Mammalogist, herpetologist (Specialist in reptiles and amphibians)
  11. Ornithologist (Specialis in birds)

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