Science courses are very broad and Radiography is a science course that deals with the study of the human body internal tissues. The JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Radiography are very compulsory for students who are interested in the course. Radiography is one of the most competitive courses in Nigeria.
Candidates who are to study the course are expected to be science students as Radiography is a pure science course. The Combination of wrong subjects is one of the reasons why students find it difficult in securing admission. This page will tell you what you need to know about Radiography, give the JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Radiography and also provide the list of universities offering the course in Nigeria.
What You Need to Know About Radiography
Radiography is a course that involves the study of the human internal tissues, bones and organs using machines like X-rays and others. The course is only suitable for science students and a very competitive course to study in Nigeria. Without carryover, it will normally take five years to study radiography in any Nigerian universities. Radiography is under the faculty if health science as it is in line with medicine.
The major role of Radiographers is to diagnose disease of the internal tissues, one who studied radiography in school normally have the ability to various bone and tissues illness. One with a degree in radiography can work in different laboratories, hospitals and health care centres and also be a
- Radiology Administrator
- MRI Technician
- Radiologic technologists
- Cardiovascular Technologist
JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Radiography
The JAMB and WAEC Subject Combination for Radiography will include biology and chemistry as it is a science course relating to health. Five credits are needed in WAEC (West African Examination Council) for any course. The subjects in WAEC are also that of NECO for NECO candidates, the subject needed for Radiography in WAEC will include
- English Language
These are the subject needed in WAEC, while for JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) four subject are needed and English Language is compulsory. The subject combination in JAMB will be
- English Language
List of Universities Offering Radiography in Nigeria
The universities offering the course are in the country are not that much but the cut-off mark for the universities might vary. Below are the universities offering radiography in Nigeria
- AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA, KADUNA STATE
- BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO, KANO STATE
- UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR, CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE
- UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, LAGOS STATE
- UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI, BORNO STATE
- USMANU DANFODIO UNIVERSITY, SOKOTO, SOKOTO STATE
- NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE
- UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA, ENUGU STATE
- PAMO UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE
Five credit are needed in WAEC (West African Examination Council) or in NECO (National Examination Council). The subjects in WAEC or NECO must include Mathematics and English Language and they are to be science subjects. JAMB (Joint Admission and Matriculation Board) cut off mark for Radiography is 160. To be on the safer side it would be better to score above 200 in JAMB and pass the school Post-UTME cut off mark.