To study Dentistry and Dental Technology in any accredited university or polytechnic in Nigeria, here is the Jamb and Waec subject combination and requirements you need to look out for.

Note that English Language is Compulsory for all courses in UTME.

The UTME Subjects includes;
Chemistry, Biology and one (1) other Science subject

(i) JOS, CALABAR, PHC, UNN, BENIN, LAGOS and OAU require Physics as the other science subject.
(ii) IBADAN – Same as in Medicine and Surgery.

O’Level Requirements
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

(i) UNN requires candidates in addition to minimum entry requirements to have ‘0’ level credit passes in English Language,
Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics at not more than one (1) sitting.

Direct Entry Requirements

You require;
Three (3) ‘A’ level passes to include Chemistry, Biology/Zoology and Physics.

(i) BENIN accepts B.Sc Second Class Lower in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Zoology, Botany Anatomy, Physiology, Nursing, B.Sc or ND Optometry, B.Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy.
(ii) IBADAN as in Medicine and Surgery.
(iii) JOS accepts passes in IJMB/‘A’ Level in Physics, Chemistry and Zoology or Biology. Such candidates must also have obtained five (5) ‘0’ level credits passes in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Zoology, English Language and Mathematics.
(iv) LAGOS accepts passes in three (3) JUPEB/’A’-level subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
(v) OAU accepts B.Sc. with a minimum of second class Honours in relevant programme (Sciences).
(vi) PHC – No Direct Entry.
(vii) UNN requires
a) Direct entry candidates in addition to satisfying the UTME requirements should also have three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Biology or Zoology, Chemistry and Physics at one (1) sitting.
b) Accepts B.Sc in related programme for admission into the five (5) year standard programme.
c) MBBS may be admitted into the three (3) year clinical programme in Dentistry.

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