To study Dentistry and Dental Technology in any NUC accredited university or polytechnic in Nigeria, here are the JAMB and WASSCE subject combinations and requirements you need to look out for.
Dentistry and Dental Technology is a very competitive and one of the most sought-after courses in any Nigerian university. Therefore, knowing the conditions and the required subjects will help you and give you a proper guide to applying for it without any problem. It further helps you avoid unnecessary mistakes.
Please carefully read all the requirements and terms of registration and the JAMB Subject Combination for Dentistry and Dental Technology before proceeding to apply/register for either the UTME or DIRECT ENTRY for the said course.
This article covers the following:
- WAEC Requirements for Dentistry and Dental Technology
- JAMB Subject Combination for Dentistry and Dental Technology
- Direct Entry Requirements for Dentistry and Dental Technology
- UTME Requirements for Dentistry and Dental Technology
- Plus any other useful information you may need that will ease your registration process.
JAMB UTME Requirements for Dentistry and Dental Technology
Note that English Language is Compulsory for all courses in UTME.
JAMB Subject Combination for Dentistry and Dental Technology
- Biology and one (1) other Science subjects
WAEC Requirements for Dentistry and Dental Technology
The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Dentistry and Dental Technology includes;
Five (5) WASSC credit passes in English Language, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics
Direct Entry Requirements for Dentistry and Dental Technology
Three (3) ‘A’ level passes include Chemistry, Biology/Zoology, and Physics.
NOTE: Please Kindly make reference to JAMB Brochure for SPECIAL CONSIDERATION AND WAIVER REMARKS by various universities for Dentistry and Dental Technology. KINDLY CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE JAMB BROCHURE. You can as well download the JAMB Brochure if you want, IT’S COMPLETELY FREE.
Universities Offering Dentistry and Dental Technology.
- Bayero University Kano (BUK)
- Lagos State University (LASU)
- Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)
- University of Benin (UNIBEN)
- University of Calabar (UNICAL)
- University of Ibadan (UI)
- University of Jos (UNIJOS)
- University of Lagos (UNILAG)
- University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
- University of Medical Sciences, Ondo State (UNIMED)
- University of Nigeria (UNN)
- University of Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT)
You can enrol in the Bachelor’s degree programs for Dentistry and Dental Technology through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Direct Entry, or the Pre-degree Programme.
Basically, the purpose of the entry requirement is to ensure that those admitted have the necessary preparedness to scale through the program. There is a compulsory screening test in some of these universities for all eligible candidates.