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

 

Course Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology
Qualifications M.B.B.S., MB.B.Ch.B., B.D.S., B.Ch.D., Pharm.B, B.SC
Duration 3 – 4 Years
Suitability Science Students
Cut off mark 180
Entrance Non Competitive
Related courses Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology related courses
Job Availability High and Competitive

You must be a Science student for you to be able to study Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology in Nigeria Universities, and that can only be possible if you meet admission requirements. This page literally covers answers to questions related to WAEC, JAMB and A-level admission requirements.

Is Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology a good course in Nigeria and what is the salary?

Yes, it is a good course. Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology is one of the oldest degrees in Nigeria with fewer job roles to explore. There is no standard salary for any job in Nigeria. It depends on where you get the job. A person working as a Prosthetist in Nigeria typically earns around 205,000 NGN per month. Salaries range from 88,000 NGN (lowest) to 652,000 NGN (highest)

A Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology degree is not competitive and this course is popular amongst science students in secondary school. From our records, 8 Nigerian institutions offer this degree course.

So while you are here to get information on the O level subject combination for Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology, we also expect you consider the total number of students currently studying Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology and the employment rate we will show you below so that you will know what you are up against when you choose to study this course.

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WAEC Subject Combination For Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology

In WAEC, NECO or GCE, you are expected to register a maximum of 9 subjects for a Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology degree. You can register for less than 9 subjects if you are resitting.

However, you must have at least 5 credit passes amongst the 9 subjects listed below before you can gain admission into any Nigerian university to study for a Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology degree.

Remember, the requirement you’re about to read is also applicable to all o level examinations. (WAEC, NECO and GCE). We have painstakingly highlighted (in red) the core subjects on which you must obtain credit before you can gain admission. Any subject with blue colour means, a pass is allowed.

If however, you fail one of the core subjects, you should read through each university’s special requirements for this course below to see if there is a university that may accept another subject in lieu of the one you failed. The 9 WAEC/NECO/GCE subject combinations for Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology are:

  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Civic Education 
  • Trade Subject 
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Geography/Further Mathematics

If you have your O level result already and the subjects you have is not the same as the admission requirement that is the required O level subject combinations to study Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology, don’t give up. You should consider other Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology similar courses or take 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 read useful guides on how to choose a course and university

 

JAMB subject combination for Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology

For this degree, you are also required to register for 4 subjects and English is compulsory. More so, your JAMB score in addition to your POST UTME score will determine the cumulative score that the university will use to decide your candidacy for admission.

You should score 200 or above in JAMB to stand a better chance of gaining admission to study Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology. You can still gain admission if you score between 180-190 upward but you do not stand a chance with those who had scored higher. Try out JAMB Admission Simulator.

The 4 JAMB subject combination for Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology are:

  • English
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Mathematics

Direct Entry requirement (required A-level result) to study Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology

If you’re one of those seeking admission into the University to further your studies, in addition to the required WAEC subjects combination for Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology, you are expected to have:
(i) ‘A’ level credit in two of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics
(ii) ND Upper Credit in Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology

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Institutions offering Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology in Nigeria

  • The Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)
  • University of Medical Sciences, Ondo
  • University of Uyo, Uyo.
  • University of Benin, Benin City.
  • Federal College Of Orthopedic Technology
  • School Of Orthopedic Cast Technology Teaching Hospital Ilorin
  • School Of Orthopedic Cast Technology Hospital Enugu
  • School of Orthopedic Cast Technology, National Orthopedic Hospital, Dala
Estimated number of students currently studying Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology in Nigerian Universities is 2,968
Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology has 28% employment rate in Nigeria

Admission Rate:

Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology has 85% admission rate.

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Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology course description:

Have you seen people with crutches and other external or artificial aid to the body? A degree in Prothesis and Orthopedic Technology enables you to become an expert who works directly with orthopaedic doctors and surgeons in the treatment of bone and joint injuries.

Some orthopaedic technicians also assist orthopaedic surgeons in the operating room, in the setting of broken bones and the fitting of prosthetic limbs. Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology provides evaluation and production of artificial limbs and orthopaedic braces for the disabled.

It provides students with the knowledge of kinesiology and patient counselling to help in the management of injuries that are mostly related to the bones and joints…

Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology is how many years course?

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

Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology is under which faculty in Nigeria?

According to JAMB, a body responsible for your admission into the University or other institutions, Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology is under the Faculty/School/College of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Science but may also be under a different faculty in some universities in Nigeria.

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Can a science or art student study Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology?

No! If you are a Commercial or Art student, you can’t study Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology degree course 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 Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology is through GCE.

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6 thoughts on “WAEC and JAMB Subject for Prosthesis and Orthopedic Technology”

  1. Hi, I do not offer geography and further mathematics but I offer agricultural science in school. Can I still be admitted cause I’ve submitted my 9 waec subjects.

    1. I graduated from College of health sci and technology from orthopedic department, Can I apply direct entry with my results to any of this unversity?

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