Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Aquaculture in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Aquaculture(Fisheries and Aquaculture)
  • Major Subject: Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Aquaculture

  • Osun State University Osun State University, Osogbo  
    Admission requirements:
    U.M.E. Candidates
    For admission into the first degree programme in Agriculture, a candidate must have the Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) or its equivalents with credit level passes in five (5) subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry to form the core subjects, with credit in any of the following: Physics, Biology or Agricultural Science at not more than two sittings. The candidate must also earn an acceptable score in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
    Direct Entry Candidates
    In addition to the specified qualification for UME Entry Mode (100Level), candidates seeking admission through the Direct Entry Mode (200- Level) must posses one of the following qualifications:
     General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCE A/L) or its equivalent passes in Chemistry and in at least one science or social/ management science subject from the following: Biology, Botany, Zoology, Mathematics (Pure and Applied), Agricultural Science, Physics, Geology, Economics and Geography.
     National Diploma (OND or ND) obtained in relevant fields of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, Wildlife, Cooperative and Agribusiness Management, or Veterinary Science with a minimum of upper credit.
     National Certificate of Education (NCE) passed with a minimum of Credit grade (60- 69%) obtained from a College of Education recognised by the University and with relevant subject combinations from among: Agricultural science, Biology, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Home Economics.

    (ii) 300- Level:
    Higher National Diploma (HND) obtained with a minimum of Upper Credit in relevant fields as listed for OND/ND holders and from NBTE accredited institutions recognised by the University.
  • The Federal University of Technology Akure The Federal University of Technology Akure, Akure  
    Admission requirements:
    a)UTME Admission

    Admission into the first year (100 level) of the programme is through JAMB. In order to be eligible for admission, candidates are expected to sit and pass the UTME. Candidate must possess five credit passes in WASCE or NECO or GCE (O/L) or equivalent at a maximum of two sittings in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or any other relevant subject. At least a pass in Physics is required.

    UTME Subjects: English Language, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science, Mathematics or Physics.



    b)Direct Entry

    Candidates seeking admission to 200 Level through Direct Entry must possess:

    i)National Diploma with a minimum of Upper Credit or equivalent from FUTA UDS Program or recognized Polytechnics and Colleges of Technology in relevant disciplines (Agricultural Sciences), or

    ii) GCE (A/L) or equivalent with passes in at least two of the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology and Physics.



    Direct entry candidates must also meet the requirements for UTME admission specified in ‘a’ above.
  • University of Agriculture, Makurdi University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Makurdi  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. Ordinary level Requirements
    -Five credit passes in GCE (or Equivalent) examination at not more than two sittings with at least two passes at the Advanced (‘A’) level GCE;
    -Four credit passes at advanced level or its Equivalent

    2. UTME Requirements
    -The Senior Secondary School or the School Certificate/General Certificate of Education (SSCE/GCE) ordinary level credit passes in five subjects including Chemistry, Physics and Biology for Sciences and Mathematics, English, Economics, Commerce or Accounting, Government and Biology/Agric. Science for Management Sciences)
    -Grade II Teacher’s Certificate with Credit/merit passes in at least five subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Economics;
    -An acceptable score in the UTME as may be determined by the University from time to time; and
    -JAMB combination MUST include Mathematics, Economics, and Accounting or Commerce
  • Federal University, Dutsin-Ma Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina  
    Admission requirements:
    1.Five credit pass at WASCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science, plus any other credit, with at least a pass in Physics. In addition candidate must have acceptable UTME Score. The credit pass in Agric science must be backed up with at least a pass in biology

    2.A. Level Passes in Chemistry and any of Biology, Physics and Agriculture.

    3.NCE/ND with minimum of lower credit, plus 5 credits in SSCE (or its equivalent) at no more than two sittings.
  • Novena University Novena University, Ogume  
    Admission requirements:
    Five Credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) including English & Mathematics and any other 3 subjects preferably Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science in that order. Two A level passes in Mathematics and either Physics and /or Chemistry. NCE with credit passes in Mathematics and another Science subject plus 5 Credits at SSCE (or equivalent) UME subjects are English, Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry, Biology depending on the subject of specialization.
  • Federal University of Dutse Federal University of Dutse, Dutse  
    Admission requirements:
    Direct Entry:
    Two A’ level passes (Graded A-D in GCE A level, NCE, IJMB or OND) at the Advanced level in relevant subjects (Biology, Botany, Chemistry and Physics) with minimum 8 points.

    UTME:
    English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics in SSCE with minimum credit level in one or two sittings.
  • Nigeria Maritime University Nigeria Maritime University, Okerenkoko  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. Ordinary level Requirements
    Five credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology/Agricultural Science and Physics/Economics/Geography

    2. UTME Requirements
    English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Mathematics/Physics
  • Ondo State University of Science and Technology Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa  
    Admission requirements:
    Five ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science and one of Geography, Economics and at least a pass in Physics
    Two ‘A’ level passes in biology, chemistry or physics.
    National diploma (ND) with Distinction and credit passes in relevant subjects
  • Niger Delta University Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island  
    Admission requirements:
    UTME:
    English, Chemistry, Biology/ Agriculture and any one of Physics and Mathematics.

    NDU:
    English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Agricultural Science.
  • Umaru Musa Yar'adua University Katsina Umaru Musa Yar'adua University Katsina, Katsina  
  • University of Calabar University of Calabar, Calabar  
  • Adamawa State University Adamawa State University, Mubi  
  • Akwa Ibom State University Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot  
  • University of Uyo University of Uyo, Uyo  
  • Federal University of Agriculture Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta  




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