WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination for Human Anatomy


This page contains 2020/2021 official WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Human Anatomy, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more


Course Human Anatomy
Qualifications M.B.B.S., MB.B.Ch.B., B.D.S., B.Ch.D., Pharm.B, B.SC
Duration 4 – 5 Years
Suitability Science Students
Cut off mark Varies
Entrance Very Competitive
Related courses Human Anatomy related courses
Job Availability High and Competitive


On this page, I will guide you on the required O level subject combination to study Human Anatomy. if you are a returning visitor, you can skip reading repetitive paragraphs.

You must be a Science student for you to study Human Anatomy in Nigeria Universities, and that’s can only be possible if you meet admission requirements. This page literally covers answers to questions related to O level and A-level admission requirement.

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That is the O level / WAEC subject combination (requirements), JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements), Direct Entry requirements, Special consideration (waivers) and the required screening documents for admission into Nigeria universities. In other to help you avoid having difficulties with getting admission in Nigeria Universities, we have some post that will be of benefit to you. You can ignore.


WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Human Anatomy

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Human Anatomy in Nigeria universities. This subject combination is also applicable to other O’level exams such as NECO AND GCE. The O level requirement, that is, the required WAEC subject combination for Human Anatomy must include:

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

These listed subjects are compulsory for anyone writing WAEC and other O level examinations. I will advise you to include a Language in your O level subjects. For the record, if you are one of those students seeking admission into any universities, college or polytechnics in Lagos State, Yoruba Language is compulsory for Human Anatomy. So now that you know the compulsory O level subject requirement to study Human Anatomy, let also look at JAMB UTME and Direct requirements.

JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Human Anatomy

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is a body responsible for your admission into the University or other institutions. Now I’m going to show you the compulsory JAMB subjects for Human Anatomy that you must register (English must be included because it is compulsory even though it may not be listed among the JAMB subjects below), and I will honestly advise you to aim for a score of 200 and above in JAMB UTME instead of 180 to be on a safe side because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider the College of Education or Polytechnic… Read how to answer and pass JAMB once.
Please note– English Language is compulsory. If Mathematics is not listed among the Jamb subject on this post, then Mathematics is not compulsory for this course. JAMB is not the only option to gain admission into Nigerian Universities to study Human Anatomy. If you’re having troubles with JAMB UTME, maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND, HND or Predegree!..

 JAMB UTME subject combination to study Human Anatomy must include:
  1. Biology
  2. Mathematics
  3. Physics or Chemistry


Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Human Anatomy

If you’re one of those seeking admission into the University to further your studies, in addition to the required WAEC subjects combination for Human Anatomy, you are expected to have Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from Biology, Chemistry and Physics in addition to UTME requirement.
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If you have your O level result already and the subjects you have is not the same with the admission requirement that is the required O level subject combinations to study Human Anatomy, don’t give up. You should consider other Human Anatomy similar courses or take a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related courses.
You can also study online with a foreign university right from your bedroom or apply for a scholarship to study abroad. Education is now a choice. And please before you make a decision on which University to choose, please read useful guides on how to choose a course and university

These are the list of Universities offering Human Anatomy in Nigeria

  1. Adeleke University Ede (AUE)
  2. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  3. University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  4. Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH)
  5. Federal University of Technology, Akure
  6. University of Uyo

I know some of you will start searching for the best university to study Human Anatomy. Listen, I don’t encourage such but if you’re bent on knowing the best universities or top universities to study Human Anatomy in Nigeria, Check here
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Cut-off Mark for Human Anatomy course

As you can see, more than one University offers Human Anatomy. This means the cut-off mark for Human Anatomy varies. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Human Anatomy is a good course and you can also check the top best science courses. This should not influence you. Follow your heart or seek my counsel.

Human Anatomy is how many years course?

In Nigeria, if you gain admission to study Human Anatomy at the university through JAMB UTME, you will study Human Anatomy for five years. If you gain admission through direct entry, you will study this course for four years. And of course there is room for more years if you have extension; the aftermath of carryover courses.

Human Anatomy is under which faculty in Nigeria?

According to JAMB, a body responsible for your admission into the University or other institutions, Human Anatomy is under the Faculty/School/College of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Science but may be under a different faculty in some universities in Nigeria.
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Can a science or art student study Human Anatomy?

No! If you are a Commercial or Art student, you can’t study Human Anatomy at the university. This is a pure science course. But if you are good with Science subjects, you can take your chances I won’t discourage you provided you have the required subjects combination in your O level result. If you’re still in secondary school, you may find it difficult to change subjects to fit your desired course during WAEC registration because some schools may go against it.
Also, during WAEC or NECO registration make sure you know which subjects are been registered for you because some secondary schools are ignorant about the importance of O level requirements for university courses. Another alternative way to register the required subject combinations for Human Anatomy is through GCE.

Course Description for Human Anatomy:
The student is introduced to Human Anatomy with an overview of histology and organ systems. This foundation is then applied to a regional synthesis of the body, interweaving the detail into clear patterns of organization that simplify the learning process  Source

Special Consideration

Now I am confident that you know the compulsory subjects needed to study Human Anatomy in WAEC. But note this — Some Universities may accept D7 or E8 in some a compulsory subject instead of Credit. And some may accept or reject two sittings. That is combinations of WAEC, NECO, or GCE results.
You will know more when you take a look at the special consideration (waiver) for Human Anatomy below if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for Human Anatomy had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar….

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