Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics in Nigeria

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

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Imo State University Imo State University, Owerri  
    Admission Requirements


    Candidates must possess credit passes at the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the West African Examination Council or National Examination Council, General Certificate Examination at the Ordinary level or its equivalent in Mathematics, English Language, Physics, Chemistry and Biology at not more than two (2) sittings and acceptable pass mark at the UME conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

    Direct Entry:

    Three (3) years B.Sc programme: Candidates must have passes in two or more papers at principal level (Higher /school Certificate or equivalent passes in GCE Advanced Level) in any two of the following subjects: Biology, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, (Holders of ND, NCE, or HND in Nutrition and Dietetics, Home Economics, Food Science with at least a merit pass or NRN or First degree in relevant Biological or Physical Sciences discipline with not less than second class lower division level may be admitted into 200 levels provided such candidates have met the minimum UME requirements.
  • 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
  • Benson Idahosa University Benson Idahosa University, Benin City  

    Entry requirements:
    1.Obtain passes at the Advanced Level GCE or HSC/HND in Chemistry and at least one of the following; Biology, Zoology, Botany, Agricultural Science, Physics, Geography, Economics or Mathematics.
    2.Candidates who have obtained OND at approved Agricultural, Fisheries, Forestry, and Wildlife Schools with at least credit Passes in addition to UME requirements may be eligible for direct entry.
    3.NCE (Agric. Science) from a recognised College of Education, NND or HND from a recognised College of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry and Wildlife with at least a credit pass.
    4.HND or NND in the Science (Chemistry, HND or NND Zoology, Botany, or Biology).
  • Bells University of Technology Bells University of Technology, Ota  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) O’Level Requirements
    -Five (5) O’ Level Credits in one or two sittings which must include English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

    (ii) Direct Entry
    -Candidates with at least 2 A’Level passes including Chemistry and any of Biology, Physics/Mathematics.

    -Candidates with a minimum of Lower Credit at the ND/HND in related disciplines would be considered for admission.

    (iii) UTME Subjects
    -English Language, Chemistry, Biology and any other science subject.

    Course duration: 4 years
  • Babcock University Babcock University, Ilishan Remo  
  • Nasarawa State University Nasarawa State University, Keffi  
  • Lead City University Lead City University, Ibadan  
  • Bowen University Bowen University, Iwo  
  • University of Uyo University of Uyo, Uyo  
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nsukka  

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