Course Description

The combination of biology and math's has become an essential discipline in the understanding of life processes. Biological scientists use mathematics as a tool to model the evolution and growth of an organism, and such a model acts as a surrogate for live organisms in the testing of medicines or chemicals.

Mathematics is an indispensable tool for biological research which makes this combination mighty. With a knowledge in this course, Biology/Mathematics is a course offered at the tertiary level of education in Nigeria. Prospective candidates who set to study this course, do so in other to become professional teachers who shall teach at the secondary school level. The course is a combination of two disciplines, biology and mathematics. During your study, you will learn 3 Professional careers, one which is to learn about biology, the other is the study of mathematics and lastly which is the sole aim of this course, being a teacher. After completing your studies, you are fully qualified to teach post-primary Biology and Mathematics to Higher Level Leaving Certificate Level and Science to Junior Certificate Level.

Where can I work as a Biology/Mathematics graduate

  • Biology Teacher
  • Mathematics Teacher 

Subject Combination for JAMB

Here are the courses to combine when filling this course for JAMB UTME

Mathematics is compulsory, Chemistry is compulsory and Biology/Physics.

Course Cut of Point

150 is the minimum cut off point for CHEMISTRY/MATHEMATICS as specified by JAMB.

Also, the required cut-of-points for this course (CHEMISTRY/MATHEMATICS) depends on the school you are applying for, basically many schools have a different minimum cut of marks for accepting students in this area, which may be higher or even lower than JAMB recommend. Also, it is important to note that your O'level result (WAEC, NECO, GCE etc) is a primary criteria for screening, continue reading to know the required subjects you must have on your O'Level result


Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and any other two (2) Science subjects.

CHEMISTRY/MATHEMATICS Requirements Direct Entry



School Cut-of-points
Adeyemi College of Education, P.M.B. 520 Ondo, Ondo State.
Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education
Federal College of Education, Osiele, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Akwa-Ibom State College of Education, Afaha-Nsit,
College of Education, Akwanga
Abia State College of Education (Technical), Arochukwu
Federal College of Education, Kano
College of Education, Azare
Federal College of Education, Kontagora
Federal College of Education, Okene,
Federal College of Education, Pankshin
Fed. College of Educ. Zaria
Federal College of Education (Technical), Bichi
Federal College Education (Technical), Gombe
Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku
College of Education, Hong,
Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education,
College of Education, Ikere
College of Education, Katsina-Ala
College of Education, Waka-Biu
College of Education, Warri
Alhikma College of Education, Ankpa, Kogi State
Federal College of Education, Eha-Amufu

CHEM/MATHS Special Consideration



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