Department of Veterinary Medicine| Faculty of  Veterinary



About UNN


The University of Nigeria, commonly referred to as UNN, is a federal university.


It is located in Nsukka, Enugu State, Eastern part of Nigeria.


Founded by Nnamdi Azikiwe in 1955 and formally opened on 7 October 1960.


The University of Nigeria has three campuses in Enugu State– Nsukka, Enugu, and Ituku-Ozalla.


The University of Nigeria is the first full-fledged Indigenous and first autonomous university in Nigeria, modeled upon the American educational system.


It was the first land-grant university in Africa and one of Nigeria’s five most reputed universities.


The university has 17 Faculties and 102 academic departments.


The university offers 108 undergraduate programs and 211 postgraduate programs.





Department of Veterinary Medicine| Faculty of Veterinary



Veterinary medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, management, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, disorder, and injury in non-human animals.



It focuses on a specific branch of medicine that focuses on the prevention, study, treatment, and diagnosis of animals.



It also focuses on caring for the human-animal bond, making sure human health is preserved, and ensuring the nation’s food supply is protected.




Admission Requirements for Veterinary Medicine



1) University Minimum Entry (UME) Requirements:



Prospective candidates must satisfy both the University minimum entry and specified Faculty requirements.


The faculty requires that a candidate must have passed Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics at credit level in Senior Secondary School Certificate, GCE O/L, or an equivalent examination with credit in English.


The subjects to be taken in UTME are Biology, Chemistry, English Language, and Physics.


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2) Direct Entry Requirements:



* Candidates must have passes at GCE A/L or HSC or an equivalent examination in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics in addition to credit in Mathematics in SCE or GCE O/L or an equivalent examination.




* Holders of Higher Diploma in Animal Health and Husbandry at least merit level of the University of Nigeria or other equivalent Diploma, plus credit in Physics and a pass in Mathematics in GCE O/L or its equivalent are also eligible for Direct Entry Admission.



* Candidates with a good University degree with a minimum of second-class honors lower division in relevant science areas, plus basic entry requirements are eligible for direct entry admission.






Jamb Subjects Combination Veterinary Medicine




The subject Combinations for the Department of Veterinary Medicine are Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and English.





O-Level Subjects Combinations for Veterinary Medicine



English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.




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