WAEC and JAMB Subject Combination for Medical Rehabilitation

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This page contains official WAEC and JAMB subject combination (admission requirements) for Medical Rehabilitation, including the List of Nigeria Universities Offering this Course, A level requirements and much more…



  • JAMB officially classified this course under Faculty/School/College of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Science.
  • Probable Degree type – [M.B.B.S., MB.B.Ch.B., B.D.S., B.Ch.D., Pharm.B, B.SC]

You must be a Science student with a good background in Science subjects for you to study this course 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.

That is, the 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 always ignore!


WAEC subject combination (requirements) for Medical Rehabilitation

You’re expected to have at least 5 credits on the required WAEC subject combination needed to study Medical Rehabilitation in Nigeria universities.

The required subject combination must include:

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

The above WAEC subject combination is also applicable to other O’level examinations such as NECO and GCE. So now that you know the compulsory O level requirement to study Medical Rehabilitation, let also look at UTME and Direct requirements and course descriptions.


JAMB UTME subject combination (requirements) for Medical Rehabilitation

Prepare yourself well so you can score above 200 in JAMB UTME to be on a safe side (Just a piece of advice) because anything short of this score may deny you Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic

Please note – JAMB is not the only option for admission. If you’re having troubles JAMB UTME maybe it’s time you pass through IJBM, JUBEB, ND or Predegree.

JAMB UTME subject combinations (subjects to write in jamb) to study Medical Rehabilitation are

  1. Chemistry
  2. Biology
  3. Physics


Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Medical Rehabilitation

(i) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Physics and any of Biology/Zoology or Mathematics.


If for some reasons you are not satisfied or cannot meet up with this admission requirement that is the subject combination above, perhaps you should consider taking a look at Polytechnic or College of Education related course subject requirements. 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 consider

  • The Fees
  • The Distance
  • The Environment
  • The Degree Certificate
  • Vulnerability to Strike
  • Acceptable O Level and A-level Result
  • Academic Calendar

See useful guides on how to choose a course and university

List of Universities in Nigeria offering Medical Rehabilitation include:

  1. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) with specialisation in either:- ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Physics and any of Biology/Zoology or Mathematics. (i) Physiotherapy or (ii) Occupational Therapy
  2. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  3. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)

Cut-off Mark for Medical Rehabilitation

As you can see above, there are over 3 Universities offering Medical Rehabilitation. This means the cut-off mark for this Medical Rehabilitation varies. You can check these universities JAMB UTME cut off marks here. Medical Rehabilitation is a good course and you can also check out the top best science courses. This should not influence you. Follow your heart or seek my counsel.


Medical Rehabilitation is how many years course?

Medical Rehabilitation is a three to four years course


Medical Rehabilitation is under which faculty?

Medical Rehabilitation is under the Faculty/School/College of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Science.


What is Medical Rehabilitation course all about: 

If you’re going to study this course, then you must have a lot of patience because you will be dealing with people called the patient. It is a medical discipline that utilizes various physical agents such as heat, light, water, electricity, massage, manipulations, and mechanical appliances to assess, diagnose, treats, prevent or manage diseases and disability.

With this course, you will become experts who assist a patient to overcome certain disorders, which may have been acquired from life-changing unwanted events or such that are present from birth.


Special Consideration

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 this course if available. Please take note that when you see Check, it simply means the special consideration for this course had been merge with a related course to save space. So it is advisable to click the link or search with the search bar…

Special Consideration

What is Direct Entry Special Consideration (waiver) to study Medical Rehabilitation
(i) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) accepts passes in the Final Examination of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy or the British Association of Occupational Therapy or equivalent

(ii) University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) – No direct entry

What is WAEC, NECO, GCE, Special Consideration  (Waiver) to study Medical Rehabilitation
University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) – As in Medical Laboratory Science.

What is JAMB UTME Special Consideration  (Waiver) to study Medical Rehabilitation
University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) – As in Medical Laboratory Science.

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