JAMB Subject Combination for Physiotherapy

JAMB Subject Combination for Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is one of the various health professions. Physiotherapists promote, maintain, or restore health conditions either through physical evaluations, diagnosis, prognosis, patient education, physical intervention, rehabilitation, disease prevention, and health promotion.

In addition to clinical practice, other aspects of the physical therapist include but not limited to research, education, counseling, and health management. Physiotherapy is provided as a first-line treatment, whether or not in combination with other medical services. Some jurisdictions, such as the UK, allow physical therapists to prescribe medication.

Physiotherapy is a competitive and one of the most sought-after courses in any Nigerian university. Therefore knowing the conditions and also the required subjects will help you and also give you a proper guide to applying for it without any problem, it further helps you to avoid unnecessary mistakes.

Please carefully read all the necessary requirements and terms of registration and the JAMB Subject Combination for Physiotherapy before proceeding to apply/register for either the UTME or DIRECT ENTRY for the said course.

Note that English Language is Compulsory for all courses in UTME.

This article covers the following:

  • O’Level Subjects combination for Physiotherapy

  • Direct Entry Requirements for Physiotherapy

  • UTME Requirements for Physiotherapy

  • Plus any other useful information you may need that will ease your registration process.

To study Physiotherapy in any accredited university or polytechnic in Nigeria, here are the Jamb and Waec subject combination and requirements you need to look out for.

Note that English Language is Compulsory for all courses in UTME.

UTME Requirements for Physiotherapy

Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

O’Level Subjects combination for Physiotherapy

You need;
Five (5) WASSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS
(i) UI and UNILAG Same as in Medicine and Surgery

Direct Entry Requirements for Physiotherapy

You need;
Two (2) ‘A’ level passes chosen from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS

  • UI requires three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Physics, Biology, or Zoology plus B.Sc in the relevant program.
  • UNILAG – Same as in Medicine and Surgery

Listed below is a List of all NUC accredited Nigerian Universities Offering Physiotherapy.

  1. Bayero University, Kano, Kano State 
  2. Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State  
  3. Ondo State University Of Medical Sciences, Laje Road, Ondo, Ondo State – OSUMS
  4. Pamo University Of Medical Science, Port Harcourt, Rivers State – Pamo
  5. Redeemers University, Osun State  
  6. The University Of Benin, Benin City, Edo State – UNIBEN
  7. University Of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State – UI
  8. University Of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State 
  9. University Of Lagos, Lagos State – UNILAG
  10. University Of Maiduguri, Borno State – UNIMAID
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