Nigerian Universities offering Preventive Dentistry

This is a compilation of the List of Universities Offering Botany in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
– The subject combinations needed to study Botany
– JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
– O’Level Subjects and Requirements
– and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Preventive dentistry


University of Nigeria [UNN]

University of Jos

Obafemi Awolowo University

WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Dentistry and Dental Surgery

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Dentistry and Dental Surgery in Nigeria universities.

The required subject combination must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Physics
  3. Mathematics
  4. Chemistry
  5. Biology
  6. A trade subject

The above WAEC subject combination is also applicable to other O’level examinations such as NECO and GCE. So now that you know the compulsory O level requirement to study Dentistry and Dental Surgery, let also look at UTME and Direct requirements and course descriptions.

JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Dentistry and Dental Surgery

Prepare yourself well so you can score above 200 in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just an advice)because anything short of this score may deny you Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic…

Please note – JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND or Predegree.

JAMB UTME subject combinations (subject to write in jamb) to study Dentistry and Dental Surgery are

  1. Chemistry
  2. Biology
  3. One Science subject


Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Dentistry and Dental Surgery

(i)Three ‘A’ level passes include Chemistry, Biology/Zoology and Physics.


If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with this admission requirement that is the subject combination above, perhaps you should consider taking a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related course subject requirements. You can also study online with a foreign university right from your bedroom or apply for a scholarship to study abroad. Education is now a choice. And please before you make a decision on which University to choose, please consider

  • The Fees
  • The Distance
  • The Environment
  • The Degree Certificate
  • Vulnerability to Strike
  • Acceptable O Level and A-level Result
  • Academic Calendar


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