Before providing you with the proper subject combination for Applied Biochemistry, we would like to inform you that Applied Biochemistry is a course purely for science students. What that simply means is that commercial or art students wouldn’t be able to study this course in any higher institution in Nigeria.

On this page you will find the following information; WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination for Applied Biochemistry, Direct Entry Requirements and subjects for Applied Biochemistry, list of Universities offering Applied Biochemistry, and more.


Obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Biochemistry can be a bit competitive. There, knowing the requirements will help you register and apply seamlessly without unnecessary mistakes.


WAEC Subjects for Applied Biochemistry

Below you will see the proper O’Level subject combination for Applied Biochemistry. You are required to have at least five (5) SSCE credit passes in the following O’Level subjects:

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

NOTE: The O’level subjects apply to NECO, GCE, WAEC, or their equivalent.

JAMB Subject Combination for Applied Biochemistry

UTME candidates are required to score at least 180 in the JAMB UTME examination to qualify them to study Applied Biochemistry in any Nigerian University offering the course provided they meet other requirements. Nevertheless, we urge candidates to aim for 200 and above to stand a better chance. Below are the three (3) required JAMB UTME Subjects for Applied Biochemistry:


1). Biology.
2). Chemistry.
3). Mathematics or Physics.


Applied Biochemistry Direct Entry Requirements

Candidates who don’t want to study Applied Biochemistry at any Nigerian University via UTME should be able to meet the following requirements:

  • Two (2) A-Level passes in Health Science or Biology, and Chemistry.


1). ESUT accepts ‘O’ level credit pass in English Language.

Universities in Nigeria Offering Applied Biochemistry

  • ESUT (Enugu State University Of Science And Technology).
  • UNIZIK (Nnamdi Azikiwe University).

Places To Work with a Degree in Applied Biochemistry

  • Teaching.
  • Toxicologist.
  • Science Writer.
  • Analytical Chemist.


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