Nigerian Universities Offering Pharmacognosy 2022

This is a compilation of the List of Universities Offering Pharmacognosy in Nigeria. The subject combinations needed to study Pharmacognosy, JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements, O’Level Subjects and Requirements, and other information you require to gain admission to study Pharmacognosy successfully.

Pharmacognosy can be studied under the Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences in the following Nigerian Universities;

  • University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  • University of Nigeria (UNN
  • University of Benin (UNIBEN
  • University of Ibadan (UI)
  • University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT
  • Ahmadu Bello University (ABU
  • Bayero University Kano (BUK)
  • Delta State University (DELSU)
  • Enugu State University Of Science And Technology (ESUT)
  • Igbinedion University (IUO
  • Gombe State University (GOMSU)
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK
  • Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU)
  • University of Jos (UNIJOS
  • University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  • University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  • University of Uyo (UNIUYO
  • Usman Dan Fodio University (UDUSOK)
  • Kaduna State university (KASU
  • Madonna University (MADONNA)
  • Niger Delta University (NDU)

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements

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 Pharmacognosy under the Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences in the above Universities include;

Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

O’Level Requirements

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study PharmacyYou require; Five (5) SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Special Consideration (Waiver) Remarks

  • UI requires the ‘O’ level credit passes at one (1) sitting.
  • UNILORIN and NDU require five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings.
  • UNN and UNIUYO require the five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings

Direct Entry Requirements

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Pharmacy if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

Three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology/Zoology, and Physics or Mathematics plus UTME requirements

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks:

  • UNIBEN accepts

a) ‘A’ level pass in Botany in place of Biology.

b)  B.Sc. second class in related programmes.

  • UNIBEN and UNIUYO do not accept an ‘A’ level pass in Mathematics.
  • UNILORIN accepts a minimum of twelve (12) Points or B.Sc. second class upper division in Anatomy, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Physiology, Zoology, Chemistry, and other Basic Sciences, Plant Biology, and Industrial Chemistry.
  • UNIJOS does not accept Mathematics for Physics. Accepts B.Sc second class and above in related programmes. It accepts Direct Entry candidates with ‘A’ level requirements plus five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
  • UNILAG accepts a) three (3) JUPEB/’A’-level subjects: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology


We hope this article clarifies the list of Nigerian Universities Offering Pharmacognosy, irrespective of the program you want to enroll in.

We will be sure to update this article if there are any amendments by the school authority.

We wish you luck in your academic pursuit.

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