Nigerian Universities Offering Ophthalmology 2022

Ophthalmology is a branch of medical science dealing with the structure, functions, and diseases of the eye.

The following is the list of universities that offer Ophthalmology as a course:

  • Abia State University, Uturu
  • Bayero University, Kano
  • Federal University Of Technology, Owerri
  • Imo State University, Owerri
  • Madonna University, Okija
  • University Of Benin, Benin City
  • University Of Ilorin, Ilorin

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 Ophthalmology in the above Universities include the following:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

O’Level Requirements

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Ophthalmology include the following:

Five (5) SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.


Ophthalmology is one of the fastest-growing medical fields, and there are currently plenty of opportunities available for skilled ophthalmologists.

In addition, ophthalmologists often have excellent job security, making this a great option if you are looking for a long-term career path.

To all students aspiring to major in the study of Ophthalmology, RealMina says good luck to you!

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