Department of Veterinary Animal Health and Production


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 Animal Health and Production| Faculty of Veterinary




In animals, health may be defined as the absence of disease or the normal functioning of an organism and normal behavior based on the observation of a certain number of individuals that determine the standard and thus health.


In production sectors, health also may be defined as the state allowing the highest productivity.




Animal production refers to the field of applied agriculture that focuses on the production of animals for various purposes. It involves research and practices related to animal production, animal-plant interactions, pasture and fodder crops, field crops, extension, and horticulture.





Admission Requirements for Veterinary Animal Health and Production




1) Unified Minimum Entry (UME) Admission 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





2) Direct Entry Requirements:



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




* Holders of a 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 Subject combination veterinary Animal Health and Production




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


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O-level subject combinations for veterinary Animal Health and Production



English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.




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