Last updated on January 8, 2021 by The Counselor
This page contains 2020/2021 official WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Biomedical Technology, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more
|Course||Biomedical Technology – Under Medicine|
|Qualifications||M.B.B.S., MB.B.Ch.B., B.D.S., B.Ch.D., Pharm.B, B.SC|
|Duration||4 – 5 Years|
|Cut off mark||Varies|
|Related courses||Biomedical Technology related courses|
|Job Availability||High and Competitive|
On this page, I will guide you on the required O level subject combination to study Biomedical Technology. if you are a returning visitor, you can skip reading repetitive paragraphs.
You must be a Science student for you to study Biomedical Technology in Nigeria Universities, and that’s can only be possible if you meet admission requirements. This page literally covers answers to questions related to O level and A-level admission requirement.
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WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Biomedical Technology
You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Biomedical Technology in Nigeria universities. This subject combination is also applicable to other O’level exams such as NECO AND GCE. The O level requirement, that is, the required WAEC subject combination for Biomedical Technology must include:
- English Language
- A trade subject
These listed subjects are compulsory for anyone writing WAEC and other O level examinations. I will advise you to include a Language in your O level subjects. For the record, if you are one of those students seeking admission into any universities, college or polytechnics in Lagos State, Yoruba Language is compulsory for Biomedical Technology. So now that you know the compulsory O level subject requirement to study Biomedical Technology, let also look at JAMB UTME and Direct requirements.
JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Biomedical Technology
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is a body responsible for your admission into the University or other institutions. Now I’m going to show you the compulsory JAMB subjects for Biomedical Technology that you must register (English must be included because it is compulsory even though it may not be listed among the JAMB subjects below), and I will honestly advise you to aim for a score of 200 and above in JAMB UTME instead of 180 to be on a safe side because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider the College of Education or Polytechnic… Read how to answer and pass JAMB once.
Please note– English Language is compulsory. If Mathematics is not listed among the Jamb subject on this post, then Mathematics is not compulsory for this course. JAMB is not the only option to gain admission into Nigerian Universities to study Biomedical Technology. If you’re having troubles with JAMB UTME, maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND, HND or Predegree!..
Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Biomedical Technology
If you’re one of those seeking admission into the University to further your studies, in addition to the required WAEC subjects combination for Biomedical Technology, you are expected to have Two ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any one of Physics, Biology/Zoology/Botany, and Maths
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If you have your O level result already and the subjects you have is not the same with the admission requirement that is the required O level subject combinations to study Biomedical Technology, don’t give up. You should consider other Biomedical Technology similar courses or take a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related courses.
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 read useful guides on how to choose a course and university
These are the list of Universities offering Biomedical Technology in Nigeria
- Federal University of Technology, Akure
- Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)
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Cut-off Mark for Biomedical Technology course
As you can see, more than one University offers Biomedical Technology. This means the cut-off mark for Biomedical Technology varies. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Biomedical Technology is a good course and you can also check the top best science courses. This should not influence you. Follow your heart or seek my counsel.
Biomedical Technology is how many years course?
In Nigeria, if you gain admission to study Biomedical Technology at the university through JAMB UTME, you will study Biomedical Technology for five years. If you gain admission through direct entry, you will study this course for four years. And of course, there is room for more years if you have an extension; the aftermath of carryover courses.
Biomedical Technology is under which faculty in Nigeria?
According to JAMB, a body responsible for your admission into the University or other institutions, Biomedical Technology is under the Faculty/School/College of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Science but may be under a different faculty in some universities in Nigeria.
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Can a science or art student study Biomedical Technology?
No! If you are a Commercial or Art student, you can’t study Biomedical Technology at the university. This is a pure science course. But if you are good with Science subjects, you can take your chances I won’t discourage you provided you have the required subjects combination in your O level result. If you’re still in secondary school, you may find it difficult to change subjects to fit your desired course during WAEC registration because some schools may go against it.
Also, during WAEC or NECO registration make sure you know which subjects are been registered for you because some secondary schools are ignorant about the importance of O level requirements for university courses. Another alternative way to register the required subject combinations for Biomedical Technology is through GCE.
What is Biomedical Technology course all about:
If you have an interest in technology and invention but also want to pursuit Medicine, then Biomedical Technology is the right course for you. Degree in Biomedical Technology equips you with the technical, scientific, and communication skills to understand medical instruments as well to draw on fundamental concepts in Physics and other scientific disciplines to operate, repair, maintain, and interpret the resulting signals and images of complex medical instrumentation. You have got to have a good foundation in chemistry, physic, biology and mathematics.. ..
Now I am confident that you know the compulsory subjects needed to study Biomedical Technology in WAEC. But note this — Some Universities may accept D7 or E8 in some a compulsory subject instead of Credit. And some may accept or reject two sittings. That is combinations of WAEC, NECO, or GCE results.
You will know more when you take a look at the special consideration (waiver) for Biomedical Technology below if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for Biomedical Technology had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar….
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