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Admission Requirement to study Radiography

Admission Requirement to Radiography 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 Radiography?  
You must have Five credit in WAEC, NECO, or GCE (or combination of O level result) to study Radiography. The core WAEC, NECO or GCE subject combinations for Radiography 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 Radiography, do you know which Nigeria Universities offer Radiography?
Nigeria Universities offering Radiography are:

  4. UDU
  6. UNN


What is JAMB UTME subject combination (subject needed) to study Radiography?
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 combinations to study Radiography are

  1. Chemistry
  2. Biology
  3. Physics


What is Direct Entry requirement to study Radiography?
(i) Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from Physics, Chemistry and Biology.


Course Description for Radiography: 
Another name for Radiography is Diagnostic Imaging. A student who studies Radiography is equipped with the knowledge of how to diagnose and treat various type of illness using powerful technologies such as radiography, fluoroscopy, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, and positron emission tomography. Radiographers are able to interpret medical images produced by these machines. Diagnostic radiographers also work closely with medical practitioners with or without supervision in a wide range of clinical settings.. …


Where can I work with a Degree in Radiography? 
Having a Degree in Radiography 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 Radiography 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 Radiography

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

(i) UNICAL accepts (a) ‘A’ level in any two of Chemistry, Biology and Physics plus O/L requirements (a) accepts B.SC in Physical or Biological sciences; Professional Diploma in Radiography plus O/L requirements

(ii) UNIZIK requires A’ level credit pass in Physics. Accepts London International Baccalaureate.

(iii) UNIMAID accepts DIR/DCR registered with radiographers Board of Nigeria plus O’ level requirements.

(iv) BUK (BAYERO) accepts X-RAY Technician Diploma.

(v) UNN – No direct entry

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE, Special Consideration (waiver) to study Radiography?

UNN – As in Medical Laboratory Science.

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration (waiver) to study Radiography?

(i) UNN – As in Medical Laboratory Science


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