We are back again and this time we are here with a list of requirements for students who want to study Applied Microbiology. You will also find on this page the proper WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination for Applied Microbiology as well as the list of Nigerian universities offering applicants admission to study applied Microbiology in their institution.

Those who want to get admitted through direct entry are not left out on the list as you will find a list of requirements for candidates who want to be admitted through direct entry.

You need to note that for you to apply for this course you must be a candidate with a science background. What this means is that this course is exclusively for science students. Below is the list of requirements you must meet if you want to study applied microbiology.

Note: Applied Microbiology is under the Faculty/School/College of Science according to JAMB, though it may change from institution to institution.


WAEC Subject Combination for Applied Microbiology

One of the requirements for you to study applied microbiology is that you must have not less than five (5) credit passes in the required SSCE (WAEC, NECO, GCE) subjects required for this course. The five (5) required NECO, CGE or WAEC subject combination for applied microbiology consist of;

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Mathematics
  4. Use of English Language
  5. Biology or Health Science.

JAMB Subject combination for Applied Microbiology

We will be listing the Jamb subject combination for applied microbiology. Just before we do that, you must note that the JAMB cut-off mark for this course is 180 but it’s advisable that you aim to score 200 and above to stand a better chance of being admitted to study the course. Below are the three (3) JAMB subject combinations for studying applied microbiology.

  1. Biology
  2. Chemistry
  3. Mathematics

Direct Entry requirement to study Applied Microbiology

If you happen to be among the candidates who want to get admission into the University without UTME, then you must ensure you meet up with the below-listed requirements in addition to the above-listed ‘O’ Level requirements.

1). ND/HND in Food Technology or Biology.
2). Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and Biology.
3). NCE passes at merit level in Chemistry and Biology.


Universities in Nigeria Offering Applied Microbiology


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