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Admission Requirement to Study Physiotherapy

Admission Requirement to Physiotherapy including WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB UTME, Direct Entry subject combination, Course Description, Career opportunities, Job Vacancies etc 


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What is WAEC, NECO or GCE subject combination (requirement) to study Physiotherapy?  
You must have Five credit in WAEC, NECO, or GCE (or combination of O level result) to study Physiotherapy. The core WAEC, NECO or GCE subject combinations for Physiotherapy must include:

  1. English Language
  2. Physics
  3. Mathematics
  4. Chemistry
  5. Biology
  6. A trade subject


Now you know the subject needed to study Physiotherapy, do you know which Nigeria Universities offer Physiotherapy?
Nigeria Universities offering Physiotherapy are:

  3. BOWEN
  5. University of Ibadan (UI)


What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subject needed) to study Physiotherapy?
You should aim for a score of 200 and above in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side. (Just an advice). JAMB UTME subject combination to study Physiotherapy are

  1. Chemistry
  2. Biology
  3. Physics


What is Direct Entry requirement to study Physiotherapy?
Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from Chemistry, Physics and Biology


Course Description for Physiotherapy: 
Studying Physiotherapy course equipped student with knowledge and extensive understanding of the physical structure of man and how to use physical or mechanized force and motions to examine, diagnosis, prognosis, treat illness and promote mobility function and quality of life. Physical therapy is a professional career which has many specialties including musculoskeletal, sports, neurology, wound care, cardiopulmonary, geriatrics, orthopedics, women’s health, and pediatrics…… Click here to improve this course description.


Where can I work with a Degree in Physiotherapy? 
Having a Degree in Physiotherapy does not limit you to a particular work environment. Career opportunities will be added when we revisit this page.


The general WAEC, NECO or GCE core subject combination for Physiotherapy have been listed above but, some Universities may accept Pass in lieu of Credit. And some may accept or reject the combinations of WAEC, NECO, or GCE results. You will know more when you take a look at the Special Consideration.

Special Consideration for Physiotherapy

What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (waiver) to study physiotherapy?

(i) UNILAG – Same as in Medicine and Surgery.

(ii) University of Ibadan (UI) requires 3 ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Zoology plus B.Sc in relevant fields.

What is Waec, Neco, Gce Special Consideration (waiver) to study physiotherapy?

(i) University of Ibadan (UI) and UNILAG Same as in Medicine and Surgery


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